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History of the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), Sixth Edition - Founding, Commanders, SEALS and Rangers, War on Terror, Saddam Capture, Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,760. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The history of the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) is described in this unique Department of Defense document. It covers the full spectrum of SOCOM activities.
Women in Combat Compendium: Survey Interpretation, Combat Exclusion Policy, Impact of Revising the Army's Female Assignment Policy, Women Leaders In Combat: One Commander's Perspective
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 75,880. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The reader should take away two major points—the nature of combat for the U.S. Army has changed, and the existing rules governing the employment of women do not fit this new situation; and there is not the slightest doubt that women can perform their assigned duties in the combat zone.
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.
Russia Encyclopedia: Comprehensive Coverage - History from Ivan the Terrible to Putin, Official Reports and Guides, Economy, Society, Culture and People, Military, Russian Nationalism
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 561,490. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Discover every aspect of Russia and the former Soviet Union in this massive, authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents with details about everything from history and geography to the crisis with Ukraine in 2014.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Joint Force Land Component Commander Handbook (JFLCC) - U.S. Navy and U.S. Army Command Structure (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Joint Force Land Component Commander Handbook (JFLCC) provides guidance for planning and conducting land operations requiring the close coordination of Army forces and Marine Corps forces under the control of a joint force land component commander within a joint operations area.
People's Liberation Army After Next - China's PLA, Air Force Aircraft, Ballistic and Cruise Missiles, EMP, DF-11, DF-15, Silkworm, Fighter Aircraft, Taiwan, Advanced Technology, Military Space
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 202,590. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
An analytical schism has developed over differing assessments of China's military modernization.
Great Delaware Sports Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History, Nonfiction » History » American
What's your Delaware sports IQ? That's the question Delawareans are asking each other with the publication of the book, THE GREAT DELAWARE SPORTS BOOK. THE GREAT DELAWARE SPORTS BOOK is the only book ever devoted the sporting heritage in the First State.
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.
2013 Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office Review Book - Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives, Bomb Squad, Forensic Investigation, Ordnance Disposal, Irregular Warfare
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,000. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a thorough review of the Pentagon's Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office. The mission of the CTTSO is to identify and develop capabilities to combat terrorism and irregular adversaries and to deliver these capabilities to Department of Defense components.
Preparing for Upheaval in North Korea: Assuming North Korean Regime Collapse - Kim Family, Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Songbun System, Juche Ideology, Pyongyang
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,190. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
It is important to know how the likelihood of environment in which post-conflict reconstruction efforts will be implemented. The viability of any contingency plan should be assessed, based on an assumption about the environment being in probable upheaval.
The United States Air Force in Korea, 1950-1953 - Complete Coverage and Authoritative History of All Aspects of American Air Power in the Korean War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 348,610. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important and comprehensive historical account of the Korean War and the American Air Force seeks to record the story of the air war as it was.
Những nghịch lí trong lịch sử Trung Hoa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 152,840. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Mặc dù, đã trải qua gần hai ngàn năm thăng trầm của lịch sử, cuốn Phản kinh vẫn còn nguyên giá trị, rất cần thiết cho những người quan tâm đến lịch sử; đến việc chọn người, dùng người; quản lí doanh nghiệp; nghệ thuật quân sự; phương pháp giáo dục, muốn giành thắng lợi trên thương trường.
They Did Not Have Horns: The Viking Kings of Norway
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,800. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This popular history of the Norwegian Viking period features lively accounts of the Kings and their families along with illustrations.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Navy Planning - Navy Warfare Publication NWP 5-01
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,820. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps / Navy manual is the foundation for Navy planning. It establishes doctrine and puts forward the fundamental principles to guide planning within the framework of service, joint, or multinational operations. It supersedes NWP 5-01(A), Naval Operational Planning.
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.
The Tub: A story of Australian POWs on the Burma-Thailand Railway
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 62,050. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012 by BWM Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
"Mota Koi!" Slowly Tony walked to the edge of the platform. The Jap they called Rat-face made a long speech. Patiently, Tony listened. Suddenly Rat-face kicked him violently in the stomach - a silly thing to do, Tony thought in a detached way, to a man suffering from dysentery. Bent double with pain, Tony fell against the opposite bed platform and fouled the hut. At this there were angry outcries.
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.
Air Force Strategy Study 2020-2030: Power Projection, Freedom of Action in Air, Space, and Cyberspace, Global Situational Awareness, Military Support for Civil Authorities
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,540. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The team analyzed four future world scenarios — a peer competitor, resurgent power, failed state, and jihadist insurgency — in relation to the nation's vital interests and the 12 Air Force core functions. The resulting analysis led to a synthesis of the core functions into five critical capabilities designed to meet the Air Force's strategic challenges in 2030.
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.
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?"