Books tagged: military strategy

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Donkeys Leading Lions: 363rd Infantry Regiment, 91st Division American Expeditionary Force, France-Belgium, 1918-1919
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 145,050. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
The discovery of a packet of family documents leads the author on five years of research of WWI with a trip to Luxembourg and his uncle’s battlefields and American/Allied cemeteries in France and Belgium. This factional novel summarizes the events leading to WWI, presents the emergence of military intelligence by the belligerents and the important role women played in that effort.
Mission Command in the Joint Task Force - Port Opening: Provide Clear Commander's Intent, Exercise Disciplined Initiative, Use Mission Orders, Accept Prudent Risk, Building Teams through Mutual Trust
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,230. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This qualitative analysis used in-depth interviewing to gain a perspective of the perceived benefits and disadvantages of the current OPCON relationship with USTRANSCOM, as well as two proposed alternative OPCON relationships: GCC operational control and service component retention of operation control.
Mission Command and the Starfish Organizational Models: A Comparison of Organizational Philosophies in a Decentralized Combat Environment - Auftragstaktik and History of the Waygal Valley
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,870. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study compares the differences and similarities between the U.S. Army's Mission Command philosophy and the decentralized "Starfish" philosophy as applied to a decentralized combat environment. The Attack on the Ranch House battle that took place in Afghanistan provides a prime example of the execution of Mission Command.
Succeed In English - French Translation Exam / Réussir l’épreuve de traduction Anglais - Français
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,110. Language: American English. Published: November 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Bilingual education, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Language experience approach
English version: “Succeed In English - French Translation Exam” is a handbook designed for the French and English speaking communities and above all for defense and security forces’ personnel. French version: «Réussir l’épreuve de traduction Anglais - Français» est un guide conçu pour les communautés francophone et anglophone et surtout pour le personnel des forces de défense et de sécurité.
The Port Harcourt Volunteer - The Nigeria-Biafra War from the Perspective of a Young Combatant on the Biafran Side.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,110. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Many have opined that the Biafra war was a result of the ambition of one man - Odimegwu Ojukwu; but nothing can be farther from the truth than this. The war was inevitable and for someone like me who fought on the Biafra side, it was a very bloody experience that must not be allowed to occur again.
Understanding and Accounting for National Will in Strategies that Use Military Force – Case Studies of Gulf War, Desert Storm, Operations in Somalia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, Operation Joint Endeavor
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,270. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper argues that national will is crucial to the successful use of military force; and therefore military strategists and policy makers must understand and continuously account for the impact of national will throughout strategy development and implementation.
The Army and the Need for an Amphibious Capability – Role in the Pivot to the Pacific, Defeating Aggression, DOTMLPF Doctrine, Organization, Training, Materiel, Leadership and Education, Personnel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,430. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Though national strategic guidance does not specify the need for the United States Army to maintain an amphibious capability, joint doctrine does task the Army with providing landing forces as part of larger, joint amphibious operations.
Rebalance to the Pacific: Case for Greater Amphibious Capabilities in U.S. Army – Response to Geopolitical Tensions with China, Anti-access/Area Denial in Asia-Pacific, Operation Chromite Case Study
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,580. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The study concludes that the current geopolitical and military environment within the context of China's geopolitical tensions and military modernization requires greater amphibious capabilities within the US Army.
The Efficacy of Cognitive Shock - Systemic Cognitive Fragmentation, Void Between Perceived and Presented, Reality as Perception, Mental Voids, Byproducts of Surprise, Deception, Strategic Paralysis
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,130. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Cognitive psychology, Nonfiction » History » Military
Western militaries orient their understanding of depth on the physically quantifiable aspects of time and space. Yet, new understanding of the human mind across multiple disciplines proves the more important aspect of depth is cognitive in nature.
Certainty is Illusion: The Myth of Strategic Guidance - World War II Pearl Harbor and Operation Torch and the Persian Gulf War Historical Experiments, Value of Strategic Thinking, Fact not Blunder
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,990. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Instead of the clear guidance of the mythos, the guidance processes from World War II (from Pearl Harbor to Operation Torch, specifically) and the Gulf War demonstrate a very different relationship between strategic guidance and military planning. In reality, guidance was more like general principles governing operations than clear objectives.