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Great Commanders: Seven Leaders Who Changed the World - Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Napoleon Bonaparte, Admiral Horatio Nelson, John Pershing, Erwin Rommel "The Desert Fox", Curtis LeMay
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,630. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume begins with Alexander the Great, who wielded perhaps the finest army ever to wage war prior to the advent of gunpowder, and whose tactical and operational prowess bordered on genius.
Landser: One German Soldier’s Story of the War on the Eastern Front
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 27,370. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Landser was the name used for the lower ranks of the German Army. Often overlooked by the more glamorous Lutfwaffe or Kreigsmarine, or even be at the cutting edge technology wise. But, the German infantry played a huge part in the success of Germany in the opening and later battles. They provided the strength and staying power for the German war machine.
Into the Darkness
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,740. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by David Vernon. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
"Into the Darkness" is the true story of a young Australian thown into the crucible of the air war over Europe. Navigator, Arthur Hoyle, discovers the excitement, the comraderie and the fear of being part of Bomber Command. This book dramatically recreates the the trials of air crews over the dark skies of Europe — where the chance of surviving the full ‘tour’ was very low.
Irma Grese Angel Of Death At Bergen-Belsen And Oswiecim Concentration Camps
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » Military
Irma Grese was an abominable woman who looked like she might have been a fashion model. Born in 1923 she attended school until she found employment in agriculture for a time. Unable to succeed as a nurse, she was sent to Auschwitz and later to Bergen-Belsen and Oswiecim Concentration Camps. That a woman so young could be so diabolical is truly incredible! I have recounted her crimes in my e-book.
Shot Down
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 84,930. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Winner of 25 national book awards, SHOT DOWN is set within the framework of World War II and recounts the dramatic experiences of each member of a ten man B-17 bomber crew after their plane, piloted by the author's father, was knocked out of the sky by German fighters over Belgium in 1944 and about the courageous Belgian people who risked their lives to help them.
A War of Their Own: Bombers over the Southwest Pacific - World War II Fifth Air Force Air War, General George Kenney, U.S. Army Air Forces (AAF)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Captain Matt Rodman's book is an intriguing study of a moment in history when combat airpower played a key role in achieving victory. He expertly recounts how Fifth Air Force quickly developed new tactics and procedures that "saved the day."
General Kenney Reports: A Personal History of the Pacific War - General Douglas MacArthur, World War II, Bismarck Sea, Philippines, Leyte, Okinawa and the Kyushu Plan, Australia, Japanese Surrender
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 288,880. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication presents a classic account of a combat commander in action.
The United States Strategic Bombing Surveys - European War and Pacific War in World War II, Conventional Bombing and the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this volume contains the Summary Reports (Europe and the Pacific) of the strategic bombing surveys conducted as World War II was coming to a close.
Help From Above: Air Force Close Air Support (CAS) of the Army 1946-1973, World War I and II, Korean War, Tactical Air Control, Vietnam, A-10 Airplane, F-111, Support of Ground Forces, Helicopters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 287,450. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication examines the history of close air support.
Pearl to V-J Day: World War II in the Pacific - Air Force Symposium, Grand Strategy, Island Campaign, Intelligence Methodologies, Sea War Against Japan, Air and Submarine War, Atomic Bomb Decision
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,620. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication records the proceedings of an Air Force symposium which offered a unique opportunity for its guest panelists — participants in that war or historians of it — to reflect on a variety of World War II subjects.
Holocaust Survivors Recall The Horrors of Ravensbruck Concentration Camp Near Berlin, Germany
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Anna Nieznana recounted her awful imprisonment at Ravensbruck in a syndicated story that was published worldwide in November 1944. Nieznana recounts everything she endured, her fellow female prisoners, the awful diet, etc. Potatoes which were completely blackened were devoured by starving women who were glad to get anything given them. At times the smells of spoiled food permeated the entire camp.
World War II: My Experiences as Captain of Company D, 331st Infantry, 83rd Division
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 64,100. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016 by Travelyn Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The wartime memoirs of Harry C. Gravelyn, Captain of Company D, 331st Infantry, 83rd “Thunderbolt” Infantry Division, United States Army, during World War II.
SURVIVOR: USS Russell a World War Two Destroyer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
For six action-filled years, the USS Russell, a World War Two destroyer was in the thick of combat. From the pre-Pearl Harbor Battle of the Atlantic to most of the Naval battles in the Pacific, Russell and her gallant crew fought a determined enemy. After earning sixteen battle stars, she brought the warriors who manned her guns and engines home alive. The Russell was a SURVIVOR.
General George C. Marshall: World War II Strategic Leader, Emergence of a Politician, Father of Air Force, Effective Staff Leadership, Communist Threat, Forgotten Master Strategist, Interview
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 306,550. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this comprehensive compilation of fourteen important papers and documents provides unique insight into the life and career of one of America's foremost military leaders, General George C. Marshall.
Diario de la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Volumen 1
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 300,200. Language: Spanish. Published: November 15, 2017 by PACIFIC MEDIA, S.L.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
En esta obra de dos volúmenes contamos, día a día, los acontecimientos ocurridos durante el mayor conflicto bélico de todos los tiempos.
Dileas: A History of the 48th Highlanders of Canada 1929–1956
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 335,950. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2018 by 48th Highlanders Trusts. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This is the story of a Canadian fighting battalion in World War Two. The story follows the Regiment through training in Britain, the invasion of Sicily, the long hard slog up the Italian boot, the move to Northwest Europe for the final battles of the European campaign and then Victory and the return to Canada.
The Indestructible Man: the True Story of World War II Hero "Captain Dixie"
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Dixie Kiefer was a true World War II hero, a sailor's skipper. But his valor when his big aircraft carrier was hit by Japanese kamikaze planes was unsurpassed, earning him the nickname "the indestructible man." He was an inspiration to his crew but also to a nation at war. But no one could have foreseen the end to "Captain Dixie's" amazing true story of bravery and leadership,
World War II - The Entire History
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 214,740. Language: American English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
World War II is often seen as the most brutal conflict the world has ever seen. Never did so many people die because of war in such a brief period. This book gives an excellent overview of the most important battles, decisive moments and individuals that have determined the course of war. This book is dedicated to those who fought and died for our freedom.
Tiger: Panzerkampfwagen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 1, 2016 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
One main track had snapped and three road wheels had been blown apart. From a distance the Tiger still looked every bit as menacing as it had always been, this tank though had seen its fair share of battle and had the scars on its armour to prove it. The crew of the Tiger was huddled together dead in their steel tomb. After a successful campaign the tank lay lifeless in a field on fire.
Learning to Lead: J. Lawton Collins' Mastery of Large-Unit Command – World War Two VII Corps Commander in Operation Cobra and Ardennes Battle of the Bulge, Mentored by Marshall, Eisenhower
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,570. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph outlines a portrait of J. Lawton Collins' career to determine what common factors prepared him for becoming an effective large-unit commander. The goal is to illustrate the importance of professional military education, mentorship from senior leaders, and leadership experiences with the training and development of large-unit/operational level commanders.