Sea Power by Cyprian Bridge.
Xerxes by Jacob Abbott.
Joan of Arc by Edward Shepherd Creasy.
Elements of Military Art and Science by H. W. Halleck.
Andrew Jackson by William Garrott Brown.
Aircraft and Submarines by Willis J. Abbot.
Halleck's Elements of Military Art and Science is a classic manual that is required reading in military schools. There is also Willis J. Abbot's Aircraft and Submarines, the definitive work on early flying machines, an aviation buff's delight. Plus a look at Joan of Arc's defeat of the English at Orleans, a biography of Old Hickory, President Andrew Jackson and an entertaining biography of Xerxes, the infamous Persian potentate who invaded Greece in 480 BC with an army of five million.
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About the Author
Jacob Abbott (1803-79) was a prolific American author, writing histories, biographies, religious books for the general reader, and a few works in popular science. He wrote 180 books and was a coauthor or editor of 31 more.
Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy (1812-1878) was an English historian and jurist. His best known contribution to literature is his Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World (1851).
Henry Wager Halleck (1815-1872) was a United States Army officer, scholar, and lawyer. A noted expert in military studies, he was known by the nickname 'Old Brains.'
A native of Marion, Perry County, William Garrott Brown (1868-1913) was a historian and essayist during the early years of the twentieth century.
Willis John Abbot (1863 - May 19, 1934) was an American journalist, and a prolific author of war, army, navy, marine corps and merchant marine books.