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12 books of David Kahn

Master the moves of the international self-­defense and physical fitness sensation Increasingly popular around the world, is the renowned hand-­to-­hand Martial Arts defense fighting designed by the Israeli military forces. Swift, powerful, and simple, it is an effective method for fending off any kind of attacker—and it is also an amazing workout. Regardless of size, strength, and fitness level, anyone can master the essentials of and reap the rewards of increased safety, confidence, and conditioning. With moves you can learn in as little as five minutes, or train and practice for long-­term success, covers all the below: *What is Krav Maga all about *Instruction on how to protect your body's vulnerable target and learn weapons defense combat *Use an opponent's momentum to fuel your counterattack *Escape all kinds of grips and holds *Combine training punches, kicks, and other moves into a powerful conditioning workout---­to lose weight, increase core strength, and improve muscle tone . . .

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Winner — 2013 USA Best Books AwardWinner — 2013 IP's Book AwardFinalist — 2013 Book of the Year Award by ForeWord Magazine Regardless of strength, size, age, or gender, you can learn krav maga techniques to fend off an armed attacker.­Israeli Krav Maga is the Israel Defense Force’s official self-­defense system. The system is simple, instinctive, adaptable, and if necessary, brutally effective to thwart a life threatening assault. Krav maga is particularly world renowned for its weapon defenses.­This book presents the most up-­to-­date and effective techniques to prevail against armed threats and attacks. These techniques are incorporated into the green, blue, brown, and black belt levels of the Israeli krav maga curriculum.­Many of these updated defenses have never been seen before. Grandmaster Haim Gidon has improved and evolved this material with the late krav maga founder Imi Lichtenfeld’s formal approval.­Contents include these important topics:­•Weapon awareness training; . . .

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The magnificent, unrivaled history of codes and ciphers -- how they're made, how they're broken, and the many and fascinating roles they've played since the dawn of civilization in war, business, diplomacy, and espionage -- updated with a new chapter on computer cryptography and the Ultra secret.
Man has created codes to keep secrets and has broken codes to learn those secrets since the time of the Pharaohs. For 4,­000 years, fierce battles have been waged between codemakers and codebreakers, and the story of these battles is civilization's secret history, the hidden account of how wars were won and lost, diplomatic intrigues foiled, business secrets stolen, governments ruined, computers hacked. From the XYZ Affair to the Dreyfus Affair, from the Gallic War to the Persian Gulf, from Druidic runes and the kaballah to outer space, from the Zimmermann telegram to Enigma to the Manhattan Project, codebreaking has shaped the course of human events to an extent beyond any easy . . .

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GET IN THE BEST SHAPE OF YOUR LIFE AND MASTER REAL FIGHTING TECHNIQUES WITH ADVANCED KRAV MAGA
Based on the principles of enhancing natural instincts and using appropriate force for self-­protection and weapons defense, anyone can master the moves of krav maga – the international self-­defense Martial Arts and physical fitness sensation designed by the Israel Defense Forces. This follow up to Krav Maga: An Essential Guide to the Renowned Method - for Fitness and Self-­Defense , explores essential combative tactics including standing, clinch, and extensive groundwork from yellow, orange and green belt levels, to help you update and improve your skills. In this guide to advance techniques and training, David Kahn will teach you:
*How krav maga saved Ernest Kovary, Imi Lichtenfeld’s oldest living student, the day WWII began
*The mindset of effective self-­defense
*Upper and lower body combatives and defenses
*Powerful retzev workouts
*New techniques for mastering escapes against . . .

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The magnificent, unrivaled history of codes and ciphers -- how they're made, how they're broken, and the many and fascinating roles they've played since the dawn of civilization in war, business, diplomacy, and espionage -- updated with a new chapter on computer cryptography and the Ultra secret.­Man has created codes to keep secrets and has broken codes to learn those secrets since the time of the Pharaohs. For 4,­000 years, fierce battles have been waged between codemakers and codebreakers, and the story of these battles is civilization's secret history, the hidden account of how wars were won and lost, diplomatic intrigues foiled, business secrets stolen, governments ruined, computers hacked. From the XYZ Affair to the Dreyfus Affair, from the Gallic War to the Persian Gulf, from Druidic runes and the kaballah to outer space, from the Zimmermann telegram to Enigma to the Manhattan Project, codebreaking has shaped the course of human events to an extent beyond any easy reckoning. . . .

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For almost four desperate years, from 1939 to mid-­1943, the British and American navies fought a savage, losing battle against German submarine wolfpacks. The Allies might never have turned the tide without an intelligence coup. The race to break the German U-­boat codes is one of the greatest untold stories of World War II. Kahn expertly brings this tale to life in this newly-­updated edition of his classic book.

Soon after war broke out, Hitler’s U-­boats began to sever Allied lifelines. In the gray wasteland of the North Atlantic, submarines prowled; at night, the sky lit up with the flames of exploding tankers. To meet the growing crisis, ingenious amateurs joined the nucleus of dedicated professionals at Bletchley Park. As the Battle of the Atlantic raged, they raced to unlock the continually changing German naval codes. Their mission: to read the U-­boat messages of Hitler’s cipher device, the Enigma.

Critical to their success was a series of raids at sea. U-­110, captured . . .

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