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An Operational Analysis of the Pearl Harbor Attack - World War II Deception to Achieve Surprise, Reconnaissance and Intelligence Execution, Admiral Yamamoto, Japanese Aircraft Carriers Akaqi and Kaga
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,350. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book explores the Pearl Harbor attack from an operational level of war perspective. Its purpose is to provide the reader with a Japanese viewpoint of the Pearl Harbor operation, and to determine if there were weaknesses with the plan and its execution.
Protection of Shipping: A Forgotten Mission with Many New Challenges - Admiral Alfred Thayer Mahan, Merchant Shipping, Naval Cooperation and Guidance for Shipping (NCAGS), Historical Perspective
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,690. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the role of the Navy in the protection of shipping, the core mission of any navy.
Giving Up Terrain - The U.S. Armed Force's Failure to Control Inland Waterways in the 21s Century - Projecting Seapower into the Brown Water Environment, Riverine Operations, Littorals, Vietnam, Iraq
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,020. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the ability of American forces to control inland waterways through riverine operations.
Windows on the Zeebrugge Raid 1918: With Rare Photographs of the Mole
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Learn about the drama of the Zeebrugge Raid of 1918., inspired by rare photographs of the Mole and its coast.. An easy read of a disastrous event. With photos taken by German naval officers.
Erik Larson's Dead Wake The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a Summary of Erik Larson's #1 New York Times Bestseller Dead Wake The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Gripping and important, Dead Wake captures the sheer drama and emotional power of a disaster whose intimate details and true meaning have long been obscured by history.
The Declaration of War: One for the History Books? War Powers Resolution (WPR), Constitutional Provisions, War in Iraq, Modern Warfare and Conflicts, Commitment of U.S. Troops, War-Making Powers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The concept of the declaration of war has been a part of the American system of government since the Constitution was ratified in 1789. Its justification revolves around the requirement to manifest, via the legislative process, the backing of the American people regarding the involvement of U.S. combat forces.
Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
It is easy to feel an overwhelming sense of empowerment while reading Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in The Civil War. In a time where women were considered the weaker or fairer sex, before they were given the vote, and in a time where they were expected to maintain a certain air of etiquette. These four women chose their own fates.
Jocko Willink and Leif Babin's Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This summary of Jocko Willink and Leif Babin's Extreme Ownership details the attitudes and principles Navy SEAL teams develop to achieve their extreme combat mission goals, and how they can be applied to any organization or team.
With It or In It: Desert Shield and Desert Storm from the Loader's Hatch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In this "gripping tale of a man and his crew mates preparing to go to war" (A. Davis), author Bacil Donovan Warren "brilliantly captures what is the rarely described gritty and demanding life of an armor crewman" (R. Schultheis).
At sejle under vandet – udviklingen af de første ubåde
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: Danish. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dette hæfte fortæller historien om de store udfordringer, som opfinderne og udviklerne af de første ubåde måtte overkomme. Hæftet dækker perioden fra de første forsøg i 1600-tallet og frem til Første Verdenskrig, hvor ubåden med al tydelighed viste sit krigspotentiale. Hæftet omhandler centrale emner som neddykning, navigering og angrebstaktik.
Diary of a Sailor Aboard the Hyman DD-732 (1946-1948)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Robert Grey Reynolds Sr. left a small dark blue diary that he used to compile memories of the places he saw and the people on his small ship. He came aboard the Hyman while it was at port in Charlestown Navy Yard. Here a journey began that would take him to 17 countries in his short stint in the Navy that lasted 22 months. When my father died I vowed to bring his memories to publication.
Jim's Unsung Heroes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Fiction » Biographical
The Battle of the Bulge was a critical battle in the war against Hitler's Nazis. Soldiers fought and died every day in the dead of winter. And when a grenade fell into his foxhole, Jim thought he was surely dead. What happened next was nothing short of heroic... Note: This tale of survival & family was based on previously unpublished memoirs by the late James C. Kerns, a former Army sergeant.
The Start of Japan's Kamikaze Campaign
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A damaged Japanese fighter set off a savage fire on SC-699 at Biak in 1944. The incident played a key role in the development of kamikaze tactics.
Sun Tzu’s Art of War
Price: Free! Words: 12,050. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2015. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » History » Military
Sun Tzu’s Art of War is one of the oldest books on military strategies, and has remained influential for over two thousand years. No matter how much warfare has changed with the advance of technology, the strategic principles preached by Sun Tzu had withstood the test of time. Contained in this book are the original text by Sun Tzu, and a 1910 English translation of the text by Lionel Giles.
The Battle of Bir Hakeim June 1942 Triumph of the Free French
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
My e-book looks at a critical point in the desert war for control of Libya and Africa during World War II. The time is June 1942 when the superior might of Field Marshal's Afrika Corps was pitted in a all out fight for control of a desert oasis, possession of which would give the Germans access to Tobruk, a strategic coastal city. I have relied on news reports, army communiques and oral histories.
Tobruk Strategic Target Of Rommel's Afrika Korps
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
Tobruk was the focal point of numerous encounters between German and Allied Armies from late 1940 until the end of 1942. In this period the Libyan port was occupied first by Italy. It was then held successively by the armed forces of Great Britain, the Axis and then Britain again near the end of '42. My e-book was written from eyewitness reports filed by United Press reporters and other observers.
WW1: Albert Ball: British fighter Pilot. (WW1 Digital Military History Series).
Series: WW1 Digital Military History.. Price: Free! Words: 7,720. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Nonfiction » History » Military
Capt. Albert Ball (DSO & two Bars, MC & VC) was the first British flying ace in WW1 to achieve 44 aerial combat victories. He was a highly decorated pilot, who was bestowed with many honours during his short life, including the Croix de Chevalier Legion d'honneur from France, and the Order of St George from Russia. Albert had a major input over the Battle of the Somme and the Battle of Arras.
The Dam Busters. (Operation Chastise).
Series: WW2 Digital Military History.. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
A tribute to RAF No. 617 Squadron. The brave young men, who breached Germany's industrial dams in the Ruhr Valley in May 1943. 'Operation Chastise' was the most famous air operation in WW2. In 1955 the 'Dam Busters' film burst across cinema screens across the world to national acclaim. The daring exploits of Guy Gibson and Squadron 617 were forever immortalised as 'The Dam Busters.'
Patton's Taste in Guns 巴顿佩枪的品味
Series: 名枪,电影,历史. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 530. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: November 17, 2015 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
世界上大多军官都喜爱收藏手枪,这是军人本性。但具体收藏什么,则由品味决定。比如,为什么巴顿将军对这种在二战期间已经显得落伍了的SAA柯尔特单动转轮——美国西部的古老枪种,情有独钟? ……笔者亲临肯塔基Fort Knox陆军基地旁的巴顿博物馆,高清摄下将军两支最重要的爱枪……还亲身去靶场体验将军用枪的感受……全书近一万字,枪弹技术术语有英文对照;20页,109段落,19张照片
WW1 British Sniper (WW1 Digital Military History Series: Book 1)
Series: WW1 Digital Military History.. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Arnold Crabtree was a WW1 British Sniper, who became a war hero at 21. During the Great War German snipers executed mass killings along the trenches of Flanders and France. The British army hit back with their own division of snipers. Arnold was a young mill worker from Rochdale, England, who sailed to France eager for action and adventure. This is his story.