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21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Warfighing (MCDP1) - Philosophy Distinguishing the Marine Corps - Nature, Theory, and Conduct of War (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,680. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual covers warfighting and the philosophy that distinguishes the U.S. Marine Corps. Chapter One deals with the nature of war; chapter two the theory of war; chapter three preparing for war; and chapter 4 the conduct of war.
Essential Guide to Lt. General Herbert (H.R.) McMaster, National Security Advisor: Thinking and War Scholarship, Moral and Ethical Soldiers, War on Terrorism, Paper on Future Wars and Technology
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,360. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent compilation of papers, essays, and documents containing the work of Lt. General Herbert (H.R.) McMaster, nominated by President Donald Trump to be his National Security Advisor, has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. These papers provide a unique and timely insight into the thought process and war scholarship of McMaster.
The American Civil War Encyclopedia - Sweeping Account of All Aspects of the War Between the States - Army and Navy History and Timelines, Campaigns and Battles, Intelligence, Militias, Unique Stories
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 547,020. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
Discover the stories and history of the saddest era in American history, the Civil War from 1861 through 1865. With nineteen chapters and over 1500 pages of text, this unique compilation provides a stunning overview of the military strategies, campaigns, battles, and personalities of the war.
Sharing Success - Owning Failure: Preparing to Command in the Twenty-First Century Air Force
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 18,710. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In Sharing Success — Owning Failure, Colonel Goldfein discusses several themes central to a successful command tour. He expresses ideas and puts forth questions to spark your imagination as you begin preparing for the task ahead of you—squadron commander.
Military Autopsy Manual: Concise Illustrated Guide to Techniques and Objectives of Autopsies from the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, with Organ by Organ Information
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,030. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook provides a reproduction of the multiservice Autopsy Technical Manual (TM 8-300, NAVMED P-5065, AFM 160-19), prepared by the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. This revised and illustrated manual provides a ready and concise criteria on postmortem procedures and examinations.
Call Sign - Dustoff: A History of U.S. Army Aeromedical Evacuation from Conception to Hurricane Katrina, MEDEVAC, Air Ambulance, MAST, Korea, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Afghanistan, Iraq
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 267,080. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this exceptional book tells the story of DUSTOFF from its conception.
A Concise History of the U.S. Air Force - From the Genesis of American Air Power to the Gulf War, World War II, Nuclear Age and Cold War, Billy Mitchell, Foulois, von Richtofen, Spaatz
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,160. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a fascinating review of the history of America's Air Force from the Civil War to the Gulf War. Except in a few instances, since World War II no American soldier or sailor has been attacked by enemy air power.
Survivability on the Island of Spice: The Development of the UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopter and its Baptism of Fire in Operation Urgent Fury on Grenada - Effect of Poor Intelligence Flying into Enemy Fire
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,050. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In 1983 the UH-60 Blackhawk faced its baptism of fire during Operation Urgent Fury in Grenada. Ten Blackhawks sustained battle damage during the assault, and four were destroyed. This helicopter was the culmination of fourteen years of work that started in 1965.
Quagmire: The Pentagon's Word for Nation Building - History, Military Capabilities, Panama, Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, Doctrine, Training, Force Structure, Why Soldiers Do Nation Building, Terrorism
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 124,550. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book attempts to describe the military's performance in nation building, evaluating it in the context of strategic realities.
Aspects of Military Leadership - Ethics, Law, and Spirituality, Examples from Afghanistan, COIN Operations, Irregular Warfare, Holocaust, Rules of Engagement, Loyalty to Comrades, Religious Factor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 238,550. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army publication, comprised of a collection of essays, provides timely and insightful views on current leadership behavior and ethical concerns that men and women of the armed forces face in the demanding, complex, and prolonged decade of armed conflict.
Attack on the Pentagon: The Medical Response to 9/11 - New York World Trade Center Attack, Flight 93, Somerset, Pennsylvania, Environmental and Mental Health, Remarkable Stories, Wounded Warriors
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 186,290. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this work provides a truly unique view of the response of the Army Medical Department to the horror of September 11, 2001.
The Army and Its Air Corps: Army Policy toward Aviation 1919-1941 - Billy Mitchell, Boeing B-17, Douglas B-7, Charles A. Lindbergh, Henry Hap Arnold, Fokker F-2, Frear Committee
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,450. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
From the Armistice in 1918 to the late 1930s, there was continuous controversy over the place of aviation in the military establishment. This book details how airpower visionaries, with varying degrees of tact, often risked charges of insubordination in preaching the gospel of airpower.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume IV: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1950 - 1952, Mossadegh and Iran, Rearmament, Armageddon, Atomic Arsenal, World War III, NATO
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,150. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume describes the impact of the Korean War upon national security policies and programs. The Soviet Union's willingness to sanction overt aggression, in an area where Soviet security interests were only marginally involved, seemed to show that Moscow might indeed have a master plan for world domination.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Guide to Bare Base Mechanical Systems (Air Force Handbook 10-222, Volume 12) - Water Heater, Refrigerator, FDECU, Portable Heater
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 40,630. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This handbook contains guidance on setting up and operating mechanical systems commonly encountered during bare base operations.
MARSOC: A Way Ahead - Marine Special Operations Command Proposal, USSOCOM, Culture Clash, Doctrine and Theory of Special Operations, Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Unity of Command
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Global War on Terror and the Department of Defense have thrust change upon the Marine Corps and the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). Because the Secretary of Defense mandated that the Marine Corps would create a component in USSOCOM, the window for revolutionary change is open.
Conquest from Within: A Comparative Analysis Between Soviet Active Measures and U.S. Unconventional Warfare Doctrine - Fascinating Review of Russian KGB Disinformation, Forgeries, and Propaganda
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,730. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This study presents a comparative analysis between active measures and the current U.S. doctrinal framework of UW in order to develop a better common understanding of an irregular strategy increasingly evident in the contemporary operational environment on the part of both state and non-state adversaries.
Bonded By Battle: The Powerful Friendships of Military Dogs and Soldiers from the Civil War to Operation Iraqi Freedom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,600. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2017 by Quindaro Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Learn how dogs and soldiers became one of the US military's most effective weapons in this “accurate and fascinating” (Kirkus) history of Military Working Dog Teams. Author Nancy Roe Pimm tells the remarkable story of this evolving partnership through 12 canine-human relationships. Suitable for adult as well as young readers ages 12 and up.
Improved Intelligence Warning in an Age of Complexity: IC Community, CIA, DIA, DNI, FBI Interagency Analysis and Failures, Complex Adaptive Systems to Develop Novel Responses to Threats
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,340. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
The degree of complexity and rate of change found in the global security environment is increasingly leaving senior policymakers surprised and US national interests potentially at risk. As a result, decision makers are increasingly faulting the Intelligence Community for failure to provide adequate warning.
Joint by Design: The Western Desert Campaign – World War II Allied Victory in North Africa Against the Desert Fox Rommel, Battle at El Alamein, Role of the Army Air Force, Attacking Enemy as a System
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,530. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
During the Second World War, the Allied Forces were victorious in the Western Desert Campaign not because of heroic individual leadership, but because improvements in command relationships, basing, and resource allocation enabled them to fight effectively as a joint and coalition force.
The Gray Ghost of Civil War Virginia: John Singleton Mosby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,750. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
No name in the annals of the Civil War conjures a more romantic and awe-inspiring image than that of Confederate Colonel John Mosby of Virginia. Award-winning historical fiction author Jessica James penned a unique look at this iconic figure as a way to share this real-life soldier's story with her fiction fans. Mosby was the model for her fictional character, Alexander Hunter, in NOBLE CAUSE.

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