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A History of Innovation: U.S. Army Adaptation in War and Peace - M1 Garand Rifle, Radar, Benning Revolution, Air Observation Posts, Bazooka, Amphibian Tank, Airmobility, Artillery Speed Shifter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,020. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the United States, the U.S. Army has a long history of innovation, from the exploits of the Lewis and Clark Expedition at the beginning of the nineteenth century to the medical and engineering advances associated with the construction of the Panama Canal begun at its end.
Somalia Operations: Lessons Learned - Mandates and Missions, Rules of Engagement (ROE), Multinational Contingents, Execution, Logistics, Civil-Military, Relief Organizations, Mogadishu
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,770. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
After initial success in the summer of 1992 in restoring order and saving thousands of lives, American soldiers clashed with Somali forces and were withdrawn in the spring of 1994. In the months that followed, we have studied what the Somalia experience can teach us about peace missions and learned how we might improve our capabilities across the spectrum of joint operations.
21st Century Military Documents: Marine Maritime Prepositioning Force Programs Handbook - 2d Edition - MPF Operations, Supporting Naval Forces, Expeditionary, Seabasing, MAGTFs, MEDU, MEB, MEF
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Marine Corps' Maritime Prepositioning Force (MPF) and Marine Corps Prepositioning Program - Norway (MCPP-N) have been operationally invaluable in supporting our Nation's interests across the world. These two unique programs provide the essential elements needed to support and execute crisis response, global reach, and forward presence.
21st Century Military Documents: A Guide to Female Soldier Readiness - Hygiene, Nutrition, Health, Reproductive Hazards, Pregnancy, Parenting, STDs, Menstruation, Sexual Assault, Injury, Family Care
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,360. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The responsibility for female readiness ultimately falls to the female Soldiers themselves. However, this technical guide and the resources referenced within provide strategies to effectively ensure female Soldier readiness with the least amount of impact on the day-to-day mission of the unit and to help female Soldiers stay healthy before, during, and after deployment.
When Presidents Turn On America
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
George H. W. Bush was the first president to declare that he was in the process of integrating the Americas that would be set up as a trading region. The first effort was the FTAA, the Free Trade Area of the Americas. In addition, governance would be under United Nations laws that would be enforced on all member states of the Americas.
21st Century Military Documents: Training for Full Spectrum Operations (Field Manual FM 7-0) - Changing the Army's Mindset, Army Training System, Mission Essential Task List, Train to Sustain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,160. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
FM 7-0 cannot answer every training challenge of today's complex operational environments. It should, however, generate reflection and introspection on how Soldiers and units train for full spectrum operations as an expeditionary Army.
21st Century Military Documents: Multi-Service Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA), Integrating with National Guard Civil Support ATP 3-28.1(FM 3-28.1)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,060. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication identifies multi-Service tactics, techniques, and procedures (MTTP) for Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) and Integrating with National Guard Civil Support.
21st Century Military Documents: Civil-Military Operations (Joint Publication JP 3-57) - 2013 Edition, Civil Affairs, Host Nation Coordination, Planning and Forces, Nongovernmental, Private Sector
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,610. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication provides joint doctrine for planning and conducting civil-military operations (CMO) by joint forces, employing civil affairs forces, conducting civil affairs operations, and coordinating with departments, agencies, or other organizations during the execution of CMO.
Army National Guard (ARNG) Special Forces (SF) Units: The Standard and the Future - Special Operations for Unconventional Warfare, Core Competencies, Soldier's Personal Perspective
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,630. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Army National Guard SF units are not sufficiently trained or resourced. Their capabilities and readiness were further degraded by their recent high operational tempo.
The Small War Manual (SWM) and Marine Corps Military Operations Other than War Doctrine - Relevance in the 21st Century, MOOTW, Operational History, World War II
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 72,190. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The SWM is a USMC "pre-World War II booklet that provide[s] guidelines for the conduct of Military Operations Other than War (MOOTW)." It has been celebrated as "an unparalleled exposition of the theory of small wars."
Un uomo giusto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: Italian. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Essay » Political
La foto sbiadita sulla tomba di famiglia, ricordi tramandati da generazioni e il ritrovamento in soffitta di una cassetta di legno con foto antiche, danno lo spunto per scrivere questo libro, che vuole essere il racconto di un uomo giusto che fu dimenticato dalle istituzioni per la sola colpa di essere convinto del proprio ideale. A distanza di settantant'anni, dopo numerose interviste e la racc
Magic, Religion & Cannabis
Series: Opinions and essays. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,860. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Leela is the ancient spirit running through all things that birthed the universe according to Krishna. The word translates as "play, without profit or motive other than fun," and it's this vibration that all sacred clowns in history devoutly follow.
Średniowiecze. Kompendium wiedzy historycznej
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,450. Language: Polish. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
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Dzieje Europy i Polski w średniowieczu. W książce omówiono początki państwa polskiego, okres rozbicia dzielnicowego i unię z Litwą. Scharakteryzowano także między innymi przebieg krucjat oraz wojny stuletniej.
Starożytność. Kompendium wiedzy historycznej
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,090. Language: Polish. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
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Dzieje Europy i świata w starożytności. W książce przedstawiono historię despotycznych monarchii Bliskiego i Dalekiego Wschodu, dzieje greckich miast-państw oraz historię imperium rzymskiego.
The Case For Ordinary People In National History: Towards New Narratives Of Australia’s Past
Price: Free! Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
The settlement of Australia and New Zealand were among the most ambitions experiments in social engineering ever attempted. But the hundreds of thousands of ordinary people who made it happen are often absent from the standard histories. This is my case for including ordinary people in national history throught an emerging genre of history known as the ‘new history from below’.
Drifting
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Drifting is the story of Celesta Taylor as told through entries from her diaries. It relates her struggles as widow living on a farm in Quebec at the turn of the last century.
Megaliths of Jewish Lost Tribes
Price: Free! Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Asian
There are two unresolved mysteries in history. One is the disappearance of the ten Israelite tribes that the Assyrians had enslaved and transported to their lands and put them to slave for the empire. They eventually disappeared from history, and the Bible refers to them as the ‘Lost People’. This is an effort to discover their survivors.
The Sanibel Island Lighthouse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A specialized history of Sanibel Island, Florida, 1513-2014. Features the history and operation of the Sanibel Island Lighthouse. Well-illustrated
The Open Door: A History of Tacoma Community College
Price: Free! Words: 40,160. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A narrative history of Tacoma Community College, as told by the students, faculty, staff and community leaders who helped to build, develop and defend the institution's open door to educational opportunity.
Countering North Korean Special Purpose Forces - Vast Tunnel Network, Infiltration, Amphibious and Airborne Approaches, DPRK Submarines, Apache Attack Helicopters to the Rescue
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,300. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
As United States and Republic of Korea forces stand to defend against a DPRK attack, one of the most formidable tasks is how to counter a second front in the Joint Rear Security Area of the Republic of Korea.