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Biplanes to Jets
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Biplanes to Jets traces the history of the military airplane by way of perfomance and capability from the early flimsy biplanes to the somewhat sturdier inter-war machines the powerful WW II monoplanes the post-war jets the high Mach carrier borne interceptors the Vought F-8, MDC F-4 Phantom II and recently retired Grumman F-14 Tomcat.In excess of fifty selected USN and RN FAA types are reviewed.
The Search for African Orality
Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Africa is commonly seen as the 'oral' continent, a contrast to 'literate Europe'. The anthropologist Ruth Finnegan, building on long experience of Africa's oral arts from both documentary and first-hand field sources, queries this notion and reveals Africa as the site of both oral and literate practices, and astoundingly rich in each. Remarkably readable as well as illuminating .
The Patriot King
You set the price! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American
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The Patriot King explores the life and times of an American hero. The book is filled with shadow information that turned this hero into an iconic figure. All readers can take a guess at just who this figure is. Whether you are old or young, the Patriot King delivers an impressive look into the American past.
Our Story: African Americans in Literature
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
African Americans in Literature is the first in the Our Story series leading up to Black History Month. There's more to Black history than slavery . The Our Story series will explore the contributions African Americans have made in various arenas of American life. In particular, African Americans in Literature will introduce the reader to the luminaries of the Harlem Renaissance.
The Tub: A story of Australian POWs on the Burma-Thailand Railway
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 62,050. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012 by BWM Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
"Mota Koi!" Slowly Tony walked to the edge of the platform. The Jap they called Rat-face made a long speech. Patiently, Tony listened. Suddenly Rat-face kicked him violently in the stomach - a silly thing to do, Tony thought in a detached way, to a man suffering from dysentery. Bent double with pain, Tony fell against the opposite bed platform and fouled the hut. At this there were angry outcries.
Faith of the First Ladies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,060. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional, Nonfiction » History » American
Historically, First Ladies have been women of incredible faith who supported their husbands with prayer and sacrificed much for love of their country.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Democratization of Intelligence - Melding Strategic Intelligence and National Discourse - South America, Canada, U.S. Intelligence, Canadian Attitudes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,310. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The book aims to educate officials as well as students about the vicissitudes that accompany the development and execution of the government intelligence function.
Vera's Journey: Across Generations and Beyond Borders
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,170. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Vera’s journey begins with the story of her ancestors, who left Spain and Portugal hundreds of years ago to escape the Inquisition. They migrated to Mexico in the late sixteenth century, and eventually went northwards into New Mexico and Colorado.
Covered Bridges of the South
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers. Descriptions to all of the Southern States of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia's 66 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, including Color Photographs. GPS and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges and the various Truss Types. Recommended tours of each state.
Look Up, Lansing! A Walking Tour of Lansing, Michigan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: November 20, 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 Lansing, Michigan 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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 134,920. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, 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.
Who Should Call The Shots? Resolving Friction in the Targeting Process - Clausewitz, Clinton, Cohen, Wesley Clark, Colin Powell, Vietnam, Kosovo, Iraq, Gulf War
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,840. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study seeks to determine sources of friction between military and civilian leaders during a target nomination and approval process.
Radha Theke Poschimbongo - A journey Through Four Millenium
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
History of Bangladesh (Bengal) along with other Bengali speaking areas of India from epic ages to twentieth century.
Fighting Back: New Media and Military Operations - Websites, Cable News, Bloggers, Mobile Technologies, U.S. Military, Israeli-Hezbollah War, The Case of Jenin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,800. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Insurgent use of information as an asymmetric strategic means has been extremely effective in the current theaters of Iraq and Afghanistan leading Richard Holbrooke to famously muse: "How can a man in a cave out-communicate the world's leading communications society?"
Stopping Mass Killings in Africa: Genocide, Airpower, and Intervention - Somalia, Rwanda, Hutus and Tutsis, Ivory Coast
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,200. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph seeks to contribute to the urgent task of developing realistic strategies for preventing and stopping genocide and mass killings. Neither humanitarian operations in a passive environment nor combat operations serve as appropriate models for interventions geared specifically at stopping genocide.
An Aussie Backpacking Londoner 1952-53
Price: Free! Words: 50,290. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This Book is about the 11 months I spent living and working in London during he Coronation Year of 1953
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Tactics in Counterinsurgency - Field Manual 3-24.2 - Tactical Considerations, COIN Operations, Historical Theories (Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 165,510. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this 2009 Army Field Manual establishes doctrine (fundamental principles) for tactical counterinsurgency (COIN) operations at the company, battalion, and brigade level.
So Many, So Much, So Far, So Fast - U.S. Transportation Command and Strategic Deployment for Operation Desert Shield / Desert Storm, Airlift, Sealift, Overland Transport
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,890. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic mobility, the capability to transport military forces rapidly across intercontinental distances into an operational theater, lies at the heart of US military strategy. Nowhere has the importance of strategic mobility been more evident than in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, the military response to the Iraqi seizure of Kuwait.
Warcrimes of the Waffen-SS
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Sascha von Bornheim. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
From Wola to Malmedy, this book details some of the worst atrocities on both the Eastern and Western Fronts committed by these human war machines.
Malaysia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Malay Cultural Orientation: Anwar Ibrahim, History Timeline, Politics and Government, Economy, Society, Security, Religion, Traditions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 49,520. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Malaysia.