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Busting Myths about Nuclear Deterrence - America Does Not Use Nuclear Weapons, Nuclear Weapons Have Only Limited Utility for Their Cost, Nukes are Going Away, U.S. Can Deter with Submarines Alone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,100. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study analyzes four myths about American nuclear weapons and the nuclear deterrence they provide.
The Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962: A Case Study of the Tailored Use of Instruments of National Power - Missile Discovery, Foreign Policy and Fateful Decision, Cold War, The Showdown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 108,840. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report analyzes the foreign policy decisions that were made during the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 using the Instruments of National Power (IOP) framework.
NSA and the Cuban Missile Crisis, The 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis - New Evidence that Signals Intelligence (SIGINT), Cuban Arms Buildup, Cryptology, U-2 Findings, Navy Vessel Cordon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,510. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report tells the story of SIGINT in the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Learning from the Past: Soviet Deception in the Cuban Missile Crisis - Maskirovka Denial and Deception, Developing a Cover Story, Operation ANADYR, Getting the Cubans on Board, Disingenuous Diplomacy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,610. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report examines the use by the Soviets of denial and deception in the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Initiating the Cognitive Revolution: An Examination of Special Operations Military Information Support Operations - Organizational Evolution, Targeting Cultural Expertise, Psychological Dislocation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,440. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this paper examines the 4th Military Information Support Group (MISG) - the only active military information support group in the Department of Defense and operates across the full spectrum of military operations.
Marine Corps Generalship - Superb History of the Corps and Insight into Leadership, Role of Character, Standards of Preparation and Readiness, Winning Wars with the Expeditionary Force, Mundy, Lejeune
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 321,660. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an exceptional history of the Marine Corps, as it tells the story of how many of the Commandants and other distinguished leaders met challenges in war, peace, and times of adversity. It also details the unusual role and responsibility that the Commandant has to our Nation and to the Corps of Marines.
Malta: Women, History, Books and Places
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book delves deep into the history of Malta and famous women such as Florence Nightingale, Emma Hamilton and Vera Brittain who all began arriving in Malta in 1800 after French Revolutionary occupation. The history of women in Malta and the places in which they had their being are told and described through the writing of women: archaeology, history, travel, memoirs and literature.
The Future Security Environment: Why the U.S. Army Must Differentiate and Grow Millennial Officer Talent, Officer Retention Problem, Reform Recommendations, Sound Leadership Theory
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 107,710. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Carlisle Paper explores the salient features of leadership theory, the characteristics of the Millennial Generational Cohort, and what senior leaders must do to improve attraction, motivation, and retention of millennial officers in the U.S. Army.
History of Headquarters Marine Corps Staff Organization from 1798 - Modern Staff, Transition, World War II, Postwar Adjustments, Marine Corps General Staff, Public Law 416, Vietnam Era
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,380. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique monograph is a concise account of the evolution of Marine Corps staff organization is derived from official records and appropriate published historical works.
World War 2 Spy School The Complete 1943 SOE Counter-Espionage Manual
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,870. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
This document was the official training manual for every allied spy and counter-espionage agent in World War 2. Written by the S.O.E. (M.I.6), it was soon picked up and used by the American OSS (the originator of the CIA). In great detail, it describes such subjects as Explosives, Fieldcraft, Cyphers, and Propoganda. Care has been taken to deliver the manual in its original style and format.
IEDs in the Context of Appropriate Technology - Understanding and Defeating Artisanal Weapons in Afghanistan and Iraq, Simple but Effective Technologies, Gandhi and Schumacher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,580. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this work suggests that a closer look at the context within which IEDs develop, appropriate technology, could shed light on ways to counteract them.
Час second-hand
Price: Free! Words: 133,900. Language: Belarusian. Published: December 7, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
“Час second-hand” — кніга пісьменніцы Святланы Алексіевіч, апошняя з серыі, прысвечанай “гісторыі вялікай і страшнай утопіі — камунізму”: Вялікая Айчынная вайна, Афганістан, Чарнобыль і, нарэшце, развал сацыялістычнай імперыі... Кніга перакладзеная на многія еўрапейскія мовы і ўжо атрымала прэстыжныя прэміі нямецкіх кнігадрукароў і французскіх медыяў.
The Nightmare Years to Come? Dangerous Era in the Near East and South Asia, Syria, Iran, Iraq, Egypt, Afghanistan, Israel, Yemen, Violent Sectarian Environment, Majoritarian Authoritarianism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,280. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the current situation in the Near East and South Asia, and outlines the worrisome trajectory of aggregate dangers that serve as a forewarning.
A Long Way From Tipperary: A Journey of Morrisseys, Ryans, Heffernons, and Agnews to Wisconsin, Minnesota, and North Dakota
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 108,050. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Combining memoir with family history, A Long Way From Tipperary is the narrative of an Irish immigrant family that managed to survive the Great Hunger and then make the perilous journey to America in the 1850s. It is also the story of a young person’s coming of age in the 1950s and wishing to put his own life into the context of ancestors who blazed the trail.
Sierra Leone: Deliver A Blow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,690. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The Story of Operation Barras During the bloody civil war of Sierra Leone, the United Nations sent a peacekeeping force to try and stem the flow of blood from the vicious fighting between rebel factions and the civilian population. Everyone old enough to carry a gun was a target, an enemy or a potential soldier for the rebels. A particularly blood-thirst outfit, calling themselves the West Side
A Dangerous Business: The U.S. Navy and National Reconnaissance During the Cold War - Commemorating Silent Sacrifices - SESP Program, Pueblo Incident, North Korean Shootdown, Turbulent Turtle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,170. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique publication outlines the history of Naval aerial reconnaissance during the Cold War.
An Historical Perspective on the National Football League
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 210,800. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC). The NFL is one of the four major professional sports leagues in North America, and the highest professional level of American football in the world.
General James H. Doolittle: The Air Force's Warrior-Scholar - True Renaissance Man and American Hero, Pioneer Aviator, Engineer, Scientist, World War II Bombing, Tokyo Raiders
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 107,270. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication tells the life story of a true American hero, General James Doolittle.
Bernard A. Schriever: Challenging the Unknown - Development of Ballistic Missiles and ICBMs, IRBMs, Atlas, Titan, Thor, Minuteman, Air Force Bombers, Nuclear Weapons, Sputnik Reaction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,820. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication outlines the career of Air Force General Bernard Schriever, responsible for the development of America's intercontinental ballistic missiles.
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited From Their Harbor
Price: Free! Words: 288,400. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Port of Long Beach. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited from Their Harbor, tells how the Port of Long Beach rose from a marshy mud flat to become an economic powerhouse, one of the greenest and most modern ports in the world.