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National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Intelligence in the Rum War at Sea, 1920-1933 - Prohibition and the Coast Guard, Volstead Act, Al Capone, Mafia, J. Edgar Hoover, FDR
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 69,190. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The "lessons of history" are important tools in formulating the strategy, policy and tactics to protect our national interests.
The Lakeside and Marblehead Railroad
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » History » American
A well-written, meticulously researched history of a short Ohio railroad line. A must for any railroad history buff.
There is No Right to Rule
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,040. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Everyone believes there's some authority that has a right to rule. But where did this idea originate. What if it can be proven that all authority is assumed under notions that we are told are legitimate? This book investigates the idea of authority and evidences how an elite group has always ruled. I evidence when slavery was abolished those compensated were the slave owning political class.
Vera's Journey: Across Generations and Beyond Borders
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,170. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Vera’s journey begins with the story of her ancestors, who left Spain and Portugal hundreds of years ago to escape the Inquisition. They migrated to Mexico in the late sixteenth century, and eventually went northwards into New Mexico and Colorado.
The Roots and Evolution of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) - Korean War, Vietnam War, Iraq and Afghanistan, 9/11, China, Southeast Asia, Sea Power, ANZUS, ANZAM, SEATO
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This work investigates the roots and evolution of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and the circumstances that have shaped Australian maritime policy since WWII.
Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap FY2013-2038 - Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Drones, Unmanned Maritime Systems, Technologies, Logistics, Sustainment, Training, International, Foreign Sales
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,730. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Unmanned systems continue to deliver new and enhanced battlefield capabilities to the warfighter. While the demand for unmanned systems continues unabated today, a number of factors will influence unmanned program development in the future.
Islamic State (IS) Encyclopedia: America's War Against ISIS / ISIL Terrorists in Iraq and Syria, Leader al-Baghdadi, Levant, al-Qaeda in Syria, Obama's al-Qaida Counterterrorism Policy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 645,520. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This unique ebook encyclopedia documents all aspects of this vital issue with comprehensive and authoritative information from renowned experts and government sources.
They Did Not Have Horns: The Viking Kings of Norway
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,800. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This popular history of the Norwegian Viking period features lively accounts of the Kings and their families along with illustrations.
Legends of Southern California and San Francisco
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » American
In 1919, George W. Caldwell, M.D. published his collections of Native American legend. His two collections, Legends of Southern California and Legends of San Francisco, have been combined for this edition. Dr. Caldwell had an appreciation for the beauty of the Golden State and for Native American legends. New Introduction by Linda Pendleton.
Operation Millpond: U.S. Marines in Thailand, 1961 - Air America Covert Operations, Udorn Airfield, Pathet Lao, President John F. Kennedy, MABS-16
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This operation highlights the role that the small country of Laos played in the foreign policy calculations of the newly elected U.S. president, John F. Kennedy.
2014 Complete Guide to the Terrorist Attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012: Senate Report, House Interview Transcripts, Accountability Review Board (ARB)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 276,540. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
New material for 2014 includes the long-awaited Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Review of the Terrorist Attacks on U.S. Facilities in Benghazi, Libya highlighting State Department and intelligence failures which led to the attack, and newly declassified transcripts of House Armed Services Committee interviews with individuals in the military chain of command regarding the attack.
Letters From Grandpa: A Primer for Life
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 47,790. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Every letter in this collection can change your life - reinforcing an old perspective or revealing flaws in human habit with one of a kind observations. Together these letters stand as the wisdom of a century, a great philosophical work arising from a nation's commitment to freedom and liberty; And a passionate love of language and correspondence between a loving grandpa and his grandchildren.
Armored Personnel Carriers | Military-Today.com
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,750. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern armored personnel carriers (APCs). It covers more than 100 vehicles from 39 countries and provides photos and basic information with specifications. It contains information on current production vehicles as well as prototypes and latest developments. Some of these military machines are rear and it is likely that you have never heard of them before.
Preparing for an Era of Persistent Conflict - Low Intensity Conflict, Piracy, Somalia, Terrorism, Case Study of U.S. Iraq Invasion Decision, Clausewitz's Trinity, Unified Command Plan History
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 98,910. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume of papers begins with one of the central strategic issues facing the country—the lack of operational, deployable civilians. Many studies on ideal solutions to grow civilian capacity gather dust on credenzas.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Civil Disturbance Operations Field Manual - FM 3-19.15, FM 19-15 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,890. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Civil Disturbance Operations Field Manual(FM 3-19.15, FM 19-15) addresses continental United States (CONUS) and outside continental United States (OCONUS) civil disturbance operations.
Al-Anbar Awakening - Volume II - Iraqi Perspectives - From Insurgency to Counterinsurgency in Iraq, 2004-2009, Abu Ghraib, View of Daily Life, Religious and Political Perspectives
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,960. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Iraqi volume collects from many of the key Awakening players their views on how and why Anbaris came to turn against the insurgency that many had initially supported and seek the aid—both military and economic—of the Americans.
Nuclear Weapons: Containment of Underground Nuclear Explosions, Seismic Verification of Nuclear Testing Treaties, Environmental Monitoring to Verify Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaties
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,580. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three authoritative reports provide unique information about nuclear weapons testing and the verification of nuclear nonproliferation treaties: (1) The Containment of Underground Nuclear Explosions, (2) Seismic Verification of Nuclear Testing Treaties, (3) Environmental Monitoring for Nuclear Safeguards.
Ukraine, Georgia, and Belarus: An Analysis of Democracy and Democratic Institutions, Stability, Economic Development, Prosperity, Orange Revolution, Chernobyl
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,430. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
While no country strictly follows similar patterns of democratic institutionalization, there is a variable that defines the rate of success of their efforts: their political culture.
The Search for African Orality
Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Africa is commonly seen as the 'oral' continent, a contrast to 'literate Europe'. The anthropologist Ruth Finnegan, building on long experience of Africa's oral arts from both documentary and first-hand field sources, queries this notion and reveals Africa as the site of both oral and literate practices, and astoundingly rich in each. Remarkably readable as well as illuminating .
Stability Economics: The Economic Foundations of Security in Post-conflict Environments - Iraq and Afghanistan, Shari'a Compliant Finance, Odierno, Petraeus, Shining Path Guerrillas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,890. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.