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Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Outpost War - U.S. Marines from the Nevada Battles to the Armistice
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,420. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
By night, during the early months of 1953, a cold wind usually blew from the north, sometimes bringing with it the sound of Chinese loudspeakers broadcasting English-language appeals to surrender, interspersed with country music.
U.S. Marines in Humanitarian Operations: A Skillful Show of Strength: U.S. Marines in the Caribbean, 1991-1996 - Gitmo, Guantanamo Bay, Haitian Migrants, Support Democracy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,430. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
What Marines did in the Caribbean between 1991 and 1996 was both new and old. It was new because humanitarian operations were different from combat in Vietnam or Southwest Asia. It was also new for many because it was "joint," Marines were integrated into joint task forces, especially when they were called on to care for Haitian and Cuban migrants at Guantanamo Bay.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Train Wreckers and Ghost Killers - Allied Marines in the Korean War, Commandos, Admiral Joy, Drysdale, British Royal Marines
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,190. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The deployment of Royal Marines to Korea came as the government of Prime Minister Clement R. Attlee announced its intention in the British Parliament to add to the forces being sent to Korea.
U.S. Marines in Humanitarian Operations: On Mamba Station - U.S. Marines in West Africa, 1990 - 2003, Civil War in Liberia, Samuel Doe, Evacuation Operations, Sharp Edge, Assured Response
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,170. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This monograph tells the story of thousands of U.S. Marines who supported Operations Sharp Edge, Assured Response, Quick Response, Noble Obelisk, and Joint Task Force Liberia, the noncombatant evacuation operations in 1990, 1991, 1996, and 2003 from Liberia, in 1996 from the Central African Republic, and in 1997 from Sierra Leone.
Hitler muerde el anzuelo. Normandia: la trama oculta del Día D
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,450. Language: Spanish. Published: January 4, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
En Junio de 1944, las tropas aliadas desembarcaron en las playas de Normandía, sorprendieron a los alemanes y sellaron el resultado de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, en la mayor operación anfibia de toda la historia. Esta es la historia de esa apasionante batalla. Cavando defensas en el sitio equivocado, Hitler mordió el anzuelo.
America In Korean War: A History Just for Kids!
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Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Have you ever heard of the Battle of Osan, or even of the Korean War that it was a part of? This war has been called America’s “Forgotten War” because not a lot of people talk about it. It was not global, like World War Two had been, and it was not as controversial as the Vietnam War. Although it lasted for about three years, and although some 40,000 American soldiers lost their lives, the whole
Go Home!. Intervenciones de la CIA y los marines en America Latina
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,030. Language: Spanish. Published: January 4, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
En estas páginas se traza un recorrido por la política expansionista de los Estados Unidos en America latina, y desnuda una línea de pensamiento y acción que ya lleva siglos.
Thomas Holcomb and the Advent of the Marine Corps Defense Battalion - 1936-1941 - Albert Thayer Mahan, Marine Corps Base Defense Mission, The ORANGE Plan and the Japanese Threat
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,090. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Thomas Holcomb and the Advent of the Marine Corps Defense Battalions, 1936-1941 examines what General Holcomb had to begin with in this expansion and how he administered and managed the largest Marine Corps increase.
Shelter in the Southwest - Early Dwellings of the Borderlands
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The prospect of building a house must have been daunting for early nineteenth century newcomers to the desert regions—no timber or stone, no iron hinges or window glass—a hundred things that seem necessities. It was here that residents already settled provided a model in the adobe house. Reeve-Kidney meticulously documents this fascinating chapter of of architectural history.
Memories of Pearl Harbor Day
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is a story of hometown life during World War II. . It is not about actual battle areas. It expresses the feelings of those on the home front and their fears and worries as the War progresses. It gives a good view of life during the l930's, the l940's, and the l950's.. .It is a good read for adults as well as teenagers. The book is now in the World War II Museum in New Orleans, LA.
U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism: U.S. Marines in Iraq, 2003: Anthology and Annotated Bibliography - UAVs, Humint Exploitation Teams (HETs), Media Embeds
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,560. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume presents a collection of articles describing different aspects of U.S. Marine Corps participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom during 2003.
West Virginia Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 16. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of West Virginia's 17 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of them. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
Virginia Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 15. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Virginia 8 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of them. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
U.S. Marines in Humanitarian Operations - Restoring Hope: In Somalia with the Unified Task Force, 1992 - 1993, Mohamed Farah Aideed, Mogadishu, Siad Barre, Nation Building Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This story of Operation Restore Hope relates how many issues unique to operations other than war were addressed and resolved by the commanding general of the Unified Task Force Somalia (UNITAF) and his staff.
With the 1st Marine Division in Iraq, 2003 - No Greater Friend, No Worse Enemy - Marines of the Blue Diamond, Camp Pendleton, Iraq War to Oust Saddam Hussein
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 218,230. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
With the 1st Marine Division in Iraq, 2003, is a unit history written by the participants in the same vein as its predecessors—The Old Breed—written at the end of World War II and— The New Breed—authored during Korea. It is a narrative describing the actions of Marines in combat during the liberation of Iraq.
Dear Sergeant Honey
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,360. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section.
Solitary: The History and Current Reality of Torture as a Means of Social Control Within Prisons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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Why is solitary confinement, known to cause a mental state akin to psychosis, widely used in contemporary prisons? Solitary's powerful psychological effects make it a unique tool for exerting social control. This history argues that CIA "brainwashing" research of the 1950s may have influenced the design of isolation units in American prisons today.
U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism: U.S. Marines in Iraq, 2003: Basrah, Baghdad and Beyond - First Stage of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Kinetic Phase of the War to Topple Saddam Hussein
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,290. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book on the beginning of hostilities in Iraq is one of the first historical works commissioned by the History Division to focus on the role of the U.S. Marine Corps in the long war against global terrorism.
Hồi ký cố vấn quân sự Trung Quốc
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 163,160. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Chúng tôi bắt đầu công bố dưới đây toàn văn tập hồi kí nhan đề GHI CHÉP THỰC VỀ VIỆC ĐOÀN CỐ VẤN QUÂN SỰ TRUNG QUỐC VIỆN TRỢ VIỆT NAM CHỐNG PHÁP (Hồi ký của những người trong cuộc), do Dương Danh Dy dịch và hiệu đính theo ấn bản 2002 của Nhà xuất bản Lịch sử Đảng Cộng sản Trung Quốc. Đây là lời kể của những người Trung Quốc đã sang Việt Nam thời gian 1950-1954 làm cố vấn trong cuộc chống Pháp.
U.S. Marines in Battle: Al-Khafji, January 28 - February 1, 1991 - First Gulf War, Saudi Arabia, General Norman Schwarzkopf, Task Force Shepherd
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,520. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(3.00 from 1 review)
The Gulf War would be the largest deployment of Marines since the Vietnam War. It challenged the entire warfighting establishment of the Marine Corps—aviation, ground, and logistics—forcing a generation of Marines to put two decades of planning and training to the test.