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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
By Progressive Management
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: 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.
Adventures of a Despatch Rider: A Memoir of the Great War
By Captain W H L Watson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,170. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: 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'
Memoirs of World War II
By Daniel Badger
Price: Free! Words: 79,300. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Guide to the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection
By Defence Forces Ireland
Price: Free! Words: 54,890. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,520. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique collection of American military documents provides a special view of recent Chinese military and policy developments.
Art of War Paper: Stabilizing the Debate between Population and Enemy-Centric Counterinsurgency, Malaya, Oman, Afghanistan - Success Demands a Balanced Approach
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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).
A Scratch with the Rebels: A Pennsylvania Roundhead and a South Carolina Cavalier
By Carolyn P. Schriber
Series: The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,370. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
James McCaskey, 100th Pennsylvania Regiment, was a farmhand who believed in individual rights for all men. Gus Smythe, Washington Light Infantry, 24th South Carolina, was a college student and a supporter of states' rights. This is the true story of how the Battle of Secessionville altered not only their own lives, but the lives of all those who shared their experiences.
Flådens sænkning 29. august 1943. Sænkningsrapporter og øjenvidneberetninger
By Søren Nørby
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 63,960. Language: Danish. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Kildesamling med sænkningsrapporter og øjenvidneberetninger fra flådens sænkning den 29. august 1943.
Who Do I Call My Countryman?
By Jeffrey J Pelton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
In 1994, an estimated 80,000 Cubans and Haitians attempted a mass migration to the United States across the Caribbean. They were taken to the US Navy base at Guantanamo, Cuba, where the US military conducted a humanitarian mission code-named Operation Sea Signal. The stories from this mission raise larger questions of how people come to America and how they might behave once they have immigrated.
Peenemunde: The German Experimental Rocket Center and It’s Rocket Missile Assemblies A-1 Through A-12 Part 1
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,150. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
When one hears the noun "Peenemünde" recalled immediately is the "Heeres Versuchsanstalt", Peenemünde or the German Army Ordinance=s experimental rocket missile research center on a peninsula bordering the Baltic Sea in northeast Germany.
From Knights to Skulls: The Cultural Evolution of Nose Artwork
By Andretta Schellinger
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,040. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
When planes were created, the war time applications were not considered a primary concern. Initially there were nationalistic themes placed on the planes for visibility. These soldiers brought different backgrounds and opinions to the war effort. What started as a way to remain visible soon became a way to express feelings and emotions.
The Eagles of Crete
By Colin Janes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,190. Language: British English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Eagles of Crete is the first book to give an account of the civil war that broke out in parts of Crete shortly after the end of World War II. Based on local newspaper reports and conversations with those who took part, The Eagles of Crete gives an unbiased narrative of the armed conflict and the years spent in hiding by the survivors of the communist forces.
German Raiders of the South Seas
By Robin Bromby
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,770. Language: Australian English. Published: October 19, 2013 by Chris O'Byrne. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A remarkable story of how three German naval raiders disrupted British shipping across large swathes of the Indian and Pacific oceans between 1914 and 1917: the buccaneering crew of the Emden casting a shadow of fear over an ocean and even audaciously shelling Madras; the Wolf which, undetected, laid mines around South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, then kidnapped a merchant freighter;
Conflicts that Changed the World
By Rodney Castleden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,040. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Conflict and warfare is perpetual in the world today. It has always been like that. The history of the human race is the history of conflict. Conquest and glory versus death and destruction. Who takes us to war and why? This book traces world history through the conflicts that changed the world.
1914: The Early Campaigns of the Great War
By John French
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,810. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
'The Early Campaigns of the Great War' paints a picture of outdated military strategies - yet it also tells a story of heroism and courage. At times the British Army may have been outmanned and outgunned, but it still endured.
The 1968 Tet Offensive Battles of Quang Tri City and Hue - The Fight for the Triangle and the Citadel, West of Hue, Stalemate in the Citadel, plus Secretary of Defense History Excerpt
By Progressive Management
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,000. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph focuses on the battles of Quang Tri City and Hue that took place during the 1968 Tet offensive . The offensive itself, an all-out effort by Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces to overrun the major cities of South Vietnam, marked the turning point of the Vietnam War.
Gasoline To Patton: A Different War
By Albin F. Irzyk, Brigadier General (ret.)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In late July 1944, WWII, General Patton's Third Army armor moved so fast across France they left their supply lines behind and had to wait five days for fuel---fuel diverted to General Montgomery's slower armor. Why? This exhaustively researched book by a retired U.S. Brigadier General asks this: Might WWII have ended seven months earlier in 1944, if politics had not favored Monty over Patton?
To the Shores of Tripoli
By Jonathan Brazee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is an historical fiction about the US Marines and Navy during the First Barbary War. While the three protagonists are fictional characters representing all Marines who served, most of the others are actual historical figures.
Adventures Of A Despatch Rider
By J Johnson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,580. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An account of life as a Despatch Rider from letters by William H.L Watson during the first few months of the Great War, from August 1914 to February 1915.
Black Silk and Gold Cord: Staff and Headquarters Operations in the Army of the Potomac, 1861-1865
By J. Boone Bartholomees, Jr
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 299,810. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Black Silk and Gold Cord is a study of staffs in the Union army in the eastern theater during the US Civil War. It examines all areas of staff staff support to the army and the processes and procedures used as well as headquarters life. A separate chapter examines Ulysses Grant's headquarters and staff. Includes maps, a collection of pictures, a bibliography, and hyperlinked endnotes