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I soldati invincibili - Forze Speciali. Dalla guerriglia alle operazioni clandestine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,190. Language: Italian. Published: August 21, 2019 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Come nascono le forze speciali e in che contesto furono create? Quali sono le migliori unità da combattimento oggi? Questo libro offre una disamina completa delle forze d'élite degli eserciti contemporanei. Create per operare in ambienti ostili anche a grande distanza dalle proprie basi, le forze speciali rappresentano uno strumento di intervento e dissusione ormai insostituibile per i governi.
Creating White Space: Interaction and the Adaptation of Team Social Identity in Complex Environments - American Military Interactions While Conducting Village Stability Operations (VSO) in Afghanistan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 112,860. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
American military teams are increasingly embedded at the grassroots level in foreign environments to create white space. White spaces are pockets of stability within nations whose populations often suffer from instability, factionalism, civil strife, isolation, and extreme deprivation.
Vetville: True Stories of the U.S. Marines at War and at Home
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,040. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2019 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
This tetralogy of detailed and melodic long-form pieces by award-winning journalist Mike Sager charts the life story arc of a modern U.S. Marine: From training aboard Camp Pendleton on the eve of the Afghan invasion, to terror and heroism in battle, to the Wounded Warriors Barracks at Camp Lejeune, to a suburban duplex near San Diego, where an ex-Marine finds his silver lining in a dirty diaper.
Enhancing Security and Stability in Afghanistan - December 2019 Pentagon Report on Afghan War U.S. Status, Strategy, and Objectives, Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) Financing
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,440. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The principle goal of the South Asia Strategy is to conclude the war in Afghanistan on terms favorable to Afghanistan and the United States. Over the past 16 months, the United States and its partners have used military force to drive the Taliban towards a durable and inclusive political settlement.
Defending Air Bases in an Age of Insurgency - Volume 2 - Detailed Case Studies of Iraq War and Afghanistan, World War II, Ground Attacks on Airpower, Vision for 2040, Dissipating the Fog of War
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 155,140. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Defending air bases from attack remains a major operational challenge in every theater and every conflict. Airfields are strategic targets; they allow for the generation and projection of crucial military power and are usually a key joint and/or coalition command and control node.
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.
Not Can I, But Should I: Analyzing the Pre-Existing Conditions Surrounding Successful Third-Party Intervention into Intrastate Conflicts - Analysis of U.S. Interventions in Iran, Libya, and Syria
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this study is to identify conditions that support successful third-party intervention into foreign intrastate conflicts on behalf of resistance movements—specifically, movements aiming at revolution or regime change. While the U.S. successfully intervened into and even generated resistance movements during the Cold War, most failed to achieve strategic objectives.
Local Security in Afghanistan - Case Studies of Afghan Local Police, Arbakai, Peruvian Rondas Campesinas, Indian Territorial Army, Critical Lessons About Incorporating Traditional Governance and Force
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,550. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This thesis seeks to determine how the United States should facilitate and advise the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA) regarding local Afghan security forces. Through in-depth analysis of relevant case studies (Afghan Local Police, Indian Territorial Army, Peruvian Rondas Campesinas, Afghan arbakai), this thesis gleans critical lessons, positive and negative.
Complete Guide to Operation Anaconda in the Afghanistan War: Air Power Close Air Support Case Study, Air and Ground Doctrine Lessons, Long-Distance Leadership Criticisms, Lessons for Joint Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,390. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Four important reports about Operation Anaconda during the Afghanistan War are reproduced: Criticisms Associated With Operation Anaconda - Can Long Distance Leadership Be Effective? * Operation Anaconda: Lessons for Joint Operations * Operation Anaconda: Lessons Learned, or Lessons Observed? * An Air Power Perspective
Operation Anaconda: An Air Power Perspective - Unique Case Study in Application of Force, Lessons on Joint Warfare in Afghanistan, Planning for Operations, Persistent Close Air Support (CAS)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,320. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
One of the most crucial joint combat operations in Afghanistan was Operation ANACONDA, designed and executed to remove the last remaining organized Taliban resistance. Operation ANACONDA generated lessons involving many aspects of the art of joint warfare.
Operation Anaconda: Lessons Learned, or Lessons Observed? Looking at Inconsistencies and Omission in Joint and Service Doctrine, Suggested Modifications to Air and Ground Component Doctrine
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,390. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Operation Anaconda, a subordinate operation to Operation Enduring Freedom in 2002, was notable for difficulties in integrating US air and ground forces in order to bring combat power to bear on a stronger than originally anticipated foe.
Operation Anaconda: Lessons for Joint Operations - Analysis of Complex Afghanistan War Battle, Problems in First Days, Intelligence Estimates, Integrating Air-Ground Operations, Rules of Engagement
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,080. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Operation Anaconda, conducted in the Shahikot Valley of Afghanistan during early March 2002, was a complex battle fought in rugged mountainous terrain under difficult conditions. The battle ended as an American victory at the cost of eight U.S. military personnel killed and more than 50 wounded.
Criticisms Associated With Operation Anaconda - Can Long Distance Leadership Be Effective? Planning and Execution Errors, CENTCOM Long-Distance Command and Control Structure Shortfalls and Benefits
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Although Anaconda was successful in achieving its objective of clearing al Qaeda fighters out of the Shah-i-Kot Valley, the planning and execution errors associated with this operation have provided a wealth of valuable lessons for the United States military. This paper reviews the events of Anaconda and through a detailed analysis, examines the various criticisms it received.
The Living and the Dead: War, Friendship and the Battles That Never End
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,040. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2018 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In The Living and the Dead, acclaimed journalist and Iraq War veteran Brian Mockenhaupt tells the gripping true story of three close friends at a Marine encampment in southern Afghanistan. While fighting a war many back home have forgotten, the devil dogs of Patrol Base Dakota face constant threat. Like soldiers throughout the ages, any moment could bring their deaths.
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.
Afganistan. Relacja BORowika. Jan Jagoda/Władysław Zdanowicz
Series: Afganistan. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 154,520. Language: Polish. Published: September 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Młody pracownik BOR jedzie na swoją pierwszą misję do Kabulu, gdzie właśnie została otwarta polska ambasada. Dzięki temu ma okazję poznać funkcjonowanie swojej wymarzonej formacji i porównać swoje oczekiwania z rzeczywistością. Poznajemy nie tylko funkcjonowanie BOR-u, ale także świat polityków i życia w mieście, gdzie na każdym kroku trzeba uważać aby przeżyć. Czasami nie chce się wierzyć..
Afganistan. Dowódca plutonu Autor mjr. Rafał Stachowski/Władysław Zdanowicz
Series: Afganistan. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 185,530. Language: Polish. Published: September 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Wojna w Afganistanie opowiedziana na podstawie autentycznych wydarzeń dowódcy plutonu 35 Batalion 2 Pułku Piechoty. Młody porucznik jest Polakiem który związał swoje losy z US Army, bo właśnie w niej widział swoją szansę na karierę w nowej ojczyźnie. Książka opowiada o wydarzeniach których doświadczył dowodzony przez niego pluton żołnierzy, bez żadnego koloryzowania i hollywoodzkiego zakończenia.
Reimagining The Man Who Would Be King - Narrative Fictional Adventure Story to Impart Counterinsurgency Theory to Busy and Easily Distracted Service Members Based on Afghanistan and Iraq Experience
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 28,790. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
How can counterinsurgency theory and hard-won lessons learned from the recent battlefields in Iraq and Afghanistan be better captured and then conveyed in a narrative format that will appeal to a wide spectrum of military personnel—from the most junior enlisted to senior officers? This thesis reimagines Kipling's The Man Who Would Be King and sets it in the near future.
The Impact of Pro-Government Militias on State and Human Security: A Comparative Analysis of the Afghan Local Police in Kunduz Province, and the Janjaweed in Sudan - Militia Histories
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,800. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights
How do pro-government militias impact state and human security? Throughout the world, governments are more frequently interacting with and employing armed groups and militias in order to increase their security and position through unofficial means. There are significant disagreements on the impacts of pro-government militias on state and human security.
Mission Command and the Starfish Organizational Models: A Comparison of Organizational Philosophies in a Decentralized Combat Environment - Auftragstaktik and History of the Waygal Valley
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,870. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study compares the differences and similarities between the U.S. Army's Mission Command philosophy and the decentralized "Starfish" philosophy as applied to a decentralized combat environment. The Attack on the Ranch House battle that took place in Afghanistan provides a prime example of the execution of Mission Command.

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