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Books listed under Professional Categories consist of recommended readings to expand understanding in certain areas.

  

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AIR POWER AND MANEUVER WARFARE - Martin van Creveld  Icon  Icon
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This book clarifies the relationship between air power and maneuver warfare since 1939, a subject that derives its importance from the fact that maneuver warfare has been the U.S. Army’s official doctrine since the early eighties and remains so to the present day. It contains an analysis of Air University’s military doctrine on the same subjects.

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ASSAULT FROM THE SEA: ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF AMPHIBIOUS WARFARE - Merrill L. Bartlett
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This collection of 51 essays provides a history of amphibious landings that include European, Asian, and American operations. It describes in detail some of history's most significant amphibious assaults, as well as planned attacks that were never carried out.

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MANEUVER WARFARE HANDBOOK - William S. Lind  Icon  Icon
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Develops and explains the theory of maneuver warfare and offers specific tactical, operational, and organizational recommendations for improving ground combat forces. The author translates concepts — too often vaguely stated by manuever warfare advocates — into concrete doctrine.

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MANEUVER WARFARE: AN ANTHOLOGY - Richard Hooker (Editor)
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A collection of articles exploring the idea of maneuver-based warfare, getting to the heart of the issues and engaging in an energetic and lively debate with each essay making an independent contribution. The question provides the basis for this important book is: Can a small, maneuver-oriented military establishment actually serve us better? This question may indeed serve as the foundation for American military doctrine in the 21st century.

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THE U.S. MARINES AND AMPHIBIOUS WAR: ITS THEORY, AND ITS PRACTICE IN THE PACIFIC - Jeter A. Isely and Philip A. Crowl
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Discusses the evolution of U.S. Marines and amphibious doctrine 1901-1934 and training for amphibious war 1934-1942. It includes discussion of Guadalcanal, Solomons, Tarawa, the Philippines, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa.

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VICTORY AT HIGH TIDE - Robert D. Heinl
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WARFIGHTING (MCDP-1) - United States Marine Corps  Icon  Icon
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This Marine Corps doctrinal publication explains the code of conduct and moral quality of a Marine. The message delivered, if taken as a how-to-book, empowers the reader to plan, fearlessly expect the unexpected and, finally, get things done.

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