Disciplines & Professions: Military Sciences
Information Resources for Military Science
Provides information about the status of United States military bases, access to Department of Defense sites, military history sources, lists of academies and ROTC programs, and links to issues of interest in the popular culture, such as women and gays in the military.
Open Directory's Military Science Directory
Choose from the following categories: air force, army, ballistic missile defense, naval, technology transfer, and weapons, or search the database with keywords.
Dupuy, R. Ernest, and Trevor N. Dupuy. The Harper Encyclopedia of Military History. 4th ed. New York: HarperCollins, 1993.
Entries on military history from 3500 BC to the 20th century. Organized by geographic location and chronological order. Provides a bibliography and a general index.
Jessup, John E., and Louise B. Ketz, eds. Encyclopedia of the American Military. 3 vols. New York: Scribners, 1994.
A compilation of essays on the American military. The essays are organized into 6 larger subjects such as Military Practices and The Roles of the Armed Forces. The first volume includes a general timeline of important events. The final volume includes an index.
Margiotta, Franklin D., ed. Brassey's Encyclopedia of Military History and Biography. London: Brassey, 1994.
Articles on military conflicts and key military figures. More than 175 entries, all of which include bibliographies. Provides a subject index.
Perrett, Bryan. The Battle Book. London: Arms and Armour, 1992.
This book provides an alphabetical list of key battles in history. Each entry includes basic information on the battle including the date, location, war, opposing sides, statistics and result. More important battles also include written commentary.
Powell, John, ed. Magill's Guide to Military History. 5 vols. Pasadena, CA: Salem, 2001.
Alphabetically organized articles on people, wars, battles, and other military-related topics. Volume 5 includes 4 different indices. Each entry provides a list of additional resources.
Sherrow, Victoria. Women and the Military. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 1996.
This book focuses specifically on women's role in military history. It provides a general historical survey, followed by alphabetical entries on various women and topics. Many entries include references, and a general bibliography and index are provided.