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Winged Shield, Winged Sword: A History of the United States Air Force, Volume I, 1907-1950 - Army Air Forces, Building Air Power, World War II, Building the USAF
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 190,370. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the milestone official comprehensive history of the United States Air Force with compelling stories about America's airmen and their aircraft. This document, Volume I, contains the first 12 chapters and begins with balloons and the earliest heavier-than-air machines. It carries the story through World War II to the establishment of the United States Air Force as a service.
The Kitchener Poster
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,450. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
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 Missile Plains: Frontline of America's Cold War - Historic Study, Minuteman Missile Site, South Dakota, plus the History of Ellsworth AFB and 28th Bomb Wing - Missiles and the Missileers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,040. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive and unique history of the Minuteman ICBM program and related Cold War issues, focusing on missile silos in South Dakota.
It was all Greek to Me
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: American English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Military
Diane was the first Navy Radioman female to be assigned to Nea Makri, Greece right before the attack on Cyprus in 1974. Amidst enraged anti-American sentiments and fire-bombs, a young woman from California finds danger, adventure, and love.
The Art of War: an anthology of China's ancient military philosophy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,040. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,810. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: 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.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Information Operations (Joint Publication 3-13) - Terminology, Legal Considerations, Multinational Policy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,350. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication provides joint doctrine for the planning, preparation, execution, and assessment of information operations across the range of military operations.
History of the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) - Nuclear Weapons, Cold War Strategy, Service Rivalries, Arms Control
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,840. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
Complete Guide to the U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM, AFRICOM) - The Fight Against Terrorism, al-Qaida, Strategic Interests, Contingency Operations, ACOTA, Kony and LRA
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The emerging role of the recently formed U.S. Africa Command is explored in this comprehensive ebook featuring a wide-ranging compilation of official documents.
Washington's Crossing: America's First D-Day
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
Late December 1776 A ragged Continental army has now put an icy river between themselves and the pursing British army. The men in blue and buff uniforms have known nothing but defeat and had once again made a narrow escape while the Congress at Philadelphia reflecting no confidence in their troops prepare to evacuate to Baltimore. Washington decides to do the unthinkable - go on the offensive.
21st Century Complete Guide to Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP): Nuclear Weapon Effects (NWE) and the Threat to the Electric Grid and Critical Infrastructure, HEMP, EMI, Microwave Devices
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 335,960. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General, Nonfiction » History » Military
This revised, up-to-date, and comprehensive ebook presents a superb collection of authoritative documents detailing the threat posed by electromagnetic pulse (EMP) caused by nuclear weapons and geomagnetic storms.
The Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders 1789-1878 - History of Controversial Events, Posse Comitatus, Mormon Conflict, Whiskey Rebellion, Racial Strife, KKK, Slave Law
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 201,230. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This is a fascinating and comprehensive history of the use of federal troops during instances of domestic disorder from the U.S. Army.
Gettysburg Voices From the Front
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
A stirring collection of first-hand accounts from Privates on up to the commanding Generals at the Battle of Gettysburg woven into a dramatic and compelling narrative. The reader is transported back to the chaos and uncertainty of the sweltering first three days of July 1863 when Lee's Army of Northern Virginia invaded the North threatening Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington itself.
The 1968 Tet Offensive Battles of Quang Tri City and Hue - The Fight for the Triangle and the Citadel, West of Hue, Stalemate in the Citadel, plus Secretary of Defense History Excerpt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,000. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph focuses on the battles of Quang Tri City and Hue that took place during the 1968 Tet offensive . The offensive itself, an all-out effort by Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces to overrun the major cities of South Vietnam, marked the turning point of the Vietnam War.
The U.S. Army Campaigns of the War of 1812: Defending A New Nation, 1783-1811 - General Wayne, Whiskey Rebellion, Northwest Territory, Battle of Tippecanoe, Madison, Jefferson, Burr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
The War of 1812 is perhaps the United States' least known conflict. Other than Andrew Jackson's 1815 victory at New Orleans and Francis Scott Key's poem "The Star-Spangled Banner" written in 1814 during the British attack on Baltimore, most Americans know little about the country's second major war. Its causes are still debated by historians today.
2013 Pentagon Report on Progress Toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan - Afghan Security Forces, Governance, Reconstruction and Development, Regional Engagement
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,740. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The conflict in Afghanistan has shifted into a fundamentally new phase. For the past 11 years, the united States and our coalition partners have led the fight against the Taliban, but now Afghan forces are conducting almost all combat operations.
2013 Nuclear Weapons Stockpile Stewardship and Management Plan (for Fiscal Year 2014) - Nuclear Test Readiness, Warheads, Nuclear Security, Workforce, Engineering
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,640. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report provides the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Fiscal Year 2014 Stockpile Stewardship and Management Plan. This plan continues the Administration's commitment to maintain a safe, secure, and effective deterrent without new underground nuclear testing.
The United States Army in Afghanistan: Operation Enduring Freedom, March 2002 - April 2005 - Creating the Afghan National Army, Taliban, al Qaeda, President Karzai
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 22,100. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This document provides details on the role of the U.S. Army in the critical three-year period following the conclusion of Operation Anaconda in March 2002. It details the story of American and international forces working to solidify the initial invasion's crippling of al-Qaeda and removal of the Taliban.
Ghosts of Gettysburg II: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places of the Battlefield
Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,420. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Second Chance Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » Military
"Ghosts of Gettysburg II" is the second volume in Mark Nesbitt's popular book series. After the release of the first volume, people began contacting Mr. Nesbitt to share their ghostly experiences on the Gettysburg battlefield. This volume includes more ghostly encounters on the Gettysburg battlefield, on the Gettysburg College campus, and in and around the town of Gettysburg.
The Pentomic Era: The U.S. Army Between Korea and Vietnam - Eisenhower Era Battle over Military Strategy, Atomic Weapons, Battlefield Nuclear Bombs, General Maxwell Taylor, Nike Program
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,880. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Although atomic weapons helped win World War Two in the Pacific, they raised the question of whether these weapons altered the nature of warfare, or simply warfare's destructive dimensions. Responsibility for nuclear weapons development became a central issue in US service politics, particularly between the Army and Air Force during the early years of the Eisenhower administration.