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New Frontier Culture: Inside the Mind of John F. Kennedy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,180. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » History » American
New Frontier Culture is a biographical essay on the ideas, policy theories and career of John F. Kennedy. It shows the origins of Kennedy's ideas and examines how he adapted them to the political exigencies he faced during his tenure as president. New Frontier Culture is both an historical analysis and a remembrance. Readers may appreciate it both for the memory it evokes and for its insights.
On Alert: An Operational History of the United States Air Force Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Program, 1945-2011 - Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Peacekeeper MX, Minuteman III, Nuclear Warhead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 186,290. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
The men and women who eventually built these intercontinental-range rockets, as well as the ones who transformed nuclear weapons to be capable of launching on these rockets, deserve a key place in our nation's history. This book describes their struggles, both on the technical front and on the political front, as they pursued game-changing capabilities.
New Navy Fighting Machine in the South China Sea - How American Surface Combatants Can Defeat PLAN, People's Republic of China (PRC) Navy, Aegis, Airships, Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,660. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The western Pacific is home to many areas of growing contention. In the past, a predominant concern of the U.S. centered upon potential PRC military aggression towards Taiwan. However, speculation over oil and gas reserves embedded in the SCS has increasingly drawn attention to the waters between Vietnam and the Philippines.
Highly Enriched Uranium: Striking a Balance - A Historical Report on the United States Highly Enriched Uranium Production, Acquisition, and Utilization Activities from 1945 through 1996
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,260. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
In February 1996, the Department of Energy (DOE) commissioned a comprehensive effort to document and declassify the United States inventory and other information needed to present a complete picture of the production, acquisition, and utilization of highly enriched uranium (HEU).
Indexpositio Montana Grand Jury
Price: Free! Words: 51,580. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » History » American
Indexpositio is a researchers guide to the history of the Montana grand jury.
Iraqi Perspectives Project: A View of Operation Iraqi Freedom from Saddam's Senior Leadership - Hussein's Distorted Worldview, Desert Storm, Regime Prepares for War, Baghdad Bob, Final Days
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,850. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) overthrew Saddam's regime and opened up one of the world's most secretive governments to outside analysis, presenting a once-in-a-generation opportunity for military leaders and historians to delve deep into the decision-making processes of a former adversary.
Amerika? America! - From Immigration to Espionage
Series: Krutein Memoirs, Book 3 ยท Biography & Memoir. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 90,210. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Vol.3 of the remarkable autobiographical memoirs of Eva Krutein finds the family moving to California - in the 1960s! - with five teenagers! Suddenly Eva's narrative is interrupted by her husband, Manfred. His secret diary is quoted at length, revealing how his "ocean mining" job for Howard Hughes is really a secret spy project to raise a lost Soviet submarine from the floor of the Pacific.
Nuclear Navy Encyclopedia - Comprehensive History of Naval Nuclear Propulsion for Submarines and Aircraft Carriers - First Atomic Subs, Hyman Rickover, Nuclear Fuel Management, Reactors
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 272,150. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Discover the fascinating stories and history of the U.S. Navy nuclear program. With five official histories and reports, this unique compilation provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of all aspects of this amazing story.
Winged Victor,A Biography of Victor M. Yeates
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 71,840. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
A biography of Victor Yeates, a sopwith camel pilot, whose novel Winged Victory is considered to be one of the classics on aerial warfare during world war one. Winged Victor also explores the factual aspects of Yeates' book through detailed examination of his log book entries family papers and official records. Victor's son has written the foreword.
Nuclear Navy 1946-1962: History of Navy's Nuclear Propulsion Program - Hyman Rickover, Nimitz, Nautilus, AEC, Nuclear Submarines, Reactors, Atoms for Peace, Thresher, Polaris Missile
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 220,970. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This official AEC-sponsored history of the Naval nuclear propulsion program provides an authoritative account of the historic effort to develop the first atomic powered submarines and carriers under the celebrated leadership of Hyman Rickover.
Atoms for Peace and War 1953-1961: Eisenhower and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Oppenheimer, Debates about Test Ban, Disarmament, Nuclear War, Fallout, Power Reactors, Teller, Clean Bomb
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 345,110. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This volume, the third in the official history of the Atomic Energy Commission, makes sizable contributions in several areas, including the Eisenhower presidency.
Heliopolis 1
Price: Free! Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
Heliopolis, Egypt. Known in ancient times as 'Annu', and known in the Bible as 'On'. Heliopolis may be largely off the radar for many, but it provides the key to understanding far more of who we are, and where we come from, than many imagine. But before we can look at Heliopolis, we need to challenge the way we currently understand human prehistory.
Killing America: What Poisoned A Noble Experiment
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,850. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » History » American
In 1776 America started with such promise, today it remains the place to immigrate to; but Americans are seemingly dissatisfied with their government. Is it because the character of the US has changed? What caused the change. A brief review of history reveal that the country's fortunes began to change after the 16th amendment overturned the one thing that made America different.
Cambodia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Khmer Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Traditions, Phnom Penh, Pol Pot, Vietnamese Occupation
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Cambodia.
The Battle of Britain: A German Perspective - Luftwaffe, Aircraft Development, History, Concepts, Doctrine, Influence of Spanish Civil War, Luftkriegfuhrung, German Bombers, Douhet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,710. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The German propagandists reveled in the seemingly endless successes of their military. Poland, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Holland, and France had all fallen to the sword. By late summer, few in the world would have disputed that the fate of England could be any different on the eve of what was to become known as the Battle of Britain.
Uncle Anton's Atomic Bomb
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 95,840. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » History » North America
Mary weds Ward Jr., heir to the well-to-do Wangerts of Indianapolis, and together they raise three sons. As they negotiate a rocky path through the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s, they take turns spinning a nighttime yarn inspired by the idea: what if Anton Chekhov wrote a story about the atomic bomb? A tragicomic mix of upper-crust romance, sibling warfare, boarding school drama, and C.I.A. skullduggery.
The American Civil War: A Ducksters Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,720. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » History » War
This book about the American Civil War is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the history of the Civil War including the timeline and events that led up to the war. The book takes you through the major battles of the war such as the Battle of Gettysburg and the Battle of Antietam.
The Development of Capitalism in The Navajo Nation
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,900. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
The Development of Capitalism in the Navajo Nation traces the development of three industries during the period 1850 - 1980 that were widespread among Navajo people. These industries are sheep herding, rug weaving, and jewelry making. There is a focus on the role of military conquest, federal government policy, and private traders who were tied into national and international commerce.
The American Revolution: A Ducksters Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,260. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
This book about the American Revolution is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the history American Revolution including the timeline and events that led up to the war, major battles, important people, and more. Take a trip into the past and discover the revolution that gave birth to the United States.
History of Native Americans: A Ducksters Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General, Nonfiction » History » Native American
This book about the history of Native Americans in the United States is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the culture of Native American tribes when Columbus first arrived including their art, religion, food, and homes. The book also includes biographies of several notable Native Americans.