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C.I.A. GUATEMALA 1957-1959: MY WORK AS AN AGENT
Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
A young contract agent's description of his role in Guatemala following the 1957 assassination of Pres. Castillo Armas who had led the C.I.A. backed revolt against the popularly elected President ,Jacobo Arbenz. It underscores efforts of the U.S. to assure that the next president would continue to support U.S. interests in the area.
Heliopolis 2
Price: Free! Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
Heliopolis, and its ancient Priesthood are far more important in the history and development of the West than is currently acknowledged. In 'Heliopolis 1' we intimated that as far as the Judeo-Christian heritage is concerned, there is much to be learned by following the Heliopolis trail. 'Heliopolis 2' starts to follow some of the leads.
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.
U.S. Marines in Afghanistan, 2001-2002: From the Sea - U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism, Tora Bora, Enduring Freedom, Osama bin Laden, al-Qaeda, Taliban, Operations at Kandahar
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 165,560. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This project began almost 10 years ago, a month after the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001. Drawn from a variety of sources, the account reflects the combined efforts of three related, yet independent, endeavors to document Marine operations in Afghanistan during the opening days of Operation Enduring Freedom.
The Russian Military and the Georgia War: Lessons and Implications - Ukraine and Crimea, NATO and EU, Putin and Obama, S-300 Missiles, Yushchenko, Yanukovich, Abkhazia, South Ossetia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,200. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
This monograph shows how Russia won the war against Georgia by analyzing the goals of war, which include the annexation of Abkhazia, the weakening or toppling the Saakashvili regime, and the prevention of NATO enlargement in the Caucasus.
Space Power Integration - Perspectives from Space Weapons Officers, Counterspace Operations, Space Warfare, Air and Space Power
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This Air Force book provides an in-depth discussion of the integration of space operations to support the war fighter.
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.
Turkey - Kurdish Regional Government Relations After the U.S. Withdrawal from Iraq: Putting the Kurds on the Map? PKK, PUK, Syrian Civil War and Refugees, Massoud Barzani, Erdogan, Kurdistan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,370. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Washington is in danger of being left behind by the fast-paced events in the region, while the ethnic Kurds of the region may be approaching a decisive moment in their long struggle for self-determination.
The Ancient Maya
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » Reference
“The Ancient Maya” creates a portrait of life in the ancient Mayan civilization. Describes the history, language, social classes, customs, culture, religion, and warfare of the ancient civilization of the Mayas.
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.
Hoàng Đế nội kinh -Thiên Tố vấn (tập 2)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,010. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Hoàng Đế nội kinh gồm 2 thiên (quyển): Thiên Tố vấn và Thiên Linh khu. Mỗi quyển có 81 thiên (mục), hai quyển là 162 thiên (mục), mỗi thiên là một ngọn núi cao. Quyển Hoàng Đế nội kinh - Thiên Tố vấn (tập 2) giới thiệu từ thiên 42 (mục) đến thiên 70 (mục).
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
Homestead on the Trask
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Nancy Maddux Thornton. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
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.
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.
Look Up, Charleston! A Walking Tour of Charleston, West Virginia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
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 Charleston, West Virginia 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.
A Walking Tour of Elizabeth, New Jersey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: March 2, 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 Elizabeth, 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.
Horse Crucified and Risen
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 91,970. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This book became a best-seller in Russia, was reprinted several times and changed the worldview of many people. This is the first book in the history of mankind revealing the whole truth about horse and man relationships. Love for horse and equine sports have nothing in common!
Hurrah for Us!: Morgan's Raid in the News
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
This article follows John Hunt Morgan's 1863 raid through the eyes of contemporary Indiana newspapers. As editors traced the movements of Morgan's "freebooters" and "myrmidons" across Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio, they sang the praises of Hoosiers ready to treat the invaders to "a war fandango," and concluded, "Hurrah for us!" Local pride and colorful language make this a journey worth the trip.
The Role of US Nuclear Weapons in the Post-Cold War Era - Tactical and Strategic Nuclear Warheads, WMD Deterrence, START Agreements and Treaties, Force Levels, Delivery Systems, Disarmament Proposals
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Contents: Chapter 1 - Historical Overview of US Nuclear Policy * Chapter 2 - US Nuclear Policy after the Cold War * Chapter 3 - Current Thinking on the Future Role of Nuclear Weapons * Chapter 4 - The Threat—Weapons of Mass Destruction * Chapter 5 - US Nuclear Forces for the Post-Cold War Era * Chapter 6 - Conclusions and Recommendations
A Walking Tour of Haverhill, Massachusetts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. 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 Haverhill, 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.