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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 » History » Australia & New Zealand
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 » Science and Nature » Physics / Nuclear
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 » History » Military
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 » History » Military
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 » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Digital
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, Fiction » Historical » General
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 » Biography
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 » European
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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.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-10, Force Protection - Terrorism, Threat Levels, Risk Assessment and Management, Khobar Towers, Natural Disasters, Base Security Zone (BSZ)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,590. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Air Force Doctrine Document (AFDD) 3-10, Force Protection, is the Air Force's operational level doctrinal publication on force protection. Force protection supports the core function of Agile Combat Support, and its supporting capability of "Protect the Force."
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-05, Special Operations - USAF Special Operations Forces (AFSOF), Special Ops Legacy, Air Commandos, Agile Combat Support, Mayaguez Incident
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Our Air Force Special Operations Forces (AFSOF) are at the forefront of this struggle. In recent years, we have called upon AFSOF to deliver unique capabilities and skill sets to combatant commanders across the range of military operations from the major combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan to the humanitarian relief operations in Haiti.
Unwanted Wives
Series: Old Cases, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Dingbat Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Carlyle Harris and Robert Buchanan had several things in common. Both worked in the medical field, with Harris a medical student and Buchanan a practicing physician. Both lived in New York City in the early 1890s. And both had wives they didn't want. 5,000 words
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-01, Counterair Operations - USAF Command and Control, Counterair Planning, Execution, Assessment
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Contents: Chapter One - Counterair Fundamentals * Chapter Two - Organization And Command And Control (C2) * Chapter Three - Counterair Planning, Execution, And Assessment The Counterair Framework
Well Down Freedom Highway: The Staple Singers' 1965 Masterpiece
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Well Down Freedom Highway discusses the 1965 Epic LP Freedom Highway by the Chicago-based gospel family act the Staple Singers. The Staples are best-known today for their string of hits for Stax in the ’70s. But in the early to mid 1960s, they were basically the house band for the Civil Rights movement (at the same time that they were the best-selling gospel act in the country).
Air Force Doctrine Document 1-04, Legal Support - Rules of Engagement (ROE), Air Tasking Orders, Commander's ROE Checklist, Judge Advocate, Military Operations Other than War (MOOTW)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,090. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Today's operations take place in an increasingly legalistic environment under close scrutiny of the public and press. This environment mandates proactive attention to challenges and opportunities in every aspect of the legal fields of practice.
Preserving Bronze Plaques & Memorial
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
A how-to manual showing how to properly care for bronze plaques and memorials.
Look Up, Charleston! A Walking Tour of Charleston, West Virginia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Charleston, West Virginia from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Nations Are Destroyed Because Men Forget
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
Change is always resisted externally as well by who are internally involved with a new organization. The timeline of this resistance spans as long as there is forward movement towards the change, which means it transcends time. Those within the Nation of Islam who were key to this resisteance may have died off, but they had babies. These individuals come with a few more tricks than those before.