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The Mafia Commission: A History of the Board of Directors of La Cosa Nostra
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 60,100. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
The Mafia Commission is a well researched book on the nearly 100 year history of the Mafia's Board of Directors. It begins with the era before the formation of the Commission in 1931 and continues to the famous 1986 trial that brought the Commission to its knees.
Historia Política de Colombia Parte II
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 112,070. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Historia Política de Colombia escrita cuatro manos por los académicos Manuel Arteaga Hernández y Jaime Arteaga Carvajal, es un compendio de sucesos importantes a lo largo de la compleja existencia socio-política del país, como consecuencia de la conquista y colonización española del hemisferio americano, que desde la época de su hallazgo en el siglo XV fue denominado con el mote de Nuevo Mundo.
Historia Política de Colombia Parte I
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 110,910. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Historia Política de Colombia escrita cuatro manos por los académicos Manuel Arteaga Hernández y Jaime Arteaga Carvajal, es un compendio de sucesos importantes a lo largo de la compleja existencia socio-política del país, como consecuencia de la conquista y colonización española del hemisferio americano, que desde la época de su hallazgo en el siglo XV fue denominado con el mote de Nuevo Mundo.
The Smith Story: From Ireland to Western Pennsylvania Volume 2 of 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,830. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
A detailed description of the John and Ann Mitchell Smyth family, the Gilmore family, the Long family, and the Kilgore family. Contains genealogy, biographies, wills, and other pertinent information. Volume 2 of 2
The Smith Story: From Ireland to Western Pennsylvania Volume 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,110. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
A detailed description of the John and Ann Mitchell Smyth family, the Gilmore family, the Long family, and the Kilgore family. Contains genealogy, biographies, wills, and other pertinent information. Volume 1 of 2
The Influence of Artemis
Series: Life, Death and Artemis. You set the price! Words: 60,480. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » European
This third volume provides evidence of rites of Artemis during the course of life, and her perceived role in relation to both transitions at each stage of life and continuous practices throughout life. This is separated into three areas: the female life-cycle; the male life-cycle; and the way of life of the polis / society.
La campaña libertadora de 1819 Tomo III
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 157,970. Language: Spanish. Published: October 8, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
El Tomo III de III de los documentos más importantes que contienen la correspondencia cruzada por aparte entre los comandantes de las tropas realistas y las tropas encabezadas por el Libertador Simón Bolívar, es un valioso complemento bibliográfico para entender los pormenores de la asombrosa Campaña Libertadora de la entonces Nueva Granada y actual Colombia.
Assessing and Strengthening the Manufacturing and Defense Industrial Base and Supply Chain Resiliency of the United States - Report to President Trump on Reliance on Foreign and Chinese Suppliers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,550. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Manufacturing
America's manufacturing and defense industrial base ("the industrial base") supports economic prosperity and global competitiveness, and arms the military with capabilities to defend the nation. Currently, the industrial base faces an unprecedented set of challenges.
Understanding the Threat Ecosystem: A Concept for Intelligence Support to Special Warfare - Analysis of Anbar Awakening During Iraq War As an Example of a Modern Special Warfare Environment
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,650. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The current U.S. Army operating concept, as described in TRADOC Pamphlet 525-3-1, states that the evolving global operating environment contains diverse enemies, employing traditional, unconventional and hybrid strategies that threaten the security and vital interests of the United States.
Nationalist to Transnational Insurgency: State Repression and Violent Extremist Scale Shift - History of Chechen and Somali Insurgencies, Formation and Destruction of ICU, Al-Shabaab and ISIS
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,590. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This research recommends five changes to the U.S. military approach to defeating violent extremist organizations. The first is the introduction of a scale of conflict to U.S. military doctrine in JP 3-0 with intra-state, inter-state, extra-state, non-state, and transnational scales.
Wired Fast and Thinking Slow: Cyber Technology and the U.S. Army - Increase in Speed and Quantity of Social Transactions, Inadequate Coverage of Implications of Cyberspace Through Military Doctrine
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social networking, Nonfiction » History » Military
Understanding the impacts of cyber technologies on war and warfare is increasingly critical for a planner's ability to design and execute operational art. The purpose of this monograph is to examine how the U.S. Army describes cyberspace and the effects that cyber technologies have on military strategy and operational planning writ large.
Infiltrating to Win: The Conduct of Border Denial Operations - Vietnam War Special Forces and First Field Forces in Central Highland Tri-border Region Lessons Discarded, Need for Deep Close Support
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,010. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Covert cross border infiltration plays a critical role in modern warfare. The methods counter U.S. military technical and firepower advantages by hiding behind the international understanding about the sanctity of borders. This study examined how U.S. Special Forces and First Field Forces conducted border denial operations in the Central Highland "tri-border" region during the Vietnam War.
Army Aviation's Pacific Rebalance: Evolution towards Maritime Operations - Case Studies of Uphold Democracy Haitian Liberation 1994, East Timor Crisis 1999, Fukushima Nuclear Disaster 2011
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,400. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
U.S. Army Aviation provides essential movement capabilities to maneuver and joint force commanders. Transitioning from exclusively land-based operations to potential maritime operations in the U.S. Pacific command area of responsibility, Army Aviation faces increased demands to overcome geographical complexities to support joint operations.
Personal Disaster Preparedness Levels In the National Guard - Analysis of Survey Data, Readiness Rates Compared to General Public, First Responders, and Federal Emergency Management Agency Goal
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,590. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The Federal Government's model of Tiered Response for disasters assumes that National Guardsmen, when given a no-notice call to respond to an incident, will actually respond. This assumption may be true if the Guardsmen's area was unaffected, but might not be if it was affected.
Ebb and Flow: Maintaining the Close Air Support (CAS) Relationship through History - Detailed Case Studies of World War II, Korean War, Vietnam and Gulf War, War in Afghanistan, Cross Case Analysis
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,540. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Military historians have thoroughly documented the longstanding debate between American airmen and ground forces over Close Air Support (CAS). Discord between services, particularly during inter-war periods, has repeatedly resulted in poor CAS preparation and therefore poor performance in the early stages of America's conflicts.
Why Security Force Assistance Fails - Case Studies of Korea after World War II and Iraqi Security Forces During Coalition Forces Occupation Against ISIL, Strategies Must Be Adjusted Based on Dynamics
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The nature of U.S. armed conflict in the twenty-first century has seen a decrease in the use of force to exclusively achieve military end states in support of policy objectives. This forces military practitioners and policy makers to reconcile the differences between the military's traditional role of conducting combined arms maneuver and the recent trends of large-scale stability operations.
Joint Force Opportunities: Policy Aims and Adaptations - Interdisciplinary Qualitative Chronological Case Study of the Iraq War From the Initial Attack in 2003 Through the End of the "Surge" in 2008
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,200. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The US joint force continuously attempts to meet policy aimed at the survival and prosperity of the nation. The dialog between the policy maker and military adviser requires a broader and deeper understanding to align strategy and means to constantly shifting policy.
Tactical Integration of Conventional and Special Operations Forces in Training for a Complex World - Detailed Case Study of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, Peacetime Integration Valuable
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,550. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Current army doctrine provides a guide for the integration of conventional and special operations forces in combat, but provides little direction to guide the integration of conventional and special operations forces in a peacetime training environment. This monograph seeks to determine if and how the US Army should formalize the integration of conventional forces and special operations forces.
Seven Times Around a City: The Evolution of Israeli Operational Art in Urban Operations - Examination of IDF Strategy from 1982 Siege of Beirut, Intifadas, Gaza Strip Forays Against Hamas Threats
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
The nature of a city's organized space and the resulting dynamism create difficulties for a commander striving to maintain control of forces and respond intelligently to threats. Coming to grips with this is difficult, but can be done as the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) demonstrated.
System Shock: The Archetype of Operational Shock - Chaos, Deep Battle, and Complexity Theory in the Gray Zone, Examination of Russian War Strategy from First World War Era
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The primary research question for this study is whether the U.S. can use the concept of 'system shock' to better operate in the Grey Zone. 'System shock' combines ideas from systems theory, chaos theory, and complexity theory to link the ideas of bifurcation and operational shock.