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A "Hollow Army" Reappraised: President Carter, Defense Budgets, and the Politics of Military Readiness - Understaffed, Underfunded, Outdated, Obama Cutbacks, All-Volunteer Force, Modernizing
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,410. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study reexamines the existence of a "hollow army" which became a part of the American political vocabulary more than 30 years ago, in another election year, 1980.
Chain Reaction: Avoiding a Nuclear Arms Race in the Middle East - Historical Lessons on Nuclear Roll Forward and Rollback, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey, NATO, Relevant Nuclear Agreements
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 124,220. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique staff report for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee examines the factors that could motivate states of the Middle East to acquire nuclear weapons.
Speed and the Fog of War: Sense and Respond Logistics in Operation Iraqi Freedom-I (Invasion) - Marine Corps Task Organization as Force Multiplier, Causes of Chaos in Supply Chain, Push versus Pull
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,070. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This case study proposes that the use of sense and respond (S&R) logistics during Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF-I) would have provided logisticians critical decisionmaking information (situational awareness) thereby reducing the fog of war and facilitating more efficient and responsive support to the warfighter.
U.S. Marine Corps Civic Action Effort in Vietnam, March 1965 - March 1966 - Fascinating Historic Document About Civilian Aid and Support Programs Early in the Vietnam War, III Marine Amphibious Force
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 139,720. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique report is professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, providing a fascinating glimpse at military public relations efforts during the early years of the Vietnam War.
Expeditionary Logistics: How the Marine Corps Supports its Expeditionary Operations, Warning Order, Course of Action, Minimize Wasteful Logistics Practices During Sustained Operations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,510. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report reviews the state of expeditionary logistics within the U.S. Marine Corps. Expeditionary logistics is further defined within this thesis as the support given to an expeditionary operation. This study further categorizes expeditionary logistics according to the phase of the operation in which they occur.
Aghas, Sheiks, and Daesh in Iraq: Kurdish Robust Action in Turmoil - ISIS, ISIL, Islamic State, Iraqi Kurdistan, Special Operations Forces (SOF), Special Operations Command Central (SOCCENT)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 121,870. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report thoroughly examines the patronage nature of Iraqi Kurdistan since WWI and provides insight into individuals from minority groups and political parties that are structurally located in positions of brokerage and influence.
Unmanned Tactical Autonomous Control and Collaboration (UTACC) Threat and Vulnerability Assessment - Impersonation or Spoofing an Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) or Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 137,800. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report assesses threats to the Unmanned Tactical Autonomous Control and Collaboration (UTACC) system, which faces many diverse threats and is vulnerable on various fronts, but by applying security mitigation strategies this autonomous technology may be useful for the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab (MCWL).
Bull in a China Shop? General Curtis E. LeMay's Military Advice to the President During the Cuban Missile Crisis - Impact of LeMay's Experiences, Organizational Influences, Communist Presence
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 125,650. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report examines the personal experiences and organizational factors which influenced General LeMay's advice to the president during this crucial time in American history, and relates the role the chief of staff's recommendation played as the crisis unfolded.
The Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962: A Case Study of the Tailored Use of Instruments of National Power - Missile Discovery, Foreign Policy and Fateful Decision, Cold War, The Showdown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 108,840. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report analyzes the foreign policy decisions that were made during the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 using the Instruments of National Power (IOP) framework.
NSA and the Cuban Missile Crisis, The 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis - New Evidence that Signals Intelligence (SIGINT), Cuban Arms Buildup, Cryptology, U-2 Findings, Navy Vessel Cordon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,510. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report tells the story of SIGINT in the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962: Comparative Perspectives of the United States and the Soviet Union - Secret Deliberation of National Security Council, Naval Quarantine, Military Encounters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,870. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report provides comparative perspectives of the Cuban missile crisis of October 1962.
Learning from the Past: Soviet Deception in the Cuban Missile Crisis - Maskirovka Denial and Deception, Developing a Cover Story, Operation ANADYR, Getting the Cubans on Board, Disingenuous Diplomacy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,610. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report examines the use by the Soviets of denial and deception in the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Blending Science and Art: Cold War Lessons for Strategy Development in Postmodern War - Chaoplexic Warfare, Paradigms, Perceptions and Interpretation of Information (PPI), Rational Actor Model (RAM)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 131,020. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study explores new horizons in the theory of strategy. In studying existing theory, it doesn't take long to discover the fact that few theories offer any universal prescriptive utility, and the few that do are at best only slightly useful.
The Naval Blockade: A Study of Factors Necessary for Effective Utilization - History from Before 1600, Age of Sail, Civil War Union Blockade of Confederacy, Age of Iron and Steel, Cuban Missile Crisis
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 128,070. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study uses historical analysis to derive factors which merit consideration by political and military planners contemplating the employment of a naval blockade as a possible option.
National Security Crisis Decision-Making: The Role of the Regional Combatant Commander - Cuban Missile Crisis, Schwarzkopf Desert Storm, Wesley Clark Allied Force, Tommy Franks Enduring Freedom
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 121,630. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study examines the role of the regional combatant commanders (CCDR) during complex contingencies.
World War II: My Experiences as Captain of Company D, 331st Infantry, 83rd Division
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 64,100. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016 by Travelyn Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The wartime memoirs of Harry C. Gravelyn, Captain of Company D, 331st Infantry, 83rd “Thunderbolt” Infantry Division, United States Army, during World War II.
Closing the Gap: The Effect of China's Rise on Taiwan's Independence Policy - PRC Growing Military Capability, Taipei Policy, ROC Domestic Politics and Movements, Defense Programs, Procurements
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,190. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study examines the shifts in Taiwan's independence policy since 1991 to determine whether Taipei has been more restrained at times of military vulnerability.
McNamara as a Transformative Leader: Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara, Leadership of Vietnam War, President John F. Kennedy, DoD Transformation, Structure and Organization
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,510. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study examines the reaction of a group of senior Army Officers to Robert S. McNamara as a transformative Secretary of Defense from 1961 to 1968.
Breaking the Bathsheba Syndrome: Building a Performance Evaluation System That Promotes Mission Command - Evaluating and Selecting Military Leaders, Army Leadership, Officer Evaluation, Interview
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 120,210. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study examines the Army's top-down performance evaluation system.
The Real Rebalancing: American Diplomacy and the Tragedy of President Obama's Foreign Policy - Foreign and National Security Remains Militarized, Kerry, Syria, Iran Nuclear Weapon, ISIS, Islamic State
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 110,850. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study examines the effort by the Obama administration to rebalance the three-legged stool of U.S. national security. American security policy rests on a three-legged stool consisting of defense, diplomacy, and development.