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The Madrid Uprising 1808
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
On 2 May 1808 the Spanish capital of Mardrid erupted into savage violence. The citizens of Madrid had had enough of the French army in thier city and were rising up to throw them out. Artillery blasted down narrow streets, cavalry charged across the plazas and infantry slaughtered each other in the narrow alleys. The Peninsular War had begun.
Sinking the Bismarck 1941
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Bismarck was the greatest battleship ever to prowl the Atlantic. With her eight 15 inch guns and 30 knots top speed she represented a massive threat to the merchant convoys on which Britain relied for survival in 1941. She had to be destroyed.
The Sieges of Gerona 1808 / 1809
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
At Gerona in 1808 the French for the first time ran into a Spanish army that neither ran away nor surrendered. The epic defence of Gerona lasted for over a year and saw the French throw everything that they had at the old walls around the city. The Spanish fought back gallantly, using their bare hands when they ran out of ammunition.
Joint Doctrine for Operations in Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical (NBC) Environments (Joint Publication 3-11) - Combat Operations, Health Service Support, Hazard Considerations
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 40,660. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication sets forth principles to assist commanders and staffs to plan for and conduct operations in which their forces may encounter the employment or threat of nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons and other toxic materials.
The Battle of Talavera 1809
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,160. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
At Talavera a British army under Sir Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) tried to link up with a Spanish army under General Cuesta to ambush a French corps under Marshal Victor. But things went wrong and the British had to fight their way to safety.
Warbirds of USA 60 Flashcards
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 and represented by Alan Phillips. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fighting aircraft of the USA are amazing. The pinnacle of warfare is in these war machines. Not only the greatest killing machines in history but also works of art. Poetry in motion while capable of murdering millions. Love them or hate them one has to stand in awe. They cost trillions and trillions of dollars.
To War in Style
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
In January of 1973 we in the Defense Attaché Office in the American Embassy, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, found ourselves in an unusual situation. In Vietnam, all US forces were ordered to cease fighting and that included air assets as well as the ground troops. Yet we had authorized air support until August 15. This article is about what occurred during that time.
The Siege of Lachish 701BC - A Bretwalda Battle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Reference / General
Key note: In 701BC Sennacherib of Assyria marched his army to crush a rebellion in Judah. The city of Lachish was first to be attacked and the siege proved to be a classic action of its time.
Russian 'Cold War' VG Wing Design Testing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
As soon as the Soviet's were aware of the US GD F-111 VG Aardvark fighter-bomber the Mikoyan OKB was requested to design a counter that evolved as the MiG-23. But the new MiG with VG wings claimed many VVS NII test pilots lives before it could be cleared for front-line operations. This is the story of the Soviets first VG design and its test and development at the Moscow VVS NII FTI.
How did Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gargarin Die
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook reveals the truth of the Soviets first cosmonaut's death the facts obtained from the former USSR and his commanding officer VVS NII Flight Test Institute CO General Stepan Mikoyan.
The Su-15 and Yak-28 Interceptors and Tu-95KM
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
As the Iron Curtain began to fall in Europe the Soviet Union decided it urgently needed new interceptoors to deal with the threat from the West and its post-war nuclear bombers and high altitude spyplanes and at the samw time it began development of its massive Tu-95 'Bear; turboprop bombers. This ebook deta8ils their development and testing.
Hitler's PanzerWagons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
During WW II Hitler's Panzer Divisions were supplied with a superb range of tanks and armore vehicles, most far superior to those of the allies. this ebook gives a breif overview of the main designs.
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.
The V2 Offensive on London (1944/45)- part of the Bretwalda Battles series
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In September 1944 Hitler unleashed on London his ultimate Vengeance Weapon - the V-2, a ballistic missile that arrived without warning, demolished entire streets and against which there was no defence.
They Served Here: Thirty-Three Maxwell Men - Maxwell Air Force Base, Claire Chennault, Clark Gable, Glenn Miller, Henry Hugh Shelton, Hoyt Vandenberg, Curtis LeMay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Colonel Benton provides a glimpse of the history of Maxwell Air Force Base by highlighting the careers of 33 airmen who served at the base at some point in their military careers.
The Fall of Denmark (1940) - part of the Bretwalda Battles series
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,410. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
In 1940 Hitler’s Germany launched an unprovoked attack on little Denmark. The campaign was meticulously planned and over in hours. It saw the first ever use of paratroops in war, the first German amphibious landings of the war and the threat of terror bombing of cities and towns.
The Battle of Kabul (1879) - part of the Bretwalda Battles series
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
With British & American troops again in Afghanistan, this book looks back to a previous conflict when Islamic fundamentalists again sought to overthrow the government of Afghanistan and British troops went in to pacify the area.
The Battle of Pulu Aor (1804)
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
A key naval action that confirmed British control of the Indian Ocean and its rich trade at a crucial point in the Napoleonic Wars.
The Battle of Otford (776) - A Bretwalda Battle
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
A much overlooked Dark Age battle brought to life. Fought between the Kingdom of Mercia and the Kingdom of Kent, this was a surprise victory for Kent due to careful tactical arrangements.
Beyond the Clouds; Why I Became a Military Writer
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Mark Berent is a well-known author of many Vietnam airwar books and articles. In this article he recounts the people and events that motivated him to write. As he says: "They're out there now, somewhere beyond our eyes, beyond the clouds, rolling and soaring in towering cathedrals flying beautiful airplanes that need only the fuel of their love. These are the men I honor...