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Complete Guide to the U.S. Army Signal Corps - Comprehensive Histories, Getting the Message Through from the Civil War to Today, World War II, Vietnam, Iraq, Advanced Training, Strategic Vision
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Price: $8.59 USD. Words: 412,200. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook provides a complete guide to the famous Army Signal Corps, with reproductions of four major histories and documents from the Department of Defense.
The Sound of Freedom: Naval Weapons Technology at Dahlgren, Virginia 1918-2006 - Flying Bombs, Iowa Tragedy, Ordnance, PHALANX, SPAWAR, Rail Gun, Theater Warfare, Proving Ground to Warfare Center
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,940. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book tells the story of one part of the Navy's research and development effort. Rooted in tradition and heritage traced directly back to the first efforts of Lieutenant Dahlgren to improve the scientific study of ordnance and naval weapons technology, this facility on the shores of the Potomac River started life at the end of the First World War, when the Navy needed a longer testing range.
Oh Really, Riley?
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,790. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is the complete story of one man's dream and where it took him. For seventy-seven years, Riley's Trick Shop was THE place for tricks, jokes, magic, and Halloween costumes on the South Side of Chicago.
Toward Independence: The Emergence of the U.S. Air Force 1945-1947 - Organizing for World War II, Postwar Military, Eisenhower and Truman Support Independence, Sherman-Norstad Agreements
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 188,580. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This document describes the political, military, and technological context during 1945-1947 that led to the establishment of the independent United States Air Force. The author emphasizes the interaction of service disputes with Congress.
Defense Science Board Advisory Group Report on Defense Intelligence Operations Research Applications for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) - Joint Strike Fighter, Full Motion Video
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 116,910. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Operations Research
The Advisory Group on Defense Intelligence of the Defense Science Board (DSB) was tasked to examine the manner and extent to which Operations Research (OR) is employed by the Department of Defense; how OR can be used to support Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) decision making.
The Conflict of the Ages Teacher Edition IV Ice Age Civilizations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,590. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Teacher Edition with review and vocabulary questions, project suggestions, and answer keys. Set the record straight on the Ice Age. Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age ... The rise of civilizations and ancient technology occurred rapidly. Find out the real reasons people lived in caves, moved frequently, or collected in a single location.
Preventing and Managing Conflict in an Unstable World - Iran, Rio Gangs, Iraq, Afghanistan, Taliban, Moldova, World War II, Rwanda, Child Soldiering, Japan Foreign Policy, Foreign Aid, Post-Conflict
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 200,940. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This anthology of research papers explores how to prevent and manage conflict in an unstable world. Some of the topics covered include Iran, Rio Gangs, Iraq, Afghanistan, Taliban, Moldova, World War II, Rwanda, child soldiering, Japan foreign policy, foreign aid, post-conflict, Greece, Uganda, Timor-Leste, and more.
The Conflict of the Ages Student Edition IV Ice Age Civilizations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,990. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Set the record straight on the Ice Age. Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age ... The rise of civilizations and ancient technology occurred rapidly. Find out the real reasons people lived in caves, moved frequently, or collected in a single location.
The Risk of Sorrow: Conversations with Holocaust Survivor, Helen Handler
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
What can the few remaining survivors of the Holocaust teach us before they are gone? What is it that hasn’t yet been said? A high school teacher is given the opportunity to find out when one such survivor chooses her to preserve her final testament. In The Risk of Sorrow, Valerie Foster, takes us on a compelling journey through her complex relationship with Helen Handler, a survivor of Auschwitz.
Vatansız Irk
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,130. Language: Turkish. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Andolsun zamana ki, insan gerçekten ziyan içindedir. Ancak, iman edip de Salih ameller işleyenler, birbirlerine hakkı tavsiye edenler başka(onlar ziyanda değillerdir). Asr; 1.2.3. ayet Sunuş Vatansız ulus, ulussuz vatan olur mu? Tarihte bir ulus var ki; vatanı var, kendisi yok; yaşadıkları coğrafyalar ise vatanları değil.
We Were Soldiers Too
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,510. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
We Were Soldiers Too is about life as an infantry soldier during Ronald Reagan's presidency. A critical time of the Cold War as the nation faced the threat of nuclear war with the Soviet Union. This period saw the infantry transition from the slower, heavy armor vehicles to more technologically advanced armor and a lighter infantry
The Special Operations Forces (SOF) Nutrition Guide - Warrior Athlete, Fueling the Human Weapon, Nutrient Timing, Healthy Snacking, Keeping Lean, Bulking Up, Combat Rations, Nutrition for Combat
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,970. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Special Operations Forces (SOF) are "Warrior Athletes," the ultimate athlete. The physical and mental demands imposed by SOF training and missions require appropriate nutritional habits and interventions so that, under the most rigorous conditions, performance is optimized, and health is preserved.
With Courage: The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II - Atomic Bombing of Japan at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Defeating Italy and Germany, Europe in Flames, Building Air Power, Lineages
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,540. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a professionally-formatted free-flowing text reproduction of a major history of military aviation in World War II. With Courage: U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II retells the story of sacrifice, valor, and achievements in air campaigns against tough, determined adversaries.
The Big L: American Logistics in World War II - Industrial Mobilization, Acquisition, Infrastructure Building Victory's Foundation, Lend Lease, Pacific Theater, European Materiel Battle, War History
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 194,720. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
American logistics in World War II was "big" by just about any measure one can devise. There is no question that it played a dominant role in the allied victory and thereby shaped the history of the rest of the century.
Before 1492, the Portuguese Discovery of America
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,060. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
BEFORE 1492 presents a compelling argument that decades before Columbus set sail from Spain, Portuguese mariners discovered Brazil while searching for a sea route to India. The evidence for this theory is a map now on permanent display at the Library of Congress. Baffling features of the map - called the Waldseemüller map - can only be explained by Portuguese discovery of America prior to 1492.
Comparative Study of KC-135 Operations in Vietnam, Desert Storm, and Allied Force - Historical Perspective on the Development of Air Refueling, Tanker Issues
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper examines the operational employment of the KC-135 in three major conflicts. Air refueling is central not only to the tactical operations of a campaign, but the strategic goal of supporting two near simultaneous wars.
Challenging Nuclear Abolition - Analysis Contrasting Nuclear Modernization with the Goal of President Obama to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons, Complete List of All U.S. Nuclear Warheads
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,880. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Nuclear weapons policy has recently gained national exposure by the fact that the president declared a desire to reduce the number of nuclear weapons with a final goal of eliminating them all together.
The Path to War: U.S. Marine Corps Operations in Southeast Asia 1961 to 1965 - Response to Communist Aggression, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, Mao Tse-tung, Advisors to Major Forces
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,140. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This narrative chronicles the activities of the U.S. Marine Corps in Southeast Asia from January 1961 to March 1965. The period witnesses increasing Marine Corps involvement in the region as our nation's leaders responded to Communist aggression and sought to protect the United States' national interests.
Fulcrum of Power: Essays on the United States Air Force and National Security - World War II, Doolittle, Overlord, Kenney, Arnold, Atomic Bomb, Men Who Made the Air Force, B-36, Cold War, Vietnam
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,260. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This intriguing USAF book contains thought-provoking essays on the role of the U.S. Air Force in national security issues from World War II through Vietnam to current times.
La Interna Milito en Francio (La Pariza Komunumo; traduko al Esperanto)
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 36,860. Language: Esperanto (original orthography with diacritics). Published: February 24, 2015 by Mondial. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Tradukis: Vilhelmo Lutermano. Kun enkonduko de Friedrich Engels (Frederiko Engelso). La libro estas historia studo de la politikaj eventoj kundukintaj al la Pariza Komunumo 1871, unu el la plej profundaj studoj de Markso kaj ekzemplo de lia aliro al historio.