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The United States Air Force and the Culture of Innovation, 1945-1965 - Missiles, Space Vehicles, ICBMs, von Karman, Schriever, RAND, MITRE, Titan, Atlas, Minuteman, Sputnik Crisis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 145,230. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This exceptional work demonstrates in fine detail how the application of systems management by the United States Air Force to its ballistic missiles and computer programs not only produced critical new weapons, but also benefited American industry.
Battle of Bailen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,780. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Battle of Bailen set Europe alight. For years the magnificent, tough and superbly equipped armies of Napoleon Bonaparte had marched unchecked across Europe. But at Bailen a French army was fought to a standstill and forced to surrender by a small Spanish force led by an inexperienced commander.
The Battle of Bosworth 1485 - and the Burial of King Richard III
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,040. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book dedicated to the Battle of Bosworth, the key turning point in the closing stages of the Wars of the Roses, together with the burial and rediscovery of the body of King Richard III.
The Battle of Bannockburn 1314
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book about the historic Battle of Bannockburn, the great triumph by Robert Bruce of Edward II of England that won independence for Scotland. The book is being released to mark the 700th anniversary of the battle and to coincide with the Scottish referendum on independence.
The Battle of Albuera 1811
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 20. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,600. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Key note: The Battle of Albuera was one of the bloodiest, and yet least decisive of the battles fought in the Peninsular War.
Biologically Fit: Using Biotechnology to Create a Better Soldier - Super Soldier, Posthumans, Bioconservatives, Bioprogressives, Transhumanists, JASON
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,470. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Scientists in the field have proposed ideas on how to neurologically and physically enhance soldiers at the genetic level. These developments may help build soldier resistance to battle fatigue, increase endurance, and enhance intelligence making soldiers more decisive on the battlefield.
Oporto 1809
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,610. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The Battle of Oporto was key early British victory in the Peninsular War that ensured that the troops commanded by Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) would not be driven out by the French any time soon.
The Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo was a savage affair, fought as part of the Peninsular War that pitched Britain’s Duke of Wellington against Napoleon’s French Marshals.
21st Century Essential Guide to the Military Equipment of North Korea: Illustrated Guide to North Korean Weapons including Artillery, Tanks, Airplanes, Armored Vehicles, Helicopters, Ships
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,960. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A superb Department of Defense publication, the Marine Corps Handbook providing an illustrated recognition guide to North Korean weapons.
Light Tanks | Military-Today.com
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern light tanks. It covers more than 20 combat vehicles from 12 countries and provides photos and basic information with specifications. It is easy to read and will be useful for people interested in military hardware. It is a great first step in identifying and researching light tanks. It is a bargain for rock solid information like this.
The Battle of Brighton 1377
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
In 1377 a powerful French fleet landed an army on the beach at Brighton - then a small fishing village known as Brighthelmstone. The village went up in flames and the French stormed inland to loot, plunder, murder and rape. The local militia mustered at Lewes under local knights and set out to attack the French and exact revenge. The climatic battle was fought just to the east of the modern town.
The Battle of Vimeiro
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,140. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
It was the Battle of Vimeiro that established the reputation of Sir Arthur Wellesley, later to be the Duke of Wellington.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 4 - Ground Systems - Tanks, including Russian, Chinese, U.S., Main Battle Tanks
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,450. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This illustrated Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world. This is the newest edition revised in 2011.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 2 - Ground Systems - Infantry Vehicles, including Russian, Chinese, U.S., German, Airborne, Armored
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,150. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This illustrated Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world. This is the newest edition revised in 2011.
Tank Transporters | Military-Today.com
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a great reference guide on modern military tank transporters. It covers military vehicles from all around the world and provides photos and basic information with specifications. It is easy to read and will be useful for people interested in military hardware. It is a great first step in identifying and researching tank transporters.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 7 - Ground Systems - Engineers, Mines, Command and Control, Information Warfare, Chemical, Biological, Nuclear
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world. Part Seven includes the section of Volume One covering engineers, mines, mine detectors, recon vehicles, command and control, information warfare, and CBRN.
Red Steel: Soviet Tanks and Combat Vehicles of the Cold War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2013 by Shilka Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Cold War never heated up, but if it had, the Soviet Union was ready. This reference work details 73 major Soviet war machines, from the 2P26 "Baby Carriage" - a deceptively light, Jeep-like vehicle mounting four anti-tank missiles - to the T-80U main battle tank with its advanced armour and electronic countermeasures.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 6 - Ground Systems - Artillery, including Russian, Howitzers, Cannon, Sensor Fuzed Munitions, Mortars
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,600. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world. Part Six includes the section of Volume One covering artillery, howitzer, towed guns, and other munitions.
The Sieges of Gerona 1808 / 1809
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
At Gerona in 1808 the French for the first time ran into a Spanish army that neither ran away nor surrendered. The epic defence of Gerona lasted for over a year and saw the French throw everything that they had at the old walls around the city. The Spanish fought back gallantly, using their bare hands when they ran out of ammunition.
Armored Personnel Carriers | Military-Today.com
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,750. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern armored personnel carriers (APCs). It covers more than 100 vehicles from 39 countries and provides photos and basic information with specifications. It contains information on current production vehicles as well as prototypes and latest developments. Some of these military machines are rear and it is likely that you have never heard of them before.