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21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Organization of Marine Corps Forces - Marine Corps Reference Publication (MCRP) 5-12D
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,540. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides general information on the mission, concept of employment, organization, and equipment of the Marine Corps forces.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Marine Corps Supplement to the Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,050. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps publication MCRP contains definitions of Marine Corps terms and a listing of common abbreviations and acronyms not found in Joint Pub 1-02, Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) War Crimes - Marine Corps Reference Publication (MCRP) 4-11.8B (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,730. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual identifies specific actions that violate the Law of War. It describes the responsibility of every Marine.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Guide To Mountain Operations MCRP 3-35.2A (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,650. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual is a reference on tactics, techniques, and procedures for small unit leaders in the mountain environment. This publication explains the basics of how to deal with the unique conditions imposed when operating in mountainous terrain.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Guide To Cold Weather Operations MCRP 3-35.1A (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,760. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual addresses individual and collective skills necessary for small units to operate in the cold weather environment from company to fire team level.
Foy Short, A Life in Southern Africa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,110. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Biography of Foy Short, a pioneer evangelist who lived in what is now Zambia and Zimbabwe from 1922 through 1995. The book explores not only the traditional hazards he faced as a “missionary” (wild animals, primitive tribesmen and dangerous travel) but also the doctrinal and spiritual challenges that he had to battle in establishing churches of Christ and training African teachers.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Foreign Humanitarian Assistance and Consequence Management Operations MCRP 3-33B (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,350. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides guidance on missions of foreign humanitarian assistance (FHA).
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) RECCE-J, Multiservice Procedures for Requesting Reconnaissance Information in a Joint Environment - MCRP 2-2.1
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,970. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual covers procedures for requesting reconnaissance information in a joint environment.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Marine Physical Readiness Training for Combat MCRP 3-02A
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,690. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides the information and references necessary to establish and conduct physical conditioning programs to prepare Marines for the physical demands of combat.
En el barrio de los mangos
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,350. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
El Barrio de Los Mangos es como uno de esos lugares en los cuentos de hadas. Estas historias son algo de recuerdos; algo de memorias, algo de verdad, algo de ensayo y algo de ficción para proteger a los inocentes. Quiero llevar al lector a que conozca mi mundo desde la niñez hasta la adolescencia, en medio de una revolución.
Invoking the Avatar Doctrine: Genesis, Development & Decline of the U.S. Economy, 1776-2012
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,860. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
How did the U.S. economy sprint to global dominance so rapidly? Do the math: How did the U.S. economy sprint to global dominance so rapidly? Do the math: Free natural resources (stolen from the Native American) + Free labor (from African slaves) = GNP on steroids. The Founding Fathers made a fatal decision to keep blacks enslaved following the American Revolution. That set a bad precedent.
Project Mercury: Results of the First United States Manned Orbital Space Flight, February 20, 1962, Friendship 7 Mission of John Glenn (Mercury-Atlas 6, MA-6), Including Air-to-Ground Transcript
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,370. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - presents the results of the first United States manned orbital space flight conducted on February 20, 1962, and includes a complete minute-by-minute air-to-ground transcript, along with John Glenn's flight report.
Mae Brussell: Queen of Conspiracy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Articles about Mae Brussell, the Beverly Hills housewife and self made conspiracy theorist who researched the JFK assassination, Watergate and Nazi involvement in American government and how she became the "Queen of Conspiracy" with millions of followers.
Transformations in Mississippian Native American Culture
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Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
This tells of the cultural changes in the Mississippian period Native Americans to include deculuration.
Three Governors From Greensboro, Alabama
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You set the price! Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Three citizens of Greensboro, Alabama have gone on to become governor of that state. This book chronicles the lives of Israel Pickens, John Gayle, and Thomas Seay, all from the small Alabama town of Greensboro.
George Strother Gaines
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You set the price! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
George Strother Gaines was a well trusted and honored man among the Native Americans and whites in south Alabama in the early 1800s. Gaines was instrumental in the history of south Alabama among the inhabitants of the lower Tombigbee area. This is his story.
Private Battles: Military Families' Strengths and Struggles in a Time of War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan -- the longest U.S. combat operations since the Vietnam War -- military families have been struggling through a relentless cycle of crisis and stress. Many suffer their own wounds of war: Depression. Anxiety. Divorce. Suicide. “Private Battles” tells the stories of real families and how they survive these hard times.
Country Ways
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Series: History Comes to Life, Book 1. Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 70,080. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
Country Ways is the first in a quartet of books by Terence Kearey dealing with aspects of life in Britain through the centuries from the perspective of his own family, stretching back to the Norman invasion to a narrowly-avoided German one. The others are History, Heroism and Home, A Changing World and A Distance Travelled.
The Father
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,980. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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264BC. Rome has completed her conquest of the Italian Peninsula and stands eyeball to eyeball with the ancient trading empire of Carthage. One man stands between Rome and her goal of world domination: Hamilcar Barca, father of the most famous Carthaginian General, Hannibal. This is the story of the Barca family’s pivotal role in the First Punic War and the events which flow from it.
Days Gone By
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,080. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012 by PBL Limited. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
There are as many individual stories as there are people who have walked the streets and prairies of Wapello County, Iowa. Though change is imperceptible until viewed from a distance, the good old days are as close to us as yesterday. The 70 short articles in this book show interesting twists and turns in the history of a Midwestern community.