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The Neglect of Long-Range Escort Development During the Interwar Years (1918-1943) - P-51 Mustang, Martin B-10 Bomber, Boeing P-26, Consolidated B-30, Major General Claire Chennault
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,910. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper discusses the relationship between the development of air power doctrine and the development of long-range escorts for strategic bombardment in World War II.
Advancing Strategic Thought Series: Defense Planning For National Security: Navigation Aids for the Mystery Tour, Black Swan Events, Clausewitz, Futurology, Strategic History
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,230. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph finds that, although the past does not repeat itself in detail, there are profound persisting reasons why it is repeated approximately in the challenges and dangers that security communities must face.
Among Heroes: A Marine Corps Rifle Company on Peleliu - Sherman Tanks, C Company, Charlie Company, Incredible World War II Stories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,010. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Here is the gripping tale of the 1944 attack by the 1st Marine Division on the Japanese occupied island of Peleliu, one of the many small but well-fortified islands of the Palau group in the western Carolines. The account by First Sergeant Jack Ainsworth tells the harrowing story of the assault.
Self-Propelled Guns and Howitzers | Military-Today.com
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern self-propelled guns and howitzers. It covers more than 50 artillery systems from 22 countries and provides photos and basic information with specifications. It is easy to read and will be useful for people interested in military hardware. It is a great first step in identifying and researching current self-propelled artillery systems.
Multiple Launch Rocket Systems | Military-Today.com
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,710. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS). It covers more than 50 artillery rocket systems from 27 countries and provides photos and basic information with specifications. It is easy to read and will be useful for people interested in military hardware. It is a great first step in identifying and researching artillery rocket systems.
Heavy Military Trucks | Military-Today.com
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a great reference guide on heavy military trucks. It covers vehicles from all around the world and provides photos and basic information with specifications. It is easy to read and will be useful for people interested in military hardware. It is a great first step in identifying and researching heavy military trucks. It is a bargain for rock solid information like this.
Engineering Vehicles | Military-Today.com
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,440. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern combat engineering vehicles. It covers military engineering machines from various countries. It provides photos and basic information with specifications. Some of these military machines are rear and it is likely that you have never heard of them before. It will be a great first step in identifying and researching combat engineering vehicles.
Armored Personnel Carriers | Military-Today.com
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,750. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern armored personnel carriers (APCs). It covers more than 100 vehicles from 39 countries and provides photos and basic information with specifications. It contains information on current production vehicles as well as prototypes and latest developments. Some of these military machines are rear and it is likely that you have never heard of them before.
Main Battle Tanks | Military-Today.com
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,600. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: 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.
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
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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.
"Hejmdal" 1903-04
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: Danish. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: 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
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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'
Tommies: Life in the Trenches in World War One
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 36,700. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 79,300. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: 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.
Atomo Rosso - Storia della forza strategica sovietica 1945-1991
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,170. Language: Italian. Published: March 10, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Saggio sulla storia della crescita militare e strategica dell'Unione Sovietica.
Paratroopers - Ready for Anything – From WWII to Afghanistan
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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
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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
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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.
Hangings, Sinkings and Trust in God: Life and Death onboard British Warships in the 1700’s and 1800’s
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 44,850. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Art of War Paper: Stabilizing the Debate between Population and Enemy-Centric Counterinsurgency, Malaya, Oman, Afghanistan - Success Demands a Balanced Approach
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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).