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Conversations With Dr Reimar Horten and His All-wing Designs-Ho 1 to the Ho 229 Part 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In February of 1982, I flew to Buenos Aires then on to Cordoba, Argentina to meet with Dr Reimar Horten, (1915-1994) the designer of a series of sail and powered all wing flying machines. He lived in retirement on a ranch 15 to 20 miles from the small town of Villa General Belgrano.
2011 Domestic Operational Law Handbook for Judge Advocates - WMD, CBRNE, Civil Disturbance, National Incident Management System (NIMS), Posse Comitatus, Special Events, Rules for Use of Forces
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,280. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The Domestic Operational Law (DOPLAW) Handbook for Judge Advocates is a product of the Center for Law and Military Operations (CLAMO).
Circling the Earth: United States Plans for a Postwar Overseas Military Base System, 1942-1948 - Projecting Military Power after World War II
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,830. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In many ways, the evolution of planning for overseas bases from 1942 through 1948 reflected the growing sophistication and political maturation of American foreign and military policy. In spite of the dismal failure of the League of Nations, early planning focused on basing requirements for an envisioned postwar international police force.
Coney Island Odyssey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » American
In this memoir, the author has captured the spirit and breadth of Jewish folklore, which once existed in the life of Coney Island. From the struggle of his parents; his father who paid dearly for his citizenship through an era in the thirties; his mother who attempted to decorate a dismal six family walk-up; and to himself who passed through a difficult Bar Mitzvah.
Money for Old Rope: The Big Book of History & Origins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 114,080. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Reference » Almanac
Introduction Money for Old Rope is essentially a ‘best of’ collection of best-selling books that reveal the origins and history of just about everything we can think of. In fact, as one wise man suggested, it is the history of everything you didn’t realise you wanted to know about, until you found out about it. A must have for dinner conversations and pub chat the world over, this book of history
A History of Innovation: U.S. Army Adaptation in War and Peace - M1 Garand Rifle, Radar, Benning Revolution, Air Observation Posts, Bazooka, Amphibian Tank, Airmobility, Artillery Speed Shifter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,020. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the United States, the U.S. Army has a long history of innovation, from the exploits of the Lewis and Clark Expedition at the beginning of the nineteenth century to the medical and engineering advances associated with the construction of the Panama Canal begun at its end.
Learning By Doing: The PLA Trains at Home and Abroad - People's Liberation Army, Chinese Military, China's Navy, Armed Police Force, Defending Borders, Exercises and Training, Logistics Lessons
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,350. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The papers presented here are a timely and critical look at an evolving and expanding Chinese military and provide context for the changes we may yet see as the PLA continues to modernize.
Little Known Tales in California History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,370. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A lost Spanish galleon still lies on the bottom of the Salton Sea, loaded with iron chests. Pegleg Smith's lost gold mine is still waiting for someone to find. Is Joaquin Murrieta only the myth of an early newspaper writer? The latest news on ishi, the last Yahi Indian.
Look Up, Toledo! A Walking Tour of Toledo, Ohio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: November 10, 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 Toledo, Ohio 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.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force B-52 Bomber - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,420. 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.
The Evolution of the Cruise Missile - Comprehensive History from the V-1 and V-2 to the Tomahawk and Snark, ALCM, SLCM, GLCM, Sperry Gyroscope, JATO
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive history of the origin and development of the cruise missile, one of the most important weapons in the American arsenal. Contents: Chapter 1 - Introduction * Chapter 2 - The Early Years: To 1941 * Chapter 3 - World War 2 * Chapter 4 - Postwar Developments * Chapter 5 - Us Cruise Missiles Revitalized * Chapter 6 - 1977 To The Present * Chapter 7 - Conclusion.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,370. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » American
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.
Disaster By the Bay: The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Over 3,000 dead. Buildings shaken to the ground. A city, surrounded by water, burnt to the ground. The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 was one of the most destructive natural disasters the world has ever known. In the aftermath of the Earthquake, authorities learned the hard way that the city was vastly unprepared for any disaster.
US Air Operations in Laos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
During the early stages of the Vietnam War air operations in Laos were a mere rumor but it was not long before pilots in Vietnam and Thailand were becoming aware there was 'another theater', one where there was no higher echelon no rank and few rules. They heard about US pilots flying Cessna O-1 and North American T-28 Trojan out of many places of previously unheard of names on daring missions.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Information Operations (Joint Publication 3-13) - Terminology, Legal Considerations, Multinational Policy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,350. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication provides joint doctrine for the planning, preparation, execution, and assessment of information operations across the range of military operations.
Tribal Militias: An Effective Tool to Counter Al-Qaida and its Affiliates? The Iraqi Experience, Sahwa, Patron-Client Relationship, ISIS Onslaught, Yemen, Taking the Fight to al-Qaeda, Golden Swords
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,120. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Most of the local societies in which Al-Qaida and its affiliates and offshoots operate in the Middle East and Africa have a predominantly tribal or at least have a strong tribal component (Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Mali, and Sinai).
Cicero Against Verres (The Much Shorter Version)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,780. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Neither a translation nor a commentary nor in any way respectful towards our great classical heritage, this is a concise, explanatory-note-free summary of Cicero's speeches against Verres that aims to capture the spirit rather than the letter of Cicero's oratory. He probably wouldn’t approve. But who knows? and does it matter anyway?
Enforcing the Civil Rights Act
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A new team of EEOC attorneys arrived in Miami in 1979 and discovered a class action case file hiding in a closet. Trial was scheduled to begin in just three weeks, yet nothing had been done to prepare the case for trial. This book describes how three dedicated attorneys saved the case and ultimately won a great victory for hundreds of victims of race and sex discrimination
Forjadores de la America independiente
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,530. Language: Spanish. Published: December 19, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Este libro nos cuenta paso a paso los acontecimientos que dieron forma al nuevo continente despues de la independencia de las trece colonias, al tiempo que nos describe detalladamente a los protagonistas de esta transformacion: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Simon Bolivar y Jose San Martin, entre otros.
刘仲敬问答期刊(2018年第3期)
Series: 刘仲敬问答期刊. Price: $4.30 USD. Words: 380. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: January 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
本期刊收录刘仲敬先生在冬川豆平台的问答。该问答为首次公布。第3期收录2016年12月12日~2017年01月08日的问答,共50问,正文约四万三千字。