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Engine 24 Fire Stories 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,420. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
This book is a compilation of eight short FIRE stories written between 1963 and 1972, from notes I wrote after returning from fires. The first story explores the emotions felt when reporting for duty for the first time. The same emotions felt by all firefighters throughout the world on their first day on the job.
Battle of Bailen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,780. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Battle of Bailen set Europe alight. For years the magnificent, tough and superbly equipped armies of Napoleon Bonaparte had marched unchecked across Europe. But at Bailen a French army was fought to a standstill and forced to surrender by a small Spanish force led by an inexperienced commander.
Office of Naval Research Naval Science & Technology (S&T) Strategic Plan: Tomorrow's Technologies for Our Warfighters Across All Domains - Military Research, Unmanned Systems, Expeditionary Warfare
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 17,790. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
The Naval Science and Technology (S&T) Strategic Plan describes how the Office of Naval Research (ONR) sponsors scientific research efforts that will enable the future operational concepts of the Navy and the Marine Corps.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Five: The McNamara Ascendancy 1961-1965 - Berlin Wall, Bay of Pigs Fiasco, Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam, Nuclear Test Ban
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 317,920. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the fifth volume in the history of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. It covers the first four and one-half years of Robert S. McNamara's term as secretary of defense, an exceptionally important and fateful time in the history of the United States and the Department of Defense (DoD).
A Walking Tour of Clarion, Pennsylvania
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: January 30, 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 Clarion, Pennsylvania 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.
The Vanguard Satellite Launching Vehicle, An Engineering Summary - Details of America's Early Rocket for the First Satellites, Program History, Vehicle Design
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the official comprehensive technical report on the historic Vanguard satellite rocket. Project Vanguard was conceived in 1955 for the purpose of establishing a scientific satellite in orbit about the earth during the International Geophysical Year (July 1957 to December 1958).
Cicero Against Verres (The Much Shorter Version)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,780. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: 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?
Police Brutality
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012 by Secretarius MEMPS. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Since the days of slavery until modern time, Blacks in America have been either terrorized by the general American population, Klu Klux Klan to the modern version of law enforcement around this country. Elijah Muhammad makes the case that if the hatred and constant, unwarranted violence is the White's normal mode of operating, why let us separate unto ourselves since your history justifies this.
Look Up, Augusta! A Walking Tour of Augusta, Georgia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
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 Augusta, Georgia 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.
Central Asia After 2014 - Uyghurs, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Withdrawal from Afghanistan, Sino-Russian Relationship, China's Military
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 134,920. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These papers provide a vital set of insights into an increasingly critical area of international politics and security, especially as it is clear that the United States is reducing, but not totally withdrawing, its military establishment in Afghanistan and is seeking to consolidate long-term relationships with Central Asian states.
21st Century SOF: Toward an American Theory of Special Operations - Building and Sustaining a Special Operations Force
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 74,450. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this concise JSOU monograph, Dr. Rich Yarger considers the 21st century security environment, previous work on special operations theory, and various other perspectives of SOF gleaned from his research to synthesize an American SOF school of thought.
Windows Into the Past
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
"Windows Into the Past" is my recollection of growing up on a farm in south Mississippi during the depression. In a series of connected short stories, it highlights the part I played as a young girl and the hard work and pleasures of farm life. It shows how kids can not only survive, but thrive, under unthinkable conditions while doing chores that were dangerous but expected.
A Difficult Passage
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 56,670. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life on the Canadian prairies in the 1930s and 40s had special challenges. The Great Depression drove Fred Stone from early retirement back to the farm with his young wife and two sons: Fred Jr. and Stan. Poverty, vicious winds, blistering to frigid temperatures, and dust storms ravaged the prairies. Crops failed. Then came an unpredictable change in circumstances. Things got immeasurably worse!
Первый показательный процесс 1928. Шахтинское дело. Часть IV. Адриан Тимофеев.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,950. Language: Russian. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Я подготовил серию книг, посвященных политическим процессам организованным большевиками в 20-е и 30-е годы. Шахтинское Дело было одним из первых. Оно было сфабриковано по прямому указанию Сталина в 1928 году. Здесь представлены ПОДЛИННЫЕ ДОКУМЕНТЫ ДАННОГО ПРОЦЕССА. Провалы в «индустриализации» и «коллективизации» требовали своего объяснения и объяснения были найдены.
United States Atmospheric Nuclear Weapons Tests: Project Trinity 1945-46, Operation Crossroads 1946, Operation Sandstone 1948 - Technical Data, Nuclear Test Personnel Review
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 187,660. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three fascinating reports from the U.S. government provide exclusive details about early American atmospheric atomic tests: Trinity (the first atomic weapon ever exploded), Crossroads, and Sandstone.
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History..Summarized
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: American English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
This is a summary of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History..Summarized by J.J. Holt
INCA GOLD: History, Conquest & Legend
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Prepare yourself to travel into the realm of the unknown with the conquistadores and embark on a journey back in time with this historical story of an indigenous people, their social structure, culture, religion, architecture, military, empire, administration, myths, legends and conquest. A subjugation that leads to the creation of the world’s greatest treasure deposit!
Legends and Myths from Central Wales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,320. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In this book, the third in the series, you will find a selection of sixteen of these legends, each of which relates to a particular place in Central Wales. There are love stories, tales of heroic deeds, foolishness, greed, fables and humour. The cast includes fair maidens, wicked tyrants, explorers, kings and ordinary folk quietly going about their business.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): The Virginia Campaign and the Blockade and Siege of Yorktown, French Participation in the American Revolution
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,130. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This significant historical book on a vital aspect of the Revolutionary War - the Virginia campaign, the blockade and siege of Yorktown, and the role of the French in the American Revolution. It was written by the Army War College in 1931.
The U.S. Navy's Vision For Information Dominance - Concept, Information as a Weapon, Guiding Principles, Road Map
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,150. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The concepts in this paper boldly point to the new niche Navy will fill at the intersection of maritime, information, and cyberspace domains. We do not seek to replace kinetic combat with information warfare or diminish the need for traditional instruments of military power.