Books tagged: second world war

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When Sorrows Come (My Lost Country Series Vol 1)
Series: My Lost Country. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,300. Language: British English. Published: December 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Educational
When Sorrows Come won The Big Bingham Book Read in 2015 and was one of four finalists for the Historical Novel Society Indie Award 2016. The book draws from a period in history that starts in 1939 when Stalin took Western Ukraine from the Poles and began a reign of terror that saw many Ukrainians deported to almost certain death in Siberia. A time when being brave was no guarantee of survival!
Lady Marmalade Cozy Murder Mysteries: Box Set (Books 1 - 3)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 221,000. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Now you can grab the 1st 3 Lady Marmalade cozy mysteries in one Box Set! Beggar’s Pardon: In Puddle's End Lady Marmalade investigates the murder of a husband and wife. Sins of the Father: After receiving upsetting letter Lady Marmalade's neighbor winds up dead. Gandhi's Sorrows: Attending Mahatma Gandhi's lecture, Lady Marmalade must investigate the murder of a close ally.
Walking Wounded
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,810. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Born at the end of the First World War, a young girl struggles to find her own identity in her big family and is pushed into a stormy marriage through a terrible misunderstanding from which her pride refuses to let her back down.
Legacies, Assumptions, and Decisions: The Path to Hiroshima - Building the Atomic Bomb, Roosevelt and Truman, Movement Toward Douhet, Alternatives Such as Warning Japan, Soviet Involvement
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper attempts to step away from the emotionalism and examine the legacies, assumptions and decisions which led to the dropping of the atom bomb on Hiroshima August 6, 1945. It proceeds from the notion that such weighty national security decisions are rarely matters of "either/or" but are more often the result of a complex interaction of personalities, bureaucracies, and perceptions.
The Better Blitzkrieg: A Comparison of Tactical Airpower Use by Guderian and Patton, Luftwaffe, Panzer Campaign, Close Cooperation at the Meuse, German and Army Air Forces Airpower Doctrine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,890. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Historians have debated for decades the reasons for the spectacular failure of the Luftwaffe during the last three years of World War II. As the Luftwaffe went down in flames, the United States Army Air Forces arose to conquer the airspace on the Western Front of Europe.
Armageddon's Lost Lessons: Combined Arms Operations in Allenby's Palestine Campaign - 1918 World War I Rout of Turkish Forces at Battle of Megiddo, Foreshadowing of German Blitzkrieg in World War II
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,520. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In September 1918, the Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) concluded its campaign in Palestine by routing the Turkish forces at the battle of Megiddo. In terms of surprise, concentration, and operational balance of forces, the culmination of the Palestine campaign was a foreshadowing of the German blitzkrieg used in World War II.
Mines Away! The Significance of U.S. Army Air Forces Aerial Minelaying in World War II - Japan's Outer and Inner Zones, AAF Plan and Reality, Operation Starvation Blockade, Navy Subs, Curtis LeMay
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,110. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In World War II's Pacific Theater, the U.S. Army Air Forces (AAF) devoted a small percentage of its long-range capability to aerial minelaying against Japanese warships and commerce. Sea mines-explosive underwater devices that damaged, sank, or deterred ships - were weapons that had difficulty gaining the same acceptance as guns, bombs, and torpedoes.
Fighting with a Conscience: The Effects of an American Sense of Morality on the Evolution of Strategic Bombing Campaigns - World War I and II, European and Pacific Theater, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,370. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Air leaders directing bombing campaigns against North Korea, North Vietnam, and Iraq faithfully ascribed to the industrial web theory, attacking similar targets in each conflict in predictable fashion—with bombing methods designed to avoid civilian casualties.
Fifth Air Force Light and Medium Bomber Operations During 1942 and 1943: Building Doctrine and Forces that Triumphed in the World War II Battle of the Bismarck Sea and the Wewak Raid, Skip-Bombing
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,810. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Fifth Air Force light and medium bomber operations during 1942 and 1943 are textbook examples of doctrinal flexibility and extraordinary innovation. The unprecedented success of both the Battle of the Bismarck Sea and the Wewak Raid illustrate how airpower became the dominant force in the Southwest Pacific.
Episodes from Auschwitz - Love In the Shadow of Death
Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
Love In the Shadow of Death is the story of two prisoners from the Auschwitz Death Camp – Mala Zimetbaum, a Jewish woman, and Edward GaliƄski, a Polish man. Mala, thanks to her knowledge of several languages and engaging personality, was made a messenger (Läuferin) in the women’s camp. Edek – prisoner of Auschwitz, brought in the first transport of Polish political prisoners.