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Flight from Saddam
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013 by David Hetherington. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
If there was to be one word in Arabic to describe Hell on earth, perhaps it would be Alradwania. For at the prison there, men turned into monsters. They unleashed terror and suffering on an unimaginable scale.Forty eight thousand men and women perished here, but one man, a professor, survived against all the odds. His ordeal and escape across the desert is an epic true story of sheer willpower.
Hanged Twice No Joke
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
This book is about Canadian and British Commonwealth history and administration of justice. There were at least two cases in which the defendants were hanged twice, Bennie Swim(m) having killed two people, and Henry Baldwin and James Lennan, having been convicted of murdering Clayton Tilton. These will be presented amongst others.
Project Y: The Los Alamos Project - Manhattan District History, The Development of the First Atomic Bomb, Trinity, Alberta Project, Tinian, Plutonium, Uranium, Experiments, Physics and Explosives
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,040. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
These two volumes constitute a record of the technical, administrative, and policy-making activities of the Los Alamos Project (Project Y) from its inception under the Manhattan District through the development of the atomic bomb (Vol. I), and during the period following the end of World War II until the Manhattan District relinquished control to the Atomic Energy Commission as of January 1947.
Understanding Christian History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 161,890. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
History can only be understood if first we have a date for the happening of the historical event, and for this reason this book begins with a chronological listing of all the principal dates of the events which have led up to, and have had influence on, Christian History.
Fighting World Hunger With Words from History
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 86,760. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Welcome to the latest book in my series on global hunger. This edition features articles I wrote in 2009-2012, but with a historical twist. The stories take you back in time showcasing the history of fighting hunger. A chance to see how the past can influence the present. You can see the words and actions of leaders and also citizens who fought hunger during our history.
Forgotten Power: Byzantium, Bulwark of Christianity
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
For centuries, the Byzantine Empire was the center of Christendom, mistress of the Mediterranean, and the symbol for all the rest of the world of splendor, wealth, and cultural ascendancy until it fell to the Ottoman Turks. This book vividly brings to life the glittering emperors, the hotbed of religious controversy, the politics, art, military action, and the lives of ordinary citizens.
The Egg Breakers - Counter-Terrorism in Sub Saharan Africa
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Series: Legal Books, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 91,340. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
It is not generally known that Sub Saharan Africa has a long tradition of successful counter-terrorism operations. During the 1950's to 1989 many operations took place in Colonial Kenya, Rhodesia and Apartheid South Africa. This book is not fiction and read in Military Academies of 5 countries. It also warns on the lack of good intelligence on the War of Terror in Sub Saharan Africa.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Infantry Small-Unit Mountain Operations Army Tactics Techniques Procedures 3-21.50 - Fundamentals, Environment, Offensive, Defensive, Tactical Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,540. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Combat in mountainous areas presents units with complicated and ever-shifting hazards, difficulties, opportunities, and risks. Mountain combat calls for extreme physical fitness, mental toughness, endurance, and the utmost in tactical and technical proficiency on the part of all individuals.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Army National Guard Training - Operational Training Programs, Specialized Training, Antiterrorism, Aviation, Combat Training Centers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,320. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The primary objective of the ARNG is to train units that can mobilize, deploy, fight and win anywhere in the world. Our units must be prepared to deploy and fight worldwide with a minimum of post-mobilization training time.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Basic Military Mountaineer Course - Equipment, Knot Tying, Rope, Cold Weather Clothing, Injuries, Terrain, Evacuation, Weapons, Animals, Bivouac Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,790. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Written by the Army Mountain Warfare School (AMWS), this workbook provides crucial information about mountain warfare training. The untrained mountain Soldier has two foes - the enemy and the mountain. But he can make a friend and ally of the mountain by learning to know it.
Pretending Democracy
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Price: $40.00 USD. Words: 160,160. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Can a state be both democratic and ethnically self-defined? Pretending democracy: Israel, an ethnocratic state unpacks this issue by using Israel as a case study. Based on papers presented at AMEC’s 2010 conference themed ‘Locating ethnic states in a cosmopolitan world: The case of Israel’, the book interrogates concepts such as ‘cosmopolitanism’, ‘nationalism’, ‘ethnocracy’ and ‘citizenship’.
Ancient Ancestors with Modern Descendants (8th Edition)
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 316,350. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Ancient Ancestors with Modern Descendants (8th Edition) is a compilation providing lines of descent from some 3,000 ancient and early medieval families to millions of present day Europeans and Americans. These ancestors include members from most of the former ruling dynasties in Europe and the Middle East, with some going back to 6th century BCE kingdoms in the Near East.
The Effects of Nuclear War: Tutorial on a Nuclear Weapon over Detroit or Leningrad, Civil Defense, Attack Cases and Long-Term Effects, Economic Damage, Fictional Account, Radiological Exposure
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,950. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study from 1979 examines the full range of effects that nuclear war would have on civilians: direct effects from blast and radiation; and indirect effects from economic, social, and political disruption.
2013 Complete Guide to Military Sexual Assault and Trauma (MST) - Senate Hearings, Victim Testimony, Military Justice and Investigations, VA Study Course and Guidelines, Harassment and Rape
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 292,470. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sexual health
Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of military sexual assault and trauma is provided in this unique ebook compilation of important military and VA documents, with victim testimony to the Senate in March 2013, medical guidelines and courses, and military justice information.
Army Weapons Systems 2012 - Encyclopedic Reference to Everything from Satellites and Tanks to Small Arms and Ammunition, with Contractors Listed by System and Date
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,210. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This document, produced by the Army Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology office, provides an encyclopedic reference to hardware and systems used by today's Army.
Planning for Action: Campaign Concepts and Tools - Wargaming, Military Decision Making Process (MDMP), Joint Operation Planning Process (JOPP), Military End State, Measurements of Performance (MOP)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose for this book is straightforward: to provide an overview of planning principles and the tools used by planners to design campaign plans. Since 9/11, the US military has been involved in numerous actions, most notably in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO - From Nuclear Artillery to Ballistic Missiles, TNWs and NSNWs, Nuclear Modernization, Deterrence, Operation Snowcat, Nuclear Zero, TLE (Treaty-limited Equipment)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,120. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This comprehensive history of the role of tactical nuclear weapons in Europe, and their continued presence on the continent, provides a fascinating overview of one of the Cold War's most important facets.
Hold Fast: Tom Crean with Shackleton 1913-1916
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
When Shackleton’s ship was caught in the ice and crushed, 2nd officer Tom Crean faced each setback as though he did this sort of thing every day. When 28 men were forced to take to sea in three small boats, he took the helm of one of them. To save those men, he crossed the southern ocean in an open boat, to land on a barren shore and cross an unknown territory. Hold Fast follows on that journey.
Diary of a Dictator -- Ferdinand & Imelda: The Last Days of Camelot
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 and represented by David Halpern. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Marcoses were once “the Kennedys of Asia,” likened to America’s beautiful and charismatic Jackie and JFK. But Camelot in the Philippines vanished amid deadly political intrigues, sex scandals, lies, spies and bribes. Today, the long-secret Marcos diary opens a rare insider’s view of the dictator couple’s lust for power and their plot to kill democracy–history that reads like a soap opera.
Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) By
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,170. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
This book is an assemblage of some of the most insightful and enlightening ideas which have been extracted from the writings of four of the most influential figures in the philosophy of Stoicism: Seneca, Musonius Rufus, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius.