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Atoms for Peace and War 1953-1961: Eisenhower and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Oppenheimer, Debates about Test Ban, Disarmament, Nuclear War, Fallout, Power Reactors, Teller, Clean Bomb
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 345,110. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This volume, the third in the official history of the Atomic Energy Commission, makes sizable contributions in several areas, including the Eisenhower presidency.
Military Air Refueling: Air Force Air Refueling for Naval Operations, History and Practice; Without Tankers, We Cannot; Flight of the Question Mark, KC-10, KC-135, Vietnam, War on Terror, Spaatz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,080. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Two excellent books provide a wealth of history and information about mid-air military aircraft refueling.
History of the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) - Nuclear Weapons, Cold War Strategy, Service Rivalries, Arms Control
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,840. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unclassified history is of the US Strategic Command that was established on June 1, 1992, and disestablished on October 1, 2002.
Watergate Considered as an Org Chart of Semi-Precious Stones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,110. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
A light-hearted yet insightful tour through the Watergate scandal! You'll delve into the origin of the scandal, the motives of the players, and how the situation spiraled so badly out of control. Illustrated with photographs, cartoons, diagrams, and political memorabilia, WATERGATE CONSIDERED... is a delightful addition to anyone's collection of political books. Watergate was never like this!
The Development of the B-52 and Jet Propulsion - A Case Study in Organizational Innovation - History of America's Cold War Nuclear Bomber and the Jet Propulsion Technology That Made it Possible
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,640. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
The B-52 and Jet Propulsion: A Case Study in Organizational Innovation is a coherent and nonpolemical discussion of the revolution in military affairs, a hot topic in the national security arena. Mark Mandeles examines an interesting topic, how can the military better understand, manage, and evaluate technological development programs.
Who Do I Call My Countryman?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » History » Military
In 1994, an estimated 80,000 Cubans and Haitians attempted a mass migration to the United States across the Caribbean. They were taken to the US Navy base at Guantanamo, Cuba, where the US military conducted a humanitarian mission code-named Operation Sea Signal. The stories from this mission raise larger questions of how people come to America and how they might behave once they have immigrated.
A Walking Tour of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,310. 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 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 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.
Ojkače Kninske krajine
Price: $2.47 USD. Words: 850. Language: Serbo-Croatian. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » World music, Nonfiction » History » European
Ova e-knjiga je zbirka od 42 napjeva za ojkanje, tradicionalni način pjevanja naroda Kninske krajine koji je UNESCO-ov odbor za nematerijalnu kulturnu baštinu svijeta 2010 uvrstio na popis ugrožene nematerijalne baštine.
Abe: The Life Story of Abraham Lincoln
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 86,360. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no attempt to write a history of the times in which Lincoln lived and worked. Such historical events as have been narrated were selected solely because they illustrated some phase of the character of Lincoln. In this biography, the single purpose has been to present the living man with such distinctness of outline that the reader may have a sort of feeling of being acquainted.
Locating Air Force Base Sites: History's Legacy - Comprehensive Updated Reference on Air Force Basing History and Issues, Site Selection, BRAC Commissions, From the Army Air Corps to the War on Terror
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,260. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study describes military, technical, economic, and political reasoning that has influenced the location, or basing, of major flying and nonflying units in the continental United States, excluding Alaska, between 1907 and 2003. Specifically, it deals with the basing of bomber, fighter, airlift and missile units, training installations, logistic centers, and product centers.
Look Up, Fort Wayne! A Walking Tour of Fort Wayne, Indiana
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: November 30, 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 Fort Wayne, Indiana 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.
Asylum Bound
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,720. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
Asylum Bound is a wild weird walk through the experiences of a student nurse entering the unknown world of the mental "asylum" of the 1970s. It is a bizarre world, a world of terrible extremes. Within this odd place there are Hogarthian characters of varying chaotic hues, some aggressive, some sad, some disturbed and some institutionalised, both patients and staff. Sadly, it is all true.
Airpower Leadership on the Front Line: Lt Gen George H. Brett and Combat Command - World War II, Australia and Caribbean, Curtis LeMay, General MacArthur
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
With Airpower Leadership on the Front Line: Lt Gen George H. Brett and Combat Command, Douglas Cox makes a singular contribution to American airpower biography. George H. Brett certainly reached high rank, and only the most cynical and uninformed observer would judge his career a failure. Yet World War II did not propel him along the same career trajectory of a Curtis LeMay.
German Heeresflieger Army Aviation
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
During WW II German High Command decreed that neither the Army or Navy should operate aircraft of any type fixed or rotary-winged. But with the establishment of the 'new' Luftwaffe post-war it was decided that both the Army (Heeresflieger) and the Navy (Marineflieger) should have their own air arms to meet their specific needs with their types as suited to their specific requirements.
The Search for African Orality
Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Africa is commonly seen as the 'oral' continent, a contrast to 'literate Europe'. The anthropologist Ruth Finnegan, building on long experience of Africa's oral arts from both documentary and first-hand field sources, queries this notion and reveals Africa as the site of both oral and literate practices, and astoundingly rich in each. Remarkably readable as well as illuminating .
Airborne Combat Vehicles | Military-Today.com
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This short e-book is a great reference guide on modern military airborne combat vehicles. These airborne armored vehicles are rare and are used only by some countries. E-book 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 airborne combat vehicles.
#NätKärlek Del 3 av 4 i serien Twitterstorm
Series: Twitterstorm, Book 3. Price: $49.99 USD. Words: 225,820. Language: Swedish. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » European
Del 3 i serien Twitterstorm är #NätKärlek som uppstod som en motaktion och reaktion till #näthatet som redan hade pågått ett bra tag, och som nu hade totalt exploderat till sin absoluta yttersta gräns, och som var så smått på väg att falla tillbaka för att sedermera plana ut i sin aktivitetskurva. Jämför man nu innehållet i boken #NätHat mot #NätKärlek kan man se hur diskussionen svänger.
The Day the Whistles Cried: The Great Cornfield Meet at Dutchman's Curve
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,150. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » History » North America
Two steam locomotives collide head-on in a cornfield at the edge of Nashville on July 9, 1918, taking the lives of more than a hundred people and injuring at least 300 others. This tragic tale, set against a backdrop of wartime urgency and human error, unfolds in the midst of the racial and societal divisions of the early twentieth century: a riveting story of decided historical impact.
Changes, Challenges, Champions: A History of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth District 2000 - 2011 - Iraq War, War on Terror, Post-Katrina Civil Works, Fort Bliss MILCON, Post-9/11
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,270. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General
The book is organized into five chapters and follows a roughly chronological narrative. The first chapter begins in early 2000, as Colonel James S. Weller relinquishes command to Colonel Gordon Wells, who discovers the true size and scope of the District's military and civil works responsibility as he leads the Fort Worth District into the twenty-first century.
Heroes in Obscurity A Vietnam Era Junior Officer's Stories of Unsung Heroes and of Life on Small Navy Auxiliary Ships
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,530. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
James Duermeyer began his writing with this book, Heroes in Obscurity, followed by three historical fiction novels. Heroes in Obscurity is a candid, humorous, and humble memoir account of a junior Naval officer during the Vietnam War. Whether the reader is an armchair warrior, one who has served, or a military family member, Heroes in Obscurity is a heart felt, engaging collection of tales.