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U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism: U.S. Marines in Iraq, 2003: Anthology and Annotated Bibliography - UAVs, Humint Exploitation Teams (HETs), Media Embeds
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,560. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume presents a collection of articles describing different aspects of U.S. Marine Corps participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom during 2003.
The Development of the B-52 and Jet Propulsion - A Case Study in Organizational Innovation - History of America's Cold War Nuclear Bomber and the Jet Propulsion Technology That Made it Possible
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,640. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
The B-52 and Jet Propulsion: A Case Study in Organizational Innovation is a coherent and nonpolemical discussion of the revolution in military affairs, a hot topic in the national security arena. Mark Mandeles examines an interesting topic, how can the military better understand, manage, and evaluate technological development programs.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: The Air Force in Southeast Asia: The Air Force in Vietnam - The Administration Emphasizes Air Power, 1969 - Nixon, Vietnamization, VNAF Modernization
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,370. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The first reduction in U.S. military strength in South Vietnam took place during the summer of 1969 when 25,000 troops were withdrawn. However, a particular phenomenon of the year was that air power was not materially reduced.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force C-21 Cargo and Passenger Airlift Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,430. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft. Contents: C-21 Operations Procedures - C-21 Aircrew Evaluation Criteria - C-21 Aircrew Training
The Emerging Shield: The Air Force and the Evolution of Continental Air Defense, 1945-1960 - NORAD, Dew Line, SAGE, BOMARC, SAC, Early Warning Systems, Radar Fence, Atom Bomb Impact
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,290. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The volume begins with the U.S. Army Air Service's involvement with air defense in World War I and traces the story through to the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Operational Culture for the Warfighter: Principles and Applications - Physical Environment, Economy, Social Structure, Political Structure, Iraq, Islam, Clausewitz, Wargaming
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,550. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This textbook is designed to help Marines link concepts of culture to the realities of planning and executing military operations around the world.
Atoms for Peace and War 1953-1961: Eisenhower and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Oppenheimer, Debates about Test Ban, Disarmament, Nuclear War, Fallout, Power Reactors, Teller, Clean Bomb
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 345,110. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This volume, the third in the official history of the Atomic Energy Commission, makes sizable contributions in several areas, including the Eisenhower presidency.
Art of War Paper: Operations at the Border - Efforts to Disrupt Insurgent Safe-Havens, Dhofar, Oman, Insurgency, Counterinsurgency
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,750. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: 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.
Organization and Lineage of the United States Air Force - Organization of the USAF 1907-1947, Lineage of USAF Major Components, 1947 to the Present, Types of USAF Organizations
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,110. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This fascinating report surveys the evolution of the Air Force field structure from the earliest military aeronautical organizations to those comprising the modern Air Force.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Battle of the Barricades - U.S. Marines in the Recapture of Seoul, 1st Marine Division, Wonsan Landing, Marine Combat Vehicles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official U.S. Marine Corps history provides unique information about an important aspect of the Korean War. Subjects covered in this history include: the 1st Marine Division; Major General Oliver P. Smith; Seoul/Wonsan campaign; aerial medical evacuation; close air support in the recapture of Seoul; marine combat vehicles; Bushmaster; 1950 street fighting.
The Smell of Kerosene: A Test Pilot's Odyssey - NASA Research Pilot Stories, XB-70 Tragic Collision, M2-F1 Lifting Body, YF-12 Blackbird, Apollo LLRV Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (NASA SP-4108)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is the fascinating account of the life of Donald Mallick, a NASA research test pilot. This book puts the reader in the pilot's seat for a "day at the office" unlike any other.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume V: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1953-1954 - Air Defense, Manpower, Atoms for Peace, Korea, Indochina, Taiwan, Western Europe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 215,120. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Volume V describes JCS activities during the first two years of the Eisenhower administration. It traces the role of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the formulation of the basic national security policies of those years, in force planning and strategy development, and in the nascent area of arms control.
Heroes in Obscurity A Vietnam Era Junior Officer's Stories of Unsung Heroes and of Life on Small Navy Auxiliary Ships
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,530. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
James Duermeyer began his writing with this book, Heroes in Obscurity, followed by three historical fiction novels. Heroes in Obscurity is a candid, humorous, and humble memoir account of a junior Naval officer during the Vietnam War. Whether the reader is an armchair warrior, one who has served, or a military family member, Heroes in Obscurity is a heart felt, engaging collection of tales.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force U-2 Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,170. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the U-2 aircraft. Contents: Operations Procedures * Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * Aircrew Training
Allied Participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom - Coalition of the Willing for the Iraq War 2003, Force Contributions by Nations, Challengers for Army Planners
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This short study underscores the significant challenges that U.S. Army planners faced in Iraqi Freedom in integrating a host of different military partners into U.S. operational plans.
Army Modernization Plans, Army Equipping Strategy, Tactical Wheeled Vehicle (TWV) Strategy, Affordable and Integrated Army Equipment Modernization
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This compilation of five official Army documents provides a comprehensive overview of DoD plans for modernizing Army military equipment, including the tactical wheeled vehicle strategy.
Augmenting Our Influence: Alliance Revitalization and Partner Development - U.S. Strategic Interests in Asia-Pacific, Senkaku, Obama Strategy, Europe, NATO, Future of American Landpower
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,590. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: 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.
Complete Guide to the 1961 SL-1 Fatal Nuclear Power Plant Accident - Accident and Recovery Operations Reports, Official Findings, Timeline of Events, Technical Details, Safety Implications
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,000. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear, Nonfiction » History » Military
Four official federal government reports provide the full details of the tragic SL-1 prototype nuclear power plant accident of January 3, 1961, the first and only immediately fatal American reactor accident.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force C-38 Courier Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,800. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft. Contents: C-38 Operations Procedures * C-38 Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * C-38 Aircrew Training
An Aversion to Risk - A Warning From the Past: Comparison of 1862 American Civil War Peninsula Campaign with General McClellan to the 2003 Iraq War Failures, Afghanistan, Goldwater-Nichols, Petraeus
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,540. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
The culmination in 1862, and culmination during the post 9/11 campaigns, resulted from inadequate responses to risk aversion by the government and military leaders, when faced with uncertainty.