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Guide to Air Force Heraldry - Heraldry Through the Ages, Symbols in Emblems, USAF Symbols, Organizational Emblems, Designing An Air Force Emblem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,210. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: 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.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 209,080. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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).
Breaking the Ice: Potential U.S. - Russian Maritime Conflict in the Arctic - Disputed Areas, Lomonosov Ridge, Bering Strait, Beaufort Sea, Northwest Passage, Hans Island, NATO Perspective, UNCLOS
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,480. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » History » Military
While war in the Arctic appears unlikely at present, this thesis analyzes why an escalation of territorial and resource disputes in the Arctic up to and including the use of force cannot and should not be ruled out.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - The American Military Advisor: Dealing With Senior Foreign Officials in the Islamic World
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,000. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The American Military Advisor: Dealing with Senior Foreign Officials in the Islamic World is a comprehensive guide for American military officers assigned as advisors to regional officials in places very different from the United States.
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section One: Marching with Maps & Mapping the Shenandoah Valley
Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
This first section of A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping includes an introduction to the series as well as a description of the efforts by the opposing Confederate and Federal Armies to accurately map the logistically and strategically crucial valley sheltered between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains.
Russian Military Transformation - Goal in Sight? Conventional and Nuclear Forces, Aerospace Defense Command, Modern Weapons, Readiness, Manpower, Serdyukov
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,140. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
The U.S. Army Campaigns of the War of 1812: Defending A New Nation, 1783-1811 - General Wayne, Whiskey Rebellion, Northwest Territory, Battle of Tippecanoe, Madison, Jefferson, Burr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
The War of 1812 is perhaps the United States' least known conflict. Other than Andrew Jackson's 1815 victory at New Orleans and Francis Scott Key's poem "The Star-Spangled Banner" written in 1814 during the British attack on Baltimore, most Americans know little about the country's second major war. Its causes are still debated by historians today.
Transforming the American Soldier: Educating the Warrior - Diplomat, Dealing with Insurgency, Cultural and Social Landscape, Formulation of Military Education
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Understanding the "social landscape" will only be able to be achieved through direct interaction with the local population. Additionally, this direct interaction with the local population, if combined with an understanding of the cultural and social aspects of the situation, can increase the trust between the military and the foreign population.
Chinese Energy Security: The Myth of the PLAN's Frontline Status - Chinese Navy, Maritime Security, Spratly Islands, Sino-Japanese Tension, Senkaku Islands, East China Sea, Naval Blockade
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 133,560. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines the dynamics of China's energy security dilemma and the role of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN).
The Pentomic Era: The U.S. Army Between Korea and Vietnam - Eisenhower Era Battle over Military Strategy, Atomic Weapons, Battlefield Nuclear Bombs, General Maxwell Taylor, Nike Program
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,880. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Although atomic weapons helped win World War Two in the Pacific, they raised the question of whether these weapons altered the nature of warfare, or simply warfare's destructive dimensions. Responsibility for nuclear weapons development became a central issue in US service politics, particularly between the Army and Air Force during the early years of the Eisenhower administration.
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.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Sensemaking - A Structure for an Intelligence Revolution, Mindfulness, Macrocognition, Tame and Wicked Problems, Meliorists, Neuroscience
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,370. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Sensemaking, whereby intelligence professionals would work with executive decisionmakers to explain data that are "sparse, noisy, and uncertain," requires an interpreter and experienced champion to bring about a practicable understanding and acceptance of the concept among intelligence practitioners.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Ground Reconnaissance - MCWP 2-15.3 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,080. Language: English. Published: February 20, 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 establishes doctrine, tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) for Marine Corps ground reconnaissance.
The American Civil War - U.S. Marines in Battle Fort Fisher, December 1864-January 1865 -War Between the States, Armstrong Gun, USS New Ironsides, Cape Fear
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,110. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
In the long and storied history of the Marine Corps, its contributions to the Union effort during the Civil War have often been relegated to a mere footnote.
China Policies and Controversies: U.S. Military Papers - PLA, Deception, Maritime Quest, Navy, Taiwan Arms Sales, Turkey and China, plus 2014 U.S. Intelligence Threat Assessment
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,520. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This unique collection of American military documents provides a special view of recent Chinese military and policy developments.
Operation Just Cause: The Planning and Execution of Joint Operations in Panama - Noriega, Media and Hostage Issues, Nunciatura, Impact of Goldwater-Nichols, Assessment
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 31,270. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Written shortly after the completion of Operation JUST CAUSE, this monograph traces the involvement of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff in planning and directing combat operations in Panama.
2014 Quadrennial Defense Review - Department of Defense Budget Priorities Under Sequestration Cuts, Defense Strategy, Rebalancing the Joint Force
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
The U.S. Army Campaigns of the War of 1812: The Chesapeake Campaign 1813-1814 - George Cockburn, British Burning of Havre de Grace, Craney Island, Battle of Bladensburg, British Raids
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,280. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Situated between the states of Maryland and Virginia, the Chesapeake Bay was America's largest estuary. The bay and the watershed it served were home to vibrant agricultural and fishing activities; important ports (Baltimore, Maryland, and Norfolk, Virginia); a major naval construction yard at Portsmouth, Virginia; and last but not least, the nation's capital, Washington, D.C.
Operational Culture for the Warfighter: Principles and Applications - Physical Environment, Economy, Social Structure, Political Structure, Iraq, Islam, Clausewitz, Wargaming
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,550. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: 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.
Planning for Action: Campaign Concepts and Tools - Wargaming, Military Decision Making Process (MDMP), Joint Operation Planning Process (JOPP), Military End State, Measurements of Performance (MOP)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose for this book is straightforward: to provide an overview of planning principles and the tools used by planners to design campaign plans. Since 9/11, the US military has been involved in numerous actions, most notably in Iraq and Afghanistan.