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Gasoline To Patton: A Different War
By Albin F. Irzyk, Brigadier General (ret.)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In late July 1944, WWII, General Patton's Third Army armor moved so fast across France they left their supply lines behind and had to wait five days for fuel---fuel diverted to General Montgomery's slower armor. Why? This exhaustively researched book by a retired U.S. Brigadier General asks this: Might WWII have ended seven months earlier in 1944, if politics had not favored Monty over Patton?
Memoirs of World War II
By Daniel Badger
Price: Free! Words: 79,300. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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Based on the letters written to his wife between August 1942 and June 1945, this memoir is an account of the author's experiences as a Counter-Intelligence Corp officer attached to the US Army VIIth Corp, including mobilisation in England, invasion of Normandy on D-Day +1, the liberation of Paris, the Battle of the Bulge, and the fight across Germany to Leipzig at the end of the war in Europe.
Righteous Might: One Man's Journey Through War in the Pacific
By Craig Siegel
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 70,970. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Righteous Might: One Man’s Journey Through War in the Pacific is based on the extraordinary memoirs of Leonard Gordon who served in the 6th Infantry Division in New Guinea and the Philippines in World War II, earning three bronze star commendations and three purple hearts. It fills a significant gap that exists in material covering the lesser-known Pacific campaigns of the U.S. Army.
Romance at Sheppard Field 1944
By Lili Ludwick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Vern Ludwick was born December 21, 1916 in Wyoming. His family eventually moved to California. He met the love of his life in 1944 at Sheppard Field in Wichita Falls, Texas, while serving as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army Air Forces. He married the woman he fell in love with on December 8, 1944. This is the story of the beginning of the love between the young couple, Vern and LaFaye.
American Airpower Comes of Age: General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's World War II Diaries - Volume 2 - England, Normandy, Italy, Iwo Jima, Paris and Germany
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,550. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Gen Henry H. “Hap” Arnold, US Army Air Forces (AAF) Chief of Staff during World War II, maintained diaries for his several journeys to various meetings and conferences throughout the conflict. Volume 2 encompasses General Arnold’s final seven journeys and the diaries he kept therein.
The Katyn Forest Massacre: Polish POWs Killed by Stalin and the Soviets in 1940 - Documents about the Controversy, Madden Committee Report, Coverup of Soviet Involvement, Nazi Accusations
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,730. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This special ebook provides a unique collection of government documents and reports about the notorious Katyn Forest Massacre of 1940. It includes the famous Madden Committee report which placed the blame for the atrocity on the Soviet Union.
Most Secret Source: The Role of Enigma in WWII
By Darvin Babiuk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,360. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
How did ULTRA shape the course of the war? At times, it played a major role in the turning of battle, at other times did not, at still others was fatally misused, and at still others was beneficial but not necessary to bring about victory in any case. Unfortunately, good intelligence is often badly used by its masters. ULTRA was no different.
HMS Courageous 1939 - Eyewitness World War II series
By Leonard James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An ebook contianing eyewitness accounts of the sinking of the British aircraft carrier HMS Courageous in the first month of the war. Complete with explanatory text and background on the men and machines involved.
The V2 Offensive on London (1944/45)- part of the Bretwalda Battles series
By Andrew May
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In September 1944 Hitler unleashed on London his ultimate Vengeance Weapon - the V-2, a ballistic missile that arrived without warning, demolished entire streets and against which there was no defence.
Avrocar VZ-9-AW
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Canada's circular winged 3-jet powered saucer prototype
Reminiscences of a Rambling Railroader
By Grattan Price, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,010. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A rare glimpse of military railroad service in Europe during WWII, with the 709th Railway Grand Division. The author describes growing up in Virginia and his military service as Master Mechanic of the 709th during their tour of duty in France, Belgium and Germany. Told in a captivating manner, he details his experiences in WWII and his emotions during routine and dangerous wartime events.
The Kiel Raid 1939 - Eyewitness World War II series
By Leonard James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An ebook contianing eyewitness accounts of the RAF’s first big daylight raid on Germany. Complete with explanatory text and background on the men and machines involved.
The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II: Weapon of Denial - Air Power and the Battle for New Guinea, Japanese Onslaught, Coral Sea through Milne Bay, Air Power and the Supply War
By Progressive Management
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Gen. Douglas MacArthur, commander of Pacific forces in World War II, viewed the Battle of the Bismarck Sea as a disaster for the Japanese and a triumph for the Allies. In that great air-sea confrontation, U.S. and Australian air forces proved that air power could be decisive in preventing the resupply of ground troops by sea.
Heroes, Brigands and Spies
By Emil Justimbaste
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,880. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In the island of Leyte during the Second World War, a guerrilla movement emerges from the ranks of unsurrendered army officials and intrepid civilians. But a high ranking military official with a doubtful past arrives and tries to wrest the guerrilla leadership. This book is about the rivalry of guerrilla groups in a deadly power struggle that impairs their ability to fight against their enemies.
Circling the Earth: United States Plans for a Postwar Overseas Military Base System, 1942-1948 - Projecting Military Power after World War II
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,830. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In many ways, the evolution of planning for overseas bases from 1942 through 1948 reflected the growing sophistication and political maturation of American foreign and military policy. In spite of the dismal failure of the League of Nations, early planning focused on basing requirements for an envisioned postwar international police force.
D-Day In 90 Minutes
By Robert Child
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,070. Language: American English. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
There are few adjectives, which have not been applied to the combined amphibious and airborne assault operation that took place on June the 6th 1944. Two and a half years in the planning, Operation Overlord, the invasion of German occupied France would require every tool in the allied arsenal. In this concise history authors, William R. Bradle and Robert Child examine the invasion in detail.
Airpower Leadership on the Front Line: Lt Gen George H. Brett and Combat Command - World War II, Australia and Caribbean, Curtis LeMay, General MacArthur
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
With Airpower Leadership on the Front Line: Lt Gen George H. Brett and Combat Command, Douglas Cox makes a singular contribution to American airpower biography. George H. Brett certainly reached high rank, and only the most cynical and uninformed observer would judge his career a failure. Yet World War II did not propel him along the same career trajectory of a Curtis LeMay.
SURVIVOR: USS Russell a World War Two Destroyer
By Barry Friedman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: 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.
Noel Knight - Warrumbungle Warrior in Bomber Command
By Paul Davey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,870. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Noel Knight was a grazier from the Warrumbungles, near Coonabarabran NSW Australia. He was 31 when he began his tour with RAF Bomber Command during the hieight of the bombing offensive on Germany in 1943. Noel, a navigator in Lancaster bombers, survived his tour, winning the Distinguished Flying Cross, and returned to his pastoral pursuits. Many others were not so lucky.
The Eagles of Crete
By Colin Janes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,190. Language: British English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Eagles of Crete is the first book to give an account of the civil war that broke out in parts of Crete shortly after the end of World War II. Based on local newspaper reports and conversations with those who took part, The Eagles of Crete gives an unbiased narrative of the armed conflict and the years spent in hiding by the survivors of the communist forces.