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Stand Against the Wind
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014 by Running Quail Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Lourana Crawford Finney, a humble woman from the hills of Kentucky narrates this tale of her life. She recounts atrocities of the Civil War, slavery, Indian raids and the hardships and joys of her life. Lou stood strong and faced her challenges head on.
Surviving Yolanda
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
"If asked I say think the Wizard of Oz and multiply by ten. Not really, no amount of CGI effects can capture the reality of being under attack by such a primeval force." On November 8th 2013 typhoon Yolanda tore across the Philippines leaving thousands dead and total destruction in its wake. This is the story of how one English family dealt with this life changing event and survived...just.
World War II Plus 75 -- The Road To War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 445,110. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
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.
Oil Spills in Arctic Waters: An Introduction and Inventory of Research Activities and USARC Recommendations - Mitigation, Containment, Countermeasures, Cleanup and Recovery, Environmental Effects
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This "white paper" is a compilation of research on oil spills in ice-covered Arctic waters and recommendations for future work. We identify research entities in governmental, nongovernmental, industrial, and private organizations, and provide an inventory of research projects.
The Crescent and the Cross
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,190. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: 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….
A Comprehensive Approach to Improving U.S. Security Force Assistance (SFA) Efforts - DoD Programs to Train, Advise, and Assist Foreign Partners' Security Establishments
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
This Letort Paper analyzes the topic of Security Force Assistance (SFA) and provides some specific recommendations designed to improve U.S. performance. SFA may be a new term, but the activities themselves are familiar ones related to how the Department of Defense (DoD) works to train, advise, and assist foreign partners' security establishments to accomplish common objectives.
Full Duty: Working for Patton, Clark and Truscott in WWII (And the “Forgotten” War with the Fifth Army)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,850. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by Star Publish LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
Kentucky farmer Laban Jackson started a military career under General Patton, was promoted 3 times, and dispatched by Ike to organize the Fifth Army. As HQ Commandant under Generals Patton, Clark, and Truscott, Jackson experienced 3 invasions and countless battles. Jackson’s story provides some new insights for this brief history of the North African and Italian campaigns during WWII.
United States and Unconventional Warfare - Al Qaeda's Exploitation of American Weakness, Iran and Proxy Terrorism, Hizbollah, China's Holistic Asymmetric Warfare Plan, Future Adversaries
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,680. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Given the success of terrorist organizations against the United States since 1983 it is prudent to ask if nations will pursue unconventional engagements with the United States.
Globalization and Asymmetrical Warfare - Information and Technology, Media Effects, Merging of Defense and Commercial Technologies, Nuclear and Cyber Attack Threats to America, Force Structure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,230. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This research paper analyzes the globalization trend and the effect it is having on the ability to conduct asymmetrical attacks against the United States and our Allies worldwide. This research is intended to provide insight into the way that globalization is allowing our potential adversaries to act on a global scale.
Our Little Town
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,440. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by G. & E. Johnstone. Categories: 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.
Coleshanger
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,770. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » European
“If it can be said a village has a life, then this is a biography.” Norman Williams (1908-1969)
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 339,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: 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.
My Life in the Ragtrade: An honest snapshot of the golden days of the Australian clothing trade
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,090. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / fashion & textile industry, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
My Life in the Ragtrade is the story of the famous Australian brand names, many developed from humble beginnings yet made in clothing factories employing thousands of people, and the grand retail stores and clothing shops that stocked those brands. Come, join Fred on a walk down memory lane through Australia's rich textile, fashion and retail history.
El Aroma del Mastranto
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,830. Language: Spanish. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Narración hecha a través de cartas a una amiga, de un viaje realizado por una niña de doce años desde España a Venezuela durante el verano del año 2.012
Changing Minds in the Army: Why It Is So Difficult and What To Do About It - Napoleon Bonaparte, Rommel, Robert E. Lee, Admiral Kimmel, Amazon.com and Frames of Reference
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,560. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The hullabaloo over a plan to issue berets to every soldier was not about fashion. It was about changing minds and how, in the U.S. Army, changing minds is an incredibly difficult feat. It was about the arduous process of changing an Army that had for half a century prepared itself to fight World War Ill — and did it very well. Yet that very success posed an obstacle for change in the future.
A construção do mito Mário Palmério
Price: Free! Words: 85,880. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
O livro “A construção do mito Mário Palmério” (Ed. Unesp, 2012) conta a história da ascensão profissional, social e política do escritor mineiro Mário Palmério na década de 1940. Empreendedor em uma cidade interiorana e tradicionalista, o jovem professor aprendeu a utilizar os mais diversos símbolos para encenar um papel social relevante e se tornar um dos personagens mais prestigiados da região.
Avoiding Praetorian Societies: Focusing U.S. Strategy on Political Development - Arab Spring, Polyarchy, Closed Hegemonies, Kleptocracy, Social Capital, Political Stability Model
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,370. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The initial limited campaigns of Afghanistan and Iraq became the largest American stability and reconstruction campaigns since World War II, and led directly to the resurgence of counterinsurgency (COIN), stability and reconstruction operations as key facets of American strategy.
Из смерти в жизнь
Series: Они защищали Отечество. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,220. Language: Russian. Published: November 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Orthodox, Nonfiction » History » Military
Вы оказались в сложной или, может быть, даже безнадёжной ситуации? Кажется, что выхода нет... Но это совсем не так, выход есть всегда! Об этом от первого лица свидетельствуют заслуженные офицеры Вооружённых сил Советского Союза и России, воевавшие в Афганистане и на Северном Кавказе. В этой книге они рассказывают о личном опыте спасения с Божьей помощью на войне.
A Perennial Stream
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,970. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Star Publish LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Family history
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,630. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Biography
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.