The Captain from Connecticut (Great War Stories) by C. S. Forester

By C. S. Forester

Not anyone yet a madman could placed to sea in such stipulations. A snowfall reduce visibility to yards. manhattan Sound was once galloping whitecaps. yet during this moment 12 months of the conflict of 1812, stipulations like those spelled chance to Captain Josiah Peabody, USN. His challenge: holiday the British Blockade. the single factor in his prefer used to be shock. Who may count on a Yankee frigate in new york Sound at evening? Peabody is a fictional personality, and C.S. Forester's first American hero. but it used to be males like him who compensated for our tragic loss of warships and set the area sounding with the feats of our small military. "His exploits have the hoop of the reality. there isn't any larger guy than C.S. Forester to inform the tale." (B-O-T Editorial overview Board)

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Optical and digital techniques for information security by Bahram Javidi

By Bahram Javidi

Optical and electronic innovations for info Security is the 1st booklet in a sequence targeting complex Sciences and applied sciences for protection Applications.
This booklet encompases the result of learn research and applied sciences used to safe, ensure, realize, music, and authenticate items and knowledge from robbery, counterfeiting, and manipulation by way of unauthorized people and enterprises. this data safeguard ebook will draw at the various services in optical sciences and engineering, electronic photo processing, imaging platforms, info processing, desktop established info structures, sensors, detectors, and biometrics to file leading edge applied sciences that may be utilized to details defense issues.
The complex Sciences and applied sciences for defense purposes sequence makes a speciality of learn monographs within the parts of:
* popularity and identity (including optical imaging, biometrics, authentication, verification, and shrewdpermanent surveillance systems)
* organic and chemical risk detection (including biosensors, aerosols, fabrics detection and forensics)
* safe details platforms (including encryption, and optical and photonic systems).
The sequence is meant to offer an summary on the hightest study point on the frontier of study within the actual sciences.

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Private Armed Forces and Global Security: A Guide to the by Carlos Ortiz

By Carlos Ortiz

Inner most military and international defense: A consultant to the problems is the 1st booklet to supply a accomplished but obtainable survey of the personal army teams taken with conflicts world wide. geared up round 4 subject matters, it covers the historical past of non-public army forces considering that 1600, the most modern actors and their defining features, the environments during which inner most military function, and gives an research of the common sense at the back of privatizing security.This publication is going past traditional wisdom, providing either a theoretical procedure and a brand new, sensible viewpoint to enhance the certainty of the continuing weather of worldwide instability and correct gamers inside it. quite a few examples support the reader take hold of the entire variety of real-world demanding situations and conceptual aspects surrounding this attention-grabbing, but hugely polarizing subject.

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Postwar Military Aircraft 7: Supermarine Attacker, Swift And by Philip Birtles

By Philip Birtles

Postwar army airplane 7: Supermarine Attacker, speedy And Scimitar КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Название: Postwar army airplane 7: Supermarine Attacker, rapid And ScimitarАвтор: Philip BirtlesИздательство: Ian Allan LtdISBN: 0711020345Год: 1992Страниц: 116Формат: PDF в RARРазмер: 54.32МБЯзык: английскийThis booklet is ready 3 jet warring parties of the fifties; a decade distinct within the background of aeronautical improvement while the speed of switch used to be speedier than it had ever been ahead of or has been since.Скачать: Depositfiles importing eighty five

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The Moors: The Islamic West 7th-15th Centuries AD by David Nicolle, Angus McBride

By David Nicolle, Angus McBride

The excessive element of medieval Islamic enlargement used to be the 700-year presence of the 'Moors' in Spain and Portugal. The Arab and Berber conquest was once through the institution of a richly detailed tradition in Andalusia, the place for it slow Muslim and Christian co-operated as usually as they fought. the increase and fall of successive Islamic dynasties introduced new invaders, fragmentation and disunity; and the starting to be Christian kingdoms to the north ultimately doomed the amirate of Granada, the final Moorish bastion, which fell to the Castilians in 1492. the vibrant armies of Western Islam are defined and illustrated right here in interesting element.

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Introduction to Semiconductor Lasers for Optical by David J. Klotzkin

By David J. Klotzkin

This textbook presents an intensive and obtainable therapy of semiconductor lasers from a layout and engineering viewpoint. It contains either the physics of units in addition to the engineering, designing and checking out of sensible lasers. the fabric is gifted truly with many examples supplied. Readers of the booklet will come to appreciate the finer facets of the speculation, layout, fabrication and try out of those units and feature a great history for additional research of optoelectronics.

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Provides a multi-faceted method of explaining the theories at the back of semiconductor lasers, using mathematical examples, illustrations and written theoretical displays

Offers a stability of appropriate optoelectronic issues, with particular awareness given to disbursed suggestions lasers, progress strategies and waveguide hollow space layout

Provides a precis of each bankruptcy, labored examples, and difficulties for readers to resolve

Incorporates and explains contemporary breakthroughs in laser design

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The Military and Colonial Destruction of the Roman Landscape by Michael Greenhalgh

By Michael Greenhalgh

The French invaded Algeria in 1830, and located a panorama wealthy in Roman continues to be, which they proceeded to re-use to aid the buildings akin to fortresses, barracks and hospitals had to struggle the natives (who endured to item to their presence), and to accommodate a few of the colonisation initiatives with which they meant to solidify their carry at the state, and to make it either smooth and ecocnomic. Arabs and Berbers had sometimes made use of the ruins, however it was once nonetheless a Roman and Early Christian panorama whilst the French arrived. within the house of 2 generations, this used to be destroyed, simply as have been many old continues to be in France, partially simply because “real” structure used to be Greek, no longer Roman.

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