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Decisionmaking in Operation Iraqi Freedom: Removing Saddam Hussein by Force - The Surge, General Casey, General Raymond Odierno, General David Petraeus, Ambassador Khalilzad
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,700. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
With this initial volume of its Operation IRAQI FREEDOM Key Decisions Monograph Series, the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) attempts to write about key decisions while they are still fresh in the memories of the participants.
Coney Island Odyssey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » American
In this memoir, the author has captured the spirit and breadth of Jewish folklore, which once existed in the life of Coney Island. From the struggle of his parents; his father who paid dearly for his citizenship through an era in the thirties; his mother who attempted to decorate a dismal six family walk-up; and to himself who passed through a difficult Bar Mitzvah.
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Military Intelligence, Army Lineage Series, Narrative Content - World War I and II, Korea War, Vietnam War, and Beyond
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,760. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Contents: Chapter 1 * The Beginnings, Chapter 2 * World War I, Chapter 3 * Military Intelligence Between Wars, Chapter 4 * Military Intelligence in Crisis, Chapter 5 * World War II Military Intelligence at the Center, Chapter 6 * World War II - Intelligence in the Field, Chapter 7 * The Cold War and Korea, Chapter 8 * From Korea to Vietnam, Chapter 9 * Vietnam and Beyond
Blue on Grey: A Memoir of St Mary’s School, Gore
Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
St Mary’s is a Catholic primary school in Gore, Southland, New Zealand. This year marks the 125th anniversary of its founding. I went there from 1979 to 1983, when my family left Gore for the bright lights of Sydney. This memoir of my St Mary's days is dedicated to my teacher Mrs E.O. Archer, who helped spark my interest in natural history and social science.
Mach 3+: NASA/USAF YF-12 Flight Research, 1969-1979, Lockheed Blackbird Spyplanes as NASA/USAF Research Platforms (NASA SP-2001-4525)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,810. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides a fascinating look at NASA's research program using the YF-12.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Defining Command, Leadership, and Management Success Factors Within Stability Operations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,090. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph has focused on Command, Leadership, and Management (CLM) within a stability operational environment, although many of the lessons throughout can be applied to generic situations. The monograph takes a hypothesis from Keith Grint (who has long studied CLM) and applies it to a number of case studies in the Balkans, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
Asia-Pacific: A Strategic Assessment - China, Northeast Asia, and Southeast Asia - Territorial Disputes, Senkaku Islands, Economic Development, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 128,610. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This Strategic Studies Institute paper provides a timely assessment of the geostrategic significance of Asia-Pacific. The monograph is also a thought-provoking analysis of the U.S. strategic shift toward the region and its implications.
Look Up, Kansas City! A Walking Tour of The Central Business District - West of Main Street
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: September 29, 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 Kansas City west of Main Street 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.
Ludzie koloru tęczy, Republika Południowej Afryki
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,400. Language: Polish. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » Africa
By ogarnąć i zrozumieć Republikę Południowej Afryki i jego mieszkańców, zacznę opowieść od jej geografii i historii tej starej i tej najnowszej. Książka opowiada w sposób ciekawy dzieje południowej części Afryki. Jak znaleźli się tam Europejczycy, jak to było z Zulusami, o co chodziło w wojnach Burskich, co dzieje się w RPA? Odpowiedzi, znajdziesz w tej książce.
James Sullivan's First World War Diary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,640. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » European
My Grandfather did not come back from the Great War a hero, but when I found his hidden war memoirs 20 years after his death, he became my hero. I'm Rosemarie Meleady, and these are the memoirs of James Sullivan (10th Battalion Dublin Royal Fusilers)who served in the Great War from 1916-1919.
A Walking Tour of Fredericksburg, Virginia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. 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 Fredericksburg, 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.
The Air Force Integrates - 1945-1964 - World War II, Freeman Field Mutiny, MacDill Riot, Unbunching, Eisenhower, Little Rock, Kennedy Era and the Civil Rights Act, Travis Riot, Blacks in USAF
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 216,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication describes the struggle to desegregate the post-World War II U.S. Army Air Forces and its successor, the U.S. Air Force, and the remarkable advances made during the next two decades to end racial segregation and move towards equality of treatment of Negro airmen.
U.S. Marines in Humanitarian Operations: On Mamba Station - U.S. Marines in West Africa, 1990 - 2003, Civil War in Liberia, Samuel Doe, Evacuation Operations, Sharp Edge, Assured Response
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,170. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph tells the story of thousands of U.S. Marines who supported Operations Sharp Edge, Assured Response, Quick Response, Noble Obelisk, and Joint Task Force Liberia, the noncombatant evacuation operations in 1990, 1991, 1996, and 2003 from Liberia, in 1996 from the Central African Republic, and in 1997 from Sierra Leone.
Look Up, Kansas City! A Walking Tour of The Central Business District - East of Main Street
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: September 29, 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 Kansas City, Missouri east of Main Street 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 Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - A Case Study in Security Sector Reform: Learning from Security Sector Reform / Building in Afghanistan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,840. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This PKSOI Paper is designed to further the U.S. and other interested international governments' understanding of how Security Sector Reform (SSR) was conducted in Afghanistan from 2002 to 2003.
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Leadership for American Army Leaders - FMFRP 12-17 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,110. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, Leadership for American Army Leaders was written by a seasoned leader for the purpose of providing a leadership primer for the thousands of newly commissioned officers of the expanding U.S. Army at the beginning of World War II.
Between the Rivers: Combat Action in Iraq - 2003-2005, Battle of Hawijah, Samarra, Mosul, Anbar Province, Northern Iraq. Task Force 1-16 Infantry, Carter Ham, Petraeus, Stryker, Tiger Strike
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Battle of Hawijah, 7 April 2004 * Task Force 1-26 Infantry and the Easter Sunday Battle of Samarra, April 2004 * Taking it to the Enemy: Offensive Counterinsurgency Operations, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry, Mosul, 2004-2005
Three Block War: Phantom Fury
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Block War: Phantom Fury recounts the combat operations of U.S. Marine units in the legendary second battle of Fallujah in November 2004.