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A military is a heavily-armed, highly-organized force primarily intended for warfare, also known collectively as armed forces. It is typically officially authorized and maintained by a sovereign state, with its members identifiable by their distinct military uniform. It may consist of one or more military branches such as an Army, Navy, Air Force and in certain countries, Marines and Coast Guard.

The main task of the military is usually defined as defense of the state and its interests against external armed threats. Beyond warfare, the military may be employed in additional sanctioned and non-sanctioned functions within the state, including internal security threats, population control, the promotion of a political agenda, emergency services and reconstruction, protecting corporate economic interests, social ceremonies and national honor guards.

Available Books

Book Title Date
Military - A Book of Belgium's Gratitude A Book of Belgium's Gratitude 1916
Military - A True and Authentic Account of the Indian War in Florida A True and Authentic Account of the Indian War in Florida 1836
Military - A Year on the Punjab Frontier Vol. 1 A Year on the Punjab Frontier Vol. 1 1851
Military - A Year on the Punjab Frontier Vol. 2 A Year on the Punjab Frontier Vol. 2 1851
Military - An Account of the Campaign in the West Indies An Account of the Campaign in the West Indies 1796
Military - Border Wars of the West Border Wars of the West 1853
Military - Boulogne, a Base in France Boulogne, a Base in France 1918
Military - Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1919 Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1919 1964
Military - Den Danske Haers Historie Vol. 1 Den Danske Haers Historie Vol. 1 1870
Military - Den Danske Haers Historie Vol. 2 Den Danske Haers Historie Vol. 2 1870
Military - Eight Views of the Mauritius Eight Views of the Mauritius 1813
Military - Elements of Military Science Elements of Military Science 1898
Military - From Everglade to Canon with the Second Dragoons From Everglade to Canon with the Second Dragoons 1875
Military - Hero Tales of the American Soldier and Sailor Hero Tales of the American Soldier and Sailor 1899
Military - Historical, Military, and Picturesque Observations on Portugal Vol. 1 Historical, Military, and Picturesque Observations on Portugal Vol. 1 1818
Military - Historical, Military, and Picturesque Observations on Portugal Vol. 2 Historical, Military, and Picturesque Observations on Portugal Vol. 2 1818
Military - Indian Wars of the United States Indian Wars of the United States 1850
Military - Journal of the Late Campaign in Egypt Journal of the Late Campaign in Egypt 1803
Military - Laird & Lee's World's War Glimpses Laird & Lee's World's War Glimpses 1914
Military - Life and Heroic Deeds of Admiral Dewey Life and Heroic Deeds of Admiral Dewey 1899
Military - Line of March of a Bengal Regiment of Infantry Line of March of a Bengal Regiment of Infantry 1840
Military - More Sea Fights of the Great War More Sea Fights of the Great War 1919
Military - Naval Actions of the War of 1812 Naval Actions of the War of 1812 1896
Military - Organization and Tactics Organization and Tactics 1895
Military - Our Italian Front Our Italian Front 1920
Military - Peeps at the Royal Navy Peeps at the Royal Navy 1913
Military - Pen and Pencil Reminiscences of a Campaign in South Africa Pen and Pencil Reminiscences of a Campaign in South Africa 1861
Military - Pictorial History of Mexico and the Mexican War Pictorial History of Mexico and the Mexican War 1850
Military - Pictorial History of the Russian War Pictorial History of the Russian War 1856
Military - Picturesque Views of the Diamond Rock Picturesque Views of the Diamond Rock 1805
Military - Reminiscences and Thrilling Stories of the War by Returned Heroes Reminiscences and Thrilling Stories of the War by Returned Heroes 1898
Military - Report of the Santiago Campaign Report of the Santiago Campaign 1908
Military - Scenes from the Japan-China War Scenes from the Japan-China War 1895
Military - Scutari and It's Hospitals Scutari and It's Hospitals 1855
Military - Six Views of Kot Kangra and the Surrounding Country Six Views of Kot Kangra and the Surrounding Country 1847
Military - Sixteen Views of Places in the Persian Gulph Sixteen Views of Places in the Persian Gulph 1813
Military - Sketches in Portugal during the Civil War Sketches in Portugal during the Civil War 1835
Military - Sketches in the Crimea Sketches in the Crimea 1856
Military - Sketches and Incidents of the Siege of Lucknow Sketches and Incidents of the Siege of Lucknow 1857
Military - South Africa and the Transvaal War Vol. 1 South Africa and the Transvaal War Vol. 1 1900
Military - South Africa and the Transvaal War Vol. 2 South Africa and the Transvaal War Vol. 2 1900
Military - South Africa and the Transvaal War Vol. 3 South Africa and the Transvaal War Vol. 3 1900
Military - South Africa and the Transvaal War Vol. 4 South Africa and the Transvaal War Vol. 4 1900
Military - South Africa and the Transvaal War Vol. 5 South Africa and the Transvaal War Vol. 5 1900
Military - South Africa and the Transvaal War Vol. 6 South Africa and the Transvaal War Vol. 6 1900
Military - South Africa and the Transvaal War Vol. 7 South Africa and the Transvaal War Vol. 7 1900
Military - South Africa and the Transvaal War Vol. 8 South Africa and the Transvaal War Vol. 8 1900
Military - The Armies of India, Painted and Described The Armies of India, Painted and Described 1911
Military - The Battle of the Falkland Islands The Battle of the Falkland Islands 1919
Military - The British Empire The British Empire 1912
Military - The Campaign in India The Campaign in India 1859
Military - The Campaign in the Crimea [Series I] The Campaign in the Crimea [Series I] 1855
Military - The Campaign in the Crimea [Series II] The Campaign in the Crimea [Series II] 1856
Military - The Campaign of Koniggratz The Campaign of Koniggratz 1899
Military - The Canadian Front in France and Flanders The Canadian Front in France and Flanders 1920
Military - The Civil War in West Virginia The Civil War in West Virginia 1862
Military - The Costume of the Russian Army The Costume of the Russian Army 1807
Military - The Dardanelles : Colour Sketches from Gallipoli The Dardanelles : Colour Sketches from Gallipoli 1915
Military - The English and French Fleets in the Baltic The English and French Fleets in the Baltic 1855
Military - The Expedition into Affghanistan The Expedition into Affghanistan 1842
Military - The History of American Expansion The History of American Expansion 1899
Military - The History of the Indian Mutiny Vol. 1 The History of the Indian Mutiny Vol. 1 1858
Military - The History of the Indian Mutiny Vol. 2 The History of the Indian Mutiny Vol. 2 1859
Military - The Invasion of Egypt The Invasion of Egypt 1898
Military - The Mexican War and its Warriors The Mexican War and its Warriors 1850
Military - The Nations at War The Nations at War 1917
Military - The Naval Front The Naval Front 1920
Military - The Ramparts of Empire The Ramparts of Empire 1910
Military - The Royal Navy, Painted and Described The Royal Navy, Painted and Described 1907
Military - The Salonika Front The Salonika Front 1920
Military - The Sea-Gunner The Sea-Gunner 1691
Military - The Seat of War in the East Vol. 1 The Seat of War in the East Vol. 1 1855
Military - The Seat of War in the East Vol. 2 The Seat of War in the East Vol. 2 1856
Military - The Service of Security and Information The Service of Security and Information 1896
Military - The Sikhs and the Sikh Wars The Sikhs and the Sikh Wars 1897
Military - The Spanish Armada The Spanish Armada 1878
Military - The Story of the British Navy The Story of the British Navy 1913
Military - The United States Army and Navy 1776-1899 The United States Army and Navy 1776-1899 1899
Military - The War in Italy The War in Italy 1859
Military - The War in South Africa The War in South Africa 1900
Military - Tom Raw, the Griffin: a Burlesque Poem Tom Raw, the Griffin: a Burlesque Poem 1828
Military - Travels to the Seat of War in the East Travels to the Seat of War in the East 1830
Military - Turkey, Russia, the Black Sea, and Circassia Turkey, Russia, the Black Sea, and Circassia 1854
Military - Victories of the Duke of Wellington Victories of the Duke of Wellington 1819
Military - Views in Affghaunistaun Views in Affghaunistaun 1840
Military - War Posters Issued by Belligerent and Neutral Nations War Posters Issued by Belligerent and Neutral Nations 1920
Military - War Sketches in Colour War Sketches in Colour 1903
Military - Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors 1913

Images

Image Name
Panorama XVIII
Miss Wheeler Defending Herself Against the Sepoys at Cawnpore
Seaman's Dress, circa A.D. 1850 to 1900
Basilica of St. Demetrios All that the Fire left
British Officers of Indian Cavalry
The French Battleship "Suffren"
A Christmas Dinner on the Heights Before Sebastopol.
Jellalabad
Plate IX
The Judicial Commissioner's Cutcherry
2nd Queen's Own Sappers and Miners
Search for the Wounded
Wings of the Fleet : Cruiser and Seaplanes on Patrol
Battle of Vimiera in 1808.
Battleships Steaming at Night with all Navigation. Lights out
View up the Tejo
Front Cover
2nd King Edward's Own Gurkha Rifles
Beles Range from Sal Grec de Popovo
Hot Baths, in the Mountains of Monchique, Algarve
Huts and Warm Clothing for the Army
German Wireless Station at Tuckerton, N.J.
General Baden Powell
View of the Palace of Agra, from the River
Huts and Warm Clothing for the Army.
Church of St. Peter and St. Paul
Front Cover
Key to "Sebastopol from Old Chersonese, and Ancient Church of St. Vladimir"
Submarine Eii at Kephalo
Roland Garos, the Foremost of French Aviators
An Ox-Convoy
Panorama V
View of Delhi, from the Palace Gate
King Albert of Belgium
The Contents of a captured Boer Waggon
Front Cover
President Raymond Poincare of France
Dr. Graham Shot in His Buggy by the Sealkote Mutineers
A Casualty on the Montello
A Swarm of Locusts
Panorama XII
3rd Sappers and Miners
Title Page
Key to "Head of the Harbour, Sebastopol."
Attack of the Sealkote Mutineers by General Nicholson's Irregular Cavalry
King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy
Yoshihito, Mikado of Japan
A Glimpse of the Cathedral from the Ramparts
Fortified Battlements at Ghent
General Havelock's Attack on Nana Sahib at Futtypore
32nd Lancers, 33rd Queen's Own Light Cavalry, and Queen's Own Corps of Guides
We're All A Nodding
Blowing Up of the Cashmere Gate at Delhi
12th Cavalry
Arrival of Continent Force of Sikh Irregular Cavalry
Plate VII
Second Dragons Unit II
Salt Lake and Chocolate Hill
French Flagship Suffren
Fugitive Officers, with their Families Concealing Themselves in the Jungle
The Piazza outside Base H.Q.
Bastion du Mat from the Bastion Centrale
Key to "Cavalry Camp." 9th July 1855.
Title Page
Coast near Balaklava
General Leman
Position of Donna Maria's Army Before Santarem 1834
Seaman's Dress, circa A.D. 1787 to 1812
Medal Presented by Congress to Captain James Biddle
The Japanese in Action
Punjab Regiments
Foot Guard
Quarantine Cemetery and Church, with French Battery No. 50
A West View of the Moulin a Pondre, where the British Army halted, 30th Novr 1810
The Malakoff, or Round Tower; from the Twenty-one Gun Battery (Frontispiece)
The attack of the enemys Cavalry at Schinaass. Jany 2d 1810
Slowing Mutinous Sepoys from the Guns
Panorama VIII
Across the Struma towards Demirhissar, from Gumusdere
House Interior at Gorgop
Ruined Turkish Stronghold at Vergetor
Frontier Force [II]
Governor-General's Bodyguard
Key to "The Field of Inkerman."
French Reservists Leave for Their Fatherland
H.R.H. Prince of Wales first Command, Torpedo Boat 79. 1889
Near a Corps H.Q.
The River Meuse
Key to "Second Charge of the Guards When They Retook the Two Gun Battery at the Battle of Inkerman"
H.M.S. Theseus
Battle of Vittoria in 1813.
A Cape Cart from Cronje's Laager
Schinaass from the right of the encampment, on the morning of the 3rd Jany 1810
Hospital Ships at Kephalo
Table of Distances Between Different Places in British India (British Miles)
Title Page

Maps

Map Name
From Everglade to Canon with the Second Dragoons - Battlefields, Marches and Principal Stations of the Second Regiment of Cavalry (1875)
From Everglade to Canon with the Second Dragoons - Map of Raids and Battles by the Second Regiment of Cavalry (1875)

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