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Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt - Diaries and Letters of a First World War Officer in the 19th Hussars and 1st Coldstream Guards
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
Diary and letters of Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt including his time at Eton, Sandhurst and in the First World War. He describes life in the Hussars and Coldstream Guards, how he was gassed in May 1915, and life in the trenches. He was killed near Ypres in May 1916. The book is illustrated with maps and photographs, and includes biographies of his wife, son, brother and parents.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Four, Into the Missile Age 1956-1960 - New Look, Suez and Hungary, Shock of Sputnik, IRBM and ICBM, Satellites
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 496,770. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The range of the volume for the period August 1956-January 1961 is extensive. These were years of great international challenges and enormous technological change that profoundly affected the making of national security policy. The instability of the world manifested itself in all parts of the globe.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Female Participation in Formed Police Units, Integration of Women in Formed Police Units of Peacekeeping Operations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,080. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report looks at the obstacles that continue to impact the integration of women into Formed Police Units (FPUs) of Peacekeeping Operations.
A Walking Tour of Fort Myers, Florida
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: July 15, 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 Fort Myers, 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.
Comprehensive History of U.S. Naval Aviation in World War II - Complete Chronology, Pearl Harbor, Kamikazes, Aircraft, Wake Island, Halsey, Moffett, Zero, Suicide Torpedoes, Fighter Tactics
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 176,060. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive compilation of Navy history material providing extensive information about the role of Naval aviation in World War II. The first part of the compilation is a full chronology of events in Naval aviation during the war. Thirty-nine unique articles comprise part two, and the third section focuses on aspects of the Pacific theater.
An Aussie Backpacking Londoner 1952-53
Price: Free! Words: 50,290. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This Book is about the 11 months I spent living and working in London during he Coronation Year of 1953
Money for Old Rope
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,020. 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
A Walking Tour of Snow Hill, Maryland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: March 5, 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 Snow Hill, Maryland 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 Real Story of John C. Fremont
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
John Fremont was impetuous and rash in his decisions, one of which got him court martialed. Still he was credited with blazing passes that opened California for immigrants.
THANOS KONDYLIS, Social life in Greek-Venetian cities and Nauplion, 14th-16th c., (2012 v. 1, IN GREEK)
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In this text (WRITTEN IN GREEK) we briefly and concisely describe the social and political organization inside the Greek-Venetian cities, and especially in Nauplion (Argolis), during 14th-16th centuries.
The Chairmanship of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - 1949-2012, Omar Bradley, Thomas Moorer, Colin Powell, Martin Dempsey, Vietnam, Goldwater-Nichols Act, plus Works of General John Vessey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 217,100. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is the nation's highest-ranking military officer. He presides over the Joint Chiefs of Staff and provides military advice to the civilian leadership.
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
A Walking Tour of Slatersville, Rhode Island
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: February 13, 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 Slatersville Village in North Smithfield, Rhode Island 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.
A Walking Tour of Fall River, Massachusetts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: February 14, 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 Fall River, Massachusetts 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: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Marine Combat Water Survival - Fleet Marine Force Reference Publication (FMFRP) 013 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,660. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides techniques, procedures, and training standards for Marine water survival. This publication addresses a Marine's ability to cross water obstacles and perform water rescues.
Tinh hoa dưỡng sinh Trung Quốc
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,250. Language: Vietnamese. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sức khỏe và tuổi thọ là vàng bạc thì cuốn sách này là cẩm nang giúp quý bạn cách góp nhặt vàng, bạc trong sinh hoạt và tập luyện hằng ngày.
United States Air Force (USAF) AU-2 Guidelines for Command - A Handbook on the Leadership of Airmen for Air Force Squadron Commanders, Expeditionary Forces, Discipline
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,450. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book, Guidelines for Command, is the result of countless hours of research and contains the collective thoughts and lessons learned from many previous commanders. It has a wealth of information to assist you during your tenure as a commander.
A History of U.S. Naval Aviation, 1930 - The Beginning of Aviation, World War Organization, France and the British Isles, Marine Corps Aviation, Lighter-than Air Craft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,060. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This informative history of early Naval aviation was prepared in 1930, when memories of the beginning of aviation were still fresh.
Secret Weapon: High-value Target Teams as an Organizational Innovation - Iraq, Afghanistan, Taliban, al-Qaeda, Petraeus, Odierno, The Surge in Iraq, SOF, Tommy Franks, Task Force Freedom in Mosul
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,410. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study argues that interagency teams were a major catalyst in turning around the Iraq War, and that they will disappear from America's arsenal unless the knowledge base supporting the innovation can be secured.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Reconstitution - FM 100-9 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,490. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Reconstitution Field Manual (FM 100-9) deals with reconstitution – the extraordinary action that commanders plan and implement to restore units to a desired level of combat effectiveness commensurate with mission requirements and available resources.