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Rumours: The Memoir of a POW in WWII
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,870. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2009 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Chas tells of the treatments of prisoners by Germans vs. Italians, of tensions among prisoners, of the kind of work the men did and the kind of food they ate. Some of the stories are humorous, filled with the small joys. Others are tense and frightening: getting into a fist fight with a guard, being discovered in an escape attempt, standing before a firing squad.
Starting a Stock Portfolio for Africa
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2010 by Conceptualee Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » International business
This strategy guide lays out considerations for starting an African stock market portfolio, or adding African stocks to an existing portfolio for diversification. The guide includes sections on the investment context in Africa, an overview of the African stock market structure, strategic thought process for building a portfolio, key points to consider, and a list of external resources.
What the Hell Are We Doing Here! [Across the Sahara to West and Central Africa by Land Rover]
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
Three friends confronting middle-age set out to explore the world and the great sweep of people who inhabit it. 4WD across the Sahara to Africa - sights & adventures from one of the world’s most colourful overland routes. For travellers, 4WD enthusiasts, and armchair adventurers. For iPad & similar - 180 colour photos, links to videos. Greyscale version also available "Across the Sahara..."
Redefining Business in the New Africa
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,950. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011 by Conceptualee Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » International business
2001-2010 proved to be a transitional decade for Africa, ushering in a new image and status for the continent. Africa began to show it was truly shaking the shackles of its colonial and chaotic past. Now that the New Africa has arrived, what does that mean? And, what does it mean for business?
2011 Complete Guide to Libya: Muammar al Qadhafi (Colonel Gadhafi, Qaddafi, Gaddafi), Government, Politics, Military, Human Rights, History, Economy, Uprising - Authoritative Coverage
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,570. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This massive compilation provides a complete picture of Libya with over 500 pages of up-to-date information, featuring professional analysis and background data about the nation and its leader, Muammar al Qadhafi. There is coverage of the government, military, human and religious rights, terrorism (including the Lockerbie and LaBelle disco bombings), and much more.
2011 Mideast Uprisings: Country Background Information on Libya and Gaddafi, Egypt, and Bahrain - Authoritative Coverage of Government, Military, Human Rights, History
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Price: $16.99 USD. Words: 555,180. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Three countries seriously impacted by the uprisings of 2011 - Libya, Egypt, and Bahrain - are profiled in this incredible collection of country studies and U.S. government background data, with over 1500 pages of up-to-date information featuring professional analysis and authoritative information about each nation.
Averting a Massacre in Libya: Speech by President Barack Obama, March 28, 2011 - The American-led Military Action against Muammar Qaddafi (al Qadhafi, Gadhafi, Gaddafi)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Here is the complete text of the speech given by President Barack Obama at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C. on March 28, 2011 about the military action against Libya. Obama declared: " We have intervened to stop a massacre, and we will work with our allies and partners to maintain the safety of civilians."
Soldiers’ Tales - As told to the folks back home
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Genuine tales told by soldiers from the Boer War of 1899 to Afghanistan in 2011. The clear unvarnished truth from men who were in the tranches of World War I, who flew bombing missions over Germany in World War II, who were captured by the Japanese, who invaded Suez in 1956, who met Russians in the Cold War and much else besides.
Still Time to Live: A Biography of Jack Belden
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 95,330. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
TIME-LIFE correspondent Jack Belden covered war and only war reporting from China, Burma, North Africa and Europe in the 1930s and 1940s. Now, in this first-ever biography of an American original -- described by Edgar Snow as “mad and gifted” -- we see him wounded in battle fighting his way back to the front lines only to be wounded again, perhaps irreparably, by the ravages of McCarthyism.
The Lion in the Moon: Two Against the Sahara
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,000. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A Dallas socialite meets an adventurer from Santa Fe on a blind date. Strangers with stars in their eyes, they cross the Saharan desert through five countries in a two-month life-threatening journey. Using only a compass as a guide. . .