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Tales from Annapolis
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Collection of 91 stories from 61 graduates of US Naval Academy from 1931 through 1994 relating personal experiences from their Midshipman days.
The Madrid Uprising 1808
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
On 2 May 1808 the Spanish capital of Mardrid erupted into savage violence. The citizens of Madrid had had enough of the French army in thier city and were rising up to throw them out. Artillery blasted down narrow streets, cavalry charged across the plazas and infantry slaughtered each other in the narrow alleys. The Peninsular War had begun.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Generating Force Support for Operations (FM 1-01) - The Army's Generating Force, Enabling Strategic Reach (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,170. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual defines the Army's generating force and establishes as doctrine the employment of its capabilities in support of ongoing joint and multinational operations and deployed forces.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Human Resources Support (FM 1-0) - Manning the Force, Casualty Operations, Morale and Welfare Support (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,010. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual provides fundamental principles to help guide actions, make decisions, and establish policies in support of national objectives.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: 2012 Army Leadership - Army Doctrine Reference Publication FM 6-22, Character, Presence, Intellect (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,940. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual is a capstone manual which describes the Army's view of leadership, outlines the levels of leadership (direct, organizational, and strategic), and describes the attributes and core leader competencies across all levels.
Night Train to Nisswa
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,420. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is a true story about the 1916 Packard, Iowa train wreck and the effect it had on three families from Traer, Iowa - the Van Vlietes, the Kobers, and the Dunlaveys.
Nuclear Weapons Security: Nuclear Counterterrorism, Nuclear Explosives Control, Safety Program, Personnel Reliability Program, Prevention of Deliberate Unauthorized Use, DOD Response to IND Incidents
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,290. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This compilation of fourteen federal government unclassified documents provides unique insight into nuclear weapons security issues, with guides, directives, and orders from various U.S. agencies including the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Nuclear Weapon Surety and Quality Division of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).
The Continental Army: War of American Independence (the Revolutionary War) - Basic Reference on the Military History of the Revolution, from New England in Arms to Victory at Yorktown
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This significant historical book on a previously unexplored aspect of the Revolutionary War was produced by the Center of Military History, providing an important basic reference on the military history of the Revolution.
Я сказал: вы – боги…
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 40,080. Language: Russian. Published: October 8, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Монография посвящена истории «богочеловечества» - одного из направлений в общественной мысли и общественном движении России 70-х годов XIX века.
Little Known Tales in Texas History
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,820. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
This books has short stories about Texas history. The book also contains a list of the victims of the Battle of the Alamo.
How The Greeks Can Get Their Marbles Back
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 46,270. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Law » General law
The Legal Argument For The Return Of The Parthenon Marbles To Greece
Around the World for 900 Years: Watching History Happen
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Price: Free! Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
(5.00 from 1 review)
Cole's history is World News, reported as it happens by a roving observer/commentator in an imaginary space station drifting around the Earth for 900 years. He observes interesting events that are happening about the same time in different parts of the world. The commentator has to return to base occasionally, and misses a lot of the dull bits.
Montgomery and the First War on Terror
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,720. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Revealed in detail for the first time, the early career of Montgomery as a counter-terrorist commander in Ireland and the Middle East. What a British military hero can teach those fighting today’s war on terror
The Sieges of Gerona 1808 / 1809
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
At Gerona in 1808 the French for the first time ran into a Spanish army that neither ran away nor surrendered. The epic defence of Gerona lasted for over a year and saw the French throw everything that they had at the old walls around the city. The Spanish fought back gallantly, using their bare hands when they ran out of ammunition.
Pico, Vermont: 75th Anniversary Edition
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,690. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Third edition of this popular, engaging history of one of America’s oldest ski resorts. Told within the broader context of the development of alpine skiing in the U.S.
Walking and Wondering: Living Under the Sign of the Cross in the Shadow of the Swastika
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
The Search for African Orality
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Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Africa is commonly seen as the 'oral' continent, a contrast to 'literate Europe'. The anthropologist Ruth Finnegan, building on long experience of Africa's oral arts from both documentary and first-hand field sources, queries this notion and reveals Africa as the site of both oral and literate practices, and astoundingly rich in each. Remarkably readable as well as illuminating .
Woody Guthrie: His Life, Music & Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,670. Language: American English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This ebook is a carefully researched study of the life, music and myth of famed singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie.
The Disneylands That Never Were
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Price: $6.66 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
In 1955 Walt Disney presented the world's first theme park. But in the last fifty years the Disney Imagineers have designed thousands of rides, attractions, hotels, and entire theme parks that have never been built. Many of these concepts have remained hidden in the company's private archive for decades. Until now. Over 50 years of dreams are brought to life in The Disneylands That Never Were.
Churchill versus Hitler: War of Words
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,590. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Based on three years of research in archives across Britain, Germany and the United States, Churchill versus Hitler is a fascinating book examining the views, rivalry and taunts of Winston Churchill and Adolf Hitler. Covering the buildup to WW2, the war itself, and (in Churchill's case) afterwards - the book casts fresh light upon both the men and the events that enveloped them.