Books tagged: military history

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Diary of Death 1819
Price: Free! Words: 39,520. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Biographical
Did the Third Duke of Richmond become a werewolf? His weird and agonizing death was chronicled by his closest aides, who found themselves powerless to prevent his untimely demise. Their diaries were hushed up by the British authorities to prevent the startling details becoming public. This is the gripping story of the last days of Charles Lennox, the "finest formed man in England."
Imperial Policy and the Integration of Gaul into the Roman Empire - Roman Legions Conquered Tribes, Military Foundation, Political Inclusiveness and Roman Tolerance, Economic Benefits of Empire
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,040. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Military
Unusual among the great states of antiquity, Rome managed to integrate many of the people it conquered into the very fabric of its society. Rome won and maintained loyalties by expertly leveraging a combination of what is today called hard and soft power. Undeniably important to the overall outcome were the military garrisons that enforced the writ of the state.
New Sea War Stuff: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Naval Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Flying mini-subs proposed to protect surface fleets, launched from warships and carriers, merchant ships and non-combatants, protecting harbors and shorelines. Submarine lifeboats suggested. Using cannon as STOL (short landing fields) methods for aircraft by shooting bursts of fuel from barrels proposed. Some naval strategy discussion too.
Shark Alley: The Memoirs of a Penny-a-Liner
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 202,670. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Jack Vincent used to be somebody; now the only job he can get is on the HMS Birkenhead, the Victorian Titanic. Lost for over a century, Jack’s memoirs offer a history of the English novel that they don’t teach you in school, from his apprenticeship with the original Bill and Nancy to the boudoirs and brothels of Victorian London, while all the time his ship draws ever closer to Shark Alley…
The 143rd in Iraq: Training the Iraqi Police, In Spite of It All
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,360. Language: American English. Published: December 12, 2016 by Tara Alemany. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Have you ever wondered what the term “boots on the ground" means? This history of one company’s experiences will provide you with an eye-opening narrative, as Youngquist provides a firsthand account of a Connecticut National Guard Military Police Company’s attempt to recruit, train and prepare an Iraqi Police Force in 2003-2004, and the many dangers they faced as a result.
Gerardo: el agente secreto de José Martí
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: Spanish. Published: December 6, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political
El lector encontrará en estas páginas no solo la revelación de una significativa parte de la Historia de Cuba relacionada con la vida del líder independentista latinoamericano José Martí en el período de su estancia en Estados Unidos que no podrá hallar en otros libros de historia, sino además que disfrutará de un texto contemporáneo y emotivo, de muy agradable lectura.
Heart of a Warrior
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 165,140. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » American
The first complete biography of Col. William Gordon Cooke, leader of the New Orleans Greys, and a Founding Father of the Republic of Texas and the State of Texas. Never before told, this epic work brings new discoveries and fresh insights into Texas history through the life of the one of the most important figures in the War of Independence and the creation of the Republic of Texas.
Operational Design: Distilling Clarity from Complexity for Decisive Action - Art of War, COIN Counterinsurgency, Korean and Iranian Examples, Gestalt Theory, Center of Gravity, Operation Overlord
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,110. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the elements of operational design and shows how design facilitates decision making to reduce operational risks and increase the likelihood that a military plan survives first contact.
Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for A Complex World | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The inspiration behind this book came from the fight against terrorist cells in the Middle East. The United States Military forces discovered that they had to adapt their war strategy in order to be effective against these terrorists. Their adaptations in strategy proved to be massively successful and they can be applied to any organization. Especially today’s businesses and corporations.
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.