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From the Arquebus to the Breechloader: How Firearms Transformed Early Infantry Tactics
By Piers Platt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
From their earliest incarnations in the 14th Century – which were as much a danger to their operator as they were to the enemy – to the breech-loading rifles of the 19th century, "From the Arquebus to the Breechloader" traces the technological advancements that revolutionized weapons, and how infantry tactics were forced to evolve as new and more lethal weapons were developed.
The Battle of Pavia 1525
By Stephen Lark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A book dedicated to the Battle of Pavia that decided the fate of Italy for over two centuries. The battle also marked the death of Richard de la Pole, nephew of King Richard III of England and the last Yorkist pretender to the English throne. This battle fought in Italy therefore marked the true end to the Wars of the Roses.
Typhoon IB Combat Log - Dieppe - August 1942
By H Harkins
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: British English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
RAF’s Hawker Typhoon IA/B fighter aircraft operating with the Duxford Typhoon Wing, consisting of No.56, 266 and 609 Squadrons, during Operation Jubilee (the combined operations raid on Dieppe) on 19 August 1942.
The Battle of Nibley Green
By Leonard James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
On a spring morning in 1470 the peace of Gloucestershire was shattered by the sounds of battle. The Wars of the Roses had come to this peaceful corner of southwestern England in spectacular and bloody fashion.
The Deadliest Weapons of World War 1
By Andrew May
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The First World War, fought between 1914 and 1918, was one of the deadliest conflicts in history. More than 16 million people were killed. Soldiers were mown down by machine guns or they were choked to death by poison gas. Civilians were blown to pieces by bombs dropped from giant airships. Ocean liners were sunk by torpedoes, leaving passengers to drown in the icy waters of the Atlantic.
German Ideas From The Mid 1920s, Early 1930s & Secretly During WW2 For A Proposed Space Program
By David Myhra
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 410. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Although the Nazi Party put a stop to all public rocket demonstrations and any talk of space travel under penalty of prison and/or death, attached are images of what these men were privately thinking. Absolute fantasy in the late 1920s and 1930s, here are images of what they were thinking. Thanks to Mario Merino for the computer generated digital images.
Grandad's Great War Diary
By Geoffrey Dickson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,960. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014 and represented by James W Bancroft. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Corporal William James Dickson took part in many of the decisive battles of the First World War, during which time he kept a 'Diary of the War', and in the year of the centenary of the outbreak of hostilities his poignant account of his difficult life in the trenches on the Western Front is published here for the first time.
SÆLENs deployering til Middelhavet og den Persiske Golf
By Søren Nørby
Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: Danish. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Om ubåden SÆLENs togt til Mellemøsten og den Persiske Golf i 2003.
The Heinkel He 178-Part 2
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the history of this magnificent aircraft, pieced together by author David Myhra, PhD from documents and reports long thought nonexistent. Computer artist Jozef Gatial has contributed the colored plates in the middle of this book, to show how the He 178 would have looked in real life.
Underground Factories in Germany Part 2
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a declassified report that was done by combined intelligence reports compiled by the Allies during World War 2.
Underground Factories in Germany Part 1
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a declassified report that was done by combined intelligence reports compiled by the Allies during World War 2. This ebook is converted from microfilm and is of poor quality, although over 90% legible and includes photographs taken from the site. .
German Aircraft: New and Projected Types Part 3
By David Myhra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a report generated by First Leutenant J.L.Newton, in January 1946, report No. 2383 of the new and projected German aircraft of the era, including descriptions, diagrams, and specifications
The YF-23 So Smooth, Stealthy, Yet So Unwanted
By David Myhra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The YF-23 was an unconventional-looking aircraft, with diamond-shaped wings, a profile with substantial area-ruling to reduce drag at trans-sonic speeds, and an all-moving V-tail.
The Heinkel AG VTOL "Wespe"
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The trouble with conventional aircraft is that they need runways, long expensive concrete runways so that they can take-off and land. During times of war, the enemy's airports and their hard-surfaced runways make inviting targets.
Avrocar VZ-9-AW
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Canada's circular winged 3-jet powered saucer prototype
Focke-Wulf’s Proposed “Ta 283B” 2-Man Twin Ramjet Powered Bomber
By David Myhra
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Virtually nothing much is known about Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau's design genius Hans Multhopp's outline for a twin ramjet-powered two man piloted bomber.
Ta 283
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 680. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a rare look at a 1946 English translation of Focke-Wulf's proposed twin ramjet powered fighter of 1944 by USAAF T-2 Technical Intelligence, Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio
Swiss Impound 166 Shot Up American USAAF Heavy Bombers & Arrest 1,500 Crew Members Between 1943 & 1945
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Enjoy Dr Myhra's ebook about the total of 166 B-17 and B-24 Bombers and 1,327+ crew members, 2 B-25J bombers, 2 P-51B fighters, 2 P-47 fighters and the light observation plane that was interned/imprisoned between 1943 to 1945 in Switzerland.
Supermarine 4040-United Kingdom 1950's Cold War Era Vertical Take-off & Landing Design Project
By David Myhra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A VTOL design project by the famous English Supermarine (1913-1960) from the 1950s and time of the "cold war" when everyone thought the USSR would destroy military air bases and commercial runways the world over requiring the need for vertical takeoff and landing flying machines of war. The Supermarine 4040 was never built. Digital images for David Myhra by world class digital artist Jozef Gatial.
Peenemunde: The German Experimental Rocket Center and It's Rocket Missile Assemblies A-1 Through A-12 Part 2
By David Myhra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 250. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
When one hears the noun "Peenemünde" recalled immediately is the "Heeres Versuchsanstalt", Peenemünde or the German Army Ordinance=s experimental rocket missile research center on a peninsula bordering the Baltic Sea in northeast Germany.