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Combat Zone Tourist: My 13 Months of Emails from the Sandbox
Price: Free! Words: 221,930. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Follow the story of an Army Reservist called up in 2004 who served 13 months in Iraq. While there, he begins to write weekly emails to his family and friends back at his civilian job in the United States. He spends 5 months in crazy world of the Baghdad Green Zone - the "world's largest gated community" then 8 months at the Corps headquarters running the war.
Elihu Root Study: The Total Army - United States Army War College Carlisle Scholars Program, 2016 Study on the Future of the United States Army - Strategic Environment, Culture, Command, Agility
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report is an analysis of the Army conducted by the Carlisle Scholars Program at the U.S. Army War College. Recent studies of the Army have tended to fixate on the mismatch between the ends of national military strategy and the means available to execute it, epitomized by the 2011 Budget Control Act and the 2012 Defense Strategic Guidance.
The Morning Star Rises
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,110. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016 by Ashberry Lane Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
In the midst of all the fear and confusion, only one thing is clear … This isn’t over yet. Meryn O’Reilly faces a dark and uncertain future after shocking revelations devastate her life. She is determined to follow God’s call, but her plans could cost her everything. She and Jesse struggle to surrender everything to a God who is always in control, even when circumstances suggest otherwise.
Shadow of a Soldier: Army Tales From an Unpublished Diary & Other Orphan Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,370. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » General
While serving as a husky young MP in Europe, noted sci-fi author Bill Burkett kept a diary of his misadventures, encounters, romances, and sightseeing. Later, he turned them into what he calls Brautigans, so named after a writer named Richard Brautigan whose short story style he admired. Many of these stories never made it into collections of Burkett’s work, so he refers to them as "orphans."
A Rainbow in the Dark: The Stability and Security Center of Excellence - Army Brigade Combat Teams, Provincial Reconstruction and Transition Teams, Full Spectrum Operations, Operation Eagle Claw
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,800. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The 21st Century has been dubbed an era of persistent conflict by U.S. military leaders. As a result, United States' defense forces will have to operate in environments requiring a variety of "full spectrum operations" for the near future.
The Army's Role in the Air/Sea Battle Concept: A World War II Pacific Theater Case Study - Role of Logistics Bases, Guadalcanal, Saipan, Okinawa, Admiral Nimitz, Solomons, Philippines
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,850. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book uses a case study of World War II Pacific theater logistics and basing to evaluate the Army's role in the air/sea battle concept.
Future Counterland Operations: Common Lessons from Three Conflicts - Persian Gulf War Desert Storm, Allied Force NATO in Yugoslavia, Enduring Freedom Afghanistan, Value of ISR, Power of Innovation
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,600. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Through the study of past military experiences, especially the examination of common lessons from differing conflicts, implications for future warfare can be revealed. Common counterland lessons from three major US conflicts are the focus of this study.
A Survey History of Fort Bliss 1890-1940: Texas Army Installation, Spanish-American War, Mexican Revolution, World War I, Permanent Cavalry Post, World War II and Early Cold War Period
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,060. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Fort Bliss's rise to prominence is intertwined with a series of historical events. Chapter I relates the first of these, the ending of the Indian wars in the late 1880s. Because fewer troops were needed in the country's interior, military forces could be moved to border garrisons.
A Forgotten First National Championship: The 1914 Army Football Team
Price: Free! Words: 186,880. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
See how the Army college football team was able to win all nine games during the 1914 season. Army decisively played and defeated teams from Rutgers, Colgate, Villanova, Notre Dame, Navy and others. The team was later named by the NCAA as one of three national college football champions for 1914. Players included future Generals Bradley and Van Fleet and Hall of Fame coach Bob Neyland.
The Officer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,990. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Wild Blue U: Foundation of Honor - The Officer continues the historical saga chronicling the United States Air Force Academy. The Officer unveils the arduous training of America’s leaders, showcasing empathetic, larger-than-life characters set against a fascinating tapestry of historical fact.