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The Emerging Shield: The Air Force and the Evolution of Continental Air Defense, 1945-1960 - NORAD, Dew Line, SAGE, BOMARC, SAC, Early Warning Systems, Radar Fence, Atom Bomb Impact
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,290. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The volume begins with the U.S. Army Air Service's involvement with air defense in World War I and traces the story through to the late 1950s and early 1960s.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: TECHINT - Multi-Service Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Technical Intelligence Operations (FM 2-22.401) Evacuation of Captured Enemy Materiel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,240. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this multi-service Field Manual provides a common set of multi-Service tactics, techniques, and procedures (MTTP) for technical intelligence (TECHINT) operations.
Imperial Airways European and Empire Services
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This second book on the origins of commercial civil flying traces the development of Imperial Airways that established services initially to Europe with their fleet of land-planes then across the world to Africa the Far East and Australia with thier famous flying-boat services. Join the flight at Southampton to experience a long-range flight of yesterday to see how it compares to those of today!
Nuclear Terrorism: Official Response Plans for the Aftermath of a Nuclear Detonation (IND), National Capital Region, Washington, DC Planning Example - Prompt Effects, Fallout, Shelter, Evacuation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,290. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
The terrifying prospect of nuclear terrorism striking an American city is the subject of these two reports: National Capital Region: Key Response Planning Factors for the Aftermath of Nuclear Terrorism and Analysis of Sheltering and Evacuation Strategies for a National Capital Region Nuclear Detonation Scenario.
Oil Spills in Arctic Waters: An Introduction and Inventory of Research Activities and USARC Recommendations - Mitigation, Containment, Countermeasures, Cleanup and Recovery, Environmental Effects
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This "white paper" is a compilation of research on oil spills in ice-covered Arctic waters and recommendations for future work. We identify research entities in governmental, nongovernmental, industrial, and private organizations, and provide an inventory of research projects.
Harnessing the Genie: Science and Technology Forecasting for the Air Force - 1944-1986 - von Karman, Woods Hole, Doolittle, Hap Arnold, Stever, Schriever, Forecast Project
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,890. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Harnessing the Genie describes and analyzes the methodologies and conclusions of the five main science and technology forecasts undertaken by the Air Force since before its birth as an independent service. Hopefully, this work will provide useful background as the Air Force grapples with the technological demands of national security in the 21st century.
A Walking Tour of Durham, North Carolina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: June 3, 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 Durham, North 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.
Russia Reports (Volume 4) - International Affairs, Putin, Moldova, Transnistria, Ukraine, Georgia, Chechnya, Lithuania, Belarus, Iran, Natural Gas, Energy Policy, Arms Control, Nonproliferation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 310,220. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Seventeen reports, studies, and documents provide special insight into Russian international affairs, with detailed discussions of vital topics which are of particular interest during the ongoing crisis involving Russian aggression against Crimea and the Ukraine.
Crop Circles, Hebrew & Mayan Prophesy
Series: Amerca's Secret Weapon, 9781452476131. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 41,550. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Fiction » African American fiction » General
I have referred to a 400 year prophesy when the Curse against Black Americans (also the Remnant of Israel) of slave ancestry would be over, and now we also discover this 400 year period possibly coincides with the Mayan Prophecies and Crop Circles. The elements of the pictographs relates to time of an evolutionary shift, the end of this era, and the beginnings of a spiritual era affecting mankind.
Thailand in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Religion, Thaksin Shinawatra, Military Coup, Military, U.S.-Thai Relations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,570. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Thailand, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
USAF Warplanes Past and Present
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book is a the brief history of the US air forces military aircraft since the Wright Bros offered a airplane for 'sale' until the present day Stealth F-117 Nighthawk and B-2 Spirit flying Wing not just the combat types but the various transport planes and special purpose types such as the Grumman EF-111 Raven and the Lockheed SR-71 high-altitude recce-plane re-called for 'ops' over the Balkans
Soviet Plane-makers -- Yakovlev
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Aleksandr Yakovlev was one of the few pioneering Soviet aircraft designers that appeared not to have incurred the wrath of Stalin and usually provided the right airplanes at the right time such as the superb Yak-3 that in 1944 was giving the Me 109 and Fw 190 a hard time. Post-war the Yak-25 high-altitude interceptor gave rise to a number of variants used in the Cold War as was the Yak-36/38 VTOL
Ένας έρωτας γεννιέται μέσα στη φρίκη...
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,630. Language: Greek. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » European
"Ενας ερωτας γεννιεται μεσα στη φρικη... ". Μια αληθινη ιστορία. Ο συγγραφεας, αυτοπτης μαρτυρας, Πρωταγωνιστες ο Γιωργος και η Φροσω, δυο νεαρα παιδια που γνωριστηκαν και ερωτευτηκαν κατω απο αντιξοες συνθηκες. Εκεινος γιος εγκληματια κομμουνιστη, εκεινη κορη αντικομμουνιστη. Εζησαν τον κατοχικο εμφυλιο στην Ελλαδα το ‘44 και βιωσαν την απανθρωπια, τον παραλογισμο και τον Γολγοθα του Μελιγαλα .
Art of War Paper: Operations at the Border - Efforts to Disrupt Insurgent Safe-Havens, Dhofar, Oman, Insurgency, Counterinsurgency
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,750. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Disrupting an insurgent's access to sanctuary and safe-haven is a critical aspect of operational planning for counterinsurgent forces. By denying an insurgent's access to safe-havens early in the conflict, the counterinsurgent will gain a marked advantage over the initially weaker force.
Afghanistan: Provincial Reconstruction Team Observations, Insights, and Lessons - Comprehensive Guide to Each of the Thirty-four Afghan Provinces
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,760. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Serving as a thorough guide to all of the provinces of Afghanistan, this Army publication provides up-to-date information on the country and the work of provincial reconstruction teams (PRTs) of the military.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force CV-22 Osprey Tiltrotor VTOL Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,570. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft. Contents: Cv-22 Operations Procedures * CV-22 Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * CV-22 Aircrew Training
Wheeling's Gambling History to 1976
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,590. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Wheeling's Gambling History to 1976 documents the city's fondness for gambling from the Indians to just after "Big Bill" Lias's death. Historian-turned-detective Mike Minder has done an extraordinary job of historical sleuthing. His extensive research and unbiased approach to this often-controversial subject provides readers with an unforgettable account that is sure to entertain and inform.
Baldoyle 1911 - The Census Year
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A look at the ordinary events in this north Dublin village in the year of the taking of the census, 1911. The book contains a description of events in Baldoyle and its hinterland as well as an analysis of the people who lived here, their family groupings and dwellings. Also includes statistics of marital status, occupations, children etc.
The Book of Poetry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: American English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Nonfiction » History » American
Because it needed to be done, Sheldon Blair took it upon himself to write, probably the most iconic, black historical poem ever written. In more than 150 rhyming verses, he in chronological order lists the events, along with the main characters throughout history the struggle and strife of the black man from the slave ship to the White House.
Rudolf Hess: The Uninvited Envoy
Price: $4.94 USD. Words: 92,340. 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.