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The Rescue Man: A "Snafu Snatching" Rescue Pilot's Extraordinary Journey through World War II
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017 by Van Rye Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
THE RESCUE MAN presents the extraordinary and unique journey of a World War II-era rescue pilot, Bud Hayes, from his childhood in Idaho through his training for and service during World War II. The rescue squadron that Bud served in saved over seven hundred downed pilots during the war. Nevertheless, history has left Bud’s incredible story, and that of his squadron, largely untold... until now.
SAS Operation Redfish One.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,680. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Military Transcript of a Special Air Service Operation to extract hostage from IRA Safe House - March 1984
The General vs. the President | Summary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Military
Summary of The General vs. the President From H.W. Brands MacArthur and Truman At the Brink of Nuclear War By Summary Station Truman relieving General Douglas MacArthur caused a bit of an uproar amongst the American public. His motives were to limit the conflict in Korea, resulting in his decision to remove MacArthur. General MacArthur was full of ego and flair...
Killing the Rising Sun | Summary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Killing the Rising Sun conveys tales from the Pacific battleground of The second world war consisting of the questionable United States choice to establish and make use of atomic weapons. Sustained by self-confidence in their racial supremacy, the Japanese put in a fantastic effort to broaden their empire throughout East Asia.
Bonded By Battle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,600. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2017 by Quindaro Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Learn how dogs and soldiers became one of the US military's most effective weapons in this “accurate and fascinating” (Kirkus) history of Military Working Dog Teams. Author Nancy Roe Pimm tells the remarkable story of this evolving partnership through 12 canine-human relationships. Suitable for adult as well as young readers ages 12 and up.
Niels Juels sidste togt. Radiokvartermester Verner Kristensen Lynges dagbog fra flåden sænkning i august 1943
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 18,290. Language: Danish. Published: April 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dagbog fra sænkningen af den danske flåde den 29. august 1943, set fra artilleriskibet Niels Juel, der i Isefjorden blev angrebet og ødelagt af tyske fly.
Syrian Heat: SAS Operations in Syria & Iraq
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,920. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2017 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Syrian Heat follows an SAS trooper on patrol in the ultimate operation against Islamic State (formerly ISIS) in Syria and Iraq. Full of first-hand descriptions of ferocious and bloody fighting with incredible heroism from the most highly trained soldiers in the world. With the SAS, fighting a tenacious enemy with years of experience and fanatical beliefs who are happy to die for their cause.
Global Trends Paradox of Progress: 2017 Report of the National Intelligence Council, Promise or Peril of the Future, War, Population, Energy, Climate, Terrorism, Populist Anti-Establishment Politics
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,360. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This edition of Global Trends - issued in early 2017 - revolves around a core argument about how the changing nature of power is increasing stress both within countries and between countries, and bearing on vexing transnational issues.
The Surge: 2007-2008, U.S. Army Campaigns in Iraq, Bush, General Keane, Petraeus, Frederick Kagan, Stemming Iraq's Collapse into Civil War, Anbar Awakening, Sunni Insurgency, Fight Against al-Qaeda
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,350. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
More than ten years have passed since the United States invaded Iraq to depose the regime of Saddam Hussein, but the conflict's origins and consequences remain controversial. The immediate cause of the war emerged in the wake of the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks by al-Qaeda, when the Bush administration sought to preempt potential threats to the United States and its allies.
Joining the Great War: April 1917 - April 1918, Army Campaigns of World War I Series - Army Before the War, Leadership of General Pershing, President Wilson, Building the AEF, Logistics Problems
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
An important history installment in the U.S. Army Campaigns of World War I series, this book chronicles the first year of the American involvement in World War I. It briefly summarizes the prewar U.S. Army, the initial American reaction to the outbreak of war in Europe in 1914, and the factors that led to the U.S. declaration of war in April 1917.
Essential History of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station - 1957 First Large-Scale Nuclear Power Plant in America, Work of Admiral Rickover, Pressurized Water Reactor, Historic American Engineering
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,150. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report provides an authoritative history of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station, which became operational in December 1957. This historic facility was the first large-scale central station nuclear power plant in the United States and the first plant of such size in the world operated solely to produce electric power.
North Korea: Economic Leverage and Policy Analysis - Juche Philosophy and the Military, Nuclear Six-Party Talks, DPRK Economy, China Investment, Kaesong Industrial Complex, Source of Funds
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,900. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
North Korea's economic straits provide one of the few levers to move the country to cooperate in attempts by the United States, China, South Korea, Japan, and Russia to halt and dismantle its nuclear program. These five countries plus North Korea comprise the "six parties" who are engaged in talks to resolve issues raised by the DPRK's development of a nuclear weapon.
Understanding and Managing North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions: DPRK Regime Survival, Use as Deterrence, Leverage, Prestige, Great Power Status, New Approaches to the Rogue State, Kim Family
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,070. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The North Korean regime's 'hierarchy of nuclear motivations' including its perception of the security, leverage and prestige offered by the possession of nuclear weapons as well as the significant time and energies it has invested in developing a nuclear device, make an actual verifiable dismantling of this program unlikely.
Increasing Uncertainty: The Dangers of Relying on Conventional Forces for Nuclear Deterrence - Critique of the Nuclear Posture Review, Global Zero, Risk of Conventional Prompt Global Strike Missiles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The US decision to meet the needs of deterrence by relying less on nuclear weapons and instead developing conventional weapons that can have strategic effects may not have had the intended deterrent effect on Russia and China. Far from encouraging them to reduce the importance of nuclear weapons in their national security strategy, it may have inspired them to rely more on nuclear weapons.
L'aéronaute embourbé
Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: French. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Au début de l’autre siècle, Jules Viallet, adepte du plus léger que l’air, consacre tout son temps libre à sa passion : voler. Titulaire d’un des premiers brevets de pilote de ballon à gaz, il multiplie les vols au-dessus de la région parisienne et au-delà. En août 1914, il se retrouve incorporé comme sergent fourrier dans l’armée de terre, au 33ème R.I.
Eisenhower: The Most Reasonable of Unreasonable Men: Eisenhower as Strategic General in World War II - Lifelong Student, Supreme Commander, Moral Leader, Extraordinary Personal Energy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,300. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper investigates General Dwight D. Eisenhower's roles as strategist and strategic general during World War II. Eisenhower had zero combat experience and was still a colonel on the Army rolls when selected for four-star unified command.
Eisenhower: The Leadership Development of Dwight D. Eisenhower and George S. Patton Jr., Military Education, Mentorship, Self-Development, Determination, Ike's Years with MacArthur, Patton in Combat
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
General Dwight D. Eisenhower and General George S. Patton Jr. demonstrated superb leadership in World War II. Their childhood upbringing, military education, Army assignments, as well as the mentoring they received during the interwar period essentially strengthened their development, making them triumphant leaders.
Eisenhower: Ike and Clausewitz on the Western Front, Relationship with Fox Conner, Comparative Study of Soldiers Turned Political Leader - Grant and Eisenhower
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,380. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
The teacher-student relationship that Conner and Eisenhower shared is by far the most famous and most cited in the area of military mentoring. This relationship began when Eisenhower reported to Panama. Eisenhower's assignment as Conner's brigade executive officer at Camp Gaillard in Panama began a significant transition in Eisenhower's professional education.
Eisenhower: Watershed at Leavenworth, the Command and General Staff School; Centennial Review and Bibliography, Ike's Drive, Individualism, and Sense of Purpose from World War II to the Presidency
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,870. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
Eisenhower's year at Leavenworth can best be understood in the context of several themes that characterized his life. One theme was his inspired competitiveness and consistent concern with how well he was succeeding. Ike was a competitor and despite his likability and basic humility was committed to doing his best.
On the Frontier - Preparing Leaders: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: U.S. Army Command and General Staff College 125th Anniversary 1881-2006 - End of Détente, Prairie Warrior, Iraqi Freedom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,560. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book will describe the evolution of this centerpiece of the Army educational system, and how changes in its curriculum, organization, and student body have reflected the dynamics of a rapidly changing world.