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Key to the Sacred Pattern: The Untold Story of Rennes-le-Château
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,860. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Ten years before the publication of Holy Blood, Holy Grail, Henry Lincoln began his odyssey into the mysteries of an insignificant village in the French Pyrenees. In the 1890s, Bérenger Saunière, the penniless priest of Rennes-le-Château became spectacularly wealthy after finding coded parchments hidden in his church. This book chronicles the genesis of Holy Blood, Holy Grail and Lincoln's work.
Black Taj Mahal: The Emperor's Missing Tomb
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Asian
To realize the crux of Black Taj, the existence of a paradox, a glaring asymmetry at the very center, this book is a summation of the research conducted by Arshi who visited the Taj in 1982. He was awestruck with grandeur and magnificence of the white marble, its perfect symmetry and the balance of the entire complex. And especially the unfulfilled dream of emperor Shah Jahan;the Black Taj Mahal.
The United States Air Force in Southeast Asia - Civic Action - Vietnam War, Nation Building Amid Instability, Pacification, Tet Offensive, President Kennedy, Johnson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 237,750. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) publication explores military civic actions in the Vietnam War.
2015 Pentagon Report: Asia-Pacific Maritime Security Strategy: Achieving U.S. National Security Objectives - South China Sea, Japan, Senkaku Islands, Paracel, PLAN Navy, China's Spratlys Outposts
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,860. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this newly released Pentagon report provides an up-to-date status of American Asia-Pacific maritime strategy, with detailed information about ongoing competing territorial and maritime claims in the South and East China Sea.
Wings of Hope: The U.S. Air Force and Humanitarian Airlift Operations - Berlin Airlift, Vietnam, Floods, Disasters, Africa, Provide Comfort for Iraqi Kurds, Bosnia, Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Katrina
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,530. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) book reviews the long and honorable history of humanitarian airlifts - part of a well-established tradition dating back three-quarters of a century to the early days of military flight.
A War Too Long: The USAF in Southeast Asia 1961-1975: Vietnam War, Laos and Cambodia, Communist Challenge, LeMay Ignored, Kennedy and Johnson, Escalation, Rolling Thunder, Pathet Lao, Linebacker
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 140,090. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) book is an exceptionally readable and interesting overview of the role of air power in the Vietnam War and the conflict in Southeast Asia.
The United States Air Force in Southeast Asia 1961-1973 - Official Account, Air Operations in South Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, B-52, Airlift, Refueling, Reconnaissance, Rescue, Logistics, Medical, POWs
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 203,200. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) publication is an account of USAF activities in the Southeast Asia conflict from 1961 to 1973.
The U.S. Air Service in World War I - Volume II - Early Concepts of Military Aviation, 1913 to 1919, Foulois, Mitchell, Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Observation Balloons, Area and Precision Bombing
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 252,010. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication is a collection of documents reflecting and illustrating various concepts of the functions of military aviation and ideas concerning the employment of aircraft as an instrument of warfare.
A Dangerous Business: The U.S. Navy and National Reconnaissance During the Cold War - Commemorating Silent Sacrifices - SESP Program, Pueblo Incident, North Korean Shootdown, Turbulent Turtle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,170. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique publication outlines the history of Naval aerial reconnaissance during the Cold War.
Finding a Measured Response to Iran's Activities - History of Confrontations between the U.S. and Islamic Republic, Khomeini and the Iran Hostage Crisis, Iran-Contra Arms for Hostages, Post 9/11
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 116,010. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Marine Corps monograph features a paper on finding measured responses that the United States can employ to engage the Islamic Republic of Iran based on the tit for tat strategy of game theory.
Saudi Arabia's Strategic Rocket Force: The Silent Service - Surface to Surface Missiles, Riyadh's Strategic Calculations, Nuclear Weapons, Missiles from China and Pakistan, Counterproliferation
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 121,320. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Marine Corps monograph deals with Saudi Arabia's Strategic Rocket Force—the "silent force" because it receives far less publicity than the country's other armed services.
Iwo Jima and the Bonin Islands in U.S. - Japan Relations: American Strategy, Japanese Territory, and the Islanders In-between - World War II, Ogasawara, Kazan, Shogun, Chichi Jima Life, Marcus Island
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 347,160. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Marine Corps book is first and foremost a study on the "intra-alliance" dynamics in which one country, the United States, continued to occupy and administer islands that were recognized as Japanese territory.
Hysterically Historical: March II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,170. Language: American English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » History » World
Short, easly-read descriptions of events in history with comments ridiculing the responsible = fun, even if no learning occurs. But learning might actually happen, so why fight it?
Case Studies in Operational Culture - Iraq War and Afghanistan, Working with Local Civilians, Gender Issues, Local Police, Ecuador, Libya, Pacific Missile Defense, Australian Indigenous Communities
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 121,590. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Marine Corps book provides an important record of the cultural lessons learned during the past decade—not only in Afghanistan and Iraq but in a variety of operations around the globe.
Hysterically Historical: March I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,310. Language: American English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Short, discrete, easy-to-read historical events with an appropriate amount of mockery leave the guilty exposed, the innocent, well, unmocked.
Strategic Water: Iraq and Security Planning in the Euphrates-Tigris Basin - History, Geopolitics, Climate Change and Water Demand, Kurdish Control, Hydropolitics, Crisis and Diplomacy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 184,970. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) publication provides a detailed analysis of water and security issues in the Euphrates-Tigris basin, based on open-source reporting and focused on the issues identified by the U.S. Intelligence Community in 2012.
Interdiction in Southern Laos 1960-1968 - The United States Air Force in Southeast Asia - North Vietnamese Communist Infiltration, Steel Tiger, Igloo White, Khe Sanh and Tet Offensive, Indochina
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 229,570. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) publication examines American air operations in Laos during the Vietnam War.
Life is Like a Glass of Tea: Studies of Classic Jewish Jokes (Second Edition)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,760. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The first book on Jewish humor in which individual jokes are singled out for comprehensive study, this classic book devotes a chapter to each of 8 major jokes, tracing its history & variants—and looking closely at the ways in which the comic behavior enacted in the punchline can be interpreted. One of the unique properties of classic Jewish jokes is openness to radically different interpretations.
Hysterically Historical: February II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,670. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Individual historical events arranged chronologically by date for easy reference, easy research, and easy reading, then flavored with satire, puns, hyperbole, and general mockery, all in a series of 24 copyrighted (not copied) texts.
Hysterically Historical: February I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,670. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » History » World
Short, easy-to-read descriptions of historical events with hysterical comments, organized an easy-to-find chronological order.