Books tagged: military history

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Who Stole the Train?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This short, nonfiction semi-biographical story from WWII tells of an Army Officer and five enlisted men racing the Russians to capture a Japanese experimental laser cannon. The weapon is located on a cliff overlooking the Sea of Japan. Read this entertaining account to find out who ultimately won the race and the extremes they went to in order to complete their mission!
Principles of War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2010 by Maestro Eros. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Completed 10-17 years before Clausewitz' "On War", "Principles of War" can be useful in understanding the development of the general's thought, deeper insight into "On War", or just as a primer on Clausewitz' thought. This new translation includes most of Clausewitz' classic, with the exception of archaic and purely tactical diagrams.
The Complete Chronicle of the Emperors of Rome; Vol. 1
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,200. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Few books before have explored the exploits and notorious antics of Rome's imperial dynasties in such readable detail—a record of the often brutal but fascinating lives of the ancient world's most powerful rulers. This eBook edition of the praised 2005 hardback has web-links to illustrations, genealogy and maps. Vol.1: from Augustus to Carinus (63 BC–AD 285. "A joyride of a read."
The Complete Chronicle of the Emperors of Rome; Vol. 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,940. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Few books before have explored the exploits and notorious antics of Rome's imperial dynasties in such readable detail. Exhaustive research brings to life the fascinating lives of the ancient world's most powerful rulers. This eBook edition of the praised 2005 hardback has web-links to numerous illustrations and maps. Vol.2: from Diocletian to Justinian (AD 285–565). "This book is a must."
Last Hurrah for an Evil Empire
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,820. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2010 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
As the sun begins to set on the Soviet Union, desperation slowly grips this once great empire's staunchest champions. This is the story of the courageous few who fight to hold off that final sunset, and of the American counter-intelligence operatives who bring the Cold War to end game. When a country calls, some give all....
Brandy: Portrait Of An Intelligence Officer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,360. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This book will take you along on a historical odyssey throughout the world and into many little-known and unpublished events that explain, for better or for worse, why the world situation is what it is today. Frank M. “Brandy” Brandstetter’s incredible life is as an exemplar to the generations to follow as they take up their flag and rendezvous with destiny.
The Art of Horsemanship: Xenophon and Other Classical Writers (Equestrian / Dressage)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,610. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
This is a new English translation by Dr. A. Nyland. Xenophon (430-354 BC) was an ancient Greek soldier. "Art of Horsemanship" is his work on selecting and educating horses. This book also includes excerpts by Aristotle, Columella, Diogenes Laertius, Herodotos, Juvenal, Livy, Pliny the Elder, Simon of Athens, Suetonius, Theomnestus, Virgil, and two of Xenophon's other works mentioning horsemanship.
Seven Sisters
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Series: Seven Sisters, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,090. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
In an intact 9th Century Roman Empire one man has the chance to fight one battle to bring an end to civil war. To besiege the most highly fortified city in the empire, its seven forts and water defences. Thanks to his devious emperor, he hasn’t got enough troops or enough time but he must win for the empire, and use the new weapons at his disposal. He can do this, but can he do it in time?
Art of War: Strategy Unleashed
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,750. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
The practical guide for business administration to understanding one of the oldest and most mysterious texts humanity has produced.
Sangin - A Glance through Afghan Eyes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,430. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The British Army handed over responsibility for Sangin District to US Marines in late 2010. Set in the heart of Afghanistan's Helmand Province, UK forces left that troubled town after four bloody years fighting against a determined and ruthless insurgent threat. This is the story of Sangin as it was in the summer of 2009, told from a foreigner's perspective, but seen through Afghan Eyes.