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Fighting Back: New Media and Military Operations - Websites, Cable News, Bloggers, Mobile Technologies, U.S. Military, Israeli-Hezbollah War, The Case of Jenin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,800. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Insurgent use of information as an asymmetric strategic means has been extremely effective in the current theaters of Iraq and Afghanistan leading Richard Holbrooke to famously muse: "How can a man in a cave out-communicate the world's leading communications society?"
Douglas Bader
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,660. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A biography of heroic RAF fighter pilot Douglas Bader who fought throughout the Battle of Britain despite having lost both his legs in an earlier aircraft crash.
Operational Rations of the Department of Defense (NATICK PAM 30-25) 9th Edition - MRE Meal Ready to Eat, Special Purpose Ration, History of Combat Feeding, Nutrition, Assault and Group Rations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,480. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book highlights the entire family of fielded combat rations. Rations are categorized into one of four platforms: Individual Rations, Assault Rations, Group Rations, and Special Purpose Rations.
Military Testing Facilities and Equipment - Army Natick Soldier RD and E Center (NSRDEC): Human Systems, Clothing, Engineering, Polymer, Mechanical Testing and Analysis, Applied Science, Food
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This booklet is provided to industry, academia and government agencies to show the testing facilities and capabilities that can be made available for use on a fee-for-service basis.
Commanders' Smartbook Equipment Catalog Army Natick Soldier RD and E Center (NSRDEC) - Field Services, Kitchen and Food, Latrines, Shelters, Heaters, Generators and Power Distribution Systems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,320. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The US Army Natick Soldier RD&E Center provides this widely distributed equipment catalog for information in obtaining urgently needed equipment and systems.
Your Academic Guide To The Greek Language, Culture and Civilization
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,840. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This book is both an educational guide and a Greek lover's guide to all things Greek in way of the Greek civilization's history from ancient times up until today.
Transformation Dilemma: Air Force Special Operations Command and the Role in the Future of the Air Force and Special Operations - Simulators, CV-22, MC-130, MC-X, AFSOC Simulation Systems
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,730. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Using transformation road maps of both organizations as well as current doctrine and force structure, the paper analyzes congruencies and inconsistencies in both plans with reference to organizing, training, and equipping AFSOC forces.
Changes, Challenges, Champions: A History of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth District 2000 - 2011 - Iraq War, War on Terror, Post-Katrina Civil Works, Fort Bliss MILCON, Post-9/11
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,270. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The book is organized into five chapters and follows a roughly chronological narrative. The first chapter begins in early 2000, as Colonel James S. Weller relinquishes command to Colonel Gordon Wells, who discovers the true size and scope of the District's military and civil works responsibility as he leads the Fort Worth District into the twenty-first century.
The U.S. Army Campaigns of the War of 1812: The Chesapeake Campaign 1813-1814 - George Cockburn, British Burning of Havre de Grace, Craney Island, Battle of Bladensburg, British Raids
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,280. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Situated between the states of Maryland and Virginia, the Chesapeake Bay was America's largest estuary. The bay and the watershed it served were home to vibrant agricultural and fishing activities; important ports (Baltimore, Maryland, and Norfolk, Virginia); a major naval construction yard at Portsmouth, Virginia; and last but not least, the nation's capital, Washington, D.C.
America's Black Air Pioneers, 1900-1939: Hubert Julian, Mary Doughtry, Bessie Coleman, Eugene Jacques Bullard - Aeronautical Exploits of Black Pilots
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
When the federal government expanded its involvement in civil and military aviation on the eve of World War II, the stage was set for the emergence of a powerful pressure campaign to prohibit racial discrimination in federally-funded aviation training and open the all-white U.S. Army Air Corps to black Americans.
V-22 Osprey Guidebook: Systems Descriptions, Mission Snapshots from Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Haiti, Tactical, Operational, and Strategic Reach, Current and Future Capabilities, Suppliers
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The V-22 Osprey is the world's first production tiltrotor aircraft. Unlike any aircraft before it, the V-22 successfully blends the vertical flight capabilities of helicopters with the speed, range, altitude, and endurance of fixed-wing transports.
Fixin' To Die Rag
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,860. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
FIXIN’ TO DIE RAG is the true story of helicopter pilots and their crews in Vietnam. It’s the story of young warriors that were called to duty by conscience or country. They flew hazardous missions; they fought a deadly enemy; they prevailed against horrific odds; some good men died. They were decorated with medals of valor and Purple Hearts—far too many Purple Hearts.
Crummell!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Story of Oliver Cromwell's 'pacification' of Ireland between 1649 and 1653, with a description of the New Model Army, the sieges of Drogheda and Wexford, and the removal of the entire Catholic population from their homes to exile in the far west of Ireland.
Een Amsterdammer ter haringvangst - seizoen 1910
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: Dutch. Published: October 8, 2014 by Marlies Vaz Nunes. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
In "Een Amsterdamer ter haringvangst" beschrijft Hendrik Vaz Nunes met humor, inzicht en veel detail het leven en werk op een haringbom in 1910, waarbij alle facetten van de haringvangst op de Noordzee gedetailleerd aan bod komen.
The Waltons - Book One Of A Series Of Short Books Recording Some Of The Family History Research Carried Out By Phil Walton
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Price: Free! Words: 3,700. Language: British English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
The first in a series of short books which recording the Walton family as researched by Phil Walton. Most of the ancestors are from North Staffordshire or South Cheshire.
2013 Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office Review Book - Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives, Bomb Squad, Forensic Investigation, Ordnance Disposal, Irregular Warfare
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,000. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This is a thorough review of the Pentagon's Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office. The mission of the CTTSO is to identify and develop capabilities to combat terrorism and irregular adversaries and to deliver these capabilities to Department of Defense components.
How I Met Rommel - Memoirs of an Officer
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You set the price! Words: 58,750. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Biography of WW2 officer who escaped POW camp and returned to join SHAEF. He had a guardian angel which he called 'luck'. He interpreted documents at Flensberg where Doenitz surrendered after Hitler's death. Several documents including signed letters and a birthday card to Hitler are published for the first time for historical interest and an Allied summary of Operation Sealion.
The Russian Way of War: Post Soviet Adaptations in the Russian Military and Why the Russian Military Failed in Chechnya - Putin, Grozny, Chechen and Georgian War, South Ossetia, Abkhazia
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,440. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Two interesting studies on the Russian military provide unique and thought-provoking information: The Russian Way of War: Post Soviet Adaptations in the Russian Military and Why the Russian Military Failed in Chechnya.
The Role of Rhetorical Theory in Military Intelligence Analysis: A Soldier's Guide To Rhetorical Theory - Panopticon, Discourse Hierarchy, Clausewitz, Foucault, Discontinuity Fever, Process
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,640. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of The Role of Rhetorical Theory in Military Intelligence Analysis is to share Major Mills' rhetorical understanding with young officers attending initial intelligence training. Throughout he infuses key elements from the rhetorical discourse community into the discourse community that deals with training in military intelligence.
Шелковица Шекспира
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Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: Russian. Published: October 7, 2014 by Boris Seaweed. Category: Essay » Literature
Подлинная история «Шелковицы Шекспира» малоизвестна широкой публике. Писатель и актер Кейр Катлер, представляет увлекательный исторический отчет о том, как шелковичное дерево, росшее на заднем дворе принадлежавшего Шекспиру дома в Стратфорде-на-Эйвоне, превратилось в «один из самых ценных активов города» и почему его удаление расценивалось как «святотатство». Перевел с английского Boris Seaweed.