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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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,950. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 292,470. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sexual health, Nonfiction » History » American
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,210. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: 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)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: 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)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,120. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
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
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 and represented by David Halpern. Categories: 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,170. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
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.
Disjointed Ways, Disunified Means: Learning From America's Struggle to Build an Afghan Nation - The Afghanistan War, Natural Resources and Drug Trade, al-Qaeda and Terrorism, Petraeus, McChrystal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,210. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique book, which studies the efforts of the United States in Afghanistan, discusses potential corrective measures that can be applied to future irregular warfare and "nation-building" missions in particular and American national security affairs more generally.
U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues - Volume II: National Security Policy and Strategy, 5th Edition - Securing America from Attack, Transnational Threats
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 233,400. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This second volume begins by examining the policy/strategy process, moves to a look at the strategic environment, and concludes with some specific issues. This edition continues the effort begun in the fourth edition to include several short case studies to illustrate the primary material in the volume.
U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues, Volume I: Theory of War and Strategy - von Clausewitz, Mao, Sun Tzu, Che Guevara, Machiavelli, Luttwak - 5th Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 199,180. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This edition of the U. S. Army War College Guide to National Security Policy and Strategy continues to reflect the structure and approach of the core national security strategy and policy curriculum at the War College.
The Sea Disposal of Chemical Weapons
Price: $19.00 USD. Words: 66,080. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » History » Military
Ticking Time Bomb. Between 1946 and 1990, on the order of 754,975 tons (over 1.5 billion pounds or 684 million kilograms) of chemical weapons were disposed in European waters. At least 21 European Nations are now potentially at risk because of the expected toxic effect on marine life and the food chain.
The Next Arms Race - Nuclear Doctrine and Force Posture, Plutonium, Proliferation, Asia and China, Israel's Bomb, Middle East, Nuclear Missile Risks, Aerospace Power, India and Pakistan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,350. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This 2012 report showcases studies that were done over the past three years on what the next set of strategic nuclear competitions might look like. The next arms race will be run by a much larger number of contestants — with highly destructive strategic capabilities far more closely matched and capable of being quickly enlarged than in any other previous period in history.
Day and Eternity of James Mace
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 150,610. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Russian
James Mace, an American researcher, is one of the striking personalities that make an impact on history. He revealed to the world the truth about the 1932-1933 Ukrainian Holodomor, proving that this tragedy was not a mere chance but a terrible crime of the Soviet government and deserves to be defined as genocide.The book Day and Eternity of James Mace, published in Ukrainian and English.
Restless Spirit - The Story of Rose Quinn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,060. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Rose Quinn died in an asylum less than a year after being committed by her brother for refusing to live with the man she had been forced to marry. The story remained a family secret for three generations. This is the story of Rose and how her family brought her story to light in the 21st century, a testament to her and others who suffered this cruel fate.
Black Silk and Gold Cord: Staff and Headquarters Operations in the Army of the Potomac, 1861-1865
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 299,810. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Black Silk and Gold Cord is a study of staffs in the Union army in the eastern theater during the US Civil War. It examines all areas of staff staff support to the army and the processes and procedures used as well as headquarters life. A separate chapter examines Ulysses Grant's headquarters and staff. Includes maps, a collection of pictures, a bibliography, and hyperlinked endnotes
Kigezi Mountain Mosaic
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 256,250. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Kigezi Mountain Mosaic (256,000 words & 140 photos) explores the land, wildlife, culture, history and religion of Kigezi colonial district (Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu & Rukungiri) in south-west Uganda from earliest times to the present. It includes descriptions of national parks, wildlife (Mountain Gorilla), and people with biographies, contemporary descriptions and an extensive bibliography.
2011 Domestic Operational Law Handbook for Judge Advocates - WMD, CBRNE, Civil Disturbance, National Incident Management System (NIMS), Posse Comitatus, Special Events, Rules for Use of Forces
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,280. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The Domestic Operational Law (DOPLAW) Handbook for Judge Advocates is a product of the Center for Law and Military Operations (CLAMO).
United States Air Force Reserve Handbook - History, Special Operations, Aircraft, UAV, Visionary Leaders and Historic Reservists, Jimmy Doolittle, Jimmy Stewart, Jackie Cochran
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,600. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Nearly 70,000 outstanding men and women are organized trained and equipped in the Air Force Reserve to take part in combat and support operations in air, space and cyberspace. As a full partner in the three Air Force components - Regular, Guard, and Reserve - the Air Force Reserve is the most cost-effective component.
Air Force System Safety Handbook - Costs, Objectives, Policy and Process, Risk Assessment, Flight Mishaps, Analysis Techniques, Contractors, Nuclear and Explosive Hazards, Biomedical Safety
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,560. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The Air Force System Safety Handbook was prepared as a resource document for program office system safety managers and system safety engineers. The handbook provides considerable insight to the general principles, objectives, and requirements of applying system safety concepts to the Air Force system acquisition and logistical support processes.