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Getting it Right: The Endurance of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Education in the U.S. Army - History of Parallel Lessons on Vietnam Booby Traps and Roadside Bombs in the Global War on Terrorism by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,830. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
As the United States seeks to maintain its influence abroad, hostile nations and non-state actors will attempt to leverage the low-cost effectiveness of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) to disrupt US military operations. These cheap devices, made from relatively easily acquired components, will enable the continued use of the IED on the modern battlefield.
Guarding History: The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and the Memory of the Iran-Iraq War - Preserving the History of the Sacred Defense, Imposed War, From Classic to Revolutionary Warfare, Lessons by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,130. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This study focuses on the official history collection program by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) during the Iran-Iraq War. From the beginning, the IRGC understood that this conflict would be a significant event in the life of the new Islamic Republic.
La campaña libertadora de 1819 Tomo I by Documentos Históricos de Colombia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 133,060. Language: Spanish. Published: September 19, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Primero de tres tomos con recopilación de los documentos históricos que consolidan los hechos que articularon la campaña militar dirigida por Simón Bolivar y Francisco de Paula Santander para liberar a la Nueva Granada del dominio de la corona española y abrir el espacio geopolítico para la construcción de la Grabn Colombia y la indenpendencia del resto del continente. Libro de incalculable valor.
The Principal-Agent Problem and Pro-Government Militias: Cases from Colombia and Peru - Comprehensive History and Analysis of Convivirs, Hometown Soldiers, Rondas Campesinas, Sendero Luminoso by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » South American
States (principals) frequently employ pro-government militias (agents) in low intensity conflicts with mixed results. In some cases, principal and agent interests diverge or the principal loses control over its agent, which devolves into an autonomous terrorist, warlord, or criminal organization.
An Assessment of Likelihood: Potential Cooperation Between Mexican Drug Cartels and Al Qaeda or ISIS - Stark Differences in Group Identity, Ideology, Decision-making Makes Cooperation Unlikely by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,240. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The likelihood of cooperative relationships between Mexican drug cartels and Al Qaeda's core or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is a matter of debate and U.S. national security. Despite the significance of the issue, the topic is widely void of objective analysis.
How Does United States Security Assistance Affect Host Nation Democratization? Analysis of State and Defense Department Help to Lebanon and Pakistan Effect on Political Rights and Civil Liberties by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,570. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Military
How does U.S. security assistance affect host nation democratization? This thesis analyzes Department of State and Department of Defense assistance over time to Lebanon and Pakistan to evaluate its effects on the host nation's political rights and civil liberties, measured by Freedom House ratings.
Murder at the Narrows by Matt Coughlin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
James A. Wiley was found dead on his boat in the Delaware Canal in 1866. After a brief investigation, the constable and county deputies tracked down a suspect. The suspect was a colorful figure who told tall tales of his adventures in the Civil War, his career as a criminal and his half-dozen marriages. He tried to escape the prison and when he could not, he tried to escape the hangman's noose.
Writing Tools History Notes Book 13 by Suzi Love
Series: History Notes. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing tools evolved through history from basic to decorative to innovative. So what did the lady of the house use to pen notes? What sat on the desk of the man of the house when managing his accounts? Love letters, invitations, legal documents and more criss-crossed the world and women, men, and children used especially designed implements to write when traveling.
StormnStress by Phil Tamarr
Price: Free! Words: 39,720. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
In this work the author presents an argument that the Empire of Germany, created by Count von Bismarck in 1871 subsequent to Prussia’s defeat of France, was presented in the year 1899 with an opportunity to supplant Great Britain as the world’s leading power.
(Traditional Chinese version) The Story of the War and My Family -Atomic-bomb, Kamikaze Attack and War Crimes- 戰爭傳說記 －母親的原子彈，父親的敢死隊和我－ by Koji Aiba 相葉宏二 相叶宏二
Price: Free! Words: 380. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: September 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author's Mother experienced the A-bomb in Nagasaki and Father participated in a Kamikaze Attack on a Navy bomber. In the early 1960s, the 7-year-old author went to Singapore together with his family and heard about what the Japanese army had done in Singapore. This is a family story of the War and tries to tell younger generation about WWII. 戰爭傳說記 －母親的原子彈，父親的敢死隊和我－ （課本上不記載的歷史 別冊）
(Simplified Chinese version) The Story of the War and My Family -Atomic-bomb, Kamikaze Attack and War Crimes- 战争传说记 -母亲的原子弹，父亲的敢死队和我- by Koji Aiba 相葉宏二 相叶宏二
Price: Free! Words: 390. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: September 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
（Simplified Chinese version) 战争传说记－母亲的原子弹，父亲的敢死队和我－ 作者的妈妈经历过原子弹，爸爸参加过敢死队，他们俩都生存的可能性极小，要有很强的生存的意志，并有很大的幸运，才能生存下来。太平洋战争结束的十五年后，七岁的作者和父母亲和哥哥都离开日本去了新加坡。他就听说了日军在新加坡做的事情。This is a family story of the War and tries to tell younger generation about WWII.
Cuban and Salvadoran Exiles: Differential Cold War-Era U.S. Policy Impacts on Their Second-Generations' Assimilation - History of Immigration Policy, 1960s Cubans, 1980s El Salvadorans, Reception by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,870. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
American society conventionally expects immigrants to assimilate, yet contemporary views question whether Latin American immigrants are choosing to conform to this standard. However, this perspective does not account for the structural constraints placed upon immigrants through the influence of U.S. foreign and immigration policy.
Royal Marines Slang and Sayings by Terry Aspinall
Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military(5.00 from 1 review)
All Military Services around the world develop their own choice of words while training their recruits, something that is unique to just them. A tradition that goes back many years, but still goes on to this day. In fact, it could be said that a military minded person could usually work out where they are just by he
Battlefield Faith by John Loudermilk
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 62,460. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Warfare
Battlefield Faith is a story of war and warriors; of faith and prayers from home.Witness the agony & challenges the author experiences coupled with faithful determination as his Fifth Marines engage the NVA in the Battle of Hue City during the Tet Offensive, 1968. Read personal letters, see pictures from the battlefield. View the author receiving the Bronze Star with Valor in 2016.
Just War Theory Reloaded: The Ethics of SOF In Modern Conflict - Special Operations in Irregular Conflicts and Asymmetric Warfare, Contextualizing Russia's Actions in Ukraine and Crimea by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,610. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Recent conflicts have directed much academic and media attention to special operations forces (SOF). Despite the attention, the application of SOF in asymmetric conventional warfare or irregular conflict has not been fully examined in the context of just war theory.
Analysis of the Department of Veterans Affairs' Ability to Regain Veterans' Trust Regarding Healthcare Wait Times by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
This project explores whether or not veterans have regained their trust in the appointment process and wait times for healthcare access at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). We explore the perception of appointments and wait times for veterans prior to and after the whistleblower report of April 2014.
Fashion Women 1800 History Notes Book 12 by Suzi Love
Series: History Notes. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
Love gorgeous historical women's fashions? Take a look at what women wore and carried in 1800 in Europe and around the world. Dresses, ball gowns, shoes, hats, purses, coats, gloves, shawls from museums, fashion plates, and historical houses. are all shown in beautiful images. Underwear and corsets are included as well as the chains and boxes they carried.
India: On Balancing China - Analysis of Indian Role in History, 1962 Sino-Indian War, Chinese Challenges in Tibet, Kashmir, Doklam, Pakistan, Indian Ocean Region, Acquisition of Nuclear Weapons by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,950. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This study assesses whether India will be a reliable security partner for the United States in our efforts to manage the rise of China. U.S. grand strategy since World War Two has centered around maintaining and expanding a rules-based international order that globally promotes democratic governments, international institutions, human rights, and open markets.