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Look Up, Los Angeles! A Walking Tour of Downtown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, 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 Los Angeles-Downtown 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.
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.
С высоты птичьего полёта
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 69,160. Language: Russian. Published: October 22, 2013 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Эта книга о совместном советско-французском космическом проекте - втором полёте французского космонавта на советской космической технике. О первом выходе гражданина Франции в открытый космос и испытании французской техники, о буднях и праздниках объединённого интернационального коллектива специалистов.
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).
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.
A Walking Tour of Atlantic City, New Jersey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,860. 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 Atlantic City, New Jersey 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.
Adaptation to Change: U.S. Army Cavalry Doctrine and Mechanization, 1938-1945 - World War II Armored Force, Corps Reconnaissance
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,940. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines a microcosm of the Army then, one that confronted fundamental change in mechanization, the Cavalry branch. Instead of focusing on the creation of the Armored Force and evolution of tank doctrine, this monograph examines mechanized cavalry doctrine as practiced by reconnaissance groups and squadrons in the European theater.
Russia Encyclopedia: Comprehensive Coverage - History from Ivan the Terrible to Putin, Official Reports and Guides, Economy, Society, Culture and People, Military, Russian Nationalism
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 561,490. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Discover every aspect of Russia and the former Soviet Union in this massive, authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents with details about everything from history and geography to the crisis with Ukraine in 2014.
The United States Air Force in Korea, 1950-1953 - Complete Coverage and Authoritative History of All Aspects of American Air Power in the Korean War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 348,610. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important and comprehensive historical account of the Korean War and the American Air Force seeks to record the story of the air war as it was.
Living Through a War
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 38,270. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The true story of a family in World War 2, seen through the eyes of a boy who was just six and a half years old at the outbreak of war. It is the amusing and sometimes poignant story of the actual experiences of the author as he grew up amidst the dangers of the blitz,and the anxiety of his relatives in danger in the forces.The events all took place, with actual dates added from his research.
Changes in the Arctic - Climate Change and Loss of Arctic Sea Ice, Claims and Sovereignty, Sea Transport, Oil, Gas, Mineral Exploration, Polar Icebreaking, Protected Species and Indigenous People
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 131,830. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
The diminishment of Arctic sea ice has led to increased human activities in the Arctic, and has heightened interest in, and concerns about, the region's future. The United States, by virtue of Alaska, is an Arctic country and has substantial interests in the region.
Air Force Doctrine Document 1-04, Legal Support - Rules of Engagement (ROE), Air Tasking Orders, Commander's ROE Checklist, Judge Advocate, Military Operations Other than War (MOOTW)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,090. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Today's operations take place in an increasingly legalistic environment under close scrutiny of the public and press. This environment mandates proactive attention to challenges and opportunities in every aspect of the legal fields of practice.
Rudolf Hess: The Uninvited Envoy
Price: $4.94 USD. Words: 92,330. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Rudolf Hess, Hitler’s Deputy Führer, Leader of the Nazi Party, flew alone in an unarmed aeroplane, through a night of fire and ruin, on the most dangerous flight of his life. This is an amazing true story of his secret peace mission in 1941, with plans to end the war but on Germany’s terms.
Germany and the Phoney War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book gives an insight into what occuppied the German Luftwaffe and initally Soviet forces following their success in Polaand. The UK had quietly moved the BEF to France and this book tells the story of the 'Phoney War' from the German perspective. It is not always realised that French and RAF airplanes were involved in a number of skirmishes when the Luftwaffe was 'resting' prior to the BoB
1862 Diary of Mary M. Baker from Orrington, Maine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,040. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Mary M. Baker began writing this diary when she was twenty-three years old. It is the beginning of the Civil War and several of her town friends did enlist. All around her people are dying from various diseases, but life continued on. Mary describes daily life and what she and her friends did, be it going to school or church meetings, traveling to see relatives.
Essai Sur La Vie de Prince Henri Le Navigateur
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: French. Published: October 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Ce travail vise à diffuser au grand public un essai sur la vie de prince Henry le navigateur qui a reçu le premier prix Henriquino en 1960 dans le village de Sagres, en Portugal.
Life Changing Stories
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
These short but interesting stories can help you with you're difficulties in life. Teaching you how to handle your toughest problems and live a new and better life. They'll also help you to build your faith and future. Don't deal with your most difficult problems without reading these stories.
Martin Luther King Jr. on Black Power and White Liberals
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In this fascinating essay Dr. King scholar Be Scofield explores the more radical shift in King's views towards white people and racism. How did King relate to the Black Power movement? What were it's strengths and weaknesses? Was King more radical in economic terms than the BP movement? Be ready to learn some very interesting facts.
Women in Combat Compendium: Survey Interpretation, Combat Exclusion Policy, Impact of Revising the Army's Female Assignment Policy, Women Leaders In Combat: One Commander's Perspective
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 75,880. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The reader should take away two major points—the nature of combat for the U.S. Army has changed, and the existing rules governing the employment of women do not fit this new situation; and there is not the slightest doubt that women can perform their assigned duties in the combat zone.
Look Up, Los Angeles! A Walking Tour of The Civic Center
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, 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 Los Angeles-Civic Center 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.