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Operation Millpond: U.S. Marines in Thailand, 1961 - Air America Covert Operations, Udorn Airfield, Pathet Lao, President John F. Kennedy, MABS-16 by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This operation highlights the role that the small country of Laos played in the foreign policy calculations of the newly elected U.S. president, John F. Kennedy.
Fly With Your Dreams by Dr. Clifford E. Daugherty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: American English. Published: December 20, 2012 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
This is an illustrated book about dreams that have been achieved. Follow the white dove of Goodness, Peace, and Joy as she takes flight from Far East China in the 8th century BC and lands nearly 28 centuries later at the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® parade in California, USA on January 1, 2013.
Mexico by Peter Calvert
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 195,730. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Mexico is a history of that remarkable and fascinating country over the past one hundred years, since the outbreak of the Revolution in 1910. By combining chronological description with topical treatments of important aspects of Mexico's past it offers the reader a vivid impression of the depth of its experience and why it is so different from other countries.
De Boer Wars - Een Korte Geschiedenis by Andrew Knight
You set the price! Words: 7,000. Language: Dutch. Published: December 20, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » War
Dit boek laat je kennismaken met de Anglo-Boerenoorlogen, twee van de Victoriaanse oorlogen van het Britse Rijk. Het is een begrijpelijk en uitvoerig verslag van de twee Anglo-Boerenoorlogen die in de periodes 1880-1881 en 1899-1902 werden uitgevochten. Dit is een fascinerend verhaal over twee van de bloedigste en duurste oorlogen sinds meer dan een eeuw, die de twee Boerenrepublieken
The Landlord's Friend by Mary Leadbeater by Lucille Redmond
Price: Free! Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The Landlord's Friend is a pamphlet published in 1813 by Irish Quaker Mary Leadbeater for the instruction and education of the brutal Anglo-Irish landlords. It is a fascinating glimpse into the Ireland of the years between the 1798 Rising and the Great Hunger.
El camarada incomodo. La caza de Leon Trotsky por el poder stalinista by Gabriel Glasman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,910. Language: Spanish. Published: December 20, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Este libro narra la rivalidad entre Trosky y Stalin durante la Revolucion Rusa, combate que comenzaria en Rusia y terminaria en Mexico, mostrando a ambos hombres como la metáfora de un sueño que acabaría devorando lo mejor de sí mismo.
U.S. Marines in Battle: The Battle of An-Nasiriyah, Iraq and An-Nasiriyah on the Eve of War - March 23 to April 2, 2003, Task Force Tarawa, PFC Jessica Lynch, Ambush Alley by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,720. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
On 23 March 2003, 5,800 U.S. Marines and U.S. Navy Corpsmen — the warriors of Task Force Tarawa — began fighting a ferocious battle in the city of an-Nasiriyah, Iraq.
Marine Advisors With the Vietnamese Marine Corps - Selected Documents prepared by the U.S. Marine Advisory Unit, Naval Advisory Group, Vietnam War History by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,320. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The period after World War II saw a number of associated Marine Corps formed in the republics of China, Korea, Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Thailand.
One Hundred Eighty Landings of United States Marines 1800 - 1934: History of Controversial Punitive Adventures in Foreign Lands, Pirates, Lejeune, Perry, Fitzroy, Cuba, USS Philadelphia by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,160. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Ellsworth's 180 Landings, to use its popular title, has not been superseded by a more detailed or comprehensive coverage since its original publication forty years ago. It concerns itself with four basic causes for landings: (1) political intervention, (2) punitive actions, (3) protection of diplomatic mission, nationals, and their property, and (4) humanitarian.
Forjadores de la America independiente by Gabriela Orozco
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,530. Language: Spanish. Published: December 19, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Este libro nos cuenta paso a paso los acontecimientos que dieron forma al nuevo continente despues de la independencia de las trece colonias, al tiempo que nos describe detalladamente a los protagonistas de esta transformacion: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Simon Bolivar y Jose San Martin, entre otros.
37: The Year of Portent by Markham Pyle
Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,700. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 18, 2012 by Bapton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
1937 – from the flooded Ohio to the new Golden Gate Bridge, from bombed Guernica to newly-opened Buchenwald to the Rape of Nanking – was a year of portent. Markham Shaw Pyle and GMW Wemyss, the celebrated historians of the Titanic enquiries and of the coming of the Second World War, here survey that dread year, from Tolkien and Disney to war and terror. This is history in the grand manner.
Lakeland Hunting Memories - Volume Two by Wendy Fraser
Series: Lakeland Hunting Memories, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,360. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
This book is another dip into recollections of life in the English Lake District during the ‘50s and ‘60s. Ron Black was born and bred in the English Lake District, like his forefathers, and here relates some of his memories of hunting with hounds, competing in fell races, the heroic exploits of his family members, along with historical accounts written in the 1800s and earlier. 24,000 words.
A New Forest Childhood 1903-1916 by Thomas Gilbert Scott
Price: Free! Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The memoirs of Thomas Gilbert Scott growing up in Sway in the New Forest before the Great War. This ebook version does not contain the photographs, family tree or map of the print edtion.
U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) History: Close Air Support and the Battle for Khe Sanh - Vietnam War, Westmoreland, B-52 Stratofortress, Skyhawk, Phantom, Sea Knight, Spooky, Super Gaggle by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,680. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the 77 days from 20 January to 18 March of 1968, two divisions of the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) surrounded a regiment of U.S. Marines on a mountain plateau in the northwest corner of South Vietnam known as Khe Sanh.
Van Lauwerzee tot Dollard - Beknopte geschiedenis van de Groninger kust- en zeevisserij by Visserijmuseum Zoutkamp
Price: Free! Words: 7,650. Language: Dutch. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fisheries & Aquaculture
De tekst geeft een beknopt overzicht van de ontwikkeling van de Groninger kust- en zeevisserij en kwam tot stand in het kader van de wisselexpositie 'Van Lauwerzee tot Dollard' van het Visserijmuseum Zoutkamp.
Thanksgiving Day - Religious to Secular by Jim Davenport
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 28,810. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » History » North America
This book traces the history of how the celebration of Thanksgiving in the U.S.A. has changed from the time of the Pilgrims in 1621 to modern day 2012. What started as a religious observance marked by worship, prayer, a hearty meal and a community attitude of thankfulness has transitioned over time to a secular long weekend filled with family, friends, over-eating, watching football and shopping.
Spies! Women in the Civil War by Penny Colman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Spies! Women in the Civil War tells the thrilling stories of women who served as spies for the North and for the South, including Harriet Tubman who led Union troops on raids up the Combahee River and Belle Boyd who provided information to Confederate generals. Smart, brave, committed, and clever, the women spies were undaunted by the risks of getting shot, arrested, imprisoned, even hanged.
Det One: U.S. Marines Corps U.S. Special Operations Command Detachment 2003-2006 - Global War on Terrorism, Iraq War and Operation Iraqi Freedom, Marine Expeditionary Force by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,860. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The story of the Marine Corps U.S. Special Operations Command Detachment, which became known as Det One, is an extraordinary tale. On its face, the story would not rate a minute's glance. One small group of Marines, about a hundred in number, formed, trained, and went to war.