This work is a doctrinal examination of war termination strategy and conflict resolution as a dependent pair, requiring a plan to achieve both in unison in advance of a fight.• Examples taken from the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, along with models of war termination successes and failures to enhance the understanding of scenarios for possible resolution• A full array of definitio... read more
Deeply moving, intensely graphic account of World War II prisoners of war. Includes a gut-wrenching description of the Bataan Death March.
Fresh and provocative view of the war in Iraq from 2 staff officers, as compared to books by embedded reporters or enlisted soldiersOutlines a straightforward strategy for achieving victory with critical assessment of what has gone wrong so farAuthors have served a combined total of more than 60 months in IraqIn his bestselling book Fiasco, journalist Thomas Ricks wrote, "There was no plan for... read more
Military intelligence involves the gathering of information about the enemy. This title describes current and future military intelligence technologies used by the U.S. armed forces: unmanned aerial vehicles, various manned aircraft, robots, sensors, communications systems, and computer networks. Together with intelligence gathered by soldiers on the ground, these technologies provide the mili... read more
Captain Dominic J. Caraccilo was the commander of Headquarters Company, 2nd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division-the Ready Brigade of the National Command Authority and the first combat forces deployed to Saudi Arabia in what would eventually become Operation Desert Storm. His account, drawn from his personal log of the brigade's 227-day deployment and supported by many primary documents, is a grun... read more
Book by Caraccilo, Dominic J.
*8-page b/w photo section * 4 drawings * 16 maps * 6 x 9 Until now, no book has been available about the WWII POW experience from the perspective of a midlevel commander. Colonel Alexander's unique memoir combines the military and political insight of an officer aware of his superiors' strategy with the bare emotion of a man suffering the terror of imprisonment. His account has been quoted and... read more
Forging a Special Operations Force: The U.S. Army Rangers details the origins and development, combat philosophy, and key engagements of America's elite fighting force. Structured topically, the book gives a chronological review of the history of the Ranger from the 17th century to the present day, with special attention paid to the establishment of the 1st Ranger Battalion in the post-Vietnam... read more
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