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United States Army in World War II - The European Theater of Operations: The Supreme Command - SHAEF, D-Day Invasion, Pursuit to the Seine, Rhine, Fighting in the North, Drive to the Elbe, Surrender
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 339,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an extraordinary history of the Supreme Headquarters of World War II, telling the important stories of the commanders and decisions responsible for defeating Nazi Germany. This volume tells the story of the Supreme Headquarters of that Allied Expeditionary Force which seized a foothold on the German-held shores of western Europe in 1944.
"Fools, Drunks, and the United States": August 12, 1941
Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: American English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Bapton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the story of America on August 12, 1941, four months before Pearl Harbor. Isolationism was still strong, FDR was hammering out the Atlantic Charter with Churchill (to the fury of America Firsters), the Japanese were ready to kick off a war, most Americans were more interested in baseball and radio shows than in a distant conflict, and Congress decided to keep the draft - by one vote.
Frontline: A Soldier's Story
Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,060. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
Frontline offers an insight into the life of just one soldier out of the many thousands in the British Infantry deployed to Afghanistan. These modern day heroes risk their lives on a daily basis to help bring peace to a troubled country. Some of these soldiers are fresh out of school, or college, and within a few months find themselves in a war zone fighting for their lives.
Ghosts of Gettysburg: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places on the Battlefield
Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,030. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Second Chance Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » Military
"Ghosts of Gettysburg" is the first volume in Mark Nesbitt's popular book series. A combination of history and mystery, this volume focuses on the early ghost-lore of Gettysburg. Included are the timeless stories of the woman in white, the surgeons of Old Dorm, the ghosts of Devil's Den, the Blue Boy, and other infamous spectres who wander the Gettysburg battlefield.
A Common Bond II
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,730. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by MilSpeak Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Nonfiction » History » Military
This eloquent anthology, carefully stitched together by veteran Richard Epstein, contains poetry, prose, and songs written by 21 Memorial Day Writers' Project participants, and spans 1993 – 2011, a period in United States history that began in peacetime and has stretched into the longest war fought since Viet Nam. This sampling will make your heart bleed, but your soul will smile.
The Art of War: an anthology of China's ancient military philosophy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,040. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
This book outlines compelling factors that point to the Art of War as an anthology of China’s ancient military philosophy rather than the work of one individual. The exposition is followed by a translation of the thirteen chapters that make up the ancient text, with added chapter sections to indicate where there appears to be a tenuous connection of certain lines within each chapter.
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.
Epic Images of Civil War Battles ~ Changing Views of a War
Series: Assorted Writings, Book 2. Price: $7.89 USD. Words: 92,730. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Military
American Civil War panoramas (and related large paintings) returned to older, but still popular, European visual traditions to memorialize the War. Prior to the invention of photographic film fast enough to capture a battle, panoramas were the most popular visual exploration of Civil War. This made it a natural medium of visual expression as the country reexamined the War.Illus. NOT included
El aprendiz de brujo. La energia nuclear y los caminos del Apocalipsis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,570. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » History » Military
Desde las bombas en Hiroshima y Nagasaki tenemos una visión tenebrosa de la energía nuclear, que se refuerza cada vez que un accidente pone en riesgo a poblaciones enteras. El autor nos remonta a los días en que Marie Curie descubría reacciones físicas que revolucionarían la Medicina y nos muestra a dónde realmente han llegado. ¿Qué es la energía atómica? ¿Cuáles son sus beneficios y amenazas?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
This book is a personal account of the battle for Mavinga in South Eastern Angola during September and October 1985. It covers the Operation Second Congress advance on UNITA's Jamba headquarters area and the response from the South African forces charged with stopping the advance. Operation Weldmesh was a specialized operation aimed at destroying the FAPA helicopter air support to FAPLA.
After the Hanoi Hilton, an Accounting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,010. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When combat ceased across Vietnam, it signaled the start of a cold war over the Americans left behind. As family members agonized, nearly 2,500 POWs and MIAs had become human pieces in a diplomatic chess match that outlasted the war itself. Historic accounts, as they happened, are told by a former Vietnam Marine and CBS News correspondent who covered the complex issue for more than a decade.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - The War in Vietnam 1960-1968, Part 2 - Johnson and McNamara, Escalation in South Vietnam, Tonkin Gulf, Saigon, Rolling Thunder
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 297,590. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume describes those JCS activities related to developments in Vietnam during the period 1964-1966. At times, the role of the Joint Chiefs in events in Vietnam may appear to be submerged in the description of foreign relations, politics, economics, and other areas having little to do with military matters.
Beyond Neptune Spear: The (Open) Secret History of SEAL Team Six, Post-9/11
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The modern history of SEAL Team Six did not begin with the killing of Osama bin Laden, nor did it end there. Once mired in controversy and doubt, ST6 has blossomed into one of the most accomplished fighting units the world has ever known. Beyond Neptune Spear not only details SEAL Team's Six modern history, but places it in context.
Conduct of the Persian Gulf War - Final Report To Congress - Invasion of Kuwait, Saddam Hussein, Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Maritime Interception, Air and Ground Campaign
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 387,580. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report discusses the conduct of hostilities in the Persian Gulf theater of operations. It includes: a list of fatalities; prisoners of war; U.N. resolutions; intelligence; Special Operations Forces; environmental terrorism; women in the combat zone; media in the battlefield; and weapon performance.
The Valley Forge Encyclopedia: Comprehensive History of the Famous American Revolutionary War Winter Continental Army Encampment, Valley Forge Historical Research Report, Logistics, Cabins
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 371,750. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary, Nonfiction » History » Military
Discover the fascinating stories and unique history of the Valley Forge, Pennsylvania revolutionary war camp, now preserved as the Valley Forge National Historical Park. This impressive compilation provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of all aspects of the encampment, incorporating a complete reproduction of the milestone National Park Service Valley Forge Historical Research Report.
”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.
Toulouse - 1814
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,600. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
By the spring of 1814 the Peninsular War was nearing its climax. The British army under Wellington was invading southern France, but they were faced by a larage French army under the cunning French Marshal Soult. Wellington’s attack on Toulouse was to prove to be one of his hardest fought actions.
Village Stability Operations (VSO) in Afghanistan: Comparing Past Counterinsurgencies for Future Applications - Special Operations COIN, Philippine War, Malayan Emergency, Taliban, Karzai
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,490. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Village Stability Operations (VSO) has been the cornerstone counterinsurgency strategy and primary mission for U.S. Special Operations Forces in Afghanistan since 2010. The VSO program has drawn criticism for human rights violations committed by the Afghan Local Police and poor reception by much of the Afghan population.
The Development of the Base Force 1989 - 1992, Work of General Colin Powell, Dick Cheney, Paul Wolfowitz, Changes in Strategic Thinking
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the late 1940s the United States had based its national military strategy on the necessity of deterring and, if deterrence failed, successfully fighting a global war against the Soviet Union. In 1987 Joint Staff strategists began to examine some of the planning assumptions supporting this strategy.
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.