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Unexpected Odyssey: Danzig to Tennessee
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 246,440. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
A memoir of a European immigrant, surviving WW ll and growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y. Graduated the Merchant Marine Academy, spent life on 14 ships and was the first member of Texas Maritime Academy faculty as Associate Professor, into business as an Engineering Sales Specialist. Retired and then to graduate school, a career as an Executive Chef and finally to Tennessee as an addiction counselor.
Defense Threat Reduction Agency Foreign Consequence Management Legal Deskbook - Tool for Responders to Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and Terrorism Incidents on Foreign Soil
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 116,710. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This publication is designed as a research tool for lawyers responding to weapons of mass destruction accidents or incidents of terrorism on foreign soil.
U.S. Proliferation Policy and the Campaign Against Transnational Terror: Linking the U.S. Non-Proliferation Regime to Homeland Security Efforts - NBC, Nuclear Weapons, WMD, Iran, North Korea
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,220. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The non-proliferation treaty regime the international community has utilized for over half a century is insufficient to combat emerging global threats, specifically, WMD terrorism. The current landscape of transnational terrorism requires a major shift in U.S. nonproliferation policies if the current regime is going to address WMD threats.
Byzantine New Testament
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 182,440. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by Logos Media. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Bibles
A reliable translation of the New Testament based on the Majority Text. Key features: (1) Fairly literal translation in informal, spoken English, designed to sound good and be accurate when read aloud, (2) Helpful translation notes covering multiple possible readings, original wording and significant variants, (3) A very intuitive and user-friendly navigation.
Nuclear Weapons: Containment of Underground Nuclear Explosions, Seismic Verification of Nuclear Testing Treaties, Environmental Monitoring to Verify Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaties
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,580. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three authoritative reports provide unique information about nuclear weapons testing and the verification of nuclear nonproliferation treaties: (1) The Containment of Underground Nuclear Explosions, (2) Seismic Verification of Nuclear Testing Treaties, (3) Environmental Monitoring for Nuclear Safeguards.
Encyclopedia of American Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs) and Cold War Missile Weapons: Development and Operation, Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Peacekeeper - Eight Official Histories
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Price: $18.95 USD. Words: 567,000. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Eight official histories provide the complete story of America's ICBM forces in this massive ebook compilation.
Complete Guide to the 1961 SL-1 Fatal Nuclear Power Plant Accident - Accident and Recovery Operations Reports, Official Findings, Timeline of Events, Technical Details, Safety Implications
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,000. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear
Four official federal government reports provide the full details of the tragic SL-1 prototype nuclear power plant accident of January 3, 1961, the first and only immediately fatal American reactor accident.
Complete Guide to the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) - History from Atomic Reactors to Nuclear Waste Cleanup, Rickover and the Nuclear Navy, SL-1 Fatal Reactor Accident, Uranium and Plutonium
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 232,620. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Two comprehensive histories of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) provide extensive information about the lab's role in the development of nuclear reactors and other technologies, covering the period from before its establishment in 1949 through 2010.
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: Free! 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.