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Spanish Matadors in the Thai Navy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
It is not commonly known that the first country to operate the AV-8 Harrier I at sea was Spain in the form of the AV-8S Matador the early Harrier along with two dual-seat trainers were used for many years by the Spanish Navy that suffered four loses. With the introduction of the AV-8B Harrier II the Matadors were sold to Thailand who received full support but lack of finance led to lack of use.
Look Up, Cleveland! A Walking Tour of Cleveland, Ohio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: October 26, 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 Cleveland, Ohio 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: Multiservice Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Biological Surveillance Field Manual - FM 3-11.86 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,670. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Multiservice Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Biological Surveillance Field Manual provides tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) for planning and conducting biological-surveillance operations to monitor, detect, sample, identify, report, and evacuate samples of biological-warfare (BW) agents.
The Evolution and Destruction of the Original Electoral College - New Edition
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » History » American
Why an Electoral College? The Framers created an ingenious non-partisan process to identify the best possible presidential candidates—the original Electoral College system. This book is an in-depth analysis of the purposes and benefits. The original system is then contrasted with today's party controlled system. Discover essential principles required to restore American Constitutional Federalism.
If I Could Paint the Moon Black
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
We know The Diary of Anne Frank. Now, we have Imbi's story, If I Could Paint the Moon Black. A child and her mother in occupied Estonia, caught in the nowhere land between two warring dictators, Hitler and Stalin in the years 1939-1945. You will fall in love with the spirit of this young girl; a story of escape and love, delightfully told despite the reminders of war and devastation.
The Unauthorized Movement of Nuclear Weapons and Mistaken Shipment of Classified Missile Components: An Assessment - USSTRATCOM, Root Cause Analysis, Doom 99 B-52 Mission, McPeak, Rumsfeld
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 85,450. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The study team was tasked with researching and writing a case study to investigate how the Air Force can reinvigorate the handling, operation, and maintenance discipline of nuclear weapons that characterized nuclear operations standards and culture at the height of the Cold War.
Soldiers of Misfortune? Blackwater USA, Private Military Security Contractors (PMSCs), Iraq War, Afghanistan War, Counterinsurgency (COIN) Campaigns, DynCorp, Zapata, Kroll
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,460. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines the role of security contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan. From analysis of these two missions, it draws broad lessons from which it derives concrete recommendations to improve the conduct of further missions.
China's Nuclear Forces: Operations, Training, Doctrine, Command, Control, and Campaign Planning - Counterattack, Attacks on U.S. Carriers and Naval Battle Groups, People's Liberation Army (PLA)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 115,500. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
China has mixed nuclear, nuclear-capable, and conventionally armed missiles into its theater (or campaign)-level forces. It has worked to perfect ballistic missiles that can attack moving targets at sea.
The Russian Military Today and Tomorrow - Putin, Russian Navy, Ukraine, Gazprom, Rosneft, Lavrov, Deep Operations, Campaign Design, Russian-Chinese Security Relations, Mafia and Arms Dealers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,200. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Two excellent studies from the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provide unique insights into the current state of the Russian military.
Typhoon IB Combat Log - Dieppe - August 1942
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: British English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
RAF’s Hawker Typhoon IA/B fighter aircraft operating with the Duxford Typhoon Wing, consisting of No.56, 266 and 609 Squadrons, during Operation Jubilee (the combined operations raid on Dieppe) on 19 August 1942.
Russia Reports (Volume 2) - Economics, Agriculture, WTO, Trade, Doing Business in Russia, Country Commercial Guide, Aviation, 1999 Financial Crisis, Putin on Agrarian Policy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 160,580. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Nine reports, studies, and documents provide special insight into the Russian economy and agriculture, with detailed discussions of vital topics which are of particular interest during the ongoing crisis involving Russian aggression against Crimea and the Ukraine.
The Spanish Gordons and Huntly
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The History of the Gordon Family in Spain
U.S. Air Force Aerospace Mishap Reports: Accident Investigation Boards for UAV/UAS Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Incidents Involving the MQ-1B Predator in Afghanistan, Iraq, and California
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,630. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Five USAF accident investigation board reports, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, present findings into Class A aerospace mishaps involving UAV/UAS remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) in 2009 and 2010. The incidents included the MQ-1B Predator.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force U-2 Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,170. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the U-2 aircraft. Contents: Operations Procedures * Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * Aircrew Training
Soviet Plane-makers -- Book 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Soviet Plane-makers 2 continues the story so far the book containing many interesting facts not previously published in the West the information obtained directly from former Soviet publications as detailed in the foreword. Details of Soviet policy post-Stalin, the 'missile man' and like the UK the decision to abandon the VVS for the SSBN fleet and AV MF for offence and defence. Glasnost and PS.
From Slave To Untouchable: Lincoln's Solution
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 96,480. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011 by Antenna Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
"From Slave to Untouchable: Lincoln’s Solution" challenges the assumption that the Civil War was fought to end black slavery. Author Paul Kalra presents a convincing argument that by far the bloodiest war the U.S. has waged could have been avoided had slaveholders adopted the Catholic slave code, which recognized the humanity of slaves.
A Walking Tour of Adams, Massachusetts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 14, 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 Adams, Massachusetts 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.
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.
Aunt Pokie
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aunt Pokie is a true story about untrue family legacies. If my grandmothers were to be believed, my blood harbored the greatness of Pocahontas and Betsy Ross. After a decade of genealogical research, and a DNA test, I discovered my grandmothers weren’t the only ones who could spin a good yarn.
Forces of History: Myth, Liberty and Freedom in European History.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,830. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Forces of History traces liberty through events in European history including: Rome, Greece, Middle Ages and even the Irish fight for freedom. It is a collection of essays that show how the same story of liberty has risen to the top throughout the ages.