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Anatomy of a Hostage Rescue: What Makes Hostage Rescue Operations Successful? Game Theory and Biorhythms, Six Case Studies Including Iranian Mission Eagle Claw Desert One, Munich Olympics Massacre
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,940. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
This study develops a theory to determine the best execution time to conduct a hostage rescue attempt. It does so by explaining the phenomenon of a hostage crisis biorhythm and proposing four principles essential for success.
Winter is Coming: Ensuring U.S. Special Forces (USSF) are Prepared to Fight and Win in a Cold Weather Environment - Mountaineering and High Altitude Skills, Focus on Russia, China, and North Korea
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,060. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
For the past 17 years, United States Special Forces (USSF) has been decisively engaged in the Global War on Terror. Due to the deployment cycle and training requirements focused on deployments in the Middle East, many valuable skillsets, including the ability to fight, maneuver, and survive in extreme cold weather environments has atrophied across the force.
Theater Special Operations Command's (TSOCs) Role in Nuclear Counterproliferation - Slow Progress Since SOCOM Tasked as Lead Synchronizer for CWMD Planning, Analysis of Fusion Center
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,720. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the two years since the Unified Command Plan (UCP) was changed to designate U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) as the lead Department of Defense (DoD) synchronizer for all countering weapons of mass destruction (CWMD) plans, tangible progress has been slow.
Special Operations Forces and Counterproliferation: Lessons From History - Case Study of Actions Against Nazi Germany Nuclear Programs in World War II, Operation Gunnerside and the Alsos Mission
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,040. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Considering the significant consequences of nuclear proliferation, this study asserts that historical case studies yield lessons learned that inform the suitability of Special Operations Forces' (SOF) role within counterproliferation efforts that can help guide development of SOF counterproliferation-related missions.
Shared History, Shared Missions, Maximized Interoperability: Best Practices for USSOF and CIA - History of Special Forces and Intelligence Starting Before World War II, Areas of Friction and Benefits
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,340. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Since the Global War on Terrorism began, United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) have been engaged in a collaborative partnership within United States Country Teams. With a shared history, including shared successes, the two organizations have experienced mission overlap.
Relational Maneuver: How to Wage Irregular Warfare and MARSOC's Strategic Application - Massive Study With Recommendations to Marine Special Operations Command, History from Vietnam to Afghanistan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,970. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Based on historical lessons learned from irregular warfare case studies, and internal organizational analysis, this thesis seeks to provide Marine Special Operations Command (MARSOC) with specific implementable recommendations based on Edward Luttwak's concept of relational maneuver.
Azimuth Check: Envisioning U.S. Army Special Forces in the Next Peer War - Results of 2035 Wargame Table Top Exercise (TTX), Synthesis of National Future Studies 2030 - 2050, Exposing Capability Gaps
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
U.S. Army Special Forces are adept at accomplishing their core tasks, often within the cooperation and competition realms of the conflict continuum, and against less-than-peer adversaries. Their methods, skills, and capabilities may be insufficient to complete the same tasks against a peer competitor during armed conflict.
Always Faithful, Always Forward: Marine Corps Culture and the Development of Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC) - Comprehensive and Informative USMC History, SOCOM Integration
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,640. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Department of Defense activated U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) in 1987, but the Marine Corps did not become a full partner until 2006. This study explores why. The activation of U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC) demonstrates the limitations of a senior civilian to prompt change in a military organization.
Zulu Foxtrot Reloaded
Series: Zulu Zulu Golf, Zulu Zulu Foxtrot and Zulu Foxtrot Reloaded.. Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
The third explosive account written in the same novelistic style as Zulu Zulu Golf and Zulu Zulu Foxtrot. More experiences with the deadly counter insurgency unit Koevoet during the Angolan Border War.
Forging the 10th Mountain Division for War, 1940-1945: How Innovation Created a Highly Adaptive Formation - National Ski Patrol, Charles Dole and John Morgan, Deployment to Italy and Riva Ridge
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,430. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The history of the 10th Mountain Division is a historical example of how the Army faced threats in multiple areas of the world. In response, it innovated to create a new capability to fight in the mountains. Using new techniques, it recruited highly experienced volunteers, developed new training and equipment to build a new capability for the U.S. Army.
Maximizing the Potential of the Special Operations Forces and General Purpose Forces - Case Studies of Rangers in World War II, Congo Dragon, Mayaguez Incident, Eagle Claw, Just Cause Airfield Assault
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,120. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
These case studies evaluate the process of force selection for a particular mission and if that force was appropriate. This case study analysis reveals a reimagining of the range of military operations and how they relate to the roles of SOF and GPF.
Islamic Extremists Love the Internet, and Reconceptualizing Radicalized Groups and Their Messages - Making of Potential Home-Grown Terrorists, Counter-Strategies, Use of Social Media, OPSEC Process
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,120. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The first, Islamic Extremists Love the Internet, explores the exploitation of the World Wide Web to develop home-grown terrorists. The second, Reconceptualizing Radicalized Groups and Their Messages, explores alternative approaches for special forces to engage with radicalized groups.
Rethinking Special Operations Leadership: Process, Persuasion, Pre-existing, and Personality - Details on the Importance of Training and Execution, Traits and Characteristics Necessary for Success
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This occasional paper details the importance of process, persuasion, pre-existing, and personality nuances on special operations leadership training and execution, likewise additional traits/characteristics necessary for success within them.
Futures Seminar: The United States Army in 2025 and Beyond - Compendium of U.S. Army War College Papers, Volume 2 - 23 Topics Including Grand Strategy, Electromagnetic Spectrum, Drones, Training
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,100. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
These papers represent 23 different recommendations by twenty-three different Army War College students. Some ideas and recommendations are specific and affect narrow slices of the Army; others are broad and span multiple services or components. Some are tactical; others strategic.
Brothers in Berets: The Evolution of Air Force Special Tactics, 1953-2003 - Combat Controller Teams (CCT), Bravery in Vietnam, Iran Hostage Rescue, Grenada, Panama, Balkans, Somalia, and Afghanistan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,400. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This work explores the evolution and contributions of the Battlefield Airmen assigned to Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) special tactics units over 50 years.
Royal Marines Historical Time Line. Volume Two Third Edition.
Price: Free! Words: 474,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book is the Third Edition of Volume One. Based on the 'Royal-Marines.net' website. Further editions will follow yearly. The aim is to try and recall every single day of the Royal Marines 354 year history. It's an ongoing project that will probably take several years to complete. I'm hoping that this second Edition will attract others to join in and send information that I can use.
Understanding the Threat Ecosystem: A Concept for Intelligence Support to Special Warfare - Analysis of Anbar Awakening During Iraq War As an Example of a Modern Special Warfare Environment
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,650. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The current U.S. Army operating concept, as described in TRADOC Pamphlet 525-3-1, states that the evolving global operating environment contains diverse enemies, employing traditional, unconventional and hybrid strategies that threaten the security and vital interests of the United States.
Infiltrating to Win: The Conduct of Border Denial Operations - Vietnam War Special Forces and First Field Forces in Central Highland Tri-border Region Lessons Discarded, Need for Deep Close Support
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,010. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Covert cross border infiltration plays a critical role in modern warfare. The methods counter U.S. military technical and firepower advantages by hiding behind the international understanding about the sanctity of borders. This study examined how U.S. Special Forces and First Field Forces conducted border denial operations in the Central Highland "tri-border" region during the Vietnam War.
Tactical Integration of Conventional and Special Operations Forces in Training for a Complex World - Detailed Case Study of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, Peacetime Integration Valuable
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,550. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Current army doctrine provides a guide for the integration of conventional and special operations forces in combat, but provides little direction to guide the integration of conventional and special operations forces in a peacetime training environment. This monograph seeks to determine if and how the US Army should formalize the integration of conventional forces and special operations forces.
Royal Marines Slang and Sayings
Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
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All Military Services around the world develop their own choice of words while training their recruits, something that is unique to just them. A tradition that goes back many years, but still goes on to this day. In fact, it could be said that a military minded person could usually work out where they are just by he

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