New Arrivals · Government Documents

September 16, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

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.

The Ordnance Department : planning munitions for war

September 15, 2017
Green, Constance McLaughlin, 1897-1975, author.
Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, United States Army, 2017.
xviii, 542 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.

Joining the Great War, April 1917-April 1918

July 17, 2017
Setzekorn, Eric B., author.
Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, United States Army, 2017.
75 pages : illustrations, color maps ; 22 cm.
Shipping list no.: 2017-0297-P.
"Cambrai 1917, Somme Defensive 1918."--Page 4 of cover.
Strategic setting -- The U.S. Army before the war -- American military and civilian leadership -- The amalgamation debate -- Mobilization of manpower -- Building the AEF, 1917 -- American soldiers begin arriving -- Training the AEF -- Men and materiel in the AEF -- The War Department : challenges and reform -- Strategic crisis on the Western Front -- The AEF joins the fight -- Analysis.
"Joining the Great War, April 1917-April 1918, by Eric B. Setzekorn, is the next installment in the U.S. Army Campaigns of World War I series, chronicling the first year of the American involvement in World War I. It briefly summarizes the prewar U.S. Army, the initial American reaction to the outbreak of war in Europe in 1914, and the factors that led to the U.S. declaration of war in April 1917. The narrative then examines how the U.S. Army transformed itself from a small constabulary force into a mass, industrialized army capable of engaging in modern warfare. The author covers stateside mobilization and training, the formation of the American Expeditionary Forces, and the slow buildup of American forces in France and concludes with U.S. soldiers helping to blunt the first phase of the 1918 German Spring Offensive"--Publisher's web site.

Harry E. Schwarz and the development of water resources and environmental planning : planning methods in an era of challenge and change

July 17, 2017
©2010
x, 442 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Shipping list no.: 2017-0284-P.
"©2010 David C. Major. Copyright is claimed in Chapters 1, 2, 10 and the Introductions to Chapters 3-9. Other copyrighted materials are used with permission, as described in the Acknowledgements."--Title page verso.
Introduction: The purpose and plan of the volume -- Harry E. Schwarz: personal biography -- The engineering background: water planning, hydrology, computers, and the Corps of Engineers from WWII to 1960 -- The development of planning methods: the Potomac study, the Susquehanna, and the Harvard Water Program -- New planning methods: the North Atlantic Regional (NAR) study -- The Northeastern United States water supply study -- Reflections on water and environmental planning -- New challenges: water quality, climate change and water supply, and groundwater contamination -- The university and overseas -- Overview and perspectives: Harry E. Schwarz and the development of water resources and environmental planning --Appendix 1. Personal chronology ("This personal chronology was prepared by Schwarz late in his career") -- Appendix 2. Bibliography ("This bibliography was prepared by Schwarz later in his career; minor changes have been made by the Editor for consistency") -- Appendix 3. List of personal memoirs and reminiscences -- Appendix 4. Engineer Profile: Interview with Harry E. Schwarz -- Appendix 5. Biographical sketches: Arthur Maass and Gilbert F. White.

Fourth arm of defense : sealift and maritime logistics in the Vietnam War

July 17, 2017
Mercogliano, Salvatore R., author.
Washington, D.C. : Naval History and Heritage Command, [2017]
78 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits ; 26 cm
Includes "Suggested Reading" (page 78).
The U.S. Merchant Marine and early sealift operations -- The buildup of forces -- Organizing the Trans-Pacific logistics operation -- Moving cargo onto and along the shore -- Merchant mariners under fire -- The drawdown -- The end of U.S. military operations in Southeast Asia -- Conclusion -- Sidebars. The Army's aircraft carrier: USNS Corpus Christi Bay -- The master of sealift : Vice Admiral Lawson P. Ramage -- The tragic saga of the SS Badger State -- The SS Columbia Eagle mutiny -- USNS Taluga and underway replenishment of the fleet -- Acronyms.
"This publication is the eighth in the series The U.S. Navy and the Vietnam War. The publication focuses on the sealift and logistic operations during the war and includes a number of photographs as well as sidebars detailing specific people and ships involved in the logistic operations."--Provided by publisher.

Decisions and orders of the National Labor Relations Board.

July 12, 2017
United States. National Labor Relations Board.
Washington : The Board : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1936-
v. ; 24-27 cm.
Supt. of Docs. class no. for Supplement to Table of cases decided is: LR 1.8/9:

Journal of the executive proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America.

July 12, 2017
United States. Congress. Senate.
Washington : Printed by order of the Senate of the United States (Washington : U.S. G.P.O.), 1828-
v. ; 24 cm.

Night combat.

June 30, 2017
Toppe, Alfred, 1904- author.
Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, 2017.
vi, 49 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Shipping list no.: 2017-0265-P.
"Facsimile edtion, 1982, 1986, 2017."
Principles of night combat -- Russian night combat methods -- German night combat methods -- Training.
"Combat operations and movements at night became increasingly prevalent as the war in the East dragged on. Initially untrained for such combat, the German Army developed night combat tactics and techniques out of necessity"--Publisher's website.

Charting a course : strategic choices for a new administration

June 30, 2017
Washington, D.C. : National Defense University Press, 2016.
xiii, 381 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm
Shipping list no.: 2017-0233-P.
"December 2016."
American grand strategy / R.D. Hooker, Jr. -- The future of conflict / T.X. Hammes -- U.S. defense policy and strategy / F.G. Hoffman -- The American defense budget 2017-2020 / Michael J. Meese -- National security reform / Christopher J. Lamb -- Weapons of mass destruction / John P. Caves, Jr. -- Countering terrorism / R. Kim Cragin -- Cyber policy / Janice M. Hamby and Thomas C. Wingfield -- Asia Pacific / James J. Przystup and Phillip C. Saunders -- The North Atlantic Treaty Organization and Europe / Charles L. Barry and Julian Lindley-French -- Russia / Peter B. Zwack -- The Middle East / Denise Natali -- South Asia / Thomas F. Lynch III -- Africa / Hilary Matfess -- Latin America / Craig A. Deare -- Central Asia / Theresa Sabonis-Helf -- The High North / David Auerswald.

Soil survey manual

June 30, 2017
[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, 2017.
xxix, 603 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm.
Shipping list no.: 2017-0026-S.
"Issued March 2017."
Chapter 1. Soil and soil survey -- Chapter 2. Landscapes, geomorphology, and site description -- Chapter 3. Examination and description of soil profiles -- Chapter 4. Soil mapping concepts -- Chapter 5. Digital soil mapping -- Chapter 6. Tools for proximal soil sensing -- Chapter 7. Soil survey data collection, management, and dissemination -- Chapter 8. Interpretations: the impact of soil properties on land use -- Chapter 9. Assessing dynamic soil properties and soil change -- Chapter 10. Subaqueous soil survey -- Chapter 11. Human-altered and human-transported soils -- Appendix 1. Official soil series description -- Appendix 2. Detailed map unit description -- Appendix 3. NCSS soil characterization database -- Appendix 4. Web soil survey.

Crime in the United States.

June 28, 2017
Washington, D.C. : Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Dept. of Justice : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O.,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Some copies published by commercial publishers such as: Bernan Press.
Also available at Main Library as depository document under Supt. of Docs. no.: P.D. J 1.14/7.

Pediatric surgery and medicine for hostile environments

June 1, 2017
Washington, DC : For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Publishing Office
xxv, 720, ci pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Shipping list no.: 2017-0204-P.
Accompanied by Broselow Pediatric Emergency Reference Tape in pocket and American Heart Association PALS Vital Signs in Children (2016) pocket reference card.

The Armed Forces officer

June 1, 2017
Swain, Richard M. (Richard Moody), 1943- author.
Washington, D.C. : National Defense University Press, 2017.
xi, 199 pages ; 23 cm
Shipping list no.: 2017-0226-P.
Foreword / General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. -- Preface / Major General Frederick M. Padilla -- The commission and the oath -- The profession of arms -- The officer in the profession of arms -- The officer at work: The ethical use of force -- The officer at work: Leadership -- The officer at work: Command -- The officer and society: The vertical dimension -- The officer and society: The horizontal dimension -- Service identity and joint warfighting -- The Armed Forces officer -- Appendix A: Founding documents -- Appendix B: Authorizing statues for the Armed Forces -- Appendix C: Service values of the Armed Forces -- Appendix D: Code of conduct for members of the United States Armed Forces.
In 1950, when he commissioned the first edition of The Armed Forces Officer, Secretary of Defense George C. Marshall told its author, S.L.A. Marshall, that "American military officers, of whatever service, should share common ground ethically and morally." In this new edition, the authors methodically explore that common ground, reflecting on the basics of the Profession of Arms, and the officer's special place and distinctive obligations within that profession and especially to the Constitution.

Adapt or fail : the United States Air Force's role in reconstituting the Iraqi Air Force, 2004-2007

June 1, 2017
Cully, George W., 1946- author.
Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama : Air University Press, Air Force Research Institute, 2017.
xiv, 149 pages ; 23 cm
Shipping list no.: 2017-0224-P.
"Published by Air University Press in February 2017."
Prior to its involvement with the Iraqi air force in 2004, the US Air Force (USAF) was relatively inexperienced in helping to create an air force for a partner nation. Usually the partner nation would already have an air force and the requisite infrastructure--only needing better airplanes, more training, or additional spare parts for the equipment already on hand. None of those conditions were present in Iraq when the Coalition Military Advisory Transition Team (CMATT) was tasked to create an air corps for what the Coalition Provisional Authority called the New Iraqi Army.

Schriever Air Force Base : a history in pictures

June 1, 2017
Saunders, Randolph J., author.
Washington, DC : For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Publishing Office
vii, 92 pages : illustrations (chiefly) color ; 23 x 31 cm
Shipping list no.: 2017-0224-P.
Cover title.

Journal of the Senate of the United States of America.

May 24, 2017
United States. Congress. Senate.
[Washington, D.C.? : U.S. G.P.O.,
v. ; 24-30 cm.
Vols. for <110-1 (2007)-114-1 (2015)> cover the <110th Congress, 1st session-114th Congress, 1st session>.
Shipping list no.: 97-0052-S.

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

May 23, 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-

House practice : a guide to the rules, precedents and procedures of the House.

May 23, 2017
Washington, D.C. : U.S. G.P.O. For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1996-
volumes ; 24 cm
Volume for 1996 by Wm. Holmes Brown ; 2003 by Wm. Holmes Brown and Charles W. Johnson ; 2011 by Wm. Holmes Brown, Charls W. Johnson and John V. Sullivan ; 2017- by Charles W. Johnson, John V. Sullivan and Thomas J. Wickham, Jr.

The FBI story.

May 3, 2017
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation, author.
Washington, DC : For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office
volumes : color illustrtations ; 28 cm

The surge, 2007-2008

May 2, 2017
Schlosser, Nicholas J., author.
Washington, DC : For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Publishing Office
95 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 22 cm.
Shipping list no.: 2017-0189-P.
"Iraq surge, 2007-2008."--page 4 of cover.

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