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National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Educing Information - Interrogation: Science and Art - Terrorism and Torture, KUBARK, Techniques and Training
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,340. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: interrogation of terrorists, the McCain Amendment, KUBARK counterintelligence interrogation, MKULTRA, CIA, torture, pain and physical discomfort, sleeploss and deprivation, and more.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Military Working Dogs Field Manual - FM 3-19.17 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,230. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Military Working Dogs Field Manual (FM 3-19.17) addresses the current capabilities of the Military Police Working Dog Program as well as the potential for future applications.
The Belhurst Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,830. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » American
On a cliff overlooking Seneca Lake in upstate New York, the Belhurst Castle proudly stands at the site of previous mansions and Indian fortresses, a place riddled with history and fantastic legends. Rumors abound of hauntings, hidden treasure, underground tunnels, and a curse on those who disturb old burial grounds. Eccentric and passionate individuals lived and died here over the centuries.
Polish MiGs (Lim) -- A History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Poland took delivery of its MiG-15 Fagot directly from the Soviet Union and then licenced- manufactured dual-seat UBT Midget training airplanes most of which were exported back to Russia a number of interesting Lim variants were produced for ground-attack and recce duties as were similar MiG-17PF conversions. Its most prolific variant the ubiquitous MiG-21 again with a number of local types built.
Replacing America's Aging Bomber Fleet (B-52, B-1, B-2): Long-Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B) Concepts, Ground Attack, Nuclear, Prompt Global Strike, Conventional ICBMs, Space-Based Systems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,070. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
America's fleet of strategic nuclear and conventional bombers - the B-52, B-1, B-2 - is rapidly aging, and Air Force officials are pursuing a replacement bomber, currently called the Long-Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B).
Portraits of France
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 189,300. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Portraits of France is part memoir, part journalism, part history, part gastronomic adventure. An intensely personal tour of a France not found in guidebooks. From Heloise and Abelard to Lafayette to DeGaulle, from the guillotine to an 1806 Chateau Lafite, from lungbusting Tour de France climbs to the still pockmarked terrain around Verdun to a World War II concentrtion camp in the Pyrenees.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume II: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1945 -1947 - Palestine, Berlin Crisis, Carrier Cancellation, NATO, Soviet Atomic Bomb, H-Bomb
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,860. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Established during World War II to advise the President regarding the strategic direction of armed forces of the United States, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) continued in existence after the war and, as military advisers and planners, have played a significant role in the development of national policy.
Why the Victorians Saw Ghosts – An Illustrated Guide to 19th Century Spiritualism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Originally conceived as a blog to accompany Gallagher's historical YA novels, this guide provides a great introduction to the fascinating phenomenon of 19th Century spiritualism. If you can't tell your materializations from your Mumlers, or never realized just how physical ghost-grabbing could get, then this may well be the perfect book for you.
The Sieges of Gerona 1808 / 1809
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
At Gerona in 1808 the French for the first time ran into a Spanish army that neither ran away nor surrendered. The epic defence of Gerona lasted for over a year and saw the French throw everything that they had at the old walls around the city. The Spanish fought back gallantly, using their bare hands when they ran out of ammunition.
Tschi Lai - Erhebet Euch!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,330. Language: German. Published: October 31, 2013 by Edition Katzenschwanz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Erlebnisse eines Arztes in China und Burma 1939–45 (Neuauflage der Originalausgabe aus dem Jahr 1947). Von 1939 bis zum Kriegsende 1945 versah der Wiener Arzt Walter Freudmann im chinesisch-japanischen Krieg Dienst für Chinas Rotes Kreuz bei der chinesischen Regierungsarmee. Nach seiner Rückkehr verfasste er über seine Erlebnisse in China und Burma diesen Bericht.
Russia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Religion, Post-Soviet Russia, Stalin, Ivan the Terrible, Ukraine, Crimea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,500. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Russia
The Jane Gray: The Italian Prince and the Shipwreck That Forever Changed the History of Seattle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,470. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Biography
A tale of corruption, deceit, and hope: Funded by Prince Luigi of Italy, Major Ingraham set sail for the Alaska gold fields. Three days after the schooner Jane Gray departed from Seattle, the ship went down in a moderate gale – hardly a storm that should sink a “staunch and seaworthy” whaler in a “hatful of wind.”Of the famous men on board, only twenty-seven of the sixty-four survived.
Nuclear Navy Encyclopedia - Comprehensive History of Naval Nuclear Propulsion for Submarines and Aircraft Carriers - First Atomic Subs, Hyman Rickover, Nuclear Fuel Management, Reactors
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 272,150. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Discover the fascinating stories and history of the U.S. Navy nuclear program. With five official histories and reports, this unique compilation provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of all aspects of this amazing story.
The Costs of Conflict: The Impact on China of a Future War - Senkaku Islands, Taiwan, Australia, ASEAN, Taiwan Defense Policy, Military-Business Complex, Ballistic Missile Defense
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 165,010. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
There is a need for the United States to move the debate over the challenge China presents us beyond the dispositions of the attention grabbing advocates.
Kosovo and Operation Allied Force After-Action Report - Report To Congress, Ending Serbian Atrocities, Slobodan Milosevic, Complete Review of the Campaign
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,810. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report, which is forwarded in response to Congressional requirements, provides considerable detail on both the diplomatic background to the Kosovo conflict and to the military and humanitarian relief operations that followed.
Understanding the Complexity of Reconciliation, Reintegration and Amnesty for the Enemy in Counterinsurgency Warfare - Vietnam, Dhofar, COIN, Petraeus, Iraq War Surge, Afghanistan, Taliban, Al Qaeda
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,020. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Fundamentally, reconciliation is cheaper because the aggregate cost of security and conventional operations that rely on vast amounts of resources do little over the long term to change the will of the insurgent.
Saddam Hussein's Nuclear Vision: An Atomic Shield and Sword for Conquest - Iraq's Enemies, Iran, Israel, Osirak Airstrike, Duelfer Report, A.Q. Khan, WMD
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,370. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines why Saddam Hussein pursued nuclear weapons and, as a basic aspect of that question, how he might have employed that capability had he acquired it, whether for deterrence, warfighting, or something else.
A Five-Star Folly: An Investigation into the Cost Increases, Construction Delays, and Design Problems That Have Been a Disservice to the Effort to Memorialize Dwight D. Eisenhower
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,490. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This staff report by the Committee on Natural Resources' Majority staff's Office of Oversight and Investigations has examined the activities of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission, the unprecedented process used to select the proposed memorial's design, the winning design's repeated failure to satisfy all legal requirements, and the unanticipated costs and delays.
My Lebanese Father and Mother's Immigration
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
In 1910, seventeen-year-old Elias immigrated to America to find a job and send aid to his Lebanese village. Elias left Tripoli, Syria (later named Lebanon) with nothing but the clothes on his back and a bandoleer containing a coat and blanket slung over his shoulder. In 1920, Elias sent for his sixteen-year-old cousin, Mary, and his twenty-year-old brother, George, to come to America.
Những nghịch lí trong lịch sử Trung Hoa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 152,840. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Mặc dù, đã trải qua gần hai ngàn năm thăng trầm của lịch sử, cuốn Phản kinh vẫn còn nguyên giá trị, rất cần thiết cho những người quan tâm đến lịch sử; đến việc chọn người, dùng người; quản lí doanh nghiệp; nghệ thuật quân sự; phương pháp giáo dục, muốn giành thắng lợi trên thương trường.