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21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Mass Atrocity Prevention and Response Options (MAPRO): A Policy Planning Handbook - Stopping Genocide
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,490. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This Handbook is designed to be a reference for policy makers to monitor, prevent, and if necessary respond to genocide and other mass atrocity situations.
USN VA-42 Grumman A-6 Intruder pilots tribute
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Once the Grumman A-6 Intruder was the only US Navy attack plane that could fly in all-weathers this small combat plane able to carry a massive bomb-load to the enemy complete its mission and return to the carrier. This is the story of a CVN attack mission with a graphic description from an A-6 pilot the intense concentration of take-offs at night with a full load and the relief of the 'thump'...
W poszukiwaniu Wielkiego Labiryntu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,390. Language: Polish. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Jest to kontynuacja książki „Przebudzenie Cheopsa“. Dowiesz się z niej o badaniach archeologicznych na Ślęży, o badaniach georadarowych na terenie Trzech Piramid w Gizie oraz o poszukiwaniu wejścia do Wielkiego Labiryntu w Hawarze.
Cedar Keys Light Station
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,330. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In this concise and stimulating book, Toni Collins has opened up a whole new chapter in the history of the Cedar Keys. Without the lighthouse, few ships could safely find their way and likewise, without Ms. Collins' accurate account of this lighthouse, few can find their way into the heart of Cedar Keys' history. This book is a "must read" for all interested in the fascinating story. o
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Infantry Rifle Platoon and Squad Field Manual - FM 7-8 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,670. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Infantry Rifle Platoon and Squad Field Manual (FM 7-8) provides doctrine, tactics, techniques and procedures on how infantry rifle platoons and squads fight. Infantry rifle platoons and squads include infantry, airborne, air assault, ranger, and light infantry platoons and squads.
A Walking Tour of North Stonington, Connecticut
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: March 2, 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 North Stonington, 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.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 2 - Hexagon Photoreconnaissance Satellite 1971-1986
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 183,880. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers the Hexagon photoreconnaissance satellite flown between 1971 and 1986.
Lady Science Volume II: 2015-2016
Price: Free! Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Lady Science is an online magazine focusing on women and gender in the history and popular culture of science, technology, and medicine. Each year, our writers and editors publish 22 critical essays on these topics, which we collect into an edited volume available as a free ebook.
Hustlers, Harlots, and Heroes: A Regency and Steampunk Field Guide
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,810. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by Tyche Books Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » History » European
From the author of What Kings Ate and Wizards Drank, this humorous guide will provide readers and writers with historically accurate information on the low classes of Georgian and Victorian life.
Russian Aviation post-WW II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Continuing the story of the origins of Russian Aviation this book follows the development of the third fourth and fifth generation combat planes and the use of new technologies many new types forced on the USSR in the 'Cold War' to ensure the designs from the West did not gain any significant technological advantage over Soviet designs that in a number of cases proved superior new civil types too.
From Paupers to iPads
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,130. Language: British English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Family history
A journey through seven generations, tracing a family's changing fortunes from the woollen mills of Yorkshire and the shipyards of Wales, through two world wars and into the hi-tech world of the 21st century
Postcard Revolution Volume 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Postcards sent to Congress and other leaders advocating a money supply based on citizenship rather than debt. It includes a series of SOS postcards to save our ship by decelerating production, calibrating money in hours of work, elevating citizenship by making ownership of the money supply a right of citizenship, and setting a maximum wage of no more than four times the minimum wage..
Terror Operations: Case Studies in Terrorism (TRADOC Handbook) Tokyo Subway Sarin Attack, Murrah Building Oklahoma Bombing, Khobar Towers, USS Cole Bombing, London Bombs 2005, Beslan Hostage Crisis
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 109,150. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Terror Operations: Case Studies in Terrorism is a U.S Army handbook that presents several terrorist incidents in a case study methodology. This document provides an introduction to the nature of terrorism and recognition of terrorist threats to U.S. military forces.
Swiss Impound 166 Shot Up American USAAF Heavy Bombers & Arrest 1,500 Crew Members Between 1943 & 1945
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Enjoy Dr Myhra's ebook about the total of 166 B-17 and B-24 Bombers and 1,327+ crew members, 2 B-25J bombers, 2 P-51B fighters, 2 P-47 fighters and the light observation plane that was interned/imprisoned between 1943 to 1945 in Switzerland.
If I Could Paint the Moon Black
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
We know The Diary of Anne Frank. Now, we have Imbi's story, If I Could Paint the Moon Black. A child and her mother in occupied Estonia, caught in the nowhere land between two warring dictators, Hitler and Stalin in the years 1939-1945. You will fall in love with the spirit of this young girl; a story of escape and love, delightfully told despite the reminders of war and devastation.
Forbidden Land - The Quest for Nagalim
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,380. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Forbidden Land tells the story of three attempts by Frans Welman and his companions to enter Nagaland, the land of more than forty Naga tribes.
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.
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.
U.S. Marines in Battle: An-Najaf August 2004 - Iraq War, Muqtada al-Sadr, Mahdi Militia, Task Force Dragon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a "battle study" written purposely from the perspective of the Marines, soldiers, and sailors who fought at an-Najaf in August 2004. Some context is needed to it these events within the evolution of the campaigning in Iraq in 2004.
Gli Arabi in Israele
Price: Free! Words: 10,460. Language: Italian. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
La traduzione del documento "The Arabs in Israel", redatto dal Governo Israeliano nel 1952. Anche questo secondo volume di Zhistorica è ricco di link ipertestuali e box di commento che lo rendono particolarmente adatto alla fruizione tramite device dotati di connessione ad internet.