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Hammer Down: The Battle for the Watapur Valley, 2011 - War in Afghanistan Vanguard of Valor Series, Fight Against Taliban and al-Qaeda, Task Force Cacti
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
On the afternoon of 25 June 2011, the Soldiers of Bravo Company, 2d Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3d Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, also known as Task Force (TF) Cacti, entered an area of Afghanistan known as the "Gambir Jungle" as part of Operation HAMMER DOWN.
We Were Soldiers Too
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,510. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
On the verge of World War 3 and nuclear war, We Were Soldiers Too is about the difficult job of serving in the infantry during a very critical time of the Cold War. It is a personal account of military service and the historical events that were happening during President Reagan's time in office as the world faced the possibility of nuclear war.
Hippie Or, Like, There Was More to The 60s Than THAT, Man!
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,400. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Walk through the world of Hippie: its origins, behavior and misbehavior, its outrages and beauty, its seque into today. Non-fiction adventure meets social drama in an originally-told, originally-illustrated first book from a widely and wildly experienced individual.
The Mohammed Code
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,900. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, Napoleon, and Adolph Hitler tried to take over the world. All of them failed. Yet an illiterate desert prophet enabled his followers to hammer together an empire 11 times the size of Alexander the Great’s conquests, 5 times the size of the Roman Empire, and 7 times the size of the USA. How did Mohammed pull it off? And how does his success threaten you and me?
Million Dollars Worth of Nerve
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,960. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Twenty-one African Americans Who Helped to Power Black Bottom, Paradise Valley and Detroit's Lower East Side
They Came with Cromwell The story of the Nunn Family of County Wexford, Ireland.
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,070. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is the history of the Nunn family of wexford in ireland, who came to these shores with oliver cromwell with the sole purpose of conquering all opposition in ireland, religious, political and cultural. The nunn family settlement in wexford commenced with the granting of over 3000 acres of land confiscated from the defeated irish. The family settled and reigned in wexford for over 300 years.
Hypersonics Before the Shuttle: A Concise History of the X-15 Research Airplane - History of the Design, Development, Operations, and Lessons Learned
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,760. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a comprehensive, readable history of the famous X-15 program. The introduction states: "Although it is usually heralded as the most productive flight research program ever undertaken, no serious history has been assembled to capture its design, development, operations, and lessons."
Service Games: The Rise and Fall of SEGA
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 166,800. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
Starting with its humble beginnings in the 1950's and ending with its swan-song, the Dreamcast, in the early 2000’s, this is the complete history of Sega as a console maker.
Forgotten Power: Byzantium, Bulwark of Christianity
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
For centuries, the Byzantine Empire was the center of Christendom, mistress of the Mediterranean, and the symbol for all the rest of the world of splendor, wealth, and cultural ascendancy until it fell to the Ottoman Turks. This book vividly brings to life the glittering emperors, the hotbed of religious controversy, the politics, art, military action, and the lives of ordinary citizens.
A Preliminary Analysis of the October 1, 1965 Coup in Indonesia
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,180. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Although numerous accounts have been published of the genesis and character of the attempted October 1965 coup in Indonesia, many important aspects of that affair still remain very unclear. This seminal work by two of the world's leading Indonesianists offers the first clear analysis of what really occurred during this dark time in Indonesia's history.
Listening for Leviathan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,630. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
(4.00 from 1 review)
Listening for Leviathan is the biography of Captain Joseph Paul Kelly, USNR, the US Navy's Father of Project Caesar and SOSUS. During the Cold War, Captain Joe Kelly headed the anti-submarine project that secretly tracked Soviet submarines during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Later, SOSUS discovered the causes of the destruction of the two US nuclear submarines Thresher and Scorpion.
The Tonga Book — February 1805 – June 1811
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,240. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The remarkable adventures of young William Mariner on a voyage around the world and his long sojourn in the islands of Tonga wherein he gives us a full account of the inhabitants of those islands and the conduct of their lives.
Typhoon Haiyan the Untold Story
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,100. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Inspired by true events, the novel brings to life an epic tale of survival from the world’s strongest typhoon ever recorded in history, Typhoon Haiyan, where it weaves a human story that would stir hearts and touch lives, combining intense drama, love, and faith as it entreats reader’s on how far can one human being go to mend broken lives.
21st Century Complete Guide to Naval Mine Warfare: Modern MCM Systems, Marine Mammal Systems, Dolphins, Sea Lions, Avenger-Class, Mine Countermeasures, Mine Threat Control
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,630. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Seven unique U.S. Navy documents provide a thorough guide to naval mine warfare, with information on modern mine countermeasures (MCM), marine mammal systems, the use of dolphins and sea lions, organic MCM, Avenger class, SQQ-32 Sonar, SLQ-37, SLQ-38, SLQ-48(V), MH-53E Sea Dragon Helicopters, explosive ordnance disposal, littoral combat ship (LCS), methods of actuation, and much more.
Nowhere, a Story of Exile
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,420. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Jirayr Beugekian. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte was a ten year old girl in 1988, living in the seaside city of Baku, in the Soviet Republic of Azerbaijan, when pogroms organized by the majority Muslim Azeri population drove the minority Christian Armenians out of the country. Anna's diary documented the organized terror in Baku, her life as a refugee, and her struggle to find herself.
Seventy North to Fifty South - The Story of Captain Cook's Last Voyage
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,920. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Seventy North to Fifty South is an annotation of the published journal written by Captain James Cook during his third voyage: the voyage with major geographic and political consequences. His journal reports were filled with navigational and geographical detail plus anthropological observations about the inhabitants.
Bên Thắng Cuộc: Giải phóng
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 230,810. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
(4.75 from 24 reviews)
Cuốn sách của tôi bắt đầu từ ngày 30-4-1975 - ngày nhiều người tin là miền Bắc đã giải phóng miền Nam. Nhiều người thận trọng nhìn lại suốt hơn ba mươi năm, giật mình với cảm giác bên được giải phóng hóa ra lại là miền Bắc.
A Lifetime in the Eye of the Storm
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 221,610. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Hiep lived her life, from earliest childhood, at the center of the war. This is her story of love and loss, triumph and tragedy. It is the story of all women who have lived through a war, with only their steadfast love, hope and faith in God to give them the strength to go on living.
Bên Thắng Cuộc: Quyền bính
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 257,870. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
(4.83 from 12 reviews)
Quyền Bính tiếp tục nói về những khúc quanh của Việt Nam. Nói về những thời điểm mà đảng cầm quyền thay vì nắm bắt tư duy của thời đại và ý chí của nhân dân, chỉ có thể loay hoay trong một cái vòng tự vẽ. Hệ thống chính trị, trải qua nhiều thế hệ, càng về sau lại càng có ít khả năng khắc phục sai lầm.
The Persian Nightingale
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,280. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Madelina Forbes Mitchell’s memoir is an interesting read that gives an insight into her extraordinary life and the trials endured upon moving to Australia with her husband Fredrick Mitchell in 1838. The reader is given a snapshot of time through the eyes of someone who was a little bit further up the aristocratic ladder than most.