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The Mysterious Hands at Gargas: A Strange But True 15-Minute Tale
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Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe
It was 1887 in southern France. A man was exploring the hills near the town of Saint-Gaudens. He was in an area with lots of caves nestled into the soft rock and steep cliffs. Suddenly he came upon an opening in the rock. He pushed aside the bush covering the hole and looked into a long tunnel. What did he find in the cave that has mystified scientists to this day? Explore the Gargas Cave!
Fontevraud: Mysteries of the Abbey and the Village
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,980. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Royal Abbey of Fontevraud is magical in both senses of the word. Fontevraud: Mysteries of the Abbey and the Village evokes, to be sure, its amazing history, much of it well-documented but some of it little-known. It also recounts recondite and inexplicable, perhaps supernatural stories surrounding the abbey.
Trekdiere
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,600. Language: Afrikaans. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Die Afrikanervolk se geskiedenis is 'n roemryke geskiedenis. Dit is net jammer ons kinders leer nie meer van die geskiedenis nie. Hierdie boek is 'n poging om die Boerevolk se geskiedenis in een storieboek saam te vat. Volwassenes sowel as kinders sal die boek geniet, en daarna weer opnuut respek vir ons volk se geskiedenis hê.
Prolonged Wars: A Post-Nuclear Challenge - Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Northern Ireland, Vietnam, El Salvador, Sudan, Ethiopia and Eritrea, Liberia, Angola, Namibia, Nicaragua
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 158,050. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The authors examine the underlying impact of the cold war on protracted conflict in Africa and Asia. These area specialists examine the factors that produced prolonged conflict and what each side in them considered the cause(s) of these struggles. They analyze the reasons for "success" and "failure" in each of these regional conflicts.
American Airpower Comes of Age: General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's World War II Diaries - Volume 2 - England, Normandy, Italy, Iwo Jima, Paris and Germany
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,550. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Gen Henry H. “Hap” Arnold, US Army Air Forces (AAF) Chief of Staff during World War II, maintained diaries for his several journeys to various meetings and conferences throughout the conflict. Volume 2 encompasses General Arnold’s final seven journeys and the diaries he kept therein.
American Airpower Comes of Age: General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's World War II Diaries - England, South Pacific, North Africa, Middle East, India, China
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 208,890. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume has richly enhanced General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's reputation as the father of today's United States Air Force. Major General John W. Huston, himself an Army Air Forces combat veteran of the war, has edited each of Arnold's World War II diaries and placed them in their historical context while explaining the problems Hap faced and evaluating the results of his travels.
A Need to Know: The Role of Air Force Reconnaissance in War Planning, 1945-1953 - Radar Principles, World War I and II, Korean War
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
More than a tool of policy makers to gather intelligence, Air Force reconnaissance efforts shaped early Cold War doctrine and war planning. Dr. Farquhar argues that a lack of information on Soviet strategic capabilities dominated the organization, operational planning, and equipment of the postwar Air Force.
Airhead Operations - Where AMC Delivers: The Linchpin of Rapid Force Projection - Mogadishu, Somalia, Operation Restore Hope, Air Mobility
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 20,270. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Air mobility forces in the airhead are crucial to the combatant commander's theater operations. He relies on them to introduce forces to the theater, to sustain them, to support intratheater movement, and to redeploy forces to the CONUS.
Self-Protective Measures to Enhance Airlift Operations in Hostile Environments - Electronic Warfare, Radar, Airborne Interceptors, Infrared Tracking, Lasers, Directed-Energy
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,750. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Self-Protective Measures to Enhance Airlift Operations in Hostile Environments is a worthy response to this national crisis for its timeliness, comprehensive approach, and authority. The report is timely not only in addressing an issue of national strategic significance but also in doing so at a time when the Military Airlift Command is beginning its search for solutions.
Air Force Strategy Study 2020-2030: Power Projection, Freedom of Action in Air, Space, and Cyberspace, Global Situational Awareness, Military Support for Civil Authorities
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,540. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The team analyzed four future world scenarios — a peer competitor, resurgent power, failed state, and jihadist insurgency — in relation to the nation's vital interests and the 12 Air Force core functions. The resulting analysis led to a synthesis of the core functions into five critical capabilities designed to meet the Air Force's strategic challenges in 2030.
1ed, Un único Dios - La biblia y el motivo de ser del pueblo elegido
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Price: Free! Words: 111,240. Language: Spanish. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Bibles
EL PORQUÉ DE LA CREACIÓN DEL PUEBLO JUDÍO El pueblo elegido, ¿elegido para qué? Adán y Eva, ¿los primeros de la humanidad o simplemente los primeros del pueblo hebreo? Los judíos, ¿fueron el ejército de Dios? Si hay un sólo Dios, ¿qué pasó con los otros dioses de la antigüedad? Jesús: ¿es Dios o un profeta? ¿Para qué un Mesías? ¿Llegó el Mesías? ¿De qué libera Jesús a la humanidad?
Ten Essential Words
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,010. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Can the relevancy of the Christian faith and the answers to so many complex questions we face today be as simple as getting back to some of the basic tenants of the faith? This book attempts to reclaim the original intent of the Ten Commandments given in their ancient context and brings them forward as a healthy and relevant way to live in today’s world. The answers may surprise you.
Midlands Morsels, Treasures from Tasmania
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,560. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » International
A glimpse into daily life in one corner of our planet, with recipes from those wonderful women of all ages who keep life ticking over for their families and friends
Amazing Americans: High-Interest Short Stories from America's Past
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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Twenty-one high interest true short stories that feature exciting personalities from America’s past. Each personality made unique contributions to America, and their stories are recounted in exciting terms.
Praetorian STARShip: The Untold Story of the Combat Talon Special Forces Operations - Infiltration, Exfiltration, Surface to Air Recovery System, Fulton Recovery, Iranian Rescue, Vietnam, Desert Storm
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 318,750. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Jerry Thigpen's study on the history of the Combat Talon is the first effort to tell the story of this wonderfully capable machine. This weapons system has performed virtually every imaginable tactical event in the spectrum of conflict and by any measure is the most versatile C-130 derivative ever produced.
Sobers Six Hit Perfection At Swansea: That Was The Day
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 15,610. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
On 31st of August 1968, at the St Helen’s cricket ground in Swansea, West Indies cricketer Garfield St Aubrun (Garry) Sobers became the first player in the, roughly, 200 year history of the sport to hit every ball of an over for six, playing for Nottinghamshire against Glamorgan. This is an account of that afternoon by someone who was there, set in the context of a turbulent year.
Be A Rational Pessimist
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Price: Free! Words: 47,770. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
The Rational Pessimists are realists. Rational pessimism stems from two truths. Man is powerless in the face of nature. Second, human nature has changed for the worse. Satanic traits like greed, arrogance, have spread like wildfire while Godly traits like compassion, honesty, is declining day by day. This book also seeks to make the readers “Rational P
America's Last Real Home Front
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,320. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Recalling the men, women and kids who conducted America's World War II home front in the greatest mobilization program the world has ever known. Here's how they came from years behind to outproduce the Axis in everything from tanks to bombers, while putting up with higher taxes, shortages, rationing and nearby Uboats. The author also discusses what America must do to ever mobilize that way again
The Thirty-Six Strategies of Ancient China
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,240. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Thirty-Six Strategies of Ancient China is an easy to read and fascinating look at how many of the strategies and tactics mentioned by Sun Tzu in his book The Art Of War, were employed in ancient times.
Les femmes chez Herodote
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,770. Language: French. Published: June 27, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Globe-trotter avant la lettre, Hérodote nous a laissé bien plus un immense reportage qu'une œuvre historique proprement dite, quoique le but qu'il se fût fixé au départ eût été de relater les guerres médiques. Et, paradoxalement, c'est justement ce qui fait l'intérêt historique de son œuvre. Découvrons, à travers ses récits, le sort des femmes de l'antiquité.