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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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,950. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Seven informative papers from the Marshall European Center for Security Studies analyze various important military issues.
The Patriot King
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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The Patriot King explores the life and times of an American hero. The book is filled with shadow information that turned this hero into an iconic figure. All readers can take a guess at just who this figure is. Whether you are old or young, the Patriot King delivers an impressive look into the American past.
Lincoln, Pericles, the Gettysburg Address, and the Dedication of Civic Sacrifice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,340. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Abraham Lincoln is remembered not only for presiding over a war-torn nation a century and a half ago, but for his words, the most memorable of which were meant to be spoken as speeches. Legend insists that Lincoln's most famous speech, The Gettysburg Address, was written hastily on the back of an envelope. Instead, Lincoln labored over his oration, using the Athenian Pericles as an inspiration.
Abe: The Life Story of Abraham Lincoln
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 86,360. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
There is no attempt to write a history of the times in which Lincoln lived and worked. Such historical events as have been narrated were selected solely because they illustrated some phase of the character of Lincoln. In this biography, the single purpose has been to present the living man with such distinctness of outline that the reader may have a sort of feeling of being acquainted.
New York, NY October 29, 1943 A Royal Canadian Air Force Cadet Is Charged With First-Degree Murder...
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Wayne Lonergan was charged with first-degree murder after his wife was found dead of bludgeoning/strangling on a Sunday morning in late October 1943. An heiress to a beer fortune Patricia Burton Lonergan was buried in Brooklyn during the time that Lonergan was being interrogated for nearly 80 hours. There are many questions as to whether Lonergan was guilty. He was paroled from Sing Sing in 1967.
Spanish Matadors in the Thai Navy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: 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.
Russia Reports (Volume 3) - Military, Security, Defense, Army, Armed Forces Issues - Defense Minister Shoygu, Rosoboroneksport Arms Sales, Military Modernization, National Security Concepts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 256,740. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Twelve reports, studies, and documents provide special insight into the Russian military, with detailed discussions of vital topics which are of particular interest during the ongoing crisis involving Russian aggression against Crimea and the Ukraine.
Look Up, Detroit! A Walking Tour of Campus Martius Park
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: October 12, 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 Detroit's Campus Martius Park area 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 Lexington, North Carolina
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: June 21, 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 Lexington, 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 Slatersville, Rhode Island
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: February 13, 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 Slatersville Village in North Smithfield, Rhode Island 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.
Behind the Bamboo Fence
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,660. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A story of Courage, Despair and Hope. This is a true life account of WW11 for a Dutch family living in the Celebes (Sulawesi) between 1942 and 1945. The story tells of life in the POW camps, and of how a young Dutch lady with her children had to survive under the brutal Japanese.
Beriev Soviet Seaplanes -- A History
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Little is known outside Russia of its Beriev flying-boats Be 4 Kor to Be 200 jet the latter with US ALL SIG avionics a highly-capable fire-fighter. The US also had a hand in the design of the original 'gull-winged flying-boats, that in addition to their 'Cold War' AV MF duties on at least two occasions during the 1980s deployed on covert operations off Vietnam to shadow the US 16th and 7th Fleets.
#NätKärlek Del 3 av 4 i serien Twitterstorm
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Series: Twitterstorm, Book 3. Price: $49.99 USD. Words: 225,820. Language: Swedish. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Del 3 i serien Twitterstorm är #NätKärlek som uppstod som en motaktion och reaktion till #näthatet som redan hade pågått ett bra tag, och som nu hade totalt exploderat till sin absoluta yttersta gräns, och som var så smått på väg att falla tillbaka för att sedermera plana ut i sin aktivitetskurva. Jämför man nu innehållet i boken #NätHat mot #NätKärlek kan man se hur diskussionen svänger.
C-5A Galaxy Systems Engineering Case Study - History and Technical Details of the Air Force's Behemoth C-5 Cargo Aircraft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,050. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the C-5 cargo airplane.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-27: Homeland Operations - NORAD, National Response Plan (NRP), Air Force National Security Emergency Preparedness Agency, Air National Guard (ANG), Posse Comitatus Act
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,920. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This document describes how our Air Force organizes and employs air and space power in operations in the homeland. We have superb air and space warfare doctrine addressing air and space expeditionary forces and combat operations. Homeland operations doctrine complements those documents.
Divorced, Beheaded, Died; Divorced, Beheaded, Outlived: Playing Devil's Advocate
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Series: The Tudor Dynasty, Book 2. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
In this book in my series of history books, I look into the six wives of Henry VIII and play Devil's advocate. Did Anne Boleyn have an affair? Was Catherine Parr simply lucky to have outlived Henry? The book covers each of Henry's six wives in detail.
A Walking Tour of Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: February 8, 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 Lancaster, 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.
A Need to Know: The Role of Air Force Reconnaissance in War Planning, 1945-1953 - Radar Principles, World War I and II, Korean War
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
More than a tool of policy makers to gather intelligence, Air Force reconnaissance efforts shaped early Cold War doctrine and war planning. Dr. Farquhar argues that a lack of information on Soviet strategic capabilities dominated the organization, operational planning, and equipment of the postwar Air Force.
Architecture of Ancient Mesopotamia - Chapter 2 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles
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Series: Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles, 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014 by Progress Builders. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles is a full-color illustrated edition of the classic study of the history of World's architecture. This handbook has been written by Tatyana Fedulova - Russian art critic, lecturer and popularize of history of Fine Arts, the expert in the History of Art and Religion.
The Prince Illustrated
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Price: Free! Words: 32,460. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
A brief, happy history of selling change to the public. The classic text accompanied by 49 illustrations.