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The Fanciful Prince (Volume 2)
Price: $7.20 USD. Words: 24,260. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2019 by Editions Dedicaces. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This book by Guy Boulianne is a collection of texts written and published on his website between the months of June 2016 and January 2017. It follows the first volume that introduced the reader to his personal quest, both spiritual and historical. From mysterious France to the origins of his family, the reader could then follow him in his discoveries which he shared without any restraint.
Shot in the Butt: Lessons I've Learned About What NOT to Write
Price: Free! Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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Every 5th grader and adult who likes a chuckle should read this whimsical history lesson. The tale is a lighthearted recital of an embarrassing moment for Captain Meriwether Lewis of Lewis and Clark fame. It is a very short-story, framed especially for budding writers.
Lo que yo se de la guerra Miopía geopolítica y de defensa nacional en Colombia durante la guerra con el Perú (1932)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,860. Language: Spanish. Published: April 21, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » South American
Recuento histórico de Carlos Arango Vélez ministro de guerra de Colombia hasta pocos meses antes de la invasión de tropas y civiles peruanos a la ciudad de Leticia, como conscuencia de la miopía de la dirigencia política que a pesar de evidenciar la avaricia peruana sobre la estratégica región amazónica retiraron las tropas de esa guarnición y abrieron el camino a la agresión en septiembre de 1932
Tales of the Maryland Extra Regiment
You set the price! Words: 57,960. Language: American English. Published: April 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Maryland Extra Regiment, a unit that never saw battlefield action, is often forgotten by historians who focus on the Revolutionary War. This e-book, a mix of social and military history, tells the stories of some of these soldiers and officers with the assistance of maps from the Library of Congress and other visualizations. It is a must-read for researchers, historians, and genealogists!
R Latham Sapper Account of D Day Landings from Sword beach
Price: Free! Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
D Day an ordinary account from a Sapper
Defending Air Bases in an Age of Insurgency - Volume 2 - Detailed Case Studies of Iraq War and Afghanistan, World War II, Ground Attacks on Airpower, Vision for 2040, Dissipating the Fog of War
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 155,140. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Defending air bases from attack remains a major operational challenge in every theater and every conflict. Airfields are strategic targets; they allow for the generation and projection of crucial military power and are usually a key joint and/or coalition command and control node.
Tempel der Liebe: Reise in das Zeitalter der sinnlichen Erfüllung
Price: $8.88 USD. Words: 87,900. Language: German. Published: April 18, 2019 by Verlag. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Ein Reisebericht in eine lang zurückliegende Kultur. Alte Tempelstätten und Relikte neolithischer Urkulturen hüten ein Geheimnis, das von der medial begabten Autorin Stück für Stück ans Licht und ins Bewusstsein zurückgebracht wird. So entsteht das Bild einer frühen Friedenskultur, wie sie vor Einbruch des Patriarchats auf der Erde existiert hat und an die wir uns heute wieder anschließen können.
Historia General de Colombia Prehistoria-Conquista-Colonia-Independencia y República
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 235,540. Language: Spanish. Published: April 16, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History
Recorrido general sobre aspectos más resaltantes en los órdenes político, social, económico, cultural y militar ocurridos en el actual territorio de la Republica de Colombia desde la época precolombina hasta 1984, mediante los cuales de forma magistral e hilada el autor articula con un lenguaje ameno y de fácil comrpensión, la estructura integral de la evolución dinámica del país en su conjunto.
Anatomy of a Hostage Rescue: What Makes Hostage Rescue Operations Successful? Game Theory and Biorhythms, Six Case Studies Including Iranian Mission Eagle Claw Desert One, Munich Olympics Massacre
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,940. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
This study develops a theory to determine the best execution time to conduct a hostage rescue attempt. It does so by explaining the phenomenon of a hostage crisis biorhythm and proposing four principles essential for success.
Broken Timelines - Book 2: Mesopotamia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,990. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The current conventional Mesopotamian timeline of dynastic Mesopotamia is impossible. Believing in it means endorsing the idea the Egyptians lagged thousand years behind the Sumerians technologically during the Middle Kingdom, and that the Old Kingdom Egyptians decided to build the Great Pyramids without using horses or even the wheel, while trading with the Sumerians who were using both.
TECNICA E TATTICA DELLA GUERRA AL TEMPO DELLA CONTRORIFORMA. Desunte da cronache, documenti e trattati coevi.
Price: Free! Words: 240,170. Language: Italian. Published: April 16, 2019. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » History » Military
Trattasi di un'opera del tipo 'work in progress', cioè soggetta a frequenti aggiunte e correzioni, e quindi l'autore consiglia di riscaricarla periodicamente.
Air Base Defense in the Twenty-First Century - Ground Defense Dilemma, Army Air Force, British Royal Air Force and German Luftwaffe in World War II Studies - Korea and Global War on Terrorism Issues
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,340. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Through its history, the United States Air Force has struggled with the most efficient and effective way to provide for its own air base ground defense. This monograph submits a solution intended to end the debate.
Operation Husky: Operational Art in Large Formation Combined Arms Maneuver - Study of Allied Army World War II Invasion of Sicily Against Axis, Lessons for Modern Planners of Large Scale Combat
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,660. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Operation Husky is a rich depository of vicarious experience in large scale combined arms maneuver for today's field grad officers. To understand large scale combined arms maneuver it evaluates Operation Husky, the World War II invasion of Sicily, using today's United States Army definition of operational art and the elements of operational art.
Lucrecia Borgia un estudio histórico
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,720. Language: Spanish. Published: April 14, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
La tormentosa vida de Lucrecia Borgia, hija de Cesar Borgia el papa Alejandro VI, ha sido objeto de señalamientos de descomposicón moral, intrigas palaciegas, crimenes, adulterio, estupro y depravaciones sexuales. Esta biografía describe la realidad del Vaticano en Europa y las vivencias que encaró la joven alrededor de las oscuras conveniencias de su padre, esposo y hermanos en aquella época.
Air Parity: Re-Discovering Contested Air Operations - Studies of World War II Battle of Britain, Siege of Malta, and Falklands War, Objectives at Outbreak of China Conflict in East or South China Seas
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,860. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study researches the applicability of Julian Corbett's maritime theories to war fighting strategy in the air domain, specific to the air control spectrum. The author assesses the importance of translating the theoretical ideas to guidelines for operational planners confronted with a possible conflict in the Western Pacific Theater.
Winter is Coming: Ensuring U.S. Special Forces (USSF) are Prepared to Fight and Win in a Cold Weather Environment - Mountaineering and High Altitude Skills, Focus on Russia, China, and North Korea
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,060. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
For the past 17 years, United States Special Forces (USSF) has been decisively engaged in the Global War on Terror. Due to the deployment cycle and training requirements focused on deployments in the Middle East, many valuable skillsets, including the ability to fight, maneuver, and survive in extreme cold weather environments has atrophied across the force.
Why Do Programs Fail? An Analysis of Defense Program Manager Decision-Making in Complex and Chaotic Program Environments - Impacted by Process, Control, Relationships, Motive, and Risk
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,090. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Project management
This research attempts to understand potential root causes and underlying factors that influence defense acquisition program managers' decision-making. Using qualitative data gathered through in-person interviews and through review of multiple case studies as a research design, this project focuses on how program managers gain insight in the decision-making process.
Theater Special Operations Command's (TSOCs) Role in Nuclear Counterproliferation - Slow Progress Since SOCOM Tasked as Lead Synchronizer for CWMD Planning, Analysis of Fusion Center
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,720. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the two years since the Unified Command Plan (UCP) was changed to designate U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) as the lead Department of Defense (DoD) synchronizer for all countering weapons of mass destruction (CWMD) plans, tangible progress has been slow.
Etta May Morgan Skinner Autobiography
Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2019 by Palmyra Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
I was sent to this home to bless two noble souls whose hearts had been saddened by the loss of their firstborn baby, two years before. I was nurtured most tenderly and caused my parents great concern because of the loss of their first baby, whom they loved so dearly. I grew rapidly and was a great comfort and joy to these dear parents.
The U.S. Army's Evolving Role in Security Force Assistance (SFA): Linking Ends and Means - Critical Analysis of Policies and Doctrine Authorizing SFA Missions, Why Army is Establishing Six Brigades
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,590. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
This study examines one central issue: How has the U.S. Army improved security force assistance (SFA) design with the implementation of the SFA Brigade (SFAB)? Secondarily, it investigates whether failures at the strategic policy level inhibited the accomplishment of enduring security objectives related to the establishment of the new unit.