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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.
Hargrave to the Hitler Line: The Canadian 5th Armoured in Italy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,820. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
Twenty year old Bud McLean and his colleagues from the Canadian 5th Armoured Division come of age against the backdrop of WW2 Italy. Thirteen men hung precariously to a tiny bridgehead, waiting to be reinforced. Out-manned, and out-gunned, their commander radioed the recce troop and gave them permission to retreat if they deemed it necessary. They chose to stay.
War From War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,510. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A happy childhood in the Paradise of the Banat. A coming of age, thrown out of the services company, to fight in the Hell of the Russian Front. Purgatory in a foreign land. For, war does not end when the immediate fighting is over and everyone still (more or less) alive has left the battle-field. A man may be brought down instantly by injuries or, just as inevitably, near the end of a long life.
Hitler's Secret Atomic Bomb
Price: Free! Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book asks a simple question. Did Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party he led create an Atomic bomb during World War 2? If the answer is yes, could it have been used against the allies.
Before I Forget - One Man's Radar War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,120. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Family history
BEFORE I FORGET is a richly readable account of the life of a young RAF serviceman during WW2. Precision bombing raids on Germany were made possible by the top-secret radar systems George Phelps helped maintain. This is wartime through the eyes of a young man determined to live life to the full while always trying to do the decent thing. Sometimes even finding fun during the fight against fascism.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
Dietrich Bonhoeffer The Inspirational Life Story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer; Peace Activist, Preacher, and World War II Hero By Patrick Bunker Most everyone knows something about the horrific events of World War II. In particular, Nazi Germany's role in the war was one of magnified terror with Adolf Hitler at the epicenter. We are familiar with his hatred of the Jewish people and his need...
After Pearl Harbor: The Home Front At War
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,420. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
Many books have been written about the battles, the leaders, and the brave American service personnel who fought in the air, on land, and at sea during World War II. After Pearl Harbor: The Home Front At War focuses on the war that took place on U.S. soil. While trying to save democracy, Americans at home faced strikes, race riots, housing shortages, and the interment of their own citizens.
Summary of Hunting Eichmann From Neal Bascomb
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Hunting Eichmann How A Band of Survivors and A Young Spy Agency Chased Down the World’s Most Notorious Nazi Summary and Analysis By Summary Station There are few people that can claim responsibility for the terror that was inflicted on the Jews. One such man was Adolf Eichmann. As he was one of the men that was considered the Architect of the Holocaust, he gave orders to gather Jews into ghettos
Flying 'Gas Cans' High Over the Himalayas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: American English. Published: June 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Have you ever wondered what it would be like flying over the Himalayas in winter with the plane completely covered with ice at 17,000 feet? Staff Sergeant Johnston takes you on an incredible three-year journey to a foreign land during World War II where he was confronted with adapting to an entirely new way of life which was beset with many adventures and much danger.
Killing the Rising Sun | Summary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Killing the Rising Sun conveys tales from the Pacific battleground of The second world war consisting of the questionable United States choice to establish and make use of atomic weapons. Sustained by self-confidence in their racial supremacy, the Japanese put in a fantastic effort to broaden their empire throughout East Asia.
Eisenhower: The Most Reasonable of Unreasonable Men: Eisenhower as Strategic General in World War II - Lifelong Student, Supreme Commander, Moral Leader, Extraordinary Personal Energy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,300. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper investigates General Dwight D. Eisenhower's roles as strategist and strategic general during World War II. Eisenhower had zero combat experience and was still a colonel on the Army rolls when selected for four-star unified command.
Eisenhower: The Leadership Development of Dwight D. Eisenhower and George S. Patton Jr., Military Education, Mentorship, Self-Development, Determination, Ike's Years with MacArthur, Patton in Combat
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
General Dwight D. Eisenhower and General George S. Patton Jr. demonstrated superb leadership in World War II. Their childhood upbringing, military education, Army assignments, as well as the mentoring they received during the interwar period essentially strengthened their development, making them triumphant leaders.
Eisenhower: Ike and Clausewitz on the Western Front, Relationship with Fox Conner, Comparative Study of Soldiers Turned Political Leader - Grant and Eisenhower
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,380. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
The teacher-student relationship that Conner and Eisenhower shared is by far the most famous and most cited in the area of military mentoring. This relationship began when Eisenhower reported to Panama. Eisenhower's assignment as Conner's brigade executive officer at Camp Gaillard in Panama began a significant transition in Eisenhower's professional education.
Eisenhower: Watershed at Leavenworth, the Command and General Staff School; Centennial Review and Bibliography, Ike's Drive, Individualism, and Sense of Purpose from World War II to the Presidency
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,870. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
Eisenhower's year at Leavenworth can best be understood in the context of several themes that characterized his life. One theme was his inspired competitiveness and consistent concern with how well he was succeeding. Ike was a competitor and despite his likability and basic humility was committed to doing his best.
A B-25 Bomber Crashes Into The Empire State Building July 28, 1945
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The twin-engine Mitchell Bomber that crashed into the Empire State Building in late July 1945 was en route to La Guardia Airport from Massachusetts. A veteran pilot was lost in a dense fog. Flying at approximately 1,775 feet the aircraft was beneath a 2,000 feet altitude limit followed by aviators at the time. Aside from the three crewmen on the B-25D eleven building occupants lost their lives.
Escape from Sobibor | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Learn About The Sobibor Concentration Camp And The People Who Escaped In A Fraction Of The Time It Takes To Read The Actual Book!!! Escape from Sobibor builds the personality and heart of the story it contains by firstly focussing on the personality and story of Shlomo, a Jewish boy sent to the camp who survives as a Goldsmith for the Nazis.
Stirling Work: The Story of the SAS During WWII
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,450. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Stirling Work is the amazing true story of the fledgling SAS from its inception in July 1941 under its charismatic leader David Stirling to the end of World War 2. The SAS’s first raid, ended without a single hit on the enemy, along with 34 men dead, injured or missing; only 21 returned to base. Using their motto ‘Who Dares Wins’ the SAS continued to dare with big losses and small gains.
The Air Expeditionary Force (AEF) in Perspective: World War II, Norway, Guadalcanal, Rommel, Soviets in Spain, World War I, Gallipoli, Egyptian Force, Iraq Kut Disaster, Napoleon, Boxer Rebellion
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,310. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The military has conducted expeditionary operations for centuries; airmen began to participate in expeditions from the very early days of flight. Descriptions of expeditions, with and without air components, evoke suggestive lessons for current expeditionary operations.
Effective Operational Deception: Learning the Lessons of Midway and Desert Storm - World War II and the Persian Gulf War, Japanese Deception Plan Failed to Incorporate Economy of Force Principle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The successful application of military deception is guided by the principles of war and by the principles of military deception. In particular, the principles of economy of force and integration serve the operational planner by ensuring an efficient use of military deception.
Legacies, Assumptions, and Decisions: The Path to Hiroshima - Building the Atomic Bomb, Roosevelt and Truman, Movement Toward Douhet, Alternatives Such as Warning Japan, Soviet Involvement
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper attempts to step away from the emotionalism and examine the legacies, assumptions and decisions which led to the dropping of the atom bomb on Hiroshima August 6, 1945. It proceeds from the notion that such weighty national security decisions are rarely matters of "either/or" but are more often the result of a complex interaction of personalities, bureaucracies, and perceptions.