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The Sieges of Gerona 1808 / 1809
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
At Gerona in 1808 the French for the first time ran into a Spanish army that neither ran away nor surrendered. The epic defence of Gerona lasted for over a year and saw the French throw everything that they had at the old walls around the city. The Spanish fought back gallantly, using their bare hands when they ran out of ammunition.
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume One of the Rogers Commission Report
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,200. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
This is the main report (Volume One) issued by the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident (also known as the Rogers Commission after its chairman, William Rogers). The report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 9 - Airspace and Air Defense Systems, Rotary and Fixed-wing Aircraft, Helicopters, Russian, American
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,490. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE). Part Nine includes the section of Volume Two (Airspace and Air Defense Systems) covering rotary and fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters.
Kosovo and Operation Allied Force After-Action Report - Report To Congress, Ending Serbian Atrocities, Slobodan Milosevic, Complete Review of the Campaign
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,810. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report, which is forwarded in response to Congressional requirements, provides considerable detail on both the diplomatic background to the Kosovo conflict and to the military and humanitarian relief operations that followed.
Hanged Twice No Joke
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » History » North America
This book is about Canadian and British Commonwealth history and administration of justice. There were at least two cases in which the defendants were hanged twice, Bennie Swim(m) having killed two people, and Henry Baldwin and James Lennan, having been convicted of murdering Clayton Tilton. These will be presented amongst others.
And Some There Be
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 59,170. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
A novel of an unpublicized war endured by unheralded people.
Changes, Challenges, Champions: A History of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth District 2000 - 2011 - Iraq War, War on Terror, Post-Katrina Civil Works, Fort Bliss MILCON, Post-9/11
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,270. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General
The book is organized into five chapters and follows a roughly chronological narrative. The first chapter begins in early 2000, as Colonel James S. Weller relinquishes command to Colonel Gordon Wells, who discovers the true size and scope of the District's military and civil works responsibility as he leads the Fort Worth District into the twenty-first century.
Replacing America's Aging Bomber Fleet (B-52, B-1, B-2): Long-Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B) Concepts, Ground Attack, Nuclear, Prompt Global Strike, Conventional ICBMs, Space-Based Systems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,070. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
America's fleet of strategic nuclear and conventional bombers - the B-52, B-1, B-2 - is rapidly aging, and Air Force officials are pursuing a replacement bomber, currently called the Long-Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B).
Spain's Royal Corps of Engineers
Series: Military History, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,170. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Fifth title in the Field Military Series covers the history of this elite military body from its early days until the early 1800s. Numerous photos and historical references support the accomplishments of the Corps in the Americas. This is the first in a planned set of three e-books, authored by a living history writer.
1862 Diary of Mary M. Baker from Orrington, Maine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,040. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Mary M. Baker began writing this diary when she was twenty-three years old. It is the beginning of the Civil War and several of her town friends did enlist. All around her people are dying from various diseases, but life continued on. Mary describes daily life and what she and her friends did, be it going to school or church meetings, traveling to see relatives.
The Costs of Conflict: The Impact on China of a Future War - Senkaku Islands, Taiwan, Australia, ASEAN, Taiwan Defense Policy, Military-Business Complex, Ballistic Missile Defense
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 165,010. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
There is a need for the United States to move the debate over the challenge China presents us beyond the dispositions of the attention grabbing advocates.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Educing Information - Interrogation: Science and Art - Terrorism and Torture, KUBARK, Techniques and Training
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,340. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: interrogation of terrorists, the McCain Amendment, KUBARK counterintelligence interrogation, MKULTRA, CIA, torture, pain and physical discomfort, sleeploss and deprivation, and more.
Russia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Religion, Post-Soviet Russia, Stalin, Ivan the Terrible, Ukraine, Crimea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,500. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Russia
Navy Search and Rescue (SAR) Manual - 3-50.1 - Part 1 of 2 - Aviation Maritime, Surface Vessel, Rescue Swimmer, Inland, Equipment, Communications, Medical Procedures, Survival Equipment
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,850. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
This heavily illustrated manual contains information for the safe and effective application of search and rescue (SAR) procedures, and the execution of SAR operations.
Military Cyber Attacks and America's Vulnerable Nuclear Weapons and Defenses: DoD Task Force Report on Resilient Military Systems and the Advanced Cyber Threat
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,800. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a vital 2013 report from the U.S. Defense Department warning of serious cyber threats to the military, including the critical nuclear weapons infrastructure. The report addresses the risk of catastrophic cyber attacks and discusses the need for offensive operations.
Atomo Rosso - Storia della forza strategica sovietica 1945-1991
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,170. Language: Italian. Published: March 10, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Saggio sulla storia della crescita militare e strategica dell'Unione Sovietica.
The Jane Gray: The Italian Prince and the Shipwreck That Forever Changed the History of Seattle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,470. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Biography
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.
2013 Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office Review Book - Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives, Bomb Squad, Forensic Investigation, Ordnance Disposal, Irregular Warfare
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,000. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a thorough review of the Pentagon's Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office. The mission of the CTTSO is to identify and develop capabilities to combat terrorism and irregular adversaries and to deliver these capabilities to Department of Defense components.
The Awful Arithmetic Volume I
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 159,320. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Awful Arithmetic is a non-fiction book, in two volumes, about the Civil War. For those just entering a study of the war, The Awful Arithmetic covers the entirety of the conflict, from its true cause—which was neither secession nor slavery—to the intricate details of the war’s ending.