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Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."
The Spirit of Irish Wit
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,600. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » History » European
A collection of 800 pieces of Irish wit, published in 1811 that encapsulates life from the humble chimney sweep to the arrogant nobleman. An essential guide to humour in culture and manners, pomp and politics, humbug and sharp tongues, class and craft, language and expression, wisdom and foolishness during the political ferment prior and during the 1798 Rebellion and after the Act of Union.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - The First Indochina War 1947-1954 - War in Korea, De Lattre Episode, Erskine Report, Navarre Plan, Dien Bien Phu, Dulles, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,510. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume describes those JCS activities related to the war in Indochina during the period 1947-1954. One of the results of the warfare that raged in Southeast Asia in the late 1940s and early 1950s was to put Vietnam on the map.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume III: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1951 - 1953, Korean War Part Two - Syngman Rhee, UN Command, Diplomatic Deadlock
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,400. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Korean War provided the first wartime test for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, acting as part of the machinery set up by the National Security Act of 1947 and its 1949 amendment. In this capacity, they provided strategic direction to the United Nations (UN) forces in the field and were the agency by which President Truman exercised overall control of war strategy.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Navy Planning - Navy Warfare Publication NWP 5-01
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,820. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps / Navy manual is the foundation for Navy planning. It establishes doctrine and puts forward the fundamental principles to guide planning within the framework of service, joint, or multinational operations. It supersedes NWP 5-01(A), Naval Operational Planning.
The Stories Behind London’s Streets (Part Two)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,830. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
When Great Scotland Yard was being built in 1890 the dismembered body of a woman was discovered by workmen, dumped in the basement area? It is thought that the body was probably the final victim of Jack the Ripper. Just one of the many facts about London's streets to be found in this book.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Frozen Chosin - U.S. Marines at the Changjin Reservoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,020. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The race to the Yalu was on. General of the Army Douglas MacArthur's strategic triumph at Inchon and the subsequent breakout of the U.S. Eighth Army from the Pusan Perimeter and the recapture of Seoul had changed the direction of the war.
The Costs of Conflict: The Impact on China of a Future War - Senkaku Islands, Taiwan, Australia, ASEAN, Taiwan Defense Policy, Military-Business Complex, Ballistic Missile Defense
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 165,010. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
There is a need for the United States to move the debate over the challenge China presents us beyond the dispositions of the attention grabbing advocates.
Project Y: The Los Alamos Project - Manhattan District History, The Development of the First Atomic Bomb, Trinity, Alberta Project, Tinian, Plutonium, Uranium, Experiments, Physics and Explosives
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,040. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
These two volumes constitute a record of the technical, administrative, and policy-making activities of the Los Alamos Project (Project Y) from its inception under the Manhattan District through the development of the atomic bomb (Vol. I), and during the period following the end of World War II until the Manhattan District relinquished control to the Atomic Energy Commission as of January 1947.
Portraits of France
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 189,300. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Portraits of France is part memoir, part journalism, part history, part gastronomic adventure. An intensely personal tour of a France not found in guidebooks. From Heloise and Abelard to Lafayette to DeGaulle, from the guillotine to an 1806 Chateau Lafite, from lungbusting Tour de France climbs to the still pockmarked terrain around Verdun to a World War II concentrtion camp in the Pyrenees.
Cold War in South Florida Historic Resource Study - CIA, Cuba and Castro, Bay of Pigs, Cuban Missile Crisis, Radio Marti, Arbenz, Guatemala, Everglades, Counterinsurgency Technology Research
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,610. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This historic resource study by the National Park Service covers the Cold War and historic resources related to it located in south Florida. The study deals with Cold War-related activities and resources in four units of the National Park Services.
Perspectives on Russian Foreign Policy - Putin, Ukraine, Tatars, Russian Empire and History, Imperial Legacy, NATO and G-8, Lukoil, Georgia, Soft Power and RT Media, Chechnya, APEC
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 103,190. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Since both war and politics are interactive processes "where the enemy gets a vote," a profound grasp of global political and economic trends is essential to the formulation of sound U.S. policies and strategies, especially as regards so important an actor as the Russian Federation.
Russia Encyclopedia: Comprehensive Coverage - History from Ivan the Terrible to Putin, Official Reports and Guides, Economy, Society, Culture and People, Military, Russian Nationalism
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 561,490. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Discover every aspect of Russia and the former Soviet Union in this massive, authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents with details about everything from history and geography to the crisis with Ukraine in 2014.
The United States Air Force in Korea, 1950-1953 - Complete Coverage and Authoritative History of All Aspects of American Air Power in the Korean War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 348,610. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important and comprehensive historical account of the Korean War and the American Air Force seeks to record the story of the air war as it was.
Central Asia After 2014 - Uyghurs, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Withdrawal from Afghanistan, Sino-Russian Relationship, China's Military
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 134,920. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
These papers provide a vital set of insights into an increasingly critical area of international politics and security, especially as it is clear that the United States is reducing, but not totally withdrawing, its military establishment in Afghanistan and is seeking to consolidate long-term relationships with Central Asian states.
Nuclear Navy Encyclopedia - Comprehensive History of Naval Nuclear Propulsion for Submarines and Aircraft Carriers - First Atomic Subs, Hyman Rickover, Nuclear Fuel Management, Reactors
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 272,150. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Discover the fascinating stories and history of the U.S. Navy nuclear program. With five official histories and reports, this unique compilation provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of all aspects of this amazing story.
Comprehensive Guide to Naval Aviation History: United States Naval Aviation 1910 - 1995 - Pioneers, World War II, Korea, Ships, Aircraft, Helicopters, Carriers, Pilot Heroes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 246,770. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The fourth edition of United States Naval Aviation 1910-1995 is a testimony to Naval Aviation's achievements as it prepares to enter the 21st century and its first one hundred years of service. The Naval Historical Center's Aviation History Office has expanded on previous editions to make this chronology the quintessential reference work on Naval Aviation history.
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume 5 Hearings Part One
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,720. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
Volume Five of the report issued by the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident (also known as the Rogers Commission after its chairman, William Rogers) contains the transcripts of hearings conducted by the Commission. The report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
People's Liberation Army After Next - China's PLA, Air Force Aircraft, Ballistic and Cruise Missiles, EMP, DF-11, DF-15, Silkworm, Fighter Aircraft, Taiwan, Advanced Technology, Military Space
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 202,590. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
An analytical schism has developed over differing assessments of China's military modernization.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 1 Tragedy (Grissom, White, and Chaffee) Apollo 204 Pad Fire, Complete Review Board Report, Technical Appendix Material, Medical Analysis Panel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,640. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » Military
Incorporating a complete reproduction of the final review board report, this authoritative compilation of official NASA documents provides unique insights into NASA s first major tragedy, the Apollo 1 launch pad fire. These documents have been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.