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- Ranger Handbook: TC 3-21.76, April 2017 Edition (2017)
- Army Officer’s Guide (2016)
- The U.S. Army Leadership Field Manual (2004)
- An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943, Volume One of the Liberation Trilogy (2007)
- Jordyn’s Army (2019)
- Unlikely Warriors: The Army Security Agency’s Secret War in Vietnam 1961-1973 (2013)
- My Life in the Red Army (Annotated) (2019)
- U.S. Army Guerrilla Warfare Handbook (2009)
- U.S. Army Counterintelligence Handbook (US Army Survival) (2013)
- Army of God (2018)
- Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War (2019)
- Marlborough’s Other Army: The British Army and the Campaigns of the First Peninsular War, 1702–1712 (Century of the Soldier) (2019)
- America’s Other Army: The U.S. Foreign Service and 21st-Century Diplomacy (Second Updated Edition) (2015)
- An Infamous Army: A Novel of Wellington, Waterloo, Love and War (Historical Romances) (2007)
Ranger Handbook: TC 3-21.76, April 2017 Edition (2017)
The US Army Rangers are the world’s premier light infantry fighting force. This book contains all of the materials of the official Ranger handbook carried by all Ranger school students. This is a large desk-top/bookshelf (8.5×11″) sized copy. Unlike other versions of this book for sale (check their feedback), this book is properly formatted with text large enough to actually read!
Army Officer’s Guide (2016)
For more than eighty years, this book has been the bible for U.S. Army officers.
The U.S. Army Leadership Field Manual (2004)
For mor than 50 years, The U.S. Army Leadership Field Manual has provided leadership training for every officer training program in the U.S. Army. This trade edition brings the manual’s value-based leadership principles and practices to today’s business world. The result is a compelling examination of how to be an effective leader when the survival of your team literally hangs on your decisions.
An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943, Volume One of the Liberation Trilogy (2007)
The liberation of Europe and the destruction of the Third Reich is an epic story of courage and calamity, of miscalculation and enduring triumph.
Jordyn’s Army (2019)
We are happy to bring you seventeen never seen before short stories!This anthology is a fundraiser for Jordyn Preston and her fight against liver cancer.New short stories from:
Unlikely Warriors: The Army Security Agency’s Secret War in Vietnam 1961-1973 (2013)
In early May 1961, a U.S. military aircraft taxied toward a well-guarded terminal building. The plane slowed to a halt; steps were maneuvered up to its side, and the door was pulled open. The tropical night air was heavy and dank, and the moon shone dimly through high thin clouds. On board the aircraft were ninety-two members of a specially selected team. The men were dressed in indistinguishable dark suits with white shirts and dark ties, and each man carried a new red U.S.
My Life in the Red Army (Annotated) (2019)
My Life in the Red Army chronicles 19-year old Fred Virski’s experiences as a soldier in the Russian military in the early years of World War 2. With a wry tone rarely seen in a combat memoir, Virski describes the hardships, the near-starvation rations, the inadequate clothing for the frozen wastelands, and his tense interactions with officers of the NKVD (secret police).
U.S. Army Guerrilla Warfare Handbook (2009)
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U.S. Army Counterintelligence Handbook (US Army Survival) (2013)
The life of a counterintelligence (CI) operative has been immortalized in film and novels as being filled with glamour and excitement. While international travel, heroism, and danger are all part of the job description, the fundamentals of counterintelligence are discipline, skill, and—well—intelligence.
Army of God (2018)
– Rowena Kuo, Award winning editor and publisher One of the most beloved and enduring stories of all time . . . One of the most recognizable characters in history . . . A plot by a rival to kill Noah and his family is thwarted by a beautiful young woman, who joins them as they flee the ancient Biblical city of Eden. A year later, the Lord reveals His plan to destroy the earth by flood and commands Noah to build an ark.
Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War (2019)
Winner of the 2019 William E. Colby Award “The book I had been waiting for. I can’t recommend it highly enough.” ―Bill GatesThe era of autonomous weapons has arrived. Today around the globe, at least thirty nations have weapons that can search for and destroy enemy targets all on their own.
Marlborough’s Other Army: The British Army and the Campaigns of the First Peninsular War, 1702–1712 (Century of the Soldier) (2019)
An often neglected aspect of Marlborough’s war is its crucial campaign in Spain and Portugal, also known as the First Peninsula War of 1702–1712. Whilst this campaign was critical to the outcome of the war, relatively little information is available about it or the army that fought it.
America’s Other Army: The U.S. Foreign Service and 21st-Century Diplomacy (Second Updated Edition) (2015)
“America’s Other Army” brings the high-flying world of international diplomacy down to earth and puts a human face on a mysterious profession that has undergone a dramatic transformation since September 11, 2001. Through the stories of American diplomats, the book explains how their work affects millions of people in the United States and around the world every day, and how it contributes directly to U.S. security and prosperity.
An Infamous Army: A Novel of Wellington, Waterloo, Love and War (Historical Romances) (2007)
On the eve of battle, passions are running highIN THE SUMMER OF 1815, with Napolean Bonaparte marching down from the north, Brussels is a whirlwind of parties, balls and soirees. In the swirling social scene surrounding the Duke of Wellington and his noble aides de camp, no one attracts more attention than the beautiful, outrageous young widow Lady Barbara Childe.
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SECURITY THREATS, AMERICAN PRESSURE, AND THE ROLE OF KEY PERSONNEL: HOW NATO’S DEFENCE PLANNING PROCESS IS ALLEVIATING THE BURDEN-SHARING DILEMMA
Author(s): John R. Deni
ID: 2795169, Publisher: U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute, Year: October 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf
Soldier’s Manual of Common Tasks Warrior Leader Skills Level 2, 3, and 4
Author(s): HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
ID: 2795483, Publisher: HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, Year: October 2006, Size: 12 Mb, Format: pdf
Author(s): HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
ID: 2795486, Publisher: HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, Year: OCT 2006, Size: 14 Mb, Format: pdf
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