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Locating Air Force Base Sites: History's Legacy - Comprehensive Updated Reference on Air Force Basing History and Issues, Site Selection, BRAC Commissions, From the Army Air Corps to the War on Terror
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,260. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study describes military, technical, economic, and political reasoning that has influenced the location, or basing, of major flying and nonflying units in the continental United States, excluding Alaska, between 1907 and 2003. Specifically, it deals with the basing of bomber, fighter, airlift and missile units, training installations, logistic centers, and product centers.
The Perfect Tea Thief
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,630. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 1843, under the guise of a plant hunter for the British Horticultural Society, Robert Fortune's secret mission is to steal China's secrets of tea production, a brazen act of industrial espionage that will devastate China's 5,000-year-old civilization. He audaciously ventures into prohibited lands and pursues beautiful Jadelin from the House of Poe, unaware she is trained as a warrior.
Cold War Infrastructure for Strategic Air Command (SAC): The Bomber Mission - Hangars, Command Posts, Major Commands, B-36, B-47, and B-52, Sixteen Air Force Bases from Barksdale to Whiteman
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a fascinating survey and detailed history of Strategic Air Command (SAC) bomber mission properties addressing the history of flightline real property supporting these missions from 1947 to 1991, with an emphasis on buildings and structures of the 1947 to 1963 period.
Weapon of Choice: ARSOF in Afghanistan (Army Special Operations Forces) - 9/11 Attacks, Toppling the Taliban, Osama bin Laden, Destroying al-Qaeda in the War on Terror, First Round of Afghan War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,010. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Weapon of Choice is a history of the Army special operations forces in Afghanistan from 11 September 2001 to 15 May 2002, during America's global war on terrorism (GWOT).
Journals and Letters of Mother Theodore Guerin
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 161,350. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Saint Mother Theodore Guerin (Saint Theodora) came from France in 1840 to found the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. A prolific letter-writer and colorful journalist, Guerin comes to life through her writings as an American pioneer, educator, businesswoman and leader. Originally printed in 1937, the new digital edition includes color photographs and a new foreword.
Obama and the New Left in Latin America
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,120. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Obama and the New Left in Latin America is a political radiogram of the transformations that have taken place in Latin America over the past decade, with a particular focus on the region's fraught relations with the United States.
The Future of Command and Control - Complexity, Networking, and Effects-Based Approaches to Operations - Terrorism, the Post 9-11 World, von Moltke, Clausewitz, Decisionmaking during Apollo 13
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,580. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Our world is a myriad of ever-changing, interdependent variables whose courses we can never entirely predict. The strength of an effects-based approach to operations is that it squarely addresses these complexities by concentrating on their most nonlinear aspects: humans, their institutions, and their actions.
A History of the Women Marines, 1946-1977 - Legislation, Korean War, Pepper Board, Snell Committee, Recruit and Officer Training, Uniforms, Promotions, Marriage, Motherhood, Husbands
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,990. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This informative illustrated history of women in the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) covers the period from 1946-1977.
2014: The Future of American Airpower - America's Air Force: a Call to the Future, Agile USAF, Naval Aviation Vision 2014-2025, Air-Sea Battle, ISR, UCLASS, X-47B, F-35, 21st Century Deterrence
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,100. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Seven critical Air Force and Navy documents outline plans for American airpower and the aviation vision for the future.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Joint Officer Handbook (JOH) Staffing and Action Guide - Business and Professional Skills, Military Knowledge, Lifelong Learning, Useful Support Information
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,590. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Joint Officer Handbook (JOH) reflects input from serving action officers and senior leaders with the most current joint information available for managing staff activities.
Lies with Long Legs
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 180,510. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In his painstakingly long academic journey through mountains of source material available in Europe, Prof Prodosh Aich establishes that the entire understanding of India developed by self-claimed scholars from West is erroneous, since the initial attempt to comprehend ancient India through the Vedas was itself faulty.
On Alert: An Operational History of the United States Air Force Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Program, 1945-2011 - Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Peacekeeper MX, Minuteman III, Nuclear Warhead
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 186,290. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The men and women who eventually built these intercontinental-range rockets, as well as the ones who transformed nuclear weapons to be capable of launching on these rockets, deserve a key place in our nation's history. This book describes their struggles, both on the technical front and on the political front, as they pursued game-changing capabilities.
Iraqi Perspectives Project: A View of Operation Iraqi Freedom from Saddam's Senior Leadership - Hussein's Distorted Worldview, Desert Storm, Regime Prepares for War, Baghdad Bob, Final Days
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,850. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) overthrew Saddam's regime and opened up one of the world's most secretive governments to outside analysis, presenting a once-in-a-generation opportunity for military leaders and historians to delve deep into the decision-making processes of a former adversary.
Nuclear Navy Encyclopedia - Comprehensive History of Naval Nuclear Propulsion for Submarines and Aircraft Carriers - First Atomic Subs, Hyman Rickover, Nuclear Fuel Management, Reactors
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Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 272,150. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Discover the fascinating stories and history of the U.S. Navy nuclear program. With five official histories and reports, this unique compilation provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of all aspects of this amazing story.
Nuclear Navy 1946-1962: History of Navy's Nuclear Propulsion Program - Hyman Rickover, Nimitz, Nautilus, AEC, Nuclear Submarines, Reactors, Atoms for Peace, Thresher, Polaris Missile
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 220,970. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official AEC-sponsored history of the Naval nuclear propulsion program provides an authoritative account of the historic effort to develop the first atomic powered submarines and carriers under the celebrated leadership of Hyman Rickover.
Atoms for Peace and War 1953-1961: Eisenhower and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Oppenheimer, Debates about Test Ban, Disarmament, Nuclear War, Fallout, Power Reactors, Teller, Clean Bomb
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 345,110. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume, the third in the official history of the Atomic Energy Commission, makes sizable contributions in several areas, including the Eisenhower presidency.
Burma (Myanmar) in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Burmese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Rangoon, Mandalay, Theravada Buddhism
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Burma (Myanmar).
Brazil in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Portuguese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Guiana Highlands, Amazon
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 109,000. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Brazil.
Colombia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Spanish Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Amazon, Bogota, Medellin, Cali, Narcotrafficking
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 131,780. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Colombia.
Complete Guide to America's Navy and the Space Program: Early Satellites to Current Defense Systems, Manned Programs (Shepard, Mercury, MOL, Apollo), Recovery, From the Sea to the Stars 2010 Edition
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Price: $5.79 USD. Words: 123,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The complete story of the U.S. Navy and the space program is told in this unique ebook compilation incorporating two authoritative history documents detailing both the Navy's involvement in the manned space program and its own vital military and defense satellite programs through 2009.