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Protection of Shipping: A Forgotten Mission with Many New Challenges - Admiral Alfred Thayer Mahan, Merchant Shipping, Naval Cooperation and Guidance for Shipping (NCAGS), Historical Perspective
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,690. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the role of the Navy in the protection of shipping, the core mission of any navy.
Giving Up Terrain - The U.S. Armed Force's Failure to Control Inland Waterways in the 21s Century - Projecting Seapower into the Brown Water Environment, Riverine Operations, Littorals, Vietnam, Iraq
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,020. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the ability of American forces to control inland waterways through riverine operations.
Places and Bases: The Chinese Navy's Emerging Support Network in the Indian Ocean - Oman, Aden, Yemen, Djibouti, Karachi, Pakistan, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Singapore, PLAN Port of Call, Counterpiracy
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 20,680. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines potential sites that would support the Chinese Navy (PLAN) for port of call duties or logistics.
Windows on the Zeebrugge Raid 1918: With Rare Photographs of the Mole
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Learn about the drama of the Zeebrugge Raid of 1918., inspired by rare photographs of the Mole and its coast.. An easy read of a disastrous event. With photos taken by German naval officers.
Erik Larson's Dead Wake The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a Summary of Erik Larson's #1 New York Times Bestseller Dead Wake The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Gripping and important, Dead Wake captures the sheer drama and emotional power of a disaster whose intimate details and true meaning have long been obscured by history.
Sustainment of Expeditionary Forces in the Pacific Theater During the Second World War: The Development of the Advanced Base and Mobile Base Programs and Their Relevance Today - Sea Basing, Logistics
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,690. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
What were the key innovations of the Pacific logistics infrastructure in World War II that made the long-range ocean war a success? This paper will review the Navy/Marine use of mobile bases, service squadrons, and the advance base program in order to evaluate how they enabled the successful projection and sustainment of forces in the Pacific.
NATO's Air War in Libya: A Template for Future American Operations - Operation Unified Protector, Operation Odyssey Dawn, Air Power, Afghan Model, Limited Boots On Ground (LBoG) Model
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 123,160. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
America's recent experience in Afghanistan and Iraq proved that it is easier to get into war than it is to get out of it. These two conflicts bleed America, in terms of not only blood, but also its financial treasures. In an attempt to avoid these expenses in the future, this paper explores if there is a better way to achieve our nation's policy objectives.
World War II: The Battle of Iwo Jima - The Unnecessary Battle, Marine Corps Public Affairs, Flag Raising Photograph, Military Campaign, Lessons for Today, Mythological Reverence of the Heroic Battle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,940. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
These excellent reports have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Iwo Jima: The Unnecessary Battle posits that Iwo Jima could have been taken with substantially fewer casualties if the Navy had established a blockade of the island and targeted a vital resource for Japanese survival.
Growing an Ideology: How the Mormons Do It - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), Ideology, Socialization Structure, Church Expansion, Religious Capital and Beliefs, Insurgencies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,820. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism, Nonfiction » History » Military
This thesis seeks to understand how ideology-based organizations grow, for understanding ideological promulgation is imperative to understanding conflicts arising from differing ideological principles. We assert that the philosophical framework that drives the ideology of an organization plays a secondary role in that group's expansion.
Motivational Factors in Combat: A Comparison of German and American Soldiers in World War II Using Content Analysis - Morale, Combat Effectiveness, Military History, Ground Troops, Pilots, Flyers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,050. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
To determine whether content analysis could be used to successfully identify major combat motivational factors for individuals, this research focused on soldiers who fought in World War II. Combat narratives written by men who fought in World War II were examined.
The British Boer War and the French Algerian Conflict Counterinsurgency for Today - Guerilla Warfare, Case Study of Algerian Conflict 1954-1962, Literature Review, Small Wars, Colonel Callwell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 123,900. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Military historical case studies provide insight for military planners. Military planners cannot afford to ignore history when planning in today's complex environment.
Races at War: Nationalism and Genocide in Twentieth Century Europe - U.N., Hague Regulations, Ethnic Cleansing, Nazi Germany, Holocaust, Eugenics, Euthanasia, Killing Jews, Balkans, Bosnian Muslims
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,570. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Europe in the twentieth century witnessed the large-scale displacement and mass murder of civilian populations because of their ethnic or national identity.
Discarded Victory - North Africa, 1940-1941 - World War II, Rommel, Mussolini, Mediterranean Theater, Sidi Barrani, Beda Fomm, Strategic Misjudgment, British Ground Operations Against the Axis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,410. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Anglo-Italian campaign of 1940-41 resulted in one of the most lopsided operational victories of the entire Second World War.
We Were Soldiers Too: A Historical Look at Germany During the Cold War From the US Soldiers Who Served There
Series: We Were Soldiers Too. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,000. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Finalist for eBook of the Year General Nonfiction and Finalist for Book of the Year Nonfiction Military History in 2016 and #1 Amazon Best Seller in Cold War History for 5 Weeks. Ground zero for a nuclear war was just over an hour northeast of Frankfurt, Germany near the small town of Fulda. It was the only terrain in West Germany where the massive Soviet military could cross into Europe.
Armored Force: The Rapid Development of a Uniquely American Force - Stagnation During the Interwar Years, Birth, Lessons Learned in North Africa, Other Tank Forces in Western Europe, World War II
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,610. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Although initially delayed by neglect of the tank forces during the interwar period, the United States successfully developed a uniquely American armored force to lead the Allied advance across Western Europe.
The Declaration of War: One for the History Books? War Powers Resolution (WPR), Constitutional Provisions, War in Iraq, Modern Warfare and Conflicts, Commitment of U.S. Troops, War-Making Powers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The concept of the declaration of war has been a part of the American system of government since the Constitution was ratified in 1789. Its justification revolves around the requirement to manifest, via the legislative process, the backing of the American people regarding the involvement of U.S. combat forces.
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.
Toward the Great War: U.S. Army Operations and Mexico, 1865-1917 - Post Civil War Army, Intervention in the Mexican Revolution, Occupation of Veracruz of 1914, Punitive Expedition of 1916, World War I
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,850. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » History » Military
As geographic neighbors, the United States and Mexico have experienced varying tension ever since each country was colonized, gained independence, and solidified its boundaries. Between the American Civil War and World War I, the U.S. Army conducted a wide variety of operations on the Mexican border that contributed heavily to the Army's organization and training as it entered World War I.
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.
The Soviet-Afghan War: A Superpower's Inability to Deny Insurgent Sanctuary - Soviet Combat Operations, Inadequate Force, Countering International Support for the Mujahideen, Demographics, Culture
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,510. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Soviet Union did not anticipate a decade-long counterinsurgency fight against the Mujahideen when it invaded the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan (DRA) in December 1979. Determined to stabilize the rapidly deteriorating political-military situation in its newest client state, the Soviet Union conducted a coup.