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C-Cameron: Donald Cameron's Memoirs of World War II in Bomber Command
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Price: Free! Words: 17,640. Language: British English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In 1939, Britain declared war on Germany, and a young Canadian working at the experimental gardens in Craibstone, Scotland, voluntarily enlisted in the Royal Air Force. These are the memoirs of my late grandfather, Don Cameron, Lancaster bomber pilot with RAF Squadron 115 based at Witchford, Cambridgeshire, England. They cover his training, his active service, and his later flying with BOAC.
Spies of the First World War
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,010. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The use of spies during war has a very long history, going back to the beginnings of warfare itself. In The Art of War, which is believed to have been written in the sixth century BCE, the Chinese general and military strategist Sun Tzu wrote about the advantages to be gained from knowing your enemy and stressed the importance of cultivating those people who were in a position to spy on them.
The Battle of Belmont
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Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: 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.
The Gray Ghost of Civil War Virginia: John Singleton Mosby
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,750. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
No name in the annals of the Civil War conjures a more romantic and awe-inspiring image than that of Confederate Colonel John Mosby of Virginia. Award-winning historical fiction author Jessica James penned a unique look at this iconic figure as a way to share this real-life soldier's story with her fiction fans. Mosby was the model for her fictional character, Alexander Hunter, in NOBLE CAUSE.
War & Warfare: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A brief description of tactics, strategy and ethical consideration of war.
Spain's Royal Corps of Engineers
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Series: Military History, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,170. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Fifth title in the Field Military Series covers the history of this elite military body from its early days until the early 1800s. Numerous photos and historical references support the accomplishments of the Corps in the Americas. This is the first in a planned set of three e-books, authored by a living history writer.
The Art of Naming Military Operations - Operations in the World Wars, Using Nicknames to Shape Perceptions, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Shield, Just Cause, Military Strategy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Effectively naming operations is a powerful means of winning the war of images, a war which is just as critical as the war on the battlefield. In the image war, the operation name is the first bullet fired, and quite possibly the most critical.
Diversity within the Joint Team: Understanding the Different Operational Perspectives of the Army and Air Force, Clashing Perspectives and Shared Domains, Joint Test in Operation Desert Storm
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,700. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Proceeding from the means and ways they use to overcome the problems within their specific domains, the Army and Air Force have developed different operational perspectives.
The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II: Weapon of Denial - Air Power and the Battle for New Guinea, Japanese Onslaught, Coral Sea through Milne Bay, Air Power and the Supply War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Gen. Douglas MacArthur, commander of Pacific forces in World War II, viewed the Battle of the Bismarck Sea as a disaster for the Japanese and a triumph for the Allies. In that great air-sea confrontation, U.S. and Australian air forces proved that air power could be decisive in preventing the resupply of ground troops by sea.
Conflicts that Changed the World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 163,040. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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.
HMS Courageous 1939 - Eyewitness World War II series
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An ebook contianing eyewitness accounts of the sinking of the British aircraft carrier HMS Courageous in the first month of the war. Complete with explanatory text and background on the men and machines involved.
It was all Greek to Me
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: American English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Diane was the first Navy Radioman female to be assigned to Nea Makri, Greece right before the attack on Cyprus in 1974. Amidst enraged anti-American sentiments and fire-bombs, a young woman from California finds danger, adventure, and love.
The Art of War: an anthology of China's ancient military philosophy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,040. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
The 1968 Tet Offensive Battles of Quang Tri City and Hue - The Fight for the Triangle and the Citadel, West of Hue, Stalemate in the Citadel, plus Secretary of Defense History Excerpt
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,000. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph focuses on the battles of Quang Tri City and Hue that took place during the 1968 Tet offensive . The offensive itself, an all-out effort by Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces to overrun the major cities of South Vietnam, marked the turning point of the Vietnam War.
Ghosts of Gettysburg II: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places of the Battlefield
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Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,420. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Second Chance Publications. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
"Ghosts of Gettysburg II" is the second volume in Mark Nesbitt's popular book series. After the release of the first volume, people began contacting Mr. Nesbitt to share their ghostly experiences on the Gettysburg battlefield. This volume includes more ghostly encounters on the Gettysburg battlefield, on the Gettysburg College campus, and in and around the town of Gettysburg.
Gasoline To Patton: A Different War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In late July 1944, WWII, General Patton's Third Army armor moved so fast across France they left their supply lines behind and had to wait five days for fuel---fuel diverted to General Montgomery's slower armor. Why? This exhaustively researched book by a retired U.S. Brigadier General asks this: Might WWII have ended seven months earlier in 1944, if politics had not favored Monty over Patton?
Notes from Underground: A Cold War Missileer Goes Home
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Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(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.
The Firearm Encyclopedia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,790. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Firearm Encylopedia covers the vast history of weapons up until 1955. It describes a large variety of weapons in great detail, including hundreds of illustrations to give you a better idea of what these weapons looked like and how they operated. This manual is an excellent source for detailed information regarding your favorite weapons, including pistols, rifles, light machine guns and more!
Military Training Basic Field Manual 21-5
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A WW2 Military Field Manual containing detailed instructions for US military training. Originally digitized by the US Army Combined Arms Center and transcribed by Leon Kowalski Sr. into ebook format.
Top Secret - Operation Plan Neptune Part Five
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Series: Top Secret Operation Plan Neptune. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Top Secret copy of Operation Neptune is reproduced as a facsimile edition in five parts. Part Five contains the Logistics, Medical, Postponement and Administrative Plans together with the story of SS Empire Anvil. Of huge interest to military historians and enthusiasts interested in the naval Channel crossing phase of Operation Overlord. SS Empire Anvil was part of that D-Day armada.