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The Surge: 2007-2008, U.S. Army Campaigns in Iraq, Bush, General Keane, Petraeus, Frederick Kagan, Stemming Iraq's Collapse into Civil War, Anbar Awakening, Sunni Insurgency, Fight Against al-Qaeda
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,350. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
More than ten years have passed since the United States invaded Iraq to depose the regime of Saddam Hussein, but the conflict's origins and consequences remain controversial. The immediate cause of the war emerged in the wake of the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks by al-Qaeda, when the Bush administration sought to preempt potential threats to the United States and its allies.
Joining the Great War: April 1917 - April 1918, Army Campaigns of World War I Series - Army Before the War, Leadership of General Pershing, President Wilson, Building the AEF, Logistics Problems
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
An important history installment in the U.S. Army Campaigns of World War I series, this book chronicles the first year of the American involvement in World War I. It briefly summarizes the prewar U.S. Army, the initial American reaction to the outbreak of war in Europe in 1914, and the factors that led to the U.S. declaration of war in April 1917.
Essential History of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station - 1957 First Large-Scale Nuclear Power Plant in America, Work of Admiral Rickover, Pressurized Water Reactor, Historic American Engineering
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,150. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report provides an authoritative history of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station, which became operational in December 1957. This historic facility was the first large-scale central station nuclear power plant in the United States and the first plant of such size in the world operated solely to produce electric power.
North Korea: Economic Leverage and Policy Analysis - Juche Philosophy and the Military, Nuclear Six-Party Talks, DPRK Economy, China Investment, Kaesong Industrial Complex, Source of Funds
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,900. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
North Korea's economic straits provide one of the few levers to move the country to cooperate in attempts by the United States, China, South Korea, Japan, and Russia to halt and dismantle its nuclear program. These five countries plus North Korea comprise the "six parties" who are engaged in talks to resolve issues raised by the DPRK's development of a nuclear weapon.
Understanding and Managing North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions: DPRK Regime Survival, Use as Deterrence, Leverage, Prestige, Great Power Status, New Approaches to the Rogue State, Kim Family
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,070. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The North Korean regime's 'hierarchy of nuclear motivations' including its perception of the security, leverage and prestige offered by the possession of nuclear weapons as well as the significant time and energies it has invested in developing a nuclear device, make an actual verifiable dismantling of this program unlikely.
Increasing Uncertainty: The Dangers of Relying on Conventional Forces for Nuclear Deterrence - Critique of the Nuclear Posture Review, Global Zero, Risk of Conventional Prompt Global Strike Missiles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The US decision to meet the needs of deterrence by relying less on nuclear weapons and instead developing conventional weapons that can have strategic effects may not have had the intended deterrent effect on Russia and China. Far from encouraging them to reduce the importance of nuclear weapons in their national security strategy, it may have inspired them to rely more on nuclear weapons.
L'aéronaute embourbé
Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: French. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Au début de l’autre siècle, Jules Viallet, adepte du plus léger que l’air, consacre tout son temps libre à sa passion : voler. Titulaire d’un des premiers brevets de pilote de ballon à gaz, il multiplie les vols au-dessus de la région parisienne et au-delà. En août 1914, il se retrouve incorporé comme sergent fourrier dans l’armée de terre, au 33ème R.I.
Eisenhower: The Most Reasonable of Unreasonable Men: Eisenhower as Strategic General in World War II - Lifelong Student, Supreme Commander, Moral Leader, Extraordinary Personal Energy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,300. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper investigates General Dwight D. Eisenhower's roles as strategist and strategic general during World War II. Eisenhower had zero combat experience and was still a colonel on the Army rolls when selected for four-star unified command.
Eisenhower: The Leadership Development of Dwight D. Eisenhower and George S. Patton Jr., Military Education, Mentorship, Self-Development, Determination, Ike's Years with MacArthur, Patton in Combat
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
General Dwight D. Eisenhower and General George S. Patton Jr. demonstrated superb leadership in World War II. Their childhood upbringing, military education, Army assignments, as well as the mentoring they received during the interwar period essentially strengthened their development, making them triumphant leaders.
Eisenhower: Ike and Clausewitz on the Western Front, Relationship with Fox Conner, Comparative Study of Soldiers Turned Political Leader - Grant and Eisenhower
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,380. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
The teacher-student relationship that Conner and Eisenhower shared is by far the most famous and most cited in the area of military mentoring. This relationship began when Eisenhower reported to Panama. Eisenhower's assignment as Conner's brigade executive officer at Camp Gaillard in Panama began a significant transition in Eisenhower's professional education.
Eisenhower: Watershed at Leavenworth, the Command and General Staff School; Centennial Review and Bibliography, Ike's Drive, Individualism, and Sense of Purpose from World War II to the Presidency
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,870. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
Eisenhower's year at Leavenworth can best be understood in the context of several themes that characterized his life. One theme was his inspired competitiveness and consistent concern with how well he was succeeding. Ike was a competitor and despite his likability and basic humility was committed to doing his best.
On the Frontier - Preparing Leaders: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: U.S. Army Command and General Staff College 125th Anniversary 1881-2006 - End of Détente, Prairie Warrior, Iraqi Freedom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,560. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book will describe the evolution of this centerpiece of the Army educational system, and how changes in its curriculum, organization, and student body have reflected the dynamics of a rapidly changing world.
A B-25 Bomber Crashes Into The Empire State Building July 28, 1945
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The twin-engine Mitchell Bomber that crashed into the Empire State Building in late July 1945 was en route to La Guardia Airport from Massachusetts. A veteran pilot was lost in a dense fog. Flying at approximately 1,775 feet the aircraft was beneath a 2,000 feet altitude limit followed by aviators at the time. Aside from the three crewmen on the B-25D eleven building occupants lost their lives.
Gallows Dust and Other Works
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Gallows Dust is a nonfiction short story about Eric Zanne's and others' time in Iraq as U.S. soldiers. The Ritual is a short fiction story about a young mage's attempts to gain a teacher. Father Art is a short fiction story about a werewolf hunting priest.
2017 Cyber Attack Deterrence: Defense Science Board (DSB) Task Force on Cyber Deterrence – Developing Scalable Strategic Offensive Cyber Capabilities, Resilience of U.S. Nuclear Weapons, Attribution
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,740. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
This is a complete reproduction of the final report of the Defense Science Board Task Force on Cyber Deterrence released in late February 2017. The Task Force was asked to consider the requirements for deterrence of the full range of potential cyber attacks against the United States.
National Guard Forces in the Cyber Domain - Integrating the Guard into National Cyber Forces and Defenses, Cybersecurity Protecting Critical Infrastructure from Hactivists and Terrorist Groups
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,210. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » History » Military
Today the nation faces the new challenge of how to best defend itself against cyber attacks. Just as the militia, forbearers to the National Guard, enabled George Washington's attack against Trenton, the National Guard stands ready today to work with Department of Defense (DoD) to counter the growing cyber threat.
Trump's Amazon Army: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Military
Policy essay on women in combat. Create all female guards units attached to combat units. Use for logistics protection, home front, reconnaissance in rear duties with women's guards. Man and wife duty assignments encouraged on ships, air bases, army units. Integrated artillery, armor and aircraft attached to women's guards units. Some reverse social engineering advised. We take swipes at feminist.
Facing Uncertainty: The Role of the M1 Abrams Tank in U.S. Army of 2015-2025 - Hybrid Threats and Combined Arms Maneuver, Case Study of Israel Merkava Tank in Operations Cast Lead and Protective Edge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,250. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this study is to inform the future role of the M1 Abrams tank by analyzing hybrid threat trends, understanding U.S. Army force structure challenges, and determining the relevancy of combined arms maneuver in the future operating environment.
Basic Parachute Training
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Join S Mawdsley on the basic military parachute course at Brize Norton. You'll learn how parachutists are trained and what drills they need to get safely out of a plane at 120 mph. Then go with him down to England's south west coast on a maritime counter terrorism training course where he had his first jump out of training into the sea.
Essential Guide to General James "Mad Dog" Mattis: The Mattis Way of War, an Examination of Operational Art in Task Force 58 and 1st Marine Division, Overextended Example of Effects-Based Operations
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,280. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
This excellent compilation of reports about the work of General James "Mad Dog" Mattis, nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to be Secretary of Defense, has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.