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Three Block War: U.S. Marines in Iraq
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
Three Block War is 21st Century warfare defined. A clash of highly-trained and motivated warriors equipped with modern weaponry, opposed by a brutal cornucopia of asymmetrical zealotry and international terrorism, thriving in a land saturated with Soviet munitions.
C-5A Galaxy Systems Engineering Case Study - History and Technical Details of the Air Force's Behemoth C-5 Cargo Aircraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,050. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
The Christian Discovery of Tibet
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 233,380. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Over the centuries Christian missionaries made their way east from Jerusalem through China. This reached a high point with the Portuguese in the 15th century. Jesuit missionaries accompanied the explorers as far as Japan and founded over 800 missions. This book ends with the astounding story of Padre António de Andrade who went over the Himalayas to Tibet where he founded a mission in 1625.
Photographer of the Early West, the Story of Arundel Hull
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,380. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
This biography recounts the intriguing history of Arundel C. Hull one of the west's earliest photographers. In his early 20’s he captured many early images along the UP Railroad across Nebraska and thru Wyoming. In 1869, Hull and William Jackson followed the railroad on to Promontory, Utah. Later he opened his Gallery in Fremont Nebraska, becoming leader in this early mid-west town.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Patriot Battalion and Battery Operations - FM 44-85 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,480. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Patriot Battalion and Battery Operations Field Manual (FM 44-85) covers the operation of the Patriot system, which is designed to defend against air and missile attack. This FM has been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
Past Times: Ancient Board Games
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Past Times is a series of books about historical games and pastimes throughout the ages. This particular book is about games from Viking age and earlier.
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.
Democracy Denied: The Untold Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,560. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
“Democracy Denied: The Untold Story” is a history of democracy in the United States prior to the signing of the Constitution. It blows the whistle on two hundred years of myth and mystification.
Seven Centuries of Diepenbrocks
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American
The author documents the fascinating personal history of the Diepenbrock clan from the 1300s to present day and chronicles its involvement in European and American history.
Joint Doctrine for Operations in Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical (NBC) Environments (Joint Publication 3-11) - Combat Operations, Health Service Support, Hazard Considerations
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 40,660. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication sets forth principles to assist commanders and staffs to plan for and conduct operations in which their forces may encounter the employment or threat of nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons and other toxic materials.
Billy the Kid in Santa Fe: Wild West History, Outlaw Legends, and the City at the End of the Santa Fe Trail. A Non-Fiction Trilogy. Book One: Young Billy
Series: Billy the Kid in Santa Fe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Billy the Kid spent part of his youth in Santa Fe. What was it like in the 1870s? How did its frontier character and Hispanic culture shape the development of this future desperado? What other residents did Billy encounter who would figure significantly in later chapters of his brief life? How did Billy spend his time as a youngster there? Did he ice skate, play baseball, tell ghost stories?
Money for Old Rope: The Big Book of History & Origins
Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 114,080. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Reference » Almanac
Introduction Money for Old Rope is essentially a ‘best of’ collection of best-selling books that reveal the origins and history of just about everything we can think of. In fact, as one wise man suggested, it is the history of everything you didn’t realise you wanted to know about, until you found out about it. A must have for dinner conversations and pub chat the world over, this book of history
American Military History: A Selected Bibliography - Doctrine, Strategy, Tactics, Profiles of Command, Law of War, Lessons Learned, Rules of Engagement, Transformation and Reform, Study of History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,630. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
History is one of the curriculum themes at The U.S. Army War College. The purpose of this bibliography is to introduce some of the resources as a starting point from which students can begin research according to their specific needs.
High Frontier: The U. S. Air Force and the Military Space Program - MOL, Dyna-Soar, Nuclear Detection, Missile Warning, Anti-Satellite, SDI, BMD, Launch Operations, Desert Storm
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,720. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This unique Air Force report covers the history of the military space program from the first studies after World War II through the modern era.
Terra Nullius - The Definite History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,930. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A humorous history of Australia providing such useful information as: How foreigners can avoid offending Australians; The rules of cricket for Americans; How a Stuffed Horse won the Melbourne Cup; Why Sir Donald Bradman’s life was a failure. The study of history is about learning from the mistakes of the past. This book is guaranteed by the author to be full of mistakes.
National Security History Series - The Manhattan Project, Making the Atomic Bomb (2010 Edition) - From the Einstein Letter to the Atomic Bomb and American Strategy, Project Chronology
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,550. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This important ebook provides a comprehensive history of the making of the atomic bomb, starting with discoveries in physics in the late 19th century, through the massive World War II effort culminating in the world's first atomic bomb detonation.
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.
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.
Messerschmitts Over America-Part 11
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Photographs and information of unfinished, war weary, crash-landed, cannibalized On March 30, 1945, the USAAF captures their first flight-worthy Me 262 A-1a and starts the wheels in motion that leads to Colonel Harold Watson to sending ten Me 262s to New York City.
Dirty Money, Secret Societies and Killing JFK
Series: Adventures in Journalism. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,630. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Essay » Political
"The best article on the assassination," --Judge Jim Garrison. Also includes Dirty Money, Secret Societies, and Everything You Need to Know About JFK's Assassination.