Library of Military History

Bugle Echoes: A Collection of the Poetry of the Civil War - Edited by Francis F. Browne Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Bugle Echoes offers a vast collection of poetry illustrating the lived experiences of the Civil War. The collection was edited by Francis Fisher Browne (1843-1913) who fought in the Civil War as a soldier in the Forty-Sixth Massachusetts Volunteers. His father, William Goldsmith Browne,…Read more Bugle Echoes: A Collection of the Poetry of the Civil War
Captain John Smith and His Critics - by Charles Poindexter Purchase through Amazon |  Purchase through CreateSpace Though he lived over 500 years ago, Captain John Smith’s life is still much discussed. He was born in 1580 in England, and at sixteen, after his father’s death, Smith set off for a life at sea. He fought under various flags and found himself…Read more Captain John Smith and His Critics
Complete Instructive Manual for the Bugle, Trumpet and Drum: Signals and Calls for the US Military Service and Boy Scouts’ Service - by V. F. Safranak Purchase through Amazon Drill signals, quicksteps, sound offs, and more are the contents of this manual, which is aimed at those in the armed services, school bands, and scouting. V. F. Safranek gives an extremely detailed account, even covering how to properly tie trumpet cords. The manual does require some working…Read more Complete Instructive Manual for the Bugle, Trumpet and Drum: Signals and Calls for the US Military Service and Boy Scouts’ Service
Dave Darrin and the German Submarines - by H. Irving Hancock Purchase through Amazon Harrie Irving Hancock was born on January 16, 1868 in Massachusetts, passing away on March 12, 1922. Although he was a chemist, he is recognized more for his writing. He was a journalist for several years, working for the Boston Globe, and served as a war correspondent during…Read more Dave Darrin and the German Submarines
Disaster Response: Medical and Health Policies - by Arnauld Nicogossian, Edited by Bonnie Stabile Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Disaster Response offers research and insights from medical professionals and policy scholars to help improve interventions and reduce suffering when disasters occur, whether they result from natural or human made threats.
International or Local Ownership?: Security Sector Development in Post-Independent Kosovo - by Dr. Florian Qehaja Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace International or Local Ownership? contributes to the debate on the concept of local ownership in post-conflict settings, and discussions on international relations, peacebuilding, security and development studies. It utilizes extensive data collection, including public opinion surveys conducted throughout the country, in order to introduce…Read more International or Local Ownership?: Security Sector Development in Post-Independent Kosovo
Iran: Who Is Really In Charge? - by Camille Verleuw, Introduction by Alain Bauer Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Born in a country with three official languages, and an acquaintance with Latin during high school, it was no surprise that author Camille Verleuw became interested in Indo-European linguistics, discovering the Persian language and its local Afghan or Tajik forms. Verleuw…Read more Iran: Who Is Really In Charge?
Israel’s Future Wars: Military and Political Aspects of Israel’s Coming Wars - by Ehud Eilam Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace This book examines Israel’s possible future wars in the upcoming years. It analyzes the strategic background and the nature of operations of those wars and concentrates on feasible future battlefields of Israel in Iran, Lebanon, Syria, the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and Sinai.  …Read more Israel’s Future Wars: Military and Political Aspects of Israel’s Coming Wars
Issues in Maritime Cyber Security - Editors: Dr. Joe DiRenzo III, Dr. Nicole K. Drumhiller, Dr. Fred S. Roberts Free Chapter Download The world relies on maritime commerce to move exceptionally large portions of goods, services, and people. Collectively this effort comprises the Maritime Transportation System or MTS. A major component of this daunting multifaceted enterprise are cyber networks, and the…Read more Issues in Maritime Cyber Security
Joseph Stebbins: A Pioneer at the Outbreak of the Revolution - by George Sheldon Purchase through Amazon This is an account of one person’s dilemmas during the American Revolution and its aftermath. Joseph Stebbins was born in 1749. He was thrust into the conflict as captain of a militia company of soldiers from Deerfield, Massachusetts. Many colonists experienced mixed emotions about the war, its need and…Read more Joseph Stebbins: A Pioneer at the Outbreak of the Revolution
Letters of General John Forbes relating to the Expedition Against Fort Duquesne - by Gen John Forbes, Compiled by Irene Stewart Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace General John Forbes (1707-1759) was a British Army officer most known for serving during the French and Indian War. The letters contained in this volume are from the Forbes Expedition he led, which was ultimately successful in capturing the French-held…Read more Letters of General John Forbes relating to the Expedition Against Fort Duquesne
Natural Gas as an Instrument of Russian State Power - by Ion A. Iftimie Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace “Since the Cold War, Russia has been perceived as a broken nation that no longer represents a threat to the North Atlantic Alliance. This book emphasizes that Russia overcame this major vulnerability by developing the capacity to use unilateral economic sanctions in the form of…Read more Natural Gas as an Instrument of Russian State Power
New England Arbitration and Peace Congress: Report of the Proceedings: Hartford and New Britain, Connecticut: May 8 to 11, 1910 - by James L. Tryon Purchase through Amazon The Report begins with this introduction: “Next to the National Congresses held in New York and Chicago and the International Congresses held in Chicago and Boston, the New England Peace and Arbitration Congress was the most important gathering of the representatives and friends of the organized peace movement…Read more New England Arbitration and Peace Congress: Report of the Proceedings: Hartford and New Britain, Connecticut: May 8 to 11, 1910
One Little Orchid: Mata Hari: A Marginal Voice - by Sanusri Bhattacharya Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace “Her father was a subject of the Netherlands, and her mother was a Japanese. He died when she was an infant, and in order to protect her from the dangers which beset a young girl of mixed blood in the East, her mother fled from…Read more One Little Orchid: Mata Hari: A Marginal Voice
Pacific Hurtgen: The American Army in Northern Luzon, 1945 - by Robert M. Young Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Too often in war many of its campaigns are forgotten. One such forgotten campaign occurred in the Philippines during the last year of World War II. American Army units fought a bitter battle against dug-in, fanatical Japanese soldiers on the Philippine island of Luzon.…Read more Pacific Hurtgen: The American Army in Northern Luzon, 1945
Reminiscences of the Santiago Campaign: The Spanish-American War of 1898 - by John Bigelow Jr. Purchase through Amazon The major land campaign of the Spanish-American War of 1898 was the American battle with Spain for the Cuban city of Santiago. Painfully aware of the mistakes made and lives needlessly lost, John Bigelow, Jr, who served as the Captain in the U.S. Calvary, wrote: “The enlisting, organizing,…Read more Reminiscences of the Santiago Campaign: The Spanish-American War of 1898
Resilient Hospitals Handbook: Strengthening Healthcare and Public Health Resilience in Advance of a Prolonged and Widespread Power Outage - byCharles “Chuck” Manto, Earl Motzer PhD, James Terbush MD Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace A number of high-impact threats to critical infrastructure can result in a regional or nationwide months-long power outage, making it unlikely for timely outside help to arrive. Hospitals are encouraged to gain the capacity to make and store enough…Read more Resilient Hospitals Handbook: Strengthening Healthcare and Public Health Resilience in Advance of a Prolonged and Widespread Power Outage
The Capture and Execution of John Brown: A Tale of Martyrdom - by Elijah Avey Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Slavery was truly an awful institution that, even today in its legacy, continues to plague the United States. During its height, abolitionists “waved the bloody flag” and vigorously protested to end it, though it took plunging the nation into the Civil War to result in…Read more The Capture and Execution of John Brown: A Tale of Martyrdom
The Middle East: New Order or Disorder? - Edited by Mohammed A. Aman, Ph.D. and Mary Jo Aman, MLIS Purchase through Amazon |  Purchase through CreateSpace This book brings together edited papers contributed to this volume by presenters at the most recent Middle East Dialogue (MED Conference held annually in Washington, DC, and sponsored by the Policy Studies Organization (PSO), the Digest of…Read more The Middle East: New Order or Disorder?
The Peace Negotiations: A Personal Narrative - by Robert Lansing Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Robert Lansing (1864-1928) initially served the State Department as a lawyer and was known for his work on the Lansing-Ishii Agreement in 1917 with Japan over their changing relationship with China during World War I. He became the Secretary of State under Woodrow Wilson, and…Read more The Peace Negotiations: A Personal Narrative
The Prisoners of 1776: A Relic of the Revolution - by Rev. R. Livesey Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Most of this work is not by Rev. R. Livesey, but rather by Charles Herbert, who was made prisoner by the English during the Revolutionary War. The journal begins around November 15, 1776, shortly after Herbert was captured while on the brigantine, Dolton. While…Read more The Prisoners of 1776: A Relic of the Revolution
The Story of Secret Service - by Richard Wilmer Rowan, Introduction by Rahima Schwenkbeck Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Few works attempt to be as ambitious as Richard Wilmer Rowan’s The Story of Secret Service. Rowan packs in thirty-three centuries of world history in this volume, tracing a long history of espionage and its impact. The history of espionage…Read more The Story of Secret Service
The White Morning: A Novel of the Power of the German Woman in Wartime - by Gertrude Atherton Purchase through Amazon Born on October 30, 1857, in San Francisco, Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton was fortunate enough to be raised by her grandfather after her parents divorced when she was two. Her grandfather was Stephen Franklin, a relative of Benjamin Franklin, was deeply committed to her education. After completing school, she…Read more The White Morning: A Novel of the Power of the German Woman in Wartime
Two Years in Kurdistan: Experiences of a Political Officer, 1918-1920 - by W. R. Hay, Introduction by Paul Rich Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Kurdistan does not exist as a country, yet it certainly does exist as a nation. A people of great number and antiquity, united by a shared heritage, the Kurds are primarily scattered over five countries—Turley, Iran, Iraq, Syria and Russia.…Read more Two Years in Kurdistan: Experiences of a Political Officer, 1918-1920
Ukraine vs. Russia: Revolution, Democracy and War: Selected Articles and Blogs, 2010-2016 - by Alexander J. Motyl Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Ukraine vs. Russia offers indispensable background knowledge and analysis on one of the most important issues of the day—Vladimir Putin’s war against democratic Ukraine. Alexander J. Motyl’s articles and blogs offer in-depth analysis as well as a running commentary on current events and historical…Read more Ukraine vs. Russia: Revolution, Democracy and War: Selected Articles and Blogs, 2010-2016
War Scenes I Shall Never Forget - by Carita Spencer Purchase In this work, Carita Spencer offers some sketches of her experiences during World War I, along with photos, and even a menu. Spencer offered the work as an American going overseas to document the war, and to report her findings back to the United States. The scenes can be quite graphic,…Read more War Scenes I Shall Never Forget
Who is the Enemy?: The Revolution in Terrorism Affairs and the Ways to Understand It - by Alain Bauer Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Few people have the advantages that Alain Bauer possesses in providing an overview of the current world security crisis. He is the ultimate example of “been there, done that”. Welcome in the inner circles of a half dozen countries, his opinions are eagerly sought as…Read more Who is the Enemy?: The Revolution in Terrorism Affairs and the Ways to Understand It
Zigzagging: An American Female Nurse’s Experiences During WWI - by Isabel Anderson Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Isabel Anderson was born Isabel Weld Perkins (1876-1948). Though a wealthy socialite, she wrote numerous books including On the Move, The Spell of the Hawaiian Islands and the Philippines, Circling Africa and The Spell of Japan. Her favored genres included children’s literature, accounts of travel…Read more Zigzagging: An American Female Nurse’s Experiences During WWI