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Reminiscences of a Rambling Railroader
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,010. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A rare glimpse of military railroad service in Europe during WWII, with the 709th Railway Grand Division. The author describes growing up in Virginia and his military service as Master Mechanic of the 709th during their tour of duty in France, Belgium and Germany. Told in a captivating manner, he details his experiences in WWII and his emotions during routine and dangerous wartime events.
A Pictorial History of Óglaigh na hÉireann, The Defence Forces of Ireland
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Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A very brief history of Ireland's Defence Forces. The tradition of service and loyalty, that runs as a theme throughout our history, was set by the Volunteers in 1913 and is continued to this day in the modern Defence Forces. Our history is in essence a history of the State.
What Price Freedom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,040. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Based on the personal experiences of Waclaw Kossakowski, a young Polish prisoner or war and survivor of one of Stalin's notorious forced labour camps. This is a story of bravery and hardship, and a struggle for survival, not only for Vadek but all the Polish people who wouldn't give up their country without a fight.
The Battle of Arsuf 1191
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The key battle of the Third Crusade that saw King Richard the Lionheart of England inflict a crushing strategic defeat on Saladin.
Soldier
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Price: Free! Words: 390. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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A verse of memories from a soldier. How does one feel after returning from a war zone?
Dieppe: Casualties of War
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,320. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The raid on Dieppe in August 1942 is Canada's most traumatic military event. This book examines the questions raised by that event such as the role of heavy bombers in a tactical environment and the role of the Navy in supporting the Army. Comparisons are made with other amphibious landings and then a number of what if scenarios are considered.
Poker According to Sun Tzu
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Price: Free! Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
Sun Tzu’s timeless classic, “The Art of War,” is adapted specifically for the competitive poker player. Players at all levels will find a multitude of lessons to help them maintain discipline, manage the internal conflict between mind and impulse, find their “center,” and raise their play to the level of a master.
Most Secret Source: The Role of Enigma in WWII
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,360. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
How did ULTRA shape the course of the war? At times, it played a major role in the turning of battle, at other times did not, at still others was fatally misused, and at still others was beneficial but not necessary to bring about victory in any case. Unfortunately, good intelligence is often badly used by its masters. ULTRA was no different.
The Battle of Vimeiro
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,140. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
It was the Battle of Vimeiro that established the reputation of Sir Arthur Wellesley, later to be the Duke of Wellington.
Beyond Neptune Spear: The (Open) Secret History of SEAL Team Six, Post-9/11
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The modern history of SEAL Team Six did not begin with the killing of Osama bin Laden, nor did it end there. Once mired in controversy and doubt, ST6 has blossomed into one of the most accomplished fighting units the world has ever known. Beyond Neptune Spear not only details SEAL Team's Six modern history, but places it in context.
March to Victory: Washington, Rochambeau, and the Yorktown Campaign of 1781 - War of American Independence (the Revolutionary War)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,260. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book provides an in-depth account of the most decisive operation of the American Revolution, examining how the Americans and French moved land and naval forces from Rhode Island to Virginia, where they gained the tactical advantage over their opponents at Yorktown.
Rolling Thunder 1965/8
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The longest battle in the entire Vietnam War was “Rolling Thunder”, the strategic bombing offensive against North Vietnam carried out by the US 2nd Air Division.
The Madrid Uprising 1808
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
On 2 May 1808 the Spanish capital of Mardrid erupted into savage violence. The citizens of Madrid had had enough of the French army in thier city and were rising up to throw them out. Artillery blasted down narrow streets, cavalry charged across the plazas and infantry slaughtered each other in the narrow alleys. The Peninsular War had begun.
Sinking the Bismarck 1941
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Bismarck was the greatest battleship ever to prowl the Atlantic. With her eight 15 inch guns and 30 knots top speed she represented a massive threat to the merchant convoys on which Britain relied for survival in 1941. She had to be destroyed.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: 2012 Army Leadership - Army Doctrine Reference Publication FM 6-22, Character, Presence, Intellect (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,940. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual is a capstone manual which describes the Army's view of leadership, outlines the levels of leadership (direct, organizational, and strategic), and describes the attributes and core leader competencies across all levels.
The Sieges of Gerona 1808 / 1809
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
At Gerona in 1808 the French for the first time ran into a Spanish army that neither ran away nor surrendered. The epic defence of Gerona lasted for over a year and saw the French throw everything that they had at the old walls around the city. The Spanish fought back gallantly, using their bare hands when they ran out of ammunition.
Reagan's Star Wars
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Series: Military and Government Stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,630. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
President Eisenhower understood how Washington worked. He left us a warning: Beware of the Military Industrial Complex I not only witnessed his warning being ignored, I participated in using the power of the Military Industrial Complex during my aerospace career. Reagan’s Star Wars describes why and how the Military Industrial Complex gave birth to Strategic Defense Initiative known as Star Wars
Joint Doctrine for Operations in Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical (NBC) Environments (Joint Publication 3-11) - Combat Operations, Health Service Support, Hazard Considerations
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Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 40,660. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication sets forth principles to assist commanders and staffs to plan for and conduct operations in which their forces may encounter the employment or threat of nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons and other toxic materials.
The Civil War Begins: Opening Clashes, 1861 - Fort Sumter, Virginia and Bull Run, The Fight for Missouri, From Belmont to Port Royal
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,770. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Army history publication, prepared in commemoration of our national sacrifices, provides details and analysis of the opening clashes of the War Between the States in 1861, including Fort Sumter, Virginia and Bull Run, the Fight for Missouri, Belmont, and Port Royal.
The Battle of Talavera 1809
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,160. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
At Talavera a British army under Sir Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) tried to link up with a Spanish army under General Cuesta to ambush a French corps under Marshal Victor. But things went wrong and the British had to fight their way to safety.