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Boer War Victoria Crosses
By James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,010. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
With information drawn from official documents this extensively researched book provides biographical tributes and accounts of the deeds of a selection of men who were awarded the Victoria Cross for action during the Boer War of 1899-1902. With a summary of the conflict, a chronological roll of all 78 Boer War VCs and a useful bibliography for further reading.
The Defence of Rorke's Drift - A Graphic Account
By James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,300. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A graphic account of the action during the defence of Rorke's Drift, the battle made famous by the motion picture ZULU! The narrative is the author's depiction of the fighting based on four decades of studying all the known eyewitness accounts and official documentation. With a roll of defenders, and a useful bibliography for further reading.
High-Tech Air Power
By peter dancey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: American English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In the new millennium most of the world's major air forces front-line combat inventory includes 5th generation designs with low RCS and the USAF in particular has a complete range of stealth planes that along with new up-to-date air-to-air missiles and bombs aggregate to 'high-tech air power'.
Air Power of the First World War
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: American English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
with 2014 heralding 100 years since the start of The Great War on 4 August 1914, this book is an overview of the use of air power by both sides in support of their ground forces even though the airplanes were mostly flimsy biplanes with a top speed of around 60mph.
RAF in Germany - A History
By peter dancey
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Cold War RAF in Germany orgnisatiion aircraft and deployments
Battle of Britain Hurricane Squadron
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This book is a snapshot of No.17 Squadron Hawker Hurricane day fighter operations during the 'Battle of Britain' in the summer of 1940. Describing their day-to-day routine and combat operations over a sustained period -- their successes and losses..
Battle of Britain aircraft
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: American English. Published: January 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This book gives an overview of the aircraft that took part in the 'Battle of Britain on both sides. The origins of the designs their designations and how they performed in the first war between two air forces in the world between the British RAF and German Luftwaffe
The 'Cold War' RAF
By peter dancey
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 8,360. Language: American English. Published: January 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Post WW II the UK government decided to maintain a nuclear deterrent to be carried aloft by the jet V-bombers. But for the next twenty years the RAF's battle order and inventory was constantly at flux caused by numerous changes in government policy and dfense reviews that even as they do today resulted in cancellation of hardware and badly needed new airplanes. Cold War RAFfront-line airplanes.
The Cuban Missile Crisis
By peter dancey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The Cuban Missile Crisis is still often referred to by politicians and the general public now more the half a century later. albeit not much is generally known about the facts and indeed the crucial part played by President Kennedy and his advisors and the restraint of President Krhuschev in Russia. Often against the advice of some of the senior air force generals on both sides..
Adolf Galland - General of Fighters
By peter dancey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In 1953 German fighter ace Adolf Galland former WW II General of Luftwaffe fighter Pilots was invited by the RAF's Historical Branch to record his view of the 'Battle of Britain. Galland survived the war moving to Argentina to assist in the setting up of the Argentine AF though he returned to Germany in 1955 to help set up the 'new' Luftwaffe and to fly an Luftwaffe Lockheed F-104G Starfighter..
MacArthur and the UFOs
By Jonathan Abel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,420. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
True - Epic historic WWII novel – Author’s uncle was General Douglas MacArthur’s bodyguard - Orders from FDR to catch UFOs during WWII - So Mac creates very first Men in Black to investigate sightings and retrieve crashes!! After bombing Tokyo, Doolittle’s Raiders join the recovery team! Experience the Battle of Los Angeles, Jungle Warfare, Atomic Bombs, Blue Beams, UFOs…Extraordinary AudioBook.
The Attack on London - September 1940
By peter dancey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: American English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The 'Battle of Britain' in the summer of 1940 was the first military campaign ever to be fought against opposing air forces - the RAF and the Luftwaffe. This book deals specifically with the month of September when against all the odds, RAF Fighter Command stifled the Luftwaffe's attempt to bomb London into submission. A Tribute to RAF Fighter Command and AVM Parks and his staff.
New Millennium Fighters
By peter dancey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: American English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This book complements the stealth books by this author on smashwords.com. giving an overview of all the coalitions operational non-stealth combat airplanes in front-line service the 21st Century..
Her Private We: The Middle Parts of Fortune: Somme and Ancre, 1916
By Frederic Manning
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,110. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
“The finest and noblest book of men at war” Ernest Hemingway The classic novel of the Great War, set during the battle of the Somme. Her Privates We follows the story of Private Bourne, an ordinary soldier dealing with extraordinary circumstances. Readers of both military history, and literary fiction, will continue to be haunted by its prose and insights.
Stealth
By peter dancey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
An accompanying volume to previous stealth publications this book deals specifically with the origins and technological development of stealth as featured in today's front-line combat aircraft. See Steath Planes by this author aviationbuff on smashwords.com
Gulf War 1 MASH Huey's
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: American English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Most people associate the ubiquitous Bell UH-1 Huey with the Vietnam War. but in December 1990 the Huey returned to the battlefield with the 273rd Medical Detachment (AA) a reserve unit that still included a number of Vietnam veterans. This time flying UH-1V machines this is the units Gulf War ! MASH story.
Hitler's Secret Super Weapons
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: American English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
On 19 July 1942 Hitler ruled the development and production of his secret super weapons should teke priority. This dictate was made to RLM chief Erhard Milch on Christmas Eve 1942. Super Weapon Projekts 1 and 2, commenced immediately and 96 missile launch sites were prepared in northern France.for the v-1 and V-2 flying bombs.over London .
Luftwaffe Bf 110 Night Fighters
By peter dancey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: American English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In July 1940 following Operation Thunderbolt the Luftwaffe decided that its Bf 110 day-bomber should be re-roled as a night-fighter and it became just that for the Germans throughout much of the war. This is the story of the Luftwaffe Bf 110 night fighter and the night fighter units.
Luftwaffe Eagles Bf 109 subtypes
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: American English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
33,467 Messerschmitt Bf 109 were built. Combat proven in Spain in the Spanish Civil War by the Condor Legion the 109 remained in production throughout WW II. It was produced in a myriad of subtypes. This is a complete record never previously published the information sourced directly from the RLM archives in Berlin. Supplements this authors German Aircraft Industry 1933-45 by Airlife/SAE 1998.
Military Helicopters in Actionm
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: American English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The modern rotary-winged machine is an integral part of the 'digital' era as reflected by the European EH 101 and the Boeing AH-64E