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The Siege of Badajoz 1812
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 23. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,970. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The bloodiest siege of the Napoleonic Wars was the 1812 attack on Badajoz by Wellington’s British army in the Peninsular War. Not only were the casualties among combatants heavy, but the subsequent sack of the city saw brutality, murder and rape on an unprecedented scale.
Red Steel: Soviet Tanks and Combat Vehicles of the Cold War
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,000. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2013 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Salamanca 1812
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
For six weeks in the spring of 1812 Wellingston’s Anglo-Spanish army marched and countermarched across western Spain as it sought to find away past the French army of Marshal Marmont. Their chance came at Salamanca.
Oporto 1809
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,610. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Army Weapons Systems 2012 - Encyclopedic Reference to Everything from Satellites and Tanks to Small Arms and Ammunition, with Contractors Listed by System and Date
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,210. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This document, produced by the Army Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology office, provides an encyclopedic reference to hardware and systems used by today's Army.
The Battle of Barrosa
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 22. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Battle of Barrosa was an unexpected British victory in the Peninsular War. Caught strung out on the march on a mountain road by a superior French army, the British should have been annihilated, but instead gained a stunning victory.
The Retreat to Corunna
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Retreat to Corunna was a spectacular defeat for the British Army, yet it managed to save its reputation by carrying out one of the great fighting retreats of military history.
The Battle of Albuera 1811
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 20. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,600. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Key note: The Battle of Albuera was one of the bloodiest, and yet least decisive of the battles fought in the Peninsular War.
San Sebastian 1813
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
By the summer of 1813 the Peninsular War had reached a crisis. The Port of San Sebastian had to be captured, and captured fast if Wellington’s British armies were to avoid a humiliating retreat due to lack of supplies. But in San Sebastian was the wily French commander Louis Rey. The scene was set for a classic siege campaign.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Training Devices for Armywide Use - Mines, Landmines, IEDs, Ordnance, Unexploded Ordnance (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,800. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique publication describes training devices for the army of items such as mines, IEDS, and ordnance.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Fires - Army Doctrine Reference Publication No. 3-09, Warfighting, Defensive and Offensive Tasks, Brigades (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, Army Doctrine Reference Publication (ADRP) 3-09, Fires, is one of the ADRPs released under Doctrine 2015. ADRP 3-09 expands on the foundations and principles found in ADP 3-09.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: The Targeting Process - Field Manual 3-60 - Principles and Philosophy, Dynamic Targeting (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,040. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual describes the targeting process used by the United States Army.
The Battle of Vimeiro
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,140. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
It was the Battle of Vimeiro that established the reputation of Sir Arthur Wellesley, later to be the Duke of Wellington.
The Sieges of Gerona 1808 / 1809
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: 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.
Milestones in Strategic Arms Control, 1945-2000: United States Air Force Roles and Outcomes - Nuclear Weapons, SALT, Soviet Union, Reagan Years
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,070. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The history of the United States Air Force is fundamentally incomplete without recounting how the junior service has shaped various arms treaties and been shaped by them.
2012 Defense Acquisitions: Assessments of Selected Weapon Programs by the GAO - Army, Navy, Air Force Weapons Systems including UAS Programs, Missiles, Ships, F-35 JSF, Carriers, Space Fence
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,870. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is GAO’s annual assessment for 2012, issued in March 2012, of Department of Defense (DOD) weapon system acquisitions, an area that is on GAO’s high-risk list.
U.S. Army OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide, World Weapons Guide, Encyclopedia of Arms and Weapons - Vehicles, Recon, Infantry, Rifles, Rocket Launchers, Aircraft, Antitank Guns, Tanks, Assault Vehicles
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,350. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a spectacular guide to weapons organized by categories of equipment. This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) serves as a guide for use in training, simulations, and modeling, providing the basic characteristics of selected equipment and weapons systems readily available to the capabilities-based OPFOR.
Technology Horizons: A Vision for Air Force Science and Technology 2010-30 - Aircraft, Radar, Missiles, Satellites, Directed Energy, Launch Systems, ASAT, Cyber Systems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Technology Horizons: A Vision for Air Force Science and Technology 2010-30 concentrates on key science and technology focus areas for the US Air Force over the next two decades that will provide technologically achievable capabilities enabling the Air Force to gain the greatest us joint force effectiveness in 2030 and beyond.
Wernher von Braun: His Life and Work from German Missiles to the Saturn V Moon Rocket - An Expansive Compilation of Authoritative NASA History Documents and Selections
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,650. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
With extensive and informative excerpts gathered from over three dozen NASA history and reference publications, this unique compilation provides unprecedented insight into the life and work of Dr. Wernher von Braun on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth in 1912.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Martial Arts Close Combat - Marine Corps Reference Publication (MCRP) 3-02B (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,940. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides the tactics, techniques, and procedures of Marine Corps close combat.