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Myths and Crises: American Masculinity in 1980s Vietnam War Films - Analysis of Five Films (Platoon, Full Metal Jacket, Hamburger Hill, Casualties of War, and Born on the Fourth of July)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,290. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
The films reveal a tempering of the bravado and hypermasculinity promulgated in the earlier eighties and depict a more nuanced performance of masculinity. The study provides insight into the role masculinity plays in society and, specifically, the military, and provides a contextual framework for analyzing masculinity in film.
Evolution of United States Military Landmine Doctrine and Employment - History from World War I and II to Korea and Vietnam Wars, Study Addresses Technological Innovation and Shifts in Doctrine
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the development of the U.S. military's approach to landmine warfare, from its earliest beginnings in the first half of the 1800s to the modern era. It addresses both technological innovation, in response to new enemy tactics, as well as shifts in doctrine. Examining different eras, it explores the way soldiers improvised employment methods and leaders shifted doctrine.
The Necessity for the Military Assistance Command - Vietnam Studies and Observations Group - MACVSOG Psychological Warfare, Maritime Interdiction, Recon Patrols, and Personnel Recovery Missions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,300. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Military Assistance Command, Vietnam-Studies and Observations Group was created in 1963 as the result of President John F. Kennedy's strong desire to conduct an unconventional war against the communist regime in North Vietnam. First tasked to the Central Intelligence Agency, the mission was assigned to the Department of Defense in 1962.
Followership: An Essential Ingredient of Leadership - Study of Toxic Leadership with Atrocity Case Studies of My Lai Massacre, Abu Ghraib Prisoner Abuse, and Iraq War Black Hearts Brigade Murders
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,550. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In order to successfully address toxic leadership, the Army must also understand the contributions that followers make toward that toxicity. This research seeks to identify what influence toxic followers have on military operations, so the Army can address followership in a way that is equal to leadership.
Convoy Ambush Case Studies - Volume I - Korea and Vietnam: Dramatic and Tragic Stories of Courage and Heroism, Thoughtful Analysis of Lessons Learned in the Heat of Combat for Logistics Truck Drivers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 88,600. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the second edition of a superb report on convoy ambushes in the Korean and Vietnam war. This is the first book dedicated to the study of convoy ambushes. It chronicles the lessons of both wars and describes incredible feats of heroism of truck drivers defending truck drivers. The Vietnam War was the golden age of gun trucks with art work and names to reflect the élan of the crews.
Isaac Camacho: An American Hero
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,420. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2018 by Permuted. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
In this exciting first-person recounting, Camacho fights with grit and courage to overcome his impossible circumstances as a POW in the Vietnam War.
Striking Eight Bells: A Vietnam Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,280. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
George Trowbridge recounts his journey from the Midwest to a warship in the Gulf of Tonkin during the closing months of the Vietnam War. George shares the details of the living conditions on board a naval destroyer during this era, what it was like going through basic training, and the strike attacks his ship made on enemy coastal defenses, as well as coming home at the close of the war.
United States Military Transport Operations in Thailand 1966 - 1975
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The men of the "Tiger" battalion faced hardships, disease and uncertain conditions while working 24/7/365 to insure that critical military cargo was delivered undamaged and on time to U.S. forces conducting combat missions over Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia and to units operating throughout the Kingdom of Thailand during the Vietnam War in Southeast Asia..
Aftermath: A Historical Analysis of Resiliency Following Failure in Battle – Four Aerial Battles Where U.S. Airmen Won after Failure in World War I and II, Korea, and Vietnam, Esprit de Corps
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,470. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph set out to determine if the USAF exhibited enduring organizational resiliency traits by analyzing four aerial battles where US airmen recovered from initial failure and achieved subsequent victory.
Campaign Assessment in Counterinsurgency: Reinventing the Wheel - Vietnam War and MACV, Afghanistan and ISAF, Irrelevant Metrics Leading to Inaccurate and Useless Reports, Measures of Effectiveness
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,270. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic and political leaders have determined that the US and ISAF campaign assessments were neither useful nor accurate. The DOD 1230 biannual report titled the Report on Progress toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan provides comprehensive information to strategic and political leaders regarding the progress of the United States' strategy in Afghanistan.
Success in Opposite Direction: Strategic Culture and the French Experience in Indochina, the Suez, and Algeria, 1945-1962 - Decolonization After Second World War, First Indochinese War and Vietnam
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,680. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
An examination of the French experience in Indochina, the Suez, and Algeria illustrates the impact of strategic culture on the conduct of military operations and conflict outcomes thereby better preparing the United States for future wars.
Ensuring Operational Access: Leveraging Engineering Contractors in the Pacific - Joint Operational Access Concept (JOAC), Anti-access and Anti-denial Threats, Wake Island and Vietnam War Case Studies
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In January 2012, President Obama announced the US military would "pivot to the Pacific" to support and protect political and economic interests in the Region. To this end, the Joint Operational Access Concept (JOAC) and Joint Concept for Entry Operations (JCEO) outline the specific operational requirements for gaining and maintaining operational access.
Civil - Military Relations in the French Fourth Republic during First Indochina War – Collapse of Third Republic in World War II, Southeast Asia and Vietnam, Pacification of Viet Minh Nationalists
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,150. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The stunning defeat of the French Third Republic by the German Third Reich at the start of the Second World War underscored the vulnerable condition of both France's political apparatus and her army. The political groups of the Fourth Republic experienced turbulence, particularly in the development of a coherent foreign policy regarding Indochina.
The Greene Papers: USMC Commandant General Wallace M. Greene Jr. and the Escalation of the Vietnam War, January 1964 - March 1965 - Marine Corps Documents through the Landing at Da Nang
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,400. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
General Wallace M. Greene was only the fourth Commandant of the Marine Corps to serve as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Upon the start of his tenure in January 1964, he believed he had a twofold mission: to lead the Marine Corps as its senior officer and to serve as a counselor to the president of the United States as a Service chief.
Violating Reality: The Lavelle Affair, Nixon, and Parsing the Truth - Dedicated Air Force Leader Treated Unjustly and Abandoned by Government, New Evidence about Vietnam War Air Strike Authorization
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,050. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The case study that follows is not only an effort to help exonerate Major General Lavelle for the unjust treatment he received, but it also reveals much about how American civil-military relations can function during a controversial limited conflict in which disparate personalities often played a dominant role.
War on the Cheap: U.S. Military Advisors in Greece, Korea, Philippines, Vietnam War - Huk Rebellion, Counterinsurgency, Containing Communism, Indochina, Domestic Politics, Host Nation Organization
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 115,200. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
An analysis of the U.S. advisory missions in Greece, Korea, and the Philippines shows a pattern of perceived success that overshadowed the operational and strategic environments in which these missions took place. This pattern contributed to a misguided belief that advisors would be sufficient to fix South Vietnam's fundamental flaws.
The Rules of Defeat: The Impact of Aerial Rules of Engagement (ROE) on USAF Operations in North Vietnam, 1965-1968, Effect on Commanders and Aircrews, Rolling Thunder Bombing Mission Effectiveness
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
During the Vietnam War, many American air commanders were convinced that rigid Rules of Engagement (ROEs) prevented an American aerial victory over North Vietnam during the Rolling Thunder air campaign from 1965-1968.
Regime Change and the Role of Airpower - South Vietnamese Regime Change in the Vietnam War, President Diem Coup, President Kennedy and Johnson, American Regime Change Causal Theory and Mechanism
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Drawing from the vision of airpower theorists and building on insights gained from studies on various regime changes, this study advances a theory of regime change and outlines a strategy for the use of airpower. To remain in power, regimes must continue to provide goods to the group of people responsible for its rise to power—the winning coalition.
Green and Blue in the Wild Blue: An Examination of the Evolution of Army and Air Force Airpower Thinking and Doctrine Since Vietnam War - AirLand Battle, Desert Storm, Nuclear War, Close Air Support
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,150. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the nature and degree of the convergence of Army and Air Force airpower thinking and doctrine since the Vietnam War. The value of this effort lies in providing a better understanding of those areas of agreement which could form the conceptual basis for a comprehensive, conventional, land based airpower theory.
Risky Business: Reducing Moral Hazard in Airlift Operations - Analysis of Vietnam War Experience at Dien Bien Phu, Khe Sanh, Iraq and Afghanistan, Doctrinal Solutions
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,540. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, examines the role of moral hazard in airlift operations.

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