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Lt. General Ned Almond, U.S. Army - A Ground Commander's Conflicting View with Airmen over CAS Doctrine and Employment - Close Air Support in World War I, II, Korean War, Command and Control
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study analyzes the historical debate between the United States Army (USA) and United States Air Force over the issue of close air support (CAS). Specifically, this study examines four CAS subissues from World War I through the Korean War: priorities in the employment of airpower, the ownership and apportionment of CAS assets, and the most effective CAS command and control (C2) system.
Joint Operations in the Gulf War: An Allison Analysis of Behavior - Rational, Organizational, Bureaucratic Process, Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Battlefield Preparation, Deep Strike Coordination
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
To what extent was the effectiveness of joint operations in the Gulf War influenced by individual service perspectives? This study uses Graham Allison's three models of bureaucratic behavior (Model I, Rational Actor; Model II, Organizational Process; and Model III, Bureaucratic Politics) to answer this question.
Dead on Arrival? The Development of the Aerospace Concept, 1944-58 - Space Age After Sputnik, Debates About Aerospace, Truman and Eisenhower, Air Force, ORDCIT, von Braun, von Karman, Schriever
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,980. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study chronologically traces the historical development of the aerospace concept, from its initial inception in 1944 as it was embodied in the far-reaching vision of Gen Henry H. "Hap" Arnold, until its public appearance in 1958.
War From Above the Clouds: B-52 Stratofortress Operations during the Second Indochina War and the Effects of the Air War on Theory and Doctrine - Vietnam, Arc Light, Commando Hunt, Linebacker Bombing
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Dr. William P. Head's book is an examination of B-52 operations in Vietnam and how the air war affected airpower doctrine and theory. His study examines the evolution of this awesome manned strategic weapon in Vietnam to see how the design of the B-52s originally intended mission altered—if at all—the theories of airpower first put forward by Giulio Douhet and William "Billy" Mitchell.
Ten Propositions Regarding Spacepower - Theories, Global Access and Presence, Coercive Force, Commercial Assets, Career-long Specialization, Weaponization, Central Control by Space Professional
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
As political and military leaders ponder the future of space operations, the time has come to frame propositions regarding spacepower. Specifically, this study seeks to answer the question, "What is the nature of spacepower?"
Learning to Leave: The Preeminence of Disengagement in U.S. Military Strategy - Cold War, Iraq War, New World Order, Effects of Barriers, Revealing Misperceptions That Hinder Ending Wars and Conflicts
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,180. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, informs strategy at the highest stations of power.
Jimmy Doolittle: The Commander Behind the Legend - Operational Effectiveness, Tactical and Technical Innovation, Leading the Eighth Air Force, Raid on Tokyo, World War II Air Offensive Against Germany
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 55,740. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, evaluates Jimmy Doolittle's performance as an operational air commander.
Intelligence and Design: Thinking about Operational Art, Operational Intelligence in the Malayan Emergency of 1948-1960, Methods of Sir Gerald Templer, Synthesis of Intelligence and Operational Design
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, is about intelligence at the operational level of war. It is also about operational design and the 1948-60 anticommunist counterinsurgency known as the Malayan Emergency.
Images of Inherited War: Three American Presidents in Vietnam - Unique History, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Camelot, Containment, Cam Ranh Bay, Posse of Lies, Space Program, New Myth for an Old War
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 95,660. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, examines how cognitive forces shape grand wartime strategy across successive presidential administrations.
Ideas in Arms: Relationship of Kinetic and Ideological Means in America's Global War on Terror, al-Qaeda, Clausewitzian Effectiveness, Operation Enduring Freedom, Detrimental Effects of Kinetic Means
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 52,070. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, claims that the inability of the United States to achieve its stated political objectives in its global war on terror (GWOT) reflects its flawed kinetic-centric military strategy.
Femme Fatale: Examination of the Role of Women in Combat and the Policy Implications for Future American Military Operations - World War II Female Fighters, Soviet Fliers, Islamic Terrorists, Shahida
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 51,230. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, reviews four case studies that demonstrate the variety of ways women have participated in modern armed conflict and explores whether current US laws and policies excluding women from combat remain valid or need to be amended.
Culture Wars: Air Force Culture and Civil - Military Relations - USAF History on Dealing with National Policy, Case Studies of Operation Desert Storm and Northern/Southern Watch, Decade of Quasi-War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,290. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, studies American civil-military relations at the level of an individual military service and considers the impact of the Air Force's organizational culture on its civil-military relationship.
Finding the Shape of Space - Future Space Situational Awareness (SSA) Technologies Preserving U.S. Military Freedom of Action in Space, Full Motion Video, Networks, Scramjet Access, Carbon Nanotubes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,560. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, is concerned with the direction space technologies will take over the next 20-30 years.
Black Hats and White Hats: The Effect of Organizational Culture and Institutional Identity on the Twenty-third Air Force: Air Rescue, Desert One Disaster, Special Operations, Combat Search and Rescue
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,830. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Although brief, the Twenty-third Air Force's experience provides sufficient data for a thorough analysis of the effect of organizational culture and institutional agendas on the evolution of a nascent organization. The basic hypothesis explored in this paper is that organizational culture and institutional agendas significantly affected the rise and fall of the Twenty-third Air Force.
Airpower Against an Army: Challenge and Response in Central Command Air Forces (CENTAF) Duel with Republican Guard in the Persian Gulf War, Desert Storm, Unique Look at How the Guard Was Annihilated
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In January and February 1991, Central Command Air Forces (CENTAF) conducted an air-to-ground onslaught against Iraq's Republican Guard. The requirements of this operation conflicted in a number of respects with the US Air Force's extended preparations for conflict on a European battleground.
Air Warfare - Historic Work by Iconic Early Leader of Army Air Corps and American Military Aviation: Principles, Combats and Defensive Formations, Pursuit, Bombardment, Attack, Antiaircraft Defense
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 116,610. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Written in 1926, this historic work by a pioneer of military aviation, William Sherman, provides a fascinating glimpse into the early days of American airpower.
Airpower and the Environment: The Ecological Implications of Modern Air Warfare - World War II Secondary Effects, Great Plains, Vietnam Eradication, Africa, Israeli Negev Desert, Collateral Damage
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 105,470. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Balancing strategic and operational needs with both military and environmental ethics is certainly not impossible, and responsible armed forces are already beginning to think about how best to balance what superficially seem to be (but actually are not) competing imperatives.
Deliberate Force: A Case Study in Effective Air Campaigning - Final Report of the Air University Balkans Air Campaign Study - Demise of Yugoslavia, Destruction of Bosnia, Tactics, Aircraft, Weapons
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 180,050. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Every airman or person interested in the art and science of air and space warfare should read this book. The Air University Balkans Air Campaign Study (BACS) has emerged as a balanced and wide-ranging discussion of the Deliberate Force air campaign, which occurred during the fall of 1995.
Force and Accommodation in World Politics: Bargaining with Threats and Incentives, Carrots and Sticks, Case Studies of Quemoy Crisis, Berlin, Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam War, Kennan and Containment
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 125,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The major purpose of this book is to point out that for a variety of reasons, conciliatory approaches—accommodative measures— have too often been avoided by the United States and, if used, have too often been undervalued in comparison to military force.
Interagency Fratricide: Policy Failures in the Persian Gulf War and Bosnia Crisis - Rational Foreign Policy Decision Making Findings, National Security Council, Developing Endgame, Termination Policy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,990. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This fascinating work provides a comprehensive analysis of the factors that affected both interagency processes and policy outcomes during the Persian Gulf War (1990-91) and the early stages of the Bosnia crisis (1993-95).

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