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The Sound of Freedom: Naval Weapons Technology at Dahlgren, Virginia 1918-2006 - Flying Bombs, Iowa Tragedy, Ordnance, PHALANX, SPAWAR, Rail Gun, Theater Warfare, Proving Ground to Warfare Center
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,940. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book tells the story of one part of the Navy's research and development effort. Rooted in tradition and heritage traced directly back to the first efforts of Lieutenant Dahlgren to improve the scientific study of ordnance and naval weapons technology, this facility on the shores of the Potomac River started life at the end of the First World War, when the Navy needed a longer testing range.
Oh Really, Riley?
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,790. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is the complete story of one man's dream and where it took him. For seventy-seven years, Riley's Trick Shop was THE place for tricks, jokes, magic, and Halloween costumes on the South Side of Chicago.
Toward Independence: The Emergence of the U.S. Air Force 1945-1947 - Organizing for World War II, Postwar Military, Eisenhower and Truman Support Independence, Sherman-Norstad Agreements
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 188,580. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This document describes the political, military, and technological context during 1945-1947 that led to the establishment of the independent United States Air Force. The author emphasizes the interaction of service disputes with Congress.
Defense Science Board Advisory Group Report on Defense Intelligence Operations Research Applications for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) - Joint Strike Fighter, Full Motion Video
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 116,910. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Operations Research, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
The Conflict of the Ages Teacher Edition IV Ice Age Civilizations
Series: The Conflict of the Ages Homeschool Curriculum. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,840. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Teacher Edition with review and vocabulary questions, project suggestions, and answer keys. Set the record straight on the Ice Age. Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age ... The rise of civilizations and ancient technology occurred rapidly. Find out the real reasons people lived in caves, moved frequently, or collected in a single location.
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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 200,940. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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.
The Conflict of the Ages Student Edition IV Ice Age Civilizations
Series: The Conflict of the Ages Homeschool Curriculum. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,990. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling, Nonfiction » History » World
Set the record straight on the Ice Age. Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age ... The rise of civilizations and ancient technology occurred rapidly. Find out the real reasons people lived in caves, moved frequently, or collected in a single location.
The Risk of Sorrow: Conversations with Holocaust Survivor, Helen Handler
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
What can the few remaining survivors of the Holocaust teach us before they are gone? What is it that hasn’t yet been said? A high school teacher is given the opportunity to find out when one such survivor chooses her to preserve her final testament. In The Risk of Sorrow, Valerie Foster, takes us on a compelling journey through her complex relationship with Helen Handler, a survivor of Auschwitz.
We Were Soldiers Too: Serving as a Reagan Soldier During the Cold War
Series: We Were Soldiers Too, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,740. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
On the verge of World War 3 and nuclear war, We Were Soldiers Too is about the difficult job of serving in the infantry during a very critical time of the Cold War. It is a personal account of military service and the historical events that were happening during President Reagan's time in office as the world faced the possibility of nuclear war.
The Special Operations Forces (SOF) Nutrition Guide - Warrior Athlete, Fueling the Human Weapon, Nutrient Timing, Healthy Snacking, Keeping Lean, Bulking Up, Combat Rations, Nutrition for Combat
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,970. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
Special Operations Forces (SOF) are "Warrior Athletes," the ultimate athlete. The physical and mental demands imposed by SOF training and missions require appropriate nutritional habits and interventions so that, under the most rigorous conditions, performance is optimized, and health is preserved.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,540. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 194,720. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: 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.
Before 1492, the Portuguese Discovery of America
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,880. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
BEFORE 1492 presents a compelling argument that decades before Columbus set sail from Spain, Portuguese mariners discovered Brazil while searching for a sea route to India. The evidence for this theory is a map now on permanent display at the Library of Congress. Baffling features of the map - called the Waldseemüller map - can only be explained by Portuguese discovery of America prior to 1492.
Comparative Study of KC-135 Operations in Vietnam, Desert Storm, and Allied Force - Historical Perspective on the Development of Air Refueling, Tanker Issues
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This paper examines the operational employment of the KC-135 in three major conflicts. Air refueling is central not only to the tactical operations of a campaign, but the strategic goal of supporting two near simultaneous wars.
Challenging Nuclear Abolition - Analysis Contrasting Nuclear Modernization with the Goal of President Obama to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons, Complete List of All U.S. Nuclear Warheads
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,880. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Nuclear weapons policy has recently gained national exposure by the fact that the president declared a desire to reduce the number of nuclear weapons with a final goal of eliminating them all together.
The Path to War: U.S. Marine Corps Operations in Southeast Asia 1961 to 1965 - Response to Communist Aggression, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, Mao Tse-tung, Advisors to Major Forces
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,140. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This narrative chronicles the activities of the U.S. Marine Corps in Southeast Asia from January 1961 to March 1965. The period witnesses increasing Marine Corps involvement in the region as our nation's leaders responded to Communist aggression and sought to protect the United States' national interests.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,260. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
If I Could Paint the Moon Black
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
We know The Diary of Anne Frank. Now, we have Imbi's story, If I Could Paint the Moon Black. A child and her mother in occupied Estonia, caught in the nowhere land between two warring dictators, Hitler and Stalin in the years 1939-1945. You will fall in love with the spirit of this young girl; a story of escape and love, delightfully told despite the reminders of war and devastation.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,230. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
Hammer Down: The Battle for the Watapur Valley, 2011 - War in Afghanistan Vanguard of Valor Series, Fight Against Taliban and al-Qaeda, Task Force Cacti
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
On the afternoon of 25 June 2011, the Soldiers of Bravo Company, 2d Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3d Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, also known as Task Force (TF) Cacti, entered an area of Afghanistan known as the "Gambir Jungle" as part of Operation HAMMER DOWN.