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A Devilish Pastime: A History of Football in all its Forms
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,560. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Where did football come from? How did it get to be so popular? And why can't we, across the English-speaking world, even agree on what the word 'football' means? This book looks at how the modern sports of soccer, rugby, American/Canadian football, Gaelic football and Australian Rules evolved from games played in the distant past.
Chila Heart两世记语
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is a record of China & media in 1920'-1929'. Let look back,maybe,history would have been same at all! 过来的事件,过不去的谶语。
Airlift Doctrine - Comprehensive History from pre-World War II, World War II, Vietnam, to the Modern Era, Air Mobility, National Strategy, Airlift at Risk, the Future of Airlift Doctrine
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 173,930. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this extremely comprehensive overview of airlift and air mobility, Colonel Miller shows how the worldwide orientation of American foreign policy, the numerous threats to free-world interests, and the speed and complexity of modern warfare have combined with political and resource constraints to produce today's airlift doctrine and force structure.
Joint Training for Night Air Warfare - Red Flag, Cope Thunder, and the National Training Center, Close Air Support, Counterair
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,420. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The reality of today's world is that although the threat of World War III may be greatly reduced, the possibility of wars involving American troops remains high. These wars probably will be conducted by large and complex joint staffs and likely will be characterized by intense activity carried out regardless of weather, time of day, or seasons of the year.
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific Through Nebraska
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This book chronicles the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad from its faltering start at Omaha in 1864 through the following three years as the builders press on through Nebraska. It describes the crews' dogged determination as they met the challenges of floods, scorching summers, Indian attacks and derailments.
JFK VIP2RIP
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
This is the real JFK Assassination story by the real courageous hero assassin me!
A History of the British Monarchy in Brief(s)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,500. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The British Monarchy spans twelve hundred years and more than sixty people. This books examines them one by one, centering on the strange and unusual events that occurred to each of them. Most of it is factual, but the author takes great liberties in reporting the facts, in an attempt to find the humor missing in so much of recorded history.
Battlefield of the Future: 21st Century Warfare Issues - Air Theory for the 21st Century, Cyberwar, Biological Weapons and Germ Warfare, New-Era Warfare
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a book about strategy and war fighting in the midst of a revolution in military affairs as the world moves into the twenty-first century.
The Foundations of U.S. Air Doctrine: The Problem of Friction in War - Airpower Strategy, World War II Bomber Offensive Plan, Korea, Douhet, Billy Mitchell, Clausewitzian Doctrine
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study revolves around friction, meaning the ubiquitous uncertainties and inescapable difficulties that form the atmosphere of real war. More specifically, it attempts to utilize the Clausewitzian concept of general friction as a basis for assessing — and, if necessary, reshaping — the foundations of US air doctrine.
Velocity: Speed with Direction - The Professional Career of General Jerome F. O'Malley - Controversy about North Vietnam Bombing Authorization and President Nixon, the Lavelle Raids of the Vietnam War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,410. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The life and career of Air Force General Jerome F. O'Malley is described in remarkable, vivid detail in this biography written by his friends and associates, Patrick and Aloysius Casey.
Infantry School: A Soldier's Journal
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Price: Free! Words: 39,480. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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A personal memoir of training to become an infantryman and an officer during the Vietnam War era. Full of humor, pathos, and the author's personal reflections on the men he trained with and their experiences.
The Rankin Book Of Random Facts and Trivia
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Did you know Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams died on the same day? Did you know FDR changed the date of Thanksgiving for several years? Or how about the fact that Canadians often buy their milk in plastic bags. The Rankin Book Of Random Facts and Trivia is filled with many more great facts from history and culture.
Island Sojourn - Those Carefree Years on Barnston Island (1930-1940)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,520. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Rod Butler grew up on Barnston Island in the 1930s. Island Sojourn is a series of short stories about his childhood.
Essential Guide to the Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base - Key Component of the Air Education and Training Command, the Air Force Center for Professional Military Education, AU Catalog
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,080. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, provides the full spectrum of Air Force education, from precommissioning to the highest levels of professional military education, including degree granting and professional continuing education for officers, enlisted, and civilian personnel throughout their careers.
Challenge and Response: Anticipating U.S. Military Security Concerns - Future Wars and American Military Responses, Changing Nature of Warfare, Space Assets
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,860. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this collection of essays, the contributors examine the implications of the formal dissolution of the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact on planning for future military threats. They attempt to identify the nature and source of the most likely future threats to global security.
Jewels of French History Books, The Lauragais Story
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Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 101,420. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Moulin Publications. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A new history book for France that examines the commercially and strategically important region of the Lauragais, sometimes known as the 'Land of Cockaigne' in reference to a time of Pastel and the flourishing cotton industry that once existed there.
What Are the Results of the Establishment of Secular Humanism?
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Series: Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,670. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
a warning to stop allowing Secularism to take over our lives and our country before we lose our faith, our freedom, and our future. In some form, rule by man and dismissal of God, coupled with violence toward dissenters, has existed since the Fall of Man. The targeting of believers for violence is necessary because they are the enemy of secularist supremacy.
What Is an Establishment of Religion?
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Series: Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 99,570. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
Hint. It's not what you think. It's a recipe for persecution, corruption and heresy. America's founding fathers understood that government must protect freedom, including the freedom to practice all religions. But they also understood that not all religions teach men how to be good citizens and make their countries prosper. The truth isn't out there somewhere, unfindable and unknowable.
What Is Secular Humanism?
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Series: Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,300. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Almost every American colony had some form of establishment of religion. This was because their religion consisted of proven and necessary facts of existence. Religion was reliable, logical and rational to them. The modern established religion of Secular Humanism teaches that it is the only scientifically-based belief system in existence.
Luzija's Story
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A true story of the trials and tribulations of a young girl growing up in war-torn Poland. An in-depth look into the life and times of a true heroine.