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Sketches of a Black Cat: Story of a night flying WWII pilot and artist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,460. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Full Color. This coming-of-age story follows the exploits of a WWII Navy seaplane pilot who flew in planes painted entirely black becoming one of the first to fly night missions. From boxes of journals, photos, and artwork we find a true story filled with colorful descriptions of exotic locations, sea rescues, and the humor that was intrinsic to a Navy squadron’s daily life in the South Pacific.
Los Cubanos en Angola
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 147,460. Language: Spanish. Published: January 11, 2018 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
A través de su apasionante lectura podemos concluir que en Angola tuvimos un campo de experiencias de la guerra fría, donde se pusieron en evidencia y franco enfrentamiento la Doctrina Brezhnev, de la ocupación irreversible de avanzadas comunistas en el mundo, y la Doctrina Reagan, de que al expansionismo soviético no sólo había que detenerlo sino derrotarlo.
War From War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,510. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A happy childhood in the Paradise of the Banat. A coming of age, thrown out of the services company, to fight in the Hell of the Russian Front. Purgatory in a foreign land. For, war does not end when the immediate fighting is over and everyone still (more or less) alive has left the battle-field. A man may be brought down instantly by injuries or, just as inevitably, near the end of a long life.
Gilding the Coucal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
From his parents loving arms to command of a US Navy submarine rescue ship, Lt. Commander James W. Gibson takes readers on an E-ticket ride to distant ports while rescuing hapless boaters at peril in the open ocean and eradicating starfish destroying fragile coral reefs. In Gilding the Coucal, he describes training as a US Navy Deep Diver, an Engineman, Fireman and in all stations of command.
Historia Secreta de la Guerra Fría
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,220. Language: Spanish. Published: October 31, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » Military
Al término de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, la Unión Soviética desató una oleada de presiones geopolíticas, geoestratégicas y propagandísticas de guerra sicológica activa con el fin de difundir el comunismo por todo el planeta.Al fantasma de la guerra nuclear entre las dos grandes superpotencias se sumaron las acciones de guerra política persistente de ambos bandos con el fin de bloquear al enemigo.
Before I Forget - One Man's Radar War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,120. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Family history
BEFORE I FORGET is a richly readable account of the life of a young RAF serviceman during WW2. Precision bombing raids on Germany were made possible by the top-secret radar systems George Phelps helped maintain. This is wartime through the eyes of a young man determined to live life to the full while always trying to do the decent thing. Sometimes even finding fun during the fight against fascism.
Book 4 of 4 Chapters 61-82 Insane Conspiracy Theories and Government Secretes That Actually Turned Out To Be True
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,660. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » History » Military
It’s getting harder to separate truth from fiction in the age of fake news. But sometimes the wildest conspiracies are true. Like these insane conspiracy theories that are quite real. Sometimes we all get an intensified feeling that we are living on a crazy, ugly planet, and especially on those occasions when some out-of-mind conspiracy theory turns out to be true.
After Pearl Harbor: The Home Front At War
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,420. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
Many books have been written about the battles, the leaders, and the brave American service personnel who fought in the air, on land, and at sea during World War II. After Pearl Harbor: The Home Front At War focuses on the war that took place on U.S. soil. While trying to save democracy, Americans at home faced strikes, race riots, housing shortages, and the interment of their own citizens.
The Angels
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 91,400. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History, Nonfiction » History » Military
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They all, President Truman, the Army, Air Force, Navy, and the Marine Corps feared the Central Intelligence Agency, yet the president tasked it with doing something that the Air Force would not do. That was to develop a manned overhead reconnaissance program to spy on RussiaDespite many technological and bureaucratic hurdles, the CIA develops both Area 51 and the revolutionary plane, the U-2.
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.