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Marine Officer: Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) Selection Handbook By U.S. Marine Corps
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This document was written to provide a personal overview of each Marine Officer Military Occupational Specialty (MOS). Its primary purpose is to give Marine lieutenants an overview of officer’s... More > MOSs to assist them in deciding their preferences for MOS selection at The Basic School (TBS). The committee members were all Amphibious Warfare Students (AWC-00), Marine captains, with one or two tours experience, and five to eight years in service. Please note: much of the information in this handbook must be taken “with a grain of salt”. Although the facts have been checked for accuracy, much of the information contained herein is opinion formed from these officers’ personal experiences.< Less
U.S. Military Operations in Iraq: Planning, Combat, and Occupation By Kate Phillips et al.
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Even before Operation IRAQI FREEDOM began, the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) published a monograph about planning for transition to Phase IV operations. Now that we are 3 years beyond the start... More > of that transition, the debate continues about the adequacy of planning for and proficiency of execution of Phase IV operations in Iraq and elsewhere. The debate most often surrounds three issues concerning this final operational phase: the relationship to preceding operational phases; responsibility for planning; and responsibility for execution. Inevitably, the interagency process becomes central to addressing each of these issues. A colloquium on “U.S. Military Operations in Iraq: Planning, Combat, and Occupation” was held November 2, 2005, and was co-sponsored by SSI and Johns Hopkins’ School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). An exceptional combination of scholars, practitioners, and policymakers examined persistent issues central to the important and ongoing debate surrounding the colloquium theme.< Less
The Walk: My Journey of Survival of the Japanese Military Occupation of Manila By Ruth Hale Cobb Hill
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I was invited by the Bataan Historical Society to be part of a panel asked to present our life experiences during WWII in the Philippines. I came to a realization that I always found it difficult to... More > write about the war. From the time we were liberated in 1945 from the clutches of the Japanese Military, I would jot down notes about incidents I recalled. The thoughts in these notes were usually without beginnings or endings. Then I would get rid of them, not knowing why. They seemed important at the time. When I was teaching Tagalog at Berkeley, I found myself rewriting those “beginnings” in the Tagalog language. I was surprised to find myself producing streams of thoughts that had coherent beginnings and endings. All of them were about the war. I realized that the Filipino side of me was the active speaker. I am half Anglo-American and half Filipina. What did the Filipina side have that made her able to speak? I have decided it is time to write about that of which I had not been aware.< Less
Conquering Fear - Development of Courage in Soldiers and Other High Risk Occupations By Halim Ozkaptan, Ph.D. et al.
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Conquering fear by summoning courage is a neglected human dimension that is an important combat and performance multiplier for professions that go in harms way. Why a person risks their life in the... More > face of danger is explained. The factors that lead to a person's courage and heroism and how it can be developed through training are described. A set of principles with illustrative techniques and representative applications are presented to provide an insight into ways of developing fortitude or "battlemind". The rationale for these considerations is also given, so that they can be acted upon with confidence. Through training, high risk professions can reduce the fear of their personnel by increasing their fortitude or inner strength. While the soldier is the key focus of this effort, the term "warrior" is used to represent all members of the military and other professions who go in harm's way.< Less
Conquering Fear - Development of Courage in Soldiers and Other High Risk Occupations By Halim Ozkaptan, Ph.D. et al.
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Conquering fear by summoning courage is a neglected human dimension that is an important combat and performance multiplier for professions that go in harms way. Why a person risks their life in the... More > face of danger is explained. The factors that lead to a person's courage and heroism and how it can be developed through training are described. A set of principles with illustrative techniques and representative applications are presented to provide an insight into ways of developing fortitude or "battlemind". The rationale for these considerations is also given, so that they can be acted upon with confidence. Through training, high risk professions can reduce the fear of their personnel by increasing their fortitude or inner strength. While the soldier is the key focus of this effort, the term "warrior" is used to represent all members of the military and other professions who go in harm's way.< Less
Enter the Enemy: A French Family's Life Under German Occupation By Roland J. Bain
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Merriam Press Military Memoir ME2. Rarely-described daily life in German-occupied France during WWII as well as the dramatic military experiences of a family member, are impressively chronicled in... More > correspondence between members of a French family. Excerpts from 45 recently translated letters form the foundation for Enter the Enemy. France’s surrender to Germany in June 1940 dramatically alters the lives of French Army Officer Henri Dunat, his wife, and his sister in the south of France. The essence of the letters offers unique insights into the life-changing hardships resulting from this deeply controlled life. Dunat’s exemplary military achievements, including his dramatic escape from Dunkirk and his hazardous escape from occupied France, also are tracked in the letters and from his official military record. His exploits in North Africa, Italy and France earned him high international honors. 25 photos and documents.< Less
Conquering Fear - Development of Courage In Soldiers and Other High Risk Occupations By Halim Ozkaptan PhD et al.
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Conquering fear by summoning courage is a neglected human dimension that is an important combat and performance multiplier for professions that go in harm’s way. Why a person risks their life... More > in the face of danger is explained. The factors that lead to a person's courage and heroism and how it can be developed through training are described. A set of principles with illustrative techniques and representative applications are presented to provide an insight into ways of developing fortitude and courage. The rationale for these considerations is also given, so that they can be acted upon with confidence. Through training, high risk professions can reduce the fear of their personnel by increasing their fortitude or inner strength. While the soldier is the key focus of this effort, the term "warrior" is used to represent all members of the military and other professions who go in harm's way.< Less
World War II and My Military Memories By Murray Coffey
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World War II and My Military Memories takes the reader from the author’s beginnings in the small town of Myrtle, Mississippi where he heard many stories about the First World War from his... More > three uncles. Then to the ROTC, getting an education at a tough war college, then into the service and lots of specialized training, and on to combat in Europe in World War II while serving most of the time in the 89th Infantry Division. There are stories about the Battle of the Bulge, the Rhine River Crossing in Germany, liberation of the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp and the then unknown horrors of the Holocaust. After the war came service in the Occupation Army with numerous escapades, some serious and many that were fun and humorous. Later came the Reserves, a near miss on the Korean War, then completing an education and building a career after the war, and finally a trip back to Europe to re-live old memories many years later that included a visit to East Germany before the Berlin wall came down.< Less
World War II and My Military Memories By Murray Coffey
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World War II and My Military Memories takes the reader from the author’s beginnings in the small town of Myrtle, Mississippi where he heard many stories about the First World War from his... More > three uncles. Then to the ROTC, getting an education at a tough war college, then into the service and lots of specialized training, and on to combat in Europe in World War II while serving most of the time in the 89th Infantry Division. There are stories about the Battle of the Bulge, the Rhine River Crossing in Germany, liberation of the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp and the then unknown horrors of the Holocaust. After the war came service in the Occupation Army with numerous escapades, some serious and many that were fun and humorous. Later came the Reserves, a near miss on the Korean War, then completing an education and building a career after the war, and finally a trip back to Europe to re-live old memories many years later that included a visit to East Germany before the Berlin wall came down.< Less
World War II and My Military Memories By Murray Coffey
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World War II and My Military Memories takes the reader from the author’s beginnings in the small town of Myrtle, Mississippi where he heard many stories about the First World War from his... More > three uncles. Then to the ROTC, getting an education at a tough war college, then into the service and lots of specialized training, and on to combat in Europe in World War II while serving most of the time in the 89th Infantry Division. There are stories about the Battle of the Bulge, the Rhine River Crossing in Germany, liberation of the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp and the then unknown horrors of the Holocaust. After the war came service in the Occupation Army with numerous escapades, some serious and many that were fun and humorous. Later came the Reserves, a near miss on the Korean War, then completing an education and building a career after the war, and finally a trip back to Europe to re-live old memories many years later that included a visit to East Germany before the Berlin wall came down.< Less

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