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Hearts and Minds: The Political and Military Effectiveness of the Rhode Island Militia in the American Revolution - War of Independence, Revolutionary War, Indian Threats, Colonial Wars, Gaspee
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 139,380. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This paper analyzes the political and military effectiveness of the Rhode Island militia during the Revolutionary War. Through careful study of the roots of Rhode Island and its militia forces, it is possible to understand the various functions performed by these forces in Rhode Island's struggle for independence.
Motivational Factors in Combat: A Comparison of German and American Soldiers in World War II Using Content Analysis - Morale, Combat Effectiveness, Military History, Ground Troops, Pilots, Flyers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,050. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
To determine whether content analysis could be used to successfully identify major combat motivational factors for individuals, this research focused on soldiers who fought in World War II. Combat narratives written by men who fought in World War II were examined.
A Historical Analysis of United States Prisoner of War (POW) / Missing in Action (MIA) Repatriation and Remains Recovery - World War II, Korea, Vietnam Wars, Philip Corso, Eisenhower, Le Duc Tho
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,420. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study investigates the historical record concerning the repatriation of American service members and the recovery of remains during World War II, Korea, and the Vietnam War.
Freedom's Gate: The Southern Insurgency in the American Revolution 1780-1781 – Battle of Camden, Battle of King’s Mountain, Francis Marion, Swamp Fox, Loyalist Militia, Charleston, General Clinton
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 112,480. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This fascinating paper describes the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution, during the years of 1780-1781. In September 1780 during the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution, the British Army began moving north in hopes of extending British occupation from South Carolina into the adjoining colony of North Carolina.
The Chinese People's Liberation Army in 2025 – China Future Military Modernization, PLA Innovation, Technology, Regional Issues, Global Expeditionary Force, East and South China Seas, Xi Jinping
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 192,700. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This volume identifies potential trajectories for PLA force modernization and mission focus, and how these potential changes could impact external actors.
Great Things Have Been Done by a Few Men: Operational Art in Clark's Illinois Campaign of 1778 - 1779 - General George Rogers Clark's Place in History, American Revolution, Key Events, Vincennes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,170. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This monograph analyzes how Clark linked the tactical employment of forces to achieve strategic objectives. It assesses whether Clark exhibited operational vision. It considers whether his campaign demonstrated the hallmark of operational art. And it evaluates Clark's operational flexibility through the techniques used to maintain the operational aim.
The Campaign of 1777: Examination of a Turning Point Using DIME (Diplomatic, Information, Military, and Economic) National Power Elements - American Revolution, Continental Army, British Army
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 120,890. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
During the campaign of 1777, the Americans apparently gained a series of strategic, operational, and political successes while the British suffered political and military setbacks with apparent long-term consequences. General Horatio Gates' victory at Saratoga, the most obvious strategic shift, overshadows the series of defeats suffered by General George Washington in the Philadelphia effort.
Deception: Theory and Practice - Military Deception, Army Doctrine, World War II, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Post Cold War, Surprise, Freedom of Action, Mislead the Target, Subversion, Mental Isolation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 147,310. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This thesis explores the history of U.S. Army deception and doctrine, and combines the insights gained with the various works on deception, cognitive psychology, communications, and decision-making in order to distill a concise handbook for deception practitioners.
Lessons from a Successful Counterinsurgency: The Philippines, 1899-1902 - Insurrection, Filipinos, Treaty of Paris, Manila, President McKinley, General Otis and MacArthur, Manual Quezon, Errors
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,400. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Oceania
The Philippine Insurrection of 1899-1902 was America's first major combat operation of the 20th century. The American policy of rewarding support and punishing opposition in the Philippines, called "attraction and chastisement," was an effective operational strategy. By eliminating insurgent resistance, the campaign successfully set the conditions necessary for achieving the desired end-state.
The Effect of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) on Military Leadership: An Historical Perspective - War Neurosis in World War I, Combat Fatigue in World War II, Combat Stress in Vietnam
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,160. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines the effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) on military leadership. For over twenty years, the United States Army has used the Be, Know, Do leadership model to describe what Army leadership is and does.
Cold War Historic Resource Workshop: Updating Guidance for Management of Cold War-Era Properties on Military Installations, Air Force Cold War Studies
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,830. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States Air Force is the executive agent for the Department of Defense (DoD) Cold War Initiative. The goals of the workshop were to recommend revisions to existing guidance and develop procedures for collecting the baseline data necessary to determine how to proceed with management of Cold War resources.
Mobilizing for the Storm: The Army National Guard in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm - Roundout Units, Field Artillery in the Persian Gulf War, Life in the Desert, Saddam Responds, Costs
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,960. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The mobilization of the Army National Guard for Desert Shield came 40 years to the month after the last big mobilization of the Guard for the Korean War in 1950.
A Look at Destiny: The Influence of the Enlightenment, the Great Awakening, and the Frontier Upon the American Revolution - Character Traits Heralded as the Foundation of America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,780. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
The Enlightenment, the Great Awakening, and the frontier were tremendously strong forces in influencing the American Revolution. Acting in concert, these forces made a Revolution inevitable. The Enlightenment directly influenced revolutionary thoughts. Ideas of natural rights, sensibility, and equality stemmed from enlightened thought.
Conduct of the Partisan War in the Revolutionary War South - Settlement, Early Conflict, Native Americans and Formative Years of the Militia, Civil War in the Backcountry, Leaders, Slavery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 123,410. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
The partisan war in the Revolutionary War South demonstrated the vital linkage between the civil and military authorities. In the policies created to persuade the people of the righteousness of the American cause and neutralize opposition, the civil leadership of South Carolina inadvertently set the conditions for a violent civil war.
General Creighton Abrams' Conduct of Design in Operational Art during the Vietnam War - Command of Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV), Vietnamization, Counterinsurgency, Tet Offensive
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,620. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
General Abrams presents a sound historical example of the practical application of operational art as viewed through the lens of the Army Design Methodology. When General Abrams' assumed command of Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV), he was able to frame his environment enabling him to enact measures to solve the correct problem which was, how to equip and train the ARVN.
Clausewitzian Friction and Future War - Desert Storm, Air-to-Air Combat, Intractability of Strategic Surprise, Nonlinearity, Modern Taxonomy, Dispersed Information, Clarity about War as It Actually Is
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 150,790. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Friction is an inevitable impediment to effective action and was a significant factor in war long before Clausewitz popularized the term.
Africa's Oil Coast: How the Region's Strategic Importance May Cause Operational Challenges for AFRICOM as Currently Constructed - Organizational Structure, Forces and Allocated Resources
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 121,020. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Africa
The U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) is at a critical crossroads regarding the trajectory of its organizational design and operational approach. As problems in Africa continue to escalate and present additional threats to U.S. national security, the combatant command faces issues it is not equipped or organizationally structured to negotiate.
The Role of Congress in the Strategic Posture of the United States, 1942-1960 - Manhattan Project to the New Look, Atomic Infrastructure and Nuclear Weapons Institutions, Air Power, H-Bomb, ICBM
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 123,570. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper examines the role of the 77th-86th Congresses, from 1942 to 1960, an eighteen year period that begins with the development of the first atomic weapons during the Manhattan Project and runs through the administration of President Dwight Eisenhower and the development of the "New Look" nuclear strategy.
Six Against the Secretary: The Retired Generals and Donald Rumsfeld - Army and Marine Corps Generals Speak Out During Iraq War Against Bush Defense Secretary, Standards of Propriety, Law and Theory
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,780. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The nature of civil-military relations in the United States is characterized by tensions resulting from a variety of competing principles including autonomy and subordination, self-interest and communalism, and loyalty and freedom. These tensions sometimes manifest themselves in conflict between institutions and individuals, but the disputes rarely capture the attention of the American public.
Flying and Fighting in Cyberspace - Implications for Command and Control, Network Operations, and ISR, Threat Agent Profiles, Mapping of Enemy Systems and Data, Cyber Attack and Defense, Funding
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,850. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
This research paper develops the foundation for a new military operating concept to "fight the net" in support of 8th Air Force requirements and stand-up as the new Cyber Command. It applies the Air Force Concept Development framework to examine cyberspace as a newly designated warfare domain.

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