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The Silent Invader
Price: Free! Words: 8,500. Language: British English. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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Responsible for the lives of thirty elite soldiers in the back of his aircraft, a member of Britain's Glider Pilot Regiment has a huge weight upon his shoulders. Plummeting to the ground at over one hundred miles an hour, he struggles not only with the responsibility of lives, but also with the enormity of the objective set before him.
Hunted: The World of the Changelings
Price: Free! Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Before he ever met orphaned teenagers Maureen O’Malley and Sean McAndrew, Dubh Súile mac Alasdair was a man outside of time. Warrior, Druid, Prince, he has lived for over 1200 years, seen wonders and war, but it is the second great war of man’s twentieth century that threatens to bring him to his knees.
The Russian Nurse
Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Historical » General
In the tale's 1st pg. Violetta, a Russian Nurse, runs into a friend who says: “Life has lost its meaning for me. I'm going in this drugstore to buy sleeping pills to kill myself.” “What? You're going to kill yourself?” Violetta asks. “Yes, life has no value for me.” “Well, in that case, why not kill yourself like we do in Russia?” “How do you do it in Russia?" -Read & see the Russian way to do it.
The Impact of Training and Equipment at the Battle of Attu, Aleutian Campaign - Historical Study and Current Perspective - Unprepared and Ill-equipped World War II Cold Weather Debacle, Arctic Lessons
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,530. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the Aleutian Campaign of 1942-1943, the United States of America fought the only land battle against an invading nation on American territory during the past 100 years at the Battle of Attu. The 7th Infantry Division based out of Fort Ord, California was tasked by the War Department for the main offensive element.
Eisenhower: The Most Reasonable of Unreasonable Men: Eisenhower as Strategic General in World War II - Lifelong Student, Supreme Commander, Moral Leader, Extraordinary Personal Energy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,300. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper investigates General Dwight D. Eisenhower's roles as strategist and strategic general during World War II. Eisenhower had zero combat experience and was still a colonel on the Army rolls when selected for four-star unified command.
Eisenhower: The Leadership Development of Dwight D. Eisenhower and George S. Patton Jr., Military Education, Mentorship, Self-Development, Determination, Ike's Years with MacArthur, Patton in Combat
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
General Dwight D. Eisenhower and General George S. Patton Jr. demonstrated superb leadership in World War II. Their childhood upbringing, military education, Army assignments, as well as the mentoring they received during the interwar period essentially strengthened their development, making them triumphant leaders.
Eisenhower: Ike and Clausewitz on the Western Front, Relationship with Fox Conner, Comparative Study of Soldiers Turned Political Leader - Grant and Eisenhower
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,380. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
The teacher-student relationship that Conner and Eisenhower shared is by far the most famous and most cited in the area of military mentoring. This relationship began when Eisenhower reported to Panama. Eisenhower's assignment as Conner's brigade executive officer at Camp Gaillard in Panama began a significant transition in Eisenhower's professional education.
Eisenhower: Watershed at Leavenworth, the Command and General Staff School; Centennial Review and Bibliography, Ike's Drive, Individualism, and Sense of Purpose from World War II to the Presidency
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,870. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
Eisenhower's year at Leavenworth can best be understood in the context of several themes that characterized his life. One theme was his inspired competitiveness and consistent concern with how well he was succeeding. Ike was a competitor and despite his likability and basic humility was committed to doing his best.
We'll Meet Again
Series: The Thistle Series, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,190. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017 by Ashberry Lane Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Romance
Will Maggie’s fears stop Rob from following God’s call? Each time Rob Savage responds to a sea rescue from their Scottish isle, his wife, Maggie, is haunted by nightmares of catastrophe. Could this call be his last? How would she and the children live without Rob? A sweeping love story, the Thistle series follows the lives of a former WWII bomber pilot and his wife, a former RAF nurse.
How America Saved Italy and the World – Using Bretton Woods and the Marshall Plan after World War II to Bring Stability and Peace to Europe through Instruments of National Power, Blocking Communism
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,760. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
As early as World War I, the United States possessed a vision for how to eliminate the propensity of interstate warfare. Actually achieving this vision proved difficult until after World War II.