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General Miranda's Wars: Turmoil and Revolt in Spanish America, 1750-1816
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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.
United States Army in World War II - The European Theater of Operations: The Supreme Command - SHAEF, D-Day Invasion, Pursuit to the Seine, Rhine, Fighting in the North, Drive to the Elbe, Surrender
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 339,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an extraordinary history of the Supreme Headquarters of World War II, telling the important stories of the commanders and decisions responsible for defeating Nazi Germany. This volume tells the story of the Supreme Headquarters of that Allied Expeditionary Force which seized a foothold on the German-held shores of western Europe in 1944.
"Fools, Drunks, and the United States": August 12, 1941
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Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: American English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Bapton Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of America on August 12, 1941, four months before Pearl Harbor. Isolationism was still strong, FDR was hammering out the Atlantic Charter with Churchill (to the fury of America Firsters), the Japanese were ready to kick off a war, most Americans were more interested in baseball and radio shows than in a distant conflict, and Congress decided to keep the draft - by one vote.
Conduct of the Persian Gulf War - Final Report To Congress - Invasion of Kuwait, Saddam Hussein, Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Maritime Interception, Air and Ground Campaign
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 387,580. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report discusses the conduct of hostilities in the Persian Gulf theater of operations. It includes: a list of fatalities; prisoners of war; U.N. resolutions; intelligence; Special Operations Forces; environmental terrorism; women in the combat zone; media in the battlefield; and weapon performance.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - The War in Vietnam 1960-1968, Part 2 - Johnson and McNamara, Escalation in South Vietnam, Tonkin Gulf, Saigon, Rolling Thunder
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 297,590. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This volume describes those JCS activities related to developments in Vietnam during the period 1964-1966. At times, the role of the Joint Chiefs in events in Vietnam may appear to be submerged in the description of foreign relations, politics, economics, and other areas having little to do with military matters.
Epic Images of Civil War Battles ~ Changing Views of a War
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Series: Assorted Writings, Book 2. Price: $7.89 USD. Words: 92,730. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
American Civil War panoramas (and related large paintings) returned to older, but still popular, European visual traditions to memorialize the War. Prior to the invention of photographic film fast enough to capture a battle, panoramas were the most popular visual exploration of Civil War. This made it a natural medium of visual expression as the country reexamined the War.Illus. NOT included
1914: The Early Campaigns of the Great War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,810. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
'The Early Campaigns of the Great War' paints a picture of outdated military strategies - yet it also tells a story of heroism and courage. At times the British Army may have been outmanned and outgunned, but it still endured.
Black Ops: Heroic Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Black Ops is a unique compilation of some of the key operations undertaken by Delta Force, SAS, SBS. Spetznaz and U.S Navy SEALs from the late 1970s to the present day. Never before have various operations been brought together in one book, allowing you an insight into past UK and US Special Forces operations. Bringing an action packed and explosive account from those who were there.
The Valley Forge Encyclopedia: Comprehensive History of the Famous American Revolutionary War Winter Continental Army Encampment, Valley Forge Historical Research Report, Logistics, Cabins
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 371,750. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Discover the fascinating stories and unique history of the Valley Forge, Pennsylvania revolutionary war camp, now preserved as the Valley Forge National Historical Park. This impressive compilation provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of all aspects of the encampment, incorporating a complete reproduction of the milestone National Park Service Valley Forge Historical Research Report.
My Odyssey To Area 51
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 79,330. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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The autobiography of an Area 51 veteran selected to serve with a 23-man special projects team for the CIA, and how the secret life affected his family. His odyssey starts with Army intelligence in Korea, Army missiles and radar in Europe, to NASA X-15 flights, the CIA A-12 surveillance plane, exploitation of Soviet MiG planes, Soviet radar, the early stealth prototypes at Area 51, and today.
How The Army Runs 2013-2014 - A Senior Leader Reference Handbook - Organizational Life, Mobilization, Reserve, Logistics, Training, Health System, Civil Functions, Public Affairs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 329,300. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This text is designed to explain and synthesize the functioning and relationships of numerous Defense, Joint, and Army organizations, systems, and processes involved in the development and sustainment of trained and ready forces for the Combatant Commanders.
Delta II & III Space Operations at Cape Canaveral 1989-2009, Origins, Military Missions, Civil Missions, Commercial Missions
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 51,730. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study addresses DELTA II and DELTA III space operations at Cape Canaveral, Florida, from the DELTA II's first launch in 1989 through the DELTA II's most recent launch in late March 2009.
Vietnam POW Sourcebook: The Long Road Home, U.S. Prisoner of War Policy and Planning and Honor Bound, The History of American Prisoners of War in Southeast Asia, 1961-1973
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 560,210. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Two major histories of American prisoners of war (POWs) captured during the Vietnam War are contained in this unique ebook sourcebook, providing an unprecedented reference on this vital subject.
Iraq Reconstruction Special Reports: Five Official Reviews, Hard Lessons, Human Toll of Reconstruction or Stabilization Operations During Iraqi Freedom, Perception of Emergency Response
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 233,290. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Five vital reports about the results of Iraq War reconstruction efforts by the United States are compiled in this unique ebook.
Village Stability Operations (VSO) in Afghanistan: Comparing Past Counterinsurgencies for Future Applications - Special Operations COIN, Philippine War, Malayan Emergency, Taliban, Karzai
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,490. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Village Stability Operations (VSO) has been the cornerstone counterinsurgency strategy and primary mission for U.S. Special Operations Forces in Afghanistan since 2010. The VSO program has drawn criticism for human rights violations committed by the Afghan Local Police and poor reception by much of the Afghan population.
Gasoline To Patton: A Different War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In late July 1944, WWII, General Patton's Third Army armor moved so fast across France they left their supply lines behind and had to wait five days for fuel---fuel diverted to General Montgomery's slower armor. Why? This exhaustively researched book by a retired U.S. Brigadier General asks this: Might WWII have ended seven months earlier in 1944, if politics had not favored Monty over Patton?
The Story of the Noncommissioned Officer Corps - The Evolution and Development of the NCO Corps, Portraits of NCOs in Action, Selected Documents
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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.
Complete Guide to the 1980 Iranian Hostage Crisis and Rescue Mission, Operation Eagle Claw, Desert One, Holloway Report, Studies, Plans, CIA Role in Argo Cover Story, Formerly Secret Documents
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 351,960. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This massive ebook provides encyclopedic coverage of the Iranian hostage crisis during the Carter administration and the 1980 failed military rescue mission with declassified Department of Defense documents, intelligence reports, histories and reports.
21st Century Complete Guide to Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP): Nuclear Weapon Effects (NWE) and the Threat to the Electric Grid and Critical Infrastructure, HEMP, EMI, Microwave Devices
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 335,960. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General
This revised, up-to-date, and comprehensive ebook presents a superb collection of authoritative documents detailing the threat posed by electromagnetic pulse (EMP) caused by nuclear weapons and geomagnetic storms.
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).