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21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Drill and Ceremonies Manual - Part Two, Parades, Funerals, Memorial Services, Customs and Courtesies, Mess Night Traditions
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,730. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual covers drill and ceremonies.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Drill and Ceremonies Manual - Part One, General Drill, Ceremonies, Commands, Flags, Formations, Manual of Arms, Rifle Salute
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,670. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual covers drill and ceremonies.
The Indonesian Army from Revolusi to Reformasi - Volume 3: Soeharto's Fall and the Reformasi Era
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 297,030. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Vol 3 covers the chaotic final days of General Soeharto's New Order regime, continuing turmoil under President's B.J. Habibie, Abdurrahman Wahid and Megawati Sukarnoputri – the violent separation of East Timor; civil war in Maluku; black operations in Papua; the bloody insurgency in Aceh; the advent of Islamic terrorism – and the election (and re-election) of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
Defense's Nuclear Agency 1947 - 1997: Comprehensive History of Cold War Nuclear Weapon Development and Testing, Atomic and Hydrogen Bomb Development, Post-War Treaties
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,420. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Defense Nuclear Agency presents a comprehensive and informative history of the development and testing of nuclear weapons after World War II, from the earliest atomic bombs through the devastating hydrogen thermonuclear devices that were the centerpiece of the Cold War.
Money for Old Rope - Part 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,470. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Money for Old Rope - Part 2 is the second ‘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.
Air Force System Safety Handbook - Costs, Objectives, Policy and Process, Risk Assessment, Flight Mishaps, Analysis Techniques, Contractors, Nuclear and Explosive Hazards, Biomedical Safety
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,560. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Air Force System Safety Handbook was prepared as a resource document for program office system safety managers and system safety engineers. The handbook provides considerable insight to the general principles, objectives, and requirements of applying system safety concepts to the Air Force system acquisition and logistical support processes.
Skylab: A Chronology (NASA SP-4011) - The Story of the Planning, Development, and Implementation of America's First Manned Space Station
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,740. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history series document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive chronology of the Skylab space station, launched in 1973 and manned by three crews through 1974.
Historia, tradiciones y leyendas de calles de Mexico. Vol 2
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 125,370. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Este segundo volumen de Historia, Tradiciones y Leyendas de calles de México, constituye un universo completo, orgánico, cerrado: el reflejo de una ciudad durante toda una época, de sus conflictos y sus diferencias, tanto sociales como culturales, de sus creencias y supersticiones, de sus miserias y grandezas.
Russia: Federal Research Study and Country Profile with Comprehensive Information, History, and Analysis - East Slavs, Empire, Communism, Ethnic and Cultural Setting, Economy, Military
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 265,200. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
This unique ebook guide to Russia provides three authoritative sources with comprehensive and historical information: the Library of Congress Country Profile, the Russia Country Study with a professional analysis of Russian politics, history, economic, social, military, and national security systems and institutions, and the up-to-date CIA Factbook on Russia.
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.
Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO - U.S. Nuclear Weapons Development and Modernization Controversy, U.S. - Russian Reset, Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons (NSNW), Arms Control Options, START
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,220. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This important report from the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provides the complete history of tactical nuclear weapons starting with the early days of the Cold War, along with unique up-to-date insights into the future of tactical nukes in Europe and Asia.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Contingency and Disaster Planning (Air Force Pamphlet 10-219, Volume 1) - Air Force Civil Engineer History, Terrorism, Natural Disasters
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 102,720. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Air Force document discusses contingencies for which civil engineers must be prepared. It contains practical information to help unit-level civil engineers plan their responses to contingencies, disasters, war, and other military operations.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): Birth of the Navy, Naval Documents, History and Timeline of Captain John Paul Jones, Vessels of the Continental Navy in the American Revolution
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,540. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique historical compilation provides comprehensive information on the role of naval power in the American Revolution, including the birth of the U.S. Navy, naval documents, a comprehensive history and timeline of Captain John Paul Jones, and a full list of the vessels of the Continental Navy, with numerous detailed descriptions.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Suddenly Tomorrow Came... A History of the Johnson Space Center (NASA SP-4307) - Manned Missions from Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo through the Space Shuttle
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,720. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is an engaging account of the American manned space program from Mercury through the Space Shuttle as seen from the perspective of the NASA Johnson Space Center (formerly known as the Manned Spacecraft Center) in Houston, Texas.
You Must Remember This: An Oral History of Manhattan from the 1890s to World War II
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 235,930. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Jeff Kisseloff brings together 137 New Yorkers who witnessed daily life in Manhattan from the 1890s to World War II. Dividing the city into ten neighborhoods and devoting a chapter to each, Kisseloff lets the eyewitnesses speak for themselves. “Indispensable... It is not only highly informative, but it is also great fun to read.” —THE NEW YORK TIMES
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Marine Division Expeditionary Ground Combat Marine Corps Field Manual - FMFM 6-1 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,650. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Marine Division Expeditionary Ground Combat Marine Corps Field Manual (FMFM 6-1) describes the Marine division, a multirole, expeditionary ground combat force.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force C-38 Courier Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,800. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft. Contents: C-38 Operations Procedures * C-38 Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * C-38 Aircrew Training
Ukraine Encyclopedia: Comprehensive Coverage from History to the Current Crisis with Russia, Official Reports and Guides, Crimea, Military, Orange Revolution, Economy, Culture and People
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 579,960. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Discover every aspect of Ukraine and Crimea in this massive, authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents with details about everything from history and geography to the crisis with Russia in 2014.
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 496,770. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: 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.
Special Operations Forces (SOF) Guide: Leadership, Theory, Strategic Art, Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) Factbook, Essays and Research Topics
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,350. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Six important documents provide unique information about U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF) and the Joint Special Operations University (JSOU).