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Decisionmaking in Operation Iraqi Freedom: Removing Saddam Hussein by Force - The Surge, General Casey, General Raymond Odierno, General David Petraeus, Ambassador Khalilzad
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,700. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
With this initial volume of its Operation IRAQI FREEDOM Key Decisions Monograph Series, the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) attempts to write about key decisions while they are still fresh in the memories of the participants.
Strategic Reflections: Operation Iraqi Freedom, July 2004 - February 2007 - President Bush, Iraq Elections, Petraeus, Abizaid, Zalmay Khalilzad, Military Operations in Baghdad, Insights for Leaders
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 96,410. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom were the first major wars of the 21st century. They will not be the last. They have significantly impacted how our government and military think about prosecuting wars.
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.
The Death of Glory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,870. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this well-researched and highly readable book, Robin Neillands reveals the truth behind this fallacy and the events surrounding the battles of the Great War, and sets them in a wider context.
An Analysis of the FARC in Colombia: Breaking the Frame of FM 3-24 - From the Beginnings of the FARC to the Present, Guerrilla Insurgency, Doctrinal Gaps, Summary of Narrative and Strategy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,920. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
This monograph tells the narrative of the FARC in Colombia from the perspective of the counterinsurgent and presents a summary of the evolution of the FARC. The Colombian government has achieved recent success against the FARC after more than forty years.
Village Stability Operations (VSO) in Afghanistan: Comparing Past Counterinsurgencies for Future Applications - Special Operations COIN, Philippine War, Malayan Emergency, Taliban, Karzai
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,490. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Village Stability Operations (VSO) has been the cornerstone counterinsurgency strategy and primary mission for U.S. Special Operations Forces in Afghanistan since 2010. The VSO program has drawn criticism for human rights violations committed by the Afghan Local Police and poor reception by much of the Afghan population.
Full Duty: Working for Patton, Clark and Truscott in WWII (And the “Forgotten” War with the Fifth Army)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,850. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by Star Publish LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Kentucky farmer Laban Jackson started a military career under General Patton, was promoted 3 times, and dispatched by Ike to organize the Fifth Army. As HQ Commandant under Generals Patton, Clark, and Truscott, Jackson experienced 3 invasions and countless battles. Jackson’s story provides some new insights for this brief history of the North African and Italian campaigns during WWII.
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.
Challenging the United States Symmetrically and Asymmetrically: Can America be Defeated? Technology, Myth of Blitzkrieg, Terrorism
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,610. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Army War College's Ninth Annual Strategy Conference was held at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. The theme of the conference was "Challenging the United States Symmetrically and Asymmetrically: Can America Be Defeated?"
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.
Terrorism and the New Age of Irregular Warfare: Challenges and Opportunities - New Technologies, WMD Proliferation, American Military and National Security, Weapons, Nuclear Systems
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,210. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Congressional hearing examined terrorism and the new age of irregular warfare, exploring issues such as the use of new technologies, WMD proliferation, the role of expensive weapons systems, nuclear weaponry, and the American military and national security.
2020-2040 U.S. Army Operating Concept (AOC): Win in a Complex World - How Future Army Forces Prevent Conflict, Win Wars, Shape Security Environments, Tenets and Core Competencies
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,530. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Army Operating Concept (AOC) describes how future Army forces will prevent conflict, shape security environments, and win wars while operating as part of our Joint Force and working with multiple partners.
United States Army in World War II - The European Theater of Operations: The Supreme Command - SHAEF, D-Day Invasion, Pursuit to the Seine, Rhine, Fighting in the North, Drive to the Elbe, Surrender
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 339,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an extraordinary history of the Supreme Headquarters of World War II, telling the important stories of the commanders and decisions responsible for defeating Nazi Germany. This volume tells the story of the Supreme Headquarters of that Allied Expeditionary Force which seized a foothold on the German-held shores of western Europe in 1944.
Selected Works of Admiral William J. Crowe, Jr., U.S. Navy - Eleventh Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Soviet Union, Libya Attack, Nuclear Tests, Special Ops, Philippines, Central America
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 186,380. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume is published under the auspices of the Joint History Office, Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. It presents material drawn from the public record of Admiral William J. Crowe, Jr., US Navy, while serving as the Eleventh Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1 October 1985 through 30 September 1989.
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.
The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 383,550. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
"The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country" contains a value-priced collection of biographical stories about the people history books forget -- families, children, abandoned slaves, missionaries and teachers, spies, ordinary soldiers and government tax collectors, greedy cotton agents and land speculators. All are real people; all of them lived through historical events we only read about.
Condensed Analysis of the Ninth Air Force in the European Theater of Operations of World War II - D-Day, Normandy, Ardennes, Battle of the Bulge, Middle Wallop, Biggin Hill, Second World War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,900. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique document is an analytical study of the operating procedures and functional organization of tactical air power as developed by the Ninth Air Force in the war of Western Europe.
Building a Strategic Air Force: 1945 through 1953, Cold War Atomic and Nuclear Weapons, Plans for Attacking Russia and the Soviet Union, Bombers, Eisenhower, LeMay, Vandenberg, Berlin Crisis
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 233,180. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume concerns the American air force's efforts to build a strategic force. The emphasis is on the leaders, the political context, programs, and forces.
Joint Doctrine Encyclopedia - Part Two: Definitions of Critical Joint Force Defense Department Terms, From Joint Force Surgeon to Worldwide Military Command and Control System
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 166,150. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an ebook reproduction of the Department of Defense Joint Doctrine Encyclopedia providing definitions of critical joint force Defense Department terms, presented in two parts because of the huge size of the complete document.
Joint Doctrine Encyclopedia - Part One: Definitions of Critical Joint Force Defense Department Terms, From Active Air Defense to Joint Force Special Operations Component Commander
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 181,850. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an ebook reproduction of the Department of Defense Joint Doctrine Encyclopedia providing definitions of critical joint force Defense Department terms, presented in two parts because of the huge size of the complete document.