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Poker According to Sun Tzu
By Mike Evan
Price: Free! Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
Sun Tzu’s timeless classic, “The Art of War,” is adapted specifically for the competitive poker player. Players at all levels will find a multitude of lessons to help them maintain discipline, manage the internal conflict between mind and impulse, find their “center,” and raise their play to the level of a master.
General Miranda's Wars: Turmoil and Revolt in Spanish America, 1750-1816
By Denis Smith
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,720. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
Before Simon Bolivar, there was Francisco de Miranda who plotted to free Spain’s colonies in South America. Roaming the world, he cajoled funds from the powerful, including Britain’s William Pitt and Russia’s Catherine the Great. But Miranda’s invasion of New Spain in 1806 was a painful fiasco. He died a prisoner in a Spanish dungeon and the way was now clear for Bolivar’s eventual triumph.
An Introduction to Hadrian's Wall: One Hundred Questions About the Roman Wall Answered
By M. C. Bishop
Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 1. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book provides a friendly and accessible introduction to Hadrian's Wall in the form of 100 questions and their answers. Designed to appeal to all who have heard of (but do not necessarily know much about) this important monument, it is written by an archaeologist who has walked, driven, cycled, flown, illustrated, photographed and even excavated on Hadrian's Wall
The Art of War: an anthology of China's ancient military philosophy
By Edgar Bailitis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,040. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book outlines compelling factors that point to the Art of War as an anthology of China’s ancient military philosophy rather than the work of one individual. The exposition is followed by a translation of the thirteen chapters that make up the ancient text, with added chapter sections to indicate where there appears to be a tenuous connection of certain lines within each chapter.
The Story of the Noncommissioned Officer Corps - The Evolution and Development of the NCO Corps, Portraits of NCOs in Action, Selected Documents
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,880. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This special volume from the U.S. Army captures the history of the noncommissioned officer - a rich history that continues to evolve.
MARCH OF THE SCYTHIANS: FROM SARGON II TO THE FALL OF NINEVEH
By Cam Rea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,430. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The Assyrian-Scythian wars.
The Crusades and the Soldiers of the Cross: Knights, Emperors, and Warrior Lepers from Godfrey of Bouillon to Richard the Lionheart
By Michael Rank
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,260. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
'The Crusades and the Soldiers of the Cross' is an exciting new book by best-selling author and historian Michael Rank. It explores the lives and times of the 10 most important leaders of the most interesting military campaigns in history, lasting 1095-1212. Such figures include Richard the Lionheart, Godfrey of Bouillon, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and Peter the Hermit.
The United States Army Operating Concept 2016-2028 - TRADOC Pam 525-3-1, How the Army Fights, Organizing for Combined Arms Maneuver and Wide Area Security, Training and Education
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,010. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
TRADOC Pam 525-3-1, The Army Operating Concept, describes how future Army forces conduct operations as part of the joint force to deter conflict, prevail in war, and succeed in a wide range of contingencies in the future operational environment. It describes the employment of Army forces in the 2016-2028 timeframe with emphasis on the operational and tactical levels of war.
Weather and Warfare
By Robert Child
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Weather and Warfare dramatically retraces the meteorological forces during battlefield engagements that doomed or saved civilizations. And lessons of the centuries have convinced military planners that control of the weather is the ultimate goal and future weapon in America’s technology arsenal.
Joint Military Operations Historical Collection - Lessons Learned from Battles Large and Small, Hannibal, Grenada, Haiti, Panama, Gulf War Desert Storm, Korea Operation Chromite
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,290. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Knowing the past and being able to use its lessons are major responsibilities of all military professionals. The Joint Military Operations Historical Collection (JMOHC) presents historical events that illustrate Joint Doctrine principles in Joint Force Employment.
Spain's Royal Corps of Engineers
By A. J. Osorio
Series: Military History, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,170. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Fifth title in the Field Military Series covers the history of this elite military body from its early days until the early 1800s. Numerous photos and historical references support the accomplishments of the Corps in the Americas. This is the first in a planned set of three e-books, authored by a living history writer.
The Battle of Arsuf 1191
By Andrew May
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The key battle of the Third Crusade that saw King Richard the Lionheart of England inflict a crushing strategic defeat on Saladin.
The Pyrenees - 1813
By Oliver Hayes
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,490. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
By the summer of 1813 the Peninsular War had reached a crisis. The British army under Wellington was poised to invade France, but he was faced by the towering Pyrenees mountains and the cunning French Marshal Soult. What followed was a classic campaign of mountain fighting.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume VI: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1955-1956 - Eisenhower Cold War New Look Strategic Plans, Missiles, Suez Canal, Taiwan
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 152,250. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Volume VI is primarily concerned with the way the Joint Chiefs of Staff sought to "fine tune" the New Look through strategic plans, the force levels to support them, and allocation of responsibility among the military services for developing and operating the new weapons systems. This turned out to be a contentious process owing to interservice disagreement.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Army Human Intelligence (HUMINT) Collector Operations FM 2-22.3 (FM 34-52) - Interrogation, Enemy Combatants, POWs, Detainees, Military Police
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,680. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This manual, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, provides doctrinal guidance, techniques, and procedures governing the employment of human intelligence (HUMINT) collection and analytical assets in support of the commander's intelligence needs.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-13.1: Electronic Warfare, Electronic Attack, Electronic Protection, Disruption, EW and Major Battles (Normandy Landing, Vietnam, Desert Storm)
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This AFDD establishes operational doctrine for United States Air Force EW operations. It articulates fundamental Air Force principles for the application of combat force and provides commanders operational-level guidance on the employment and integration of Air Force resources to achieve desired objectives.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Tactics in Counterinsurgency - Field Manual 3-24.2 - Tactical Considerations, COIN Operations, Historical Theories (Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 165,510. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this 2009 Army Field Manual establishes doctrine (fundamental principles) for tactical counterinsurgency (COIN) operations at the company, battalion, and brigade level.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Security Sector Reform in Timor-Leste: Missed Opportunities and Hard Lessons in Empowering the Host-Nation
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 49,190. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
As the United States and its coalition partners continue with transitions to host-nation civil authorities in both Iraq and Afghanistan, authors Isaac Kfir, Nicholas Armstrong, and Jacqueline Chura-Beaver examine an important case study of the United Nation's transition efforts in Timor-Leste.
War & Warfare: An Essay
By Edward E. Rochon
You set the price! Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A brief description of tactics, strategy and ethical consideration of war.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume One - The Formative Years: 1947-1950 - Fascinating Account of Post-War Decisions on Communist Threat, Atomic Weapons, Israel, NATO
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 285,280. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The first volume in an important new series that will provide a comprehensive history of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), The Formative Years traces the evolution of OSD from its establishment in September 1947 to the outbreak of the Korean War in June 1950.