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Perceptions of Airpower and Implications for the Leavenworth Schools: Interwar Student Papers (Art of War Paper) – History and Effectiveness of Command and General Staff School During the 1930s
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,220. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book evaluates interwar period US Army officer perceptions of aviation as expressed in student papers written as part of the Command and General Staff School during the 1930s. The evaluation compares student perceptions to period airpower theory and doctrine and applies that study to weigh-in on the broader debate over the effectiveness of Fort Leavenworth during the interwar period.
Over There with the AEF (American Expeditionary Force): The World War I Memoirs of Captain Henry C. Evans – French Campaigns Aisne-Marne, St. Mihiel, Meuse Argonne, Battle at the Front
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
To read this combined collection from the diary of Captain Henry Evans is to relive with him an important era in his life. Each page reflects his integrity, intelligence, courage and delightful sense of humor.
The Challenges of Adopting a Culture of Mission Command in U.S. Army - Review of Prussian-German Auftragstaktik, Understanding Military Culture, Fredrick the Great and Prussian Centralized Command
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Mission command, like its Prussian-German predecessor Auftragstaktik, is a cultural phenomenon that requires a very specific set of characteristics to function effectively. There are noticeable cultural barriers that are prohibiting the full adoption of mission command in the US Army.
Preparing for the Future: Developing an Adaptive Army in a Time of Peace, 1918-1941 - Between World War I and II, Fort Leavenworth Instruction, Large-Scale Maneuvers and Protective Mobilization Plan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
As the US Army transitions into a period of transformation, it is focusing its attention on becoming a more adaptable organization that can meet the challenges of an uncertain future. Faced with personnel and budget reductions, the Army is evaluating changes to its operational doctrine, organizational structure, leader development, and unit training in an effort to become more lethal.
Mission Command: Historical Roots of Mission Command in U.S. Army – Analysis of Generals Zachary Taylor, Ulysses S. Grant, and Pershing, Civil War, Vicksburg Campaign, World War I Expeditionary Forces
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Mission orders as described in ADP 6-0, are the foundation of mission command, because it sets the tone of a command climate. Mission orders tell a subordinate what to do and why he is doing it, but does not tell him how.
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You set the price! Words: 287,460. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A famous surgeon leaves Paris to join his conscripted childhood friend in the German trenches of the Great War. Their technical skills embroil them in espionage and make them famous, which proves to be more dangerous than useful. Hated by the Kaiser, hunted by Churchill and finally captured by Patton, they find themselves trying to survive the unsurvivable.
Cadets of Annapolis - First Year
Price: Free! Words: 48,660. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Two short years before the trigger that would start World War One, Philip Warren, and Anson Bigelow take on the challenges of their senior midshipmen and the United States Naval Academy to learn what it takes to survive in the new modern academy known as Annapolis.
Christmas in the Trenches, 1914: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Historical » General
Christmas Eve, 1914. Young Private O'Malley and his comrades on the war front stare-down a group of approaching German soldiers singing Silent Night. Is there enough Christmas magic in the air which would allow the weary soldiers a brief respite from the ravages of war on the holiest of nights?
Shadow of Vimy
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 89,380. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Thomas Kirby is an officer in the Canadian Army serving in the trenches of World War I. When a dangerous German prisoner escapes with information on the upcoming Canadian offensive at Vimy Ridge, Kirby must hunt him down before he escapes, knowing that if he does so, the fate of the entire battle will hang in the balance.
American Armies and Battlefields in Europe: Authoritative History of American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, Great War - Aisne-Marne, St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne, Champagne, Paris, Vosges Front
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 166,800. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
This book has been prepared as part of the project of the American Battle Monuments Commission to commemorate in a complete and lasting manner the accomplishments and services of the American forces in Europe during the World War, meeting the need for a concise reference book and a brief history of the American Expeditionary Forces.