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Decisive Combined Arms Maneuver and Atomic Fires: The Emergent Role of the Artillery - Chronological Study of Army Doctrine from 1919 to 1954 - Korean War Impact of More Artillery in Heavier Calibers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,800. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this monograph is to provide context for the examination of doctrine as it evolves during and following a period of conflict. To accomplish this, the lenses of anticipation, adaptation, and emergence are applied to the U.S. Army Field Artillery's role through a chronological historical case study of U.S. Army Field Artillery doctrine from 1919-1954.
Why Security Force Assistance Fails - Case Studies of Korea after World War II and Iraqi Security Forces During Coalition Forces Occupation Against ISIL, Strategies Must Be Adjusted Based on Dynamics
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The nature of U.S. armed conflict in the twenty-first century has seen a decrease in the use of force to exclusively achieve military end states in support of policy objectives. This forces military practitioners and policy makers to reconcile the differences between the military's traditional role of conducting combined arms maneuver and the recent trends of large-scale stability operations.
Peaceful Consensus: How China's Changing Governance Structure Has Affected Its Use of Military Force - Mao Zedong, Responses to Korean War, Taiwan Strait Crises, Cross-Strait Relations, Xi Jinping
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,380. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Since Mao Zedong founded the People's Republic of China (PRC) in 1949, it has fought in one major war and several skirmishes, and has frequently used military force in the form of coercive diplomacy. The pattern of China's use of force, however, has steadily declined over time.
Risk Mitigation and Leadership in Tactical U.S. Army Infantry Training - Combat Readiness Affected by Commander's Authority to Execute Risk Mitigation, Case Studies in Korean and Vietnam Wars
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 49,610. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
While conditions that simulate combat are dangerous and present inherent risks, the mitigation of that risk prevents the adequate simulation of a high-intensity combat situation.
Dead Man's Salute
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
"Leave Luther's body right where we flung it," Bates said. "You aren't burying anyone today." After Sally Mae Webster phoned me up to tell me that my Korean War buddy Luther Webster had been shot and killed by the Bates brothers I knew that I wasn't going to stop until I had righted that wrong. I wonder just how many graves I was going to have to dig today.
Deterrence Theory in the Contemporary Operating Environment - Case Studies of U.S. and North Korea, India and Pakistan Standoff and Kargil War, Libyan Bombing, Iraq, and Bin Laden Embassy Bombings
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 49,590. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Looking at four case studies, this study finds that while the existing theories do not account for some acts of aggression and limited deterrence failures, deterrence theory in general is still applicable to the current and future strategic environment.
Evolution of United States Military Landmine Doctrine and Employment - History from World War I and II to Korea and Vietnam Wars, Study Addresses Technological Innovation and Shifts in Doctrine
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the development of the U.S. military's approach to landmine warfare, from its earliest beginnings in the first half of the 1800s to the modern era. It addresses both technological innovation, in response to new enemy tactics, as well as shifts in doctrine. Examining different eras, it explores the way soldiers improvised employment methods and leaders shifted doctrine.
Convoy Ambush Case Studies - Volume I - Korea and Vietnam: Dramatic and Tragic Stories of Courage and Heroism, Thoughtful Analysis of Lessons Learned in the Heat of Combat for Logistics Truck Drivers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 88,600. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the second edition of a superb report on convoy ambushes in the Korean and Vietnam war. This is the first book dedicated to the study of convoy ambushes. It chronicles the lessons of both wars and describes incredible feats of heroism of truck drivers defending truck drivers. The Vietnam War was the golden age of gun trucks with art work and names to reflect the élan of the crews.
Stomach-gut
Price: Free! Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » USA
A boy's need for intestinal fortitude compels a grandfather to share his tale of courage and commitment. What begins as a simple mission to fortify a child's mettle becomes a binding legacy that transcends families and friends and serves to teach us all what the term "guts" truly means.
We'll Meet Again, A Coming of Age Novel
Price: Free! Words: 76,700. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
We'll Meet Again is a bitter-sweet romance following three guys and two girls who come of age during World War II and the post-war period. These five reared in a small Louisiana town have been friends all their lives. This story trances their interwoven lives through the war and post-war years.