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Paratroopers - Ready for Anything – From WWII to Afghanistan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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
Price: Free! Words: 54,890. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
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
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 44,850. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,890. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: 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.
A Scratch with the Rebels: A Pennsylvania Roundhead and a South Carolina Cavalier
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. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,140. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
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.
Øjenvidner til Historien. Flådens sænkning 29. august 1943. Sænkningsrapporter og øjenvidneberetninger
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 78,180. Language: Danish. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Kildesamling med sænkningsrapporter og øjenvidneberetninger fra flådens sænkning den 29. august 1943.
Battle of Bailen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,780. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
Gurkhas - Better to Die Than Live a Coward
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,270. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
When we think of Gurkhas we think, not only, of brave soldiers fighting for Britain but also of a race of people. However, there is no such thing as a Gurkha in the ethnic sense – the word is, in fact, a corruption of Goorkha, a small town and one-time state in north-west Nepal.
Great Escapes of World War II - Tom Dick and Harry to Stalag to Colditz
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,480. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
More than 170,000 British prisoners of war were taken by German and Italian forces during World War II, enough men to populate modern-day St Lucia. Most were captured in a string of defeats in France, North Africa and the Balkans between 1940 and 1942. They were held in a network of POW camps stretching from Nazi-occupied Poland to Italy.
Grandad's Great War Diary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,960. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014 and represented by James W Bancroft. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Corporal William James Dickson took part in many of the decisive battles of the First World War, during which time he kept a 'Diary of the War', and in the year of the centenary of the outbreak of hostilities his poignant account of his difficult life in the trenches on the Western Front is published here for the first time.
SÆLENs deployering til Middelhavet og den Persiske Golf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,540. Language: Danish. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Om ubåden SÆLENs togt til Mellemøsten og den Persiske Golf i 2003.
German Aircraft: New and Projected Types Part 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a report generated by First Leutenant J.L.Newton, in January 1946, report No. 2383 of the new and projected German aircraft of the era, including descriptions, diagrams, and specifications
The YF-23 So Smooth, Stealthy, Yet So Unwanted
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The YF-23 was an unconventional-looking aircraft, with diamond-shaped wings, a profile with substantial area-ruling to reduce drag at trans-sonic speeds, and an all-moving V-tail.
Supermarine 4040-United Kingdom 1950's Cold War Era Vertical Take-off & Landing Design Project
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
A VTOL design project by the famous English Supermarine (1913-1960) from the 1950s and time of the "cold war" when everyone thought the USSR would destroy military air bases and commercial runways the world over requiring the need for vertical takeoff and landing flying machines of war. The Supermarine 4040 was never built. Digital images for David Myhra by world class digital artist Jozef Gatial.
Peenemunde: The German Experimental Rocket Center and It's Rocket Missile Assemblies A-1 Through A-12 Part 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 250. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
When one hears the noun "Peenemünde" recalled immediately is the "Heeres Versuchsanstalt", Peenemünde or the German Army Ordinance=s experimental rocket missile research center on a peninsula bordering the Baltic Sea in northeast Germany.
Messerschmitts Over America-Part 11
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Photographs and information of unfinished, war weary, crash-landed, cannibalized On March 30, 1945, the USAAF captures their first flight-worthy Me 262 A-1a and starts the wheels in motion that leads to Colonel Harold Watson to sending ten Me 262s to New York City.