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U.S. Marines in Afghanistan, 2001-2002: From the Sea - U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism, Tora Bora, Enduring Freedom, Osama bin Laden, al-Qaeda, Taliban, Operations at Kandahar
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 165,560. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This project began almost 10 years ago, a month after the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001. Drawn from a variety of sources, the account reflects the combined efforts of three related, yet independent, endeavors to document Marine operations in Afghanistan during the opening days of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Putting Away Childish Things: A New Synthesis
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,220. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
We compare the intellectual growth of mankind to the maturation of an individual and suggest that mankind is nearing the end of its adolescence. Without a paradigm shift mankind like an unsophisticated child is doomed to continue repeating fatal errors. Religion and science are part of our intellectual growth one being the original thesis, the other the antithesis. Synthesis requires a sorting.
U.S. Air Force Studies on Recent Operations: UAVs, Airlift in Enduring Freedom, Aerial Combat, Manned Aircraft Combat Losses, Weather in Air Campaigns, Somalia, Response to Hurricane Katrina
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,750. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a collection of eight U.S. Air Force studies on recent operations, providing unique insights into important issues involving the Air Force.
Air Force Combat Units of World War II - Traces the Historical Lineage of Each Army Air Corps and U.S. Air Force Combat Group Active in the Second World War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,230. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an important and comprehensive historical document traces the lineage of each Army Air Corps and U.S. Air Force combat group or higher organization active in World War II, from its origins to 1956.
Smithy's War
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The story of Australian Merchant Mariners is one about which little has been written and this book attempts to make a valuable contribution to a neglected area of Australia’s wartime experience. Leslie George Smith, who was born in Sydney, Australia on 14th May 1908, served as a communications officer aboard an oil tanker during 1940/41. His experiences within these pages reflect on the dangers of
Bên Thắng Cuộc: Giải phóng
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 230,810. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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Cuốn sách của tôi bắt đầu từ ngày 30-4-1975 - ngày nhiều người tin là miền Bắc đã giải phóng miền Nam. Nhiều người thận trọng nhìn lại suốt hơn ba mươi năm, giật mình với cảm giác bên được giải phóng hóa ra lại là miền Bắc.
Hornets Crossing
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,170. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Early in the war, the US Navy put two carriers at great risk launching Col. Jimmy Doolittle and his now famous Raiders on their mission to bomb Japan. For three days USS Hornet and Enterprise were without any protection from submarine attack as they dashed toward Tokyo. What if they had been attacked and sunk? What if they weren't available for the battle of Midway thirty-five days later?
Enforcing the Civil Rights Act
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A new team of EEOC attorneys arrived in Miami in 1979 and discovered a class action case file hiding in a closet. Trial was scheduled to begin in just three weeks, yet nothing had been done to prepare the case for trial. This book describes how three dedicated attorneys saved the case and ultimately won a great victory for hundreds of victims of race and sex discrimination
The U.S. Air Service in World War I - The Final Report and A Tactical History - Sopwith Camel, Haviland, Eddie Rickenbacker, Observation Balloons, Pursuit Tactics, Handley-Page, Spad Planes
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 200,110. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an important and comprehensive historical account of U.S. air activities in Europe during World War I.
Στου Χατζηφράγκου
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 80,080. Language: Greek. Published: December 6, 2012 by PELEKANOS BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Πρωταγωνιστής του έργου είναι η λαϊκή συνοικία της Σμύρνης, του Χατζηφράγκου, όπου Έλληνες, Τούρκοι, Εβραίοι, Φραγκολεβαντίνοι και Αρμένιοι ζουν αρμονικά μέσα σε μία ακμάζουσα κοινότητα, λίγο πριν το κίνημα των Νεότουρκων.
The United States Air Force in Korea, 1950-1953 - Complete Coverage and Authoritative History of All Aspects of American Air Power in the Korean War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 348,610. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important and comprehensive historical account of the Korean War and the American Air Force seeks to record the story of the air war as it was.
U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II: Combat Chronology 1941 - 1945 - Comprehensive Information on American Air Power in the Second World War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 330,410. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the chronology is concerned primarily with operations of the US Army Air Forces and its combat units between December 7, 1941 and September 15, 1945.
The United States Strategic Bombing Surveys - European War and Pacific War in World War II, Conventional Bombing and the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this volume contains the Summary Reports (Europe and the Pacific) of the strategic bombing surveys conducted as World War II was coming to a close.
¿Cuauhtémoc o Cortés?. El pasado nos impulsa o nos encadena
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,690. Language: Spanish. Published: December 4, 2012 by librosselectos. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
El drama de México: Cuauhtémoc o Cortés, es la tarea de autores al encuentro de la historia, tiene el papel de ensayo y obra de texto. Como emsayo intenta analizar la formación del pueblo de México, la creación de la sociedad mexicana. Como obra de texto toma en cuenta la investigación histórica de otros autores y narra los hechos fundamentales.
RICO- How Politicians, Prosecutors, and the Mob Destroyed One of the FBI’s finest Special Agents
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
In October 2003 Paul Rico, a 78-year old retired FBI agent, was arrested and charged with the 1981 murder of a Tulsa Oklahoma based millionaire. Rico died a few months later in January 2004, before a trial or even a preliminary hearing could be held. An investigation by two retired agents proves two things: 1) he was a great agent and 2) he was not guilty.
The Pharaoh's Daughter - A Novel in Ancient Egypt
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Enter a time and place in history and the ancient past - full of intrigue, passion, betrayal and adventure. Follow a young woman as she becomes the first female mummy maker in all of Egypt. Author Rory Liam Elliott will take you on a journey deep into the lives of Ancient Egyptians, and the journey will be one that cannot soon be forgotten.
Daughter of the Nile - A Novel in Ancient Egypt
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,370. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Enter a time and place in history and the ancient past - full of intrigue, passion, betrayal and adventure. Follow a young woman as she becomes the first female mummy maker in all of Egypt. Author Rory Liam Elliott will take you on a journey deep into the lives of Ancient Egyptians, and the journey will be one that cannot soon be forgotten.
And Some There Be
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 59,170. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A novel of an unpublicized war endured by unheralded people.
The United States Strategic Bombing Survey: The Effects of Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, June 30, 1946 - Casualties, Radiation Disease, Japanese Decision to Surrender
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,720. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is the official U.S. government report on the atomic bombings of Japan which ended World War II and ushered in the atomic age.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Soldier as a System (SaaS) - TRADOC 525-97, Capstone Concept, Future Combat Force Capabilities (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,290. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, The Soldier as a System (SaaS) Concept will enhance individual Soldier capabilities to protect and defend oneself. In doing so, the collective efforts of this modernization program will provide a more efficient and effective Future Combat Force.