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21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Lessons Learned from U.S. Government Law Enforcement in International Operations - Panama, Colombia, Kosovo
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The role of law enforcement is becoming increasingly prominent in the conduct of international operations involving the U.S. Government (USG), including counterinsurgency, peace operations, and reconstruction and stabilization.
Leyendas de la tierra grande
By Marcela Magdaleno
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,400. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Este es un recorrido por los pueblos de México y sus moradores, por sus costumbres y sus historias, por sus temores y sus milagros, animado con nuevos colores, sonidos, olores y visiones. La autora no solo nos narra las historias, sino que nos hace sentir que son los diablos, duendes y brujas quienes nos cuentas su suerte, ya sea de fatalidad o de ventura.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Finding Leaders - Preparing the Intelligence Community for Succession Management - NSA, 9/11 Commission, CIA, NRO, DNI, Agency Culture
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,160. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: the NSA, 9/11 Commission, DNI, CIA, NRO, DIA, conceptual and behavioral complexity models, qualitative analysis, stratified systems theory, employment interviews, agency culture, Likert scale, GEMSTONE program, and more.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Lunar Receiving Laboratory (LRL) Project History and To Create Space on Earth: The Space Environment Simulation Laboratory (SESL) and Project Apollo
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,820. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
These official NASA history documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provide unique accounts of two Apollo-era facilities at the Johnson Space Center in Houston: the Lunar Receiving Laboratory (LRL) and the Space Environment Simulation Laboratory.
U.S. Air Force Studies on Recent Operations: UAVs, Airlift in Enduring Freedom, Aerial Combat, Manned Aircraft Combat Losses, Weather in Air Campaigns, Somalia, Response to Hurricane Katrina
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,750. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a collection of eight U.S. Air Force studies on recent operations, providing unique insights into important issues involving the Air Force.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Moonport: A History of Apollo Launch Facilities and Operations - Saturn 1, Saturn 1B, and Saturn V Rocket Launch Pads, Launch Complex 39 (NASA SP-4204)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 214,390. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is an superb review of the incredible launch facilities, including Launch Complex 39, built for the Apollo moon landing program in the 1960s at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
DoD Nuclear Weapons Management: Task Force Reports - Air Force's Nuclear Mission and Review of DoD Nuclear Mission, Atrophy, Deterrence Policy, Modernization, Sustainment, Oversight, Inspections
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,040. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Secretary of Defense appointed this Task Force on Nuclear Weapons Management to recommend necessary improvements and measures to enhance deterrence and international confidence in the U.S. nuclear deterrent.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Toward a Risk Management Defense Strategy, DoD Reviews
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,200. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Army War College's Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute and Strategic Studies Institute are pleased to offer this important study on key considerations for DoD as it works through the on-going defense review.
Shuttle-Mir: The United States and Russia Share History's Highest Stage (NASA SP-2001-4225) - Forerunner to International Space Station (ISS) Operations, Human Side of Successes and Accidents on Mir
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,550. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This remarkable NASA history publication provides a gripping account of the Shuttle-Mir program from 1994 through 1998. This volume was converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction by World Spaceflight News.
The Stories of Jenny Wiley: Exploring the History and the Legends
By Todd Pack
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,170. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Jenny Wiley was living in 1780s Virginia when a band of Native Americans attacked her frontier home, killed her children and took her captive, dragging her across rugged mountains and swift-running rivers to present-day Kentucky. THE STORIES OF JENNY WILEY unravels the history behind her legend and looks at the storytellers who honored her memory and carried her story into the 21st century.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) War Crimes - Marine Corps Reference Publication (MCRP) 4-11.8B (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,730. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual identifies specific actions that violate the Law of War. It describes the responsibility of every Marine.
Tour Bangkok Legacies - New Discoveries Of Old Treasures
By Eric Lim
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Tour Bangkok Legacies is an e-guide book, a do-it-yourself travel guide complete with background information on people, places, maps and directions to help independent travelers discover places off the usual tourist circuit and see the city from a different perspective.
Asylum Bound
By Stuart Townsend
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,720. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Asylum Bound is a wild weird walk through the experiences of a student nurse entering the unknown world of the mental "asylum" of the 1970s. It is a bizarre world, a world of terrible extremes. Within this odd place there are Hogarthian characters of varying chaotic hues, some aggressive, some sad, some disturbed and some institutionalised, both patients and staff. Sadly, it is all true.
Marine Advisors With the Vietnamese Marine Corps - Selected Documents prepared by the U.S. Marine Advisory Unit, Naval Advisory Group, Vietnam War History
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,320. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The period after World War II saw a number of associated Marine Corps formed in the republics of China, Korea, Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Thailand.
"Dirty Bomb" Attack: Assessing New York City's Level of Preparedness from a First Responder's Perspective - RDD Threats, Terrorists, Nuclear Terrorism, Meters and Monitors, Sheltering in Place
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,230. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
In order to reduce the probability, lessen the risk, and minimize the consequences of a Radiological Dispersion Device (RDD), or "dirty bomb," attack, NYC's first responders must be adequately prepared for its seemingly inevitable occurrence.
Slagmark - Israels historie 1945-2009
By Jon Andersen
Price: $34.99 USD. Words: 147,900. Language: Norwegian (Bokmål). Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Staten Israel og det jødiske folks forhold til araberne i og rundt omkring landet er et av de mest kontroversielle spørsmålene i verden i dag. I boka «Slagmark», som er skrevet av en norsk forfatter, får du et innblikk i den jødiske statens historie slik den har utviklet seg fra begynnelsen av og fram til i dag.
Aerospace Power in the Twenty-First Century: A Basic Primer - Air and Space Power, Doctrine and Strategy, Airpower, Satellites, Billy Mitchell, Claire Chennault, Reconnaissance
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,540. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Dr. Chun's Aerospace Power in the Twenty-First Century: A Basic Primer is a great start towards understanding the importance of aerospace power and its ability to conduct modern warfare.
Pearl Harbor Encyclopedia: December 7, 1941 - Day of Infamy, Japan Plans, Detailed Attack Information, Controversies, FDR and World War II, USS Arizona Memorial, Oral Histories
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 799,670. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Discover the fascinating stories and tragic history of Pearl Harbor - America's Day of Infamy, December 7th, 1941. With over twenty chapters and thousands of pages of text, this unique and comprehensive compilation of official information provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of all aspects of this incredible event.
The NATO - Russia Partnership: A Marriage of Convenience or a Troubled Relationship? Ukraine, EU, Arms Control, Lavrov, Caucasus, Missile Defense, Hungary, Bulgaria, Poland
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,170. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
This monograph focuses on the Russian side of this relationship and seeks to uncover, as well as analyze, the reasons for Russia's growing ambivalence toward NATO and the growing sense of estrangement between these two key actors in Eurasian security.
Nuclear Weapons Security: Nuclear Counterterrorism, Nuclear Explosives Control, Safety Program, Personnel Reliability Program, Prevention of Deliberate Unauthorized Use, DOD Response to IND Incidents
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,290. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This compilation of fourteen federal government unclassified documents provides unique insight into nuclear weapons security issues, with guides, directives, and orders from various U.S. agencies including the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Nuclear Weapon Surety and Quality Division of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).