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1914 --- A Tale of Two Nations: Canada, U.S. and World War I - Part one
Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
In Part one, 1914, the war begins. Canada is proud to contribute to the war effort while the United States declares its neutrality.
1917 -- A Tale of Two Nations: Canada, U.S. and WW1 Part 4
Price: Free! Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
In Part four, 1917, the Battle of Vimy Ridge often is called Canada’s coming of age, but is that how contemporary newspapers viewed the victory? Meanwhile, not long after his second inauguration, President Woodrow Wilson, following years of pledging American neutrality, declares war on Germany.
1915 -- A Tale of Two Nations: Canada, U.S. and WWI Part 2
Price: Free! Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In Part Two, spring of 1915 is consumed with two traumatic events. The Canadian Expeditionary Force passes its trial by fire, entering battle for the first time and winning glory while becoming victims of a chlorine gas attack. A month later, the United States is shocked that German submarine warfare has killed civilians.
L'aéronaute embourbé
Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: French. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Au début de l’autre siècle, Jules Viallet, adepte du plus léger que l’air, consacre tout son temps libre à sa passion : voler. Titulaire d’un des premiers brevets de pilote de ballon à gaz, il multiplie les vols au-dessus de la région parisienne et au-delà. En août 1914, il se retrouve incorporé comme sergent fourrier dans l’armée de terre, au 33ème R.I.
How Canada Won the Great War
Price: $5.79 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
For nearly 100 years Canada's role in ending WWI sooner than anyone thought possible has gone largely unrecognized. The Canadian Corp led by unlikely citizen soldier, Arthur Currie, became the premiere fighting force on the Western Front. Canadian soldiers hailed from hard scrabble farms and logging camps. Their natural survival and hunting instincts were exactly what the Great War required.
Erik Larson's Dead Wake The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a Summary of Erik Larson's #1 New York Times Bestseller Dead Wake The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Gripping and important, Dead Wake captures the sheer drama and emotional power of a disaster whose intimate details and true meaning have long been obscured by history.
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.
John A. Lejeune, The Marine Corps' Greatest Strategic Leader - USMC Commandant, Amphibious and Expeditionary Warfare, Military After World War I, Greatest of All Leathernecks, Marine's Marine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,500. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
During his tenure as Commandant, General Lejeune would make visionary decisions that not only changed the culture of the Marine Corps, but would also lay the foundation for the development of amphibious warfare that set the groundwork for the successes enjoyed during World War II and beyond. His far reaching actions are still felt in the Marine Corps today.
Back to War - Letters Jun 1915 to Oct 1915
Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Third Volume of Letters by John Seymour Lindsay takes us from the end of May to the end of October 1915. The Letters describe his release from Hospital and journey to London for a quick marriage, to training in Rouen, St Omer and Calais before moving up to the Belgium border and Cassel, Bourgbourg, Bergues, Wormhout and Watten, in preparation for a new excursion to The Front.
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.
Transformational Leaders and Doctrine in an Age of Peace: Searching for a Tamer Billy Mitchell - John Lejeune, Marine Corps Commandant, Admiral William Moffett, Fundamentally Redefining Air Doctrine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,840. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study is about three interwar transformational American military leaders: Maj Gen John A. Lejeune, Marine Corps Commandant; Admiral William A. Moffett; and William "Billy" Mitchell. This 20-year interlude between the world wars marked a time of great social, economic, political, and technological change in the developed world.
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.
Windows on the Zeebrugge Raid 1918: With Rare Photographs of the Mole
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Learn about the drama of the Zeebrugge Raid of 1918., inspired by rare photographs of the Mole and its coast.. An easy read of a disastrous event. With photos taken by German naval officers.
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.
Honor Roll, WWI, The Winners of the Medal of Honor, 1917-1918
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book is the honor roll of the men who won the Medal of Honor in World War One.
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.
Ready for War - Letters Sep 1914 to Feb 1915
Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This First Volume of Letters by John Seymour Lindsay takes us from enlistment in the London Rifle Brigade, training in the City, to Southampton and embarkation for Le Havre. After training in France, JSL describes his journey to the Ploegsteert Sector in Belgium, working three days in a week at The Barricade and building the Front Line trenches. Each letter is accompanied by a full transcription.
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.

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