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Defense's Nuclear Agency 1947 - 1997: Comprehensive History of Cold War Nuclear Weapon Development and Testing, Atomic and Hydrogen Bomb Development, Post-War Treaties
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,420. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Defense Nuclear Agency presents a comprehensive and informative history of the development and testing of nuclear weapons after World War II, from the earliest atomic bombs through the devastating hydrogen thermonuclear devices that were the centerpiece of the Cold War.
Airhead Operations - Where AMC Delivers: The Linchpin of Rapid Force Projection - Mogadishu, Somalia, Operation Restore Hope, Air Mobility
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 20,270. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Air mobility forces in the airhead are crucial to the combatant commander's theater operations. He relies on them to introduce forces to the theater, to sustain them, to support intratheater movement, and to redeploy forces to the CONUS.
Venture into Space: Early Years of Goddard Space Flight Center - Vanguard, Mercury Tracking, Explorer, Pioneer, Tiros, Telstar, Relay, Syncom Satellites (NASA SP-4301)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,170. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is an interesting account of the early history of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
Tennessee Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 13. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Tennessee's 4 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of each one. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and an extensive review of the various Truss Types.
Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO - U.S. Nuclear Weapons Development and Modernization Controversy, U.S. - Russian Reset, Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons (NSNW), Arms Control Options, START
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,220. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This important report from the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provides the complete history of tactical nuclear weapons starting with the early days of the Cold War, along with unique up-to-date insights into the future of tactical nukes in Europe and Asia.
Military Planning for a Catastrophic Critical Infrastructure Event - In the Dark, Terminal Blackout: Electric Infrastructure Vulnerabilities and Civil-Military Resiliency, EMP
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,440. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Two important reports from the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute and Army War College discuss the terrible threat to civilization posed by damage to the electrical grid from electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack or a solar storm.
Русская душа (музыка на многих струнах)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: Russian. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Автор провёл четыре года в Москве, будучи студентом. Был одним из лучших, всё же, из-за болтовни в 1956 г. руководство института вынуждено было отчислить его из института. Декан института разрешил ему досрочно сдать экзамены, сделая возможным ему закончить четвёртый курс. Он до старости лет носит в душе чуство благодарности тем, которые спасли ему год. Но «струны» книги занимаются в основном жемч
Trăm trận, trăm thắng.
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,540. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Là cuốn binh thư kì diệu, không có cuốn binh thư nào sánh được. Sách đã khai mở tinh thần, trí tuệ và sự thông biến cho người đọc.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Drive North - U.S. Marines at the Punchbowl
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,210. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official U.S. Marine Corps history provides unique information about important aspects of the Korean War.
The Baronet And The Savage King
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
“Gold mined at Tati was identifi ed with the dynasty of the Queen of Sheba and the ancient rulers of biblical Ophir. David’s book records how this notion, mentioned in Milton’s Paradise Lost, was discarded as being romantic fi ction. But romance there is here aplenty.” JOHN GORDON DAVIS, bestselling author of Hold My Hand I’m Dying
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - The American Military Advisor: Dealing With Senior Foreign Officials in the Islamic World
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,000. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The American Military Advisor: Dealing with Senior Foreign Officials in the Islamic World is a comprehensive guide for American military officers assigned as advisors to regional officials in places very different from the United States.
Paris in 5 1/2 Weeks : The Bastille, Promenade Plantee, and Small Streets - Day 14
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Series: Paris in 5 1/2 Weeks, 14. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Paris in 5 1/2 Weeks, Day 14 : A Photo Memoir The Bastille, Promenade Plantee, and Small Streets 12 Original Paris Images Commentary & links * My wife Sheila and I took an unexpected, extended, almost-didn’t-happen trip and stay in Paris late 2012. The first 12 days of memories and images were posted free on our website, soon after our trip, beginning in early spring of 2013.
Ιστορία του Σουλλίου και της Πάργας
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 47,080. Language: Greek. Published: March 12, 2013 by PELEKANOS BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Η ιστορική αφήγηση στρέφεται γύρω από τους αγώνες των κατοίκων Σουλλίου και Πάργας εναντίον της μοχθηρίας και του βάναυσου τρόπου διοίκησης του Αλή Πασά των Ιωαννίνων. Πλήθος άγνωστων πληροφοριών έρχονται στο φως, από γραμματείς και συμβούλους του τυράννου.
A Walking Tour of West Chester, Pennsylvania
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: February 12, 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 West Chester, Pennsylvania 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.
Une Goutte de Vie dans l'Amer
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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.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): Birth of the Navy, Naval Documents, History and Timeline of Captain John Paul Jones, Vessels of the Continental Navy in the American Revolution
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,540. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique historical compilation provides comprehensive information on the role of naval power in the American Revolution, including the birth of the U.S. Navy, naval documents, a comprehensive history and timeline of Captain John Paul Jones, and a full list of the vessels of the Continental Navy, with numerous detailed descriptions.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Bare Base Assets (Air Force Handbook 10-222 Volume 2) - NAVAIDS, Radar, Shelters, Medical Support, Facilities, Equipment, Fueling
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This handbook describes Basic Expeditionary Airfield Resources (BEAR) Air Force civil engineers are likely to site, install, or operate in an expeditionary field environment. It provides a brief overview of major systems and equipment, along with applicable technical references.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Counterintelligence Field Manual - FM 34-60 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,700. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Counterintelligence Field Manual (FM 34-60) provides guidance to commanders, counterintelligence (CI) agents, and analysts.
A Walking Tour of Ithaca, New York
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: January 31, 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 New Orleans' French Quarter from walkthetown.com 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.
The Triptych Papers: Lectures in Post-Colonialism, Creolisation and the Epistemologies of Displacement
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Post-Colonialism is revealed as "backward looking"; as tending to read its anthropology against the sociology, economics and history of which it escaped in Colonialism. In the Triptych Papers, Morris explores the problem of post-colonialism and argues that there is a value in the situation or anthropology - which is to say the life-world - of the post-colonial which he or she is apt to overlook.