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Sea Warfare By Rudyard Kipling
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[Softcover] Rudyard Kipling, author of the Jungle Books, also wrote this exciting account of two years at sea during World War I. “The main principles of sea-warfare,” he begins,... More > “hold good throughout all ages… For matters of detail the Navy, to whom all days are alike, has simply returned to the practice and resurrected the spirit of old days.” This theme—that the march of time does not change the old spirit—is the leitmotif of Kipling’s narrative, balanced upon the strange threshold of modern war, wherein cavalry detachments gallop toward the beach to exchange fire with submarines and wounded destroyers ram steel battleships as their crews leap into the sea, cheering for King and country. This tale only Kipling could tell, with numerous moments of suspense and fear illustrating the true face of warfare, yet with ironic glimpses of humor including old 19th-century naval songs set to new words that make this book also a wry commentary on a warfare that changes but yet remains the same.< Less
History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom By Andrew Dickson White
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In this important and controversial work, historian, diplomat, and the first president of Cornell University Andrew White exhaustively documents the battle between science and religion in such... More > matters as creation vs. evolution, the geocentric vs. the heliocentric, and the "fall of man" vs. A classic work on the history of science and freedom of thought in Christian Europe. Originally written in 1886, this is a comprehensive account of clashes between theological and scientific claims about how nature works. White systematically chronicles the persecution that all the major areas of scientific inquiry had to endure from theologans before they were accepted : geology, mechanics, medicine, meteorology, biology, etc..< Less
A Laboratory History of Chemical Warfare Agents By Jared Ledgard
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A Laboratory History of Chemical Warfare Agents is a revolutionary new book discussing the laboratory preparation of some of the most interesting toxic substances known to man. However broad the... More > field may be, this book is an invaluable collection of nearly 100 years of chemical warfare research and history. From the researcher to the student or just plain novice, the information contained herein will change the way you think about warfare agents and their properties. The book is a valuable educational tool designed to give the reader a full picture of the world of chemical warfare agents. NOTE TO CUSTOMERS: This book has been renamed from the Preparatory Manual of Chemical Warfare Agents, to A Laboratory History of Chemical Warfare Agents.< Less
A Laboratory History of Chemical Warfare Agents By Jared Ledgard
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A Laboratory History of Chemical Warfare Agents is a revolutionary new book discussing the laboratory preparation of some of the most interesting toxic substances known to man. However broad the... More > field may be, this book is an invaluable collection of nearly 100 years of chemical warfare research and history. From the researcher to the student or just plain novice, the information contained herein will change the way you think about warfare agents and their properties. The book is a valuable educational tool designed to give the reader a full picture of the world of chemical warfare agents. NOTE TO CUSTOMERS: This book has been renamed from the Preparatory Manual of Chemical Warfare Agents, to A Laboratory History of Chemical Warfare Agents.< Less
A Laboratory History of Chemical Warfare Agents By Jared Ledgard
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A Laboratory History of Chemical Warfare Agents is a revolutionary new book discussing the laboratory preparation of some of the most interesting toxic substances known to man. However broad the... More > field may be, this book is an invaluable collection of nearly 100 years of chemical warfare research and history. From the researcher to the student or just plain novice, the information contained herein will change the way you think about warfare agents and their properties. The book is a valuable educational tool designed to give the reader a full picture of the world of chemical warfare agents.< Less
HISTORY OF THE WARFARE OF SCIENCE WITH THEOLOGY IN CHRISTENDOM (1895) By ANDREW DICKSON WHITE
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To the Memory of EZRA CORNELL I DEDICATE THIS BOOK. INTRODUCTION My book is ready for the printer, and as I begin this preface my eye lights upon the crowd of Russian peasants at work on the... More > Neva under my windows. With pick and shovel they are letting the rays of the April sun into the great ice barrier which binds together the modern quays and the old granite fortress where lie the bones of the Romanoff Czars. This barrier is already weakened; it is widely decayed, in many places thin, and everywhere treacherous; but it is, as a whole, so broad, so crystallized about old boulders, so imbedded in shallows, so wedged into crannies on either shore, that it is a great danger. P.S.--Owing to a wish to give more thorough revision to some parts of my work, it has been withheld from the press until the present date. A. D. W. CORNELL UNIVERSITY, ITHACA, N.Y., August 15, 1895.< Less
Border Warfare of the Revolution By John Fiske
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John Fiske's series of articles on the American Revolution contains this little narrative of the conflict with the Indians in New York and in western Virginia/North Carolina during the American... More > Revolutionary War. Fully indexed.< Less
Border Warfare of the Revolution By John Fiske
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John Fiske's series of articles on the American Revolution contains this little narrative of the conflict with the Indians in New York and in western Virginia/North Carolina during the American... More > Revolutionary War. Fully indexed.< Less
The Psychological Warfare Division By SHAEF
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A reprint, for the first time, of the official history of the Psychological Warfare Division of Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force. The original book was printed in the American zone of... More > Germany at the end of the Second World War with a small limited circulation. PWD/SHAEF was an Anglo-American organisation tasked with the production and dissemination of aerial propaganda leaflets, radio broadcasting to enemy troops, and the use of tactical mobile loudspeakers to talk German soldiers into surrendering. (13 photographs plus 24 other illustrations) See www.psywar.org for more information on the history of psychological warfare and military propaganda leaflets.< Less
Demons, Deliverance and Spiritual Warfare By Samaria M Colbert
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Of all the wars throughout history, none will be as powerful, as the spiritual warfare that we face today. Every believer is enlisted in a battle, that God has preordained us to fight. As we continue... More > to see calamities and natural disasters, we must be aware of the real threat that is occurring, and how we are to oppose it. Samaria Colbert is an uncompromising, dynamic, woman of God, who has a mandate on her life to empower, enlighten, and challenge the believer, to grow and mature into kingdom soldiers, who walk in the authority to: possess, rebuke, bind, loose, and set captives free In this season, Christians must be prepared in spiritual warfare like never before, in order to, sustain the will of God. Heaven can be loose on earth! Be prepared to win the war! Demons, Deliverance, and Spiritual Warfare, challenges you to embark on, and win, the journey that God has already set before you!< Less