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Circling the Earth: United States Plans for a Postwar Overseas Military Base System, 1942-1948 - Projecting Military Power after World War II
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,830. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In many ways, the evolution of planning for overseas bases from 1942 through 1948 reflected the growing sophistication and political maturation of American foreign and military policy. In spite of the dismal failure of the League of Nations, early planning focused on basing requirements for an envisioned postwar international police force.
Leduc
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Leduc knows how not to get noticed, how to bide his time, how to hide what he does. He learned a long time ago, after his mother found the cats. Just a few more weeks, and he’ll have his military police badge. Then he’ll be able to do whatever he wants, whenever he wants… to whoever he wants. There’s only one problem. Someone knows his secret.
The Firebird
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,670. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ben, a career spy, comes out of retirement to help his country. He’s a bit eccentric—even his cover identities have cover identities—but all his caution has kept him alive. Can Ben uncover a plot in Columbia before the death toll rises? A fast paced novella full of intrigue and espionage.
Nusantara
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You set the price! Words: 70,990. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
After dropping out of University, getting a job as a storeman, doing drugs, getting married and then splitting-up with his wife Jack Rowland joins the Australian Defence Force and is sent to East Timor at the height of the troubles. He ends up ‘volunteering,’ for a mission in Indonesia, where the UN are trying to rescue a group of foreigners being held hostage by the local rebels.
Base Jumping: The Vagabond Life of a Military Brat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,990. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Military families make great sacrifices for their country. While the soldiers wear the uniform and risk their lives, the families live like gypsies with all the responsibilities of holding the family unit together, and receive only a fraction of the recognition they deserve. This is the story of my life growing up in a military family.
Dad and Me: Twice Goodbye
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
Max shares his experience of having a dad in the military. His dad is a soldier and a nurse. After given an overseas assignment, he is sent to an army hospital to take care for injured soldiers. Max and his brother, John, have to say goodbye to their dad more than once. He and his younger brother wait for months in anticipation for their dad to return home.
Aphrodite's Child
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Price: $3.07 USD. Words: 128,550. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Aphrodite's Child by Sarah Catherine Knights is set in Cyprus in the early nineties and is told through the eyes of Emily, who jumps at the opportunity to escape her life in England, when Luke, her pilot husband, is posted to RAF Akrotiri. Embracing everything the island has to offer, she reinvents herself, only to find that this new life brings its own heartache and tragedy.
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.
Retrieval
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,670. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The owner of a diner in the southwestern desert discovers she is in the middle of an alien scavenger hunt in this science fiction thriller.