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The 2nd Durham (Seaham) Artillery Volunteers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,800. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The 2nd Durham (Seaham) Artillery Volunteers were raised in 1860 at Seaham Harbour. More than 7,000 men from the colliery districts of Seaham, Silksworth, Rainton and Durham enrolled as members of the Corps. For three generations these men had a distinguished record amongst the Volunteer Artillery Brigades of Britain. This book is a record of the history and past service of the Old 2nd Durham’s.
Sketches of a Black Cat: Story of a night flying WWII pilot and artist
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,460. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Full Color. This coming-of-age story follows the exploits of a WWII Navy seaplane pilot who flew in planes painted entirely black becoming one of the first to fly night missions. From boxes of journals, photos, and artwork we find a true story filled with colorful descriptions of exotic locations, sea rescues, and the humor that was intrinsic to a Navy squadron’s daily life in the South Pacific.
United States Military Transport Operations in Thailand 1966 - 1975
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The men of the "Tiger" battalion faced hardships, disease and uncertain conditions while working 24/7/365 to insure that critical military cargo was delivered undamaged and on time to U.S. forces conducting combat missions over Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia and to units operating throughout the Kingdom of Thailand during the Vietnam War in Southeast Asia..
War From War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,510. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A happy childhood in the Paradise of the Banat. A coming of age, thrown out of the services company, to fight in the Hell of the Russian Front. Purgatory in a foreign land. For, war does not end when the immediate fighting is over and everyone still (more or less) alive has left the battle-field. A man may be brought down instantly by injuries or, just as inevitably, near the end of a long life.
Eurasian Tinderbox: The U.S. Buildup Against Russia and China
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,780. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
NATO is carrying out the biggest military buildup on Russia's borders since WWII. In response to a rising China, America's 'Pivot to Asia' is redeploying 60% of its naval and air forces to the Asia-Pacific by 2020. Author Jimmy Colwill, producer of 'Flashpoints' (2017), traces the origins of the nuclear age, its most notorious Cold War flashpoints, and the growing spectre of a Third World War.
Book 2 CIA Covert Operations
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,510. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Covert operation is "an operation that is so planned and executed as to conceal the identity of or permit plausible denial. CIA is the US Government agency legally allowed to carry out covert action. These special activities include covert political influence and paramilitary operations. A black op is a covert operation by a government, a government agency, or a military organization.
Book 1 CIA Covert Operations
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,450. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » History » Military
Covert operation is "an operation that is so planned and executed as to conceal the identity of or permit plausible denial. CIA is the US Government agency legally allowed to carry out covert action. These special activities include covert political influence and paramilitary operations. A black ops is a covert operation by a government, a government agency, or a military organization.
Book 4 of 4 Chapters 61-82 Insane Conspiracy Theories and Government Secretes That Actually Turned Out To Be True
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,660. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » History » Military
It’s getting harder to separate truth from fiction in the age of fake news. But sometimes the wildest conspiracies are true. Like these insane conspiracy theories that are quite real. Sometimes we all get an intensified feeling that we are living on a crazy, ugly planet, and especially on those occasions when some out-of-mind conspiracy theory turns out to be true.
Det danske forsvar – Opgaver, udstyr og mandskab i det nye årtusind
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 42,030. Language: Danish. Published: October 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Gennemillustreret bog om det danske forsvar og dets omstilling efter Murens fald i 1989.
Harrier: Jump Jet Interdiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,790. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Harrier has a unique place in aviation history as the most successful VTOL aircraft to date. Born from the need during the Cold War for an aircraft that could operate even if airfields had been destroyed. The Harrier has become yet another British aviation icon alongside the Spitfire and Concord.
Hog Driver: A-10 Thunderbolt II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,300. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This fast-paced, high-octane story blends action in the air with action on the ground as the A-10 acts as a guardian angel to beleaguered allied forces fighting hard in the 'Stan'. Fighting a War against a battle hardened enemy in a hostile climate.
The Swarm, the Cloud, and the Importance of Getting There First: What's at Stake in the Remote Aviation Culture Debate, Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), Air-Mindedness, Manned-Remote Fusion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
For all the ink spilled over remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) technology, knowledge of RPA culture remains in its infancy. Continuing the debate about culture, we argue first for the urgency of achieving manned-remote fusion in air warfare.
Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program
Price: Free! Words: 81,520. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » History » Military
Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program draws on previously secret information to provide the first comprehensive, technically-oriented look at South Africa’s nuclear weapons program; how it grew, evolved, and ended. It also finds lessons for today’s nuclear proliferation cases.
The Airpower Tenet of Centralized Control from Organizational and Battle Management Perspectives - World War II, Korean, Vietnam War, Goldwater-Nichols Act and the JFACC, Persian Gulf War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the airpower tenet of centralized control, which US Air Force doctrine has traditionally upheld as the foundation for organizing, planning, and executing joint air operations.
A War Like No Other: Al Qaeda and the U.S. Strategy for Combating Terrorism - Counter-insurgency Operations, Counter Terrorism, Bin Laden and 9/11, Clausewitz, Analysis and Recommendations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,020. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
September 11th was a watershed event and catapulted the United States into a war unique in our history. Al Qaeda and Associated Networks (AQAN) have proven to be imaginative and ruthless foes with a long term asymmetric erosion strategy targeted at the will of the American people. The intent of this strategy is to affect the withdrawal of U.S. influence from the Middle East.
Civil - Military Relations in Iraq (1921-2006): An Introductory Survey - British Invasion, Golden Shrine, Royal Military College, Qasim Era, President Arif, Ba'ath Party, Iran Invasion, Iraqi Army
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. This article surveys the historical military experience since the formation of modern Iraq and until the present time.
20/20: The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives
Price: Free! Words: 54,870. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
20/20 - The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives is a retrospective of America’s most recent wars told through twenty oral histories from a cross section of veterans who served on the front lines of Operation Iraqi Freedom and/or Operation Enduring Freedom. These tales come “from the horse’s mouth” and explain the many physical and emotional highs and lows of life in the combat zone and after.
Historical Overview of Racism in the Military - Colonial Period, American Revolution, War of 1812, Civil War, Indian Campaigns, Spanish-American, World War I and II, Korean, Vietnam, Contemporary
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,040. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » History » Military
This overview is designed to assist the reader in acknowledging and understanding the historical context of overt racist and discriminatory policies and practices in our military and how these dynamics and policies were perpetuated within the Armed Services.
Issues in Strategic Thought: From Clausewitz to Al-Qaida - Rules and Principles of War, Baron de Jomini, Mahan, Mackinder, Bernhardi, Bloch, Douhet, Mitchell, Brodie, Wohlstetter, Giap, Galuta
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,980. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book explores strategic debates about warfare dating back to the Napoleonic era. Six debates brought about by social and technological changes are discussed.
A History of the Museum of Aviation at Robins Air Force Base - The Crown Jewel of Georgia - Aviation Hall of Fame Inductees, America's Black Eagles, the Tuskegee Airmen, Robert Lee Scott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,060. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book explores the history of the Museum of Aviation at Robins Air Force Base.