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Essential History of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station - 1957 First Large-Scale Nuclear Power Plant in America, Work of Admiral Rickover, Pressurized Water Reactor, Historic American Engineering
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,150. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report provides an authoritative history of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station, which became operational in December 1957. This historic facility was the first large-scale central station nuclear power plant in the United States and the first plant of such size in the world operated solely to produce electric power.
A History of the Churches at Seaham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,190. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Churches are, for some, central to their spiritual existence and an important part of their day-to-day life. To others, churches are places they wander into whilst on holiday to look around, to sit and meditate in the quiet and to absorb the tranquillity of the occasion. This book provides a history of the twenty four churches, past and present, that were built in Seaham.
Guide to American Culture
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,690. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Surrounded by an unfamiliar language, references and ideas, many students coming here to learn English along with newcomers hoping to start a new life in the United States find themselves quickly overwhelmed and bewildered. This book is their road map to an American culture that has enveloped them and has spread worldwide.
Antiterrorism - Joint Chiefs of Staff Doctrine Manual JP 3-07.2 for Planning, Executing, Assessing AT Operations, Checklists, Installation Threat Information Organization Plan, Preventive Measures
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,330. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This publication provides joint doctrine for planning, executing, and assessing joint antiterrorism operations. It has been prepared under the direction of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Improving the U.S. Military's Adaptability Against the Salafist-Jihadi Threat - Counterterrorism and COIN, Death-Terror Management Theory, Leader Decapitation Effect on Terrorist Organizations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,600. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This qualitative research case study attempted to address "How can the U.S. military degrade individual Salafist-jihadi groups without giving energy to the global Salafist-jihadi movement?" The secondary questions were: what gaps exist between the U.S. military's CT strategy and doctrine and the most current research and information, and why is the Salafist-jihadi movement gaining strength?
The Origins of the "Golden Hour" of Medical Care and its Applicability to Combat Medicine - History of Casualty Care from World War I through Vietnam, Injury and Death in Combat, Evacuation Doctrine
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,650. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Golden Hour standard is used in emergency medicine and trauma care and states a person must receive definitive care within one hour to ensure optimal outcomes. The medical community accepted this standard without supporting evidence.
Civil War Logistics: Effects of Logistics on Pea Ridge Campaign - Overall American Civil War Sustainment, Federal and Confederate Leaders, Battle in the Southwest Without Railroads or Navigable Water
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,590. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This study examines the logistical system that supported the Federal Army of the Southwest in the American Civil War during the Pea Ridge Campaign of January-March, 1862, under the command of Brigadier General Samuel R. Curtis.
The Impact of Training and Equipment at the Battle of Attu, Aleutian Campaign - Historical Study and Current Perspective - Unprepared and Ill-equipped World War II Cold Weather Debacle, Arctic Lessons
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,530. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the Aleutian Campaign of 1942-1943, the United States of America fought the only land battle against an invading nation on American territory during the past 100 years at the Battle of Attu. The 7th Infantry Division based out of Fort Ord, California was tasked by the War Department for the main offensive element.
Countering Transnational Organized Crime: How Special Operations Forces Build National Police Capacity in Latin America - TCOs in Bolivia, Colombia, Junglas, Honduras, Narcotics and Drug Trafficking
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,660. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » Military
Transnational organized crime is the principal security threat in Latin America. Beginning in the 1980s, US Special Forces partnered with national police units in Latin America. Initial efforts focused on countering drug trafficking.
The South China Sea (SCS) Territorial Disputes: Catalyst for a United States - Vietnamese Security Partnership - Strategy, Policy, Provocations and Challenges, Role of Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,780. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
As the rebalancing of U.S. power towards the Asia-Pacific occurs, the potential for conflict has increased in the South China Sea (SCS) due to China's assertiveness. In response, the United States has made its intentions clear about its objectives in the region.
The Assassin's Dagger: An Exploration of the German Judiciary in the Third Reich - Upholding Nazi Laws for Adolf Hitler, Legalization and Enablement of Holocaust, Murder of Jews, Nuremberg Tribunals
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,310. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
This study explores the complicit role the German judiciary played in the rise of the National Socialist Party—known as the Nazis—the legalization and enablement of the Holocaust, and other programs to purify the German Volk.
Tailored Deterrence: Influencing States and Groups of Concern - Case Studies of Russia, China in the Taiwan Strait, Nuclear-armed Iran, North Korea, Triad, Hussein and Gulf War Lessons, Zero Nukes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 174,230. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Deterrence thinking has evolved from the Cold War to the present. During the period from 1945-1991 when the United States sought to deter attacks by the U.S.S.R. and Warsaw Pact, U.S. nuclear forces were fielded primarily to prevent nuclear war or escalation of war.
Social Media: The Fastest Growing Vulnerability to the Air Force Mission - Cyberspace Issues, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Cybersecurity, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), Safeguarding Personal Data
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,720. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » History » Military
Social media is the fastest growing vulnerability to the military mission and the personal security of all Airmen. On 30 November 2014, the FBI issued warning to members of the US military and requested that they review their social media presence for any information like names and addresses that might attract the attention of violent ISIS extremists.
Pioneers On The Ottertail
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,520. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Immigrant pioneers from Germany in the 1800's settle on Minnesota's remote frontier at Otter Falls on the edge of the vast White Pine Forest. They struggle with Indians, cold and blizzards, yet succeed in building a large family farm and run the brewery thru prohibition. After prohibition, they struggle to re-open the brewery. Wars and financing stand in their way. Will they complete the task?
2016 Perspectives on Nuclear Deterrence: USSTRATCOM Strategic Command Symposium - Enduring Value of Nuclear Weapons, Force Numbers Matter, Strong 21st Century Deterrent Need, China, Iran, North Korea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 81,160. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Ten impressive presentations from an elite panel of speakers at the 2016 United States Strategic Command Deterrence Symposium are reproduced here, stretching critical thinking about deterrence, and offering insights on how the U.S. will remain a formidable, global power.
North Korea's Military Threat: Pyongyang's Conventional Forces, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Ballistic Missiles; Welcome Iran and North Korea to Nuclear Club: You're Targeted; Whither Unified Korea?
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
These excellent reports have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction: North Korea's Military Threat: Pyongyang's Conventional Forces, Weapons Of Mass Destruction, and Ballistic Missiles; Welcome Iran and North Korea to the Nuclear Club: You're Targeted; Whither Unified Korea? East, West or Center?
Official U.S. Reports on North Korea: Military and Security Developments Involving the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Development and Diplomacy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,920. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
These excellent reports have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction: Military and Security Developments Involving the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Development and Diplomacy.
A North Korean Social Revolution in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) - Exploration of Special Operations Forces Removing Regime Through Unconventional Warfare and Resistance Elements
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,390. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) regime has increasingly become a global threat since the end of the Korean War. Their nuclear arms violations and human rights infringements have drawn the concern of the international community.
History of Armenia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,230. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017 by narinegevorgyan. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
The book is addressed to Armenians in Diaspora and to readers living in various countries who are interested in history and culture of Armenia. The book is a brief review of the history of Armenia beginning with the formation of the Armenian nation up to our days. The book also contains maps of different phases of Armenia's history.
Great Expectations: The U.S. Army X Corps in Korea, September - November 1950, MacArthur Command, Case Study in Large Unit Operations, Inchon Beachhead, Securing Seoul, Chosin Reservoir Withdrawal
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,670. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines the corps' organizational structure, operations process, and command environment using contemporary doctrine to discern the factors that affected its ability to expand the Inchon beachhead to secure Seoul, prepare for offensive actions in northeast Korea, and attack north to the Yalu River.