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The Resource To dare and to conquer : special operations and the destiny of nations, from Achilles to Al Qaeda, Derek Leebaert

To dare and to conquer : special operations and the destiny of nations, from Achilles to Al Qaeda, Derek Leebaert

Label
To dare and to conquer : special operations and the destiny of nations, from Achilles to Al Qaeda
Title
To dare and to conquer
Title remainder
special operations and the destiny of nations, from Achilles to Al Qaeda
Statement of responsibility
Derek Leebaert
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leebaert, Derek
Dewey number
356/.16/09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Special forces (Military science)
Label
To dare and to conquer : special operations and the destiny of nations, from Achilles to Al Qaeda, Derek Leebaert
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [601]-649) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 65
  • 4
  • A Terrible Few: Cracks in the Edifice, from the Fall of Rome to the Fading of the Feudal Order, 476-1300
  • 97
  • 5
  • Great Wheel Turns: When Nothing Else Works in a Time of Gunpowder, Learning, and Engineering, 1300-1500
  • 129
  • 6
  • War of the Worlds: Where Only a Few Could Go: Aztecs and Incas Meet the Conquistadors, 1500-1600
  • 147
  • 1
  • 7
  • No Peace Beyond the Line: Naval Special Warfare: Pirates, Buccaneers, and the Imperialists They Preyed On, 1522-1689
  • 184
  • 8
  • A Hazard of New Fortunes: Specialization and Enterprise: Europe from the Westward Discovery to the Zenith of the Sun King, 1492-1701
  • 213
  • 9
  • Old World and the New: Point of the Lance in Europe, India, and North America, 1700-1775
  • 235
  • 10
  • Who Dares Wins: Special Operations, Special Forces, Special Targets
  • To Try Men's Souls: A Continent to Make and Few to Do It: The American Revolution and Its Enemies, 1775-1807
  • 273
  • 11
  • Fate of Glory: Special Operations in the Biggest War Yet: The French Revolution and Its Aftermaths, 1789-1830
  • 308
  • 12
  • New Frontiers: Where Special Talents Apply: National Revolt and Global Ambition, 1830-1861
  • 339
  • 13
  • Strange Fulfillments: Newer Tasks for the Daring Few as Steam and Machinery Transform the Struggle, 1861-1902
  • 17
  • 358
  • 14
  • From Spark to Flame: Alternative Means: Kitty Hawk to the End of All Wars, 1903-1918
  • 385
  • 15
  • Sinister Twilight: Dangerous Young Men: The Unreal Peace, 1919-1939
  • 419
  • 16
  • So Far, the Main Event: Anything Goes: The Stakes of Totalitarian Conquest, 1939-1945
  • 442
  • 2
  • 17
  • Dawn Like Thunder: Here to Stay: New Strengths, New Dangers, 1945-1961
  • 498
  • 18
  • Invasion from the Future: From Both Sides Now, 1961-2010
  • 532
  • Even Troy Must Fall: Hidden Ways, from the Wooden Horse to the Rise of Macedon, ca. 1200 to ca. 400 B.C.
  • 40
  • 3
  • Birth of World Power: A Longer Reach, from Alexander to the Barbarian Invasions of Rome, ca. 356 B.C. to Fifth Century A.D.
Control code
ocm60311771
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 673 pages
Isbn
9780316143844
Lccn
2005012414
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)60311771
  • (Sirsi) a861218
Label
To dare and to conquer : special operations and the destiny of nations, from Achilles to Al Qaeda, Derek Leebaert
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [601]-649) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 65
  • 4
  • A Terrible Few: Cracks in the Edifice, from the Fall of Rome to the Fading of the Feudal Order, 476-1300
  • 97
  • 5
  • Great Wheel Turns: When Nothing Else Works in a Time of Gunpowder, Learning, and Engineering, 1300-1500
  • 129
  • 6
  • War of the Worlds: Where Only a Few Could Go: Aztecs and Incas Meet the Conquistadors, 1500-1600
  • 147
  • 1
  • 7
  • No Peace Beyond the Line: Naval Special Warfare: Pirates, Buccaneers, and the Imperialists They Preyed On, 1522-1689
  • 184
  • 8
  • A Hazard of New Fortunes: Specialization and Enterprise: Europe from the Westward Discovery to the Zenith of the Sun King, 1492-1701
  • 213
  • 9
  • Old World and the New: Point of the Lance in Europe, India, and North America, 1700-1775
  • 235
  • 10
  • Who Dares Wins: Special Operations, Special Forces, Special Targets
  • To Try Men's Souls: A Continent to Make and Few to Do It: The American Revolution and Its Enemies, 1775-1807
  • 273
  • 11
  • Fate of Glory: Special Operations in the Biggest War Yet: The French Revolution and Its Aftermaths, 1789-1830
  • 308
  • 12
  • New Frontiers: Where Special Talents Apply: National Revolt and Global Ambition, 1830-1861
  • 339
  • 13
  • Strange Fulfillments: Newer Tasks for the Daring Few as Steam and Machinery Transform the Struggle, 1861-1902
  • 17
  • 358
  • 14
  • From Spark to Flame: Alternative Means: Kitty Hawk to the End of All Wars, 1903-1918
  • 385
  • 15
  • Sinister Twilight: Dangerous Young Men: The Unreal Peace, 1919-1939
  • 419
  • 16
  • So Far, the Main Event: Anything Goes: The Stakes of Totalitarian Conquest, 1939-1945
  • 442
  • 2
  • 17
  • Dawn Like Thunder: Here to Stay: New Strengths, New Dangers, 1945-1961
  • 498
  • 18
  • Invasion from the Future: From Both Sides Now, 1961-2010
  • 532
  • Even Troy Must Fall: Hidden Ways, from the Wooden Horse to the Rise of Macedon, ca. 1200 to ca. 400 B.C.
  • 40
  • 3
  • Birth of World Power: A Longer Reach, from Alexander to the Barbarian Invasions of Rome, ca. 356 B.C. to Fifth Century A.D.
Control code
ocm60311771
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 673 pages
Isbn
9780316143844
Lccn
2005012414
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)60311771
  • (Sirsi) a861218

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