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Author: Lars Fredholm
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: proposed, methods, analysis, tactics, rescue, development
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 1991-06-01
ISBN-10: 1568069758
ISBN-13: 9781568069753

An attempt to develop imporved tactics for firemen.

Authors: Eric V. Larson, Derek Eaton, Paul Elrick, Theodor
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: term, strategy, regions, strategic, access, key, assuring
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0833035444
ISBN-13: 9780833035448

The Army cannot effectively project power if it cannot get to where it needs to go to confront future adversaries. The authors of this report developed scenarios and conducted political-military games to determine what strategies, tactics, and capabilities potential adversaries might use to prevent or complicate U.S. access to key areas and how effective the U.S. counters to these tactics are. After their assessment, the authors were reasonably sanguine about the ability of the U.S. to prevail in the near term, but they also identified areas of future concern and suggested several improvements

Author: Gordon D. Gayle
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: peleliu, marines, beaches, bloody
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 1996-01
ISBN-10: 0788137816
ISBN-13: 9780788137815

Contents: The divisions & their commanders; the changing nature of Japanese tactics; naval gunfire support for Peleliu; a horrible place; special reef-crossing techniques; a paucity of reserves; Tom Lea's paintings; & for extraordinary heroism. Photos & maps.

Author: Lester W. Grau
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: tactics, afghanistan, combat, soviet, over, mountain, bear
Number of Pages: 248
Published: 1996-03-01
ISBN-10: 0788146653
ISBN-13: 9780788146657

This collection of vignettes was written by Soviet junior officers describing their experiences fighting the Mujahideen guerillas. It is not a history of the Soviet-Afghan war, but snapshots of combat as seen by young platoon leaders, company commanders, battalion commanders and military advisers.

Author: Hans Binnendijk
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: styles, negotiating, national
Number of Pages: 159
Published: 1987-02
ISBN-10: 0788115707
ISBN-13: 9780788115707

Provides a profile of each national negotiating style for China, the Soviet Union, Japan, France, Egypt and Mexico. Reviews each nation's historical and institutional setting, the characteristics of its political culture, the style of the negotiators themselves, and national strategies and tactics. Suggests bargaining guidelines for U.S. negotiators.

Author: Sun Tzu
Keywords: war, art
Number of Pages: 124
Published: 2005-01-11
eBookDB-ID: EBDB000001

The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise that is attributed to Sun Tzu (also referred to as "Sunzi" and "Sun Wu"), a high ranking military general, strategist and tactist during the late Spring and Autumn period (some scholars believe that the Art of War was not completed until the subsequent Warring States period). Composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare. It is said to be the definitive work on military strategies and tactics of its time, and is still read for its military insight. The Art of War is one of the oldest and most successful book

Author: Carl Sommer
Publisher: Advance Publishing, Inc.
Keywords: silencioso, grito, scream, silent
Number of Pages: 39
Published: 2009-04-01
ISBN-10: 1575372355
ISBN-13: 9781575372358

In this retelling of the tale, The Boy Who Cried Wolf, we see events from the perspective of Nicholas, a bored teenager who has to spend long hours watching sheep on an empty hillside. To break the boredom he dreamed of ways to have fun. He gets lots of laughs at watching the townspeople respond to his cries for help. But then the real test comes when a wolf does come. His practical jokes cause the townspeople to ignore his true cry for help. His tactics of fun caused him to suffer loss, but it also opened his eyes.
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