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U.S. Marines in Battle: Al-Khafji, January 28 - February 1, 1991 - First Gulf War, Saudi Arabia, General Norman Schwarzkopf, Task Force Shepherd
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,520. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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The Gulf War would be the largest deployment of Marines since the Vietnam War. It challenged the entire warfighting establishment of the Marine Corps—aviation, ground, and logistics—forcing a generation of Marines to put two decades of planning and training to the test.
U.S. Marines in Battle: An-Najaf August 2004 - Iraq War, Muqtada al-Sadr, Mahdi Militia, Task Force Dragon
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a "battle study" written purposely from the perspective of the Marines, soldiers, and sailors who fought at an-Najaf in August 2004. Some context is needed to it these events within the evolution of the campaigning in Iraq in 2004.
Landmine Detection: A Survey of Relevant Technologies and Market Analysis
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Price: $29.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Landmines are indiscriminate weapons, harming soldiers and civilians alike. They remain viable long after the conflict has ended, killing and injuring civilians and leaving large areas of land unusable for decades. This report performs a survey of technologies used to detect buried landmines and provides a market analysis of the humanitarian demining landscape.
Into the Dragon's Roar
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 54,810. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dozens of stories from the Vietnam War, collected by Don Arndt.
Operation Millpond: U.S. Marines in Thailand, 1961 - Air America Covert Operations, Udorn Airfield, Pathet Lao, President John F. Kennedy, MABS-16
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This operation highlights the role that the small country of Laos played in the foreign policy calculations of the newly elected U.S. president, John F. Kennedy.
U.S. Marines in Battle: The Battle of An-Nasiriyah, Iraq and An-Nasiriyah on the Eve of War - March 23 to April 2, 2003, Task Force Tarawa, PFC Jessica Lynch, Ambush Alley
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,720. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
On 23 March 2003, 5,800 U.S. Marines and U.S. Navy Corpsmen — the warriors of Task Force Tarawa — began fighting a ferocious battle in the city of an-Nasiriyah, Iraq.
Marine Advisors With the Vietnamese Marine Corps - Selected Documents prepared by the U.S. Marine Advisory Unit, Naval Advisory Group, Vietnam War History
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,320. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The period after World War II saw a number of associated Marine Corps formed in the republics of China, Korea, Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Thailand.
One Hundred Eighty Landings of United States Marines 1800 - 1934: History of Controversial Punitive Adventures in Foreign Lands, Pirates, Lejeune, Perry, Fitzroy, Cuba, USS Philadelphia
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,160. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Ellsworth's 180 Landings, to use its popular title, has not been superseded by a more detailed or comprehensive coverage since its original publication forty years ago. It concerns itself with four basic causes for landings: (1) political intervention, (2) punitive actions, (3) protection of diplomatic mission, nationals, and their property, and (4) humanitarian.
U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) History: Close Air Support and the Battle for Khe Sanh - Vietnam War, Westmoreland, B-52 Stratofortress, Skyhawk, Phantom, Sea Knight, Spooky, Super Gaggle
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,680. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In the 77 days from 20 January to 18 March of 1968, two divisions of the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) surrounded a regiment of U.S. Marines on a mountain plateau in the northwest corner of South Vietnam known as Khe Sanh.
Det One: U.S. Marines Corps U.S. Special Operations Command Detachment 2003-2006 - Global War on Terrorism, Iraq War and Operation Iraqi Freedom, Marine Expeditionary Force
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,860. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The story of the Marine Corps U.S. Special Operations Command Detachment, which became known as Det One, is an extraordinary tale. On its face, the story would not rate a minute's glance. One small group of Marines, about a hundred in number, formed, trained, and went to war.
Reminiscences of a Rambling Railroader
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,010. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A rare glimpse of military railroad service in Europe during WWII, with the 709th Railway Grand Division. The author describes growing up in Virginia and his military service as Master Mechanic of the 709th during their tour of duty in France, Belgium and Germany. Told in a captivating manner, he details his experiences in WWII and his emotions during routine and dangerous wartime events.
U.S. Marines in Iraq, 2004-2005 - Into the Fray - U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism, Al-Anbar, Al-Fallujah Battles, Protecting Self Rule and the Emerging Iraq, Chronology of Events
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 133,100. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The following account represents one of the earliest efforts to chronicle Marine Corps operations in Iraq between 2004 and 2005. This was a significant period in the history of Operation Iraqi Freedom, seeing two battles fought over the city of Fallujah, the eruption of the Sadr revolt in an-Najaf, continuous counterinsurgency operations throughout Iraq, and more.
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.
The U.S. Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center 1951-2001 - Sierra Nevada Range, Cold Weather, Pickel Meadow, Hold Back the Night Movie, John Payne, Chuck Conners, NATO's Northern Flank
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,760. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The following account represents a significant look at a half century of U.S. Marine Corps effort in the Sierra Nevada mountain range of California. This has been and is still the location of the Corps cold weather and mountain training facility.
U.S. Marines in Afghanistan, 2001-2002: From the Sea - U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism, Tora Bora, Enduring Freedom, Osama bin Laden, al-Qaeda, Taliban, Operations at Kandahar
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 165,560. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This project began almost 10 years ago, a month after the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001. Drawn from a variety of sources, the account reflects the combined efforts of three related, yet independent, endeavors to document Marine operations in Afghanistan during the opening days of Operation Enduring Freedom.
The American Civil War - U.S. Marines in Battle Fort Fisher, December 1864-January 1865 -War Between the States, Armstrong Gun, USS New Ironsides, Cape Fear
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,110. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In the long and storied history of the Marine Corps, its contributions to the Union effort during the Civil War have often been relegated to a mere footnote.
U.S. Air Force Studies on Recent Operations: UAVs, Airlift in Enduring Freedom, Aerial Combat, Manned Aircraft Combat Losses, Weather in Air Campaigns, Somalia, Response to Hurricane Katrina
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,750. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a collection of eight U.S. Air Force studies on recent operations, providing unique insights into important issues involving the Air Force.
Air Force Combat Units of World War II - Traces the Historical Lineage of Each Army Air Corps and U.S. Air Force Combat Group Active in the Second World War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,230. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an important and comprehensive historical document traces the lineage of each Army Air Corps and U.S. Air Force combat group or higher organization active in World War II, from its origins to 1956.
The U.S. Air Service in World War I - The Final Report and A Tactical History - Sopwith Camel, Haviland, Eddie Rickenbacker, Observation Balloons, Pursuit Tactics, Handley-Page, Spad Planes
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 200,110. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an important and comprehensive historical account of U.S. air activities in Europe during World War I.
WWII 1939 Polish Fighter PZL P.11
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Price: $11.49 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
PZL P.11 was a basic type of fighter for Polish aviation equipment during the German invasion in September 1939. The publication includes the history of origins and development of fighter design from P.1 to P.24.