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Bridget Rose Dugdale, The IRA and the Great Art Theft Wicklow, Ireland 1974
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » History » European
It was the biggest art theft ever with 19 paintings by master artists, valued at 20 million British pounds. The thieves, led by Rose Dugdale entered the private home of a millionaire South African gold miner near Wicklow, Ireland. The date was April 26, 1974. Rose made sure that her four male accomplices stole the most valuable paintings including the only privately held work by Johannes Vermeer.
Aylmer of Balrath Barnewall of Crickstown Barnewall of Trimlestown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Aylmers and Barnewalls came to Ireland in the late 12th or early 13th centuries and being able progressive men they were rewarded with grants of lands. They were also fortunate in their choice of wives who brought more lands. The descendants of both families served in official capacities and were granted titles and honours but being Catholics they forfeited much of their estates in the 1650s
The Role of Congress in the Strategic Posture of the United States, 1980 - 1990 - Force Modernization and SDI, Missile Defense, Star Wars, Nuclear Weapons and War, Reagan and Bush, START, INF Treaties
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,940. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the third in a series of three papers to examine the role of Congress in the development of the doctrinal and material strategic posture of the United States over the three decades of the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. This paper examines the role of the 97th through 102nd Congresses, covering the period 1980-1990, the last decade of the Cold War.
One Pitch Away: The Players' Stories of the 1986 LCS and World Series
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,280. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Award-winning author Mike Sowell's provides thoughtful and intimate profiles of all the key participants to recount the drama of the1986 American and National League Championship and World Series. The result is top-notch baseball history with a very human touch of what many consider the greatest post season in the annals of baseball.
Six Against the Secretary: The Retired Generals and Donald Rumsfeld - Army and Marine Corps Generals Speak Out During Iraq War Against Bush Defense Secretary, Standards of Propriety, Law and Theory
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,780. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The nature of civil-military relations in the United States is characterized by tensions resulting from a variety of competing principles including autonomy and subordination, self-interest and communalism, and loyalty and freedom. These tensions sometimes manifest themselves in conflict between institutions and individuals, but the disputes rarely capture the attention of the American public.
Flying and Fighting in Cyberspace - Implications for Command and Control, Network Operations, and ISR, Threat Agent Profiles, Mapping of Enemy Systems and Data, Cyber Attack and Defense, Funding
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,850. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
This research paper develops the foundation for a new military operating concept to "fight the net" in support of 8th Air Force requirements and stand-up as the new Cyber Command. It applies the Air Force Concept Development framework to examine cyberspace as a newly designated warfare domain.
The Future of U.S. Nuclear Deterrence and the Impact of the Global Zero Movement - Nuclear Weapons Elimination Goal, BMD Deployment, Arsenal Size Considerations, NPT Treaty, ICBMs, Bombers, Subs
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,370. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Advocates have recently proffered the Global Zero Commission (GZC) proposal as an alternative US nuclear strategy. The potential impact of the GZC proposal warrants a thorough examination of its background, theoretical roots, assumptions and impacts to include a comparison to US strategy.
Defending the Homeland: The Case for Integrating National Guard Intelligence Personnel Into the State Fusion Centers - Situational Awareness, Legal Landscape, Oversight, Research Process
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,030. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The National Guard lacks a fundamental understanding of the role of intelligence as a result of the historical security paradigm within the United States. This paradigm created a culture so averse to domestic intelligence operations and so deferential to the civil liberties and personal freedoms of Americans that in some instances it imperils them.
Exeter Memories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: British English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Contemporary diary extracts and photos relating to Exeter University in the 1950s, Dartmoor and the Devon Coast.
de Marisco: A family's journey through time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,900. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » European
This is the story of a family whose journey through time has spanned the heights of wealth and power to the lows of adversity, and along the way has produced some remarkable people and an enduring spirit. But the Anglo-Norman blood of their ancestors still surged through the veins of the later generations, now named Marris. Their story also took them beyond England to Australia and New Zealand.
Anticipating Change: The Army National Guard and Being an Operational Reserve - Army Force Generation Model (ARFORGEN) in Support of Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, Paradigm Shift, Tracking and Managing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,790. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The National Guard (NG) rightfully champions its designation as an operational force. In the last decade the Army NG through the Army Force Generation Model (ARFORGEN) has continually produced operational units that deployed all over the world in support of OIF/OEF.
Предназначение: освободить Константинополь
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 45,510. Language: Russian. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Nonfiction » History » Russian
XXI век. Орден «Святой Софии» ждет предсказанного освобождения Константинополя. Пастырь Ордена тридцать лет живет двойной жизнью. Он читает лекции в лучших мировых университетах и работает учителем истории в интернате украинского городка. Пастырь рассказывает о борьбе за Город, оживляя сухие исторические факты, путешествует по миру, находит сторонников из разных стран и строит бизнес-империю.
Stolypin's Agrarian Reforms
Series: Continuing Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This particular short essay on P.A. Stolypin's Agrarian Reforms in Russia, which is part of our Continuing Education Series, examines the improved condition of the peasantry that arose as a result of land reforms. While Stolypin's reforms freed the peasantry from the chains of virtual slavery, World War I cut short Russia's road to progress in this area.
Acton of Kilmacurragh Co. Wicklow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by Arthur Kavanagh. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Reference
The Acton family of Kilmacurragh, Co. Wicklow has been associated with the house and estate since the 17th century when the original house also called Westaston was built. The estate was situated near Glenealy, midway between Rathdrum and Brittas Bay. The house was home to many generations of Actons whose menfolk, like many of the gentry menfolk, produced capable Army officers.
Leveraging the National Guard's State Partnership Program (SPP) in the United States' Rebalance Toward Asia - Security Cooperation Relationships Pairing Air and Army NG Troops With Partner Nations
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,470. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The National Guard's State Partnership Program (SPP), with a robust 20-year track record of cementing regional alliances, is a low-cost, high-yield initiative that should be expanded in PACOM, particularly during this period of resource constraints in American history.
Towards a Fail-Safe Air Force Culture: Creating a Resilient Future While Avoiding Past Mistakes - Rewards and Punishment, Zero-Defects Culture, Preventing Incidents, Tragedies, and Failures
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,690. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The inadvertent transportation of nuclear cruise missile warheads on a B-52 from Minot AFB and the shipping of non-nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile components to Taiwan are contemporary incidents that reveal shortcomings.
An American Vital Interest: Preserving the Nuclear Enterprise Supplier Base - From the Manhattan Project to the Cold War and Today's Arsenal, Facilities, Los Alamos, Lawrence Livermore, Sandia, Pantex
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,970. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The current flexible U.S. nuclear arsenal supporting the national security strategy and defense posture requires the maintenance of a capable nuclear enterprise. However, the nuclear enterprise's supplier base has eroded over time creating a sense of urgency to determine how to sustain a capable nuclear enterprise.
Tacit Knowledge (TK) Involvement in the Production of Nuclear Weapons: A Critical Component of a Credible U.S. Nuclear Deterrent in the 21st Century - Preserving the Knowledge to Build and Test Nukes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,580. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The relationship between tacit knowledge and credible nuclear deterrence has yet to be examined. US weapons designed to last 10 years are now over 20 years old and projected to be maintained for several more decades while the last of the scientific community having actual experience designing and testing nuclear weapons are preparing for retirement.
The Zaharoff Commission
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,050. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Nonfiction » History » European
* THE ZAHAROFF COMMISSION is an historically true thriller. * “The information which Zaharoff secured in Germany for Lloyd George was the most important piece of intelligence of the whole war,” said Georges Clemenceau, Premier of France in World War One. * “Jute’s work of fiction is, once again, bang on target.” — Donald McCormick, author of PEDLAR OF DEATH: THE LIFE OF SIR BASIL ZAHAROFF.
The Impact of Quarantine on Military Operations - Pandemics and Epidemics, Isolation, Laws, Transportation, SARS International Lessons Learned, Bioterrorism Exercises, CBRN, WMD, Spanish Influenza
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 113,790. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The purpose of this paper is to fully define the role of quarantine as a battle-tested public health strategy and its potential impact on military operations in the United States Air Force (USAF). The primary emphasis will focus on how a commander can carry out effective operations while adhering to quarantine requirements during the initial 72-hour period following the realization of an outbreak.