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A Walking Tour of Winchester, Virginia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. 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 Winchester, Virginia 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.
China in 2030 - Discord or "Harmonious Society"? Military Modernization, Influence of Culture, Demographics, New Boxers, Middle Kingdom Economic Development
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This vital report from the Department of Defense's Center for Strategy and Technology presents a critical examination of the future of the People's Republic of China as it might exist in the year 2030.
"Dirty Bomb" Attack: Assessing New York City's Level of Preparedness from a First Responder's Perspective - RDD Threats, Terrorists, Nuclear Terrorism, Meters and Monitors, Sheltering in Place
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,230. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
In order to reduce the probability, lessen the risk, and minimize the consequences of a Radiological Dispersion Device (RDD), or "dirty bomb," attack, NYC's first responders must be adequately prepared for its seemingly inevitable occurrence.
The Niagara Frontier's Unwritten History
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
The Niagara Frontier has been blessed in the fact that the region’s archaeological record has long been held in capable hands. Frederick M. Houghton along with A.L. Benedict were the initial stalwarts who identified and excavated at numerous sites throughout the region, the former detailing his efforts and analyses extensively in archaeological journals.
1862 Diary of Mary M. Baker from Orrington, Maine
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,040. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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.
RN Aircraft Carriers -- A History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book traces the evoultion of the aircraft carrier from the early seaplane carriers, the warships with their flying-off platforms, to the first purpose flattops with flight-decks. Rapid WW II development fleet carriers, light fleet carriers, escort vessels, WW II carriers operation, Korean, other conflicts. Jets and the changes they brought. V/STOL the ski-jump,and vessels for the new century
From Transformation to Combat: The First Stryker Brigade at War - The Test of Combat in Iraq in 2003 - 2004, Mosul, Baghdad, An Najaf, Tall Afar, Carter Ham
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,970. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Between November 2003 and October 2004, after four years of planning and preparation, the Army's first Stryker-equipped force received its baptism by combat on the plains of Iraq.
A Comprehensive Approach to Improving U.S. Security Force Assistance (SFA) Efforts - DoD Programs to Train, Advise, and Assist Foreign Partners' Security Establishments
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Letort Paper analyzes the topic of Security Force Assistance (SFA) and provides some specific recommendations designed to improve U.S. performance. SFA may be a new term, but the activities themselves are familiar ones related to how the Department of Defense (DoD) works to train, advise, and assist foreign partners' security establishments to accomplish common objectives.
Japanese and U.S. World War II Plunder
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 145,050. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage
Insiders detailed history of the diversion of Japanese war loot from the Philippines after Word War II by CIA and affiliate personnel.
Look Up, Frankfort! A Walking Tour of Frankfort, Kentucky
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: November 19, 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 Frankfort, Kentucky 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: River-Crossing Operations - FM 90-13 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,270. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Part of our value-added professional format series, the River-Crossing Operations Field Manual (FM 90-13) describes how divisions and brigades conduct river crossings. This FM has been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
Ancient Egypt: A Ducksters Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,360. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient
This book on Ancient Egypt is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will travel through the history of Ancient Egypt learning about the culture, people, and rulers of the civilization.
RAF Duxford - Heroes of the RAF
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,900. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The thrilling story of Britain’s premier fighter station in action from the Great War to the present day. From its days as an RAF base, through the years hosting the USAAF to its role as a museum.
Hitler's PanzerWagons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
During WW II Hitler's Panzer Divisions were supplied with a superb range of tanks and armore vehicles, most far superior to those of the allies. this ebook gives a breif overview of the main designs.
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."
The Long Road Home: U.S. Prisoner of War Policy and Planning In Southeast Asia - Vietnam, Ross Perot, John McCain, Jane Fonda, Borman Mission, Raids, PW/MIA Family Assistance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 265,610. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This history of Washington's role in shaping prisoner of war policy during the Vietnam War reveals the difficult, often emotional, and vexing nature of a problem that engaged the attention of the highest officials of the U.S. government, including the president.
An Acidental Relationship
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,730. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
When English sailors set out in 1553 seeking an easterly sea passage to China round the northern capes of Scandinavia, they made an unexpected discovery. Like Christopher Columbus and America sixty years earlier, they encountered a large, uncharted land mass barring their progress. They had not intended to ‘discover' Russia; it was totally accidental and unexpected.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force Aircrew Training, Aircrew Standardization / Evaluation Program Instructions
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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.
Navy Search and Rescue (SAR) Manual - 3-50.1 - Part 2 of 2 - Aviation Maritime, Surface Vessel, Rescue Swimmer, Inland, Equipment, Communications, Medical Procedures, Survival Equipment
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,480. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This heavily illustrated manual contains information for the safe and effective application of search and rescue (SAR) procedures, and the execution of SAR operations.
Fighting Back: New Media and Military Operations - Websites, Cable News, Bloggers, Mobile Technologies, U.S. Military, Israeli-Hezbollah War, The Case of Jenin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,800. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: 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?"