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Little Lodges on the Prairie: Freemasonry & Laura Ingalls Wilder
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,640. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Little Lodges on the Prairie: Freemasonry & Laura Ingalls Wilder is the first book to comprehensively detail the involvement of Laura Ingalls Wilder and each member of her family in the ancient fraternity of Freemasonry and the related Order of the Eastern Star, offering a new and unique perspective on the beloved author of the Little House on the Prairie series of books.
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.
New Navy Fighting Machine in the South China Sea - How American Surface Combatants Can Defeat PLAN, People's Republic of China (PRC) Navy, Aegis, Airships, Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,660. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The western Pacific is home to many areas of growing contention. In the past, a predominant concern of the U.S. centered upon potential PRC military aggression towards Taiwan. However, speculation over oil and gas reserves embedded in the SCS has increasingly drawn attention to the waters between Vietnam and the Philippines.
Highly Enriched Uranium: Striking a Balance - A Historical Report on the United States Highly Enriched Uranium Production, Acquisition, and Utilization Activities from 1945 through 1996
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,260. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In February 1996, the Department of Energy (DOE) commissioned a comprehensive effort to document and declassify the United States inventory and other information needed to present a complete picture of the production, acquisition, and utilization of highly enriched uranium (HEU).
Indexpositio Montana Grand Jury
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Price: Free! Words: 51,580. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Indexpositio is a researchers guide to the history of the Montana grand jury.
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.
Amerika? America! - From Immigration to Espionage
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Series: Krutein Memoirs, Book 3. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 90,210. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Amador Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Vol.3 of the remarkable autobiographical memoirs of Eva Krutein finds the family moving to California - in the 1960s! - with five teenagers! Suddenly Eva's narrative is interrupted by her husband, Manfred. His secret diary is quoted at length, revealing how his "ocean mining" job for Howard Hughes is really a secret spy project to raise a lost Soviet submarine from the floor of the Pacific.
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.
Winged Victor,A Biography of Victor M. Yeates
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 71,840. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
A biography of Victor Yeates, a sopwith camel pilot, whose novel Winged Victory is considered to be one of the classics on aerial warfare during world war one. Winged Victor also explores the factual aspects of Yeates' book through detailed examination of his log book entries family papers and official records. Victor's son has written the foreword.
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.
Killing America: What Poisoned A Noble Experiment
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,850. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
In 1776 America started with such promise, today it remains the place to immigrate to; but Americans are seemingly dissatisfied with their government. Is it because the character of the US has changed? What caused the change. A brief review of history reveal that the country's fortunes began to change after the 16th amendment overturned the one thing that made America different.
Cambodia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Khmer Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Traditions, Phnom Penh, Pol Pot, Vietnamese Occupation
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Cambodia.
The Battle of Britain: A German Perspective - Luftwaffe, Aircraft Development, History, Concepts, Doctrine, Influence of Spanish Civil War, Luftkriegfuhrung, German Bombers, Douhet
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,710. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The German propagandists reveled in the seemingly endless successes of their military. Poland, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Holland, and France had all fallen to the sword. By late summer, few in the world would have disputed that the fate of England could be any different on the eve of what was to become known as the Battle of Britain.
Uncle Anton's Atomic Bomb
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 95,840. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mary weds Ward Jr., heir to the well-to-do Wangerts of Indianapolis, and together they raise three sons. As they negotiate a rocky path through the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s, they take turns spinning a nighttime yarn inspired by the idea: what if Anton Chekhov wrote a story about the atomic bomb? A tragicomic mix of upper-crust romance, sibling warfare, boarding school drama, and C.I.A. skullduggery.
The Development of Capitalism in The Navajo Nation
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,930. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Development of Capitalism in the Navajo Nation traces the development of three industries during the period 1850 - 1980 that were widespread among Navajo people. These industries are sheep herding, rug weaving, and jewelry making. There is a focus on the role of military conquest, federal government policy, and private traders who were tied into national and international commerce.
MOUNTAINS OF MY YOUTH Hiking and Skiing In the Mountains of Victoria With the Rover Scouts and Youth Hostels Association 1941 to 1951
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Price: Free! Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Mountains of My Youth 1941 to 1951 is a book about my love of mountains. It describes the history and adventures of hiking and skiing with the Rover Scouts and the Youth Hostel Association, which embraced skiing as a recreational sport when skiing was in it's infancy. and. The book describes with many photos the routes of hikes and ski tours in the Victorian mountain ranges and high country.
Jamaica - Four Paths to Paradise
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,870. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In order to write about a place, Hugh B. Cave developed the habit of taking all or part of his family there and settling down like a permanent resident. This was certainly his approach to Jamaica and its built-in problems. His historical analysis of the island's geopolitical situation pulls no punches, even though he discusses colonialism, the color question, and much more...
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.