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Development of Maritime Patrol Aviation in the Interwar Period, 1918-1941 - Covering World War I, Rigid Airships, Flying Boat, Bureau of Aeronautics BuAer and OpNav, London Naval Conference
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,520. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The contributions of patrol aviation during World War II as the long-range patrol and reconnaissance arm of the U.S. Navy are well documented, but the development of its origins remain historically under-examined. The goal of this study is to perform an historical investigation of the influential forces that shaped the development of patrol aviation.
Del Arte de la Guerra
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,230. Language: Spanish. Published: May 3, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Propuestas de táctica y estrategia militar para el siglo XVI de la era cristiana presentadas por el florentino Nicolás de Maquiavelo.Aunque los medios bélicos y la tecnología militar han evolucionado cinco siglos desde la fecha en que se escribio Del Arte de la Guerra, los conceptos básicos acerca del comportamiento humano y la esencia de la estrategia siguen intactos, siguen vigentes.
Striking the Balance between Discipline and Justice: The Commander's Role in the Military Justice System and its Impact on the Military Profession - Sexual Assault Scandals and History of Justice
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,130. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study will examine whether removing commanders from the military justice process will affect the United States military's status as a profession. Chapter 2 includes a survey of existing literature on the elements of a profession, the military's status as a profession, and the arguments for and against commander involvement in the military justice process.
The Kennedy Curse: Shattered
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,950. Language: British English. Published: May 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
The tragic and true story of how Joe Kennedy drove his children to achieve perfection and to win at everything; at any cost. This book tells how the Kennedy family achieved wealth and power beyond belief and how they made enemies of some very dangerous people along the way, with tragic consequences for them all.
Honor Unbound
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,060. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
Biographical in nature and written in narrative form, Honor Unbound details Emma's traumatic childhood in Canada, her harrowing escape to the United States and the injustices she witnessed that forced her to disguise herself as Franklin Thompson.
Convoy Ambush Case Studies - Volume II - Iraq and Afghanistan: Dramatic and Tragic Stories of Courage and Heroism, Lessons Learned Analysis for Logistics Truck Drivers Battling in Terrorist Kill Zones
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 161,300. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Against an enemy that used the desert and mountains to their tactical advantage, convoy tactics, techniques and procedures quickly evolved to counter the violent opposition. Each ambush recounts in vivid detail incredible acts of heroism by both military and civilian truck drivers as they struggled to survive under harrowing conditions.
Convoy Ambush Case Studies - Volume I - Korea and Vietnam: Dramatic and Tragic Stories of Courage and Heroism, Thoughtful Analysis of Lessons Learned in the Heat of Combat for Logistics Truck Drivers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 88,600. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the second edition of a superb report on convoy ambushes in the Korean and Vietnam war. This is the first book dedicated to the study of convoy ambushes. It chronicles the lessons of both wars and describes incredible feats of heroism of truck drivers defending truck drivers. The Vietnam War was the golden age of gun trucks with art work and names to reflect the élan of the crews.
Genios de la Estrategia Militar Volumen X Creadores de la Estategia Moderna (I) De Maquivaelo a Hitler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 160,420. Language: Spanish. Published: April 27, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Essay » Political
Al estallar, la guerra, domina nuestras vidas. Como la describiera un novelista en 1861, la guerra es como una gran tempestad que llega a todos, se introduce en el órgano de la iglesia, silba de un extremo a otro de las calles, se gana dentro de nuestras estufas de chimenea, hace tañir las copas en los bares, levanta las canas en los hombres de estado, invade las aulas de los colegios....
Z: One Family's Journey from Immigration through Poverty to the Fulfillment of the Promise of America
Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off until June 03!) Words: 67,220. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » History » Family history
The biography of a man, a family, and immigration from Europe to poverty and their climb towards the promise of America. Living through the Great Depression, the Second World War, failures and successes, he finds his greatest success in his family, helping others, lifting those he can as he lifts himself, and his love for the woman who gave up all her privilege to share his dream.
I Know The Answers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,460. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
The reader of this book will find unprecedented answers to many questions related to the appearance of our planet and our solar system, as well compelling evidence of our own creation along with detailed explanation of the purpose of all the megalithic structures on Earth. Legendary Atlantis and Great Deluge.
Las violetas del paraíso, una historia montonera
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 146,880. Language: Spanish. Published: April 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
La guerrilla peronista de los años setenta vista desde adentro: cómo jóvenes de clase media se integraron a la lucha armada tras la promesa de instalar el paraíso en la Tierra, iniciándose en el amor al mismo tiempo que en la guerra. Una novela histórica de ritmo vertiginoso basada en hechos reales que se convierte en un aporte esencial para la comprensión de los años de plomo en la Argentina.
La guerra de los tres años Historiografía de la Guerra de los Mil Días en Colombia (1898-1902)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,040. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
En La Guerra de los Tres Años, el autor José María Vesga y Ávila uno de los jefes de las fuerzas liberales que en 1899 se levantaron en armas contra el gobierno conservador y republicano de Manuel Sanclemente en Colombia, hace un amplio recorrido histórico por gran parte de los escenarios de horror y violencia que caracterizaron ese enfrentamiento bélico más conocido como la Guerrade los Mil Días.
Powerhouse: The Meek School at Ole Miss
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 56,850. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018 by Yoknapatawpha Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
Powerhouse: The Meek School at Ole Miss, by Ronald Farrar, a history of the journalism department at the University of Mississippi from its humble beginnings in 1946 to the present Meek School of Journalism and New Media. Dr. Gerald Forbes was the founding chairman, and Ed Meek, an alumnus and benefactor, did much to propel it toward the top tier in its field.
American Hannibal
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 101,280. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2018 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
In his compelling account of the Battle of Cowpens, Jim Stempel makes the case that Morgan’s victory closely mirrors Hannibal’s extraordinary triumph at Cannae, regarded by many as one of the greatest military accomplishments of all time.
Arnhem's Kaleidoscope Children
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 140,010. Language: Australian English. Published: April 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was hot with stillness in the late afternoon air. The billabong surface shone with unnatural stillness, Fresh tracks at water's edge told of pigs just gone. Two bubbles popped to the surface of the pool; 'decaying vegetation" I thought. I should have known it was a crocodile before too late! Landscape of Crocodile Dundee: story of a family in a remote aboriginal community in Northern Australia.
Social Evolution: Heading for Catastrophe
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 51,490. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
Have you ever realized that your view of the world has largely been shaped by social evolution? Imagine how differently you would have viewed the world if you had been born an ancient tribesman thousands of years ago and believed in Animism, which attributed living souls to nearly everything including plants and inanimate objects. Or if you had been born in Ancient Egypt and taught
Captain Puckett: Sea Stories of a Former Panama Canal Pilot
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,130. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
The history and operations of the Panama Canal during the 1980s and 1990s come to life in this vibrant memoir by retired canal pilot Kenneth P. Puckett and co-authored by longtime journalist William D. LaRue. In this autobiography, Captain Puckett shares "sea stories" and other exciting personal tales that have made him a popular maritime instructor and cruise ship lecturer.
Dr. Bizarro's Eclectic Collection of Strange and Obscure Facts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018 by Permuted. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Social Science » Reference
From the odd to the outrageous, Dr. Bizarro's newly-discovered and recently completed collection of arcana includes secrets and hidden info about everything from fringe myths and plagued places to rejected literary classics and even horrific ways to die on a farm.
GENTE DI GALERA. La guerra nautica nel Mediterraneo tra Medioevo ed Evo Moderno.
Price: Free! Words: 422,680. Language: Italian. Published: April 6, 2018. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
L'evoluzione tecnico-tattica della guerra nautica dall'Alto Medioevo ai prodromi della Guerra dei Trent'anni desunta da cronache, documenti e trattati coevi. Trattasi di un'opera del tipo 'work in progress', cioè soggetta a frequenti aggiunte e correzioni, e quindi l'autore consiglia di riscaricarla periodicamente.
Testaments from Kiev: A Family in the Shadow of the Iron Curtain
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 97,810. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
In the spring of 1986 in Kiev the blooms were on the flowers; the emerald-green leaves on the trees were multiplying and the sun was gathering strength, warming the earth and the hearts of the City's two million people.