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From the Arquebus to the Breechloader: How Firearms Transformed Early Infantry Tactics
By Piers Platt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,540. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
From their earliest incarnations in the 14th Century – which were as much a danger to their operator as they were to the enemy – to the breech-loading rifles of the 19th century, "From the Arquebus to the Breechloader" traces the technological advancements that revolutionized weapons, and how infantry tactics were forced to evolve as new and more lethal weapons were developed.
"Hejmdal" 1903-04
By Søren Nørby
Price: Free! Words: 25,190. Language: Danish. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dagbog, ført paa Vintertogtet til Middelhavet fra 15' Oktober 1903 til 16' Februar 1904, samt fra denne Dato i de danske Farvande til 30' Marts 1904. Af Gustav Kragh, Underskibsminør i Flaaden.
Adventures of a Despatch Rider: A Memoir of the Great War
By Captain W H L Watson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,170. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Composed from letters sent home during the war, this memoir offers a unique insight into the experiences of a despatch rider from the Battle of Mons and the Great Retreat, to the Christmas Truce and Ypres. An honest account of the First World War as it was experienced by ordinary soldiers. 'A tremendous insight into the realities of war.' - Robert Foster, best-selling author of 'The Lunar Code'
The Battle of Pavia 1525
By Stephen Lark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A book dedicated to the Battle of Pavia that decided the fate of Italy for over two centuries. The battle also marked the death of Richard de la Pole, nephew of King Richard III of England and the last Yorkist pretender to the English throne. This battle fought in Italy therefore marked the true end to the Wars of the Roses.
Memoirs of World War II
By Daniel Badger
Price: Free! Words: 79,300. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: 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.
Atomo Rosso - Storia della forza strategica sovietica 1945-1991
By Alessandro Lattanzio
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,170. Language: Italian. Published: March 10, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Saggio sulla storia della crescita militare e strategica dell'Unione Sovietica.
The Battle of Nibley Green
By Leonard James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
On a spring morning in 1470 the peace of Gloucestershire was shattered by the sounds of battle. The Wars of the Roses had come to this peaceful corner of southwestern England in spectacular and bloody fashion.
Paratroopers - Ready for Anything – From WWII to Afghanistan
By Freya Hardy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
On Friday 10 May 1940, Britain awoke to the awful news that Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and France had been invaded by Hitler’s forces in a lightning advance through the Low Countries. Overnight it had become clear that the country had lost confidence in the prime minister, Neville Chamberlain’s ability to steer Britain through the war, and he had resigned.
Guide to the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection
By Defence Forces Ireland
Price: Free! Words: 54,890. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Hangings, Sinkings and Trust in God: Life and Death onboard British Warships in the 1700’s and 1800’s
By Peter Brent
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 44,850. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Hangings, Sinkings and Trust in God: The fascinating first hand experiences of an English sailor who enlisted with the Royal Navy from 1793 till 1837. Learn in vivid detail of the lives and deaths of men who served during the age of glory of the most formidable fleet ever to sail. Meet amongst others Nelson, Hood, Rodney and Canadian Admiral Sir Provo Wallace who served for 96 years.
The Deadliest Weapons of World War 1
By Andrew May
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The First World War, fought between 1914 and 1918, was one of the deadliest conflicts in history. More than 16 million people were killed. Soldiers were mown down by machine guns or they were choked to death by poison gas. Civilians were blown to pieces by bombs dropped from giant airships. Ocean liners were sunk by torpedoes, leaving passengers to drown in the icy waters of the Atlantic.
War Stories
By Allyn Vannoy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,890. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Seven actions by elements of the US Third and Seventh Armies as they fought the German Army in the fall of 1944 during the advance of the Western Allies across France to the German border, where they would spend the next few months fighting until the spring of 1945. During this time the American Army would learn the hard, bloody lessons of war on the European continent.
A10 Thunderbolt II: From the Cockpit in Afghanistan
By Chris Scott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,100. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Strap yourself in for some high octane action from the cockpit of the Fairchild Republic A10 Thunderbolt II. The A10 or Warthog is the unsung hero of the USAF that has had to prove itself time and time again. With many critics over the years it has often been referred to as a private jet with a 30mm cannon. The 30mm GAU-8 Avenge is still the heaviest rotary cannon ever mounted on an aircraft.
A Scratch with the Rebels: A Pennsylvania Roundhead and a South Carolina Cavalier
By Carolyn P. Schriber
Series: The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,370. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
James McCaskey, 100th Pennsylvania Regiment, was a farmhand who believed in individual rights for all men. Gus Smythe, Washington Light Infantry, 24th South Carolina, was a college student and a supporter of states' rights. This is the true story of how the Battle of Secessionville altered not only their own lives, but the lives of all those who shared their experiences.
The Unprevented War - Why the First World War Was Fought
By Bill Price
Price: Free! Words: 47,140. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The First World War was one of the defining events of the 20th century. It was supposed to be the war to end all wars but instead it had disastrous repercussions, some of which are still reverberating today. A direct line can be drawn from the end of the First World War to the rise of Nazi Germany and to the beginning of the Second World War.
The Crusades and the Soldiers of the Cross: Knights, Emperors, and Warrior Lepers from Godfrey of Bouillon to Richard the Lionheart
By Michael Rank
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,260. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
'The Crusades and the Soldiers of the Cross' is an exciting new book by best-selling author and historian Michael Rank. It explores the lives and times of the 10 most important leaders of the most interesting military campaigns in history, lasting 1095-1212. Such figures include Richard the Lionheart, Godfrey of Bouillon, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and Peter the Hermit.
Flådens sænkning 29. august 1943. Sænkningsrapporter og øjenvidneberetninger
By Søren Nørby
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 63,960. Language: Danish. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Kildesamling med sænkningsrapporter og øjenvidneberetninger fra flådens sænkning den 29. august 1943.
Battle of Bailen
By Oliver Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,780. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Battle of Bailen set Europe alight. For years the magnificent, tough and superbly equipped armies of Napoleon Bonaparte had marched unchecked across Europe. But at Bailen a French army was fought to a standstill and forced to surrender by a small Spanish force led by an inexperienced commander.
The Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo
By Oliver Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo was a savage affair, fought as part of the Peninsular War that pitched Britain’s Duke of Wellington against Napoleon’s French Marshals.
The Major Battles of the First World War
By Bill Price
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The battles of World War I were fought on an unprecedented scale. Both sides made use of industrial technology to inflict horrendous numbers of casualties on the other and armies composed of millions of men confronted each other in cataclysmic encounters, the like of which had never been seen before.