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The Bear Marches West: 12 Scenarios for 1980s NATO vs Warsaw Pact Wargames
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: British English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Shilka Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » History » War
The Bear Marches West contains 12 wargame scenarios set during a fictional Warsaw Pact invasion of West Germany in the 1980s. All the scenarios are based on battles depicted in well-known novels, and are designed to be used with whatever rules the players wish.
How Canada Won the Great War
Price: $5.79 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
For nearly 100 years Canada's role in ending WWI sooner than anyone thought possible has gone largely unrecognized. The Canadian Corp led by unlikely citizen soldier, Arthur Currie, became the premiere fighting force on the Western Front. Canadian soldiers hailed from hard scrabble farms and logging camps. Their natural survival and hunting instincts were exactly what the Great War required.
Five Fatal Flaws of Flt123
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
A documentary of the world's worst single air disaster. A step by step of the before, during, and aftermath of the last 32 minutes of deadly errors leading to what is still regarded as the World's worst singular air crash.
Rho Magna, the Laotian War Dragon
Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Psychology » Stress
Combat fighter pilot Mark Berent writes of a dragon-shaped karst mountain in Laos along the Ho Chi Minh Trail that bristles with physical and psychological danger. He writes of it as he first saw it on an F-4 FAC mission from Ubon RTAFB in 1969. Then he adds an excerpt from "Phantom Leader," one of his historical fiction books about war and politics in the Vietnam era.
The Federalist Regained
You set the price! Words: 12,930. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » American
An American writer offers a riposte to Alexander Hamilton and a fresh interpretation of the Bill of Rights.
Chicamauga: Battle of The Blue and The Gray
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook contains a poem of reincarnation and brief details of the Battle of this sacred place in far northwest Georgia.
Yes You! Yes Now! Visiting Your Ancestral Town
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Columbia-Capstone. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Visiting Your Ancestral Town was written by Carolyn Schott, a travel expert who started her adventures just like you: not knowing where to start or what to do. Learn from her experiences and enjoy the entertaining stories that will either inspire you to try it yourself or wisely inform you to take some other path. Either way, you’ll enjoy the journey!
Does Archaeology Prove the Bible?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Matá. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology
For a century, archaeological expeditions have backed up many of the stories presented in the Hebrew Bible (the Old Testament). In recent years, however, a new generation of scholars has emerged claiming that the Bible is mostly a myth -- and that archaeology doesn't prove a thing. In this 2003 essay, author David Hazony shows the hidden assumptions in this high-stakes game.
Fire Trap: The Tragedy of the Hope Development School
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
In 1924, 23 people, mostly girls and young women from 5 to 26 years old, died in the Hope Development School fire near Los Angeles, a tragedy that has become an all-but-forgotten part of the city’s history. But the real tragedy was that state and county officials knew that the building was a dangerous fire trap, but were unable to find a safe location for the school.
A Short History of Transportation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
The history of transportation is a long and interesting one. For millennia travel was by foot or draft animal. The industrial age revolutionized travel by birthing modern transportation modes. Transportation methods between then and now have changed dramatically.
U.S. Army Handbook: Developing Leadership During Unit Training Exercises, Combat Training Center (CTC) Trainers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Unit leaders contribute substantially to their unit's mission success or lack of success. For this reason, the Army devotes considerable resources to foster the development of leaders during unit training exercises.
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 » European
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 » History » Military
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: 3,210. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012 by DarkGate. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Social history
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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, Nonfiction » History » History of things
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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 » True Crime » Murder
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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.