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At sejle under vandet – udviklingen af de første ubåde
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: Danish. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dette hæfte fortæller historien om de store udfordringer, som opfinderne og udviklerne af de første ubåde måtte overkomme. Hæftet dækker perioden fra de første forsøg i 1600-tallet og frem til Første Verdenskrig, hvor ubåden med al tydelighed viste sit krigspotentiale. Hæftet omhandler centrale emner som neddykning, navigering og angrebstaktik.
Diary of a Sailor Aboard the Hyman DD-732 (1946-1948)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Robert Grey Reynolds Sr. left a small dark blue diary that he used to compile memories of the places he saw and the people on his small ship. He came aboard the Hyman while it was at port in Charlestown Navy Yard. Here a journey began that would take him to 17 countries in his short stint in the Navy that lasted 22 months. When my father died I vowed to bring his memories to publication.
Jim's Unsung Heroes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Fiction » Biographical
The Battle of the Bulge was a critical battle in the war against Hitler's Nazis. Soldiers fought and died every day in the dead of winter. And when a grenade fell into his foxhole, Jim thought he was surely dead. What happened next was nothing short of heroic... Note: This tale of survival & family was based on previously unpublished memoirs by the late James C. Kerns, a former Army sergeant.
Initiating the Cognitive Revolution: An Examination of Special Operations Military Information Support Operations - Organizational Evolution, Targeting Cultural Expertise, Psychological Dislocation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,440. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this paper examines the 4th Military Information Support Group (MISG) - the only active military information support group in the Department of Defense and operates across the full spectrum of military operations.
Marine Corps Generalship - Superb History of the Corps and Insight into Leadership, Role of Character, Standards of Preparation and Readiness, Winning Wars with the Expeditionary Force, Mundy, Lejeune
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 321,660. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an exceptional history of the Marine Corps, as it tells the story of how many of the Commandants and other distinguished leaders met challenges in war, peace, and times of adversity. It also details the unusual role and responsibility that the Commandant has to our Nation and to the Corps of Marines.
The Future Security Environment: Why the U.S. Army Must Differentiate and Grow Millennial Officer Talent, Officer Retention Problem, Reform Recommendations, Sound Leadership Theory
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 107,710. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Carlisle Paper explores the salient features of leadership theory, the characteristics of the Millennial Generational Cohort, and what senior leaders must do to improve attraction, motivation, and retention of millennial officers in the U.S. Army.
History of Headquarters Marine Corps Staff Organization from 1798 - Modern Staff, Transition, World War II, Postwar Adjustments, Marine Corps General Staff, Public Law 416, Vietnam Era
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,380. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique monograph is a concise account of the evolution of Marine Corps staff organization is derived from official records and appropriate published historical works.
The Gift - a story of friendship, heroism and rock and roll
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,520. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Military
A rock musician's life is changed forever the day he's drawn to a WWII military cemetery in Belgium. A diary of an emotional journey following a call from the past, and a chronicle of unique events in real peoples' lives spanning a century.
The Start of Japan's Kamikaze Campaign
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A damaged Japanese fighter set off a savage fire on SC-699 at Biak in 1944. The incident played a key role in the development of kamikaze tactics.
Sun Tzu’s Art of War
Price: Free! Words: 12,050. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2015. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » History » Military
Sun Tzu’s Art of War is one of the oldest books on military strategies, and has remained influential for over two thousand years. No matter how much warfare has changed with the advance of technology, the strategic principles preached by Sun Tzu had withstood the test of time. Contained in this book are the original text by Sun Tzu, and a 1910 English translation of the text by Lionel Giles.
IEDs in the Context of Appropriate Technology - Understanding and Defeating Artisanal Weapons in Afghanistan and Iraq, Simple but Effective Technologies, Gandhi and Schumacher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,580. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this work suggests that a closer look at the context within which IEDs develop, appropriate technology, could shed light on ways to counteract them.
WW1: Albert Ball: British fighter Pilot. (WW1 Digital Military History Series).
Series: WW1 Digital Military History.. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,720. 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.
The Dam Busters. (Operation Chastise).
Series: WW2 Digital Military History.. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
A tribute to RAF No. 617 Squadron. The brave young men, who breached Germany's industrial dams in the Ruhr Valley in May 1943. 'Operation Chastise' was the most famous air operation in WW2. In 1955 the 'Dam Busters' film burst across cinema screens across the world to national acclaim. The daring exploits of Guy Gibson and Squadron 617 were forever immortalised as 'The Dam Busters.'
Roter Stahl: Sowjetische Panzer und Gefechtsfahrzeuge des Kalten Krieges
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: German. Published: November 18, 2015 by Shilka Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Military
Der Kalte Krieg heizte nie an, stand trotzdem die Sowjetunion im diesem Fall bereit.
Patton's Taste in Guns 巴顿佩枪的品味
Series: 名枪,电影,历史. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 530. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: November 17, 2015 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
世界上大多军官都喜爱收藏手枪,这是军人本性。但具体收藏什么,则由品味决定。比如,为什么巴顿将军对这种在二战期间已经显得落伍了的SAA柯尔特单动转轮——美国西部的古老枪种,情有独钟? ……笔者亲临肯塔基Fort Knox陆军基地旁的巴顿博物馆,高清摄下将军两支最重要的爱枪……还亲身去靶场体验将军用枪的感受……全书近一万字,枪弹技术术语有英文对照;20页,109段落,19张照片
Military & Nautical Phrases: Etymology: The Origins of Nautical & Military Phrases
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Reference » Etymology
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, They Laughed at Galileo: Freezing the Balls of a Brass Monkey, Money for Old Rope, Swinging the Lead, Turn a Blind Eye and hundreds more idioms and phrases with military origins. Why do we say these things and how did they become part of our language?
Over The Side: Black Marines of WWII
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,470. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
Over The Side: Black Marines of WWII is a story of men who not only overcame the challenge of the Marine Corps and war, but perils of racism as well. Their saga began at Montford Point in North Carolina, where combat units were forged that served in the Marines’ gallant amphibious assault campaigns of World War II’s Pacific Theater.
The Great Escapes of World War I - True Escape Stories of Prisoners of War From WWI
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,470. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The principal countries that would go on to comprise both the Triple Entente (France, Russia and the United Kingdom), and the Triple Alliance (Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy) in World War I, signed this document, and so were bound by international law to abide by it.
Behind Enemy Lines - True stories of daring and escape by WWII heroes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
The men in this book are heroes in the truest sense. They came from many nations and from all kinds of backgrounds. Some, like Tommy Macpherson, were marked out for greatness from the very beginning.
WW1 British Sniper (WW1 Digital Military History Series: Book 1)
Series: WW1 Digital Military History.. Price: $1.41 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Arnold Crabtree was a WW1 British Sniper, who became a war hero at 21. During the Great War German snipers executed mass killings along the trenches of Flanders and France. The British army hit back with their own division of snipers. Arnold was a young mill worker from Rochdale, England, who sailed to France eager for action and adventure. This is his story.