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A Historical Analysis of United States Prisoner of War (POW) / Missing in Action (MIA) Repatriation and Remains Recovery - World War II, Korea, Vietnam Wars, Philip Corso, Eisenhower, Le Duc Tho
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,420. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study investigates the historical record concerning the repatriation of American service members and the recovery of remains during World War II, Korea, and the Vietnam War.
Armored Force: The Rapid Development of a Uniquely American Force - Stagnation During the Interwar Years, Birth, Lessons Learned in North Africa, Other Tank Forces in Western Europe, World War II
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,610. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Although initially delayed by neglect of the tank forces during the interwar period, the United States successfully developed a uniquely American armored force to lead the Allied advance across Western Europe.
Samuel, Seer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,280. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by The Electric Scroll. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
From his mother’s prayers for a son, to his old age, this fictional autobiography based on First Samuel follows Samuel’s life from his childhood calling in the Temple at Shiloh to leadership of Israel and the crowning of two kings.
Freedom's Gate: The Southern Insurgency in the American Revolution 1780-1781 – Battle of Camden, Battle of King’s Mountain, Francis Marion, Swamp Fox, Loyalist Militia, Charleston, General Clinton
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 112,480. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This fascinating paper describes the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution, during the years of 1780-1781. In September 1780 during the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution, the British Army began moving north in hopes of extending British occupation from South Carolina into the adjoining colony of North Carolina.
The Chinese People's Liberation Army in 2025 – China Future Military Modernization, PLA Innovation, Technology, Regional Issues, Global Expeditionary Force, East and South China Seas, Xi Jinping
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 192,700. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This volume identifies potential trajectories for PLA force modernization and mission focus, and how these potential changes could impact external actors.
Strategic Acquisition of Navy Unmanned Systems: Analysis and Options – Robotics Innovation, Porter Diamond Framework, CI and Defense Demand Complementarity, Killer Applications, UAV, Drones
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 117,710. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Navy (USN) and U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) have many emerging robotics needs and potentialities. However, although the U.S. is strong in defense robotics—in particular in Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) recent reports have identified fundamental weaknesses in the broader U.S. robotics innovation system in which defense robotics is embedded.
Children's Letters to a Holocaust Survivor
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 43,980. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Historic Heroines. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Plays » American / African American
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In 1943, Esther Terner and 300 other Jews escaped from Sobibor, a Nazi death camp. It was the biggest escape of WWII and the subject of Rashke's book, ESCAPE FROM SOBIBOR. The book, and movie based on it, brought Esther many invitations to speak in public schools. Her story generated hundreds of letters from children expressing their concern and outrage. Those letters inspired DEAR ESTHER.
From Slavery to the White House
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 50,560. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A journey of disenfranchised people brought to America as slaves and indentured servants. The author endeavors to reveal the untold story of how African Americans defeated Jim Crow laws and brought about the all inclusive Civil Rights Movement that was the most effective protest of a people in the 21 Century. A hard fought journey to achieve human rights in America.
Great Things Have Been Done by a Few Men: Operational Art in Clark's Illinois Campaign of 1778 - 1779 - General George Rogers Clark's Place in History, American Revolution, Key Events, Vincennes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,170. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This monograph analyzes how Clark linked the tactical employment of forces to achieve strategic objectives. It assesses whether Clark exhibited operational vision. It considers whether his campaign demonstrated the hallmark of operational art. And it evaluates Clark's operational flexibility through the techniques used to maintain the operational aim.
Toward the Great War: U.S. Army Operations and Mexico, 1865-1917 - Post Civil War Army, Intervention in the Mexican Revolution, Occupation of Veracruz of 1914, Punitive Expedition of 1916, World War I
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,850. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » History » Military
As geographic neighbors, the United States and Mexico have experienced varying tension ever since each country was colonized, gained independence, and solidified its boundaries. Between the American Civil War and World War I, the U.S. Army conducted a wide variety of operations on the Mexican border that contributed heavily to the Army's organization and training as it entered World War I.
The Campaign of 1777: Examination of a Turning Point Using DIME (Diplomatic, Information, Military, and Economic) National Power Elements - American Revolution, Continental Army, British Army
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 120,890. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
During the campaign of 1777, the Americans apparently gained a series of strategic, operational, and political successes while the British suffered political and military setbacks with apparent long-term consequences. General Horatio Gates' victory at Saratoga, the most obvious strategic shift, overshadows the series of defeats suffered by General George Washington in the Philadelphia effort.
A New Life in our History: The Settlement of Australia and New Zealand: Volume III Crimson Ties (1890s to 1940s)
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Family history
A New Life in our History is the first account of the settlement of Australia and New Zealand told from the perspective of ordinary people. Volume III (1890s to 1940s), Crimson Ties, tells how Southland’s early settlers built a new community at the Croydon Bush near Gore and follows those who served in South Africa during the Boer War and at Gallipoli and along the Western Front in WW I.
Deception: Theory and Practice - Military Deception, Army Doctrine, World War II, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Post Cold War, Surprise, Freedom of Action, Mislead the Target, Subversion, Mental Isolation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 147,310. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This thesis explores the history of U.S. Army deception and doctrine, and combines the insights gained with the various works on deception, cognitive psychology, communications, and decision-making in order to distill a concise handbook for deception practitioners.
Cooking Up Psychological Operations: The Ingredients of Successful Psyop - Korean War Case Study, Operation Moolah, Target Audience (TA), PSYWAR, Communication Theory, PSYOP Model, Radio and Leaflet
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Psychological Operations (PSYOP) have been integral to U.S. military operations in times of war and peace. Using radio broadcasts, leaflets, loudspeakers, and other forms of media, the U.S. has directed PSYOP toward influencing the behavior of a target audience (TA), in order to influence their emotions, motives, and objective reasoning in support of the accomplishment of national aims.
The Soviet-Afghan War: A Superpower's Inability to Deny Insurgent Sanctuary - Soviet Combat Operations, Inadequate Force, Countering International Support for the Mujahideen, Demographics, Culture
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,510. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Soviet Union did not anticipate a decade-long counterinsurgency fight against the Mujahideen when it invaded the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan (DRA) in December 1979. Determined to stabilize the rapidly deteriorating political-military situation in its newest client state, the Soviet Union conducted a coup.
The Utility of Mass Violence: The Value of Use Without Significant Restraint, Great Jewish Revolt Against Romans and Warsaw Ghetto Uprising During the Holocaust, War as Vehicle for Nation Building
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,770. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Could it be that our violent tendencies are not necessarily all bad? This is precisely the topic we will explore. Using the events of The Great Jewish Revolt against the Romans in 66 AD and the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising during the Holocaust, we will strive to answer the question: what is the utility of mass violence?
Lessons from a Successful Counterinsurgency: The Philippines, 1899-1902 - Insurrection, Filipinos, Treaty of Paris, Manila, President McKinley, General Otis and MacArthur, Manual Quezon, Errors
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,400. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Oceania
The Philippine Insurrection of 1899-1902 was America's first major combat operation of the 20th century. The American policy of rewarding support and punishing opposition in the Philippines, called "attraction and chastisement," was an effective operational strategy. By eliminating insurgent resistance, the campaign successfully set the conditions necessary for achieving the desired end-state.
Breaking the Mold: Tanks in the Cities - Five Case Studies: Sherman Tanks in World War II, Streets of Aachen, Pattons to the Rescue in Vietnam, Beirut in 1984, Grozny 1995, Fallujah in Iraq War 2004
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 144,790. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This work examines the use of tanks in urban warfare. It seeks to provide insight and a historical precedence on the wisdom of employing tanks in an inherently dangerous dimension of the modern battlefield.
The Lost Art of Air Superiority: U.S. Pursuit Aviation, 1919 to 1941 - Battle with the Bombers, Defending Pursuit, Preparation for War, World War II, P-40 Tommy Hawk, Major General Arnold, Air Corps
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 152,200. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the development of US pursuit aviation during the interwar period, 1919 to 1941. During this period, airmen struggled to develop a coherent airpower theory from their experiences in World War I.
The Effect of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) on Military Leadership: An Historical Perspective - War Neurosis in World War I, Combat Fatigue in World War II, Combat Stress in Vietnam
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,160. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines the effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) on military leadership. For over twenty years, the United States Army has used the Be, Know, Do leadership model to describe what Army leadership is and does.