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Changing Minds in the Army: Why It Is So Difficult and What To Do About It - Napoleon Bonaparte, Rommel, Robert E. Lee, Admiral Kimmel, Amazon.com and Frames of Reference
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,560. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The hullabaloo over a plan to issue berets to every soldier was not about fashion. It was about changing minds and how, in the U.S. Army, changing minds is an incredibly difficult feat. It was about the arduous process of changing an Army that had for half a century prepared itself to fight World War Ill — and did it very well. Yet that very success posed an obstacle for change in the future.
Condensed Analysis of the Ninth Air Force in the European Theater of Operations of World War II - D-Day, Normandy, Ardennes, Battle of the Bulge, Middle Wallop, Biggin Hill, Second World War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,900. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique document is an analytical study of the operating procedures and functional organization of tactical air power as developed by the Ninth Air Force in the war of Western Europe.
Building a Strategic Air Force: 1945 through 1953, Cold War Atomic and Nuclear Weapons, Plans for Attacking Russia and the Soviet Union, Bombers, Eisenhower, LeMay, Vandenberg, Berlin Crisis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 233,180. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume concerns the American air force's efforts to build a strategic force. The emphasis is on the leaders, the political context, programs, and forces.
Joint Doctrine Encyclopedia - Part Two: Definitions of Critical Joint Force Defense Department Terms, From Joint Force Surgeon to Worldwide Military Command and Control System
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 166,150. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an ebook reproduction of the Department of Defense Joint Doctrine Encyclopedia providing definitions of critical joint force Defense Department terms, presented in two parts because of the huge size of the complete document.
Joint Doctrine Encyclopedia - Part One: Definitions of Critical Joint Force Defense Department Terms, From Active Air Defense to Joint Force Special Operations Component Commander
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 181,850. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an ebook reproduction of the Department of Defense Joint Doctrine Encyclopedia providing definitions of critical joint force Defense Department terms, presented in two parts because of the huge size of the complete document.
Avoiding Praetorian Societies: Focusing U.S. Strategy on Political Development - Arab Spring, Polyarchy, Closed Hegemonies, Kleptocracy, Social Capital, Political Stability Model
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,370. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The initial limited campaigns of Afghanistan and Iraq became the largest American stability and reconstruction campaigns since World War II, and led directly to the resurgence of counterinsurgency (COIN), stability and reconstruction operations as key facets of American strategy.
Из смерти в жизнь
Series: Они защищали Отечество. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,220. Language: Russian. Published: November 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Orthodox, Nonfiction » History » Military
Вы оказались в сложной или, может быть, даже безнадёжной ситуации? Кажется, что выхода нет... Но это совсем не так, выход есть всегда! Об этом от первого лица свидетельствуют заслуженные офицеры Вооружённых сил Советского Союза и России, воевавшие в Афганистане и на Северном Кавказе. В этой книге они рассказывают о личном опыте спасения с Божьей помощью на войне.
Air Superiority in World War II and Korea - Interviews with Generals, Late 1940s, Korean War, Ultra Secret Intelligence, Field Manual 100-20, Command and Employment of Air Power, July 21, 1943
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The publication of Air Superiority in World War II and Korea is part of a continuing series of historical studies from the Office of Air Force History in support of Project Warrior.
Military Justice in Combat Zones: Iraq and Afghanistan War Case Summaries of U.S. Marine Corps Haditha; Army Maywand District Killings, Army Mahmoudiyah Iraq, Investigations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,210. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the final report of the subcommittee of the Defense Legal Policy Board established to review and assess the application of military justice to Service members alleged to have committed offenses against civilians in combat zones.
Air Interdiction in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam - Oral Interviews Capturing the Recollections and Insights of Former Air Leaders - Partridge, Smart, Vogt, Sicily, Normandy, France
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,300. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book is the second of a series of group oral interviews focused on major areas of U.S. Air Force operations in the past.
Decade of War, Volume I - Enduring Lessons from the Past Decade of Operations - Mistakes and Failures in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, Strategic Themes and Recommendations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,030. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Joint and Coalition Operational Analysis (JCOA) division reviewed 46 lessons learned studies conducted from 2003 to the present, and synthesized the studies' 400+ findings, observations, and best practices into the 11 strategic themes described in this report.
Preparing for the Future: The Regional Alignment of U.S. Army Brigade Combat Teams (BCTs) - Capacity Building, Alliance Building, Lessons Learned, Joint Doctrine, Strategy and Tactics
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,900. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Army is regionally aligning its Brigade Combat Teams (BCTs) after a decade of continuous operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. This study examines the impact of regionally aligning BCTs with Geographic Combatant Commands.
An Aversion to Risk - A Warning From the Past: Comparison of 1862 American Civil War Peninsula Campaign with General McClellan to the 2003 Iraq War Failures, Afghanistan, Goldwater-Nichols, Petraeus
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,540. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
The culmination in 1862, and culmination during the post 9/11 campaigns, resulted from inadequate responses to risk aversion by the government and military leaders, when faced with uncertainty.
Understanding the Complexity of Reconciliation, Reintegration and Amnesty for the Enemy in Counterinsurgency Warfare - Vietnam, Dhofar, COIN, Petraeus, Iraq War Surge, Afghanistan, Taliban, Al Qaeda
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,020. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Fundamentally, reconciliation is cheaper because the aggregate cost of security and conventional operations that rely on vast amounts of resources do little over the long term to change the will of the insurgent.
Cupid's War
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 37,440. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Cupid is the moving and inspiring true story of a war horse. Cupid had been a father’s gift to his 15-year-old son, and when war broke out father, son and horse found themselves facing the horrors of the conflict together. They did not all return. Martin Laurie is the grandson of the young man who owned Cupid and rode her to war.
Learning from Our Military History: The United States Army, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and the Potential for Operational Art and Thinking - Petraeus, COIN, Clausewitz, Counterinsurgency
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,270. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
OIF demonstrated the need for operational art and thinking, particularly in commanders of relatively junior rank. After all the effort expended in Iraq, we may ultimately fail in crafting our own military history in OIF in breadth and depth.
War in the Balkans, 1991-2002 - Comprehensive History of Wars Provoked by Yugoslav Collapse: Balkan Region in World Politics, Slovenia and Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 191,020. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Balkan conflict of the 1990s, as a case study in state failure and medium intensity warfare, international conflict management and intervention, and U.S. military engagement, provides an excellent framework for asking basic questions about the dynamic of international security at the dawn of a new millennium.
Ghosts of Gettysburg III: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places on the Battlefield
Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Second Chance Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » Military
Gettysburg has earned the reputation as the most haunted place in America! The third book in Mark Nesbitt's popular "Ghosts of Gettysburg" book series includes more ghostly encounters on the battlefield, Gettysburg College campus, and in and around the town. Some venues are new, others continue to provide unsuspecting visitors with unexpected, sometimes bizarre, glimpses into another world.
Baby Killers
Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
War Story author Jim Morris ponders the hated nickname "Baby Killers" given to Vietnam War soldiers, and then explains the extraordinary lengths U.S. soldiers go to in order to avoid civilian casualties, often at the soldiers' own expense.
The Green Berets Fiftieth Anniversary
Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
War Story author and ex-Green Beret Jim Morris attends a fiftieth anniversary party for the Green Berets. This special forces unit traces its history back to the dawn of World War II when the OSS ran American intelligence's field operations in conjunction with resistance and guerilla fighters from countries occupied by the Nazis.