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The Dragon Lady Meets The Challenge: The U-2 in Desert Storm - Behind the Invasion, Sensors, Command and Control, Desert Shield, Assessing U-2 Performance, Olympic Flare Missions
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,480. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent monograph details the use of the U-2 spy plane during the 1991 Persian Gulf War, the liberation of Kuwait from Iraq.
A New Approach on Old Issues Of Ancient Vietnamese History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Vietnamese people, more than ever, are in need of a past that came closest to the truth, to bring back precious experiences built on bone and blood which are being forgotten, the expensive lessons our ancestors had tragically bargained for.
Nighthawks Over Iraq: A Chronology of the F-117A Stealth Fighter in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm - First Real-World Test of Stealth Technology Against Modern Integrated Air Defense
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 110,700. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unclassified account of the 37th Tactical Fighter Wing's accomplishments during Operations DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM was prepared to permit members of the "Team Stealth" community to reflect with pride on their contribution to sustained world peace.
War: A Crime Against Humanity
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,950. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Roberto Vivo’s War: A Crime Against Humanity is a concise condensation of the history of war and of the evolution of humanity in its search for enduring and active world peace. Vivo posits that in a world where nine out of ten victims of war are civilians, every war is a crime against humanity. He studies the causes of wars and provides innovative ideas for placing the world on the path to peace.
La guerra: un crimen contra la humanidad
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,900. Language: Spanish. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
La guerra: un crimen contra la humanidad, de Roberto Vivo, es una concisa historia de la guerra a través de los tiempos, y de la búsqueda para encontrar una paz activa y duradera. Según Vivo, si hoy en el mundo nueve de cada diez víctimas de las guerras son civiles, se debe considerar toda guerra de lesa humanidad. Estudia las causas de la guerra y ofrece ideas para conducir el mundo hacia la paz.
Tuyệt kỹ khinh công & ngạnh khí công mật truyền
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Price: $2.88 USD. Words: 39,210. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuốn “Tuyệt kỹ khinh công & ngạnh khí công mật truyền” giới thiệu phương pháp luyện tập khinh khí công, kỹ năng và những bí mật biểu diễn 6 tuyệt kỹ, như :đi trên lửa, đứng trên quả trứng, đứng thăng bằng trên bóng đèm điện, du thang giấy. v.v. Sách cũng giới thiệu phương pháp tập luyện ngạnh khí công, kỹ năng và những bí mật, biểu diễn, như : dùng một ngón tay chọc thủng đá, dùng dây xích quấn c
Hospital Life in the Army of the Potomac (Expanded, Annotated)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,280. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
During the American Civil War, thousands of civilians volunteered to work with the United States Sanitary Commission to work at Union hospitals. William Reed was one of them and his sensitive, heart-wrenching account is a jewel of Civil War literature. Reed saw more than his share of suffering and dying but like many others, worked to exhaustion to minister to the sick and wounded of both armies.
Diana Inquest: How & Why Did Diana Die?
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 288,620. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Princess Diana survived the 12.23 a.m. crash in Paris - witness and photographic evidence clearly showed she was alive, conscious and talking in the back of the Mercedes. Yet just after 4 a.m. Diana was pronounced dead. What occurred in the intervening 3½ hours that brought on her premature death? Are there people who should be held accountable for what occurred on that final tragic night?
Four Years in the Saddle (Abridged, Annotated)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,950. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The First Ohio Volunteer Cavalry was one of the most storied regiments of the war. They fought at many of the most important battles of the war, including Corinth, Perrysville, Stone’s River, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, the Atlanta campaign, and Kilpatrick’s raid. As they relate below, the regiment’s members were under fire well over one hundred times during four years of service.
Autobiography of Isaac J. Wistar (Abridged, Annotated)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 190,200. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In a life crammed with adventure and drama, Issac Jones Wistar was a miner, Civil War general, philanthropist, lawyer, railroad executive, penologist, and a prolific writer. His combative style and witty writing make this autobiography that much more entertaining. He was an early pioneer in California and mined for gold there. His diary of the trip across the prairie is included in this volume.
Three Years and a Day: 1862-1865 (Abridged, Annotated)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 321,080. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Among the thousands of regimental histories, Civil War diaries, and Civil War letters, this volume stands out. The 13th New Hampshire Volunteer Regiment fought in some of the most important and memorable actions of the American Civil War, including Cold Harbor and the siege of Petersburg.
Egypt: Land of the Pharaoh
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by The Florida Hoosier. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
Many legends and speculation in Egyptian mythology surround the pyramids. Why were they built, and how were they built? They have been described as burial tombs for the pharaohs, and giant observatories. Speculation also exists they were ceremonial sites where the ancients performed secret rituals.
66 Stories of Battle Command - Effects of Terrain, Mentally Preparing for Mission, Carousel of Deception, Obstacles, Simultaneous Attack, OPFOR Tactics, Bad Weather, Tactical Patience, JSTARS, BCT
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,700. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important report collects enlightening stories from experienced battlefield commanders containing lessons for military leaders.
A Handbook of Aerospace Defense Organization 1946-1980 - History of the Air Defense Command and the Aerospace Defense Command - Air Defense in World War I and II, Cold War Era, Squadrons
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 160,810. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this handbook is intended as a reference to air defense organizations of the USAF, principally of the Air Defense Command and later the Aerospace Defense Command, from 1946 to 1980.
Planning Airpower Strategies: Enhancing the Capability of Air Component Command Planning Staff - Role in CENTCOM's Persian Gulf Campaign, Credible Sources, Solutions to Planning Shortfalls
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 116,130. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study attempts to determine whether Air Component Commands are capable of developing an effective airpower strategy.
The Fabulous Films of the 30s
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Price: Free! Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This collection of 19 essays by a selection of the best classic film bloggers currently writing, members of the Classic Movie Blog Association (CMBA), covers mainstream hits like The Adventures of Robin Hood and cult classics like Freaks. These essays help profile the decade that changed Hollywood in the public's eye from a den of vice and sin to a veritable dream factory, picture by picture.
Mindless Thug Iraq-Haiti-Libya
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 76,440. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Events preceding the Second Gulf War. Halabja gas attack. WMD. Iraq 'War'. Private security contracting 2003 to 2008. Current period in Iraq to April 2015. Haiti, post-earthquake, December 2010 - May 2012 Libya, post revolution and overthrow of Ghaddafi to mid 2012.
A Small Qango — Reminiscences of the Home Budgeting Advisory Committee of the Minister of Social Welfare 1978 - 1988
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Price: Free! Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The Home Budgeting Advisory Committee exercised initiatives that were unprecedented for “Quasi Autonomous Government Organisations”. In ten years of committee meetings and gatherings it prompted a shift in the attitude of government to the expenses of volunteer organisations. Its legacy is seen in $407m of household debt now being managed by family budgeting groups.
Mini Kilt Tours Self-Drive Touring Guide Fife and St Andrews, a circular tour
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
A self-drive touring guide to Fife and St Andrews. Written by Andrea Middleton, an official Blue Badge Guide for Scotland with over 15 years experience, and herself a native of Scotland. Take yourself away around Fife as if you have your own personal tour guide with you, giving commentary, stories, folklore and legend. Download and go explore.
Mini Kilt Tours Self-Drive Touring Guide Stirling to Fort William via Glencoe
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
A self-drive touring guide from Stirling to Fort William. Written by Andrea Middleton, an official Blue Badge Guide for Scotland with over 15 years experience, and herself a native of Scotland. and herself a native of Scotland. Take yourself on a trip from Stirling to Fort William as if you have your own personal tour guide with you, giving commentary, stories, folklore and legend.