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U.S. Marines in Humanitarian Operations: On Mamba Station - U.S. Marines in West Africa, 1990 - 2003, Civil War in Liberia, Samuel Doe, Evacuation Operations, Sharp Edge, Assured Response
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,170. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This monograph tells the story of thousands of U.S. Marines who supported Operations Sharp Edge, Assured Response, Quick Response, Noble Obelisk, and Joint Task Force Liberia, the noncombatant evacuation operations in 1990, 1991, 1996, and 2003 from Liberia, in 1996 from the Central African Republic, and in 1997 from Sierra Leone.
Forging the Sword: Defense Production During the Cold War - DoD Industrial Facilities, Aircraft, Ammunition, Tank Plants, Shipyards, Reagan Buildup, Redstone, Pine Bluff, Picatinny Arsenal
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,200. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study is a contextual overview to assist anyone researching Cold War industrial facilities in the United States. It gives a broad overview of the structure of the government-owned portion of the defense industrial base and discusses the various trends that affected that structure from the 1940s to the 1980s.
Army Modernization Plans, Army Equipping Strategy, Tactical Wheeled Vehicle (TWV) Strategy, Affordable and Integrated Army Equipment Modernization
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This compilation of five official Army documents provides a comprehensive overview of DoD plans for modernizing Army military equipment, including the tactical wheeled vehicle strategy.
Guide to Air Force Heraldry - Heraldry Through the Ages, Symbols in Emblems, USAF Symbols, Organizational Emblems, Designing An Air Force Emblem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,210. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Heraldry as we know it today had its beginning in the early 12th century during the period between the First and Second Crusades.
The World Wide Military Command and Control System (WWMCCS): Evolution and Effectiveness
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 121,520. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this comprehensive analysis of the worldwide military command and control system (WWMCCS), the author examines how organization, technology, and ideology contributed to the development of WWMCCS. He explains how and why WWMCCS developed the way it did.
Joint Training for Night Air Warfare - Red Flag, Cope Thunder, and the National Training Center, Close Air Support, Counterair
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,420. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The reality of today's world is that although the threat of World War III may be greatly reduced, the possibility of wars involving American troops remains high. These wars probably will be conducted by large and complex joint staffs and likely will be characterized by intense activity carried out regardless of weather, time of day, or seasons of the year.
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
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,160. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: 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.
Eyewitness to War (Volume III) US Army Advisors in Afghanistan - Frank Commentary on Pre-Deployment Training, Logistics Support, Poppy Eradication, Corruption, Special Forces and Conventional Infantry
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 209,080. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Eyewitness to War Oral History Series: US Army Advisors in Afghanistan by the Combat Studies Institute makes exclusive use of oral history. This volume is a product of interviews obtained by the CSI Operational Leadership Experience (OLE) project and our Contemporary Operations Study Team (COST).
The Role of Rhetorical Theory in Military Intelligence Analysis: A Soldier's Guide To Rhetorical Theory - Panopticon, Discourse Hierarchy, Clausewitz, Foucault, Discontinuity Fever, Process
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,640. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of The Role of Rhetorical Theory in Military Intelligence Analysis is to share Major Mills' rhetorical understanding with young officers attending initial intelligence training. Throughout he infuses key elements from the rhetorical discourse community into the discourse community that deals with training in military intelligence.
2014 Quadrennial Defense Review - Department of Defense Budget Priorities Under Sequestration Cuts, Defense Strategy, Rebalancing the Joint Force
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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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Drill and Ceremonies Manual - Part One, General Drill, Ceremonies, Commands, Flags, Formations, Manual of Arms, Rifle Salute
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,670. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual covers drill and ceremonies.
Fighting Back: New Media and Military Operations - Websites, Cable News, Bloggers, Mobile Technologies, U.S. Military, Israeli-Hezbollah War, The Case of Jenin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,800. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Insurgent use of information as an asymmetric strategic means has been extremely effective in the current theaters of Iraq and Afghanistan leading Richard Holbrooke to famously muse: "How can a man in a cave out-communicate the world's leading communications society?"
A Comprehensive Approach to Improving U.S. Security Force Assistance (SFA) Efforts - DoD Programs to Train, Advise, and Assist Foreign Partners' Security Establishments
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Letort Paper analyzes the topic of Security Force Assistance (SFA) and provides some specific recommendations designed to improve U.S. performance. SFA may be a new term, but the activities themselves are familiar ones related to how the Department of Defense (DoD) works to train, advise, and assist foreign partners' security establishments to accomplish common objectives.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Mass Atrocity Prevention and Response Options (MAPRO): A Policy Planning Handbook - Stopping Genocide
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,490. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Handbook is designed to be a reference for policy makers to monitor, prevent, and if necessary respond to genocide and other mass atrocity situations.
Russian Military Transformation - Goal in Sight? Conventional and Nuclear Forces, Aerospace Defense Command, Modern Weapons, Readiness, Manpower, Serdyukov
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,140. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
In this monograph, the authors use a wide range of Russian language sources and interviews to illustrate not only the Russian threat assessments highlighting the United States as a potential aggressor, but also the many unique challenges facing Russia in renewing and rearming its military.
Operational Culture for the Warfighter: Principles and Applications - Physical Environment, Economy, Social Structure, Political Structure, Iraq, Islam, Clausewitz, Wargaming
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,550. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This textbook is designed to help Marines link concepts of culture to the realities of planning and executing military operations around the world.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Marine Combat Water Survival - Fleet Marine Force Reference Publication (FMFRP) 013 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,660. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides techniques, procedures, and training standards for Marine water survival. This publication addresses a Marine's ability to cross water obstacles and perform water rescues.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume VIII: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1961-1964 - Strategic Nuclear Forces, Arms Control, Test Ban, Cuban Missile Crisis, Berlin
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,550. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Throughout the early 1960s, the Joint Chiefs of Staff confronted a series of crises that touched nearly every part of the globe. Cuba, Berlin, the Congo, Saudi Arabia, India, Indonesia, Laos, and South Vietnam all became areas of confrontation.
The Chairmanship of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - 1949-2012, Omar Bradley, Thomas Moorer, Colin Powell, Martin Dempsey, Vietnam, Goldwater-Nichols Act, plus Works of General John Vessey
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 217,100. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is the nation's highest-ranking military officer. He presides over the Joint Chiefs of Staff and provides military advice to the civilian leadership.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Female Participation in Formed Police Units, Integration of Women in Formed Police Units of Peacekeeping Operations
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,080. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report looks at the obstacles that continue to impact the integration of women into Formed Police Units (FPUs) of Peacekeeping Operations.