The Mammoth Book of Special Ops

First published in the U.K. in 2006, a quick scan of the contents page says this collection has the potential to live up to its subtitle: "The 40 Most Dangerous Special Operations of Modern Times." More »

Why Air Forces Fail: The Anatomy of Defeat, edited by Robin Higham and Stephen J. Harris

The reason why various air forces have suffered collapses is the subject of this collection of eleven essays by twelve notable aviation historians. The debacles they examine include those of the air forces of Germany/Austria-Hungary in WW I, Poland, France, and the individual Axis powers in WWII, the Arabs from the 1967 Arab-Israeli war to the 2003 Gulf War, and Argentina in the Falklands War. More »