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Department of Defense Chemical and Biological Defense Program - Comprehensive Reports on Military Efforts to Protect Against NBC, WMD, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Threats
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Two reports from the DOD Joint Chemical and Biological Defense Program provide an up-to-date status of the military's efforts to protect against nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and terror threats.
Beyond the Bible
By Neil P Harvey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,330. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology
A revealing look at the Bible, history, and myth from the world in which they live.
Swashbuckling Tales of West Pirates
By Peter James Martin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
Peter James Martin is legendary for his popular pirate walks around Bristol’s famous harbourside. Bristol’s favourite salty sea-dog has roamed the globe in search of his swashbuckling roots – now read his collection of spine-tingling stories: Swashbuckling Tales of West Country Pirates.
Rendezvous In Space - A Look In on Military Space Power - Effects of Starfish Prime Nuclear Explosion on Space Policy, Comparison of Space Power to Air Power
By Progressive Management
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This paper compares the challenges to national space power today with those seen during the developing years of air power. The comparison illustrates how the United States compounds its space power risks to national security today in similar ways to how mindsets impacted air power implementation prior to WWII.
Population - Dandelion
By M.T. Dismuke
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012 by DarkGate. Category: Essay » Sociology
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Population - Dandelion is an essay about movements that are against the social structures whether it be government, organizations, schools or religion. These social structures also referred to as machines are designed to control people through the concept of panopticism (described by Michael Foucault). The essay focuses on a culture with a message (Hippies, flower children) and how they set out...
Die evangelischen Zillertaler in Schlesien
By Martin Reiter
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: German. Published: May 3, 2012 by Edition Tirol. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Protestantism
Die evangelischen Zillertaler in Schlesien
Passage
By Sandy Powers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Passage is a gripping story of murder, war, and intrigue. A baby girl is dropped off at an orphanage with prior adoption arrangements. Death steals the planned future of the child and replaces it with bleakness, abuse, and neglect,yet,the child manages to survive into a young woman with hope.
Linking Legacies: Connecting the Cold War Nuclear Weapons Production Processes To Their Environmental Consequences - Nuclear and Radioactive Waste, Environmental Contamination
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,610. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report connects the missions and functions of our nation's nuclear weapons facilities with the inventories of waste and materials remaining at the plants, and the extent and characteristics of contamination in and around the sites.
Prayers in Stone: Nagasaki's A-Bomb Heritage Sites
By David Petersen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,420. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This condensed Smashwords version of Prayers in Stone provides an overview of about 200 of Nagasaki's A-bomb heritage sites. The entries are organized into a series of tours for the convenience of tourists actually visiting the city, and to give the general reader a sense of the layout and the proximity to the hypocenter.
Lost Crossings: A Contemplative Look at Western North Carolina's Historic Swinging Footbridges
By Katey Schultz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
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This ebook contains 12 brief, contemplative essays and numerous photographs documenting North Carolina's most historic swinging footbridges. Mitchell and Yancey Counties are home to 13 of the state's 23 remaining footbridges, including the oldest in the state. Lost Crossings is the first book to offer comprehensive footbridge info. Read stories, view the map, and learn about this local feature.
The Tale of The Cow Tail & Other Stories from the African Diaspora
By Lanre Ogundimu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012 by Esteem MultiMedia. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
"... a vivid view of an African community and its citizens. The author took me there, and I did not have purchase a ticket." Herb Metoyer, Author
Papists, Spaniards & Other Strangers
By Bella d'Abrera
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,330. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Continuing in the second volume of her Revisiting History series, Bella Wyborn d'Abrera treats the second phase of religious turmoil in Tudor England
The King with a Pope in His Belly
By Bella d'Abrera
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,240. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In this work, the author covers the beginning of the so-called Reformation in England during the first 20 years of Henry VIII's destructive reign.
The Girl from Latvia
By Kathie Harrington
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
War crept silently into my life when most little girls enjoy playing jacks and jumping rope; when the soft echoes of the past dance upon early adolescent innocents. Yes, World War II came softly into my life.
South Oxhey History on your Doorstep
By Terry Trainor
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,250. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Abbey Grange The first historical reference to Oxhey comes from the time that it was in the south-east corner of the kingdom of Mercia. King Offa II of Mercia (757-796) traditionally founded the Benedictine Abbey of St Albans.
Shaping the World from the Shadows: The (Open) Secret History of Delta Force Post-9/11
By Chris Martin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Army's Delta Force has quietly spearheaded the most ambitious special operations campaign in modern history. SHAPING THE WORLD FROM THE SHADOWS provides a wide-ranging look into the staggering secret history of the world's leading special operations force in their defining hour.
U.S. Army OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide, World Weapons Guide, Encyclopedia of Arms and Weapons - Vehicles, Recon, Infantry, Rifles, Rocket Launchers, Aircraft, Antitank Guns, Tanks, Assault Vehicles
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,350. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a spectacular guide to weapons organized by categories of equipment. This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) serves as a guide for use in training, simulations, and modeling, providing the basic characteristics of selected equipment and weapons systems readily available to the capabilities-based OPFOR.
101 American History Fun Facts
By Julia Hutchins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
"101 American History Fun Facts" includes 101 fun facts from American history. Amuse your family, impress your co-workers - always have a fun fact or two to share!
The Search For Old King's Road
By Bill Ryan
Series: Old Kings Road, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,540. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Old Kings Road in Florida was built by British Engineers prior to the American Revolution. Right up to 1914 it was the main entry into Florida. Here slaves escaped to freedom, plantations large and small lined the route. The Second Seminole War along this road was one of the largest slave rebellions in the United State. Here is historian Bill Ryan's effort to locate Old Kings Road.
Jason's Helmet
By Linda Heinrich
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,820. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Jason's helmet is the true story of a WW2 helmet's journey home from the Normandy battlefield. Roger Pillu found the helmet after a battle, picked it up and vowed to return it to the family to thank them for their sacrifice and his freedom. He kept it in safe keeping until the sixtieth anniversary of d-day. He wrote the letter to Jason's brother, 'we have the helmet of your brother. Come...'