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Operational Reconnaissance: Identifying the Right Problems in a Complex World – Case Studies of World War II and 2006 Israeli-Hezbollah War, Intelligence Objectives, Capabilities, and Planning
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,770. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Actions by Army forces can be counter-productive in achieving the desired strategic aims. This paper proposes a model for the development of an operational reconnaissance force, and explores its development and conceptual usage in World War II and the 2006 Israeli-Hezbollah War.
Evolution of United States Army Deployment Operations: The Santiago Campaign Expedition’s Mobilization through Tampa, Florida in 1898 to Prepare for Invasion of Cuba, Reception and Staging Process
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,680. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
This monograph examines the evolution of United States Army deployment operations through the failures during the 1898 Santiago Expedition's mobilization through Tampa, Florida. The failed experiences from the Spanish-American War provided the evolutional foundation for successful deployment operations to France during World War I.
Commanders' Responsibilities in the Operations Process during the 1864 Red River Expedition - Defeat of Union General Nathaniel Banks Between Louisiana and Little Rock, Arkansas in American Civil War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
A commander has the responsibility to understand, visualize, describe, direct, lead, and assess his forces during the operations process. Failure to abide by any one of these responsibilities may lead to a disruption in operations.
Population Isolation in the Philippine War: A Case Study - Little-known Measure of Pacification by the U.S. Army Against Insurrectos on Luzon, Samar, and Marinduque, Concentration and Resettlement
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,770. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This monograph describes population isolation as a measure of pacification during the Philippine War. The US military applied population isolation to achieve the political and military objectives of winning this war.
Fair Share or Freeride: Burden Sharing in Post-Cold War NATO – Analysis Showing that Most Members Contribute Effectively to Funding and Military Operations, Study of Bosnia, Kosovo, and Afghanistan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
NATO has endured beyond the end of the Cold War by shifting its focus from collective defense to out of area operations. NATO exists only through the voluntary contributions of its members. The United States provides a very large proportion of NATO forces and resources and, thus, has been very interested in getting members to contribute more.
Reexamining Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Involvement in the Bay of Pigs – President Kennedy’s Unrealistic Expectations for the CIA Invasion of Castro’s Cuba, Reviews of the Trinidad and Zapata Plans
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,350. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The accepted historical view of Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) involvement in the Bay of Pigs is that the JCS failed to meet President Kennedy's expectations during the Bay of Pigs because they did not meet their responsibilities. Kennedy's supporters advanced this criticism immediately following the Bay of Pigs.
On the Far Bank: The Effects of Gap Crossing on Operational Reach - Studies of Three Large-scale, Opposed River Crossings in World War II and Arab-Israeli War: Operations Market Garden, Plunder, Badr
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,930. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Throughout history, opposed river crossing operations have proven to be some of the bloodiest and most complex endeavors for any military force. However, due to a sixty-year lull in having to cross a river in the face of the enemy, the United States Army has shown a trend of diminishing its resource capacity necessary to conduct these crossings.
The Fighting Colonel: Ranald S. Mackenzie's Leadership on the Texas Frontier - Conflicts Between White Settlers and Comanche Indians at Battles of Blanco Canyon, McClellan's Creek, Palo Duro
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,730. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
The Texas frontier during the years following the Civil War was a dangerous place. Comanche constantly harassed and raided white settlements. Despite the efforts of President Ulysses S. Grant's Peace Policy, conflict between white settlers and Indians persisted.
Operations of - and Challenges to - the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) During the U.S. - Mexican War, 1846-1848: Field Operations of Major Generals Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,340. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Throughout its history, the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) has faced unique challenges not shared by other organizations within the Army. The origins of many of today's organizational structures and operations are rooted in experiences in the mid-19th century, specifically the US-Mexican and American Civil Wars.
Survivability on the Island of Spice: The Development of the UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopter and its Baptism of Fire in Operation Urgent Fury on Grenada - Effect of Poor Intelligence Flying into Enemy Fire
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,050. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In 1983 the UH-60 Blackhawk faced its baptism of fire during Operation Urgent Fury in Grenada. Ten Blackhawks sustained battle damage during the assault, and four were destroyed. This helicopter was the culmination of fourteen years of work that started in 1965.
Analysis of Health Service Support with Frontier Surgeons and Ambulance Corps to 1876 Centennial Campaign - Sheridan's War Against the Sioux and Cheyenne Native American on Indian Hunting Grounds
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,150. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Centennial Campaign of 1876 is a valuable example of warfare between the US and Native Americans. Originally conceived as a punitive campaign, three columns of combined cavalry and infantry units under the overall command of General Phillip Sheridan converged on the Sioux and Cheyenne Indian hunting grounds with the goal of subduing recalcitrant groups.
Employing Abductive Reasoning to Achieve Understanding - Army's Cognitive Hierarchy Model for Achieving Understanding, PowerPoint Presentations and the Syrian Conflict
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,860. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
To fulfill the Army's roles of preventing conflict, shaping the international environment, and winning the nation's wars in this future environment, military professionals must cultivate an ability to achieve understanding.
The Northern Cheyenne Exodus: A Reappraisal of the Army's Response - Why it Took the Army Seven Months and One Thousand Miles to Capture Fleeing Indians Under Chiefs Dull Knife and Little Wolf
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,440. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Northern Cheyenne, along with other tribes the US Government forcibly removed to IT, never considered it home. Their home was on the Northern Plains. Treaty misrepresentations had left the Northern Cheyenne tribe in limbo for most of the past decade because the past treaties did not deal with them as an individually separate tribe, independent from their cousins, the Southern Cheyenne.
Facing Uncertainty: The Role of the M1 Abrams Tank in U.S. Army of 2015-2025 - Hybrid Threats and Combined Arms Maneuver, Case Study of Israel Merkava Tank in Operations Cast Lead and Protective Edge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,250. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this study is to inform the future role of the M1 Abrams tank by analyzing hybrid threat trends, understanding U.S. Army force structure challenges, and determining the relevancy of combined arms maneuver in the future operating environment.
The Noble Train of Artillery: A Study Comparison of Current Doctrinal Concepts of the Mission Command Philosophy in History - Case Study of Logistical Movement in the American Revolutionary War
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,550. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
The true purpose of this study is to demonstrate how Knox utilized the principles and philosophy of Mission Command during his expedition in 1775 and 1776. This study will use direct historical examples taken from Henry Knox's "Noble Train of Artillery" expedition that retrieved and transported 58 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga over 300 miles to Boston.
Impact of Battalion and Smaller African-American Combat Units on Integration of the U.S. Army in the European Theater of Operations During World War II - Black Infantry Platoons and Patton's Panthers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,410. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
African Americans performed admirably and with valor in the wars prior to World War II. However, Commanding generals' attitudes on African American leadership competency and capabilities to master modern weapons remained in doubt after World War I.
Adapting Unconventional Warfare Doctrine to Cyberspace Operations: Examination of Hacktivist Based Insurgencies - Cyber Warfare Roles of Russia, China, Analysis of 2014 Hong Kong Umbrella Revolution
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,660. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
This study proposes how cyberspace operations can best support online resistance movements to influence adversary national will or affect political behavior to achieve U.S. strategic objectives.
Personnel Replacement Operations During Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield - Interviews to Assess Theater Replacements in the First Gulf War in Iraq, Doctrinal Publications and Echelon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,240. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study uses historical narratives in the forms of interviews conducted after the conclusion of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm to assess personnel replacement operations. The primary research question focuses on the adequacy of replacement operations during this period using the personal assessments of individuals involved in theater replacement operations.
Optimizing Cognitive Performance: The Relationship of Self-Theory to the Army Human Dimension Concept - Lifelong Learning, Programs of Instruction for the USMA, ROTC, and Officer Candidate School
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Learning styles, Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Army Human Dimension Concept, published in May of 2014, presents the challenge of optimizing human performance in an increasingly complex and urbanizing world where Soldier interactions may have strategic effects. In addressing this challenge, the Human Dimension Concept presents three components of the solution: cognitive, physical, and social.
Is the Army Developing Strategic Leaders? Case Studies of General George Marshall, William Westmoreland, and Eric Shinseki, World-class Warriors, Army Doctrine, Laws and Officer Grade Limitation Act
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,840. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Given today's strategic environment and the demand put on the officer corps at every level, is the Army currently developing strategic leaders? The US Army doctrine and the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) provide a definition and list of competencies that outlines what a strategic leader should possess.