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Thomas Holcomb and the Advent of the Marine Corps Defense Battalion - 1936-1941 - Albert Thayer Mahan, Marine Corps Base Defense Mission, The ORANGE Plan and the Japanese Threat
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,090. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Thomas Holcomb and the Advent of the Marine Corps Defense Battalions, 1936-1941 examines what General Holcomb had to begin with in this expansion and how he administered and managed the largest Marine Corps increase.
Shelter in the Southwest - Early Dwellings of the Borderlands
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The prospect of building a house must have been daunting for early nineteenth century newcomers to the desert regions—no timber or stone, no iron hinges or window glass—a hundred things that seem necessities. It was here that residents already settled provided a model in the adobe house. Reeve-Kidney meticulously documents this fascinating chapter of of architectural history.
Memories of Pearl Harbor Day
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is a story of hometown life during World War II. . It is not about actual battle areas. It expresses the feelings of those on the home front and their fears and worries as the War progresses. It gives a good view of life during the l930's, the l940's, and the l950's.. .It is a good read for adults as well as teenagers. The book is now in the World War II Museum in New Orleans, LA.
U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism: U.S. Marines in Iraq, 2003: Anthology and Annotated Bibliography - UAVs, Humint Exploitation Teams (HETs), Media Embeds
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,560. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume presents a collection of articles describing different aspects of U.S. Marine Corps participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom during 2003.
West Virginia Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 16. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of West Virginia's 17 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of them. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
Virginia Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 15. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Virginia 8 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of them. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
U.S. Marines in Humanitarian Operations - Restoring Hope: In Somalia with the Unified Task Force, 1992 - 1993, Mohamed Farah Aideed, Mogadishu, Siad Barre, Nation Building Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This story of Operation Restore Hope relates how many issues unique to operations other than war were addressed and resolved by the commanding general of the Unified Task Force Somalia (UNITAF) and his staff.
With the 1st Marine Division in Iraq, 2003 - No Greater Friend, No Worse Enemy - Marines of the Blue Diamond, Camp Pendleton, Iraq War to Oust Saddam Hussein
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 218,230. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
With the 1st Marine Division in Iraq, 2003, is a unit history written by the participants in the same vein as its predecessors—The Old Breed—written at the end of World War II and— The New Breed—authored during Korea. It is a narrative describing the actions of Marines in combat during the liberation of Iraq.
Dear Sergeant Honey
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,360. Language: English. Published: January 2, 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.
Solitary: The History and Current Reality of Torture as a Means of Social Control Within Prisons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
(5.00 from 1 review)
Why is solitary confinement, known to cause a mental state akin to psychosis, widely used in contemporary prisons? Solitary's powerful psychological effects make it a unique tool for exerting social control. This history argues that CIA "brainwashing" research of the 1950s may have influenced the design of isolation units in American prisons today.
U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism: U.S. Marines in Iraq, 2003: Basrah, Baghdad and Beyond - First Stage of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Kinetic Phase of the War to Topple Saddam Hussein
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,290. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book on the beginning of hostilities in Iraq is one of the first historical works commissioned by the History Division to focus on the role of the U.S. Marine Corps in the long war against global terrorism.
Hồi ký cố vấn quân sự Trung Quốc
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 163,160. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Chúng tôi bắt đầu công bố dưới đây toàn văn tập hồi kí nhan đề GHI CHÉP THỰC VỀ VIỆC ĐOÀN CỐ VẤN QUÂN SỰ TRUNG QUỐC VIỆN TRỢ VIỆT NAM CHỐNG PHÁP (Hồi ký của những người trong cuộc), do Dương Danh Dy dịch và hiệu đính theo ấn bản 2002 của Nhà xuất bản Lịch sử Đảng Cộng sản Trung Quốc. Đây là lời kể của những người Trung Quốc đã sang Việt Nam thời gian 1950-1954 làm cố vấn trong cuộc chống Pháp.
U.S. Marines in Battle: Al-Khafji, January 28 - February 1, 1991 - First Gulf War, Saudi Arabia, General Norman Schwarzkopf, Task Force Shepherd
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,520. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(3.00 from 1 review)
The Gulf War would be the largest deployment of Marines since the Vietnam War. It challenged the entire warfighting establishment of the Marine Corps—aviation, ground, and logistics—forcing a generation of Marines to put two decades of planning and training to the test.
U.S. Marines in Battle: An-Najaf August 2004 - Iraq War, Muqtada al-Sadr, Mahdi Militia, Task Force Dragon
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a "battle study" written purposely from the perspective of the Marines, soldiers, and sailors who fought at an-Najaf in August 2004. Some context is needed to it these events within the evolution of the campaigning in Iraq in 2004.
The Tower Clock Stopped
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012 by Pro Ecclesia Publishers. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
The Holy Roman Empire, led by Philip II of Spain, was persecuting the Protestants, and William I of Orange, revolted against this harsh rule in the Eighty Year War. This is a story about a surprise attack by the Spanish army on Sluis, a small city in a southern coastal province of The Low Countries, now known as The Netherlands.
Bloodshed, Crosses and Graves: Explore the California Trail through Battle Mountain, Nevada
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,740. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The California Trail through Battle Mountain was a hotbed of Indian-emigrant altercations and battles. The emigrants’ livestock had worn out and their food supplies were low. Here, they clashed with desperate Western Shoshone who had lost their food supplies and life style.
Canyons, Cutoffs and Hot Springs: Explore the California Trail Near Elko, Nevada
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,360. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Follow the California Trail past trail intersections with the Secret Pass Trail, Hastings Cutoff and Greenhorn Cutoff. The trail meanders along a growing Humboldt River through the narrow confines of Carlin Canyon. Follow the end of the Hasting’s Cutoff from Overland Pass, having finally bypassed the Ruby Mountains, to finally emerge into the Humboldt River Valley.
The Unauthorized Autobiography of W.B.: The War Years (1933-1945)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,120. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir by Walter Bodlander, in his 90s, reflects on his odyssey as young German Jew in the 1930s fleeing to Switzerland, France, Palestine and returning to his native Germany as an officer in the US Army. The book explores some of the psychological adjustments of a boy, raised in a fully assimilated German family, coming to terms with his Jewish ancestry. Full of self reflection and humor.
Calatorie in lumea lui Marx
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 34,760. Language: German. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
(4.00 from 1 review)
"Traveling in Marx's world" is a book about my father's experience in the communist gulag in Romania. He, Alexander Prodan was imprisoned between 1950 and 1956 and was a victim of the famous experiment which took place in the prisions of Pitesti, Aiud and Gherla.
Entering the Great Basin: Explore the California Trail Through Wells, Nevada
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,500. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
From the Parting of the Ways, where the Oregon and California Trails separated, this book follows the California-bound wagon trains. It describes sites such as the City of Rocks, Record Bluff, Goose Creek, Thousand Springs Valley, Humboldt Wells, and the Humboldt River.