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The Proximity Principle: Army Chaplains on the Fighting Line in Doctrine and History – Historical Survey of Important Chaplains in Ground Combat Since 1926, World War II and Korean War, Emil Kapuan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,140. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Clergy, Nonfiction » History » Military
The primary argument of this study is that this proximity principle — both in chaplain history and chaplain doctrine — has been a dominant theme of the Army chaplain's ministry. The 1926 fighting line verbiage and concept codified what chaplains had habitually practiced up to that time.
From A Blood-Red Sea: The Last Voyage of Daniel Collins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The true survival story of a US sailor who, in 1824, was shipwrecked in shark-infested waters, brutally attacked by pirates, and forced to endure an epic journey across land and sea in a desperate effort to escape from the pirates, to reach civilization, and to find a way home. For fans of "The Revenant" and "In the Heart of the Sea".
Perceptions of Airpower and Implications for the Leavenworth Schools: Interwar Student Papers (Art of War Paper) – History and Effectiveness of Command and General Staff School During the 1930s
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,220. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book evaluates interwar period US Army officer perceptions of aviation as expressed in student papers written as part of the Command and General Staff School during the 1930s. The evaluation compares student perceptions to period airpower theory and doctrine and applies that study to weigh-in on the broader debate over the effectiveness of Fort Leavenworth during the interwar period.
From Julia's Kitchen: Owen Family Cookery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / Southern States, Nonfiction » History » History of things
When Julia Susannah Helm was just a little girl in Pennsylvania, she discovered a “receipt” for hash in a kitchen drawer, written out in the hand of her father’s former housekeeper. Her brother Jonathan made her a small wooden box to keep it in. That was the beginning of her recipe collection, which became one of her most cherished possessions.
Over There with the AEF (American Expeditionary Force): The World War I Memoirs of Captain Henry C. Evans – French Campaigns Aisne-Marne, St. Mihiel, Meuse Argonne, Battle at the Front
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
To read this combined collection from the diary of Captain Henry Evans is to relive with him an important era in his life. Each page reflects his integrity, intelligence, courage and delightful sense of humor.
Fort Leavenworth: The People Behind the Names: People Who Have Left Their Mark on the Dowager Queen of Frontier Forts – Fort History, Geography, Buildings, Stained Glass Windows, Streets and Trails
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,650. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This is the story of the people and organizations behind the names used at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The scores of men and women of distinction associated with the United States Armed Forces who have served at this "Dowager Queen of Frontier Posts."
American History A Day at A Time - November Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
This frontier history includes the following stories on America’s origins: November 05, 1492 - Christopher Columbus learns of maize November 15, 1626 - Pilgrims Buy Out London Investors November 21, 1760 - Joseph Plumb Martin Born November 26, 1753 - Letter From John Franklin to Benjamin Franklin November 30, 1753 - Washington Departs from Logstown
Out of Latvia - The son of a Latvian immigrant searches for his roots
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » European
Peter Jirgens tells the story of his youth as the son of a Latvian immigrant in Australia. He shares his father’s stories of life under Soviet rule and dreams of seeing Latvia himself. In1980, despite the possibility of being drafted into the Soviet army or sent to Siberia, Peter enters Latvia. His thirst for adventure almost costs him his life.
Through the Joint, Interagency, and Multinational Lens: Perspectives on the Operational Environment – Partnerships Through History, Eisenhower and Europe, China and Asia, Terrorism, Homeland Security
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,330. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Contrary to public discourse, hierarchically organized terrorist groups are more dangerous than networked or leaderless resistance arrangements. Nonetheless, leaderless resistance is the dominant 21st Century domestic threat and requires new approaches to combating terrorism.
Gallows Dust
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Nonfiction short story about Eric Zanne's and others' time in Iraq as U.S. soldiers.
21st Century Essential Guide to Less-Lethal and Non-Lethal Weapons and Equipment: Military and Civilian Police Usage - Taser, Rubber Projectiles, Stun Devices, Riot Control, Primer on Employment
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,720. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent compilation of reports has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. It includes a reproduction of important documents from the Department of Justice and U.S. Military about less-lethal and non-lethal weapons and equipment for military and civilian usage.
2016 Nuclear Matters Handbook – New Revised Edition, Authoritative Guide to American Atomic Weapons, History, Testing, Safety, Security, Delivery Systems, Physics and Bomb Designs, Terror Threats
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,890. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Newly expanded and revised for this 2016 professionally-formatted ebook edition, this is an authoritative guide to American nuclear weapons providing a comprehensive description of all facets of the history and current status of the nuclear arsenal, plus background data on bomb design and weapons effects.
Les cuvettes du diable
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 117,840. Language: French. Published: March 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » War
Deux amis d’enfance Caribéens pouvaient-ils s’imaginer que dans un proche avenir, ils se retrouveraient les armes à la main dans une série de conflits sur le sol de la lointaine Europe ? Sur les territoires coloniaux encore plus éloignés de l’Asie ?
2017 Cyber Attack Deterrence: Defense Science Board (DSB) Task Force on Cyber Deterrence – Developing Scalable Strategic Offensive Cyber Capabilities, Resilience of U.S. Nuclear Weapons, Attribution
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,740. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
This is a complete reproduction of the final report of the Defense Science Board Task Force on Cyber Deterrence released in late February 2017. The Task Force was asked to consider the requirements for deterrence of the full range of potential cyber attacks against the United States.
Kashmir - The Birth of a New Nation
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The solution for home rule involved two issues. 1) That a new Muslim Homeland form to accommodate all the Muslims of the region of “India.” 2) The semi-autonomous Maharajahs choice of being part of India, Pakistan (the new Muslim homeland) or remain independent of both.
Rights of Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,810. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Written by famed political theorist Thomas Paine, "Rights of Man" argues that popular political revolution is permissible when a government does not safeguard the natural rights of its citizens. It defends the French Revolution against Edmund Burke's attack in "Reflections on the Revolution in France" (1790), and is considered a classic statement of faith and egalitarianism.
Mar Profundo - Uma Aventura Pelos Mistérios da Humanidade
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,280. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » History » World
Somos uma experiência controlada num grande laboratório chamado Terra, ou fruto de uma simulação virtual? Neste livro o leitor terá a oportunidade de descobrir se e possível existir vida fora do planeta, e se existe, quem a criou? Podemos ser uma raça muito mais antiga ao contrario do que a ciência afirma e que se extingue consecutivamente ou estamos numa guerra milenar contra os deuses criadores?
Los Lísperguer Wittemberg: una familia alemana en el corazón de la cultura chilena: hacia un debate identitario en torno a la primera familia colonial
Series: Los protegidos del César. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 203,490. Language: Spanish. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » European
La familia alemana Lísperguer, protegida de Carlos V, y de gran éxito en el Chile y Perú colonial de los siglos XVI y XVII, ha despertado un enorme interés mediático. De ella y su célebre tópico literario “la Quintrala” (el Quijote chileno) se han hecho un sinfín de estudios. Una nueva investigación realizada en España viene a revolucionar el concepto que se tenía de esta destacada familia.
dMAC Digest Vol 7 No 1 The Lindisfarne Gospels
Price: Free! Words: 11,220. Language: Australian English. Published: March 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » Reference
We trace the history surrounding The Lindisfarne Gospels, one of the world’s greatest masterpieces of Latin calligraphy and illumination; from when it was written at the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, through the Viking attacks, to its current resting place in the British Library.
Cartagena, la ciudad que me habla
You set the price! Words: 13,450. Language: Spanish. Published: March 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Cartagena, con varios miles de años de historia, es una ciudad que invita a dialogar con ella. Casi en cada rincón viejas historias y ecos de antiguas voces nos salen al paso permiténdonos entablar un apasionante diálogo con la ciudad.