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The Battle of Kabul (1879) - part of the Bretwalda Battles series
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
With British & American troops again in Afghanistan, this book looks back to a previous conflict when Islamic fundamentalists again sought to overthrow the government of Afghanistan and British troops went in to pacify the area.
The Battle of Pulu Aor (1804)
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
A key naval action that confirmed British control of the Indian Ocean and its rich trade at a crucial point in the Napoleonic Wars.
The Battle of Otford (776) - A Bretwalda Battle
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
A much overlooked Dark Age battle brought to life. Fought between the Kingdom of Mercia and the Kingdom of Kent, this was a surprise victory for Kent due to careful tactical arrangements.
Beyond the Clouds; Why I Became a Military Writer
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Mark Berent is a well-known author of many Vietnam airwar books and articles. In this article he recounts the people and events that motivated him to write. As he says: "They're out there now, somewhere beyond our eyes, beyond the clouds, rolling and soaring in towering cathedrals flying beautiful airplanes that need only the fuel of their love. These are the men I honor...
Sharing Success - Owning Failure: Preparing to Command in the Twenty-First Century Air Force
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 18,710. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In Sharing Success — Owning Failure, Colonel Goldfein discusses several themes central to a successful command tour. He expresses ideas and puts forth questions to spark your imagination as you begin preparing for the task ahead of you—squadron commander.
How Canada Won the Great War
Price: $5.79 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
For nearly 100 years Canada's role in ending WWI sooner than anyone thought possible has gone largely unrecognized. The Canadian Corp led by unlikely citizen soldier, Arthur Currie, became the premiere fighting force on the Western Front. Canadian soldiers hailed from hard scrabble farms and logging camps. Their natural survival and hunting instincts were exactly what the Great War required.
Chicamauga: Battle of The Blue and The Gray
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook contains a poem of reincarnation and brief details of the Battle of this sacred place in far northwest Georgia.
U.S. Army Handbook: Developing Leadership During Unit Training Exercises, Combat Training Center (CTC) Trainers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Unit leaders contribute substantially to their unit's mission success or lack of success. For this reason, the Army devotes considerable resources to foster the development of leaders during unit training exercises.
U.S. Army Commander's Handbook for Unit Leader Development - Translating Leader Feedback, Prioritizing Leader Development Activities, Integrating Development into Day-to-Day Activities
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Army handbook is designed to provide commanders with an efficient and effective way to develop leaders.
Rendezvous In Space - A Look In on Military Space Power - Effects of Starfish Prime Nuclear Explosion on Space Policy, Comparison of Space Power to Air Power
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper compares the challenges to national space power today with those seen during the developing years of air power. The comparison illustrates how the United States compounds its space power risks to national security today in similar ways to how mindsets impacted air power implementation prior to WWII.
Shaping the World from the Shadows: The (Open) Secret History of Delta Force Post-9/11
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Army's Delta Force has quietly spearheaded the most ambitious special operations campaign in modern history. SHAPING THE WORLD FROM THE SHADOWS provides a wide-ranging look into the staggering secret history of the world's leading special operations force in their defining hour.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-72: Nuclear Operations - Command and Control (C2), Deterrence, Strategic Effects, Nuclear Safety, Surety, Training
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,460. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Nuclear
This publication provides doctrinal guidance for the planning, organizing, and employment of Air Force nuclear forces. The Air Force role in nuclear operations is to organize, train, equip, and sustain forces with the capability to support the national security goals of deterring adversaries from attacking the US and its interests with their nuclear arsenals or other weapons of mass destruction.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-61: Public Affairs Operations - Strategic Communications, Tasks, DOD Principles of Information, PSYOPS
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » History » Military
This document articulates fundamental Air Force principles for conducting public affairs (PA) operations and provides commanders with operational level guidance for employing and integrating those capabilities across the range of air, space, and information operations.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-59: Weather Operations - Principles, Air Force Combat Climatology Center (AFCCC), Space Weather Branch, History of Desert Storm and Operation Eagle Claw
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate, Nonfiction » History » Military
This Air Force doctrine document (AFDD) establishes doctrinal guidance for organizing weather forces and employing weather operations capabilities in support of air, space, and surface forces at the operational level of conflict.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-50: Personnel Recovery Operations - Air Rescue, Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR), Fixed-wing and Vertical-lift Aircraft, Recovery Teams, Isolated Personnel (IP)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This document establishes the roles and responsibilities of Air Force personnel supporting personnel recovery operations and outlines the principles for planning and executing such missions in support of theater campaign objectives. It describes the mission, command relationships, force composition, and planning considerations necessary to conduct operations.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-13.1: Electronic Warfare, Electronic Attack, Electronic Protection, Disruption, EW and Major Battles (Normandy Landing, Vietnam, Desert Storm)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Digital
This AFDD establishes operational doctrine for United States Air Force EW operations. It articulates fundamental Air Force principles for the application of combat force and provides commanders operational-level guidance on the employment and integration of Air Force resources to achieve desired objectives.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-10, Force Protection - Terrorism, Threat Levels, Risk Assessment and Management, Khobar Towers, Natural Disasters, Base Security Zone (BSZ)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,590. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Air Force Doctrine Document (AFDD) 3-10, Force Protection, is the Air Force's operational level doctrinal publication on force protection. Force protection supports the core function of Agile Combat Support, and its supporting capability of "Protect the Force."
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-05, Special Operations - USAF Special Operations Forces (AFSOF), Special Ops Legacy, Air Commandos, Agile Combat Support, Mayaguez Incident
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Our Air Force Special Operations Forces (AFSOF) are at the forefront of this struggle. In recent years, we have called upon AFSOF to deliver unique capabilities and skill sets to combatant commanders across the range of military operations from the major combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan to the humanitarian relief operations in Haiti.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-01, Counterair Operations - USAF Command and Control, Counterair Planning, Execution, Assessment
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Contents: Chapter One - Counterair Fundamentals * Chapter Two - Organization And Command And Control (C2) * Chapter Three - Counterair Planning, Execution, And Assessment The Counterair Framework
Air Force Doctrine Document 1-04, Legal Support - Rules of Engagement (ROE), Air Tasking Orders, Commander's ROE Checklist, Judge Advocate, Military Operations Other than War (MOOTW)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,090. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Today's operations take place in an increasingly legalistic environment under close scrutiny of the public and press. This environment mandates proactive attention to challenges and opportunities in every aspect of the legal fields of practice.