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The Red River War 1874-1875: Evidence of Operational Art and Mission Command, History of the Largest Army Campaign Against Indians after Civil War, including the Cheyenne, Comanche, and Kiowa Tribes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Native American
In what became known as The Red River War of 1874, the Departments of the Missouri and Texas attacked and pursued the Indians for many months throughout the fall and winter of 1874 and 1875 until finally all of the remaining fugitive Indians returned to the reservations and surrendered.
Fort Leavenworth: The People Behind the Names: People Who Have Left Their Mark on the Dowager Queen of Frontier Forts – Fort History, Geography, Buildings, Stained Glass Windows, Streets and Trails
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,650. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This is the story of the people and organizations behind the names used at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The scores of men and women of distinction associated with the United States Armed Forces who have served at this "Dowager Queen of Frontier Posts."
Task Force Dragon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,530. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2017 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » USA
Battle of the Bulge survivor Phillip Vogel has been given a dangerous mission: drive 50 miles behind enemy lines to stage a rescue at a brutal Nazi POW camp. The lives of hundreds of American GIs hang in the balance. But there is more to the tale--secrets long buried and treason lie behind every bend in the road. What had been simply impossible is now a virtual suicide mission, unless Vogel can...
Lost Bastards
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,010. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016 by Icebox Media. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
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Towards the end of the Korean War, 26 American soldiers were inserted into the conflict on a hill, with a company of ROK troops, that is now inside the Demilitarized Zone on the Korean Peninsula. They were on a secret mission to test ‘battlefield radar’ for the first time. Shortly after arriving, thousands of Chinese soldiers overran their position.
The Bravest Guy: A True Story of Overcoming Seemingly Impossible Odds
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
As a U.S. Army infantryman in World War II, Don Wedewer was twice wounded in four days. Both times he was left for dead. Now he was a double amputee and blind with seemingly no hope for the future. Through extraordinary determination and persistence, this highly decorated combat veteran overcame seemingly impossible odds to become a state and national leader in helping those with vision loss.
Elihu Root Study: The Total Army - United States Army War College Carlisle Scholars Program, 2016 Study on the Future of the United States Army - Strategic Environment, Culture, Command, Agility
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report is an analysis of the Army conducted by the Carlisle Scholars Program at the U.S. Army War College. Recent studies of the Army have tended to fixate on the mismatch between the ends of national military strategy and the means available to execute it, epitomized by the 2011 Budget Control Act and the 2012 Defense Strategic Guidance.
Far from Newark Parts I & II
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,190. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Lee Gregory, a naive college dropout, leaves his hometown in search of a new life. Without direction or guidance he spends one summer at the Jersey shore before joining the army. His hopes of avoiding combat by training in electronics go awry and he finds himself ill-prepared for combat and captivity. A surprise savior appears and he begins a spiritual adventure.
The Defeat of the 7th Cavalry: Impact on the Nation - Custer's Little Bighorn Loss in the 1876 Indian Campaign, Early Indian Policy, Post Civil War Focus, Effect of the Massacre on the Army, Politics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,860. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
On a Montana day in June, 1876, Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer lost his entire force while attacking a large Indian encampment. The worst military defeat for the United States Army in the Indian campaigns had occurred and would become a legend.
Chill and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,670. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016 by Steve Silkin. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Charles George Taylor is a payroll messenger in New York City. He grew up in rural Pennsylvania, served in the military and went to the city to live the gay life. These stories include lyrical memories of his childhood, reflections on religion, contemplation of existence beyond the physical world, gay romance—and a lot of baking. No, really, a lot of baking.
With It or In It: Desert Shield and Desert Storm from the Loader's Hatch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With It or in It tells a captivating and unique story of the 1991 Persian Gulf War as seen from the loader's hatch of an M1A1 tank. Using humor and frank candor, author Bacil Donovan Warren shares his personal experience, as well as that of his fellow tankers, as part of the US Army's 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment (the "Brave Rifles") in Saudi Arabia and Iraq.