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Leaders' Guide for Contingency Operations: The Human Dimension - Thirteen Recurring Issues Impacting Soldier Attitudes About Deployment Experiences, Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, Recommendations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,850. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this guide represents a synthesis of research findings from a number of contingency operations.
Armies in Homeland Security: American and European Perspectives - Terrorism, UK Armed Forces, Germany's Military, NATO, Ukrainian, Romania, France, Hungary, Italy, Austria, Bulgaria, Soviet Legacy, EU
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 188,670. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book looks at how a number of states are meeting the challenges of homeland security. The authors examine how Austria, Bulgaria, the European Union, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and the United States have approached the issue of the employment of military forces.
Honor and Fidelity: The 65th Infantry in Korea, 1950-1953 - U.S. Army in the Korean War - Puerto Rican Soldiers, Borinqueneers, X Corps, Injin, Seoul, Plight of the Glosters, Defeat at Outpost Kelly
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 211,780. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study reviews the performance of the 65th Infantry throughout the Korean war, providing insights not only into the regiment's unique problems but also into the status of the U.S. Army's combat forces during one of the most trying periods in its history.
Magna Carta Commentaries — 48 Stories Celebrating Little-known Facts about the Great Charter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016 by Pen Bal Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » European
The Magna Carta has been called the most important document in history. This book highlights the contexts and characters around its creation, as well as the people and events that reiterated its principles, keeping alive a political tradition protecting rights and freedoms that is still in force today.
The Washington Navy Yard: An Illustrated History - War of 1812, Supporting the New Navy, Civil War Era, World War I and II, Presidential Yacht, Naval Museum, Naval Ordnance Nerve Center
Price: $5.59 USD. Words: 129,590. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book details the proud heritage of the Navy Yard during the last fifty momentous years.
Johnny Jones: A Colonial Saga
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,250. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
* Story of a prominent Otago pioneer brings early New Zealand vividly to life * Authentic chronicle of how land and power passed from Maori hands to British * Spans the first half of the 19th century and brings early New Zealand vividly to life
The Revolt of the Admirals: Battle Between the Navy and Air Force Over B-36 Bomber and the Carrier United States in 1949, Halsey, Nimitz, Spruance, Burke, Spaatz, Vandenberg, Eisenhower, Bradley
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,520. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this informative book examines the famous incident known as the revolt of the Admirals, a subject that has intrigued military officers for some time.
Same Road Different Tracks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,250. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Into a colourful description of a modern-day trip by car from Vancouver to Toronto—exploring themes such as Canadian history and Aboriginal culture—the author inserts a series of flashbacks telling a parallel story about his journey from Canada to India and arrival in Japan in 1972 and his nine-year stint as an ordained Zen monk.
Media Landscape 2014: Celebrating 20 Years of South Africa's Media
Price: Free! Words: 78,510. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Media Landscape 2014 is a collection of chapters from media experts. Each of them was asked to consider the media landscape of 1994, to reflect on how far we have come, and to suggest a roadmap for the future. All were given the opportunity to present a range of views and opinions and to focus on the print, broadcast and digital media space where appropriate.
A Proposed New Constitution
Price: Free! Words: 35,470. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
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Fifteen proposals for a new constitution and constitutional convention that would end the power of the 1%, guarantee voting rights, limit corporate power, guarantee privacy, and end American colonialism and wars far sooner. Ending Citizens United, or passing just one amendment will not be enough. Protests or voting will not be enough. A new constitution of, by, and for the people, NOW!
The 71F Advantage: Applying Army Research Psychology for Health and Performance Gains - Eye Injuries, Mental Health, Suicide, Chemical and Bio Defense, Nuclear Psychological Effects, Special Ops
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 277,400. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book examines Army research psychology.
Analysis of the Threat of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) for Biological Warfare - Bioweapons, Biowar, Bioterrorism, Biotechnology, Synthesized DNA, Pathogens, Toxins, Weaponization
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,250. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book is an analysis of the threat of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) for biological warfare.
Elevating the Role of Socioeconomic Strategy in Afghanistan Transition - INTEQAL, Loya Jirga, Opium, Planning and Monitoring Transition Progress, Nation-Building Efforts, Afghan Institutions
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,180. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book deals with the role of socioeconomic strategy in the ongoing Afghanistan transition.
Task Force Stryker Network-Centric Operations in Afghanistan - Case Study of Real-World Application in War, Network Components, Echeloning Command Posts, Tactical Decisionmaking
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,460. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book presents a case study examining the real-world application of the network-centric warfare concept during combat operations in Afghanistan.
Advancing Stability and Reconciliation in Guinea-Bissau: Lessons from Africa's First Narco-State - Regional Spillover, Guns, Drugs, Illicit Resources, Trade in Cocaine, Organized Crime, Killings
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,950. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book examines the deep problems faced by the African nation of Guinea-Bissau. A string of crises stretching back more than a decade has rendered Guinea-Bissau one of the most fragile states in Africa.
The Obligations of Military Professionalism - Service Unsullied by Partisanship - Military Values, Public and Private Conduct, Disagreement with Authority, Retired Officers, Implications for Education
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,850. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book expresses a set of views on the ethical obligations of members of the American profession of arms in order to stimulate thoughtful discussion and broader debate about the proper limits of acceptable and effective professional conduct.
The Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) and Petty Officer: Backbone of the Armed Forces - Service Identity and Joint Warfighting, Profession of Arms, International Roles, Steward of the Institution
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 140,360. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book is a tribute to the Armed Forces noncommissioned officer and petty officer.
The Strategic Dimension of Chinese Engagement with Latin America - Commercial Activities in Strategic Sectors, Military Relationship, Organized Crime Ties, Triangle with America, Way Forward
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 169,810. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book brings together in one place essays on those aspects of the expanding People's Republic of China (PRC) engagement with the region relevant to scholars who study issues of defense and security in Latin America.
Oil for the Lamps of China - Beijing's 21st-Century Search for Energy: Coal, Oil, Natural Gas, Power Distribution System, Environment, Defense, Nuclear, Renewable, Solar, Wind, Geothermal
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 137,820. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / General
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report examines energy sources and planning in the People's Republic of China.
Are We Prepared? Four WMD Crises That Could Transform U.S. Security: Failed WMD-armed State, Collapse of Nonproliferation Regime, Biological Terror Campaign, Nuclear Detonation in American City
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,970. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report presents four weapons of mass destruction (WMD)-related scenarios that could plausibly occur and radically alter American domestic and national security agendas.