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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,
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Quest: Haywood Hansell and American Strategic Bombing in World War II - Legendary Airman, Doctrine of Precision Bombing, Incendiary Bombing of Japan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,080. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In his book The Quest: Haywood Hansell and American Strategic Bombing in World War II, Charles Griffith makes a major contribution in detailing the role played by General Hansell from his early days as an instructor at the Air Corps Tactical School to the heady days and nights as a young war planner developing the air war plan used by the United States during World War II.
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.
The Big L: American Logistics in World War II - Industrial Mobilization, Acquisition, Infrastructure Building Victory's Foundation, Lend Lease, Pacific Theater, European Materiel Battle, War History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 194,720. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
American logistics in World War II was "big" by just about any measure one can devise. There is no question that it played a dominant role in the allied victory and thereby shaped the history of the rest of the century.
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.
Joint by Design: The Western Desert Campaign – World War II Allied Victory in North Africa Against the Desert Fox Rommel, Battle at El Alamein, Role of the Army Air Force, Attacking Enemy as a System
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,530. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
During the Second World War, the Allied Forces were victorious in the Western Desert Campaign not because of heroic individual leadership, but because improvements in command relationships, basing, and resource allocation enabled them to fight effectively as a joint and coalition force.
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.
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.
Diario de la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Volumen 2
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 257,080. 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.
A History of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115 - World War II Pacific Action, Philippine Combat, China, Hawaiian, Korea, Japan - U.S. Shuttle, Vietnam, Thailand Deployment, Unusual Air-Ground Tactics
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 128,590. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book traces more than 40 years of active service by Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115.
The Military Strategies of Spruance and Halsey - World War II Battle of Midway, Battle for Leyte Gulf, Philippines, Sibuyan Sea, Surigao Strait, Cape Engano, Samar, Military Strategy Comparisons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,610. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book presents a review, analysis and comparison of the World War Two military strategies of Admiral Raymond A. Spruance at the Battle of Midway, and Admiral William P. Halsey at the Battle Of Leyte Gulf.
Churchill's Secret Armies War Without Rules: Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,310. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Was principled gentleman Winston Churchill also the master of nasty tactics? You bet he was! With his back to the wall in 1940, & Nazi invasion imminent, not only did he use every trick in the book… it turns out he wrote the book! Churchill’s Secret Armies discloses the plethora of special forces, units, and departments, Churchill formed to “get the job done”, even if it meant dirtying his hands.
Leading The Way: The History of Air Force Civil Engineers, 1907-2012 - Airfields, Red Horse, World War I and II, Special Projects, DEW Line, BMEWS, ICBM, Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Air Force Academy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 528,580. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides a comprehensive history of U.S. Air Force civil engineers from 1907 through 2012.
The Paths of Heaven: The Evolution of Airpower Theory - Douhet, World War I and II, William Mitchell, Naval Theories, Continental Europe, Air Corps, deSeversky, Nuclear Strategy, Boyd, Warden, NATO
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 238,500. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this book is to trace the evolution of airpower theory from the earliest days of powered flight to the present, concluding with a chapter that speculates on the future of military space applications.
Mines Away! The Significance of U.S. Army Air Forces Aerial Minelaying in World War II - Japan's Outer and Inner Zones, AAF Plan and Reality, Operation Starvation Blockade, Navy Subs, Curtis LeMay
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,110. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In World War II's Pacific Theater, the U.S. Army Air Forces (AAF) devoted a small percentage of its long-range capability to aerial minelaying against Japanese warships and commerce. Sea mines-explosive underwater devices that damaged, sank, or deterred ships - were weapons that had difficulty gaining the same acceptance as guns, bombs, and torpedoes.
Sixteen Cases of Mission Command: Historical Accounts of Battles in American Civil War, Battle of Nile, War of 1812, World War II Europe and Pacific, Corregidor, Sicily, Iraq War, Afghanistan War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,610. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This collection of historical vignettes seeks to sharpen our understanding of Mission Command philosophy and practice by providing examples from the past in which Mission Command principles played a decisive role. Some vignettes show junior officers following their commander’s intent and exercising disciplined initiative in very chaotic combat operations.

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