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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.
Romance at Sheppard Field 1944
By Lili Ludwick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Vern Ludwick was born December 21, 1916 in Wyoming. His family eventually moved to California. He met the love of his life in 1944 at Sheppard Field in Wichita Falls, Texas, while serving as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army Air Forces. He married the woman he fell in love with on December 8, 1944. This is the story of the beginning of the love between the young couple, Vern and LaFaye.
”Hekla” 1905. Dagbog ført paa Fiskeriinspektionstogtet til Island fra den 1’ Marts til den 15’ December af Gustav Kragh Underskibsminør i Flaaden.
By Søren Nørby
Price: Free! Words: 23,430. Language: Danish. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dagbog fra fiskeriinspektionstogt med krydseren ”Hekla” i 1905. Beskriver levende en nygift underskibsminørs 10 måneder lange togt. Et godt tidsbillede på den latente konflikt mellem fiskeriinspektionen og de kritiske islændinge.
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.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Smart Research: Leveraging Interns and Fellows to Enhance your Research Program
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,980. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
PKSOI's Internship Program was a natural outgrowth of this holistic approach reflected in the wide array of academic disciplines and institutions of our interns. For all their diversity, our interns are uniformly enthusiastic and bring a hunger to make a real difference with their endeavors.
Afghan Heat: Special Forces
By Steve Stone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,200. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Afghan Heat: Special Forces is a unique compilation of some of the key operations undertaken by Delta Force, SAS, SBS and U.S Navy SEALs from the late 1970s to the present day. Never before have various operations been brought together in one book, allowing you an insight into past UK and US Special Forces operations. Bringing an action packed and explosive account from those who were there.
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;
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Irregular Warfare - Air Force Policy Directive 10-42 - Counterterrorism, Unconventional Warfare, Foreign Internal Defense, Counterinsurgency
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,360. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Air Force document provides the directive requirements for the Air Force to address irregular challenges to national security. The Air Force must organize, train, and equip a force that is equally proficient and capable in irregular and conventional warfare, providing a portfolio of capabilities that reflect the high-low mix of adversaries.
Spies of the First World War
By Bill Price
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,010. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The use of spies during war has a very long history, going back to the beginnings of warfare itself. In The Art of War, which is believed to have been written in the sixth century BCE, the Chinese general and military strategist Sun Tzu wrote about the advantages to be gained from knowing your enemy and stressed the importance of cultivating those people who were in a position to spy on them.
The Development of the Base Force 1989 - 1992, Work of General Colin Powell, Dick Cheney, Paul Wolfowitz, Changes in Strategic Thinking
By Progressive Management
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the late 1940s the United States had based its national military strategy on the necessity of deterring and, if deterrence failed, successfully fighting a global war against the Soviet Union. In 1987 Joint Staff strategists began to examine some of the planning assumptions supporting this strategy.
Spain's Royal Corps of Engineers
By A. J. Osorio
Series: Military History, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,170. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Fifth title in the Field Military Series covers the history of this elite military body from its early days until the early 1800s. Numerous photos and historical references support the accomplishments of the Corps in the Americas. This is the first in a planned set of three e-books, authored by a living history writer.
The Katyn Forest Massacre: Polish POWs Killed by Stalin and the Soviets in 1940 - Documents about the Controversy, Madden Committee Report, Coverup of Soviet Involvement, Nazi Accusations
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,730. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This special ebook provides a unique collection of government documents and reports about the notorious Katyn Forest Massacre of 1940. It includes the famous Madden Committee report which placed the blame for the atrocity on the Soviet Union.
Command and Control of Special Operations Forces Missions in the U.S. Northern Command Area of Responsibility - Threats to the Homeland, Homeland Security
By Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The need for a well thought out, planned, and rehearsed command and control organization to conduct special operations in the US Northern Command Area of Responsibility is vital to success in defending the Homeland.
The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II: Weapon of Denial - Air Power and the Battle for New Guinea, Japanese Onslaught, Coral Sea through Milne Bay, Air Power and the Supply War
By Progressive Management
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Gen. Douglas MacArthur, commander of Pacific forces in World War II, viewed the Battle of the Bismarck Sea as a disaster for the Japanese and a triumph for the Allies. In that great air-sea confrontation, U.S. and Australian air forces proved that air power could be decisive in preventing the resupply of ground troops by sea.
Mind-Sets and Missiles: A First Hand Account of the Cuban Missile Crisis - Detailed Chronology of Intelligence Failures and Successes, President Kennedy and the Soviet Missiles in Cuba
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,140. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique book provides a detailed chronology and analysis of the intelligence failures and successes of the Cuban Missile Crisis. The author, Mr. Kenneth Absher, contends that, when our national security is at stake, the United States should not hesitate to undertake risky intelligence collection operations, including espionage, to penetrate our adversary's deceptions.
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.
The Kitchener Poster
By Funfly Design
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,450. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Kitchener Poster is a book about events that surrounded the famous World War One posters with the words 'Your Country Needs You' and 'Kitchener Wants You'. These images and words have remained with us as an icon of the First World War. The book is not just about the poster but offers glimpses of the Edwardian era -times so different than today.
The Art of War: an anthology of China's ancient military philosophy
By Edgar Bailitis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,040. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book outlines compelling factors that point to the Art of War as an anthology of China’s ancient military philosophy rather than the work of one individual. The exposition is followed by a translation of the thirteen chapters that make up the ancient text, with added chapter sections to indicate where there appears to be a tenuous connection of certain lines within each chapter.
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.
History of the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) - Nuclear Weapons, Cold War Strategy, Service Rivalries, Arms Control
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,840. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unclassified history is of the US Strategic Command that was established on June 1, 1992, and disestablished on October 1, 2002.