Category: Military History

Расчетные модели сооружений и возможность их анализа by Перельмутер А.В., Сликер В.И.

By Перельмутер А.В., Сликер В.И.

Книга посвящена анализу методов, используемых при создании современных программных систем для расчета несущих строительных конструкций, а также примеров использования этих систем. Особое внимание уделяется роли выбора расчетной модели, ее обоснованности, а также внутренней и внешней согласованности. Приводятся многочисленные практические рекомендации, указываются типичные и нетипичные проблемы и ошибки, различного рода ловушки, подстерегающие инженера-расчетчика.Доп. информация: Предназначена для инженерно-технических и научных работников как пользователей программной продукции, так и разработчиков. Может быть использована студентами, аспирантами и преподавателями строительных специальностей.

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Special Operations in US Strategy by Frank R. Barnett, B. Hugh Tovar, Richard H. Schultz

By Frank R. Barnett, B. Hugh Tovar, Richard H. Schultz

Precise Operations and the Threats to the U.S. pursuits within the 1980's via Maurice Tugwell and David Charters; precise Operations within the 1980's: American ethical, felony, Political, and Cultural Constraints via William V. O'Brien; The Soviet method of exact Operations by way of John J. Dziak; army functions and distinct Operations within the 1980's by means of Roger M. Pezzelle; Intelligence resources and specified Operations through B. Hugh Tovar; Economic/Security advice and specific Operations by means of Douglas S. Blaufarb; mental Operations, exact Operations, and US method via Alfred H. Paddock; Organizational technique and Low-Intensity Conflicts by way of Sam C. Sarkesian. every one subject is by means of a dialogue, contains player record and index.

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Category: Military History

Category: Military History

Category: Military History

Small Powers in the Age of Total War, 1900-1940 by Herman Amersfoort Wim Klinkert

By Herman Amersfoort Wim Klinkert

Often it's a international army chance or the geopolitical place of a rustic that pulls the main awareness as an element to provide an explanation for the emergence of the nationwide safety rules of small, impartial powers just like the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Norway and Switzerland within the interval 1900-1940. whereas those components could clarify the similarities among those small states, they fail to clarify why there have been such nice alterations among them. The authors of this quantity argue that the inner politics and the politico-military strategic cultures of the international locations are very important keys to knowing their divergent reactions to related, or not less than similar, overseas army threats: international struggle I and German expansionism within the moment 1/2 the 1930s.The participants are Maartje Abbenhuis, Michael Clemmesen, Kjeld Galster, Tom Kristiansen, Paul Moeyes, Williamson Murray, Michael Olsansky, Christian Paulin, Matthias Strohn, Anne Tjepkema, and Joost Vaessen.

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The Hundred Years War (Part III): Further Considerations by L.J. Andrew Villalon, Donald J. Kagay

By L.J. Andrew Villalon, Donald J. Kagay

During this paintings, the 3rd quantity of essays facing many understudied facets of the Hundred Years warfare, American, British, and eu students take care of the numerous assets that exhibit the lives of squaddies within the clash in addition to the advance of process and generalship within the many theaters of the battle. The authors additionally specialise in actual heroes and villains of the clash in addition to the war’s impression on areas as scattered as Wales, the Low international locations, Italy, Scotland and Spain.
Contributors are Adrian Bell, Anne Curry, Adam Chapman, Andy King, David Simpkin, Christopher sweet, Donald Kagay, William Caferro, David Hoornstra, Elena Odio, Daniel Franke, David eco-friendly, Philip Morgan, Sean McGlynn, Wendy Turner, Andrew Villalon, Aleksandra Pfau, Kelly DeVries, and Sergio Boffa.

Winner of the 2014 Verbruggen Prize of De Re Militari (the Society for the learn of Medieval army heritage) given every year for the easiest ebook on medieval army heritage.

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Europe's Tragedy: A History of the Thirty Years War by Peter H. Wilson

By Peter H. Wilson

From the Defenestration of Prague in 1618 till the Peace of Westphalia in 1648, brutal war swept throughout Europe. In his enormous learn of the reasons and the implications of the Thirty Years struggle, Wilson, a professor of background on the college of Hull in England, demanding situations conventional interpretations of the warfare as basically spiritual. He explores as an alternative the political, social, monetary in addition to non secular forces at the back of the conflict—for instance, an Ottoman incursion left the Hapsburg Empire significantly weakened and overshadowed through the Spanish empire. Wilson then offers a meticulous account of the conflict, introducing a few of its nice personalities: the artful common Wallenstein; the Swedish king Gustavus Adolphus, who preserved his kingdom via canny political treaties and army operations; and Hapsburg archdukes Rudolf and Matthias, the brothers whose quarrels marked the way forward for Bohemia, Austria and Hungary. by means of the war's finish, ravaged as the entire states have been through violence, sickness and destruction, Europe used to be extra reliable, yet with sovereign states instead of empires, and with an earthly order. Wilson's scholarship and a spotlight to either the main points and the bigger photograph make his the definitive historical past of the Thirty Years battle.

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A History of War in 100 Battles by Richard Overy

By Richard Overy

A heritage of battle distilled into a hundred momentous battles – epic moments that experience formed our world.

From the earliest recorded skirmishes of the traditional international to the automated conflicts of this day, popular army historian Richard Overy dramatically brings to existence the attractions and sounds of the main major battles in global historical past: the flash of metal, the thunder of weapons, the shrieks of the demise, and the unusual, eerie calm that descends at the bloodstained battlefield while the battling is done.

Each of the a hundred battles featured within the booklet – from the autumn of Troy to Operation desolate tract hurricane – exhibits how the character of armed strive against has replaced as know-how, approach and strategies have developed over time.

Yet, both strikingly, the end result of virtually the entire battles around the a while were made up our minds via an analogous mixture of management, braveness, deception, innovation and, repeatedly, a second of fine fortune. instead of prepared chronologically, the battles are equipped less than those diverse topics to bare fabulous connections throughout centuries and cultures.

In Richard Overy’s personal phrases, ‘Battle isn't a online game to plug right into a laptop yet a bit of dwelling heritage: messy, bloody and real.’ no matter what else has replaced during the last few millennia, that a lot continues to be an identical.

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Renaissance Dynasticism and Apanage Politics: Jacques De by Matthew Vester

By Matthew Vester

Essentially the most terrific courtiers and armed forces leaders in Renaissance France, Jacques de Savoie, duke of Nemours, was once head of the cadet department of the home of Savoy, a dynasty that had governed over a suite of lands within the Western Alps because the 11th century. Jacques' cousin, Emanuel Filibert, duke of Savoy and ruler of the Sabaudian lands, fought opposed to Jacques, and every multiplied their impact on the other's cost, whereas additionally benefitting from the other's place. This learn examines the advanced and wealthy dating of the noble cousins that spanned the battlefields, bedchambers, courts, and backrooms of taverns from Paris to Turin to the frontiers among the Genevois and Geneva. every one prince performed key roles in sixteenth-century ecu politics as a result of their person and dynastic identities. Jacques' apanage of the Genevois used to be a digital state-within-a-state, the institutional expression of a concurrently aggressive and cooperative courting among branches of a sovereign condo. the following Matthew Vester offers a brand new photo of the the Aristocracy and of the ecu political panorama that strikes past previous perspectives and faucets into the unstated cultural principles governing dynastic kin

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