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A Brief History of the U.S. Army in World War II - The U.S. Army Campaigns of World War II - Europe, Pacific, Germany, Japan, Allied Operations, Battle of the Bulge, North Africa, Aftermath
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook reproduces an important Army history of World War II.
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.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,910. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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.
"Farewell the Tranquil Mind": Security and Stability in the Post-Vietnam Era - American Foreign Policy Shortly After Vietnam
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,800. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Vietnam War has now passed into history. Though the outcome of that war was anything but satisfactory to many Americans, it is probably safe to say that the war's end brought a qualified sense of relief to the broad generality of America's citizenry.
The History of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - From the Revolutionary War to the Space Race, West Point, Flood Control, Hydropower, Combat Operations, Panama Canal, World War I and II, Apollo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,730. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
This comprehensive ebook provides authoritative information on the storied history of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) and its many accomplishments.
Monumental Providence - Legends of History in Sculpture, Statuary, Monuments and Memorials
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2015 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Public statuary as we think of it, first appeared in this state in the mid-1800s inspired by a European idiom. These masterpieces flourished and the resulting statues, monuments and memorials that are now scattered throughout the City of Providence stand as a testament to the people, places and events that have had a profound impact on the shaping of the history of Rhode Island.
The Times Report of the Trial of William Palmer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,420. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
“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.
Forging the Sword: Developing Leaders for the Air Operations Center - Evolution of Airpower Command and Control Concepts, AOC Leadership Development, Developing Airpower Leaders
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,120. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook reproduces an Air Force study which addresses how the USAF can best prepare officers for leadership positions in the Air Operations Center.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,930. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 187,030. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
Lying to Ourselves: Dishonesty in the Army Profession - Compelling War College Study Looking at the Deluge of Requirements, Honestly Confronting Dishonesty, Making Excuses, Confronting the Truth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free-flowing text ebook reproduces an important Army War College study on dishonesty in the Army. This study found that many Army officers, after repeated exposure to the overwhelming demands and the associated need to put their honor on the line to verify compliance, have become ethically numb.
The Revolt of the Zanj
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 138,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Screenplays » Action Adventure
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.
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 106,380. Language: Spanish. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
ROMA SPQR- Completa cronologia sobre la historia del Imperio Romano, desde 753 aC hasta 476 dC.
Tragedy and Hope 101: The Illusion of Justice, Freedom and Democracy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,100. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
If you’ve ever suspected that “democratic governments” can be secretly manipulated and controlled, this book is for you. (It will both confirm your suspicions and show you how it’s done.) However, if you’ve accepted the schoolhouse version of Western democracy, the meticulously footnoted facts presented in this book are sure to turn your worldview upside down. (Read at your own risk.)
Billy the Kid in Santa Fe: Wild West History, Outlaw Legends, and the City at the End of the Santa Fe Trail. A Non-Fiction Trilogy. Book One: Young Billy
Series: Billy the Kid in Santa Fe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Billy the Kid spent part of his youth in Santa Fe. What was it like in the 1870s? How did its frontier character and Hispanic culture shape the development of this future desperado? What other residents did Billy encounter who would figure significantly in later chapters of his brief life? How did Billy spend his time as a youngster there? Did he ice skate, play baseball, tell ghost stories?
Silent Heros of the Cold War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Only a fraction of the nearly 40 million people who visit this 24-hour city ever bother to look west and skyward toward Mount Charleston.The truth is that this very mountain is a silent memorial to fourteen men who died there in a plane crash on November 17, 1955; men who were part of the secret development of the U-2 spy plane, integral to America's success in the Cold War.
The Surveillant’s Old Tin Trunk
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,620. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
Life, Love and Death on Devil’s Island Some years ago an old tin trunk and its contents were given to the author of this book by an old lady approaching her ninetieth year. She was the only daughter of a guard who had been deployed to work in French Guiana (Devil’s Island) during the early days of the twentieth century. The rusting old box was full of the diaries, sketches, papers and personal eff
El pirata enmascarado. Guayaquil 1687
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,970. Language: Spanish. Published: February 5, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
El libro recoge la peor invasión pirata que la ciudad de Guayaquil padeció en su historia. En 1687 una coalición de piratas ingleses, franceses y holandeses entraron a Guayaquil guiados por un pirata enmascarado que no dio a conocer su identidad. Ambientada en el lugar, con giros de época, se mezcla la acción y el romance, la historia y la novela, en una de las mejores historias de piratas.
A Descoberta Crista do Tibete
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 105,620. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
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
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 145,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
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The book tracks the shadowy Priory of Sion as it schemes to spin a web of intrigue in its pursuit of world domination. The book starts with the early history of Judaism and ends with the defeat of Napoleon. The Priory invents its own form of Freemasonry as its private army which it will use in the American and French Revolutions. If you really want to know the about Freemasonry, read this book!
The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 101,690. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
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.