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Before Poughkeepsie: Living with a Body Collector, Part I
Price: $5.91 USD. Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Chronicle of my time with Kendall Francois, Poughkeepsie Serial Killer. He was charged with killing eight women in Poughkeepsie, NY between 1996 and 1998. In my two-part memoir I will discuss the experiences I had living with, sharing a tent, and hanging out with him during his time in the military before he went back to Pougkeepsie to begin his life as a serial killer.
Built to Last: The Army's Failed Quest to Replace the Bradley Fighting Vehicle (BFV) - Army Modernization Efforts for Infantry Fighting Vehicles, Strategic Context, Requirements, and Cost
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,100. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Army has long expressed the need to replace the Bradley Fighting Vehicle (BFV) with a new ground combat vehicle. The Bradley, one of the original Big Five, was designed to fight a Cold War threat. Requirements have changed since then but the Army continues to use the BFV as its primary infantry-fighting vehicle.
Amphibious Landing Operations in World War II: Personal Experience in Applying and Developing Doctrine - Lucian Truscott's Leadership in Operations Torch and Husky and the Third Infantry Division
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,950. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States Army and Navy conducted amphibious landing operations in multiple wars throughout their histories with varying levels of success. Early amphibious landing doctrine was a joint-effort between the services, but a divergence in purpose drove them apart prior to World War II.
The Archer's Tale: An Examination of English Archers During the Hundred Years War and Their Impact on Warfare and Society - Medieval England's Use of Large Infantry Formations with Longbows
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,460. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Much of England's success in the Hundred Years War is attributed to England's use of large infantry formations made up of commoners armed with the longbow. A variety of factors including the Black Death and the amalgamation of several cultures, created a society in England with a relatively high degree of social mobility.
Hunting the Ghost Gun: An Analysis of the U.S. Army Infantry Rifle - On the Battlefields, Ammunition and Small Arms Weapons, Garand, M14, M16, M4, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, Performance
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,080. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this study is to provide an analysis of the U.S. military's usage of various small arms and their associated cartridges from WWII to current day. The primary objective centers on an analysis of the driving factors and decisions used in military cartridge selection and development.
The Battle of Paardeberg: Lord Roberts' Gambit
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,820. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Fifteen years before their heroic action on the Somme, Canadians were engaged in their first international war - the Anglo-Boer (1899-1902) - in South Africa. It was a horrific initiation to the catastrophic effects of modern warfare. Seen through the eyes of the officers and men, this is the story of the part they played in one of the most important battles of the war - the Battle of Paardeberg.
When Can I Stop Running?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,590. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
In 'When Can I Stop Running?' the author juxtaposes his nightmarish hours when he and a buddy shared a Listening Post ('LP') in the Vietnam jungle with some of his most heart-pounding childhood escapades. Readers will relate to the humorous childish antics with amusement; military veterans will find themselves relating to both of the entertaining and compelling recollections.
Honor and Fidelity: The 65th Infantry in Korea, 1950-1953 - U.S. Army in the Korean War - Puerto Rican Soldiers, Borinqueneers, X Corps, Injin, Seoul, Plight of the Glosters, Defeat at Outpost Kelly
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 211,780. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study reviews the performance of the 65th Infantry throughout the Korean war, providing insights not only into the regiment's unique problems but also into the status of the U.S. Army's combat forces during one of the most trying periods in its history.
War of 1812: The Staff Ride Handbook for The Battles of New Orleans, 23 December 1814 - 8 January 1815 - British Army, Infantry, Opposing Naval Forces, Dragoons, Plains of Chalmette, Rodriguez Canal
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 167,910. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book covers the final battles of the War of 1812.
We R Not Warmongers
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 66,080. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An adventurous young man, from the Bronx, is moved by the threats of World War Three, after the Cuban missile crisis in 1962, and becomes anxious to be in the military. He joins the Marine Corps, wanting to get into a Recon unit, where he sensed the action was. Although, it took a few years, and World War Three didn’t happen, he ended up in Vietnam, and became part of a famous battle.