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Training to Fight: Training and Education During the Cold War - Pentomic Era, Korean War, Vietnam War, Top Gun Miramar, Coverage of Training Facilities Listed by State
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book provides a contextual foundation for the documentation and, in some cases, preservation of the hundreds of Cold War-era military training and education facilities within the United States.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Strategy Marine Corps Doctrinal Publication (MCDP) 1-1 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,980. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual addresses strategy. This publication is designed to give Marine leaders a solid, common understanding of the fundamental nature of military strategy that is inherent in each military action.
Technology Horizons: A Vision for Air Force Science and Technology 2010-30 - Aircraft, Radar, Missiles, Satellites, Directed Energy, Launch Systems, ASAT, Cyber Systems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Technology Horizons: A Vision for Air Force Science and Technology 2010-30 concentrates on key science and technology focus areas for the US Air Force over the next two decades that will provide technologically achievable capabilities enabling the Air Force to gain the greatest us joint force effectiveness in 2030 and beyond.
Adventures of a Despatch Rider: A Memoir of the Great War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,170. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Composed from letters sent home during the war, this memoir offers a unique insight into the experiences of a despatch rider from the Battle of Mons and the Great Retreat, to the Christmas Truce and Ypres. An honest account of the First World War as it was experienced by ordinary soldiers. 'A tremendous insight into the realities of war.' - Robert Foster, best-selling author of 'The Lunar Code'
Augmenting Our Influence: Alliance Revitalization and Partner Development - U.S. Strategic Interests in Asia-Pacific, Senkaku, Obama Strategy, Europe, NATO, Future of American Landpower
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,590. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This important book addresses the importance of allied and partner contributions to current and future national security challenges and the most effective and efficient ways for the United States to leverage those contributions in the pursuit of common interests.
2014 U.S. Navy Report: Sexual Harassment and Inappropriate Behavior in the Blue Angels Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron Creating a Hostile Work Environment
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,600. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The inappropriate behaviors and criminal conduct documented in this report reflect poorly on the Navy in general and Naval Aviation in particular.
Iraq Handbook: Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) - Observations, Insights, and Lessons, including Provincial Data and Guide to Provinces
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,120. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The government of Iraq is successfully transitioning from combating an insurgency and rebuilding its infrastructure to a strong sovereign state that no longer requires U.S. government assistance.
Transforming the American Soldier: Educating the Warrior - Diplomat, Dealing with Insurgency, Cultural and Social Landscape, Formulation of Military Education
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Understanding the "social landscape" will only be able to be achieved through direct interaction with the local population. Additionally, this direct interaction with the local population, if combined with an understanding of the cultural and social aspects of the situation, can increase the trust between the military and the foreign population.
RAF Meteor Jet Fighters in World War II - An Operational Log
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Price: $23.00 USD. Words: 70,020. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A comprehensive telling of operational history of the Meteor jet fighter in World War II. Every operational mission, sortie details covered, as is a detailed description of early jet development aircraft and the Meteor F Mk. I and III, with particular emphasis on operational performance of the variants that were employed on operational missions.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): Timeline of the American Revolution, Featuring the Content of Original Documents by George Washington, Continental Congress, Thomas Paine, Others
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 157,760. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This authoritative timeline of the American Revolution includes the text of numerous original documents of the era, providing extraordinary insight into the thoughts and plans of key players in the drama, including General George Washington.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Guide To Mountain Operations MCRP 3-35.2A (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,650. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual is a reference on tactics, techniques, and procedures for small unit leaders in the mountain environment. This publication explains the basics of how to deal with the unique conditions imposed when operating in mountainous terrain.
Biplanes and Bombsights: British Bombing in World War I - Sopwith Strutter, Zeppelin, Dehavilland, Handley Page, General Hugh Trenchard, Lord Rothermere
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,390. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study develops and substantiates a comprehensive evaluation of British long-range bombing in the First World War. Its findings run directly counter to the generally held opinion. Natural limitations, technical shortfalls, and aircrews lacking proficiency acted in concert with German defenses to produce far less results than those claimed.
Kokoda
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,200. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Ten Epic War Treks cover the period between the fall of Rabaul on the 23rd of January 1942, the Japanese invasion at Basabua on the 21st of July 1942, and the end of hostilities in Papua on the 4th of April 1943. No comprehensive account exists about what happened on the Kokoda track during the seven months prior to the battle of Isurava, the major early battle on the Kokoda track.
Linking Legacies: Connecting the Cold War Nuclear Weapons Production Processes To Their Environmental Consequences - Nuclear and Radioactive Waste, Environmental Contamination
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,610. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report connects the missions and functions of our nation's nuclear weapons facilities with the inventories of waste and materials remaining at the plants, and the extent and characteristics of contamination in and around the sites.
Global Reach Laydown from Desert Shield to Enduring Freedom: A Comparative Analysis - Serbia, War on Terror, Afghanistan, TALCE, Operation Allied Force
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,330. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the evolution of Global Reach Laydown (GRL) from the Gulf War (DESERT SHIELD) through ALLIED FORCE (Kosovo) and ENDURING FREEDOM (Afghanistan).
The Evolution of U.S. Strategic Command and Control and Warning, 1945-1972 - Cold War Nuclear Issues, Soviet Threat, Ballistic Missiles, Custody of Atomic Bombs, Command Posts, DEW, BMEWS
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,860. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report is a fascinating, candid, and comprehensive review of the controversies and complex issues facing U.S. military and civilian leaders in the Cold War era, from decisions about the custody and control of atomic bombs to the arcane world of MAD, DEFCON, BMEWS, and strategic command and control systems.
21st Century Defense Science Board Report: Assessment of Nuclear Monitoring and Verification Technologies (January 2014) - Difficulty of Detecting Secret Nuclear Weapons Activity
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,560. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report from the Defense Science Board, issued in January 2014 and widely reported in the media, discusses the difficulty of detecting secret nuclear weapons activity and recommends improvements of nuclear monitoring and verification technologies.
U.S. Naval Air Reserve History- Aviation Cadet Program, World War II, Props to Jets, Squantum, Grenada and Lebanon, Weekend Warriors
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Contents: I. The Beginning * II. Lean Years, The 1920s * III. Gathering Steam, The 1930s * IV. World War II, The Big Test * V. Postwar Activities and Korea, The Reserve Show * VI. 1953-1968: Stability with Transition, Props to Jets * VII. Reorganization and Revitalization in the 1970s * VIII. The 1980s, Present and Future
Ready Seapower: A History of the U.S. Seventh Fleet - MacArthur's Navy, Korean War, Arabian Gulf to Mount Pinatubo, Terrorists and Pirates
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,280. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Naval History and Heritage Command published this history to enhance our understanding of the pivotal role played by the U.S. Seventh Fleet in the Western Pacific from World War II through 2010.
Art of War Paper: Operations at the Border - Efforts to Disrupt Insurgent Safe-Havens, Dhofar, Oman, Insurgency, Counterinsurgency
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,750. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Disrupting an insurgent's access to sanctuary and safe-haven is a critical aspect of operational planning for counterinsurgent forces. By denying an insurgent's access to safe-havens early in the conflict, the counterinsurgent will gain a marked advantage over the initially weaker force.