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Between Heroes and Guardians: General Lyman L. Lemnitzer and General Charles H. Bonesteel III - World War II and Cold War, Operation Torch, Project Solarium, Interwar Period and Wartime Careers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,670. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
General Lyman L. Lemnitzer and General Charles H. Bonesteel III illustrate the need for the Army to better understand and value manager leadership at the same level as heroism on the battlefield. Their careers demonstrate why the Army needs to look beyond the heroic model of leadership and cultivate managerial leadership.
George Washington and the Politics of War and Revolution: American Revolutionary Leadership, Washington's Command - Power of Symbolism, Unity, and Purpose, Awakening of a Continent, Analysis Framework
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,570. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
George Washington was a remarkable paradox; both a congruent output from the social system he was a part of and a remarkably aberrant agent when compared to his contemporaries. Washington's impact on the social and political system of the colonies emerged in two distinct phases.
Strategic Genius: What Traits Make a Great Military Leader? Gerhard Scharnhorst and William Slim as Examples, Elements of Courageous and Compelling Leaders, Ecology of Ideas for Cooperative Leadership
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Rather than searching for how to attain or how to practice strategic genius, this monograph simply asks what is strategic genius? To this end, instead of describing the development of strategic genius, this monograph attempts to describe its characteristics.
National Guard Forces in the Cyber Domain - Integrating the Guard into National Cyber Forces and Defenses, Cybersecurity Protecting Critical Infrastructure from Hactivists and Terrorist Groups
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,210. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » History » Military
Today the nation faces the new challenge of how to best defend itself against cyber attacks. Just as the militia, forbearers to the National Guard, enabled George Washington's attack against Trenton, the National Guard stands ready today to work with Department of Defense (DoD) to counter the growing cyber threat.
Re-forging the Iron Division: The Reconstitution of the 28th Infantry Division between the Hurtgen Forest and the Ardennes - World War II Battles in 1944, Preparation for the Battle of the Bulge
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,820. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The 28th Infantry Division of the Pennsylvania National Guard suffered near collapse in the Battle of the Hurtgen Forest in November 1944 but recovered in time to delay a German force eight times its size in the Battle of the Bulge just four weeks later.
Built to Last: The Army's Failed Quest to Replace the Bradley Fighting Vehicle (BFV) - Army Modernization Efforts for Infantry Fighting Vehicles, Strategic Context, Requirements, and Cost
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,100. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Army has long expressed the need to replace the Bradley Fighting Vehicle (BFV) with a new ground combat vehicle. The Bradley, one of the original Big Five, was designed to fight a Cold War threat. Requirements have changed since then but the Army continues to use the BFV as its primary infantry-fighting vehicle.
Operationalizing the Impossible: The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) Movement - Ending Genocide Through Prevention and Military Intervention, Cast Study of Rwanda, Bosnia, Humanitarian Intervention
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,130. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Genocide is a complex phenomenon that has a long and dark history. The contemporary concept of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) seeks to rid the world of this murderous practice through prevention and in some cases military intervention.
Challenges, Capability and Will: Is NATO Relevant in the Twenty-first Century? Role in Counterterrorism, ISIS, ISIL, Threats from Putin and Russia to Baltic Members and Poland, Cyber, U.S. Reassurance
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,450. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
This monograph examines the relevance of NATO in the twenty-first century, particularly from a perspective of US interests within a framework of contemporary history. Since the end of the Cold War NATO has struggled to maintain a raison d'etre for its continued existence and relevance. In the 1990s NATO expanded both its membership and the scope of its operations beyond collective defense.
The Planner's Role in the Civil-Military Relationship: Syrian Crisis Action Planning (2011-2013) - CAP Work During Obama Administration, Hagel, Dempsey, Response to Syrian Chemical Weapons Usage
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,400. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Crisis action planning (CAP) is the military process for resolving imminent and emerging crises. CAP activities require the interaction and collaboration of numerous echelons to provide military and whole-of-government options to the National Command Authority for consideration.
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.
Not All Reforms Are Big: The Development of the Field Staff during the Root Era Reforms: Professionalism in Spanish-American War in 1898, Cuban and Philippine Campaign, Pershing’s Punitive Expedition
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
The Spanish American War was a turning point in the history of the United States Army. While the US Army was successful in its operational mission of defeating the Spanish in Cuba, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico in 1898, it suffered from significant issues in administration.
The Contracting Support Brigade (CSB): Is It Capable of Sustaining Tempo and Combat Power in the Operational Environment? Afghanistan and Operation Enduring Freedom, Army Sustainment Capability
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,210. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The operational commander has the responsibility to link tactical actions in time, space, and purpose to achieve the policy-maker's strategic objectives. Combat power and operational initiative sustained by tempo set the conditions for the decisive action that explicates these tactics. However, these tasks require a capable sustainment architecture that is flexible.
Operational Initiative in Theory and Army Doctrine – Military Theory, Individual Initiative and Control to Achieve Objectives, Role of Positive Aim, Anticipation, and Relative Freedom of Action
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,920. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Despite its prominence in centuries of military theory and role as a foundational attribute of the US Army operating concept since 1982, the definition of operational initiative remains vague. Furthermore, the lack of clarity on this topic blurs the lines between operational initiative and individual initiative, or the willingness of individuals to act in a given situation.
Eisenhower: Decision-making and Consensus in an Unfamiliar Context – Cold War Policy, the International Environment, National Security Council (NSC), Project Solarium Planning Exercise
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,930. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines the process by which Dwight D. Eisenhower developed his administration's national security policy, and the lessons that it presents for planners. Eisenhower's experiences provide examples of modern design theory in action, particularly managing the interests of multiple stakeholders, building consensus, and confronting complex problems.
Mission Command: Historical Roots of Mission Command in U.S. Army – Analysis of Generals Zachary Taylor, Ulysses S. Grant, and Pershing, Civil War, Vicksburg Campaign, World War I Expeditionary Forces
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Mission orders as described in ADP 6-0, are the foundation of mission command, because it sets the tone of a command climate. Mission orders tell a subordinate what to do and why he is doing it, but does not tell him how.
Interwar Period (1919-1939) Officer Education: Model for the Future – Army War College, German Reichswehr and Kriegsakademie, North Africa Campaign, Overlord Campaign, Need to Focus on Operational Art
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The interwar period (1919-1939) presented great economic, social, and political challenges to Germany and the United States. The interwar period challenged the United States Army with reductions in military strength and funding, public indifference, and an elevated level of anti-war sentiment.
Past and Potential Theory for Special Warfare Operational Art: People's War and Contentious Politics – Guerilla Warfare and Insurgency as Theories from 1952 to 1965, Adaptation of Mao Zedong’s Idea
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,050. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the context of escalating instability in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and Africa, special warfare may offer policymakers a valuable strategic option. To succeed, however, special warfare campaigns that apply operational art must be founded upon distinct and sound theories of war and warfare.
Coastal Fortifications and National Military Policy, 1815-1835 – History of Fortifications from Colonial Period to Third System, Military Policy After War of 1812, Monroe and Madison Guidance Report
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,720. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
Coastal fortifications in the United States developed from the colonial practice of building temporary structures to a system designed to be permanent and enduring. Coastal fortifications became a focus of national military policy after the War of 1812.
Learning to Lead: J. Lawton Collins' Mastery of Large-Unit Command – World War Two VII Corps Commander in Operation Cobra and Ardennes Battle of the Bulge, Mentored by Marshall, Eisenhower
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,570. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph outlines a portrait of J. Lawton Collins' career to determine what common factors prepared him for becoming an effective large-unit commander. The goal is to illustrate the importance of professional military education, mentorship from senior leaders, and leadership experiences with the training and development of large-unit/operational level commanders.
Ensuring Operational Access: Leveraging Engineering Contractors in the Pacific - Joint Operational Access Concept (JOAC), Anti-access and Anti-denial Threats, Wake Island and Vietnam War Case Studies
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In January 2012, President Obama announced the US military would "pivot to the Pacific" to support and protect political and economic interests in the Region. To this end, the Joint Operational Access Concept (JOAC) and Joint Concept for Entry Operations (JCEO) outline the specific operational requirements for gaining and maintaining operational access.