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Russia Reports: Russian Interests in Sub-Saharan Africa - Putin, Lavrov, BRICS, Trade, Arms Trade, Energy, Prospects for U.S.-Russian Security Cooperation
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 147,880. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Russian Interests in Sub-Saharan Africa - Competition for resources, political influence, and access to markets will continue to increase among global powers as finite resources continue to dwindle.
Forging the Sword: Defense Production During the Cold War - DoD Industrial Facilities, Aircraft, Ammunition, Tank Plants, Shipyards, Reagan Buildup, Redstone, Pine Bluff, Picatinny Arsenal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,200. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study is a contextual overview to assist anyone researching Cold War industrial facilities in the United States. It gives a broad overview of the structure of the government-owned portion of the defense industrial base and discusses the various trends that affected that structure from the 1940s to the 1980s.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 265,610. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: 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.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Sensemaking - A Structure for an Intelligence Revolution, Mindfulness, Macrocognition, Tame and Wicked Problems, Meliorists, Neuroscience
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,370. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
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.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Three - Strategy, Money, and the New Look, 1953 - 1956 - Atomic Weapons, End of Korean War, Soviet Nuclear Threat, ICBM and IRBM
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 341,690. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication, Volume III of the History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, is concerned with the first three and a half years of the Eisenhower administration—1953-1956. The hallmark of these years was the constant struggle of the administration to hold down the cost of national defense and balance that cost against an array of post-Korea cold war challenges.
John Somerset Pakington: his first 50 years
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,440. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
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..
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Ground Reconnaissance - MCWP 2-15.3 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,080. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual establishes doctrine, tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) for Marine Corps ground reconnaissance.
#NätKärlek Del 3 av 4 i serien Twitterstorm
Series: Twitterstorm, Book 3. Price: $49.99 USD. Words: 225,820. Language: Swedish. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » European
Del 3 i serien Twitterstorm är #NätKärlek som uppstod som en motaktion och reaktion till #näthatet som redan hade pågått ett bra tag, och som nu hade totalt exploderat till sin absoluta yttersta gräns, och som var så smått på väg att falla tillbaka för att sedermera plana ut i sin aktivitetskurva. Jämför man nu innehållet i boken #NätHat mot #NätKärlek kan man se hur diskussionen svänger.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,100. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Seven critical Air Force and Navy documents outline plans for American airpower and the aviation vision for the future.
Responsibility of Command: How UN and NATO Commanders Influenced Airpower over Bosnia - History of the Bosnia War, Operation Deny Flight, Srebrenica
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,040. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
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.
Unexpected Odyssey: Danzig to Tennessee
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 246,430. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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A memoir of a European immigrant, surviving WW ll and growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y. Graduated the Merchant Marine Academy, spent life on 14 ships and was the first member of Texas Maritime Academy faculty as Associate Professor, into business as an Engineering Sales Specialist. Retired and then to graduate school, a career as an Executive Chef and finally to Tennessee as an addiction counselor.
Complete Guide to the 1961 SL-1 Fatal Nuclear Power Plant Accident - Accident and Recovery Operations Reports, Official Findings, Timeline of Events, Technical Details, Safety Implications
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,000. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear, Nonfiction » History » Military
Four official federal government reports provide the full details of the tragic SL-1 prototype nuclear power plant accident of January 3, 1961, the first and only immediately fatal American reactor accident.
Historical and Architectural Overview of Aircraft Hangars of the Reserves and National Guard Installations from World War I through the Cold War - History of Aviation in National Guard, Vietnam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,120. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The architectural history of military hangars and airfields has been thoroughly documented for the active branches of the military. This Department of Defense Legacy Program report comprises a historic context that explores the history of aviation and hangar development in the Reserves and National Guard.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 6 - CORONA, America's First Satellite Program - CIA and NRO Histories of Pioneering Spy Satellites
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,200. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers the historic CORONA spy satellite program, called America's first satellite program. Histories from the NRO and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) cover all aspects of CORONA.
Ma Petite Rosette
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,100. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
In the summer of 1941, war abruptly intrudes into an otherwise peaceful and remote part of German Occupied France. Two British airmen engaged on a top-secret mission, are shot down, landing in the treacherous mud of a bay near La Rochelle. They are rescued by a young farm-worker whose father sets out to help them escape capture accompanied by his daughter who speaks a little English.
Iraqi Perspectives Project: A View of Operation Iraqi Freedom from Saddam's Senior Leadership - Hussein's Distorted Worldview, Desert Storm, Regime Prepares for War, Baghdad Bob, Final Days
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,850. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) overthrew Saddam's regime and opened up one of the world's most secretive governments to outside analysis, presenting a once-in-a-generation opportunity for military leaders and historians to delve deep into the decision-making processes of a former adversary.
Learning from Our Military History: The United States Army, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and the Potential for Operational Art and Thinking - Petraeus, COIN, Clausewitz, Counterinsurgency
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,270. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
OIF demonstrated the need for operational art and thinking, particularly in commanders of relatively junior rank. After all the effort expended in Iraq, we may ultimately fail in crafting our own military history in OIF in breadth and depth.
Makers of the United States Air Force: USAF Leaders and Pioneers of Military Aviation - Foulois, Kenney, Vandenberg, Twining, Schriever, Davis, Quesada, George, Risner, Wright Brothers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,780. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an indispensable reference work for anyone interested in the history of the United States Air Force and, particularly, in the role that key individuals have played in its evolution.
The "People" in the PLA: Recruitment, Training, and Education in China's Military - Chinese Military Career Profiles, Conscripts, Officer Corps, Command Colleges
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,310. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The People in the PLA: Recruitment, Training, and Education in China's Military represents the latest volume in the series published by the Strategic Studies Institute and brings together top-tier academic analysis and insight on the important questions.
Assessing the People's Liberation Army in the Hu Jintao Era - Nuclear Missile Policy, Propaganda, Suppression of Dissent, Cyberspace, Space, Veterans Grievances, New Historic Missions
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,610. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The papers in this book provide a valuable and insightful review of the People's Liberation Army's (PLA) many impressive advances over the past decade.