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Горячие дни холодной войны. Москва 1967-68
Price: Free! Words: 13,470. Language: Russian. Published: January 16, 2015 by Boris Seaweed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Воспоминания сотрудника военного атташата при посольстве США в СССР о его работе и жизни в Москве в 1967-68 годах. Перевод с английского Boris Seaweed.
The Big Sky, By and By: True Stories, Real People and Strange Times in the Heart of Montana
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,670. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011 by MissouriBreaksPress. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
Here, for the first time, is the collected work of one of Montana's leading journalists, Ed Kemmick. In these timeless pieces spanning Kemmick's award-winning career, he tells a contemporary story of Montana through the eyes of everyday, extraordinary people who define the rugged individuality and big-hearted kindness of the Big Sky State.
Look Up, Atlanta! A Walking Tour of Midtown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: September 16, 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 Atlanta's Midtown 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.
The Triptych Papers: Lectures in Post-Colonialism, Creolisation and the Epistemologies of Displacement
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Post-Colonialism is revealed as "backward looking"; as tending to read its anthropology against the sociology, economics and history of which it escaped in Colonialism. In the Triptych Papers, Morris explores the problem of post-colonialism and argues that there is a value in the situation or anthropology - which is to say the life-world - of the post-colonial which he or she is apt to overlook.
Dr Markham's Antipodean Voyage
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Too sensitive to be published in its day this Journal has taken five generations and some 170 years to surface for publication in its full glory. On the 28th of June 1841 Dr Thomas John Markham left Liverpool England on board the 467 ton Ship, Livingston. Dr Markham had left his home and family in Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland to be the Ship’s Surgeon Superintendent on the voyage.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,210. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: 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.
The Risk of Sorrow: Conversations with Holocaust Survivor, Helen Handler
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
What can the few remaining survivors of the Holocaust teach us before they are gone? What is it that hasn’t yet been said? A high school teacher is given the opportunity to find out when one such survivor chooses her to preserve her final testament. In The Risk of Sorrow, Valerie Foster, takes us on a compelling journey through her complex relationship with Helen Handler, a survivor of Auschwitz.
What Churchill Would Do
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,630. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
This book took 4 years of research and details how Churchill managed WW2 and how the skills, experience and talent he used to carve out a victory in the face of overwhelming odds can be applied to modern business. 80% History and 20% lessons learned, make for an entertaining read full of surprises and stories from WW2. The book covers a wide range of topics that apply to everyone from 16+
La Révolte des Zanj
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 132,300. Language: French. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Screenplays » Action Adventure
Les Zanj étaient des esclaves africains contraints de travailler au défrichement des terres dans le sud de l’Iraq. Quand ils se soulevèrent, ils furent rejoints par les esclaves des villes et des villages voisins. Leur chef, Alī ibn Muḥammad, leur promis terres et richesses. Ils luttèrent 14 ans, 4 mois et 6 jours pour leur liberté.
Who Killed Sir Harry Oakes?
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 115,000. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
James Leasor cleverly reconstructs events surrounding a brutal and unusual murder. It is 1943 and Sir Harry Oakes, the richest man in the British Empire, lies horrifically murdered at his Bahamian mansion. Although a self-made multi-millionaire, Sir Harry is an unlikely victim there are no suggestions of jealousy or passion. The Duke of Windsor gets involved.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: The Air Force in Southeast Asia: The Air Force in Vietnam - The Administration Emphasizes Air Power, 1969 - Nixon, Vietnamization, VNAF Modernization
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,370. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The first reduction in U.S. military strength in South Vietnam took place during the summer of 1969 when 25,000 troops were withdrawn. However, a particular phenomenon of the year was that air power was not materially reduced.
Prayers in Stone: Nagasaki's A-Bomb Heritage Sites
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,420. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » War
This condensed Smashwords version of Prayers in Stone provides an overview of about 200 of Nagasaki's A-bomb heritage sites. The entries are organized into a series of tours for the convenience of tourists actually visiting the city, and to give the general reader a sense of the layout and the proximity to the hypocenter.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Three - Strategy, Money, and the New Look, 1953 - 1956 - Atomic Weapons, End of Korean War, Soviet Nuclear Threat, ICBM and IRBM
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 341,690. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication, Volume III of the History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, is concerned with the first three and a half years of the Eisenhower administration—1953-1956. The hallmark of these years was the constant struggle of the administration to hold down the cost of national defense and balance that cost against an array of post-Korea cold war challenges.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Ground Reconnaissance - MCWP 2-15.3 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,080. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual establishes doctrine, tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) for Marine Corps ground reconnaissance.
The Strange Life of Howard Hughes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Howard Hughes was an obsessed man. He was obsessed with aviation and he was obsessed with sex, both conventional and bi-sexual. His relationships included some of the most famous names in Hollywood, both men and women, including Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn, Bette Davis, Tyrone Power, Randolph Scott, and Jean Peters.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force AC-130 Gunship Ground-Attack Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 134,620. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft.
In the Wake of War - The imprisonment of soldiers and seamen taken in the Napoleonic and American wars
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Durpey-Allen Publishing Ltd Patrick G. Allen. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In the history of war the part of the individual is subsumed in the movement of hostile forces, while the plight of the prisoner of war – the individual removed and neutralised – is quite forgotten. In this book Tessa West reminds us that for the prisoner the struggle is not over. Drawing upon accounts from the long wars with France that occupied the years between 1793 and 1815...
My Passage to Africa.
You set the price! Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is my true account of a journey to southern Africa with two of my friends in 1971, and my experiences whilst working for a fire brigade in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). There are many amusing anecdotes, but most of the humour is derived from the differences in the eras over the past 40 years, especially in today's PC climate. I hope this tale will interest, amuse & amaze the reader.
Allied Participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom - Coalition of the Willing for the Iraq War 2003, Force Contributions by Nations, Challengers for Army Planners
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This short study underscores the significant challenges that U.S. Army planners faced in Iraqi Freedom in integrating a host of different military partners into U.S. operational plans.
The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 101,690. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Only half of the people vote and half of that bunch do not have a clue as to what they are doing. The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant, is a snarky look at the stupidity and ignorance found amongst the voting citizenry, the politicians they elect, and the professionals who report on their folly.