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Inspired by Art: Rise to Power
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Inspired by Art: Rise to Power is a collection of art throughout the ages, around the story of David. This volume focuses on the decline of the House of Saul and David’s rise to the throne.
Inspired by Art: Fall of a Giant
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
These amazing sculptures, paintings, etchings, and manuscript illustrations inspired the author to write The David Chronicles, a series of three volumes, the first of which is the novel Rise to Power, where she imagines this victory.
The School of Hard Knocks: The Development of Close Air Support (CAS) in Burma during Second World War - History Shows Reliable CAS Requires Unique Capabilities, Joint Training, and Cohesive Doctrine
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This analysis explores the roots of modern CAS in Burma during World War II. By contrasting the efforts of the American Volunteer Group in 1942 with the Eastern Air Command in 1943-1944, the Burma campaigns showcase key CAS challenges, and highlight the Eastern Air Command's innovative solutions.
General George S. Patton was Not an Operational Artist - The Myth of Patton: Studies of World War II Campaigns, North Africa, Sicily, Western Europe Show That Patton Was Not a Military Genius
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,310. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Since WWII, historians have lionized General Patton for his bold and daring leadership during Allied campaigns. His many biographers have highlighted his ability to instill discipline, remove incompetent leaders, and form an effective staff.
On the Far Bank: The Effects of Gap Crossing on Operational Reach - Studies of Three Large-scale, Opposed River Crossings in World War II and Arab-Israeli War: Operations Market Garden, Plunder, Badr
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,930. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Throughout history, opposed river crossing operations have proven to be some of the bloodiest and most complex endeavors for any military force. However, due to a sixty-year lull in having to cross a river in the face of the enemy, the United States Army has shown a trend of diminishing its resource capacity necessary to conduct these crossings.
Death Spiral: Luftwaffe Airlift Training, Operation Stosser, and Lessons for Modern U.S. Air Force - Highlighting Perils of Cutbacks in Aircraft Training and Proficiency Compared to C-17 Pilot Force
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,900. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the face of shrinking budgets and wartime mission demands, the United States Air Force (USAF) C-17 pilot force endured cutbacks to aircraft training and proficiency over the last fourteen years not unlike those the Luftwaffe endured as World War II progressed.
Operational Art in Pontiac's War - 1763 Pan-Indian Movement Attack on British Forts in Great Lakes Region, Pays d'en Haut and the Ottawa Chief Pontiac, Bradstreet and Bouquet Campaigns
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,230. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » Military
Pontiac's War began on 6 May 1763 when a pan-Indian movement attacked several British forts in the Great Lakes region, also known as the pays d'en haut. Pontiac's War emerged following the French defeat in the French and Indian War, as it was known in America.
Four Mullans from Blossom Hill
Price: Free! Words: 32,980. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Samuel Hood Mullan, Rebecca (Mullan) Campbell, Jennie (Mullan) Chittick, and Crawford Mullan all grew up on a family farm in Northern Ireland. All four settled in either Queensland or New Zealand. A family gathering in Brisbane in 2001 prompted some initial research into their stories. Val Mullan and Dave Mullan have put together this account of what is known of these enterprising siblings and the
The Greene Papers: USMC Commandant General Wallace M. Greene Jr. and the Escalation of the Vietnam War, January 1964 - March 1965 - Marine Corps Documents through the Landing at Da Nang
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,400. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
General Wallace M. Greene was only the fourth Commandant of the Marine Corps to serve as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Upon the start of his tenure in January 1964, he believed he had a twofold mission: to lead the Marine Corps as its senior officer and to serve as a counselor to the president of the United States as a Service chief.
The Fighting Colonel: Ranald S. Mackenzie's Leadership on the Texas Frontier - Conflicts Between White Settlers and Comanche Indians at Battles of Blanco Canyon, McClellan's Creek, Palo Duro
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,730. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
The Texas frontier during the years following the Civil War was a dangerous place. Comanche constantly harassed and raided white settlements. Despite the efforts of President Ulysses S. Grant's Peace Policy, conflict between white settlers and Indians persisted.
Operations of - and Challenges to - the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) During the U.S. - Mexican War, 1846-1848: Field Operations of Major Generals Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,340. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Throughout its history, the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) has faced unique challenges not shared by other organizations within the Army. The origins of many of today's organizational structures and operations are rooted in experiences in the mid-19th century, specifically the US-Mexican and American Civil Wars.
Survivability on the Island of Spice: The Development of the UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopter and its Baptism of Fire in Operation Urgent Fury on Grenada - Effect of Poor Intelligence Flying into Enemy Fire
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,050. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In 1983 the UH-60 Blackhawk faced its baptism of fire during Operation Urgent Fury in Grenada. Ten Blackhawks sustained battle damage during the assault, and four were destroyed. This helicopter was the culmination of fourteen years of work that started in 1965.
Analysis of Health Service Support with Frontier Surgeons and Ambulance Corps to 1876 Centennial Campaign - Sheridan's War Against the Sioux and Cheyenne Native American on Indian Hunting Grounds
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,150. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Centennial Campaign of 1876 is a valuable example of warfare between the US and Native Americans. Originally conceived as a punitive campaign, three columns of combined cavalry and infantry units under the overall command of General Phillip Sheridan converged on the Sioux and Cheyenne Indian hunting grounds with the goal of subduing recalcitrant groups.
Generating History: A Genealogical Memoir of an Early American Family
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,440. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Generating History chronicles a family's journey through the formative years of the United States of America. It tells stories of noteworthy individuals who gave a firm tug on the fabric of American history, then reaches back to tell tales of more distant European ancestors, including kings, queens, knights and others. The stories are both epic and personal, and the characters are 100% real.
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America - October Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,330. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America has one history lesson a day in the settlement of early America. This Ocober edition covers the historical events of October. Early American history and its origins is a fascinating story. The pioneers carved a nation from the North American frontier.
President Jimmy Carter: A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A peanut farmer from Georgia running as a maverick outsider narrowly won the presidential election of 1976 against the sitting president Gerald Ford to become the 39th president of the United States.
Employing Abductive Reasoning to Achieve Understanding - Army's Cognitive Hierarchy Model for Achieving Understanding, PowerPoint Presentations and the Syrian Conflict
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,860. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
To fulfill the Army's roles of preventing conflict, shaping the international environment, and winning the nation's wars in this future environment, military professionals must cultivate an ability to achieve understanding.
The Northern Cheyenne Exodus: A Reappraisal of the Army's Response - Why it Took the Army Seven Months and One Thousand Miles to Capture Fleeing Indians Under Chiefs Dull Knife and Little Wolf
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,440. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Northern Cheyenne, along with other tribes the US Government forcibly removed to IT, never considered it home. Their home was on the Northern Plains. Treaty misrepresentations had left the Northern Cheyenne tribe in limbo for most of the past decade because the past treaties did not deal with them as an individually separate tribe, independent from their cousins, the Southern Cheyenne.
Facing Uncertainty: The Role of the M1 Abrams Tank in U.S. Army of 2015-2025 - Hybrid Threats and Combined Arms Maneuver, Case Study of Israel Merkava Tank in Operations Cast Lead and Protective Edge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,250. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this study is to inform the future role of the M1 Abrams tank by analyzing hybrid threat trends, understanding U.S. Army force structure challenges, and determining the relevancy of combined arms maneuver in the future operating environment.
The Noble Train of Artillery: A Study Comparison of Current Doctrinal Concepts of the Mission Command Philosophy in History - Case Study of Logistical Movement in the American Revolutionary War
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,550. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
The true purpose of this study is to demonstrate how Knox utilized the principles and philosophy of Mission Command during his expedition in 1775 and 1776. This study will use direct historical examples taken from Henry Knox's "Noble Train of Artillery" expedition that retrieved and transported 58 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga over 300 miles to Boston.