Defence – Independent Indian Publishing House


  • This gripping book is the official US account of the successful First Gulf War.
  • This book narrates the saga of the nail-biting 100-hour battle for Golan Heights between Israel and Syria.
  • " The 1979 China-Vietnam War had important consequences for Southeast Asia but has received little attention in the West. Using a variety of official sources from the governments of the United States, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, and the UN, as well as a host of books and scholarly journals, Hood has put together an account that seeks, as he writes in the introduction, '(to) be easily understood by the informed nonspecialist, and yet enlighten the Asian scholar or specialist in conflict studies seeking greater understanding of this ongoing power struggle." The book does exactly that, in a most effective manner...An excellent selection for academic and larger public libraries." -    Library Journal
  • In this book, FM Montgomery narrates his extraordinary and eventful journey as a military general during the World War II.
  • The war in Afghanistan has become one of the most complex, challenging operations in the history of the US military. Using first-hand account of the men and women who fought in Operation Enduring Freedom, this book presents an intensely personal history of the war in Afghanistan, revealing the determination, heroism, sacrifice, and strength of spirit that came to form the fabric of the conflict. From the grand strategic view of high level commanders, to the perspective through the soldier's gunsight, the truck driver's window, and the airman's cockpit, this is a fascinating and moving look at America's longest war.
  • A vivid yet insightful view of what the Global War on Terror really means in Afghanistan's unforgiving mountains and churning cities. Sean Maloney's combination of on-the-ground experience in Afghanistan and his background as an experienced military historian and analyst brings real insight to the fascinating and strategically vital situation. It has been a new world since 9/11, and Sean Maloney has expertly chronicled a part of it. This is the story written from the frontline, not the academic desk, by a Canadian with much experience of the emerging nature of conflict worldwide.
  • This is the true account of the most significant battle of WW II in the eastern front: the battle for Hong Kong.
  • This is the true account of the most significant battle of WW II in the eastern front: the battle for Hong Kong.
  • This book narrates the story of the fall of Singapore to the hands of the Allied forces. The language and style of the book make it an evergreen classic.
  • The moral strength of the fighting soldier and the spirit to stand up in the face of the enemy despite the threat to one’s life – is what makes on a soldier. This book discusses the tenets of such willpower and how to fight fear.
  • "This book covers a wide spectrum of issues in the vast domain of Ground-Based Air Defence. The selection of topics reflects their contemporary relevance. Some of these include 'The Unmanned Story', the amazing growth journey of Ballistic Missile Defence, Stealth and Counter stealth, Alternate Kill Options beyond Hard Kill, key trends in Integrated Air Defence, Battle Management and Control Systems, Power of Simulation, Future of Gun Ammunition and more. The book also contains a Status Commentary on the abiding duel between Air Attack and Air Defence, in the eternal Cause-Effect Cycle. The book will be of immense value to every professional soldier in general and every Air Defence Warrior in particular. "
  • This controversial book, written by Brigadier J P Dalvi, laid bare the caustic truth behind Indian crushing defeat in the hands of China in 1962.
  • This book scrupulously chronicles the German defeat at the hands of the Russians.
  • "This work is a chronicle of all aircrew killed either in accidents or during operations in the aircraft of the Indian Air Force including those from the Indian Army, the Indian Navy as well as the foreigners. These pages also include names of those Indian air warriors, who perished either while on deputation with other agencies like Indian Navy, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Aviation Research Centre, Helicopter Corporation of India, etc. and while serving with the Royal Air Force or when undergoing flying courses abroad. This book has recorded all casualties that occurred right from the inception of the Indian Air Force, 8 October 1932, till 31 December 2012 - a span covering the period of the first 80 Years of the Indian Air Force. This work is the author's humble tribute and homage to these air warriors. "
  • Popularly known as the 'Desert Fox', Erwin Rommel earned the respect of both the sides because of his stature as a master strategist during World War II.
  • Popularly known as the 'Desert Fox', Erwin Rommel earned the respect of both the sides because of his stature as a master strategist during World War II.
  • The noted military historian Maj. General D.K. Palit analyses one of the most innovative battles in modern times: battle for Italy in WWII.
  • Col Sheppard has produced an immensely readable and workman-study in which he does justice to the courage and endurance of the troops of many nations who fought their way to final victory in Italy and the skills of the German Armies they defeated, as it brings into focus the interplay of operational, strategic, political, national, and personality considerations all of which had their bearing on the conduct of this campaign.
  • This is a captivating account of the war in Korea.. It was a war in which full scale Chinese army clashed for the first time with a western one. Communist Psychological warfare techniques were used but above all, it was a war bedevilled and complicated by power struggles between generals and statesmen.
  • This book provides an indepth account of the war that divided the Korean Peninsula and left an ever-lasting scar.
  • Maneuver warfare can be thought of as military judo. Its about fighting smart, out thinking your opponent. It offers the fighting soldier the best hope of winning battles, campaigns and wars they may face in the future.
  • This book is one of the best books written on the 1965 war.It offers a comprehensive understanding of the roots of Indo-Pak conflict. Fcousing on the 1965 war, this book begins with discussing the game plan of the major world powers that affected the Indo-Pak War. It offiers a very useful and informative account of the lineage, growth, weaponry, ethos, and operational doctrines of the Armies and Air Forces of India and Pakistan. The easy style and quick pace of the book make it stand out among other books on the war.
  • This biography movingly protrays the planning and implementation behind the greatest invasion the world has ever known - Operation Overlord.He describes the whole plan behind D Day and the battle of Normandy.