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The Suncomers; Girls' SF by a 9 Year Old, circa 1961 Chapter 1, Femspec Issue 1.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 570. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A girl's SF by a nine year old in 1961 is a young work that FEMSPEC sometimes includes. Since “girls have the same fantasies of omni potence and infinite transformation boys do,” a nine year old girl shows the early attention to the joys of space invasion.Her "found" fiction contains three yellow people: Sunny, Beamer, and Ray, aliens equipped with an English dictionary.
Russian Anti-Americanism: Origins and Implications - Vladimir Putin Biography, KGB, Russian Orthodox Church, Slavophiles and Westernizers, Putin and President George W. Bush, Nationalism, NATO
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 134,890. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this military study of Russian Anti-Americanism and the recent collapse of post-Soviet relations also presents a fascinating and enlightening biography of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Lusitania Diary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
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100 years after the Lusitania was torpedoed, a passenger’s diary was translated into English, revealing the story of an earlier journey aboard the doomed ocean liner. The author was a 33 year old Danish photographer, who describes his safe voyage to America; the hardships, joys and social life aboard the magnificent ship, seven years before disaster killed nearly 1,200 men, women and children.
Dear Hanna: A Biography of Pacifist Martin J. Zimmer Based on His Letters from the Eastern Front during World War II
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 165,250. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Dear Hanna - is a rare eyewitness account of the plight of both civilians and soldiers affected by the military operations in the mud and freezing temperatures of the Eastern Front during WW II. Hanna’s husband, Martin J. Zimmer, is a pacifist who, through his observations, reveals a profound understanding of what it should mean to be human.
Lockington Crash at the Crossing
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 45,490. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
On 26th July 1986 a train derailed after striking a van at an open level crossing in a remote East Yorkshire village. The resulting carnage killed nine people, injured 42 and left dozens of survivors and families reeling from the shock for the rest of their lives. Now for the first time the full story of that tragedy can be told.
Hybrid Warfare - Israel-Hezbollah War, World War II Eastern Front, American Experience in Vietnam, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operational Approaches to Hybrid Warfare
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 173,760. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this document from the Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) presents a relevant contextual narrative of the space between conventional conflicts and realm of irregular warfare.
The Office of the Secretary of the Air Force 1947-1965 - World War II, Symington, Berlin Airlift, Battle over B-36, Korean War, Scientist Secretary, Missiles, Air Force Academy, ARPA, NASA, B-70
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 246,600. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this USAF history book follows the development of the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force from its predecessor organization —the Assistant Secretary of War for Air during World War II —to its modern identity as one of three service secretariats within the Department of Defense.
The Rollback of South Africa's Chemical and Biological Warfare Program - Origins of NBC Program, Project Coast, Wouter Basson, Transition to ANC Rule, Basson's Arrest and Trial, Mandela
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,490. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book analyzes the origins and development of the South African chemical and biological warfare (CBW) program, as well as its rollback.
The Intelligence Revolution: A Historical Perspective - Evaluation of Military Intelligence Transformations Resulting from World War II, European and Pacific Theaters, Japanese and Soviet Intel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 252,350. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book presents essays and commentaries about military intelligence after World War II.
Issues of Battlefield Ethics and Leadership: Discussion Material for Small Unit Leaders, Rules of Conduct for Marines - Torture, POW and Civilian Treatment, Law of War, Care for Wounded, Property
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 137,160. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Law » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important Marine Corps book discusses vital battlefield ethical issues using real-world war examples.
In Their Own Words: The 498th Medical Company (Air Ambulance) in Iraq, 2003 - Insightful Commentary by MEDEVAC Helicopter Unit Supporting U.S. Marines, Communications Issues, Power Line Dangers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 188,730. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this fascinating book recounts the tales of the 498th Medical Company (Air Ambulance) in the Iraq War during 2003.
Bốn mươi bảy quỷ kế
Series: Rượu và văn hóa Trung Hoa. Price: $2.88 USD. Words: 89,060. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuốn sách nêu ra 47 mưu kế, khai thác trong sách của Quỷ Cốc, áp dụng thành công trong nhiều lĩnh vực. Mỗi mưu kế được dẫn chứng, minh, họa bằng nhũng tiểu truyện hấp dẫn, thú vị trong các tác phẩm nổi tiếng như Sử kí Tư Mã Thiên, Tả truyện, Chiến Quốc sách, Đông Châu liệt quốc, Tam Quốc chí ... Là một quyển sách công phu, hay và mới lạ, không thể bỏ qua !
Navy Cold War Communication Context: Resources Associated With the Navy's Communication Program, 1946-1989 - Equipment and Facility Histories, Radio, Wireless, Vietnam, Satellite, Receivers, Radars
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,130. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important project report provides a chronological overview of the Navy's communications activities, which examines the technological developments of the Navy's shore-based communications systems and identifies the principal installations involved in the Navy's communications efforts.
Greta Nissen Norwegian Star of Stage and Film
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Greta Nissen's career took a nose dive with the advent of sound motion pictures. The transition to sound came quickly in 1929 and there was little time for actors and actresses who weren't prepared for the new medium. Greta's biggest problem was her thick Norwegian accent. If not for this flaw she might have become one of film's greatest early stars. My e-book chronicles her stage and film career.
Historical Documents: Letter of the Twenty Fourth Century, Femspec Issue 1.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Nonfiction » History » Oceania
This writer from the 1930s was similar to modern feminists. The story set in the twenty-fourth century includes introspection on prophecies of the past through the mechanism of old books that had been discovered from the turn of the 20th century by the protagonist.
Navy Cold War Guided Missile Context: Resources Associated with the Navy's Guided Missile Program, 1946-1989 - History of Tactical, Strategic, Cruise, Shipboard-launched Missiles, Facilities, Vietnam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,130. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important project report provides a methodological and historical framework for the identification and evaluation of significant Cold War resources associated with the Navy's guided missile program.
American History A Day at A Time – May
Series: American History A Day at A Time - 2015, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This frontier history includes the following articles: May 1, 1486 - Christopher Columbus' Initial Meeting With Queen Isabella May 7, 1718 - The French Established New Orleans May 15, 1602 - Cape Cod Discovered By English Navigator Bartholomew Gosnold May 25, 1738 - Conojocular War Between Pennsylvania and Maryland Ends May 28, 1539 - Hernando de Soto lands in Florida
The Mayan Culture: Past and Present
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015 by The Florida Hoosier. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethnic & Tribal
There are many things to see while visiting this tiny Central American country, including Mayan temples, many exotic animals and birds, Jaguars, and a variety of snakes and parakeets.
Moj zavičaj
Price: Free! Words: 6,730. Language: Bosnian. Published: April 9, 2015 and represented by Irfan Lilic. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Besplatna knjiga "Moj zavičaj", Mehmadalije Sulejmana Lilića je sastavljena iz tri priče: "Moj rodni kraj", u kojoj kroz stihove prolazi kroz sva sela svoga zavičaja, "Mogu ja otići iz Gođenja, ali Gođenji ne mogu iz mene", u kojoj prikazuje prve korake u svome povratku na babovinu, te "Zima u mom zavičaju" koja prikazuje ljepote zimske idile u Gođenjima, te životna razmišljanja i dileme.
Rule of Law Handbook: A Practitioner's Guide For Judge Advocates - Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, History, Key Players, International Legal Framework, Institutional and Social Context, Narratives
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 275,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important volume is the fourth edition of the Rule of Law Handbook published by the Center for Law and Military Operations (CLAMO) at The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School (TJAGLCS).