New Arrivals · Government Documents

December 29, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Rearming the French

December 28, 2017
Vigneras, Marcel, 1899-1966, author.
Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, United States Army, 2017.
xviii, 444 pages : illustrations, portraits, map, diagrams ; 26 cm.
Shipping list no.: 2018-0008-S.
"First printed 1957"--Title page verso.
The reemergence of French national forces in the war against the Axis Powers, and the role of large-scale American aid.

Remote participation in bankruptcy court proceedings.

December 28, 2017
Washington, DC : Federal Judicial Center, 2017.
v, 41 pages ; 23 cm
Shipping list no.: 2018-0031-P.

Navigating Chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code

December 28, 2017
Washington, DC : Federal Judicial Center, 2017.
ix, 94 pages ; 23 cm
Shipping list no.: 2018-0041-P.

The organization and role of the Army Service Forces

December 28, 2017
Millett, John D. (John David), 1912-1993, author.
Washington, DC. : Center of Military History, United States Army, 2017.
xviii, 494 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm.
Shipping list no: 2018-0005-S.
"First printed 1954."
Told from the point of view of the commanding general of the Army Service Forces (ASF), this study focuses on the organizational experience of the ASF, detailing the many controversies surrounding this administrative experiment.

Hill fights : the first battle of Khe Sanh, 1967

December 28, 2017
Andrew, Rod, Jr., author.
Washington, DC : For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Publishing Office
64 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 28 cm.
Shipping list no.: 2018-0053-P.
"PCN 2017946890"--Title page verso.
Background and Strategic Debate -- Arrival of 1st Battalion, 3d Marines -- A reduced Garrison and More Contacts -- The Beginning of the Hill Fights -- Reinforcements -- Attack on the Hills -- Hill 881 North -- Renewed attacks on Hills 881 North and South -- Enemy Night Attack, 3 May -- Attack on Lang Vei -- Final Conquest on Hill 881 North -- Mopping Up -- Surrounded Reconnaissance Patrol, 9-10 May -- Aftermath -- Problems with the M16 -- Tactical and Strategic Implications.
"In the spring of 1967, some of the most vicious and bloody fighting of the Vietnam War occurred in the remote northwestern corner of the Republic of Vietnam, or South Vietnam. Khe Sanh lies in the mountainous northwest corner of Quang Tri Province. As an otherwise insignificant village that few people from the outside world had ever heard of, Khe Sanh's location astride Route 9 near the demilitarized zone separating North and South Vietnam and just 10 kilometers east of the Laotian border made it strategically significant to American military planners and their North Vietnamese foes. Later, in 1968, the legendary siege of Khe Sanh, partly coinciding with the larger Communist Tet Offensive, would make this small village a household name among Americans and a well-known heroic chapter in the history of the U.S. Marine Corps. This narrative does not tell the story of the 1968 siege, but rather describes the equally heroic, brutal, and bloody fighting that took place around Khe Sanh during the preceding year. In the spring of 1967, various units from 3d Marine Division fought a number of ferocious battles with elements of the North Vietnamese Army, some of the best-trained and most motivated troops of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. These fierce clashes, erupting suddenly in steep mountainous terrain at close range and resulting in heavy casualties on both sides, included some of the most desperate fighting of the Vietnam War. In Marine Corps lore, they were known as the 'Hill Fights' or the 'First Battle of Khe Sanh.'"--Page 1.

The station comes of age : satellites, submarines, and special operations in the final years of the Naval Ordnance Test Station, 1959-1967

December 27, 2017
Lawson, Cliff, author.
Washington, DC : For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Publishing Office
xxx, 749 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
The first two volumes of the series were published as part of the series: "History of the Naval Weapons Center, China Lake, California." With volume 3, the series became: History of the Navy at China Lake, California."
"This authorized history was supported by Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons DIvision."

The city becomes a symbol : the U.S. Army in the occupation of Berlin, 1945-1949

December 27, 2017
Stivers, William, author.
Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, United States Army, 2017.
xvii, 326 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), portraits ; 25 cm
Shipping list no.: 2018-0065-P.
"This book covers the U.S. Army's occupation of Berlin from 1945 to 1949. This time includes the end of WWII up to the end of the Berlin Airlift. Talks about the set up of occupation by four-power rule."--Provided by publisher.

Effective, legitimate, secure : insights for defense institution building

December 27, 2017
Washington, DC : Center for Complex Operations, Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University, [2017]
xxvii, 399 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Shipping list no.: 2018-0034-P.
Introduction. Defense institution building: a new paradigm for the 21st century / Alexandra Kerr -- I: Scoping The Issue. DIB in the broader security architecture / Querine Hanlon and Robert M. Perito -- Defining the discipline in theory and practice / Thomas W. Ross, Jr. -- Attributes of a democratic and competent defense partner / Dennis Blair -- Paradoxes of partnership / Nadia Gerspacher -- II: Defense Institution Building In Practice. Assessment and program design / Jeanne Giraldo -- Strategy, policy, and defense management architecture / Erik J. Leklem -- Human resources management / Henry A. Leonard -- Logistics / Michael Boomer and George Topic -- Measuring and evaluation / Paul Clarke and Thomas Davies -- III: Drawing Insights. The Security Governance Initiative / Julie E. Chalfin and Linda Thomas-Greenfield -- NATO and the partnership for peace / Frank Boland -- The British experience in Africa and Oman / Dickie Davis -- Insights from the development sector / Paul M. Bisca and Gary J. Milante -- IV: Lessons From The Field. Partnership: the Colombia-U.S. experience / Michael Miklaucic and Juan Carlos Pinzón -- Transforming defense in Guatemala / Alejandro J. Alemán -- Lessons from Afghanistan / Jack D. Kem -- Lessons from Iraq / Hugh F.T. Hoffman -- Conclusion. A vision for the future of defense institution building / David A. Cate, Alexandra Kerr, and Renanah Miles.

A financial system that creates economic opportunities. Asset management and insurance: report to President Donald J. Trump, Executive Order 13772 on core principles for regulating the United States financial system

December 27, 2017
Mnuchin, Steven T., author.
Washington, D.C. : U.S. Department of the Treasury, 2017.
vii, 163 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Shipping list no.: 2018-0055-P.
"2017-04858 (rev. 1)"--Page [4] of cover.

A century at Langley : the storied legacy and soaring future of NASA Langley Research Center

December 27, 2017
Chambers, Joseph R., author.
[Hampton, VA] : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, [2017]
iv, 195 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, portraits (some color) ; 27 x 27 cm
Shipping list no.: 2018-0008-S.
"SP-2017-07-100-LaRC"--Back cover.

A financial system that creates economic opportunities. Capital markets: report to President Donald J. Trump, Executive Order 13772 on core principles for regulating the United States financial system

December 27, 2017
Mnuchin, Steven T., author.
Washington, DC : For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Publishing Office
ix, 220 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Shipping list: 2018-0034-P.
"2017-04856 (rev. 1)"--Page [4] of cover.

History of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory.

December 27, 2017
[Adelphi, Maryland] : U.S. Army Research Laboratory, 2017.
117 pages : illustrations (mostly color), color portraits ; 29 cm
Shipping List Date: 11/15/2017.
"September 2017."

United States reports : cases adjudged in the Supreme Court at ... and rules announced at ...

December 20, 2017
United States. Supreme Court.
Washington, DC : W.H. & O.H. Morrison, 1866-
v. ; 24 cm.
Shipping list no.: 97-0027-S.
Imprint varies: Boston : Little, Brown, 1876-1883 ; New York : Banks & Bros., Law Publishers, 1884-1921 ; Washington : G.P.O., 1922-

Health, United States.

November 8, 2017
Rockville, Md. U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service National Center for Health Statistics, Washington, D.C. For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O.
v. 28 cm.

Health, United States, ... in brief.

November 8, 2017
Hyattsville, MD : U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics
v. ; 28 cm.

Blue versus purple : the U.S. Naval War College, the Soviet Union, and the new enemy in the Pacific

November 8, 2017
Friedman, Hal M., 1965- author.
Newport, Rhode Island : Naval War College Press, 2017.
xxxvi, 442 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 26 cm.
"This book is about the war-gaming activities of the Naval War College (NWC) in the late summer and fall of 1946 in Newport, Rhode Island ... [and] how the end of World War II and the beginning of the Cold War impacted the Naval War College in terms of changing its focus from Japan to the Soviet Union as the primary enemy in the Pacific Basin."--Preface

Iranian naval forces : a tale of two navies.

November 8, 2017
Washington, DC : Office of Naval Intelligence, 2017.
42 pages : illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm + 2 folded posters.
Shipping list no.: 2018-0011-P.
"Cleared for public release by Defense Office of Prepublication and Security Review (DOPSR Case 17-S-0836)."

Camp Pendleton : the historic Rancho Santa Margarita y Las Flores and the U.S. Marine Corps in Southern California : a shared history

November 8, 2017
Robertson, Breanne, author.
Quantico, VA : Marine Corps History Division, 2017.
vii, 104 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 23 x 23 cm
Shipping list no.: 2017-0393-P.
The Mexican War, 1846-48 -- The Mexican Revolution of 1910 -- Major General Joseph H. Pendleton and the origins of the Marines on the West Coast -- World War II, 1941-45 -- Post-World War II era, 1946-49 -- Korean War, 1950-53 -- Vietnam War, 1963-75 -- Post-Vietnam era, 1976-present -- Architectural features of the 1st Marine Division Headquarters, Building 1133 -- Architectural features of the Santa Margarita Ranch House National Historic Site -- Architectural features of las Las Flores Adobe National Historic Landmark -- Appendices -- Appendix A: Timeline -- Appendix B: U.S. Marine Corps general residents, Santa Margarita ranch house, 1947-2007 -- Appendix C: Commanders of Marine Corps activities, San Diego, California, 1914-42 -- Appendix D: Base commanding generals, Camp Pendleton, 1942-present -- Appendix E: Base Sergeants Major, Camp Pendleton, 1956-present -- Appendix F: Commanding generals of 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, 1941-present.

The Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps : 100 years of service to the nation, 1916-2016

November 8, 2017
Daugherty, Leo J., author.
[United States] : [GPO] ; [2017?]
110 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 x 30 cm
Shipping list no.: 2018-0004-S.
One hundred years ago President Woodrow Wilson signed the National Defense Act of 1916 establishing the Reserve Officers' Training Corps. Throughout the ensuring century, the United States and its Army faced numerous challenges both at home and overseas. Wars were fought against despotic foreign regimes, periodic economic downturns were endured, and U.S.-led peacekeeping operations contributed to enhanced global stability. Making a critical difference during all these times of peril were men and women who received their start in Army ROTC. History has proven those who participate in the program develop leadership and managerial skills that last a lifetime. This volume traces the proud history of Army ROTC from its 19th Century origins through the contemporary period. With over 600,000 graduates to its credit, Army ROTC arguably can be said to have had a lasting impact on virtually all elements of American society. Among its graduates may be found three former secretaries of state and a sitting Supreme Court justice. Few other American institutions can boast of similar success. The challenges currently facing America's Army are far different than those it had to address when the ROTC program first came into existence. But as Army ROTC enters its second century, it is well-positioned to continue to provide the talented leaders our Army and nation needs.--Inside jacket flap.

The Mexican Expedition, 1916-1917

September 15, 2017
Prieto, Julie Irene, author.
Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, United States Army, 2016.
71 pages : illustrations, color maps ; 22 cm.
Shipping list no.: 2017-0323-P.
"PIN : 106360-000"--Back cover.
Prieto examines the operation led by General John Pershing to search for, capture, and destroy Francisco "Pancho" Villa and his revolutionary army in northern Mexico in the year prior to the United States' entry into World War I. This campaign marked one of the final times cavalry was used on a large scale, and it was one of the first to use trucks and airplanes in the field. While Pershing's troops failed to capture Villa, both Regular Army troops and National Guardsmen stationed on the border gained valuable experience in these new technologies.

Designing resilient monetary policy frameworks for the future : a symposium

September 15, 2017
©2016
xxxi, 549 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
"A symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Jackson Hole, Wyo. Aug. 25-27, 2016."
Foreword / Esther L. George -- Introduction / Troy Davig -- The moderators : Peter Blair Henry, Kristin J. Forbes -- Opening remarks / Janet L. Yellen -- Pass-through efficiency in the Fed's new monetary policy setting / Darrell Duffie, Arvind Krishnamurthy ; Commentary / Minouche Shafik -- The case for unencumbering interest rate policy at the zero bound / Marvin Goodfriend ; Commentary / Marianne Nessén -- Evaluating monetary policy operational frameworks / Ulrich Bindseil ; Commentary / Jean-Pierre Danthine ; Commentary / Simon Potter -- Luncheon address : Fiscal policy, monetary policy and central bank independence / Christopher A. Sims -- The Federal Reserve's balance sheet as a financial-stability tool / Robin Greenwood, Samuel G. Hanson, Jeremy C. Stein ; Commentary / Randall S. Kroszner -- Funding quantitative easing to target inflation / Ricardo Reis ; Commentary / Laura L. Veldkamp -- Overview panel : The case for emerging market economies / Agustín Carstens -- The ECB's operational framework in post-crisis times / Benoît Coeuré -- Re-anchoring inflation expectations via 'quantitative and qualitative monetary easing with a negative interest rate' / Haruhiko Kuroda.

Picatinny : the first century

September 15, 2017
Owens, Patrick J., author.
Washington, DC : For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Publishing Office
410 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Shipping list no.: 2017-0365-P.

End of the saga : the maritime evacuation of South Vietnam and Cambodia

September 15, 2017
Muir, Malcolm, 1943- author.
© 2017
67 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Title from title page.
"© 2017 Naval Historical Foundation ... published by Naval History & Heritage Command in partnership with the Naval Historical Foundation."--Title page verso.
The collapse in I and II Corps -- The final curtain in Cambodia -- Preparation for the Saigon evacuation -- The exodus begins -- Refugees at sea -- Seaborne evacuation from Vietnam -- Passage to the Philippines -- Maritime refugees -- Succor in the Philippines and Guam -- The recovery of SS Mayaguez -- The Battle for Koh Tang -- Sidebars: VNN Captain Nguyen Xuan Son, 1975 -- The stalwart Sea Stallion -- South Vietnamese aircraft descend on the fleet -- A navy nurse hones her skills on Guam -- Henry B. Wilson (DDG-7).

Military Government in the Ryukyu Islands, 1945-1950

September 15, 2017
Fisch, Arnold G.
Washington, DC. : Center of Military History, U.S. Army : For sale by the Supt. pf Docs, U.S. GPO, 2016.
xiv, 353 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm.
Shipping List Date: 07/10/2017.
Shipping List #: 2017-0302-P.

Harold Brown : offsetting the Soviet military challenge 1977-1981

September 15, 2017
Keefer, Edward C. (Edward Coltrin), 1945- author.
Washington, DC : Historical Office, Office of the Secretary of Defense, 2017.
xix, 815 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Shipping list no.: 2017-0037-S.
"Secretary of Defense Harold Brown worked to counter the Soviet Union's growing military strength during the administration of President Jimmy Carter. The Soviet Union of the Carter years came closest to matching the United States in strategic power than at any other point in the Cold War. By most reckonings, the Kremlin surpassed the West in conventional arms and forces in Central Europe, posing a threat to NATO. In response, Brown--a nuclear physicist--advocated more technologically advanced weapon systems but faced Carter's efforts to reign in the defense budget. Backed by the JCS, the national security adviser, and key members of Congress, Brown persuaded Carter to increase the defense budget for the last two years of his term. The secretary championed the development and production of new weapons such as stealth aircraft, precision-guided bombs, and cruise missiles. These and other initiatives laid a solid foundation for the much-acclaimed Ronald Reagan defense revolution that actually began under Carter. The book also highlights Brown's policymaking efforts and his influence on President Carter as the administration responded to international events such as the Middle East peace process, the Iran revolution and hostage crisis, the rise of militant Islam, negotiations with the Soviets over arms limitations, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and the creation of a security framework for the Persian Gulf region. Other topics cover policy toward Latin America and Africa. The book is also a history of the Defense Department, including the continual development of the All-Volunteer Force and the organizational changes that saw improved policy formulation and acquisition decisions."--Provided by publisher.

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