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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 the summer of 1990, the US Army's 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment was at Fort Bliss, Texas, preparing for another rotation to the National Training Center. Their training took a sharp curve when Iraq invaded Kuwait, and the Regiment deployed to Saudi Arabia as a part of Operation Desert Shield.
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.
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. (Military Teenager Series).
Series: WW1 Military Teenager Series.. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,550. 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 Military Teenager Series. · WW1 Military Teenager Series.. 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 Military Teenager Series.. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,920. 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.
One Look: Deployment to Iraq 100 Days Captured in 100 Cartoons
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » History » Military
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Capturing the essence of the war in Iraq has been done through words and photography, so I thought I’d set about cornering the market on lighthearted cartoons. I can’t draw to save my life, but that didn’t stop me, and thankfully no such demand has yet presented itself. During my deployment with the Army in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom I sketched out 100 cartoons, and well, here they are.
A U.S. Navy Submarine Disaster Block Island Sound, Rhode Island September 25, 1925
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The officers on S-51 were very young. The Commander was the only one of five who had seen service during World War I. The Navy believed this was a nonissue when it confronted the rival lawyers of the steamship company later in 1925. The Navy contended their officers were quite experienced, having trained at the Naval Academy in Annapolis and also the submarine school in New London, Connecticut.
The H.L. Hunley: its life and controversies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
From the first idea of an underwater warship to its ultimate demise. This book covers a wide range of information on the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley and its controversies, including who found the Hunley. There is a chapter dedicated to the discovery of the little submarine by each of the men who claim they discovered it. Followed by a chapter which looks at the two claims.
The Trolley Mission 1945: Germany, 24 Hours After World War II
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » History » Military
Aerial Pictures and Photographs of Germany, 24 hours after World War II.
Ubådene af Delfinen-klassen 1954 – 1990
Price: $5.70 USD. Words: 15,670. Language: Danish. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Bog om de danske ubåd af DELFINEN-klassen / book about the Danish submarines of the DELFINEN class.