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The Spanish-American War: A Brief History
By Victor Mobley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1898, the United States embarked on a war that would alter the trajectory of the nation forever. The war itself was short and is often forgotten. But it made America a world power, gave birth to a modern navy and catapulted Theodore Roosevelt to the Presidency. This history is a very brief introduction, thoroughly researched and written in a lively and accessible style.
Warcrimes of the Waffen-SS
By Rudolf Schlossberg
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Sascha von Bornheim. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
From Wola to Malmedy, this book details some of the worst atrocities on both the Eastern and Western Fronts committed by these human war machines.
War Life Death Gloom The Post Apocalypse
By TMS
Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Spanning the early day, when we all thought the war will pass, before the blasts, to the middle times of the cannibals, and the suicide of hope, to the post apocalypse, and the children born into it, who grew up to rule the new world. The era of War, The era of Life, The era of Death, The era of Gloom,The Apocalypse, Post apocalypse
Dieppe: Casualties of War
By Barry Daniels
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,320. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The raid on Dieppe in August 1942 is Canada's most traumatic military event. This book examines the questions raised by that event such as the role of heavy bombers in a tactical environment and the role of the Navy in supporting the Army. Comparisons are made with other amphibious landings and then a number of what if scenarios are considered.
Hitler's Theory - An Analysis of Mein Kampf (Part 2)
By Isuru Abeysinghe
Series: An Analysis of Mein Kampf, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
The first book analyzed the early parts of the book within the context of logical deconstruction. This second book continues to consider the work of Hitler but this time on a physiological level. The book described Hitler's main theories and driving ideas which led to the rise of the NAZI regime surrounding the second world war.
Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt - Diaries and Letters of a First World War Officer in the 19th Hussars and 1st Coldstream Guards
By William Bridge
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Diary and letters of Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt including his time at Eton, Sandhurst and in the First World War. He describes life in the Hussars and Coldstream Guards, how he was gassed in May 1915, and life in the trenches. He was killed near Ypres in May 1916. The book is illustrated with maps and photographs, and includes biographies of his wife, son, brother and parents.
The Einsatzgruppen
By Rudolf Schlossberg
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: American English. Published: October 21, 2012 by Sascha von Bornheim. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
They murdered more than a million people, sometimes in massive killing orgies that saw tens of thousands dead in only two days. Consisting mostly of SS and police units, they were under the control of Heinrich Himmler and his deputies, Reinhard Heydrich and Ernst Kaltenbrunner. They were the first Nazi units to commence the large-scale killing of Jews and other "undesirables"...
Destroy the Enemy in Hand-to-Hand Combat (An Authentic Field Manual of the Red Army)
By Boris Karpa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by Dilernia Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
“Destroy the Enemy in Hand-to-Hand Combat” was the official Red Army close combat manual during the Second World War. Published in 1941, this would have been the very manual used to train the troops that fought and defeated the Nazis at Stalingrad and in Berlin, in fierce close-quarter combat. Translated into English by professional translator Boris Karpa.
Churchill versus Hitler: War of Words
By Peter John
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,590. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Based on three years of research in archives across Britain, Germany and the United States, Churchill versus Hitler is a fascinating book examining the views, rivalry and taunts of Winston Churchill and Adolf Hitler. Covering the buildup to WW2, the war itself, and (in Churchill's case) afterwards - the book casts fresh light upon both the men and the events that enveloped them.
Ray and Ami
By Mike Woodworth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,400. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
World War II was one of the most momentous periods in the history of the world. All Americans were deeply affected by the war, and each individual played his or her part in the effort to secure victory against Fascist tyranny. Charles “Ray” Woodworth and Amaryllis Rogers were two ordinary Americans caught up in the maelstrom of war, and this true story chronicles their experiences.
Brits At The Alamo
By James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
More than 30 British-born men fought for the Texas cause during the siege and battle of the Alamo. This is a concise and informative account of their deeds.
Dear Mom I'm Alive--Letters Home from Blackwidow 25
By Randolph Mains
You set the price! Words: 89,880. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Dear Mom I'm Alive is the unusually candid story detailing a young helicopter pilot’s right of passage during the height of the Vietnam War. Randy Mains is a man who is fiercely a-political but stanchly patriotic who struggles daily to get through his one-year tour of duty as a combat helicopter pilot with his humor and humanity in tact.
Heroes of the Light Brigade
By James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
For four decades this book has been extensively researched through official documentation such as soldiers' service papers, census returns, and regimental and family archives, the result of which provides biographical tributes to 30 soldiers who rode in the famous Charge of the Light Brigade, giving a valuable insight into the kind of ordinary men who took part.
Balaclava Victoria Crosses: Including the Charge of the Light Brigade
By James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
At Balaclava the Charge of the Heavy Brigade and the Light Brigade action provided two of the most famous deeds recorded in the annals of the British Army. This well-researched book contains biographical tributes and detailed accounts of the actions of the nine men who were awarded the Victoria Cross during the battle. With the Chronological Roll of all 111 Crimean War Victoria Crosses.
To War in Style
By Mark Berent
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In January of 1973 we in Defense Attaché Office in the American Embassy, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, found ourselves in an unusual situation. In Vietnam, all US forces were ordered to cease fighting and that included air assets as well as the ground troops. Yet we had authorized air support until August 15. This article is about what occurred during that time.
The Boer Wars - A Brief History
By Andrew Knight
Series: A Brief History, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The Anglo-Boer Wars will introduce you to, one of the Victorian Wars of the British Empire. A bite size comprehensive account of the two Anglo-Boer Wars fought between 1880-1881 and 1899-1902. A fascinating tale of one of the bloodiest and expensive wars for over a century, which pitted the two Boer Republics of South Africa against the might of the British Empire
Hostage of Paradox: A Qualmish Disclosure
By John Rixey Moore
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 218,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A profound odyssey of a young college graduate who enlists in the military to avoid being drafted, becomes a Green Beret Airborne Ranger,and is sent to Vietnam where he is plunged into high-risk, operations under contract to do CIA—work for which he was neither specifically trained nor psychologically prepared, yet for which he is ultimately highly decorated. A Pulitzer Prize entry.
NATO, Kosovo and Crisis Management
By D. Alexander Neill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 141,020. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This study examines how NATO’s post-Cold War transformation was tested by the Kosovo Crisis of 1998-99, and concludes that while consensus-based decision making remains the cornerstone of NATO’s political unity, it is also its Achilles’ heel because it impedes effective, efficient action in response to crises, and prevents NATO from modifying its fundamental internal decision making processes.
How to win. A guide to strategy and tactics
By Konstantin Babitsky
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 65,670. Language: Russian. Published: July 29, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Each day throws at us new challenges, we are faced to deal with new situations, some of which can be confusing, even for tough and experienced. To find a way out of any situation, to secure the positive outcome - we need to make highly effective decisions. The problem is that each situation is unique and there is no universal prescription for the resolution of all of them.
Lucia in Wartime
By Tom Holt
Series: Tom Holt's Mapp and Lucia Series, Book 1. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 64,320. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Across the Channel, the battle rages. On the Tilling front, another battle is being fought—the constant war of wits and social ascendancy between Lucia Pillson and Elizabeth Mapp-Flint. Lucia invariably wins the day. But how long will she be able to retain the admiration of all Tilling if her power remains unchecked? The first of Tom Holt’s official sequels to E.F. Benson’s Lucia series.