Military Strategy: Principles, Practices, and Historical Perspectives (Apr., $32.95) by John M. Collins provides an overview of modern warfare and its applications in the 21st century.
Mitchell's Legacy: Case Studies in Strategic Bombing (Apr., $34.95), edited by R. Cargil Hall, explores the evolution and practice of air bombing.
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Shrewd Sanctions: Economic Statecraft in an Age of Global Terrorism (June, $19.95) by Meghan O'Sullivan argues that economic sanctions and incentives will be pivotal in crafting an effective response to international terrorism.
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16th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry: Sergeant William H. Relvea (July, $17.95) by John Michael Priest recounts the daily routines of camp life.
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Encyclopedia of the Navy SEALs (July, $19.95) by Charles W. Sasser collects information on the elite group that draws its name from SEaAirLand.
Hidden Secrets: The Complete History of Espionage and the Technology Used to Support It (May; $24.95, cloth $35) by David Owen looks at surveillance techniques, spy technology and spies themselves.
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The Wind of Morning (May, $21.95) by Col. Sir Hugh Boustead tells the story of a British officer who served in France, Russia and Ethiopia during two world wars.
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The Revolution in Military Affairs (June; $22.95, cloth $65) by Elinor Sloan explores the diverse dimensions of the Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA).
The Cavalry Battle That Saved the Union: Custer vs. Stuart at Gettysburg (Apr., $14.95) by Paul D. Walker examines how the fate of the Union army and the entire Civil War rested on the outcome of this little-known cavalry battle.
Reprints: Glory Denied: The Saga of Jim Thompson, America's Longest-Held Prisoner of War (Apr., $15) by Tom Philpott; The Last Battle: The Mayaguez Incident and the End of the Vietnam War (May, $15) by Ralph Wetterhahn.
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The War Correspondent (Mar.; $22.50, cloth $69.95) by Gregory McLaughlin looks at the role of the war reporter today.
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World War I: A Visual Encyclopedia (Mar., $24.95), edited by Simon Forty. Powerful images and cross-referenced entries tell the entire story of the First World War.
The Loyal, True, and Brave: America's Civil War Soldiers (Apr., $18.95), edited by Steven E. Woodworth, weaves together writings by Civil War soldiers and renowned historians. Ad/promo.
The War with Japan: The Period of Balance, May 1942-October 1943 (Apr., $17.95) by H.P. Willmott takes a look at the battles and events that led to the turning point of the Pacific war. Ad/promo.
Commando: Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in World War II (May, $19.95) by Brig. John Dunford-Slater features the WWII exploits of Britain's wartime commandos, covering skirmishes in Norway, Italy, France and Germany.
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The Soviet-Afghan War: How a Superpower Fought and Lost (Mar.; $17.95, cloth $45) by the Russian General Staff, edited by Lester W. Grau and Michael A. Gress, chronicles the lessons learned by the Soviet Union in its war with Afghanistan.