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21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Operations Security (OPSEC) Air Force Instruction 10-701 - Signature Management, Analyze Threats, Education and Training
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,480. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
OPSEC is a military capability within Information Operations (IO). IO is the integrated employment of three operational elements: influence operations (IFO), electronic warfare operations and network warfare operations.
A History of Western Astrology
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 61,980. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » New Age » Astrology
Ronald Reagan, the Emperor Caligula, Claudius, Ptolemy, St Augustine, Queen Elizabeth I and Heinrich Himmler - what have they in common? An interest in astrology. Readers of today's 'star-sign' columns may be unaware of the vast history of astrology and its influence on governments and rulers - and ordinary folk. Here is a history of astrology from 2000 BC to the present day.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Red Horse Program (Air Force Instruction 10-209) - Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers, Mobile Heavy Engineering
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,060. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Red Horse Program stands for Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers, the Air Force heavy construction equivalent of the Navy Seabees.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Space Air Force Policy Directives and Instructions - Space Launch Operations, Space Test Program (STP), Launch Vehicle Return to Flight
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,510. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Contents: Space Operations * Space Test Program (STP) Management * Space Launch Operations * Space Launch Vehicle Return To Flight * Space Policy Directive
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Personnel Readiness and Mobilization (Air Force Handbook 10-416 22) - ANGUS, USAFR, Callup
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 44,260. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Purpose of Mobilization Planning. The means by which organizations charged with mobilization responsibilities define policies and document procedures to accomplish tasks.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Guide to Services Contingency Planning: Mortuary Affairs, Search And Recovery (S&R) - Air Force Handbook 10-247, Volume 4 - Aircraft Crashes
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 65,050. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Topics covered include: Search and Rescue (S&R), mishap investigations, safety investigation board (SIB), accident investigation boards, aircraft crashes, case studies, terrain of search area, trajectory impacts.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Guide to Services Contingency Planning: Beddown (Air Force Handbook 10-247, Volume 1) - BEAR Systems, Prime RIBS, Shelters and Tents
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 47,980. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This guide provides planners with an overview of the beddown assets, tasks, and basic procedures required for Air and Space Expeditionary Force (AEF) bare base operations.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Civil Engineer Guide to Expeditionary Force Protection (Air Force Handbook 10-222, Volume 3) - Barriers, Bollards, Barricades
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 43,630. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This handbook supports force protection training outlined in AFI 10-210, Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force (BEEF) Program. It describes expeditionary force protection tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) Air Force (AF) civil engineers can use to protect critical assets including personnel, facilities and equipment during deployments.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Camp Planning for Displaced Persons (Air Force Handbook 10-222) - Safety, Gender Considerations, USAID, Humanitarian Relief, NGOs, Multinational Forces
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,750. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » History » Military
Camp construction for displaced persons (DPs) falls within military Foreign Humanitarian Assistance (FHA) operations. The tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) associated with FHA throughout this handbook can be directly applied to displaced persons camp planning and construction.
Spies of the First World War
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,010. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The use of spies during war has a very long history, going back to the beginnings of warfare itself. In The Art of War, which is believed to have been written in the sixth century BCE, the Chinese general and military strategist Sun Tzu wrote about the advantages to be gained from knowing your enemy and stressed the importance of cultivating those people who were in a position to spy on them.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Bare Base Assets (Air Force Handbook 10-222 Volume 2) - NAVAIDS, Radar, Shelters, Medical Support, Facilities, Equipment, Fueling
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This handbook describes Basic Expeditionary Airfield Resources (BEAR) Air Force civil engineers are likely to site, install, or operate in an expeditionary field environment. It provides a brief overview of major systems and equipment, along with applicable technical references.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Civil Engineer Guide to Fighting Positions, Shelters, Obstacles, and Revetments (Air Force Handbook 10-222, Volume 14)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 52,690. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Force protection is a commander's top priority in any military operation. For this reason, civil engineers must always be aware of the latest tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) used to protect our forces, particularly in hostile environments.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Guide to Bare Base Mechanical Systems (Air Force Handbook 10-222, Volume 12) - Water Heater, Refrigerator, FDECU, Portable Heater
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 40,630. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This handbook contains guidance on setting up and operating mechanical systems commonly encountered during bare base operations.
Los Últimos días de Jaime Partagás
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,920. Language: Spanish. Published: October 8, 2013 by Armando Nuviola, Sr. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
El 17 de junio de 1868 el notable tabaquero catalán Jaime Partagás, fue víctima de un atentado en una de sus vegas de Vuelta Abajo, en Pinar del Río; a consecuencia de lo cual murió un mes después de estos acontecimientos. El suceso originó una investigación criminal por parte de las autoridades de la localidad, en que se practicaron numerosas entrevistas y diligencias para hallar a los culpables
German E-Boats
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 490. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » History » Military
While the German High Seas Fleet was bottled up in the Baltic Sea and the Norwegian Fjords by the British Home Fleet, their Schnellbootes operated in the English Channel almost with impunity.
A Diary for 1849
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,630. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Elihu Beard's Diary of 1849 represents a very personal view of America during its greatest period of transition and conflict. This remarkable young student of a Quaker family shares his thoughtful views on issues of his day, many of which still have pertinence today.
Four Canes and Several Years Ago - 41 vintage images from ancient St. Thomas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
This is a small selected piece of the history prior to American rule. 41 vintage images to show you just a minor part of what once was on American Paradise: USVI, United States Virgin Islands Collected and presented by author and M.A. in History Mr. Steen Uffe Tommerup
Four Canes and Several years Ago - 40 vintage images on the 1916 hurricane
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
On the night of October 9th - 10th 1916 the islands were haunted by a major hurricane category three. These 40 images will give you an insight to the devastation done by the storm before warnings could be provided by The Hurricane Hunters
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - The War in Vietnam 1971-1973 - Defoliation, Agent Orange, Herbicide Operations, Troop Withdrawals, LINEBACKER, Collapse of South Vietnam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 230,070. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The volume describes the formulation of policies and decisions that completed the US withdrawal from Vietnam and shifted the burden of combat to the Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - The War in Vietnam 1969-1970 - Nixon Takes Over, Atrocities, Invasion of Cambodia, Vietnamization and Pacification, PHOENIX Program, Ho Chi Minh
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 169,920. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume provides an unusual and, it is hoped, illuminating perspective about US policy during the latter part of the Vietnam War. Mr. Willard J. Webb wrote practically the entire manuscript while the war was still in progress and its outcome was unknowable.