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South of Cayenne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,860. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1949 after returning to the States, a Berlin Airlift crew crashes in an unexplored area of Brazil. Only two of the five-man crew survive. The information is closely held---only President Truman and a select few know the cause of the crash. On national security grounds, the information is classified 'Top Secret' and sealed for fifty years.
The Nazi Hydra in America: Suppressed History of a Century - Wall Street and the Rise of the Fourth Reich
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 288,910. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011 by Progressive Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » War
Exposes how US elitists launched Hitler, then recouped Nazi assets to lay the postwar foundations of a modern police state, complete with controlled corporate media. Fascists won WWII because they ran both sides. "A valuable history of the relationship between big business in the United States and European fascism...The story is shocking and sobering and deserves to be widely read."– Howard Zinn
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Counteroffensive - U.S. Marines from Pohang to No Name Line - Matthew Ridgway, Truman Fires MacArthur, Medical Helicopter Evacuation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,700. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official U.S. Marine Corps history provides unique information about important aspects of the Korean War, with material on the 1st Marine Division, Lt. General Matthew Bunker Ridgway, Truman fires MacArthur, medical helicopter evacuation, and the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing 1951.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - The First Indochina War 1947-1954 - War in Korea, De Lattre Episode, Erskine Report, Navarre Plan, Dien Bien Phu, Dulles, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,510. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume describes those JCS activities related to the war in Indochina during the period 1947-1954. One of the results of the warfare that raged in Southeast Asia in the late 1940s and early 1950s was to put Vietnam on the map.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - The Prelude to the War in Vietnam 1954-1959 - North and South Vietnam, Geneva Conference, Collins Mission
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,660. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Historical Division, Joint Chiefs of Staff, the predecessor of the present Joint History Office, produced the manuscript "The Joint Chiefs of Staff and the War in Vietnam, 1954-1959," in 1972 as a Top Secret document.
Ghosts of '45: Japan's War Legacy and National Purpose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,380. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
If you are Tea Party, this book is not for you, but if you’re mainstream, this book will give you a solid background as to why Japan has never really escaped from its right-wing past and is now embracing a sharp turn further to the right under the current leadership of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. This scenario has serious consequences for US policy and could be very costly,
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946: U.S. Economic Opportunism and the Start of the Cold War
Price: Free! Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946 rescued Britain from bankruptcy after WWII. Its conditions would impose American economic hegemony on Britain, substitute the dollar for the pound as the world currency, hasten the decline of the British Empire, lay the groundwork for the Marshall Plan, alienate the Soviet Union (which did not get a similar loan or plan), and contribute to start of the cold war.
The Peking Incident
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 395,510. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In late 1950, America faces disaster in Korea. MacArthur is furious and wants to extend the conflict. He approves a secret effort to divert five atom bombs, intended for a Pacific test, into the theater, to break the Chinese juggernaut. Army investigator Lyle Kitchens discovers the plot. Only Kitchens can stop it…time is running out, world war looms and his greatest adversary isn’t China.
Toward Independence: The Emergence of the U.S. Air Force 1945-1947 - Organizing for World War II, Postwar Military, Eisenhower and Truman Support Independence, Sherman-Norstad Agreements
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 188,580. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This document describes the political, military, and technological context during 1945-1947 that led to the establishment of the independent United States Air Force. The author emphasizes the interaction of service disputes with Congress.
The Delaplaine Gore Vidal - His Essential Quotations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Here are Vidal's most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book by that well-known Quote Monger, Andrew Delaplaine. The original illustrations are by his sister, Renee. Learn about the man’s wit and wisdom from his very own words.