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'Royal Marines' 350 Years
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Price: Free! Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
'Royal Marines' 350 Years, is a brief history of the Royal Marines that were formed on 28th October 1664 by King Charles II. It describes some of its history up to the present day. Along with its traditions that have moulded Royal Marines into what has always been one of the finest fighting military forces in the world.
Shaping the World from the Shadows: The (Open) Secret History of Delta Force Post-9/11
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Army's Delta Force has quietly spearheaded the most ambitious special operations campaign in modern history. SHAPING THE WORLD FROM THE SHADOWS provides a wide-ranging look into the staggering secret history of the world's leading special operations force in their defining hour.
The Green Berets Fiftieth Anniversary
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Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Antenna Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
War Story author and ex-Green Beret Jim Morris attends a fiftieth anniversary party for the Green Berets. This special forces unit traces its history back to the dawn of World War II when the OSS ran American intelligence's field operations in conjunction with resistance and guerilla fighters from countries occupied by the Nazis.
Beyond Neptune Spear: The (Open) Secret History of SEAL Team Six, Post-9/11
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The modern history of SEAL Team Six did not begin with the killing of Osama bin Laden, nor did it end there. Once mired in controversy and doubt, ST6 has blossomed into one of the most accomplished fighting units the world has ever known. Beyond Neptune Spear not only details SEAL Team's Six modern history, but places it in context.
Black Ops: Heroic Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Black Ops is a unique compilation of some of the key operations undertaken by Delta Force, SAS, SBS. Spetznaz and U.S Navy SEALs from the late 1970s to the present day. Never before have various operations been brought together in one book, allowing you an insight into past UK and US Special Forces operations. Bringing an action packed and explosive account from those who were there.
Complete Guide to the 1980 Iranian Hostage Crisis and Rescue Mission, Operation Eagle Claw, Desert One, Holloway Report, Studies, Plans, CIA Role in Argo Cover Story, Formerly Secret Documents
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 351,960. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This massive ebook provides encyclopedic coverage of the Iranian hostage crisis during the Carter administration and the 1980 failed military rescue mission with declassified Department of Defense documents, intelligence reports, histories and reports.
2012 Essential Guide to United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) - SEALS, Army Rangers, Milestones, Aircraft, Weapons, UAS, Maritime Surface Platforms, Missions, Strategic Plan, Factbooks
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,810. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique compilation of five U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) documents provides essential information about the weapons, teams, aircraft, mission and responsibilities of America's special warfare and anti-terrorism forces, including the U.S. Navy SEALS and the Army Rangers.
U.S. Special Operations Command Factbook 2012 (USSOCOM) - Aircraft, Weapons, Maritime and Ground Inventory, SOF Truths, Acronyms
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,860. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique military guide provides information about the elements of the U.S. Special Operations Command.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Basic Military Mountaineer Course - Equipment, Knot Tying, Rope, Cold Weather Clothing, Injuries, Terrain, Evacuation, Weapons, Animals, Bivouac Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,790. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Written by the Army Mountain Warfare School (AMWS), this workbook provides crucial information about mountain warfare training. The untrained mountain Soldier has two foes - the enemy and the mountain. But he can make a friend and ally of the mountain by learning to know it.
Special Operations Forces (SOF) Guide: Leadership, Theory, Strategic Art, Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) Factbook, Essays and Research Topics
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,350. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Six important documents provide unique information about U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF) and the Joint Special Operations University (JSOU).
Gurkhas in the Mist - a coast-to-coast walk across the Highlands
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,240. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: 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.
Stirling Work: The Story of the Original SAS
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,320. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An historic tale of the Original SAS from best selling author Steve Stone. Stirling Work is the amazing, explosive true story of how a bunch of misfits was drawn together during World War Two, to create the world renowned regiment known as the SAS. This true account brings plenty of real life action, with some amazing tales of bravery and heroism along the way.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Air Force Handbook - Civil Engineer Camouflage, Concealment, and Deception Measures
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,840. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: 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.
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
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
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 SOF: Toward an American Theory of Special Operations - Building and Sustaining a Special Operations Force
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 74,450. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: 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.
Countering the al-Shabaab Insurgency in Somalia: Lessons for U.S. Special Operations Forces - Mogadishu, Somali Terrorism, al-Qaeda, Relations with Ethiopia and Kenya
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 96,820. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This work provides a meaningful context to al-Shabaab and the Somali milieu. Al Shabaab has been pushed from all of its major strongholds by a robust international effort, and its violent Salafism has alienated many Somalis.
Jihadi John: War on Islamic State in Syria and Iraq
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,090. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
From best selling author Steve Stone comes an exciting story of the Special Forces battle against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, as part of Task Force Black. Making use of the latest technology blended with the SAS's traditional skills to continue the fight against extremism and rescue a beleaguered local populace. Islamic State has become synonymous with its vicious behaviour.
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,010. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: 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).
Key Considerations for Irregular Security Forces in Counterinsurgency - Dhofar, Operation Iraqi Freedom Case Study, Oman, Sultan Qaboos, General Franks, Rumsfeld, Petraeus
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,770. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: 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.