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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.
Look Up, Oakland! A Walking Tour of Oakland, California
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. 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 Oakland, California 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 "People" in the PLA: Recruitment, Training, and Education in China's Military - Chinese Military Career Profiles, Conscripts, Officer Corps, Command Colleges
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,310. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The People in the PLA: Recruitment, Training, and Education in China's Military represents the latest volume in the series published by the Strategic Studies Institute and brings together top-tier academic analysis and insight on the important questions.
The Indian Battles of the American West
Price: $11.95 USD. Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The government used harsh tactics to bring the Indians under its control. The Navajo were starved into submission and forced to march hundreds of miles to a Reservation. No promises made under any treaty were fulfilled completely. Yet the terms restricting the Utes activities were enforced to the letter.
The Heinkel He 178-Part 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » European
This is the history of this magnificent aircraft, pieced together by author David Myhra, PhD from documents and reports long thought nonexistent. Computer artist Jozef Gatial has contributed the colored plates in the middle of this book, to show how the He 178 would have looked in real life.
Self-Propelled Mortar Systems | Military-Today.com
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,100. 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 self-propelled mortar systems. These unique artillery systems are only used by some countries and combine features of mortars and howitzers. These artillery systems are rare and it is likely that you have never heard of them before. This e-book provides photos and basic information with specifications.
And May The Lord Have Mercy On Your Soul...
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,830. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
This is a true story. In 1910, a cashier, was murdered on a train in the UK. A few days later, John Alexander Dickman was arrested and charged. He was tried in July and was convicted on circumstantial evidence. He was hanged in August. This book re-examines all the evidence and concludes that Dickman's conviction was unsafe. It then goes on to name the real killer after more than 100 years.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Marine Rifle Squad Marine Corps Field Manual - FMFM 6-5 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Marine Rifle Squad Marine Corps Field Manual (FMFM 6-5) provides basic guidance to enable the rifle platoon squad leader to fight and lead his squad in combat.
Breaking the Ice: Potential U.S. - Russian Maritime Conflict in the Arctic - Disputed Areas, Lomonosov Ridge, Bering Strait, Beaufort Sea, Northwest Passage, Hans Island, NATO Perspective, UNCLOS
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,480. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » History » Military
While war in the Arctic appears unlikely at present, this thesis analyzes why an escalation of territorial and resource disputes in the Arctic up to and including the use of force cannot and should not be ruled out.
INCA GOLD: History, Conquest & Legend
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » South American
Prepare yourself to travel into the realm of the unknown with the conquistadores and embark on a journey back in time with this historical story of an indigenous people, their social structure, culture, religion, architecture, military, empire, administration, myths, legends and conquest. A subjugation that leads to the creation of the world’s greatest treasure deposit!
German attack and dive-bombers of WW II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The second in the series of German WW II combat planes deals specifically with attack planes and dive bombers the most successful at this time of course the Ju-87 Stuka that after combat proving in Spain served the Luftwaffe well in the blitzkreig on Poland in 1939 and in the Low Countries in France in 1940 until in August 1940 its weaknesses were exposed by the RAF, its withdrawal and a re-design
U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism: U.S. Marines in Iraq, 2003: Anthology and Annotated Bibliography - UAVs, Humint Exploitation Teams (HETs), Media Embeds
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,560. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume presents a collection of articles describing different aspects of U.S. Marine Corps participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom during 2003.
Hidden Dragon, Crouching Lion: How China's Advance in Africa is Underestimated and Africa's Potential Underappreciated - Emerging Markets, Mineral Resources, BRICs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 131,250. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This monograph is part of the Advancing Strategic Thought Series precisely because its topic is so important. As it stresses, the explosive growth of China's economic interests in Africa is arguably the most important trend in the continent's foreign relations since the end of the Cold War.
Friends across the Miles: VSOs - an important part of Labrador Education History Voluntary Service Overseas
Series: Volunteering - Voluntary Service Overseas - VSO, Book 4 ยท Mysteries. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Friends across the Miles: VSOs - an important part of Labrador Education History Voluntary Service Overseas Series Title: Voluntary Service Overseas Vol. 2 By Llewelyn Pritchard Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition (Cover photograph: Scout hike across the ice from Nain by John Penny VSO teacher 1966)
A Walking Tour of Newburgh, New York
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: January 31, 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 Orleans' French Quarter 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.
Horror of War - Letters Feb 1915 to May 1915
Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Second Volume of Letters by John Seymour Lindsay takes us from his February 1915 journey to the trenches and the Barricade, injury and recuperation, his return to Ploegsteert and The Front, the horrors of trench and gas warfare, the Battle of St Julien in the Second Battle of Ypres, to his injury and visit to hospital in Rouen. Each vivid letter is accompanied by a full transcription.
The Story of Stapolin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Stapolin is the name of a townland close to the village of Baldoyle in ther Barony of Coolock in County Dublin Ireland. It is one of the longest inhabited locations in the area and was probably the site of early Viking settlement. The townland was home to the famous Baldoyle Racecourse which closed down in 1972. This book tells of the occupancy of Stapolin from earliest known records.
WWII 1939 Polish Fighter PZL P.11
Price: $11.49 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
PZL P.11 was a basic type of fighter for Polish aviation equipment during the German invasion in September 1939. The publication includes the history of origins and development of fighter design from P.1 to P.24.
Aircraft and Weapons of Gulf War 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book is a brief overview of Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm during Gulf War 1. It reviews the types flown by the USAF USN US Army and its Coalition partners as well as the airplanes and weapons available and the Iraqi AF types probably the most respected by the Allies the supersonic Mikoyan MiG-25 Foxbat (Mach 2.8) and the latest MiG-29M Fulcrum. The baptism of fire for the AH-64A
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.