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Million Dollar Winner: Short Stories and Poems
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,160. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
You are the pilot of a small plane who discovers his forest is cut down… You fight a cougar, yet have no wounds… You and your wife’s retirement home on a lonely west coast island is violated… You walk a historic wooden railway trestle with thousands… You’ve won the lottery -- Yee haw!
Army Weapons Systems 2012 - Encyclopedic Reference to Everything from Satellites and Tanks to Small Arms and Ammunition, with Contractors Listed by System and Date
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,210. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This document, produced by the Army Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology office, provides an encyclopedic reference to hardware and systems used by today's Army.
Planning for Action: Campaign Concepts and Tools - Wargaming, Military Decision Making Process (MDMP), Joint Operation Planning Process (JOPP), Military End State, Measurements of Performance (MOP)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose for this book is straightforward: to provide an overview of planning principles and the tools used by planners to design campaign plans. Since 9/11, the US military has been involved in numerous actions, most notably in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Cochise County Cowboys - Who Were These Men?
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,680. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Goose Flats Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Joyce Aros combines her considerable artistic skill with careful research plus a fair amount of intuition, thus giving us a new and refreshing look at a variety of Cochise County "cowboy" characters associated with stories about Tombstone Arizona and the Earps.
The Fourth Option: Citizen Shares
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Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,800. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The Fourth Option: Citizen Shares proposes that we replace our debt and interest based money supply with one that encourages all of us to share the work and share the wealth that our work produces. Read in this little book, that many of our greatest leaders, including Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, Henry Ford and Thomas Edison, believed that government should issue, not borrow, money.
Spy: A History
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,700. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
They live in secret and their lives are fascinating. Howard Brinkley takes you inside the history of spying in this bundled anthology of three of his top-selling histories. The following books are bundled together at a discounted price in this anthology: *Spies of the American Revolution *Spies of the Civil War *Russian Espionage
Organizational Change in the Russian Airborne Forces: The Lessons of the Georgian Conflict (Russia-Georgia War) - Putin, Chechnya, IL-76 Aircraft, Spetsnaz, Paratroopers
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The airborne divisions are undoubtedly the most impressive formations within the Russian army. The troops of the airborne forces (VDV) are the best trained and most professional in the army.
Categorical Confusion? The Strategic Implications of Recognizing Challenges Either as Irregular or Traditional
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,140. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic concepts and the theories they encourage and enable are discretionary intellectual constructions. Strategic concepts are not dictated to us; rather, we choose them and decide how they can serve as building blocks for the edifice of theory we prefer.
Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO - From Nuclear Artillery to Ballistic Missiles, TNWs and NSNWs, Nuclear Modernization, Deterrence, Operation Snowcat, Nuclear Zero, TLE (Treaty-limited Equipment)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,120. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This comprehensive history of the role of tactical nuclear weapons in Europe, and their continued presence on the continent, provides a fascinating overview of one of the Cold War's most important facets.
Roger Williams' Little Book of Virtues
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
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In Roger Williams' Little Book of Virtues, religion writer Becky Garrison delves into the life of her 11th and 12th great-grandfather to uncover the untold story behind this forgotten pioneer of religious liberty.
Hold Fast: Tom Crean with Shackleton 1913-1916
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
When Shackleton’s ship was caught in the ice and crushed, 2nd officer Tom Crean faced each setback as though he did this sort of thing every day. When 28 men were forced to take to sea in three small boats, he took the helm of one of them. To save those men, he crossed the southern ocean in an open boat, to land on a barren shore and cross an unknown territory. Hold Fast follows on that journey.
Diary of a Dictator -- Ferdinand & Imelda: The Last Days of Camelot
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 and represented by David Halpern. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Marcoses were once “the Kennedys of Asia,” likened to America’s beautiful and charismatic Jackie and JFK. But Camelot in the Philippines vanished amid deadly political intrigues, sex scandals, lies, spies and bribes. Today, the long-secret Marcos diary opens a rare insider’s view of the dictator couple’s lust for power and their plot to kill democracy–history that reads like a soap opera.
Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) By
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,170. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
This book is an assemblage of some of the most insightful and enlightening ideas which have been extracted from the writings of four of the most influential figures in the philosophy of Stoicism: Seneca, Musonius Rufus, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius.
Lessons of the Iraqi De-Ba'athification Program for Iraq's Future and the Arab Revolutions - Saddam Hussein, Alawite, Syria and Assad, Yemen
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,790. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Iraqi political system was organized by both the United States and Iraq, although over time, U.S. influence diminished and Iraqi influence increased. This monograph examines the policies of de-Ba'athification as initiated by the Coalition Provision Authority (CPA) under Ambassador L. Paul Bremer and as practiced by various Iraqi political commissions and entities created under the CPA order.
Disjointed Ways, Disunified Means: Learning From America's Struggle to Build an Afghan Nation - The Afghanistan War, Natural Resources and Drug Trade, al-Qaeda and Terrorism, Petraeus, McChrystal
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,210. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique book, which studies the efforts of the United States in Afghanistan, discusses potential corrective measures that can be applied to future irregular warfare and "nation-building" missions in particular and American national security affairs more generally.
Can Russia Reform? Economic, Political and Military Perspectives - The Russian Economy and Military, the Rule of Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
The nature of the Russian state and the economy it superintends raise more than academic questions, for if we understand the nature of the state and its subordinated economy, we can then form an accurate vision of what Russia's overall policy and strategy will be.
U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues - Volume II: National Security Policy and Strategy, 5th Edition - Securing America from Attack, Transnational Threats
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 233,400. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This second volume begins by examining the policy/strategy process, moves to a look at the strategic environment, and concludes with some specific issues. This edition continues the effort begun in the fourth edition to include several short case studies to illustrate the primary material in the volume.
U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues, Volume I: Theory of War and Strategy - von Clausewitz, Mao, Sun Tzu, Che Guevara, Machiavelli, Luttwak - 5th Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 199,180. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This edition of the U. S. Army War College Guide to National Security Policy and Strategy continues to reflect the structure and approach of the core national security strategy and policy curriculum at the War College.
The Sea Disposal of Chemical Weapons
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Price: $19.00 USD. Words: 66,080. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Ticking Time Bomb. Between 1946 and 1990, on the order of 754,975 tons (over 1.5 billion pounds or 684 million kilograms) of chemical weapons were disposed in European waters. At least 21 European Nations are now potentially at risk because of the expected toxic effect on marine life and the food chain.
Nigerian Christianity and the Society of African Missions. History, Strategies and Challenges
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,910. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Church history of Nigeria from the time of the Portuguese explorations till today is narrated with special focus given to the last 150 years, where the Catholic Church started proper establishment and expansion.