Recommended books by William S. Lind

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Product picture for 4th Generation Warfare Handbookby William S. Lind
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Written by the author of the Maneuver Warfare Handbook and an active-duty USMC officer with experience in Iraq, 4th Generation Warfare Handbook is the doctrine for a new generation of war. Over the last 40 years, the world has gradually entered into a post-Clausewitzian state where the wars are undeclared, the battlefields can be anywhere, the uniforms are optional, and the combatants as well as the targets are often "civilian". Conventional militaries have repeatedly attempted to utilize...
Book cover from Maneuver Warfare Handbook (WESTVIEW SPECIAL STUDIES IN MILITARY AFFAIRS)by William S Lind
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Maneuver warfare, often controversial and requiring operational and tactical innovation, poses perhaps the most important doctrinal questions currently facing the conventional military forces of the U.S. Its purpose is to defeat the enemy by disrupting the opponent's ability to react, rather than by physical destruction of forces. This book develops and explains the theory of maneuver warfare and offers specific tactical, operational, and organizational recommendations for improving ground...
Book cover from Phantom Soldier: The Enemys Answer to U.S. Firepowerby H. John Poole
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This book won't please those who have come to believe that wars are won and casualties limited through technology, or that the victor's version of one is always correct. But, all U.S. security personnel should read it. Possibly the West's best treatise on Oriental warfare, it sheds new light on what Asian infantry can do: (1) alternate between guerrilla, mobile, and positional warfare; (2) use "ordinary forces" to engage and "extraordinary forces [infiltrators]" to defeat; and then (3) retreat...
Book cover from One More Bridge to Cross: Lowering the Cost of Warby H. John Poole
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Without "boots on the ground" that are tactically proficient enough to survive as tiny well-dispersed elements without any help from supporting arms, America should not plan to win any more wars. This book shows how the Pentagon could--with some "truly light" infantrymen and more self-sufficient commandos--project more overseas power at less cost in money and lives. Since Korea, America's foes haven't needed as much preparatory fire or technology, nor have they caused as much collateral...
 
Book cover from The Next Conservatismby Mr. Paul M. Weyrich
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Book cover from Moving Minds: Conservatives and Public Transportationby Paul M. Weyrich
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This collection of studies about public transportation by renown conservative transit advocates Paul Weyrich and William Lind is essential reading for anyone who wants to build conservative support for public transportation. These studies help make the case for public transit in terms conservatives appreciate: because it enhances national security, promotes economic development, helps maintain conservative values including a sense of community, and provides welfare recipients with access to...
Book cover from Manual de La Guerra de Maniobras (Spanish Edition)by William S. Lind
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Book cover from The Last Hundred Yards: The NCOs Contribution to Warfareby H. J. Poole
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