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How F. W. Boreham Won the War of Words
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by John Broadbanks Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Biography
F. W. Boreham was one of the most prolific authors of the twentieth century, but this book tells of the crisis Boreham experienced during the First World War that led to him discovering and adopting a winning style of communication.
Bums: An Oral History of the Brooklyn Dodgers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 207,530. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The ultimate story of baseball's most storied and beloved franchises, told in the words of da Bums themselves, and weaved into a can't-put-it down account by the master of the oral history and author of numerous best sellers, Peter Golenbock. Winner of the Casey Award for best baseball book of the year, now available for the first time in electronic format.
Heroes in Obscurity A Vietnam Era Junior Officer's Stories of Unsung Heroes and of Life on Small Navy Auxiliary Ships
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,530. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
James Duermeyer began his writing with this book, Heroes in Obscurity, followed by three historical fiction novels. Heroes in Obscurity is a candid, humorous, and humble memoir account of a junior Naval officer during the Vietnam War. Whether the reader is an armchair warrior, one who has served, or a military family member, Heroes in Obscurity is a heart felt, engaging collection of tales.
Putin, the Russian Elite, and the Future of Russia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Asteroid Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » Russian
In this thoughtful monograph, the author traces how Russia’s character has shaped its evolution, with a particular focus on how the ruling “elite” has led the country from one disaster to another. An examination of Russia’s ruling circles since Lenin and the leadership selection process, reveals how and why Putin ascended to power, and how his policies are likely to shape the country’s future.
Japanese and U.S. World War II Plunder
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 145,050. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage, Nonfiction » History » War
Insiders detailed history of the diversion of Japanese war loot from the Philippines after Word War II by CIA and affiliate personnel.
Jam on the Ceiling
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,650. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by Mary E. Lowd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » North America
As a newspaper columnist of many years, Wes talked about writing a book but didn't realize he'd already written one until his sons went through more than 700 of his columns and compiled the best into Jam On The Ceiling. In this book, Wes talks about Oregon history and politics, the changing times and technology, traveling, hiking, and building a log cabin with his son William L. Sullivan.
Thailand in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Religion, Thaksin Shinawatra, Military Coup, Military, U.S.-Thai Relations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,570. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Thailand, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Mao Tse-Tung and Operational Art During the Chinese Civil War - Red Army, Chiang Kai-shek and the Nationalist Army, Communists in Peking
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,500. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This monograph examines the nature of operational art during the third and final phase of the Chinese Civil War, 1945-1949. During this period Mao Tse-Tung and the Red Army fought Chiang Kai-shek and the Nationalist Army for the military and political control of China.
Transforming the American Soldier: Educating the Warrior - Diplomat, Dealing with Insurgency, Cultural and Social Landscape, Formulation of Military Education
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Understanding the "social landscape" will only be able to be achieved through direct interaction with the local population. Additionally, this direct interaction with the local population, if combined with an understanding of the cultural and social aspects of the situation, can increase the trust between the military and the foreign population.
Amurath to Amurath (Includes Biography of Gertrude Bell)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 159,420. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Gertrude Bell was an extraordinary woman who did what most women or men, even today, would dream of doing. Her travels opened doors to the Western world about the life and culture of the Middle East. This book traces her journey through Mesopotamia. It feels as fresh and energetic today, over 100 years later, as it did when it was first published in 1911. It also includes the short biography, “
Adaptation to Change: U.S. Army Cavalry Doctrine and Mechanization, 1938-1945 - World War II Armored Force, Corps Reconnaissance
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,940. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines a microcosm of the Army then, one that confronted fundamental change in mechanization, the Cavalry branch. Instead of focusing on the creation of the Armored Force and evolution of tank doctrine, this monograph examines mechanized cavalry doctrine as practiced by reconnaissance groups and squadrons in the European theater.
One Hundred Years of Flight: USAF Chronology of Significant Air and Space Events 1903-2002 - Wright Brothers, World War II, American Military Aviation History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,430. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Commemorating the first century of aviation, this chronology is dedicated to the men and women who gave their lives to advance air and space flight. It includes significant air and space events since the Wright brothers first demonstrated in 1903 that humankind could fly in heavier-than-air machines.
Istoria unei minciuni bol┼čevice- 23 august 1944
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,240. Language: Romanian. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
August 23rd is known as the national day of Romania celebration date while the country was under the communist party leadership.The celebration marked the moment of August 23 1944, when Romania left the alliance with Germany and joined the United Nations in the war against Hitler. The national celebration and the events organized throughout the day were an expression of the main ideological theme.
To Join or Not to Join the Nuclear Club: How Nations Think about Nuclear Weapons: Two Middle East Case Studies - Libya and Pakistan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,810. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The two papers included in this Monograph offer insights into the differing paths taken by two countries in the greater Middle East region—Libya and Pakistan—with the former relinquishing its nuclear program and the latter acquiring a military nuclear capability.
Why is the Colonel Called "Kernal"? The Origin of the Ranks and Rank Insignia Now Used by the United States Armed Forces - Enlisted Ranks, Officers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. military services still use many of the ranks they started with when they began in 1775 at the start of our Revolutionary War. The leaders adopted the organization, regulations and ranks of the British army and navy with just minor changes.
Rising: Stories of the 2013 Alberta Flood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Examining one of the largest natural disasters in Canadian history as never before—through the eyes of the people it directly affected—Taylor Lambert's new book Rising puts a human face on a catastrophe while exploring the history of Calgary and southern Alberta. One quarter of the author's proceeds benefit The Calgary Foundation's Flood Rebuilding Fund.
The Reno Court of Inquiry: Introduction, Day One and Day Two
Series: The Reno Court of Inquiry, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Major Marcus Reno has come under an intense amount of criticism for his role in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. This work is a hand-transcribed copy of the original inquiry performed in 1879. I has never been provided in electronic form and never without a host of commentary. This is the actual work as it appears in the Library of Congress.
The Reno Court of Inquiry: Day Three
Series: The Reno Court of Inquiry, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,820. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Major Marcus Reno has come under an intense amount of criticism for his role in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. This work is a hand-transcribed copy of the original inquiry performed in 1879. I has never been provided in electronic form and never without a host of commentary. This is the actual work as it appears in the Library of Congress.
The Reno Court of Inquiry: Day Four
Series: The Reno Court of Inquiry, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,120. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Major Marcus Reno has come under an intense amount of criticism for his role in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. This work is a hand-transcribed copy of the original inquiry performed in 1879. It has never been provided in electronic form and never without a host of commentary. This is the actual work as it appears in the Library of Congress.
The Reno Court of Inquiry: Day Five
Series: The Reno Court of Inquiry, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Major Marcus Reno has come under an intense amount of criticism for his role in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. This work is a hand-transcribed copy of the original inquiry performed in 1879. I has never been provided in electronic form and never without a host of commentary. This is the actual work as it appears in the Library of Congress.