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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 Note: This tale of survival & family was based on previously unpublished memoirs by the late James C. Kerns, a former Army sergeant.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.
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
Northrop N-63 Convoy Fighter: The Naval VTOL Turboprop Tailsitter Project of 1950
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The Northrop N-63 was a remarkable VTOL turboprop tailsitter fighter proposal in the same class as the Convair XFY-1 and Lockheed XFV-1. The ebook features 66 images of the N-63 and N-63A prototype, including plans, artwork, photos, and color profiles of these amazing secret naval aircraft projects of the 1950s.
Martin Model 262 Convoy Fighter: The Naval VTOL Turboprop Project of 1950
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
The Martin Model 262 was an unorthodox turboprop VTOL fighter proposal designed to fulfill the same requirement as the Convair XFY-1 Pogo and Lockheed XFV-1 Salmon. This ebook features a comprehensive text and 56 high resolution images of the Model 262 and related designs, including plans, artist's impressions, and color profiles of these amazing secret naval aircraft projects of the 1950s.
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.
Goodyear GA-28A/B Convoy Fighter: The Naval VTOL Turboprop Tailsitter Project of 1950
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
A detailed look at the Goodyear Aircraft Corporation GA-28A/B proposal, one of the competitors to the Convair XFY-1 and Lockheed XFV-1 VTOL aircraft of the 1950s. The GA-28A/B were VTOL turboprop tailsitters featuring a semi-delta, semi-midwing configuration with triple vertical tail surfaces. Features 40 high resolution illustrations, including detailed schematics and speculative color profiles.
The Piston Warrior of WWII
Price: $7.59 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The fifth book in this series recounts the nostalgic and moving history of fighting in the skies during World War II from every fighting Air Force on both sides of the Atlantic.
Two Legends of WWII - The Spitfire and Mustang Story
Price: $7.59 USD. Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The fourth book in the series tells the amazing story of the two most famous fighters in World War II: the Spitfire and the Mustang.
Irma Grese Angel Of Death At Bergen-Belsen And Oswiecim Concentration Camps
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » Military
Irma Grese was an abominable woman who looked like she might have been a fashion model. Born in 1923 she attended school until she found employment in agriculture for a time. Unable to succeed as a nurse, she was sent to Auschwitz and later to Bergen-Belsen and Oswiecim Concentration Camps. That a woman so young could be so diabolical is truly incredible! I have recounted her crimes in my e-book.
Reimar Horten's 1960 Proposed Design For A Delta Winged Jet Powered Cruise Missile For The IAe Argentina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook tells the story of the cruise missile proposed by Reimar Horten in 1960, powered by a Rolls Royce engine and sporting a delta-winged design, never to leave the drawing board. Digital images by Mario Merino.
General Advice: An Essay
You set the price! Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Eight general principles of war from an armchair general. The play on words on general is deliberate.