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Seek, Strike and Destroy: U.S. Army Tank Destroyer Doctrine in World War II By Dr. Christopher R. Gabel
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This work provides a case study in the formulation of doctrine, with emphasis being given to the conceptual flaws that marred the tank destroyer program and the corrective measures that were... More > implemented in the field to alleviate these flaws. This study concludes with the argument that any comprehensive anti-tank doctrine, then and now, must embrace the principles of combined arms warfare in order to be effective. Originally published in 1985 as Leavenworth Papers No. 12 by the Combat Studies Institute, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Leavenworth, Kansas. Contents: Introduction, Anti-tank Evolution 1918-1941, The Synthesis of Tank Destroyer Concepts, Tank Destroyers Under Fire, The European Theater: A Pyrrhic Victory, Conclusion, Notes, Bibliography. 98 pages, 30 photos, 8 organizational charts.< Less
Luella Sharp Byrne By Fae Byrne Crompton
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The story of Luella Sharp Byrne. Born in 1901 in Heber City, Utah where she lived the first eleven years of her life. Luella's family moved to the high plains of Southwestern Wyoming where she... More > eventually married and started her own family. Her history is intertwined with great historical events. Her marriage at the end of World War I; The start of her own family in the years building to World War II where her son fought in the European theater in the latter part of that war. While the World was in turmoil in the early 1940's, so was the small town of Piedmont, Wyoming where Luella had lived since her marriage in 1919. Now a ghost town, Piedmont was forever changed when the railroad bypassed the town. So too, was Luella's life.< Less
London: Business, Travel, Culture - Pocket Edition By Nicolae Sfetcu
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Revision 1.1, May 2015 London is the most important political, financial, cultural and artistic center of the United Kingdom, and one of the most important cities of the world. In London there are... More > many institutions and corporate headquarters of global importance; many important buildings: palaces, museums, theaters, concert halls, airports, railway stations, numerous embassies and consulates. London is a huge engine of the world economy. City is the largest financial center of London, home to banks, securities companies, insurance companies, law and accounting. A second financial district is developing, Canary Wharf. More than half of the top 100 British companies have their headquarters in central London and more than 70% in the metropolitan area of London. 31% of the world monetary transactions take place in London. Here are selling and buying more dollars than in New York, and more euros than in all other European cities.< Less
The Lion is Humbled By Robert Blumetti
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In the first book, Rache! Hitler makes very different decisions than the "real time line Hitler." He puts Germany on a total war economy in 1939; he does not cancel the jet fighter (He... More > 178/290) program; he waits for the British to invade Norway first so he can bring Norway and Sweden into the war as Germany's allies; there is no "miracle at Dunkirk," and the BEF surrenders; and he keeps Italy from entering the war until July 1940. The war in North Africa is very different. Rommel is sent to Libya in July 1940 and leads an Italo-German force of 300,000 invades Egypt in July 1940 and the Germans and Italians form a joint command.The different course of the war affect events far beyond the European theater of war, changing the outcome of the American presidential elections and the events between China and Japan.< Less
Old Fogy: His Musical Opinions and Grotesques By James Huneker
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: James Gibbons Huneker (January 31, 1857 - February 9, 1921) was... More > an American art, book, music, and theater critic. A colorful individual and an ambitious writer, he was "an American with a great mission," in the words of his friend, the critic Benjamin De Casseres, and that mission was to educate Americans about the best cultural achievements, native and European, of his time.Huneker was born in Philadelphia. Forced by his parents to study law, he knew that a legal career was not what he wanted; he was passionately interested in music and writing, hoping one day to be a concert pianist and a novelist. At twenty-one, he abandoned his office job and Philadelphia ties and (with his pregnant girlfriend, then wife) left for Paris, telling his parents that he was departing only the night before the ship sailed. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Huneker< Less
Painted Veils By James Huneker
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: James Gibbons Huneker (January 31, 1857 - February 9, 1921) was... More > an American art, book, music, and theater critic. A colorful individual and an ambitious writer, he was "an American with a great mission," in the words of his friend, the critic Benjamin De Casseres, and that mission was to educate Americans about the best cultural achievements, native and European, of his time.Huneker was born in Philadelphia. Forced by his parents to study law, he knew that a legal career was not what he wanted; he was passionately interested in music and writing, hoping one day to be a concert pianist and a novelist. At twenty-one, he abandoned his office job and Philadelphia ties and (with his pregnant girlfriend, then wife) left for Paris, telling his parents that he was departing only the night before the ship sailed. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Huneker< Less
An Informal History of the 697th Field Artillery Battalion By Major Hermon E. Smith
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Merriam Press World War 2 History Series. The 697th Field Artillery Battalion not only has a history stemming from the oldest battery in the U.S. Army, but it also has the distinction of being the... More > first 240mm howitzer battalion formed for World War II. To carry on this proud history the 697th Field Artillery was the first 240mm howitzer outfit to enter combat in World War II, when it was committed under the aegis of the Fifth Army at Cassino, Italy, on 30 January 1944. From that time until 8 May 1945 when "Peace through Victory" was secured, the battalion remained in combat to become the last 240mm howitzer battalion to continue actively in battle in the European Theater. Contents: Historical Background; Italy; France and Germany; Peace; Appendices: Campaigns, Battalion Soft Ball Team, List of Awards, Commendations, Roster of Officers, Headquarters Battery, Medical Detachment, A Battery, B Battery, C Battery, Service Battery. 34 photos and illustrations, 2 maps.< Less
Egoists A Book of Supermen By Rene Descartes
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: James Gibbons Huneker (January 31, 1857 - February 9, 1921) was... More > an American art, book, music, and theater critic. A colorful individual and an ambitious writer, he was "an American with a great mission," in the words of his friend, the critic Benjamin De Casseres, and that mission was to educate Americans about the best cultural achievements, native and European, of his time.Huneker was born in Philadelphia. Forced by his parents to study law, he knew that a legal career was not what he wanted; he was passionately interested in music and writing, hoping one day to be a concert pianist and a novelist. At twenty-one, he abandoned his office job and Philadelphia ties and (with his pregnant girlfriend, then wife) left for Paris, telling his parents that he was departing only the night before the ship sailed. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Huneker< Less
Egoists A Book of Supermen By James Huneker
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: James Gibbons Huneker (January 31, 1857 - February 9, 1921) was... More > an American art, book, music, and theater critic. A colorful individual and an ambitious writer, he was "an American with a great mission," in the words of his friend, the critic Benjamin De Casseres, and that mission was to educate Americans about the best cultural achievements, native and European, of his time.Huneker was born in Philadelphia. Forced by his parents to study law, he knew that a legal career was not what he wanted; he was passionately interested in music and writing, hoping one day to be a concert pianist and a novelist. At twenty-one, he abandoned his office job and Philadelphia ties and (with his pregnant girlfriend, then wife) left for Paris, telling his parents that he was departing only the night before the ship sailed. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Huneker< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 20: Consolidated B-24 Liberator By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. This issue provides coverage of the B-24 Liberator bomber. The B-24 was used in World War II by several Allied air forces and... More > navies, and by every branch of the American armed forces during the war, attaining a distinguished war record with its operations in the Western European, Pacific, Mediterranean, and CBI Theaters. The B-24 provided excellent service in a variety of roles thanks to its large payload and long range. This pictorial includes a concise history of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy bomber, as well as coverage of the XB-41 long range escort, C-87 Liberator Express, and C-109 fuel tanker models. Also included are two articles: “Operation Tidal Wave,” the low-level strike against the Ploesti oil fields in Romania on 1 August 1943, and “Flying the B-24 Bomber Was No Picnic.” 407 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less

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Referral Mastery Referral Mastery By Joe Stumpf
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