Nonfiction » History » Military » Military / Naval

A Fleet in Being: Austro-Hungarian Warships of WWI
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011 by Shilka Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Illustrated with thirty photographs and drawings, this book provides a comprehensive and detailed listing of the ships that made up the Austro-Hungarian Navy, its operations, and the unique problems this unusual fleet faced, from contentious duelling parliaments to ships built by landlocked Hungary.
LOYAL and STEADFAST - The Story of HMS Consort
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,430. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
LOYAL and STEADFAST is the story of HMS CONSORT, a C class destroyer commissioned into the post-World War 2 Royal Navy. During her ten years of service CONSORT spent nearly all her time in the Far East participating in the Occupation of Japan, the Malayan Emergency and the Korean War.
”Hekla” 1905. Dagbog ført paa Fiskeriinspektionstogtet til Island fra den 1’ Marts til den 15’ December af Gustav Kragh Underskibsminør i Flaaden.
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 23,430. Language: Danish. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dagbog fra fiskeriinspektionstogt med krydseren ”Hekla” i 1905. Beskriver levende en nygift underskibsminørs 10 måneder lange togt. Et godt tidsbillede på den latente konflikt mellem fiskeriinspektionen og de kritiske islændinge.
Hangings, Sinkings and Trust in God: Life and Death onboard British Warships in the 1700’s and 1800’s
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 44,850. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
Hangings, Sinkings and Trust in God: The fascinating first hand experiences of an English sailor who enlisted with the Royal Navy from 1793 till 1837. Learn in vivid detail of the lives and deaths of men who served during the age of glory of the most formidable fleet ever to sail. Meet amongst others Nelson, Hood, Rodney and Canadian Admiral Sir Provo Wallace who served for 96 years.
HMS Courageous 1939 - Eyewitness World War II series
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
An ebook contianing eyewitness accounts of the sinking of the British aircraft carrier HMS Courageous in the first month of the war. Complete with explanatory text and background on the men and machines involved.
Navy Shipboard Lasers for Surface, Air, and Missile Defense: Deployment of the First Solid-State Laser Directed Energy Weapon, SSL, FEL, TLS, MLD, Terminal Defense Against China's ASBM
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,980. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Lasers & Photonics
Navy officials announced in April 2013 that a solid-state laser would be deployed onboard the U.S.S. Ponce, providing the first at-sea demonstration of a revolutionary directed energy weapon.
The Battle of Pulu Aor (1804)
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
A key naval action that confirmed British control of the Indian Ocean and its rich trade at a crucial point in the Napoleonic Wars.
Cordon of Steel: The U.S. Navy and the Cuban Missile Crisis - President John F. Kennedy, Nikita Khrushchev, Admiral Dennison, U-2, Fidel Castro, SS-4 Sandal and SS-5 Skean Soviet Missiles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,950. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the fall of 1962, the United States and the Soviet Union came as close as they ever would to global nuclear war. Hoping to correct what he saw as a strategic imbalance with the United States, Soviet Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev began secretly deploying medium range ballistic missiles (MRBM) and intermediate range ballistic missiles (IRBM) to Fidel Castro's Cuba.
U.S. Navy Abbreviations of World War II and U.S. Navy Code Words of World War II - Terms Found in Pearl Harbor Documents
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,380. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
A companion to our Pearl Harbor Encyclopedia, this unique document provides definitions for thousands of Navy abbreviations and code words used during the period of Pearl Harbor and later during World War II.
Sinking the Bismarck 1941
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Bismarck was the greatest battleship ever to prowl the Atlantic. With her eight 15 inch guns and 30 knots top speed she represented a massive threat to the merchant convoys on which Britain relied for survival in 1941. She had to be destroyed.
The Battle of Portland 1653
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The turning point in the 1st Anglo-Dutch War the Battle of Portland raged for three days off the south coast of England and ended in a decisive victory for the English fleet.
2012 Navy Program Guide: Major Systems, Programs, Ships, Submarines, Aircraft, Carriers, Weapons, Electronics, Sensors, Surface Combatants, Expeditionary Forces, Data Systems - Bonus 2011 Edition
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,930. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This new 2012 Navy Program Guide is an overview of the key systems, programs and initiatives of the U.S. Navy, with detailed information on the status of hundreds of programs for systems ranging from aircraft and ships to weapons and information dominance. As a bonus, this ebook reproduction includes the complete 2011 edition as well.
Øjenvidner til Historien. Flådens sænkning 29. august 1943. Sænkningsrapporter og øjenvidneberetninger
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 78,180. Language: Danish. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Kildesamling med sænkningsrapporter og øjenvidneberetninger fra flådens sænkning den 29. august 1943.
21st Century Complete Guide to Naval Mine Warfare: Modern MCM Systems, Marine Mammal Systems, Dolphins, Sea Lions, Avenger-Class, Mine Countermeasures, Mine Threat Control
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,630. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Seven unique U.S. Navy documents provide a thorough guide to naval mine warfare, with information on modern mine countermeasures (MCM), marine mammal systems, the use of dolphins and sea lions, organic MCM, Avenger class, SQQ-32 Sonar, SLQ-37, SLQ-38, SLQ-48(V), MH-53E Sea Dragon Helicopters, explosive ordnance disposal, littoral combat ship (LCS), methods of actuation, and much more.
2014 Major American Weapons Systems: Report of the Pentagon's Testing Director - Army, Navy, Air Force Programs, F-35, Ballistic Missile Defense, Aegis, Missiles, Submarines, Aircraft Carriers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,630. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report from the Pentagon's Operational Test and Evaluation Director was issued in January 2014 and contains extensive detailed information about over 100 major weapons systems under development by the Department of Defense, Army, Navy, and Air Force - including such consequential systems as the F-35 and BMD.
Damn the Torpedoes: A Short History of U.S. Naval Mine Countermeasures, 1777-1991 - Farragut, Civil War, Minecraft, Wonsan, Minehunting, Minesweeping, Bushnell, Fulton, World War II, Vietnam, Iran
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,620. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an authoritative and thorough history of U.S. Navy mine countermeasures. Mine warfare is by definition the strategic and tactical use of sea mines and their countermeasures, including all offensive and defensive mining and protection against mines.
Marine Corps Expeditionary Force 21 - Amphibious Capability, Seapower, Projection Forces, Command Element Roadmap, Ship-to-Objective Maneuver, Concept of Employment, Seabasing Capabilities
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,000. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Here, through the reproduction of many Marine Corps documents, is the story of the new capstone concept in 2014 for the U.S. Marine Corps: Expeditionary Force 21.
Danske Ubåde 1909 - 2004. Bind I.
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 32,220. Language: Danish. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Første bind af to, der bog dækker ubådsvæsenets 95-årige historie fra den første ubåd, Dykkeren, til den sidste, Kronborg, der fik blot tre år i søværnets tjeneste. Ubådenes tekniske udvikling beskrives indgående, og deres skiftende roller i forsvaret af Danmark forklares i historisk perspektiv.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Navy Planning - Navy Warfare Publication NWP 5-01
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,820. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps / Navy manual is the foundation for Navy planning. It establishes doctrine and puts forward the fundamental principles to guide planning within the framework of service, joint, or multinational operations. It supersedes NWP 5-01(A), Naval Operational Planning.
Complete Guide to Maritime Pirates, Piracy, and Security, Assaults from Somalia, 2009 Capture of the Maersk Alabama, Rescue of Captain Richard Phillips, al-Shabaab
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 431,110. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This unique ebook provides an encyclopedic overview of all aspects of maritime piracy, assaults on shipping from Somali pirates, security measures including the work of the U.S. Navy, and the 2009 attack on the Maersk Alabama and the Navy rescue of Captain Richard Phillips. This massive compendium includes government reports, federal material, military information, and Congressional hearings.