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The Path to War: U.S. Marine Corps Operations in Southeast Asia 1961 to 1965 - Response to Communist Aggression, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, Mao Tse-tung, Advisors to Major Forces
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,140. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This narrative chronicles the activities of the U.S. Marine Corps in Southeast Asia from January 1961 to March 1965. The period witnesses increasing Marine Corps involvement in the region as our nation's leaders responded to Communist aggression and sought to protect the United States' national interests.
Fulcrum of Power: Essays on the United States Air Force and National Security - World War II, Doolittle, Overlord, Kenney, Arnold, Atomic Bomb, Men Who Made the Air Force, B-36, Cold War, Vietnam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,260. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This intriguing USAF book contains thought-provoking essays on the role of the U.S. Air Force in national security issues from World War II through Vietnam to current times.
Aces and Aerial Victories: U.S. Air Force in Southeast Asia 1965-1973 - Detailed History of Vietnam Air War, Dramatic Aerial Combat Tales of Heroes, F-4, F-105, Enemy MIG Fighter Planes, B-52 Gunners
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,230. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Aces and Aerial Victories is a collection of firsthand accounts by Air Force fighter crews who flew combat missions over North Vietnam between 1965 and 1973.
Hammer Down: The Battle for the Watapur Valley, 2011 - War in Afghanistan Vanguard of Valor Series, Fight Against Taliban and al-Qaeda, Task Force Cacti
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
On the afternoon of 25 June 2011, the Soldiers of Bravo Company, 2d Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3d Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, also known as Task Force (TF) Cacti, entered an area of Afghanistan known as the "Gambir Jungle" as part of Operation HAMMER DOWN.
A Brief History of the U.S. Army in World War II - The U.S. Army Campaigns of World War II - Europe, Pacific, Germany, Japan, Allied Operations, Battle of the Bulge, North Africa, Aftermath
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook reproduces an important Army history of World War II.
Pathbreakers: U.S. Marine African American Officers in Their Own Words - Oral History Anthology with 21 Personal Accounts Covering 60 Years of Service - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Jr.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,910. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This oral history anthology provides insight into the history of the African American officer experience in the U.S. Marine Corps. In the personal accounts of the 21 officers included that cover 60 years of service, the reader comes to understand how these men and women succeeded.
"Farewell the Tranquil Mind": Security and Stability in the Post-Vietnam Era - American Foreign Policy Shortly After Vietnam
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,800. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Vietnam War has now passed into history. Though the outcome of that war was anything but satisfactory to many Americans, it is probably safe to say that the war's end brought a qualified sense of relief to the broad generality of America's citizenry.
The History of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - From the Revolutionary War to the Space Race, West Point, Flood Control, Hydropower, Combat Operations, Panama Canal, World War I and II, Apollo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,730. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
This comprehensive ebook provides authoritative information on the storied history of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) and its many accomplishments.
Forging the Sword: Developing Leaders for the Air Operations Center - Evolution of Airpower Command and Control Concepts, AOC Leadership Development, Developing Airpower Leaders
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,120. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook reproduces an Air Force study which addresses how the USAF can best prepare officers for leadership positions in the Air Operations Center.
Pushing the Horizon: Seventy-Five Years of High Stakes Science and Technology at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) - Thomas Edison, V-2, Vanguard, Operation Crossroads, Cold War Nuclear Secrets
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,930. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique history explores the origin, development, and accomplishments of NRL over the last 75 years. It analyzes the personalities, institutional culture, and influences of what has become one of the preeminent research laboratories within the United States.
Army Lineage Series: The Organizational History of Field Artillery, 1775 - 2003 - Revolutionary War to Nuclear Missiles, Civil War, World War II, Atomic Field Army, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 187,030. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume, The Organizational History of Field Artillery, 1775-2003, addresses the need for a modern work that records the historical structure, strength, disposition, materiel, and technical and tactical doctrine of artillery in the U.S. Army.
Lying to Ourselves: Dishonesty in the Army Profession - Compelling War College Study Looking at the Deluge of Requirements, Honestly Confronting Dishonesty, Making Excuses, Confronting the Truth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free-flowing text ebook reproduces an important Army War College study on dishonesty in the Army. This study found that many Army officers, after repeated exposure to the overwhelming demands and the associated need to put their honor on the line to verify compliance, have become ethically numb.
Silent Heros of the Cold War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Only a fraction of the nearly 40 million people who visit this 24-hour city ever bother to look west and skyward toward Mount Charleston.The truth is that this very mountain is a silent memorial to fourteen men who died there in a plane crash on November 17, 1955; men who were part of the secret development of the U-2 spy plane, integral to America's success in the Cold War.
The Soldier's Blue Book: Guide for Initial Entry Training Soldiers - Army as a Profession, BCT, OSUT, AIT, Appearance and Uniforms, Health, Discipline, First Duty Station, Physical Readiness, Army FM1
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,590. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the guide for all Initial Entry Training (IET) Soldiers who enter the Army. It provides an introduction to the Army. Throughout the Blue Book, Soldiers will read and learn about Army Values, Culture, History, Organizations, and Training they will receive.
Certain Victory: The United States Army in the Gulf War - General Scales Tells the Story of Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Liberating Kuwait from Iraq - Plotting the Campaign, The Great Wheel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 178,150. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Certain Victory is a unique report of the Army's performance during Desert Shield and Desert Storm. It was researched and written under my direction by a group of eight officers drawn from many different combat specialties and backgrounds. Most are veterans of the Gulf War.
A History of Innovation: U.S. Army Adaptation in War and Peace - M1 Garand Rifle, Radar, Benning Revolution, Air Observation Posts, Bazooka, Amphibian Tank, Airmobility, Artillery Speed Shifter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,020. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the United States, the U.S. Army has a long history of innovation, from the exploits of the Lewis and Clark Expedition at the beginning of the nineteenth century to the medical and engineering advances associated with the construction of the Panama Canal begun at its end.
Somalia Operations: Lessons Learned - Mandates and Missions, Rules of Engagement (ROE), Multinational Contingents, Execution, Logistics, Civil-Military, Relief Organizations, Mogadishu
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,770. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
After initial success in the summer of 1992 in restoring order and saving thousands of lives, American soldiers clashed with Somali forces and were withdrawn in the spring of 1994. In the months that followed, we have studied what the Somalia experience can teach us about peace missions and learned how we might improve our capabilities across the spectrum of joint operations.
21st Century Military Documents: Marine Maritime Prepositioning Force Programs Handbook - 2d Edition - MPF Operations, Supporting Naval Forces, Expeditionary, Seabasing, MAGTFs, MEDU, MEB, MEF
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Marine Corps' Maritime Prepositioning Force (MPF) and Marine Corps Prepositioning Program - Norway (MCPP-N) have been operationally invaluable in supporting our Nation's interests across the world. These two unique programs provide the essential elements needed to support and execute crisis response, global reach, and forward presence.
21st Century Military Documents: A Guide to Female Soldier Readiness - Hygiene, Nutrition, Health, Reproductive Hazards, Pregnancy, Parenting, STDs, Menstruation, Sexual Assault, Injury, Family Care
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,360. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The responsibility for female readiness ultimately falls to the female Soldiers themselves. However, this technical guide and the resources referenced within provide strategies to effectively ensure female Soldier readiness with the least amount of impact on the day-to-day mission of the unit and to help female Soldiers stay healthy before, during, and after deployment.
21st Century Military Documents: Training for Full Spectrum Operations (Field Manual FM 7-0) - Changing the Army's Mindset, Army Training System, Mission Essential Task List, Train to Sustain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,160. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
FM 7-0 cannot answer every training challenge of today's complex operational environments. It should, however, generate reflection and introspection on how Soldiers and units train for full spectrum operations as an expeditionary Army.