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Adobe Walls to Tularosa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,200. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
This is the true story of Ben Hewitt, Texas rancher, gunfighter, lawman, and sometime fugitive. Ben had a quick temper and often had conflict with another person with a quick temper. One of them ended up dead. He is reputed to have killed 12 men in gunfights. Ben bought and sold ranches across Texas.
Darth Vader The Good Guy Who Lost
Price: Free! Words: 32,420. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Essay » Sociology
The arch villain of the Star Wars series, Darth Vader, has been grossly misrepresented by historians. In fact he is a Richard III-like character given gross deformities and credited with all sorts of evil deeds to make the story of a supposedly fun rebellion against allegedly harsh overlords seem better.
The Power of the Stone
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 93,030. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The novel takes the reader through the turbulent years of South African history, spanning the Great Trek, the discovery of diamonds and the second Anglo Boer War. Greed, crime, romance and tragedy are captured in this fast-moving novel.
Service Culture Effects on Joint Operations The Masks of War Unveiled - Study of Pre-Goldwater-Nichols Act Operations, Eagle Claw (Desert One Iranian Hostage Rescue) and Urgent Fury (Grenada Invasion)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,540. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Within the U.S. military services a thorough and clear self awareness is absolutely essential to the success in both these efforts. A key aspect of self awareness, successful joint operations, and effective transformation requires a thorough understanding of the component service cultures and their potential to effect operations.
Creating a New Military Service: Historical Precedents - History of Army Air Force, New Forces after World War II, Analysis of Possible Independent Space Force and Cyberspace Force Services
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This paper examines the defense organizational responses to the emergence of air and space as warfighting domains and, using these experiences as points of comparison, applies the same logic to consider the question: Should the Department of Defense create an independent US Cyber Force?
Tears Before Bedtime
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,700. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
From England to the beaches of Normandy to a POW camp in Thailand, this is the true-life story of a British Royal Navy veteran of World War II. In this moving memoir, E.R. Rhodes shares his personal story of faith, love, and loss.
A Chinese Philosophy on Strategems The Art of War Doug Nash
Price: $4.95 $2.48 USD. (50% off until Jan. 11, 2019!) Words: 45,190. Language: Australian English. Published: December 9, 2018 by SunTzuDo. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern, Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategemata and the Art of War are perfect companion books. If you own one, you need to own the other to achieve the best understanding of both books. Frontinus tells you what happened. Sun Tzu gives you a chance to understand why the result came about. The best place to understand both is A Chinese Philosophy on Stratagems. A must for every strategist and tactician who has a library.
Earth, Wind, and Fire: Elemental Properties of Army and Air Force Cooperation in Close Air Support (CAS) 1945-1991 - Study of the Most-Dangerous Scenario - Nuclear Weapons, Cold War, to Desert Storm
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,790. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The study examines how designing a force for the most-dangerous scenario affects the Air Force's ability to cooperate with the Army and conduct joint missions, specifically CAS. Tomorrow's fight is unknown, but a near certainty is that it will be a joint fight and therefore it is imperative for the Air Force to foster inter-service cooperation.
The Evolution of Integrated Close Air Support (CAS): World War II, Korea and the Future of Air-Ground Combined Arms Synergy - Detailed Study of Leaders von Richthofen, McCutcheon, and Quesada
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,050. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This thesis addresses the evolution of integrated close air support (CAS) from its birth to the present. By comparing three air arms' development of CAS, it provides a historical bedrock for the controversies and discord that surround debate regarding the tactic.
U.S. Air Force Aerospace Mishap Reports: Accident Investigation Board Report on the 2017 Collision of A-10C Thunderbolt II Close Air Support Aircraft, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,040. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Two A-10C’s collided over the Nevada Test and Training Range on Sept. 6, 2017, due to the unintentional failure to adhere to established altitude deconfliction procedures, according to an Air Combat Command Accident Investigation Board report.
U.S. Air Force Aerospace Mishap Reports: Accident Investigation Board Report on Mishap Involving F-16C at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, Due to Pilot Error, Killing a Civilian Contractor
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,460. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Headquarters Air Education and Training Command released its Accident Investigation Board report from the aircraft accident involving an F-16C at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, Jan. 31, 2017. Members of the board found that the cause of the mishap was pilot error.
The Practical Guide to the United States Constitution
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,360. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » US Constitution, Nonfiction » History » North America
The Practical Guide to the United States Constitution offers an accurate but entertaining look at the founding documents. It covers the how's, what's, and why's of the United States Constitution, but with a side of fun. The mission is simple: to make the Constitution so easy to understand that even a career politician can grasp it.
Genios de la Estrategia Militar Volumen VII Erwin Rommel El Zorro del Desierto
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 124,250. Language: Spanish. Published: December 6, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
La huella que Rommel trazó en la historia con su espada se ve realzada ahora por el vigor expresivo de su pluma. Jamás jefe militar alguno ha escrito un relato de sus campañas capaz de compararse al de Rommel en realismo, interés humano y valor documental. Ocultos en diversos lugares y recuperados posteriormente, la mayor parte de los documentos que forman sus memorias aparecen en este libro.
John Locke: Philosopher of American Liberty
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 161,720. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2018 by Nordskog Publishing Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American
Mary-Elaine Swanson has done an invaluable service for this and subsequent generations by resurrecting awareness and presenting an accurate knowledge of John Locke and his reasoning through an uncensored view of his life, writings, and incalculable influence on America. This book will help Americans understand the importance of Locke’s thinking for American constitutionalism today.
Escravidão da Humanidade
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 46,330. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The book slavery of humanity reports a series of facts and everyday events that many of what they do not know. about these incidents I continue that many will know the facts covered in this unpublished book, only acquire it and know what is written in it.
FLC Legal - The War in Vietnam that was Never Reported
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,990. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
FLC Legal is an inside look at a side of the Vietnam war that most people would believe could not have happened, not to mention, did happen in the US Marine Corps. It tells the story of a band of young trial lawyers, who had also spent nearly a year in training to become Marine Corps infantry officers.
Royal Marines Historical Time Line. Volume Two Third Edition.
Price: Free! Words: 474,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book is the Third Edition of Volume One. Based on the 'Royal-Marines.net' website. Further editions will follow yearly. The aim is to try and recall every single day of the Royal Marines 354 year history. It's an ongoing project that will probably take several years to complete. I'm hoping that this second Edition will attract others to join in and send information that I can use.
The Mediation of the United States in the War of the Pacific. The Conferences of Arica.
Price: Free! Words: 32,400. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
This book analyzes the military political situation of the countries involved in the war of the Pacific and the mediating role of the United States.
U.S. Air Force Aerospace Mishap Reports: Accident Investigation Board Report on May 2018 Crash with Fatalities of WC-130H Hercules Airlift Cargo Airplane at Savannah Hilton Head Airport, Georgia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,350. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Air Mobility Command released the results of its investigation into the WC-130H Hercules crash near Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport, Savannah, Georgia, May 2, that killed all nine Airmen on board.
U.S. Air Force Aerospace Mishap Reports: Accident Investigation Board Report on April 2018 F-22A Raptor Fighter Aircraft Landing Incident at Naval Air Station Fallon, Nevada Caused by Pilot Error
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,270. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
The pilot was not operating the aircraft in accordance with set procedures and prematurely retracted the landing gear. The AIB president further found by a preponderance of the evidence that organizational factors contributing to this mishap were significant in influencing and shaping the pilot's actions.