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Secrets: Tales of Deadly Deception
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,170. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of stories from master story teller G. Ernest Smith: Henry and Elam are two seniors who live together to save money. They live modestly and except for Henry's lust for a Lay-Z-Boy, they don't want for much. They decide to go out one Friday night to their favorite club for a good time but a madman with a gun has other ideas and soon they are caught up in a chaotic swirl of death.
Attribution in Influence: Relative Power and the Use of Attribution - Military Psychological Operations (PSYOP) and Deception, Case Studies of U.S. in World War II and Vietnam, and Russia in Crimea
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,670. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Department of Defense sits in a unique position among U.S. agencies, as it must remain capable of conducting influence activities across the spectrum of attribution, from true, none, false, or concurring partner types. This includes activities such as public affairs, military information support operations, and military deception.
Comparing Rising Powers: The Case of Pre-World War II Japanese Nationalism and Contemporary Chinese Nationalism - China's Role as the Next East Asian Hegemon with the One Belt, One Road Initiative
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,690. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Where Japan's approach to nationalism failed in interaction with international institutions, China has succeeded, and a united China may very well be the next East Asian hegemon. Will Chinese nationalism result in war?
Showing the Way: Peter Oberlander and the Imperative of Global Citizenship
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,390. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
From subjects to citizens: it's a transition that people in many nations of the world have made during the last 100 years. But it hasn't been easy. Community building has been impeded by two world wars, economic hardship, oppression, persecution, and fumbling attempts at international order.
Cultural Intelligence for the Commander: A Necessary Ingredient - The Japanese in World War II, Lessons from Operation Iraqi Freedom, Emerging Threat of Terrorism, Need for Actionable Intelligence
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
How many more American lives will be lost before we accept the fact that we live in a multi-cultural world where not everyone thinks like we do? It is imperative that intelligence systems incorporate significant cultural scrutiny into all aspects of painting the battle-space.
The Slingerman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,670. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Summer, 1941. Murdoch, Illinois, in the Corn Belt of Ashford County. With the nation on the verge of a second World War, a young man finds work at the house of the wealthiest family in town. Lingering in the periphery is the shadowy figure of a local legend commonly known as the Slingerman, who some believe is behind the mutilation of three bodies. Is a ghoul from beyond the grave to blame?
The Decisiveness of the Battle of Midway: Implications of the World War II Battle in the Context of the Pacific War and Strategic Decision Making by the Allies and the Japanese
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,650. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the end of the Pacific War, scholars have commonly viewed the Battle of Midway as both a decisive battle, as well as the turning point, of that war. The historiography of Midway has evolved over time, yet the vast majority of research has sought to improve the common understanding of the tactical details of the battle itself.
Z: One Family's Journey from Immigration through Poverty to the Fulfillment of the Promise of America
Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 67,220. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » History » Family history
The biography of a man, a family, and immigration from Europe to poverty and their climb towards the promise of America. Living through the Great Depression, the Second World War, failures and successes, he finds his greatest success in his family, helping others, lifting those he can as he lifts himself, and his love for the woman who gave up all her privilege to share his dream.
Testaments from Kiev: A Family in the Shadow of the Iron Curtain
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 97,810. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
In the spring of 1986 in Kiev the blooms were on the flowers; the emerald-green leaves on the trees were multiplying and the sun was gathering strength, warming the earth and the hearts of the City's two million people.
U.S. Army C-46 Transport Plane Crash China-Burma Border Region August 1943
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The August 1943 crash of a C46 transport plane near a mountain in the jungles of Burma made headlines worldwide. Reporter Eric Sevareid worked tirelessly to ensure that the accident reached United Press headquarters in New York .He commended the medics and others who saved him and his companions. He wrote later that they deserved citations for their bravery and selflessness. 20 persons survived.