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Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program
Price: Free! Words: 81,520. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » History » Military
Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program draws on previously secret information to provide the first comprehensive, technically-oriented look at South Africa’s nuclear weapons program; how it grew, evolved, and ended. It also finds lessons for today’s nuclear proliferation cases.
20/20: The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives
Price: Free! Words: 54,870. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
20/20 - The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives is a retrospective of America’s most recent wars told through twenty oral histories from a cross section of veterans who served on the front lines of Operation Iraqi Freedom and/or Operation Enduring Freedom. These tales come “from the horse’s mouth” and explain the many physical and emotional highs and lows of life in the combat zone and after.
The Big Issue: Command and Combat in the Information Age - Future Conflicts, Digitized Military Command and Control, Commander as Expert, 3D Vision, Manned Reconnaissance, Asymmetric Warfare
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,690. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper considers command and combat in the information age. it is an issue that takes us into the realms of the unknown. Defence thinkers everywhere are searching forward for the science and alchemy that will deliver operational success.
Pakistan's Nuclear Future: Reining in the Risk - Indo-Pakistani Nuclear Confrontation, Risk of Nuclear War in South Asia, Pakistan Economy, Nuclear Power, Demographics, Alternative Ethnic Futures
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,090. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the issue of Pakistan's nuclear weapons arsenal and the risk of war in South Asia, including India. Normally, the risk of war between Pakistan and India and possible nuclear escalation would be bad enough.
After Desert Storm: The U.S. Army and the Reconstruction of Kuwait - Persian Gulf War Humanitarian Relief, Post-Hostilities, CENTCOM Civil-Military Operations, Task Force Freedom, Fighting Oil Fires
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,150. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book tells the compelling story of how the Army helped to bring a proud but battered country back to life - Kuwait after it was liberated during Operation Desert Storm.
American Warfighter: Brotherhood, Survival, and Uncommon Valor in Iraq, 2003-2011
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,200. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
American Warfighter is about what went right in the Iraq War: The untold acts of valor by some of America's most highly decorated combat veterans, the brotherhood they shared, and the fighting spirit that kept them alive through the war. Gripping and intimate, American Warfighter is guaranteed to take readers on an unforgettable journey.
Enhancing Adaptability of U.S. Military Forces: Report of the Defense Science Board 2010 Study - Industry Acquisition Process, Focused Intelligence Support for Future Operations, Mission Assurance
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,240. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report offers important recommendations for how the Department of Defense can better face the rapidly changing security environment of the 21st century by increasing its adaptability.
The Somerset Underground - A History of the GHQ Auxiliary Units in Somerset 1940 to 1944
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 113,020. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
After Dunkirk and the fall of France in the summer of 1940, the immediate threat of a Nazi invasion of Britain caused a tidal wave of panic across Britain, and Somerset with its long coastline was seen as a target. Follow this history of Somerset and view its sleepy wartime in a new light and learn the secrets under the softly rolling hills and misty moorlands.
Issues in Strategic Thought: From Clausewitz to Al-Qaida - Rules and Principles of War, Baron de Jomini, Mahan, Mackinder, Bernhardi, Bloch, Douhet, Mitchell, Brodie, Wohlstetter, Giap, Galuta
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,980. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book explores strategic debates about warfare dating back to the Napoleonic era. Six debates brought about by social and technological changes are discussed.
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.
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.