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Memoirs of World War II
Price: Free! Words: 79,300. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
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Based on the letters written to his wife between August 1942 and June 1945, this memoir is an account of the author's experiences as a Counter-Intelligence Corp officer attached to the US Army VIIth Corp, including mobilisation in England, invasion of Normandy on D-Day +1, the liberation of Paris, the Battle of the Bulge, and the fight across Germany to Leipzig at the end of the war in Europe.
Guide to the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection
Price: Free! Words: 54,890. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Explore the many testimonies and accounts of the surviving leaders, the veterans and volunteers who took part in the historic events of Ireland's 1916 Rising, the War of Independence and Civil War, along with a plethora of supporting documentation gathered from the participants through the unique collection that is the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection.
20/20: The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives
Price: Free! Words: 54,870. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
20/20 - The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives is a retrospective of America’s most recent wars told through twenty oral histories from a cross section of veterans who served on the front lines of Operation Iraqi Freedom and/or Operation Enduring Freedom. These tales come “from the horse’s mouth” and explain the many physical and emotional highs and lows of life in the combat zone and after.
Ersatz Krieg: A True Story of Men Captured, But Not Conquered
Price: Free! Words: 50,120. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
'Ersatz Krieg'. The true story of Alban Snape, aged just 18 he was taken prisoner whilst on a scouting mission soon after the Normandy Landings. This 'Churchill gangster' was transported to Stalag VIIIC in Poland and sent to work for the Germans in a sugar factory. The story tells of Alban's attempted escape, the sabotage of the sugar factory and the long march west that followed.
Department of Defense Strategy for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) June 2014 - Pathways, Prevent Acquisition, Respond to Crises, Safeguard the Force and Manage Consequences
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Potential adversaries of the United States continue to pursue weapons of mass destruction (WMD) to enhance their international influence and achieve greater strategic leverage against U.S. advantages.
Fighting Back: New Media and Military Operations - Websites, Cable News, Bloggers, Mobile Technologies, U.S. Military, Israeli-Hezbollah War, The Case of Jenin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,800. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Insurgent use of information as an asymmetric strategic means has been extremely effective in the current theaters of Iraq and Afghanistan leading Richard Holbrooke to famously muse: "How can a man in a cave out-communicate the world's leading communications society?"
Guide to Air Force Heraldry - Heraldry Through the Ages, Symbols in Emblems, USAF Symbols, Organizational Emblems, Designing An Air Force Emblem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,210. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Heraldry as we know it today had its beginning in the early 12th century during the period between the First and Second Crusades.
Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program
Price: Free! Words: 81,520. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » History » Military
Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program draws on previously secret information to provide the first comprehensive, technically-oriented look at South Africa’s nuclear weapons program; how it grew, evolved, and ended. It also finds lessons for today’s nuclear proliferation cases.
A Brief History of the U.S. Army in World War II - The U.S. Army Campaigns of World War II - Europe, Pacific, Germany, Japan, Allied Operations, Battle of the Bulge, North Africa, Aftermath
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook reproduces an important Army history of World War II.
"Farewell the Tranquil Mind": Security and Stability in the Post-Vietnam Era - American Foreign Policy Shortly After Vietnam
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,800. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Vietnam War has now passed into history. Though the outcome of that war was anything but satisfactory to many Americans, it is probably safe to say that the war's end brought a qualified sense of relief to the broad generality of America's citizenry.
Royal Marines Historical Time Line
Price: Free! Words: 183,110. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book is a 1st Edition, based on the 'Royal-Marines.net' website. Hoping that further editions will follow yearly. The aim is to try and recall every single day of the Royal Marines 354 year history. It's an ongoing project, that will probably take several years to complete. I'm hoping that this first Edition will attract others to join in and send information that I can use.
Conflicts that Changed the World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 163,040. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
Conflict and warfare is perpetual in the world today. It has always been like that. The history of the human race is the history of conflict. Conquest and glory versus death and destruction. Who takes us to war and why? This book traces world history through the conflicts that changed the world.
IEDs in the Context of Appropriate Technology - Understanding and Defeating Artisanal Weapons in Afghanistan and Iraq, Simple but Effective Technologies, Gandhi and Schumacher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,580. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this work suggests that a closer look at the context within which IEDs develop, appropriate technology, could shed light on ways to counteract them.
NSA and the Cuban Missile Crisis, The 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis - New Evidence that Signals Intelligence (SIGINT), Cuban Arms Buildup, Cryptology, U-2 Findings, Navy Vessel Cordon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,510. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report tells the story of SIGINT in the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962: A Case Study of the Tailored Use of Instruments of National Power - Missile Discovery, Foreign Policy and Fateful Decision, Cold War, The Showdown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 108,840. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report analyzes the foreign policy decisions that were made during the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 using the Instruments of National Power (IOP) framework.
Learning from the Past: Soviet Deception in the Cuban Missile Crisis - Maskirovka Denial and Deception, Developing a Cover Story, Operation ANADYR, Getting the Cubans on Board, Disingenuous Diplomacy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,610. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report examines the use by the Soviets of denial and deception in the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The Army Nurse Corps: A Commemoration of World War II Service - Early Operations in the Pacific, Recruitment and Training, Black Nurses, At the Front, Chain of Evacuation, Sicily and Southern Italy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 112,140. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The Army Nurse Corps in World War II: More than 59,000 American nurses served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II. Nurses worked closer to the front lines than they ever had before.
Breaking the Mold: Tanks in the Cities - Five Case Studies: Sherman Tanks in World War II, Streets of Aachen, Pattons to the Rescue in Vietnam, Beirut in 1984, Grozny 1995, Fallujah in Iraq War 2004
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 144,790. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This work examines the use of tanks in urban warfare. It seeks to provide insight and a historical precedence on the wisdom of employing tanks in an inherently dangerous dimension of the modern battlefield.
Discarded Victory - North Africa, 1940-1941 - World War II, Rommel, Mussolini, Mediterranean Theater, Sidi Barrani, Beda Fomm, Strategic Misjudgment, British Ground Operations Against the Axis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,410. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Anglo-Italian campaign of 1940-41 resulted in one of the most lopsided operational victories of the entire Second World War.
The British Boer War and the French Algerian Conflict Counterinsurgency for Today - Guerilla Warfare, Case Study of Algerian Conflict 1954-1962, Literature Review, Small Wars, Colonel Callwell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 123,900. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Military historical case studies provide insight for military planners. Military planners cannot afford to ignore history when planning in today's complex environment.