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Preparing for the Future: The Regional Alignment of U.S. Army Brigade Combat Teams (BCTs) - Capacity Building, Alliance Building, Lessons Learned, Joint Doctrine, Strategy and Tactics
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,900. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Army is regionally aligning its Brigade Combat Teams (BCTs) after a decade of continuous operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. This study examines the impact of regionally aligning BCTs with Geographic Combatant Commands.
An Aversion to Risk - A Warning From the Past: Comparison of 1862 American Civil War Peninsula Campaign with General McClellan to the 2003 Iraq War Failures, Afghanistan, Goldwater-Nichols, Petraeus
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,540. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The culmination in 1862, and culmination during the post 9/11 campaigns, resulted from inadequate responses to risk aversion by the government and military leaders, when faced with uncertainty.
Understanding the Complexity of Reconciliation, Reintegration and Amnesty for the Enemy in Counterinsurgency Warfare - Vietnam, Dhofar, COIN, Petraeus, Iraq War Surge, Afghanistan, Taliban, Al Qaeda
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,020. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Fundamentally, reconciliation is cheaper because the aggregate cost of security and conventional operations that rely on vast amounts of resources do little over the long term to change the will of the insurgent.
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.
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?"
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.
2013 Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office Review Book - Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives, Bomb Squad, Forensic Investigation, Ordnance Disposal, Irregular Warfare
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,000. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This is a thorough review of the Pentagon's Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office. The mission of the CTTSO is to identify and develop capabilities to combat terrorism and irregular adversaries and to deliver these capabilities to Department of Defense components.
The Russian Way of War: Post Soviet Adaptations in the Russian Military and Why the Russian Military Failed in Chechnya - Putin, Grozny, Chechen and Georgian War, South Ossetia, Abkhazia
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,440. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Two interesting studies on the Russian military provide unique and thought-provoking information: The Russian Way of War: Post Soviet Adaptations in the Russian Military and Why the Russian Military Failed in Chechnya.
The Role of Rhetorical Theory in Military Intelligence Analysis: A Soldier's Guide To Rhetorical Theory - Panopticon, Discourse Hierarchy, Clausewitz, Foucault, Discontinuity Fever, Process
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,640. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of The Role of Rhetorical Theory in Military Intelligence Analysis is to share Major Mills' rhetorical understanding with young officers attending initial intelligence training. Throughout he infuses key elements from the rhetorical discourse community into the discourse community that deals with training in military intelligence.