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The Smell of Kerosene: A Test Pilot's Odyssey - NASA Research Pilot Stories, XB-70 Tragic Collision, M2-F1 Lifting Body, YF-12 Blackbird, Apollo LLRV Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (NASA SP-4108)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is the fascinating account of the life of Donald Mallick, a NASA research test pilot. This book puts the reader in the pilot's seat for a "day at the office" unlike any other.
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.
Military Justice in Combat Zones: Iraq and Afghanistan War Case Summaries of U.S. Marine Corps Haditha; Army Maywand District Killings, Army Mahmoudiyah Iraq, Investigations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,210. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the final report of the subcommittee of the Defense Legal Policy Board established to review and assess the application of military justice to Service members alleged to have committed offenses against civilians in combat zones.
Generational Curses A Face to My Name Collection
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 332,940. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
Follow the trail of the family of William Still, Father of the Underground railroad, as their Gist/Guest/Guess connection is examined. A unique collection of census, land and military documents provides researchers with data necessary to unlock hidden truths about their American Gist, Guess, Guest and related families of NC, SC, KY, TN, AR, AL, GA, and TX. Come on an adventure, and touch the Holy
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.
Who Killed Sir Harry Oakes?
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 115,000. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
James Leasor cleverly reconstructs events surrounding a brutal and unusual murder. It is 1943 and Sir Harry Oakes, the richest man in the British Empire, lies horrifically murdered at his Bahamian mansion. Although a self-made multi-millionaire, Sir Harry is an unlikely victim there are no suggestions of jealousy or passion. The Duke of Windsor gets involved.
Brazil in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Portuguese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Guiana Highlands, Amazon
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 109,000. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Brazil.
Our Little Town
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,440. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by G. & E. Johnstone. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
‘Our Little Town’ tells of the life and spirit of a Victorian fishing village through the voices of one family across five generations. Elsie Johnstone has captured the memories of 28 members of a Lakes Entrance clan stemming from William Carstairs, a founder and legendary fisherman. It colourfully re-creates growing up in a town of a few hundred people heavily dependent on the sea for survival.
Atoms for Peace and War 1953-1961: Eisenhower and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Oppenheimer, Debates about Test Ban, Disarmament, Nuclear War, Fallout, Power Reactors, Teller, Clean Bomb
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 345,110. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This volume, the third in the official history of the Atomic Energy Commission, makes sizable contributions in several areas, including the Eisenhower presidency.
The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,690. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Only half of the people vote and half of that bunch do not have a clue as to what they are doing. The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant, is a snarky look at the stupidity and ignorance found amongst the voting citizenry, the politicians they elect, and the professionals who report on their folly.
Eyewitness to War (Volume III) US Army Advisors in Afghanistan - Frank Commentary on Pre-Deployment Training, Logistics Support, Poppy Eradication, Corruption, Special Forces and Conventional Infantry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 209,080. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Eyewitness to War Oral History Series: US Army Advisors in Afghanistan by the Combat Studies Institute makes exclusive use of oral history. This volume is a product of interviews obtained by the CSI Operational Leadership Experience (OLE) project and our Contemporary Operations Study Team (COST).
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,500. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited From Their Harbor
Price: Free! Words: 288,400. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Port of Long Beach. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited from Their Harbor, tells how the Port of Long Beach rose from a marshy mud flat to become an economic powerhouse, one of the greenest and most modern ports in the world.
Giấc mơ Trung Quốc
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 176,840. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
“Cuốn sách Tổng thống Mỹ Barack Obama và Bộ trưởng Ngoại giao Hillary Clinton không thể không đọc” tác phẩm đầu tiên công khai tuyên bố mục tiêu thay Mỹ lãnh đạo thế giới, quyết tâm trở thành đất nước lãnh tụ của Trung Quốc. Giấc mơ Trung Quốc (Tư duy nước lớn và định vị chiến lược trong thời đại hậu Mỹ)...
Challenging the United States Symmetrically and Asymmetrically: Can America be Defeated? Technology, Myth of Blitzkrieg, Terrorism
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,610. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Army War College's Ninth Annual Strategy Conference was held at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. The theme of the conference was "Challenging the United States Symmetrically and Asymmetrically: Can America Be Defeated?"
Italia: un paese 1000 Maschere
You set the price! Words: 381,790. Language: Italian. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Essays
Uno scritto unico che non dovrebbe mancare in nessuna biblioteca. Per la prima volta vengono esaminate le Maschere, i costumi, la storia e le leggende di oltre 700 Comuni italiani.
A Lifetime in the Eye of the Storm
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 221,610. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » War
Hiep lived her life, from earliest childhood, at the center of the war. This is her story of love and loss, triumph and tragedy. It is the story of all women who have lived through a war, with only their steadfast love, hope and faith in God to give them the strength to go on living.
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.
Pretending Democracy
Price: $40.00 USD. Words: 160,160. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
Can a state be both democratic and ethnically self-defined? Pretending democracy: Israel, an ethnocratic state unpacks this issue by using Israel as a case study. Based on papers presented at AMEC’s 2010 conference themed ‘Locating ethnic states in a cosmopolitan world: The case of Israel’, the book interrogates concepts such as ‘cosmopolitanism’, ‘nationalism’, ‘ethnocracy’ and ‘citizenship’.
American History: Things That Even Your Teachers Didn't Know
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,330. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
American History is the second ‘best of’ collection of best-selling books that reveal the origins and history of just about everything we can think of. (Money for Old Rope is the first in the series) In fact, as one wise man suggested, it is the history of everything you didn’t realise you wanted to know, until you found out about it. A must have for dinner conversations and pub chat anywhere.