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  • The Fatal Fortress
    The Fatal Fortress (English, Hardback) William Clements

    Written by fortification expert and published author complete with pictures, plans and details of armaments both reference book and guide

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  • Pillboxes and Tank Traps
    Pillboxes and Tank Traps (English, Paperback) Bernard Lowry

    With invasion a very real threat, in 1940 Great Britain began a huge military construction programme designed to stop an invading army in its tracks. This book guides the inquiring reader in identifying these remaining defensive structures and explains their seemingly 'random' placement across the British landscape.

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  • Arp and Civil Defence in the Second World War
    Arp and Civil Defence in the Second World War (English, Paperback) Peter Doyle

    In the late 1930s, when war seemed inevitable and it was realised that aerial attack would be the greatest threat posed by any coming conflict, the government established a volunteer organisation - Air Raid Precautions or ARP - that would stand at the centre of the wartime civil defence. This book presents the history of members of the ARP.

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  • Fallout Shelter
    Fallout Shelter (English, Paperback) David Monteyne

    Tracing the partnership between architects and American civil defense officials during the Cold War.

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  • Contesting Security
    Contesting Security (English, Paperback) Thierry Balzacq

    This book aims to address the issue of what the extent to which the 'logic of security', which underpins securitization, can be contained, rolled back or dismantled....

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  • Plotting Power
    Plotting Power (English, Hardback) Jeremy Black

    Military strategy takes place as much on broad national and international stages as on battlefields. In a brilliant reimagining of the impetus and scope of eighteenth-century warfare, historian Jeremy Black takes us far and wide, from the battlefields and global maneuvers in North America and Europe to the military machinations and plotting of such Asian powers as China, Japan, Burma, Vietnam, and...

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  • American Defenses of Corregidor and Manila Bay 1898-1945
    American Defenses of Corregidor and Manila Bay 1898-1945 (English, Paperback) Mark A. Berhow, Terrance McGovern

    The Philippines were declared an American Territory on January 4, 1899, and construction of seacoast fortifications began in the mouth of Manilla Bay - Fort Mills, Fort Frank, Fort Hughes, and Subic Bay's Fort Wint. This work brings back to life these key sites.

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  • Japanese Pacific Island Defenses 1941-45
    Japanese Pacific Island Defenses 1941-45 (English, Paperback) Gordon L. Rottman, Ian Palmer

    This is the first title in a series that takes a detailed look at fortifications and defensive systems throughout history. The prolonged and bloody fighting for control of the Japanese occupied Pacific islands in World War II is a key point in the history of 20th century warfare.

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  • The Routledge Companion to UK Counter Terrorism
    The Routledge Companion to UK Counter Terrorism (English, Hardback) Andrew Staniforth

    This authoritative companion brings together the learning of the first decade since the terrorist attacks of September 11th, drawing on the personal and professional foresight of key individuals identifying future challenges that still lie ahead in the decades yet to come.

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  • National Service In Singapore
    National Service In Singapore (English, Hardback) Shu Huang Ho

    National Service (NS) is one of Singapore's foundational national defence policies. First introduced by the British in 1954, amended in 1967 to provide a means to defend a fledgling independent nation, and codified into its present form in 1970, NS is deeply woven into Singapore's political and social fabric. The 50th anniversary of the enlistment of the first batch of full-time National...

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  • National Service In Singapore (English, Paperback) Shu Huang Ho

    National Service (NS) is one of Singapore's foundational national defence policies. First introduced by the British in 1954, amended in 1967 to provide a means to defend a fledgling independent nation, and codified into its present form in 1970, NS is deeply woven into Singapore's political and social fabric. The 50th anniversary of the enlistment of the first batch of full-time National...

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  • Pacific Power? (Hardback) Joanne Wallis

    Australia has found it difficult to effectively influence Pacific Island states in pursuit of its strategic interests. Informed by interviews with key decision makers, Pacific Power? analyses why Australia has had difficulty exercising influence in the Pacific Islands and identifies how Australia can more effectively influence Pacific Island states in pursuit of its strategic interests.

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  • The Value of Resilience
    The Value of Resilience (English, Paperback) Chris Zebrowski

    The Value of Resilience represents one of the first systematic studies of resilience in the field of security studies. At the turn of the twenty-first century, resilience has become a ?buzz-word' within fields as diverse as network engineering, ecosystems management, child psychology and military training programmes. Resilience has emerged as a solution to the common problematic of radical...

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  • Homeland Security
    Homeland Security (English, Hardback) Charles P. Nemeth

    Since formed in 2002, DHS has been at the forefront of determining and furthering some of the most hotly debated security issues facing the U.S. and global community in the 21st century. Nearly 200 university programs with undergrad and graduate majors have cropped up in the last dozen-plus years with limited resources available to teach from. Homeland Security, Third Edition will continue to...

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  • Defenseless Under the Night
    Defenseless Under the Night (English, Hardback) Matthew Dallek

    Even before the attack on Pearl Harbor, Americans feared an invasion or attack would occur on US soil. In this timely and authoritative book, Matthew Dallek narrates the creation of a federal agency, the Office of Civilian Defense, founded to protect the homeland.

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  • Britain's Part-Time Soldiers
    Britain's Part-Time Soldiers (English, Paperback) Ian F. Beckett

    In this classic study, first published over 20 years ago, Ian Beckett gives a comprehensive and scholarly overview of the development of the amateur military tradition in Britain from the mid-sixteenth century to the present day. He shows how standing armies in Britain have been viewed with distrust and how the preference for amateur and temporary soldiers has heightened the importance of the...

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  • Cyber Threat
    Cyber Threat (English, Hardback) Chris Bronk

    This book presents a holistic view of the geopolitics of cyberspace that have arisen over the past decade, utilizing recent events to explain the international security dimension of cyber threat and vulnerability, and to document the challenges of controlling information resources and protecting computer systems.

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  • The Home Guard in Hertfordshire 1940-1945
    The Home Guard in Hertfordshire 1940-1945 (Paperback) John Sainsbury

    In this very detailed account of the Hertfordshire Home Guard, the local picture is set against the background of national developments. Over 130 illustrations also provide a fascinating pictorial history of the force in Hertfordshire. This book shows that there was much more to the Home Guard than the BBC's Dad's Army would have us believe.

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  • The Home Guard Companion
    The Home Guard Companion (English, Hardback) Campbell McCutcheon

    Find out about the real Dad's Army, from the manual used to train them and the jokes they told about themselves.

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