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Learning from Our Military History: The United States Army, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and the Potential for Operational Art and Thinking - Petraeus, COIN, Clausewitz, Counterinsurgency
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,270. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
OIF demonstrated the need for operational art and thinking, particularly in commanders of relatively junior rank. After all the effort expended in Iraq, we may ultimately fail in crafting our own military history in OIF in breadth and depth.
War in the Balkans, 1991-2002 - Comprehensive History of Wars Provoked by Yugoslav Collapse: Balkan Region in World Politics, Slovenia and Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 191,020. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Balkan conflict of the 1990s, as a case study in state failure and medium intensity warfare, international conflict management and intervention, and U.S. military engagement, provides an excellent framework for asking basic questions about the dynamic of international security at the dawn of a new millennium.
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.
Walter Gottlieb Groebli Nazi Sympathizer In Nyack, New York January 1941
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Walter Groebli met Percy Whittlesey on a road in Connecticut sometime in the early fall of 1940. Whittlesey adopted Groebli. He took him into his home to work as a houseboy. Little did Whittlesey know at the time but Groebli was virulently pro-Nazi. He came from an Atlanta, GA family that came to the U.S. from the German section of Switzerland. Groebli also attended Bund meetings in New Jersey.
Baby Killers
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Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Antenna Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
War Story author Jim Morris ponders the hated nickname "Baby Killers" given to Vietnam War soldiers, and then explains the extraordinary lengths U.S. soldiers go to in order to avoid civilian casualties, often at the soldiers' own expense.
The Green Berets Fiftieth Anniversary
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Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Antenna Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
War Story author and ex-Green Beret Jim Morris attends a fiftieth anniversary party for the Green Berets. This special forces unit traces its history back to the dawn of World War II when the OSS ran American intelligence's field operations in conjunction with resistance and guerilla fighters from countries occupied by the Nazis.
Stirling Work:The Explosive True Story of the Original SAS
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,320. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A historic tale from best selling author Steve Stone. Stirling Work is the amazing, explosive true story of how a bunch of misfits were drawn together during World War Two, to create the world renowned regiment known as the SAS. This true account brings plenty of real life action, with some amazing tales of bravery and heroism along the way. As the best of the best fight the Axis powers in WWII.
The Long Road to Dresden
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 62,720. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
On the night of February 14th, 1945, heavy bombers raided the German city of Dresden. The damage and the death toll were extremely heavy. It was hideous and tragic. It was only one such of many such events yet the raid has become a cause célèbre. It was no freak but one event in a long chain of events. This is the story of how that chain developed.
Preparing for Upheaval in North Korea: Assuming North Korean Regime Collapse - Kim Family, Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Songbun System, Juche Ideology, Pyongyang
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,190. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
It is important to know how the likelihood of environment in which post-conflict reconstruction efforts will be implemented. The viability of any contingency plan should be assessed, based on an assumption about the environment being in probable upheaval.
"Lucky War" Third Army in Desert Storm - Complete History of Persian Gulf War, Planning a Ground Offensive, General Norman Schwarzkopf, Air Power, Command and Control, Iraq and Kuwait, Yeosock
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Price: $2.79 USD. Words: 201,400. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique ebook compilation includes a full reproduction of the important history of the Third Army in the Persian Gulf War - which provides a broad history of the conflict in addition to illuminating details of the Third Army's involvement - plus a bonus excerpt of the Final Report to Congress, Conduct of the Persian Gulf War.
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?"
Douglas Bader
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,660. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A biography of heroic RAF fighter pilot Douglas Bader who fought throughout the Battle of Britain despite having lost both his legs in an earlier aircraft crash.
Operational Rations of the Department of Defense (NATICK PAM 30-25) 9th Edition - MRE Meal Ready to Eat, Special Purpose Ration, History of Combat Feeding, Nutrition, Assault and Group Rations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,480. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book highlights the entire family of fielded combat rations. Rations are categorized into one of four platforms: Individual Rations, Assault Rations, Group Rations, and Special Purpose Rations.
Military Testing Facilities and Equipment - Army Natick Soldier RD and E Center (NSRDEC): Human Systems, Clothing, Engineering, Polymer, Mechanical Testing and Analysis, Applied Science, Food
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This booklet is provided to industry, academia and government agencies to show the testing facilities and capabilities that can be made available for use on a fee-for-service basis.
Commanders' Smartbook Equipment Catalog Army Natick Soldier RD and E Center (NSRDEC) - Field Services, Kitchen and Food, Latrines, Shelters, Heaters, Generators and Power Distribution Systems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,320. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The US Army Natick Soldier RD&E Center provides this widely distributed equipment catalog for information in obtaining urgently needed equipment and systems.
Transformation Dilemma: Air Force Special Operations Command and the Role in the Future of the Air Force and Special Operations - Simulators, CV-22, MC-130, MC-X, AFSOC Simulation Systems
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,730. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Using transformation road maps of both organizations as well as current doctrine and force structure, the paper analyzes congruencies and inconsistencies in both plans with reference to organizing, training, and equipping AFSOC forces.
Changes, Challenges, Champions: A History of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth District 2000 - 2011 - Iraq War, War on Terror, Post-Katrina Civil Works, Fort Bliss MILCON, Post-9/11
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,270. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The book is organized into five chapters and follows a roughly chronological narrative. The first chapter begins in early 2000, as Colonel James S. Weller relinquishes command to Colonel Gordon Wells, who discovers the true size and scope of the District's military and civil works responsibility as he leads the Fort Worth District into the twenty-first century.
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.
America's Black Air Pioneers, 1900-1939: Hubert Julian, Mary Doughtry, Bessie Coleman, Eugene Jacques Bullard - Aeronautical Exploits of Black Pilots
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
When the federal government expanded its involvement in civil and military aviation on the eve of World War II, the stage was set for the emergence of a powerful pressure campaign to prohibit racial discrimination in federally-funded aviation training and open the all-white U.S. Army Air Corps to black Americans.
V-22 Osprey Guidebook: Systems Descriptions, Mission Snapshots from Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Haiti, Tactical, Operational, and Strategic Reach, Current and Future Capabilities, Suppliers
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The V-22 Osprey is the world's first production tiltrotor aircraft. Unlike any aircraft before it, the V-22 successfully blends the vertical flight capabilities of helicopters with the speed, range, altitude, and endurance of fixed-wing transports.