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Defense Science Board Advisory Group Report on Defense Intelligence Operations Research Applications for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) - Joint Strike Fighter, Full Motion Video
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 116,910. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Operations Research
The Advisory Group on Defense Intelligence of the Defense Science Board (DSB) was tasked to examine the manner and extent to which Operations Research (OR) is employed by the Department of Defense; how OR can be used to support Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) decision making.
Preventing and Managing Conflict in an Unstable World - Iran, Rio Gangs, Iraq, Afghanistan, Taliban, Moldova, World War II, Rwanda, Child Soldiering, Japan Foreign Policy, Foreign Aid, Post-Conflict
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 200,940. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This anthology of research papers explores how to prevent and manage conflict in an unstable world. Some of the topics covered include Iran, Rio Gangs, Iraq, Afghanistan, Taliban, Moldova, World War II, Rwanda, child soldiering, Japan foreign policy, foreign aid, post-conflict, Greece, Uganda, Timor-Leste, and more.
With Courage: The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II - Atomic Bombing of Japan at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Defeating Italy and Germany, Europe in Flames, Building Air Power, Lineages
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,540. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a professionally-formatted free-flowing text reproduction of a major history of military aviation in World War II. With Courage: U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II retells the story of sacrifice, valor, and achievements in air campaigns against tough, determined adversaries.
The Big L: American Logistics in World War II - Industrial Mobilization, Acquisition, Infrastructure Building Victory's Foundation, Lend Lease, Pacific Theater, European Materiel Battle, War History
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 194,720. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
American logistics in World War II was "big" by just about any measure one can devise. There is no question that it played a dominant role in the allied victory and thereby shaped the history of the rest of the century.
Fulcrum of Power: Essays on the United States Air Force and National Security - World War II, Doolittle, Overlord, Kenney, Arnold, Atomic Bomb, Men Who Made the Air Force, B-36, Cold War, Vietnam
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,260. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This intriguing USAF book contains thought-provoking essays on the role of the U.S. Air Force in national security issues from World War II through Vietnam to current times.
Aces and Aerial Victories: U.S. Air Force in Southeast Asia 1965-1973 - Detailed History of Vietnam Air War, Dramatic Aerial Combat Tales of Heroes, F-4, F-105, Enemy MIG Fighter Planes, B-52 Gunners
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,230. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Aces and Aerial Victories is a collection of firsthand accounts by Air Force fighter crews who flew combat missions over North Vietnam between 1965 and 1973.
Pathbreakers: U.S. Marine African American Officers in Their Own Words - Oral History Anthology with 21 Personal Accounts Covering 60 Years of Service - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Jr.
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,910. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This oral history anthology provides insight into the history of the African American officer experience in the U.S. Marine Corps. In the personal accounts of the 21 officers included that cover 60 years of service, the reader comes to understand how these men and women succeeded.
The Times Report of the Trial of William Palmer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 179,420. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
“The Times Report of the Trial of William Palmer” reprints the court transcript of the 1856 poisoning case that riveted Victorian England, edited and corrected for the first time, along with more than 60 woodcuts restored to make them look better than the day they were printed. The books also includes added material, including 250 footnotes, maps, and profiles.
Pushing the Horizon: Seventy-Five Years of High Stakes Science and Technology at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) - Thomas Edison, V-2, Vanguard, Operation Crossroads, Cold War Nuclear Secrets
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,930. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This unique history explores the origin, development, and accomplishments of NRL over the last 75 years. It analyzes the personalities, institutional culture, and influences of what has become one of the preeminent research laboratories within the United States.
Army Lineage Series: The Organizational History of Field Artillery, 1775 - 2003 - Revolutionary War to Nuclear Missiles, Civil War, World War II, Atomic Field Army, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 187,030. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume, The Organizational History of Field Artillery, 1775-2003, addresses the need for a modern work that records the historical structure, strength, disposition, materiel, and technical and tactical doctrine of artillery in the U.S. Army.
The Revolt of the Zanj
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Zanj were constrained African slaves to work with the clearing of the grounds in the south of Iraq. When they were raised, they were joined by the slaves of the cities and the close villages. Their chief, Alī ibn Muhammad, was a man who became aware of their misery. They fighting during 15 years to preservo their freedom.
ROMA SPQR
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Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 106,380. Language: Spanish. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
ROMA SPQR- Completa cronologia sobre la historia del Imperio Romano, desde 753 aC hasta 476 dC.
A Descoberta Crista do Tibete
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 105,620. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
Este livro relata a surpreendente história do Padre António de Andrade, que percorrendo os Himalaias, chegou ao Tibete onde fundou uma missão em 1625. A partir do primeiro quarto do seculo xvi, várias ordens religiosas enviaram os seus missionários aumentando significativamente o seu número nestas regiões, chegando alguns a competir com os jesuítas na difusão da palavra de Cristo.
Sion's Army - The Freemasons
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 145,910. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The scope of Sion's Army is quite extraordinary. It starts with the early history of Judaism and ends with the defeat of Napoleon. It follows the exploits of the shadowy Priory of Sion as it creates Freemasonry as its private army and schemes to attain world domination. Dan Brown and Holy Blood fans will like this book.
The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,330. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Only half of the people vote and half of that bunch do not have a clue as to what they are doing. The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant, is a snarky look at the stupidity and ignorance found amongst the voting citizenry, the politicians they elect, and the professionals who report on their folly.
A Lifetime in the Eye of the Storm
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 221,610. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Hiep lived her life, from earliest childhood, at the center of the war. This is her story of love and loss, triumph and tragedy. It is the story of all women who have lived through a war, with only their steadfast love, hope and faith in God to give them the strength to go on living.
Gosford's Daughter
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 151,480. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
It’s 1585 at Gosford’s End in the Scottish Highlands where 17-year-old Sorcha Fraser is impatient for life to begin. Graced with beauty and spirit, she doesn’t have long to wait. While out riding, Sorcha meets a young man in priestly robes. From henceforth, as they negotiate the intrigues of the Scottish court, their lives will be intrinsically linked, though fate continues to tear them apart.
Por qué mata el hombre
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Price: $10.20 USD. Words: 151,300. Language: Spanish. Published: January 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
¿Por qué mata el hombre? Es una pregunta que tiene vastas respuestas llegadas desde enfoques científicos hasta artísticos y de la jerga popular. ¿Es una cuestión de esencia o de cultura?, la respuesta es difícil, pero no por ello inabarcable.
The Soldier's Blue Book: Guide for Initial Entry Training Soldiers - Army as a Profession, BCT, OSUT, AIT, Appearance and Uniforms, Health, Discipline, First Duty Station, Physical Readiness, Army FM1
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,590. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the guide for all Initial Entry Training (IET) Soldiers who enter the Army. It provides an introduction to the Army. Throughout the Blue Book, Soldiers will read and learn about Army Values, Culture, History, Organizations, and Training they will receive.
Certain Victory: The United States Army in the Gulf War - General Scales Tells the Story of Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Liberating Kuwait from Iraq - Plotting the Campaign, The Great Wheel
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 178,150. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Certain Victory is a unique report of the Army's performance during Desert Shield and Desert Storm. It was researched and written under my direction by a group of eight officers drawn from many different combat specialties and backgrounds. Most are veterans of the Gulf War.