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Mindless Thug Iraq-Haiti-Libya
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 76,440. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Look Up, Oakland! A Walking Tour of Oakland, California
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. 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 Oakland, California 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.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Sensemaking - A Structure for an Intelligence Revolution, Mindfulness, Macrocognition, Tame and Wicked Problems, Meliorists, Neuroscience
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,370. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Sensemaking, whereby intelligence professionals would work with executive decisionmakers to explain data that are "sparse, noisy, and uncertain," requires an interpreter and experienced champion to bring about a practicable understanding and acceptance of the concept among intelligence practitioners.
John Somerset Pakington: his first 50 years
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,440. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A biography of the Sir John Pakington of Westwood Park, Droitwich, born in 1799, who was MP for Droitwich, Worcestershire for 37 years. At Westminster he served on many select committees, including that investigating the Andover Union scandal. He was also much involved in Worcestershire affairs..
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.
Nuclear Weapons and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) - 2012 Issues with Weapon Limitations, Stockpile Surveillance Program, Management and Oversight
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
In a February 2012 report, for the 52 NNSA identified limitations for all weapons in the U.S. nuclear stockpile, 86 percent fall into six types: detonation safety under abnormal conditions, weapon reliability, weapon delivery, more frequent replacement of limited life components, nuclear yield, and worker safety.
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.
The "People" in the PLA: Recruitment, Training, and Education in China's Military - Chinese Military Career Profiles, Conscripts, Officer Corps, Command Colleges
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,310. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The People in the PLA: Recruitment, Training, and Education in China's Military represents the latest volume in the series published by the Strategic Studies Institute and brings together top-tier academic analysis and insight on the important questions.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle Dual-Role Fighter Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,550. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the F-15E Strike Eagle Dual-Role Fighter Aircraft.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: Benjamin Harrison to Harry S Truman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
FDR liked to snack on donuts? Woodrow Wilson quit law school? Teddy Roosevelt had a pig named 'Maude?' Truman lived in poverty for awhile after his presidency? These and other fascinating tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which among other things covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The third of four volumes.
Watergate Considered as an Org Chart of Semi-Precious Stones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,110. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
A light-hearted yet insightful tour through the Watergate scandal! You'll delve into the origin of the scandal, the motives of the players, and how the situation spiraled so badly out of control. Illustrated with photographs, cartoons, diagrams, and political memorabilia, WATERGATE CONSIDERED... is a delightful addition to anyone's collection of political books. Watergate was never like this!
Women Marines in World War I - Recruiting, Enrollment, Housing, Uniforms, Pay, Assignments to Duty, Drill and Parades, Discipline, Social, Benefits, After the War
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,940. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an informative illustrated history of women in the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) during World War One.
On the Edge of Nowhere
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,320. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans, Nonfiction » History » Native American
His father is a white trapper, his mother an Athabascan Indian who walks a thousand miles in winter to reunite with her family. Jimmy Huntington learns early how to survive on the land. He is only seven when his mother dies, and must care for his younger siblings. A courageous and inspiring man, Huntington hunts, fights bears, survives close calls and he becomes a championship sled-dog racer.
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.
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
Roger Pringle Kirk and the Alberta Winner Furnace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Coal furnaces were not unique in the early days of the West, but Roger Kirk and his Alberta Winner coal furnace and Kirk's stoker were different. Here we tell fascinating details from our 25 years spent with him.
Unexpected Odyssey: Danzig to Tennessee
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 246,430. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
A memoir of a European immigrant, surviving WW ll and growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y. Graduated the Merchant Marine Academy, spent life on 14 ships and was the first member of Texas Maritime Academy faculty as Associate Professor, into business as an Engineering Sales Specialist. Retired and then to graduate school, a career as an Executive Chef and finally to Tennessee as an addiction counselor.
Giữ gìn tươi trẻ - bí thuật Trung Hoa.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,590. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Các nhà dưỡng sinh, các lương y Trung Quốc không ngừng tìm kiếm phương pháp giữ gìn sự tươi trẻ, còn gọi là phương pháp hồi xuân. Trong đó, có nhiều phương pháp bí truyền ở chốn thâm cung, hoặc trong gia đình các danh gia vọng tộc, nhưng cũng có những phương pháp dân gian, dân dã. Nhìn chung dễ ứng dụng.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 9 - Airspace and Air Defense Systems, Rotary and Fixed-wing Aircraft, Helicopters, Russian, American
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,490. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE). Part Nine includes the section of Volume Two (Airspace and Air Defense Systems) covering rotary and fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters.
Who Do I Call My Countryman?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » History » Military
In 1994, an estimated 80,000 Cubans and Haitians attempted a mass migration to the United States across the Caribbean. They were taken to the US Navy base at Guantanamo, Cuba, where the US military conducted a humanitarian mission code-named Operation Sea Signal. The stories from this mission raise larger questions of how people come to America and how they might behave once they have immigrated.