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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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 351,960. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Basic Military Mountaineer Course - Equipment, Knot Tying, Rope, Cold Weather Clothing, Injuries, Terrain, Evacuation, Weapons, Animals, Bivouac Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,790. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » History » Military
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,350. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Six important documents provide unique information about U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF) and the Joint Special Operations University (JSOU).
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Health Service Support - Joint Chiefs of Staff Joint Publication 4-02 - Surgeon's Office, Casualty Management, Medical Logistics, Force Health Protection, Combat Operations, Special Operations Forces
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 137,120. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication provides doctrine for the planning, preparation, and execution of health service support across the range of military operations.
Controlling the Population: A Study of the Civilian Irregular Defense Group - Counterinsurgency, Vietnam, Mobile Strike Forces, Strategic Hamlet Program, Viet Cong, North Vietnamese Army
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 128,460. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this military study examines counterinsurgencies and the need to control the local population.
U.S. Military Deployments to Africa: Lessons from the Hunt for Joseph Kony and the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) - Uganda, Sub-Saharan Africa, Special Operations (SOF), People's Liberation Army (SPLA)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 131,610. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this work explores lessons and observations from the recent United States Special Operations Forces' (USSOF) effort to help Ugandan and other African regional forces locate and apprehend Joseph Kony and members of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).
Challenges in the Asia - Pacific Theater for U.S. and Partner Nation Special Operations Forces - China's Access Denial Doctrine and Capabilities, U.S. and Chinese Military Strengths and Weaknesses
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 133,370. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this informative book discusses why United States Special Operations Forces (USSOF) and its partner nation Special Operations Forces (SOF) in the Asia-Pacific region should prepare for expanded roles and responsibilities in that region.
Keeping Special Forces Special: Regional Proficiency in Special Forces (SOF) - Evolution of Commando and Warrior Diplomat Roles, Language and Culture Needs Assessment, Foreign Area Officer Standard
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 140,900. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines military regional proficiency. Regional proficiency is a critical capability in irregular warfare (IW).
Persistent Engagement in Columbia - FARC, Rise of the Drug Cartels, Narcoinsurgencies, Uribe Era, Santos Era, Counternarcotics, Background and Lessons Learned, Special Operations Forces (SOF)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 128,110. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this monograph analyzes United States Special Operations Forces' (USSOF) assistance to Colombia in the context of decades of counterinsurgency and counternarcotics operations.
Counterinsurgency in Somalia: Lessons Learned from the African Union Mission in Somalia, 2007-2013 - Insurgents, Harakat al-Shabaab, Somali Piracy, Evolution of AMISOM, U.S. Role, Lessons Learned
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 140,730. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this monograph provides a detailed case study of how the African Union's (AU) largest ever peace support operation—the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)—sought to achieve its objectives.
Building Partner Capacity - Special Operations Forces (SOF), Capacity, Resiliency, and the Security Sector, Unraveling Military BPC Enigma, Perspectives for Special Operations Strategy and Planning
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,170. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this monograph deals with building partnership capacity (BPC) for U.S. national security.
The Jesuits: History's Most Effective Special Operators - Dominican and Franciscan Missionaries to India, China, and Japan Seeking to Influence Different Societies, Proselytizer's Motivations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,870. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study examines the most successful Jesuit practices, creates a general model of their approach, and draws parallels to similar contemporary challenges to special operators.
Regionally Aligned Forces (RAF): Concept Viability and Implementation - Carlisle Compendia of Collaborative Research - Fires, Intelligence, Movement, Maneuver, Sustainment, Protection, SOF Integration
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 186,040. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent book by the U.S. Army provides an analysis of the Regionally Aligned Forces (RAF) concept.
2015 Special Operations Forces Reference Manual, Fourth Edition - SOF Attributes, Precision Strike, USSOCOM Structure, Africa, Europe, Korea, Pacific, Command and Control, Ranger Missions, SOAR
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 158,150. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this fourth edition of the Special Operations Forces Reference Manual was redesigned to support the Joint Special Operations University's academic mission.

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