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Horten 229-A Monogram Close-up
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the story and photographs of the Horten Ho 229, the "Flying Wing" developed Reimar and Walter Horton (Reimar signed this copy for Dr Myhra, as seen on page 2). Great information and bonus color photographs of the copy manufactured by the History channel to test the aerodynamics of the all-wing design.
Heinkel He 176
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Military
Dr Myhra's story of the Heinkel He 176 rocket powered aircraft has been clouded in mystery and incorrect information for many years. Only in the last few years have some of the real facts emerged.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - The New Balance: Limited Armed Stabilization and the Future of U.S. Landpower, Land Force Optimization
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,730. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Army's Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute and the Strategic Studies Institute are pleased to offer this groundbreaking monograph on the future of U.S. landpower.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Toward a Risk Management Defense Strategy, DoD Reviews
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,200. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Army War College's Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute and Strategic Studies Institute are pleased to offer this important study on key considerations for DoD as it works through the on-going defense review.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Guide to Rebuilding Public Sector Services in Stability Operations: A Role for the Military
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,510. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In this guide, the authors provide a set of principles and operational guidelines for peacekeepers to help the country restore public infrastructure and services.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - A Case Study in Security Sector Reform: Learning from Security Sector Reform / Building in Afghanistan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,840. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This PKSOI Paper is designed to further the U.S. and other interested international governments' understanding of how Security Sector Reform (SSR) was conducted in Afghanistan from 2002 to 2003.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - A Case Study in Security Sector Reform: Learning from Security Sector Reform / Building in Afghanistan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,840. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Military
This PKSOI Paper is designed to further the U.S. and other interested international governments' understanding of how Security Sector Reform (SSR) was conducted in Afghanistan from 2002 to 2003.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Security Sector Reform: A Case Study Approach to Transition and Capacity Building - Kosovo, Haiti, Liberia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Security sector reform (SSR)-defined here as activities undertaken by a nation and its partners to improve the way it provides safety, security, and justice to its citizens — has emerged since the end of the Cold War as an important tool for stabilizing and reconstructing post-conflict countries.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - The State-Owned Enterprise as a Vehicle for Stability - Liberia, Kosovo, Iraq, Mozambique, Afghanistan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,290. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report has made a case that state-owned enterprises (SOEs) affect stability in conflict-prone environments, and decisive control of them creates positive or negative conditions. It describes the importance of SOEs and their treatment in five post-conflict environments.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - U.S. Military Forces and Police Assistance in Stability Operations: The Least-Worst Option to Fill the U.S. Capacity Gap
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,000. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
The author rightly observes that establishing an effective local police force is critical to successful stability operations. An effective police force is a key component to security sector reform, justice sector reform, and the successful transition to the host nation's security force.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Harnessing Post-Conflict Transitions: A Conceptual Primer
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,560. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Today's security environment undoubtedly tests the boundaries of conventional international and military responses to persistent interstate conflict. New challenges are continuously emerging that pose vexing dilemmas and question the assumptions of actors engaged in post-conflict stability operations.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Lessons Learned from U.S. Government Law Enforcement in International Operations - Panama, Colombia, Kosovo
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The role of law enforcement is becoming increasingly prominent in the conduct of international operations involving the U.S. Government (USG), including counterinsurgency, peace operations, and reconstruction and stabilization.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - A Continuation of Politics by Other Means: The "Politics" of a Peacekeeping Mission in Cambodia (1992-93)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,120. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the establishment of the United Nations (UN) in 1945, 63 peacekeeping missions have been authorized by UN mandate. Some fell directly under the UN, and others were conducted under UN authorization by lead nations.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Finding the Balance: U.S. Military and Future Operations, Quadrennial Review, Petraeus, Dempsey, Mattis
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,170. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines the U.S. Military's struggle to find the correct balance between conventional and counterinsurgency/stability approaches. The author uses history to remind us that at the end of wars, Armies often "throw the baby out with the bathwater" and revert to a default position for organization and doctrine instead of inculcating those lessons learned in the recent wars.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - The Government Assistance Center: A Vehicle for Transitioning to the Host Government
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,880. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this monograph, Professor Raymond Millen proposes a way for non-military organizations to render assistance and development to fragile states through an organizational approach. Accordingly, he proffers the concept of the Government Assistance Center as a vehicle for effective coordination.
Romance at Sheppard Field 1944
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Vern Ludwick was born December 21, 1916 in Wyoming. His family eventually moved to California. He met the love of his life in 1944 at Sheppard Field in Wichita Falls, Texas, while serving as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army Air Forces. He married the woman he fell in love with on December 8, 1944. This is the story of the beginning of the love between the young couple, Vern and LaFaye.
Anzacs Betrayed The Story of the 2nd D&E Platoon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,800. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
Atrocities, Corruption, Murder. The Falsification of History. May 1969, the Vietnam War. Don Tate now provides an in-depth analysis of one of the most sordid matters in Australian military history, the deletion of the 2nd D&E Platoon from all the histories of the Vietnam War and his 38 year battle to have it reinstated. It is a story of many parts- but at its heart, it is a story of betrayal.
”Hekla” 1905. Dagbog ført paa Fiskeriinspektionstogtet til Island fra den 1’ Marts til den 15’ December af Gustav Kragh Underskibsminør i Flaaden.
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 23,430. Language: Danish. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dagbog fra fiskeriinspektionstogt med krydseren ”Hekla” i 1905. Beskriver levende en nygift underskibsminørs 10 måneder lange togt. Et godt tidsbillede på den latente konflikt mellem fiskeriinspektionen og de kritiske islændinge.
The Eagles of Crete
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,190. Language: British English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Eagles of Crete is the first book to give an account of the civil war that broke out in parts of Crete shortly after the end of World War II. Based on local newspaper reports and conversations with those who took part, The Eagles of Crete gives an unbiased narrative of the armed conflict and the years spent in hiding by the survivors of the communist forces.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Defining Command, Leadership, and Management Success Factors Within Stability Operations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,090. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph has focused on Command, Leadership, and Management (CLM) within a stability operational environment, although many of the lessons throughout can be applied to generic situations. The monograph takes a hypothesis from Keith Grint (who has long studied CLM) and applies it to a number of case studies in the Balkans, Iraq, and Afghanistan.