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Forging the 10th Mountain Division for War, 1940-1945: How Innovation Created a Highly Adaptive Formation - National Ski Patrol, Charles Dole and John Morgan, Deployment to Italy and Riva Ridge
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,430. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The history of the 10th Mountain Division is a historical example of how the Army faced threats in multiple areas of the world. In response, it innovated to create a new capability to fight in the mountains. Using new techniques, it recruited highly experienced volunteers, developed new training and equipment to build a new capability for the U.S. Army.
War in the Atlantic: A Historical Case of Homeland Security - World War II German U-boat Submarine Warfare, British Shipping Losses, Naval Countermeasures and the Royal Air Force, Radar and Air Cover
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,880. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
At the outbreak of World War II, Great Britain was unprepared to counter German submarine warfare in the Atlantic. In World War I, Germany had conducted a devastating U-boat campaign against merchant shipping, threatening the Atlantic supply chain that Britain depended on for goods, food, and materiel.
The Anglo-American Combined Bomber Offensive in Europe During World War II, 1942-1945 - CBO Heavy Bombers Against Nazi German Industrial Capability and Cities Preliminary to D-Day Invasion of Normandy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,270. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper will focus on an air campaign called the Combined Bomber Offensive (CBO) which took place in Europe between 1942 and 1945. This combined effort of the United States and Great Britain aimed at defeating the German war waging capability.
The Effects of the World War II Submarine Campaigns of Germany and the United States - A Comparative Analysis - The U-Boat in the Battle of the Atlantic and the Japanese Pacific Submarine Campaign
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,140. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The effectiveness of the German and United States submarine campaigns during World War II is compared by analyzing the genesis of each campaign, the commitment to each and the effort to overcome the losses imposed by submarine warfare. This comparison highlights one aspect of the strategic and operational consequences of conflict with an adversary able to build a superior industrial base.
The Italian Submarine Force in the Battle of the Atlantic: Left in the Dark - Coordination with German Navy Kriegsmarine U-boats in World War II, Ineffective Because of Inadequate Joint Training
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,170. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study analyzed the Battle of the Atlantic from September of 1939 to May of 1945. While studies of the Battle of the Atlantic have traditionally focused on the German submarine offensive, this thesis evaluated the effectiveness of the Italian submarine force as a force multiplier to the German offensive during both coordinated and independent submarine operations (in the Atlantic).
Tears Before Bedtime
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,700. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
From England to the beaches of Normandy to a POW camp in Thailand, this is the true-life story of a British Royal Navy veteran of World War II. In this moving memoir, E.R. Rhodes shares his personal story of faith, love, and loss.
The Mediterranean Crucible, 1942-1943: Did Technology or Tenets Achieve Air Superiority? World War II Africa and Operation Torch, Tunisian Campaign and Operation Husky, Radar and Air Intelligence
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,310. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
By means of a historical analysis of the first two major US operations in the Mediterranean theater, Operation TORCH (November 1942 - May 1943) and Operation HUSKY (July 1943 - September 1943), the author examines the role of air superiority and how it was obtained by the British Royal Air Force and United States Army Air Forces in a coalition of Allied air powers.
Douglas MacArthur: Strategic Influences and Military Theories - Exploration of Life and Military Career, Roles as West Point Superintendent and Army Chief of Staff, Three Levels of Warfare Theory
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
How did Douglas MacArthur's experiences throughout his career influence his strategic methodology and shape his potential theories on the conduct of war? This thesis explores MacArthur's life and military career to determine the foundation behind the man and identify critical areas.
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.
Military Robots: The Fighting Force of the Future - Examination of Culture of Casualty Aversion, Comparison of World War II Airpower and Current Rise of Military Robot Interaction
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,200. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines a growing culture of casualty aversion, and its effects on the need for military robots. It makes a comparison between the growing influence and effectiveness of airpower in World War II, and the current rise of military robot interaction.
So Be It!
Price: Free! Words: 37,840. Language: British English. Published: October 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
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Dodging attacks by Stuka dive-bombers, digging up unexploded bombs, dragging bodies from burning aircraft, running the gauntlet of the Portsmouth Blitz; Don Sutherland's true story of service in the wartime RAF brings to life the terror and tedium of the life of groundcrew in those desperate days.
Setting the Theater: U.S. Sustainment Operations in the Pacific during World War II - Rivalry, War Plan Orange, Pearl Harbor, Materiel Structures, Understanding the Geography and Tyranny of Distance
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,420. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States has been involved in the Pacific for over a century, and the need to understand the geography and tyranny of distance is only one characteristic of the theater. Understanding the importance of posturing and setting the theater for deterrence, successful defense, and sustainment is even more crucial.
Operation Dragoon: Unified Land Operations and Elements of Operational Art in Southern France - Vital World War II Western Front Battle, One of Least Celebrated and Highly Successful Allied Assaults
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,430. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Operation Dragoon, the invasion of Southern France on August 15, 1944, is one of the least celebrated, yet highly successful operations conducted by the Allies on the Western front during World War II. Allied planners initially proposed an amphibious invasion of Southern France in support of the cross-channel invasion during the Trident Conference in Washington, DC in May 1943.
U-BOOTE: Los Tiburones de Hitler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,510. Language: Spanish. Published: September 29, 2018 by PACIFIC MEDIA, S.L.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
La gran incógnita que dejó la guerra en el mar fue: ¿Qué habría sucedido si Hitler hubiera concedido a Dönitz todos los submarinos que tan insistentemente reclamó?
German and Italian Aversion to War: Background, Contemporary Issues, and Security Implications for Allies - History from Before World War I, Second World War, Through Post-Cold War, Troops Abroad
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,850. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The populations of Germany and Italy are largely pacifist, but while many Germans are also anti-military, many Italians are not. Attitudes towards war and military forces were shaped in both states by their experiences during World Wars I and II and by the roles their respective militaries played in these conflicts.
Dieppe: Shadowy Verdict
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 54,170. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
This book examines other amphibious landings and bomber supported battles and compares the results with the Dieppe raid of 1942.
The 30 Most Influential People of World War II: A Ranking
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,410. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2018 by Permuted. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Who are the 30 people who started, won, and lost World War II? Alan Axelrod has the answer and the details—about the key generals, politicians, patriots, traitors, heroes, and monsters.
The Decisiveness of the Battle of Midway: Implications of the World War II Battle in the Context of the Pacific War and Strategic Decision Making by the Allies and the Japanese
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,650. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the end of the Pacific War, scholars have commonly viewed the Battle of Midway as both a decisive battle, as well as the turning point, of that war. The historiography of Midway has evolved over time, yet the vast majority of research has sought to improve the common understanding of the tactical details of the battle itself.
World War II Through My Father's Eyes: Photo Album of Donald Krasno, USAAF 4th Photo Technical Squadron, Italy 1944-1945
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Donald Krasno (1921–2005) served in World War II in the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) Fifteenth Air Force, 5th Photo Group Reconnaissance, 4th Photo Technical Squadron, as a Photo Laboratory Technician in Italy from 1944–1945. While in Italy, he took hundreds of photos and collected even more. This book features 175 photos selected from his album.
U.S. Army C-46 Transport Plane Crash China-Burma Border Region August 1943
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The August 1943 crash of a C46 transport plane near a mountain in the jungles of Burma made headlines worldwide. Reporter Eric Sevareid worked tirelessly to ensure that the accident reached United Press headquarters in New York .He commended the medics and others who saved him and his companions. He wrote later that they deserved citations for their bravery and selflessness. 20 persons survived.

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