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Training to Fight: Training and Education During the Cold War - Pentomic Era, Korean War, Vietnam War, Top Gun Miramar, Coverage of Training Facilities Listed by State
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book provides a contextual foundation for the documentation and, in some cases, preservation of the hundreds of Cold War-era military training and education facilities within the United States.
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.
A Soldier's Morality, Religion, and Our Professional Ethic: Does the Army's Culture Facilitate Integration, Character Development, and Trust in the Profession? Gay Pride, Army Ethic
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,320. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Among the evolving values of American society, this research seeks to address the perennial issue of religion, its role in the moral character of individual volunteers, and how, amid a secularizing society, the Stewards of the Professions can maintain an ethical culture that facilitates, indeed fosters, both correct religious expression and military effectiveness.
Planning for Action: Campaign Concepts and Tools - Wargaming, Clausewitz, Iraq, Petraeus, Afghanistan, Tommy Franks, Dr. Strange, War Against Terrorism, Hurricane Katrina, Post 9/11
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,440. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Planning for Action: Campaign Concepts and Tools is designed to be used as a handbook for developing campaign plans at the US Army Command and General Staff College.
Advancing Strategic Thought Series: Defense Planning For National Security: Navigation Aids for the Mystery Tour, Black Swan Events, Clausewitz, Futurology, Strategic History
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,230. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: 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.
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.
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.
Protection of Civilians (PoC) Military Reference Guide - Peacekeeping, U.N. Protection, Protection of Children, Conflict-Related Sexual Violence, SWEAT-MSO, Patrols, Humanitarian Assistance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,670. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The PoC Military Reference Guide is primarily intended for military commanders and staffs who must consider the Protection of Civilians (PoC) during multidimensional Peace Support Operations (PSO) or Military Operations during Armed Conflict (MOAC), particularly when PoC is an operational or strategic objective.
Case Studies in National Security Transformation: Littoral Combat Ship, FBI Counterterrorism, Counterinsurgency Support in Afghanistan, CEC Naval Anti-air Warfare, NMCI, Relief Hurricane Katrina
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 91,130. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook present six reports in the series, Case Studies in National Security Transformation, sponsored by the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Forces Transformation and Resources, and prepared by the Center for Technology and National Security Policy.
Marshall Center Reports: Terrorism, WMD, NATO and Transatlantic Relations, Rumsfeld's Transformation Vision, Jihadist Communications Techniques, Bases in Romania and Bulgaria
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,170. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Five informative papers from the Marshall European Center for Security Studies analyze various important military issues.
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.
Military Planning for a Catastrophic Critical Infrastructure Event - In the Dark, Terminal Blackout: Electric Infrastructure Vulnerabilities and Civil-Military Resiliency, EMP
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,440. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Two important reports from the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute and Army War College discuss the terrible threat to civilization posed by damage to the electrical grid from electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack or a solar storm.
How The Army Runs 2013-2014 - A Senior Leader Reference Handbook - Organizational Life, Mobilization, Reserve, Logistics, Training, Health System, Civil Functions, Public Affairs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 329,300. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This text is designed to explain and synthesize the functioning and relationships of numerous Defense, Joint, and Army organizations, systems, and processes involved in the development and sustainment of trained and ready forces for the Combatant Commanders.
Barges to Battleships: Puget Sound Military Shipbuilding Vol I Minesweeepers
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Minesweepers built in Puget Sound shipyards
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
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 133,560. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This monograph examines the dynamics of China's energy security dilemma and the role of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN).
The PLA at Home and Abroad: Assessing the Operational Capabilities of China's Military - Uyghurs, Spratly and Senkaku Islands, Tibet, Domestic Riots, Taiwan, Chinese-Russian Exercises
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 258,610. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This comprehensive study of the modern Chinese military, featuring a foreword by former President George H.W. Bush, is a product of the Army's Strategic Studies Institute.
China's Forbearance Has Limits: Chinese Threat and Retaliation Signaling and Its Implications for a Sino-American Military Confrontation - Maritime Claims, Senkaku and Spratly Islands, Taiwan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,420. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This report from the Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs of the Institute for National Strategic Studies provides a thorough discussion of the use of the Chinese military in past and future confrontations, including historic information about previous signals of military intention and possible future military threats regarding disputed islands.
North Korea Issue Papers: Criminal Sovereignty and Illicit International Activities, Understanding the North Korea Problem: The Land of Lousy Options, plus China Policies and Controversies
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,100. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Two important papers by the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provide unique insights into the problems posed by North Korea.
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
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,520. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique collection of American military documents provides a special view of recent Chinese military and policy developments.
Silent Heroes of the Cold War Declassified
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The mysterious military plane crash on a Nevada mountain peak that was the CIA's single-greatest loss of life in the U2 project. The families of the victims suffered an abyss of silence for generations. The eerie obsession of one Boy Scout leader that uncovered the mystery as he tracked families down, told them what happened and learned the terrible impact of government secrecy on their lives.