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L'aéronaute embourbé by Bernard Viallet
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.
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 by Progressive Management
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.
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 by Progressive Management
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.
Armageddon's Lost Lessons: Combined Arms Operations in Allenby's Palestine Campaign - 1918 World War I Rout of Turkish Forces at Battle of Megiddo, Foreshadowing of German Blitzkrieg in World War II by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,520. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In September 1918, the Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) concluded its campaign in Palestine by routing the Turkish forces at the battle of Megiddo. In terms of surprise, concentration, and operational balance of forces, the culmination of the Palestine campaign was a foreshadowing of the German blitzkrieg used in World War II.
Windows on the Zeebrugge Raid 1918: With Rare Photographs of the Mole by Rachel Shirley
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.
Erik Larson's Dead Wake The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Summary by Ant Hive Media
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.
Toward the Great War: U.S. Army Operations and Mexico, 1865-1917 - Post Civil War Army, Intervention in the Mexican Revolution, Occupation of Veracruz of 1914, Punitive Expedition of 1916, World War I by Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,850. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » History » Military
As geographic neighbors, the United States and Mexico have experienced varying tension ever since each country was colonized, gained independence, and solidified its boundaries. Between the American Civil War and World War I, the U.S. Army conducted a wide variety of operations on the Mexican border that contributed heavily to the Army's organization and training as it entered World War I.
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 by Progressive Management
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.
WW1: Albert Ball: British Fighter Pilot. (Military Teenager Series). by Alex Devaney
Series: WW1 Military Teenager Series.. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Nonfiction » History » Military
Capt. Albert Ball (DSO & two Bars, MC & VC) was the first British flying ace in WW1 to achieve 44 aerial combat victories. He was a highly decorated pilot, who was bestowed with many honours during his short life, including the Croix de Chevalier Legion d'honneur from France, and the Order of St George from Russia. Albert had a major input over the Battle of the Somme and the Battle of Arras.
The Dam Busters. (Operation Chastise). by Alex Devaney
Series: WW2 Military Teenager Series. · WW1 Military Teenager Series.. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
A tribute to RAF No. 617 Squadron. The brave young men, who breached Germany's industrial dams in the Ruhr Valley in May 1943. 'Operation Chastise' was the most famous air operation in WW2. In 1955 the 'Dam Busters' film burst across cinema screens across the world to national acclaim. The daring exploits of Guy Gibson and Squadron 617 were forever immortalised as 'The Dam Busters.'
The Great Escapes of World War I - True Escape Stories of Prisoners of War From WWI by Freya Hardy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,470. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The principal countries that would go on to comprise both the Triple Entente (France, Russia and the United Kingdom), and the Triple Alliance (Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy) in World War I, signed this document, and so were bound by international law to abide by it.
WW1 British Sniper (WW1 Digital Military History Series: Book 1) by Alex Devaney
Series: WW1 Military Teenager Series.. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Arnold Crabtree was a WW1 British Sniper, who became a war hero at 21. During the Great War German snipers executed mass killings along the trenches of Flanders and France. The British army hit back with their own division of snipers. Arnold was a young mill worker from Rochdale, England, who sailed to France eager for action and adventure. This is his story.
Like a Thunderbolt: The Lafayette Escadrille and the Advent of American Pursuit in World War I - Sopwith Camel, American Pilots, Aces, William Thaw, Foulois by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,930. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication documents the advent of an American squadron, or "escadrille" within the French Air Force during World War I.
A Long Way To Tipperary? by Maurice Graffet Neal
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 78,450. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Maurice Neal was 15 when he joined the King's Royal Rifle Corps in 1906. By the time his regiment was shipped off to the Somme to fight at the Somme, he was a relatively experienced young sergeant. He and his men soon found themselves plunged into the full horror of trench warfare. This is his diary of that shocking time.
Cupid's War by Martin Laurie
Price: $5.50 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.
The First World War Fact Book by Scott Addington
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!
Women Marines in World War I - Recruiting, Enrollment, Housing, Uniforms, Pay, Assignments to Duty, Drill and Parades, Discipline, Social, Benefits, After the War by Progressive Management
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.
Tommies: No Man's Land by Steve Stone
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 36,360. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The First World War brought a new kind of horror for man to endure. Not only the constant threat of bullets, bombs and gas, but also living conditions that were so bad, if we had been animals today, the British Army would have been in trouble for animal cruelty. I was one of the lucky ones to survive the trenches when millions did not make it back home, from all sides.
The Deadliest Weapons of World War 1 by Andrew May
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The First World War, fought between 1914 and 1918, was one of the deadliest conflicts in history. More than 16 million people were killed. Soldiers were mown down by machine guns or they were choked to death by poison gas. Civilians were blown to pieces by bombs dropped from giant airships. Ocean liners were sunk by torpedoes, leaving passengers to drown in the icy waters of the Atlantic.
The Unprevented War - Why the First World War Was Fought by Bill Price
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,140. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The First World War was one of the defining events of the 20th century. It was supposed to be the war to end all wars but instead it had disastrous repercussions, some of which are still reverberating today. A direct line can be drawn from the end of the First World War to the rise of Nazi Germany and to the beginning of the Second World War.