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Amurath to Amurath (Includes Biography of Gertrude Bell)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 159,420. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Gertrude Bell was an extraordinary woman who did what most women or men, even today, would dream of doing. Her travels opened doors to the Western world about the life and culture of the Middle East. This book traces her journey through Mesopotamia. It feels as fresh and energetic today, over 100 years later, as it did when it was first published in 1911. It also includes the short biography, “
Adaptation to Change: U.S. Army Cavalry Doctrine and Mechanization, 1938-1945 - World War II Armored Force, Corps Reconnaissance
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,940. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines a microcosm of the Army then, one that confronted fundamental change in mechanization, the Cavalry branch. Instead of focusing on the creation of the Armored Force and evolution of tank doctrine, this monograph examines mechanized cavalry doctrine as practiced by reconnaissance groups and squadrons in the European theater.
One Hundred Years of Flight: USAF Chronology of Significant Air and Space Events 1903-2002 - Wright Brothers, World War II, American Military Aviation History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,430. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Commemorating the first century of aviation, this chronology is dedicated to the men and women who gave their lives to advance air and space flight. It includes significant air and space events since the Wright brothers first demonstrated in 1903 that humankind could fly in heavier-than-air machines.
Istoria unei minciuni bolşevice- 23 august 1944
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,240. Language: Romanian. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
August 23rd is known as the national day of Romania celebration date while the country was under the communist party leadership.The celebration marked the moment of August 23 1944, when Romania left the alliance with Germany and joined the United Nations in the war against Hitler. The national celebration and the events organized throughout the day were an expression of the main ideological theme.
To Join or Not to Join the Nuclear Club: How Nations Think about Nuclear Weapons: Two Middle East Case Studies - Libya and Pakistan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,810. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The two papers included in this Monograph offer insights into the differing paths taken by two countries in the greater Middle East region—Libya and Pakistan—with the former relinquishing its nuclear program and the latter acquiring a military nuclear capability.
Why is the Colonel Called "Kernal"? The Origin of the Ranks and Rank Insignia Now Used by the United States Armed Forces - Enlisted Ranks, Officers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. military services still use many of the ranks they started with when they began in 1775 at the start of our Revolutionary War. The leaders adopted the organization, regulations and ranks of the British army and navy with just minor changes.
Rising: Stories of the 2013 Alberta Flood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Examining one of the largest natural disasters in Canadian history as never before—through the eyes of the people it directly affected—Taylor Lambert's new book Rising puts a human face on a catastrophe while exploring the history of Calgary and southern Alberta. One quarter of the author's proceeds benefit The Calgary Foundation's Flood Rebuilding Fund.
The Reno Court of Inquiry: Day Three
Series: The Reno Court of Inquiry, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,820. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Major Marcus Reno has come under an intense amount of criticism for his role in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. This work is a hand-transcribed copy of the original inquiry performed in 1879. I has never been provided in electronic form and never without a host of commentary. This is the actual work as it appears in the Library of Congress.
Saddam Hussein's Nuclear Vision: An Atomic Shield and Sword for Conquest - Iraq's Enemies, Iran, Israel, Osirak Airstrike, Duelfer Report, A.Q. Khan, WMD
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,370. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines why Saddam Hussein pursued nuclear weapons and, as a basic aspect of that question, how he might have employed that capability had he acquired it, whether for deterrence, warfighting, or something else.
Typhoon Haiyan the Untold Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,100. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » World
Inspired by true events, the novel brings to life an epic tale of survival from the world’s strongest typhoon ever recorded in history, Typhoon Haiyan, where it weaves a human story that would stir hearts and touch lives, combining intense drama, love, and faith as it entreats reader’s on how far can one human being go to mend broken lives.
Operational Culture for the Warfighter: Principles and Applications - Physical Environment, Economy, Social Structure, Political Structure, Iraq, Islam, Clausewitz, Wargaming
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,550. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This textbook is designed to help Marines link concepts of culture to the realities of planning and executing military operations around the world.
Applications in Operational Culture: Perspectives from the Field - Marine Corps Historical Perspective, Iraq, Afghanistan, al-Qaeda, Pashtun Tribes, Iraqi Army, Long Fight in the Long War
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,160. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Applications in Operational Culture, Perspectives from the Field presents six essays by experienced field-grade officers on the challenges, successes, and future warfighting problems of applying culture to military operations.
Dryden House
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,420. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
A human, often humorous story of 150 years of adventure, romance, human weakness and strength, war and peace worldwide and five generations of the Dryden family. Events within a still today standing Dryden House bind it into a credible narrative, beginning with an original Henry Rayfield Dryden- Dryden at Waterloo in 1815 and the French girl he married in 1816.
Preparing for an Era of Persistent Conflict - Low Intensity Conflict, Piracy, Somalia, Terrorism, Case Study of U.S. Iraq Invasion Decision, Clausewitz's Trinity, Unified Command Plan History
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 98,910. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume of papers begins with one of the central strategic issues facing the country—the lack of operational, deployable civilians. Many studies on ideal solutions to grow civilian capacity gather dust on credenzas.
Inside the Wire: An Alternative View of the Vietnam War
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
The majority of American troops in Vietnam were not involved in the shooting war. They did have their issues however. Written over 30 years ago, this series of anecdotes takes you through two years in the life of one such soldier, from being drafted until after being discharged. From the Local Draft Boards to Nixon’s War on Drugs, it’s all here.
Radha Theke Poschimbongo - A journey Through Four Millenium
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
History of Bangladesh (Bengal) along with other Bengali speaking areas of India from epic ages to twentieth century.
Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh
Price: Free! Words: 107,740. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 31, 2014 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Hơn 40 năm sau khi loạt bài "Trăm Việt trên vùng định mệnh" được đăng tải lần đầu trên tạp chí Bách Khoa (Sài Gòn 1969-1974), cùng với các tranh chấp biên giới và lãnh hải giữa Việt Nam và người láng giềng khổng lồ phương Bắc (và với cả các lân bang Trăm Việt), những điều chứa đựng trong Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh ngày càng minh bạch và đầy ý nghĩa.
Harnessing the Genie: Science and Technology Forecasting for the Air Force - 1944-1986 - von Karman, Woods Hole, Doolittle, Hap Arnold, Stever, Schriever, Forecast Project
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,890. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Harnessing the Genie describes and analyzes the methodologies and conclusions of the five main science and technology forecasts undertaken by the Air Force since before its birth as an independent service. Hopefully, this work will provide useful background as the Air Force grapples with the technological demands of national security in the 21st century.
An Examination of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Development Within the United States from 1952 to 1965 - Missile Gap, Sputnik, General Bernard Schriever, Simon Ramo
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,250. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines efforts of the United States to develop and deploy intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) in the years from 1952 through 1965. The specific areas addressed include background information setting the stage for the extreme urgency under which these weapon systems developed including the major committees that moved the process forward.
A City Torn in Two
Price: Free! Words: 28,320. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
When the Berlin Wall goes up, Ekaterina and Marta Gorvich are trapped away from their family. Can they return home? Will they find the strength to survive in the Soviet sector? Who can they trust? Will dependence upon each other and a new friend be enough to get them over the Wall?