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Harnessing the Genie: Science and Technology Forecasting for the Air Force - 1944-1986 - von Karman, Woods Hole, Doolittle, Hap Arnold, Stever, Schriever, Forecast Project
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,890. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Harnessing the Genie describes and analyzes the methodologies and conclusions of the five main science and technology forecasts undertaken by the Air Force since before its birth as an independent service. Hopefully, this work will provide useful background as the Air Force grapples with the technological demands of national security in the 21st century.
Tennessee Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 13. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Tennessee's 4 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of each one. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and an extensive review of the various Truss Types.
Soviet Plane-makers -- Yakovlev
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Aleksandr Yakovlev was one of the few pioneering Soviet aircraft designers that appeared not to have incurred the wrath of Stalin and usually provided the right airplanes at the right time such as the superb Yak-3 that in 1944 was giving the Me 109 and Fw 190 a hard time. Post-war the Yak-25 high-altitude interceptor gave rise to a number of variants used in the Cold War as was the Yak-36/38 VTOL
Ένας έρωτας γεννιέται μέσα στη φρίκη...
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,630. Language: Greek. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » European
"Ενας ερωτας γεννιεται μεσα στη φρικη... ". Μια αληθινη ιστορία. Ο συγγραφεας, αυτοπτης μαρτυρας, Πρωταγωνιστες ο Γιωργος και η Φροσω, δυο νεαρα παιδια που γνωριστηκαν και ερωτευτηκαν κατω απο αντιξοες συνθηκες. Εκεινος γιος εγκληματια κομμουνιστη, εκεινη κορη αντικομμουνιστη. Εζησαν τον κατοχικο εμφυλιο στην Ελλαδα το ‘44 και βιωσαν την απανθρωπια, τον παραλογισμο και τον Γολγοθα του Μελιγαλα .
America - The Owner's Manual: How Your Country Really Works and How to Keep It Running
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Political
America - The Owner's Manual offers historical perspective on modern America, a must for thoughtful, informed citizenship. The book comprises posts from Professor Harvey Asher's even-handed and respected blog. Essays include "Politics As Usual," "American Capitalism: Moving Beyond Blind Faith," and "Immigration and the Myth of the One True American," plus sage advice on "Really Reading the News."
Avoiding Praetorian Societies: Focusing U.S. Strategy on Political Development - Arab Spring, Polyarchy, Closed Hegemonies, Kleptocracy, Social Capital, Political Stability Model
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,370. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The initial limited campaigns of Afghanistan and Iraq became the largest American stability and reconstruction campaigns since World War II, and led directly to the resurgence of counterinsurgency (COIN), stability and reconstruction operations as key facets of American strategy.
Imperial Airways European and Empire Services
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This second book on the origins of commercial civil flying traces the development of Imperial Airways that established services initially to Europe with their fleet of land-planes then across the world to Africa the Far East and Australia with thier famous flying-boat services. Join the flight at Southampton to experience a long-range flight of yesterday to see how it compares to those of today!
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: TECHINT - Multi-Service Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Technical Intelligence Operations (FM 2-22.401) Evacuation of Captured Enemy Materiel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,240. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this multi-service Field Manual provides a common set of multi-Service tactics, techniques, and procedures (MTTP) for technical intelligence (TECHINT) operations.
Friends across the Miles: VSOs - an important part of Labrador Education History Voluntary Service Overseas
Series: Volunteering - Voluntary Service Overseas - VSO, Book 4 · Mysteries. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Friends across the Miles: VSOs - an important part of Labrador Education History Voluntary Service Overseas Series Title: Voluntary Service Overseas Vol. 2 By Llewelyn Pritchard Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition (Cover photograph: Scout hike across the ice from Nain by John Penny VSO teacher 1966)
Russia Reports (Volume 4) - International Affairs, Putin, Moldova, Transnistria, Ukraine, Georgia, Chechnya, Lithuania, Belarus, Iran, Natural Gas, Energy Policy, Arms Control, Nonproliferation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 310,220. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Seventeen reports, studies, and documents provide special insight into Russian international affairs, with detailed discussions of vital topics which are of particular interest during the ongoing crisis involving Russian aggression against Crimea and the Ukraine.
Baldoyle, Portmarnock, Sutton; A Local History PART 1
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 33,980. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This section of the comprehensive history deals with early settlements, Christianity, schools and horse racing
Department of Defense Chemical and Biological Defense Program - Comprehensive Reports on Military Efforts to Protect Against NBC, WMD, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Threats
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Two reports from the DOD Joint Chemical and Biological Defense Program provide an up-to-date status of the military's efforts to protect against nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and terror threats.
Forging the Sword: Defense Production During the Cold War - DoD Industrial Facilities, Aircraft, Ammunition, Tank Plants, Shipyards, Reagan Buildup, Redstone, Pine Bluff, Picatinny Arsenal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,200. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study is a contextual overview to assist anyone researching Cold War industrial facilities in the United States. It gives a broad overview of the structure of the government-owned portion of the defense industrial base and discusses the various trends that affected that structure from the 1940s to the 1980s.
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section Six--Make Straight His Path: Maps and Topography in the Civil War & Military Mapping: Robert E. Lee Moves to Gettysburg
Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Essays
Military maps are not like civilian road maps which merely outline a transportation network. Military maps encompass a complete inventory of the topography of the geographic areas an army might march through or fight over. The two articles in this symposium describe in great detail how maps were prepared, used and what effect maps, or lack of maps, had on Civil War campaigns and battles.
Look Up, Madison! A Walking Tour of Madison, Wisconsin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Madison, Wisconsin is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Russia and Arms Control: Are There Opportunities for the Obama Administration? Putin, Lavrov, START and INF Treaty, BMD and Missile Defense, ASATS, Plesetsk, Ukraine, Space Weapons
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,790. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This impasse poses several risks beyond the obvious one of a breakdown in U.S.-Russian relations and the easily foreseeable bilateral consequences thereof.
Chuyện Y học Trung Hoa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,430. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Trên tay quý bạn, với gần 130 câu chuyện nói về nguồn gốc Trung y, các danh y nổi tiếng, đến những bệnh lạ, những phương thuốc hay được lưu truyền là nội dung tâm đắc trong cuốn sách này.
The Ten Worst Wild West Outlaws
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The outlaws rampaged through the countryside, often killing, raping, or mutilating their victims. While all were finally captured, it sometimes took the wiles of the best western lawmen or troops of soldiers to bring the villains to justice.
Strategic Air Warfare: An Interview with Generals Curtis E. LeMay, Leon W. Johnson, David A. Burchinal, and Jack J. Catton - World War II, Strategic Air Command SAC, Korean War, Southeast Asia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,370. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic Air Warfare is part of a continuing series of historical volumes produced by the Office of Air Force History in direct support of Project Warrior.
With the 1st Marine Division in Iraq, 2003 - No Greater Friend, No Worse Enemy - Marines of the Blue Diamond, Camp Pendleton, Iraq War to Oust Saddam Hussein
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 218,230. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
With the 1st Marine Division in Iraq, 2003, is a unit history written by the participants in the same vein as its predecessors—The Old Breed—written at the end of World War II and— The New Breed—authored during Korea. It is a narrative describing the actions of Marines in combat during the liberation of Iraq.