Books tagged: military history

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New Sea War Stuff: An Essay
You set the price! Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Naval Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Flying mini-subs proposed to protect surface fleets, launched from warships and carriers, merchant ships and non-combatants, protecting harbors and shorelines. Submarine lifeboats suggested. Using cannon as STOL (short landing fields) methods for aircraft by shooting bursts of fuel from barrels proposed. Some naval strategy discussion too.
The 143rd in Iraq: Training the Iraqi Police, In Spite of It All
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,360. Language: American English. Published: December 12, 2016 by Tara Alemany. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Have you ever wondered what the term “boots on the ground" means? This history of one company’s experiences will provide you with an eye-opening narrative, as Youngquist provides a firsthand account of a Connecticut National Guard Military Police Company’s attempt to recruit, train and prepare an Iraqi Police Force in 2003-2004, and the many dangers they faced as a result.
Gerardo: el agente secreto de José Martí
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: Spanish. Published: December 6, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political
El lector encontrará en estas páginas no solo la revelación de una significativa parte de la Historia de Cuba relacionada con la vida del líder independentista latinoamericano José Martí en el período de su estancia en Estados Unidos que no podrá hallar en otros libros de historia, sino además que disfrutará de un texto contemporáneo y emotivo, de muy agradable lectura.
Heart of a Warrior
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 165,140. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » American
The first complete biography of Col. William Gordon Cooke, leader of the New Orleans Greys, and a Founding Father of the Republic of Texas and the State of Texas. Never before told, this epic work brings new discoveries and fresh insights into Texas history through the life of the one of the most important figures in the War of Independence and the creation of the Republic of Texas.
Operational Design: Distilling Clarity from Complexity for Decisive Action - Art of War, COIN Counterinsurgency, Korean and Iranian Examples, Gestalt Theory, Center of Gravity, Operation Overlord
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,110. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the elements of operational design and shows how design facilitates decision making to reduce operational risks and increase the likelihood that a military plan survives first contact.
Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for A Complex World | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The inspiration behind this book came from the fight against terrorist cells in the Middle East. The United States Military forces discovered that they had to adapt their war strategy in order to be effective against these terrorists. Their adaptations in strategy proved to be massively successful and they can be applied to any organization. Especially today’s businesses and corporations.
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.
Whispers of Warriors: Essays on the New Joint Era - Essays on Military Leadership, Education, Combined Operations, Intelligence Support, Importance of History, Lessons from Desert One to the Balkans
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 156,100. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book of informative essays explores issues such as professional military education, joint and combined operations, military leadership, the role of Congress in defense, intelligence support of military operations, international engagement, and more.
Battle on the Bookshelves: History, Desert Storm, and the United States Armed Forces - Defense Department Uses Various Versions of History to Shape Perceptions of Accomplishments, Influence Decisions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 132,530. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book by the U.S. Army examines the use of history by the American armed forces during three distinct periods.
The Real Soldier - The 7 Personalities of a Soldier
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,360. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Personality
Soldiers defend our sovereignty, our social structure, we are almost tempted to see them as different from normal people. But soldiers have temperaments too and this more than often comes to bear in their chosen profession. The Real Soldier sheds light on a topic rarely discussed, what makes a soldier tick.