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Operation Crossroads, Lest We Forget! An Eyewitness Account, Bikini Atomic Bomb Tests 1946
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,930. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Award-winning author William L. McGee recounts his participation at Operation Crossroads, the first postwar atomic bomb tests at the Bikini Atoll in summer 1946. McGee observed Tests Able and Baker from the deck of the heavy cruiser, USS "Fall River" (CA-131), the Flagship for the Target Fleet. The author provides his eyewitness account written in his signature spare and straightforward style.
Zulu Foxtrot Reloaded
Series: Zulu Zulu Golf, Zulu Zulu Foxtrot and Zulu Foxtrot Reloaded.. Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
The third explosive account written in the same novelistic style as Zulu Zulu Golf and Zulu Zulu Foxtrot. More experiences with the deadly counter insurgency unit Koevoet during the Angolan Border War.
Forging the 10th Mountain Division for War, 1940-1945: How Innovation Created a Highly Adaptive Formation - National Ski Patrol, Charles Dole and John Morgan, Deployment to Italy and Riva Ridge
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,430. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The history of the 10th Mountain Division is a historical example of how the Army faced threats in multiple areas of the world. In response, it innovated to create a new capability to fight in the mountains. Using new techniques, it recruited highly experienced volunteers, developed new training and equipment to build a new capability for the U.S. Army.
The Growth of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy: Impacts and Implications of Regional Naval Expansion - PLAN Force Modernization Destabilization of East Asia, Maritime Strategy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,150. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
In response to the need for sea access, the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) of the People's Republic of China (PRC) is undergoing an expansion and force modernization process intended to ensure China's access to vital sea lines of communications (SLOCs).
War in the Atlantic: A Historical Case of Homeland Security - World War II German U-boat Submarine Warfare, British Shipping Losses, Naval Countermeasures and the Royal Air Force, Radar and Air Cover
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,880. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
At the outbreak of World War II, Great Britain was unprepared to counter German submarine warfare in the Atlantic. In World War I, Germany had conducted a devastating U-boat campaign against merchant shipping, threatening the Atlantic supply chain that Britain depended on for goods, food, and materiel.
Essential Guide to the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty: Russian Violation With 9M729 Missile, Implications of Trump Administration Withdrawal from Treaty, China's Missile Program
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 83,380. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control
Three comprehensive reports about the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, and the implications of the Trump Administration withdrawal based on violations by Russia, have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
The Vietnam Cauldron: Defense Intelligence in the War for Southeast Asia - Expanding the New DIA, USS Pueblo Intelligence Disaster, Raid on Son Tay, Mayaguez Incident, Operation Babylift at War's End
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,940. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
The work of building the DIA was made all the more urgent by the deteriorating situation in Southeast Asia. By the early 1960s, millions of dollars and hundreds of advisory personnel sent by the U.S. were having a negligible impact on the anti-communist campaign there.
Stealth, Precision, and the Making of American Foreign Policy - Review of Interests and Conflicts, Korean War, Vietnam, Mayaguez, Iranian Hostages, Lebanon, Grenada, Libya, Iraq, Bosnia, Kosovo
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,790. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the paradox by investigating the presidential decision making process that leads to military intervention, determining the relative weight for intervention before and after the Cold War, and assessing the importance of technology - the combination of stealth aircraft and precision guided weapons - that made the president's decision to intervene after 1990 easier.
Maximizing the Potential of the Special Operations Forces and General Purpose Forces - Case Studies of Rangers in World War II, Congo Dragon, Mayaguez Incident, Eagle Claw, Just Cause Airfield Assault
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,120. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
These case studies evaluate the process of force selection for a particular mission and if that force was appropriate. This case study analysis reveals a reimagining of the range of military operations and how they relate to the roles of SOF and GPF.
Essential Guide to the 1975 Mayaguez Crisis: Mission Command and Civil-Military Relations, Near Disaster for Marines at Koh Tang, Poor Intelligence, President Ford, Henry Kissinger, and Cambodia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,590. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Two comprehensive reports about the 1975 Mayaguez ship incident involving Cambodia have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - The Mayaguez Crisis, Mission Command, and Civil-Military Relations, and The Mayaguez Incident: Near Disaster at Koh Tang.
2019 Challenges to Security in Space: DIA Review of Current Military Space Systems of Russia, China, Iran and North Korea, Surveillance, Directed Energy, Jamming, Cyberspace, Anti-Satellite Missiles
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,720. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Chinese and Russian military doctrines indicate that they view space as important to modern warfare and view counterspace capabilities as a means to reduce U.S. and allied military effectiveness. Both reorganized their militaries in 2015, emphasizing the importance of space operations.
Global Nuclear Landscape 2018 - Official American Intelligence Inventory of Nuclear Stockpiles in Russia, China, North Korea, Facilities Maps, Warheads and Delivery Systems including Missile Forces
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,660. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Russia is committed to modernizing and adding new military capabilities to its nuclear forces. Land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) are controlled by the Strategic Rocket Forces (SRF), and sea- and air-based strategic systems are managed by the Navy and Aerospace Force, respectively.
The Global Zero Movement: A Road to Nowhere? Analysis of the Fundamental Assumptions Behind the Goal of Eliminating Nuclear Weapons by 2030, Role of Henry Kissinger in Shaping Movement
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,410. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Global Zero movement has gathered momentum in the past several years as its proponents have touted that there's a clear and viable path to creating a world without nuclear weapons by 2030. This paper examines the underlying foundations of the Global Zero movement and analyzes whether their fundamental assumptions are valid or flawed.
The Manned Penetrating Bomber: Time to Reconsider? Advocating Removing Strategic Bomber from Triad, New Nuclear Dyad, History of Bomber Mission and the Way Ahead for Strategic Deterrence
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
If an enemy attempted a first strike attack against the U.S., the triad's mission would be to ensure that its nuclear force would not be crippled or destroyed. This action would ensure a credible threat of a second strike, which ultimately, would result in the increase of effectiveness of our deterrent.
Between Russia and Iran: Room to Pursue American Interests in Syria - Putin's Role in Preservation of the Assad Regime, Trump and American Troop Withdrawal, Israeli Security Lobby, ISIS Terror Fight
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,670. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
President Donald Trump has underscored containing Iran’s sway as a key element in establishing a “strong and lasting footprint” in Syria as the United States moves toward bringing its Soldiers home. In pursuing this key American objective, this paper recommends that Washington take advantage of the “daylight” between Russia and Iran.
2019 U.S. Strategic and Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons Guide: Four Major Documents, Posture Review (NPR), Threats from Russia, Triad Modernization Plans for Missiles, Bombs, Submarines, and Bombers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 122,300. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Four excellent up-to-date reports on America's nuclear arsenal have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues November 2018 * Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons January 2019 * Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) February 2018 * National Defense Strategy and the Nuclear Posture Review House Hearing.
Assessment on U.S. Defense Implications of China's Expanding Global Access, Direct Military Means, One Belt One Road and Digital Silk Road Initiatives, Technology, Media Influence Operations, Tourism
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The report describes China's expansion by a range of means, including military access and engagement; the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) and Digital Silk Road initiatives; technology acquisition; and a growing economic footprint; with a focus on areas of military expertise.
Directed Energy Weapon System for Ballistic Missile Defense - Free-Electron Lasers or Space-based Relay Mirrors Providing Multi-layered Defense Against Attacks from Russia, China, Iran, or North Korea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,080. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the twenty-first century, space has replaced the seas as the ultimate frontier for commerce, technology, and national security. Interdiction capabilities navigating through space affords maximum opportunities for missile interception on a global scale.
Islamic Extremists Love the Internet, and Reconceptualizing Radicalized Groups and Their Messages - Making of Potential Home-Grown Terrorists, Counter-Strategies, Use of Social Media, OPSEC Process
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,120. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The first, Islamic Extremists Love the Internet, explores the exploitation of the World Wide Web to develop home-grown terrorists. The second, Reconceptualizing Radicalized Groups and Their Messages, explores alternative approaches for special forces to engage with radicalized groups.
2019 Operation Inherent Resolve: Up-to-Date Report of DoD Inspector General on Fight Against ISIS, Military Response to Planned Withdrawal from Syria, Coalition Support to Iraqi Security, Iranian Role
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 28,200. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Issued in early 2019, this vital report from the DoD Inspector General provides an up-to-date and comprehensive status report on America's ongoing fight in the Middle East against ISIS. The United States launched Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) in 2014 to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and to set the conditions for follow on operations to increase regional stability.

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