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Air Interdiction in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam - Oral Interviews Capturing the Recollections and Insights of Former Air Leaders - Partridge, Smart, Vogt, Sicily, Normandy, France
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,300. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book is the second of a series of group oral interviews focused on major areas of U.S. Air Force operations in the past.
Charles Lindbergh, The Rogue Aviator
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Charles Lindbergh flew solo non-stop from New York to Paris and became a national hero. What many didn't know about this national hero was that he was an unfaithful husband. After father five children with his wife Anne, he father three other children with German mistresses.
Looking Back: Growing Up in Middle America in the 20th Century
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 47,440. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2015 by David Dockery. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Check out this relly interesting hstory of two suburban young men who grow up in the same town. One tells the story of an older man's memories from the 40's and 50's and his son, David tells his story about a fond memory of public pools, riding bikes until the street lights went off, the roller rink, Atari, and Disco. Songs and history of the era is also included. Buy it now for a reduced price.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Drill and Ceremonies Field Manual FM 3-21.5, FM 22-5 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,190. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Drill and Ceremonies Field Manual (FM 3-21.5, FM 22-5) manual provides guidance for Army-wide uniformity in the conduct of drill and ceremonies. It includes methods of instructing drill, teaching techniques, individual and unit drill, manual of arms for infantry weapons, and various other aspects of basic drill instruction.
The Lessons of History: The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) at 75 - Tiananmen Square, Cultural Revolution, Air Force, Navy, Lessons from Korean War, Vietnam Campaign
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 258,160. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The emphasis of this volume is to assess key lessons that the top ranks of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) have drawn from their own military's 75-year history.
The Top 100 Most Influential Christians of All Time, Volume 2: From the Reformation to the Twentieth Century
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 126,160. Language: American English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Volume 2 tells the story of the Reformation through Erasmus, Luther, Calvin, and others, the opposition given voice through popes, monks, and Church theologians. We see the great events through the people involved. The fight for religious freedom in America, Great Awakenings, the Great Missionary Movement, attacking the evils of the Industrial Revolution, and how the major denominations began.
Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO - From Nuclear Artillery to Ballistic Missiles, TNWs and NSNWs, Nuclear Modernization, Deterrence, Operation Snowcat, Nuclear Zero, TLE (Treaty-limited Equipment)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,120. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This comprehensive history of the role of tactical nuclear weapons in Europe, and their continued presence on the continent, provides a fascinating overview of one of the Cold War's most important facets.
Big Issues in Ethics – A Philosophical Enquiry
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,950. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
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Without applying our philosophy, how could we evaluate just and workable laws for society to live by? How would we discuss our morality and ethics and apply them for the benefit of humankind? How would we decide how to behave, so we may do the least harm to each other – and to other living species? Join philosopher Janet Cameron as she examines various aspects of ethical philosophy.
The Leticia Conflict -- South American Air War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The South American sub-continent has been the scene of many armed conflicts in the 20th Century involving air power. The Leticia Conflict in 1932 between Colombia and Peru was the first in which air power played roles of some importance though this was not fully realized until the cessation of hostilities leading Peru to form a proper air force with which has been maintained to this day.
A Freemason's Guide to the Knights Templar in Scotland
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In recent years there have been many books written on the part that the Order of the Temple (Knights Templar) may have played in the founding of Freemasonry. Some of these books have been fanciful in the extreme, others have put forward some reasonable arguments. This book does not dispute any of those arguments, but puts forward the facts as they are known in the written record.
Air-to-Ground Battle for Italy: A World War II Memoir by a P-40 and P-47 Fighter Pilot - Fears, Uncertainties, and Accomplishments of Ordinary Americans at War
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,630. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Brig. General Michael C. McCarthy wrote this World War II memoir from his perspective as a fighter pilot who flew two years with one squadron first in the P-40 then P-47.
Joint Military Operations Historical Collection - Lessons Learned from Battles Large and Small, Hannibal, Grenada, Haiti, Panama, Gulf War Desert Storm, Korea Operation Chromite
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,290. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Knowing the past and being able to use its lessons are major responsibilities of all military professionals. The Joint Military Operations Historical Collection (JMOHC) presents historical events that illustrate Joint Doctrine principles in Joint Force Employment.
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.
Look Up, Butte! A Walking Tour of Butte, Montana
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, 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 Butte, Montana 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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 11 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,930. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
Four comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the historic mission of Apollo 11, which accomplished the first landing of humans on the moon in July 1969.
Look Up, Memphis! A Walking Tour of Memphis, Tennessee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: September 23, 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 Memphis, Tennessee 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: Civil Support Operations - Field Manual 3-28 - Domestic Disasters, WMD and CBRNE, Law Enforcement Support (Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,940. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual provides keystone Army doctrine for civil support operations. It expands on the discussion of civil support operations, the fourth element of full spectrum operations, in FM 3-0.
Look Up, Frankfort! A Walking Tour of Frankfort, Kentucky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: November 19, 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 Frankfort, Kentucky 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.
2015 U.S. Air Force Future Plans: Nuclear Global Strike Command Strategic Master Plan, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) 2023 Strategic Vision, Global Horizons, Cyber Command Vision
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,310. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted flowing-text ebook presents four major Air Force documents about the future of the service and its vital missions for national defense.
Conversations With Dr Reimar Horten and His All-wing Designs-Ho 1 to the Ho 229 Part 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In February of 1982, I flew to Buenos Aires then on to Cordoba, Argentina to meet with Dr Reimar Horten, (1915-1994) the designer of a series of sail and powered all wing flying machines. He lived in retirement on a ranch 15 to 20 miles from the small town of Villa General Belgrano.