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Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
It is easy to feel an overwhelming sense of empowerment while reading Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in The Civil War. In a time where women were considered the weaker or fairer sex, before they were given the vote, and in a time where they were expected to maintain a certain air of etiquette. These four women chose their own fates.
At sejle under vandet – udviklingen af de første ubåde
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 8,930. 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 » Literature » 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 Note: This tale of survival & family was based on previously unpublished memoirs by the late James C. Kerns, a former Army sergeant.
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.
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.
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
WW1 British Sniper (WW1 Digital Military History Series: Book 1)
Series: WW1 Digital Military History.. Price: $1.41 USD. Words: 6,280. 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.
One Look: Deployment to Iraq 100 Days Captured in 100 Cartoons
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » History » Military
Capturing the essence of the war in Iraq has been done through words and photography, so I thought I’d set about cornering the market on lighthearted cartoons. I can’t draw to save my life, but that didn’t stop me, and thankfully no such demand has yet presented itself. During my deployment with the Army in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom I sketched out 100 cartoons, and well, here they are.
The H.L. Hunley: its life and controversies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
From the first idea of an underwater warship to its ultimate demise. This book covers a wide range of information on the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley and its controversies, including who found the Hunley. There is a chapter dedicated to the discovery of the little submarine by each of the men who claim they discovered it. Followed by a chapter which looks at the two claims.
The Trolley Mission 1945: Germany, 24 Hours After World War II
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » History » Military
Aerial Pictures and Photographs of Germany, 24 hours after World War II.
Mad Dog: The Legend and Truth of Jerry Shriver
Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Was he a stark-raving lunatic or a man custom-made for combat, in a conflict that tested any man's sanity?
Hitler's Great Mistake: Not the Invasion of the USSR but the Declaration of War on the United States of America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,750. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
Hitler's Great Mistake will force you to rethink the momentous second half of 1941 when the world hung precariously in the balance. Germany declared war voluntarily on both the USSR and the USA. One action was a rational gamble, the other a mistake of epic proportions that redrew the map of the post-war world with effects that reverberate to this day.
Reimar Horten's 1960 Proposed Design For A Delta Winged Jet Powered Cruise Missile For The IAe Argentina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook tells the story of the cruise missile proposed by Reimar Horten in 1960, powered by a Rolls Royce engine and sporting a delta-winged design, never to leave the drawing board. Digital images by Mario Merino.
General Advice: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Eight general principles of war from an armchair general. The play on words on general is deliberate.
Bowe Bergdahl: A U.S. Soldier imprisoned by the Taliban
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Bowe Robert Bergdahl (born March 28, 1986) is a United States Army soldier who was held captive by the Taliban-aligned Haqqani network in Afghanistan from June 2009 until his release in May 2014. The circumstances under which Bergdahl went missing and how he was captured by the Taliban have since become a subject of intense media scrutiny.
The Making of Operation Dumbo Drop
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » History » Military
Jim Morris (author of War Story) published his story about the making of the Disney movie, Operation Dumbo Drop, starring Danny Glover and Ray Liotta, about the efforts of the Green Berets in transporting elephants (hence "Dumbo") via helicopter over the Vietnamese jungle while the war was going on. Pretty crazy...and based on a real event! Turns out making the movie was every bit as difficult.
Baby Killers
Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
War Story author Jim Morris ponders the hated nickname "Baby Killers" given to Vietnam War soldiers, and then explains the extraordinary lengths U.S. soldiers go to in order to avoid civilian casualties, often at the soldiers' own expense.
The Green Berets Fiftieth Anniversary
Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
War Story author and ex-Green Beret Jim Morris attends a fiftieth anniversary party for the Green Berets. This special forces unit traces its history back to the dawn of World War II when the OSS ran American intelligence's field operations in conjunction with resistance and guerilla fighters from countries occupied by the Nazis.