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The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): Birth of the Navy, Naval Documents, History and Timeline of Captain John Paul Jones, Vessels of the Continental Navy in the American Revolution
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,540. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This unique historical compilation provides comprehensive information on the role of naval power in the American Revolution, including the birth of the U.S. Navy, naval documents, a comprehensive history and timeline of Captain John Paul Jones, and a full list of the vessels of the Continental Navy, with numerous detailed descriptions.
The President and the Intelligence Community: The Importance of the Relationship - Fascinating Case Studies of John Kennedy, George H.W. Bush, and George W. Bush, Including Bay of Pigs, Desert Storm
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 45,150. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » White house
This study identifies the correlation between the quality of the U.S. president's relationship with the intelligence community and intelligence failures. This research also evaluates how the relationship changes over the course of a presidency in an effort to identify factors that contribute to a working relationship strong enough to mitigate the risk of intelligence failures.
Operational Design: Distilling Clarity from Complexity for Decisive Action - Art of War, COIN Counterinsurgency, Korean and Iranian Examples, Gestalt Theory, Center of Gravity, Operation Overlord
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,110. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the elements of operational design and shows how design facilitates decision making to reduce operational risks and increase the likelihood that a military plan survives first contact.
Civil Military Engagements Program: A Special Operations Solution to Threats Derived from Undergoverned Areas - SOF and Civil Affairs in Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Horn of Africa, and Battle Against ISIS
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,650. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Using three regionally diverse examples, this study proposes that the Civil Military Engagements (CME) program, within the Civil Affairs (CA) Regiment, provides SOF an optimal solution to achieve its long-term objectives in undergoverned areas.
Leadership and Tactics During the Northern Campaign of the War of 1812 - From the Niagara to Lake Champlain, The Battle of Queenston Heights, Crysler's Farm, and the Battle of Chippawa
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,200. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
American military historians have identified a trend in the US Army to start wars unprepared and ultimately emerge victorious having improved along the way. The War of 1812 set the standard in showing up unprepared, learning in early defeat, and emerging with a valid claim of martial competence.
Military Professionalism and the Future of Civil-Military Relations in Africa - Case Studies of U.S. Military Training and Professional Education in Colombia, El Salvador, Cameroon, and Senegal
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,470. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Military
U.S. military training and professional education has increased in Africa since 2002. Building professional militaries can improve security but also presents a moral dilemma. African regimes are often criticized for poor governance—including patrimonial, kleptocratic, and authoritarian rule—and African armies are often political in nature.
To Resign or Not Resign... The Use of Senior Officer Retirements as a Political Tool - U.S. Military Dissent, Case Studies, General Fogleman, Shinseki, McChrystal, Disobedience to Civilian Control
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book looks at current literature and models for military dissent through political retirements and then applies these to case studies of General Ronald Fogleman, General Eric Shinseki, and General Stanley McChrystal.
3 Presidents, 2 Accidents
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,940. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
3 Presidents - 2 Accidents picks up where Paul Smith's explosive MO41: The Bombshell Before Roswell left off.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 3 - Ground Systems - Reconnaissance, including Russian, Chinese, U.S., Sensors, Radar, UAV, Night Vision
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This illustrated Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world.
Detecting Deception: A Bibliography of Counterdeception Across Time, Cultures, and Disciplines - Valuable Information for Intelligence Professionals to Reduce Vulnerability to Strategic Surprise
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 233,140. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
This is an impressive and comprehensive bibliography by Dr. Barton Whaley on the theory and practice of "Counterdeception." Dr. Whaley has been an avid researcher and teacher of military-political deception studies and theories for nearly four decades.
Operation Anaconda: An Air Power Perspective - Unique Case Study in Application of Force, Lessons on Joint Warfare in Afghanistan, Planning for Operations, Persistent Close Air Support (CAS)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,320. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
One of the most crucial joint combat operations in Afghanistan was Operation ANACONDA, designed and executed to remove the last remaining organized Taliban resistance. Operation ANACONDA generated lessons involving many aspects of the art of joint warfare.
U.S. Army Functional Concept for Sustainment 2020-2040 (AFC-S), TRADOC Pamphlet (TP) 525-4-1, February 2017 - Industrial and Operational Environment, The Human Dimension, Force Readiness, Mobilization
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,200. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
TP 525-4-1 describes the broad capabilities the Army will require to sustain multi-domain battle and cross-domain maneuver with joint, interorganizational, and multinational partners during 2020-2040. The ideas presented have been integrated with the evolving estimates of the operational environment.
Baseball Caps and Beards: The Perception of U.S. Special Forces by Conventional Forces and Its Impact on Interdependence - History from Eagle Claw and Urgent Fury to Desert Storm and War on Terrorism
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,320. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The path to Interdependence between Conventional Forces (CF) and Special Forces (SF) grew out of the success and failure in combat and peacetime operations over the last three decades. Beginning with the catastrophic collision during Operation Eagle Claw to combined operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, interdependence has been a difficult process.
State Defense Forces (SDF) and Their Role in American Homeland Security - Organized State Militias, Naval Militias, Posse Comitatus, Colonial Days to 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina, Ethos, Constitution
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,030. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. State Defense Forces (SDFs), or organized state militias and naval militias, have a long and distinguished history of service in the United States.
Advancing Strategic Thought Series: Defense Planning For National Security: Navigation Aids for the Mystery Tour, Black Swan Events, Clausewitz, Futurology, Strategic History
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,230. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph finds that, although the past does not repeat itself in detail, there are profound persisting reasons why it is repeated approximately in the challenges and dangers that security communities must face.
United States' Grand Strategy Through the Lens of Lebanon in 1983 and Iraq in 2003 - von Clausewitz, Walter Russell Mead, Eliot Cohen, Case Studies, Sabra and Shatila, Neocons, Rumsfeld, Powell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,080. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines why America has failed in both Lebanon in 1982-1984 and Iraq in 2003, to achieve its political objectives.
Regarding NATO: An Examination of the Alliance's Role in the Global War on Terrorism - Rogue and Failed States, Kosovo Legacy, Military Readiness, Afghanistan Case Study, American Leadership Role
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,420. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
The Alliance is reorganizing itself at every level. Today we find NATO deeply involved in the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) - its troops patrol the streets and environs of Kabul as part of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and its ships secure the waterways of the Mediterranean through Operation Active Endeavor.
Ghosts of Gettysburg: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places on the Battlefield
Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,030. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Second Chance Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » Military
"Ghosts of Gettysburg" is the first volume in Mark Nesbitt's popular book series. A combination of history and mystery, this volume focuses on the early ghost-lore of Gettysburg. Included are the timeless stories of the woman in white, the surgeons of Old Dorm, the ghosts of Devil's Den, the Blue Boy, and other infamous spectres who wander the Gettysburg battlefield.
Facing Uncertainty: The Role of the M1 Abrams Tank in U.S. Army of 2015-2025 - Hybrid Threats and Combined Arms Maneuver, Case Study of Israel Merkava Tank in Operations Cast Lead and Protective Edge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,250. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this study is to inform the future role of the M1 Abrams tank by analyzing hybrid threat trends, understanding U.S. Army force structure challenges, and determining the relevancy of combined arms maneuver in the future operating environment.
Issues in Strategic Thought: From Clausewitz to Al-Qaida - Rules and Principles of War, Baron de Jomini, Mahan, Mackinder, Bernhardi, Bloch, Douhet, Mitchell, Brodie, Wohlstetter, Giap, Galuta
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,980. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book explores strategic debates about warfare dating back to the Napoleonic era. Six debates brought about by social and technological changes are discussed.