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Pioneer Mother:The Life and Times of Esther Clark Short
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,990. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Esther Clark Short was a Native American woman who went West. She was a claim jumper, an enterprising business woman, and the founder of the town of Vancouver, Washington. She lived in a time when the Pacific Northwest was a place of danger and opportunity. This book explores not only her life, but the lives of the famous people she knew in the swirl of tummultous times.
The Jane Gray: The Italian Prince and the Shipwreck That Forever Changed the History of Seattle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,470. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A tale of corruption, deceit, and hope: Funded by Prince Luigi of Italy, Major Ingraham set sail for the Alaska gold fields. Three days after the schooner Jane Gray departed from Seattle, the ship went down in a moderate gale – hardly a storm that should sink a “staunch and seaworthy” whaler in a “hatful of wind.”Of the famous men on board, only twenty-seven of the sixty-four survived.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 2 - Ground Systems - Infantry Vehicles, including Russian, Chinese, U.S., German, Airborne, Armored
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,150. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This illustrated Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world. This is the newest edition revised in 2011.
Mexico: Drug Merchant to the World
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 87,760. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
A complete guide to understanding the drug wars, drug smuggling and violence which is tearing Mexico apart. Learn about the individual drugs, their source, and the people who are engaged in the violence and brutality. A discussion of the miserable coverage which the United States press is givng to the problems. Look at the coverups being perpetrated by our government. An expose of bureaucracy.
MacArthur and the UFOs
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,420. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
True - Epic historic WWII novel – Author’s uncle was General Douglas MacArthur’s bodyguard - Orders from FDR to catch UFOs during WWII - So Mac creates very first Men in Black to investigate sightings and retrieve crashes!! After bombing Tokyo, Doolittle’s Raiders join the recovery team! Experience the Battle of Los Angeles, Jungle Warfare, Atomic Bombs, Blue Beams, UFOs…Extraordinary AudioBook.
Once Upon A Picket
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,440. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Discover the hearts of three men: Osceola, Major Cooper and Johnny, unearthed by the blade of a bulldozer. Experience the real Florida in undisturbed wild woods, murky swamps and the dark water of the Withlacoochee River. The fusion of their missions entwines their lives in defense and protection and preservation of the land.
Addressing the Fog of COG: Perspectives on the Center of Gravity in U.S. Military Doctrine - Clausewitz Theory, U.S. Warfare from Revolutionary War through the War on Terror
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,900. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book examines multiple insurgent areas of operation and the dynamic and varied nature of multiple insurgent operational centers of gravity, recognizing and accounting for the notion that insurgency can form a complex, shifting mosaic.
Moonrakers at Peace and War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,150. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Navigating between fact and fiction and constantly seeking to uncover truth, Moonrakers recounts the story of immigrants from Wiltshire England to Canada and the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries as they encounter the forces governing their lives whether they are political, religious, economic, legal or social.
Stability Economics: The Economic Foundations of Security in Post-conflict Environments - Iraq and Afghanistan, Shari'a Compliant Finance, Odierno, Petraeus, Shining Path Guerrillas
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,890. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Should a military force focus on security first, or the economy? How can it do both? This is the challenge of Stability Economics.
Transforming the American Soldier: Educating the Warrior - Diplomat, Dealing with Insurgency, Cultural and Social Landscape, Formulation of Military Education
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Understanding the "social landscape" will only be able to be achieved through direct interaction with the local population. Additionally, this direct interaction with the local population, if combined with an understanding of the cultural and social aspects of the situation, can increase the trust between the military and the foreign population.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Camouflage, Concealment, and Decoys - FM 20-3 - Coverage of Techniques, Materials, Special Environments (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the Camouflage, Concealment, and Decoys Field Manual (FM 20-3) covers the vital military tactics of camouflage, concealment, and decoys. According to this manual, CCD is the use of materials and techniques to hide, blend, disguise, decoy, or disrupt the appearance of military targets and/or their backgrounds.
Worlds Torn Asunder: A Holocaust Survivor's Memoir of Hope and Resilience
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
More than a Holocaust survivor memoir. More than just a harrowing tale of survival and hope. What makes this story special is its unique three-dimensional depth. A retired Rabbi and educator, the author masterfully weaves personal memoir into historical context, with a deep appreciation for Jewish lore and tradition. Dov Beril Edelstein was Auschwitz inmate #A7868. This is his story.
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 218,230. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: 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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: The Targeting Process - Field Manual 3-60 - Principles and Philosophy, Dynamic Targeting (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,040. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual describes the targeting process used by the United States Army.
Leyendas de la tierra grande
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,400. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Este es un recorrido por los pueblos de México y sus moradores, por sus costumbres y sus historias, por sus temores y sus milagros, animado con nuevos colores, sonidos, olores y visiones. La autora no solo nos narra las historias, sino que nos hace sentir que son los diablos, duendes y brujas quienes nos cuentas su suerte, ya sea de fatalidad o de ventura.
Nongae of Love and Courage
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Series: Saam: Life and Meditations, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,370. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is a historical narrative of the people and events of the 1592 Japanese Invasion of Korea, known as the Imjin War. Nongae, the Kisaeng girl is a historical figure in Korea known for her tremendous courage because of the sacrifice she made for her country. Saam, the mythical doctor also lived in or around this time. This is their story of Korean love and Korean drama in an extraordinary time
Lost in Mangroves
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,910. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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.
Adaptation to Change: U.S. Army Cavalry Doctrine and Mechanization, 1938-1945 - World War II Armored Force, Corps Reconnaissance
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,940. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines a microcosm of the Army then, one that confronted fundamental change in mechanization, the Cavalry branch. Instead of focusing on the creation of the Armored Force and evolution of tank doctrine, this monograph examines mechanized cavalry doctrine as practiced by reconnaissance groups and squadrons in the European theater.
Journey to the Golden Hour—My Path to the Most Dangerous Job in America: Flying a Medical Helicopter
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,400. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Journey to the Golden Hour is the sequel to Randy Mains’ highly successful second book Dear Mom I’m Alive. It follows his incredible journey to Australia, New Guinea, Iran, and back home again where he and six other dedicated ex-Vietnam helicopter pilots try to prove to a doubting public and skeptical medical community that the helicopter can save lives in peacetime just as it did in Vietnam.
Circling the Earth: United States Plans for a Postwar Overseas Military Base System, 1942-1948 - Projecting Military Power after World War II
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,830. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In many ways, the evolution of planning for overseas bases from 1942 through 1948 reflected the growing sophistication and political maturation of American foreign and military policy. In spite of the dismal failure of the League of Nations, early planning focused on basing requirements for an envisioned postwar international police force.