|My Adventures as a Spy|
by Robert Baden-Powell
This charming volume for younger readers, written during World War I by a British military hero, relates the basics of espionage — including disguise, passing messages, creating diversions, and other maneuvers. read more
|$5.95||Napoleon's Military Maxims|
by George C. D'Aguilar
William E. Cairnes
This rich sampling of the knowledge and wisdom of one of history's greatest military commanders provides a fascinating glimpse of Napoleon's intellectual ability for conducting military operations and the art of conducting statecraft.
|Old Sword Play: Techniques of the Great Masters|
by Alfred Hutton
Diagrams and detailed instruction in the use of the two-hand sword, rapier and dagger, broadsword and buckler, rapier and cloak, and dagger and cloak. For sword-play enthusiasts and anyone interested in self-defense.
by H. Russell Robinson
Detailed, scholarly study, enhanced with over 400 illustrations, surveys defensive armor of Persia, Turkey, India, China, Ceylon, the Philippines, Korea, Tibet, and other regions. Splendid overview brings together much previously inaccessible material.
|Principles of Maritime Strategy|
by Julian S. Corbett
This brilliant exposition by a great strategist proposes that the key to maritime dominance lies in effective use of sea lines for communications and in denying that use to the enemy.
|$16.95||Principles of War|
by Carl von Clausewitz
The most cited, most controversial, and most modern book on warfare. The author examines moral and psychological aspects of war: courage, audacity, self-sacrifice, the importance of morale and public opinion, more.
|Renaissance Armor: 24 Full-Color Cards|
by John Batchelor
European armor of the 16th and early 17th centuries. Finely gilded and etched full- and half-suits include 1625 cuirassier, 1590 suit of German armor, many more. Captions.
|$4.95||Reveries on the Art of War|
by Maurice de Saxe
Gen. Thomas R. Phillips
The great 18th-century general provides fascinating insights into a changing world of military tactics, discussing numerous procedural innovations for training troops, forming battle lines, and advancing weapon technology. read more
|Revised Regulations for the Army of the United States, 1861|
by War Department
Wealth of authentic information on Union Army life includes details of military discipline, rank and command, arms, and more. A must for serious Civil War historians, buffs, and battle scene reenactors. read more
|$24.95||Schools and Masters of Fencing: From the Middle Ages to the Eighteenth Century|
by Egerton Castle
The definitive work on fencing history and the art swordsmanship traces the sport from its rough beginnings to its latter-day refinement, focusing primarily on the 16th-century development of the rapier and its popularity in Italy.
|Seven Firefights in Vietnam|
by Allan W. Sandstrum
John A. Cash
Based on official army records, these eyewitness accounts offer a brief history of the Vietnam conflict from 1965 to 1968, conveying the heroism and horror of warfare. read more
|$9.95||Soldiers and Uniforms of the American Army, 1775-1954|
by Fritz Kredel
Frederick P. Todd
Splendid pictorial history of military apparel includes the Revolutionary War, uniforms worn by the Texas Rangers (1846), Louisiana Zouaves (1861), Philippine Scouts (1904), and members of the Women's Army Corps (1954). 32 full-color plates.