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Decade of War, Volume I - Enduring Lessons from the Past Decade of Operations - Mistakes and Failures in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, Strategic Themes and Recommendations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,030. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Joint and Coalition Operational Analysis (JCOA) division reviewed 46 lessons learned studies conducted from 2003 to the present, and synthesized the studies' 400+ findings, observations, and best practices into the 11 strategic themes described in this report.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Mission Command - 2012 Army Doctrine Reference Publication ADRP 6-0, Land Operations, Warfighting Function Tasks (Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,000. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, Army Doctrine Reference Publication (ADRP) 6-0 augments the mission command doctrine established in Army Doctrine Publication (ADP) 6-0, also titled Mission Command.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: The Creation of the National Imagery and Mapping Agency: Congress's Role as Overseer - Colin Powell, John Glenn, Newt Gingrich, CIA
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: NIMA, Colin Powell, DCI Deutch, HNSC, SASC, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Newt Gingrich, and more.
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Drill and Ceremonies Manual - Part One, General Drill, Ceremonies, Commands, Flags, Formations, Manual of Arms, Rifle Salute
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,670. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual covers drill and ceremonies.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: 2012 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, plus U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Supplement to the Dictionary
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 237,330. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this Joint Publication 1-02, Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms sets forth standard US military and associated terminology to encompass the joint activity of the Armed Forces of the United States.
Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,790. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Fiction » Literary collections » Letters
The bestselling book and basis for the Emmy award-winning documentary (letters read by Robert DeNiro, Robert Downey Jr., Robin Williams...) — is now available in ebook edition! Dear America allows us to witness the war firsthand through the eyes of the men and women who served in Vietnam in this powerful collection of more than 200 poignant, honest, and very human letters.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-24, Irregular Warfare - Countering Insurgency and Terrorism, Military Deception, Counterpropaganda, Understanding Insurgencies, Revolutionary Movements, Coup d'Etat
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Air Force Doctrine Document (AFDD) 2-3, Irregular Warfare, establishes operational-level doctrinal guidance for irregular warfare (IW). IW is not a lesser-included form of traditional warfare.
Mind-Sets and Missiles: A First Hand Account of the Cuban Missile Crisis - Detailed Chronology of Intelligence Failures and Successes, President Kennedy and the Soviet Missiles in Cuba
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,140. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique book provides a detailed chronology and analysis of the intelligence failures and successes of the Cuban Missile Crisis. The author, Mr. Kenneth Absher, contends that, when our national security is at stake, the United States should not hesitate to undertake risky intelligence collection operations, including espionage, to penetrate our adversary's deceptions.
Supermarine 4040-United Kingdom 1950's Cold War Era Vertical Take-off & Landing Design Project
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
A VTOL design project by the famous English Supermarine (1913-1960) from the 1950s and time of the "cold war" when everyone thought the USSR would destroy military air bases and commercial runways the world over requiring the need for vertical takeoff and landing flying machines of war. The Supermarine 4040 was never built. Digital images for David Myhra by world class digital artist Jozef Gatial.
Military Airpower: A Revised Digest of Airpower Opinions and Thoughts - from Winston Churchill and Henry Kissinger to Saddam Hussein and Donald Rumsfeld
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,650. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
From the Preface: The number one aim of this book is to supply Airmen with useful thoughts that might help them meet their known responsibilities and the unknown challenges their service will bring. The most capable Airmen are judicious in finding the best material to put into their "clue bags."
A Brief History of the U.S. Army in World War II - The U.S. Army Campaigns of World War II - Europe, Pacific, Germany, Japan, Allied Operations, Battle of the Bulge, North Africa, Aftermath
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook reproduces an important Army history of World War II.
Military Aviation: Fascinating Preview of Aviation Concepts by an Early Visionary Before the Wright Brothers First Flight - Ideas from Birds, War Fighting Strategy, Naval Airplanes, Runways and Bases
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,470. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Ader explains his ideas about the development of airplanes based on creatures in nature. He studied the bat and the bird, especially the vulture. Chapters detail the design of bases for aircraft, runway construction, naval airplanes, vertical artillery, air lanes, schools of aviation, and strategy for waging war in the air. Ader envisioned all of this a decade before the Wright brothers.
Air Superiority in World War II and Korea - Interviews with Generals, Late 1940s, Korean War, Ultra Secret Intelligence, Field Manual 100-20, Command and Employment of Air Power, July 21, 1943
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The publication of Air Superiority in World War II and Korea is part of a continuing series of historical studies from the Office of Air Force History in support of Project Warrior.
Joint Training for Night Air Warfare - Red Flag, Cope Thunder, and the National Training Center, Close Air Support, Counterair
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,420. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The reality of today's world is that although the threat of World War III may be greatly reduced, the possibility of wars involving American troops remains high. These wars probably will be conducted by large and complex joint staffs and likely will be characterized by intense activity carried out regardless of weather, time of day, or seasons of the year.
Pushing the Horizon: Seventy-Five Years of High Stakes Science and Technology at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) - Thomas Edison, V-2, Vanguard, Operation Crossroads, Cold War Nuclear Secrets
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,930. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique history explores the origin, development, and accomplishments of NRL over the last 75 years. It analyzes the personalities, institutional culture, and influences of what has become one of the preeminent research laboratories within the United States.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon Fighter Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,880. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the F-16 Fighting Falcon Fighter aircraft.
A Need to Know: The Role of Air Force Reconnaissance in War Planning, 1945-1953 - Radar Principles, World War I and II, Korean War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
More than a tool of policy makers to gather intelligence, Air Force reconnaissance efforts shaped early Cold War doctrine and war planning. Dr. Farquhar argues that a lack of information on Soviet strategic capabilities dominated the organization, operational planning, and equipment of the postwar Air Force.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Out of Bounds - Innovation and Change in Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis - Crime Analysts, Case Studies and Stories
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,680. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: intelligence analysts, crime analysts, case studies and stories, intelligence-led policing, CSI, SARA model, 3-I model, appreciative inquiry (AI), analytical categories and technologies, LE analyst, and more.
Case Studies in National Security Transformation: Speed and the Fog of War: Logistics in Iraqi Freedom, Network Centric Operations (NCO), Transforming Joint Interagency Coordination, Modular Forces
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,790. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The term "fog of war" is often associated with the commander's lack of clear information on the battlefield. "War is inherently volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous. For this condition, contemporary U.S. military usage offers the acronym VUCA."