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Main Battle Tanks | Military-Today.com
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,600. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern main battle tanks. It covers more than 70 combat machines from 27 countries and provides photos and basic information with specifications. You will find here information about MBTs that are currently in service with a number of countries around the world, as well as prototypes that received no production orders.
Submachine Guns and Assault Rifles | Military-Today.com
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern submachine guns and assault rifles. It covers more than 50 weapons from 27 countries and provides photos and basic information with specifications. It is easy to read and will be useful for people interested in weapons and military hardware. It is a great first step in identifying and researching submachine guns and assault rifles.
Within Limits: The U.S. Air Force and the Korean War - MiG Alley, Douglas MacArthur, Chinese Intervention, Syngman Rhee, Fifth Air Force, F-80, B-29, Buzz Aldrin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Here is the story of the U.S. Air Force's role in the Korean War. Despite American success in preventing the conquest of South Korea by communist North Korea, the Korean War of 1950-1953 did not satisfy Americans who expected the kind of total victory they had experienced in World War II.
Sukhoi Aircraft's 1963 Proposed Jet VTOL Design The Stunningly Modern
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » World
In the early 1960s, Sukhoi’s OKB “skunk works” had a very capable aviation designer, highly interested in vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) flying machines. This is the story of the modern VTOL that almost was!
From the Arquebus to the Breechloader: How Firearms Transformed Early Infantry Tactics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,570. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
From their earliest incarnations in the 14th Century – which were as much a danger to their operator as they were to the enemy – to the breech-loading rifles of the 19th century, "From the Arquebus to the Breechloader" traces the technological advancements that revolutionized weapons, and how infantry tactics were forced to evolve as new and more lethal weapons were developed.
"Hejmdal" 1903-04
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 25,180. Language: Danish. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dagbog, ført paa Vintertogtet til Middelhavet fra 15' Oktober 1903 til 16' Februar 1904, samt fra denne Dato i de danske Farvande til 30' Marts 1904. Af Gustav Kragh, Underskibsminør i Flaaden.
Adventures of a Despatch Rider: A Memoir of the Great War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Composed from letters sent home during the war, this memoir offers a unique insight into the experiences of a despatch rider from the Battle of Mons and the Great Retreat, to the Christmas Truce and Ypres. An honest account of the First World War as it was experienced by ordinary soldiers. 'A tremendous insight into the realities of war.' - Robert Foster, best-selling author of 'The Lunar Code'
The Battle of Pavia 1525
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book dedicated to the Battle of Pavia that decided the fate of Italy for over two centuries. The battle also marked the death of Richard de la Pole, nephew of King Richard III of England and the last Yorkist pretender to the English throne. This battle fought in Italy therefore marked the true end to the Wars of the Roses.
Tommies: No Man's Land
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 36,830. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The First World War brought a new kind of horror for man to endure. Not only the constant threat of bullets, bombs and gas, but also living conditions that were so bad, if we had been animals today, the British Army would have been in trouble for animal cruelty. I was one of the lucky ones to survive the trenches when millions did not make it back home, from all sides.
Memoirs of World War II
Price: Free! Words: 79,300. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
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Based on the letters written to his wife between August 1942 and June 1945, this memoir is an account of the author's experiences as a Counter-Intelligence Corp officer attached to the US Army VIIth Corp, including mobilisation in England, invasion of Normandy on D-Day +1, the liberation of Paris, the Battle of the Bulge, and the fight across Germany to Leipzig at the end of the war in Europe.
Typhoon IB Combat Log - Dieppe - August 1942
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: British English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
RAF’s Hawker Typhoon IA/B fighter aircraft operating with the Duxford Typhoon Wing, consisting of No.56, 266 and 609 Squadrons, during Operation Jubilee (the combined operations raid on Dieppe) on 19 August 1942.
Atomo Rosso - Storia della forza strategica sovietica 1945-1991
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,170. Language: Italian. Published: March 10, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Saggio sulla storia della crescita militare e strategica dell'Unione Sovietica.
The Battle of Nibley Green
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
On a spring morning in 1470 the peace of Gloucestershire was shattered by the sounds of battle. The Wars of the Roses had come to this peaceful corner of southwestern England in spectacular and bloody fashion.
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.
China Policies and Controversies: U.S. Military Papers - PLA, Deception, Maritime Quest, Navy, Taiwan Arms Sales, Turkey and China, plus 2014 U.S. Intelligence Threat Assessment
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,520. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This unique collection of American military documents provides a special view of recent Chinese military and policy developments.
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.
German Ideas From The Mid 1920s, Early 1930s & Secretly During WW2 For A Proposed Space Program
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 410. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Although the Nazi Party put a stop to all public rocket demonstrations and any talk of space travel under penalty of prison and/or death, attached are images of what these men were privately thinking. Absolute fantasy in the late 1920s and 1930s, here are images of what they were thinking. Thanks to Mario Merino for the computer generated digital images.
Art of War Paper: Stabilizing the Debate between Population and Enemy-Centric Counterinsurgency, Malaya, Oman, Afghanistan - Success Demands a Balanced Approach
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This paper in the series contends the debate on whether to embrace a population-centric or enemy-centric counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan detracts focus from building a balanced approach, customized for the human and political landscape in each area of operation (AO).