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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.
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.
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.
Perceptions of Airpower and Implications for the Leavenworth Schools: Interwar Student Papers (Art of War Paper) – History and Effectiveness of Command and General Staff School During the 1930s
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,220. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book evaluates interwar period US Army officer perceptions of aviation as expressed in student papers written as part of the Command and General Staff School during the 1930s. The evaluation compares student perceptions to period airpower theory and doctrine and applies that study to weigh-in on the broader debate over the effectiveness of Fort Leavenworth during the interwar period.
Over There with the AEF (American Expeditionary Force): The World War I Memoirs of Captain Henry C. Evans – French Campaigns Aisne-Marne, St. Mihiel, Meuse Argonne, Battle at the Front
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
To read this combined collection from the diary of Captain Henry Evans is to relive with him an important era in his life. Each page reflects his integrity, intelligence, courage and delightful sense of humor.
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.
Mission Command: Historical Roots of Mission Command in U.S. Army – Analysis of Generals Zachary Taylor, Ulysses S. Grant, and Pershing, Civil War, Vicksburg Campaign, World War I Expeditionary Forces
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Mission orders as described in ADP 6-0, are the foundation of mission command, because it sets the tone of a command climate. Mission orders tell a subordinate what to do and why he is doing it, but does not tell him how.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
WW1: Albert Ball: British Fighter Pilot. (Military Teenager Series).
Series: WW1 Military Teenager Series., Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 7,570. 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).
Series: WW2 Military Teenager Series.. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,560. 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.'

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