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Toward Independence: The Emergence of the U.S. Air Force 1945-1947 - Organizing for World War II, Postwar Military, Eisenhower and Truman Support Independence, Sherman-Norstad Agreements
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 188,580. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This document describes the political, military, and technological context during 1945-1947 that led to the establishment of the independent United States Air Force. The author emphasizes the interaction of service disputes with Congress.
The Times Report of the Trial of William Palmer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 179,420. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
“The Times Report of the Trial of William Palmer” reprints the court transcript of the 1856 poisoning case that riveted Victorian England, edited and corrected for the first time, along with more than 60 woodcuts restored to make them look better than the day they were printed. The books also includes added material, including 250 footnotes, maps, and profiles.
The Revolt of the Zanj
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Zanj were constrained African slaves to work with the clearing of the grounds in the south of Iraq. When they were raised, they were joined by the slaves of the cities and the close villages. Their chief, Alī ibn Muhammad, was a man who became aware of their misery. They fighting during 15 years to preservo their freedom.
The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,180. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Only half of the people vote and half of that bunch do not have a clue as to what they are doing. The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant, is a snarky look at the stupidity and ignorance found amongst the voting citizenry, the politicians they elect, and the professionals who report on their folly.
Italia: un paese 1000 Maschere
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You set the price! Words: 381,790. Language: Italian. Published: January 7, 2015. Category: Essay » Sociology
Uno scritto unico che non dovrebbe mancare in nessuna biblioteca. Per la prima volta vengono esaminate le Maschere, i costumi, la storia e le leggende di oltre 700 Comuni italiani.
U.S. Army Ranger Handbook (SH 21-76) - Leadership, Operations, Fire Support, Demolitions, Movement, Patrols, Drills, Mountaineering, Machine Gun, Convoy, Urban Operations, Survival, Aviation
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,330. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The history of the American Ranger is a long and colorful saga of courage, daring, and outstanding leadership. It is a story of men whose skills in the art of fighting have seldom been surpassed.
The Real Military Volume One of Two
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 290,660. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
I am a veteran with an epic, heroic, fantastic, jaw-dropping story to tell. As a CSM with a top-secret security clearance, I have access to all major command Blotter-Reports, the Early Bird News, the Library of Congress & military museums. This is a compilation of the most interesting stories I could find. Most of this information has never been released to the public.
The Dead Media Handbook
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Price: Free! Words: 216,000. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
From Pigeon Post to Magic Lanterns to the Talking View-Master, this book is a compendium of dead and forgotten media formats.
My Auntie Zoya
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 146,400. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014 by Tanya Goodwin. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
A novel based on the life of my Aunt Zoya, stage name, Zoya Valevska, a Russian and European star of ballet, theater, film, and opera.
The Struggle for the Holy Land
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 192,780. Language: American English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The 3,500 year history of the Middle East extending from biblical times to the present.
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."
World War II Plus 75 -- The Road To War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 445,110. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Opening volume of a day-by-day history of World War II, tied to the 75th anniversary of humanity's greatest conflict. This volume covers the years before, causes of, and lives that fought the war. It is based on "World War II Plus 55," the author's award-winning website on World War II, which was on the web from 1995 to 2013.
The Crescent and the Cross
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,190. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Two massive armies, two legendary leaders, two historic creeds, and one desperate battle that would determine the fate of Western Civilization for centuries to come….
The Death of Glory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,870. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this well-researched and highly readable book, Robin Neillands reveals the truth behind this fallacy and the events surrounding the battles of the Great War, and sets them in a wider context.
Monty's Greatest Victory: The Drive for the Baltic, April-May 1945
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,370. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Charles Whiting tells how this enigmatic soldier achieved his goal through ruthless generalship and a typical disregard for orders from above.
Our Little Town
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,440. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by G. & E. Johnstone Pty Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
‘Our Little Town’ tells of the life and spirit of a Victorian fishing village through the voices of one family across five generations. Elsie Johnstone has captured the memories of 28 members of a Lakes Entrance clan stemming from William Carstairs, a founder and legendary fisherman. It colourfully re-creates growing up in a town of a few hundred people heavily dependent on the sea for survival.
United States Army in World War II - The European Theater of Operations: The Supreme Command - SHAEF, D-Day Invasion, Pursuit to the Seine, Rhine, Fighting in the North, Drive to the Elbe, Surrender
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 339,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an extraordinary history of the Supreme Headquarters of World War II, telling the important stories of the commanders and decisions responsible for defeating Nazi Germany. This volume tells the story of the Supreme Headquarters of that Allied Expeditionary Force which seized a foothold on the German-held shores of western Europe in 1944.
A Perennial Stream
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,970. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Star Publish LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Six great men, all originating from the same source, the same dynasty, carried the family through the great rise and equally great fall, a family that had come to live by strong values and had the courage to stand by their convictions through all. It’s a story of how finding love made members of this dynasty better people. It also serves as a social commentary on issues of the day.
An Infinite Deal of Nothing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,630. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
In one year, 1871, two audacious frauds played out. One said diamonds were lying on the desert floor waiting to be scooped up at a secret location somewhere in the American west, while the other was a mine that everyone knew. While the locals thought it worthless, London went mad for shares in the Emma mine. New research finally answers the question who was responsible.
Dust in the Wind: Real FEMA Disaster Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,470. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Integrating vital information and touching tales of compassion, Robert Winter, a twenty five year FEMA veteran, tells stories, tragic and hilarious, from his time working as a contract FEMA inspector. Including first-hand insight into the dealings of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, tips on working with FEMA to get fast assistance, and practical information regarding disaster recovery.