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Marconi Radio Officer
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Price: $7.96 USD. Words: 24,330. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
The story of my father who joined the Merchant Navy as a Radio Officer in November 1939 at just under 18 years old. The ships he sailed on, the convoys they sailed with, the losses on the convoys and the ports visited are all in the story. Details of the Canadian escort corvettes are given along with images of notable corvettes and all of my fathers ships .
Terrorism and WMD in the Contemporary Operational Environment (U.S. Army TRADOC G2 Handbook 1.04) - CBRN Threat, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Chemical, Biological, Nuclear, Dirty Bomb
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,610. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Understanding terrorism and weapons of mass destruction (WMD) span foreign and domestic threats in strategy, tactics, and targets in a full spectrum contemporary operational environment (COE).
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Tactical Radio Operations (FM 6-02.53) - Networks, Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations, HF and VHF, Ground and Airborne, Ultra HF, Tactical Satellite, SINCGARS
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 122,210. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This field manual (FM) serves as a reference document for tactical radio systems. It also provides doctrinal procedures and guidance for using tactical radios on the modern battlefield.
Health Service Support - Joint Chiefs of Staff Joint Publication 4-02 - Surgeon's Office, Casualty Management, Medical Logistics, Force Health Protection, Combat Operations, Special Operations Forces
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 137,120. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication provides doctrine for the planning, preparation, and execution of health service support across the range of military operations.
USAF Medical Support for Special Operations Forces Tactical Doctrine - Air Force Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures 3-42.6 - SOF Operational Medical, Logistics, War Reserve Material, Training
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,960. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Special operations missions are conducted by specially organized, trained and equipped military forces to achieve military, political, economic or psychological objectives by unconventional means in hostile, denied, or politically sensitive areas.
Bowe Bergdahl: A U.S. Soldier imprisoned by the Taliban
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Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Bowe Robert Bergdahl (born March 28, 1986) is a United States Army soldier who was held captive by the Taliban-aligned Haqqani network in Afghanistan from June 2009 until his release in May 2014. The circumstances under which Bergdahl went missing and how he was captured by the Taliban have since become a subject of intense media scrutiny.
Tribal Militias: An Effective Tool to Counter Al-Qaida and its Affiliates? The Iraqi Experience, Sahwa, Patron-Client Relationship, ISIS Onslaught, Yemen, Taking the Fight to al-Qaeda, Golden Swords
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,120. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Most of the local societies in which Al-Qaida and its affiliates and offshoots operate in the Middle East and Africa have a predominantly tribal or at least have a strong tribal component (Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Mali, and Sinai).
Terror Operations: Case Studies in Terrorism (TRADOC Handbook) Tokyo Subway Sarin Attack, Murrah Building Oklahoma Bombing, Khobar Towers, USS Cole Bombing, London Bombs 2005, Beslan Hostage Crisis
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 109,150. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Terror Operations: Case Studies in Terrorism is a U.S Army handbook that presents several terrorist incidents in a case study methodology. This document provides an introduction to the nature of terrorism and recognition of terrorist threats to U.S. military forces.
U.S. Army Irregular Opposing Forces (OPFOR): Insurgents, Guerrillas, Criminals, Noncombatants, Terrorism, Functional Tactics, Techniques, Procedures, Hybrid Threat for Training
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 138,820. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The three primary categories of irregular forces portrayed by the OPFOR are insurgents, guerrillas, and criminals. These actors may operate separately or in conjunction with one another and/or combined with regular military forces as the Hybrid Threat (HT) for training.
History of the U.S. Army 7th Armored Division in World War II: From the Beaches to the Baltic and Roll out the Barrel, Drive through France, Chartres, Reims, Verdun, Seine, Battle Against the Nazi SS
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,970. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This exclusive World War II history ebook presents two rarely seen illustrated histories of the 7th Armored Division and its heroic exploits in the liberation of France from the Nazis.
The Admiral Graf Spee
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The captain of the Admiral Graf Spee requested 15 days to make repairs to his pocket battleship. The Graf Spee sustained damage after it was shelled by three British cruisers in Uruguay. In the end the German warship was forced to leave Montevideo by government officials of the South American country. Captain Langsdorff talked with Adolph Hitler before he scuttled his ship and took how own life.
U.S. Army Ranger Handbook (SH 21-76) - Leadership, Operations, Fire Support, Demolitions, Movement, Patrols, Drills, Mountaineering, Machine Gun, Convoy, Urban Operations, Survival, Aviation
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,330. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The history of the American Ranger is a long and colorful saga of courage, daring, and outstanding leadership. It is a story of men whose skills in the art of fighting have seldom been surpassed.
The Real Military Volume One of Two
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 290,660. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
I am a veteran with an epic, heroic, fantastic, jaw-dropping story to tell. As a CSM with a top-secret security clearance, I have access to all major command Blotter-Reports, the Early Bird News, the Library of Congress & military museums. This is a compilation of the most interesting stories I could find. Most of this information has never been released to the public.
New York, NY October 29, 1943 A Royal Canadian Air Force Cadet Is Charged With First-Degree Murder...
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Wayne Lonergan was charged with first-degree murder after his wife was found dead of bludgeoning/strangling on a Sunday morning in late October 1943. An heiress to a beer fortune Patricia Burton Lonergan was buried in Brooklyn during the time that Lonergan was being interrogated for nearly 80 hours. There are many questions as to whether Lonergan was guilty. He was paroled from Sing Sing in 1967.
'Royal Marines' 350 Years
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Price: Free! Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
'Royal Marines' 350 Years, is a brief history of the Royal Marines that were formed on 28th October 1664 by King Charles II. It describes some of its history up to the present day. Along with its traditions that have moulded Royal Marines into what has always been one of the finest fighting military forces in the world.
American Military History: A Selected Bibliography - Doctrine, Strategy, Tactics, Profiles of Command, Law of War, Lessons Learned, Rules of Engagement, Transformation and Reform, Study of History
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,630. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
History is one of the curriculum themes at The U.S. Army War College. The purpose of this bibliography is to introduce some of the resources as a starting point from which students can begin research according to their specific needs.
The Making of Operation Dumbo Drop
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Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Antenna Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Jim Morris (author of War Story) published his story about the making of the Disney movie, Operation Dumbo Drop, starring Danny Glover and Ray Liotta, about the efforts of the Green Berets in transporting elephants (hence "Dumbo") via helicopter over the Vietnamese jungle while the war was going on. Pretty crazy...and based on a real event! Turns out making the movie was every bit as difficult.
Guide to Arctic Security and American Military Implications of Climate Change - Reemergence of the Arctic as a Strategic Location, Taking Command, Managing the Arctic Thaw, Future Naval Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,130. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
Eight military reports and documents provide unique insights into Arctic security issues and American military implications of climate change.
Breaking the Ice: Potential U.S. - Russian Maritime Conflict in the Arctic - Disputed Areas, Lomonosov Ridge, Bering Strait, Beaufort Sea, Northwest Passage, Hans Island, NATO Perspective, UNCLOS
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,480. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
While war in the Arctic appears unlikely at present, this thesis analyzes why an escalation of territorial and resource disputes in the Arctic up to and including the use of force cannot and should not be ruled out.
The Conflicts in Yemen and U.S. National Security - Yemeni Regional Politics and Saudi Arabia, Drones, Qat Chewing, al-Qaeda, War on Terror, Houthi Tribesmen Rebellion, Zaydi Shiite Sect, Kleptocracy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,580. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Yemen is not currently a failed state, but it is experiencing huge political and economic problems that can have a direct impact on U.S. interests in the region. It has a rapidly expanding population with a resource base that is limited and already leaves much of the current population in poverty.