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Paratroopers - Ready for Anything – From WWII to Afghanistan
By Freya Hardy
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.
Barges to Battleships: Puget Sound Military Shipbuilding Vol I Minesweeepers
By SeaWaves Press
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Minesweepers built in Puget Sound shipyards
Guide to the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection
By Defence Forces Ireland
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.
The United States and China in Power Transition - Chinese History, Uyghurs, Sun Yat-Sen, Taiwan, Spratly and Senkaku Islands, Tibet, Dalai Lama, Xinjiang, Han Chinese
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,260. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This analysis discusses the nature of U.S.-China relations in the context of an ongoing power transition between these two great powers, the rise of China and its impact, China's tortuous experience during its transition to modernity, U.S.-China conflicts over the two nations' core interests, and the future of the U.S.-China power transition.
Chinese Energy Security: The Myth of the PLAN's Frontline Status - Chinese Navy, Maritime Security, Spratly Islands, Sino-Japanese Tension, Senkaku Islands, East China Sea, Naval Blockade
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 133,560. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This monograph examines the dynamics of China's energy security dilemma and the role of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN).
The PLA at Home and Abroad: Assessing the Operational Capabilities of China's Military - Uyghurs, Spratly and Senkaku Islands, Tibet, Domestic Riots, Taiwan, Chinese-Russian Exercises
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 258,610. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This comprehensive study of the modern Chinese military, featuring a foreword by former President George H.W. Bush, is a product of the Army's Strategic Studies Institute.
China's Forbearance Has Limits: Chinese Threat and Retaliation Signaling and Its Implications for a Sino-American Military Confrontation - Maritime Claims, Senkaku and Spratly Islands, Taiwan
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,420. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This report from the Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs of the Institute for National Strategic Studies provides a thorough discussion of the use of the Chinese military in past and future confrontations, including historic information about previous signals of military intention and possible future military threats regarding disputed islands.
North Korea Issue Papers: Criminal Sovereignty and Illicit International Activities, Understanding the North Korea Problem: The Land of Lousy Options, plus China Policies and Controversies
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,100. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Two important papers by the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provide unique insights into the problems posed by North Korea.
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
By Progressive Management
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
By Peter Brent
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.
Søheltenes Skibe. Historien om Søværnets torpedomissilbåde af Willemoes-klassen
By Søren Nørby
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Historien om søværnets torpedomissilbåde af Willemoes-klassen, deres tilblivelse, virke i søværnet og slutteligt deres udfasning. Undervejs fortælles om teknik, strategi, taktik og livet om bord.
Art of War Paper: Stabilizing the Debate between Population and Enemy-Centric Counterinsurgency, Malaya, Oman, Afghanistan - Success Demands a Balanced Approach
By Progressive Management
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).
La Europa neonazi
By Domenico Mantuano
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,360. Language: Spanish. Published: February 12, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Después de la Primera Guerra Mundial, dadas las durísimas penalidades económicas, nazis y fascistas, xenófobos y racistas, hallaron campo fértil en jóvenes sin un futuro alentador y en los ciudadanos que sentían mancillado su orgullo nacional. Hoy, el desprestigio de los partidos tradicionales, una ineficiente política inmigratoria, llenan nuevamente de páginas negras la Historia de la Humanidad.
Silent Heroes of the Cold War Declassified
By Kyril Plaskon
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The mysterious military plane crash on a Nevada mountain peak that was the CIA's single-greatest loss of life in the U2 project. The families of the victims suffered an abyss of silence for generations. The eerie obsession of one Boy Scout leader that uncovered the mystery as he tracked families down, told them what happened and learned the terrible impact of government secrecy on their lives.
The Chinese Air Force: Evolving Concepts, Roles, and Capabilities - Hypersonic Vehicle Technology, Aircraft, Reverse Engineering, Threat to Taiwan, PLAAF Air Force Leaders, Airpower
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 194,800. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This vital report from a distinguished international group of experts on airpower, military affairs, and the People's Republic of China PRC - Taiwan relationship examines the present state and future prospects of the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF).
Stirling Work:The True Story of the Original SAS
By Michael Rose
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 37,790. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Stirling Work is the amazing true story of how a bunch of misfits were drawn together during World War Two, to create the world renowned regiment known as the SAS. This true account brings plenty of real life action, with some amazing tales of bravery and heroism along the way. As the best of the best fight the Axis powers during World War Two.
2014 Major American Weapons Systems: Report of the Pentagon's Testing Director - Army, Navy, Air Force Programs, F-35, Ballistic Missile Defense, Aegis, Missiles, Submarines, Aircraft Carriers
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,630. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report from the Pentagon's Operational Test and Evaluation Director was issued in January 2014 and contains extensive detailed information about over 100 major weapons systems under development by the Department of Defense, Army, Navy, and Air Force - including such consequential systems as the F-35 and BMD.
War Stories
By Allyn Vannoy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,890. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Seven actions by elements of the US Third and Seventh Armies as they fought the German Army in the fall of 1944 during the advance of the Western Allies across France to the German border, where they would spend the next few months fighting until the spring of 1945. During this time the American Army would learn the hard, bloody lessons of war on the European continent.
A10 Thunderbolt II: From the Cockpit in Afghanistan
By Chris Scott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,100. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Strap yourself in for some high octane action from the cockpit of the Fairchild Republic A10 Thunderbolt II. The A10 or Warthog is the unsung hero of the USAF that has had to prove itself time and time again. With many critics over the years it has often been referred to as a private jet with a 30mm cannon. The 30mm GAU-8 Avenge is still the heaviest rotary cannon ever mounted on an aircraft.
Essential Guide to the Panama Canal: History, An Army's Enterprise, Story of Fort Clayton, Panama Takeover, Security Issues, Current Expansion Program Effects on U.S. Ports and Economy
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 334,600. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This unique and comprehensive compilation of official information provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of this incredible waterway. This compilation includes a professionally-formatted version of the important history book, Panama Canal, An Army's Enterprise.