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Archie to SAM: A Short Operational History of Ground-Based Air Defense, From Guns to Missiles, Ballistic Missile Defense, Star Wars, Patriot, PAC-3, Arrow, Naval Developments, THAAD
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,680. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Archie to SAM is an update in 2005 to Kenneth Werrell's Archie, Flak, AAA, and SAM. He continues to study ground-based air defense systems in new events, including the Gulf War. In rescuing ground-based air defense systems from long neglect, Werrell delves into such topics as tactics, leadership, change, and innovation.
20th Century Guide to the Tuskegee Airmen, Air Force Integration, Blacks in the Army Air Forces in World War II, Racial Segregation and Discrimination, African-American Race Relations in the Air Force
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 246,430. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This comprehensive five-part history of the Tuskegee Airmen and Air Force integration efforts tells the story of the distinguished air crew and ground crew personnel associated with black flying units of the Army Air Forces (AAF) during World War II, along with extensive military histories documenting Air Force integration and race relations.
Atlantis: The Mother of Time
By J. Robin E. Harger
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 50,590. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The Great Pyramid was decommissioned through misadventure by Atlantis but it was built and encoded prior thereto by visitors as part of an undertaking that had driven them across the vast reaches of space. Reforming the stumbling proto-humans they had long-since departed leaving us to take up our own destiny in the mighty task of spreading human consciousness throughout the universe.
Cape Town Tour Guide Safari
By Gerald Jonas
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 64,740. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A guide to Cape Town and the interesting stories of its people and places that made it know as "The Tavern of the Seas."
The Best of Des Griffin -Vol. I
By Des Griffin
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The Best of Des Griffin is a variety of 17 "Midnight Messenger Newspaper" and "Des Griffin Newsletter" articles dating from the late 1980s to the present. The topics cover globalism, economics, and insights into the background of who really rules the world. An excellent companion to the author’s first two books "Fourth Reich of the Rich" and "Descent into Slavery?" which also cover globalism etc
Fontevraud: Mysteries of the Abbey and the Village
By Bertrand Ménard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,980. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Royal Abbey of Fontevraud is magical in both senses of the word. Fontevraud: Mysteries of the Abbey and the Village evokes, to be sure, its amazing history, much of it well-documented but some of it little-known. It also recounts recondite and inexplicable, perhaps supernatural stories surrounding the abbey.
Trekdiere
By Piet Du Plessis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,600. Language: Afrikaans. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Die Afrikanervolk se geskiedenis is 'n roemryke geskiedenis. Dit is net jammer ons kinders leer nie meer van die geskiedenis nie. Hierdie boek is 'n poging om die Boerevolk se geskiedenis in een storieboek saam te vat. Volwassenes sowel as kinders sal die boek geniet, en daarna weer opnuut respek vir ons volk se geskiedenis hê.
Prolonged Wars: A Post-Nuclear Challenge - Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Northern Ireland, Vietnam, El Salvador, Sudan, Ethiopia and Eritrea, Liberia, Angola, Namibia, Nicaragua
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 158,050. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The authors examine the underlying impact of the cold war on protracted conflict in Africa and Asia. These area specialists examine the factors that produced prolonged conflict and what each side in them considered the cause(s) of these struggles. They analyze the reasons for "success" and "failure" in each of these regional conflicts.
American Airpower Comes of Age: General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's World War II Diaries - Volume 2 - England, Normandy, Italy, Iwo Jima, Paris and Germany
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,550. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Gen Henry H. “Hap” Arnold, US Army Air Forces (AAF) Chief of Staff during World War II, maintained diaries for his several journeys to various meetings and conferences throughout the conflict. Volume 2 encompasses General Arnold’s final seven journeys and the diaries he kept therein.
American Airpower Comes of Age: General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's World War II Diaries - England, South Pacific, North Africa, Middle East, India, China
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 208,890. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume has richly enhanced General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's reputation as the father of today's United States Air Force. Major General John W. Huston, himself an Army Air Forces combat veteran of the war, has edited each of Arnold's World War II diaries and placed them in their historical context while explaining the problems Hap faced and evaluating the results of his travels.
A Need to Know: The Role of Air Force Reconnaissance in War Planning, 1945-1953 - Radar Principles, World War I and II, Korean War
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
More than a tool of policy makers to gather intelligence, Air Force reconnaissance efforts shaped early Cold War doctrine and war planning. Dr. Farquhar argues that a lack of information on Soviet strategic capabilities dominated the organization, operational planning, and equipment of the postwar Air Force.
Airhead Operations - Where AMC Delivers: The Linchpin of Rapid Force Projection - Mogadishu, Somalia, Operation Restore Hope, Air Mobility
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 20,270. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Air mobility forces in the airhead are crucial to the combatant commander's theater operations. He relies on them to introduce forces to the theater, to sustain them, to support intratheater movement, and to redeploy forces to the CONUS.
Self-Protective Measures to Enhance Airlift Operations in Hostile Environments - Electronic Warfare, Radar, Airborne Interceptors, Infrared Tracking, Lasers, Directed-Energy
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,750. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Self-Protective Measures to Enhance Airlift Operations in Hostile Environments is a worthy response to this national crisis for its timeliness, comprehensive approach, and authority. The report is timely not only in addressing an issue of national strategic significance but also in doing so at a time when the Military Airlift Command is beginning its search for solutions.
Air Force Strategy Study 2020-2030: Power Projection, Freedom of Action in Air, Space, and Cyberspace, Global Situational Awareness, Military Support for Civil Authorities
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,540. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The team analyzed four future world scenarios — a peer competitor, resurgent power, failed state, and jihadist insurgency — in relation to the nation's vital interests and the 12 Air Force core functions. The resulting analysis led to a synthesis of the core functions into five critical capabilities designed to meet the Air Force's strategic challenges in 2030.
1ed, Un único Dios - La biblia y el motivo de ser del pueblo elegido
By Alberto Canen, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 111,240. Language: Spanish. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Bibles
EL PORQUÉ DE LA CREACIÓN DEL PUEBLO JUDÍO El pueblo elegido, ¿elegido para qué? Adán y Eva, ¿los primeros de la humanidad o simplemente los primeros del pueblo hebreo? Los judíos, ¿fueron el ejército de Dios? Si hay un sólo Dios, ¿qué pasó con los otros dioses de la antigüedad? Jesús: ¿es Dios o un profeta? ¿Para qué un Mesías? ¿Llegó el Mesías? ¿De qué libera Jesús a la humanidad?
The United States Constitution Made Easy...To Understand
By Lonnie Crockett
Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 68,520. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Constitution is a mere 4,543 words long, including the signatures, and is easily understood while using no “big words.” Anyone having even a high school education can read and understand it. It does not take a scholar, a Supreme Court, an attorney or Congress to tell us its meaning.
Ten Essential Words
By David Gwartney
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,010. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Can the relevancy of the Christian faith and the answers to so many complex questions we face today be as simple as getting back to some of the basic tenants of the faith? This book attempts to reclaim the original intent of the Ten Commandments given in their ancient context and brings them forward as a healthy and relevant way to live in today’s world. The answers may surprise you.
Midlands Morsels, Treasures from Tasmania
By Susan Woldenberg Butler
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,560. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » International
A glimpse into daily life in one corner of our planet, with recipes from those wonderful women of all ages who keep life ticking over for their families and friends
Amazing Americans: High-Interest Short Stories from America's Past
By Morrie Greenberg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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Twenty-one high interest true short stories that feature exciting personalities from America’s past. Each personality made unique contributions to America, and their stories are recounted in exciting terms.
Praetorian STARShip: The Untold Story of the Combat Talon Special Forces Operations - Infiltration, Exfiltration, Surface to Air Recovery System, Fulton Recovery, Iranian Rescue, Vietnam, Desert Storm
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 318,750. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Jerry Thigpen's study on the history of the Combat Talon is the first effort to tell the story of this wonderfully capable machine. This weapons system has performed virtually every imaginable tactical event in the spectrum of conflict and by any measure is the most versatile C-130 derivative ever produced.