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The Paths of Heaven: The Evolution of Airpower Theory - Douhet, World War I and II, William Mitchell, Naval Theories, Continental Europe, Air Corps, deSeversky, Nuclear Strategy, Boyd, Warden, NATO
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 238,500. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this book is to trace the evolution of airpower theory from the earliest days of powered flight to the present, concluding with a chapter that speculates on the future of military space applications.
Al-Hashishiya Le Monde des Assassins
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 134,570. Language: French. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
Hassan as-Sabbah naquit en 1044 à Qum, en Iran. D’une intelligence supérieure, il fut envoyé Ravy, où il fit la connaissance de Omar Khayyam et de Abd el-Kassim, qui deviendra Nizam el-Mulk, Il y suivit des études pour devenir Imam avant d’être convaincu par un prédicateur, que l’ismaélisme détenait la Vérité. Dès lors, il voua sa vie à défendre la doctrine ismaélienne.
Đông phương huyền bí.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tôi đã cố gắng ghi chép lại trong quyển sách này những chuyện có thật của nhiều bậc tu sĩ đã đạt được sức mạnh tâm linh và sự bình an trong tâm hồn, tức là những ân huệ quí báu mà người đời vẫn thường mong ước một cách tuyệt vọng! Trong sách này, tôi cũng ghi chép nhiều chuyện khác nữa, những chuyện huyền bí và lạ lùng đến nỗi có vẻ như hết sức khó tin. PAUL BRUNTON.
Watergate: The Hoax
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 243,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016 by Chalet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
There was no "first break-in" at Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate over Memorial Day weekend 1972. There were no electronic "bugs." There were no "logs" of intercepted conversations. "Watergate" was an elaborate hoax designed to hide CIA deeds that weekend that were far darker, far more malignant. It was a malicious fiction. And fiction doesn't leave a paper trail.
After Desert Storm: The U.S. Army and the Reconstruction of Kuwait - Persian Gulf War Humanitarian Relief, Post-Hostilities, CENTCOM Civil-Military Operations, Task Force Freedom, Fighting Oil Fires
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,150. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book tells the compelling story of how the Army helped to bring a proud but battered country back to life - Kuwait after it was liberated during Operation Desert Storm.
American Warfighter: Brotherhood, Survival, and Uncommon Valor in Iraq, 2003-2011
Price: $7.61 USD. Words: 115,200. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
American Warfighter is about what went right in the Iraq War: The untold acts of valor by some of America's most highly decorated combat veterans, the brotherhood they shared, and the fighting spirit that kept them alive through the war. Gripping and intimate, American Warfighter is guaranteed to take readers on an unforgettable journey.
Essential Guide to the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution: Insurgency, Greene's Compound Warfare, Militias, Lessons from the British Defeat Combating Colonial Hybrid Warfare, Yorktown
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 220,480. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces nine important government documents, reports, and studies dealing with the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution.
Comentarios Reales de los Incas
Price: $2.27 USD. Words: 269,370. Language: Spanish. Published: May 18, 2016 by Editorial Gradiente. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
El escritor e historiador peruano Inca Garcilaso de la Vega se afanó para aunar las dos vertientes de su condición mestiza, cultivando las artes de la tradición literaria española y preservando la tradición oral y costumbres del Tahuantinsuyo.
The Somerset Underground - A History of the GHQ Auxiliary Units in Somerset 1940 to 1944
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 113,020. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
After Dunkirk and the fall of France in the summer of 1940, the immediate threat of a Nazi invasion of Britain caused a tidal wave of panic across Britain, and Somerset with its long coastline was seen as a target. Follow this history of Somerset and view its sleepy wartime in a new light and learn the secrets under the softly rolling hills and misty moorlands.
The Roujet Symphony: An American Revelation in Four Movements
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 150,510. Language: American English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The boom-bust cycle of American dynasties tends to be abrupt, dizzying and spectacular, but never more so than in this chronicle, a blend of history, psychology, literary criticism, investigation and personal testament about a once-great American clan that crashed while still climbing.
Building Corbett's Navy: The Principles of Maritime Strategy and the Functions of the Navy in Naval Policy, Sir Julian Corbett, Admiral Mahan, Stansfield Turner, Leverage of Sea Power, Navy Functions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,760. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book applies Sir Julian Corbett's principles of maritime strategy to establish policy based upon an approach founded on the functions of the Navy.
Complete Guide to Women in Military Combat: Implementation of the Decision to Open All Ground Combat Units to Women, Cultural Issues, Congressional Action, Army Plans and Actions, Impact on Marines
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 112,030. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces a number of military reports and government documents about the issue of women serving in combat.
The Collapse of Iraq and Syria: The End of the Colonial Construct in the Greater Levant - ISIS, Islamic State, ISIL, Assad, Alawite, Salafi, Nasser, Saddam Hussein, Hashemite, Kurds, Sunni, Shia
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 145,780. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report is a timely, scholarly work that helps explain the chaos in the news from the region.
Sustainment of Expeditionary Forces in the Pacific Theater During the Second World War: The Development of the Advanced Base and Mobile Base Programs and Their Relevance Today - Sea Basing, Logistics
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,690. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
What were the key innovations of the Pacific logistics infrastructure in World War II that made the long-range ocean war a success? This paper will review the Navy/Marine use of mobile bases, service squadrons, and the advance base program in order to evaluate how they enabled the successful projection and sustainment of forces in the Pacific.
NATO's Air War in Libya: A Template for Future American Operations - Operation Unified Protector, Operation Odyssey Dawn, Air Power, Afghan Model, Limited Boots On Ground (LBoG) Model
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 123,160. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
America's recent experience in Afghanistan and Iraq proved that it is easier to get into war than it is to get out of it. These two conflicts bleed America, in terms of not only blood, but also its financial treasures. In an attempt to avoid these expenses in the future, this paper explores if there is a better way to achieve our nation's policy objectives.
The Muslim Brotherhood (MB) in Egypt, Jordan and Syria: A Comparison - Tawid, Jihad, Islamist, jam'iyah, Nasser, Siba'i, Islamic Action Front (IAF), History, Ideology, Oppression, Government Policies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,640. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, Syria, and Jordan. The Islamic group the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) exists in many countries around the world, but each group is fundamentally different than its parent organization; why is this so?
World War II: The Battle of Iwo Jima - The Unnecessary Battle, Marine Corps Public Affairs, Flag Raising Photograph, Military Campaign, Lessons for Today, Mythological Reverence of the Heroic Battle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,940. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
These excellent reports have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Iwo Jima: The Unnecessary Battle posits that Iwo Jima could have been taken with substantially fewer casualties if the Navy had established a blockade of the island and targeted a vital resource for Japanese survival.
Essential Guide to Harriet Tubman: Underground Railroad, Civil War Intelligence and Spying, Leadership, Life of Slavery, Servant Leader, Spirituality, Women in the Civil War, Minority Women Officers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 201,640. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces a number of important government reports and studies dealing with the incredible life of Harriet Tubman.
Growing an Ideology: How the Mormons Do It - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), Ideology, Socialization Structure, Church Expansion, Religious Capital and Beliefs, Insurgencies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,820. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism, Nonfiction » History » Military
This thesis seeks to understand how ideology-based organizations grow, for understanding ideological promulgation is imperative to understanding conflicts arising from differing ideological principles. We assert that the philosophical framework that drives the ideology of an organization plays a secondary role in that group's expansion.
Hearts and Minds: The Political and Military Effectiveness of the Rhode Island Militia in the American Revolution - War of Independence, Revolutionary War, Indian Threats, Colonial Wars, Gaspee
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 139,380. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This paper analyzes the political and military effectiveness of the Rhode Island militia during the Revolutionary War. Through careful study of the roots of Rhode Island and its militia forces, it is possible to understand the various functions performed by these forces in Rhode Island's struggle for independence.