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Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Stalemate, U.S. Marines from Bunker Hill to the Hook, 1st Marine Division, Imjin River, Kimpo Peninsula, Medal of Honor Winners, General Selden
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,150. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official U.S. Marine Corps history provides unique information about important aspects of the Korean War, with material on the 1st Marine Division, Imjin River, Kimpo Peninsula, the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, Medal of Honor Winners, and General Selden.
A Walking Tour of Tallahassee, Florida
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Tallahassee, Florida 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.
Disjointed Ways, Disunified Means: Learning From America's Struggle to Build an Afghan Nation - The Afghanistan War, Natural Resources and Drug Trade, al-Qaeda and Terrorism, Petraeus, McChrystal
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,210. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique book, which studies the efforts of the United States in Afghanistan, discusses potential corrective measures that can be applied to future irregular warfare and "nation-building" missions in particular and American national security affairs more generally.
Napper Tandy, The Irish Patriot
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Price: Free! Words: 33,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Napper Tandy was born in Dublin in 1740, an ironmonger's son. He was Secretary of the United Irishmen which with Wolfe Tone he helped found the United Irishmen. He led the mismanaged French ‘invasion’ of Ireland in 1798. He was sentenced to death, but never executed, a fact which may well have denied him the martyrdom which came to others Like Wolfe Tone and Robert Emmett. This is his his story.
Look Up, Oakland! A Walking Tour of Oakland, California
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Oakland, California 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 Reports (Volume 4) - International Affairs, Putin, Moldova, Transnistria, Ukraine, Georgia, Chechnya, Lithuania, Belarus, Iran, Natural Gas, Energy Policy, Arms Control, Nonproliferation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 310,220. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: 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.
Renovating Vonnegut
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,650. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Renovating Vonnegut tells the story of Lake Maxinkuckee, Culver Military Academy, Culver, Indiana, and how author Kurt Vonnegut and his family are related to them. It also tells of the renovation of one of the Vonneguts' summer cottages on the east shore of Lake Maxinkuckee.
Ma Petite Rosette
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,100. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In the summer of 1941, war abruptly intrudes into an otherwise peaceful and remote part of German Occupied France. Two British airmen engaged on a top-secret mission, are shot down, landing in the treacherous mud of a bay near La Rochelle. They are rescued by a young farm-worker whose father sets out to help them escape capture accompanied by his daughter who speaks a little English.
Trăm trận, trăm thắng.
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Là cuốn binh thư kì diệu, không có cuốn binh thư nào sánh được. Sách đã khai mở tinh thần, trí tuệ và sự thông biến cho người đọc.
The Cold War: A Ducksters Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,320. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Modern
This book about the Cold War is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the major events of the Cold War including the Berlin Airlift, the Bay of Pigs, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the collapse of the Soviet Union.
China - Latin America Military Engagement: Good Will, Good Business, and Strategic Position - Cuba, Colombia, FARC, Brazil, Chile, Venezuela, Chavez, Arms Sales, Space Cooperation
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 120,140. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
While a great deal of attention has been given to Chinese commercial activity in Latin America, very little has been written in the open press regarding Chinese military engagement with the region.
Look Up, St. Paul! A Walking Tour of St. Paul, Minnesota
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 St. Paul, Minnesota 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.
Historical and Architectural Overview of Aircraft Hangars of the Reserves and National Guard Installations from World War I through the Cold War - History of Aviation in National Guard, Vietnam
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,120. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The architectural history of military hangars and airfields has been thoroughly documented for the active branches of the military. This Department of Defense Legacy Program report comprises a historic context that explores the history of aviation and hangar development in the Reserves and National Guard.
Survivors: The A-bombed Trees of Hiroshima
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
"Survivors", a pictorial journey into the heart of Hiroshima, describes and illustrates more than 50 sites with 75 treasured trees, shrubs, and groves dating from before the bombing on August 6th 1945. This condensed Smashwords version features a forward, introduction, postscript, and reference section, as well as translations of essays by the a-bomb survivor Tamiki Hara.
Women Marines in World War I - Recruiting, Enrollment, Housing, Uniforms, Pay, Assignments to Duty, Drill and Parades, Discipline, Social, Benefits, After the War
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,940. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an informative illustrated history of women in the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) during World War One.
14 Fun Facts About Machu Picchu: A 15-Minute Book
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
Machu Picchu is one of the few surviving ruins of the Inca Empire. It is situated in tropical forests on the eastern side of the Andes Mountains. It stretches five miles across a ridge and sits on top of two earthquake fault lines. The Spanish invaded South America looking for gold. They killed the Inca people. They destroyed their cities, but they never found Machu Picchu.
Naval Aviation Vision: Sea Control, Maritime Security, Power Projection, Deterrence, Humanitarian Assistance, Century of Excellence, Future, Transformation Roadmaps, Forcenet
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,950. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
From deployed Marine expeditionary units and aviation combat elements embarked aboard amphibious assault ships conducting expeditionary operations ashore, to Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft embarked aboard aircraft carriers streaming alongside surface combatants as part of carrier groups, Naval Aviation is ideally suited to carry out the national security strategy.
Douglas A-26 Invader at War
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A late WW II USAAF light-bomber development not having made its combat debut until the Spring of 1944 the A-26 (later B-26) Invader having commenced combat 'ops' in Europe finished WW II in the Pacific theatre retiring to Florida to then give sturdy service in Korea. But this was not he end for the Invader as following operations with the USAF in THailand it did not finally retire until 1969...
The Gospels' Veiled Agenda- Revolution, Priesthood & The Holy Grail
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,420. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The legend of the Holy Grail has captured the imagination of millions of people for hundreds of years. It has been sought in the most unlikely places. But like all good mysteries, we only solve it when we look in the most obvious hiding place. The only thing we know for sure is that the grail is connected to Jesus. So why not look for it it the books that tell us about Jesus- in the Gospels?
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Battle of the Barricades - U.S. Marines in the Recapture of Seoul, 1st Marine Division, Wonsan Landing, Marine Combat Vehicles
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official U.S. Marine Corps history provides unique information about an important aspect of the Korean War. Subjects covered in this history include: the 1st Marine Division; Major General Oliver P. Smith; Seoul/Wonsan campaign; aerial medical evacuation; close air support in the recapture of Seoul; marine combat vehicles; Bushmaster; 1950 street fighting.