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Restless Spirit - The Story of Rose Quinn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,060. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Rose Quinn died in an asylum less than a year after being committed by her brother for refusing to live with the man she had been forced to marry. The story remained a family secret for three generations. This is the story of Rose and how her family brought her story to light in the 21st century, a testament to her and others who suffered this cruel fate.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force Aircrew Training, Aircrew Standardization / Evaluation Program Instructions
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,540. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This instruction implements AFPD 10-2, Readiness, AFPD 11-2, Aircraft Rules and Procedures, and AFPD 11-4, Aviation Service. It establishes the USAF aircrew training program that supports Air Force objectives and is applicable to all units.
Department of Defense Chemical and Biological Defense Program - Comprehensive Reports on Military Efforts to Protect Against NBC, WMD, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Threats
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Two reports from the DOD Joint Chemical and Biological Defense Program provide an up-to-date status of the military's efforts to protect against nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and terror threats.
Art of War Paper: The Rhodesian African Rifles - The Growth and Adaptation of a Multicultural Regiment through the Rhodesian Bush War, 1965-1980 - Mugabe, Nkomo, Kissinger
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 88,330. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This paper in the series deals with the Rhodesian Bush War. The Rhodesian African Rifles overcame profoundly divisive racial and tribal differences among its members because a transcendent "regimental culture" superseded the disparate cultures of its individual soldiers and officers.
The People's Warrior
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,420. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This story is told through the eyes of eight-year-old Andy Johansson, who along with his family set off in a wagon train for the Montana gold fields. The wagon train is massacred while Andy is away, and he’s captured by a young Sioux warrior who believes Andy is a spirit sent to him by the Great Wakhan Thanka.
Battlefield Angels: The Daughters of Charity Work as Civil War Nurses
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
This is the story of the largely unknown work that the Daughters of Charity performed as nurses during the Civil War. They were the only trained nurses in the country at the start of the war and as such, their services were sought after by both the Union and Confederate governments.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Training Devices for Armywide Use - Mines, Landmines, IEDs, Ordnance, Unexploded Ordnance (Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,800. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique publication describes training devices for the army of items such as mines, IEDS, and ordnance.
General George S. Patton: Operational Art, Battle Command Lessons in the Second World War, Leadership Development, Battle of the Bulge, Many Faces, Air Power for Patton's Army in World War II
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 264,690. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Six official documents provide a unique perspective on the life and work of World War II general George S. Patton:
Chuyện Y học Trung Hoa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,430. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Trên tay quý bạn, với gần 130 câu chuyện nói về nguồn gốc Trung y, các danh y nổi tiếng, đến những bệnh lạ, những phương thuốc hay được lưu truyền là nội dung tâm đắc trong cuốn sách này.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume I: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1945 -1947 - Atomic Age Problems, Postwar Bases, Western Hemisphere Defense, China Standoff
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,500. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Established during World War II to advise the President regarding the strategic direction of armed forces of the United States, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) continued in existence after the war and, as military advisers and planners, have played a significant role in the development of national policy.
Play Ball! The Story of Little League Baseball
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,120. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Robin Van Auken. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
By Lance Van Auken and Robin Van Auken Play Ball! is the remarkable story of Little League Baseball, from the first diamond in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, to the playing fields of the world. On any given spring evening, 360,000 children around the world can be found on the dusty mounds and grassy fields of a Little League field. More than four million people play or volunteer.
Military Testing Facilities and Equipment - Army Natick Soldier RD and E Center (NSRDEC): Human Systems, Clothing, Engineering, Polymer, Mechanical Testing and Analysis, Applied Science, Food
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This booklet is provided to industry, academia and government agencies to show the testing facilities and capabilities that can be made available for use on a fee-for-service basis.
Commanders' Smartbook Equipment Catalog Army Natick Soldier RD and E Center (NSRDEC) - Field Services, Kitchen and Food, Latrines, Shelters, Heaters, Generators and Power Distribution Systems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,320. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The US Army Natick Soldier RD&E Center provides this widely distributed equipment catalog for information in obtaining urgently needed equipment and systems.
The Long Road Home: U.S. Prisoner of War Policy and Planning In Southeast Asia - Vietnam, Ross Perot, John McCain, Jane Fonda, Borman Mission, Raids, PW/MIA Family Assistance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 265,610. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This history of Washington's role in shaping prisoner of war policy during the Vietnam War reveals the difficult, often emotional, and vexing nature of a problem that engaged the attention of the highest officials of the U.S. government, including the president.
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.
Kite Balloons to Airships: the Navy's Lighter-than-Air Experience - Goodyear, Goodrich, Helium, Airship Disasters, Lakehurst, USS Akron, Macon, Heli-Stat, Aerocrane, ZP-32 and ZP-21
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,860. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph is intended to provide an overview of the Navy's involvement with balloons, airships and their operations, which shows their failures and accomplishments and their contributions to the Navy's mission of guarding the sea lanes of America. It provides an overall look at the history of LTA in the Navy.
A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog) Systems Engineering Case Study - Close Air Support (CAS) Aircraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,910. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the A-10A Thunderbolt II, manufactured by Fairchild Republic Corp. between 1975 and 1984. It was specifically designed as a Close Air Support (CAS) aircraft.
From Transformation to Combat: The First Stryker Brigade at War - The Test of Combat in Iraq in 2003 - 2004, Mosul, Baghdad, An Najaf, Tall Afar, Carter Ham
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,970. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Between November 2003 and October 2004, after four years of planning and preparation, the Army's first Stryker-equipped force received its baptism by combat on the plains of Iraq.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force CV-22 Osprey Tiltrotor VTOL Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,570. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft. Contents: Cv-22 Operations Procedures * CV-22 Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * CV-22 Aircrew Training
Days to Remember: The British Empire in the Great War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,370. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
In this fascinating study, Henry Newbolt and John Buchan take a general overview of the First World War, from its causes to the aftermath, with the focus on the central role played by both Britain and its colonies. They cover the major campaigns on the Western Front – as well as the battles fought around the globe – and the main campaigns at sea.