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Salvatore "Sally Burns" Granello Genovese Mafia Soldier White Slave Trafficker and Oil Profiteer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Salvatore Granello moved into jukebox machine extortion in the 1960s. "Sally Burns" demanded a one-fourth cut of profits earned by Manhattan jukebox proprietor Irving Holzman. Conversations between Granello and Holzman were closely monitored by Nassau County District Attorney William Cahn. Granello was later sentenced to six months imprisonment along with two more co-defendants.
Reexamining Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Involvement in the Bay of Pigs – President Kennedy’s Unrealistic Expectations for the CIA Invasion of Castro’s Cuba, Reviews of the Trinidad and Zapata Plans
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,350. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The accepted historical view of Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) involvement in the Bay of Pigs is that the JCS failed to meet President Kennedy's expectations during the Bay of Pigs because they did not meet their responsibilities. Kennedy's supporters advanced this criticism immediately following the Bay of Pigs.
Bay of Pigs and Cuban Missile Crisis: Presidential Decision-Making and its Effect on Military Employment During the Kennedy Administration - Fidel Castro, Domino Theory, Covert Operations, Khrushchev
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 126,690. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study investigates the methods by which President John F. Kennedy arrived at decisions to deploy the military in the conduct of foreign policy.
Five of a Kind
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,670. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Sam flew combat in WW-I and intelligence missions into occupied France during WW-II. During peacetime, he flew the mail, then pioneered in the field of aerial crop dusting. Along the way, he founded an airline, rescued CIA spies from Cuba, mined gold in New Guinea and chased phantom nuclear weapons in the seas off Puerto Rico.
The Cuban Missile Crisis: A History Just For Kids!
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 28. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 20th Century
In this book, we will be talking about one of those occasions: the Cuban Missile Crisis. Have you ever heard of the Cuban Missile Crisis or what happened during it? As we saw earlier, the key to being a good chess player is to try and understand what the other player is thinking and what they want. The same is true of being a good president or military leader. The Cuban Missile Crisis was a very
13 Days In October: A History of the Cuban Missile Crisis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Never has the world come as close to the catastrophic destruction that nearly came to pass in October 1962. The United States and the Soviet Union, uneasy allies in World War II but Cold War rivals after the defeat of Germany, squared off over the discovery of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba. This launched 13 days of tense negotiations between the two nations, as both President John F. Kennedy an
Land-Based Air Power in Third World Crises: A Look at Different Types of Crises, Mayaguez Incident, Bay of Pigs, Yom Kippur War, Sub-Saharan Africa
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,560. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The basic thrust of this study is to demonstrate the utility and limitations of land-based aircraft when used to attain political objectives in crises occurring in the third world. Crises, when used in the context of this study, are viewed primarily as a series of interactions between or within states for which there exists the perception of a high probability of war.
Ho Chi Minh, Johnsy and I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Follow "Shorty" an Australian soldier, on his tour of duty in the war in Vietnam. No blood, gore or guts in this work - just a collection of simple,fascinating and quirky stories that could only come from one who was there. A soldier's experiences of the ridiculous events and situations in which he found himself. He survives to return to a hostile land and questions himself as to his involvement
Live by the Sword: The Secret War Against Castro and the Death of JFK
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 281,870. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World leaders, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Humiliated at the Bay of Pigs, John and Robert Kennedy sought desperately to eliminate Castro. Castro openly threatened to retaliate. Pro-Castro agitator Lee Harvey Oswald went to the Cuban embassy in Mexico, announcing he would kill America's president in exchange for sanctuary in Havana. Live By the Sword ends 35 years of public mistrust and confusion over the Kennedy assassination.
Cuba Rising: An American Insider's Perspective
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,340. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
Cuba is a kaleidoscope of facets explaining her wild ride through global geopolitics and her future path. She has been a Spanish colony, a poster child of American neocolonialism and a Soviet client state. From those harsh experiences a new self-reliance is emerging. Where will it lead? Cuba Rising reveals those forces, as diverse as her rich culture, unique geography and millions of divid