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The Jane Gray: The Italian Prince and the Shipwreck That Forever Changed the History of Seattle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,470. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A tale of corruption, deceit, and hope: Funded by Prince Luigi of Italy, Major Ingraham set sail for the Alaska gold fields. Three days after the schooner Jane Gray departed from Seattle, the ship went down in a moderate gale – hardly a storm that should sink a “staunch and seaworthy” whaler in a “hatful of wind.”Of the famous men on board, only twenty-seven of the sixty-four survived.
Russia and Vladimir Putin: Studies and Reports on Politics, Economics, Security Strategy, New Eurasia, Threat Perception, Growing Russo-American Tensions, Crimea, Target: Ukraine, Corruption
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,110. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Important reports and study papers by the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provide unique insights into Vladimir Putin's Russia, with special analysis and commentary of particular interest at this time of aggression against the Ukraine and Crimea.
The Future of Command and Control - Complexity, Networking, and Effects-Based Approaches to Operations - Terrorism, the Post 9-11 World, von Moltke, Clausewitz, Decisionmaking during Apollo 13
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,580. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Our world is a myriad of ever-changing, interdependent variables whose courses we can never entirely predict. The strength of an effects-based approach to operations is that it squarely addresses these complexities by concentrating on their most nonlinear aspects: humans, their institutions, and their actions.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Sensemaking - A Structure for an Intelligence Revolution, Mindfulness, Macrocognition, Tame and Wicked Problems, Meliorists, Neuroscience
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,370. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Sensemaking, whereby intelligence professionals would work with executive decisionmakers to explain data that are "sparse, noisy, and uncertain," requires an interpreter and experienced champion to bring about a practicable understanding and acceptance of the concept among intelligence practitioners.
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
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 202,590. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
An analytical schism has developed over differing assessments of China's military modernization.
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 348,610. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: 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.
2014: The Future of American Airpower - America's Air Force: a Call to the Future, Agile USAF, Naval Aviation Vision 2014-2025, Air-Sea Battle, ISR, UCLASS, X-47B, F-35, 21st Century Deterrence
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,100. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Seven critical Air Force and Navy documents outline plans for American airpower and the aviation vision for the future.
For Our Beloved Country
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 204,670. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
War is never more horrifying, and perhaps never more compelling, than when experienced firsthand. The personal accounts collected here — diaries and memoirs written by men on the front lines — constitute a little-known history of American wars. Seven individual narratives cover seven different wars, from the Revolution to the Gulf War.
The Stargate Chronicles: Memoirs of a Psychic Spy
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,290. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Joseph McMoneagle is now known as the best Operational Remote Viewer in the history of the U.S. Army's Special Project—Stargate. His intelligence collection results have never been surpassed and rarely equaled. This remarkable memoir chronicles his military career, his early life, and gives a wonderful birds-eye view into US Military politics.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume I: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1945 -1947 - Atomic Age Problems, Postwar Bases, Western Hemisphere Defense, China Standoff
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,500. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Established during World War II to advise the President regarding the strategic direction of armed forces of the United States, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) continued in existence after the war and, as military advisers and planners, have played a significant role in the development of national policy.
John Somerset Pakington: his first 50 years
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,440. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
A biography of the Sir John Pakington of Westwood Park, Droitwich, born in 1799, who was MP for Droitwich, Worcestershire for 37 years. At Westminster he served on many select committees, including that investigating the Andover Union scandal. He was also much involved in Worcestershire affairs..
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,610. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Category: 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.
U.S. Marines in Afghanistan, 2001-2002: From the Sea - U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism, Tora Bora, Enduring Freedom, Osama bin Laden, al-Qaeda, Taliban, Operations at Kandahar
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 165,560. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This project began almost 10 years ago, a month after the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001. Drawn from a variety of sources, the account reflects the combined efforts of three related, yet independent, endeavors to document Marine operations in Afghanistan during the opening days of Operation Enduring Freedom.
The United States Air Force (USAF): Basic Documents on Roles and Missions (Air Staff Historical Study) - McNamara, Curtis LeMay, James Forrestal, Space Command, Key West Agreement
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 158,290. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Office of Air Force History has collected in this volume the most significant documents which have determined the roles and missions of the Air Force, from its birth in 1947 to the present. The documents themselves only tell part of the story, of course.
Right Sizing the People's Liberation Army: Exploring the Contours of China's Military - Taiwan, Xinjiang, Uighurs, Tibet, Senkaku, Chinese Combat Aircraft, PLA Air Force, Naval Force, Nuclear
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 253,210. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The book addresses how the leadership of China and the PLA view what size of PLA best meets China's requirements. Among other things, this analytical process makes important new contributions on the question of PLA transparency, long an issue among PLA watchers.
Complete Guide to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Uighur Protests, Terrorism, Modern Uyghur Identity, Human Rights, People's Republic of China Ethnic Minorities, Political Prisoners
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 691,530. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This unique ebook provides an encyclopedic overview of all aspects of the Uyghur population and the Chinese Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, protests and alleged terrorism by Muslim Uyghurs, Chinese government policies toward the Uyghurs, oppression, history, Chinese human rights, U.S. policy issues, and much more.
Islamic State (IS) Encyclopedia: America's War Against ISIS / ISIL Terrorists in Iraq and Syria, Leader al-Baghdadi, Levant, al-Qaeda in Syria, Obama's al-Qaida Counterterrorism Policy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 645,520. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique ebook encyclopedia documents all aspects of this vital issue with comprehensive and authoritative information from renowned experts and government sources.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 2 - Hexagon Photoreconnaissance Satellite 1971-1986
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 183,880. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers the Hexagon photoreconnaissance satellite flown between 1971 and 1986.
The History of Large Federal Dams: Planning, Design, and Construction in the Era of Big Dams - Hoover, Glen Canyon, Bonneville, Central Valley Project, FDR, Muir, Conservation, Environmental Impact
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,230. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
This history explores the story of federal contributions to dam planning, design, and construction by carefully selecting those dams and river systems that seem particularly critical to the story. Written by three distinguished historians, the history will interest engineers, historians, cultural resource planners, water resource planners and others.
General George S. Patton: Operational Art, Battle Command Lessons in the Second World War, Leadership Development, Battle of the Bulge, Many Faces, Air Power for Patton's Army in World War II
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 264,690. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Six official documents provide a unique perspective on the life and work of World War II general George S. Patton: