Books tagged: battle of britain

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Operational Level Air Commanders: A Search for the Elements of Genius - Air Chief Marshal Hugh Dowding, Admiral Raymond Spruance, and General George Kenney, Battle of Britain, Midway, Papua Campaign
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 65,740. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
One of the recurring themes of military literature is a search for the qualities and attributes of successful commanders. Carl von Clausewitz argues that some commanders possess a genius for war. Others argue that battle and campaign outcomes are merely functions of luck.
History's Role in Operational Design and Planning: How Germany's Failed Invasion Provides Insight into U.S. and Chinese Perspectives on Anti-Access Area Denial A2AD - China's Strategy and Capabilities
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The 1940 battle space between Germany and Great Britain provides a different design perspective for the US A2AD problem. Germany's struggles during Operation SEALION provide insight into China's attitude towards strategy, unrestricted warfare, PLAAF and PLAAN A2AD challenges, and ethnic ties with Taiwan.
To So Few - Explosion
Series: To So Few. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 180,780. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016 by Saint Gaudens Press Inc. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Brian, Jonathan and the other pilots of Royal Air Force No.609 Squadron move south to meet the expected cross-Channel invasion after the Germans dramatically subdued and subjugated Denmark, Norway, Netherlands, Belgium and France. Winston Churchill ascends to the premiership of the United Kingdom and leads the Empire through the darkest days in the history of Great Britain.
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.
Storm Rising: A Movie Treatment
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,440. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Screenplays » War, Screenplays » History
STORM RISING is a movie treatment proposing the Beverley Shenstone story as the basis for a dramatic historical film or made-for-TV mini-series. In the style of box office blockbuster The Imitation Game, STORM RISING reveals the true story of espionage and aeronautical design that led to the Spitfire fighter plane being superior to the German fighters, helping win the Battle of Britain.
Of War and Women
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 84,400. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sutherland Saga Part 2. When Lady Margaret Sutherland holds a farewell party on the eve of the Battle of Britain, deceitful events of that night will echo throughout World War II, thereby leading to heinous crimes that will change the lives of those present forever. In the end, not only will the Earldom of Winston be affected, but the course of the entire war will be irrevocably altered.
The Dawn Patrol
Price: Free! Words: 49,920. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When all of Europe falls to Hitler and England stands alone, Eric Wallace, a young RAF pilot, joins the men and women of England in a fierce, desperate battle against overwhelming odds, as they reach into their roots for courage and face the Nazis in a united act of defiance.
Douglas Bader
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,660. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
A biography of heroic RAF fighter pilot Douglas Bader who fought throughout the Battle of Britain despite having lost both his legs in an earlier aircraft crash.
A Schoolboy's War
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 64,590. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014 by Cane Hollow Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A poignant WWII memoir told from the perspective of a little boy: A School Boy's War is an insightful, heartfelt and well-crafted tale of a young boy, acutely aware and blissfully ignorant of the dangerous world he and his family struggle to survive. Funny and heartbreaking and written in a voice as powerful as Frank McCourt himself. - Erin Holroyd, Literary Teacher, Journalist, Staff Writer.
One Man's War - the RAF from 1939-46
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
The experiences of an ordinary country boy joining the RAF in September 1939, at 18, and within months retrieving crashed planes at the Battle of Britain, then the deserts of North Africa, El Alamein, and invading Sicily, Italy, Corsica and France at D-Day of the South, in August 1944. Along the way getting blown up, bombed, burnt and ill.