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Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Project Apollo: A Retrospective Analysis - A Narrative Account Starting with the Kennedy Decision, Monograph in Aerospace History
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,230. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - presents a narrative account of the Apollo lunar landing program from its origin through its assessment.
Trails Crossed
By Anthony Broscomb
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 49,480. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Trails Crossed follows the progress of some historical characters between Newfoundland and British Columbia. First Nations and explorers' trails whether on land or water, were the first trails and as old as they are, can still be travelled or crossed today. They are the rivers and lakes of Canada. They are highways that have been constructed on top of the old trails made by those who came before.
Born in 1953? What else happened?
By Ron Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,240. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Each year-book in the Series (from 1939 to 1964) talks about the large number of newsworthy events that happened that year. To get his material,Ron Williams, worked his way through newspapers, magazines, books, and other sources day by day until he came up with the major events,ideas and trivia, of those years. He presents them in a thoroughly readable book, with a mixture of humour and gravitas.
Beyond the Frontier: Explorations in Ethnohistory
By Rupert Gerritsen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,790. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Beyond the Frontier: Explorations in Ethnohistory considers the historiography of ethnohistory and uses 2 methods to examine how long some Indigenous Australian groups had been living in villages, identifies the world's oldest ceremonial object, evidence of interaction between Indigenous Australians and megafauna, and how the Indigenous Australian reached the shores of Australia 49,000 year ago.
China in 2030 - Discord or "Harmonious Society"? Military Modernization, Influence of Culture, Demographics, New Boxers, Middle Kingdom Economic Development
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This vital report from the Department of Defense's Center for Strategy and Technology presents a critical examination of the future of the People's Republic of China as it might exist in the year 2030.
Prayers of Our Presidents
By Chip MacGregor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
Prayers have been uttered in the "oval office" since before that uniquely named office existed, and happily, the sentiments of these prayers still resonate today.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Logistics - Marine Corps Doctrinal Publication (MCDP) 4 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,720. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual covers logistics operations. Marine Corps Doctrinal Publication (MCDP) 4, Logistics, describes the theory and philosophy of military logistics as practiced by the United States Marine Corps.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Critical Thinking and Intelligence Analysis - Sherman Kent, NSA, JFK, Cuban Missile Crisis, Inductive, Deductive, Abductive Reasoning
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,490. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Analysts and analysts alone create intelligence. Although technological marvels assist analysts by cataloguing and presenting data, information and evidence in new ways, they do not do analysis.
2014 Ukraine and Crimea Crisis: The Crimean Tatars and Their Influence on the Triangle Of Conflict - Russia - Crimea - Ukraine, History of Crimea, Sevastopol, Russian Black Sea Fleet
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,810. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This study of the conflict over the years involving Ukraine, Russia, and the Crimea is particularly interesting and relevant in light of the ongoing crisis in 2014.
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
By Progressive Management
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.
The Worst Country in the World
By Patsy Trench
Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 90,310. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In 1801 a Dorsetshire widow ups sticks and travels across the world with her five children to settle in a penal colony called New South Wales, then commonly regarded as the worst country in the world. Two hundred odd years later her descendant sets off to Australia to discover the story behind this extraordinary voyage.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Fire Support for the Combined Arms Commander - FM 3-09.31 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,970. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Fire Support for the Combined Arms Commander Field Manual (FM 3-09.31) dealing with fire support for the combined arms commander. This FM has been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
Evolved Expendable Launch Operations at Cape Canaveral 2002-2009 - EELV Atlas V and Delta IV Rockets, Launch Operations, Commercial, Civil, and Military Space Operations, Complex 41
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,100. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study addresses ATLAS V and DELTA IV Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) operations at Cape Canaveral, Florida. It features all the EELV missions launched from the Cape through the end of Calendar Year (CY) 2009.
Trinity: The World's First Atomic Explosion - History of the Atomic Bomb Test and the New Mexico Test Site, Rehearsal Shot, Report on Nuclear Energy Released, Damage Effects, Observations
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,930. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The history of the world's first atomic explosion on July 16, 1945 at the Trinity test site in southern New Mexico is covered in this unique compilation of reports and publications. The report of the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory provides a comprehensive record of the atom bomb test; other publications reveal secrets of the test site.
Essential Guide to the Panama Canal: History, An Army's Enterprise, Story of Fort Clayton, Panama Takeover, Security Issues, Current Expansion Program Effects on U.S. Ports and Economy
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 334,600. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This unique and comprehensive compilation of official information provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of this incredible waterway. This compilation includes a professionally-formatted version of the important history book, Panama Canal, An Army's Enterprise.
Hoàng Đế nội kinh -Thiên Linh khu (tập 1)
By Sang Tran
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: Vietnamese. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách Hoàng Đế nội kinh là một thầy thuốc vĩ đại, thầm lặng, tinh thông y thuật, giàu y đức, luôn luôn ở bên những ngưòi bạn thông minh, chăm sóc quý bạn như một người mẹ hiền. Phẩn thuộc thiên (phần) Linh khu, tập 1, giới thiệu từ thiên 1 đến thiên 40.
80 días en Malvinas
By Pablo Javier Melara, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 37,310. Language: Spanish. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
El accionar de la Agrupación de Buzos Tácticos en el Conflicto Bélico del Atlántico Sur de 1982
Childhood Memories of Gorebridge
By Ian Hall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Gorebridge, just ten miles south of Edinburgh, Scotland, is a typical village. "Childhood Memories" is a look back at the author's early memories, growing up in the 1960's and 1970's. Family, friends, school, leisure, and local tradition play their part in shaping a youngster. Each chapter is a personal accounts of adventures, interactions and memories of childhood life 'back in the day'.
Art of War Paper: Stabilizing the Debate between Population and Enemy-Centric Counterinsurgency, Malaya, Oman, Afghanistan - Success Demands a Balanced Approach
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper in the series contends the debate on whether to embrace a population-centric or enemy-centric counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan detracts focus from building a balanced approach, customized for the human and political landscape in each area of operation (AO).
Tactical Nuclear Weapons: Debunking the Mythology - Historical Context, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Limitations of Arms Control, Russian Nuclear Weapon Security, Proliferation
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,450. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper offers a concise summary of many of the difficult issues presented in addressing this category of weapons within nuclear policy and posture, and particularly within the arms control arena. Its four direct findings are worthy of full consideration and debate as we rethink the place and role of tactical nuclear weapons.