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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.
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.
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.
Second World War Diary - Part II
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 224,650. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017 by PACIFIC MEDIA, S.L.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Six years, 2,194 days, in which the world lived through a terrible war which completely changed the system of alliances of the different countries and the way of life of millions of their inhabitants. In this book, the most important events of those fateful 2,194 days are narrated day by day. Part II includes from January 1943 to September 1945.
Second World War Diary - Part I
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 261,530. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017 by PACIFIC MEDIA, S.L.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Six years, 2,194 days, in which the world lived through a terrible war which completely changed the system of alliances of the different countries and the way of life of millions of their inhabitants. In this book, the most important events of those fateful 2,194 days are narrated day by day. Part I includes from September 1939 to December 1942.
Diario de la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Volumen 1
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 300,200. Language: Spanish. Published: November 15, 2017 by PACIFIC MEDIA, S.L.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
En esta obra de dos volúmenes contamos, día a día, los acontecimientos ocurridos durante el mayor conflicto bélico de todos los tiempos.
Diario de la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Volumen 2
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 257,080. Language: Spanish. Published: November 15, 2017 by PACIFIC MEDIA, S.L.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
En esta obra de dos volúmenes contamos, día a día, los acontecimientos ocurridos durante el mayor conflicto bélico de todos los tiempos.
The Spanish Civil War: Failure at the Strategic Level - Report on the Dress Rehearsal for World War II, Franco and Hitler, Relationships Between Spain, Britain, France, USSR, U.S., Germany, and Italy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) was a military and political struggle between Left and Right-wing factions in Spain. Despite the likelihood the Spanish Civil War would lead to a larger war in Europe, pro-democracy countries chartered a course of nonintervention and isolationism.
Betrayed
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 143,100. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In 1944, Staff Sergeant Frederic C. Martini’s bomber was shot down over France. He was captured by the Gestapo and, along with 167 other Allied airmen, sent to Buchenwald concentration camp to await execution. He survived—but just barely. When he returned home, the US government, the Army, and the VA denied his accounts to protect Nazi specialists brought to the US with fabricated histories.

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