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The Thin Blue Line: An In-depth Look at the Policing Practices of the Los Angeles Police Department
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Covering the time from Chief Gates' tenure until the end of the Rampart Scandal, The Thin Blue Line brings forgotten and startling events from the last thirty years of the LAPD's shocking history to life. Attempting to view brutality and corruption through a critical lens, this book uses extensive research to investigate the various charges of police corruption as a result of policing practices.
A Diary for 1849
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,630. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Elihu Beard's Diary of 1849 represents a very personal view of America during its greatest period of transition and conflict. This remarkable young student of a Quaker family shares his thoughtful views on issues of his day, many of which still have pertinence today.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Stalemate, U.S. Marines from Bunker Hill to the Hook, 1st Marine Division, Imjin River, Kimpo Peninsula, Medal of Honor Winners, General Selden
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,150. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official U.S. Marine Corps history provides unique information about important aspects of the Korean War, with material on the 1st Marine Division, Imjin River, Kimpo Peninsula, the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, Medal of Honor Winners, and General Selden.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force CV-22 Osprey Tiltrotor VTOL Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,570. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Infantry Rifle Platoon and Squad Field Manual - FM 7-8 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,670. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Infantry Rifle Platoon and Squad Field Manual (FM 7-8) provides doctrine, tactics, techniques and procedures on how infantry rifle platoons and squads fight. Infantry rifle platoons and squads include infantry, airborne, air assault, ranger, and light infantry platoons and squads.
Первый показательный процесс 1928. Шахтинское дело. Часть IV. Адриан Тимофеев.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,950. Language: Russian. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Я подготовил серию книг, посвященных политическим процессам организованным большевиками в 20-е и 30-е годы. Шахтинское Дело было одним из первых. Оно было сфабриковано по прямому указанию Сталина в 1928 году. Здесь представлены ПОДЛИННЫЕ ДОКУМЕНТЫ ДАННОГО ПРОЦЕССА. Провалы в «индустриализации» и «коллективизации» требовали своего объяснения и объяснения были найдены.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Six: McNamara, Clifford, and the Burdens of Vietnam 1965 - 1969, Israel and the Middle East, North Korea, Dominican Republic
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 350,370. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the sixth volume in the history of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. It covers the last four years of the Lyndon Johnson administration—March 1965-January 1969, which were dominated by the Vietnam conflict.
Look Up, Juneau! A Walking Tour of Juneau, Alaska
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. 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 Juneau, Alaska 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 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.
Russian Aviation post-WW II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Continuing the story of the origins of Russian Aviation this book follows the development of the third fourth and fifth generation combat planes and the use of new technologies many new types forced on the USSR in the 'Cold War' to ensure the designs from the West did not gain any significant technological advantage over Soviet designs that in a number of cases proved superior new civil types too.
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force C-130 Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 215,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft. Contents: C-130 Operations Procedures * C-130 Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * C-130 Aircrew Training * Bonus: Air Force Culture / Doctrine Instruction / Policy Directive
Διαφέροντα και περίεργα τινά ιστορήματα
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,270. Language: Greek. Published: December 13, 2012 by PELEKANOS BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
Τα γνωστά με τον τίτλο "Διαφέροντα και περίεργα τινά ιστορήματα" Απομνημονεύματα του Γιαννιώτη Αλέξη Κουτσαλέξη.
The Works of Wisdom by Benjamin Franklin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 249,890. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
As a man who interviews and studies successful men and women, I set out to create the ultimate Kindle edition of Benjamin Franklin’s timeless wisdom. I wanted to create an easy to use Kindle book that included his amazing writings at a fantastic price. And here is the result! This exciting collection has these great features: • The complete Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, including other vario
Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap FY2013-2038 - Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Drones, Unmanned Maritime Systems, Technologies, Logistics, Sustainment, Training, International, Foreign Sales
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,730. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Studii Bizantine. Parabola cetatii - pustiu. Imaginea paradisului terestru in Bizant
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Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 23,920. Language: Romanian. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
La începuturile monahismului creştin, pustiul şi cetatea nu sunt puse foarte categoric în opoziţie. Călugării care tânjesc după singurătate, fug de cetăţi. Pustiul este locul predilect al întâlnirii cu sacrul, pentru că acolo cei retraşi de lume îl găsesc pe Dumnezeu. Însă, în acelaşi timp, călugării îl găsesc în pustiu şi pe diavol, pentru că, în pustiu, diavolul este la el acasă....
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.
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,860. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: 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.
A Walking Tour of Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: February 15, 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 Pittsfield, Massachusetts 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.
Messerschmitts Over America-Part 9
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Photographs and information of unfinished, war weary, crash-landed, cannibalized On March 30, 1945, the USAAF captures their first flight-worthy Me 262 A-1a and starts the wheels in motion that leads to Colonel Harold Watson to sending ten Me 262s to New York City. Five were given to the US Navy and five were kept by the USAAF.