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Hunting the Ghost Gun: An Analysis of the U.S. Army Infantry Rifle - On the Battlefields, Ammunition and Small Arms Weapons, Garand, M14, M16, M4, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, Performance
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,080. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this study is to provide an analysis of the U.S. military's usage of various small arms and their associated cartridges from WWII to current day. The primary objective centers on an analysis of the driving factors and decisions used in military cartridge selection and development.
Harrier: Jump Jet Interdiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,790. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Harrier has a unique place in aviation history as the most successful VTOL aircraft to date. Born from the need during the Cold War for an aircraft that could operate even if airfields had been destroyed. The Harrier has become yet another British aviation icon alongside the Spitfire and Concord.
Hog Driver: A-10 Thunderbolt II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,480. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Strap yourself in for some high octane action from the cockpit of the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II. The A-10 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.
Ideas in Arms: Relationship of Kinetic and Ideological Means in America's Global War on Terror, al-Qaeda, Clausewitzian Effectiveness, Operation Enduring Freedom, Detrimental Effects of Kinetic Means
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 52,070. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, claims that the inability of the United States to achieve its stated political objectives in its global war on terror (GWOT) reflects its flawed kinetic-centric military strategy.
Deconstructing Afghanistan: How Does America's Past Inform Afghanistan's Future? Taliban Political Reconciliation, Historical Comparison with American Civil War, Security and Economic Factors
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,350. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, suggests a path for Afghanistan's post-2014 future based on the post-Civil War experience of the US South.
Airpower, Afghanistan, and the Future of Warfare: An Alternative View - Assessing the Air-Ground Relationship, Precision Strike, Change in Land Combat, Force Intensification, Doctrine Impact
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Wills maintains that the twentieth-century argument between air and ground proponents has changed significantly since the Gulf War and that it comes down to the relative importance of the ground or air in the mix. It is more than just using air as a supporting component to the ground forces—if this is true, current force organization and employment are adequate.
The Innate Insurgent Advantage: Can Training and Planning Bridge the Gap? Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan, Terrorism, Casualties and Chaos, COIN Counterinsurgency, MRAP Vehicles, Kits
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,470. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the role of training, planning, and technological changes in helping turn around coalition and American efforts in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). The United States rushed headlong into protracted stabilization, security, transition, and rebuilding (SSTR) operations in Afghanistan and Iraq.
One Valley at a Time - Success Story of the Afghanistan Counterinsurgency (COIN) Campaign Against Taliban and al-Qaeda Terrorists, Special Operations Forces (SOF), Civil Military Operations (CMO)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,490. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The 2004 counterinsurgency campaign in Afghanistan was historic. Service personnel of general purpose, special operations, coalition, and irregular forces worked in unison to defeat the insurgency in a country stricken by war.
Badal: A Culture Of Revenge, The Impact of Collateral Damage on Taliban Insurgency - History and Warfare in Afghanistan, Pashtunwali Tribal Code, Anglo-Afghan War, Soviet Invasion, Mujahideen, Mullahs
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,420. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report examines the impact of collateral damage on the Taliban insurgency. It reveals the relationship between death of innocent civilians and the tribal concept of badal (revenge). Research also analyzes Taliban propaganda leaflets to illustrate the compromise of popular support caused by collateral damage stemming from the Coalition's tactics.
20/20: The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives
Price: Free! Words: 54,870. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
20/20 - The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives is a retrospective of America’s most recent wars told through twenty oral histories from a cross section of veterans who served on the front lines of Operation Iraqi Freedom and/or Operation Enduring Freedom. These tales come “from the horse’s mouth” and explain the many physical and emotional highs and lows of life in the combat zone and after.
Why the Weak Win Wars: A Study of the Factors That Drive Strategy in Asymmetric Conflict - Analysis of U.S. Involvement in Afghanistan, Iraq War, Soviet Occupation of Afghanistan, Vietnam War
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,970. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. This report builds on the research and ideas of the school of thought that believes strategy is the most important factor in predicting war outcomes.
Helicopters in Irregular Warfare: Algeria, Vietnam, and Afghanistan - Counterinsurgency, COIN, American, French, Soviet Militaries, Airmobility and Political Goals in Combat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,940. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The preponderance of conflicts fought over the last seventy years have included or been centered on irregular warfare and counter-insurgency. Indeed, the helicopter's first significant trials in combat took place during the Algerian War 1954-1962, the Vietnam War 1955-1975, and the Soviet-Afghan War 1979-1989.
The Soviet-Afghan War: A Superpower's Inability to Deny Insurgent Sanctuary - Soviet Combat Operations, Inadequate Force, Countering International Support for the Mujahideen, Demographics, Culture
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,510. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Soviet Union did not anticipate a decade-long counterinsurgency fight against the Mujahideen when it invaded the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan (DRA) in December 1979. Determined to stabilize the rapidly deteriorating political-military situation in its newest client state, the Soviet Union conducted a coup.
Complete Guide to U.S. Military Human Terrain System (HTS), Mapping, and Teams (HTT) - Use in Afghanistan, Counterinsurgency, COIN, Operator's Guide, Irregular Warfare and Armed Groups
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 210,540. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces six important military reports and studies dealing with the Human Terrain System (HTS), mapping, and teams.
Anticipating Change: The Army National Guard and Being an Operational Reserve - Army Force Generation Model (ARFORGEN) in Support of Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, Paradigm Shift, Tracking and Managing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,790. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The National Guard (NG) rightfully champions its designation as an operational force. In the last decade the Army NG through the Army Force Generation Model (ARFORGEN) has continually produced operational units that deployed all over the world in support of OIF/OEF.
Elevating the Role of Socioeconomic Strategy in Afghanistan Transition - INTEQAL, Loya Jirga, Opium, Planning and Monitoring Transition Progress, Nation-Building Efforts, Afghan Institutions
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,180. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book deals with the role of socioeconomic strategy in the ongoing Afghanistan transition.
Task Force Stryker Network-Centric Operations in Afghanistan - Case Study of Real-World Application in War, Network Components, Echeloning Command Posts, Tactical Decisionmaking
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,460. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book presents a case study examining the real-world application of the network-centric warfare concept during combat operations in Afghanistan.
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).
Partners or Competitors? The Evolution of the Department of Defense / Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Relationship since Desert Storm and its Prospects for the Future - 9/11, Afghanistan, Iraq
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,930. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book attempts to understand the evolution of the CIA/ DOD relationship since Desert Storm and determine its current standing.
2015 House Committee Report on Obama Administration Release of Five Taliban GITMO Detainees for the Release of Captive U.S. Army Soldier Robert "Bowe" Bergdahl - Contention That Law Was Broken
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 151,630. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this House Armed Services Committee report, issued in December 2015, presents the results of an inquiry into the Department of Defense's May 2014 transfer of five Taliban detainees to Qatar from the Guantanamo Bay detention facility which was undertaken to secure the recovery of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl.

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