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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.
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?
Confronting Security Challenges on the Korean Peninsula - North Korea Military Threat, Human Rights Abuses, ROK-U.S. Military Alliance, Kim Regime, A.Q. Khan, Sinking of the Cheonan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,080. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Korean Peninsula was and is in a state of flux. More than 60 years after the war that left the country divided, the policies and unpredictability of the North Korean regime, in conjunction with the U.S. alliance with South Korea and the involvement of China in the area, leave the situation there one of the most capricious on the globe.
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited From Their Harbor
Price: Free! Words: 288,400. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Port of Long Beach. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited from Their Harbor, tells how the Port of Long Beach rose from a marshy mud flat to become an economic powerhouse, one of the greenest and most modern ports in the world.
Enforcing the Civil Rights Act
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A new team of EEOC attorneys arrived in Miami in 1979 and discovered a class action case file hiding in a closet. Trial was scheduled to begin in just three weeks, yet nothing had been done to prepare the case for trial. This book describes how three dedicated attorneys saved the case and ultimately won a great victory for hundreds of victims of race and sex discrimination
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.
Made in Venice: A Travel Guide to Murano Glass, Carnival Masks, Gondolas, Lace, Paper, & More (Laura Morelli's Authentic Arts)
Price: Free! Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Headed to Venice, Italy? Laura Morelli leads you beyond the souvenir shops for an immersive cultural experience that you won't find in any other guidebook. This indispensable guide, packed with useful information on pricing, quality, and value, includes practical tips for locating the most authentic goods in Venice, one of the busiest tourist destinations in the world.
Forjadores de la America independiente
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,530. Language: Spanish. Published: December 19, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Este libro nos cuenta paso a paso los acontecimientos que dieron forma al nuevo continente despues de la independencia de las trece colonias, al tiempo que nos describe detalladamente a los protagonistas de esta transformacion: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Simon Bolivar y Jose San Martin, entre otros.
A Walking Tour of Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: January 30, 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 Doylestown, 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.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Information Operations (Joint Publication 3-13) - Terminology, Legal Considerations, Multinational Policy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,350. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication provides joint doctrine for the planning, preparation, execution, and assessment of information operations across the range of military operations.
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.
The Foundations of U.S. Air Doctrine: The Problem of Friction in War - Airpower Strategy, World War II Bomber Offensive Plan, Korea, Douhet, Billy Mitchell, Clausewitzian Doctrine
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study revolves around friction, meaning the ubiquitous uncertainties and inescapable difficulties that form the atmosphere of real war. More specifically, it attempts to utilize the Clausewitzian concept of general friction as a basis for assessing — and, if necessary, reshaping — the foundations of US air doctrine.
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.
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.
The Evolution and Destruction of the Original Electoral College - New Edition
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » History » American
Why an Electoral College? The Framers created an ingenious non-partisan process to identify the best possible presidential candidates—the original Electoral College system. This book is an in-depth analysis of the purposes and benefits. The original system is then contrasted with today's party controlled system. Discover essential principles required to restore American Constitutional Federalism.
A Walking Tour of Hoboken, New Jersey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: March 3, 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 Hoboken, 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.
US Air Operations in Laos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
During the early stages of the Vietnam War air operations in Laos were a mere rumor but it was not long before pilots in Vietnam and Thailand were becoming aware there was 'another theater', one where there was no higher echelon no rank and few rules. They heard about US pilots flying Cessna O-1 and North American T-28 Trojan out of many places of previously unheard of names on daring missions.
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.
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.
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.