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The Vietnam Cauldron: Defense Intelligence in the War for Southeast Asia - Expanding the New DIA, USS Pueblo Intelligence Disaster, Raid on Son Tay, Mayaguez Incident, Operation Babylift at War's End
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,940. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
The work of building the DIA was made all the more urgent by the deteriorating situation in Southeast Asia. By the early 1960s, millions of dollars and hundreds of advisory personnel sent by the U.S. were having a negligible impact on the anti-communist campaign there.
Stealth, Precision, and the Making of American Foreign Policy - Review of Interests and Conflicts, Korean War, Vietnam, Mayaguez, Iranian Hostages, Lebanon, Grenada, Libya, Iraq, Bosnia, Kosovo
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,790. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the paradox by investigating the presidential decision making process that leads to military intervention, determining the relative weight for intervention before and after the Cold War, and assessing the importance of technology - the combination of stealth aircraft and precision guided weapons - that made the president's decision to intervene after 1990 easier.
Maximizing the Potential of the Special Operations Forces and General Purpose Forces - Case Studies of Rangers in World War II, Congo Dragon, Mayaguez Incident, Eagle Claw, Just Cause Airfield Assault
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,120. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
These case studies evaluate the process of force selection for a particular mission and if that force was appropriate. This case study analysis reveals a reimagining of the range of military operations and how they relate to the roles of SOF and GPF.
The Mayaguez Incident: An Organizational Theory Analysis - Embarrassment to the Military With Unnecessary Loss of Life Because of Failures Within Organizational Structure and Poor Decision Making
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Applying selected concepts of organizational theory to the Mayaguez incident of 1975 leads to a more comprehensive understanding of events and more accurate lessons learned. Application of organizational theory demonstrates the decision processes at the executive level left the military operation vulnerable to failure.
Essential Guide to the 1975 Mayaguez Crisis: Mission Command and Civil-Military Relations, Near Disaster for Marines at Koh Tang, Poor Intelligence, President Ford, Henry Kissinger, and Cambodia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,590. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Two comprehensive reports about the 1975 Mayaguez ship incident involving Cambodia have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - The Mayaguez Crisis, Mission Command, and Civil-Military Relations, and The Mayaguez Incident: Near Disaster at Koh Tang.
Air War over South Vietnam 1968 - 1975: Comprehensive Coverage from the Tet Offensive to the Collapse of South Vietnam, Waging War in South Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, Vietnamization, Mayaguez
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 247,900. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free flowing text ebook reproduces a major historical study from the U.S. Air Force (USAF), Air War over South Vietnam 1968 - 1975.
Back Part 2: Into the Jungle
Price: $4.64 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Back Part 2 follows the modern-day trekkers as they go deep into the Laotian jungle heading to the Ho Chi Minh Trail, looking for what Mark’s grandfather, Spike, left behind at the end of his 1968 Special Forces mission. Along the way they are confronted with dangers, historical and modern, before they are captured and tortured by people they have offended, when they desperately need to escape.
Land-Based Air Power in Third World Crises: A Look at Different Types of Crises, Mayaguez Incident, Bay of Pigs, Yom Kippur War, Sub-Saharan Africa
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,560. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The basic thrust of this study is to demonstrate the utility and limitations of land-based aircraft when used to attain political objectives in crises occurring in the third world. Crises, when used in the context of this study, are viewed primarily as a series of interactions between or within states for which there exists the perception of a high probability of war.