Books tagged: world war ii

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Father Figure
Pre-release—available October 25, 2016. Price: $4.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Imagine a boy born in the last year of World War II to parents who before the war were the darlings of their town. The father - a four-letter man at the state university, his spirited, beautiful bride had matched him stride for stride. The son knows his parents through the stories he has heard about them and as embittered post-war casualties. How to reconcile those two versions of his parents?
My Brothers and Me: The World War II Years
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,740. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Three brothers survive their sinking ships during World War II. Sister recalls these events, supported by old letters and news clippings. She describes strict war-time living conditions, including the rationing of food, gasoline, cigarettes and other items. Living through the Great Depression and World War II was difficult, and resulted in the makings of The Greatest Generation.
The Day That I Die
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » General
Retired marine colonel "Red" Elwell is sent on government business to the island of Peleliu, the scene of one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. On the night of his arrival, he is ambushed in the jungle by a band of men and bayoneted to death. Elwell had been a war hero and a public figure, and the press swarms in from the four corners of the globe.
The Paths of Heaven: The Evolution of Airpower Theory - Douhet, World War I and II, William Mitchell, Naval Theories, Continental Europe, Air Corps, deSeversky, Nuclear Strategy, Boyd, Warden, NATO
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 238,500. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this book is to trace the evolution of airpower theory from the earliest days of powered flight to the present, concluding with a chapter that speculates on the future of military space applications.
Lost Unconventional Warfare Lessons from the Yugoslav Front - World War II, Cetniks, Guerrilla Warfare, German Anti-Guerrilla Tactics and Doctrine, OSS Involvement, Plans for Demobilization
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,390. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
During the early years of the Cold War, the United States Army developed the new doctrine of Unconventional Warfare. This doctrine focused on U.S. soldiers working through and with indigenous guerrilla units to achieve tactical successes in support of the larger theater campaign.
Genocide and Airpower - Holocaust, Interventions on Humanitarian Grounds, Somalia, Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq, Darfur, Defining Genocide, Nuremberg, Convention, United Nations Action, ISR Support
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,260. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
It is a moral imperative that states take action to prevent and punish genocide. History teaches that sometimes other states will not act unless America does its part. We must refine United States Government efforts—economic, diplomatic, and law-enforcement—so that they target those individuals responsible for genocide and not the innocent citizens they rule.
Historical Overview of Racism in the Military - Colonial Period, American Revolution, War of 1812, Civil War, Indian Campaigns, Spanish-American, World War I and II, Korean, Vietnam, Contemporary
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,040. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » History » Military
This overview is designed to assist the reader in acknowledging and understanding the historical context of overt racist and discriminatory policies and practices in our military and how these dynamics and policies were perpetuated within the Armed Services.
Blue Bell and the Roses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » War
Everybody needs friends. But friends come in all shapes and sizes. When World War II aviator Archibald "Packy" Burkhalter seeks out a long-lost friend, he gets a great deal more than he bargained for.
2016 President Barack Obama's Speech at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Japan About the World War II Atomic Bombing of August 1945 - Honoring the Victims of the First Nuclear Weapon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
On May 27, 2016, American President Barack Obama visited the Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Hiroshima, Japan. He made a historic speech discussing the bombing of Hiroshima in World War II.
United States' Grand Strategy Through the Lens of Lebanon in 1983 and Iraq in 2003 - von Clausewitz, Walter Russell Mead, Eliot Cohen, Case Studies, Sabra and Shatila, Neocons, Rumsfeld, Powell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,080. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines why America has failed in both Lebanon in 1982-1984 and Iraq in 2003, to achieve its political objectives.