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History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume One - The Formative Years: 1947-1950 - Fascinating Account of Post-War Decisions on Communist Threat, Atomic Weapons, Israel, NATO
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 285,280. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The first volume in an important new series that will provide a comprehensive history of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), The Formative Years traces the evolution of OSD from its establishment in September 1947 to the outbreak of the Korean War in June 1950.
Complete Guide to the American Civil War Battle of Gettysburg - Troops, Biographical Sketches of Leaders, Weaponry, Small Arms, 150th Anniversary, Strategic Setting, Operational Art, Legacy
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Here is the full story of Battle of Gettysburg, one of the most crucial battles of the Civil War occurring at a time when the fate of the nation literally hung in the balance.
Protecting America: Cold War Defensive Sites - Concise History of the Cold War and U.S. Military Sites, Extensive Bibliography and Source Information - Nuclear Weapons, Missiles
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,910. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The historic contexts section of this study is divided into three parts. The first part focuses on the origins and evolution of the Cold War from World War II until the death of Josef Stalin in 1953.
To the Shores of Tripoli
By Jonathan Brazee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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This is an historical fiction about the US Marines and Navy during the First Barbary War. While the three protagonists are fictional characters representing all Marines who served, most of the others are actual historical figures.
Robert E. Lee Fails: Mapping Gettysburg
By Earl B. McElfresh
Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Did hubris lead Robert E. Lee astray in the Gettysburg Campaign?
Rearming for the Cold War 1945-1960 - History of Acquisition in the Department of Defense - Nuclear Weapons, Missiles and Rockets, Nuclear Navy, Air Force Bombers, Atomic Army
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 326,440. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume is a history of the acquisition of major weapon systems by the United States armed forces from 1945 to 1960, the decade and a half that spanned the Truman and Eisenhower administrations following World War II.
Epic Images of Civil War Battles ~ Changing Views of a War
By Danielle Hughes
Series: Assorted Writings, Book 2. Price: $7.89 USD. Words: 92,730. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
American Civil War panoramas (and related large paintings) returned to older, but still popular, European visual traditions to memorialize the War. Prior to the invention of photographic film fast enough to capture a battle, panoramas were the most popular visual exploration of Civil War. This made it a natural medium of visual expression as the country reexamined the War.Illus. NOT included
Rush On Boys: Hamilton at War
By Robert Child
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,200. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
On Sale for a Very Limited Time. Alexander Hamilton's Heroic Service in the American Revolution "It was in battle that he first achieved glory and made a name for himself."
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: National Guard Counterdrug Support - Authorized Missions, Use of Counterdrug Assets for Non-Counterdrug Missions, Arming of Troops and Use of Force
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,920. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This regulation/instruction prescribes policies, procedures, and responsibilities governing the utilization of National Guard and Department of Defense (DoD) resources in the National Guard Counterdrug (CD) Support Program.
Air National Guard Family Guide: History, Structure, Life, Managing Deployment, When Bad Things Happen, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,830. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Air National Guard (ANG) is part of both the National Guard and the Air Force. As part of the National Guard, the ANG falls under the administration of the National Guard Bureau and is funded by the federal government.
Afghan Marine
By Michael Sherer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Jeremy Johnson turned his back on architecture and decided to pursue a more adventurous and dangerous career with the US Marines commanding a platoon in battle in Afghanistan. Afghan Marine follows the war on the ground and in the air with some fast paced action. Where high technology combines with the skill and tenacity of the allied soldiers fighting the heat, dust and constant threat of IEDs
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Infantry Small-Unit Mountain Operations Army Tactics Techniques Procedures 3-21.50 - Fundamentals, Environment, Offensive, Defensive, Tactical Operations
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,540. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Combat in mountainous areas presents units with complicated and ever-shifting hazards, difficulties, opportunities, and risks. Mountain combat calls for extreme physical fitness, mental toughness, endurance, and the utmost in tactical and technical proficiency on the part of all individuals.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Army National Guard Training - Operational Training Programs, Specialized Training, Antiterrorism, Aviation, Combat Training Centers
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,320. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The primary objective of the ARNG is to train units that can mobilize, deploy, fight and win anywhere in the world. Our units must be prepared to deploy and fight worldwide with a minimum of post-mobilization training time.
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)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: 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.
Once Again, The Challenge to the U.S. Army During a Defense Reduction: To Remain a Military Profession
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
As with the post-Cold War downsizing during the Bill Clinton administration in the late 1990s, one critical challenge for the Army centers on the qualitative and institutional character of the Army after the reductions. Will the Army manifest the essential characteristics and behavior of a military profession comprised of Soldiers and civilians who see themselves sacrificially called to vocation?
U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues - Volume II: National Security Policy and Strategy, 5th Edition - Securing America from Attack, Transnational Threats
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 233,400. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This second volume begins by examining the policy/strategy process, moves to a look at the strategic environment, and concludes with some specific issues. This edition continues the effort begun in the fourth edition to include several short case studies to illustrate the primary material in the volume.
Black Silk and Gold Cord: Staff and Headquarters Operations in the Army of the Potomac, 1861-1865
By J. Boone Bartholomees, Jr
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 299,810. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: 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
2011 Domestic Operational Law Handbook for Judge Advocates - WMD, CBRNE, Civil Disturbance, National Incident Management System (NIMS), Posse Comitatus, Special Events, Rules for Use of Forces
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,280. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Domestic Operational Law (DOPLAW) Handbook for Judge Advocates is a product of the Center for Law and Military Operations (CLAMO).
Historic Fort Loudoun
By Fort Loudoun Association
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The colony of South Carolina built Fort Loudoun in 1756 at the height of the French and Indian War. Built to foster relations with the Cherokee, the fort helped to secure the Overhill towns from French involvement. In 1760 the Cherokee besieged and captured the fort when the relationship soured, making Fort Loudoun the opening act in the Anglo Cherokee War of 1760-1762.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: 2012 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, plus U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Supplement to the Dictionary
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 237,330. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this Joint Publication 1-02, Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms sets forth standard US military and associated terminology to encompass the joint activity of the Armed Forces of the United States.