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Art of War Paper: Stabilizing the Debate between Population and Enemy-Centric Counterinsurgency, Malaya, Oman, Afghanistan - Success Demands a Balanced Approach
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper in the series contends the debate on whether to embrace a population-centric or enemy-centric counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan detracts focus from building a balanced approach, customized for the human and political landscape in each area of operation (AO).
A10 Thunderbolt II: From the Cockpit in Afghanistan
By Chris Scott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,100. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Strap yourself in for some high octane action from the cockpit of the Fairchild Republic A10 Thunderbolt II. The A10 or Warthog is the unsung hero of the USAF that has had to prove itself time and time again. With many critics over the years it has often been referred to as a private jet with a 30mm cannon. The 30mm GAU-8 Avenge is still the heaviest rotary cannon ever mounted on an aircraft.
Battlefront Afghanistan: A U.S Soldier’s Story of the War in Afghanistan
By Steven Schwartz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,730. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Battlefront Afghanistan offers an insight into the life of just one soldier out of the many thousands in the U.S. Infantry deployed to Afghanistan. These modern day heroes risk their lives on a daily basis to help bring peace to a troubled country.
Afghan Marine
By Michael Sherer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Jeremy Johnson turned his back on architecture and decided to pursue a more adventurous and dangerous career with the US Marines commanding a platoon in battle in Afghanistan. Afghan Marine follows the war on the ground and in the air with some fast paced action. Where high technology combines with the skill and tenacity of the allied soldiers fighting the heat, dust and constant threat of IEDs
Hog Driver: A10 in Action in Afghanistan
By Chris Scott
Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 3. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 24,090. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Fairchild Republic A10 Thunderbolt II is the unsung hero of the USAF that has had to prove itself time and time again. With many critics over the years it has often been referred to as a private jet with a 30mm cannon. The same 30mm GAU-8 Avenger cannon that is still the heaviest rotary cannon ever mounted on an aircraft and packs a formidable punch.
Frontline: A Soldier's Story
By Alex Green
Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,320. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Frontline offers an insight into the life of just one soldier out of the many thousands in the British Infantry deployed to Afghanistan. These modern day heroes risk their lives on a daily basis to help bring peace to a troubled country. Some of these soldiers are fresh out of school, or college, and within a few months find themselves in a war zone fighting for their lives.
Apache: Riding the Dragon
By Scott Kemp
Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,400. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Flying at 120 knots with the unique roar from its aerodynamic rotors and twin turbines the AH64 Apache is the world's most fearsome attack helicopter its pilots refer to it as 'Riding the Dragon'. The Taliban would more often than not flee rather than suffer its 30mm cannon, 2.75 rockets or Hellfire missiles.
Soldier / Geek: An Army Science Advisor's Journal of the War in Afghanistan
By Glenn Dean
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,730. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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In 2009, an Army Major deployed a small team of specialists to Afghanistan to identify new technologies needed to fight the war. Braving rockets and IEDs, fighting the Army bureaucracy more than the enemy, this small team worked to improve everything from robots to mine-resistant trucks, boots, and parachutes. This is their story, from the team leader's journal.