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Gaffs, Timbers and Crosses
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Gaffs, Timbers and Crosses is about the growth of a church community in rural Newfoundland from the earliest days in the 1830s to 1959. Its the story of how small communities came together and grew together into one larger community, how they unified and erected two churches, schools and endured the Great Depression and World War
Do You Want Total War?
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,900. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Sean Lansbury is a typical high school student with an atypical hobby: he plays "Totaler Krieg", a boardgame simulating World War II in Europe. As he meditates on history and juggles his hobby with normal life in school, he falls in love with a girl in his European History class and discovers who he is, what history means to him, and the extent to which you really can revisit and rewrite the past.
I Narrinieri
Price: Free! Words: 27,850. Language: Italian. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Modesto eBook che in sintesi narra la storia dei Narrinieri, popolo dell’Australia meridionale, come erano visti prima della loro integrazione.
Libya's Operation Odyssey Dawn: Analysis of the American Military Operation, Removal of the Gaddafi Regime, NATO's Air War, Command and Control Issues, Responsibility to Protect (R2P)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,870. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Four military reports provide a unique perspective on the Libyan military operation launched by President Obama in 2011, known as Operation Odyssey Dawn.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume VII: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1957-1960 - Nuclear Arms Control, Missile Gap, Germany and Berlin, Cold War in Africa
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,830. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
From forty years' perspective, the second Eisenhower administration's record in national security affairs seems better than many rated it at the time. The danger posed by a "missile gap" was countered without resorting to massive expenditures. Threats to West Berlin and to the "offshore islands" of Quemoy and Matsu were mastered by relatively low-key responses.
Восток – дело тонкое…
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 42,000. Language: Russian. Published: September 20, 2013 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Но в моей памяти и весь Таджикистан, и город Душанбе, и посёлок Разведчиков – останутся такими, какими я их знал - экзотической, дружелюбной восточной страной, с сильно развитой семейственностью... В разгар перестройки появилось большое количество так называемых «шоп—туров». Естественно, были сделаны попытки наладить коммерческие отношения и с Пакистаном, на уровне частных «шоп-туров».
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume VI: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1955-1956 - Eisenhower Cold War New Look Strategic Plans, Missiles, Suez Canal, Taiwan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 152,250. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Volume VI is primarily concerned with the way the Joint Chiefs of Staff sought to "fine tune" the New Look through strategic plans, the force levels to support them, and allocation of responsibility among the military services for developing and operating the new weapons systems. This turned out to be a contentious process owing to interservice disagreement.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume V: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1953-1954 - Air Defense, Manpower, Atoms for Peace, Korea, Indochina, Taiwan, Western Europe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 215,120. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Volume V describes JCS activities during the first two years of the Eisenhower administration. It traces the role of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the formulation of the basic national security policies of those years, in force planning and strategy development, and in the nascent area of arms control.
Replacing America's Aging Bomber Fleet (B-52, B-1, B-2): Long-Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B) Concepts, Ground Attack, Nuclear, Prompt Global Strike, Conventional ICBMs, Space-Based Systems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,070. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
America's fleet of strategic nuclear and conventional bombers - the B-52, B-1, B-2 - is rapidly aging, and Air Force officials are pursuing a replacement bomber, currently called the Long-Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B).
Red Plateau
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 45,560. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The story of a North Vietnamese soldier told by his friend and former enemy.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume IV: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1950 - 1952, Mossadegh and Iran, Rearmament, Armageddon, Atomic Arsenal, World War III, NATO
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,150. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume describes the impact of the Korean War upon national security policies and programs. The Soviet Union's willingness to sanction overt aggression, in an area where Soviet security interests were only marginally involved, seemed to show that Moscow might indeed have a master plan for world domination.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume III: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1951 - 1953, Korean War Part Two - Syngman Rhee, UN Command, Diplomatic Deadlock
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,400. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Korean War provided the first wartime test for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, acting as part of the machinery set up by the National Security Act of 1947 and its 1949 amendment. In this capacity, they provided strategic direction to the United Nations (UN) forces in the field and were the agency by which President Truman exercised overall control of war strategy.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume III: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1950 - 1951, The Korean War Part One - Attack and Response, MacArthur, Chinese Intervention
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 180,260. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
At the time it was fought, the war in Korea was unique in recent American military experience. Unlike World Wars I and II, which were vigorously prosecuted on the battlefield until the enemy surrendered unconditionally, the Korean conflict ended without clear-cut military victory for either side.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume II: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1945 -1947 - Palestine, Berlin Crisis, Carrier Cancellation, NATO, Soviet Atomic Bomb, H-Bomb
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,860. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Established during World War II to advise the President regarding the strategic direction of armed forces of the United States, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) continued in existence after the war and, as military advisers and planners, have played a significant role in the development of national policy.
My Brother's Voice: How a Young Hungarian Boy Survived the Holocaust: A True Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stephen Nasser somehow dug deep within his soul to survive the brutal and inhumane treatment his captors inflicted on the Jews. He was the only one of his family to survive--but the memory of his brother's dying words compelled him to live. Stephen's account of the Holocaust is told in the refreshingly direct and optimistic language of a young boy.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume I: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1945 -1947 - Atomic Age Problems, Postwar Bases, Western Hemisphere Defense, China Standoff
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,500. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Established during World War II to advise the President regarding the strategic direction of armed forces of the United States, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) continued in existence after the war and, as military advisers and planners, have played a significant role in the development of national policy.
Somewhere in Oregon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,550. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Regional studies
A series of short stories about Oregon Giant Circles of rocks; maybe an ancient Indian astronomical observatory. A city literally made out of gold ore. A cowboy kid who outshines adult rodeo stars. Believe in Sasquatch or not, we’re always on the lookout for him! Ralph Nader’s Corvair scare debunked at a Corvair Lair.
JFK, Oswald, Cuba, and the Mafia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,210. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
In his years of research on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, David Pratt, a respected scholar, noticed a gap in the literature: the absence of a work that simply presents the evidence and allows readers to judge. This book fills that gap by offering a timeline of firmly established evidence. No theories or conspiracies. But the evidence does not support the Warren Commission verdict.
Operation Just Cause: The Planning and Execution of Joint Operations in Panama - Noriega, Media and Hostage Issues, Nunciatura, Impact of Goldwater-Nichols, Assessment
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 31,270. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Written shortly after the completion of Operation JUST CAUSE, this monograph traces the involvement of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff in planning and directing combat operations in Panama.
Joint Military Operations Historical Collection - Lessons Learned from Battles Large and Small, Hannibal, Grenada, Haiti, Panama, Gulf War Desert Storm, Korea Operation Chromite
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,290. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Knowing the past and being able to use its lessons are major responsibilities of all military professionals. The Joint Military Operations Historical Collection (JMOHC) presents historical events that illustrate Joint Doctrine principles in Joint Force Employment.