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The Vietnam Cauldron: Defense Intelligence in the War for Southeast Asia - Expanding the New DIA, USS Pueblo Intelligence Disaster, Raid on Son Tay, Mayaguez Incident, Operation Babylift at War's End
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,940. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
The work of building the DIA was made all the more urgent by the deteriorating situation in Southeast Asia. By the early 1960s, millions of dollars and hundreds of advisory personnel sent by the U.S. were having a negligible impact on the anti-communist campaign there.
Essential Guide to the 1975 Mayaguez Crisis: Mission Command and Civil-Military Relations, Near Disaster for Marines at Koh Tang, Poor Intelligence, President Ford, Henry Kissinger, and Cambodia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,590. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Two comprehensive reports about the 1975 Mayaguez ship incident involving Cambodia have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - The Mayaguez Crisis, Mission Command, and Civil-Military Relations, and The Mayaguez Incident: Near Disaster at Koh Tang.
FLC Legal - The War in Vietnam that was Never Reported
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,990. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
FLC Legal is an inside look at a side of the Vietnam war that most people would believe could not have happened, not to mention, did happen in the US Marine Corps. It tells the story of a band of young trial lawyers, who had also spent nearly a year in training to become Marine Corps infantry officers.
A Historical Look at Close Air Support (CAS): Case Studies of World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm to Afghanistan; Training, Doctrine, Trust, and Dialogue for Effective Combined Arms Operations
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,790. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Throughout the history of close air support (CAS) there exists a consistent theme of friction and interservice rivalry. There are periods where close coordination and cooperation led to extremely effective CAS. Experiences in North Africa during World War II proved to be a harbinger of CAS throughout the twentieth century.
Security Cooperation Activities: Strengthening a Partner Military and its Governing Institutions - Case Studies of Vietnam and Mali, Effect of Targeted Civilian Aid on Government Threats from Military
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,990. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
Determining the right mix of military to civilian aid to strengthen partner militaries and their governing institutions will challenge operational artists in the future. Military planners who broaden their fields of study to include a partner nation's military, government, and economic capabilities approach the problem with a holistic understanding.
Infiltrating to Win: The Conduct of Border Denial Operations - Vietnam War Special Forces and First Field Forces in Central Highland Tri-border Region Lessons Discarded, Need for Deep Close Support
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,010. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Covert cross border infiltration plays a critical role in modern warfare. The methods counter U.S. military technical and firepower advantages by hiding behind the international understanding about the sanctity of borders. This study examined how U.S. Special Forces and First Field Forces conducted border denial operations in the Central Highland "tri-border" region during the Vietnam War.
Staying the Course - October 1967 to September 1968, United States Army in Vietnam Combat Operations, Official Comprehensive History of Battles in Southeast Asia Against Viet Cong and North Vietnamese
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 283,340. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Staying the Course describes the twelve-month period when the Viet Cong and their North Vietnamese allies embarked on a new and more aggressive strategy that shook the foundations of the South Vietnamese state and forced the United States to reevaluate its military calculations in Southeast Asia.
Army Transportation Corps History: Lam Son 719; the Cargo Must Get Through - 1971 Vietnam War Offensive Campaign Conducted in Laos by Vietnamese Troops to Disrupt the Ho Chi Minh Trail
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 22,570. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. The official historian of the Army Transportation Corps provides a great history of the Vietnam War offensive known as Lam Son 719, or Operation Dewey Canyon II.
Seven Firefights in Vietnam - Fight at Ia Drang, Convoy Ambush on Highway 1, Ambush at Phuoc An, Fight Along the Rach Ba Rai, Three Companies at Dak To, Battle of Lang Vei, Gunship Mission
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,930. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
These accounts of fighting in Vietnam are based upon official U.S. Army records—daily journals, journal files, and after action reports; upon interviews conducted soon after the events by historical officers in Vietnam.
Looking Up: Conditions for Insurgent Airpower in Unconventional Warfare - Case Studies of Hmong Pilots in Laos During the Vietnam War, and Tamil Air Tigers in Sri Lanka, Imperatives Governing Usage
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,410. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Using military doctrine and other relevant literature to merge principles of UW, insurgencies, and air operations, the study forms theorized conditions and employment imperatives for insurgent air. It then tests these theorized conditions and imperatives against two historic case studies, Hmong pilots in Laos and the Tamil Air Tigers in Sri Lanka.
Risk Mitigation and Leadership in Tactical U.S. Army Infantry Training - Combat Readiness Affected by Commander's Authority to Execute Risk Mitigation, Case Studies in Korean and Vietnam Wars
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 49,610. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
While conditions that simulate combat are dangerous and present inherent risks, the mitigation of that risk prevents the adequate simulation of a high-intensity combat situation.
Attribution in Influence: Relative Power and the Use of Attribution - Military Psychological Operations (PSYOP) and Deception, Case Studies of U.S. in World War II and Vietnam, and Russia in Crimea
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,670. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Department of Defense sits in a unique position among U.S. agencies, as it must remain capable of conducting influence activities across the spectrum of attribution, from true, none, false, or concurring partner types. This includes activities such as public affairs, military information support operations, and military deception.
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..

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