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Al-Qaida, the Tribes, and the Government - Lessons and Prospects for Iraq's Unstable Triangle, Middle East Studies Paper, al-Qaeda, the Awakening
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,360. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
As part of its anti-American insurgency in the Sunni areas, Al-Qaida's policy errors, characterized by an arrogant and uncompromising approach to tribal economic, social, and cultural interests, as well as the alienation of the existing tribal leadership, engendered considerable popular discontent and contributed to an eventual shifting of tribal alliances to the United States.
The Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders 1789-1878 - History of Controversial Events, Posse Comitatus, Mormon Conflict, Whiskey Rebellion, Racial Strife, KKK, Slave Law
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 201,230. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This is a fascinating and comprehensive history of the use of federal troops during instances of domestic disorder from the U.S. Army.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Army Human Intelligence (HUMINT) Collector Operations FM 2-22.3 (FM 34-52) - Interrogation, Enemy Combatants, POWs, Detainees, Military Police
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,680. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
This manual, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, provides doctrinal guidance, techniques, and procedures governing the employment of human intelligence (HUMINT) collection and analytical assets in support of the commander's intelligence needs.
The American Civil War Encyclopedia - Sweeping Account of All Aspects of the War Between the States - Army and Navy History and Timelines, Campaigns and Battles, Intelligence, Militias, Unique Stories
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 547,020. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
Discover the stories and history of the saddest era in American history, the Civil War from 1861 through 1865. With nineteen chapters and over 1500 pages of text, this unique compilation provides a stunning overview of the military strategies, campaigns, battles, and personalities of the war.
Winged Shield, Winged Sword: A History of the United States Air Force, Volume II, 1950-1997 - Korea, Strategic Air Command, Containing Communism, Vietnam War, Post-Cold War, Modernization
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 247,510. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the milestone official comprehensive history of the United States Air Force with compelling stories about America's airmen and their aircraft. This document, Volume II, picks up the narrative at the Korean War, takes it through the War in Southeast Asia, the Gulf War, to the drawdown following the end of the Cold War.
Damn the Torpedoes: A Short History of U.S. Naval Mine Countermeasures, 1777-1991 - Farragut, Civil War, Minecraft, Wonsan, Minehunting, Minesweeping, Bushnell, Fulton, World War II, Vietnam, Iran
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,620. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an authoritative and thorough history of U.S. Navy mine countermeasures. Mine warfare is by definition the strategic and tactical use of sea mines and their countermeasures, including all offensive and defensive mining and protection against mines.
Foulois and the U.S. Army Air Corps 1931-1935: Air Mail Fiasco, Chief in Trouble, World War I, Billy Mitchell, Rickenbacker, MacArthur, FDR, Drum Board, B-7, B-9, B-10, B-12, B-17, DC-2, XB-15
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,590. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In this thoroughly researched and lucidly written volume, Lt. Col. John F. Shiner describes the Air Corps' effort to prepare the nation for war; to gain money, aircraft, and, even more important, independence; and to achieve a capability to wage aerial war.
The United States and China in Power Transition - Chinese History, Uyghurs, Sun Yat-Sen, Taiwan, Spratly and Senkaku Islands, Tibet, Dalai Lama, Xinjiang, Han Chinese
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,260. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This analysis discusses the nature of U.S.-China relations in the context of an ongoing power transition between these two great powers, the rise of China and its impact, China's tortuous experience during its transition to modernity, U.S.-China conflicts over the two nations' core interests, and the future of the U.S.-China power transition.
Evolution of Warfare: Military Course on the Art and Concepts of Warfare From The Beginning of Recorded History - Classical Macedonians and Romans, Prussian Influence, American Civil War, World Wars
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,370. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a unique Navy course in Evolution of Warfare. The course is a survey of the operational art of warfare from the beginning of recorded history to the present.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - The War in Vietnam 1960-1968, Part 1 - Eisenhower and Kennedy, Laos, Communist Offensive, McNamara and the Buildup, Defoliation, Fall of Diem
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 244,230. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Written to complement The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy series, The Joint Chiefs of Staff and the War in Vietnam focuses upon the activities of the Joint Chiefs that were concerned with events in Vietnam.
Complete Guide to the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) - History from Atomic Reactors to Nuclear Waste Cleanup, Rickover and the Nuclear Navy, SL-1 Fatal Reactor Accident, Uranium and Plutonium
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 232,620. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear
Two comprehensive histories of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) provide extensive information about the lab's role in the development of nuclear reactors and other technologies, covering the period from before its establishment in 1949 through 2010.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Two - The Test of War, 1950-1953 - Pentagon's Role in the Korean War, the Recall of MacArthur, Hydrogen Bomb, Truman, NATO
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 311,000. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Test of War, the second volume in the comprehensive History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, follows the evolution of OSD from the outbreak of the Korean War in June 1950 to the end of the Truman presidency in January 1953.
War in the Balkans, 1991-2002 - Comprehensive History of Wars Provoked by Yugoslav Collapse: Balkan Region in World Politics, Slovenia and Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 191,020. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Balkan conflict of the 1990s, as a case study in state failure and medium intensity warfare, international conflict management and intervention, and U.S. military engagement, provides an excellent framework for asking basic questions about the dynamic of international security at the dawn of a new millennium.
The United States Air Force and the Culture of Innovation, 1945-1965 - Missiles, Space Vehicles, ICBMs, von Karman, Schriever, RAND, MITRE, Titan, Atlas, Minuteman, Sputnik Crisis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 145,230. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This exceptional work demonstrates in fine detail how the application of systems management by the United States Air Force to its ballistic missiles and computer programs not only produced critical new weapons, but also benefited American industry.
The Chinese Air Force: Evolving Concepts, Roles, and Capabilities - Hypersonic Vehicle Technology, Aircraft, Reverse Engineering, Threat to Taiwan, PLAAF Air Force Leaders, Airpower
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 194,800. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
This vital report from a distinguished international group of experts on airpower, military affairs, and the People's Republic of China PRC - Taiwan relationship examines the present state and future prospects of the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF).
Counterinsurgency Leadership in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Beyond - David Petraeus, Paula Broadwell, COIN, Commands, Officer Development, Generalship, Winning in Afghanistan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,920. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
A symposium cosponsored by Marine Corps University and the Marine Corps University Foundation explored the complexities of COIN leadership in Afghanistan, Iraq, and beyond. From that symposium came these papers, which discuss topics such as brigade and regimental command, officer development in the military, and general officer leadership.
Cold War Infrastructure for Strategic Air Command (SAC): The Bomber Mission - Hangars, Command Posts, Major Commands, B-36, B-47, and B-52, Sixteen Air Force Bases from Barksdale to Whiteman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a fascinating survey and detailed history of Strategic Air Command (SAC) bomber mission properties addressing the history of flightline real property supporting these missions from 1947 to 1991, with an emphasis on buildings and structures of the 1947 to 1963 period.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - The War in Vietnam 1971-1973 - Defoliation, Agent Orange, Herbicide Operations, Troop Withdrawals, LINEBACKER, Collapse of South Vietnam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 230,070. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The volume describes the formulation of policies and decisions that completed the US withdrawal from Vietnam and shifted the burden of combat to the Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume III: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1950 - 1951, The Korean War Part One - Attack and Response, MacArthur, Chinese Intervention
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 180,260. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
At the time it was fought, the war in Korea was unique in recent American military experience. Unlike World Wars I and II, which were vigorously prosecuted on the battlefield until the enemy surrendered unconditionally, the Korean conflict ended without clear-cut military victory for either side.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Navy Planning - Navy Warfare Publication NWP 5-01
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,820. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps / Navy manual is the foundation for Navy planning. It establishes doctrine and puts forward the fundamental principles to guide planning within the framework of service, joint, or multinational operations. It supersedes NWP 5-01(A), Naval Operational Planning.