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Why the Weak Win Wars: A Study of the Factors That Drive Strategy in Asymmetric Conflict - Analysis of U.S. Involvement in Afghanistan, Iraq War, Soviet Occupation of Afghanistan, Vietnam War
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,970. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. This report builds on the research and ideas of the school of thought that believes strategy is the most important factor in predicting war outcomes.
Confronting the Ghost of Stalin: Euro-Atlantic Efforts to Secure Georgia - NATO Enlargement, Russia and Putin, Caucasian Legacy, Transcaucasus, Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Pankisi Gorge, Tsitelubani
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Since achieving independence in 1991 with the fall of the Soviet Union, Georgia has become the most westward-oriented state in the Transcaucasus.
2016 President Barack Obama's Speech at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Japan About the World War II Atomic Bombing of August 1945 - Honoring the Victims of the First Nuclear Weapon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
On May 27, 2016, American President Barack Obama visited the Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Hiroshima, Japan. He made a historic speech discussing the bombing of Hiroshima in World War II.
Caesar and Cato, The Road to Empire
Price: $7.12 USD. Words: 82,320. Language: British English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This is a story, a true story which I always think are the best of stories. A Story of Ancient Rome. An Adventure Story, perhaps? It is a story of two protagonists, Julius Caesar and Marcus Cato. They represented two opposing philosophies dedicated to the same end, the success of Rome. If Caesar had not crossed the Rubicon, Cato could have been pre-eminent in history, and Caesar just a byword
The Iceland Watch
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 76,170. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
With a population of just 329,000 (barely more than Nottingham), Iceland is the most thinly-populated country in Europe, and 80% of it is uninhabited. Despite this, in the 1100 years since humans first settled there, the Icelanders have built a remarkably resourceful, diverse and robust community – and they have never had to go to war.
Secret Viking Sea Chart: Discovered in Rosslyn Chapel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,910. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
As MGM's hit show Vikings on the History Channel follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok and his brother Rollo, TV Historian Ashley Cowie unearths a rare Viking sea chart beneath Rosslyn Chapel in Scotland. Identifying important seats of power in the Viking's Nordic empire, it indicates a land far to the west of Britain. Is this chart the earliest representation of North America ever discovered?
United States' Grand Strategy Through the Lens of Lebanon in 1983 and Iraq in 2003 - von Clausewitz, Walter Russell Mead, Eliot Cohen, Case Studies, Sabra and Shatila, Neocons, Rumsfeld, Powell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,080. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines why America has failed in both Lebanon in 1982-1984 and Iraq in 2003, to achieve its political objectives.
The Operational Impacts of Joint Seabasing (JSB) - Mobile Offshore Bases, Operational Environment, Deployment Vulnerabilities, Air Ports Of Debarkation (APOD), Sea Power 21, Marine Corps
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,970. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book proposes that Joint Seabasing may be able to provide the United States with a force projection capability which is able to meet the demands of the future operating environment, as long as the JSB is considered a component system of an overarching strategic mobility system.
The Many Lives of Tania Laveder, Russian World War II Survivor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Tania Laveder was completing her first year of medical school in Krasnodar, Russia, when she was drafted into World War II. Captured in 1942 in Crimea, in the catacombs outside Kerch, she was transferred to Germany, then to Italy, and finally to France’s Côte d’Azur, where she set out to reestablish her life. Two-and-a-half generations later, Tania at last shares her remarkable story.
Press Coverage of the Persian Gulf War: Historical Perspectives and Questions of Policy Beyond the Shadow of Vietnam - Censorship, World War I and II, Korea, Tet Offensive, Sidle Commission
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,970. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Widely held views of military-press relations in the United States rest upon an incomplete image of the past. This became overwhelmingly evident during the Gulf War with its generalizations about the experience of the Vietnam War.
Forging An American Grand Strategy: Securing a Path Through a Complex Future - Eight Myths, Department of Homeland Security Approach, President's Role, Human Thinking, Lessons from Singapore
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,670. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines grand strategy and the assistance such a strategy makes to the development and articulation of the National Security Strategy. This is the focus of much of the curriculum at all the war colleges within the Pentagon.
Conversations With: Reimar Horten-Volume 1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Contained in these pages are direct transcripts of the conversations shared by Dr Myhra and Reimar Horten, close to 400 pages.
One Man's Land - The War Journal of James Porter
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 47,190. Language: British English. Published: May 30, 2016 by Adam M Booth. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The memoirs of James Porter, recounting his time in the trenches of World War 1.
Defending U.S. National Interests in the Persian Gulf: Going Light - Seabasing, Counterterrorism, Special Operations Forces, Djibouti, Horn of Africa, Maritime Security, Forward Staging in Africa
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,500. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines two ways that the U.S. might be able to secure its interests in the Gulf using a minimalist approach. The two methods evaluated are using sea bases in the Gulf and land bases in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa as forward staging bases for SOF operations in the Persian Gulf.
Pakistan's Nuclear Future: Reining in the Risk - Indo-Pakistani Nuclear Confrontation, Risk of Nuclear War in South Asia, Pakistan Economy, Nuclear Power, Demographics, Alternative Ethnic Futures
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,090. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the issue of Pakistan's nuclear weapons arsenal and the risk of war in South Asia, including India. Normally, the risk of war between Pakistan and India and possible nuclear escalation would be bad enough.
Overt Indicators of Islamic Extremism in Nigeria - Muslim Tradition, Possible Safe Haven for Terrorism, al-Qaeda Forces and Relationships, Dawa, Jihad, Madrassas, Sharia Law, Sunni and Salafi
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,630. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the possible role of Islamic extremism in Nigeria. This thesis examines characteristics of Islamic extremism in Nigeria. Specifically, the thesis examines the strategic indicators for an Islamic extremist safe haven and the presence of those indicators in Nigeria.
America's Two-Front War: The American Media Assault On Our Center of Gravity - Sustaining Public Support for Military Operations and War, Turning Public Against Military, Vietnam, Iraq, Terrorism
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,210. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the role of the American media in shaping coverage of military operations and wars.
Naval Mines in the 21st Century: Can NATO Navies Meet the Challenge? Sea Mines, Danger to Shipping, Sea Lines of Communication (SLOCS), Mine Warfare and Countermeasures (MCM), New Technology Mines
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,280. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the current challenge of defending against sea and naval mines.
Watergate: The Hoax
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 243,410. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016 by Chalet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
There was no "first break-in" at Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate over Memorial Day weekend 1972. There were no electronic "bugs." There were no "logs" of intercepted conversations. "Watergate" was an elaborate hoax designed to hide CIA deeds that weekend that were far darker, far more malignant. It was a malicious fiction. And fiction doesn't leave a paper trail.
After Desert Storm: The U.S. Army and the Reconstruction of Kuwait - Persian Gulf War Humanitarian Relief, Post-Hostilities, CENTCOM Civil-Military Operations, Task Force Freedom, Fighting Oil Fires
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,150. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book tells the compelling story of how the Army helped to bring a proud but battered country back to life - Kuwait after it was liberated during Operation Desert Storm.