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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.
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.
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.
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.
3 Presidents, 2 Accidents
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,940. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
3 Presidents - 2 Accidents picks up where Paul Smith's explosive MO41: The Bombshell Before Roswell left off.
Black Ops: Stories of Heroism and Bravery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,300. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2016 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Black Ops has 32 heart pounding individual action stories from around the world. Demonstrating the bravery and courage of these highly trained individuals. Follow these modern day heroes into some intense battles. With stories from the U.S. Navy SEALs, Delta Force, SAS, SBS, GSG9, Spetnaz and many more, in this unique compilation.
Professional Military Education for Air Force Officers: Comments and Criticisms - Evolution of Doctrine World War II to Post-Vietnam, Air University, Defining the Officer Corps, Success and Failure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professional military education (PME) has played an important part in the career development of US Air Force officers since the USAF became a separate military service in 1947. Although PME is now well established and considered successful, the system has drawn much criticism over the years.
The Role of Airpower in the Iran-Iraq War: Arab Air Warfare including Arab-Israeli War 1947, Suez 1956, Six-Day War 1967, October War 1973, Counterair, Support for Ground Forces, Command and Control
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,030. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book an outgrowth of questions raised about the conduct of air operations in the war between Iran and Iraq.
Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program
Price: Free! Words: 81,520. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » History » Military
Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program draws on previously secret information to provide the first comprehensive, technically-oriented look at South Africa’s nuclear weapons program; how it grew, evolved, and ended. It also finds lessons for today’s nuclear proliferation cases.
20/20: The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives
Price: Free! Words: 54,870. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
20/20 - The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives is a retrospective of America’s most recent wars told through twenty oral histories from a cross section of veterans who served on the front lines of Operation Iraqi Freedom and/or Operation Enduring Freedom. These tales come “from the horse’s mouth” and explain the many physical and emotional highs and lows of life in the combat zone and after.
The Big Issue: Command and Combat in the Information Age - Future Conflicts, Digitized Military Command and Control, Commander as Expert, 3D Vision, Manned Reconnaissance, Asymmetric Warfare
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,690. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper considers command and combat in the information age. it is an issue that takes us into the realms of the unknown. Defence thinkers everywhere are searching forward for the science and alchemy that will deliver operational success.
Pakistan's Nuclear Future: Reining in the Risk - Indo-Pakistani Nuclear Confrontation, Risk of Nuclear War in South Asia, Pakistan Economy, Nuclear Power, Demographics, Alternative Ethnic Futures
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,090. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the issue of Pakistan's nuclear weapons arsenal and the risk of war in South Asia, including India. Normally, the risk of war between Pakistan and India and possible nuclear escalation would be bad enough.
After Desert Storm: The U.S. Army and the Reconstruction of Kuwait - Persian Gulf War Humanitarian Relief, Post-Hostilities, CENTCOM Civil-Military Operations, Task Force Freedom, Fighting Oil Fires
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,150. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book tells the compelling story of how the Army helped to bring a proud but battered country back to life - Kuwait after it was liberated during Operation Desert Storm.
Enhancing Adaptability of U.S. Military Forces: Report of the Defense Science Board 2010 Study - Industry Acquisition Process, Focused Intelligence Support for Future Operations, Mission Assurance
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,240. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report offers important recommendations for how the Department of Defense can better face the rapidly changing security environment of the 21st century by increasing its adaptability.
The Somerset Underground - A History of the GHQ Auxiliary Units in Somerset 1940 to 1944
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 113,020. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
After Dunkirk and the fall of France in the summer of 1940, the immediate threat of a Nazi invasion of Britain caused a tidal wave of panic across Britain, and Somerset with its long coastline was seen as a target. Follow this history of Somerset and view its sleepy wartime in a new light and learn the secrets under the softly rolling hills and misty moorlands.
Issues in Strategic Thought: From Clausewitz to Al-Qaida - Rules and Principles of War, Baron de Jomini, Mahan, Mackinder, Bernhardi, Bloch, Douhet, Mitchell, Brodie, Wohlstetter, Giap, Galuta
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,980. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book explores strategic debates about warfare dating back to the Napoleonic era. Six debates brought about by social and technological changes are discussed.
Sustainment of Expeditionary Forces in the Pacific Theater During the Second World War: The Development of the Advanced Base and Mobile Base Programs and Their Relevance Today - Sea Basing, Logistics
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,690. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
What were the key innovations of the Pacific logistics infrastructure in World War II that made the long-range ocean war a success? This paper will review the Navy/Marine use of mobile bases, service squadrons, and the advance base program in order to evaluate how they enabled the successful projection and sustainment of forces in the Pacific.