Download E-books Six-Legged Soldiers: Using Insects as Weapons of War PDF

In Six-Legged Soldiers, Jeffrey A. Lockwood paints an excellent portrait of the various weirdly inventive, actually scary, and finally robust ways that bugs were used as guns of conflict, terror, and torture. He concludes with a severe research of modern day defenses--and native land security's harmful shortcomings--with appreciate to entomological attacks.
starting in prehistoric occasions and construction towards a close to and irritating destiny, the reader is taken on a trip of innovation and depravity. Lockwood, an award-winning technology author, starts with using "bee bombs" within the old global and explores the position of insect-borne sickness in altering the process significant battles, from Napoleon's army campaigns to the trenches of worldwide battle I. He explores the terrible courses of insect weaponization in the course of global battle II: airplanes designed to drop plague-infested fleas, amenities rearing millions of crop-devouring beetles, and felony camps the place medical professionals demonstrated disease-carrying lice on inmates. The chilly struggle observed mystery executive operations regarding the mass unlock of in particular built lines of mosquitoes on an unsuspecting American public--along with the alleged use of disease-carrying and crop-eating pests opposed to North Korea and Cuba. Lockwood unearths how effortless it might be to exploit bugs in conflict and terrorism at the present time, pointing to how family eco-terrorists in 1989 extorted govt officers and wreaked financial and political havoc by way of threatening to unlock the infamous Medfly into California's crops.
A notable tale of human ingenuity--and brutality--Six-Legged infantrymen is the 1st accomplished examine using bugs as guns of struggle, from precedent days to the current day.

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Download E-books Лучшие ножи мира. Wenger. 2009-2010. PDF

By Mike Horn

Лучшие ножи мира. Wenger. 2009-2010. КНИГИ ;РАЗНОЕ Автор: Mike Horn Название: Лучшие ножи мира. Wenger. 2009-2010. Издательство: Wenger NA Язык: Английский Год: 2009 Формат: pdf Размер: 7,87 МбВашему вниманию предлагается актуальный каталог швейцарских ножей и инструментов Wenger. Отличительной особенностью этих ножей является кнопка замка лайнер-лок. Стоит обратить внимание на модель "Mike Horn Ranger", в ней присутствуют 2 сменные биты, что довольно редко встретишь на ножах. В составе ножа есть плоскогубцы, это довольно интересный вариант многопредметного ножа для путешествий, или для использования его в качестве городского ножа.скачать с .com eighty five 1 2 three four five

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Download E-books Germanic Warrior AD 236-568 PDF

The third to the sixth centuries observed the cave in of the classical Mediterranean civilization and the emergence of latest states in western Europe in response to the Germanic warrior society. This publication focuses relatively at the males who made up the retinues of the Germanic warlords who carved kingdoms out of the carcass of the West Roman Empire. even if assets are scarce, Simon MacDowall constructs a resounding photo, utilizing facts from Roman historians, German archaeology and Anglo-Saxon poetry. the soldiers' society, hierarchy, education, apparatus, visual appeal, strategies and magnificence of struggling with are all tested, development a accomplished portrait of the Germanic warrior during this interval.

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Download E-books Conquest in Cyberspace: National Security and Information Warfare PDF

By Martin C. Libicki

With billions of pcs in life, our on-line world, 'the digital global created once they are connected,' is expounded to be the recent medium of strength. laptop hackers working from wherever can input our on-line world and take keep watch over of different people's pcs, stealing their details, corrupting their workings, and closing them down. sleek societies and militaries, either pervaded by way of desktops, are supposedly in danger. As Conquest in our on-line world explains, although, info structures and data itself are too simply conflated, and chronic mastery over the previous is tough to accomplish.

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Download E-books Embedded: Weapons of Mass Deception PDF

By Danny Schechter

There have been wars happening in Iraq—one fought with armies of squaddies, bombs, and fearsome army strength. the opposite was once fought along it with cameras, satellites, armies of reporters, and propaganda innovations. One conflict was once rationalized as an attempt to discover and disarm WMDs—Weapons of Mass Destruction; the opposite used to be performed by way of much more strong WMDs, guns of Mass Deception.
Veteran journalist and media watcher Danny Schechter, a former ABC and CNN manufacturer, monitored and now analyzes the cheerleading for a battle within which reporting was once sanitized, staged, and suppressed. the writer of Media Wars: information at a Time of Terror, The extra You Watch the fewer you recognize, and information Dissector, brings an insider’s wisdom in keeping with thirty years in journalism with an outsider’s viewpoint to critiquing media insurance. through the struggle he used to be "self-embedded" at Mediachannel.org, the world’s biggest on-line media matters network.
Schechter’s insightful, wide-ranging critique of the yankee media’s warfare assurance pursuits the best way a digital merger among the Pentagon and the media produced a struggle spectacle that the yankee public was once primed to work out, media collusion within the crusade to discredit the UN, "rightwing liberation theology" as battle propaganda, the comfortable dating among information anchors and retired officials employed as army analysts, the controversies over Peter Arnett and Geraldo Rivera, the looting of Baghdad, the shortcoming of media concentrate on civilian casualties, the disparities in insurance among U.S. and overseas media, and more.
Schechter’s nerve-racking indictment of the main media as purveyors of infotainment rather than information will function a warning call to reporters, media critics, and everybody who cares a couple of well-informed citizenry because the foundation of democracy.

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Download E-books Information Warfare Principles and Operations (Artech House Computer Science Library) PDF

By Edward Waltz

Here's a structures engineering-level creation to the starting to be box of data battle (IW) -- the battlefield the place details is either objective and weapon. This publication offers an summary of quickly rising threats to advertisement, civil, and army details structures -- and exhibits how those threats should be pointed out and structures secure. this can be the 1st booklet to element the part rules, applied sciences, and strategies severe to luck within the 3 key parts of IW: details Dominance, details safety, and knowledge Offense.

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Download E-books Panther Variants in Color PDF

By Waldemar Trojca

Smooth disguise, huge structure (9"x12"), 88 pages, five pages of textual content, 10 pictures, 31 pages of line drawings and forty pages of colour. variations contain: Command Panther A; Command Panther G; Panther pillbox; restoration Panther with Panzer IV/H turret; Artillery Panther; Flakpanther (several variants); Panther D. the colour illustrations are very good as are the various Panther version line drawings.

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