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A History of Warfare by John Keegan (1993) is a very good staring point. Beginning with his book branch from there using the extensive bibliography. Then track down autobiographies written by military personnel. For an overview of military structure visit http://www.defense.gov/, and click on "Organization" under the "About DOD" menu. For an overview of ...


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A book I would recommend is I Am A SEAL Team Six Warrior by Howard Wasdin (Amazon link). Wasdin was, as the title states, a member of SEAL Team Six and served in the Middle East. Assuming you are researching the modern military, this would be a good primary source. It may not be the best if you are researching other aspects of the military such as command or ...


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I suggest you do not try to read too much because you may overwhelm yourself where you never begin to write. Instead read a couple of the best. One Book Will Help I suggest you read a great book like Tom Clancy's Every Man a Tiger (non-fiction) amazon link Reading that book will allow you to simmer inside the military lingo and honestly you could probably ...


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There are downloadable bundles of books full of this type of information. Many of them are public domain books. Military type manuals are also sometimes bundled with self-survival, bush life type of bundles, all of that info makes great source materials. Also, don’t forget to read from the masters of the genre like David Weber, John Ringo, or Jack Campbell. ...


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i might not answer your question, but i think i understand you. I had a similar problem. How to do it? How to write it? I done these things to support my research: 1) My good friend is police officer and love good foot and drink. I told him what i want to do and asked him tell me what things i need to have in my pocket when i am going to search a body as an ...


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About twenty years ago I was looking for a poison for a play. In the university library was a book listing dangerous chemicals and their properties. I searched through the list until I found a common (found in just about any university laboratory and any plastics factory) chemical that disolves invisibly in hot water (mixed with instant coffee) and attacks ...


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While I agree with @what sometimes I'm not sure it is so clear cut. There are deeper, darker areas of research than the good old fashioned murder, I'm reasonably sure I wouldn't have any issue googling around for that sort of thing. However I have had occasion when I've thought 'I really don't want this showing up on my browser / google history!' At that ...


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How do you commit the perfect crime? By finding the solution in a book or on the net? Maybe. More likely you are a creative genius and think up what no police officer has thought of before. Writing the perfect crime novel is the same: you need some basic information about the evidence your criminal wants to avoid, but beyond that you certainly don't want to ...



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