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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.
Women Marines in World War I - Recruiting, Enrollment, Housing, Uniforms, Pay, Assignments to Duty, Drill and Parades, Discipline, Social, Benefits, After the War
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,940. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an informative illustrated history of women in the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) during World War One.
A Fleet in Being: Austro-Hungarian Warships of WWI
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011 by Shilka Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Illustrated with thirty photographs and drawings, this book provides a comprehensive and detailed listing of the ships that made up the Austro-Hungarian Navy, its operations, and the unique problems this unusual fleet faced, from contentious duelling parliaments to ships built by landlocked Hungary.
The Major Battles of the First World War
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The battles of World War I were fought on an unprecedented scale. Both sides made use of industrial technology to inflict horrendous numbers of casualties on the other and armies composed of millions of men confronted each other in cataclysmic encounters, the like of which had never been seen before.
Fivehead's Military Men
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the 1st World War, these are the stories of the men from a rural village in Somerset, who went to war, to do their duty. Many would not come home, others came home with injuries that would blight the rest of their lives. The Villagers did their part too; taking in refugees, helping to work the land for food and keeping the home fires burning.
The Development of Military Night Aviation to 1919 - Emergence of Night Bombing, Tactical and Strategic Bombardment, Foundations of Night Fighting, Reconnaissance, Voisin, Breguet, Sopwith, Caproni
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 148,020. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the development of military night aviation from its origins through the First World War. Emphasis is on the evolution of night flying in those countries which fought on the Western Front, namely France, Germany, Great Britain, and the United States.
Horror of War - Letters Feb 1915 to May 1915
Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Second Volume of Letters by John Seymour Lindsay takes us from his February 1915 journey to the trenches and the Barricade, injury and recuperation, his return to Ploegsteert and The Front, the horrors of trench and gas warfare, the Battle of St Julien in the Second Battle of Ypres, to his injury and visit to hospital in Rouen. Each vivid letter is accompanied by a full transcription.
Guide to the Career and Work of Rear Admiral Alfred Thayer Mahan - American Naval Strategy, Mahanian Doctrine, The Influence of Sea Power upon History Impact, Maritime Power, World War I, Nuclear Age
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 294,290. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces thirteen important government documents, reports, and studies dealing with the career and work of naval pioneer and strategist Rear Admiral Alfred Thayer Mahan.
Red Teaming: Past and Present - Case Studies: Field Marshal Slim in Burma, T.E. Lawrence in World War I, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Decision-Making Theory, Challenging Organization's Thinking
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 130,180. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study examines historical and contemporary uses of the core concepts of red teaming, and determine the value of using the concept of red teaming in decisionmaking.
Escape From Destiny
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,590. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by aois21 publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
Escape From Destiny was written as a tribute to the “Captain,” a horseman the author met as he learned to ride at the stables in Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC. This historical biography follows the Captain from his birth in Russia, out of the grips of communism, across the tundra of Siberia, through China and finally to the United States.
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.
Joining the Great War: April 1917 - April 1918, Army Campaigns of World War I Series - Army Before the War, Leadership of General Pershing, President Wilson, Building the AEF, Logistics Problems
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
An important history installment in the U.S. Army Campaigns of World War I series, this book chronicles the first year of the American involvement in World War I. It briefly summarizes the prewar U.S. Army, the initial American reaction to the outbreak of war in Europe in 1914, and the factors that led to the U.S. declaration of war in April 1917.
The First World War Fact Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,420. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
The First World War Fact Book offers up 1.568 facts on the war to end all wars. Split into nineteen sections including weapons, infantry battles, trench warfare, casualties, the main combatants and more, The First World War Fact Book gives a unique perspective on a war that shaped the 20th Century. Why are there 1,568 facts? Read the first fact in the book to find out!
A Crocus From Jerusalem
Series: DLE Military History. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
The diary of a 19-year-old soldier who survived the sinking of the troopship Transylvania in a U-boat attack and fought the Ottoman Turks in the Holy Land in World War One.
Foulois and the U.S. Army Air Corps 1931-1935: Air Mail Fiasco, Chief in Trouble, World War I, Billy Mitchell, Rickenbacker, MacArthur, FDR, Drum Board, B-7, B-9, B-10, B-12, B-17, DC-2, XB-15
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,590. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In this thoroughly researched and lucidly written volume, Lt. Col. John F. Shiner describes the Air Corps' effort to prepare the nation for war; to gain money, aircraft, and, even more important, independence; and to achieve a capability to wage aerial war.