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Courage
Price: Free! Words: 38,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » War
1 John 3:16 - By this we know what love is: Jesus laid down His life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers.
Heir of Evil
Series: The Falcon Chronicles. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,340. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Alternative history
Where most books depend on keeping the Adolf Hitler alive and escaping, this book explores a whole different scenario with the next generation. Is Oscar Brown the true Heir of Evil?
The Mediterranean Crucible, 1942-1943: Did Technology or Tenets Achieve Air Superiority? World War II Africa and Operation Torch, Tunisian Campaign and Operation Husky, Radar and Air Intelligence
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,310. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
By means of a historical analysis of the first two major US operations in the Mediterranean theater, Operation TORCH (November 1942 - May 1943) and Operation HUSKY (July 1943 - September 1943), the author examines the role of air superiority and how it was obtained by the British Royal Air Force and United States Army Air Forces in a coalition of Allied air powers.
Military Robots: The Fighting Force of the Future - Examination of Culture of Casualty Aversion, Comparison of World War II Airpower and Current Rise of Military Robot Interaction
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,200. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines a growing culture of casualty aversion, and its effects on the need for military robots. It makes a comparison between the growing influence and effectiveness of airpower in World War II, and the current rise of military robot interaction.
Setting the Theater: U.S. Sustainment Operations in the Pacific during World War II - Rivalry, War Plan Orange, Pearl Harbor, Materiel Structures, Understanding the Geography and Tyranny of Distance
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,420. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States has been involved in the Pacific for over a century, and the need to understand the geography and tyranny of distance is only one characteristic of the theater. Understanding the importance of posturing and setting the theater for deterrence, successful defense, and sustainment is even more crucial.
Operation Dragoon: Unified Land Operations and Elements of Operational Art in Southern France - Vital World War II Western Front Battle, One of Least Celebrated and Highly Successful Allied Assaults
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,430. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Operation Dragoon, the invasion of Southern France on August 15, 1944, is one of the least celebrated, yet highly successful operations conducted by the Allies on the Western front during World War II. Allied planners initially proposed an amphibious invasion of Southern France in support of the cross-channel invasion during the Trident Conference in Washington, DC in May 1943.
Ketsumeidan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 154,640. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Japan in the early 1930s is suffering badly after a decade of economic depression. Young geisha Aiko Orikasa is convinced Japan is moving towards war in Asia, and ultimately a war with America. Aiko and police inspector Yuudai Sato work against a military determined to take Japan to total war. But forces are working against them as Japan goes to war in China.
Dackerl
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,600. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Dackerl is a c.40,000 word novella set in 1948 about the quest of a young man to avenge his father, a prominent writer who has been murdered by a Nazi named Dackerl. The young man travels to Vienna where he meets a variety of people, including a renowned physicist, a Jewish scholar, a famous film director and an aristocratic Russian refugee, in whom he falls madly in love.
German and Italian Aversion to War: Background, Contemporary Issues, and Security Implications for Allies - History from Before World War I, Second World War, Through Post-Cold War, Troops Abroad
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,850. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The populations of Germany and Italy are largely pacifist, but while many Germans are also anti-military, many Italians are not. Attitudes towards war and military forces were shaped in both states by their experiences during World Wars I and II and by the roles their respective militaries played in these conflicts.
Rosemary in Bloom
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 82,800. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2018 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Inspired by a true story, Rosemary in Bloom explores faith, forgiveness, enduring love against all odds, and the difficult decisions that strong, smart women on the home front had to make during World War II.