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Russia and Arms Control: Are There Opportunities for the Obama Administration? Putin, Lavrov, START and INF Treaty, BMD and Missile Defense, ASATS, Plesetsk, Ukraine, Space Weapons
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,790. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This impasse poses several risks beyond the obvious one of a breakdown in U.S.-Russian relations and the easily foreseeable bilateral consequences thereof.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Military Police in Support of the MAGTF - Marine Corps Warfighting Publication (MCWP) 3-34.1
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,780. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides the doctrinal basis for employment of military police in support of Marine air-ground task force (MAGTF) operations.
RAF Coastal Command Aieplanes and Operations
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 33,710. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book takes a look at the airplanes operated by RAF Coastal Command during WW II in the 'Atlantic War'. From the some of the less than adequate home-grown designs: the Botha and Lerwick flying-boat to the highly-capable Cosolidated Catalina and Liberator and Lockheed Hudson. A comprehensive appendix details all 784 U-boat sinkings by the Allies the losses attributed to RAF actions and 'ops'
World War II Cusp Mendacity
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,600. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
World War II depicts another story of a traditional family,within two generations still enduring vivid painful memories as former Prisoners Of War (P.O.W.) A father passed on to his sons the same legacy as they became broken men aimlessly wandering around.
The Bloody History of the Croissant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,100. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Hamish Erskine. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Filled with almonds or served with butter and jam, the indulgence and finesse of the croissant seems inextricably linked with France and its refined luxuries. But the history of the croissant is a tale of battle, blood and death. It's intertwining saga begins over five thousand years ago in ancient Sumeria.
Connecticut the Prospect: Minor League Baseball in the Nutmeg State
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 60,410. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Connecticut has a fruitful history in professional baseball. The three major league clubs from Hartford, New Haven, and Middletown proved the Nutmeg State's immediate interest in the national pastime. This piece will travel from the late 19th century to 2011 and discover Connecticut's vital role in the creation and continuation of minor league baseball. Cover Picture: Reenactment by Newtown SVBB
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Corsairs to Panthers - U.S. Marine Aviation in Korea - Tigercat, F4, Night-Fighter Squadrons, 1st Marine Aircraft, Bell and Sikorsky Helicopters
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,520. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This exceptional USMC history provides unique information about U.S. Marine aviation in the Korean War, with information about the Vought F4U Corsair, Grumman F7F Tigercat, Douglas F30 Skynight, Marine night-fighter squadrons, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing Leaders, Marine Observation Squadron, Bell and Sikorsky helicopters, major-league baseball player reservists including Ted Williams, and more.
A Walking Tour of Haddonfield, New Jersey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Haddonfield, 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.
Mobility, Support, Endurance: A Story of Naval Operational Logistics in the Vietnam War 1965-1968 - Pueblo and Lloyd Bucher, Forces Afloat, Seventh Fleet, Inshore and Inland Waterways
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,650. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Over the years a number of general officers and a few flag officers in positions of responsibility have written their own accounts of what went on during a major war. Quite understandably these have tended to focus mainly on the purely combat features of the war and on overall strategy. The result has often been an unbalanced picture of the total military effort.
Europe's 'Super Jumbo' the A380
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
When the Airbus A380 Super Jumbo powered down the runway at Toulouse on its maiden flight in 2005 Airbus had finally made it and set itself on a par with Boeing as the world's other airliner manufacturer for the new millennium. Boeing had reigned supreme for more than three decades with its smaller 747 Jumbo jet. Production and assembly of the A380 is unique, this is the full story including RoRo
Branches of the Chassidic Menorah Volume 2
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 62,780. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Biographical Stories Based on the Essay Fathers of Chassidus. This colorful text first appeared in the classic columns of HaTamim. With the help of extensive notes and appendices, the English reader is now given the opportunity to eavesdrop on this conversation between the Rebbeim and take in the insights it provides.
Where the Battles Weren't
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,530. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Sakura Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Where The Battles Weren’t is a book about ten towns in the western United States who share a name with an important Civil War battle. From Gettysburg, South Dakota to Winchester, Oregon and Petersburg, Alaska to Vicksburg, Arizona, Where The Battles Weren’t takes readers on an exciting ride across the American West.
Homestead on the Trask
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Nancy Maddux Thornton. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As the World enters the 20th century, a young boy and his widowed family survive...and thrive...in the primitive wilds of the Oregon Coast. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, always enlightening, this is how our ancestors once lived. A vivid personal account, enriched by detailed ink sketches and photos by the author. Republished and distributed by Nancy Maddux Thornton, his daughter.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Maritime Prepositioning Force Operations Marine Corps Field Manual (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,780. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Maritime Prepositioning Force Operations Marine Corps Field Manual provides Navy and Marine Corps operational forces with information essential to planning and execution of MPF operations.
The Knights Templar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,140. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
Mystery surrounds virtually every aspect of the Templar story, from their origins in the aftermath of the First Crusade, through their rise to supreme wealth and power - dominating medieval Europe for nearly two centuries - to their abrupt and dramatic suppression.
Võ sĩ đạo, linh hồn của Nhật Bản
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,180. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tháng 3/2011, động đất và song thần đã phá hủy một phần của Nhật Bản, cướp đi sinh mạng của hàng ngàn người dân vô tội. Sống trong thảm họa, sự can đảm, kỷ luật trong tính cách người Nhật vẫn giữ vững không hề thay đổi...
Dưỡng sinh và phòng trung
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,990. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Dưỡng sinh và phòng trung là một trong những cuốn sách dưỡng sinh bổ ích: đưa ra những bí quyết, những phương pháp (thuốc thang, châm cứu, án ma , tâm dược) để chữa trị những bệnh nam nữ thường gặp, giúp con người sống dồi dào sinh lực, tinh thần phấn chấn, thành đạt trong sự nghiệp, con cái thông minh và nâng cao tuổi thọ.
A Walking Tour of Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Connellsville, 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.
The Battle of Cardigan / Crug Mawr (1136)
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The sweeping victory of the Welsh at Cardigan (Crug Mawr) was historic. It not only put the victor, Owain Gwynedd in a position to rule Wales free of English domination, it also marked the arrival on the battlefields of Europe of a new, deadly and uniquely Welsh weapon. The longbow had arrived.
Flying the F-15 Strike Eagle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: American English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A pilot and WSO from the 461st TFTS 'The Deadly Jesters' at Luke AFB Arizona describe what it is like to crew and fly the remarkable F-15 Strike Eagle to attack high value targets with great precision,