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The Air Campaign: John Warden and the Classical Airpower Theorists - Giulio Douhet, Hugh Trenchard, Billy Mitchell, World War I Context, New World, British Empire, Continental Theories, Gulf War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 127,480. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study is first of all an effort to place a consequential airpower thinker in the context of the discourse.
Preparing for the Future: Developing an Adaptive Army in a Time of Peace, 1918-1941 - Between World War I and II, Fort Leavenworth Instruction, Large-Scale Maneuvers and Protective Mobilization Plan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
As the US Army transitions into a period of transformation, it is focusing its attention on becoming a more adaptable organization that can meet the challenges of an uncertain future. Faced with personnel and budget reductions, the Army is evaluating changes to its operational doctrine, organizational structure, leader development, and unit training in an effort to become more lethal.
The Last Battle - Letters May 1916 to Dec 1917
Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This fifth volume of Letters by John Seymour Lindsay takes us from the end of May 1916 to December 1917. From Bienvilliers to the presentation of his Distinguished Conduct Medal and Commission in the field, to the hell of the Battle of Gommecourt, hospitalisation, further training, heavy shelling resulting in his injury at Leuze Wood and final recuperation at Osborne House, Isle of Wight.
Hero at War - Letters Nov 1915 to Apr 1916
Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Fourth Volume of Letters takes us from November 1915 to the end of April 1916 and plots his journey up to Poperinghe again via Cassel, Bergues, Gezaincourt and Magincourt sur Canche and his rapid promotions to Corporal, Lance Sgt and Sgt, and to the offer of a commission. In mid March the London Gazette published his Citation for gallantry with the award of his Distinguished Conduct Medal.
A Giant in the Shadows: Major General Benjamin Foulois and the Rise of the Army Air Service in World War I - Beginnings of Military Aviation, War Department Buys Aeroplane, Foulois on Western Front
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,580. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this paper examines the military career of Maj Gen Benjamin Foulois to determine how his personal qualities and professional skill enabled him to rapidly build up and lead the air arm of the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) to victory in World War I.
Days of Wonder: Contributions to the Daily Express, 1966-1971
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 3. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 41,640. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
The subjects of these articles range from graphic descriptions of the battles of the Somme and Vimy Ridge, written on the fiftieth anniversaries of the battles, to essays on ecology and conservation – in particular, in support of banning the hunting of otters in the UK, and a trilogy of essays on the occasion of a congress of the World Wildlife Fund held in London in 1970.
The U.S. Air Service in World War I - Volume II - Early Concepts of Military Aviation, 1913 to 1919, Foulois, Mitchell, Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Observation Balloons, Area and Precision Bombing
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 252,010. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication is a collection of documents reflecting and illustrating various concepts of the functions of military aviation and ideas concerning the employment of aircraft as an instrument of warfare.
Cupid's War
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 37,440. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Cupid is the moving and inspiring true story of a war horse. Cupid had been a father’s gift to his 15-year-old son, and when war broke out father, son and horse found themselves facing the horrors of the conflict together. They did not all return. Martin Laurie is the grandson of the young man who owned Cupid and rode her to war.
Naval Aviation in World War I - Official Reference Source, Naval Aircraft, the Flying Bomb, Hewitt and Elmer Sperry, War Against the U-Boat, Navy's First Ace, Training at MIT and Yale
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,150. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Based on official sources as well as the recollections of participants, it is authoritatively presented through an interesting combination of official and personal accounts.
History of the Air Corps Tactical School 1920 -1940 - World War I, Langley Field, Maxwell Field, Air Corps Doctrinal Center, Precision Bombardment, Conflict with the War Department General Staff
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 140,830. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication examines the 1930s Air Corps Tactical School at Maxwell Field, Alabama.
Answering the Call: A Commemorative Tribute to Military Nursing in World War I - The U.S. Army Nurse Corps, 1917-1919 - Hospitals, Ambulances, Trains, African-American Nurses, Swine Flu Epidemic
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,740. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Gathered here for the first time is a rare and carefully chosen collection that depicts the rich and varied experiences of Army nurses during the First World War as recorded by U.S. Army Signal Corps photographers. Thanks to their diligent efforts, we have inherited a priceless legacy of the war as seen through their lens.
Spies of the First World War
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,010. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The use of spies during war has a very long history, going back to the beginnings of warfare itself. In The Art of War, which is believed to have been written in the sixth century BCE, the Chinese general and military strategist Sun Tzu wrote about the advantages to be gained from knowing your enemy and stressed the importance of cultivating those people who were in a position to spy on them.