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Marine Corps Expeditionary Force 21 - Amphibious Capability, Seapower, Projection Forces, Command Element Roadmap, Ship-to-Objective Maneuver, Concept of Employment, Seabasing Capabilities
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,000. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Here, through the reproduction of many Marine Corps documents, is the story of the new capstone concept in 2014 for the U.S. Marine Corps: Expeditionary Force 21.
Winged Victory
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 178,100. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
‘The greatest novel of war in the air.’ - The Daily Mail France, 1914. The war is taking to the skies. Pilot Tom Cundall is ready to take on the enemy in his trusty Camel fighter plane. But as he sees more and more planes shot down in flames, he begins to question what, or who, he is fighting for. There is no bitter snarl nor self-pity in this classic novel about the air war of 1914-1918.
Counterinsurgency Leadership in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Beyond - David Petraeus, Paula Broadwell, COIN, Commands, Officer Development, Generalship, Winning in Afghanistan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,920. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A symposium cosponsored by Marine Corps University and the Marine Corps University Foundation explored the complexities of COIN leadership in Afghanistan, Iraq, and beyond. From that symposium came these papers, which discuss topics such as brigade and regimental command, officer development in the military, and general officer leadership.
Adventures of an Idaho Mountain Pilot
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,770. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 and represented by Kathryn Judson. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Back country pilot Harold Dougal shares true tales gleaned from decades flying in a region known for rough terrain, dangerous weather, interesting residents, and a few airstrips that can only be successfully approached one way. Illustrated with photos and line drawings.
2014 Guide to the Iraq Crisis: Terrorist Advances in Mosul, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), al-Baghdadi, AQI and ISIL, Levant, al-Qaeda in Syria, Obama al-Qaida Counterterrorism Policy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 403,070. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Twenty-four authoritative reports and documents in this unique ebook provide a comprehensive review from renowned experts and government sources of all aspects of the current Iraq crisis involving the al-Qaeda related terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
The End Is Not Near: How the Culture of Fear Has Corrupted Democracy, Built an Empire, and Eroded Our Intellectual Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,070. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
"The End Is Not Near" explores the complicated world of the culture of fear and its origins in Christian prophetic traditions. "The End Is Not Near" also explores how we can mitigate this culture. In a nutshell, we need a renewed faith in our science-based liberal capitalist system, which has given us so much over the last century. However, this also means letting go of the distant past.
Jews and the Law
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 182,180. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
Edited by Ari Mermelstein, along with Victoria Saker Woeste, Ethan Zadoff, and Marc Galanter, with chapters by leading scholars in their fields. Jews are a people of law, and law defines who the Jewish people are and what they believe. This anthology engages with the complexity of what it is to be Jewish—and, more problematically, what it means both to be Jewish and participate in legal systems.
Evolution of Warfare: Military Course on the Art and Concepts of Warfare From The Beginning of Recorded History - Classical Macedonians and Romans, Prussian Influence, American Civil War, World Wars
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,370. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a unique Navy course in Evolution of Warfare. The course is a survey of the operational art of warfare from the beginning of recorded history to the present.
The Book of British Firsts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 456,190. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Ever wondered what all the things are the British invented? What the Scots discovered? What records the English set, what world firsts belong to Wales? The Book of British Firsts presents the biggest-ever, most extensively researched collection of the inventions, discoveries, records and other firsts of the British people from pre-history to the modern day ever assembled.
Essential Guide to China's Tiananmen Square Massacre 1989 - Overview and History, Accounts of Survivors and Dissidents, Anniversary Hearings, Current Chinese Human Rights Abuses
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 269,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This unique ebook provides a comprehensive overview of the June 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre in China on the occasion of the 25th anniversary, featuring histories, accounts of survivors and Chinese dissidents, hearings held by the U.S. Congress and the Congressional - Executive Commission on China (CECC), and stories of current Chinese human rights abuses.
The Indonesian Army from Revolusi to Reformasi - Volume 3: Soeharto's Fall and the Reformasi Era
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 297,030. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Vol 3 covers the chaotic final days of General Soeharto's New Order regime, continuing turmoil under President's B.J. Habibie, Abdurrahman Wahid and Megawati Sukarnoputri – the violent separation of East Timor; civil war in Maluku; black operations in Papua; the bloody insurgency in Aceh; the advent of Islamic terrorism – and the election (and re-election) of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
The Indonesian Army from Revolusi to Reformasi - Volume 2: Soeharto and the New Order
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 273,590. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Vol 2 covers the assassination of army leaders, the communist massacre, General Soeharto's rise to power and consolidation of the New Order regime, the East Timor occupation, separatist insurgencies in Aceh and Papua, Soeharto's turn toward Islam and cynical efforts to preserve power during the late-1990s – setting the stage for the May 1998 riots and Soeharto's resignation – the subject of Vol 3.
Movies in Our Time - Hollywood Mirrors and Mimics the Twentieth Century
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,090. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This is a collection of essays on classic films gleaned from my Another Old Movie Blog, exploring the culture, message, and entertainment of these films in the context of the time in which they were made.
2014 Defense Department China Military and Security Report: People's Liberation Army (PLA), Space and Missiles, Force Modernization, Technology, Taiwan, Air Defenses, First Aircraft Carrier
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 196,890. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This important DOD report from June 2014 provides extensive details on the status of the Chinese military.
Bums: An Oral History of the Brooklyn Dodgers
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 207,530. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The ultimate story of baseball's most storied and beloved franchises, told in the words of da Bums themselves, and weaved into a can't-put-it down account by the master of the oral history and author of numerous best sellers, Peter Golenbock. Winner of the Casey Award for best baseball book of the year, now available for the first time in electronic format.
Japanese and U.S. World War II Plunder
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 145,050. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage
Insiders detailed history of the diversion of Japanese war loot from the Philippines after Word War II by CIA and affiliate personnel.
Amurath to Amurath (Includes Biography of Gertrude Bell)
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 159,420. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Gertrude Bell was an extraordinary woman who did what most women or men, even today, would dream of doing. Her travels opened doors to the Western world about the life and culture of the Middle East. This book traces her journey through Mesopotamia. It feels as fresh and energetic today, over 100 years later, as it did when it was first published in 1911. It also includes the short biography, “
Typhoon Haiyan the Untold Story
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,100. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Inspired by true events, the novel brings to life an epic tale of survival from the world’s strongest typhoon ever recorded in history, Typhoon Haiyan, where it weaves a human story that would stir hearts and touch lives, combining intense drama, love, and faith as it entreats reader’s on how far can one human being go to mend broken lives.
Operational Culture for the Warfighter: Principles and Applications - Physical Environment, Economy, Social Structure, Political Structure, Iraq, Islam, Clausewitz, Wargaming
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,550. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This textbook is designed to help Marines link concepts of culture to the realities of planning and executing military operations around the world.
Dryden House
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,420. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
A human, often humorous story of 150 years of adventure, romance, human weakness and strength, war and peace worldwide and five generations of the Dryden family. Events within a still today standing Dryden House bind it into a credible narrative, beginning with an original Henry Rayfield Dryden- Dryden at Waterloo in 1815 and the French girl he married in 1816.