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The Military Science of Star Wars

The Military Science of Star Wars

George Beahm

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Gathered here for the first time is an in-depth analysis of the tactics and equipment of used by the heroes and villains of the Star Wars universe. Spanning all of the films, this book goes into detail about the various guerrilla actions of the Rebel Alliance and the awe inspiring might of the Grand Army of the Republic and Darth Vader's Empire.

George illustrates how a rag tag bunch of rebels could cobble together enough of a punch to topple an empire, and how that empire managed to subdue a galaxy with application of overwhelming force and technology.

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The officially published books covering the Star Wars universe arenecessarily general in nature. Written by pop culture writers, these booksunderstandably lack the technical expertise that specialists in theirrespective fields can bring to bear...

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George Beahm

GEORGE BEAHM has published more than thirty books, which have been translated into more than two dozen languages worldwide and have appeared on numerous bestseller lists including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, and Publishers Weekly. A former Army major in the field artillery who served on active duty, in the National Guard, and in the Army Reserve, Beahm and his wife live in southeast Virginia.

George is the author of The Military Science of Star Wars and The Stephen King Companion.

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