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United States Preparedness to Respond to a Mumbai-Style Attack Within the Homeland - Potential Gaps, Counter-options, Plans and Exercises, Information Sharing Success Stories
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,590. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study outlines the Mumbai attacks, examines a homeland defense simulation mandated by the National Security Council (NSC) to amplify these gaps, and recounts recent success stories demonstrating what departments and agencies are doing to remedy these two deficiencies.
Assessing the People's Liberation Army in the Hu Jintao Era - Nuclear Missile Policy, Propaganda, Suppression of Dissent, Cyberspace, Space, Veterans Grievances, New Historic Missions
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,610. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The papers in this book provide a valuable and insightful review of the People's Liberation Army's (PLA) many impressive advances over the past decade.
Billy Mitchell - Stormy Petrel of the Air - Spanish American War, World War I, Advocate for Airpower, Demonstration of Aerial Bombing of Battleships, Great Pioneer, General Pershing, FDR
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,120. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication tells the incredible story of Billy Mitchell.
Challenge and Response: Anticipating U.S. Military Security Concerns - Future Wars and American Military Responses, Changing Nature of Warfare, Space Assets
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,860. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In this collection of essays, the contributors examine the implications of the formal dissolution of the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact on planning for future military threats. They attempt to identify the nature and source of the most likely future threats to global security.
Tacit Knowledge (TK) Involvement in the Production of Nuclear Weapons: A Critical Component of a Credible U.S. Nuclear Deterrent in the 21st Century - Preserving the Knowledge to Build and Test Nukes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,580. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The relationship between tacit knowledge and credible nuclear deterrence has yet to be examined. US weapons designed to last 10 years are now over 20 years old and projected to be maintained for several more decades while the last of the scientific community having actual experience designing and testing nuclear weapons are preparing for retirement.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Security Force Assistance - Field Manual 3-07.1 - Brigade Operations, Sustainment (Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,200. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual addresses common characteristics and considerations for conducting security force assistance and clarifies what units and individual advisors must understand to work "by, with, and through" their counterparts.
Mexico
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 195,730. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Mexico is a history of that remarkable and fascinating country over the past one hundred years, since the outbreak of the Revolution in 1910. By combining chronological description with topical treatments of important aspects of Mexico's past it offers the reader a vivid impression of the depth of its experience and why it is so different from other countries.
U.S. Marines In Iraq, 2003: Combat Service Support During Operation Iraqi Freedom - U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism - Taking Baghdad and Tikrit, Special Purpose MAGTF
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,410. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The story of combat service support during Operation Iraqi Freedom is one that could have been easily overlooked by history, except what would have been lost is more than a simple tale of Marines performing exceptionally during a time of war.
Navy Medicine in Vietnam: Passage to Freedom to the Fall of Saigon - Mercy Ships, Frozen Blood on Trial, Medical Battalions, Medevac, Injured Prisoners of War, Nurse's Recollections, Resuscitation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 119,950. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Navy publication tells the story of medicine in the Vietnam War.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Intelligence Field Manual and Doctrine Publications - FM 2-0, ADP 2-0, ADRP 2-0, Full Spectrum Operations, Counterintelligence (Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,550. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, three Army Field Manuals and doctrine publications cover military intelligence.
Terrorist and Insurgent Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs): Use, Potentials, and Military Implications - Emerging Threats, Historical Overview, Chronological Narrative, Implications and Policy Responses
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,920. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an interesting academic research paper outlining the threat posed by terrorists using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and drones.
Ancient Ancestors with Modern Descendants (8th Edition)
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 316,350. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Ancient Ancestors with Modern Descendants (8th Edition) is a compilation providing lines of descent from some 3,000 ancient and early medieval families to millions of present day Europeans and Americans. These ancestors include members from most of the former ruling dynasties in Europe and the Middle East, with some going back to 6th century BCE kingdoms in the Near East.
German Views of Irregular Warfare - Hessian Officer Johann Ewald, Carl von Clausewitz, Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, Otto Skorzeny in World War II, Commando Raid, Friedrich von der Heydte, Otto Heilbrunn
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,890. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the rich German tradition of irregular warfare.
Obama and the New Left in Latin America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,110. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Obama and the New Left in Latin America is a political radiogram of the transformations that have taken place in Latin America over the past decade, with a particular focus on the region's fraught relations with the United States.
In the Interest of Truth: The Life and Science of Surgeon General George Miller Sternberg - Yellow Fever, Bacteriology, Immunology and Cholera in New York City, War with Spain, Progressive Leadership
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 290,440. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent book by the U.S. Army is a biography of the life and career of Surgeon General George Sternberg.
On the Edge of History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,080. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Dabney family from Boston settled on the island of Faial in the Azores during the 19th century and quickly became involved in the political, literary, intellectual and religious changes taking place in Europe and America. This book provides a glimpse of their life and significant influence on 19th-century history at the crossroads of the Atlantic.
Key Considerations for Irregular Security Forces in Counterinsurgency - Dhofar, Operation Iraqi Freedom Case Study, Oman, Sultan Qaboos, General Franks, Rumsfeld, Petraeus
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,770. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Modern western militaries largely neglected the study of counterinsurgency prior to the attacks on the United States on 11 September 2001. Stung by the loss in Vietnam, the US military chose to minimize counterinsurgency and focused on the conventional warfare which it preferred and was better trained, organized, and equipped to conduct.
The United States Army Air Arm - April 1861 to April 1917, Wright Brothers, Curtiss and Burgess Airplanes, Air Fatalities, Balloons, Airships, Early Planes, Signal Corps, Aviation School
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 177,980. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This important official monograph recounts the development of aviation in the United States Army from April 1861, when the Army first became interested in balloons as a means of observation, to April 1917, when America entered World War I.
Health Service Support - Joint Chiefs of Staff Joint Publication 4-02 - Surgeon's Office, Casualty Management, Medical Logistics, Force Health Protection, Combat Operations, Special Operations Forces
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 137,120. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication provides doctrine for the planning, preparation, and execution of health service support across the range of military operations.
Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO - From Nuclear Artillery to Ballistic Missiles, TNWs and NSNWs, Nuclear Modernization, Deterrence, Operation Snowcat, Nuclear Zero, TLE (Treaty-limited Equipment)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,120. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This comprehensive history of the role of tactical nuclear weapons in Europe, and their continued presence on the continent, provides a fascinating overview of one of the Cold War's most important facets.