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Marshall Center Reports: China's Foreign Policy Grand Strategy, Western Unity and Transatlantic, Counter-terrorism, International Law, Europe's Military in the 21st Century, Police Primacy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,950. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Seven informative papers from the Marshall European Center for Security Studies analyze various important military issues.
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.
To Defend and Deter: The Legacy of the United States Cold War Missile Program - Encyclopedic Coverage of Nike, ABM, ICBM, Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, IRBM History with Comprehensive Details
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,160. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This massive ebook provides encyclopedic coverage of the missile programs of the United States during the Cold War era, with extraordinary details about the headline programs of Nike Ajax, Nike Hercules, ABM, Safeguard, BOMARC, ICBM, Atlas, Titan I and II, Minuteman I, II and III, Jupiter, Thor, and Snark.
Operational Culture for the Warfighter: Principles and Applications - Physical Environment, Economy, Social Structure, Political Structure, Iraq, Islam, Clausewitz, Wargaming
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,550. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This textbook is designed to help Marines link concepts of culture to the realities of planning and executing military operations around the world.
How F. W. Boreham Won the War of Words
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by John Broadbanks Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Biography
F. W. Boreham was one of the most prolific authors of the twentieth century, but this book tells of the crisis Boreham experienced during the First World War that led to him discovering and adopting a winning style of communication.
Test Flying MiG Jet Fighters
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book affords the reader a rare look behind the scenes at a Soviet AF Mikoyan jet test centre during the Cold War, the test pilots needing to stay ahead of the game to ensure the air defence combat pilots flying the succession of new MiG jets that followed the ubiquitous MiG-15 into service were fit for purpose. At a time when thre was, as in the West a never-ending stream of new combat jets
The Search For Old King's Road
Series: Old Kings Road, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,540. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » North America
Old Kings Road in Florida was built by British Engineers prior to the American Revolution. Right up to 1914 it was the main entry into Florida. Here slaves escaped to freedom, plantations large and small lined the route. The Second Seminole War along this road was one of the largest slave rebellions in the United State. Here is historian Bill Ryan's effort to locate Old Kings Road.
Will the Bomber Always Get Through? The Air Force and its Reliance on Technology - Norden Bombsight Development, Nuclear Weapons, Vietnam, Success of Stealth, The Future
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,330. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study analyses the inherent dangers of relying too heavily, or solely, on one panacea technology to prosecute war strategy at the expense of other, essential capabilities.
The Casebook of Glasgow's Victorian Detective
Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 20,040. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The real life cases of Victorian Detective, Archie Carmichael, a talented detective officer who spent over forty years policing the city of Glasgow and catching some of the most notorious criminals within it, earning him the title of 'Glasgow's Sherlock Holmes'. With the Foreword and Historical Notes on the cases written by historical researcher and author, Lynne Wilson.
Lady Science Volume II: 2015-2016
Price: Free! Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Lady Science is an online magazine focusing on women and gender in the history and popular culture of science, technology, and medicine. Each year, our writers and editors publish 22 critical essays on these topics, which we collect into an edited volume available as a free ebook.
A Walking Tour of Bordentown, New Jersey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: March 2, 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 Bordentown, New Jersey 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.
Oral History of Germans Taken To the USSR with Their Obsolete DFS 346-Part 4
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an oral history of several dozens of German aviation designers and engineers that were taken to the Soviet Union in October 1946 along with their DFS 346.
Woman Slugged; Left for Dead: The True Crime of Handsome Jack Koetters
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #9. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
On November 14, 1912, house detectives at the Saratoga Hotel in Chicago discovered the body of a woman in room 409 on a blood-soaked mattress. The labels in her clothing led police to Cincinnati, where Mrs. Emma Kraft, a highly-respected widow who had recently taken up with a much younger man of dubious reputation, one "Handsome Jack" Koetters, and a nationwide manhunt was on.
Morelos. Sacerdote y general del Mexico insurgente
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,180. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Este libro narra la vida de José María Morelos, religioso, político y militar mexicano, caudillo de la independencia de México y gran organizador de la segunda etapa de la lucha independentista mexicana.
The U.S. Army Campaigns of the War of 1812: The Chesapeake Campaign 1813-1814 - George Cockburn, British Burning of Havre de Grace, Craney Island, Battle of Bladensburg, British Raids
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,280. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Situated between the states of Maryland and Virginia, the Chesapeake Bay was America's largest estuary. The bay and the watershed it served were home to vibrant agricultural and fishing activities; important ports (Baltimore, Maryland, and Norfolk, Virginia); a major naval construction yard at Portsmouth, Virginia; and last but not least, the nation's capital, Washington, D.C.
The Effects of Nuclear War: Tutorial on a Nuclear Weapon over Detroit or Leningrad, Civil Defense, Attack Cases and Long-Term Effects, Economic Damage, Fictional Account, Radiological Exposure
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,950. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study from 1979 examines the full range of effects that nuclear war would have on civilians: direct effects from blast and radiation; and indirect effects from economic, social, and political disruption.
U.S. Naval Air Reserve History- Aviation Cadet Program, World War II, Props to Jets, Squantum, Grenada and Lebanon, Weekend Warriors
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Contents: I. The Beginning * II. Lean Years, The 1920s * III. Gathering Steam, The 1930s * IV. World War II, The Big Test * V. Postwar Activities and Korea, The Reserve Show * VI. 1953-1968: Stability with Transition, Props to Jets * VII. Reorganization and Revitalization in the 1970s * VIII. The 1980s, Present and Future
A Walking Tour of New Castle, Pennsylvania
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: February 10, 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 New Castle, Pennsylvania 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.
Ensaio Sobre a Vida do Infante D. Henrique
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Esta obra tem como finalidade divulgar junto do público em geral um ensaio sobre a vida do Infante D. Henrique que foi galardoado com o primeiro prémio Henriquino, em 1960, na Vila de Sagres, em Portugal.
By Order of Napoleon - The Taking of Malta
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: British English. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
On his way to Egypt, Napoleon ousted the Knights of the Order of St. John from Malta in 1798. This book is chronological compilation of the orders he issued to his generals to take the island and to establish a new government under the French republic.