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The Big L: American Logistics in World War II - Industrial Mobilization, Acquisition, Infrastructure Building Victory's Foundation, Lend Lease, Pacific Theater, European Materiel Battle, War History by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 194,720. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
American logistics in World War II was "big" by just about any measure one can devise. There is no question that it played a dominant role in the allied victory and thereby shaped the history of the rest of the century.
Before 1492, the Portuguese Discovery of America by John D. Irany
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,880. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
BEFORE 1492 presents a compelling argument that decades before Columbus set sail from Spain, Portuguese mariners discovered Brazil while searching for a sea route to India. The evidence for this theory is a map now on permanent display at the Library of Congress. Baffling features of the map - called the Waldseemüller map - can only be explained by Portuguese discovery of America prior to 1492.
C.I.A. GUATEMALA 1957-1959: MY WORK AS AN AGENT by Wesley W Craig
Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
A young contract agent's description of his role in Guatemala following the 1957 assassination of Pres. Castillo Armas who had led the C.I.A. backed revolt against the popularly elected President ,Jacobo Arbenz. It underscores efforts of the U.S. to assure that the next president would continue to support U.S. interests in the area.
Comparative Study of KC-135 Operations in Vietnam, Desert Storm, and Allied Force - Historical Perspective on the Development of Air Refueling, Tanker Issues by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This paper examines the operational employment of the KC-135 in three major conflicts. Air refueling is central not only to the tactical operations of a campaign, but the strategic goal of supporting two near simultaneous wars.
Challenging Nuclear Abolition - Analysis Contrasting Nuclear Modernization with the Goal of President Obama to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons, Complete List of All U.S. Nuclear Warheads by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,880. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Nuclear weapons policy has recently gained national exposure by the fact that the president declared a desire to reduce the number of nuclear weapons with a final goal of eliminating them all together.
The Path to War: U.S. Marine Corps Operations in Southeast Asia 1961 to 1965 - Response to Communist Aggression, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, Mao Tse-tung, Advisors to Major Forces by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,140. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This narrative chronicles the activities of the U.S. Marine Corps in Southeast Asia from January 1961 to March 1965. The period witnesses increasing Marine Corps involvement in the region as our nation's leaders responded to Communist aggression and sought to protect the United States' national interests.
Fulcrum of Power: Essays on the United States Air Force and National Security - World War II, Doolittle, Overlord, Kenney, Arnold, Atomic Bomb, Men Who Made the Air Force, B-36, Cold War, Vietnam by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,260. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This intriguing USAF book contains thought-provoking essays on the role of the U.S. Air Force in national security issues from World War II through Vietnam to current times.
La Interna Milito en Francio (La Pariza Komunumo; traduko al Esperanto) by Karlo Markso
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 36,860. Language: Esperanto (original orthography with diacritics). Published: February 24, 2015 by Mondial. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Tradukis: Vilhelmo Lutermano. Kun enkonduko de Friedrich Engels (Frederiko Engelso). La libro estas historia studo de la politikaj eventoj kundukintaj al la Pariza Komunumo 1871, unu el la plej profundaj studoj de Markso kaj ekzemplo de lia aliro al historio.
If I Could Paint the Moon Black by Nancy Burke
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
We know The Diary of Anne Frank. Now, we have Imbi's story, If I Could Paint the Moon Black. A child and her mother in occupied Estonia, caught in the nowhere land between two warring dictators, Hitler and Stalin in the years 1939-1945. You will fall in love with the spirit of this young girl; a story of escape and love, delightfully told despite the reminders of war and devastation.
Библейские исследования Исход by Rami Yudovin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,600. Language: Russian. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
В этом исследовании используется историко-критический метод, включающий текстуальную критику, литературную критику, библейскую археологию и данные изучения религии, истории, а также древних небиблейских законов. (Иллюстрированное издание).
Aces and Aerial Victories: U.S. Air Force in Southeast Asia 1965-1973 - Detailed History of Vietnam Air War, Dramatic Aerial Combat Tales of Heroes, F-4, F-105, Enemy MIG Fighter Planes, B-52 Gunners by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,230. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Aces and Aerial Victories is a collection of firsthand accounts by Air Force fighter crews who flew combat missions over North Vietnam between 1965 and 1973.
No Gap. No Chaos. Answers for Creation Ex Nihilo Naysayers. by Suzanne Sawyer Vincent
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,500. Language: American English. Published: February 22, 2015 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
One strong impression the author's masterful research gives is that it is presented as encouragement for readers to do their own research to reinforce their personal beliefs and/or to find out just what they believe and why they believe as they do; maybe even change their beliefs about how our world was created after reading the author's scholarly presentation. Was it really created from nothing?
Hammer Down: The Battle for the Watapur Valley, 2011 - War in Afghanistan Vanguard of Valor Series, Fight Against Taliban and al-Qaeda, Task Force Cacti by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
On the afternoon of 25 June 2011, the Soldiers of Bravo Company, 2d Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3d Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, also known as Task Force (TF) Cacti, entered an area of Afghanistan known as the "Gambir Jungle" as part of Operation HAMMER DOWN.
A Brief History of the U.S. Army in World War II - The U.S. Army Campaigns of World War II - Europe, Pacific, Germany, Japan, Allied Operations, Battle of the Bulge, North Africa, Aftermath by Progressive Management
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook reproduces an important Army history of World War II.
Pathbreakers: U.S. Marine African American Officers in Their Own Words - Oral History Anthology with 21 Personal Accounts Covering 60 Years of Service - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Jr. by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,910. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This oral history anthology provides insight into the history of the African American officer experience in the U.S. Marine Corps. In the personal accounts of the 21 officers included that cover 60 years of service, the reader comes to understand how these men and women succeeded.
"Farewell the Tranquil Mind": Security and Stability in the Post-Vietnam Era - American Foreign Policy Shortly After Vietnam by Progressive Management
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,800. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Vietnam War has now passed into history. Though the outcome of that war was anything but satisfactory to many Americans, it is probably safe to say that the war's end brought a qualified sense of relief to the broad generality of America's citizenry.
The History of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - From the Revolutionary War to the Space Race, West Point, Flood Control, Hydropower, Combat Operations, Panama Canal, World War I and II, Apollo by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,730. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
This comprehensive ebook provides authoritative information on the storied history of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) and its many accomplishments.
Monumental Providence - Legends of History in Sculpture, Statuary, Monuments and Memorials by Paul Caranci
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2015 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Public statuary as we think of it, first appeared in this state in the mid-1800s inspired by a European idiom. These masterpieces flourished and the resulting statues, monuments and memorials that are now scattered throughout the City of Providence stand as a testament to the people, places and events that have had a profound impact on the shaping of the history of Rhode Island.
The Times Report of the Trial of William Palmer by Bill Peschel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,420. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
“The Times Report of the Trial of William Palmer” reprints the court transcript of the 1856 poisoning case that riveted Victorian England, edited and corrected for the first time, along with more than 60 woodcuts restored to make them look better than the day they were printed. The books also includes added material, including 250 footnotes, maps, and profiles.
Louisiana's Sacred Places: Churches, Cemeteries and Voodoo by Deborah Burst
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » History of things(4.00 from 1 review)
Packed with history, mystery and stunning photos, "Louisiana's Sacred Places" takes readers on a trail of hauntingly beautiful churches, cemeteries and Voodoo ceremonies. Travel the "cities of the dead" in New Orleans across the backroad bayous across south Louisiana. Anne Rice calls it: “Delightfully vivid bringing to life all the favorite haunts of the lively spirits both living and dead.”