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U.S. Special Operations Command Factbook 2012 (USSOCOM) - Aircraft, Weapons, Maritime and Ground Inventory, SOF Truths, Acronyms
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,860. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique military guide provides information about the elements of the U.S. Special Operations Command.
ISIS Dawn: Special Forces War Against ISIS in Syria & Iraq
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,660. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Making use of the latest technology such as drones and quad bikes, blended with Special Forces traditional skills to continue the fight against extremism and rescue a beleaguered local populace. As part of Task Force coalition special forces take on a dangerous adversary. U.S Special Forces have fought some of their bloodiest battles since Vietnam on the streets of Ramadi and Fallujah.
Stirling Work: The Story of the SAS in WWII
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,600. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The SAS (Special Air Service) is a world renowned regiment with their famous motto ‘Who Dares Wins.’ The original SAS was born in the Libyan Desert in 1941 as L Detachment after Stirling’s battle with top brass to enable its creation. With a first ill fated raid – was soon followed by some daring and dangerous airfield raids with more aircraft being damaged on the ground than in the air.
Gurkhas in the Mist - a coast-to-coast walk across the Highlands
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » Military
In 'Gurkhas in the Mist' ex-Gurkha officer John Archibald relates in sometimes hilarious fashion the story of his 8-day, 200-mile, coast-to-coast walk across the Scottish Highlands with six serving Gurkha soldiers in aid of the Gurkha Welfare Trust. The book will appeal to readers interested in travelogues, hill walking, the Scottish Highlands, Scottish history and military history.
The Office of Strategic Services (OSS) Model and the Future SOF Warrior - Joint Special Operations University Report of Proceedings - Selection Process, Organization, Resourcing
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,240. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
As a result of its dramatic successes and failures, the OSS has developed a legacy of mission accomplishment that survives as a practical touchstone for the (SOF) Warriors of the 21st century.
Key Considerations for Irregular Security Forces in Counterinsurgency - Dhofar, Operation Iraqi Freedom Case Study, Oman, Sultan Qaboos, General Franks, Rumsfeld, Petraeus
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,770. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Modern western militaries largely neglected the study of counterinsurgency prior to the attacks on the United States on 11 September 2001. Stung by the loss in Vietnam, the US military chose to minimize counterinsurgency and focused on the conventional warfare which it preferred and was better trained, organized, and equipped to conduct.
A Leader's Handbook to Unconventional Warfare: Guerrillas, Phases of an Insurgency, UW in Support of Limited War, U.S. UW Efforts from 1951- 2003 including Iraq
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper, although it is not doctrine, is intended to introduce a new generation of Soldiers to the concept, the history and the techniques of unconventional warfare.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Air Force Handbook - Civil Engineer Camouflage, Concealment, and Deception Measures
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,840. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this new 2011 U.S. Air Force manual covers camouflage, concealment and deception (CCD) - the use of materials and techniques to hide, blend, disguise, decoy, or disrupt the appearance of military targets and/or their backgrounds.
21st Century SOF: Toward an American Theory of Special Operations - Building and Sustaining a Special Operations Force
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 74,450. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this concise JSOU monograph, Dr. Rich Yarger considers the 21st century security environment, previous work on special operations theory, and various other perspectives of SOF gleaned from his research to synthesize an American SOF school of thought.
Weapon of Choice: ARSOF in Afghanistan (Army Special Operations Forces) - 9/11 Attacks, Toppling the Taliban, Osama bin Laden, Destroying al-Qaeda in the War on Terror, First Round of Afghan War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,010. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Weapon of Choice is a history of the Army special operations forces in Afghanistan from 11 September 2001 to 15 May 2002, during America's global war on terrorism (GWOT).
Transformation Dilemma: Air Force Special Operations Command and the Role in the Future of the Air Force and Special Operations - Simulators, CV-22, MC-130, MC-X, AFSOC Simulation Systems
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,730. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Using transformation road maps of both organizations as well as current doctrine and force structure, the paper analyzes congruencies and inconsistencies in both plans with reference to organizing, training, and equipping AFSOC forces.
History of the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), Sixth Edition - Founding, Commanders, SEALS and Rangers, War on Terror, Saddam Capture, Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,760. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The history of the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) is described in this unique Department of Defense document. It covers the full spectrum of SOCOM activities.
Organizational Change in the Russian Airborne Forces: The Lessons of the Georgian Conflict (Russia-Georgia War) - Putin, Chechnya, IL-76 Aircraft, Spetsnaz, Paratroopers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The airborne divisions are undoubtedly the most impressive formations within the Russian army. The troops of the airborne forces (VDV) are the best trained and most professional in the army.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Special Operations - 2012 Army Doctrine Reference Publication No. 3-05, Fires, Targeting, Intelligence, Sustainment (Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Doctrine Reference Publication (ADRP) 3-05, Special Operations, provides a broad understanding of Army special operations by describing how executing the two mutually supporting critical capabilities of special warfare and surgical strike contribute to unified land operations.
Praetorian STARShip: The Untold Story of the Combat Talon Special Forces Operations - Infiltration, Exfiltration, Surface to Air Recovery System, Fulton Recovery, Iranian Rescue, Vietnam, Desert Storm
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 318,750. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Jerry Thigpen's study on the history of the Combat Talon is the first effort to tell the story of this wonderfully capable machine. This weapons system has performed virtually every imaginable tactical event in the spectrum of conflict and by any measure is the most versatile C-130 derivative ever produced.
U.S. Army Irregular Opposing Forces (OPFOR): Insurgents, Guerrillas, Criminals, Noncombatants, Terrorism, Functional Tactics, Techniques, Procedures, Hybrid Threat for Training
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 138,820. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The three primary categories of irregular forces portrayed by the OPFOR are insurgents, guerrillas, and criminals. These actors may operate separately or in conjunction with one another and/or combined with regular military forces as the Hybrid Threat (HT) for training.
Countering North Korean Special Purpose Forces - Vast Tunnel Network, Infiltration, Amphibious and Airborne Approaches, DPRK Submarines, Apache Attack Helicopters to the Rescue
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,300. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
As United States and Republic of Korea forces stand to defend against a DPRK attack, one of the most formidable tasks is how to counter a second front in the Joint Rear Security Area of the Republic of Korea.
Из смерти в жизнь
Series: Они защищали Отечество. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,220. Language: Russian. Published: November 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Orthodox, Nonfiction » History » Military
Вы оказались в сложной или, может быть, даже безнадёжной ситуации? Кажется, что выхода нет... Но это совсем не так, выход есть всегда! Об этом от первого лица свидетельствуют заслуженные офицеры Вооружённых сил Советского Союза и России, воевавшие в Афганистане и на Северном Кавказе. В этой книге они рассказывают о личном опыте спасения с Божьей помощью на войне.
Apollo's Warriors: U.S. Air Force Special Operations during the Cold War - Secret Psywar Weapons, Indochina War, Air Commandos, Covert War Missions
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,170. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In Apollo's Warriors, Michael Haas brings to life the critical, albeit little-known, contributions US Air Force special operations forces have made to the exercise of air and space power.
U.S. Marines In Iraq, 2003: Combat Service Support During Operation Iraqi Freedom - U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism - Taking Baghdad and Tikrit, Special Purpose MAGTF
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,410. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The story of combat service support during Operation Iraqi Freedom is one that could have been easily overlooked by history, except what would have been lost is more than a simple tale of Marines performing exceptionally during a time of war.