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ISIS Dawn
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,510. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An exciting story of the SAS battle against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, as part of Task Force Black. Making use of the latest technology blended with the SAS's traditional skills to continue the fight against extremism and rescue a beleaguered local populace. ISIS has become synonymous with its vicious behaviour. ISIS adheres to a doctrine of war without any limits or constraints.
Weapon of Choice: ARSOF in Afghanistan (Army Special Operations Forces) - 9/11 Attacks, Toppling the Taliban, Osama bin Laden, Destroying al-Qaeda in the War on Terror, First Round of Afghan War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,010. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Weapon of Choice is a history of the Army special operations forces in Afghanistan from 11 September 2001 to 15 May 2002, during America's global war on terrorism (GWOT).
Afghan Heat: Special Forces II: More key operations from Mossad, GSG9, Spetznaz, 777 and others (1960 to 2007)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,920. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Afghan Heat: Special Forces II takes a look at various operations undertaken by Special Forces other than the US and UK. Read stories from the German, Russian, Israeli, South African and Egyptian Special Forces, along with a couple of extra UK and US operations. From Russia to Peru, this second instalment looks at how special forces in other countries have operated against terrorism.
Countering the al-Shabaab Insurgency in Somalia: Lessons for U.S. Special Operations Forces - Mogadishu, Somali Terrorism, al-Qaeda, Relations with Ethiopia and Kenya
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 96,820. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This work provides a meaningful context to al-Shabaab and the Somali milieu. Al Shabaab has been pushed from all of its major strongholds by a robust international effort, and its violent Salafism has alienated many Somalis.
21st Century SOF: Toward an American Theory of Special Operations - Building and Sustaining a Special Operations Force
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 74,450. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this concise JSOU monograph, Dr. Rich Yarger considers the 21st century security environment, previous work on special operations theory, and various other perspectives of SOF gleaned from his research to synthesize an American SOF school of thought.
The Office of Strategic Services (OSS) Model and the Future SOF Warrior - Joint Special Operations University Report of Proceedings - Selection Process, Organization, Resourcing
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,240. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
As a result of its dramatic successes and failures, the OSS has developed a legacy of mission accomplishment that survives as a practical touchstone for the (SOF) Warriors of the 21st century.
Special Operations Forces (SOF) Guide: Leadership, Theory, Strategic Art, Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) Factbook, Essays and Research Topics
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,350. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Six important documents provide unique information about U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF) and the Joint Special Operations University (JSOU).
Key Considerations for Irregular Security Forces in Counterinsurgency - Dhofar, Operation Iraqi Freedom Case Study, Oman, Sultan Qaboos, General Franks, Rumsfeld, Petraeus
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,770. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Modern western militaries largely neglected the study of counterinsurgency prior to the attacks on the United States on 11 September 2001. Stung by the loss in Vietnam, the US military chose to minimize counterinsurgency and focused on the conventional warfare which it preferred and was better trained, organized, and equipped to conduct.
Paratroopers - Ready for Anything – From WWII to Afghanistan
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
On Friday 10 May 1940, Britain awoke to the awful news that Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and France had been invaded by Hitler’s forces in a lightning advance through the Low Countries. Overnight it had become clear that the country had lost confidence in the prime minister, Neville Chamberlain’s ability to steer Britain through the war, and he had resigned.
Gurkhas - Better to Die Than Live a Coward
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,270. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
When we think of Gurkhas we think, not only, of brave soldiers fighting for Britain but also of a race of people. However, there is no such thing as a Gurkha in the ethnic sense – the word is, in fact, a corruption of Goorkha, a small town and one-time state in north-west Nepal.
Afghan Heat: Special Forces
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,200. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Afghan Heat: Special Forces is a unique compilation of some of the key operations undertaken by Delta Force, SAS, SBS and U.S Navy SEALs from the late 1970s to the present day. Never before have various operations been brought together in one book, allowing you an insight into past UK and US Special Forces operations. Bringing an action packed and explosive account from those who were there.
Complete Guide to the 1980 Iranian Hostage Crisis and Rescue Mission, Operation Eagle Claw, Desert One, Holloway Report, Studies, Plans, CIA Role in Argo Cover Story, Formerly Secret Documents
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 351,960. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This massive ebook provides encyclopedic coverage of the Iranian hostage crisis during the Carter administration and the 1980 failed military rescue mission with declassified Department of Defense documents, intelligence reports, histories and reports.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Basic Military Mountaineer Course - Equipment, Knot Tying, Rope, Cold Weather Clothing, Injuries, Terrain, Evacuation, Weapons, Animals, Bivouac Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,790. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Written by the Army Mountain Warfare School (AMWS), this workbook provides crucial information about mountain warfare training. The untrained mountain Soldier has two foes - the enemy and the mountain. But he can make a friend and ally of the mountain by learning to know it.
Organizational Change in the Russian Airborne Forces: The Lessons of the Georgian Conflict (Russia-Georgia War) - Putin, Chechnya, IL-76 Aircraft, Spetsnaz, Paratroopers
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The airborne divisions are undoubtedly the most impressive formations within the Russian army. The troops of the airborne forces (VDV) are the best trained and most professional in the army.
U.S. Special Operations Command Factbook 2012 (USSOCOM) - Aircraft, Weapons, Maritime and Ground Inventory, SOF Truths, Acronyms
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,860. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique military guide provides information about the elements of the U.S. Special Operations Command.
U.S. Marines In Iraq, 2003: Combat Service Support During Operation Iraqi Freedom - U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism - Taking Baghdad and Tikrit, Special Purpose MAGTF
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,410. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The story of combat service support during Operation Iraqi Freedom is one that could have been easily overlooked by history, except what would have been lost is more than a simple tale of Marines performing exceptionally during a time of war.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Special Operations - 2012 Army Doctrine Reference Publication No. 3-05, Fires, Targeting, Intelligence, Sustainment (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Doctrine Reference Publication (ADRP) 3-05, Special Operations, provides a broad understanding of Army special operations by describing how executing the two mutually supporting critical capabilities of special warfare and surgical strike contribute to unified land operations.
Beyond Neptune Spear: The (Open) Secret History of SEAL Team Six, Post-9/11
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The modern history of SEAL Team Six did not begin with the killing of Osama bin Laden, nor did it end there. Once mired in controversy and doubt, ST6 has blossomed into one of the most accomplished fighting units the world has ever known. Beyond Neptune Spear not only details SEAL Team's Six modern history, but places it in context.
A Leader's Handbook to Unconventional Warfare: Guerrillas, Phases of an Insurgency, UW in Support of Limited War, U.S. UW Efforts from 1951- 2003 including Iraq
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This paper, although it is not doctrine, is intended to introduce a new generation of Soldiers to the concept, the history and the techniques of unconventional warfare.
Apollo's Warriors: U.S. Air Force Special Operations during the Cold War - Secret Psywar Weapons, Indochina War, Air Commandos, Covert War Missions
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,170. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In Apollo's Warriors, Michael Haas brings to life the critical, albeit little-known, contributions US Air Force special operations forces have made to the exercise of air and space power.