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American Military History: A Selected Bibliography - Doctrine, Strategy, Tactics, Profiles of Command, Law of War, Lessons Learned, Rules of Engagement, Transformation and Reform, Study of History
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,630. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
History is one of the curriculum themes at The U.S. Army War College. The purpose of this bibliography is to introduce some of the resources as a starting point from which students can begin research according to their specific needs.
A Comprehensive Approach to Improving U.S. Security Force Assistance (SFA) Efforts - DoD Programs to Train, Advise, and Assist Foreign Partners' Security Establishments
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Letort Paper analyzes the topic of Security Force Assistance (SFA) and provides some specific recommendations designed to improve U.S. performance. SFA may be a new term, but the activities themselves are familiar ones related to how the Department of Defense (DoD) works to train, advise, and assist foreign partners' security establishments to accomplish common objectives.
United States and Unconventional Warfare - Al Qaeda's Exploitation of American Weakness, Iran and Proxy Terrorism, Hizbollah, China's Holistic Asymmetric Warfare Plan, Future Adversaries
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,680. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Given the success of terrorist organizations against the United States since 1983 it is prudent to ask if nations will pursue unconventional engagements with the United States.
Globalization and Asymmetrical Warfare - Information and Technology, Media Effects, Merging of Defense and Commercial Technologies, Nuclear and Cyber Attack Threats to America, Force Structure
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,230. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This research paper analyzes the globalization trend and the effect it is having on the ability to conduct asymmetrical attacks against the United States and our Allies worldwide. This research is intended to provide insight into the way that globalization is allowing our potential adversaries to act on a global scale.
Changing Minds in the Army: Why It Is So Difficult and What To Do About It - Napoleon Bonaparte, Rommel, Robert E. Lee, Admiral Kimmel, Amazon.com and Frames of Reference
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,560. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The hullabaloo over a plan to issue berets to every soldier was not about fashion. It was about changing minds and how, in the U.S. Army, changing minds is an incredibly difficult feat. It was about the arduous process of changing an Army that had for half a century prepared itself to fight World War Ill — and did it very well. Yet that very success posed an obstacle for change in the future.
Ghosts of Gettysburg III: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places on the Battlefield
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Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Second Chance Publications. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
Gettysburg has earned the reputation as the most haunted place in America! The third book in Mark Nesbitt's popular "Ghosts of Gettysburg" book series includes more ghostly encounters on the battlefield, Gettysburg College campus, and in and around the town. Some venues are new, others continue to provide unsuspecting visitors with unexpected, sometimes bizarre, glimpses into another world.
Fighting Back: New Media and Military Operations - Websites, Cable News, Bloggers, Mobile Technologies, U.S. Military, Israeli-Hezbollah War, The Case of Jenin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,800. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Insurgent use of information as an asymmetric strategic means has been extremely effective in the current theaters of Iraq and Afghanistan leading Richard Holbrooke to famously muse: "How can a man in a cave out-communicate the world's leading communications society?"
The U.S. Army Campaigns of the War of 1812: The Chesapeake Campaign 1813-1814 - George Cockburn, British Burning of Havre de Grace, Craney Island, Battle of Bladensburg, British Raids
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,280. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Situated between the states of Maryland and Virginia, the Chesapeake Bay was America's largest estuary. The bay and the watershed it served were home to vibrant agricultural and fishing activities; important ports (Baltimore, Maryland, and Norfolk, Virginia); a major naval construction yard at Portsmouth, Virginia; and last but not least, the nation's capital, Washington, D.C.
The Role of Rhetorical Theory in Military Intelligence Analysis: A Soldier's Guide To Rhetorical Theory - Panopticon, Discourse Hierarchy, Clausewitz, Foucault, Discontinuity Fever, Process
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,640. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of The Role of Rhetorical Theory in Military Intelligence Analysis is to share Major Mills' rhetorical understanding with young officers attending initial intelligence training. Throughout he infuses key elements from the rhetorical discourse community into the discourse community that deals with training in military intelligence.
Rangers Lead the Way: The Vision of General Creighton W. Abrams - The Post-Vietnam Army, The Ranger Battalion since World War II, the Wickham and Sullivan Charters, Lesson Learned
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper will examine the use of the Ranger Battalions to lead the Army through change. The thesis of the paper purports that one of the reasons for the formation of the modern day Ranger Battalions was to provide a change agent for the rest of the Army.
The Regular Army Before the Civil War 1845 - 1860 - Ulysses Grant, Mexican War, Native Americans, Army and the Settlers, Mormons, Use of Camels, Civil Works, West Point
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The civil war remains our most contentious, and our bloodiest, with over six hundred thousand killed in the course of the four-year struggle.
Cultivating National Will: An Introduction to National Will - The Decisive Role of U.S. Military Power, Somalia, Mogadishu, Vietnam War, Gulf War, Media Coverage, Polling and Public Opinion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,600. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper addresses the need to understand the nature of national will by first defining what is meant by national will. It then discusses how the nation articulates its collective will, emphasizing the nature of public opinion as an articulation of this collective will.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 4 - Ground Systems - Tanks, including Russian, Chinese, U.S., Main Battle Tanks
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,450. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This illustrated Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world. This is the newest edition revised in 2011.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 3 - Ground Systems - Reconnaissance, including Russian, Chinese, U.S., Sensors, Radar, UAV, Night Vision
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This illustrated Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world.
War of American Independence (the Revolutionary War): March to Victory - Washington, Rochambeau, and the Yorktown Campaign of 1781, Developing an Allied Strategy, Allied Armies, Continental Main Army
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,170. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This book provides an in-depth account of the most decisive operation of the American Revolution, examining how the Americans and French moved land and naval forces from Rhode Island to Virginia.
Guide to Air Force Heraldry - Heraldry Through the Ages, Symbols in Emblems, USAF Symbols, Organizational Emblems, Designing An Air Force Emblem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,210. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Heraldry as we know it today had its beginning in the early 12th century during the period between the First and Second Crusades.
Three Block War: Vigilant Resolve
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Block War: Vigilant Resolve recounts the action of Marines in the first Fallujah battle of April 2004 against Iraqi mujahideen.
Transforming the American Soldier: Educating the Warrior - Diplomat, Dealing with Insurgency, Cultural and Social Landscape, Formulation of Military Education
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Understanding the "social landscape" will only be able to be achieved through direct interaction with the local population. Additionally, this direct interaction with the local population, if combined with an understanding of the cultural and social aspects of the situation, can increase the trust between the military and the foreign population.
Why is the Colonel Called "Kernal"? The Origin of the Ranks and Rank Insignia Now Used by the United States Armed Forces - Enlisted Ranks, Officers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. military services still use many of the ranks they started with when they began in 1775 at the start of our Revolutionary War. The leaders adopted the organization, regulations and ranks of the British army and navy with just minor changes.
The Reno Court of Inquiry: Day Three
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Series: The Reno Court of Inquiry, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,820. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Major Marcus Reno has come under an intense amount of criticism for his role in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. This work is a hand-transcribed copy of the original inquiry performed in 1879. I has never been provided in electronic form and never without a host of commentary. This is the actual work as it appears in the Library of Congress.