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Gasoline To Patton: A Different War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In late July 1944, WWII, General Patton's Third Army armor moved so fast across France they left their supply lines behind and had to wait five days for fuel---fuel diverted to General Montgomery's slower armor. Why? This exhaustively researched book by a retired U.S. Brigadier General asks this: Might WWII have ended seven months earlier in 1944, if politics had not favored Monty over Patton?
Noel Knight - Warrumbungle Warrior in Bomber Command
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,870. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: 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.
They Also Served - An Autobiography of a Wellington Bomber Pilot
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 147,080. Language: British English. Published: May 26, 2013 and represented by Stephen Hather. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a true account of Les Hather's (my father) exploits as a Wellington Bomber pilot in the Second World War. Les has written a detailed factual account of his bombing operations From March 1943 to December 1944. In this period my father flew 71 sorties over North Africa, the Middle East and Italy with 104 Squadron over two tours of duty.
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,150. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: 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.
Bombing the European Axis Powers: A Historical Digest of the Combined Bomber Offensive, 1939-1945 - World War II, B-17, B-24, Bombing Germany and Italy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 253,460. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
At its core this work is a database covering Anglo-American strategic bomber operations against Germany, Italy, and Axis associated or occupied Europe.
"Fools, Drunks, and the United States": August 12, 1941
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Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: American English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Bapton Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of America on August 12, 1941, four months before Pearl Harbor. Isolationism was still strong, FDR was hammering out the Atlantic Charter with Churchill (to the fury of America Firsters), the Japanese were ready to kick off a war, most Americans were more interested in baseball and radio shows than in a distant conflict, and Congress decided to keep the draft - by one vote.
Dear Sergeant Honey Part III
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section. This is Part III
Fire Effects of Bombing Attacks - The Firebombing and Destruction of Hamburg and Dresden in World War II by Incendiary Attack, Fire Storms, Effectiveness of Barriers, Japanese Fire Bombing
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,920. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The enormous effectiveness of fire as a weapon of war was demonstrated in World War II. Structural damage caused by fire accounted for 80 percent of the total damage to the cities attacked by airborne weapons.
One Man's War - the RAF from 1939-46
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The experiences of an ordinary country boy joining the RAF in September 1939, at 18, and within months retrieving crashed planes at the Battle of Britain, then the deserts of North Africa, El Alamein, and invading Sicily, Italy, Corsica and France at D-Day of the South, in August 1944. Along the way getting blown up, bombed, burnt and ill.
U.S. Naval Aviation in the Pacific - World War II - Pearl Harbor, Midway, Guadalcanal, Bougainville, Tarawa, Toyko, Tactical Effectiveness, Weapons
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,830. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This important U.S. Navy history about naval aviation in the Pacific during World War II was published in 1947.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - Liberation: Marines in the Recapture of Guam, Operation Forager, Medal of Honor Recipients, Fonte Ridge, General Cushman, Colt Pistol, War Dogs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,890. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The historic battle of the Marines in the Pacific War to recapture Guam is recounted in this U.S. Marines history book. Some of the subjects covered include: Operation Forager, Medal of Honor recipients, taking of Chonito Ridge, Orote Peninsula, Fonte Ridge, General Robert E. Cushman, Colt .45 pistol, war dogs, General Obata.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - Closing In: Marines in the Seizure of Iwo Jima, Mount Suribachi, Kamikaze Pilots, Marine Zippo Tanks, MacArthur and Roosevelt, V Amphibious Corps
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The historic battles of the Marines in the Pacific War are recounted in this U.S. Marines history book. Some of the subjects covered include: Mount Suribachi, Kamikaze Pilots, Marine Zippo Tanks, MacArthur and Roosevelt, V Amphibious Corps.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - Cape Gloucester: The Green Inferno, Major General WIlliam Rupertus, New Britain, Borgen Bay, Volupai-Talasea, LCMs, DUKWs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,640. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
On the early morning of 26 December 1943, Marines poised off the coast of Japanese-held New Britain could barely make out the mile-high bulk of Mount Talawe against a sky growing light with the approach of dawn. Flame billowed from the guns of American and Australian cruisers and destroyers, shattering the early morning calm.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - A Different War: Marines in Europe and North Africa, Operation Overlord
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,780. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Shortly after the United States entered World War II, the Allies agreed that the European Theater would have priority in the war over the Pacific Theater. The Marine Corps' war was in the Pacific and all war plans regarding the employment of Marines reflected that.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - From Makin to Bougainville: Marine Raiders in the Pacific War - Weapons and Equipment, Raider Training Center, Enogai, Bairoko, Operation Cleanslate
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,240. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The historic battle of the Marines in Okinawa is recounted in this U.S. Marines history book. Some of the subjects covered include: Major James Roosevelt, weapons and equipment, raider training center, New Georgia, Solomon Sea, Enogai, Bairoko, Operation Cleanslate.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - The Final Campaign: Marines in the Victory on Okinawa, Ryukyuan Islands, Death of Ernie Pyle, Shuri Islands
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,130. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The historic battle of the Marines in Okinawa is recounted in this U.S. Marines history book. Some of the subjects covered include: Ryukyuan Islands,Japanese 32nd Army, the death of Ernie Pyle, the Shuri Highlands, Major General Roy Geiger, Pedro del Valle, Lemuel C. Shepherd, Francis Mulcahy, and more.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - Condition Red: Marine Defense Battalions in World War II - Pearl Harbor, Wake Island, African-American Defense Battalions, Peleliu, Marianas
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Japan, its military leaders confident they could stagger the United States and gain time to seize the oil and other natural resources necessary to dominate the western Pacific, attacked Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, sinking or badly damaging 18 ships, destroying some 200 aircraft, and killing more than 2,300 American servicemen.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - Bloody Beaches: The Marines at Peleliu - Battles in the Palau Island Group, Ngesebus, Umurbrogol Pocket, Koror
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,940. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The historic battles of the Marines at Peleliu are recounted in this U.S. Marines history book.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series: The Pacific - Liberation of the Philippines, Shanghai to Corregidor, The Occupation of Japan, Operations in the Northern Solomons - Bataan Death March
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Four important U.S. Marines history books are compiled in this fascinating ebook about operations in the Pacific during World War II, including the Philippines, Japan, and the Solomons. Topics covered include Corregidor, the Bataan Death March, the Occupation of Japan, the Northern Solomons, Treasury Islands, Bougainville, Koromokina, Navajo Code Talkers, Battle of Piva Forks, and more.
Silk Chutes and Hard Fighting: U.S. Marine Corps Parachute Units in World War II - Lakehurst Training Center, Parachute Accidents
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,120. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Silk Chutes and Hard Fighting: U.S. Marine Corps Parachute Units in World War II is a brief narrative of the development, deployment, and eventual demise of Marine parachute units during World War II.