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From the Arquebus to the Breechloader: How Firearms Transformed Early Infantry Tactics
By Piers Platt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
From their earliest incarnations in the 14th Century – which were as much a danger to their operator as they were to the enemy – to the breech-loading rifles of the 19th century, "From the Arquebus to the Breechloader" traces the technological advancements that revolutionized weapons, and how infantry tactics were forced to evolve as new and more lethal weapons were developed.
Art of War Paper: Operations at the Border - Efforts to Disrupt Insurgent Safe-Havens, Dhofar, Oman, Insurgency, Counterinsurgency
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,750. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Disrupting an insurgent's access to sanctuary and safe-haven is a critical aspect of operational planning for counterinsurgent forces. By denying an insurgent's access to safe-havens early in the conflict, the counterinsurgent will gain a marked advantage over the initially weaker force.
Addressing the Fog of COG: Perspectives on the Center of Gravity in U.S. Military Doctrine - Clausewitz Theory, U.S. Warfare from Revolutionary War through the War on Terror
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,900. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book examines multiple insurgent areas of operation and the dynamic and varied nature of multiple insurgent operational centers of gravity, recognizing and accounting for the notion that insurgency can form a complex, shifting mosaic.
Great Commanders: Seven Leaders Who Changed the World - Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Napoleon Bonaparte, Admiral Horatio Nelson, John Pershing, Erwin Rommel "The Desert Fox", Curtis LeMay
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,630. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume begins with Alexander the Great, who wielded perhaps the finest army ever to wage war prior to the advent of gunpowder, and whose tactical and operational prowess bordered on genius.
Marshall Center Reports: China's Foreign Policy Grand Strategy, Western Unity and Transatlantic, Counter-terrorism, International Law, Europe's Military in the 21st Century, Police Primacy
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,950. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Seven informative papers from the Marshall European Center for Security Studies analyze various important military issues.
2014 Quadrennial Defense Review - Department of Defense Budget Priorities Under Sequestration Cuts, Defense Strategy, Rebalancing the Joint Force
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) seeks to adapt, reshape, and rebalance our military to prepare for the strategic challenges and opportunities we face in the years ahead.
Russian Military Politics and Russia's 2010 Defense Doctrine - Putin, Lavrov, Conventional and Nuclear Forces, Hierachy of Russian Security, General Yuri Baluyevsky
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,190. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
This monograph is devoted to a consideration of Russia's military doctrine.
Learning By Doing: The PLA Trains at Home and Abroad - People's Liberation Army, Chinese Military, China's Navy, Armed Police Force, Defending Borders, Exercises and Training, Logistics Lessons
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,350. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The papers presented here are a timely and critical look at an evolving and expanding Chinese military and provide context for the changes we may yet see as the PLA continues to modernize.
Strategic Leadership Primer, 3rd Edition - Military and Army Combat Tasks and Paradigms, Consensus Building, Systems Understanding, Competencies, Human Dimension
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,670. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the third edition of the landmark U.S. Army War College primer. At the turn of the 21st Century, discussions about the realities of military conflict in the Information Age have addressed the concept of the "Strategic Corporal," claiming that the mandates of strategic leadership now have the potential to extend to the lowest levels of military organizations.
Russia and Vladimir Putin: Studies and Reports on Politics, Economics, Security Strategy, New Eurasia, Threat Perception, Growing Russo-American Tensions, Crimea, Target: Ukraine, Corruption
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,110. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Important reports and study papers by the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provide unique insights into Vladimir Putin's Russia, with special analysis and commentary of particular interest at this time of aggression against the Ukraine and Crimea.
The United States and China in Power Transition - Chinese History, Uyghurs, Sun Yat-Sen, Taiwan, Spratly and Senkaku Islands, Tibet, Dalai Lama, Xinjiang, Han Chinese
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,260. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This analysis discusses the nature of U.S.-China relations in the context of an ongoing power transition between these two great powers, the rise of China and its impact, China's tortuous experience during its transition to modernity, U.S.-China conflicts over the two nations' core interests, and the future of the U.S.-China power transition.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Out of Bounds - Innovation and Change in Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis - Crime Analysts, Case Studies and Stories
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,680. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: intelligence analysts, crime analysts, case studies and stories, intelligence-led policing, CSI, SARA model, 3-I model, appreciative inquiry (AI), analytical categories and technologies, LE analyst, and more.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: The Creation of the National Imagery and Mapping Agency: Congress's Role as Overseer - Colin Powell, John Glenn, Newt Gingrich, CIA
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: NIMA, Colin Powell, DCI Deutch, HNSC, SASC, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Newt Gingrich, and more.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Coast Guard Intelligence Program Enters the Intelligence Community, Case Study of Congressional Influence on IC Evolution
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,170. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: CGIP, HPSCI, NSA, Frances Fragos, HUMINT, IC21, 9/11, Norman Mineta, "Fran" Townsend, Admiral Loy, Aspin-Brown, Robert Gates, Congressional Oversight, Church Committee, Pike Committee.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Can't We All Just Get Along? Improving the Law Enforcement-Intelligence Community Relationship, FBI and CIA
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,120. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: HUMINT (human intelligence), FBI-CIA turf battles, anti-gang techniques, telephone record analysis, and more.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Educing Information - Interrogation: Science and Art - Terrorism and Torture, KUBARK, Techniques and Training
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,340. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: interrogation of terrorists, the McCain Amendment, KUBARK counterintelligence interrogation, MKULTRA, CIA, torture, pain and physical discomfort, sleeploss and deprivation, and more.
The Crusades and the Soldiers of the Cross: Knights, Emperors, and Warrior Lepers from Godfrey of Bouillon to Richard the Lionheart
By Michael Rank
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,260. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
'The Crusades and the Soldiers of the Cross' is an exciting new book by best-selling author and historian Michael Rank. It explores the lives and times of the 10 most important leaders of the most interesting military campaigns in history, lasting 1095-1212. Such figures include Richard the Lionheart, Godfrey of Bouillon, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and Peter the Hermit.
The Peninsular War
By Oliver Hayes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,930. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Peninsular War was a savage war fought as part of the Napoleonic Wars that convulsed Europe for more than a decade. They saw set piece battles, guerrilla campaigns, sieges and every form of warfare known to the early 19th century.
The Major Battles of the First World War
By Bill Price
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The battles of World War I were fought on an unprecedented scale. Both sides made use of industrial technology to inflict horrendous numbers of casualties on the other and armies composed of millions of men confronted each other in cataclysmic encounters, the like of which had never been seen before.
Who Do I Call My Countryman?
By Jeffrey J Pelton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
In 1994, an estimated 80,000 Cubans and Haitians attempted a mass migration to the United States across the Caribbean. They were taken to the US Navy base at Guantanamo, Cuba, where the US military conducted a humanitarian mission code-named Operation Sea Signal. The stories from this mission raise larger questions of how people come to America and how they might behave once they have immigrated.