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The Soldier
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Two young soldiers - an American specialist and a Romanian guard - are assigned an environmental task in southeastern Afghanistan in 2009. The area is very dangerous; Taliban attacks have recently occurred. Who will be 'the soldier'? Approx. 1900 words. Probable rating: PG-13 (13 and older). Loosely based on something a U.S. Army vet relayed to the author.
Getting it Right: The Endurance of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Education in the U.S. Army - History of Parallel Lessons on Vietnam Booby Traps and Roadside Bombs in the Global War on Terrorism
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,830. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
As the United States seeks to maintain its influence abroad, hostile nations and non-state actors will attempt to leverage the low-cost effectiveness of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) to disrupt US military operations. These cheap devices, made from relatively easily acquired components, will enable the continued use of the IED on the modern battlefield.
History and Analysis of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Procurement to Fight the IED Threat in the Iraq War, Applicability of the Law of Requisite Variety in Major Military System Acquisition
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,360. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. response to the IED threat to HMMWVs was to procure the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle, a costly endeavor. The MRAP increased Soldier and Marine survival rates during IED attacks, but other aspects of the vehicle contradicted counterinsurgency strategy.
Maritime Improvised Explosive Devices: A Threat Based Technology Study - Use of MIEDs by Terrorists and the Navy's Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Capability to Counter With Divers and Robots
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,760. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Over the last thirteen years, the world saw an increased use of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) by violent extremists and terrorist groups. Due to the simplicity and availability of IED making material, any willing person with limited knowledge can make IEDs.
IEDs in the Context of Appropriate Technology - Understanding and Defeating Artisanal Weapons in Afghanistan and Iraq, Simple but Effective Technologies, Gandhi and Schumacher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,580. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this work suggests that a closer look at the context within which IEDs develop, appropriate technology, could shed light on ways to counteract them.
The Sheriff of Tesco
Price: Free! Words: 7,460. Language: British English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.00 from 1 review)
A chance encounter in a supermarket coffee shop opens old wounds for the ex-Marine and the war widow. Soon they are reliving horrors of death and murder in the Afghan desert, duty and deceit blowing in the wind. Can an icon of crime fiction save them from themselves, or will it be just another case for the Sheriff of Tesco?
Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles | Military-Today.com
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a great reference guide on modern mine resistant ambush protected (MRAP) vehicles. These military machines saw widespread use during the recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Now MRAP vehicles are in service with a number of countries around the world. This e-book provides photos and basic information with specifications.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Training Devices for Armywide Use - Mines, Landmines, IEDs, Ordnance, Unexploded Ordnance (Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,800. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique publication describes training devices for the army of items such as mines, IEDS, and ordnance.
More Than A Flesh Wound
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Inspirational
More Than A Flesh Wound is a fictional story examining the aftermath of injuries and what it takes to overcome them. This story is a tribute, not just to those who serve, but to their families who have the courage to face the possibility of this situation. It is a reminder, not to forget that those who gave nearly all, sometimes need someone to give some back.
Dying Wishes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,930. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Tom is on a mission if afghanistan with the SAS, his best friend dies leaving him with a promise to re-unite his family. Tom is not a well man. Back in the UK Saffron, the daughter, is on the run from Vitaly, an exploitive murderer who has henchmen searching the country for her. Tom must somehow stop this evil Russian gangster and find Saffron while his health diminishes by the day.