Best Books: History

1 U.S. Military Educational Institutions

U.S. Military Educational Institutions

Michael Erbschloe | History

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The U.S. military operates many types of schools to train members of the U.S. military, foreign militaries, and civilians in certain fields. The military academies are colleges that train future officers. This book provides a brief overview and history of West Point, U.S Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, US...

2 Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume One

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume One

Michael Erbschloe | History

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This volume provides a brief history of the U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Marshals Service, Department of Homeland Security. the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Military Museums, Department of Veterans Affairs, Bureau of Census. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Social Security Administration, Food and...

3 Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Two

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Two

Michael Erbschloe | History

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This volume provides a brief history of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), U.S. Naval Academy, Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), Department of State, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Department of Interior, The Army Corps of EngineersInternal Revenue Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), The Jet Propulsion...

4 The Dowager Highlander

The Dowager Highlander

Hugh Frazer | History

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A maybe-believe story interweaved through historical facts describing our family tradition that we are descendants of Simon Fraser, 11th Lord Lovat, infamously beheaded at the Tower of London, through our ancestor Archibald Frazer (Archie) who was born in France about 1703, then disowned by his mother Amelia, Lady Dowager of Lovat, so living his...

5 Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Five

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Five

Michael Erbschloe | History

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This volume provides a brief history of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency( DARPA), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, General Services Administration (GSA), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Council of the Inspectors General...

6 Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Three

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Three

Michael Erbschloe | History

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This volume provides a brief history of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Federal Reserve. Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council's (FFIEC), Department of Labor, Defense Security Service (DSS), U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), U.S. Army Medical Department Office Of...

7 Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Four

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Four

Michael Erbschloe | History

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This volume provides a brief history of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), U.S. Capitol Police (USCP), U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Securities and Exchange Commission, Director of National Intelligence (DNI), National Interagency Fire Center...

8 Naval Warfare in World War Two

Naval Warfare in World War Two

Bill Brady | History

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Bill Brady has already demonstrated, in his previously published works, that he is able to relate important war history in a manner which keeps the student of history avidly reading ever on wards and devouring the knowledge which has been imparted by this master historian. In respect of experienced and active historians the narratives they are...

9 The Outstanding Success of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

The Outstanding Success of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Michael Erbschloe | History

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The world of investing is fascinating and complex, and it can be very fruitful. But unlike the banking world, where deposits are guaranteed by the federal government, stocks, bonds and other securities can lose value. There are no guarantees. That's why investing is not a spectator sport. By far the best way for investors to protect the money...

10 Nasty Stuff About North Korea

Nasty Stuff About North Korea

Michael Erbschloe | History

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In 1910, Japan began a 35-year period of colonial rule over Korea. Following Japan's surrender in 1945 at the end of World War II, the Korean Peninsula was divided at the 38th parallel into two occupation zones, with the United States in the South and the Soviet Union in the North. Initial hopes for a unified, independent Korea were not realized...