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One Hundred Eighty Landings of United States Marines 1800 - 1934: History of Controversial Punitive Adventures in Foreign Lands, Pirates, Lejeune, Perry, Fitzroy, Cuba, USS Philadelphia
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,160. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Ellsworth's 180 Landings, to use its popular title, has not been superseded by a more detailed or comprehensive coverage since its original publication forty years ago. It concerns itself with four basic causes for landings: (1) political intervention, (2) punitive actions, (3) protection of diplomatic mission, nationals, and their property, and (4) humanitarian.
Forjadores de la America independiente
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,530. Language: Spanish. Published: December 19, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Este libro nos cuenta paso a paso los acontecimientos que dieron forma al nuevo continente despues de la independencia de las trece colonias, al tiempo que nos describe detalladamente a los protagonistas de esta transformacion: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Simon Bolivar y Jose San Martin, entre otros.
37: The Year of Portent
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Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,700. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 18, 2012 by Bapton Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
1937 – from the flooded Ohio to the new Golden Gate Bridge, from bombed Guernica to newly-opened Buchenwald to the Rape of Nanking – was a year of portent. Markham Shaw Pyle and GMW Wemyss, the celebrated historians of the Titanic enquiries and of the coming of the Second World War, here survey that dread year, from Tolkien and Disney to war and terror. This is history in the grand manner.
Lakeland Hunting Memories - Volume Two
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Series: Lakeland Hunting Memories, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,360. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This book is another dip into recollections of life in the English Lake District during the ‘50s and ‘60s. Ron Black was born and bred in the English Lake District, like his forefathers, and here relates some of his memories of hunting with hounds, competing in fell races, the heroic exploits of his family members, along with historical accounts written in the 1800s and earlier. 24,000 words.
Na Poważnie Nr 7-8/2012
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Price: $4.70 USD. Words: 70,120. Language: Polish. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
„Na Poważnie” – to nowy miesięcznik o Polsce, naszej historii i kulturze.
A New Forest Childhood 1903-1916
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Price: Free! Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The memoirs of Thomas Gilbert Scott growing up in Sway in the New Forest before the Great War. This ebook version does not contain the photographs, family tree or map of the print edtion.
U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) History: Close Air Support and the Battle for Khe Sanh - Vietnam War, Westmoreland, B-52 Stratofortress, Skyhawk, Phantom, Sea Knight, Spooky, Super Gaggle
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,680. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In the 77 days from 20 January to 18 March of 1968, two divisions of the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) surrounded a regiment of U.S. Marines on a mountain plateau in the northwest corner of South Vietnam known as Khe Sanh.
Thanksgiving Day - Religious to Secular
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 28,810. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
This book traces the history of how the celebration of Thanksgiving in the U.S.A. has changed from the time of the Pilgrims in 1621 to modern day 2012. What started as a religious observance marked by worship, prayer, a hearty meal and a community attitude of thankfulness has transitioned over time to a secular long weekend filled with family, friends, over-eating, watching football and shopping.
Det One: U.S. Marines Corps U.S. Special Operations Command Detachment 2003-2006 - Global War on Terrorism, Iraq War and Operation Iraqi Freedom, Marine Expeditionary Force
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,860. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The story of the Marine Corps U.S. Special Operations Command Detachment, which became known as Det One, is an extraordinary tale. On its face, the story would not rate a minute's glance. One small group of Marines, about a hundred in number, formed, trained, and went to war.
Harmonizing Humanity
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,100. Language: American English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
All major religions prior to Christ had a form of the Golden Rule. This book explores how man's religions, history, politics, and economic practices and beliefs have united and divided us. Inequality from the womb to the tomb because of race, gender, or social class have caused disharmony. Today individuals and organizations are creating harmony through understanding, inclusion, and compassion.
Cazando hienas. Simón Wiesenthal, el Mossad y los criminales de guerra
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,420. Language: Spanish. Published: December 13, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
En un texto de lectura apasionante y conmovedora, se narra la vida de Simon Wiessenthal, sobreviviente de varios campos de concrentración alemanes, quien dedicara su vida a localizar y llevar al banquillo de los acusados a algunos de los nazis responsables de tanto dolor.
Διαφέροντα και περίεργα τινά ιστορήματα
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,270. Language: Greek. Published: December 13, 2012 by PELEKANOS BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
Τα γνωστά με τον τίτλο "Διαφέροντα και περίεργα τινά ιστορήματα" Απομνημονεύματα του Γιαννιώτη Αλέξη Κουτσαλέξη.
Reminiscences of a Rambling Railroader
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,010. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A rare glimpse of military railroad service in Europe during WWII, with the 709th Railway Grand Division. The author describes growing up in Virginia and his military service as Master Mechanic of the 709th during their tour of duty in France, Belgium and Germany. Told in a captivating manner, he details his experiences in WWII and his emotions during routine and dangerous wartime events.
U.S. Marines in Iraq, 2004-2005 - Into the Fray - U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism, Al-Anbar, Al-Fallujah Battles, Protecting Self Rule and the Emerging Iraq, Chronology of Events
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 133,100. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The following account represents one of the earliest efforts to chronicle Marine Corps operations in Iraq between 2004 and 2005. This was a significant period in the history of Operation Iraqi Freedom, seeing two battles fought over the city of Fallujah, the eruption of the Sadr revolt in an-Najaf, continuous counterinsurgency operations throughout Iraq, and more.
Who Decides? A Journey out of the Shadows
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012 by BWM Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A young child faces the unknown. The tragic death of her mother from Tuberculosis. The uncertainty of the war years. The hateful treatment of her sadistic stepmother not only to herself but to her father and her two sisters. Yet still giving her the strength to grow into a capable person, with great hopes for the future.
El incidente Roswell. Qué hay detras del enigma de los Ovnis
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,560. Language: Spanish. Published: December 11, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Este libro trata del supuesto hallazgo de restos de extraterrestres, incluyendo cadaveres, de un raro artefacto que se estralló cerca de Roswell, estado de Nuevo México, en Estados Unidos, en Julio de 1947. Este hecho desató innumerables controversias acerca de la visita en nuestro planeta de seres inteligentes.
U.S. Marines In Iraq, 2003: Combat Service Support During Operation Iraqi Freedom - U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism - Taking Baghdad and Tikrit, Special Purpose MAGTF
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,410. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The story of combat service support during Operation Iraqi Freedom is one that could have been easily overlooked by history, except what would have been lost is more than a simple tale of Marines performing exceptionally during a time of war.
The U.S. Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center 1951-2001 - Sierra Nevada Range, Cold Weather, Pickel Meadow, Hold Back the Night Movie, John Payne, Chuck Conners, NATO's Northern Flank
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,760. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The following account represents a significant look at a half century of U.S. Marine Corps effort in the Sierra Nevada mountain range of California. This has been and is still the location of the Corps cold weather and mountain training facility.
From This Valley
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,090. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
These essays are mostly a backward look at my teen years in the 60’s in Red River, New Mexico, working for my folks and grandfolks (Taylors, Carnetts, and Grindstaffs) when we owned the Red River Laundry, the Green Mountain Lodge, and Patrick’s Sport Shop. The hope is to pass along the fun and joy I had of knowing this valley, its people and visitors for more than six decades now.
U.S. Marines in Afghanistan, 2001-2002: From the Sea - U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism, Tora Bora, Enduring Freedom, Osama bin Laden, al-Qaeda, Taliban, Operations at Kandahar
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 165,560. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This project began almost 10 years ago, a month after the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001. Drawn from a variety of sources, the account reflects the combined efforts of three related, yet independent, endeavors to document Marine operations in Afghanistan during the opening days of Operation Enduring Freedom.