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Campaign Military English Dictionary Dictionary - Richard Bo...

Over 5,000 military terms covering a wide range of topics -- equipment, weapons, personnel, maneuvers, and tactics -- are clearly defined in this new dictionary. Each term is accompanied by a phonetic pronunciation guide, grammar notes, and example sentences to show how the word is used in context. Military persons learning English as well as anyone who does business with the military will find this reference especially useful.

Learning Trajectories, Innovation and Identity for Professional Development - Michael Eraut

Titul je viazaný na špeciálnu objednávku, ktorú nie je možné vrátiť (platia Všeobecné obchodné podmienky - časť Reklamačný poriadok)! This volume explores the pedagogic implications of challenges involved in professional education worldwide. The wide range of professions covered includes accountants, military company commanders, surgeons, nurse practitioners, academics, managers, and more....

The Security Activities of External Actors in Africa - Ismai...

Many non-African states and international organizations have a significant influence on political and economic development in sub-Saharan African states. The security-related activities of these external actors do not necessarily align with the priorities of the African states that they engage with. Their military and security activities address a range of security objectives, such as peacekeeping, counterterrorism, maritime security, and security sector reform. However, little is known about t...

The Art of War (Collins Classics) - Sun Tzu

HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. ‘Opportunities multiply as they are seized.’ Written in the 6th century BC, Sun Tzu’s The Art of War is a Chinese military treatise that is still revered today as the ultimate commentary on war and military strategy. Focussing on the principle that one can outsmart your foe mentally by thinking very carefully about strategy before resorting to physical battle, this philosophy continues to be applied to the corpor...

Personal - Lee Child

Jack Reacher walks alone. Once a go-to hard man in the US military police, now he’s a drifter of no fixed abode. But the army tracks him down. Because someone has taken a long-range shot at the French president. Only one man could have done it. And Reacher is the one man who can find him. This new heartstopping, nailbiting book in Lee Child’s number-one bestselling series takes Reacher across the Atlantic to Paris – and then to London. The stakes have never been higher - because this time, it’s...

Personal - Lee Child

Jack Reacher walks alone. Once a go-to hard man in the US military police, now he\'s a drifter of no fixed abode. But the army tracks him down. Because someone has taken a long-range shot at the French president. Only one man could have done it. And Reacher is the one man who can find him. This new heartstopping, nailbiting book in Lee Child\'s number-one bestselling series takes Reacher across the Atlantic to Paris - and then to London. The stakes have never been higher - because this time,...

Handbook of Rf, Microwave and Millimeter-wave Components - B...

This unique and comprehensive resource offers professionals and students a detailed treatment of the operations principles, key parameters, and specific characteristics of active and passive RF, microwave, and millimeter-wave components. The book covers both linear and nonlinear components that are used in a wide range of application areas, from communications and information sciences, to avionics, space, and military engineering. Professionals will find descriptions and clear examples and the ...

Drones : What Everyone Needs to Know - Kreps, S.

Drones quite possibly represent the most transformative military innovation since jet engines and atomic weaponry. No longer do humans have to engage in close military action or be in the same geographical vicinity as the target. Now, through satellite imaging and remote technology, countries such as the United States can destroy small targets halfway around the world with pinpoint accuracy. In the last several years, many of the military advancements have been rivaled by those in the commercia...

North Warning System - Donovan Wylie

North Warning System is Donovan Wylie\'s third and final book of photographs on the themes of vision and power in military architecture, and draws a close to his Tower Series. Surveying a radar station just inside the Canadian Arctic, Wylie examines the detection of invisible threats through unmanned observation posts in remote regions. The development of long-range bombers and missiles after the Second World War made Canada\'s arctic frontier vulnerable to attack from the air. Th...

Kicking the Bucket at the Drop of a Hat - Caroline Taggart

A fascinating collection of the many unusual and vibrant phrases that adorn our language, looking at their origins and meanings. Don\'t be down in the dumps if you can\'t cut the mustard when asked the definition of certain phrases - this down-to-earth guide is just the ticket. This collection contains some intriguing and remarkable stories about our best-loved and most colourful phrases and shows the huge range of sources from which they originate. From advertising to the Ancient Greeks...

Strategy - Lawrence Freedman

In Strategy: A History, Sir Lawrence Freedman, one of the world\'s leading authorities on war and international politics, captures the vast history of strategic thinking, in a consistently engaging and insightful account of how strategy came to pervade every aspect of our lives. The range of Freedman\'s narrative is extraordinary, moving from the surprisingly advanced strategy practiced in primate groups, to the opposing strategies of Achilles and Odysseus in The Iliad, the strat...

OXFORD GUIDE TO BATTLES: Decisive Conflicts in History (Oxfo...

This fascinating book tells the stories of the most dramatic, memorable, and important conflicts in world history, from Agincourt, Lepanto, and Trafalgar, to Gettysburg, Stalingrad, and the Somme. It begins with the battle of Megiddo fought by the ancient Egyptians and takes the reader through to the Second Gulf War of 2003. On the way it encompasses almost 300 battles from around the world - from the Middle East, Asia, and Africa, to Europe and the Americas. All the battles are grouped within ...

OXFORD DICTIONARY OF CONTEMPORARY WORLD HISTORY 3rd Edition ...

This authoritative dictionary provides in-depth coverage of major recent historical events, from 1900 to the present day. It includes country entries for every country in the world, with maps and historical summaries. Additionally, the dictionary includes biographical entries on major political and cultural figures, political and military leaders, and the thinkers who influenced events. Subject entries cover international organizations, treaties, religious and political movements, as well as ke...

Alexander the Great - Arrian

Arrian\'s account of Alexander\'s life and campaigns, published as the Anabasis and its companion piece the Indica, is our prime source for the history of Alexander, told with great narrative skill. This edition features a new translation of both texts, introduction, notes, guide to military systems and terminology, maps and a full index. He was a man like no other man has ever been So Arrian sums up the career of Alexander the Great of Macedon (356 - 323 BC), who in twelve years that ch...

THE DEVIL AND OTHER STORIES (Oxford World´s Classics New Edi...

'It is impossible to explain why Yevgeny chose Liza Annenskaya, as it is always impossible to explain why a man chooses this and not that woman.' This collection of eleven stories spans virtually the whole of Tolstoy's creative life. While each is unique in form, as a group they are representative of his style, and touch on the central themes that surface in War and Peace and Anna Karenina. Stories as different as 'The Snowstorm', 'Lucerne', 'The Diary of a Madman', and 'The Devil' are grounded...

The New Threat From Islamic Militancy - Burke, J.

In The New Threat renowned expert and prize-winning reporter Jason Burke provides the clearest and most comprehensive guide to Islamic militancy today. From Syria to Somalia, from Libya to Indonesia, from Yemen to the capitals of Europe, Islamic militancy appears stronger, more widespread and more threatening than ever. ISIS and other groups, such as Boko Haram, together command significant military power, rule millions and control extensive territories. Elsewhere Al-Qaeda remains potent and is...

Personal (Jack reacher 19) - Child Lee

Jack Reacher walks alone. Once a go-to hard man in the US military police, now he’s a drifter of no fixed abode. But the army tracks him down. Because someone has taken a long-range shot at the French president. Only one man could have done it. And Reacher is the one man who can find him. This new heartstopping, nailbiting book in Lee Child’s number-one bestselling series takes Reacher across the Atlantic to Paris – and then to London. The stakes have never been higher - because this time, i...

The New Great Book of Corgi 1956 - 2010 - Marcel R. Van Cleemput

The New Great Book of Corgi chronicles the entire period of Corgi production from its inception at the British Industries Fair in 1956 to the present day. The company owes its great success to the constant introduction of new gimmicks and technical innovation, leaving its numerous competitors playing \'catch-up\' all the time. Corgi Toys have brought thrills and enjoyment to children and collectors around the world for over fifty years, with such classics as the James Bond Aston Martin, ...

A HERO OF OUR TIME (Oxford World´s Classics New Edition) - L...

A new translation of the first great Russian novel, which brings the story of Romantic adventure and journeying to a new pitch of intensity and reflection. The only edition to include Pushkin's great travel narrative, The Journey to Arzrum, describing his miliary experiences in the Caucasus and which gives important context to Lermontov's later work. Idiomatic and accurate translation, sensitive to Lermontov's use of specific ethnographic vocabulary. Comprehensive introduction that considers th...

Strategy : A History - Freedman, S.

In Strategy: A History, Sir Lawrence Freedman, one of the world's leading authorities on war and international politics, captures the vast history of strategic thinking, in a consistently engaging and insightful account of how strategy came to pervade every aspect of our lives. The range of Freedman's narrative is extraordinary, moving from the surprisingly advanced strategy practiced in primate groups, to the opposing strategies of Achilles and Odysseus in The Iliad, the strategic advice of Su...

Anti-access Warfare - Sam J. Tangred

This is the first book to examine the concept of anti-access and area denial warfare, providing a definitive introduction to both conceptual theories and historical examples of this strategy. Also referred to by the acronym "A2/AD," anti-access warfare has been identified in American strategic planning as the most likely strategy to be employed by the People\'s Republic of China or by the Islamic Republic of Iran in any future conflict with the United States. While previous studies of the subje...

The Conceit of Humanitarian Intervention - Menon, R.

The post-Cold War period has witnessed a substantial increase in armed humanitarian interventions-the use of military force by one or more states, acting with or without the imprimatur of the United Nations, to stop mass atrocities in another state, generally without its consent and thus without regard to its sovereignty. The increase has three sources: the emergence of the United States as a peerless power; Western states' embrace and propagation of universal human rights norms; and the intern...

Taxmeni: Calamity Jane 1-4 (Komplet) 3CD

Legendární česká kapela hrající military country se zapsala do povedomí posluchačů zejména čtyřmi díly alby série Calamity Jane. Nyní poprvé vycházejí společně na 3CD kompletu za speciální cenu. Track list: CD1 1. BÍLÁ HVĚZDA GEORGIA (Marching Through Georgia) zpívá Josef Sklenář 2. GUADALCANAL zpívá Vráťa Vyskočil 3. DRAFTED INTO THE ARMY zpívá Roger Latzgo 4. BISMARCK (Sink the Bismarck) zpívá Vráťa Vyskočil 5. IT'S A LONG W...

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