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2014 Quadrennial Defense Review - Department of Defense Budget Priorities Under Sequestration Cuts, Defense Strategy, Rebalancing the Joint Force
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) seeks to adapt, reshape, and rebalance our military to prepare for the strategic challenges and opportunities we face in the years ahead.
Generational Curses A Face to My Name Collection
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 332,940. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
Follow the trail of the family of William Still, Father of the Underground railroad, as their Gist/Guest/Guess connection is examined. A unique collection of census, land and military documents provides researchers with data necessary to unlock hidden truths about their American Gist, Guess, Guest and related families of NC, SC, KY, TN, AR, AL, GA, and TX. Come on an adventure, and touch the Holy
RAF Harriers at Sea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Falklands War in the South Pacific was the first time that RAF Harrier I GR.3 variant deployed aboard a RN carrier for operations with the FAA providing the task force with a close support ground-attack capability freeing the FAA Sea Harriers FRS 1 for air-defence. During the rest of the decade the RAF did not take part in any carrier-borne 'ops' until Harrier II GR.7 entered service...
China in 2030 - Discord or "Harmonious Society"? Military Modernization, Influence of Culture, Demographics, New Boxers, Middle Kingdom Economic Development
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This vital report from the Department of Defense's Center for Strategy and Technology presents a critical examination of the future of the People's Republic of China as it might exist in the year 2030.
America's Civil War - The Vicksburg Campaign: November 1862 - July 1863, The Chancellorsville Campaign: January - May 1863, Army Military History of the War Between the States
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Vicksburg Campaign: November 1862 - July 1863 - The campaign for the control of Vicksburg was one of the most important contests in determining the outcome of the Civil War. As President Abraham Lincoln observed, "Vicksburg is the key. The war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket."
A Concise History of the U.S. Air Force - From the Genesis of American Air Power to the Gulf War, World War II, Nuclear Age and Cold War, Billy Mitchell, Foulois, von Richtofen, Spaatz
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,160. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a fascinating review of the history of America's Air Force from the Civil War to the Gulf War. Except in a few instances, since World War II no American soldier or sailor has been attacked by enemy air power.
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.
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.
Saggezza italiana - 1550 citazioni
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,840. Language: Italian. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Questo libro contiene 1550 delle migliori citazioni da Italia. Gli insegnamenti sono leader e pensatori di rispettare italiana. “Saggezza italiana - 1550 citazioni” offre lezioni significative sulla vita e di apprendimento.
Guide to Women in the Military: History, Analysis, Key Issues, Marine Corps Testing, Navy and Women, America's Women Veterans
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 87,880. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Six documents provide unique information and insights about the issue of women in the American military services.
Une Goutte de Vie dans l'Amer
Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: French. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
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.
Travelling on a One Way Ticket
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,040. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This is the actual day to day journal of a World War Two soldier. Walter describes his experiences in Italy and later in Japan. He also describes the incident for which he was awarded the Military Cross.
L'assedio di Roma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,360. Language: Italian. Published: July 7, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
La storia della caduta della Repubblica Romana nel 1849 nell'interpretazione di Carlo Pisacane.
Roe's India: Adventures in Surat
Price: Free! Words: 10,730. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sir Thomas Roe, the first English ambassador to India, has left behind a lively account of his stay in the country. But reading Roe’s memoir is not easy as the English of his time is almost a different language. The modern reader who is not a student of history may not be able to keep at it. I have tried to interpret Roe’s writing for her.
A Walking Tour of Winchester, Virginia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: December 30, 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 Winchester, 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.
Aerospace Power in the Twenty-First Century: A Basic Primer - Air and Space Power, Doctrine and Strategy, Airpower, Satellites, Billy Mitchell, Claire Chennault, Reconnaissance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,540. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Dr. Chun's Aerospace Power in the Twenty-First Century: A Basic Primer is a great start towards understanding the importance of aerospace power and its ability to conduct modern warfare.
My Passage to Africa.
You set the price! Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is my true account of a journey to southern Africa with two of my friends in 1971, and my experiences whilst working for a fire brigade in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). There are many amusing anecdotes, but most of the humour is derived from the differences in the eras over the past 40 years, especially in today's PC climate. I hope this tale will interest, amuse & amaze the reader.
Cowboys, The End of the Trail
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,030. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Every boy wants to be a cowboy, not realizing that a cowboy's life often goes down roads that would be better left untraveled. Still, even bankers, lawyers and congressmen, who once were cowboys, will still claim that as their profession. Once a cowboy, always a cowboy.
Military Modernization and the Russian Ground Forces, Prospects for U.S.-Russian Security Cooperation - Putin, Russian-Georgia War, Arms Control, Ukraine, Post-Cold War Era
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,210. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Two important reports from the Army Strategic Studies Institute examine the Russian military and Russian-American cooperation.
The American Civil War - U.S. Marines in Battle Fort Fisher, December 1864-January 1865 -War Between the States, Armstrong Gun, USS New Ironsides, Cape Fear
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,110. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
In the long and storied history of the Marine Corps, its contributions to the Union effort during the Civil War have often been relegated to a mere footnote.