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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 XXII
British Cruiser "Berwick" Off New York
The Rush for Kimberley
Skirmishing Party of Cape Mounted Rifles
Key to "Camp of the 4th Division."
St. Pierre from the Harbour
Interior of Lord Raglan's Head-Quarters. A Council of War
The Hill Fortress of Gwalior
A Night Impression of the Navy House, Baghdad : February 1919
Frontispiece
General Gallieni
The Church, Spresiano
The Main Street, Arquata
A Foraging Squad
Plan of the Battle of the Arapiles near Salamanca
Strongly Fortified Ancient Belgian Citadel
Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria
Second Dragons Unit III
Plate III
German Battleships in the North Sea
Title Page
Carnatic Infantry
Waggon Road in the Ecca Valley
Key to "Bastion du Mat, from the Central Bastion"
An Early Drink
The First British Seagoing Ironclad, H.M.S. Warrior, 1863
St. George and the Dragon : Zeppelin L15 in the Thames
Scene on the River Oeiras, at Mertolla, anciently called Mirtiles Julia
A Mounted Infantry Patrol - Dinner
The Dacca Smokers
The Judicial Commissioner's Cutcherry
Abandoned
Near San Payo, on the road to Redondela, looking towards Vigo
Sentinels of a Yorkshire Regiment
Cape Aiya, looking North, towards Balaklava
Key to the "Funeral Cortege of Lord Raglan Leaving Head Quarters"
The Interior of the Redan. Taken from Its Left Face, Looking Towards the Salient Angle, Looking South.
Bridge of Boats at Porto, on the River Douro
King, Queen, Queen Alexandria, Prince of Wales, Princess Mary, and Prince of Connaught
Ship's Boats Going Off To A Hospital Ship With Wounded
The Place De La Republique
Convent near Cintra on the Highest pinnacle of the Rock of Lisboa Estramadura
First Russian Prisoners (Under English Guard)
Key to "Cavalry Camp." 9th July 1855.
H.M.S. Talbot in Suvla Bay Shelling Enemy Ridges at Dusk
Convent on the highest part of the Rock of Lisboa Estramadura
The Admiralty, Sebastopol.
Interior of Fort Nicholas.
Guard Mounting, Bloemfontein
Scottish Women's Hospital, Mikra (1916)
The "Elsass" of the German Navy
Key to "Redan and Advanced Trenches of British Right Attack"
Key to "Ditch of the Malakoff, Battery Gervais and Rear of the Redan"
Marshalling Troops on the Quay
Plate VI
Ponte de Lima, anciently called Forum Limicorum Entre Douro-e-Minho
The Val d'Assa from the Edge of the Asiago Plateau
Muskat Habour from the Fisher-men's Rock
A Scene in Camp
Funeral Cortege of Lord Raglan leaving Head-Quarters
Front Line : Floods and Cite du Nord in distance
Fountain opposite the Inn at Ponte de Lima, Entre Douro-e-Minho
Heavy Weather
35th Sikhs
Albofeira and Sea Coast, from the East Algrave
Cintra, from the Road leading to Mafra; Estramadura
After the Fire
Salt Lake and Chocolate Hill
A Prisoner
Key to Sebastopol from the 26 Gun Battery on the Extreme Right of French Attack.
The Walls of Vicenza
Dressing Station - "A" Beach
Front Cover - Over the Roofs at Boulogne
Vimy Ridge
Back Cover
Submarine U1 - German Navy
War Lord of Germany
Key to "Head of the Harbour, Sebastopol."
General French halting at Sanna's Post, March 19, 1900
Rus ul Khyma, from the S W and the situation of the troops at 1/2 past 2 P.M. Novr 13th 1809
Key to "The Field of Inkerman."
Title Page
Cintra from the Liboa-road Estramadura
An Epic of the Sea
Medal Presented by Congress to Captain Johnston Blakeley
Spine
The Bed of the River at Paardeberg
The Fortress of Nahan in the Dominion of Oude
Lalla Baba
Second Dragons Unit I
Cosack
The "Chesapeake" Leaving the Harbor
N.E. view of Fort Louis in the Island of Martinique
Amarante and Bridge, from the Convent of San Domingo: Entre Douro-e-Minho
Key to "Sebastopol from the East or Extreme Right of English Attack."
An 18-inch Whitehead Torpedo

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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