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China in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Chinese, Cantonese, Gan, Mandarin, Uighur, Wu - Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Traditions
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 236,380. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of six unique guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in China.
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.
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.
The True History of Elijah Muhammad - Autobiographically Authoritative (The Black Stone)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 109,050. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The True History of Elijah Muhammad - Autobiographically Authoritative is an interesting title; this subtitled autobiographically athoritative because the history is direct from the mouth of Elijah Muhammad himself through his audios, writings and live speeches. Based on the importance of what this means in years to come, it was best to let him speak for himself. Well documented and supported.
Russian Military Politics and Russia's 2010 Defense Doctrine - Putin, Lavrov, Conventional and Nuclear Forces, Hierachy of Russian Security, General Yuri Baluyevsky
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,190. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
This monograph is devoted to a consideration of Russia's military doctrine.
My Letters Home from the Pacific War
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,420. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
These letters cover a great variety of war-time experiences, from terrifying near-death experiences on the beaches of Iwo Jima, and a kamikaze crash into the ship, to accounts of incredible adventures at Ie Shima, Osaka, Wakayama, Formosa and Shanghai.
Paris je t'aime
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: French. Published: November 24, 2014 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Cesse-t-on jamais d’être de son village ? En « vingt arrondissements et deux rives de fleuve », Colette a cherché à retrouver à Paris sa province perdue, un village en somme avec ses autochtones, ses habitants anonymes ou illustres (Cocteau, Bérard, Bove etc.), ses lieux de rencontres, ses boutiques et ses restaurants (le Grand Véfour).
Brush Creek Chronicles: The Family of John and Elizabeth Akin
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
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This genealogy of John Akin and his wife Elizabeth “Betsy” McKinney, who settled in Green County, Kentucky, in the early 1800s, reflects the events of American history from the time of the frontier to the post-World War II era and across eight generations. Biographical sketches of John and Betsy, their parents, grandparents, and over 800 descendants present the family’s history.
Dissatisfaction Between Black And White - The Other New World Order
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
This book delves into the two positions perplexing the Black nation in America as a result of chattel slavery. One is the desire to stay with their former slave-masters and seek civil rights, despite being subjected to genocide through multi-forms of integration. The other is written by Messenger Elijah Muhammad: "We believe the offer of integration is hypocritical...(see long discription)
Legends, Labors & Loves: William Jackson Palmer, 1836—1909
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,290. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Legends, Labors & Loves reveals a remarkable and modest man and opens every reader’s eyes to a new view of Colorado Springs’ founder William Jackson Palmer. There is no scandal, nor is there deception. Not only will you find integrity, leadership and compassion in this book, but you will witness Palmer’s tenacious conviction, strength, and shrewdness—just how one imagines a true “founding father.”
Hypatia: Her Life and Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,940. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
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Hypatia of Alexandria. Who was she? A brilliant 5C scientist murdered by a religious mob? An aging academic killed by a rival political force? A sorceress who kept Alexandria in thrall through satanic wiles? Innovative mathematician or a geometry teacher? Discover the answers to these questions and more through this collection of essays on the life and times of Hypatia, Lady Philosopher.
Surface-to-Air Missiles - Part of the Weapons of War Series
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book takes the reader on a fact-packed study of the SAM from its earliest days in World War Two with the British Stooge and German Waserfall through to the most sophisticated modern weapons such as the Israelie Iron Dome, British Sea Viper and the Russian Igla-S.
Heroes of the RAF - No.50 Squadron
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,390. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Key note: Thrilling real Life Accounts of Fighting in the Air from 1916 to the Falklands. No.50 Squadron was a leading RAF bomber squadron in World War II and bombed the Falklands in 1982.
Two for the Cabinet
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,820. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
In 1981 President Ronald Reagan selected two individuals from a small Township in Southeastern Pennsylvania as members of his first cabinet. What is the story behind naming Senator Richard Schweiker and Andrew Lewis, Jr. to the cabinet? Why did they come to his attention? Why did their relationship with the President and each other affect America and change the course of history?
If I Could Paint the Moon Black
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
We know The Diary of Anne Frank. Now, we have Imbi's story, If I Could Paint the Moon Black. A child and her mother in occupied Estonia, caught in the nowhere land between two warring dictators, Hitler and Stalin in the years 1939-1945. You will fall in love with the spirit of this young girl; a story of escape and love, delightfully told despite the reminders of war and devastation.
Scandals and Scoundrels from the Old West
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,690. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
There were scandals and scoundrels throughout the west. Consider the dance instructor that sued a cable-car company because an accident turned her into a nymphomaniac. She was awarded $50,000.
Coming to Las Vegas, A True Tale of Sex, Drugs & Sin City in the 70s
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,810. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir tells how the author arrived in Las Vegas in 1973 to join a circus, opened the new MGM Grand Hotel/Casino as a cocktail waitress and, among other adventures, experienced a city-wide Culinary Union strike. Each story told in this memoir—of the Martin Scorsese “Casino” era of Las Vegas—is true, and many of them are humorous as well as outrageous.
Survive to Live Free
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 99,820. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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This is a heart-breaking insight into the personal experiences of a little girl growing up during World War II in East Germany. The author's memories reveal through a child's eyes the effect the war had on herself, her family and her friends and their struggle to survive and adapt to the lack of food, the Hitler Regime and the bombings.
The Marine from Mandalay
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Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 64,230. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This is the true story of a Royal Marine wounded by shrapnel in Mandalay in WW2 who undergoes a long solitary march to the Japanese through the whole of Burma and then finds his way back through India and back to Britain to report for duty in Plymouth. On his way he has many encounters and adventures and helps British and Indian refugees.
The One That Got Away
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Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 91,190. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Franz von Werra was the only German prisoner of war to escape and return to Germany after being captured by the Allies. An incredibly charismatic, inventive and self-confident man, he was a Luftwaffe ace shot down in the Battle of Britain. The One that Got Away tells the full and exciting story of his two daring escapes in England and his third and successful escape in Canada.