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Libya's Operation Odyssey Dawn: Analysis of the American Military Operation, Removal of the Gaddafi Regime, NATO's Air War, Command and Control Issues, Responsibility to Protect (R2P)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,870. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Four military reports provide a unique perspective on the Libyan military operation launched by President Obama in 2011, known as Operation Odyssey Dawn.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume VII: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1957-1960 - Nuclear Arms Control, Missile Gap, Germany and Berlin, Cold War in Africa
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,830. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
From forty years' perspective, the second Eisenhower administration's record in national security affairs seems better than many rated it at the time. The danger posed by a "missile gap" was countered without resorting to massive expenditures. Threats to West Berlin and to the "offshore islands" of Quemoy and Matsu were mastered by relatively low-key responses.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume VI: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1955-1956 - Eisenhower Cold War New Look Strategic Plans, Missiles, Suez Canal, Taiwan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 152,250. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Volume VI is primarily concerned with the way the Joint Chiefs of Staff sought to "fine tune" the New Look through strategic plans, the force levels to support them, and allocation of responsibility among the military services for developing and operating the new weapons systems. This turned out to be a contentious process owing to interservice disagreement.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume V: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1953-1954 - Air Defense, Manpower, Atoms for Peace, Korea, Indochina, Taiwan, Western Europe
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 215,120. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Volume V describes JCS activities during the first two years of the Eisenhower administration. It traces the role of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the formulation of the basic national security policies of those years, in force planning and strategy development, and in the nascent area of arms control.
Replacing America's Aging Bomber Fleet (B-52, B-1, B-2): Long-Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B) Concepts, Ground Attack, Nuclear, Prompt Global Strike, Conventional ICBMs, Space-Based Systems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,070. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
America's fleet of strategic nuclear and conventional bombers - the B-52, B-1, B-2 - is rapidly aging, and Air Force officials are pursuing a replacement bomber, currently called the Long-Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B).
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume IV: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1950 - 1952, Mossadegh and Iran, Rearmament, Armageddon, Atomic Arsenal, World War III, NATO
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,150. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume describes the impact of the Korean War upon national security policies and programs. The Soviet Union's willingness to sanction overt aggression, in an area where Soviet security interests were only marginally involved, seemed to show that Moscow might indeed have a master plan for world domination.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume III: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1951 - 1953, Korean War Part Two - Syngman Rhee, UN Command, Diplomatic Deadlock
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,400. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Korean War provided the first wartime test for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, acting as part of the machinery set up by the National Security Act of 1947 and its 1949 amendment. In this capacity, they provided strategic direction to the United Nations (UN) forces in the field and were the agency by which President Truman exercised overall control of war strategy.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume III: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1950 - 1951, The Korean War Part One - Attack and Response, MacArthur, Chinese Intervention
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 180,260. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
At the time it was fought, the war in Korea was unique in recent American military experience. Unlike World Wars I and II, which were vigorously prosecuted on the battlefield until the enemy surrendered unconditionally, the Korean conflict ended without clear-cut military victory for either side.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume II: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1945 -1947 - Palestine, Berlin Crisis, Carrier Cancellation, NATO, Soviet Atomic Bomb, H-Bomb
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,860. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Established during World War II to advise the President regarding the strategic direction of armed forces of the United States, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) continued in existence after the war and, as military advisers and planners, have played a significant role in the development of national policy.
My Brother's Voice: How a Young Hungarian Boy Survived the Holocaust: A True Story
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Stephen Nasser somehow dug deep within his soul to survive the brutal and inhumane treatment his captors inflicted on the Jews. He was the only one of his family to survive--but the memory of his brother's dying words compelled him to live. Stephen's account of the Holocaust is told in the refreshingly direct and optimistic language of a young boy.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume I: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1945 -1947 - Atomic Age Problems, Postwar Bases, Western Hemisphere Defense, China Standoff
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,500. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Established during World War II to advise the President regarding the strategic direction of armed forces of the United States, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) continued in existence after the war and, as military advisers and planners, have played a significant role in the development of national policy.
Joint Military Operations Historical Collection - Lessons Learned from Battles Large and Small, Hannibal, Grenada, Haiti, Panama, Gulf War Desert Storm, Korea Operation Chromite
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,290. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Knowing the past and being able to use its lessons are major responsibilities of all military professionals. The Joint Military Operations Historical Collection (JMOHC) presents historical events that illustrate Joint Doctrine principles in Joint Force Employment.
So Many, So Much, So Far, So Fast - U.S. Transportation Command and Strategic Deployment for Operation Desert Shield / Desert Storm, Airlift, Sealift, Overland Transport
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,890. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic mobility, the capability to transport military forces rapidly across intercontinental distances into an operational theater, lies at the heart of US military strategy. Nowhere has the importance of strategic mobility been more evident than in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, the military response to the Iraqi seizure of Kuwait.
Selected Works of General John Vessey, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman, Soviet Union, Reagan Era, Cold War, Lebanon Bombing, Nuclear Modernization, Grenada, SDI, Peacekeeper Missile
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,330. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book presents material drawn from the public record of General John W. Vessey's service—22 June 1982 through 30 September 1985—as the Tenth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Arranged in chronological order, the material is drawn from his speeches, Congressional testimony, published articles, selected correspondence and interviews.
Iraq Reconstruction Special Reports: Five Official Reviews, Hard Lessons, Human Toll of Reconstruction or Stabilization Operations During Iraqi Freedom, Perception of Emergency Response
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 233,290. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Five vital reports about the results of Iraq War reconstruction efforts by the United States are compiled in this unique ebook.
2013 Master Guide to Syria and the Syrian Chemical Weapons Crisis: Threat of U.S. Military Strike by Obama, Congressional Options, Sarin Nerve Gas, Civil War, Rebel Groups, Bashar al-Assad
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 402,170. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This massive ebook provides an up-to-the-minute compilation of authoritative documents and reports about Syria and the ongoing chemical weapons attack crisis, including the threat of U.S. military intervention, with professional analysis and background information.
Unscripted: Hollywood Back-Stories Vol. 1
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Gathered during three decades of Hollywood research, Unscripted: Hollywood Back-Stories, Vol. 1 is a fascinating collection of little-known stories from behind the scenes of the greatest movies of all time, tales of the lives of legendary stars from the famous to the forgotten, and slices of the history of the most talked-about industry in the world.
Nongae of Love and Courage
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Series: Saam: Life and Meditations, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,370. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is a historical narrative of the people and events of the 1592 Japanese Invasion of Korea, known as the Imjin War. Nongae, the Kisaeng girl is a historical figure in Korea known for her tremendous courage because of the sacrifice she made for her country. Saam, the mythical doctor also lived in or around this time. This is their story of Korean love and Korean drama in an extraordinary time
Against the Odds The Story of The Hollies FCJ Convent School, 1852 - 1985
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Price: Free! Words: 59,840. Language: British English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
"Education, education, education" is not a new clarion call; it was the guiding principal of the FCJ, the basis of their philosophy. They felt that the only way to change society was through a good education. "Against The Odds" is an exploration of women's education through the history of one school in Manchester, England,
The History of Waterloo Station
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
The definitive history of Britain’s busiest rail terminal, written by a long term commuter to the station and bulging with illustrations.