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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Robert E. Lee Fails: Mapping Gettysburg
By Earl B. McElfresh
Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Did hubris lead Robert E. Lee astray in the Gettysburg Campaign?
Once Again, The Challenge to the U.S. Army During a Defense Reduction: To Remain a Military Profession
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
As with the post-Cold War downsizing during the Bill Clinton administration in the late 1990s, one critical challenge for the Army centers on the qualitative and institutional character of the Army after the reductions. Will the Army manifest the essential characteristics and behavior of a military profession comprised of Soldiers and civilians who see themselves sacrificially called to vocation?
Historic Fort Loudoun
By Fort Loudoun Association
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The colony of South Carolina built Fort Loudoun in 1756 at the height of the French and Indian War. Built to foster relations with the Cherokee, the fort helped to secure the Overhill towns from French involvement. In 1760 the Cherokee besieged and captured the fort when the relationship soured, making Fort Loudoun the opening act in the Anglo Cherokee War of 1760-1762.
March to Victory: Washington, Rochambeau, and the Yorktown Campaign of 1781 - War of American Independence (the Revolutionary War)
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,260. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book provides an in-depth account of the most decisive operation of the American Revolution, examining how the Americans and French moved land and naval forces from Rhode Island to Virginia, where they gained the tactical advantage over their opponents at Yorktown.
Reagan's Star Wars
By Walter Parks
Series: Military and Government Stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,630. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
President Eisenhower understood how Washington worked. He left us a warning: Beware of the Military Industrial Complex I not only witnessed his warning being ignored, I participated in using the power of the Military Industrial Complex during my aerospace career. Reagan’s Star Wars describes why and how the Military Industrial Complex gave birth to Strategic Defense Initiative known as Star Wars
The Civil War Begins: Opening Clashes, 1861 - Fort Sumter, Virginia and Bull Run, The Fight for Missouri, From Belmont to Port Royal
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,770. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Army history publication, prepared in commemoration of our national sacrifices, provides details and analysis of the opening clashes of the War Between the States in 1861, including Fort Sumter, Virginia and Bull Run, the Fight for Missouri, Belmont, and Port Royal.
Sharing Success - Owning Failure: Preparing to Command in the Twenty-First Century Air Force
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 18,710. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In Sharing Success — Owning Failure, Colonel Goldfein discusses several themes central to a successful command tour. He expresses ideas and puts forth questions to spark your imagination as you begin preparing for the task ahead of you—squadron commander.
Chicamauga: Battle of The Blue and The Gray
By Lee Gabor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
This ebook contains a poem of reincarnation and brief details of the Battle of this sacred place in far northwest Georgia.
U.S. Army Handbook: Developing Leadership During Unit Training Exercises, Combat Training Center (CTC) Trainers
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Unit leaders contribute substantially to their unit's mission success or lack of success. For this reason, the Army devotes considerable resources to foster the development of leaders during unit training exercises.
U.S. Army Commander's Handbook for Unit Leader Development - Translating Leader Feedback, Prioritizing Leader Development Activities, Integrating Development into Day-to-Day Activities
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Army handbook is designed to provide commanders with an efficient and effective way to develop leaders.