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What Most People Don't Know About Money & The Fed
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Series: What Most People Don't Know..., Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: American English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
A short nonfiction book about the origins of money and The Federal Reserve System and how they affect all of us in shocking ways.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Fire Brigade - U.S. Marines in the Pusan Perimeter, Pershing Medium Tank, North Korean Tank, Vought F4 Corsair, General Gates, Sikorsky Helicopter
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,320. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official U.S. Marine Corps history provides unique information about an important aspect of the Korean War. Subjects covered in this history include: the Pershing Medium Tank, the North Korean medium Tank, Vought F4 Corsair, General Gates, Sikorsky Helicopter, rifles, and mortars.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Over the Seawall - U.S. Marines at Inchon, Douglas MacArthur, President Truman, 1st Marine Division, Wolmi-Do
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official U.S. Marine Corps history provides unique information about an important aspect of the Korean War. Some of the subjects included in this history: Major General Field Harris, Colonel Lewis B. Chesty Puller, Major General Oliver P. Smith, 1st Marine Division, and more.
U.S. Marines History: Marine Advisors with the Vietnamese Provincial Reconnaissance Units, 1966-1970 - Phoenix Program, Counterinsurgency, PRU, Advisors Tell Their Stories
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
During the latter stages of the Vietnam War, small teams of dedicated and courageous Vietnamese special police, led by American military and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) personnel, fought a largely unsung war against the political leadership of the Communist insurgency.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: 2012 Training Units and Developing Leaders Army Doctrine Reference Publication (ADRP) 7-0 (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,480. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, Army Doctrine Reference Publication (ADRP) 7-0, Training Units and Developing Leaders, augments fundamental principles discussed in Army Doctrine Publication (ADP) 7-0, Training Units and Developing Leaders.
Dear Sergeant Honey Part II Don't Worry Until I Tell You To
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section.
Pride, Progress, and Prospects: The Marine Corps' Efforts to Increase the Presence of African-American Officers (1970-1995) - NASA Astronaut Charles Bolden, President Truman
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In today's Marine Corps, African-Americans constitute almost 10 percent of the officer corps. The fact that this was not always the case deserves explanation, as do the Marine Corps' efforts to remedy this deficiency.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Drive North - U.S. Marines at the Punchbowl
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,210. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official U.S. Marine Corps history provides unique information about important aspects of the Korean War.
Almazan. El unico general revolucionario
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 174,710. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Mucho se ha silenciado la presencia del único general revolucionario Juan Andreu Almazán, con el propósito, entre otros, de preservar la imagen de Lázaro Cárdenas. Ésta es una biografía que da voz a quien, después de Zapata y Villa, ha sido el único verdadero revolucionario que ha tenido México.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Counteroffensive - U.S. Marines from Pohang to No Name Line - Matthew Ridgway, Truman Fires MacArthur, Medical Helicopter Evacuation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,700. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official U.S. Marine Corps history provides unique information about important aspects of the Korean War, with material on the 1st Marine Division, Lt. General Matthew Bunker Ridgway, Truman fires MacArthur, medical helicopter evacuation, and the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing 1951.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Stalemate, U.S. Marines from Bunker Hill to the Hook, 1st Marine Division, Imjin River, Kimpo Peninsula, Medal of Honor Winners, General Selden
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,150. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official U.S. Marine Corps history provides unique information about important aspects of the Korean War, with material on the 1st Marine Division, Imjin River, Kimpo Peninsula, the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, Medal of Honor Winners, and General Selden.
Clara Luper: Civil Rights Pioneer
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Though a school teacher by profession and proud of it, Clara Luper courageously began early in her career a life-long battle against racism. She made local and national news in 1958 when she organized a small group of teenagers (including her own children) and led them in a sit-in a drugstore diner which did not serve Black people. They persisted, day after day, and were successful.
A Silver Ring Crafted In World War II
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Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
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A ring can be made from a coin by tapping with a spoon. That's what my father witnessed while guarding German POWs during World War II. He told me a story about that and I'm sharing it here. When my father died I was struck by the thought that when a man dies his stories die with him unless someone writes them down.
Das echte Midnight In Paris: Eine Geschichte der expatriierten Schriftsteller in Paris, welche die verlorene Generation bildeten
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: German. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Woody Allen hat den Glanz von Paris der zwanziger Jahren magisch dargestellt in Midnight In Paris, aber war das wirklich der Fall? Die Verlorene Generation bildete eine der faszinierendsten, exzentrischen und vielfältigsten Gruppen von Schriftstellern je gekannt - Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, und so viele mehr bildeten diese künstlerische Periode der Zeit
Crosses, Cannons & Coffins
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In Crosses, Cannons & Coffins author Georgiann Baldino brings a little-known, but true, story to readers, a human account of Civil War service rendered by Sisters of Mercy. Relatively few records exist from women who served as nurses in America's Civil War. Few historians include women nurses in their manuscripts. Nuns served under battlefield conditions unnerving even for veteran officers.
The Surge: General Petraeus and the Turnaround in Iraq - The Work of General David H. Petraeus to Quell Sectarian Violence
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
When General David H. Petraeus, USA, took command of Multi-National Force-Iraq (MNF-I) on February 10, 2007, beginning his 3d tour and 28th month in Iraq, the situation was grim. Increasing sectarian violence had led to an escalation of killings of civilians in Iraq, with up to 150 corpses being found daily in Baghdad.
Divorced, Beheaded, Died; Divorced, Beheaded, Outlived: Playing Devil's Advocate
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Series: The Tudor Dynasty, Book 2. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
In this book in my series of history books, I look into the six wives of Henry VIII and play Devil's advocate. Did Anne Boleyn have an affair? Was Catherine Parr simply lucky to have outlived Henry? The book covers each of Henry's six wives in detail.
Secret Genealogy III, From Jewish Anglo-Saxon Tribes to New France Acadians
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Series: Secret Genealogy, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Do you ever wonder if you have Jewish ancestry? Do you have a Sarah, Rebecca or Joshua in your family tree? The third book in Suellen Ocean's genealogy series, "Secret Genealogy III, From Jewish Anglo-Saxon Tribes to New France Acadians," is a how-to for uncovering ancient Jewish ancestry. From Babylonia to Brooklyn, this book will have your curiosity up in no time.
Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.
Het Illuminati Complot
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Series: Mysterieus België - Trilogie Maarten Dejonckheere, Book 3 ยท Mysterieus België Series, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,670. Language: Dutch. Published: January 7, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Televisiereporter Maarten Dejonckheere bijt zich vast in het onderzoek naar het dodelijk "ongeval" van koning Albert I in 1934 in Marche-les-Dames, en ontdekt dat de officiële versie van de feiten een sprookje is. Werd Albert I het slachtoffer van een passioneel drama of een politiek complot? En wat heeft een voorspelling van de zieneres van Onkerzele, Leonie Van den Dijck, met dit alles te maken?