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Strategic Reflections: Operation Iraqi Freedom, July 2004 - February 2007 - President Bush, Iraq Elections, Petraeus, Abizaid, Zalmay Khalilzad, Military Operations in Baghdad, Insights for Leaders
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 96,410. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom were the first major wars of the 21st century. They will not be the last. They have significantly impacted how our government and military think about prosecuting wars.
A Comprehensive Approach to Improving U.S. Security Force Assistance (SFA) Efforts - DoD Programs to Train, Advise, and Assist Foreign Partners' Security Establishments
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
This Letort Paper analyzes the topic of Security Force Assistance (SFA) and provides some specific recommendations designed to improve U.S. performance. SFA may be a new term, but the activities themselves are familiar ones related to how the Department of Defense (DoD) works to train, advise, and assist foreign partners' security establishments to accomplish common objectives.
An Analysis of the FARC in Colombia: Breaking the Frame of FM 3-24 - From the Beginnings of the FARC to the Present, Guerrilla Insurgency, Doctrinal Gaps, Summary of Narrative and Strategy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,920. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph tells the narrative of the FARC in Colombia from the perspective of the counterinsurgent and presents a summary of the evolution of the FARC. The Colombian government has achieved recent success against the FARC after more than forty years.
Village Stability Operations (VSO) in Afghanistan: Comparing Past Counterinsurgencies for Future Applications - Special Operations COIN, Philippine War, Malayan Emergency, Taliban, Karzai
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,490. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Village Stability Operations (VSO) has been the cornerstone counterinsurgency strategy and primary mission for U.S. Special Operations Forces in Afghanistan since 2010. The VSO program has drawn criticism for human rights violations committed by the Afghan Local Police and poor reception by much of the Afghan population.
Full Duty: Working for Patton, Clark and Truscott in WWII (And the “Forgotten” War with the Fifth Army)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,850. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by Star Publish LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
Kentucky farmer Laban Jackson started a military career under General Patton, was promoted 3 times, and dispatched by Ike to organize the Fifth Army. As HQ Commandant under Generals Patton, Clark, and Truscott, Jackson experienced 3 invasions and countless battles. Jackson’s story provides some new insights for this brief history of the North African and Italian campaigns during WWII.
United States and Unconventional Warfare - Al Qaeda's Exploitation of American Weakness, Iran and Proxy Terrorism, Hizbollah, China's Holistic Asymmetric Warfare Plan, Future Adversaries
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,680. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Given the success of terrorist organizations against the United States since 1983 it is prudent to ask if nations will pursue unconventional engagements with the United States.
Challenging the United States Symmetrically and Asymmetrically: Can America be Defeated? Technology, Myth of Blitzkrieg, Terrorism
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,610. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Army War College's Ninth Annual Strategy Conference was held at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. The theme of the conference was "Challenging the United States Symmetrically and Asymmetrically: Can America Be Defeated?"
Globalization and Asymmetrical Warfare - Information and Technology, Media Effects, Merging of Defense and Commercial Technologies, Nuclear and Cyber Attack Threats to America, Force Structure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,230. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This research paper analyzes the globalization trend and the effect it is having on the ability to conduct asymmetrical attacks against the United States and our Allies worldwide. This research is intended to provide insight into the way that globalization is allowing our potential adversaries to act on a global scale.
Terrorism and the New Age of Irregular Warfare: Challenges and Opportunities - New Technologies, WMD Proliferation, American Military and National Security, Weapons, Nuclear Systems
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,210. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This Congressional hearing examined terrorism and the new age of irregular warfare, exploring issues such as the use of new technologies, WMD proliferation, the role of expensive weapons systems, nuclear weaponry, and the American military and national security.
2020-2040 U.S. Army Operating Concept (AOC): Win in a Complex World - How Future Army Forces Prevent Conflict, Win Wars, Shape Security Environments, Tenets and Core Competencies
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,530. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Army Operating Concept (AOC) describes how future Army forces will prevent conflict, shape security environments, and win wars while operating as part of our Joint Force and working with multiple partners.
Our Little Town
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,440. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by G. & E. Johnstone. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
‘Our Little Town’ tells of the life and spirit of a Victorian fishing village through the voices of one family across five generations. Elsie Johnstone has captured the memories of 28 members of a Lakes Entrance clan stemming from William Carstairs, a founder and legendary fisherman. It colourfully re-creates growing up in a town of a few hundred people heavily dependent on the sea for survival.
Coleshanger
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,770. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » European
“If it can be said a village has a life, then this is a biography.” Norman Williams (1908-1969)
United States Army in World War II - The European Theater of Operations: The Supreme Command - SHAEF, D-Day Invasion, Pursuit to the Seine, Rhine, Fighting in the North, Drive to the Elbe, Surrender
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 339,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an extraordinary history of the Supreme Headquarters of World War II, telling the important stories of the commanders and decisions responsible for defeating Nazi Germany. This volume tells the story of the Supreme Headquarters of that Allied Expeditionary Force which seized a foothold on the German-held shores of western Europe in 1944.
Selected Works of Admiral William J. Crowe, Jr., U.S. Navy - Eleventh Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Soviet Union, Libya Attack, Nuclear Tests, Special Ops, Philippines, Central America
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 186,380. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume is published under the auspices of the Joint History Office, Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. It presents material drawn from the public record of Admiral William J. Crowe, Jr., US Navy, while serving as the Eleventh Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1 October 1985 through 30 September 1989.
U.S. Navy Arctic Roadmap 2014 - 2030: American National Interests, Evolving Arctic Region Security Environment, Navy Roles and Missions, Alaska, Climate Change and Loss of Arctic Sea Ice
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 140,380. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
The U.S. Navy recognizes that the opening of the Arctic Ocean has important national security implications as well as significant impacts on the U.S. Navy's required future capabilities. The national security interests of the United States, an Arctic nation through the state of Alaska, extend into the entire Arctic Region.
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.
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.
My Life in the Ragtrade: An honest snapshot of the golden days of the Australian clothing trade
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,090. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / fashion & textile industry, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
My Life in the Ragtrade is the story of the famous Australian brand names, many developed from humble beginnings yet made in clothing factories employing thousands of people, and the grand retail stores and clothing shops that stocked those brands. Come, join Fred on a walk down memory lane through Australia's rich textile, fashion and retail history.
2014 American Arctic Strategy: Russia and China, Minerals and Resources, Recoverable Oil in the Arctic Circle, Arctic Militarization, Freedom of Navigation, Sea Lines of Communication
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,050. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
Without adequate defensive posturing, competition over Arctic resources could become the first direct existential threat to U.S. sovereignty. This paper will provide a strategic assessment of the Arctic, from the Department of Defense perspective, and provide recommendations for the combatant commander to prepare defensive lines of effort, should they be needed in 10-15 years or beyond.
El Aroma del Mastranto
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,830. Language: Spanish. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Narración hecha a través de cartas a una amiga, de un viaje realizado por una niña de doce años desde España a Venezuela durante el verano del año 2.012