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Man on Mission - Life of St. Francis Xavier
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,590. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 by CreatiVentures. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Francis Xavier is man on mission. He is complex individual with sharply contrasting traits of character. He could spend hours together on the beach praying alone in the stillness of the night and he also moved restlessly from place to place. Francis Xavier was an extremely rich personality, but very human saint who retained some of the features of his Basque character till the very end.
The Spy Who Tried to Stop a War: Katharine Gun and the Secret Plot to Sanction the Iraq Invasion
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 66,600. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
The story of Katharine Gun, a young British intelligence officer, who revealed a secret illegal NSA spy operation against the UN Security Council designed to ensure passage of a resolution for war and the 2003 Iraq invasion.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 7 - Ground Systems - Engineers, Mines, Command and Control, Information Warfare, Chemical, Biological, Nuclear
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world. Part Seven includes the section of Volume One covering engineers, mines, mine detectors, recon vehicles, command and control, information warfare, and CBRN.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 6 - Ground Systems - Artillery, including Russian, Howitzers, Cannon, Sensor Fuzed Munitions, Mortars
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,600. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world. Part Six includes the section of Volume One covering artillery, howitzer, towed guns, and other munitions.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 5 - Ground Systems - Antitank and Anti-armor including Russian, Chinese, U.S., North Korean
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world.
Obama and the New Left in Latin America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,110. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Obama and the New Left in Latin America is a political radiogram of the transformations that have taken place in Latin America over the past decade, with a particular focus on the region's fraught relations with the United States.
Early American Criminals: An American Newgate Calendar, Chronicling the Lives of the Most Notorious Criminal Offenders from Colonial America and the New Republic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In “Early American Criminals,” crime historian, Anthony Vaver, examines early America’s most notorious criminals: burglars, murderers, pirates, counterfeiters, and other offenders who would be recognized as criminals even by today’s standards. Yet in telling the stories of these criminals, Vaver shows how early Americans both thought about and punished criminals differently than we do today.
Our Story: African Americans in Literature
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
African Americans in Literature is the first in the Our Story series leading up to Black History Month. There's more to Black history than slavery . The Our Story series will explore the contributions African Americans have made in various arenas of American life. In particular, African Americans in Literature will introduce the reader to the luminaries of the Harlem Renaissance.
American Presidents History Poem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Each verse gives the memorable and shocking events surrounding each presidency, with a chorus to familiarise you with the names so far. The pattern repeats until all the presidents since the Constitution have been detailed, with a rhyming chorus featuring the names of all 44 presidents, in the order in which they've served. Learn the chorus to change your USA history knowledge from zero to hero!
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 4 - Ground Systems - Tanks, including Russian, Chinese, U.S., Main Battle Tanks
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,450. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This illustrated Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world. This is the newest edition revised in 2011.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 3 - Ground Systems - Reconnaissance, including Russian, Chinese, U.S., Sensors, Radar, UAV, Night Vision
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This illustrated Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 2 - Ground Systems - Infantry Vehicles, including Russian, Chinese, U.S., German, Airborne, Armored
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,150. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This illustrated Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world. This is the newest edition revised in 2011.
Hymns of a Raving Heart: The True Crime of S. Althea Berrie
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
When Fannie Berrie, the wife of the handsome pastor and famous writer of hymns S. Althea Berrie, died after a long illness and a serious bout of convulsions, no one gave it a second thought. That is, until the 52-year-old widower suddenly wed the his pretty 19-year-old secretary less than two months later, and the siblings of the dead woman paid for an exhumation and autopsy.
The Mounth Passes: A Heritage Guide to the Old Ways Through the Grampian Mountains
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Mounth passes are the old ways through the Grampian mountains of Scotland. Twelve passes are profiled in this eBook, from the Causey Mounth on the eastern coast to the Monega Pass deep in the heart of the Highlands. Each route is considered from an historical perspective, followed by a guide to walking the trail today. Widely illustrated with photographs.
The Future of Command and Control - Complexity, Networking, and Effects-Based Approaches to Operations - Terrorism, the Post 9-11 World, von Moltke, Clausewitz, Decisionmaking during Apollo 13
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,580. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Our world is a myriad of ever-changing, interdependent variables whose courses we can never entirely predict. The strength of an effects-based approach to operations is that it squarely addresses these complexities by concentrating on their most nonlinear aspects: humans, their institutions, and their actions.
War of American Independence (the Revolutionary War): March to Victory - Washington, Rochambeau, and the Yorktown Campaign of 1781, Developing an Allied Strategy, Allied Armies, Continental Main Army
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,170. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book provides an in-depth account of the most decisive operation of the American Revolution, examining how the Americans and French moved land and naval forces from Rhode Island to Virginia.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 1 - Ground Systems - Infantry Weapons, including Russian, Chinese, U.S., German, Marksman, Sniper Rifles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
This illustrated Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world.
The Air Force Handbook - An Illustrated Guide to the Weapon Systems and Equipment of the USAF, Airplanes, Fighter Jets and Bombers, Missiles, Satellites, Bombs, Munitions for Combat in Air and Space
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Air Force Handbook, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, is a comprehensive reference sourcebook about the systems and equipment of the USAF.
Bizarre Takings Cases in the United States and Australia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Real estate and property law, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A dispute about who owns garbage? A court case over who gets to operate San Quentin Prison? A fight regarding use of a church pew? Bizarre as these examples sound, each was a real court case in either the United States or Australia, in which the government took private property. In clear, simple language this volume presents some of the quirkier "takings" cases in legal history.
Renovating Vonnegut
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,650. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Renovating Vonnegut tells the story of Lake Maxinkuckee, Culver Military Academy, Culver, Indiana, and how author Kurt Vonnegut and his family are related to them. It also tells of the renovation of one of the Vonneguts' summer cottages on the east shore of Lake Maxinkuckee.