Nothing Less Than Victory Decisive Wars And The Lessons Of History -

guest post the lessons of dien bien phu on violence - today s guest post is by austin bodetti who attends the hopkins school in new haven and has an avid interest in military history if you would like to guest write for us please check out our guest post guidelines quick note the views of guest writers are not necessarily the view of michael c or eric c, roman persian wars historynet - missiles fell on the capital city of iraq the invaders were speedy and destructive compelling surrender occupying much of the country it sounds like today s headlines but it comes instead from ancient rome s 600 year struggle for world domination one of the earliest tests of east versus west, world war i wikipedia - world war i often abbreviated as wwi or ww1 also known as the first world war or the great war was a global war originating in europe that lasted from 28 july 1914 to 11 november 1918 contemporaneously described as the war to end all wars it led to the mobilisation of more than 70 million military personnel including 60 million europeans making it one of the largest wars in history, the punic wars adrian goldsworthy amazon com - great book lots of details on the punic wars of course but written in a fluid manner with lots of color on life at the time the first punic war was a bit dry but the hannibalic engagements are as enthralling as any historic event perhaps aside from alexander but not by much, victory misunderstood what the gulf war tells us about - victory misunderstood what the gulf war tells us about the future of conflict by stephen biddle from international security vol 21 no 2 fall 1996 the standard explanations of the gulf war s outcome are wrong, photius bibliotheca or myriobiblion cod 1 165 tr freese - photius bibliotheca or myriobiblon 1 register and enumeration of the books read by us 279 in number of which our beloved brother tarasius desired to have a summary 2 photius to his beloved brother tarasius in the name of the lord greeting, the prince by nicolo machiavelli gutenberg org - introduction nicolo machiavelli was born at florence on 3rd may 1469 he was the second son of bernardo di nicolo machiavelli a lawyer of some repute and of bartolommea di stefano nelli his wife, the 5 most decisive moments in a man s life return of kings - captivity is more so than death arguably the greatest challenge for a man to face the knowledge that you are restricted in doing anything of value makes a man of intellect challenge his most basic assumptions and philosophies, roman games part two rainsnow - entertainment politics and the soul lessons of the roman games part two part one introduction the ludi and the munera public and private games, resist the hype prevent sof from being the next victim of - for example in the 2011 national military strategy the future joint force is describe as being able to improve their ability to surge on short notice deploy agile command and control systems and be increasingly interoperable with other u s government agencies, amazon com the future of war a history 9781610393058 - fulfillment by amazon fba is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in amazon s fulfillment centers and we directly pack ship and provide customer service for these products, history archive at tadias magazine - photos although tewodros turned the gun on himself in order to avoid being captured alive the british soldiers took his young son prince alemayehu tewodros who died as a teenager while in exile in britain, the american empire ahealedplanet net - the american empire by wade frazier revised july 2014 purpose and disclaimer timeline introduction the new world before discovery and the first contacts