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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
The Sands at Equihen, looking towards Hardelot
View of Bombay showing the Fort
Gunboats practising at Spithead
Burial Ground at Scutari
General Baden Powell
Troops of the Native Allies
Pontoon Traffic on the Piave
The Fortress of Nahan in the Dominion of Oude
H.M. First Class Cruiser Blenheim
Map of India
Medal Presented by Congress to Captain Johnston Blakeley
The former "Hyderabad Contingent" Cavalry
The "Macedonian" Crossing the Bows of the "United States"
The Plage
Evening at Welgelegen
Valenca do Minho: Entre Douro-e-Minho
Back Cover
Rus ul Khyma, from the S W and the situation of the troops at 1/2 past 2 P.M. Novr 13th 1809
The "Penguin" Strikes to the "Hornet"
H.M. Battleships King Edward VII, and Queen
Enemy Dug-outs on the North Bank of the Piave
Tomb of Elmad-Ood Doulah Agra
Flying Bridge on the Tejo, at Villa-Velha
Troops Hastening to Umballa
Wounded Officers at Simla
The Indians and Negroes Massacreing the Whites in Florida, in January 1836
Fusiliers Bringing the Captured Guns into Camp
Panorama VII
Back Cover
Memorial Medal in Honor of Captain William Burrows
H.M.S. Battleship Queen. 1839
Port Louis, from the Champ de Mars
Doiran Town and Lake
35th Sikhs
Before the Charge, Resaca, 1846
Cosack
Hotel de Ville, Arras
Second Dragons Unit IV
Mine of the Bastion du Mat.
Sentinels of a Yorkshire Regiment
The "Macedonian" Raked by the "United States"
Title Page
A Cruiser Action off the Scillies. Manoeuvres. 1901
Bikaner Ganga Risala
The Redan, and advanced Trenches of the British Right Attack
The Camp of the 1st Division Looking North Towards the Camp of the 2nd Division, the Heights of Inkermann in the Distance.
Coaling a Battleship
Tomb of Humaioon, Delhi
City of Coimbra, anciently called Conimbra, from near the Bridge Beira
Title Page
Destroyer Manoeuvring
Aljezur from the South Algarve
On the Beach : Bathing Machines, and the Calvary by the Fishermen's Chapel
Lord Palmerston
The Attack on the Malakoff
Title Page
Colonel Rimington and some of his Guides
Vimy Ridge
Cape Aiya, looking North, towards Balaklava
A Royal Escort. Arrival of the King of Portugal
Kooer Sing
The Valley of the Shadow of Death. Caves in the Woronzoff Road Behind the 21 Gun Battery.
Battle of Talavera, 28th & 29th July, 1809
H.M.S. Sarnia Landing Troops in Suvla Bay
The Monastery of St. George and Cape Fiolente. Looking West.
Camp of the 4th Division. July 15th 1855.
The Cavalry Affair of the Heights of Bulganak - The First Gun. 19th Sepr. 1854.
Medal Presented by Congress to Captain Stephen Decatur
Sailor
Silves, the ancient Capital of Algarve, from the East
Sanna's Post
11th King Edward's Own Lancers
Mount Olympos from Mikra
King, Queen, Queen Alexandria, Prince of Wales, Princess Mary, and Prince of Connaught
Distant View of Lord Raglan's Head-Quarters before Sebastopol
A Hot Night in the Batteries.
Padua from the Vicenza Road
15th Lancers
Torres-Vedras from the North: Estremadura
The Residency, from the Water Gate
H.M. Transports Ekma and Elephanta at Suez
President Raymond Poincare of France
Attack of the Castle of Burgos, 1812
Town and Harbour of Setubal
Title Page
Mutineers Surprised by Her Majesty's 9th Lancers
Transport Formed Up
The troops landing at Rus ul Khyma at sun-rise, 13th Novr 1809
Key to "The Gale off the Port of Balaklava 14th Novr. 1854."
Off to Pension
45th Rattray's Sikhs
The Surrender of the "Guerriere"
The Quay and Harbour, Looking South
The Seik Yard Breach
Front Cover
A Night Escort : Destroyers conveying a Troopship to France

Maps

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

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