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Armored Force: The Rapid Development of a Uniquely American Force - Stagnation During the Interwar Years, Birth, Lessons Learned in North Africa, Other Tank Forces in Western Europe, World War II
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,610. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Although initially delayed by neglect of the tank forces during the interwar period, the United States successfully developed a uniquely American armored force to lead the Allied advance across Western Europe.
Breaking the Mold: Tanks in the Cities - Five Case Studies: Sherman Tanks in World War II, Streets of Aachen, Pattons to the Rescue in Vietnam, Beirut in 1984, Grozny 1995, Fallujah in Iraq War 2004
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 144,790. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This work examines the use of tanks in urban warfare. It seeks to provide insight and a historical precedence on the wisdom of employing tanks in an inherently dangerous dimension of the modern battlefield.
The Lost Art of Air Superiority: U.S. Pursuit Aviation, 1919 to 1941 - Battle with the Bombers, Defending Pursuit, Preparation for War, World War II, P-40 Tommy Hawk, Major General Arnold, Air Corps
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 152,200. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the development of US pursuit aviation during the interwar period, 1919 to 1941. During this period, airmen struggled to develop a coherent airpower theory from their experiences in World War I.
Churchill's Secret Armies War Without Rules: Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,310. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Was principled gentleman Winston Churchill also the master of nasty tactics? You bet he was! With his back to the wall in 1940, & Nazi invasion imminent, not only did he use every trick in the book… it turns out he wrote the book! Churchill’s Secret Armies discloses the plethora of special forces, units, and departments, Churchill formed to “get the job done”, even if it meant dirtying his hands.
In Search of the Missing Link: Relating Destruction to Outcome in Airpower Application - Bomb Targeting Lessons, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Linkage Model for Transportation Systems
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 137,150. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Targeting has been the central problem of air strategy since the dawn of modern airpower. One of the most difficult challenges for airpower strategists has been how to relate the physical or functional destruction of targets to attainment of political and military objectives. This paper examines the fundamental problem of relating destruction inflicted on a target system to the desired outcome.
The Army Nurse Corps: A Commemoration of World War II Service - Early Operations in the Pacific, Recruitment and Training, Black Nurses, At the Front, Chain of Evacuation, Sicily and Southern Italy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 112,140. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The Army Nurse Corps in World War II: More than 59,000 American nurses served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II. Nurses worked closer to the front lines than they ever had before.
Identifying and Defeating Infiltration Threats to the Homeland - German Sabotage in World War II, al-Qaeda, False Iraqi Freedom Lessons, China Threats, Attack Scenarios, Counterintelligence Shortfalls
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 120,500. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book explores the full spectrum of infiltration threats to the Homeland and examines the danger posed by foreign controlled or directed operatives who enter the United States for the purpose of conducting espionage, sabotage, assassination or terrorist attacks.
Operation Starvation: World War II Aerial Mining Campaign Against Japan, Million Tons of Shipping Sunk or Damaged, B-29 Minelaying by General LeMay, Air Force and Navy Cooperation, Tinian Island Base
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,460. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. More than 1,250,000 tons of shipping was sunk or damaged in the last five months of World War II when Twenty-first Bomber Command executed an aerial mining campaign against Japan known as Operation STARVATION.
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.
Guide to Field Marshall William J. Slim: The Great General of World War II, Pivotal Role of Air Mobility in the Burma Campaign, Theoretical Thinking and the Impact of Theory on Campaign Planning
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 205,320. 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 reproduces three reports and studies about Field Marshall William J. Slim and the famous Burma campaigns of World War II.
Gap Crossings: Not Just a Tactical Problem - Operational Art in U.S. Army Doctrine, Case Studies of River Crossing Success and Failure in World War II, Rapido River in Italy, Irrawaddy in Burma
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 115,560. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the goal of this unique book is to determine how U.S. Army corps and divisions ensure deliberate gap crossings, a type of combined arms operation, are planned using operational art.
Air Supply in the Burma Campaigns - World War II, Orde Wingate, Arakan Campaign, Siege of Myitkyina, Japanese Attack, Chindwin Drive, Demands of China Theater, Air Superiority, Air-Ground Coordination
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 180,090. 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 describes air supply operations in the India-Burma Theater during the Second World War.
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.
Encyclopedia of the Chindits, Orde Wingate, China, Burma Campaign, India (CBI), Myanmar Theater in World War II: Guerrillas, Light Infantry, Magic and Ultra, Slim, Commandos, Merrill's Marauders
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 591,190. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces twenty important government documents, reports, and studies dealing with World War Two military dramas involving the Chindits, Orde Wingate, the Burma Campaign, China and India.
Crisis Fleeting: Original Reports on Military Medicine in India and Burma in the Second World War - Chinese Liaison Detail, With Wingate's Chindits, Record of Heedless Valor, Marauders and Microbes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 319,200. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides a distinctive account of military medical service activities in India and Burma during World War II.
German Views of Irregular Warfare - Hessian Officer Johann Ewald, Carl von Clausewitz, Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, Otto Skorzeny in World War II, Commando Raid, Friedrich von der Heydte, Otto Heilbrunn
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,890. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the rich German tradition of irregular warfare.
Leading The Way: The History of Air Force Civil Engineers, 1907-2012 - Airfields, Red Horse, World War I and II, Special Projects, DEW Line, BMEWS, ICBM, Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Air Force Academy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 528,580. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides a comprehensive history of U.S. Air Force civil engineers from 1907 through 2012.
World War II: My Experiences as Captain of Company D, 331st Infantry, 83rd Division
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 64,100. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016 by Travelyn Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The wartime memoirs of Harry C. Gravelyn, Captain of Company D, 331st Infantry, 83rd “Thunderbolt” Infantry Division, United States Army, during World War II.