By Ottovon Pivka
Взгляд известного западного историка униформы на состояние обмундирования армий Европы конца 20-го века, включая Россию. В книге помещено немало черно-белых иллюстраций и цветных планшетов, как обычно предпринимается этим издательством. Для широкого круга любителей военного костюма, униформологов.
Read or Download The Armies of Europe To-Day PDF
Similar strategy books
Winner, NACCS-Tejas e-book Award, nationwide organization for Chicana and Chicano experiences Tejas Foco , 2011NACCS ebook Award, nationwide organization for Chicana and Chicano reports, 2012In the mid-1960s, San Antonio, Texas, was once a segregated urban ruled via an entrenched Anglo social and enterprise elite. The Mexican American barrios of the west and south aspects have been characterised by means of substandard housing and skilled seasonal flooding.
1st ed. 8vo. textile. x, 266 pp. close to wonderful in close to nice jacket, the ebook is a bit cocked.
Illuminating the complex heritage of the fight among the Zunghar Mongols and China over Tibet and the increase of Sichuan's significance as a key strategic region in the course of China's final dynasty, Yingcong Dai explores the intersections of political and social background. --Yingcong Dai is affiliate professor of historical past at William Paterson collage in New Jersey.
On July 20, 1944, Colonel Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg used to be finished within the courtyard of the 3rd Reich's army headquarters in Berlin for trying to assassinate Adolf Hitler. A member of the unsuccessful plot to overthrow the Nazi executive -- codenamed Operation Valkyrie -- Stauffenberg was once shot by means of a firing squad together with his co-conspirators, and their our bodies have been dumped in a shallow grave.
- The Endgame (Elementary Go Series Vol. 6)
- The Channel Islands 1941-45
- Decide to Play Great Poker: A Strategy Guide to No-limit Texas Hold Em
- Military Planning and the Origins of the Second World War in Europe
- George Lindsay and the Art of Technical Analysis: Trading Systems of a Market Master
Extra resources for The Armies of Europe To-Day
This assumption applies with far greater force to the nuclear model than to the conventional weapons model. It is noteworthy that MAD thus far has apparently worked only because rational, state-based protagonists have been involved, originally the United States versus the USSR, and subsequently India versus Pakistan. Like other strategies before it, MAD may become redundant, in its case when irrational states or organisations acquire nuclear weapons, as they surely will. Before discussing the final two schools of strategic thought, guerilla warfare and terrorism, brief mention should be made of some of the terminology which grew out of nuclear strategy, to illustrate the use of language as politics.
For example, as far as manoeuvring or getting into position is concerned, practices such as deception, camouflage, surprise, timeliness, and so on, may all 15 16 MAKING SENSE OF WAR seem blindingly obvious, but that has not always been the case. Nor are those apparently self-evident practices invariably observed in the modern era, as demonstrated by the disastrous experience of the large Serbian land force that carelessly massed in open terrain during the war between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) and the former Republic of Yugoslavia in 1999, and was decimated by NATO strike aircraft.
With that caution in mind, the remainder of this chapter discusses the key concepts derived from the routinely expressed human desires to compel and to coerce. THE DECISIVE BATTLE The notion of the decisive or great battle provides the starting point for discussing compellence, first, because it represents a long-standing strategic conviction, and second, because it establishes a useful framework of associated warfighting maxims and practices within which ∗ To say that the use of the words ‘compellence’ and ‘coercion’ within the discipline of strategic studies has sometimes been opaque would be an understatement.