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Building a Strategic Air Force: 1945 through 1953, Cold War Atomic and Nuclear Weapons, Plans for Attacking Russia and the Soviet Union, Bombers, Eisenhower, LeMay, Vandenberg, Berlin Crisis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 233,180. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume concerns the American air force's efforts to build a strategic force. The emphasis is on the leaders, the political context, programs, and forces.
Heliopolis 2
Price: Free! Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
Heliopolis, and its ancient Priesthood are far more important in the history and development of the West than is currently acknowledged. In 'Heliopolis 1' we intimated that as far as the Judeo-Christian heritage is concerned, there is much to be learned by following the Heliopolis trail. 'Heliopolis 2' starts to follow some of the leads.
Optimus Vice
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Christianity in its latter days has become an organization entailing a two pronged class groups, those who have chosen the Bible as their final authority and those who have been made by other men to believe that man is final authority in Bible interpretation. For the sake of simplicity, I shall refer to the first group as "Bible believing Christians."
Land Divided by Law: The Yakama Indian Nation as Environmental History, 1840-1933
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,900. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Environmental law, Nonfiction » History » Native American
An environmental history of Yakama and Euro-American cultural interactions during the 19th and 20th century, exploring the role of law in both curtailing and promoting rights to subsistence resources within a market economy. Uses original source files, case histories, and contemporary writings and describes how the struggle to assert treaty rights both sprang from and impacted lives of the Yakama.
Defrauding Wisconsin The Tax Crimes of Senator Joseph McCarthy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / taxation, Nonfiction » History » North America
Joseph McCarthy was investigated by a U.S. Senate subcommittee beginning in 1951. The subcommittee examined his tax filing as did the Truman administration, an ardent political foe of the Wisconsin Republican. McCarthy was affiliated with, among others, Pepsi-Cola and Lustron, a post World War II prefab housing manufacturer. My ebook looks at his tax problems beginning when he was a U.S. Marine.
Etruscan Origins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
The Etruscans remain one of Western Europe’s most enigmatic people. Where they came from is uncertain. Herodotus believed they were from Lydia. Dionysius of Halicarnassus argued they were indigenous to Tuscany. This overview sets out the models of causation used to explain their origins and incorporates the findings of recent DNA studies.
The Armoured Train Incident
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
On 15 November 1899, near the start of the Anglo-Boer War, an armoured train with a young Winston Churchill aboard ground its way through the misty hinterland of Natal, South Africa. The Boers, fearsome, brave Afrikaner farmers known for their marksmanship, had proved to be a formidable force. As the train steamed along, the soldiers were aware the elusive foe could strike at any time.
Divided We Fall: The Confederacy's Collapse From Within - A State-by-State Account
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,090. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The Southern war for independence was ultimately lost on the battlefield, but the collapse of the home front was equally decisive. The Confederacy’s downfall was hastened by Southern opposition that took many forms: secret peace societies, Unionist guerrilla bands, spy networks, draft resistance, a rising tide of desertions, enlistments in the Union army, food riots, and states' rights dogma.
A construção do mito Mário Palmério
Price: Free! Words: 85,880. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
O livro “A construção do mito Mário Palmério” (Ed. Unesp, 2012) conta a história da ascensão profissional, social e política do escritor mineiro Mário Palmério na década de 1940. Empreendedor em uma cidade interiorana e tradicionalista, o jovem professor aprendeu a utilizar os mais diversos símbolos para encenar um papel social relevante e se tornar um dos personagens mais prestigiados da região.
Joint Doctrine Encyclopedia - Part Two: Definitions of Critical Joint Force Defense Department Terms, From Joint Force Surgeon to Worldwide Military Command and Control System
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 166,150. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an ebook reproduction of the Department of Defense Joint Doctrine Encyclopedia providing definitions of critical joint force Defense Department terms, presented in two parts because of the huge size of the complete document.
Joint Doctrine Encyclopedia - Part One: Definitions of Critical Joint Force Defense Department Terms, From Active Air Defense to Joint Force Special Operations Component Commander
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 181,850. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an ebook reproduction of the Department of Defense Joint Doctrine Encyclopedia providing definitions of critical joint force Defense Department terms, presented in two parts because of the huge size of the complete document.
Avoiding Praetorian Societies: Focusing U.S. Strategy on Political Development - Arab Spring, Polyarchy, Closed Hegemonies, Kleptocracy, Social Capital, Political Stability Model
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,370. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The initial limited campaigns of Afghanistan and Iraq became the largest American stability and reconstruction campaigns since World War II, and led directly to the resurgence of counterinsurgency (COIN), stability and reconstruction operations as key facets of American strategy.
Из смерти в жизнь
Series: Они защищали Отечество. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,220. Language: Russian. Published: November 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Orthodox, Nonfiction » History » Military
Вы оказались в сложной или, может быть, даже безнадёжной ситуации? Кажется, что выхода нет... Но это совсем не так, выход есть всегда! Об этом от первого лица свидетельствуют заслуженные офицеры Вооружённых сил Советского Союза и России, воевавшие в Афганистане и на Северном Кавказе. В этой книге они рассказывают о личном опыте спасения с Божьей помощью на войне.
Indian Endemic: The Intentional Decimation of Native Peoples
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Collections and Anthologies · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Essay » Political
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For centuries, descendants of Europeans enacted purposed plans for ridding themselves of what they saw as problems created by Native Americans. Some of these plans were intended to wipe out Native Americans entirely while some others were meant to curtail efforts of Native Americans, push them away, keep them in controlled environments, completely subjugated, forcing them to cede their lands.
Red, White, and Black: Cherokee Adoption of White Culture
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Political
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These 2 papers examine some of the ways in which, beginning very early in their interactions with European-Americans, the Cherokee began to adopt white culture and make it their own, modeling much of their way of life on the way of life of their white neighbors, so much so that many of them sided with the Confederacy during the Civil War, among them, Stand Watie, hated by many of his own people.
James Madison American Prophet
Price: Free! Words: 38,760. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Rather amazingly, James Madison foresaw many of the problems we face in America today. He foresaw our modern obsession with individual rights, the dangers of judicial activism, the problems of a war presidency, and the economic difficulties that can bring a nation to ruin. Most importantly, as America's preeminent political visionary, he also saw how these problems can be solved.
Air Superiority in World War II and Korea - Interviews with Generals, Late 1940s, Korean War, Ultra Secret Intelligence, Field Manual 100-20, Command and Employment of Air Power, July 21, 1943
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The publication of Air Superiority in World War II and Korea is part of a continuing series of historical studies from the Office of Air Force History in support of Project Warrior.
Military Justice in Combat Zones: Iraq and Afghanistan War Case Summaries of U.S. Marine Corps Haditha; Army Maywand District Killings, Army Mahmoudiyah Iraq, Investigations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,210. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the final report of the subcommittee of the Defense Legal Policy Board established to review and assess the application of military justice to Service members alleged to have committed offenses against civilians in combat zones.
La Sublevación Catalana 1640-1652
Price: $6.30 USD. Words: 39,850. Language: Spanish. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Con la subida al trono de Felipe IV, y con él el Conde-Duque de Olivares, éste incorporó las ideas de reparto y uniformidad fiscal. En 1639 se eligió Cataluña como escenario para las operaciones contra Francia y obligarla a contribuir al esfuerzo de guerra. En este ambiente tan hostil, se produjeron en mayo de 1640 graves incidentes que desembocaron en el denominado “Corpus de Sangre".
Air Interdiction in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam - Oral Interviews Capturing the Recollections and Insights of Former Air Leaders - Partridge, Smart, Vogt, Sicily, Normandy, France
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,300. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book is the second of a series of group oral interviews focused on major areas of U.S. Air Force operations in the past.