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History & Cultural Studies:Military:Warfare

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1 How to Stage a Military Coup: From Planning to ExecutionConnor, Ken; Hebditch, David Skyhorse Publishing 2009 1602393753 / 9781602393752 PAPERBACK


1602393753 New. No dust jacket as issued. Brand New! Support Radical Independent Pacific Northwest Booksellers! Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 224 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Fed up with taxes? Angered and disappointed by corrupt leaders? How to Stage a Military Coup lays down practical strategies that have proven themselves around the globe. David Hebditch and Ken Connor examine, with a critical eye, successful as well as failed coup attempts throughout the twentieth century with the aim of showing their readers just what it takes to swiftly and soundly overthrow a government. Exploring coups from Nigeria, to Cuba, to Iraq, and with true stories of SAS combat written by Ken Connor, the book gives an insightful glimpse into this violent and rarely-seen world of shifting power. How to Stage a Military Coup is a unique textbook for the armchair revolutionary, as well as a practical guide for the idealist with a soft spot for the sound of artillery fire. From evaluation of the political climate and investigation of potential allies, to recruiting and training personnel, to strategies for ensuring timely transfer of power, the book leaves no aspect of the coup d ?tat unexamined. book also includes appendixes, notes, and a world map of coups d ?tat. 
Price: 11.50 USD

2 Silencing sentriesDiaz-Cobo, Oscar Loompanics Unlimited 1988 0915179849 / 9780915179848 PAPERBACK


0915179849 Brand New! Support Radical Independent Pacific Northwest Booksellers! Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 92 p. Audience: General/trade. material in this book is designed to familiarize the reader with maneuvers that can be used to close in on and remove an enemy sentry. Sentry removal can be a skill useful in unconventional and guerrilla warfare as well as under escape and survival conditions. 
Price: 8.50 USD

3 U.S. Army Counterinsurgency Handbook (US Army Survival)Department of Defense Skyhorse Publishing 2007 1602391726 / 9781602391727 PAPERBACK


1602391726 New. No dust jacket as issued. Brand New! Support Radical Pacific Northwest Independent Booksellers! Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 288 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Anyone with an interest in what our troops are doing overseas will find this government manual an excellent source of information. It gives a detailed breakdown of what an insurgency is, how one starts and builds, and what our forces must do to overcome it. Find out the key roles often taken by insurgents; how to carry out intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions; and what ethical questions arise in handling these types of situations. Historical examples and anecdotes of both successes and failures provide an overall perspective. Dozens of illustrations and charts break down the information for civilians, and appendices cover legal issues, translation difficulties, airpower, and more. 
Price: 16.00 USD

4 War gases, incendiaries, infernal machines and sabotage: And fire fighting as applied to military explosives and ammunition; a brief manual for ... auxiliary firemen and civilian groupsJust, James William Publications press 1942 B0007ENDNK 


B0007ENDNK ~Fair. No DJ. Hardcover. Moderate to heavy shelf wear to boards; satisfaction guaranteed. Ex-library markings. 
Price: 42.50 USD


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