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21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - The American Military Advisor: Dealing With Senior Foreign Officials in the Islamic World
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,000. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The American Military Advisor: Dealing with Senior Foreign Officials in the Islamic World is a comprehensive guide for American military officers assigned as advisors to regional officials in places very different from the United States.
Russia and Arms Control: Are There Opportunities for the Obama Administration? Putin, Lavrov, START and INF Treaty, BMD and Missile Defense, ASATS, Plesetsk, Ukraine, Space Weapons
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,790. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This impasse poses several risks beyond the obvious one of a breakdown in U.S.-Russian relations and the easily foreseeable bilateral consequences thereof.
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: OPFOR Opposing Force Organization Guide (FM 7-100.4) - Nation State Forces, Operational, Tactical, Paramilitary, Noncombatants, Order of Battle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,280. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This manual is one of a series that describes an opposing force (OPFOR) for training U.S. Army commanders, staffs, and units. These manuals outline an OPFOR that can cover the entire spectrum of military and paramilitary capabilities against which the Army must train to ensure success in any future conflict.
Liberation 1944-45
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,090. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Forced out of their home after it was ransacked and burned by occupying German forces, author Lini R. Grol and her family wandered the bombed-out Dutch countryside for weeks, sleeping in ditches, barns and basements as they waited for liberation. They faced danger at every turn. This is their story of hardship, courage and faith.
Chinese Perceptions of Traditional and Nontraditional Security Threats: China-Japan Animosity, Yasukuni Shrine, Threats from America, Japan, India, Environment, Energy Insecurity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 147,530. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
While "knowing your enemy" has long been a Chinese stratagem, cultural intelligence only recently has gained precedence in American military strategy. Our efforts in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the war on terror remind us of how differently much of the rest of the world thinks and perceives. This monograph is an effort to better understand Chinese thinking.
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.
Sasquatch/Bigfoot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,920. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
One of the classic stories of the search for the legendary "man of the woods" that has fascinated and still fascinates anthropologists and people the world over. It is also the story of Rene Dahinden, a Canadian who became known as the foremost searcher after the truth.
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.
Chinese Energy Security: The Myth of the PLAN's Frontline Status - Chinese Navy, Maritime Security, Spratly Islands, Sino-Japanese Tension, Senkaku Islands, East China Sea, Naval Blockade
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 133,560. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines the dynamics of China's energy security dilemma and the role of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN).
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 13 - Naval and Littoral Systems, Surface Vessels, Undersea, Submarines, Assault and Amphibious Craft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,770. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends. Part 13 reproduces Volume Three, Naval and Littoral Systems, covering surface vessels, undersea, submarines, assault and amphibious craft.
The Day the Whistles Cried: The Great Cornfield Meet at Dutchman's Curve
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,150. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » History » North America
Two steam locomotives collide head-on in a cornfield at the edge of Nashville on July 9, 1918, taking the lives of more than a hundred people and injuring at least 300 others. This tragic tale, set against a backdrop of wartime urgency and human error, unfolds in the midst of the racial and societal divisions of the early twentieth century: a riveting story of decided historical impact.
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.
Chuyện vui, chuyện lạ đó đây.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,900. Language: Vietnamese. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Khi gấp cuốn sách lại, sách để lại cho quý bạn điều bổ ích; có cái nhìn thân thiện khoáng đạt về thế giới chung quanh; cuối cùng đọng lại là nụ cười trên môi, quên mọi phiền não.
Trăm trận, trăm thắng.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Là cuốn binh thư kì diệu, không có cuốn binh thư nào sánh được. Sách đã khai mở tinh thần, trí tuệ và sự thông biến cho người đọc.
Rethinking the National Interest: Putin's Turn in Russian Foreign Policy - Russian History, Gorbachev, Perestroika, Yeltsin, 9/11, Chechnya, Bill Clinton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,620. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
In a compressed historical review beginning with Ivan the Terrible, the author focuses on Russia's development into a "national-security state," a state that sacrificed individual and public life to all-encompassing goals of national security and territorial expansion.
Grit, Grief And Gold: A True Narrative Of An Alaska Pathfinder
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,360. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
Grit, Grief and Gold is an eyewitness account of M.J. Heney's railroad building in Alaska. Whiting was chief surgeon during construction of the White Pass & Yukon Route and Copper River & Northwestern Railway, as well as a good friend of "The Irish Prince of Alaska." This epub includes the original text and photos, an appendix that expands Whiting's account and additional photographs.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,580. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: 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.
With the 1st Marine Division in Iraq, 2003 - No Greater Friend, No Worse Enemy - Marines of the Blue Diamond, Camp Pendleton, Iraq War to Oust Saddam Hussein
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 218,230. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
With the 1st Marine Division in Iraq, 2003, is a unit history written by the participants in the same vein as its predecessors—The Old Breed—written at the end of World War II and— The New Breed—authored during Korea. It is a narrative describing the actions of Marines in combat during the liberation of Iraq.
Lost in Mangroves
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,910. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Lost in Mangroves is the sixth anthology put together by Tropical Writers. You will find here creative non-fiction which tries to capture a sense of place and, sometimes, time. The place? Tropical North Queensland. The time? From the 19th to the 21st centuries. By the time you have read this collection you will be ready to pack your bags and visit us here, in Far North Queensland.