Military
epub |eng | 2016-05-31 | Author:Mary Jennings Hegar

SIX Reporting to the 129th Rescue Squadron at Moffett Federal Airfield in Silicon Valley was the beginning of the happiest part of my entire career. I was worried that I’d ...
( Category: Specific Groups February 21,2019 )
epub |eng | 2007-09-27 | Author:Helga Schneider [Schneider, Helga]

There was a discreet bush telegraph between the cellars in our district. Strange rumours were circulating about the Führer: there was a theory, for example, that he had escaped abroad ...
( Category: Military February 21,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-02-19 | Author:Daniel Immerwahr

* * * In 1969 the United States achieved what was probably its most technically difficult goal since the Second World War: the moon landing. The most powerful rocket engines ...
( Category: Politics & Government February 19,2019 )
azw3 |eng | 2018-05-14 | Author:Baier, Bret & Whitney, Catherine [Baier, Bret]

REAGAN WAS NERVOUS. It had been the hardest year of his presidency, weighted down by scandals and staff upheavals. His poll numbers had dipped by more than twenty points, and ...
( Category: Americas February 18,2019 )
epub, azw3 |eng | 2016-06-20 | Author:Jim Storr

Figure 7.5 The Cirencester Area. It is perhaps meaningless to look for the capitals of post-Roman kingdoms. It is, however, well worth looking at the area five miles west of ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations February 16,2019 )
epub |eng | 2009-12-01 | Author:Holger H. Herwig [Herwig, Holger H.]

The assault on Saint-Quentin, the cornerstone of Joffre’s grand design, had ended in failure. As bloody 29 August came to a close, a depressed Bülow took stock of the situation. ...
( Category: Military February 14,2019 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Sun-Tzu [Sun-Tzu]

20. When you plunder a countryside, let the spoil be divided amongst your men; Sun Tzu wishes to lessen the abuses of indiscriminate plundering by insisting that all booty shall ...
( Category: Military February 14,2019 )
mobi |eng | 2012-08-01 | Author:Thomas R. Flagel

1. FIRST FULLY MOTORIZED ARMY (SEPTEMBER 1939) World War II often conjures images of German armor and American industry. But the first entirely mechanized armed forces belonged to Great Britain. ...
( Category: Encyclopedias & Subject Guides February 13,2019 )
epub |eng | 2005-07-07 | Author:Dyke, Henry Van [Dyke, Henry Van]

VIII But who could raise protecting walls for thee, Thou young, defenceless land of liberty? Or who could build a fortress strong enough, Or stretch a mighty bulwark long enough ...
( Category: Essays & Correspondence February 13,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-02-12 | Author:Levis Sullam, Simon; Kertzer, David I.; Smyth, Oona

Six HUNTING DOWN JEWS IN FLORENCE The first Florentine roundup took place at dawn on November 6, 1943. It was carried out by the same German military forces responsible for ...
( Category: Judaism February 13,2019 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2009-11-14 | Author:Mark Thompson

Looking back at Cadorna’s prestige during the war, Carlo Sforza was caustic: ‘The Italian middle classes wanted to believe that a harsh mask and hermetic silence were the sure signs ...
( Category: Military February 13,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-10-31 | Author:Jason Fox

19 This is not good. This is really not good. As I bunkered down in a luxury hotel room, unable to push away my bed covers, unwilling to face the ...
( Category: Memoirs February 13,2019 )
epub |eng | 2011-08-16 | Author:Jim Baggott [Baggott, Jim]

( Category: History & Philosophy February 12,2019 )
mobi |eng | 1994-01-01 | Author:Antony Beevor; Artemis Cooper

Part Three INTO THE COLD WAR 19 The Shadow-Theatre: Plots and Counter-Plots The institution which was most disturbed by de Gaulle’s resignation was the officer corps. There was nobody left ...
( Category: World February 12,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Walter G. Winslow [Winslow, Walter G.]

17 DELAYED REPORT OF A “ROUTINE PATROL” It was a cruel joke to call scouting patrols conducted by PBY seaplanes of Patrol Wing 10 “routine.” Hell, anything could happen on ...
( Category: Military February 11,2019 )