Nonfiction » History » Military

Sub-categories: Military / Aviation | Military / United States | Military / World War II | Military / Strategy | Military / Nuclear Warfare | Military / Naval | Military / Iraq War (2003-) | Military / Vietnam War | Military / Weapons | Military / Special Forces | Military / Afghan War (2001-) | Military / Persian Gulf War (1991) | All sub-categories >>
The Nature of Russia's Threat to NATO's Enhanced Forward Presence in the Baltic States - Comprehensive Analysis of Russian Military Forces, Strategy, and Recent Performance in Ukraine and Syria
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 57,240. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study explores the nature of Russia's threat to NATO. It details Russia's national security strategy, military doctrine, and foreign policy toward the Baltic States to assess Russia's political-strategic objectives. It analyzes Russia's military reforms, recent performance in Ukraine and Syria, and organization and training for combat.
Scotland's Potential Independence: Defense Implications for Britain, NATO, and the United States - UK's Nuclear Weapons Deterrence Posture with Trident Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missiles
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The significance of an independent Scotland would reach far beyond the borders of the United Kingdom (UK). Although the first Scottish independence referendum did not pass in September 2014, it raised some important questions that could affect the security of Europe and North America.
China and North Korea: The Leverage Dilemma - 2018 Study of Nuclear Weapons Buildup and History of Negotiations, Six-Party Talks and Multinational Efforts, Altering Behavior and Denuclearization
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 45,210. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Through analysis of China and North Korea's alliance formation, the first and second nuclear crises, and the Six Party Talks, this study contends that China alone does not have enough leverage to alter North Korea's behavior because diplomatic ties are not as close as some may believe.
Leveraging Social Networks to Enhance Innovation - Department of the Navy's ATHENA Project, TANG Initiative to Capture New Ideas from Sailors and Officers, Recommendations to Eliminate Barriers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 26,550. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study explores the Department of the Navy's innovation initiatives to determine how to leverage social networks to enhance innovation inside the Navy. Using the results of a social network analysis that mapped and measured the informal Navy Innovation Network, and examining how other military branches and industry pursue innovation.
Deterrence vs. Assurance: The U.S. Naval Presence in the Persian Gulf - Strategy about Iranian Aggression in Strait of Hormuz, Role of Saudi Arabia, Warship Deterrence May Be Misguided and Unnecessary
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Providing assurance to Saudi Arabia seems to have a positive impact on regional stability. If the Navy seeks to use its warships as a stabilizing force in the region, it should restructure its strategy and employ ships in ways that provide assurance, not deterrence.
The Impact of Pro-Government Militias on State and Human Security: A Comparative Analysis of the Afghan Local Police in Kunduz Province, and the Janjaweed in Sudan - Militia Histories
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,800. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
How do pro-government militias impact state and human security? Throughout the world, governments are more frequently interacting with and employing armed groups and militias in order to increase their security and position through unofficial means. There are significant disagreements on the impacts of pro-government militias on state and human security.
Learning Technology Adoption: Navy Barriers and Resistance - Naval Student and Faculty Survey Findings and Recommendations to Foster an Innovative Culture and Support Implementation Efforts
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 42,820. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / science & technology
This study was established to answer the following primary research questions: (1) How are Navy processes likely to influence the adoption and use of new learning technologies? (2) What unique organizational and individual barriers must be addressed to mitigate friction between new learning technologies and Navy processes, structure and culture?
Russia and NATO Ballistic Missile Defense: The European Phased Adaptive Approach Experience, 2009-2017, Obama Plan and BMD History, Response of Poland, Czech Republic, and Russia
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,460. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study explores how U.S. interactions with Russia and the NATO Allies influenced the decisions on modifications made by the United States—for example, the cancellation in March 2013 of the EPAA's projected fourth phase. This study finds that U.S. interactions with the NATO Allies and Russia played a role in revisions in the original objectives of the EPAA.
Fifty Feet Above the Wall: Drug Cartel Drones in the U.S. - Mexico Border Zone Airspace, and What to Do About Them - Border Security Countering Hostile and Narco-Drones with Anti-Drone Doctrine
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 47,640. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Recently, border security agencies responsible for securing the U.S.-Mexico border are having to contend with the emerging threat of Mexico's drug cartel narcotics-smuggling drones, also known as narco-drones. Narco-drones are an example of cartel innovation for smuggling, among other deviant purposes, that U.S. border security will need a strategy to counter.
Creating Paths of Change: Under What Conditions Can Special Operations be the Supported Command? Irregular and Unconventional Warfare Command and Control Involving SOF Special Forces
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 33,700. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study focuses on command and control for irregular warfare operations and the organizational design elements that determine when special operations forces (SOF) can be a supported command. The complexities, uncertainty, speed, and need for interoperability in the 21st-century operational environment require flexible organizations capable of integrating across U.S. governmental agencies.
Augmenting Security on Department of Defense Installations to Defeat the Active Shooter Threat - Case Studies of Fort Hood, Washington Navy Yard, and Chattanooga Attacks, More Armed Personnel
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 42,040. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Active shooter attacks appear to occur more in the United States than other countries and some data shows that their rate of occurrence has increased in the past several years. In response, institutions such as the Department of Defense (DoD), other federal agencies, police, and education systems have increased security and adapted response procedures.
The 30 Most Influential People of World War II: A Ranking
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,410. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2018 by Permuted. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Who are the 30 people who started, won, and lost World War II? Alan Axelrod has the answer and the details—about the key generals, politicians, patriots, traitors, heroes, and monsters.
Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction: A Preliminary Field Study in Improving Collaboration - WMD Counterproliferation and the Risk of Improvised Nuclear Devices (IND), Use of Additive Manufacturing
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,000. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The proliferation of emerging and disruptive technologies such as additive manufacturing continues unabated. Such trends vastly increase the likelihood of a pernicious non-state actor acquiring weapons of mass destruction in the near future. In addition, these emerging novel threats have proved particularly vexing for the existing U.S. bureaucracies.
Donkeys Leading Lions: 363rd Infantry Regiment, 91st Division American Expeditionary Force, France-Belgium, 1918-1919
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 145,050. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
The discovery of a packet of family documents leads the author on five years of research of WWI with a trip to Luxembourg and his uncle’s battlefields and American/Allied cemeteries in France and Belgium. This factional novel summarizes the events leading to WWI, presents the emergence of military intelligence by the belligerents and the important role women played in that effort.
Turning on the Dime: Diplomacy's Role in National Security - Role of State Department in Preventing Conflict and Advancing National Interests, Improving Interagency Cooperation for Policy Objectives
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The differences in approach and culture between the U.S. Departments of State and Defense are stark despite the fact that these organizations are members of the same team and share related national objectives.
Cultural Intelligence for the Commander: A Necessary Ingredient - The Japanese in World War II, Lessons from Operation Iraqi Freedom, Emerging Threat of Terrorism, Need for Actionable Intelligence
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
How many more American lives will be lost before we accept the fact that we live in a multi-cultural world where not everyone thinks like we do? It is imperative that intelligence systems incorporate significant cultural scrutiny into all aspects of painting the battle-space.
Aviatrix Pioneers: Unique Insights from Women Who Were Pioneers in the Field of Aviation - NASA Oral History Project Interviews Including Betty Skelton Frankman, Wally Funk, and WASP Pilots
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,980. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This NASA Oral History Project provides a unique insight from women who were pioneers in the field of aviation:
Oral Histories of Ballistic Missile Development Pioneers from the NASA Oral History Project - Featuring Simon Ramo, Co-founder of TRW, and General Bernard A. Schriever, USAF Missile Architect
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,590. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
As part of the NASA Oral History Project, three key figures in the development of ballistic missiles were interviewed: Ruben F. Mettler, Ballistic Missile Engineer; Simon Ramo, Co-founder TRW, Inc. (primary contractor to U.S. Air Force for ballistic missiles); and famous General Bernard A. Schriever, Commander, U.S. Air Force Western Development/ Ballistic Missile Division.
Mission Command in the Joint Task Force - Port Opening: Provide Clear Commander's Intent, Exercise Disciplined Initiative, Use Mission Orders, Accept Prudent Risk, Building Teams through Mutual Trust
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,230. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This qualitative analysis used in-depth interviewing to gain a perspective of the perceived benefits and disadvantages of the current OPCON relationship with USTRANSCOM, as well as two proposed alternative OPCON relationships: GCC operational control and service component retention of operation control.
Myths and Crises: American Masculinity in 1980s Vietnam War Films - Analysis of Five Films (Platoon, Full Metal Jacket, Hamburger Hill, Casualties of War, and Born on the Fourth of July)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,290. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
The films reveal a tempering of the bravado and hypermasculinity promulgated in the earlier eighties and depict a more nuanced performance of masculinity. The study provides insight into the role masculinity plays in society and, specifically, the military, and provides a contextual framework for analyzing masculinity in film.

Related Categories