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Defcon 4 Korea: Land of the Morning Calm By Mark Heathco
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Although a cease-fire agreement was signed on July 27, 1953, Korea has never been a place of peace. Missions to the Korean demilitarized zone continue, even in the year 1985. The DMZ was created as a... More > strip of land between North and South Korea to act as a buffer, but even the best intentions can sometimes fail. Word quickly spreads: North Koreans are moving toward the DMZ in an all-out combative push. From the south, the Republic of Korea Army—along with American forces—plan to meet them. All involved must tread carefully or threaten the outbreak of a second Korean War. The men and women of Second Division know this, and they have seventy-two hours to ensure peace.< Less
Defcon 4 Korea: Land of the Morning Calm By Mark Heathco
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Although a cease-fire agreement was signed on July 27, 1953, Korea has never been a place of peace. Missions to the Korean demilitarized zone continue, even in the year 1985. The DMZ was created as a... More > strip of land between North and South Korea to act as a buffer, but even the best intentions can sometimes fail. Word quickly spreads: North Koreans are moving toward the DMZ in an all-out combative push. From the south, the Republic of Korea Army—along with American forces—plan to meet them. All involved must tread carefully or threaten the outbreak of a second Korean War. The men and women of Second Division know this, and they have seventy-two hours to ensure peace.< Less
Defcon 4 Korea: Land of the Morning Calm By Mark Heathco
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Although a cease-fire agreement was signed on July 27, 1953, Korea has never been a place of peace. Missions to the Korean demilitarized zone continue, even in the year 1985. The DMZ was created as a... More > strip of land between North and South Korea to act as a buffer, but even the best intentions can sometimes fail. Word quickly spreads: North Koreans are moving toward the DMZ in an all-out combative push. From the south, the Republic of Korea Army—along with American forces—plan to meet them. All involved must tread carefully or threaten the outbreak of a second Korean War. The men and women of Second Division know this, and they have seventy-two hours to ensure peace.< Less
The Legacy of Joseph Kabila and his Government – A Study of Democratic Deficit, Human Rights Abuses and Dictatorship in the Democratic Republic of the Congo By Dr. Mark O'Doherty
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Despite an international agreement in 2003 to end the war in the Congo and two further agreements at the beginning of 2008 to end fighting, the DRC remains a combat zone. Millions of Congolese have... More > perished, and over a million more have been displaced. Under Joseph Kabila – who was supposed to step down in 2016 after 16 years as president, but has refused to go – there have been serious allegations of activists and journalists being arrested, beaten or killed. Critical, but also deeply sensitive and humane, the author offers suggestions how the Congo may regain its integrity and respect in the international community; by advocating a social-scientific analysis of these matters, as well as methods to improve democracy, social cohesion and human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.< Less
In the Sands of Sinai: A Physician's Account of the Yom Kippur War By Itzhak Brook
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The story of a physician’s experience in a war for Israel’s survival. October 1973: A young physician in Israel prepares to celebrate the Jewish High Holidays with his wife and children.... More > Suddenly a military invasion changes his life forever. This book chronicles the author's transformation from a civilian to a wartime doctor. In vivid personal details, the author Itzhak Brook, a veteran of both the Israeli Defense Forces and the United States Navy, recounts his first experience in war. Far from a heroic ideal, he describes his own doubt and misgivings of being a physician facing the daily struggle of survival in the Sinai battle zone. Expecting to heal his soldiers’ physical combat wounds, Brook unexpectedly must address his soldiers’ psychological battlefield trauma. In unvarnished details from the mundane to the catastrophic, he describes his perspective of a war that shaped his own life, and his nation's fragile identity.< Less
You Can't Take Africa Out of the Child By Marion Walker
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Marion Walker gives an account of her life as a nurse in Rhodesia known as Zimbabwe since 1980.She describes the early days of the War of Independence 1972 through to 1981 which saw the handing over... More > the country from the colonial regime to the Mugabe administration. The bravery of the indigenous people who carried on living through impossible situations that took all their ingenuity and strength of character to survive the combat at all was admirable. After qualifying as a midwife she went back to general nursing into ‘Accident and Emergency’ doing her bit for Queen and Country. Circumstances caused the family to immigrate to England. After nine interesting years of N.H.S midwifery hospital experience she obtained the job of her dreams in another war zone of sorts.< Less
Healing the Congo – Improving Human Rights, Social Cohesion and Education in the Democratic Republic of the Congo By Dr. Mark O'Doherty
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Despite an international agreement in 2003 to end the war in the Congo and two further agreements at the beginning of 2008 to end fighting, the DRC remains a combat zone. Millions of Congolese have... More > perished, and over a million more have been displaced. Under Joseph Kabila – who was supposed to step down last year after 16 years as president, but has refused to go – there have also been some serious allegations of activists and journalists being arrested, beaten or even killed. Critical, but also deeply sensitive and humane, this book endeavours to improve public policy in the Congo, so that a just social peace can be manifested in this beautiful country, as well as suggestions how women’s rights and children's rights can be improved. Highly innovative and profound, this book explores cutting-edge social scientific theories and ethical approaches how human rights and education can be improved in the Congo.< Less
Passé Ultérieur - T5: Les Reflets de l'Ombre By Woulouf
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Les Xochitls ont réussi à infiltrer la zone 51... Gork a un plan pour les combattre... Le combat du Bien contre le Mal? Pas si sûr... Qui est qui? Qui manipule qui? Est-ce que... More > les desseins de Gork sont aussi limpides que ce qu'il veut bien faire croire? Ivan, Jirrin, Miranda et leurs compagnons sont pris au milieu d'un combat qui les dépasse...< Less
Passé Ultérieur - T5: Les Reflets de l'Ombre (PDF) By Woulouf
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Les Xochitls ont réussi à infiltrer la zone 51... Gork a un plan pour les combattre... Le combat du Bien contre le Mal? Pas si sûr... Qui est qui? Qui manipule qui? Est-ce que les... More > desseins de Gork sont aussi limpides que ce qu'il veut bien faire croire? Ivan, Jirrin, Miranda et leurs compagnons sont pris au milieu d'un combat qui les dépasse...< Less
The 71F Advantage: Applying Army Research Psychology for Health and Performance Gains By Paul T. Bartone et al.
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The book you hold in your hands is a powerful tool in the arsenal of our Soldiers’ well-being and, in some cases, very survival. Since our nation began putting Soldiers in harm’s way, our... More > forces have experienced the psychological trauma of war. In some cases, the number of casualties due to psychological injury approached the rates of physical injury. As leaders, we spend countless days training our Soldiers to survive the actual battle. Combat training, battle drills, physical fitness, and medical readiness help ensure their physical survival and ultimate victory in the combat zone. Now, we dedicate ourselves to helping ensure their psychological survival and victory when the battle is over. In memory of the 248 Soldiers of Task Force 3–502 who perished when their plane crashed on December 12, 1985, in Gander, Newfoundland, as they were returning home from peacekeeping duty in the Sinai. And in honor of all of those who continue to fight and sometimes die in the cause of world peace and security.< Less

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