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Righteous Might: One Man's Journey Through War in the Pacific
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 70,970. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Righteous Might: One Man’s Journey Through War in the Pacific is based on the extraordinary memoirs of Leonard Gordon who served in the 6th Infantry Division in New Guinea and the Philippines in World War II, earning three bronze star commendations and three purple hearts. It fills a significant gap that exists in material covering the lesser-known Pacific campaigns of the U.S. Army.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Who’s Who of U.S. Army Military Intelligence - Biographies of Major Figures including Famous People and Celebrities from Alsop to Weinberger
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,310. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This is literally an A to Z "who's who" set of biographies of major figures in the history of Military Intelligence. Some of the prominent people in this comprehensive document: Charles F. Berlitz * John Birch * Aaron Burr * Alfred "Fred" Friendly * Henry Kissinger * Robert E. Lee * Walter Lippman * Douglas MacArthur * Tony Randall * Harriet Tubman * George Washington * Caspar Weinberger.
Secrets and Lies
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 38,000. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
If you can't trust your friends, who can you trust? Two friends, one is murdered leaving the other to find out why. His search for the truth will take him to places that he left behind long ago, it will test his relationship to the breaking point and force him to put his own life on the line, but will the answers he finds be worth the risk?
The Battle of Brisbane: Australia and America at War
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 104,170. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011 by BWM Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
For two days in November 1942, the city of Brisbane became a war zone when Australian servicemen attacked American troops. Drawing on eyewitness accounts and unpublished documents, the authors strip away the sentimental gloss to reveal the startling truth about the shameful 48 hours when the Allies went to war with each other.
Airpower Leadership on the Front Line: Lt Gen George H. Brett and Combat Command - World War II, Australia and Caribbean, Curtis LeMay, General MacArthur
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
With Airpower Leadership on the Front Line: Lt Gen George H. Brett and Combat Command, Douglas Cox makes a singular contribution to American airpower biography. George H. Brett certainly reached high rank, and only the most cynical and uninformed observer would judge his career a failure. Yet World War II did not propel him along the same career trajectory of a Curtis LeMay.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Counteroffensive - U.S. Marines from Pohang to No Name Line - Matthew Ridgway, Truman Fires MacArthur, Medical Helicopter Evacuation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,700. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official U.S. Marine Corps history provides unique information about important aspects of the Korean War, with material on the 1st Marine Division, Lt. General Matthew Bunker Ridgway, Truman fires MacArthur, medical helicopter evacuation, and the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing 1951.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - Closing In: Marines in the Seizure of Iwo Jima, Mount Suribachi, Kamikaze Pilots, Marine Zippo Tanks, MacArthur and Roosevelt, V Amphibious Corps
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The historic battles of the Marines in the Pacific War are recounted in this U.S. Marines history book. Some of the subjects covered include: Mount Suribachi, Kamikaze Pilots, Marine Zippo Tanks, MacArthur and Roosevelt, V Amphibious Corps.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume III: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1950 - 1951, The Korean War Part One - Attack and Response, MacArthur, Chinese Intervention
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 180,260. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
At the time it was fought, the war in Korea was unique in recent American military experience. Unlike World Wars I and II, which were vigorously prosecuted on the battlefield until the enemy surrendered unconditionally, the Korean conflict ended without clear-cut military victory for either side.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume III: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1951 - 1953, Korean War Part Two - Syngman Rhee, UN Command, Diplomatic Deadlock
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,400. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Korean War provided the first wartime test for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, acting as part of the machinery set up by the National Security Act of 1947 and its 1949 amendment. In this capacity, they provided strategic direction to the United Nations (UN) forces in the field and were the agency by which President Truman exercised overall control of war strategy.
The Yanks Are Starving
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 225,690. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
During the Great Depression summer of 1932, the nation teeters on the brink of revolution. A charismatic hobo leads twenty thousand homeless World War I veterans into Washington, D.C. to demand their service compensation. A historical novel of the political intrigue and betrayal that culminated in the only pitched battle ever fought between two American armies under the same flag.