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Biologically Fit: Using Biotechnology to Create a Better Soldier - Super Soldier, Posthumans, Bioconservatives, Bioprogressives, Transhumanists, JASON
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,470. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Scientists in the field have proposed ideas on how to neurologically and physically enhance soldiers at the genetic level. These developments may help build soldier resistance to battle fatigue, increase endurance, and enhance intelligence making soldiers more decisive on the battlefield.
Winged Victory
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 178,100. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
‘The greatest novel of war in the air.’ - The Daily Mail France, 1914. The war is taking to the skies. Pilot Tom Cundall is ready to take on the enemy in his trusty Camel fighter plane. But as he sees more and more planes shot down in flames, he begins to question what, or who, he is fighting for. There is no bitter snarl nor self-pity in this classic novel about the air war of 1914-1918.
Global Reach Laydown from Desert Shield to Enduring Freedom: A Comparative Analysis - Serbia, War on Terror, Afghanistan, TALCE, Operation Allied Force
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,330. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the evolution of Global Reach Laydown (GRL) from the Gulf War (DESERT SHIELD) through ALLIED FORCE (Kosovo) and ENDURING FREEDOM (Afghanistan).
Bombing for Effect: The Best Use of Airpower in War, Effects-Based Operations (EBO) Air Campaigns, Review of Vietnam Rolling Thunder and Linebacker, Desert Storm, Operation Allied Force
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,980. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Much has been written about effects-based operations (EBO) throughout history, and the concept seems fairly simple on the surface. The leadership sets the objectives, and the military applies force in such a manner as to achieve effects that will allow attainment of those objectives.
Hitler's Codebreakers: German Signals Intelligence in World War 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,830. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Have you ever wondered how successful Hitler's codebreakers were at breaking Allied codes during World War 2? Based of official documents about the post-war Allied TICOM - Target Intelligence Committee operation to uncover Hitler's codebreaking operation, retrieve sensitive documents and capture German intelligence personnel, this book is a fascinating into in German Cryptography in World War 2.
2014 U.S. Navy Report: Sexual Harassment and Inappropriate Behavior in the Blue Angels Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron Creating a Hostile Work Environment
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,600. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The inappropriate behaviors and criminal conduct documented in this report reflect poorly on the Navy in general and Naval Aviation in particular.
Well Past Trouble: D-Day Landings - Normandy Battle of Pegasus Bridge
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,210. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014 by SDS Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
D-Day landings biopic, based on experiences of the author’s grandfather in 6th Airborne Division. This is the story of the key night-time glider mission preceding the landings, aimed at taking and holding the iconic Pegasus Bridge. Succeed behind enemy lines against overwhelming odds, and British armour will advance on Caen from Sword Beach. Fail, and German armour will wreak havoc on the beaches.
Heroes in Obscurity A Vietnam Era Junior Officer's Stories of Unsung Heroes and of Life on Small Navy Auxiliary Ships
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,530. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
James Duermeyer began his writing with this book, Heroes in Obscurity, followed by three historical fiction novels. Heroes in Obscurity is a candid, humorous, and humble memoir account of a junior Naval officer during the Vietnam War. Whether the reader is an armchair warrior, one who has served, or a military family member, Heroes in Obscurity is a heart felt, engaging collection of tales.
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.
One Hundred Years of Flight: USAF Chronology of Significant Air and Space Events 1903-2002 - Wright Brothers, World War II, American Military Aviation History
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,430. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Commemorating the first century of aviation, this chronology is dedicated to the men and women who gave their lives to advance air and space flight. It includes significant air and space events since the Wright brothers first demonstrated in 1903 that humankind could fly in heavier-than-air machines.
To Join or Not to Join the Nuclear Club: How Nations Think about Nuclear Weapons: Two Middle East Case Studies - Libya and Pakistan
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,810. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The two papers included in this Monograph offer insights into the differing paths taken by two countries in the greater Middle East region—Libya and Pakistan—with the former relinquishing its nuclear program and the latter acquiring a military nuclear capability.
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.
Russian Military Transformation - Goal in Sight? Conventional and Nuclear Forces, Aerospace Defense Command, Modern Weapons, Readiness, Manpower, Serdyukov
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,140. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
In this monograph, the authors use a wide range of Russian language sources and interviews to illustrate not only the Russian threat assessments highlighting the United States as a potential aggressor, but also the many unique challenges facing Russia in renewing and rearming its military.
Soldiers of Misfortune? Blackwater USA, Private Military Security Contractors (PMSCs), Iraq War, Afghanistan War, Counterinsurgency (COIN) Campaigns, DynCorp, Zapata, Kroll
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,460. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines the role of security contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan. From analysis of these two missions, it draws broad lessons from which it derives concrete recommendations to improve the conduct of further missions.
The Neglect of Long-Range Escort Development During the Interwar Years (1918-1943) - P-51 Mustang, Martin B-10 Bomber, Boeing P-26, Consolidated B-30, Major General Claire Chennault
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,910. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper discusses the relationship between the development of air power doctrine and the development of long-range escorts for strategic bombardment in World War II.
Advancing Strategic Thought Series: Defense Planning For National Security: Navigation Aids for the Mystery Tour, Black Swan Events, Clausewitz, Futurology, Strategic History
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,230. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph finds that, although the past does not repeat itself in detail, there are profound persisting reasons why it is repeated approximately in the challenges and dangers that security communities must face.
Among Heroes: A Marine Corps Rifle Company on Peleliu - Sherman Tanks, C Company, Charlie Company, Incredible World War II Stories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,010. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Here is the gripping tale of the 1944 attack by the 1st Marine Division on the Japanese occupied island of Peleliu, one of the many small but well-fortified islands of the Palau group in the western Carolines. The account by First Sergeant Jack Ainsworth tells the harrowing story of the assault.
Within Limits: The U.S. Air Force and the Korean War - MiG Alley, Douglas MacArthur, Chinese Intervention, Syngman Rhee, Fifth Air Force, F-80, B-29, Buzz Aldrin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Here is the story of the U.S. Air Force's role in the Korean War. Despite American success in preventing the conquest of South Korea by communist North Korea, the Korean War of 1950-1953 did not satisfy Americans who expected the kind of total victory they had experienced in World War II.
Adventures of a Despatch Rider: A Memoir of the Great War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,170. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Composed from letters sent home during the war, this memoir offers a unique insight into the experiences of a despatch rider from the Battle of Mons and the Great Retreat, to the Christmas Truce and Ypres. An honest account of the First World War as it was experienced by ordinary soldiers. 'A tremendous insight into the realities of war.' - Robert Foster, best-selling author of 'The Lunar Code'
Memoirs of World War II
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Price: Free! Words: 79,300. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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Based on the letters written to his wife between August 1942 and June 1945, this memoir is an account of the author's experiences as a Counter-Intelligence Corp officer attached to the US Army VIIth Corp, including mobilisation in England, invasion of Normandy on D-Day +1, the liberation of Paris, the Battle of the Bulge, and the fight across Germany to Leipzig at the end of the war in Europe.