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Among the People: U.S. Marines in Iraq - Marine Corps Civil Affairs Group (CAG), Fallujah, Advisory Support Teams (ASTs), Military Training Teams (MTTs)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,570. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book captures, in moving photographs, the day-to-day efforts of our Marines' civil affairs work with the Iraqi people. These photos will touch your hearts as the actions they depict touched the hearts of those Iraqis who lived through the turmoil in al Anbar.
Three Rabbits Alibi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,560. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A True Story of Murder, Madness & the News in Colonial Melbourne. It's 1850s Australia. A double murder. A locked room. The murderer dying from a gunshot. But the reporter says the scene is near impossible. Herald reporter Edmund Finn said it was "one the most atrocious deeds which darken the pages of colonial history". Reinvestigate the case to find a far more complex story with modern resonance.
How to win. A guide to strategy and tactics
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 65,670. Language: Russian. Published: July 29, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Each day throws at us new challenges, we are faced to deal with new situations, some of which can be confusing, even for tough and experienced. To find a way out of any situation, to secure the positive outcome - we need to make highly effective decisions. The problem is that each situation is unique and there is no universal prescription for the resolution of all of them.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Combined Arms for Air Defense - FM 44-8 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,930. 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 Combined Arms for Air Defense Field Manual (FM 44-8) covers air defense artillery units. This FM has been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1983 and 1984 Missions, STS-7, STS-8, STS-9, STS 41-B, STS 41-C, STS-41-D, STS 41-G, STS 51-A
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,310. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
These official final orbiter mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover missions in 1982 and 1983: STS-7, STS-8, STS-9, STS 41-B, STS 41-C, STS-41-D, STS 41-G, STS 51-A. In these thorough reports, with information and specifics not available on NASA website mission descriptions, each orbiter system is reviewed in detail.
Worlds Torn Asunder: A Holocaust Survivor's Memoir of Hope and Resilience
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
More than a Holocaust survivor memoir. More than just a harrowing tale of survival and hope. What makes this story special is its unique three-dimensional depth. A retired Rabbi and educator, the author masterfully weaves personal memoir into historical context, with a deep appreciation for Jewish lore and tradition. Dov Beril Edelstein was Auschwitz inmate #A7868. This is his story.
Multiple Launch Rocket Systems | Military-Today.com
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,710. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS). It covers more than 50 artillery rocket systems from 27 countries and provides photos and basic information with specifications. It is easy to read and will be useful for people interested in military hardware. It is a great first step in identifying and researching artillery rocket systems.
A Walking Tour of Charlottesville, Virginia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: April 28, 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 Charlottesville, Virginia 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.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 4 - NRO Histories, Strategic Vision and Plans
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 150,300. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers the history of the NRO as an organization, along with documents outlining its strategic vision and plans.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Marine Rifle Squad Marine Corps Field Manual - FMFM 6-5 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Marine Rifle Squad Marine Corps Field Manual (FMFM 6-5) provides basic guidance to enable the rifle platoon squad leader to fight and lead his squad in combat.
Aircraft and Weapons of Gulf War 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book is a brief overview of Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm during Gulf War 1. It reviews the types flown by the USAF USN US Army and its Coalition partners as well as the airplanes and weapons available and the Iraqi AF types probably the most respected by the Allies the supersonic Mikoyan MiG-25 Foxbat (Mach 2.8) and the latest MiG-29M Fulcrum. The baptism of fire for the AH-64A
San Sebastian 1813
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
By the summer of 1813 the Peninsular War had reached a crisis. The Port of San Sebastian had to be captured, and captured fast if Wellington’s British armies were to avoid a humiliating retreat due to lack of supplies. But in San Sebastian was the wily French commander Louis Rey. The scene was set for a classic siege campaign.
Chữ nghĩa và sinh mệnh
Series: Rượu và văn hóa Trung Hoa. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Chữ nghĩa gắn liền với sinh mệnh con người, con người hiểu nghĩa – lí đúng thì đi về nẻo thiện, không hiểu nghĩa - lí thì sa chân vào điều ác. Có bậc thánh nhân than rằng, suốt đời không thực hành hết đạo lí ẩn chứa trong chữ nghĩa, để tu thân, cứu người, cứu đời.
Rotten Apples: True Stories of New York Crime and Mystery
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,080. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » North America
Rotten Apples is a thoroughly investigated treasure of true crime straight from the streets of The City that Never Sleeps. This bushel of vice, victims, and vengeance spotlights sinister citizens from Boss Tweed and Typhoid Mary to Mark David Chapman and Jack Henry Abbot, plus detailed map references to guide you to the locations where they committed their grisly crimes.
Cold War Red Stars in East Germany
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
During the 'Cold War' the Soviets based their 16th Air Force in East Germany and until the collapse of the USSR in 1991 had several thousand fixed and rotary-winged airplanes based on East German soil. When the Berlin Wall came down the Germans wanted the Soviets to leave and they did eventually but not without cost Read about the occupation and the withdrawal and a typical day on a Soviet base.
Lost Mines & Buried Treasure of Old Wyoming
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 27,070. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012 by Nancy Curtis. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
W.C. Jameson, an expert on treasure hunting, now turns his attention to Wyoming s lost fortunes. With his gift for storytelling, he relates intriguing legends and historical accounts of lost gold, buried payrolls, and hidden strongboxes.
Hồi ký cố vấn quân sự Trung Quốc
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,110. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Chúng tôi bắt đầu công bố dưới đây toàn văn tập hồi kí nhan đề GHI CHÉP THỰC VỀ VIỆC ĐOÀN CỐ VẤN QUÂN SỰ TRUNG QUỐC VIỆN TRỢ VIỆT NAM CHỐNG PHÁP (Hồi ký của những người trong cuộc), do Dương Danh Dy dịch và hiệu đính theo ấn bản 2002 của Nhà xuất bản Lịch sử Đảng Cộng sản Trung Quốc. Đây là lời kể của những người Trung Quốc đã sang Việt Nam thời gian 1950-1954 làm cố vấn trong cuộc chống Pháp.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Finding Leaders - Preparing the Intelligence Community for Succession Management - NSA, 9/11 Commission, CIA, NRO, DNI, Agency Culture
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,160. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: the NSA, 9/11 Commission, DNI, CIA, NRO, DIA, conceptual and behavioral complexity models, qualitative analysis, stratified systems theory, employment interviews, agency culture, Likert scale, GEMSTONE program, and more.
A Walking Tour of Tampa, Florida
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: July 7, 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 Tampa, Florida 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.
Nuclear Navy: The U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program - Submarines, Aircraft Carriers, Shipyards, Support Facilities and Tenders, Training Program, History of First Nuclear Propulsion Plants
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive, up-to-date survey of the U.S. Navy's nuclear propulsion program. Navy warships are deployed around the world every hour of every day to provide a credible "forward presence," ready to respond on the scene wherever America's interests are threatened.