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Fat Albert I and II
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book traces the development of Lockheeds C-130 Hercules transport -- the myriad of models and variants. As the West's most prolific military transport now developed into its Mk II guise for the 21st Century. Details of in-therate combat 'ops include humanitarain missions, and detail the hazards of flying in and out of less than ideal locations around the world including Iraq and Afghanistan.
An Aversion to Risk - A Warning From the Past: Comparison of 1862 American Civil War Peninsula Campaign with General McClellan to the 2003 Iraq War Failures, Afghanistan, Goldwater-Nichols, Petraeus
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,540. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
The culmination in 1862, and culmination during the post 9/11 campaigns, resulted from inadequate responses to risk aversion by the government and military leaders, when faced with uncertainty.
The Irish Celtic Church
Series: History & Myth, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Following on from Book 2 “Heroes, Kings & Warrior Queens”, explore the written origins of Irish myth and the famous monks of the Irish Celtic Church who served as a beacon of light in a dark Europe. Read of Ireland’s Golden Era as a centre of learning, spreading education and Christianity through its monastic and spiritual teachings.
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.
Tales of Old Baldoyle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,150. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This book is a series of anecdotal tales from a rural village now absorbed into the greater Dublin area in Ireland. The village was changed for ever by the large scale housing development which too place from the mid sixties onward.
The Rise of China in Asia: Security Implications - Senkaku Islands, Taiwan, North Korea on the Brink, Chinese Threat to Neighbors, India's Response to China, South China Sea
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 189,170. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Sections of the book address China as a rising power, China as a security threat, the other Asian powers in relation to China, the flashpoints in East and South Asia, and Sino-American relations.
The Futurians
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,640. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The history of the brilliant Futurians—Asimov, Blish, Pohl, et al.—told by an insider. Fully illustrated.
March! The Fight for Civil Rights in a Land of Fear
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,820. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011 by Stephen Delear. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1929, the white citizens of Nacogdoches, Texas drove their African-American neighbors into a ghetto at the edge of town. The aftereffects of this event haunted the community for more than four decades.
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.
The YF-23 So Smooth, Stealthy, Yet So Unwanted
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The YF-23 was an unconventional-looking aircraft, with diamond-shaped wings, a profile with substantial area-ruling to reduce drag at trans-sonic speeds, and an all-moving V-tail.
The Plague and The Fire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,950. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book chronicles the horror and human suffering of two of the most terrible years in London's long history. 1665 brought the plague and cries of "Bring Out Your Dead" echoed the city. A year later, the already decimated capital was reduced to ashes in four days by the fire that began in Pudding Lane. James Leasor weaves in the first-hand accounts of Daniel Defoe and Samuel Pepys, among others.
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.
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.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume IX: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1965-1968 - Vietnam War, ABM, NATO, Six-Day War, Africa, U.S.S. Liberty, Pueblo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,810. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume covers an unhappy period in US as well as JCS history. As the Vietnam War turned into a bloody stalemate, the strategy of "close-in" containment for the Far East proved to be unbearably costly.
Early Whispers: The Rise of Feminist Thought in 18th Century America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
A brief essay about how women during the colonial years and the War for Independence attempted to open a social & political dialogue for equal rights. While the founding fathers where drafting the new laws of the land, the founding mothers attempted to add their voices to the cause of Liberty for all. Essay includes academic citations with end notes for further studies in early feminism.
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 Wilson, North Carolina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: June 16, 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 Wilson, North Carolina 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.
Al-Anbar Awakening - Volume I - American Perspectives, U.S. Marines and Counterinsurgency in Iraq, 2004-2009, Blackwater, Fallujah, al-Qaeda, Counterinsurgency, Ramadi, Turning the Tide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,100. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part one of this two-volume anthology of interviews tells the story of the al-Anbar Awakening and the emergence of al-Anbar Province from the throes of insurgency.
Holocaust Forgotten - Five Million Non-Jewish Victims
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Eleven million people were killed in the Holocaust. Almost six million of these were Jewish - Hitler's most recognized victims. But, five million were not Jewish. Who were these other victims? The author, a Jewish convert of Polish Catholic descent, whose uncle was murdered by Nazi soldiers, discovered that there are many non-Jewish survivors eager to share their stories.