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Planning for Action: Campaign Concepts and Tools - Wargaming, Clausewitz, Iraq, Petraeus, Afghanistan, Tommy Franks, Dr. Strange, War Against Terrorism, Hurricane Katrina, Post 9/11
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,440. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Planning for Action: Campaign Concepts and Tools is designed to be used as a handbook for developing campaign plans at the US Army Command and General Staff College.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force C-130 Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 215,710. 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-130 Operations Procedures * C-130 Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * C-130 Aircrew Training * Bonus: Air Force Culture / Doctrine Instruction / Policy Directive
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.
American Arctic Policy and Plans: Obama National Strategy, Defense, DoD, NOAA, Coast Guard, Marine Corps Arctic Strategy, Assessing the Resource Gap in a Changing Arctic, Climate Change Impact
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 145,200. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
Eight official U.S. government and military documents provide insights into the American strategy for dealing with the increasingly ice-free Arctic.
The Long Road Home: U.S. Prisoner of War Policy and Planning In Southeast Asia - Vietnam, Ross Perot, John McCain, Jane Fonda, Borman Mission, Raids, PW/MIA Family Assistance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 265,610. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This history of Washington's role in shaping prisoner of war policy during the Vietnam War reveals the difficult, often emotional, and vexing nature of a problem that engaged the attention of the highest officials of the U.S. government, including the president.
Responsibility of Command: How UN and NATO Commanders Influenced Airpower over Bosnia - History of the Bosnia War, Operation Deny Flight, Srebrenica
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,040. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book examines the role that theater-level commanders in the UN and NATO played in influencing the use of airpower over Bosnia between the spring of 1993 and the end of 1995. It also uncovers factors explaining why top UN and NATO commanders in the region acted as they did.
Russia Encyclopedia: Comprehensive Coverage - History from Ivan the Terrible to Putin, Official Reports and Guides, Economy, Society, Culture and People, Military, Russian Nationalism
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 561,490. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: 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.
Les Mémoires de la marquise de la Rochejaquelein
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Series: La Guerre de Vendée, Livre 1. You set the price! Words: 136,160. Language: French. Published: September 23, 2014 by Philippe Prisson. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Ces Mémoires racontent les batailles, les grands désastres, les misères qui marquent les plus funestes guerres civiles de l’histoire de France, la Guerre de Vendée.
To Defend and Deter: The Legacy of the United States Cold War Missile Program - Encyclopedic Coverage of Nike, ABM, ICBM, Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, IRBM History with Comprehensive Details
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,160. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This massive ebook provides encyclopedic coverage of the missile programs of the United States during the Cold War era, with extraordinary details about the headline programs of Nike Ajax, Nike Hercules, ABM, Safeguard, BOMARC, ICBM, Atlas, Titan I and II, Minuteman I, II and III, Jupiter, Thor, and Snark.
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.
Hanged Twice No Joke
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
This book is about Canadian and British Commonwealth history and administration of justice. There were at least two cases in which the defendants were hanged twice, Bennie Swim(m) having killed two people, and Henry Baldwin and James Lennan, having been convicted of murdering Clayton Tilton. These will be presented amongst others.
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: Infantry Rifle Platoon and Squad Field Manual - FM 7-8 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,670. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Infantry Rifle Platoon and Squad Field Manual (FM 7-8) provides doctrine, tactics, techniques and procedures on how infantry rifle platoons and squads fight. Infantry rifle platoons and squads include infantry, airborne, air assault, ranger, and light infantry platoons and squads.
ULTRA and the Army Air Forces in World War II: An Interview with Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Lewis F. Powell, Jr. - ENIGMA, MAGIC, Codebreaking, Crossbow, Colossus, Intelligence
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,370. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
ULTRA and the Army Air Forces in World War II is part of a continuing series of historical volumes produced by the Office of Air Force History in direct support of Project Warrior.
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.
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:
An Acidental Relationship
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,730. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
When English sailors set out in 1553 seeking an easterly sea passage to China round the northern capes of Scandinavia, they made an unexpected discovery. Like Christopher Columbus and America sixty years earlier, they encountered a large, uncharted land mass barring their progress. They had not intended to ‘discover' Russia; it was totally accidental and unexpected.
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 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.
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.