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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
Lisboa or Lisbon, the Capital of Portugal
The Aerodome at Vicenza
The Main Street, Arquata
The Porte des Dunes
Waterloo in 1815.
Arrival of Continent Force of Sikh Irregular Cavalry
General Baden Powell
Repulse of a Sortie from Delhi
Capture And Death of the Shahzadahs
34th Prince Albert Victor's Own Poona Horse
Title Page
The Ox-waggon
Plate IX
Cape Aiya, looking North, towards Balaklava
Straits of Yenikale, with the Bay and Town of Kertch, from the Old Fortress of Yenikale
The Consultation
Great Britain's Modern Warriors of the Air
The Quai Gambetta and Harbour, Looking Seawards
Seaman's Dress, circa A.D. 1833 to 1843
The Nobut Khana Gateway
Off the Left Flank at Helles
Sketch of the Disposition of the Allies under the Command of Lieut. Gen. Hill
27th Light Cavalry and 26th King George's Own Light Cavalry
Plate VII
Conflict with the Ghazees before Bareilly, May 6th, 1858
Key to the "Funeral Cortege of Lord Raglan Leaving Head Quarters"
Rue du Palais de la Justice : Haute Ville
Fingoes Working in the Surf, at Algoa Bay
A Hot Night in the Batteries.
Turkish Farm, Gorgop
Looking Towards the Village of Anafarta
Penafiel de Lousa from the East Entre Douro e Minho
Death of Colonel Finnis at Meerut
Sebastopol from the Twenty-six Gun Battery, on the Extreme Right of the French Attack
British Aerodrome and Aircraft Park, Mikra Bay
Troops Encamped at the Entrance to the Keree Pass, North of Meerut, about 80 Miles Distant from Delhi
Scene at the Battle Field
On the Verge of the Fire's Devastation
Map-reading by Moonlight
The former "Hyderabad Contingent" Infantry
A Boer and his Pony
Death Dealing German Zeppelin Riding on the Water
Spine
The Graves in the Fort on Cathcart's Hill of the Officers of the Fourth Division who fell at Inkermann
The Valley of Baidar. From near Petroski's Villa, Looking East.
On the Battlefield at Waterloo - The Hotel Du Musee on This Historic Battlefield
Key to "Highland Brigade Camp, Looking South."
Rupel Pass
The "Chesapeake" Leaving the Harbor
Frontispiece
9th Gurkha Rifles
The Lighthouse at Cape Chersonese, looking South
Third degree of Torture of the Inquisition
Blake's Action at Sta. Cruz. 1657
The Gale off the Port of Balaklava
Aljezur from the South Algarve
Repulse of a Sortie
Massacre of English Officers and Their Wives at Jhansi
Baidar Valley
18th King George's Own Lancers
Wire Cutters to the Front
Medal Presented by Congress to Lieutenant Edward R. Mccall
Bastion du Mat from the Bastion Centrale
Mysore Transport Corps and Mysore Lancers
View of Delhi, from the Palace Gate
The Pathetic Side of War
General Sir Henry Havelock, K.C.B.
Mametz
Embarkation of the Sick at Balaklava, looking South
Balaklava Shewing the State of the Quays & the Shipping, in May 1855.
Key to "The Town Batteries or Interior Fortifications of Sebastopol."
Back Cover
Back Cover
Burnt-out Shops after the Fire
Balloon-ship Hector With Kite Balloon Up, "Spotting," off the Left Flank
The Seik Yard Breach
Front Cover
Panorama I
124th Duchess of Connaught's Own Baluchistan Infantry
The "Penguin" Strikes to the "Hornet"
Embarkation of the Sick at Balaklava.
British-Serbian Hospital and Serbian Camp, Mikra (Oct. 2, 1916)
The Malakoff, or Round Tower; from the Twenty-one Gun Battery (Frontispiece)
Canadians entering Cambrai - The Grande Place
Dr. Graham Shot in His Buggy by the Sealkote Mutineers
Key to "Redan and Advanced Trenches of British Right Attack"
The Camp of the Second Division, looking East. January,1855
Seaplane Base
Sketch of the Action near the Hill of Barrosa on 5th March 1811
The Judicial Commissioner's Cutcherry
Night Sortie and Attack or Baggage Waggons
The Action off Port Arthur between the Japanese and Russians. August 10th, 1904
Gilt temple in the town of Mulkera
Abandoned
Ruin and Desolation. Salonika after the Fire
In the Face of a Storm

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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