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Answering the Call: A Commemorative Tribute to Military Nursing in World War I - The U.S. Army Nurse Corps, 1917-1919 - Hospitals, Ambulances, Trains, African-American Nurses, Swine Flu Epidemic
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,740. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Gathered here for the first time is a rare and carefully chosen collection that depicts the rich and varied experiences of Army nurses during the First World War as recorded by U.S. Army Signal Corps photographers. Thanks to their diligent efforts, we have inherited a priceless legacy of the war as seen through their lens.
Joining the Great War: April 1917 - April 1918, Army Campaigns of World War I Series - Army Before the War, Leadership of General Pershing, President Wilson, Building the AEF, Logistics Problems
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
An important history installment in the U.S. Army Campaigns of World War I series, this book chronicles the first year of the American involvement in World War I. It briefly summarizes the prewar U.S. Army, the initial American reaction to the outbreak of war in Europe in 1914, and the factors that led to the U.S. declaration of war in April 1917.
Perceptions of Airpower and Implications for the Leavenworth Schools: Interwar Student Papers (Art of War Paper) – History and Effectiveness of Command and General Staff School During the 1930s
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,220. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book evaluates interwar period US Army officer perceptions of aviation as expressed in student papers written as part of the Command and General Staff School during the 1930s. The evaluation compares student perceptions to period airpower theory and doctrine and applies that study to weigh-in on the broader debate over the effectiveness of Fort Leavenworth during the interwar period.
Over There with the AEF (American Expeditionary Force): The World War I Memoirs of Captain Henry C. Evans – French Campaigns Aisne-Marne, St. Mihiel, Meuse Argonne, Battle at the Front
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
To read this combined collection from the diary of Captain Henry Evans is to relive with him an important era in his life. Each page reflects his integrity, intelligence, courage and delightful sense of humor.
The Challenges of Adopting a Culture of Mission Command in U.S. Army - Review of Prussian-German Auftragstaktik, Understanding Military Culture, Fredrick the Great and Prussian Centralized Command
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Mission command, like its Prussian-German predecessor Auftragstaktik, is a cultural phenomenon that requires a very specific set of characteristics to function effectively. There are noticeable cultural barriers that are prohibiting the full adoption of mission command in the US Army.
Preparing for the Future: Developing an Adaptive Army in a Time of Peace, 1918-1941 - Between World War I and II, Fort Leavenworth Instruction, Large-Scale Maneuvers and Protective Mobilization Plan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
As the US Army transitions into a period of transformation, it is focusing its attention on becoming a more adaptable organization that can meet the challenges of an uncertain future. Faced with personnel and budget reductions, the Army is evaluating changes to its operational doctrine, organizational structure, leader development, and unit training in an effort to become more lethal.
Mission Command: Historical Roots of Mission Command in U.S. Army – Analysis of Generals Zachary Taylor, Ulysses S. Grant, and Pershing, Civil War, Vicksburg Campaign, World War I Expeditionary Forces
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Mission orders as described in ADP 6-0, are the foundation of mission command, because it sets the tone of a command climate. Mission orders tell a subordinate what to do and why he is doing it, but does not tell him how.
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You set the price! Words: 287,460. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A famous surgeon leaves Paris to join his conscripted childhood friend in the German trenches of the Great War. Their technical skills embroil them in espionage and make them famous, which proves to be more dangerous than useful. Hated by the Kaiser, hunted by Churchill and finally captured by Patton, they find themselves trying to survive the unsurvivable.
Cadets of Annapolis - First Year
Price: Free! Words: 48,660. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Two short years before the trigger that would start World War One, Philip Warren, and Anson Bigelow take on the challenges of their senior midshipmen and the United States Naval Academy to learn what it takes to survive in the new modern academy known as Annapolis.
Christmas in the Trenches, 1914: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Historical » General
Christmas Eve, 1914. Young Private O'Malley and his comrades on the war front stare-down a group of approaching German soldiers singing Silent Night. Is there enough Christmas magic in the air which would allow the weary soldiers a brief respite from the ravages of war on the holiest of nights?