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Troupe, Thomas Kingsley

Summary: Bravely storming the beaches of Normandy. Holding down the front lines while under attack from the enemy. Battling enemy fighters through the streets of a wartorn city. Fans of combat video games enjoy these scenarios and many more. But what is the true story behind today's popular battle games? What was it really like to fight in World War II battles? Who were the real leaders and commanders...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 793.9 TRO

Sunzi

Summary: For more than two thousand years, Sun-tzu's "The Art of War" has provided leaders with essential advice on battlefield tactics, managing troops and terrain, and employing cunning and deception. An elemental part of Chinese culture, it has also become a touchstone for the Western struggle for survival and success.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2009

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.02 SUN

Roach, Mary

Summary: "'Grunt' tackles the science behind some of a soldier's most challenging adversaries-- panic, exhaustion, heat, noise-- and introduces us to the scientists who seek to conquer them"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 ROA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 355 ROA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 ROA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 355 ROA

Sunzi

Summary: The oldest known military treatise, Sun Tzu's the Art of War is still one of the world's most influential writings on strategic thought. Applicable everywhere from the boardroom to the bedroom, from the playing field to the battlefield, its wisdom has never been more highly regarded or used. Now available in its complete form-including an insightful English translation, the entire Chinese...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tuttle Publishing 2008

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Fabiny, Sarah

Summary: "Castles may conjure up a romantic fairy tale world; however, in real life, during the Middle Ages, castles were fortresses, providing shelter and protection for the lord as well as for the peasants who lived on his land. For an army, a lord depended on young soldiers in armor called knights who spent years at the castle learning the skills of warfare"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 929.7 FAB

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 929.7 FAB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT World What Fabiny

Woods, Michael

Summary: Introduces the military tactics of ancient societies, describing the development of weapons, military strategy, defensive walls, seige warfare, guerillas, and warships in the ancient civilizations of Egypt, China, Greece, Rome, India, and the Middle East.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 355.0209 WOO

Petraeus, David Howell

Summary: "In this deep and incisive study, General David Petraeus, who commanded the US-led coalitions in both Iraq, during the Surge, and Afghanistan and former CIA director, and the prize-winning historian Andrew Roberts, explore over 70 years of conflict, drawing significant lessons and insights from their fresh analysis of the past. Drawing on their different perspectives and areas of expertise,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 355.009 PET

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 355.009 PET

Fowler, Will

Summary: Explains the development of weapons and tactics from the earliest clubs through the first firearms, and discusses armor, war animals, fortifications, siegecraft, and naval warfare.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Central 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 623.441 FOW

Summary: Unlock mysteries and uncover lost history with the experts as they use yesteryear's technology to recreate five ancient engineering marvels and to discover what daily life was really like in these communities. Travel around the globe from China to Egypt and take a fresh, "hands-on" look at mankind's greatest cultures and civilizations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SEC

Summary: "Experience the intrigue, scandal, excitement and chaos of the most dominant empire in the history of western civilization as History journeys back to the age of Caesar"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2010

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Kitfield, James

Summary: "When U.S. troops withdrew from Afghanistan at the end of 2014, it signaled the end of the longest conflict in the nation's history. Yet we are still at war--no longer with other states, but with a host of new enemies, from nihilistic terrorists and narco-traffickers to transnational criminal cartels, lone wolf assassins, and modern-day pirates. Standing against these foes is a tight-knit...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 KIT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 355 KIT

Chambers, Catherine

Summary: Not all warriors fight their battles the same way. Learn all about stealthy soldiers, from Japanese ninjas to Apache warriors. Find out how they used their wits and their secrecy to conquer their enemies.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hungry Tomato 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 356 CHA

Summary: "Pilot and Titan unite as never before in Titanfall 2. Experience a single player campaign that explores the unique bond between man and machine. Dominate the competition in multiplayer action, featuring six all-new Titans, enhanced Pilot abilities, an expanded customization system, new maps, weapons, and much more"--Container.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Electronic Arts, Inc. 2016

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1 available in Video Games, Call number: GAME XBOXONE TIT

Andreas, Peter

Summary: "In his path-breaking Killer High, Andreas shows how six psychoactive drugs--ranging from old to relatively new, mild to potent, licit to illicit, natural to synthetic--have proven to be particularly important war ingredients. This sweeping history tells the story of war from antiquity to the modern age through the lens of alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, opium, amphetamines, and cocaine. Beer and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.9 AND

Chant, Christopher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Octopus Books 1978

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 909.8 CHA

Fischer, Thomas

Summary: With this opulent volume, Thomas Fischer presents a comprehensive and unique exploration of the Roman military of the imperial era. With over 600 illustrations, the costumes, weapons and equipment of the Roman army are explored in detail using archaeological finds dating from the late Republic to Late Antiquity, and from all over the Roman Empire. The buildings and fortifications associated...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Casemate Publishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 FIS

Osborne, Mary Pope

Summary: "A overview of warriors throughout history--from Ancient Greece to the Middle Ages--the equipment they used, and the most famous warriors in history"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 355.1 OSB

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 355.1 OSB

Latiff, Robert H.

Summary: "An urgent and prescient look at how technology will change virtually every aspect of war as we know it, and how we can respond to the serious national security challenges ahead. Battles fought in cyberspace; biologically enhanced soldiers; autonomous systems that can process information and strike violently before a human being can blink-- in Future War, Robert H. Latiff examines tomorrow's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 LAT

Roach, Mary

Summary: Explores the science of keeping humans healthy and focused in the extreme environments of war, drawing on interviews with doctors, trainers, and weapons testers to illuminate how soldiers are conditioned to survive traumas.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 355 ROA

Summary: Gun your way through an intense open-world campaign and vast multiplayer modes in the evolving game-and-show universe of Defiance! Blistering third-person shooting action as invaluable alien technology rains to Earth.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Trion Worlds 2013

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1 available in Video Games, Call number: GAME XBOX360 DEF

Summary: Pilot and Titan unite as never before in Titanfall 2. Experience a single player campaign that explores the unique bond between man and machine. Dominate the competition in multiplayer action, featuring six all-new Titans, enhanced Pilot abilities, an expanded customization system, new maps, weapons and much more.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Video Games, Call number: GAME PS4 TIT

Hill, Paul

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Summary: "There are many books about the Knights Templar, the medieval military order which played a key role in the crusades against the Muslims in the Holy Land, the Iberian peninsula and elsewhere in Europe. What is seldom explored is the military context in which they operated, and that is why Paul Hill's highly illustrated study is so timely, for he focuses on how this military order prosecuted its...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pen & Sword Military 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 271 HIL

Murray, Julie

Summary: Little readers will learn the essentials of the United States Navy SEALS (how the Navy SEALS keeps us safe, various jobs, weapons and machinery, and more) through easy-to-read, simple text. Includes full-bleed photographs, bolded glossary terms, and a More Facts section.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 359.9 MUR

Kershaw, Stephen

Summary: A narrative history of the Roman Empire from the point of view of the "barbarian" enemies of Rome. Rome's history follows a remarkable trajectory from its origins as a tiny village of refugees from a conflict zone to a dominant superpower. But throughout this history, Rome faced significant resistance and rebellion from peoples whom it regarded as barbarians: Ostrogoths, Visigoths, Goths,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 937.06 KER

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