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The Development of the Base Force 1989 - 1992, Work of General Colin Powell, Dick Cheney, Paul Wolfowitz, Changes in Strategic Thinking
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the late 1940s the United States had based its national military strategy on the necessity of deterring and, if deterrence failed, successfully fighting a global war against the Soviet Union. In 1987 Joint Staff strategists began to examine some of the planning assumptions supporting this strategy.
Selected Works of General John Vessey, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman, Soviet Union, Reagan Era, Cold War, Lebanon Bombing, Nuclear Modernization, Grenada, SDI, Peacekeeper Missile
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,330. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book presents material drawn from the public record of General John W. Vessey's service—22 June 1982 through 30 September 1985—as the Tenth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Arranged in chronological order, the material is drawn from his speeches, Congressional testimony, published articles, selected correspondence and interviews.
Iraq Reconstruction Special Reports: Five Official Reviews, Hard Lessons, Human Toll of Reconstruction or Stabilization Operations During Iraqi Freedom, Perception of Emergency Response
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 233,290. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Military
Five vital reports about the results of Iraq War reconstruction efforts by the United States are compiled in this unique ebook.
Layers of Interpretation
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,040. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Few individuals have the affinity to make history without even trying. Some feel a sense of responsibility, some have a deep desire to make things better for the less fortunate, others have obscure motives. Leaders must study historical events, to make better decisions for the people they serve, and to avoid unwanted consequences; there's no reason to make the same mistakes twice.
2013 Master Guide to Syria and the Syrian Chemical Weapons Crisis: Threat of U.S. Military Strike by Obama, Congressional Options, Sarin Nerve Gas, Civil War, Rebel Groups, Bashar al-Assad
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 402,170. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Military
This massive ebook provides an up-to-the-minute compilation of authoritative documents and reports about Syria and the ongoing chemical weapons attack crisis, including the threat of U.S. military intervention, with professional analysis and background information.
James Quirinus Cornelius van den Bosch: Unsung Hero of the Race to the Reese
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This brilliant Dutch immigrant was the first to identify silver ore in central Nevada and to develop the method that made its milling practical.
Unscripted: Hollywood Back-Stories Vol. 1
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Gathered during three decades of Hollywood research, Unscripted: Hollywood Back-Stories, Vol. 1 is a fascinating collection of little-known stories from behind the scenes of the greatest movies of all time, tales of the lives of legendary stars from the famous to the forgotten, and slices of the history of the most talked-about industry in the world.
Nongae of Love and Courage
Series: Saam: Life and Meditations, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,370. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
This is a historical narrative of the people and events of the 1592 Japanese Invasion of Korea, known as the Imjin War. Nongae, the Kisaeng girl is a historical figure in Korea known for her tremendous courage because of the sacrifice she made for her country. Saam, the mythical doctor also lived in or around this time. This is their story of Korean love and Korean drama in an extraordinary time
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Joint Shipboard Helicopter and Tiltrotor Aircraft Operations (Joint Publication 3-04) - Embarkation, Safety, Ordnance, Electromagnetic Effects
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,310. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This publication provides doctrine for planning, coordinating, and conducting joint shipboard helicopter and tiltrotor aircraft operations from United States air-capable ships.
Syria in Perspective: An Orientation Guide - History, Assad Years, Recent Events, Geography, Economy, Society, Security, Military and Terrorist Groups
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This unique ebook provides a thorough introduction to critical information about Syria, produced by the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, Technology Integration Division June 2011.
Against the Odds The Story of The Hollies FCJ Convent School, 1852 - 1985
Price: Free! Words: 59,840. Language: British English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
"Education, education, education" is not a new clarion call; it was the guiding principal of the FCJ, the basis of their philosophy. They felt that the only way to change society was through a good education. "Against The Odds" is an exploration of women's education through the history of one school in Manchester, England,
Spain's Royal Corps of Engineers
Series: Military History, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,170. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Fifth title in the Field Military Series covers the history of this elite military body from its early days until the early 1800s. Numerous photos and historical references support the accomplishments of the Corps in the Americas. This is the first in a planned set of three e-books, authored by a living history writer.
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section Six--Make Straight His Path: Maps and Topography in the Civil War & Military Mapping: Robert E. Lee Moves to Gettysburg
Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Essays
Military maps are not like civilian road maps which merely outline a transportation network. Military maps encompass a complete inventory of the topography of the geographic areas an army might march through or fight over. The two articles in this symposium describe in great detail how maps were prepared, used and what effect maps, or lack of maps, had on Civil War campaigns and battles.
The History of Waterloo Station
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » History » European
The definitive history of Britain’s busiest rail terminal, written by a long term commuter to the station and bulging with illustrations.
World's First
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
This book talks about World's First Products
The Stories of Jenny Wiley: Exploring the History and the Legends
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,170. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Jenny Wiley was living in 1780s Virginia when a band of Native Americans attacked her frontier home, killed her children and took her captive, dragging her across rugged mountains and swift-running rivers to present-day Kentucky. THE STORIES OF JENNY WILEY unravels the history behind her legend and looks at the storytellers who honored her memory and carried her story into the 21st century.
The Katyn Forest Massacre: Polish POWs Killed by Stalin and the Soviets in 1940 - Documents about the Controversy, Madden Committee Report, Coverup of Soviet Involvement, Nazi Accusations
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,730. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
This special ebook provides a unique collection of government documents and reports about the notorious Katyn Forest Massacre of 1940. It includes the famous Madden Committee report which placed the blame for the atrocity on the Soviet Union.
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section Five--Getting There First: Essays on Three Civil War Mapmakers
Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » American
Maps & the engineers that made them performed some of the most crucial tasks of the Civil War. The mapmakers & their maps are often overlooked, but they could make the difference between a successful campaign & a lost battle. These are the men that commanders paid close attention to even if history has not. This symposium will introduce the reader to Jed Hotchkiss, Leon Fremaux, and John S. Clark.
169+ Mountain Man Survival Tricks!
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,760. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
my name is joseph a. laydon jr. some of the baddest men to ever walk this earth are mountain men. these very brave men adventured into virgin wilderness territories. men like kit carson, daniel boone, jim beckwourth, john colter, jedediah smith, joseph k. meek, hugh glass, jim baker, samuel houston, james o. pattie, bill williams,... Learn from these men so you're ready anytime anywhere.
The Art of Naming Military Operations - Operations in the World Wars, Using Nicknames to Shape Perceptions, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Shield, Just Cause, Military Strategy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Effectively naming operations is a powerful means of winning the war of images, a war which is just as critical as the war on the battlefield. In the image war, the operation name is the first bullet fired, and quite possibly the most critical.