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Operation Anaconda: An Air Power Perspective - Unique Case Study in Application of Force, Lessons on Joint Warfare in Afghanistan, Planning for Operations, Persistent Close Air Support (CAS)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,320. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
One of the most crucial joint combat operations in Afghanistan was Operation ANACONDA, designed and executed to remove the last remaining organized Taliban resistance. Operation ANACONDA generated lessons involving many aspects of the art of joint warfare.
West Africa before the Empire of Ghana
You set the price! Words: 11,830. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Before the creation of the city of Kumbi and the kingdom of Wagadu, Berbers, Jews, Métis, Fulani and Black population movements contributed to the formation of large cities and the first political organizations. On the basis of the experiences accumulated by these cities and these first state organisations, the Berber and Black tribes will set up a state they called Wagadu.
원코스 유럽008 벨기에 브뤼셀 서유럽을 여행하는 히치하이커를 위한 안내서(1 Course Europe008 Belgium Bruxelles The Hitchhiker's Guide to Western Europe)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,900. Language: Korean. Published: November 17, 2018 by 테마여행신문 TTN Theme Travel News Korea. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » European
세상에서 가장 아름다운 광장(The most beautiful square in the world, the loveliest square) 그랑 플라스(Grand-Place) : 프랑스 작가 빅토르 마리 위고(Victor-Marie Hugo), 프랑스 시인 장 콕토(Jean Cocteau)가 격찬한 바 있는 브뤼셀의 그랑 플라스(Grand-Place)는 여행자에게도 익히 알려진 ‘브뤼셀의 상징’이자, ‘브뤼셀의 랜드마크’다. 특히 빅토르 마리 위고(Victor-Marie Hugo)는 그랑 플라스(Grand-Place)에 매료되어 실제로 머무르면서 레 미제라블(Les Misérables)을 집필하기도 했다. 1998년 유네스코 세계문화유산으로 지정.
Operation Anaconda: Lessons Learned, or Lessons Observed? Looking at Inconsistencies and Omission in Joint and Service Doctrine, Suggested Modifications to Air and Ground Component Doctrine
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,390. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Operation Anaconda, a subordinate operation to Operation Enduring Freedom in 2002, was notable for difficulties in integrating US air and ground forces in order to bring combat power to bear on a stronger than originally anticipated foe.
원코스 유럽007 영국 런던 2박3일 서유럽을 여행하는 히치하이커를 위한 안내서(1 Course Europe007 UK London 2 Nights 3 Days The Hitchhiker's Guide to Western Europe)
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 13,780. Language: Korean. Published: November 17, 2018 by 테마여행신문 TTN Theme Travel News Korea. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » European
영국 밀레니엄 프로젝트의 야심작, 밀레니엄 브릿지(Millennium Bridge) : 2000년 2월 밀레니엄을 맞아 건설된 밀레니엄 브릿지는 안타깝게도 개장하자마자 흔들림이 심해 2년간의 공사 후인 2002년에 정식으로 개통하는 아픔을 겪었다. 밀레니엄 브릿지의 공진 현상(lateral vibration)은 건축학계는 미디어를 통해 일반인에게도 잘 알려진 일대 사건이기도 했다. 세인트 폴 대성당(St. Paul's Cathedral)과 테이트 모던(Tate Modern)을 거의 직선으로 연결하기 때문에 도보 여행자에게 추천할 만한 루트의 의미로도 한번쯤 횡단해 볼만 하다. 테마여행신문 TTN Korea의 원코스 유럽(1 Course Europe) 시리즈와 함께 어제도, 오늘도, 내일도 멋진 여행을! B
La expedición a Nicaragua
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 25,460. Language: Spanish. Published: November 17, 2018 by Libros Nicaragua. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Este libro pertenece a la colección: “Desde lejanas tierras”, impresa en 1945 por una editorial española. Son una serie de narraciones dirigidas a la juventud, coleccionadas por un Padre de la “Compañía de Jesús”. Obras sumamente amenas y de sana moral. Los hechos de estas narraciones se desenvuelven en países extraños. Se describen en ellas episodios de la vida de los Misioneros católicos y de lo
원코스 유럽006 영국 런던 워킹투어 서유럽을 여행하는 히치하이커를 위한 안내서(1 Course Europe006 UK London Walking Tours The Hitchhiker's Guide to Western Europe)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,590. Language: Korean. Published: November 17, 2018 by 테마여행신문 TTN Theme Travel News Korea. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » European
트라팔가 해전(Battle of Trafalgar)를 기리며... 트라팔가 광장(Trafalgar Square) : 트라팔가 해전은 영국인들이 영국 역사상 겪은 수많은 전투 중에서도 손꼽는 승전으로 영국 해군 27척이 프랑스와 스페인의 연합해군을 습격해 압도적인 승리를 거둔 1805년의 전투이다. 당시 승리를 이끈 이가 ‘영국의 이순신’ 제1대 넬슨 자작 허레이쇼 넬슨(Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson), 일명 넬슨 제독이다. 광장 정중앙의 석주 맨 꼭대기에 서서 광장을 굽어보는 인물이 바로 넬슨 제독으로, 석주 하단의 사자에 비해 그리 시선이 가지는 않으나?! 5.5 미터의 거인이다. 넬슨 제독 또한 전투 중 총에 맞아 사망했다. 그의 유언이 궁금하다면? 클릭!
원코스 유럽005 영국 박물관 & 미술관 서유럽을 여행하는 히치하이커를 위한 안내서(1 Course Europe005 UK Museums & Galleries The Hitchhiker's Guide to Western Europe)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: Korean. Published: November 17, 2018 by 테마여행신문 TTN Theme Travel News Korea. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » European
옥스퍼드 애쉬몰린 박물관(Ashmolean Museum) : 옥스퍼드대 자연사박물관(Oxford University Museum of Natural History)가 각종 고생물, 화석 등의 자연사에 특화된 박물관이라면 애쉬몰린 박물관은 고고학에 특화된 박물관이다. ‘세계 최초의 대학 박물관’으로 이집트, 그리스, 중동을 아우르는 유물과 미술품을 소장하고 있으며 촬영 가능. 입장료 무료. 소장품의 상당수는 식물학자 존 트레드산트와 그의 아들이 수집하였으나, 존 트레드산트가 이를 애쉬몰린(Ashmolean)에게 상속하였기 때문에 오늘날 박물관의 이름이 애쉬몰린 박물관이 되었다. 그나저나, 아들은 얼마나 억울했을까...
원코스 유럽004 영국 런던Ⅲ 서유럽을 여행하는 히치하이커를 위한 안내서(1 Course Europe004 UK LondonⅢ The Hitchhiker's Guide to Western Europe)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: Korean. Published: November 17, 2018 by 테마여행신문 TTN Theme Travel News Korea. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » European
대영박물관(大英博物館)에서 영국 박물관(The British Museum)으로 : 고대 이집트를 비롯해 메소포타미아, 그리스는 물론 아시아 지역까지 전 세계를 아우르는 8백만점의 컬렉션! 이는 런던 자연사 박물관(Natural History Museum)으로 이관된 자연사 콜렉션을 제외한 수치로, ‘단일박물관으로써 명실상부한 세계 최대 규모의 소장품’을 자랑한다. 공식적인 것은 아니나 프랑스 푸브르 박물관, 바티칸 미술관과 함께 ‘세계 3대 박물관’으로 불린다. 무엇보다 아시아관에 ‘한국관’이 설립되어 있으며, 대한항공의 후원으로 한국어 가이드가 제공된다는 점(한국어‘만’ 제공되는 것은 아니다, 유료) 때문에 영국을 방문한 한국인 여행자가 꼭 들러야할 명소 중의 명소로 꼽힌다.
원코스 유럽001 영국 옥스퍼드 서유럽을 여행하는 히치하이커를 위한 안내서(1 Course Europe001 UK Oxford The Hitchhiker's Guide to Western Europe)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: Korean. Published: November 17, 2018 by 테마여행신문 TTN Theme Travel News Korea. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » European
영국을 대표하는 대학도시(College town), 옥스퍼드(Oxford) : 헨리 2세가 기존의 학교를 통폐합해 1249년 설립한 것으로, 머튼 칼리지(Merton College), 유니버시티 칼리지(University College), 막달렌 칼리지(Magdalen College), 뉴 칼리지(New College) 등 크고 작은 단과대학을 하위에 둔다. 대학의 성장이 곧 도시의 성장일 정도로 영국을 대표하는 40여개의 단과대학이 밀집되어 있다. 영국 수상만 30여명을 배출했을 정도로 정계에 압도적인 영향력을 끼칠 뿐 아니라, 노벨상 수상자만 50여명!! 테마여행신문 TTN Korea의 원코스 유럽(1 Course Europe) 시리즈와 함께 어제도, 오늘도, 내일도 멋진 여행을! B
Into the Labyrinth: The Making of a Modern-Day Theseus
Price: $7.60 USD. Words: 136,540. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Robotics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Into the Labyrinth: The Making of a Modern-Day Theseus provides an insider’s account of Project Spinnaker, a joint Canada–US defence project conceived in the waning days of the Cold War. Spinnaker’s secret purpose was to reassert Canada’s Arctic sovereignty by providing the capability to monitor submarine traffic in Canadian Arctic waters.
Operation Anaconda: Lessons for Joint Operations - Analysis of Complex Afghanistan War Battle, Problems in First Days, Intelligence Estimates, Integrating Air-Ground Operations, Rules of Engagement
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,080. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Operation Anaconda, conducted in the Shahikot Valley of Afghanistan during early March 2002, was a complex battle fought in rugged mountainous terrain under difficult conditions. The battle ended as an American victory at the cost of eight U.S. military personnel killed and more than 50 wounded.
Criticisms Associated With Operation Anaconda - Can Long Distance Leadership Be Effective? Planning and Execution Errors, CENTCOM Long-Distance Command and Control Structure Shortfalls and Benefits
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Although Anaconda was successful in achieving its objective of clearing al Qaeda fighters out of the Shah-i-Kot Valley, the planning and execution errors associated with this operation have provided a wealth of valuable lessons for the United States military. This paper reviews the events of Anaconda and through a detailed analysis, examines the various criticisms it received.
48th Highlanders of Canada 1891-1928
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,040. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2018 by 48th Highlanders Trusts. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » War
. The book is well written by historian Kim Beattie who served as an officer in the 15th Battalion and writes from personal experience. He brings to life the men who fought and died in a barren and tragic landscape 100 years ago and brings colour to an otherwise colourless world with his with stories of courage and sacrifice.
Army Fixed-Wing Ground Attack Aircraft: A Historical Precedent and Contemporary Rationale - Review of Army and Air Force Close Air Support (CAS) Issues Since World War II, Options for Army Aviation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,190. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Close Air Support (CAS) depends on close cooperation between ground and air units, predicated on mutual understanding and close proximity. CAS also depends on aviator training and aircraft characteristics. Despite predictions of air power's dominance, air-ground teams are the most effective employment of military power.
Anything But: Joint Air-Ground Training at the U.S. Army Ground Combat Training Centers - Thorough History of Close Air Support (CAS), Army and Air Force Cultures, Preventing Fratricide Events
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the United States Army acquired its first Wright flyer and integrated the airplane into battle, the role of airpower has been a constant source of friction between ground and air forces. Army and Air Force cultures, doctrines, shared experiences, and fratricide involving close air support (CAS) have all helped shape the tenuous relationship between the two Services.
Taiwan's Former Nuclear Weapons Program: Nuclear Weapons On-Demand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Thirty years ago, in 1988, the United States secretly moved to end once and for all Taiwan’s nuclear weapons program, just as it was nearing the point of being able to rapidly break out to build nuclear weapons. Because intense secrecy has followed Taiwan’s nuclear weapons program and its demise, this book is the first account of that program’s history and dismantlement.
From Egypt to Babylon: Reimagining Exodus in the Creation of Biblical Israel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,960. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Old Testament, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The historicity of Exodus has long been under attack, yet this story embodies the cultural memory par excellence of the people called Israel and the Jewish identity still present in modern times. This book approaches Exodus as a story developing in tandem with specific instances of identity crisis, culminating in a retrospective on those events characterised by a singular, binding literary motif.
Ending the Cycle: A History of Rohingya Persecution, Analysis of Potential for Radicalization, and a Method for Attaining a Peaceful Resolution - Myanmar Muslim Minority Group Driven to Bangladesh
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,400. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
In August 2017, the forced mass migration of the Rohingya, a Muslim minority group in Myanmar, became world news after the country's military began to drive thousands from their homes. Within months, an estimated 671,000 Rohingya had left the country.
The Key Nodes to Evolution of History
Series: Translation. You set the price! Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Extract: Ok, I have finished my words. Everyone's destiny depends on their own choices. It is useless to only get knowledge from others. Goodbye.