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Rasputin's Legacy
Price: Free! Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The Cold War. A backdrop to betrayal. The specter of Russian mystic Rasputin's influence looms over East-West relations seven decades after his murder, and it threatens nuclear war. At Ronald Reagan's request, unwilling Cuban covert operator, Atcho, sets out to save the country that enslaved his own. A relentless reporter, an unreliable KGB officer, and a rogue US operator complicate his mission.
The Angels
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 91,400. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
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They all, President Truman, the Army, Air Force, Navy, and the Marine Corps feared the Central Intelligence Agency, yet the president tasked it with doing something that the Air Force would not do. That was to develop a manned overhead reconnaissance program to spy on RussiaDespite many technological and bureaucratic hurdles, the CIA develops both Area 51 and the revolutionary plane, the U-2.
And He Came Back Alive!
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 25,460. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
At the end of World War II in 1945 the Soviet Union held three and a half million German prisoners of war. One third died in Soviet labour camps It was not until 1956 that the last German P.O.W.'s were freed following the visit of West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer in Moscow that year. Eleven years after hostilities ceased.
A Tourist Visa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
On a visit to his long-lost grandfather in Latvia, a young Canadian traveler, confronted with Soviet bureaucracy, glimpses the possibility of romance.
Resurgent Russia in 2030: Challenge for the USAF - Alternate Russian Futures, Political, Economic, and Military Background, Rising Power, Friend or Foe, Implications for the American Military
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,850. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, is concerned with the direction Russia will take over the next 20 years, its growing influence on the world scene, and the particular challenges it will present to the United States by 2030.
Narrative Propagation in Russia: A Study in Continuity - Censorship Employed by Tsars, Stalin, and Putin, 2014 Sochi Olympics, Pussy Riot, Putin Cult of Personality, Great Russia, Russian Nationalism
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Despite uncertainty and difficulties in the modern Russian Federation, the Putin regime enjoys massive popularity among its people, with approval ratings unrivaled in the past twenty-five years. This is a result of a carefully constructed narrative, pieced together using the strongest elements of Soviet and Tsarist propaganda.
Russian Operational Art in the Russo-Georgian War of 2008 - Decisive Campaign Gaining Control of Two Breakaway Republics, Roots of Soviet Thought and Practice, Cyberwar, South Ossetia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,190. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This paper is about the Russian military's use of operational art to achieve its strategic objectives during the Russo-Georgian War of August 2008.
El Salvador in the 1980s: War by Other Means - Carter and Reagan Administrations, The Nuns, El Mozote and Las Hojas Massacres, Jesuit and Sheraton Murders, Media Wars, Cold War Conflict
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,720. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique case study examines America's involvement in the El Salvador civil war of the 1980s.
The Soviet-Afghan War: A Superpower's Inability to Deny Insurgent Sanctuary - Soviet Combat Operations, Inadequate Force, Countering International Support for the Mujahideen, Demographics, Culture
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,510. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Soviet Union did not anticipate a decade-long counterinsurgency fight against the Mujahideen when it invaded the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan (DRA) in December 1979. Determined to stabilize the rapidly deteriorating political-military situation in its newest client state, the Soviet Union conducted a coup.
Perils of Reasoning by Historical Analogy: Munich, Vietnam and American Use of Force Since 1945 - How Have Munich and Vietnam Influenced National Security Policy? Cold War Lessons for Current World
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,710. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The intellectual starting point for his essay is that the normal human predilection is to reason by historical analogy, and that, in his words, such reasoning "has played a significant role in the formulation and implementation of US foreign policy since the end of World War II."