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Part of our value-­added professional format series of U.­S. military manuals, this U.­S. Marine Corps manual provides guidance to individual Marines (private through general officer) and their dependents on terrorism and its effects. This reference publication gives an overview of terrorism, explains antiterrorism individual protective measures, and what to do if taken hostage. Contents include: protection through awareness, hard and soft targets, safeguards while driving, safeguards while walking, safeguards while flying, safeguards while staying in hotels, detecting surveillance, surveillance indicators, abnormal situations, escape, evade or confront, incident reaction, hostage survival, terrorist suicide missions, defense mechanisms, the Stockholm syndrome, establishing rapport, exploitation of hostages, vehicle bomb search, appendix personal protection guide, more. As a bonus, this reproduction includes the Marine Corps Manual, the basic publication of the United States Marine . . .

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Part of our value-­added professional format series, the Environmental Considerations in Military Operations Field Manual (FM 3-­100.­4) guides the United States (US) Army and the US Marine Corps (USMC) in applying appropriate environmental protection procedures during all types of operations.

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This monograph examines the U.­S. Military's struggle to find the correct balance between conventional and counterinsurgency/stability approaches. The author uses history to remind us that at the end of wars, Armies often "throw the baby out with the bathwater" and revert to a default position for organization and doctrine instead of inculcating those lessons learned in the recent wars.

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The three major nuclear power plant accidents - Fukushima Daiichi in 2011, Three Mile Island in 1979, and Chernobyl in 1986 - are fully covered in this authoritative collection of official reports, with over 1,­300 pages. Fukushima Accident: This thorough compilation of official information and documents includes material from International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), U.­S. government agencies, and official sources in Japan - providing an authoritative running narrative of the event as it happened hour by hour, plus important and little-­known background data. TEPCO's latest roadmap for achieving a cool shutdown of the damaged reactors and dealing with the accident is covered. Expert testimony before the U.­S. Senate and material from the NRC discusses the safety of U.­S. nuclear facilities in light of the Fukushima accident; there is extensive discussion of the earthquake risk at California power plants, emergency planning for loss of coolant . . .

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Part of our value-­added professional format series of U.­S. military manuals, this U.­S. Marine Corps manual is a reference on tactics, techniques, and procedures for small unit leaders in the mountain environment. This publication explains the basics of how to deal with the unique conditions imposed when operating in mountainous terrain.

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The fascinating oral histories of two dozen Apollo lunar program pioneers - converted for accurate flowing-­text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.

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The ongoing crisis in the Ukraine with the armed intervention of Russia instigated by Russian President Vladimir Putin is covered in this unique ebook with extensive information about the Ukraine and Crimea, history, military and political background, and much more.

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These two volumes constitute a record of the technical, administrative, and policy-­making activities of the Los Alamos Project (Project Y) from its inception under the Manhattan District through the development of the atomic bomb (Vol. I), and during the period following the end of World War II until the Manhattan District relinquished control to the Atomic Energy Commission as of January 1947.

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U.­S. Navy SEALs, instrumental in the raid of Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan, are featured in this comprehensive 500 page report on U.­S. special operations forces with complete coverage of the forces fighting terrorism worldwide, including the Special Warfare Command and USSOCOM. Coverage includes: Mission Types; Benefits; Prep School; BUD/S training; Advanced Training; Application Steps and How to Become a SEAL; Strength Training; Swim Training; Run Training; Nutrition Training; Injury Prevention Training; recommended reading list; frequently asked questions; nutrition guidelines; alcohol and performance; Hall of Heroes; special operations in World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and recent wars including Afghanistan and Iraq; Navy SEAL museum; Naval Combat Demolition Unit; duty stations in Coronado California, Little Creek Virginia, and Pearl Harbor; USSOCOM Special Operations Command including Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines; Fort Bragg, Hurlburt Field and MacDill Air Force . . .

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This highly informative quick reference guide - updated through 2011 - provides essential information for Air Force active duty, Air Force Reserve, Air National Guard, emergency essential civilians and contract personnel.

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