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Discarded Victory - North Africa, 1940-1941 - World War II, Rommel, Mussolini, Mediterranean Theater, Sidi Barrani, Beda Fomm, Strategic Misjudgment, British Ground Operations Against the Axis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,410. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Anglo-Italian campaign of 1940-41 resulted in one of the most lopsided operational victories of the entire Second World War.
Egipto el Espejo del Cielo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,950. Language: Spanish. Published: April 20, 2016 by Rubén González. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
Inés M. Martín y Rubén González, autores del libro, nos conducen a través de la dimensión trascendente y espiritual del Antiguo Egipto. Todas las facetas de esta cultura reflejan las energías cósmicas que configuran patrones espirituales, señalando en lo físico y en la psique humana el camino de las estrellas, y haciendo de Egipto el espejo del Cielo.
We Were Soldiers Too: A Historical Look at Germany During the Cold War From the US Soldiers Who Served There
Series: We Were Soldiers Too. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,630. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Ground zero for a nuclear war was just over an hour northeast of Frankfurt, Germany. The small town of Fulda is nestled at the base of a natural gap in the hilly wooded terrain of West Germany and was a corridor between East and West Germany. Referred to as the Fulda Gap, this corridor was very likely the path the Warsaw forces and the Soviet Union would have taken to invade Europe This was the
Crimean War Victoria Crosses: A Selection of Significant Awards
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The Crimean campaign produced a number of firsts and superlatives concerning the Victoria Cross. Among them are the first deed to be rewarded with the medal, the first man to be gazetted and the first to wear it, the most Victoria Crosses for a single action, and one of the most famous actions in British military history.
Armored Force: The Rapid Development of a Uniquely American Force - Stagnation During the Interwar Years, Birth, Lessons Learned in North Africa, Other Tank Forces in Western Europe, World War II
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,610. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Although initially delayed by neglect of the tank forces during the interwar period, the United States successfully developed a uniquely American armored force to lead the Allied advance across Western Europe.
The Declaration of War: One for the History Books? War Powers Resolution (WPR), Constitutional Provisions, War in Iraq, Modern Warfare and Conflicts, Commitment of U.S. Troops, War-Making Powers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The concept of the declaration of war has been a part of the American system of government since the Constitution was ratified in 1789. Its justification revolves around the requirement to manifest, via the legislative process, the backing of the American people regarding the involvement of U.S. combat forces.
Samuel, Seer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,280. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by The Electric Scroll. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
From his mother’s prayers for a son, to his old age, this fictional autobiography based on First Samuel follows Samuel’s life from his childhood calling in the Temple at Shiloh to leadership of Israel and the crowning of two kings.
From Slavery to the White House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A journey of disenfranchised people brought to America as slaves and indentured servants. The author endeavors to reveal the untold story of how African Americans defeated Jim Crow laws and brought about the all inclusive Civil Rights Movement that was the most effective protest of a people in the 21 Century. A hard fought journey to achieve human rights in America.
Donde los Muertos Permanecen en Pie
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: Spanish. Published: April 18, 2016 by ChiadoEditorial. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Donde los muertos permanecen en pie, es la historia de José Raimundo Russi, el mal llamado criminal más famoso de la historia de Bogotá del siglo XIX y la lucha por reivindicar su nombre.
Great Things Have Been Done by a Few Men: Operational Art in Clark's Illinois Campaign of 1778 - 1779 - General George Rogers Clark's Place in History, American Revolution, Key Events, Vincennes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,170. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This monograph analyzes how Clark linked the tactical employment of forces to achieve strategic objectives. It assesses whether Clark exhibited operational vision. It considers whether his campaign demonstrated the hallmark of operational art. And it evaluates Clark's operational flexibility through the techniques used to maintain the operational aim.
Toward the Great War: U.S. Army Operations and Mexico, 1865-1917 - Post Civil War Army, Intervention in the Mexican Revolution, Occupation of Veracruz of 1914, Punitive Expedition of 1916, World War I
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,850. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » History » Military
As geographic neighbors, the United States and Mexico have experienced varying tension ever since each country was colonized, gained independence, and solidified its boundaries. Between the American Civil War and World War I, the U.S. Army conducted a wide variety of operations on the Mexican border that contributed heavily to the Army's organization and training as it entered World War I.
The Campaign of 1777: Examination of a Turning Point Using DIME (Diplomatic, Information, Military, and Economic) National Power Elements - American Revolution, Continental Army, British Army
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 120,890. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
During the campaign of 1777, the Americans apparently gained a series of strategic, operational, and political successes while the British suffered political and military setbacks with apparent long-term consequences. General Horatio Gates' victory at Saratoga, the most obvious strategic shift, overshadows the series of defeats suffered by General George Washington in the Philadelphia effort.
Street Furniture of the Lackagh Area
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Transportation
A record of the various items of street and road furniture to be seen in the area of Lackagh, Turloughmore, County Galway in Ireland
Tisdall of Charlesfort Co. Meath Ireland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Reference
This book traces the history of the TISDALL FAMILY OF CHARLESFORT from about 1630 up to the present day. Charlefort was the name of the house built by the Tisdalls c. 1740 and replaced their old residence known as MOUNT TISDALL. Their estates were mainly in MARTRY, NEAR KELLS IN CO. MEATH.
Life's Greatest Gift
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 800. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Life's Greatest Gift -The Most Thoughtful Gift You Could Ever Give Your Loved Ones Have you ever searched for the perfect gift for your loved ones around their birthdays, anniversaries or holidays, but ran out of ideas and settled for some other gift? Take a trip down memory lane, back to another time and place with this download ready E-book that becomes a priceless family heirloom!
The Soviet-Afghan War: A Superpower's Inability to Deny Insurgent Sanctuary - Soviet Combat Operations, Inadequate Force, Countering International Support for the Mujahideen, Demographics, Culture
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,510. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Soviet Union did not anticipate a decade-long counterinsurgency fight against the Mujahideen when it invaded the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan (DRA) in December 1979. Determined to stabilize the rapidly deteriorating political-military situation in its newest client state, the Soviet Union conducted a coup.
The Utility of Mass Violence: The Value of Use Without Significant Restraint, Great Jewish Revolt Against Romans and Warsaw Ghetto Uprising During the Holocaust, War as Vehicle for Nation Building
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,770. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Could it be that our violent tendencies are not necessarily all bad? This is precisely the topic we will explore. Using the events of The Great Jewish Revolt against the Romans in 66 AD and the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising during the Holocaust, we will strive to answer the question: what is the utility of mass violence?
Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
It is easy to feel an overwhelming sense of empowerment while reading Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in The Civil War. In a time where women were considered the weaker or fairer sex, before they were given the vote, and in a time where they were expected to maintain a certain air of etiquette. These four women chose their own fates.
Killing Reagan | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
“Killing Reagan: The Violent Assault that Changed the Presidency” was written by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. The book takes a look at the life of former President Ronald Reagan both in and out of the White House. • How Nancy Reagan Took Control Over Ronald's Presidency • The Reason Why Reagan Left Hollywood Movies For Washington Politics • Learn About The Assassination Attempt
Lessons from a Successful Counterinsurgency: The Philippines, 1899-1902 - Insurrection, Filipinos, Treaty of Paris, Manila, President McKinley, General Otis and MacArthur, Manual Quezon, Errors
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,400. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Oceania
The Philippine Insurrection of 1899-1902 was America's first major combat operation of the 20th century. The American policy of rewarding support and punishing opposition in the Philippines, called "attraction and chastisement," was an effective operational strategy. By eliminating insurgent resistance, the campaign successfully set the conditions necessary for achieving the desired end-state.