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A Dangerous Business: The U.S. Navy and National Reconnaissance During the Cold War - Commemorating Silent Sacrifices - SESP Program, Pueblo Incident, North Korean Shootdown, Turbulent Turtle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,170. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique publication outlines the history of Naval aerial reconnaissance during the Cold War.
Finding a Measured Response to Iran's Activities - History of Confrontations between the U.S. and Islamic Republic, Khomeini and the Iran Hostage Crisis, Iran-Contra Arms for Hostages, Post 9/11
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 116,010. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Marine Corps monograph features a paper on finding measured responses that the United States can employ to engage the Islamic Republic of Iran based on the tit for tat strategy of game theory.
Saudi Arabia's Strategic Rocket Force: The Silent Service - Surface to Surface Missiles, Riyadh's Strategic Calculations, Nuclear Weapons, Missiles from China and Pakistan, Counterproliferation
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 121,320. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Marine Corps monograph deals with Saudi Arabia's Strategic Rocket Force—the "silent force" because it receives far less publicity than the country's other armed services.
Iwo Jima and the Bonin Islands in U.S. - Japan Relations: American Strategy, Japanese Territory, and the Islanders In-between - World War II, Ogasawara, Kazan, Shogun, Chichi Jima Life, Marcus Island
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 347,160. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Marine Corps book is first and foremost a study on the "intra-alliance" dynamics in which one country, the United States, continued to occupy and administer islands that were recognized as Japanese territory.
Soldier, Storyteller: A Woman Soldier Goes to War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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On August 2, 1990, Saddam Hussien invaded Kuwait. Within twenty-four hours, he controlled the entire country. Five days later, the United States was deploying soldiers and had named the military operation Desert Shield. This would be the largest deployment of women at the time. Soldier, Storyteller is a rare inside look at war from a woman’s perspective and answers "What was it like?"
Hysterically Historical: March II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,170. Language: American English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » History » World
Short, easly-read descriptions of events in history with comments ridiculing the responsible = fun, even if no learning occurs. But learning might actually happen, so why fight it?
Case Studies in Operational Culture - Iraq War and Afghanistan, Working with Local Civilians, Gender Issues, Local Police, Ecuador, Libya, Pacific Missile Defense, Australian Indigenous Communities
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 121,590. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Marine Corps book provides an important record of the cultural lessons learned during the past decade—not only in Afghanistan and Iraq but in a variety of operations around the globe.
Hysterically Historical: March I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,310. Language: American English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Short, discrete, easy-to-read historical events with an appropriate amount of mockery leave the guilty exposed, the innocent, well, unmocked.
Strategic Water: Iraq and Security Planning in the Euphrates-Tigris Basin - History, Geopolitics, Climate Change and Water Demand, Kurdish Control, Hydropolitics, Crisis and Diplomacy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 184,970. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) publication provides a detailed analysis of water and security issues in the Euphrates-Tigris basin, based on open-source reporting and focused on the issues identified by the U.S. Intelligence Community in 2012.
A “Guerra da África” de Júlio César
Price: Free! Words: 21,160. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Translation of Julius Caesar's "Bellum Africum" to Portuguese.
Interdiction in Southern Laos 1960-1968 - The United States Air Force in Southeast Asia - North Vietnamese Communist Infiltration, Steel Tiger, Igloo White, Khe Sanh and Tet Offensive, Indochina
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 229,570. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) publication examines American air operations in Laos during the Vietnam War.
Life is Like a Glass of Tea: Studies of Classic Jewish Jokes (Second Edition)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,760. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The first book on Jewish humor in which individual jokes are singled out for comprehensive study, this classic book devotes a chapter to each of 8 major jokes, tracing its history & variants—and looking closely at the ways in which the comic behavior enacted in the punchline can be interpreted. One of the unique properties of classic Jewish jokes is openness to radically different interpretations.
Independence, Mantle, and Miss Able
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,770. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The first night baseball game in the history of Organized Baseball was played in Independence on April 28,1930. Mickey Mantle played his first season of professional baseball for the Independence Yankees. A number of ballplayers who spent time playing in Independence went on to outstanding careers in the Major Leagues and two are enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Hysterically Historical: February II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,670. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Individual historical events arranged chronologically by date for easy reference, easy research, and easy reading, then flavored with satire, puns, hyperbole, and general mockery, all in a series of 24 copyrighted (not copied) texts.
Hysterically Historical: February I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,670. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » History » World
Short, easy-to-read descriptions of historical events with hysterical comments, organized an easy-to-find chronological order.
Hysterically Historical: January II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,710. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Historical events presented chronologically by date for easy, daily reading (bathroom, school, etc.) salted + peppered with commentary on how ridiculous the "greats" really were.
Biography: For Liberty, A World War II Soldier's Inspiring Story of Courage, Survival and Reslience
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 87,500. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
What price did our World War II veterans pay for Liberty? “For Liberty”  is a World War II veteran’s inspiring life story of courage, sacrifice, survival and resilience   Ed was a  Jewish-American  soldier who served in the 399th Infantry Regiment of the 100th Division in Europe during World War 2.
Gradual Failure: The Air War Over North Vietnam 1965 - 1966 - War in Southeast Asia and Indochina, Flaming Dart, Rolling Thunder, Pause and Escalation, SAM Threat, Bombing Halt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 237,620. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) publication, previously classified, tells the story of the opening two years of the Rolling Thunder air campaign in North Vietnam.
Hysterically Historical: January I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: American English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Historical events organized by date, with commentary mocking the principals involved.
The United States Air Force in Southeast Asia: The Advisory Years to 1965 - Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Ranch Hand, Diem, Interdiction, Gulf of Tonkin, Johnson, Diffusion of Air Assets
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 248,950. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) publication tells the story of the Air Force's involvement in the Vietnam region from the end of the second World War until the major infusion of American troops into Vietnam in 1965.