Nonfiction » History » Military

Sub-categories: Military / Aviation | Military / United States | Military / World War II | Military / Naval | Military / Strategy | Military / Nuclear Warfare | Military / Weapons | Military / Vietnam War | Military / Iraq War (2003-) | Military / Special Forces | Military / Afghan War (2001-) | Military / World War I | All sub-categories >>
Combat Diary
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Combat Diary By Emmett Jackson, Sergeant,18055437 * Combat Engineer * Located and disarmed German mines * Awarded the bronze star * On the front line during the Battle of the Bulge * Crossed the bridge at Remagen while it was still under fire. His story. In his own words. A powerful tail of strength and courage of an American soldier.
The Evolution of U.S. Strategic Command and Control and Warning, 1945-1972 - Cold War Nuclear Issues, Soviet Threat, Ballistic Missiles, Custody of Atomic Bombs, Command Posts, DEW, BMEWS
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,860. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report is a fascinating, candid, and comprehensive review of the controversies and complex issues facing U.S. military and civilian leaders in the Cold War era, from decisions about the custody and control of atomic bombs to the arcane world of MAD, DEFCON, BMEWS, and strategic command and control systems.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force C-130J Super Hercules Transport Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,740. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft.
The Best Medicine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Based on the personal autograph book of a WW1 volunteer Red Cross nurse it gives an insight to life in a military hospital from 1914 until 1918. Hitherto unpublished verses and drawings by seriously wounded servicemen were offered in gratitude to the nurse who freely dedicated years of her life to their welfare.
American X-Vehicles, An Inventory from X-1 to X-50 - NACA, NASA, Air Force Experimental Airplanes and Spacecraft (NASA SP-2003-4531)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive survey of America's experimental aircraft from the pathfinding supersonic X-1 to the X-50.
The Pentagon: The First Fifty Years - Authoritative History of the Design and Construction of the Historic Department of Defense Headquarters Building
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,890. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
A symbol to the nation and the world since its beginning, the Pentagon above all is a metaphor of American power and influence with all the good and bad images such a symbol suggests. For most Americans, it is the embodiment of U.S. strength and authority, the nerve center of the military establishment, a rock of security.
Armored Reconnaissance Vehicles | Military-Today.com
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,380. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern armored reconnaissance vehicles and armored scout cars. These combat machines are currently in service with most of the major countries around the world. This e-book provides photos and basic information with specifications. Some of these combat machines are rear and it is likely that you have never heard of them before.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume VI: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1955-1956 - Eisenhower Cold War New Look Strategic Plans, Missiles, Suez Canal, Taiwan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 152,250. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Volume VI is primarily concerned with the way the Joint Chiefs of Staff sought to "fine tune" the New Look through strategic plans, the force levels to support them, and allocation of responsibility among the military services for developing and operating the new weapons systems. This turned out to be a contentious process owing to interservice disagreement.
Praetorian STARShip: The Untold Story of the Combat Talon Special Forces Operations - Infiltration, Exfiltration, Surface to Air Recovery System, Fulton Recovery, Iranian Rescue, Vietnam, Desert Storm
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 318,750. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Jerry Thigpen's study on the history of the Combat Talon is the first effort to tell the story of this wonderfully capable machine. This weapons system has performed virtually every imaginable tactical event in the spectrum of conflict and by any measure is the most versatile C-130 derivative ever produced.
Decade of War, Volume I - Enduring Lessons from the Past Decade of Operations - Mistakes and Failures in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, Strategic Themes and Recommendations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,030. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Joint and Coalition Operational Analysis (JCOA) division reviewed 46 lessons learned studies conducted from 2003 to the present, and synthesized the studies' 400+ findings, observations, and best practices into the 11 strategic themes described in this report.
T-6A TEXAN II Systems Engineering Case Study - Derivative of PC-9 Pilatus Aircraft - JPATS Program, Training System, Hawker Beechcraft History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,680. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the T-6A Texan II, a derivative of a commercial aircraft, the PC-9, manufactured by Pilatus Aircraft.
Fregatterne Peder Skram og Herluf Trolle Flådens Flagskibe under Den Kolde Krig
Price: $5.40 USD. Words: 53,810. Language: Danish. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Bog om søværnet under den Kolde Krig med udgangspunkt i historien om fregatterne PEDER SKRAM og HERLUF TROLLE. Bogen er skrevet af Søren Nørby og Steen Schøn.
Atlas and Titan Space Operations at the Cape, 1993 - 2006 - Atlas V and Titan IV, Complex 41, EELV Program
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,150. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study addresses ATLAS and TITAN programs, ATLAS V facility improvements, and individual missions involving ATLAS and TITAN space launches at Cape Canaveral from 1993 through 2006.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: 2012 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, plus U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Supplement to the Dictionary
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 237,330. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this Joint Publication 1-02, Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms sets forth standard US military and associated terminology to encompass the joint activity of the Armed Forces of the United States.
Saddam's War: An Iraqi Military Perspective of the Iran-Iraq War - Saddam Hussein as Political and Military Leader, Ba'ath Party, Chemical Weapons, WMD, Iranian Strategy, Republican Guard
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,990. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
How did the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime look from the Iraqi perspective? That question triggered the Iraqi Perspectives Project (IPP), sponsored by U.S. Joint Forces Command and the National Intelligence Council.
Washington's Crossing: America's First D-Day
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Black Silk and Gold Cord: Staff and Headquarters Operations in the Army of the Potomac, 1861-1865
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 299,810. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Black Silk and Gold Cord is a study of staffs in the Union army in the eastern theater during the US Civil War. It examines all areas of staff staff support to the army and the processes and procedures used as well as headquarters life. A separate chapter examines Ulysses Grant's headquarters and staff. Includes maps, a collection of pictures, a bibliography, and hyperlinked endnotes
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume VIII: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1961-1964 - Strategic Nuclear Forces, Arms Control, Test Ban, Cuban Missile Crisis, Berlin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,550. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Throughout the early 1960s, the Joint Chiefs of Staff confronted a series of crises that touched nearly every part of the globe. Cuba, Berlin, the Congo, Saudi Arabia, India, Indonesia, Laos, and South Vietnam all became areas of confrontation.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - War, Law and Order Case Study: Australian Whole-of-Government Efforts to Develop Security and Criminal Justice Sectors
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,010. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this important work, Marcus Fielding has conducted a wide ranging and comprehensive study to examine how the Australian Government can assist other governments in developing capacity in the security and criminal justice sectors and if necessary restoring and maintaining public security.
Silk Chutes and Hard Fighting: U.S. Marine Corps Parachute Units in World War II - Lakehurst Training Center, Parachute Accidents
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,120. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Silk Chutes and Hard Fighting: U.S. Marine Corps Parachute Units in World War II is a brief narrative of the development, deployment, and eventual demise of Marine parachute units during World War II.