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Right Sizing the People's Liberation Army: Exploring the Contours of China's Military - Taiwan, Xinjiang, Uighurs, Tibet, Senkaku, Chinese Combat Aircraft, PLA Air Force, Naval Force, Nuclear
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 253,210. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The book addresses how the leadership of China and the PLA view what size of PLA best meets China's requirements. Among other things, this analytical process makes important new contributions on the question of PLA transparency, long an issue among PLA watchers.
Navy Search and Rescue (SAR) Manual - 3-50.1 - Part 1 of 2 - Aviation Maritime, Surface Vessel, Rescue Swimmer, Inland, Equipment, Communications, Medical Procedures, Survival Equipment
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,850. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
This heavily illustrated manual contains information for the safe and effective application of search and rescue (SAR) procedures, and the execution of SAR operations.
Deux cités du Graal
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 41,020. Language: French. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Chrétien de Troyes a écrit la légende du Graal en Mayenne et dans l'Orne ; sous forme romancée, l'auteur narre les sources de cette légende
Downton: 7000 years of an English village
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Much more than just a history of one old Wiltshire village this is the story - all 7000 years of it - of rural England from its beginnings to the present. People lived in Downton when Stonehenge was built and probably helped. Today it is a busy, happy home for their descendants.
Strategic Air Warfare: An Interview with Generals Curtis E. LeMay, Leon W. Johnson, David A. Burchinal, and Jack J. Catton - World War II, Strategic Air Command SAC, Korean War, Southeast Asia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,370. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic Air Warfare is part of a continuing series of historical volumes produced by the Office of Air Force History in direct support of Project Warrior.
"Lucky War" Third Army in Desert Storm - Complete History of Persian Gulf War, Planning a Ground Offensive, General Norman Schwarzkopf, Air Power, Command and Control, Iraq and Kuwait, Yeosock
Price: $2.79 USD. Words: 201,400. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This unique ebook compilation includes a full reproduction of the important history of the Third Army in the Persian Gulf War - which provides a broad history of the conflict in addition to illuminating details of the Third Army's involvement - plus a bonus excerpt of the Final Report to Congress, Conduct of the Persian Gulf War.
Military Housing and Facilities for American Servicewomen: The Built Environment of Cold War Era Servicewomen - Oveta Culp Hobby, Director of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 94,050. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Providing full military status to women had repercussions for the built environment of the country's military installations, especially as the government mandated a gender-segregated military.
The UnHoly Church
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Beset by scandal, implicated in money laundering, implicated in the $3.5 billion collapse of Banco Ambrosiano in 1982, accused of secretly transferring the whole treasury of the independent State of Croatia over to the Vatican bank after the end of World War II, this is the story of the most secretive bank in the world The Vatican Bank, the bank of "The Unholy Church"
Rethinking the National Interest: Putin's Turn in Russian Foreign Policy - Russian History, Gorbachev, Perestroika, Yeltsin, 9/11, Chechnya, Bill Clinton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,620. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
In a compressed historical review beginning with Ivan the Terrible, the author focuses on Russia's development into a "national-security state," a state that sacrificed individual and public life to all-encompassing goals of national security and territorial expansion.
The St.Louis Gateway-An epic.
Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 44,050. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Sociology
Read this exciting and prescient story of westward identity and expansion. If you want to know how America was experienced and expounded you'll love Gateway, it is a lesson and in-depth revelation of what the city, the translocated and many facilitations and founders found the city as keeper and transpirers for the future of America as a continent. You'll be Impressed and gain insight...
Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap FY2013-2038 - Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Drones, Unmanned Maritime Systems, Technologies, Logistics, Sustainment, Training, International, Foreign Sales
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,730. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Unmanned systems continue to deliver new and enhanced battlefield capabilities to the warfighter. While the demand for unmanned systems continues unabated today, a number of factors will influence unmanned program development in the future.
Mindless Thug Iraq-Haiti-Libya
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 76,440. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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Events preceding the Second Gulf War. Halabja gas attack. WMD. Iraq 'War'. Private security contracting 2003 to 2008. Current period in Iraq to April 2015. Haiti, post-earthquake, December 2010 - May 2012 Libya, post revolution and overthrow of Ghaddafi to mid 2012.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force Aircrew Training, Aircrew Standardization / Evaluation Program Instructions
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,540. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Three - Strategy, Money, and the New Look, 1953 - 1956 - Atomic Weapons, End of Korean War, Soviet Nuclear Threat, ICBM and IRBM
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 341,690. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication, Volume III of the History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, is concerned with the first three and a half years of the Eisenhower administration—1953-1956. The hallmark of these years was the constant struggle of the administration to hold down the cost of national defense and balance that cost against an array of post-Korea cold war challenges.
The Fiddling Contest
Series: Genealogy, Book 3 · Short Stories, Book 2 · Continuing Education, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
“The Fiddling Contest” is a true old family story transcribed by Ellen Gray Taylor, who had heard the brave story of Mars Henry in the words of the ex-slave who told it to her and to so many other children. Rendered in the vernacular, this story depicts the great love shown within an extended family trying to ensure survival in the dark days after the War Between the States.
Kite Balloons to Airships: the Navy's Lighter-than-Air Experience - Goodyear, Goodrich, Helium, Airship Disasters, Lakehurst, USS Akron, Macon, Heli-Stat, Aerocrane, ZP-32 and ZP-21
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,860. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph is intended to provide an overview of the Navy's involvement with balloons, airships and their operations, which shows their failures and accomplishments and their contributions to the Navy's mission of guarding the sea lanes of America. It provides an overall look at the history of LTA in the Navy.
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.
Confessions of a Babyboomer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,660. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A snapshot of the boyhood of an Australian babyboomer highlighting the differences between his generation and that of his parents and that of his children.
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.
North Korea Issue Papers: Criminal Sovereignty and Illicit International Activities, Understanding the North Korea Problem: The Land of Lousy Options, plus China Policies and Controversies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,100. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Two important papers by the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provide unique insights into the problems posed by North Korea.