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China Policies and Controversies: U.S. Military Papers - PLA, Deception, Maritime Quest, Navy, Taiwan Arms Sales, Turkey and China, plus 2014 U.S. Intelligence Threat Assessment
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,520. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique collection of American military documents provides a special view of recent Chinese military and policy developments.
A Scratch with the Rebels: A Pennsylvania Roundhead and a South Carolina Cavalier
By Carolyn P. Schriber
Series: The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,370. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
James McCaskey, 100th Pennsylvania Regiment, was a farmhand who believed in individual rights for all men. Gus Smythe, Washington Light Infantry, 24th South Carolina, was a college student and a supporter of states' rights. This is the true story of how the Battle of Secessionville altered not only their own lives, but the lives of all those who shared their experiences.
Spyplane: Top Secret Cold War Aircraft
By Chris Scott
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 27,170. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Using recently declassified information on the U-2, SR-71 and A12, Spyplane gives a detailed account from the ground and in the air on these great aircraft. Strap yourself into the seat of a U-2 or an SR-71 and get a cockpit view of what it is like to be 70,000 feet high being able easily see the curvature of the earth. Alone and in the immense cold for several hours trying to evade detection.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Smart Research: Leveraging Interns and Fellows to Enhance your Research Program
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,980. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
PKSOI's Internship Program was a natural outgrowth of this holistic approach reflected in the wide array of academic disciplines and institutions of our interns. For all their diversity, our interns are uniformly enthusiastic and bring a hunger to make a real difference with their endeavors.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Irregular Warfare - Air Force Policy Directive 10-42 - Counterterrorism, Unconventional Warfare, Foreign Internal Defense, Counterinsurgency
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,360. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Air Force document provides the directive requirements for the Air Force to address irregular challenges to national security. The Air Force must organize, train, and equip a force that is equally proficient and capable in irregular and conventional warfare, providing a portfolio of capabilities that reflect the high-low mix of adversaries.
The Battle of Belmont
By Greg Schroeder
Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short military history of Ulysses S Grant's first major command in the American Civil War. Tactical descriptions, light command analysis, references and an order of battle. An easy to read yet accurate introduction to Grant, the Civil War, and military history.
The Gray Ghost of Civil War Virginia: John Singleton Mosby
By Jessica James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,750. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
No name in the annals of the Civil War conjures a more romantic and awe-inspiring image than that of Confederate Colonel John Mosby of Virginia. Award-winning historical fiction author Jessica James penned a unique look at this iconic figure as a way to share this real-life soldier's story with her fiction fans. Mosby was the model for her fictional character, Alexander Hunter, in NOBLE CAUSE.
The Development of the Base Force 1989 - 1992, Work of General Colin Powell, Dick Cheney, Paul Wolfowitz, Changes in Strategic Thinking
By Progressive Management
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the late 1940s the United States had based its national military strategy on the necessity of deterring and, if deterrence failed, successfully fighting a global war against the Soviet Union. In 1987 Joint Staff strategists began to examine some of the planning assumptions supporting this strategy.
The Art of Naming Military Operations - Operations in the World Wars, Using Nicknames to Shape Perceptions, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Shield, Just Cause, Military Strategy
By Progressive Management
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Effectively naming operations is a powerful means of winning the war of images, a war which is just as critical as the war on the battlefield. In the image war, the operation name is the first bullet fired, and quite possibly the most critical.
Diversity within the Joint Team: Understanding the Different Operational Perspectives of the Army and Air Force, Clashing Perspectives and Shared Domains, Joint Test in Operation Desert Storm
By Progressive Management
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,700. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Proceeding from the means and ways they use to overcome the problems within their specific domains, the Army and Air Force have developed different operational perspectives.
Mind-Sets and Missiles: A First Hand Account of the Cuban Missile Crisis - Detailed Chronology of Intelligence Failures and Successes, President Kennedy and the Soviet Missiles in Cuba
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,140. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique book provides a detailed chronology and analysis of the intelligence failures and successes of the Cuban Missile Crisis. The author, Mr. Kenneth Absher, contends that, when our national security is at stake, the United States should not hesitate to undertake risky intelligence collection operations, including espionage, to penetrate our adversary's deceptions.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Information Operations (Joint Publication 3-13) - Terminology, Legal Considerations, Multinational Policy
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,350. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication provides joint doctrine for the planning, preparation, execution, and assessment of information operations across the range of military operations.
History of the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) - Nuclear Weapons, Cold War Strategy, Service Rivalries, Arms Control
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,840. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unclassified history is of the US Strategic Command that was established on June 1, 1992, and disestablished on October 1, 2002.
Washington's Crossing: America's First D-Day
By Robert Child
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Late December 1776 A ragged Continental army has now put an icy river between themselves and the pursing British army. The men in blue and buff uniforms have known nothing but defeat and had once again made a narrow escape while the Congress at Philadelphia reflecting no confidence in their troops prepare to evacuate to Baltimore. Washington decides to do the unthinkable - go on the offensive.
Gettysburg Voices From the Front
By Robert Child
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A stirring collection of first-hand accounts from Privates on up to the commanding Generals at the Battle of Gettysburg woven into a dramatic and compelling narrative. The reader is transported back to the chaos and uncertainty of the sweltering first three days of July 1863 when Lee's Army of Northern Virginia invaded the North threatening Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington itself.
The U.S. Army Campaigns of the War of 1812: Defending A New Nation, 1783-1811 - General Wayne, Whiskey Rebellion, Northwest Territory, Battle of Tippecanoe, Madison, Jefferson, Burr
By Progressive Management
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The War of 1812 is perhaps the United States' least known conflict. Other than Andrew Jackson's 1815 victory at New Orleans and Francis Scott Key's poem "The Star-Spangled Banner" written in 1814 during the British attack on Baltimore, most Americans know little about the country's second major war. Its causes are still debated by historians today.
Ghosts of Gettysburg II: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places of the Battlefield
By Mark Nesbitt
Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,420. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Second Chance Publications. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
"Ghosts of Gettysburg II" is the second volume in Mark Nesbitt's popular book series. After the release of the first volume, people began contacting Mr. Nesbitt to share their ghostly experiences on the Gettysburg battlefield. This volume includes more ghostly encounters on the Gettysburg battlefield, on the Gettysburg College campus, and in and around the town of Gettysburg.
Compromising Positions: The Erosion of Trust in the American Military
By S.A. Wilson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Military as Boss: How’d you like it if your boss dictated where you could hang out after your work day ends? What clothes you can wear when you’re off the clock? Who you could be friends with? Who you could date or marry? What if they broke almost every promise they made to you? And if, on top of all that, they treated you like a cheat and a liar? Say hello to the U.S. armed forces...
Notes from Underground: A Cold War Missileer Goes Home
By Paul Kijinski
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(2.00 from 1 review)
The author, a missile launch control officer in the waning years of the Cold War, returns to his old Air Force unit in North Dakota. His goal is to learn firsthand how today's missileers are faring in the gray environment of the post-Cold War era.
To the Shores of Tripoli
By Jonathan Brazee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is an historical fiction about the US Marines and Navy during the First Barbary War. While the three protagonists are fictional characters representing all Marines who served, most of the others are actual historical figures.