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1,001 ASVAB AFQT Practice Questions For Dummies

by Angie Papple Johnston

1,001 Opportunities to improve your score on the ASVAB AFQT If you have your sights set on a career in the U.S. Military – but the thought of taking the ASVAB AFQT is having you seeing stars and stripes – this test-prep guide offers 1,001 practice opportunities to increase your chances of scoring higher. Covering the four subtests, 1,001 ASVAB AFQT Practice Questions For Dummies helps you strengthen your test-taking muscles so you can perform your very best on the big day – and qualify for the military branch and job you want. Since the test was first introduced in 1968, more than 40 million people have taken the exam. If you want to join the ranks and go on to enjoy a fulfilling and prosperous career in the Air Force, Army, Marines, Navy, or Coast Guard, it's essential that you achieve a passing score on the ASVAB AFQT – the first four sections of the ASVAB. All the expert test-taking tips, strategies, and practice questions you need to do just that are a page away. Includes free, 1-year access to practice questions online Provides detailed answers and explanations for every question Covers everything you can expect to encounter on exam day Offers tips for using your time wisely If red, white, and blue are in your blood, the 1,001 practice questions inside will help you pass the ASVAB AFQT with flying colors.

1,001 ASVAB AFQT Practice Questions For Dummies

by Angie Papple Johnston

1,001 Opportunities to improve your score on the ASVAB AFQT If you have your sights set on a career in the U.S. Military – but the thought of taking the ASVAB AFQT is having you seeing stars and stripes – this test-prep guide offers 1,001 practice opportunities to increase your chances of scoring higher. Covering the four subtests, 1,001 ASVAB AFQT Practice Questions For Dummies helps you strengthen your test-taking muscles so you can perform your very best on the big day – and qualify for the military branch and job you want. Since the test was first introduced in 1968, more than 40 million people have taken the exam. If you want to join the ranks and go on to enjoy a fulfilling and prosperous career in the Air Force, Army, Marines, Navy, or Coast Guard, it's essential that you achieve a passing score on the ASVAB AFQT – the first four sections of the ASVAB. All the expert test-taking tips, strategies, and practice questions you need to do just that are a page away. Includes free, 1-year access to practice questions online Provides detailed answers and explanations for every question Covers everything you can expect to encounter on exam day Offers tips for using your time wisely If red, white, and blue are in your blood, the 1,001 practice questions inside will help you pass the ASVAB AFQT with flying colors.

1,001 ASVAB Practice Questions For Dummies (+ Free Online Practice)

by Rod Powers

Practice makes perfect—and helps your chances of scoring higher on the ASVAB by answering test questions 1001 ASVAB Practice Questions For Dummies takes you beyond the instruction and guidance offered in ASVAB For Dummies, giving you 1,001 opportunities to practice answering questions on key concepts for all nine ASVAB subtests. Plus, an online component provides you with a collection of additional problems presented in multiple-choice format to further help you test your skills as you go. Gives you a chance to practice and reinforce your skills Practice problems with answer explanations that detail every step of every problem Whether you're looking to enter the military or are interested in raising your score to attain a new job, position, or advance in rank, 1,001 ASVAB Practice Questions For Dummies has you covered. Note to readers: 1,001 ASVAB Practice Questions For Dummies, which only includes question to answer, is a great companion to ASVAB For Dummies, 3rd Edition or ASVAB For Dummies Premier PLUS which offers complete instruction on all topics tested on an ASVAB exam.

1,001 ASVAB Practice Questions For Dummies (+ Free Online Practice)

by Rod Powers

Practice makes perfect—and helps your chances of scoring higher on the ASVAB by answering test questions 1001 ASVAB Practice Questions For Dummies takes you beyond the instruction and guidance offered in ASVAB For Dummies, giving you 1,001 opportunities to practice answering questions on key concepts for all nine ASVAB subtests. Plus, an online component provides you with a collection of additional problems presented in multiple-choice format to further help you test your skills as you go. Gives you a chance to practice and reinforce your skills Practice problems with answer explanations that detail every step of every problem Whether you're looking to enter the military or are interested in raising your score to attain a new job, position, or advance in rank, 1,001 ASVAB Practice Questions For Dummies has you covered. Note to readers: 1,001 ASVAB Practice Questions For Dummies, which only includes question to answer, is a great companion to ASVAB For Dummies, 3rd Edition or ASVAB For Dummies Premier PLUS which offers complete instruction on all topics tested on an ASVAB exam.

The 10 Football Matches That Changed the World: And The One That Didn't

by Jim Murphy

The assertion that 'football isn't a matter of life or death, it's much more important than that' has been verified repeatedly throughout modern history. It has bolstered tyrants and helped depose them; contributed to conflict and created ceasefires. It has been an incubator of racism at home and helped bring down a racist regime abroad; shaped cities, changed cultures and inspired resistance. Its impact is as dynamic as the game itself. In this fascinating exploration, Jim Murphy takes us on a journey around the world and through the years, from Franco's Spain to Africa's Alcatraz, Robben Island. Charting the match that sparked a Central American war, the Barcelona team threatened at gunpoint, and the game that helped save Rupert Murdoch's media empire, among much else, Murphy lends a fresh new perspective to some of the most iconic moments in international football. Blending a love of the game with an appreciation of its place in global events, this is an authoritative and often humorous mix of sport and history, featuring fascinating first-hand insights from those most involved in the ten matches that changed the world ... and the one that didn't.

100 Days to Victory: How The First World War Was Fought And Won

by Saul David

Saul David's 100 DAYS TO VICTORY is a totally original, utterly engaging account of the Great War - the first book to tell the story of the 'war to end all wars' through the events of one hundred key days between 1914 and 1918.100 DAYS TO VICTORY is a 360 degree portrait of a global conflict that stretched east from the shores of Britain to the marshes of Iraq, and south from the forests of Russia to the bush of German South East Africa. Throughout his gripping narrative we hear the voices of men and women both eminent and ordinary, some who were spectators on the Home Front, others - including Saul David's own family - who were deeply embroiled in epic battles that changed the world forever. 100 DAYS TO VICTORY is the work of a great historian and supreme story teller. Most importantly, it is also an enthralling tribute to a generation whose sacrifice should never be forgotten.

100 Military Inventions that Changed the World: That Changed The World

by Philip Russell

Nothing ensures the rapid development of new technology like the involvement of the military. From the trebuchet and the cannon to the tank and the ballistic missile, military research programmes have produced the most devastating weapons imaginable, but military masterminds are responsible for a number of surprises along the way as well.Radar, walkie-talkies and the jet engine are more obvious examples of military inventions that are now in everyday use around the world, but there are plenty of items with which all of us come into contact on a daily basis that have been developed from military technology. Rod Green describes how the microwave oven in your kitchen, the sat-nav in your car or the Internet that you use every day all owe their existence to the military as he takes us on a highly entertaining voyage of discovery through the world of military inventions ancient and modern.

1001 Things to Love About Military Life

by Starlett Henderson Holly Scherer Tara Crooks Kathie Hightower

A first-of-its-kind celebration of military life, 1001 THINGS TO LOVE ABOUT MILITARY LIFE chronicles some obvious and not-so-obvious traditions, advantages and experiences military members, veterans and their families share.Full of heart-warming vignettes, laugh-out-loud lists, stories and quotes from military members and family members, and photos that speak a thousand positive affirmations, this inspirational look at those who dedicate their lives to serving perfectly illustrates why it is a profession and lifestyle to love.You'll find practical truths most service members wouldn't want to live without and learn the unique outlooks, services and advantages military life provides. Military or civilian, you'll experience the community and personal growth that the military offers.Whether you have a friend or loved one in the military, you're a service member ready to head out on duty, a spouse gearing up to take charge of the household, a veteran in need of a few good laughs, or a new recruit looking for encouragement, this book provides inspiration and insight into the lives of today's dedicated and courageous military families.

1014: Brian Boru And The Battle For Ireland

by Morgan Llywelyn

The date was Good Friday, April 23rd in the Year of Our Lord 1014. The most ferocious battle ever fought in Ireland was about to begin... In the three decades since Morgan Llyweyln wrote the bestselling novel Lion of Ireland, she has studied the legendary life of Brian Boru, High King of Ireland. Often dismissed as a mythical figure, as all the known facts about him are contained within the several Irish annals. But thirty years of research have led Llyweyln to conclude with certainty that Brian Boru actually lived, a great battle took place in 1014: and Ireland won. Read about the life of Brian Boru and the battle that changed the course of Irish history in this exciting and accessible account.

1022 Evergreen Place (A Cedar Cove Novel #10)

by Debbie Macomber

Perfect for fans of Maeve Binchy' - Candis Dear Reader, Guess what? I'm falling in love! With Mack McAfee.

1066: The Year Of Three Battles

by Frank McLynn

Everyone knows what William the Conqueror won the Battle of Hastings in 1066, but in recent years is has become customary to assume that the victory was virtually inevitable, given the alleged superiority of Norman military technology. In this new study, underpinned by biographical sketches of the great warriors who fought for the crown of England in 1066, Frank McLynn shows that this view is mistaken. The battle on Senlac Hill on 14 October was a desperately close-run thing, which Harold lost only because of an incredible run of bad fortune and some treachery from the Saxon elite in England. Both William and Harold were fine generals, but Harold was the more inspirational of the two. Making use of all the latest scholarship, McLynn shows that most of our 'knowledge' of 1066 rests on myths or illusions: Harold did not fight at Hastings with the same army with which he had been victorious at Stamford Bridge three weeks earlier; the Battle of Senlac was not won by Norman archery; Harold did not die with an arrow in the eye. In overturning these myths, McLynn shows that the truth is even more astonishing than the legend. An original feature of the book is the space devoted to the career and achievements of Harald Hardrada, who usually appears in such narratives as the shadowy 'third man'. McLynn shows that he was probably the greatest warrior of the three and that he, in turn, lost a battle through unforeseen circumstances.

11 September 2001: War, Terror and Judgement

by Bülent Gökay R.b.j.walker

In a comprehensive study of the world since September 11th, 2001, the contributors to this volume offer a series of perspectives on current security trends. The scholars who participated in this study are from Europe, North America and Asia.

11 September 2001: War, Terror and Judgement

by Bulent Gokay R. B. J. Walker

In a comprehensive study of the world since September 11th, 2001, the contributors to this volume offer a series of perspectives on current security trends. The scholars who participated in this study are from Europe, North America and Asia.

11 September and its Aftermath: The Geopolitics of Terror

by Stanley D. Brunn

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

11 September and its Aftermath: The Geopolitics of Terror

by Stanley D. Brunn

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

1356: A Novel

by Bernard Cornwell

Go with God and Fight Like the Devil. The remarkable new novel by Britain’s master storyteller, which culminates at the Battle of Poitiers.

1356 (Special Edition): A Novel

by Bernard Cornwell

This special edition Ebook features exclusive extra content by the author, with an extended Historical Note and two contemporary accounts of the Battle of Poitiers.

14 - 18: Understanding The Great War (PDF)

by Annette Becker Stephane Audoin-Rouzeau Catherine Temerson

With this brilliantly innovative book, Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau and Annette Becker have shown that the Great War was the matrix on which all subsequent disasters of the twentieth century were formed. Three elements of the conflict, all too often neglected or denied, are identified as those that must be grasped if we are to understand the war: First, what inspired its unprecedented physical brutality, and what were the effects of tolerating such violence? Second, how did citizens of the belligerent states come to be driven by vehement nationalistic and racist impulses? Third, how did the tens of millions bereaved by the war come to terms with the agonizing pain? With its strikingly original interpretative strength and its wealth of compelling documentary evidence drawn from all sides in the conflict, 14-18: Understanding the Great War has quickly established itself as a classic in the history of modern warfare.

140 Days to Hiroshima: The Story of Japan’s Last Chance to Avert Armageddon

by David Dean Barrett

During the closing months of the Second World War, as America’s strategic bombing campaign incinerated Japan’s cities, two military giants were locked in a death embrace of cultural differences and diplomatic intransigence. The leaders of the United States called for the ‘unconditional surrender’ of the Japanese Empire while developing history’s deadliest weapon and weighing an invasion that would have dwarfed D-Day. Their enemy responded with a last-ditch call for the suicidal resistance of every able-bodied man and woman in ‘The Decisive Battle’ for the homeland. But had Emperor Hirohito’s generals miscalculated how far the Americans had come in developing the atomic bomb? How close did President Harry Truman come to ordering the invasion of Japan? Acclaimed historian David Dean Barrett recounts the secret strategy sessions, fierce debates, looming assassinations and planned invasions that resulted in history’s first use of nuclear weapons in combat, and the ensuing chaos as the Japanese government struggled to respond to the reality of nuclear war.

The 15: The True Story Of A Terrorist, A Train And Three American Heroes

by Alek Skarlatos Anthony Sadler Spencer Stone

The 15:17 to Paris is the amazing true story of friendship and bravery, and of near tragedy averted by three heroic young men who found the unity and strength inside themselves when they – and 500 other innocent travellers – needed it most.

The 1711 Expedition to Quebec: Politics and the Limitations of British Global Strategy (Bloomsbury Studies in Military History)

by Adam Lyons

In 1711, the newly formed Great Britain launched its first attempt to conquer French North America. The largest military force ever assembled to fight on the continent was dispatched and combined with colonial American units in Boston before proceeding up the St Lawrence River for Quebec. An additional colonial force set out from Albany to march on Montreal - but neither Briton nor colonist reached their respective targets.Adam Lyons looks at the expedition as a product of the turbulent political environment at the end of Queen Anne's reign and as a symbol of a shift in politics and strategy. Its failure proved to be detrimental to the reputation of the expedition's naval commander, Rear-Admiral Sir Hovenden Walker, but Lyons shows how true blame should lie with his political master, Secretary of State Henry St John, who ensured the expedition's failure by maintaining absolute control and secrecy. The 1711 Expedition to Quebec demonstrates how the expedition helped to alter British policy by renewing an interest in 'blue water', or maritime, operations that would gain dominance for Britain in commerce and at sea. This strategy would later see huge success, ultimately resulting in the fall of Quebec to Wolfe and the eventual conquest of French North America in the Seven Years War.

The 1711 Expedition to Quebec: Politics and the Limitations of British Global Strategy (Bloomsbury Studies in Military History)

by Adam Lyons

In 1711, the newly formed Great Britain launched its first attempt to conquer French North America. The largest military force ever assembled to fight on the continent was dispatched and combined with colonial American units in Boston before proceeding up the St Lawrence River for Quebec. An additional colonial force set out from Albany to march on Montreal - but neither Briton nor colonist reached their respective targets.Adam Lyons looks at the expedition as a product of the turbulent political environment at the end of Queen Anne's reign and as a symbol of a shift in politics and strategy. Its failure proved to be detrimental to the reputation of the expedition's naval commander, Rear-Admiral Sir Hovenden Walker, but Lyons shows how true blame should lie with his political master, Secretary of State Henry St John, who ensured the expedition's failure by maintaining absolute control and secrecy. The 1711 Expedition to Quebec demonstrates how the expedition helped to alter British policy by renewing an interest in 'blue water', or maritime, operations that would gain dominance for Britain in commerce and at sea. This strategy would later see huge success, ultimately resulting in the fall of Quebec to Wolfe and the eventual conquest of French North America in the Seven Years War.

1805: Number 6 in series (Nathaniel Drinkwater #Bk. 6)

by Richard Woodman

It is the summer of 1804 and Napoleon is massing his vast army for the invasion of England. Nathaniel Drinkwater has command of HMS Antigone, and he and his men are sent to patrol the Channel coast, helping the Royal Navy maintain a blockade of the enemy's ports. As Nelson's and Napoleon's mighty fleets draw closer to one another, Drinkwater is unprepared for the role that destiny deals him when he becomes a prisoner of the French and suddenly finds himself on the wrong side of the British bombardment.

1812: The Navy's War

by George C. Daughan

At the outbreak of the War of 1812, America's prospects looked dismal. It was clear that the primary battlefield would be the open ocean-but America's war fleet, only twenty ships strong, faced a practiced British navy of more than a thousand men-of-war. Still, through a combination of nautical deftness and sheer bravado, the American navy managed to take the fight to the British and turn the tide of the war: on the Great Lakes, in the Atlantic, and even in the eastern Pacific. In 1812: The Navy's War, prizewinning historian George C. Daughan tells the thrilling story of how a handful of heroic captains and their stalwart crews overcame spectacular odds to lead the country to victory against the world's greatest imperial power. A stunning contribution to military and national history, 1812: The Navy's War is the first complete account in more than a century of how the U.S. Navy rescued the fledgling nation and secured America's future.

1812: The Navy's War

by George C Daughan

At the outbreak of the War of 1812, America's prospects looked dismal. It was clear that the primary battlefield would be the open ocean -- but America's war fleet, only twenty ships strong, faced a practiced British navy of more than a thousand men-of-war. Still, through a combination of nautical deftness and sheer bravado, the American navy managed to take the fight to the British and turn the tide of the war: on the Great Lakes, in the Atlantic, and even in the eastern Pacific. In 1812: The Navy's War, prizewinning historian George C. Daughan tells the thrilling story of how a handful of heroic captains and their stalwart crews overcame spectacular odds to lead the country to victory against the world's greatest imperial power. A stunning contribution to military and national history, 1812: The Navy's War is the first complete account in more than a century of how the U.S. Navy rescued the fledgling nation and secured America's future.

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