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In Service to the Nation: Air Force Research Institute Strategic Concept for 2018-2023 - U.S. Air Force Strategy Past, Present, and Future, Base Closures, Natural Disaster Threats to Air Force Bases
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,820. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this study, the Air Force Research Institute provides its perspective on what the United States Air Force should look like in 2018–2023. This study offers a detailed discussion of the attributes of the Air Force today in order to develop a framework for understanding how the USAF will serve the nation in the future.
Look Up, Cleveland! A Walking Tour of Cleveland, Ohio
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: October 26, 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 Cleveland, Ohio 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: Multi-Service Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Conducting Peace Operations - FM 3-07.31 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Multi-Service Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Conducting Peace Operations Field Manual (FM 3-07.31) covers peacekeeping operations and related functions of the military, including the UN operations, the enforcement of sanctions, and humanitarian assistance.
How to win. A guide to strategy and tactics
By Konstantin Babitsky
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 65,670. Language: Russian. Published: July 29, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Each day throws at us new challenges, we are faced to deal with new situations, some of which can be confusing, even for tough and experienced. To find a way out of any situation, to secure the positive outcome - we need to make highly effective decisions. The problem is that each situation is unique and there is no universal prescription for the resolution of all of them.
A Walking Tour of Warwick, Rhode Island
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: February 13, 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 Warwick, Rhode Island 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.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Report: STS-3, March 1982 - Third Columbia Mission, Complete Technical Details of Orbiter Performance and Problems
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,130. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This is the official final orbiter mission report issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center for the flight of STS-3, the third Space Shuttle mission, launched in March 1982 with Mattingly and Hartsfield. Forty-seven orbiter anomalies are discussed.
The Chinese Air Force: Evolving Concepts, Roles, and Capabilities - Hypersonic Vehicle Technology, Aircraft, Reverse Engineering, Threat to Taiwan, PLAAF Air Force Leaders, Airpower
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 194,800. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This vital report from a distinguished international group of experts on airpower, military affairs, and the People's Republic of China PRC - Taiwan relationship examines the present state and future prospects of the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF).
The Cape: Military Space Operations 1971-1992 - USAF Space Programs, Space Shuttle, Titan Rocket, Delta II, Navstar, Atlas/Centaur, Starbird, Red Tigress
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the companion volume to an earlier work, "The 6555th: Missile and Space Launches Through 1970." It presents the Air Force's space launch operations at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) from the beginning of 1971 through 2 July 1992.
Edna Matilda Dillon Luke's Search for Happiness
By Cameron Crosby
Price: Free! Words: 65,390. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The life history of Edna Matilda Dillon Luke, written by her children.
Horten Ho 18 All-Wing Bomber-Part 1
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Enjoy Dr David Myhra’s exciting next chapter in the “Luftwaffe Project Design Board”, the 2 part book about Reimer Horten’s Ho 18, the world’s first proposed intercontinental bomber!
A Walking Tour of Winnsboro, South Carolina
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: March 5, 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 Winnsboro, South Carolina 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.
A Walking Tour of Marblehead, Massachusetts
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: February 15, 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 Marblehead, Massachusetts 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: Army National Guard Training - Operational Training Programs, Specialized Training, Antiterrorism, Aviation, Combat Training Centers
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,320. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The primary objective of the ARNG is to train units that can mobilize, deploy, fight and win anywhere in the world. Our units must be prepared to deploy and fight worldwide with a minimum of post-mobilization training time.
Une Goutte de Vie dans l'Amer
By Alain Kleinsinger
Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: French. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
L'histoire vraie d'un enfant insouciant, dans le Paris des années 30, élevé dans l'amour de la France et de ses valeurs républicaines par ses parents immigrés juifs polonais. Brusquement éveillé de son enfance par la guerre, il va découvrir le coté sombre des hommes. Miraculé du camp de Drancy, il assiste, impuissant, au départ de ses parents vers Auschwitz, devient résistant et tente de survivre.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Military Police in Support of the MAGTF - Marine Corps Warfighting Publication (MCWP) 3-34.1
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,780. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides the doctrinal basis for employment of military police in support of Marine air-ground task force (MAGTF) operations.
Danske Ubåde 1909 - 2004. Bind I.
By Søren Nørby
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 32,220. Language: Danish. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Første bind af to, der bog dækker ubådsvæsenets 95-årige historie fra den første ubåd, Dykkeren, til den sidste, Kronborg, der fik blot tre år i søværnets tjeneste. Ubådenes tekniske udvikling beskrives indgående, og deres skiftende roller i forsvaret af Danmark forklares i historisk perspektiv.
Elfego Baca, The Mexican Gunfighter
By Alton Pryor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Elfego Baca always wanted to be a lawman. At the age if 19, he obtained a mail-order sheriff's badge, appointed a friend or two as deputy sheriff's and concocted a method to clean the town of Socorro, New Mexico of its riffraff and seedy characters. Baca sent out letters to the felons in town, claiming he had warrants for their arrest. They either must surrender or risk being shot on sight.
Footprints
By David Hilton-Barber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,430. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Here is an idiosyncratic view of one of South Africa’s loveliest districts. History is certainly revealed, but the book is much more than dry-as-dust fact and chronologies. The mountains and valleys and abundant vegetation of the northern Drakensberg have inspired many people. Their stories enliven almost every page.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Marine Corps Operations MCDP 1-0 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 145,990. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual covers Marine Corps Operations, the first Marine Corps Operations doctrinal publication written for the Marine component and the Marine air-ground task force (MAGTF).
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force Aircrew Training, Aircrew Standardization / Evaluation Program Instructions
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,540. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This instruction implements AFPD 10-2, Readiness, AFPD 11-2, Aircraft Rules and Procedures, and AFPD 11-4, Aviation Service. It establishes the USAF aircrew training program that supports Air Force objectives and is applicable to all units.