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Well Down Freedom Highway: The Staple Singers' 1965 Masterpiece
By Feedback Press
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Well Down Freedom Highway discusses the 1965 Epic LP Freedom Highway by the Chicago-based gospel family act the Staple Singers. The Staples are best-known today for their string of hits for Stax in the ’70s. But in the early to mid 1960s, they were basically the house band for the Civil Rights movement (at the same time that they were the best-selling gospel act in the country).
Air Force Doctrine Document 2-0, Global Integrated Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) Operations - Satellites, Geospatial, Imagery, Signals, Communications, Electronic, Human Intel
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,530. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Covering geospatial, imagery, satellite systems, UAVs, signals, communications, electronic, and human intelligence, this publication is the Air Force's keystone doctrinal publication on global integrated ISR and defines how the Service plans and conducts these operations to enable Joint Operations.
Air Force Doctrine Document 2 (AFDD 2), Operations and Organization - USAF Air and Space Operations, War Strategy, Effects-Based Operations (EBO), Air Expeditionary Wing (AEW)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Covering war strategy, tactics, effects-based operations (EBO), AETF, and air expeditionary wing (AEW), this publication, AFDD 2, Operations and Organization, is the companion to AFDD 1 and provides the next level of granularity.
Air Force Doctrine Document 1-1, Leadership and Force Development - Leading Airmen
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,080. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Air Force Doctrine Document (AFDD) 1-1, Leadership and Force Development, is the Air Force's capstone doctrinal publication on leadership and how the Service uses force development to build leaders.
Air Force Doctrine Document 1-04, Legal Support - Rules of Engagement (ROE), Air Tasking Orders, Commander's ROE Checklist, Judge Advocate, Military Operations Other than War (MOOTW)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,090. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Military
Today's operations take place in an increasingly legalistic environment under close scrutiny of the public and press. This environment mandates proactive attention to challenges and opportunities in every aspect of the legal fields of practice.
Air Force Doctrine Document (AFDD) 1, Air Force Basic Doctrine, Organization, and Command - Airpower, War, Principles and Tenets, Air Force Functions, Commanding and Organizing
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,880. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This document is the Air Force's premier statement of warfighting principles and beliefs, updated in late 2011. It is the senior doctrine publication from which all other Air Force doctrine flows.
Science and Technology: The Making of the Air Force Research Laboratory - Laboratory Consolidation, Vision 21, Infrastructure, Laboratory Studies and Strategy
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,320. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
As the "high technology" service, the Air Force has always searched for ways to improve continuously its science and technology enterprise. In that context, the making of AFRL was not a bureaucratic accident. Rather, it was the product of a complex mixture of historical forces and pressures.
Does the United States Need Space-Based Weapons? - Lasers, Directed Energy Weapons, Weaponization of Space, Orbital Weapons, Bringing the Fight into Space
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,810. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
A decision to put weapons in space—or to refrain from doing so—should be based on a firm understanding about what such weapons can be expected to achieve. More specifically since numerous orbital weapons concepts have been advocated as natural evolutions of surface and airborne weapons, it would appear useful to compare those proposed space-based systems with their terrestrial counterparts.
1775 (chapter 1) (first half only)
By Derek Beck
Price: Free! Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
"1775" is a forthcoming history (nonfiction) book by Derek W. Beck. "1775" is unique to other American Revolution books in that it is the first book to tell the complete story in one volume. Written in narrative form and intended for a general audience, "1775" follows the forgotten heroes through the beginning of the Revolution. This is the first half of chapter 1 only.
The Protected Will Never Know: 10th Anniversary Edition
By Don Meyer
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Two Peas Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Entering the Army in June of 1969 and “In Country” by November, there began the journey. Vietnam was more than just a war. Vietnam was also the oppressive heat of the jungle, the bugs and mosquitoes, the snakes, the swamps and rice paddies, the monsoon rains and the constant grind of “Humping the Boonies.”
A Genteel Spy
By Judith Riker Damon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,650. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Two Peas Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Betsey Royce knows better than to say anything on that day in 1862 when she peeks around the upstairs bedroom door to discover her mother staring out the window with a pair of field glasses. Martha Royce sits watching and counting as men in blue uniforms march up Columbia Turnpike and into Franklin, Tennessee. For Betsey, that can mean only one thing: the war has come to her doorstep.
Jesus vs. Mithra
By Ghetau Gh. Florin
Price: Free! Words: 18,590. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
Jesus vs. Mithras is an attempt to place the victory of Christianity on Polytheist religions in a historical context. The historical data are real and provide to an inexperienced reader an overall picture on certain historical phenomena such as persecution of Christians, rivalry of Christianity with gods as Mithras, persecutions of Pagans, certain Roman Emperors’ deeds, etc.
Toward an Air and Space Force: Naval Aviation and the Implications for Space Power - Including History of the Architect of Naval Aviation, Admiral William Moffett
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,250. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In Toward an Air and Space Force: Naval Aviation and the Implications for Space Power, Lt Col Mark P. Jelonek uses the historical analogy of the US Navy's integration of aviation during the interwar period as a possible model for the comprehensive integration of space into the operational Air Force.
Boom Town Boy: Coming of Age on Alaska's Lost Frontier
By Jack de Yonge
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,530. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012 by Epicenter Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A newspaper reporter recalls his youth in Fairbanks, Alaska, a dying gold-rush town that comes alive again with a wild mix of Russian and American pilots, a busy red-light district, and a round-the-clock bar scene in the 1940s war years.
Zwischen Weltkrieg und Staatsvertrag
By Josef Thonhauser
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,520. Language: German. Published: April 7, 2012 by Edition Tirol. Category: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
In diesem Buch geht es nicht um Dichtung, sondern um die Rekonstruktion der als Kind erfahrenen Geschichte. Hier meldet sich ein Autor zu Wort, den seine Kindheitserlebnisse zwischen seinem vierten und zwölften Lebensjahr seit sechzig Jahren beschäftigen.
Un año, una vida
By Iluminada Olivares
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,410. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Los 70 y los 80 fueron años ricos en cambios y experiencias: políticas, sociales, sexuales y familiares. Y de nostalgia y amargura para quienes los vivieron con intensidad. Nunca hasta entonces, la mujer tuvo la oportunidad de vivir tantas conquistas – y tantos desengaños – en tan poco tiempo.
Entangled in Yugoslavia - an Outsider's Memoir
By Stephanie Allen-Early
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 58,640. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Entangled in Yugoslavia - an Outsider's Memoir is a portrait of a country that no longer exists, addressing the generations who have no idea about what Yugoslavia was like. The author travelled extensively in the former republics: both as a foreign service wife in the socialist period, and an international relief worker during the subsequent collapse of the society leading to all out civil war.
The Role of US Nuclear Weapons in the Post-Cold War Era - Tactical and Strategic Nuclear Warheads, WMD Deterrence, START Agreements and Treaties, Force Levels, Delivery Systems, Disarmament Proposals
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Contents: Chapter 1 - Historical Overview of US Nuclear Policy * Chapter 2 - US Nuclear Policy after the Cold War * Chapter 3 - Current Thinking on the Future Role of Nuclear Weapons * Chapter 4 - The Threat—Weapons of Mass Destruction * Chapter 5 - US Nuclear Forces for the Post-Cold War Era * Chapter 6 - Conclusions and Recommendations
The Development of the B-52 and Jet Propulsion - A Case Study in Organizational Innovation - History of America's Cold War Nuclear Bomber and the Jet Propulsion Technology That Made it Possible
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,640. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The B-52 and Jet Propulsion: A Case Study in Organizational Innovation is a coherent and nonpolemical discussion of the revolution in military affairs, a hot topic in the national security arena. Mark Mandeles examines an interesting topic, how can the military better understand, manage, and evaluate technological development programs.
Barfußkinder: Eine Kindheit in der Zwischenkriegszeit
By Berta Margreiter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,630. Language: German. Published: April 6, 2012 by Edition Tirol. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Berta Margreiter zählt zu den bekanntesten Mundartdichterinnen Tirols. In diesem Buch beschreibt sie die Zeit ihrer Kindheit und Jugendzeit während der Zwischenkriegsjahre in der Wildschönau.