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21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Army Handbook for Self-Development - Strengths, Weaknesses, Roles, Responsibilities, Learning and Motivation, Roadblocks, Milestones (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,400. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army publication draws on lessons from the field, educational and leadership research, and applicable Army regulations and doctrine to provide you with state-of-the-art guidance on designing and implementing your own program of self-development.
Kokoda
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,200. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Ten Epic War Treks cover the period between the fall of Rabaul on the 23rd of January 1942, the Japanese invasion at Basabua on the 21st of July 1942, and the end of hostilities in Papua on the 4th of April 1943. No comprehensive account exists about what happened on the Kokoda track during the seven months prior to the battle of Isurava, the major early battle on the Kokoda track.
The Nana Letters: A Love Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,250. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
The nineteenth-century version of an on-line romance, The Nana Letters. is an edition of a letter collection that reads like a novel with romance, intrigue, and tragic death. Nana is an engaging heroine, often a typical Victorian young woman, but also an adroit negotiator who must walk a narrow path between two roles: submissive woman and determiner of her own destiny.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Corps Operations FM 3-92 (FM 100-15) - Headquarters Organization, Command Post and Cell, Full Spectrum Operations (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,410. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual - issued in November 2010 - provides direction for the corps headquarters: what it looks like, how it is organized, how its staff operates, how it is commanded and controlled, and how it operates in full spectrum operations.
U.S. Marine Corps Aviation - Early Years 1912-41, World War II, Korean War, Southeast Asia, Martin MT, Grumman F3-F2, Curtiss SBC-4, John Glenn, F-86, Douglas F3D Skynight, Grumman F9F Panther
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,010. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Marine Aviation was officially born on May 22, 1912, when First Lieutenant Alfred A. Cunningham, USMC, reported to the camp "for duty in connection with aviation." This was several months after the Naval Aviation Camp was established at Annapolis in 1911.
Kite Balloons to Airships: the Navy's Lighter-than-Air Experience - Goodyear, Goodrich, Helium, Airship Disasters, Lakehurst, USS Akron, Macon, Heli-Stat, Aerocrane, ZP-32 and ZP-21
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,860. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph is intended to provide an overview of the Navy's involvement with balloons, airships and their operations, which shows their failures and accomplishments and their contributions to the Navy's mission of guarding the sea lanes of America. It provides an overall look at the history of LTA in the Navy.
U.S. Naval Air Reserve History- Aviation Cadet Program, World War II, Props to Jets, Squantum, Grenada and Lebanon, Weekend Warriors
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Contents: I. The Beginning * II. Lean Years, The 1920s * III. Gathering Steam, The 1930s * IV. World War II, The Big Test * V. Postwar Activities and Korea, The Reserve Show * VI. 1953-1968: Stability with Transition, Props to Jets * VII. Reorganization and Revitalization in the 1970s * VIII. The 1980s, Present and Future
Prayers of Our Presidents
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
Prayers have been uttered in the "oval office" since before that uniquely named office existed, and happily, the sentiments of these prayers still resonate today.
Pistons to Jets: Diamond Anniversary 75th Year of Naval Aviation, Beginnings, Tactical Jet Missions, Power Projection, Korean War, Vietnam War
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,420. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Engines are the hearts of airplanes. Before the age of powered flight, variations of balloons and gliders challenged the sky and scored some victories.
A History of Sea-Air Aviation: Wings Over The Ocean - Chronicling the History of Sea-Air Flight Operations, Early Aviation History, World War II Naval Aviation, Chanute, Curtiss, Lindbergh
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,070. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a unique view of the history of naval aviation, starting with early aviation, up to the late 1970s.
Windows Into the Past
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,490. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Windows Into the Past" is my recollection of growing up on a farm in south Mississippi during the depression. In a series of connected short stories, it highlights the part I played as a young girl and the hard work and pleasures of farm life. It shows how kids can not only survive, but thrive, under unthinkable conditions while doing chores that were dangerous but expected.
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian’s Wall from Bowness-on-Solway to Wallsend (West to East)
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Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 2. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 53,550. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This is an informative (yet informal) description of the route of Hadrian's Wall and all the remains that can still be seen. For most of the route from west to east, it follows the Hadrian's Wall National Trail Footpath, but with an important difference: where the path veers off the line of the Wall, this account stays with it and allows you to examine the remains most other walkers do not see.
Comprehensive History of U.S. Naval Aviation in World War II - Complete Chronology, Pearl Harbor, Kamikazes, Aircraft, Wake Island, Halsey, Moffett, Zero, Suicide Torpedoes, Fighter Tactics
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 176,060. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive compilation of Navy history material providing extensive information about the role of Naval aviation in World War II. The first part of the compilation is a full chronology of events in Naval aviation during the war. Thirty-nine unique articles comprise part two, and the third section focuses on aspects of the Pacific theater.
When the Band has Ceased to Play, American Presidents After Leaving Office
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,840. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
What happened to Millard Fillmore, or Martin van Buren, or Theodore Roosevelt, for that matter? Thirty-four men have lived to the end of their service and retired from the most powerful office in the nation. What did they do then? Here are a series of vignettes about their post-presidential lives that capture the personalities and the times they lived in.
Napoleon y Maria Walewska. La fiel amante del emperador
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,920. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Esta es la conmovedora historia del amor de Napoleon y Maria; la historia de dos seres, con todas las debilidades de que estamos hechos, los cuales se prodigaron un amor singular. Napoleón y María se separaron y se volvieron a unir en diferentes etapas de sus vidas, ella fue su esposa polaca, aunque nunca se casaron.
Morelos. Sacerdote y general del Mexico insurgente
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,180. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Este libro narra la vida de José María Morelos, religioso, político y militar mexicano, caudillo de la independencia de México y gran organizador de la segunda etapa de la lucha independentista mexicana.
One Man's War - the RAF from 1939-46
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The experiences of an ordinary country boy joining the RAF in September 1939, at 18, and within months retrieving crashed planes at the Battle of Britain, then the deserts of North Africa, El Alamein, and invading Sicily, Italy, Corsica and France at D-Day of the South, in August 1944. Along the way getting blown up, bombed, burnt and ill.
U.S. Naval Aviation in the Pacific - World War II - Pearl Harbor, Midway, Guadalcanal, Bougainville, Tarawa, Toyko, Tactical Effectiveness, Weapons
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,830. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This important U.S. Navy history about naval aviation in the Pacific during World War II was published in 1947.
A History of U.S. Naval Aviation, 1930 - The Beginning of Aviation, World War Organization, France and the British Isles, Marine Corps Aviation, Lighter-than Air Craft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,060. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This informative history of early Naval aviation was prepared in 1930, when memories of the beginning of aviation were still fresh.
The First Flight Across the Atlantic, May 1919 - Curtiss Flying Boat, NC-1, NC-4 Restoration
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,750. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A U.S. Navy crew and aircraft, backed by the entire Navy, won the honor of being the first to make the trip across the Atlantic in May 1919. The story of the NC-4's flight is a proud part of Naval Aviation and American history, retold in this history prepared on the 50th anniversary of the great event.