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Living Through a War
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 38,290. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The true story of a family in World War 2, seen through the eyes of a boy who was just six and a half years old at the outbreak of war. It is the amusing and sometimes poignant story of the actual experiences of the author as he grew up amidst the dangers of the blitz,and the anxiety of his relatives in danger in the forces.The events all took place, with actual dates added from his research.
Soldier / Geek: An Army Science Advisor's Journal of the War in Afghanistan
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,730. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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In 2009, an Army Major deployed a small team of specialists to Afghanistan to identify new technologies needed to fight the war. Braving rockets and IEDs, fighting the Army bureaucracy more than the enemy, this small team worked to improve everything from robots to mine-resistant trucks, boots, and parachutes. This is their story, from the team leader's journal.
Combat Diary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Combat Diary By Emmett Jackson, Sergeant,18055437 * Combat Engineer * Located and disarmed German mines * Awarded the bronze star * On the front line during the Battle of the Bulge * Crossed the bridge at Remagen while it was still under fire. His story. In his own words. A powerful tail of strength and courage of an American soldier.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Army Human Intelligence (HUMINT) Collector Operations FM 2-22.3 (FM 34-52) - Interrogation, Enemy Combatants, POWs, Detainees, Military Police
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,680. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This manual, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, provides doctrinal guidance, techniques, and procedures governing the employment of human intelligence (HUMINT) collection and analytical assets in support of the commander's intelligence needs.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Air Force Airman's Manual - Survival Skills, NBC Protective Equipment, IEDs, Terrorism, Security, Weapons, Staying Ready, Convoy Procedures
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,030. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This highly informative quick reference guide - updated through 2011 - provides essential information for Air Force active duty, Air Force Reserve, Air National Guard, emergency essential civilians and contract personnel.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Military Intelligence, Army Lineage Series, Narrative Content - World War I and II, Korea War, Vietnam War, and Beyond
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,760. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Contents: Chapter 1 * The Beginnings, Chapter 2 * World War I, Chapter 3 * Military Intelligence Between Wars, Chapter 4 * Military Intelligence in Crisis, Chapter 5 * World War II Military Intelligence at the Center, Chapter 6 * World War II - Intelligence in the Field, Chapter 7 * The Cold War and Korea, Chapter 8 * From Korea to Vietnam, Chapter 9 * Vietnam and Beyond
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Air Force Handbook - Civil Engineer Camouflage, Concealment, and Deception Measures
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,840. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this new 2011 U.S. Air Force manual covers camouflage, concealment and deception (CCD) - the use of materials and techniques to hide, blend, disguise, decoy, or disrupt the appearance of military targets and/or their backgrounds.
American X-Vehicles, An Inventory from X-1 to X-50 - NACA, NASA, Air Force Experimental Airplanes and Spacecraft (NASA SP-2003-4531)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive survey of America's experimental aircraft from the pathfinding supersonic X-1 to the X-50.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Navy Planning - Navy Warfare Publication NWP 5-01
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,820. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps / Navy manual is the foundation for Navy planning. It establishes doctrine and puts forward the fundamental principles to guide planning within the framework of service, joint, or multinational operations. It supersedes NWP 5-01(A), Naval Operational Planning.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Leading Marines - Marine Corps Warfighting Publication (MCWP) 6-11
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual describes a leadership philosophy that reflects our traditional strengths as an institution and attempts to define the very ethos of being a Marine.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Military Police in Support of the MAGTF - Marine Corps Warfighting Publication (MCWP) 3-34.1
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,780. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides the doctrinal basis for employment of military police in support of Marine air-ground task force (MAGTF) operations.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Ground Reconnaissance - MCWP 2-15.3 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,080. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual establishes doctrine, tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) for Marine Corps ground reconnaissance.
Essays From Silicon Valley Volume One (Omnibus)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: American English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Read four essays for one low price in this first omnibus edition, featuring "The Cabbage Patch Doll Fight: A Christmas Shopping Tale," "Death At A Hell's Angels' Funeral: Driving Past The Memories," "Experiencing The Death of Elvis: Another Childhood Tragedy" and "KGO Radio Jumps The Shark: More News, Less Talk."
Akhenaton et la Psychanalyse Française
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 28,730. Language: French. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Deux articles identifiant en 1990 la mémoire d’Akhenaton dans l’histoire occidentale selon Dr William Theaux. Le premier expose comment au 20em siècle l’égyptologie et la psychanalyse le reconnaissent sous les noms de Moïse et d’Oedipe. Le second ajoute comment y contribue la tradition hermétique. L’ensemble est dû à une organisation de culture française.
World War II Cusp Mendacity
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,600. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
World War II depicts another story of a traditional family,within two generations still enduring vivid painful memories as former Prisoners Of War (P.O.W.) A father passed on to his sons the same legacy as they became broken men aimlessly wandering around.
The Unfinished Revolution: The Battle for America's Soul
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 243,460. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
The 'Occupy Movement' took many people by surprise with both its scope, as well as by the manner in which it resonated with the deep sense of discontentment that appears to be felt by many people in the United States concerning the economic and political character of American life. This book is intended to help bring a sharper focus to that discontentment.
And May The Lord Have Mercy On Your Soul...
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,830. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
This is a true story. In 1910, a cashier, was murdered on a train in the UK. A few days later, John Alexander Dickman was arrested and charged. He was tried in July and was convicted on circumstantial evidence. He was hanged in August. This book re-examines all the evidence and concludes that Dickman's conviction was unsafe. It then goes on to name the real killer after more than 100 years.
Patriotism, Secularism, and State Shintō: D.C. Holtom’s Representations of Japan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This academic research explores the ideology of religious studies with respect to early 20th century studies of Japan. Since 1945, “State Shintō” has been defined in academic literature as a state religion. In fact, the Japanese government took concrete steps to separatetheir patriotic ceremonies from religion; it was Christian missionaries who encouraged the opposite view.
Наследие татар
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: Russian. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Целью данной книги является краткое описание подлинной истории татар (до XVIII века) в наиболее доступном изложении. Книга написана на основе содержания предыдущих работ независимого татарского историка Г. Еникея по истории татарского народа, и издана при всемерной поддержке его единомышленников и читателей. Авторы книги - Гали Еникеев и Шихаб Китабчы.
Understanding Presidential Elections and The Constitution
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Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
As we move closer to a presidential election we often start to pay closer attention to the act of electing a president - the primaries, caucuses, and the Electoral College. But how did we come to this point? What is the constitutional background of the Executive Branch? What did the founders consider when they put this into place over two hundred years ago? See these short and simple answers!