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Great Things Have Been Done by a Few Men: Operational Art in Clark's Illinois Campaign of 1778 - 1779 - General George Rogers Clark's Place in History, American Revolution, Key Events, Vincennes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,170. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This monograph analyzes how Clark linked the tactical employment of forces to achieve strategic objectives. It assesses whether Clark exhibited operational vision. It considers whether his campaign demonstrated the hallmark of operational art. And it evaluates Clark's operational flexibility through the techniques used to maintain the operational aim.
The Campaign of 1777: Examination of a Turning Point Using DIME (Diplomatic, Information, Military, and Economic) National Power Elements - American Revolution, Continental Army, British Army
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 120,890. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
During the campaign of 1777, the Americans apparently gained a series of strategic, operational, and political successes while the British suffered political and military setbacks with apparent long-term consequences. General Horatio Gates' victory at Saratoga, the most obvious strategic shift, overshadows the series of defeats suffered by General George Washington in the Philadelphia effort.
Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
It is easy to feel an overwhelming sense of empowerment while reading Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in The Civil War. In a time where women were considered the weaker or fairer sex, before they were given the vote, and in a time where they were expected to maintain a certain air of etiquette. These four women chose their own fates.
Breaking the Mold: Tanks in the Cities - Five Case Studies: Sherman Tanks in World War II, Streets of Aachen, Pattons to the Rescue in Vietnam, Beirut in 1984, Grozny 1995, Fallujah in Iraq War 2004
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 144,790. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This work examines the use of tanks in urban warfare. It seeks to provide insight and a historical precedence on the wisdom of employing tanks in an inherently dangerous dimension of the modern battlefield.
Churchill's Secret Armies War Without Rules: Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,310. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Was principled gentleman Winston Churchill also the master of nasty tactics? You bet he was! With his back to the wall in 1940, & Nazi invasion imminent, not only did he use every trick in the book… it turns out he wrote the book! Churchill’s Secret Armies discloses the plethora of special forces, units, and departments, Churchill formed to “get the job done”, even if it meant dirtying his hands.
Conduct of the Partisan War in the Revolutionary War South - Settlement, Early Conflict, Native Americans and Formative Years of the Militia, Civil War in the Backcountry, Leaders, Slavery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 123,410. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
The partisan war in the Revolutionary War South demonstrated the vital linkage between the civil and military authorities. In the policies created to persuade the people of the righteousness of the American cause and neutralize opposition, the civil leadership of South Carolina inadvertently set the conditions for a violent civil war.
Operation Sealords: A Study in the Effectiveness of the Allied Naval Campaign of Interdiction - Vietnam War Barrier to Support Riverine Operations, Zumwalt, Market Time, Game Warden, Viet Cong
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,270. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Vietnam War allied naval barrier operations to interdict the enemy infiltration of men and supplies coming across the Cambodian border into the Mekong Delta region was successful only through the utilization of joint combined naval, ground, and air assets
Only in the Mind of the Enemy: Can Deterrence Effectiveness be Measured? Military Deception, Historical Cases, Japan World War II, Cuban Missile Crisis, Libya, Iraq, Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The concept of deterrence is as old as war, but determining if deterrence activities and messages are having the desired effect on the adversary decision maker is challenging since the adversary will not readily admit to being deterred.
The Army Nurse Corps: A Commemoration of World War II Service - Early Operations in the Pacific, Recruitment and Training, Black Nurses, At the Front, Chain of Evacuation, Sicily and Southern Italy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 112,140. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The Army Nurse Corps in World War II: More than 59,000 American nurses served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II. Nurses worked closer to the front lines than they ever had before.
Clausewitzian Friction and Future War - Desert Storm, Air-to-Air Combat, Intractability of Strategic Surprise, Nonlinearity, Modern Taxonomy, Dispersed Information, Clarity about War as It Actually Is
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 150,790. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Friction is an inevitable impediment to effective action and was a significant factor in war long before Clausewitz popularized the term.
Busting Myths about Nuclear Deterrence - America Does Not Use Nuclear Weapons, Nuclear Weapons Have Only Limited Utility for Their Cost, Nukes are Going Away, U.S. Can Deter with Submarines Alone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,100. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study analyzes four myths about American nuclear weapons and the nuclear deterrence they provide.
The Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962: A Case Study of the Tailored Use of Instruments of National Power - Missile Discovery, Foreign Policy and Fateful Decision, Cold War, The Showdown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 108,840. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report analyzes the foreign policy decisions that were made during the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 using the Instruments of National Power (IOP) framework.
NSA and the Cuban Missile Crisis, The 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis - New Evidence that Signals Intelligence (SIGINT), Cuban Arms Buildup, Cryptology, U-2 Findings, Navy Vessel Cordon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,510. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report tells the story of SIGINT in the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Learning from the Past: Soviet Deception in the Cuban Missile Crisis - Maskirovka Denial and Deception, Developing a Cover Story, Operation ANADYR, Getting the Cubans on Board, Disingenuous Diplomacy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,610. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report examines the use by the Soviets of denial and deception in the Cuban Missile Crisis.
With It or In It: Desert Shield and Desert Storm from the Loader's Hatch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With It or in It tells a captivating and unique story of the 1991 Persian Gulf War as seen from the loader's hatch of an M1A1 tank. Using humor and frank candor, author Bacil Donovan Warren shares his personal experience, as well as that of his fellow tankers, as part of the US Army's 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment (the "Brave Rifles") in Saudi Arabia and Iraq.
At sejle under vandet – udviklingen af de første ubåde
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: Danish. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dette hæfte fortæller historien om de store udfordringer, som opfinderne og udviklerne af de første ubåde måtte overkomme. Hæftet dækker perioden fra de første forsøg i 1600-tallet og frem til Første Verdenskrig, hvor ubåden med al tydelighed viste sit krigspotentiale. Hæftet omhandler centrale emner som neddykning, navigering og angrebstaktik.
Diary of a Sailor Aboard the Hyman DD-732 (1946-1948)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Robert Grey Reynolds Sr. left a small dark blue diary that he used to compile memories of the places he saw and the people on his small ship. He came aboard the Hyman while it was at port in Charlestown Navy Yard. Here a journey began that would take him to 17 countries in his short stint in the Navy that lasted 22 months. When my father died I vowed to bring his memories to publication.
Jim's Unsung Heroes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Fiction » Biographical
The Battle of the Bulge was a critical battle in the war against Hitler's Nazis. Soldiers fought and died every day in the dead of winter. And when a grenade fell into his foxhole, Jim thought he was surely dead. What happened next was nothing short of heroic... Note: This tale of survival & family was based on previously unpublished memoirs by the late James C. Kerns, a former Army sergeant.
Initiating the Cognitive Revolution: An Examination of Special Operations Military Information Support Operations - Organizational Evolution, Targeting Cultural Expertise, Psychological Dislocation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,440. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this paper examines the 4th Military Information Support Group (MISG) - the only active military information support group in the Department of Defense and operates across the full spectrum of military operations.
Marine Corps Generalship - Superb History of the Corps and Insight into Leadership, Role of Character, Standards of Preparation and Readiness, Winning Wars with the Expeditionary Force, Mundy, Lejeune
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 321,660. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an exceptional history of the Marine Corps, as it tells the story of how many of the Commandants and other distinguished leaders met challenges in war, peace, and times of adversity. It also details the unusual role and responsibility that the Commandant has to our Nation and to the Corps of Marines.