New Arrivals · Government Documents

December 4, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Journal of the Senate of the United States of America.

December 3, 2018
United States. Congress. Senate.
[Washington, D.C.? : U.S. G.P.O.,
v. ; 24-30 cm.
Vols. for <83-1 (1953)-114-2 (2016)> cover the <83rd Congress, 1st session-114th Congress, 2nd session>.
Shipping list no.: 97-0052-S.

Precedents of the United States House of Representatives

November 20, 2018
Johnson, Charles W., III, author.
Washington, DC : U.S. Government Publishing Office, [2017]-
volumes ; 26 cm
Shipping list no.: 2018-0187-P.
"Covering precedents through the opening day of the 115th Congress and employing citations to the rules and to the House rules and manual of that Congress"--Volume 1, title page.

Register of debates in Congress : comprising the leading debates and incidents of the ... session of the ... Congress.

October 11, 2018
United States. Congress.
Washington : Printed and published by Gales & Seaton, 1825-1837.
14 volumes ; 26 cm
"Together with an appendix, containing the most important state papers and public documents to which the session has given birth: to which are added, the laws enacted during the session, with a copious index to the whole" (varies slightly).

Congressional record : proceedings and debates of the ... Congress.

October 8, 2018
United States. Congress.
Washington : Govt. Print. Off., 1874-
v. : ill. ; 30 cm.
Shipping list no.: 97-0032-S.
Beginning with the 80th Congress, 2nd session (Mar. 1947) includes section called: Daily digest.

St. Mihiel 12-16 September 1918

October 1, 2018
Carter, Donald A., 1955- author.
Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, United States Army, 2018.
63 pages : illustrations, color maps ; 22 cm.
Shipping list no.: 2018-0344-P.
The St. Mihiel salient, created during the initial German invasion in 1914, had withstood multiple French efforts to regain the territory. Yet even though the Germans had established strong defensive positions around St. Mihiel and its neighboring villages and towns, the salient was highly vulnerable to attack and was an optimal target for a potential American operation. Until this point in the war, members of the American Expeditionary Forces had not fought in a formation larger than a corps, and then only under French or British leadership. Now, as part of the American First Army under General John J. Pershing, they prepared to launch an offensive that would demonstrate to the Allies and the Germans alike that the Americans were capable of operating as an independent command. The AEF's successful efforts in the St. Mihiel Offensive, and the hard-won operational and tactical lessons that it learned during the battle, helped set the stage for the grand Allied offensive that would seize the initiative on the Western Front and blaze a path toward ultimate victory in the war.

Operation Torch : the American amphibious assault on French Morocco, 1942

October 1, 2018
Lohse, Alexandra, author.
Washington, DC : Naval History and Heritage Command, Department of the Navy, [2018]
54 pages : illustrations, maps; 21 cm.
Shipping list no.: 2018-0343-P.
Strategic setting -- French North Africa in 1942 -- Planning Torch -- Torch logistics -- Joint planning and preparations at Hampton Toads -- Commanders' call before crossing -- The Atlantic crossing -- Operation Torch landings: Safi -- Operation Torch landings: Fedala -- Operation Torch landings: Mehdia-Port Lyautey -- The Mediterranean landings: summary of center and eastern task forces -- Analysis.

The very few, the proud : women in the Marine Corps, 1977-2001

October 1, 2018
Anderson, Nancy P., author.
Quantico, Virginia : History Division, United States Marine Corps, 2018.
ix, 265 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits (some color) ; 28 cm
Shipping list no.: 2018-0358-P.
This history follows and examines both the expanding opportunities for women in the Marine Corps and the fading cultural gender distinctions in the last quarter of the twentieth century. The work is derived from official documents and personal files, interviews, conversations, letters, newspaper articles, Internet access to research archives, and hundreds of email submissions from current and former Marines. The generation of women described in this history proved themselves in every clime and place, including in command and in combat. Women choose to be Marines for the same reasons as men: duty to country, opportunity, adventure, escaping hardship, or to grow as a person. This history takes us to the start of the twenty-first century.--Provided by publisher.

Congressional pictorial directory.

June 8, 2018
United States. Congress.
Washington : U.S. G.P.O. : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O.,
v. : ports. ; 15 cm.
Compiled under the direction of the Joint Committee on Printing.

Economic report of the President transmitted to the Congress.

June 8, 2018
United States. President.
Washington : G.P.O. : For sale by Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1950-
v. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Some issues distributed to depository libraries in microfiche.
Reports for 1950-1953 include: The annual economic review by the Council of Economic Advisers (July issue has title: The economic situation at midyear); 1954- include: The annual report of the Council of Economic Advisers (title varies slightly).
Represents the annual report of the President's Council of Economic Advisers. Appendix B contains historical tables (from 1959 or earlier) on aspects of income (national, personal, and corporate), production, prices, employment, investment, taxes and transfers, and money and finance.

Inspiring innovation

June 7, 2018
Crosby, Robert, Jr., 1974- author.
Washington, DC : For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office
v, 197 pages : illustrations, portraits (chiefly color) ; 23 cm.
Shipping list no.: 2018-0145-P.
"January 2018"--Title page verso.
History of African American admirals in the US Navy--Provided by publisher.

The legacy of Belleau Wood : 100 years of making Marines and winning battles, an anthology

June 7, 2018
Washington, DC : For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Publishing Office
xi, 349 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Shipping list no.: 2018-0226-P.
The rise of the early modern Marine Corps and World War I / Paul Westermeyer -- Military professionalism: the case of the U.S. Marine officer corps, 1880-1898 / Jack Shulimson -- Teddy Roosevelt and the Corps' sea-going mission / Jack Shulimson and Graham A. Cosmas -- Defining the duties of the United States Marine Corps / President Theodore Roosevelt -- Marine Corps officers' physical fitness / President Theodore Roosevelt -- A plea for a mission and doctrine / Major John H. Russell -- Barnett letter to Oliver / Major General Commandant George Barnett -- Authorization to enroll women Marines / Josephus Daniels, Secretary of the Navy -- The Great War crucible / Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons -- Through the wheat to the beaches beyond: the lasting impact of the Battle for Belleau Wood / General Charles C. Krulak -- Clifton Bledsoe Cates biography -- The lessons of World War II and Korea / Paul Westermeyer -- Value of aviation to the Marine Corps / Major Alfred A. Cunningham -- Advanced base operations in Micronesia, FMFRP 12-46 / Major Earl H. Ellis -- The U.S. Marine Corps, amphibious capabilities, and preparations for war with Japan / David J. Ulbrich, PhD -- The role of marine and shore-based naval air at Guadalcanal: some lessons for today / Major Philip F. Shutler -- Letter from Smith to Cates on Chosin Reservoir / Major General Oliver P. Smith -- Equitatus caeli / Colonel Keith B. McCutcheon -- The "afloat-ready battalion": the development of the U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Amphibious Ready Group/Marine Expeditionary Unit, 1898-1978 / Colonel Douglas E. Nash Sr. -- Merritt Austin Edson biography -- The manpower renaissance / Paul Westermeyer -- The impact of Project 100,000 on the Marine Corps / Captain David A. Dawson -- Pathbreakers: dealing with race - the 1970s / Fred H. Allison, PhD, and Colonel Kurtis P. Wheeler -- Truly a "new Corps" / Larry James -- Your forever experience / Robert Church -- Emphasis on professionalism for a new generation of Marines / General Louis H. Wilson -- The personnel campaign issue is no longer in doubt / Lieutenant General Bernard E. Trainor -- Frank E. Petersen Jr. biography -- The operational and educational renaissance / Paul Westermeyer -- General Alfred M. Gray's training and education letter -- Warfighting, Fleet Marine Forces Manual 1 philosophy of command -- The NCO and maneuver warfare / / Captains William H. Weber IV and David J. Furness -- Expeditionary airfields / Major General Terrence R. Dake -- It's not nice and neat / Lieutenant General Anthony C. Zinni -- The Crucible: building warriors for the 21st century / General Charles C. Krulak -- Preparing the Marine Corps for war / General Charles C. Krulak -- Up to the challenge: women's training in today's Marine Corps / Colonel Nancy P. Anderson -- 1st Marine Division (Rein) commanding general's message to all hands / Major General James N. Mattis -- An open letter to the "young turks" / Lieutenant General Robert B. Neller -- Anthony C. Zinni biography -- Appendix. Historiography for Marines: how Marines should read and understand history / Paul Westermeyer.
In the summer of 2017, the newly arrived president of Marine Corps University, Brigadier General William J. Bowers, ordered a lecture series, "The Legacy of Belleau Wood: 100 Years of Making Marines and Winning Battles." The series would include four lectures, and it was to be supported by an anthology produced by History Division, providing readings to the students on the topics each lecture would cover. The intent was to produce an anthology of lasting worth to Marines, broadly depicting keystone moments in the history of the Corps during the century following the Battle of Belleau Wood. This volume presents a collection of 36 extracts, articles, letters, orders, interviews, and biographies. The work is intended to serve as a general overview and provisional reference to inform both Marines and the general public of the broad outlines of notable trends and controversies in Marine Corps history--Provided by publisher.

The International Space Station : operating an outpost in the new frontier

June 7, 2018
Houston, Texas : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, [2017]
xxxi, 402 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Shipping list no.: 2018-0171-P.
Looks at the operations of the International Space Station from the perspective of the Houston flight control team, under the leadership of NASA's flight directors, who authored the book. The book provides insight into the vast amount of time and energy that these teams devote to the development, planning and integration of a mission before it is executed. The passion and attention to detail of the flight control team members, who are always ready to step up when things do not go well, is a hallmark of NASA human spaceflight operations. With tremendous support from the ISS program office and engineering community, the flight control team has made the International Space Station and the programs before it a success.

Combat operations : staying the course, October 1967 to September 1968

March 12, 2018
Villard, Erik B., author.
Washington, DC : For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Publishing Office
xxv, 748 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm
Shipping list no.: 2018-0104-P.
"PIN : 202298-000"--page 4 of cover.
A question of momentum -- Opening moves: Battles north and west of Saigon -- Protecting the Heartland -- Operations in the Mekong Delta -- Across the Central Highlands -- Defending the Central Coast -- Reinforcing I Corps -- The gathering storm -- Tet unleashed -- Saigon embattled -- Mekong firestorm -- Fighting in the Northern Provinces -- Reverberations -- The allies strike back -- To Khe Sanh and the A Shau -- The general offensive renewed -- Mini-Tet in Saigon -- A summer of attrition -- Thwarting the third wave -- An evolving war.
Staying the Course describes the twelve-month period when the Viet Cong and their North Vietnamese allies embarked on a new and more aggressive strategy that shook the foundations of the South Vietnamese state and forced the United States to reevaluate its military calculations in Southeast Asia.--Provided by publisher.

Magnificent mavericks : transition of the Naval Ordnance Test Station from rocket station to research, development, test, and evaluation center, 1948-58

March 8, 2018
Babcock, Elizabeth, 1938-
Washington, DC : Naval Historical Center and the Naval Air Systems Command, 2008.
xxx, 618 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.

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.

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