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21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Counterinsurgency (COIN) Field Manual (FM 3-24) Tactics, Intelligence, Airpower by Petraeus - Plus Bonus IED Coverage (Value-added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 291,260. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Professionally converted for accurate e-book format reproduction, this important Counterinsurgency Field Manual (FM 3-24) was co-authored by Lt. General David Petraeus. As a bonus, there is a second document with comprehensive coverage of IEDs (Improvised Explosive Devices). FM 3-24 provides an updated view of counterinsurgency operations based on lessons learned in Iraq.
Bad Day at Cao Danh
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,260. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011 by Sam Warren. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
Cao Danh is the story of two young men who join the Marines in the early '50s. Their story passes through the decades as they become and remain warriors for their country and the men with whom they serve. Some of the story is from actual events of the author and others around him and some is fictional, but re-enactments of events and anecdotal re-telling.
The Well of Fortitude
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,340. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Successful operation after successful operation has earned Major MacArthur a reputation for professionalism and an envied position in the near-future world of counterinsurgency warfare, and in the battle-ravaged streets of Chicago he once again pulls a rabbit out of his hat by producing an army where none existed before.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-22: Foreign Internal Defense - Counterinsurgency, Indirect Support, Trainer-Advisor Teams, Revolutionary Movements, Insurgencies, El Salvador, Philippines, Cambodia
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,740. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
A strategy of enabling partner nations to defend themselves against these internal threats is clearly emerging from that realization. US initiatives to support this strategy fall within an operating area termed foreign internal defense (FID).
What Israel Has Learned about Security
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,970. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Some of Israel's top military leaders in recent years have used the unique public platform provided by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs to present their views on a myriad of issues – in English. This volume brings together fourteen studies and essays by nine leading IDF officers who have shared from their rich experience.
Air Power and the Ground War in Vietnam: Ideas and Actions - Counterinsurgency, Air Power Theories, Secret Bombing, Supporting Ground Combat Forces, Gunships, Interservice Differences
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,250. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dr. Mrozek focuses on expectations concerning the impact of airpower on the ground war. He describes some of the actual effects but avoids treatment of some of the most dramatic air actions of the war, such as the bombing of Hanoi. He observes that the application of airpower is influenced by factors far beyond the battlefield.
A Leader's Handbook to Unconventional Warfare: Guerrillas, Phases of an Insurgency, UW in Support of Limited War, U.S. UW Efforts from 1951- 2003 including Iraq
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This paper, although it is not doctrine, is intended to introduce a new generation of Soldiers to the concept, the history and the techniques of unconventional warfare.
Montgomery and the First War on Terror
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,720. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Revealed in detail for the first time, the early career of Montgomery as a counter-terrorist commander in Ireland and the Middle East. What a British military hero can teach those fighting today’s war on terror
The Quixotics
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,610. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A tale of coming of age in the Baby Boomer generation. The time is 1970 and three young men have returned from military service in Vietnam. To earn some badly needed cash, they grudgingly agree to deliver a cargo of weapons to anti-Castro insurgents in Cuba. Before this tale is over, each man will come to realize, as Cervantes said, “Our greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within".
Commodore
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,980. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012 by Legion Printing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
David Birkenhead is not by nature a cruel Rabbit. Yet he's been assigned one of the most miserable missions an officer can ever receive—to bring two renegade Houses of Nobility back into the fold, by force if necessary. And he's in a terrible hurry as well; the Imperials are certain to strike again at any moment.