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Mad Dog: The Legend and Truth of Jerry Shriver
Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Was he a stark-raving lunatic or a man custom-made for combat, in a conflict that tested any man's sanity?
'Royal Marines' 350 Years
Price: Free! Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
'Royal Marines' 350 Years, is a brief history of the Royal Marines that were formed on 28th October 1664 by King Charles II. It describes some of its history up to the present day. Along with its traditions that have moulded Royal Marines into what has always been one of the finest fighting military forces in the world.
The Battle of Belmont
Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short military history of Ulysses S Grant's first major command in the American Civil War. Tactical descriptions, light command analysis, references and an order of battle. An easy to read yet accurate introduction to Grant, the Civil War, and military history.
Notes from Underground: A Cold War Missileer Goes Home
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Essay » Sociology
(2.00 from 1 review)
The author, a missile launch control officer in the waning years of the Cold War, returns to his old Air Force unit in North Dakota. His goal is to learn firsthand how today's missileers are faring in the gray environment of the post-Cold War era.
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.
Soldier
Price: Free! Words: 380. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A verse of memories from a soldier. How does one feel after returning from a war zone?
Baby Killers
Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
War Story author Jim Morris ponders the hated nickname "Baby Killers" given to Vietnam War soldiers, and then explains the extraordinary lengths U.S. soldiers go to in order to avoid civilian casualties, often at the soldiers' own expense.
Graciously Welcoming Lady Luck Becoming
Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Free. Color Illustrated. A poem of a war escape.
The Green Berets Fiftieth Anniversary
Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
War Story author and ex-Green Beret Jim Morris attends a fiftieth anniversary party for the Green Berets. This special forces unit traces its history back to the dawn of World War II when the OSS ran American intelligence's field operations in conjunction with resistance and guerilla fighters from countries occupied by the Nazis.
The Trolley Mission 1945: Germany, 24 Hours After World War II
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » History » Military
Aerial Pictures and Photographs of Germany, 24 hours after World War II.
The Making of Operation Dumbo Drop
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » History » Military
Jim Morris (author of War Story) published his story about the making of the Disney movie, Operation Dumbo Drop, starring Danny Glover and Ray Liotta, about the efforts of the Green Berets in transporting elephants (hence "Dumbo") via helicopter over the Vietnamese jungle while the war was going on. Pretty crazy...and based on a real event! Turns out making the movie was every bit as difficult.
Cloudy with a Chance of Ambrosia (Parables of PTSD)
Price: Free! Words: 22,850. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
June 27th is “National PTSD Awareness Day”. A thoughtful reading of this book will foster a clear and deeper understanding and appreciation for the all too tragic, but at times hidden, wounds afflicting the lives of over 20% of our Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, as well as the lingering trauma of nearly 31% of Vietnam veterans. Awareness and understanding constitute the first step toward healing.
Bowe Bergdahl: A U.S. Soldier imprisoned by the Taliban
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Bowe Robert Bergdahl (born March 28, 1986) is a United States Army soldier who was held captive by the Taliban-aligned Haqqani network in Afghanistan from June 2009 until his release in May 2014. The circumstances under which Bergdahl went missing and how he was captured by the Taliban have since become a subject of intense media scrutiny.
Weather and Warfare
Price: Free! Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Essay » Political
Weather and Warfare dramatically retraces the meteorological forces during battlefield engagements that doomed or saved civilizations. And lessons of the centuries have convinced military planners that control of the weather is the ultimate goal and future weapon in America’s technology arsenal.
General Advice: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Eight general principles of war from an armchair general. The play on words on general is deliberate.
War & Warfare: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
A brief description of tactics, strategy and ethical consideration of war.
One Look: Deployment to Iraq 100 Days Captured in 100 Cartoons
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
Capturing the essence of the war in Iraq has been done through words and photography, so I thought I’d set about cornering the market on lighthearted cartoons. I can’t draw to save my life, but that didn’t stop me, and thankfully no such demand has yet presented itself. During my deployment with the Army in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom I sketched out 100 cartoons, and well, here they are.
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.
WW1: Albert Ball: British Fighter Pilot. (Military Teenager Series).
Series: WW1 Military Teenager Series.. Price: Free! Words: 7,570. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Nonfiction » History » Military
Capt. Albert Ball (DSO & two Bars, MC & VC) was the first British flying ace in WW1 to achieve 44 aerial combat victories. He was a highly decorated pilot, who was bestowed with many honours during his short life, including the Croix de Chevalier Legion d'honneur from France, and the Order of St George from Russia. Albert had a major input over the Battle of the Somme and the Battle of Arras.
Trump's Amazon Army: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Military
Policy essay on women in combat. Create all female guards units attached to combat units. Use for logistics protection, home front, reconnaissance in rear duties with women's guards. Man and wife duty assignments encouraged on ships, air bases, army units. Integrated artillery, armor and aircraft attached to women's guards units. Some reverse social engineering advised. We take swipes at feminist.