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D-Day Repulsed: Small Arms Decide The Fate In Normandy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,980. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » USA
It is the spring of 1944 and the outcome of World War II hangs in the balance. Field Marshal Rommel is convinced a change in strategy and new weapons will stop the Allies, all he has to do is to convince the Fuehrer. Meanwhile two brothers stand on the opposite side of the channel each one dedicate to his own particular band, they must do everything to fulfil their duties and maintain their honor.
The Anglo-American Combined Bomber Offensive in Europe During World War II, 1942-1945 - CBO Heavy Bombers Against Nazi German Industrial Capability and Cities Preliminary to D-Day Invasion of Normandy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,270. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper will focus on an air campaign called the Combined Bomber Offensive (CBO) which took place in Europe between 1942 and 1945. This combined effort of the United States and Great Britain aimed at defeating the German war waging capability.
Operation Dragoon: Unified Land Operations and Elements of Operational Art in Southern France - Vital World War II Western Front Battle, One of Least Celebrated and Highly Successful Allied Assaults
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,430. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Operation Dragoon, the invasion of Southern France on August 15, 1944, is one of the least celebrated, yet highly successful operations conducted by the Allies on the Western front during World War II. Allied planners initially proposed an amphibious invasion of Southern France in support of the cross-channel invasion during the Trident Conference in Washington, DC in May 1943.
Finding Gilbert: A Promise Fulfilled
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,510. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is a testament to the importance of a father's love and how a caring father can change lives in ways that ripple down through the generations.
The Moated Stone
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: British English. Published: March 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The legend of King Arthur and the Sword in the Stone is known throughout England. The location of the Stone and the true beginnings of where it actually happened is less well known.
The Battle for Antwerp
Series: Combined Operations, Book 8. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,030. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
With Paris in Allied hands it seems as though the war is almost over but when the Airborne Brigade fail to capture Arnhem then Tom and his Commandos become part of the force which is sent to capture Antwerp and the islands which guard the mouth of the Scheldt River. This fast moving novel shows the battles, the raids and the strategy which led to the capture of this vital port.
Breakout
Series: Combined Operations, Book 7. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,380. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
D-day is over but the Germans still have the allies ringed in a foothold in Normandy. The Commandos are tasked with going behind enemy line to destroy a fuel dump. They become part of the force which closes the Falaise Gap and endures horrific fighting against the elite S.S. Concluding with the liberation Paris the novel portrays the lives of ordinary soldiers as they do extraordinary things.
The Silent Invader
Price: Free! Words: 16,930. Language: British English. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
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Over 156,000 soldiers took part in D-Day. This is the story of one man’s war. All he wants to do is make it home and back to his previous life, but first he has to make through the next 24 hours. Plagued with thoughts of desperation and cowardice, Staff Sergeant Charlie Manning has more than one enemy to fight.
Lessons from the Normandy Invasion of World War II: Staff Development, Deception Operations, and Force Projection - Complexity of Planning, Sluggish Progress, Signals Intelligence and SHAEF Staff
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,040. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
While the Normandy invasion ultimately led to the liberation of France and Europe from Nazi Germany, it was not achieved without a considerable amount of planning. Popular history has ignored some of the key aspects of this operation that illustrate the complexity of the planning in this undertaking.
Saints and Devils
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,720. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Edward Scarburg, Sr., a member of the 82nd Infantry Divison, discovers a German dogtag during WWI. He believes it brought him luck that protected him through the Big War. He believes it so much he gives it to his son Edward Scarburg, Jr. as he joins the 82nd Airborne Division in WWII. Will the luck follow the dogtag and protect Edward Jr. or will he discover it has power over both life and death.