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Preventing and Managing Conflict in an Unstable World - Iran, Rio Gangs, Iraq, Afghanistan, Taliban, Moldova, World War II, Rwanda, Child Soldiering, Japan Foreign Policy, Foreign Aid, Post-Conflict
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 200,940. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This anthology of research papers explores how to prevent and manage conflict in an unstable world. Some of the topics covered include Iran, Rio Gangs, Iraq, Afghanistan, Taliban, Moldova, World War II, Rwanda, child soldiering, Japan foreign policy, foreign aid, post-conflict, Greece, Uganda, Timor-Leste, and more.
The Conflict of the Ages Student Edition IV Ice Age Civilizations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,990. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Set the record straight on the Ice Age. Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age ... The rise of civilizations and ancient technology occurred rapidly. Find out the real reasons people lived in caves, moved frequently, or collected in a single location.
The Risk of Sorrow: Conversations with Holocaust Survivor, Helen Handler
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
What can the few remaining survivors of the Holocaust teach us before they are gone? What is it that hasn’t yet been said? A high school teacher is given the opportunity to find out when one such survivor chooses her to preserve her final testament. In The Risk of Sorrow, Valerie Foster, takes us on a compelling journey through her complex relationship with Helen Handler, a survivor of Auschwitz.
The Special Operations Forces (SOF) Nutrition Guide - Warrior Athlete, Fueling the Human Weapon, Nutrient Timing, Healthy Snacking, Keeping Lean, Bulking Up, Combat Rations, Nutrition for Combat
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,970. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Special Operations Forces (SOF) are "Warrior Athletes," the ultimate athlete. The physical and mental demands imposed by SOF training and missions require appropriate nutritional habits and interventions so that, under the most rigorous conditions, performance is optimized, and health is preserved.
With Courage: The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II - Atomic Bombing of Japan at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Defeating Italy and Germany, Europe in Flames, Building Air Power, Lineages
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,540. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a professionally-formatted free-flowing text reproduction of a major history of military aviation in World War II. With Courage: U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II retells the story of sacrifice, valor, and achievements in air campaigns against tough, determined adversaries.
The Big L: American Logistics in World War II - Industrial Mobilization, Acquisition, Infrastructure Building Victory's Foundation, Lend Lease, Pacific Theater, European Materiel Battle, War History
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 194,720. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
American logistics in World War II was "big" by just about any measure one can devise. There is no question that it played a dominant role in the allied victory and thereby shaped the history of the rest of the century.
Before 1492, the Portuguese Discovery of America
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,020. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
BEFORE 1492 presents a compelling argument that decades before Columbus set sail from Spain, Portuguese mariners discovered Brazil while searching for a sea route to India. The evidence for this theory is a map now on permanent display at the Library of Congress. Baffling features of the map - called the Waldseemüller map - can only be explained by Portuguese discovery of America prior to 1492.
Comparative Study of KC-135 Operations in Vietnam, Desert Storm, and Allied Force - Historical Perspective on the Development of Air Refueling, Tanker Issues
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper examines the operational employment of the KC-135 in three major conflicts. Air refueling is central not only to the tactical operations of a campaign, but the strategic goal of supporting two near simultaneous wars.
Challenging Nuclear Abolition - Analysis Contrasting Nuclear Modernization with the Goal of President Obama to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons, Complete List of All U.S. Nuclear Warheads
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,880. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Nuclear weapons policy has recently gained national exposure by the fact that the president declared a desire to reduce the number of nuclear weapons with a final goal of eliminating them all together.
The Path to War: U.S. Marine Corps Operations in Southeast Asia 1961 to 1965 - Response to Communist Aggression, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, Mao Tse-tung, Advisors to Major Forces
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,140. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This narrative chronicles the activities of the U.S. Marine Corps in Southeast Asia from January 1961 to March 1965. The period witnesses increasing Marine Corps involvement in the region as our nation's leaders responded to Communist aggression and sought to protect the United States' national interests.
Fulcrum of Power: Essays on the United States Air Force and National Security - World War II, Doolittle, Overlord, Kenney, Arnold, Atomic Bomb, Men Who Made the Air Force, B-36, Cold War, Vietnam
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,260. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This intriguing USAF book contains thought-provoking essays on the role of the U.S. Air Force in national security issues from World War II through Vietnam to current times.
If I Could Paint the Moon Black
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
We know The Diary of Anne Frank. Now, we have Imbi's story, If I Could Paint the Moon Black. A child and her mother in occupied Estonia, caught in the nowhere land between two warring dictators, Hitler and Stalin in the years 1939-1945. You will fall in love with the spirit of this young girl; a story of escape and love, delightfully told despite the reminders of war and devastation.
Aces and Aerial Victories: U.S. Air Force in Southeast Asia 1965-1973 - Detailed History of Vietnam Air War, Dramatic Aerial Combat Tales of Heroes, F-4, F-105, Enemy MIG Fighter Planes, B-52 Gunners
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,230. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Aces and Aerial Victories is a collection of firsthand accounts by Air Force fighter crews who flew combat missions over North Vietnam between 1965 and 1973.
Hammer Down: The Battle for the Watapur Valley, 2011 - War in Afghanistan Vanguard of Valor Series, Fight Against Taliban and al-Qaeda, Task Force Cacti
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
On the afternoon of 25 June 2011, the Soldiers of Bravo Company, 2d Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3d Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, also known as Task Force (TF) Cacti, entered an area of Afghanistan known as the "Gambir Jungle" as part of Operation HAMMER DOWN.
A Brief History of the U.S. Army in World War II - The U.S. Army Campaigns of World War II - Europe, Pacific, Germany, Japan, Allied Operations, Battle of the Bulge, North Africa, Aftermath
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook reproduces an important Army history of World War II.
Pathbreakers: U.S. Marine African American Officers in Their Own Words - Oral History Anthology with 21 Personal Accounts Covering 60 Years of Service - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Jr.
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,910. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This oral history anthology provides insight into the history of the African American officer experience in the U.S. Marine Corps. In the personal accounts of the 21 officers included that cover 60 years of service, the reader comes to understand how these men and women succeeded.
"Farewell the Tranquil Mind": Security and Stability in the Post-Vietnam Era - American Foreign Policy Shortly After Vietnam
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,800. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Vietnam War has now passed into history. Though the outcome of that war was anything but satisfactory to many Americans, it is probably safe to say that the war's end brought a qualified sense of relief to the broad generality of America's citizenry.
The History of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - From the Revolutionary War to the Space Race, West Point, Flood Control, Hydropower, Combat Operations, Panama Canal, World War I and II, Apollo
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,730. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This comprehensive ebook provides authoritative information on the storied history of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) and its many accomplishments.
Monumental Providence - Legends of History in Sculpture, Statuary, Monuments and Memorials
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2015 by Stillwater River Publications. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Public statuary as we think of it, first appeared in this state in the mid-1800s inspired by a European idiom. These masterpieces flourished and the resulting statues, monuments and memorials that are now scattered throughout the City of Providence stand as a testament to the people, places and events that have had a profound impact on the shaping of the history of Rhode Island.
The Times Report of the Trial of William Palmer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 179,420. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
“The Times Report of the Trial of William Palmer” reprints the court transcript of the 1856 poisoning case that riveted Victorian England, edited and corrected for the first time, along with more than 60 woodcuts restored to make them look better than the day they were printed. The books also includes added material, including 250 footnotes, maps, and profiles.