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UFO Institute International History & Investigations - 20 Year Report
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,390. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In 1993, an Army National Guard Captain started a UFO Research organization in Colorado Springs on a quiet Tuesday night at the local library. It didn't take long before the organization was involved in a major event, known as "The NORAD Incident." This book tells how the group started and grew, outlines some of its major investigations, and also provides a history of UFO phenomena.
History of Zen from A to Z - Including the Meaning of Life, Creation of Heaven, Hell, Humans and Earth...
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Co-written by Satan? Richard says he'll be glad to take full credit. Either way, it is a new view of human history and the history of our entire universe. This unusual version of history starts with God alone, and ends with the creation of Zen Buddhism by Bodhidharma, with Satan alongside. The Garden of Eden, creation of Heaven, and the Tower of Babel are included in Satan's stories.
March! The Fight for Civil Rights in a Land of Fear
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,820. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011 by Stephen Delear. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1929, the white citizens of Nacogdoches, Texas drove their African-American neighbors into a ghetto at the edge of town. The aftereffects of this event haunted the community for more than four decades.
Planning for Action: Campaign Concepts and Tools - Wargaming, Military Decision Making Process (MDMP), Joint Operation Planning Process (JOPP), Military End State, Measurements of Performance (MOP)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose for this book is straightforward: to provide an overview of planning principles and the tools used by planners to design campaign plans. Since 9/11, the US military has been involved in numerous actions, most notably in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Search For Old King's Road
Series: Old Kings Road, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,540. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » North America
Old Kings Road in Florida was built by British Engineers prior to the American Revolution. Right up to 1914 it was the main entry into Florida. Here slaves escaped to freedom, plantations large and small lined the route. The Second Seminole War along this road was one of the largest slave rebellions in the United State. Here is historian Bill Ryan's effort to locate Old Kings Road.
Organization and Lineage of the United States Air Force - Organization of the USAF 1907-1947, Lineage of USAF Major Components, 1947 to the Present, Types of USAF Organizations
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,110. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This fascinating report surveys the evolution of the Air Force field structure from the earliest military aeronautical organizations to those comprising the modern Air Force.
China's Nuclear Forces: Operations, Training, Doctrine, Command, Control, and Campaign Planning - Counterattack, Attacks on U.S. Carriers and Naval Battle Groups, People's Liberation Army (PLA)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 115,500. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
China has mixed nuclear, nuclear-capable, and conventionally armed missiles into its theater (or campaign)-level forces. It has worked to perfect ballistic missiles that can attack moving targets at sea.
The Russian Military Today and Tomorrow - Putin, Russian Navy, Ukraine, Gazprom, Rosneft, Lavrov, Deep Operations, Campaign Design, Russian-Chinese Security Relations, Mafia and Arms Dealers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,200. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Two excellent studies from the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provide unique insights into the current state of the Russian military.
Tales of Old Baldoyle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,150. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This book is a series of anecdotal tales from a rural village now absorbed into the greater Dublin area in Ireland. The village was changed for ever by the large scale housing development which too place from the mid sixties onward.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Drive North - U.S. Marines at the Punchbowl
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,210. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official U.S. Marine Corps history provides unique information about important aspects of the Korean War.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Multiservice Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Biological Surveillance Field Manual - FM 3-11.86 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,670. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Multiservice Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Biological Surveillance Field Manual provides tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) for planning and conducting biological-surveillance operations to monitor, detect, sample, identify, report, and evacuate samples of biological-warfare (BW) agents.
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific Across Wyoming
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Building the Transcontinental Railroad through Nebraska had taken three years.. 36 months of dogged determination. When the construction crews finally reached Cheyenne they prepared for the grueling work ahead. They refined the organization and pace developed crossing Nebraska, but now they faced a new set of challenges, most notably the climb up "Sherman Hill", bridging Dale Creek, crossing the
An Aversion to Risk - A Warning From the Past: Comparison of 1862 American Civil War Peninsula Campaign with General McClellan to the 2003 Iraq War Failures, Afghanistan, Goldwater-Nichols, Petraeus
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,540. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
The culmination in 1862, and culmination during the post 9/11 campaigns, resulted from inadequate responses to risk aversion by the government and military leaders, when faced with uncertainty.
Russia Reports (Volume 2) - Economics, Agriculture, WTO, Trade, Doing Business in Russia, Country Commercial Guide, Aviation, 1999 Financial Crisis, Putin on Agrarian Policy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 160,580. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Nine reports, studies, and documents provide special insight into the Russian economy and agriculture, with detailed discussions of vital topics which are of particular interest during the ongoing crisis involving Russian aggression against Crimea and the Ukraine.
The United States Strategic Bombing Survey: The Effects of Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, June 30, 1946 - Casualties, Radiation Disease, Japanese Decision to Surrender
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,720. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is the official U.S. government report on the atomic bombings of Japan which ended World War II and ushered in the atomic age.
Hidden Dragon, Crouching Lion: How China's Advance in Africa is Underestimated and Africa's Potential Underappreciated - Emerging Markets, Mineral Resources, BRICs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 131,250. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This monograph is part of the Advancing Strategic Thought Series precisely because its topic is so important. As it stresses, the explosive growth of China's economic interests in Africa is arguably the most important trend in the continent's foreign relations since the end of the Cold War.
And May The Lord Have Mercy On Your Soul...
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,830. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
This is a true story. In 1910, a cashier, was murdered on a train in the UK. A few days later, John Alexander Dickman was arrested and charged. He was tried in July and was convicted on circumstantial evidence. He was hanged in August. This book re-examines all the evidence and concludes that Dickman's conviction was unsafe. It then goes on to name the real killer after more than 100 years.
The Rise of China in Asia: Security Implications - Senkaku Islands, Taiwan, North Korea on the Brink, Chinese Threat to Neighbors, India's Response to China, South China Sea
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 189,170. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Sections of the book address China as a rising power, China as a security threat, the other Asian powers in relation to China, the flashpoints in East and South Asia, and Sino-American relations.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force EC-130H Compass Call Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,330. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the EC-130H Compass Call aircraft. Contents: Operations Procedures * Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * Aircrew Training
Al-Anbar Awakening - Volume I - American Perspectives, U.S. Marines and Counterinsurgency in Iraq, 2004-2009, Blackwater, Fallujah, al-Qaeda, Counterinsurgency, Ramadi, Turning the Tide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,100. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part one of this two-volume anthology of interviews tells the story of the al-Anbar Awakening and the emergence of al-Anbar Province from the throes of insurgency.