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World War II Cusp Mendacity
By Solange DeVane
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,600. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
World War II depicts another story of a traditional family,within two generations still enduring vivid painful memories as former Prisoners Of War (P.O.W.) A father passed on to his sons the same legacy as they became broken men aimlessly wandering around.
The Unfinished Revolution: The Battle for America's Soul
By Bill Whitehouse
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 243,460. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
The 'Occupy Movement' took many people by surprise with both its scope, as well as by the manner in which it resonated with the deep sense of discontentment that appears to be felt by many people in the United States concerning the economic and political character of American life. This book is intended to help bring a sharper focus to that discontentment.
And May The Lord Have Mercy On Your Soul...
By John Eddleston
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,830. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
This is a true story. In 1910, a cashier, was murdered on a train in the UK. A few days later, John Alexander Dickman was arrested and charged. He was tried in July and was convicted on circumstantial evidence. He was hanged in August. This book re-examines all the evidence and concludes that Dickman's conviction was unsafe. It then goes on to name the real killer after more than 100 years.
Patriotism, Secularism, and State Shintō: D.C. Holtom’s Representations of Japan
By Avery Morrow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This academic research explores the ideology of religious studies with respect to early 20th century studies of Japan. Since 1945, “State Shintō” has been defined in academic literature as a state religion. In fact, the Japanese government took concrete steps to separatetheir patriotic ceremonies from religion; it was Christian missionaries who encouraged the opposite view.
Наследие татар
By Galy Yenikeyev
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: Russian. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Целью данной книги является краткое описание подлинной истории татар (до XVIII века) в наиболее доступном изложении. Книга написана на основе содержания предыдущих работ независимого татарского историка Г. Еникея по истории татарского народа, и издана при всемерной поддержке его единомышленников и читателей. Авторы книги - Гали Еникеев и Шихаб Китабчы.
Understanding Presidential Elections and The Constitution
By Catherine Jaime
Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
As we move closer to a presidential election we often start to pay closer attention to the act of electing a president - the primaries, caucuses, and the Electoral College. But how did we come to this point? What is the constitutional background of the Executive Branch? What did the founders consider when they put this into place over two hundred years ago? See these short and simple answers!
GERONIMO LIVE! And Other Florida Stories
By Ray Kania
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 12,930. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Real places and People of the Sunshine State; “GERONIMO LIVE! And Other Florida Stories” covers the overlooked, sometimes unusual history of the Sunshine State.
Leon Kilat
By Emil Justimbaste
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
For more than 300 years, colonial Spain used torture and violence to impose their will on the Filipino people. All that changed in 1896 when a revolution erupted. By 1898, their fate was sealed. In the island province of Cebu, a man who was known by his alias as ‘Leon Kilat’, led the Cebuanos in an uprising that eventually gave them freedom and independence. This is the story of that uprising.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Scouting and Patrolling - Marine Corps Warfighting Publication (MCWP) 3-11.3 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides the doctrinal foundation and the tactics, techniques, and procedures for scouting and patrolling conducted by Marines from the fire team to the company level.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) The Individual's Guide for Understanding and Surviving Terrorism - Marine Corps Reference Publication (MCRP) 3-02E
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,180. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides guidance to individual Marines (private through general officer) and their dependents on terrorism and its effects. This reference publication gives an overview of terrorism, explains antiterrorism individual protective measures, and what to do if taken hostage.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Marine Combat Water Survival - Fleet Marine Force Reference Publication (FMFRP) 013 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,660. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides techniques, procedures, and training standards for Marine water survival. This publication addresses a Marine's ability to cross water obstacles and perform water rescues.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Martial Arts Close Combat - Marine Corps Reference Publication (MCRP) 3-02B (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,940. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides the tactics, techniques, and procedures of Marine Corps close combat.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Pistol Marksmanship Marine Corps Reference Publication (MCRP) 3-01B
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,040. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides techniques and procedures for Marine Corps pistol marksmanship.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Rifle Marksmanship Marine Corps Reference Publication (MCRP) 3-01A
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,610. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides techniques and procedures for Marine Corps rifle marksmanship.
Heroes, Brigands and Spies
By Emil Justimbaste
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,880. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In the island of Leyte during the Second World War, a guerrilla movement emerges from the ranks of unsurrendered army officials and intrepid civilians. But a high ranking military official with a doubtful past arrives and tries to wrest the guerrilla leadership. This book is about the rivalry of guerrilla groups in a deadly power struggle that impairs their ability to fight against their enemies.
Nuclear Weapons and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) - 2012 Issues with Weapon Limitations, Stockpile Surveillance Program, Management and Oversight
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In a February 2012 report, for the 52 NNSA identified limitations for all weapons in the U.S. nuclear stockpile, 86 percent fall into six types: detonation safety under abnormal conditions, weapon reliability, weapon delivery, more frequent replacement of limited life components, nuclear yield, and worker safety.
My Greatest Adventure, World War II
By Geralyn Dawson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,640. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A first person account of one soldier's experiences during World War II and the Normandy Invasion. Includes 25 photographs never before published.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Counterintelligence (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,000. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual details doctrine, tactics, techniques, and procedures for the conduct of counterintelligence (CI) operations in support of the Marine air-ground task force (MAGTF).
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Marine Corps Values: A User's Guide for Discussion Leaders (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,400. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual is to be used as a tool to help ensure that the values of the Corps continue to be reinforced and sustained in all Marines after being formally instilled in entry level training.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) A Book on Books - Professional Reading Lists, Read to Lead in Today's Corps (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,180. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual has been prepared to provide a guide for the United States Marine Corps Professional Reading Program.