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Adaptation to Change: U.S. Army Cavalry Doctrine and Mechanization, 1938-1945 - World War II Armored Force, Corps Reconnaissance
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,940. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines a microcosm of the Army then, one that confronted fundamental change in mechanization, the Cavalry branch. Instead of focusing on the creation of the Armored Force and evolution of tank doctrine, this monograph examines mechanized cavalry doctrine as practiced by reconnaissance groups and squadrons in the European theater.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 1 - Ground Systems - Infantry Weapons, including Russian, Chinese, U.S., German, Marksman, Sniper Rifles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
This illustrated Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world.
The Works of Wisdom by Benjamin Franklin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 249,890. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
As a man who interviews and studies successful men and women, I set out to create the ultimate Kindle edition of Benjamin Franklin’s timeless wisdom. I wanted to create an easy to use Kindle book that included his amazing writings at a fantastic price. And here is the result! This exciting collection has these great features: • The complete Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, including other vario
A Five-Star Folly: An Investigation into the Cost Increases, Construction Delays, and Design Problems That Have Been a Disservice to the Effort to Memorialize Dwight D. Eisenhower
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,490. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This staff report by the Committee on Natural Resources' Majority staff's Office of Oversight and Investigations has examined the activities of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission, the unprecedented process used to select the proposed memorial's design, the winning design's repeated failure to satisfy all legal requirements, and the unanticipated costs and delays.
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.
Changes in the Arctic - Climate Change and Loss of Arctic Sea Ice, Claims and Sovereignty, Sea Transport, Oil, Gas, Mineral Exploration, Polar Icebreaking, Protected Species and Indigenous People
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 131,830. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
The diminishment of Arctic sea ice has led to increased human activities in the Arctic, and has heightened interest in, and concerns about, the region's future. The United States, by virtue of Alaska, is an Arctic country and has substantial interests in the region.
С высоты птичьего полёта
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 69,160. Language: Russian. Published: October 22, 2013 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Эта книга о совместном советско-французском космическом проекте - втором полёте французского космонавта на советской космической технике. О первом выходе гражданина Франции в открытый космос и испытании французской техники, о буднях и праздниках объединённого интернационального коллектива специалистов.
Portraits of France
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 189,300. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Portraits of France is part memoir, part journalism, part history, part gastronomic adventure. An intensely personal tour of a France not found in guidebooks. From Heloise and Abelard to Lafayette to DeGaulle, from the guillotine to an 1806 Chateau Lafite, from lungbusting Tour de France climbs to the still pockmarked terrain around Verdun to a World War II concentrtion camp in the Pyrenees.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Military Working Dogs Field Manual - FM 3-19.17 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,230. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Military Working Dogs Field Manual (FM 3-19.17) addresses the current capabilities of the Military Police Working Dog Program as well as the potential for future applications.
Women Marines in World War I - Recruiting, Enrollment, Housing, Uniforms, Pay, Assignments to Duty, Drill and Parades, Discipline, Social, Benefits, After the War
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,940. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an informative illustrated history of women in the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) during World War One.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Democratization of Intelligence - Melding Strategic Intelligence and National Discourse - South America, Canada, U.S. Intelligence, Canadian Attitudes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,310. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The book aims to educate officials as well as students about the vicissitudes that accompany the development and execution of the government intelligence function.
The Evolving Arctic: Current State of U.S. Arctic Policy - Strategies of Other Arctic Nations, Russia, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Icebreakers, UNCLOS, SAR Assets
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,140. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
Once barren and desolate, the Arctic is slowly coming to life with industry and commerce brought about by receding ice conditions. Along with that comes the need for a comprehensive and actionable Arctic policy.
General George S. Patton: Operational Art, Battle Command Lessons in the Second World War, Leadership Development, Battle of the Bulge, Many Faces, Air Power for Patton's Army in World War II
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 264,690. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Six official documents provide a unique perspective on the life and work of World War II general George S. Patton:
Responsibility of Command: How UN and NATO Commanders Influenced Airpower over Bosnia - History of the Bosnia War, Operation Deny Flight, Srebrenica
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,040. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
This book examines the role that theater-level commanders in the UN and NATO played in influencing the use of airpower over Bosnia between the spring of 1993 and the end of 1995. It also uncovers factors explaining why top UN and NATO commanders in the region acted as they did.
Fighting Back: New Media and Military Operations - Websites, Cable News, Bloggers, Mobile Technologies, U.S. Military, Israeli-Hezbollah War, The Case of Jenin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,800. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Insurgent use of information as an asymmetric strategic means has been extremely effective in the current theaters of Iraq and Afghanistan leading Richard Holbrooke to famously muse: "How can a man in a cave out-communicate the world's leading communications society?"
The Search for African Orality
Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Africa is commonly seen as the 'oral' continent, a contrast to 'literate Europe'. The anthropologist Ruth Finnegan, building on long experience of Africa's oral arts from both documentary and first-hand field sources, queries this notion and reveals Africa as the site of both oral and literate practices, and astoundingly rich in each. Remarkably readable as well as illuminating .
The Obamanation of Desolation: An Immaculate Deception
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,550. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » History » American
Abraham Lincoln: “A HOUSE DIVIDED CANNOT STAND” Apostle PAUL: an Ex-TERROIST: “WE wrestle not with flesh and blood but with Principalities, POWER and SPIRITUAL WICDKEDNESS IN HIGH PLACES” Arkansas Baptist Preacher: “HILLARY CLINTON----“Jezebel times two!!” A very Wicked Woman!” OBAMA HATES==Our GOD, Our GUNS, Our GUTS And OIL!!!! POLITICAL CORRECTNESS: The Ultimate ENEMA of EVIL!!!!
The Regular Army Before the Civil War 1845 - 1860 - Ulysses Grant, Mexican War, Native Americans, Army and the Settlers, Mormons, Use of Camels, Civil Works, West Point
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
The civil war remains our most contentious, and our bloodiest, with over six hundred thousand killed in the course of the four-year struggle.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Frozen Chosin - U.S. Marines at the Changjin Reservoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,020. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The race to the Yalu was on. General of the Army Douglas MacArthur's strategic triumph at Inchon and the subsequent breakout of the U.S. Eighth Army from the Pusan Perimeter and the recapture of Seoul had changed the direction of the war.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - The War in Vietnam 1960-1968, Part 3 - Rolling Thunder, TET Offensive, Domestic Dissent, Quest for Talks, Strengthening the RVNAF
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,120. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part III of The Joint Chiefs of Staff and the War in Vietnam, 1960-1968, describes the formulation of policies and decisions during the years 1967-1968, the period during which the United States military escalation in Southeast Asia culminated.