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U.S. Navy Abbreviations of World War II and U.S. Navy Code Words of World War II - Terms Found in Pearl Harbor Documents
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.
Romance at Sheppard Field 1944
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Family history
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.
La Europa neonazi
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,360. Language: Spanish. Published: February 12, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Después de la Primera Guerra Mundial, dadas las durísimas penalidades económicas, nazis y fascistas, xenófobos y racistas, hallaron campo fértil en jóvenes sin un futuro alentador y en los ciudadanos que sentían mancillado su orgullo nacional. Hoy, el desprestigio de los partidos tradicionales, una ineficiente política inmigratoria, llenan nuevamente de páginas negras la Historia de la Humanidad.
Reminiscences of a Rambling Railroader
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,010. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: 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.
Most Secret Source: The Role of Enigma in WWII
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,360. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: 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.
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.
Among Heroes: A Marine Corps Rifle Company on Peleliu - Sherman Tanks, C Company, Charlie Company, Incredible World War II Stories
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.
Reflections on Air Force Independence - Transition from the Army Air Forces (AAF), Creation of USAF, Strategic Air Command (SAC), World War II, Atomic Bomb
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,030. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This work makes the pivotal connections between politics and the searing experience of war to explain how and why the USAF was established. The analysis addresses not only technology, bureaucracy, and politics, but also people. The service's founding airmen were more than flyers and technologists; they were, above all, men of faith who believed in what they were doing.
Righteous Might: One Man's Journey Through War in the Pacific
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.
Stirling Work: The Story of the SAS in WWII
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,600. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The SAS (Special Air Service) is a world renowned regiment with their famous motto ‘Who Dares Wins.’ The original SAS was born in the Libyan Desert in 1941 as L Detachment after Stirling’s battle with top brass to enable its creation. With a first ill fated raid – was soon followed by some daring and dangerous airfield raids with more aircraft being damaged on the ground than in the air.
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
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.
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
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.
Heroes, Brigands and Spies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,880. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: 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.
Air Power and Maneuver Warfare - Early German Campaigns (von Richthofen), World War II, German 1941 Campaign in Russia, Israel, Soviets
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 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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,730. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Noel Knight - Warrumbungle Warrior in Bomber Command
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.
Sack AS 6
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Much has been written about the alleged existence of Nazi flying saucers or disk-shaped flying machines from World War II, however, despite claims of a few would-be obscure former Nazi aviation designers from about mid-1947 and on, there are no original first-hand historical accounts or documents to support these claims.
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
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.
Warbird Wrath: Battle for the Skies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,150. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Warbird Wrath is the gripping story of some incredible planes and their pilots during the Second World War. The book follows the Battle of Britain and the Air War in Europe as Spitfires, Hurricanes, Messerschmitt and Mustangs twist and turn in the skies over Europe trying to gain the upper hand, so they can chalk up another kill.
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.