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China in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Chinese, Cantonese, Gan, Mandarin, Uighur, Wu - Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Traditions
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 236,380. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of six unique guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in China.
The War Against Trucks: Aerial Interdiction in Southern Laos, 1968-1972 - Vietnam War Era, Jason Summer Study, Commando Hunt Campaigns, Electronic Surveillance Network
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 182,770. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This history recounting operations in Laos covers the critical years from 1968 through 1972, when the Air Force carried out the Commando Hunt series of aerial interdiction campaigns against the Ho Chi Minh Trail in southern Laos, trying, in conjunction with ground actions, to use air power and electronics to impede the movement of men and supplies from North Vietnam.
The Lewis and Clark Chronicles; Part One - Fort Mandan to the Yellowstone River
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Anyone reading these Chronicles will agree with historian and author Stephen Ambrose when he famously said, “The journals he [Captain Meriwether Lewis] wrote are among his greatest achievements and constitute a priceless gift to the American people!”
The macahuitl and the sword
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,680. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This historical novel intertwines the conquest of Guatemala with the romance that blossomed between the princess Tecuelhuatzín and Pedro de Alvarado. In the midst of the bloody battles between K'iches and Spaniards, emerge the real heroes.
U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism: U.S. Marines in Iraq, 2003: Anthology and Annotated Bibliography - UAVs, Humint Exploitation Teams (HETs), Media Embeds
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,560. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume presents a collection of articles describing different aspects of U.S. Marine Corps participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom during 2003.
A Walking Tour of Fredericksburg, Virginia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. 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 Fredericksburg, Virginia from walkthetown.com 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.
James Sullivan's First World War Diary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,640. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » European
My Grandfather did not come back from the Great War a hero, but when I found his hidden war memoirs 20 years after his death, he became my hero. I'm Rosemarie Meleady, and these are the memoirs of James Sullivan (10th Battalion Dublin Royal Fusilers)who served in the Great War from 1916-1919.
Ludzie koloru tęczy, Republika Południowej Afryki
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,400. Language: Polish. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » Africa
By ogarnąć i zrozumieć Republikę Południowej Afryki i jego mieszkańców, zacznę opowieść od jej geografii i historii tej starej i tej najnowszej. Książka opowiada w sposób ciekawy dzieje południowej części Afryki. Jak znaleźli się tam Europejczycy, jak to było z Zulusami, o co chodziło w wojnach Burskich, co dzieje się w RPA? Odpowiedzi, znajdziesz w tej książce.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-52: Airspace Control - Command and Organization, Cross-Domain Integration, Planning and Execution, Major Operations and Campaigns, Irregular Warfare
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,550. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Air Force Doctrine Document (AFDD) 3-52, Airspace Control, is the Air Force's foundational doctrinal publication on Air Force airspace control operations and organization.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Marine Combat Water Survival - Fleet Marine Force Reference Publication (FMFRP) 013 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,660. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides techniques, procedures, and training standards for Marine water survival. This publication addresses a Marine's ability to cross water obstacles and perform water rescues.
Messerschmitts Over America-Part 8
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Photographs and information of unfinished, war weary, crash-landed, cannibalized On March 30, 1945, the USAAF captures their first flight-worthy Me 262 A-1a and starts the wheels in motion that leads to Colonel Harold Watson to sending ten Me 262s to New York City.
London Deco: Introduction
Price: Free! Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
'London Deco: Introduction' is an essential introductory volume for the London Deco series of ebooks by Gregory Edwards. 'London Deco: Introduction' attempts to answer the questions: “Why is London not Regarded as an Art Deco City?” and, at least as far as London is concerned, “What Makes a Building Art Deco?”. It also has a directory of British Art Deco Artists and Designers.
A Walking Tour of Salisbury, Maryland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: March 4, 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 Salisbury, Maryland 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 Manuals: Civil Support Operations - Field Manual 3-28 - Domestic Disasters, WMD and CBRNE, Law Enforcement Support (Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,940. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Leadership for American Army Leaders - FMFRP 12-17 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,110. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, Leadership for American Army Leaders was written by a seasoned leader for the purpose of providing a leadership primer for the thousands of newly commissioned officers of the expanding U.S. Army at the beginning of World War II.
Joint Military Operations Historical Collection - Lessons Learned from Battles Large and Small, Hannibal, Grenada, Haiti, Panama, Gulf War Desert Storm, Korea Operation Chromite
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,290. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Knowing the past and being able to use its lessons are major responsibilities of all military professionals. The Joint Military Operations Historical Collection (JMOHC) presents historical events that illustrate Joint Doctrine principles in Joint Force Employment.
United States Air Force (USAF) AU-2 Guidelines for Command - A Handbook on the Leadership of Airmen for Air Force Squadron Commanders, Expeditionary Forces, Discipline
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,450. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book, Guidelines for Command, is the result of countless hours of research and contains the collective thoughts and lessons learned from many previous commanders. It has a wealth of information to assist you during your tenure as a commander.
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.
AP United States History Key Terms Explained
Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » History » American
As most of you know, APUSH is a very intensive course filled with hours of work each week and more information to be learned than you ever thought possible. So to help out, this book contains over 100 key terms over the course of Units 1-3.
Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO - From Nuclear Artillery to Ballistic Missiles, TNWs and NSNWs, Nuclear Modernization, Deterrence, Operation Snowcat, Nuclear Zero, TLE (Treaty-limited Equipment)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,120. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This comprehensive history of the role of tactical nuclear weapons in Europe, and their continued presence on the continent, provides a fascinating overview of one of the Cold War's most important facets.