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21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Special Operations - 2012 Army Doctrine Reference Publication No. 3-05, Fires, Targeting, Intelligence, Sustainment (Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Doctrine Reference Publication (ADRP) 3-05, Special Operations, provides a broad understanding of Army special operations by describing how executing the two mutually supporting critical capabilities of special warfare and surgical strike contribute to unified land operations.
The World Wide Military Command and Control System (WWMCCS): Evolution and Effectiveness
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 121,520. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In this comprehensive analysis of the worldwide military command and control system (WWMCCS), the author examines how organization, technology, and ideology contributed to the development of WWMCCS. He explains how and why WWMCCS developed the way it did.
Look Up, Charleston! A Walking Tour of Charleston, South Carolina - Business District
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. 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 Charleston, South Carolina 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.
Surveillance & Spyplanes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
THis book traces the history of covert airborne spy flights that began during WW II with USAAF B-29 Stratofortress 'Ferret' flights, continued with USAF B-47 Raven, and Vietnam 'Cold War era RC-135 River-series and CIA-sponsored U-2. 21st century Boeing RC-135 Rivet-series U-2 Dragon Lady world-wide 'ops', including the 'war on terror in Afghanistan and elsewhere.
KC-135 Simulator Systems Engineering Case Study - Technical Information and Program History
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: July 21, 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 KC-135, a short-to-medium range tanker aircraft.
Look Up, Nashville! A Walking Tour of Nashville, Tennessee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: September 27, 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 Nashville, 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: Military Police Operations Field Manual - FM 3-19.1, FM 19-1 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,530. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Military Police Operations Field Manual (FM 3-19.1, FM 19-1) supports the commander across the full spectrum of military operations.
Costa Rica: Remarkable Tales from this Super Vacation Spot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2017 by James J. Brodell. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
A.M. Costa Rica, the Central American country’s English language newspaper, celebrates its 16th anniversary with a compilation of original news reports geared to the needs of foreigners living here and those elsewhere with personal or business interests in this vacation paradise. Each seeks to tell something new or original about the vacation and retirement mecca.
Learning from Our Military History: The United States Army, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and the Potential for Operational Art and Thinking - Petraeus, COIN, Clausewitz, Counterinsurgency
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,270. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
OIF demonstrated the need for operational art and thinking, particularly in commanders of relatively junior rank. After all the effort expended in Iraq, we may ultimately fail in crafting our own military history in OIF in breadth and depth.
Makers of the United States Air Force: USAF Leaders and Pioneers of Military Aviation - Foulois, Kenney, Vandenberg, Twining, Schriever, Davis, Quesada, George, Risner, Wright Brothers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,780. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an indispensable reference work for anyone interested in the history of the United States Air Force and, particularly, in the role that key individuals have played in its evolution.
Banners
Series: Ikons, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,440. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Russian
An assassination in Serbia sets off a series of events that draws the world into an ever-expanding vortex of madness. As mighty armies clash, entire populations must either flee their ancestral homes or be ground into dust. Akulina Boriskova and her two young sons are caught in the center of the madness and with the other villagers of Hutawa, Byelorussia must choose between death or Siberia.
La Révolte des Zanj
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 132,300. Language: French. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Screenplays » Action Adventure
Les Zanj étaient des esclaves africains contraints de travailler au défrichement des terres dans le sud de l’Iraq. Quand ils se soulevèrent, ils furent rejoints par les esclaves des villes et des villages voisins. Leur chef, Alī ibn Muḥammad, leur promis terres et richesses. Ils luttèrent 14 ans, 4 mois et 6 jours pour leur liberté.
Portraits of African American Leaders Volume I: Student Edition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Multicultural education
This educational book contains 14 male and female African American inventors, firsts, and political leaders who are not widely seen in U.S. history books, but have made major contributions to not only the United States, but to the world. This book also contains educational assessments, such as vocabulary words, review questions, lessons, and graphic organizers. This is the Student edition.
Dr Markham's Antipodean Voyage
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Too sensitive to be published in its day this Journal has taken five generations and some 170 years to surface for publication in its full glory. On the 28th of June 1841 Dr Thomas John Markham left Liverpool England on board the 467 ton Ship, Livingston. Dr Markham had left his home and family in Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland to be the Ship’s Surgeon Superintendent on the voyage.
Fairey Gannet in RN Service
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Very little is known written by one of the last fixed-wing airplanes built by the infamous Fairey Aviation Company perhaps better known for its biplane Fairey Swordfish torpedo-carrier that served with the FAA and No.119 Squadron RAF during WW II. The Fairey Gannet served the RN in many roles probably the most important as a 3-seat ASW and EW airplane. A number served with the German Marineflieger
Ta 283
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 680. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a rare look at a 1946 English translation of Focke-Wulf's proposed twin ramjet powered fighter of 1944 by USAAF T-2 Technical Intelligence, Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio
Augmenting Our Influence: Alliance Revitalization and Partner Development - U.S. Strategic Interests in Asia-Pacific, Senkaku, Obama Strategy, Europe, NATO, Future of American Landpower
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,590. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This important book addresses the importance of allied and partner contributions to current and future national security challenges and the most effective and efficient ways for the United States to leverage those contributions in the pursuit of common interests.
The United States Air Force (USAF): Basic Documents on Roles and Missions (Air Staff Historical Study) - McNamara, Curtis LeMay, James Forrestal, Space Command, Key West Agreement
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 158,290. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Office of Air Force History has collected in this volume the most significant documents which have determined the roles and missions of the Air Force, from its birth in 1947 to the present. The documents themselves only tell part of the story, of course.
Missions Of Fire And Mercy - Until Death Do Us Part
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,250. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Reference / General
william peterson was awarded the silver medal for memoirs in the 2011 military writer's society of america, for his book “missions of fire and mercy”. the author served as a huey crew chief/door gunner with charlie 227th assault helicopter battalion, first air cavalry. come along for the ride of your life while we fly nap of the earth receiving enemy fire. you're hit by shrapnel from ak47 fire.
Focke-Wulf’s Proposed “Ta 283B” 2-Man Twin Ramjet Powered Bomber
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Virtually nothing much is known about Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau's design genius Hans Multhopp's outline for a twin ramjet-powered two man piloted bomber.