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Prolonged Wars: A Post-Nuclear Challenge - Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Northern Ireland, Vietnam, El Salvador, Sudan, Ethiopia and Eritrea, Liberia, Angola, Namibia, Nicaragua
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 158,050. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The authors examine the underlying impact of the cold war on protracted conflict in Africa and Asia. These area specialists examine the factors that produced prolonged conflict and what each side in them considered the cause(s) of these struggles. They analyze the reasons for "success" and "failure" in each of these regional conflicts.
Holy Roman Empire Power Politics Papacy
By Anne Davison
Series: In Brief, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,300. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
A brief history of the Holy Roman Empire from the coronation of Charlemagne in AD800 to its dissolution in AD1806, including the Habsburg Dynasty, the European Reformation and the Ottoman invasions. With useful maps and family trees this book will appeal to the general reader looking for an accessible account of a complex yet fascinating European power.
U.S. Naval Air Reserve History- Aviation Cadet Program, World War II, Props to Jets, Squantum, Grenada and Lebanon, Weekend Warriors
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Contents: I. The Beginning * II. Lean Years, The 1920s * III. Gathering Steam, The 1930s * IV. World War II, The Big Test * V. Postwar Activities and Korea, The Reserve Show * VI. 1953-1968: Stability with Transition, Props to Jets * VII. Reorganization and Revitalization in the 1970s * VIII. The 1980s, Present and Future
The Complete Horten Aircraft LIne
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This contains three-view line drawings of every Horten Brothers aircraft designed and/or built between 1931 and 1977.
Vanguard of Valor: Small Unit Actions in Afghanistan (Volume One) - Taliban, Surge, David Petraeus, Stanley McChrystal, MRAP, Operation Strong Eagle, Gowardesh, Yargul, Zhari District
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,870. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The eight actions described in these pages take the reader through a wide range of platoon-level operations, from an intense firefight near Kandahar to an intricate civic action project in Kunar Province. Drawing from dozens of Soldier interviews, these accounts vividly depict the actions themselves and offer critical insights.
A Walking Tour of Old Saybrook, Connecticut
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: March 2, 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 Old Saybrook, Connecticut 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.
A Walking Tour of Newark, New Jersey
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: March 3, 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 Newark, New Jersey 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.
Orde Wingate and the British Internal Security Strategy During the Arab Rebellion in Palestine, 1936-1939 - Small Wars Doctrine, Counterguerrilla Operations, David Ben-Gurion
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,200. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
The Arab Rebellion and British Counter-rebellion campaign of 1936 to 1939 in Palestine exhibited many features of modern insurgency and counterinsurgency.
The Spoken Word: Recollections of Dryden History, The Early Years (NASA SP-2003-4530) - Scott Crossfield Interview, Muroc, NACA Research, X-1 Project
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,600. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study covers the early years of what eventually became the Dryden Flight Research Center. It spans the period between the arrival of Walter Williams and the first group of NACA engineers at Muroc in 1946, and ends with the establishment of NASA in 1958.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Logistics - Marine Corps Doctrinal Publication (MCDP) 4 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,720. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual covers logistics operations. Marine Corps Doctrinal Publication (MCDP) 4, Logistics, describes the theory and philosophy of military logistics as practiced by the United States Marine Corps.
Essential Guide to the Panama Canal: History, An Army's Enterprise, Story of Fort Clayton, Panama Takeover, Security Issues, Current Expansion Program Effects on U.S. Ports and Economy
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 334,600. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This unique and comprehensive compilation of official information provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of this incredible waterway. This compilation includes a professionally-formatted version of the important history book, Panama Canal, An Army's Enterprise.
Hoàng Đế nội kinh -Thiên Linh khu (tập 1)
By Sang Tran
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: Vietnamese. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách Hoàng Đế nội kinh là một thầy thuốc vĩ đại, thầm lặng, tinh thông y thuật, giàu y đức, luôn luôn ở bên những ngưòi bạn thông minh, chăm sóc quý bạn như một người mẹ hiền. Phẩn thuộc thiên (phần) Linh khu, tập 1, giới thiệu từ thiên 1 đến thiên 40.
Watergate and President Richard Nixon: Transcript of Nixon's Grand Jury Testimony in June 1975 plus Historic Watergate Document Reproductions from the Break-in to Impeachment
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,370. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Unsealed by the U.S. Government in November 2011, the complete transcript of President Richard Nixon's long-secret grand jury testimony on June 23, 1975 is presented in ebook form, converted for accurate flowing-text reproduction. In addition, a comprehensive collection of historic Watergate documents is reproduced as part two of this ebook.
2014 Ukraine and Crimea Crisis: The Crimean Tatars and Their Influence on the Triangle Of Conflict - Russia - Crimea - Ukraine, History of Crimea, Sevastopol, Russian Black Sea Fleet
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,810. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This study of the conflict over the years involving Ukraine, Russia, and the Crimea is particularly interesting and relevant in light of the ongoing crisis in 2014.
Art of War Paper: Stabilizing the Debate between Population and Enemy-Centric Counterinsurgency, Malaya, Oman, Afghanistan - Success Demands a Balanced Approach
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper in the series contends the debate on whether to embrace a population-centric or enemy-centric counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan detracts focus from building a balanced approach, customized for the human and political landscape in each area of operation (AO).
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force F-35 Lightning Fighter Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,200. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the F-35 Lightning Fighter aircraft.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Civil Support Operations - Field Manual 3-28 - Domestic Disasters, WMD and CBRNE, Law Enforcement Support (Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,940. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual provides keystone Army doctrine for civil support operations. It expands on the discussion of civil support operations, the fourth element of full spectrum operations, in FM 3-0.
Prayers of Our Presidents
By Chip MacGregor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
Prayers have been uttered in the "oval office" since before that uniquely named office existed, and happily, the sentiments of these prayers still resonate today.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Operations in a Low-Intensity Conflict Field Manual - FM 7-98 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,190. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Part of our value-added professional format series, Operations in a Low-Intensity Conflict Field Manual (FM 7-98) provides tactical-level guidance to brigade and battalion commanders and staff officers for planning, controlling, and coordinating combined arms operations in a low-intensity environment.
Shadow of the Grave, Volume Two
By Tony Matthews
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,710. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Shadow of the Grave, Volume Two, contains dozens of true stories about crimes of passion and greed and about the relentless and sometimes merciless processes of the law. There are bloodthirsty headhunters, cannibals of the South Pacific, pirates and buried treasure, shipboard massacres and murders, stolen schooners, convict revolts and mass executions, mining disasters and much more.