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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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: 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.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,910. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,800. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,730. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2015 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,420. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
“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.
Louisiana's Sacred Places: Churches, Cemeteries and Voodoo
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » History of things
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Packed with history, mystery and stunning photos, "Louisiana's Sacred Places" takes readers on a trail of hauntingly beautiful churches, cemeteries and Voodoo ceremonies. Travel the "cities of the dead" in New Orleans across the backroad bayous across south Louisiana. Anne Rice calls it: “Delightfully vivid bringing to life all the favorite haunts of the lively spirits both living and dead.”
Forging the Sword: Developing Leaders for the Air Operations Center - Evolution of Airpower Command and Control Concepts, AOC Leadership Development, Developing Airpower Leaders
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,120. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook reproduces an Air Force study which addresses how the USAF can best prepare officers for leadership positions in the Air Operations Center.
Deux cités du Graal
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 41,020. Language: French. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Chrétien de Troyes a écrit la légende du Graal en Mayenne et dans l'Orne ; sous forme romancée, l'auteur narre les sources de cette légende
Pushing the Horizon: Seventy-Five Years of High Stakes Science and Technology at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) - Thomas Edison, V-2, Vanguard, Operation Crossroads, Cold War Nuclear Secrets
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,930. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique history explores the origin, development, and accomplishments of NRL over the last 75 years. It analyzes the personalities, institutional culture, and influences of what has become one of the preeminent research laboratories within the United States.
Army Lineage Series: The Organizational History of Field Artillery, 1775 - 2003 - Revolutionary War to Nuclear Missiles, Civil War, World War II, Atomic Field Army, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 187,030. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume, The Organizational History of Field Artillery, 1775-2003, addresses the need for a modern work that records the historical structure, strength, disposition, materiel, and technical and tactical doctrine of artillery in the U.S. Army.
Who Am I? Volume 1 - African Americans History - Trivia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This “Who Am I?” trivia book will provide you with history on African Americans who have achieved different levels of greatness. Test your knowledge on African-American history. - Remember, KNOWLEDGE IS POWER!
Lying to Ourselves: Dishonesty in the Army Profession - Compelling War College Study Looking at the Deluge of Requirements, Honestly Confronting Dishonesty, Making Excuses, Confronting the Truth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free-flowing text ebook reproduces an important Army War College study on dishonesty in the Army. This study found that many Army officers, after repeated exposure to the overwhelming demands and the associated need to put their honor on the line to verify compliance, have become ethically numb.
The Diaries of Claire K. A Young Governess in Germany 1929-33
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,730. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
These are from the diaries of Claire Kinross, my mother.My mother was an author and poet, but it wasn't until after her death in l991 that my sister and I discovered her journals written in small neat handwriting in black hand bound books.They gave an intriguing and honest look into the young woman that we had never known, while she was a governess in Germany from 1929 to 1933.
The New York Mob Vol I: When the Irish Ran New York 1840-1917
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 18,820. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Tammany Hall was a political organization who mobilized poor Irish immigrants into a powerbase to run New York city from the American Civil War to WWII. And although Tammany gave New York its first public welfare system, it did so at the expense of a level of political corruption never seen before or since. This is the story of the rise and fall of Tammany Hall.
Disappeared Without a Trace Vol II: The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 13,700. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1587 the first permanent English colony was settled in Roanoke Island, on the North Carolina Coast. John White, the governor of the colony, returned to England for supplies, but his return to the colony was delayed by the English battle with the Spanish Armada. When White was finally able to return to Roanoke Island in 1590, all the colonists had disappeared, never to be seen again, This is
In The Footsteps Of Heroes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,160. Language: British English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
A photo guide tour of some of the main sights of the WW1 Western Front. Places visited include Ypres, Paschendaele, Arras and Albert as well as the Somme battlefields and a number of memorials and cemeteries in the area. This is not a professional photographic book but a collection of my personal photos of the area taken on numerous visits both for research and pleasure.
Africa in Prophecy
Price: Free! Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles
Is Africa really cursed? If Africa is cursed, who cursed it and why? Are the negative life and leadership realities in Africa today products of a curse? Is there an end to the problems of Africa? What does the future holds for her? In this book these and many other questions about Africa's past, present and future are finally answered from the wealth of Bible prophecies.
French Fries In The American Southwest
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Fiction » Adventure » General
In the aftermath of the drugged-out 1960s, two American teenagers drift about the American Southwest looking for trouble, soaking themselves in the heat of the Mojave Desert while rubbing up against the dregs of the dying hippie biker culture, managing to avoid getting killed, or worse. Each adventure begins with improbable amount of french fries and unhealthy amounts of salt.
The Revolt of the Zanj
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 138,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Screenplays » Action Adventure
Zanj were constrained African slaves to work with the clearing of the grounds in the south of Iraq. When they were raised, they were joined by the slaves of the cities and the close villages. Their chief, Alī ibn Muhammad, was a man who became aware of their misery. They fighting during 15 years to preservo their freedom.