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General Advice: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Eight general principles of war from an armchair general. The play on words on general is deliberate.
U.S. Army Force Generation (Army Regulation 525-29) Military Operations - Sourcing, Resourcing, Planning, Execution Line of Effort, Readiness, Strategic Necessity of ARFORGEN, Boots on the Ground
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,660. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This new Department of the Army regulation institutionalizes the fundamentals of Army Force Generation, assigns roles and responsibilities for the Army Force Generation process, establishes the Army Force Generation sourcing line of effort, resourcing line of effort, planning line of effort, and execution lines of effort.
U.S. Army Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) - Army Techniques Publication ATP 4-94 - Unified Land Operations, Warfighting, Roles and Missions, Logistics, Combat Service Support, Battle Command
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,210. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Army Techniques Publication (ATP) 4-94 describes the organization, mission, and operations of the theater sustainment command (TSC). It provides fundamental guidance for the employment of the TSC and an expeditionary sustainment command (ESC) during unified land operations.
U.S. Joint Forces Army Command Commander's Handbook for Strategic Communication and Communication Strategy (Joint Warfighting Center), Afghanistan, Iraq, al-Qaeda, War on Terror, Petraeus, Media
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,350. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic communication must be at the heart of U.S. Government efforts to inform and influence key audiences in support of U.S. national interests, policies, and objectives. We seek to achieve this influence by understanding and engaging them with coordinated programs, plans, themes, messages, images, and products synchronized with the actions of all instruments of national power.
U.S. Army Commander's Battle Staff Handbook with Garrison Duties - Fire Support Officer, Engineer, Air Defense Artillery, Signal, Chemical, Chaplain - Determining Staff Functional Capability
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,340. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This handbook provides information to determine staff functional capability, assess staff actions, and provide fundamental references for inexperienced staff officers. It describes the core duties of battalion staff officers and key slice liaison officers on the battle staff.
'Landguard Fort' Royal Marine Museum
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Price: Free! Words: 42,630. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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Royal Marine museum is within the Landguard Fort complex situated at the southern end of Felixstowe (Suffolk). It is the last place a foreign invading force landed and were defeated on the British main land. It was also the very first battle that the Royal Marines fought on land, having been formed only three years earlier during 1664.
OLDER GENTLEMAN'S DAY (Regency Life Series Book 2)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Older Gentleman’s Day is Book 3 in the Regency Life Series and shows both the fun and stresses that an older gentleman faced every day in the early 1800’s. Through historic images, historical information, and funny anecdotes, it shows an older gentleman juggling the family finances while fulfilling a large list of social obligations and taking his seat in parliament.
The USAF in the Persian Gulf War: Airpower Advantage - Planning the Gulf War Air Campaign 1989-1991, Desert Storm, Schwarzkopf, Colin Powell, Saddam Hussein, Iraq Republican Guard, General Horner
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 263,110. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Although a great deal has been written about military operations in Desert Shield and Desert Storm, this deeply researched volume probes the little-known story of how the Gulf War air campaign plan came to fruition.
2015 Complete Guide to Operation Inherent Resolve - America's War Against the Islamic State, ISIS, ISIL Terrorists in Iraq and Syria, Leader al-Baghdadi, Levant, al-Qaeda in Syria
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 749,980. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Operation Inherent Resolve is the name given by U.S. Central Command to the ongoing U.S. military operations in Iraq and Syria against ISIS/ISIL, also known as the Islamic State. This unique, fully updated ebook encyclopedia documents all aspects of this operation with comprehensive and authoritative information from renowned experts and government sources.
Alex Haley's Roots: An Author's Odyssey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
In 1977, following the airing of the mega hit television mini-series Roots, its author, Alex Haley, became America’s newest “folk hero." His book was a best seller, a story had captivated the world. Alex Haley was on his way to becoming the most successful author until it all fell apart. Henig investigates the unraveling of one of America’s most successful yet enigmatic authors.
The Futurians
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,640. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The history of the brilliant Futurians—Asimov, Blish, Pohl, et al.—told by an insider. Fully illustrated.
Marconi Radio Officer
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Price: $7.96 USD. Words: 24,330. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
The story of my father who joined the Merchant Navy as a Radio Officer in November 1939 at just under 18 years old. The ships he sailed on, the convoys they sailed with, the losses on the convoys and the ports visited are all in the story. Details of the Canadian escort corvettes are given along with images of notable corvettes and all of my fathers ships .
American History A Day at A Time - February
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,210. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American history each day. The history series, American History a Day at a Time seeks to make this vast accumulation of historical knowledge less intimidating. It does this by reducing it to a history lesson a day. By reading and contemplating one event a day, we have the time to try to understand those events that unfolded on those long ago
Горячие дни холодной войны. Москва 1967-68
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: Russian. Published: January 16, 2015 by Boris Seaweed. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Воспоминания сотрудника военного атташата при посольстве США в СССР о его работе и жизни в Москве в 1967-68 годах. Перевод с английского Boris Seaweed.
Steps Devil Queen Rola
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 11,410. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
قصه من العصور الوسطى عن مملكه انشائها رجل صالح وكانت الفتاه رولا هى اول ملكه لها وهى تقع فى اوربا الان
Hippie Or, Like, There Was More to The 60s Than THAT, Man!
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Walk through the world of Hippie: its origins, behavior and misbehavior, its outrages and beauty, its seque into today. Non-fiction adventure meets social drama in an originally-told, originally-illustrated first book from a widely and wildly experienced individual.
The Road to Waterloo - a concise history of the 1815 campaign
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,960. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by White & MacLean Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
From the disastrous invasion of Russia in 1812 to his defeat on the battlefield of Waterloo three years later, Napoleon's fall has a certain inevitability about it. Alasdair White explores the events of 1815 and sets them in perspective, showing how close Napoleon came to an improbable victory despite his many failings.
Terrorism and WMD in the Contemporary Operational Environment (U.S. Army TRADOC G2 Handbook 1.04) - CBRN Threat, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Chemical, Biological, Nuclear, Dirty Bomb
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,610. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Understanding terrorism and weapons of mass destruction (WMD) span foreign and domestic threats in strategy, tactics, and targets in a full spectrum contemporary operational environment (COE).
An Aussie Backpacking Londoner 1952-53
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,290. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This Book is about the 11 months I spent living and working in London during he Coronation Year of 1953
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Tactical Radio Operations (FM 6-02.53) - Networks, Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations, HF and VHF, Ground and Airborne, Ultra HF, Tactical Satellite, SINCGARS
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 122,210. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This field manual (FM) serves as a reference document for tactical radio systems. It also provides doctrinal procedures and guidance for using tactical radios on the modern battlefield.