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Browning FN Hi-Power: An Engraved Mystery
Series: Continuing Education, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Weapons, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In 2009 an engraved 1935 Browning FN Hi-Power in perfectly preserved condition appeared for sale online. Purportedly a personal gift from Chiang Kai-shek, the gun had been carefully stored away until finally sold as part of an estate. This article looks into the mystery of the gun's provenance. How had this Browning passed from a once powerful Asian leader to an American soldier during WWII?
A Boy Who Loved War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,380. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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Like many boys, Hraun enjoyed the thought of war. Weapons were interesting, and battle flags were colorful and beautiful. His war fantasies, however, were stronger than most and bordered on obsession. In the city of Dunning Cove with its delicate balance between the ruling class and the trolls living in the underworld, his obsession leads him on an adventure that will change the city forever.
Spores, Plagues and History: The Story of Anthrax
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,370. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
Spores, Plagues and History: The Story of Anthrax traces the history of anthrax epidemics and bioterrorism from the time of Moses to Saddam Hussein. It has been favorably reviewed in the Lancet, The Journal of Emergency Medicine, The Bulletin of the History of Medicine and the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin.
Amateur Hour
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 111,110. Language: American English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Navy SEAL George "Pug" Ironhorse is part Navajo Indian, part Scottish, and part Armenian. Before they let him retire, he is given one last mission: stop nuclear terrorists from hitting Los Angeles. His uses his first suspect, a nuclear medicine technologist who photographs birds on the weekends, as bait to draw out the bad guys. Things don't turn out as planned. First book in a series
Conspiracy - HAARP
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,520. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
Is it one of the worlds most controversial tools of science or just another weapon of mass destruction? The High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program, AKA HAARP, is an ionospheric research program designed to advance our understanding of Earth Science.
2012 Defense Acquisitions: Assessments of Selected Weapon Programs by the GAO - Army, Navy, Air Force Weapons Systems including UAS Programs, Missiles, Ships, F-35 JSF, Carriers, Space Fence
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,870. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is GAO’s annual assessment for 2012, issued in March 2012, of Department of Defense (DOD) weapon system acquisitions, an area that is on GAO’s high-risk list.
The Evolution of the Cruise Missile - Comprehensive History from the V-1 and V-2 to the Tomahawk and Snark, ALCM, SLCM, GLCM, Sperry Gyroscope, JATO
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive history of the origin and development of the cruise missile, one of the most important weapons in the American arsenal. Contents: Chapter 1 - Introduction * Chapter 2 - The Early Years: To 1941 * Chapter 3 - World War 2 * Chapter 4 - Postwar Developments * Chapter 5 - Us Cruise Missiles Revitalized * Chapter 6 - 1977 To The Present * Chapter 7 - Conclusion.
Seize the High Ground: The Army in Space and Missile Defense - NIKE-ZEUS, Safeguard, Ballistic Missile Defense, Sentry, Strategic Defense Initiative, Anti-satellite, Laser, Space Shuttle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,480. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This official Army history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a unique account of the history of Army involvement in space programs and missile defense efforts.
One Man Army: Part One
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
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Cal and a highly trained unit of soldiers head must head into Russia to find out about a top secret nuclear weapon. his unit is all killed and he must proceed...alone.
Throwing Lead: A Writer's Guide to Firearms (and the People Who Use Them) by J. Daniel Sawyer and Mary Mason
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,090. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
Most people don't grow up around guns, but most fiction writers have to know about them. This entertaining, humorous, and accessible guide takes you from the very basics of gun tech through the social and psychological quirks of cops, crooks, spies, and other professional gunmen.