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21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - A Case Study in Security Sector Reform: Learning from Security Sector Reform / Building in Afghanistan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,840. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Military
This PKSOI Paper is designed to further the U.S. and other interested international governments' understanding of how Security Sector Reform (SSR) was conducted in Afghanistan from 2002 to 2003.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,150. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: 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.
The Triptych Papers: Lectures in Post-Colonialism, Creolisation and the Epistemologies of Displacement
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: 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.
Look Up, Chattanooga! A Walking Tour of Chattanooga, Tennessee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: September 19, 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 Chattanooga, Tennessee 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: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 1 - Ground Systems - Infantry Weapons, including Russian, Chinese, U.S., German, Marksman, Sniper Rifles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
This illustrated Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world.
What Churchill Would Do
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,630. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
This book took 4 years of research and details how Churchill managed WW2 and how the skills, experience and talent he used to carve out a victory in the face of overwhelming odds can be applied to modern business. 80% History and 20% lessons learned, make for an entertaining read full of surprises and stories from WW2. The book covers a wide range of topics that apply to everyone from 16+
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Ground Reconnaissance - MCWP 2-15.3 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,080. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual establishes doctrine, tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) for Marine Corps ground reconnaissance.
Biographies of Railroad Employees In Wake County North Carolina
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
My eBook profiles employees of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, and Southern Railway. Each of these railroad companies kept offices in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina by the late 19th century. Individual workers include train executives, conductors, moulders, firemen, engineers, clerks, and laborers. The text was compiled from city directories, 1880-1917.
A Walking Tour of Portsmouth, Virginia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. 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 Portsmouth, 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.
A Walking Tour of A Salem, Massachusetts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. 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 Salem, Massachusetts 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.
How Well Do You Know George Washington? A 15-Minute Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & First Families (U.S.), Nonfiction » History » North America
George Washington was the first President of the United States. We know a lot of things about this man. Some of them are true. Some of them are not true. For many years, people thought George chopped down a cherry tree as a boy, but it looks like this story is not true. Here are some things that are true about George Washington. How many do you know?
A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog) Systems Engineering Case Study - Close Air Support (CAS) Aircraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,910. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the A-10A Thunderbolt II, manufactured by Fairchild Republic Corp. between 1975 and 1984. It was specifically designed as a Close Air Support (CAS) aircraft.
14 Fun Facts About Machu Picchu: A 15-Minute Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders, Nonfiction » History » South American
Machu Picchu is one of the few surviving ruins of the Inca Empire. It is situated in tropical forests on the eastern side of the Andes Mountains. It stretches five miles across a ridge and sits on top of two earthquake fault lines. The Spanish invaded South America looking for gold. They killed the Inca people. They destroyed their cities, but they never found Machu Picchu.
The Great Unknown King
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 29,120. Language: Russian. Published: July 13, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The book offers a new look at the personality of the King of Prussia, Frederick the Great. Книга позволяет по-новому взглянуть на личность короля Пруссии Фридриха Великого - прославленного полководца, выдающегося политика и великого реформатора.
Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap FY 2011-2036 - Updated Multi-Service Vision for Development, Fielding, Employment of Unmanned Aerial and Ground Systems, UAS, UAV, Drones, Autonomy, Airspace
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,570. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This roadmap defines a common vision, establishes the current state of unmanned systems in today's force, and outlines a strategy for the common challenges that must be addressed to achieve the shared vision.
Ma Petite Rosette
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,100. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
In the summer of 1941, war abruptly intrudes into an otherwise peaceful and remote part of German Occupied France. Two British airmen engaged on a top-secret mission, are shot down, landing in the treacherous mud of a bay near La Rochelle. They are rescued by a young farm-worker whose father sets out to help them escape capture accompanied by his daughter who speaks a little English.
Medium Military Trucks | Military-Today.com
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a great reference guide on medium military trucks. It covers vehicles from all around the world and provides photos and basic information with specifications. It is easy to read and will be useful for people interested in military hardware. It is a great first step in identifying and researching military trucks. It is a bargain for rock solid information like this.
Een Amsterdammer ter haringvangst - seizoen 1910
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: Dutch. Published: October 8, 2014 by Marlies Vaz Nunes. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
In "Een Amsterdamer ter haringvangst" beschrijft Hendrik Vaz Nunes met humor, inzicht en veel detail het leven en werk op een haringbom in 1910, waarbij alle facetten van de haringvangst op de Noordzee gedetailleerd aan bod komen.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 13 - Naval and Littoral Systems, Surface Vessels, Undersea, Submarines, Assault and Amphibious Craft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,770. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends. Part 13 reproduces Volume Three, Naval and Littoral Systems, covering surface vessels, undersea, submarines, assault and amphibious craft.
Prayers in Stone: Nagasaki's A-Bomb Heritage Sites
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,420. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » War
This condensed Smashwords version of Prayers in Stone provides an overview of about 200 of Nagasaki's A-bomb heritage sites. The entries are organized into a series of tours for the convenience of tourists actually visiting the city, and to give the general reader a sense of the layout and the proximity to the hypocenter.