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The U.S. Navy's Vision For Information Dominance - Concept, Information as a Weapon, Guiding Principles, Road Map
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,150. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The concepts in this paper boldly point to the new niche Navy will fill at the intersection of maritime, information, and cyberspace domains. We do not seek to replace kinetic combat with information warfare or diminish the need for traditional instruments of military power.
Organizational Change in the Russian Airborne Forces: The Lessons of the Georgian Conflict (Russia-Georgia War) - Putin, Chechnya, IL-76 Aircraft, Spetsnaz, Paratroopers
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The airborne divisions are undoubtedly the most impressive formations within the Russian army. The troops of the airborne forces (VDV) are the best trained and most professional in the army.
Once Again, The Challenge to the U.S. Army During a Defense Reduction: To Remain a Military Profession
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
As with the post-Cold War downsizing during the Bill Clinton administration in the late 1990s, one critical challenge for the Army centers on the qualitative and institutional character of the Army after the reductions. Will the Army manifest the essential characteristics and behavior of a military profession comprised of Soldiers and civilians who see themselves sacrificially called to vocation?
Categorical Confusion? The Strategic Implications of Recognizing Challenges Either as Irregular or Traditional
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,140. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic concepts and the theories they encourage and enable are discretionary intellectual constructions. Strategic concepts are not dictated to us; rather, we choose them and decide how they can serve as building blocks for the edifice of theory we prefer.
Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO - From Nuclear Artillery to Ballistic Missiles, TNWs and NSNWs, Nuclear Modernization, Deterrence, Operation Snowcat, Nuclear Zero, TLE (Treaty-limited Equipment)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,120. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This comprehensive history of the role of tactical nuclear weapons in Europe, and their continued presence on the continent, provides a fascinating overview of one of the Cold War's most important facets.
True Paranormal Mystery From Haunted Islands
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013 by Pamphlet Book. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
Most people think of sun, sand, and endless parties when they hear the word ‘Caribbean’. In some cases all of that’s true, which is why the Caribbean islands remain one of the premier destinations for sun worshippers and party goers worldwide. Here’s a not so hidden secret though: the history of the Caribbean is much darker than many people realize.
The Destruction of Hiroshima 1945
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The destruction of Hiroshima was the first use of an atomic weapon in warfare. It wiped out a city, ended World War II and changed the course of human history.
Roger Williams' Little Book of Virtues
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
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In Roger Williams' Little Book of Virtues, religion writer Becky Garrison delves into the life of her 11th and 12th great-grandfather to uncover the untold story behind this forgotten pioneer of religious liberty.
How Many Guards at the Tomb?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by apgroup. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Apologetics
Christian art portrays the tomb on Easter morn as being guarded by just two Roman guards, leading both Christians and non-Christians to give credence to an explanation that was roundly dismissed at the time: the guards simply fell asleep. In this series of essays, Christian apologist Anthony Horvath shows how artist's portrayals are not only inaccurate, but undermine what they seek to honor.
Hold Fast: Tom Crean with Shackleton 1913-1916
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
When Shackleton’s ship was caught in the ice and crushed, 2nd officer Tom Crean faced each setback as though he did this sort of thing every day. When 28 men were forced to take to sea in three small boats, he took the helm of one of them. To save those men, he crossed the southern ocean in an open boat, to land on a barren shore and cross an unknown territory. Hold Fast follows on that journey.
The Legend of the Forty-Seven Ronin: A History of One of the Greatest Samurai Stories of All Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Revenge. Murder. Honor. These are the ingredients of one of the greatest samurai legends of all time: The Forty-Seven Ronin—the legend of samurai who take revenge on a court official who leaves them leaderless. With a gripping narrative, HistoryCaps takes you back in time for a look at perhaps the greatest samurai tales in the history of Japan. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides
Diary of a Dictator -- Ferdinand & Imelda: The Last Days of Camelot
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 and represented by David Halpern. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Marcoses were once “the Kennedys of Asia,” likened to America’s beautiful and charismatic Jackie and JFK. But Camelot in the Philippines vanished amid deadly political intrigues, sex scandals, lies, spies and bribes. Today, the long-secret Marcos diary opens a rare insider’s view of the dictator couple’s lust for power and their plot to kill democracy–history that reads like a soap opera.
Look Up, Montpelier! A Walking Tour of Montpelier, Vermont
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a self-guided walking tour. This walking tour of Montpelier, Vermont is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) By
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,170. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
This book is an assemblage of some of the most insightful and enlightening ideas which have been extracted from the writings of four of the most influential figures in the philosophy of Stoicism: Seneca, Musonius Rufus, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius.
Lessons of the Iraqi De-Ba'athification Program for Iraq's Future and the Arab Revolutions - Saddam Hussein, Alawite, Syria and Assad, Yemen
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,790. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Iraqi political system was organized by both the United States and Iraq, although over time, U.S. influence diminished and Iraqi influence increased. This monograph examines the policies of de-Ba'athification as initiated by the Coalition Provision Authority (CPA) under Ambassador L. Paul Bremer and as practiced by various Iraqi political commissions and entities created under the CPA order.
Look Up, Juneau! A Walking Tour of Juneau, Alaska
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Juneau, Alaska is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Disjointed Ways, Disunified Means: Learning From America's Struggle to Build an Afghan Nation - The Afghanistan War, Natural Resources and Drug Trade, al-Qaeda and Terrorism, Petraeus, McChrystal
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,210. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique book, which studies the efforts of the United States in Afghanistan, discusses potential corrective measures that can be applied to future irregular warfare and "nation-building" missions in particular and American national security affairs more generally.
Look Up, Concord! A Walking Tour of Concord, New Hampshire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Concord, New Hampshire is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Can Russia Reform? Economic, Political and Military Perspectives - The Russian Economy and Military, the Rule of Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
The nature of the Russian state and the economy it superintends raise more than academic questions, for if we understand the nature of the state and its subordinated economy, we can then form an accurate vision of what Russia's overall policy and strategy will be.
U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues - Volume II: National Security Policy and Strategy, 5th Edition - Securing America from Attack, Transnational Threats
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 233,400. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This second volume begins by examining the policy/strategy process, moves to a look at the strategic environment, and concludes with some specific issues. This edition continues the effort begun in the fourth edition to include several short case studies to illustrate the primary material in the volume.