Elements of Military Art and Science
by Henry Wager Halleck
Publisher: D. Appleton & co 1862
This is a work on Military tactics from an American Civil War General renowned for his cautiousness and belief in thorough preparations and defensiveness over quick, aggressive action. Adapted to the use of volunteers and militia.
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Oman provides an excellent, well-researched look at the arms, tactics, and strategies of various medieval armies. He covers the rise of the era of heavy cavalry, and describes how it was replaced by the English longbow and the Swiss pikeman.
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Chinese military treatise that was written by Sun Tzu in the 6th century BC. Composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare, it is the definitive work on military strategies and tactics of its time, and still a basic text.
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The authors assess alternatives for a next-generation intercontinental ballistic missile across a broad set of potential situations. They use the current Minuteman III as a baseline to develop a framework to characterize alternative classes of ICBMs.