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U.S. Army Commander's Handbook for Unit Leader Development - Translating Leader Feedback, Prioritizing Leader Development Activities, Integrating Development into Day-to-Day Activities
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Army handbook is designed to provide commanders with an efficient and effective way to develop leaders.
Swashbuckling Tales of West Pirates
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
Peter James Martin is legendary for his popular pirate walks around Bristol’s famous harbourside. Bristol’s favourite salty sea-dog has roamed the globe in search of his swashbuckling roots – now read his collection of spine-tingling stories: Swashbuckling Tales of West Country Pirates.
Rendezvous In Space - A Look In on Military Space Power - Effects of Starfish Prime Nuclear Explosion on Space Policy, Comparison of Space Power to Air Power
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This paper compares the challenges to national space power today with those seen during the developing years of air power. The comparison illustrates how the United States compounds its space power risks to national security today in similar ways to how mindsets impacted air power implementation prior to WWII.
Population - Dandelion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012 by DarkGate. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Sociology
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Population - Dandelion is an essay about movements that are against the social structures whether it be government, organizations, schools or religion. These social structures also referred to as machines are designed to control people through the concept of panopticism (described by Michael Foucault). The essay focuses on a culture with a message (Hippies, flower children) and how they set out...
Lost Crossings: A Contemplative Look at Western North Carolina's Historic Swinging Footbridges
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Sociology
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This ebook contains 12 brief, contemplative essays and numerous photographs documenting North Carolina's most historic swinging footbridges. Mitchell and Yancey Counties are home to 13 of the state's 23 remaining footbridges, including the oldest in the state. Lost Crossings is the first book to offer comprehensive footbridge info. Read stories, view the map, and learn about this local feature.
The Girl from Latvia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
War crept silently into my life when most little girls enjoy playing jacks and jumping rope; when the soft echoes of the past dance upon early adolescent innocents. Yes, World War II came softly into my life.
Shaping the World from the Shadows: The (Open) Secret History of Delta Force Post-9/11
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Army's Delta Force has quietly spearheaded the most ambitious special operations campaign in modern history. SHAPING THE WORLD FROM THE SHADOWS provides a wide-ranging look into the staggering secret history of the world's leading special operations force in their defining hour.
101 American History Fun Facts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
"101 American History Fun Facts" includes 101 fun facts from American history. Amuse your family, impress your co-workers - always have a fun fact or two to share!
7th Cousin....Lizzie Borden
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Family history
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Lizzie Borden, after research, I found is a 7th cousin, 3 times removed. I have always had a fascination about Lizzie Borden and have read about her over the years. When I found we were related, I just HAD to know more and try and figure out the murders. I think I have really figured out this who-dunit using little known Borden secrets.
Rambo and Me: The Story Behind the Story, an essay (The David Morrell Cultural Icon Series)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Award-winning author David Morrell created the character of Rambo in his 1972 novel, First Blood, which has been called “the father of the modern action novel.” Rambo went on to become one of the five most recognized thriller icons, along with Sherlock Holmes and Harry Potter. In this in-depth essay, for the first time Morrell tells the full story about how the novel and Rambo were created.
The Great Australian Pie: a history and culinary adventure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by BWM Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Baking, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Baking
Nowhere else in the world is there anything quite like it; and nothing is more beloved by Australians. Its appeal leaps across the generations, the sexes and all the social, political and religious persuasions. It is the one thing we all have in common: it is the great Australian meat pie.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-72: Nuclear Operations - Command and Control (C2), Deterrence, Strategic Effects, Nuclear Safety, Surety, Training
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,460. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication provides doctrinal guidance for the planning, organizing, and employment of Air Force nuclear forces. The Air Force role in nuclear operations is to organize, train, equip, and sustain forces with the capability to support the national security goals of deterring adversaries from attacking the US and its interests with their nuclear arsenals or other weapons of mass destruction.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-61: Public Affairs Operations - Strategic Communications, Tasks, DOD Principles of Information, PSYOPS
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
This document articulates fundamental Air Force principles for conducting public affairs (PA) operations and provides commanders with operational level guidance for employing and integrating those capabilities across the range of air, space, and information operations.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-59: Weather Operations - Principles, Air Force Combat Climatology Center (AFCCC), Space Weather Branch, History of Desert Storm and Operation Eagle Claw
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
This Air Force doctrine document (AFDD) establishes doctrinal guidance for organizing weather forces and employing weather operations capabilities in support of air, space, and surface forces at the operational level of conflict.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-50: Personnel Recovery Operations - Air Rescue, Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR), Fixed-wing and Vertical-lift Aircraft, Recovery Teams, Isolated Personnel (IP)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This document establishes the roles and responsibilities of Air Force personnel supporting personnel recovery operations and outlines the principles for planning and executing such missions in support of theater campaign objectives. It describes the mission, command relationships, force composition, and planning considerations necessary to conduct operations.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-13.1: Electronic Warfare, Electronic Attack, Electronic Protection, Disruption, EW and Major Battles (Normandy Landing, Vietnam, Desert Storm)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This AFDD establishes operational doctrine for United States Air Force EW operations. It articulates fundamental Air Force principles for the application of combat force and provides commanders operational-level guidance on the employment and integration of Air Force resources to achieve desired objectives.
Titanic: A Man-Made Disaster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,640. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Oceania
Like many others, I have always been drawn to the story of the Titanic. It is like a fairy tale, a love story, a disaster and a tragedy all rolled into one, with stories of heroics, cowardice, desperation and separation.
Titanic - Letters in the Ocean
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » Essays
Three strangers, three classes - one fateful night... This is a part fact, part fiction piece about (possible) life on board the ill-fated ship
Elizabethan Era
Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
Elizabethan Era England Life: All major aspects of life in England during Elizabethan era. Includes biography of Elizabeth I, daily life of people, crime and punishment, theaters, plays, costumes, religion and famous Elizabethan era people including Shakespeare.
Berwick's Battle Against Drink 1830-1900
Series: Drink and Berwick upon Tweed, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Social history
(5.00 from 1 review)
The backlash against the drink culture in nineteenth-century Berwick-upon- Tweed which has parallels with stories in the media today. How the Victorians dealt with the problem. The rise of the Temperance Movement and the influence of Scotland on this English town. Print version published 2010.