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Unconventional Warfare at the Operational Level: 1944 The Chindits in Burma in World War II - Intelligence, Sustainment, Leadership, METT-T, Mission, Enemy, Troops Available, Terrain, and Time
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,440. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reviews operational art and operational planning using the familiar framework of METT-T (mission, enemy, troops available, terrain, and time).
Strategic and Operational Importance of Peleliu During the Pacific War - Bloodiest Pacific Battle of World War II and Island Seizure Did Little to Contribute to the Ultimate Defeat of the Japanese
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,420. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the idea that the operational decision to seize the island of Peleliu did little to affect the US strategic goal and outcome of the Pacific War during World War II.
Counterinsurgency Theoretical and Practical Principles - COIN Doctrine, David Galula, Acclaimed Sage, Trinquier, Defining Modern Warfare, Charles Lacheroy and Doctrine de Guerre Revolutionnaire (DGR)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,770. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book argues that "coercive" counterinsurgency (COIN) has played a larger role historically than is currently recognized in today's FM 3-24 doctrine, which reflects the popular view of COIN as emphasizing protection of the population.
Austere Recovery of Cargo Gliders - World War II Army Air Force Cargo Glider, Snatch Pickup, European Theater, China-Burma-India and Pacific Theaters, Special Operations, Arctic Rescues, Paradrop
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,110. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report discusses a launching technique that was used more than many realize. With reconsideration, it could become a modern force multiplier. Herein the incomparable U.S. snatch pickup history is described from a systems engineering viewpoint, with two World War II pilots, Gerald Berry and Lee Jett, providing invaluable insights.
Diary of a Sailor Aboard the Hyman DD-732 (1946-1948)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Robert Grey Reynolds Sr. left a small dark blue diary that he used to compile memories of the places he saw and the people on his small ship. He came aboard the Hyman while it was at port in Charlestown Navy Yard. Here a journey began that would take him to 17 countries in his short stint in the Navy that lasted 22 months. When my father died I vowed to bring his memories to publication.
Jim's Unsung Heroes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
The Battle of the Bulge was a critical battle in the war against Hitler's Nazis. Soldiers fought and died every day in the dead of winter. And when a grenade fell into his foxhole, Jim thought he was surely dead. What happened next was nothing short of heroic... Note: This tale of survival & family was based on previously unpublished memoirs by the late James C. Kerns, a former Army sergeant.
World War II: When the Japanese Bombed the Huertgen Forest: How the Army's Investigation of Pearl Harbor Influenced the Outcome of the Huertgen Forest, Gerow and Command of V Corps 1943-1945
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 127,770. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this paper examines the effect of the Pearl Harbor investigation of the V Corps commander, Major General Leonard T. Gerow, on the German battles in World War II.
History of Marine Attack Squadron 223 - U.S. Marine Corps History, World War II, Guadalcanal, Solomons, Okinawa, Jet Age, Vietnam, Return to Garrison, Rainbow Squadron, Bulldogs, Brewster Buffalo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,790. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book brings to light the achievements of individual squadrons while at the same time showing the growth and development of Marine aviation.
A History of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323 - U.S. Marine Corps History, World War II, Pacific Warfare, Combat Action in the Korean War, Intensive Involvement in Vietnam War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,010. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book traces the history of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323 from its commissioning in 1943 through warfare in the Pacific in World War II.
A History of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 312 - U.S. Marine Corps History, Checkerboard Squadron, World War II, Okinawa, Korea, Korean War, Vietnam War, New Aircraft and New Alerts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,030. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique history covers Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 312, the Checkerboard squadron, which enjoys a fine reputation among Marine aviators.
A History of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 232 - U.S. Marines History, World War II, Reactivation, Jet Age, Combat and the Far East, Korean War, Vietnam War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,180. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique history traces Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 232 from 1925 to the present, is one in a series of Marine squadron histories.
The United States Marines in the Occupation of Japan - Yokosuka Operation, Sasebo-Nagasaki Landings, Kyushu Occupation, Marine Withdrawal, Central Pacific Islands, Marianas, MacArthur
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,710. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique monograph is a concise narrative of the major events which took place when Marine air and ground units were deployed to the main islands of Japan at the close of World War II.
The Gift - a story of friendship, heroism and rock and roll
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,520. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Military
A rock musician's life is changed forever the day he's drawn to a WWII military cemetery in Belgium. A diary of an emotional journey following a call from the past, and a chronicle of unique events in real peoples' lives spanning a century.
D-Day to Arnhem: German Forces in Peril and Defeat
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 269,710. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The book covers major battles since D-Day and presents narratives primarily of German defensive efforts and their plight. The focus is on major German participants in their drive to retard Allied offensives and the ultimate failure.
The Start of Japan's Kamikaze Campaign
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A damaged Japanese fighter set off a savage fire on SC-699 at Biak in 1944. The incident played a key role in the development of kamikaze tactics.
The Battle of Bir Hakeim June 1942 Triumph of the Free French
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
My e-book looks at a critical point in the desert war for control of Libya and Africa during World War II. The time is June 1942 when the superior might of Field Marshal's Afrika Corps was pitted in a all out fight for control of a desert oasis, possession of which would give the Germans access to Tobruk, a strategic coastal city. I have relied on news reports, army communiques and oral histories.
Tobruk Strategic Target Of Rommel's Afrika Korps
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
Tobruk was the focal point of numerous encounters between German and Allied Armies from late 1940 until the end of 1942. In this period the Libyan port was occupied first by Italy. It was then held successively by the armed forces of Great Britain, the Axis and then Britain again near the end of '42. My e-book was written from eyewitness reports filed by United Press reporters and other observers.
Second World War Deception: Lessons Learned for Today's Joint Planner - World War II Allied Deception Operations Barclay, Mincemeat, Cockade, Bodyguard, Zeppelin, Fortitude North, Soviet Maskirovka
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,650. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent book examines and analyzes six Allied deception operations to identify the fundamental reasons why Allied deception efforts were the most successful in history.
World War II Japanese American Internment Reports: Japanese Americans in World War II: A National Historic Landmarks Theme Study - Historic Context, Relocation Centers, Detention Facilities
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 179,620. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is a unique federal report providing information on the facilities used in the World War II internment of Japanese Americans as part of the National Historic Landmarks Program of the National Park Service.
Pearl Harbor: The Missing Motive
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,580. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Japan's surprise bombing of Pearl Harbor was an audacious strike. It was a futile military operation. The Japanese started a war they knew they would lose, and did so in a way guaranteed to enrage the enemy. Why? Not oil; that was obtainable in other ways. Conflicts old and new, from both within and without, forced a hard choice on Japan's leaders.