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Memoirs of World War II by Daniel Badger
Price: Free! Words: 79,300. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
World War II London Blitz Diary, Volume Two, 1941 by Victoria Washuk
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,620. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This Diary was written during the World War two London Blitz years by a woman experiencing the nightly terrifying bombings. The diary reveals what the average Londoner experienced during that time; events that today have been forgotten or lost to younger generations. This is volume two of a four volume series written by Ruby Alice Side Thompson.
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 1 by Victoria Washuk
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,960. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Ruby Side Thompson, an ordinary woman living during the World War ll London Blitz bombing blasts history out of the realm of dry, dusty names and dates and places the reader in the midst of the terrifying events as they unfold. This is very important documentation and will have tremendous appeal to those who have an avid interest in the effect of the war on ordinary citizens.
Rumours: The Memoir of a POW in WWII by Chas Mayhead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,800. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2009 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Chas tells of the treatments of prisoners by Germans vs. Italians, of tensions among prisoners, of the kind of work the men did and the kind of food they ate. Some of the stories are humorous, filled with the small joys. Others are tense and frightening: getting into a fist fight with a guard, being discovered in an escape attempt, standing before a firing squad.
Chappie World War II Diary of a Combat Chaplain by A. Anne Eiland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Reality combat! This first-hand account of a WWII combat chaplain who served on the front-lines across North Africa and Europe with the 20th Combat Engineers is a unique journal containing information and observations not found in other books. Chappie recorded events as they occurred, transporting the reader to the battlefields of WWII in a way that puts a human face on the tragedy of war.
They Also Served - An Autobiography of a Wellington Bomber Pilot by Les Hather
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 147,080. Language: British English. Published: May 26, 2013 and represented by Stephen Hather. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
This is a true account of Les Hather's (my father) exploits as a Wellington Bomber pilot in the Second World War. Les has written a detailed factual account of his bombing operations From March 1943 to December 1944. In this period my father flew 71 sorties over North Africa, the Middle East and Italy with 104 Squadron over two tours of duty.
United States Army in World War II - The European Theater of Operations: The Supreme Command - SHAEF, D-Day Invasion, Pursuit to the Seine, Rhine, Fighting in the North, Drive to the Elbe, Surrender by Progressive Management
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 339,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an extraordinary history of the Supreme Headquarters of World War II, telling the important stories of the commanders and decisions responsible for defeating Nazi Germany. This volume tells the story of the Supreme Headquarters of that Allied Expeditionary Force which seized a foothold on the German-held shores of western Europe in 1944.
"Fools, Drunks, and the United States": August 12, 1941 by Markham Pyle
Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: American English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Bapton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the story of America on August 12, 1941, four months before Pearl Harbor. Isolationism was still strong, FDR was hammering out the Atlantic Charter with Churchill (to the fury of America Firsters), the Japanese were ready to kick off a war, most Americans were more interested in baseball and radio shows than in a distant conflict, and Congress decided to keep the draft - by one vote.
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.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
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?
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 by Progressive Management
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.
U.S. Navy Abbreviations of World War II and U.S. Navy Code Words of World War II - Terms Found in Pearl Harbor Documents by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,380. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
A companion to our Pearl Harbor Encyclopedia, this unique document provides definitions for thousands of Navy abbreviations and code words used during the period of Pearl Harbor and later during World War II.
Among Heroes: A Marine Corps Rifle Company on Peleliu - Sherman Tanks, C Company, Charlie Company, Incredible World War II Stories by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,010. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Here is the gripping tale of the 1944 attack by the 1st Marine Division on the Japanese occupied island of Peleliu, one of the many small but well-fortified islands of the Palau group in the western Carolines. The account by First Sergeant Jack Ainsworth tells the harrowing story of the assault.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
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. Categories: 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.
Noel Knight - Warrumbungle Warrior in Bomber Command by Paul Davey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,870. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: 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.
ULTRA and the Army Air Forces in World War II: An Interview with Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Lewis F. Powell, Jr. - ENIGMA, MAGIC, Codebreaking, Crossbow, Colossus, Intelligence by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,370. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
ULTRA and the Army Air Forces in World War II is part of a continuing series of historical volumes produced by the Office of Air Force History in direct support of Project Warrior.
The Strategic Air War Against Germany and Japan: A Memoir - Integrating Strategy, Air Doctrine, Plans, Early Operations, German Electric Power Complex as a Target System by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,150. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book seeks to recount the air experience and development before World War II, to describe the objectives, plans and effects of strategic air warfare in Europe and in the Pacific, and to offer criticism, opinion, and lessons of that great conflict.
Air Power and Maneuver Warfare - Early German Campaigns (von Richthofen), World War II, German 1941 Campaign in Russia, Israel, Soviets by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,120. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique volume represents an attempt "to clarify the relationship between air power and maneuver warfare since 1939, a subject that derives its importance from the fact that maneuver warfare has been the Army's official doctrine since the early eighties...[it will help the reader learn] about the past, present, and future of air power on one hand and maneuver warfare on the other."
The Battle of Britain: A German Perspective - Luftwaffe, Aircraft Development, History, Concepts, Doctrine, Influence of Spanish Civil War, Luftkriegfuhrung, German Bombers, Douhet by Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,710. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The German propagandists reveled in the seemingly endless successes of their military. Poland, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Holland, and France had all fallen to the sword. By late summer, few in the world would have disputed that the fate of England could be any different on the eve of what was to become known as the Battle of Britain.
Adaptation to Change: U.S. Army Cavalry Doctrine and Mechanization, 1938-1945 - World War II Armored Force, Corps Reconnaissance by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,940. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines a microcosm of the Army then, one that confronted fundamental change in mechanization, the Cavalry branch. Instead of focusing on the creation of the Armored Force and evolution of tank doctrine, this monograph examines mechanized cavalry doctrine as practiced by reconnaissance groups and squadrons in the European theater.
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