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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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,670. Language: English. Published: February 11, 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 drill and ceremonies.
Mind-Sets and Missiles: A First Hand Account of the Cuban Missile Crisis - Detailed Chronology of Intelligence Failures and Successes, President Kennedy and the Soviet Missiles in Cuba
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,140. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique book provides a detailed chronology and analysis of the intelligence failures and successes of the Cuban Missile Crisis. The author, Mr. Kenneth Absher, contends that, when our national security is at stake, the United States should not hesitate to undertake risky intelligence collection operations, including espionage, to penetrate our adversary's deceptions.
Joint Training for Night Air Warfare - Red Flag, Cope Thunder, and the National Training Center, Close Air Support, Counterair
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,420. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: The Blue Planet - Informal International Police Networks and National Intelligence - Transnational Crime, Terrorism and Policing, Al Qaeda
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,920. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The Blue Planet: Informal International Police Networks and National Intelligence, makes a powerful argument for why the United States needs to make better use of its federal law enforcement agencies abroad as an integral part of our national counterterrorism strategy.
Defense Science Board Advisory Group Report on Defense Intelligence Operations Research Applications for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) - Joint Strike Fighter, Full Motion Video
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 116,910. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Operations Research, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Advisory Group on Defense Intelligence of the Defense Science Board (DSB) was tasked to examine the manner and extent to which Operations Research (OR) is employed by the Department of Defense; how OR can be used to support Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) decision making.
The Soldier's Blue Book: Guide for Initial Entry Training Soldiers - Army as a Profession, BCT, OSUT, AIT, Appearance and Uniforms, Health, Discipline, First Duty Station, Physical Readiness, Army FM1
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,590. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the guide for all Initial Entry Training (IET) Soldiers who enter the Army. It provides an introduction to the Army. Throughout the Blue Book, Soldiers will read and learn about Army Values, Culture, History, Organizations, and Training they will receive.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Mission Command - 2012 Army Doctrine Reference Publication ADRP 6-0, Land Operations, Warfighting Function Tasks (Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,000. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, Army Doctrine Reference Publication (ADRP) 6-0 augments the mission command doctrine established in Army Doctrine Publication (ADP) 6-0, also titled Mission Command.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - The Government Assistance Center: A Vehicle for Transitioning to the Host Government
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,880. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this monograph, Professor Raymond Millen proposes a way for non-military organizations to render assistance and development to fragile states through an organizational approach. Accordingly, he proffers the concept of the Government Assistance Center as a vehicle for effective coordination.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume VII: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1957-1960 - Nuclear Arms Control, Missile Gap, Germany and Berlin, Cold War in Africa
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,830. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
From forty years' perspective, the second Eisenhower administration's record in national security affairs seems better than many rated it at the time. The danger posed by a "missile gap" was countered without resorting to massive expenditures. Threats to West Berlin and to the "offshore islands" of Quemoy and Matsu were mastered by relatively low-key responses.
U.S. Marines in Humanitarian Operations - Restoring Hope: In Somalia with the Unified Task Force, 1992 - 1993, Mohamed Farah Aideed, Mogadishu, Siad Barre, Nation Building Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This story of Operation Restore Hope relates how many issues unique to operations other than war were addressed and resolved by the commanding general of the Unified Task Force Somalia (UNITAF) and his staff.
The Pentagon: The First Fifty Years - Authoritative History of the Design and Construction of the Historic Department of Defense Headquarters Building
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,890. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
A symbol to the nation and the world since its beginning, the Pentagon above all is a metaphor of American power and influence with all the good and bad images such a symbol suggests. For most Americans, it is the embodiment of U.S. strength and authority, the nerve center of the military establishment, a rock of security.
U.S. Army Ranger Handbook (SH 21-76) - Leadership, Operations, Fire Support, Demolitions, Movement, Patrols, Drills, Mountaineering, Machine Gun, Convoy, Urban Operations, Survival, Aviation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,330. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The history of the American Ranger is a long and colorful saga of courage, daring, and outstanding leadership. It is a story of men whose skills in the art of fighting have seldom been surpassed.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Hearts and Minds: A Strategy of Conciliation, Coercion, or Commitment? Irregular Conflicts, Iraq, Afghanistan, Vietnam
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,940. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The most recent operations in Iraq and Afghanistan clearly show the contentious and multiple methods introduced by both the insurgents and military forces and how only a holistic model can bring a successful conclusion. While there are many volumes written on specific counterinsurgency (COIN) tasks for any given theater of operation, this study differs in that it traces the root evolution of COIN.
Somalia Operations: Lessons Learned - Mandates and Missions, Rules of Engagement (ROE), Multinational Contingents, Execution, Logistics, Civil-Military, Relief Organizations, Mogadishu
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,770. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
After initial success in the summer of 1992 in restoring order and saving thousands of lives, American soldiers clashed with Somali forces and were withdrawn in the spring of 1994. In the months that followed, we have studied what the Somalia experience can teach us about peace missions and learned how we might improve our capabilities across the spectrum of joint operations.
Black Silk and Gold Cord: Staff and Headquarters Operations in the Army of the Potomac, 1861-1865
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 299,810. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Black Silk and Gold Cord is a study of staffs in the Union army in the eastern theater during the US Civil War. It examines all areas of staff staff support to the army and the processes and procedures used as well as headquarters life. A separate chapter examines Ulysses Grant's headquarters and staff. Includes maps, a collection of pictures, a bibliography, and hyperlinked endnotes
The History of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - From the Revolutionary War to the Space Race, West Point, Flood Control, Hydropower, Combat Operations, Panama Canal, World War I and II, Apollo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,730. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
This comprehensive ebook provides authoritative information on the storied history of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) and its many accomplishments.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,550. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Security Sector Reform: A Case Study Approach to Transition and Capacity Building - Kosovo, Haiti, Liberia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Security sector reform (SSR)-defined here as activities undertaken by a nation and its partners to improve the way it provides safety, security, and justice to its citizens — has emerged since the end of the Cold War as an important tool for stabilizing and reconstructing post-conflict countries.
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.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Protection of Civilians - Military Reference Guide - PoC Dynamics, Intelligence, Rule of Law, Patrols, Unrest
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,580. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Civilians are protected persons under international law, and parties to a conflict have a legal obligation to protect civilians from the conflict's effects. Additionally, PoC is a major objective of many military operations and is frequently included in peace support mandates.