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Operación Jaque-Cinematográfico rescate de 15 secuestrados en poder de las Farc
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,140. Language: Spanish. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Recuento histórico y análisis estratégico de la fulgurante Operación Jaque: Cinemátográfica acción militar colombiana para rescatar 15 secuestrados que eran torturados por las Farc. Esta incursión es calificada como la mas connotada en la historia del hemisferio americano. por concepción y ejecución equiparable a las célebres maniobras del Caballo de Troya, el Gran Sasso y Chavín de Huantar.
Creative Mythology (Masks of God, vol. IV)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 277,700. Language: American English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
Explore the power of myth as it exploded from medieval Europe into the modern world. In this fourth volume of The Masks of God — Joseph Campbell's major work of comparative mythology — the pre-emimenent mythologist looks at the birth of the modern, individualistic mythology as it developed in Europe beginning in the twelfth century A.D. up through the modernist art of the twentieth century.
Смутьяны. 400 лет борьбы с мятежами, революциями и заговорами
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 84,610. Language: Russian. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
В книге автор дает очерк истории подавления заговоров и мятежей, направленных против русской государственности и высшей власти.
Essential Guide to America's National Parks: Official Index for 2016, Complete Listing of All NPS Areas by State, with National Parks, Wilderness and Heritage Areas, Wild and Scenic Rivers, Trails
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks, Nonfiction » History » Natural history
This reproduction of the National Parks Index 2012-2016 is a complete administrative listing of the National Park System's areas and related areas. It has been revised to reflect congressional actions.
TITANIUM - The true reality behind the German ‘Wonder Weapons’: Volume 4: Longwaves
Price: $26.90 USD. Words: 76,820. Language: German. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications
Already more than seventy years ago now the technology of ultra high frequency radio waves had been pushed to its limits supported by early complex computing devices.
Essential Guide to Military Ethics: Army Professionalism, The Military Ethic, and Officership in the 21st Century - McMaster Speeches – Fort Leavenworth Symposium, Professional Ethic and the State
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 144,880. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces five valuable monographs and documents about military ethics, including the 2015 Fort Leavenworth Ethics Symposium.
American Civil War History: Battlefield Atlas of Price's Missouri Expedition of 1864 – Road to Saint Louis, Battle of Lexington, Mine Creek, Marmaduke’s Raids, General Samuel Curtis, Sterling Price
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 86,170. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This exceptionally detailed and authoritative atlas of a major Civil War campaign is a superb leader development tool and educational reference, providing a heavy dose of tactical detail and a significant focus on the operational level of war. The campaign provides a host of issues to be examined.
Sixteen Cases of Mission Command: Historical Accounts of Battles in American Civil War, Battle of Nile, War of 1812, World War II Europe and Pacific, Corregidor, Sicily, Iraq War, Afghanistan War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,610. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This collection of historical vignettes seeks to sharpen our understanding of Mission Command philosophy and practice by providing examples from the past in which Mission Command principles played a decisive role. Some vignettes show junior officers following their commander’s intent and exercising disciplined initiative in very chaotic combat operations.
From One Leader to Another: Volumes I and II – Observations, Insights, and Advice from Over 50 Serving and Retired Senior NCOs on Tasks, Skills, Values, and Responsibilities for the Army Today
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 199,850. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
These works are a collection of observations, insights, and advice from over 50 serving and retired Senior Non-Commissioned Officers. These experienced Army leaders have provided for the reader, outstanding mentorship on leadership skills, tasks, and responsibilities relevant to our Army today.
The Proximity Principle: Army Chaplains on the Fighting Line in Doctrine and History – Historical Survey of Important Chaplains in Ground Combat Since 1926, World War II and Korean War, Emil Kapuan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,140. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Clergy, Nonfiction » History » Military
The primary argument of this study is that this proximity principle — both in chaplain history and chaplain doctrine — has been a dominant theme of the Army chaplain's ministry. The 1926 fighting line verbiage and concept codified what chaplains had habitually practiced up to that time.
Perceptions of Airpower and Implications for the Leavenworth Schools: Interwar Student Papers (Art of War Paper) – History and Effectiveness of Command and General Staff School During the 1930s
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,220. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book evaluates interwar period US Army officer perceptions of aviation as expressed in student papers written as part of the Command and General Staff School during the 1930s. The evaluation compares student perceptions to period airpower theory and doctrine and applies that study to weigh-in on the broader debate over the effectiveness of Fort Leavenworth during the interwar period.
Over There with the AEF (American Expeditionary Force): The World War I Memoirs of Captain Henry C. Evans – French Campaigns Aisne-Marne, St. Mihiel, Meuse Argonne, Battle at the Front
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
To read this combined collection from the diary of Captain Henry Evans is to relive with him an important era in his life. Each page reflects his integrity, intelligence, courage and delightful sense of humor.
Fort Leavenworth: The People Behind the Names: People Who Have Left Their Mark on the Dowager Queen of Frontier Forts – Fort History, Geography, Buildings, Stained Glass Windows, Streets and Trails
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,650. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This is the story of the people and organizations behind the names used at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The scores of men and women of distinction associated with the United States Armed Forces who have served at this "Dowager Queen of Frontier Posts."
Out of Latvia - The son of a Latvian immigrant searches for his roots
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » European
Peter Jirgens tells the story of his youth as the son of a Latvian immigrant in Australia. He shares his father’s stories of life under Soviet rule and dreams of seeing Latvia himself. In1980, despite the possibility of being drafted into the Soviet army or sent to Siberia, Peter enters Latvia. His thirst for adventure almost costs him his life.
Through the Joint, Interagency, and Multinational Lens: Perspectives on the Operational Environment – Partnerships Through History, Eisenhower and Europe, China and Asia, Terrorism, Homeland Security
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,330. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Contrary to public discourse, hierarchically organized terrorist groups are more dangerous than networked or leaderless resistance arrangements. Nonetheless, leaderless resistance is the dominant 21st Century domestic threat and requires new approaches to combating terrorism.
21st Century Essential Guide to Less-Lethal and Non-Lethal Weapons and Equipment: Military and Civilian Police Usage - Taser, Rubber Projectiles, Stun Devices, Riot Control, Primer on Employment
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,720. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent compilation of reports has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. It includes a reproduction of important documents from the Department of Justice and U.S. Military about less-lethal and non-lethal weapons and equipment for military and civilian usage.
2016 Nuclear Matters Handbook – New Revised Edition, Authoritative Guide to American Atomic Weapons, History, Testing, Safety, Security, Delivery Systems, Physics and Bomb Designs, Terror Threats
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,890. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Newly expanded and revised for this 2016 professionally-formatted ebook edition, this is an authoritative guide to American nuclear weapons providing a comprehensive description of all facets of the history and current status of the nuclear arsenal, plus background data on bomb design and weapons effects.
Les cuvettes du diable
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 117,840. Language: French. Published: March 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » War
Deux amis d’enfance Caribéens pouvaient-ils s’imaginer que dans un proche avenir, ils se retrouveraient les armes à la main dans une série de conflits sur le sol de la lointaine Europe ? Sur les territoires coloniaux encore plus éloignés de l’Asie ?
Rights of Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,810. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Written by famed political theorist Thomas Paine, "Rights of Man" argues that popular political revolution is permissible when a government does not safeguard the natural rights of its citizens. It defends the French Revolution against Edmund Burke's attack in "Reflections on the Revolution in France" (1790), and is considered a classic statement of faith and egalitarianism.
Mar Profundo - Uma Aventura Pelos Mistérios da Humanidade
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,280. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » History » World
Somos uma experiência controlada num grande laboratório chamado Terra, ou fruto de uma simulação virtual? Neste livro o leitor terá a oportunidade de descobrir se e possível existir vida fora do planeta, e se existe, quem a criou? Podemos ser uma raça muito mais antiga ao contrario do que a ciência afirma e que se extingue consecutivamente ou estamos numa guerra milenar contra os deuses criadores?