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Still Downrange, but in Country – PTSD Parables
Price: Free! Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
There are approximately 21.6 million veterans alive, who have served faithfully and honorable in our nations armed forces. Out of that total, there are over 300,000 veterans that are afflicted with PTSD. Additionally, it has been reported that 20% of the returning Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans suffer from PTSD. This book is about PTSD as shown in parables.
Covered Bridges of the South
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers. Descriptions to all of the Southern States of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia's 66 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, including Color Photographs. GPS and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges and the various Truss Types. Recommended tours of each state.
Training to Fight: Training and Education During the Cold War - Pentomic Era, Korean War, Vietnam War, Top Gun Miramar, Coverage of Training Facilities Listed by State
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book provides a contextual foundation for the documentation and, in some cases, preservation of the hundreds of Cold War-era military training and education facilities within the United States.
The United States Air Force (USAF): Basic Documents on Roles and Missions (Air Staff Historical Study) - McNamara, Curtis LeMay, James Forrestal, Space Command, Key West Agreement
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 158,290. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Office of Air Force History has collected in this volume the most significant documents which have determined the roles and missions of the Air Force, from its birth in 1947 to the present. The documents themselves only tell part of the story, of course.
The Great Portsmouth Christmas Fires
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Portsmouth, NH suffered a trio of devastating urban fires in the early 1800s. Collectively, they are known as the Great Portsmouth Christmas Fires because each one flared within three days of Christmas. This book identifies the sources of the three fires, describes the devastation they caused, and explains how they shaped modern Portsmouth. A walking tour through the rebuilt areas is included.
Колбасная эмиграция
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,290. Language: Russian. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Повесть Анатолия Стеклова «Колбасная эмиграция» это свидетельский рассказ о массовом исходе евреев из Советского Союза в 1970-90 годах. Как это было и почему...
One Hundred Twenty Five
Price: Free! Words: 19,320. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014 by Evgeniya Djosovna. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Memories of a student (Ernest Kaukhcheshvili) about the siege of Leningrad (Soviet Union) during the Second World War.
My War at Sea 1914–1916: A Captain's Life with the Royal Navy During the First World War
Price: Free! Words: 59,800. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book is based on the wartime recollections of Heathcoat S. Grant, captain of HMS Canopus from 1914–1916. It is published in conjunction with the War Letters 1914–1918 series. For anyone interested in the war at sea during the First World War, Grant provides a highly readable insider's view of the action at Coronel, the Battle of the Falklands and the attempt to force the Dardanelles.
Al-Qaida After Ten Years of War - A Global Perspective of Successes, Failures, and Prospects - Iraq and Afghanistan, Pakistan, Arab Spring, Tuaregs, bin Laden, Egypt, al-Shabaab, al-Qaeda
Price: $7.59 USD. Words: 118,980. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Over the past 10 years, counterterrorism efforts have disrupted its main training facilities and eliminated much of the core leadership structure, including the mastermind Usama Bin Ladin. Despite this, Al-Qaida has proved resilient.
Феномены древней культуры востока Северной Азии (Нижнего Амура)
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 113,130. Language: Russian. Published: May 21, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
В первой и второй частях книги автор, применив новый метод интерпретации символов неолита Нижнего Амура, опираясь на оригинальную геофизическую теорию, лингвистический анализ, мировой опыт расшифровки неолитической символики, выявил тождественность символов Нижнеамурья и Европы. Раскрыта сущность петроглифов р. Амура и р. Уссури. Приводятся научные факты, опровергающие академическое утверждение о
The Resurgence of Al-Qaeda in Syria and Iraq - AQIM, Ansar al-Sharia, Al Nusrah Front, ISIS, Islamic Front, Alleppo, Alawites, Sunni, AQAP, Assad, Al-Shabaab, Salafist
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,670. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Even though Al Nusrah has shown a willingness to cooperate with the Islamic Front, the latter is likely to have to reject any long-term alliance with Al Nusrah if it wishes to retain funding from the Saudis and the Gulf States.
رازگان
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 22,510. Language: Persian. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Zoroastrianism
.مقالات این کتاب نخستین بار در هفته نامه «فوق العاده» در سال ۶۸ – ۱۳۶۷ منتشر شدند .این سلسله مقالات که با عنوان «رازگان» هر هفته در مجله فوق العاده بیرون می آمد گفتمانهای گوناگونی درباره فرهنگ ایران را دربرمیگرفت و اکنون پس از ۲۵ سال در قالب کتابی تجدید چاپ می شود
Russian Military Transformation - Goal in Sight? Conventional and Nuclear Forces, Aerospace Defense Command, Modern Weapons, Readiness, Manpower, Serdyukov
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,140. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Military
In this monograph, the authors use a wide range of Russian language sources and interviews to illustrate not only the Russian threat assessments highlighting the United States as a potential aggressor, but also the many unique challenges facing Russia in renewing and rearming its military.
Russia After Putin - Ukraine, Syria, Relations with China, Beslan, Armenia, Stalin Lite, Magnitsky Scandal, Lavrov, Navalny, Russian Street Protests, European Union
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,840. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
Are Putin's days numbered as many Russian watchers predict and what will Russia look like after he leaves the Kremlin?
A Soldier's Morality, Religion, and Our Professional Ethic: Does the Army's Culture Facilitate Integration, Character Development, and Trust in the Profession? Gay Pride, Army Ethic
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,320. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Among the evolving values of American society, this research seeks to address the perennial issue of religion, its role in the moral character of individual volunteers, and how, amid a secularizing society, the Stewards of the Professions can maintain an ethical culture that facilitates, indeed fosters, both correct religious expression and military effectiveness.
Soldiers of Misfortune? Blackwater USA, Private Military Security Contractors (PMSCs), Iraq War, Afghanistan War, Counterinsurgency (COIN) Campaigns, DynCorp, Zapata, Kroll
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,460. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines the role of security contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan. From analysis of these two missions, it draws broad lessons from which it derives concrete recommendations to improve the conduct of further missions.
Searching the Skies: The Legacy of the United States Cold War Defense Radar Program - BMEWS, SAGE, NORAD, PAVE PAWS, Spacetrack, Safeguard, Ground Observer Corps (GOC), Whirlwind
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,830. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The study provides the basis for identifying, understanding, and evaluating DoD radar facilities associated with the Cold War.
Look Up, Las Vegas! A Walking Tour of the Las Vegas Strip
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of the Las Vegas Strip from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Epitome for Eleanor: A Short History of the Known Universe: I. The Big Bang to the Bronze Age
Price: Free! Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
From the formation of our galaxy and solar system to the emergence of life and the first civilisations, Epitome for Eleanor is a short history of the known Universe for children. Part I covers the period from the Big Bang to the Bronze Age.
The Emerging Shield: The Air Force and the Evolution of Continental Air Defense, 1945-1960 - NORAD, Dew Line, SAGE, BOMARC, SAC, Early Warning Systems, Radar Fence, Atom Bomb Impact
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,290. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The volume begins with the U.S. Army Air Service's involvement with air defense in World War I and traces the story through to the late 1950s and early 1960s.