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Stealth 21st Century Wizardry
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: American English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Stealth is a detailed and challenging concept of modern day combat planes some specifically designed for stealth such as the F-117 B-2 F/A-22 Raptor and the LM F-35 Lightning Ii but some such as the the Saab JAS 39 Gripen and LM F-16 simply by their inherent size. Of older generation fighters the Russian Mikoyan MiG-21 Fishbed too falls into this category. This the complete story of stealth
Spitfires at War
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: American English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
More than 60 books have been written about the infamous WW II Supermarine spitfire fighter in the UK alone. This author not wishing to be missed out of this legacy and in part to as a tribute to his former post-WW II colleges in RAF No.11 Group Fighter Command during the 'Cold War' has produced a comprehensive overview of this airplane and its FAA carrier-borne counterparts in the Pacific
F-104 Starfighter - A History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: American English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The Starfighter was the first USAF jet fighter to exceed Mach 2.0 but in fact served only briefly with the US air force but became a prolific export for Lockheed world-wide. albeit the F-104G for the Luftwaffe was nicknamed by pilots wives as the 'Widow Maker'. Nevertheless the F-104 was a prolific air defence fighter capable of carrying nuclear weapons as did the Italian-built AMI F-104ASAM.
Engels AFB Home to the Tu-160 Blackjack
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: American English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
An overview of the RFAF only long-range strategic bomber, Russia's answer to the B-2 Spirit though the only thing they have in common is in fact the number built. The Tu-160 Blackjack unlike the B-2 jet is a turbo-prop airplane each one of the small Guards Regiment fleet at Engels virtually hand-made.
Eagles in Britain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: American English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The story of the US 3rd AF during the 'Cold War' era and the units based in the UK to support USAFE the RAF and other European air forces to defend Europe against the Russian Bear and its Warpac satellites. The full story of American Eagles in Britain.
Lets Kill the Dai Uy (Tiếng Việt cho thuyền trưởng)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: Vietnamese. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This is the Vietnamese version of a hilarious tale of an Air Force combat fighter pilot in Vietnam who goes out on patrol with a special forces team he has supported many times from the air. Seeing the pilot is having a hard time keeping up, one of the Chinese mercenaries called Nungs, says to the team leader, "Let's kill the Dai Uy." Dai Uy is Vietnamese for captain.Read on to see what happened.
A Gift from The Enemy
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 164,800. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A compelling story set in Italy during World War II as seen through the eyes of an adventurous Jewish boy, this unique memoir is told with humor and grace. During the period of the Holocaust, when his mother fears the Nazi hunt, the love of the boy for his Mutti is ever present even when a new man enters into their lives. Hope, laughter and love will guide you through this book.
Sons of Monkeys - A New Study Of The Human Animal By A Down On His Luck Chinaman With A Zoology Degree
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 173,740. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Sons of Monkeys will radically redefine the human species. In a ground-breaking re-evaluation of how we select our mates, zoologist and teacher Mars Q will explain the existence of war, genocide, and chronic poverty by treating humans like any other animal on the planet. No rock goes unturned as he smashes centuries of dogma and leaves the academic world scorched. Not even Jesus is off limits.
C-Cameron: Donald Cameron's Memoirs of World War II in Bomber Command
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Price: Free! Words: 17,640. Language: British English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In 1939, Britain declared war on Germany, and a young Canadian working at the experimental gardens in Craibstone, Scotland, voluntarily enlisted in the Royal Air Force. These are the memoirs of my late grandfather, Don Cameron, Lancaster bomber pilot with RAF Squadron 115 based at Witchford, Cambridgeshire, England. They cover his training, his active service, and his later flying with BOAC.
Dear Codebreaker - The Letters of Margaret Rock (Bletchley Park Codebreaker) and John Rock (Parachute & Glider Forces Pioneer)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,380. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This touching book of letters is a unique glimpse into the lives of Margaret Rock, Bletchley Park Codebreaker, and her brother, John Rock, British Parachute and Glider Forces Pioneer. Follow one family’s journey of happiness, loss and great adventure during the Fall of France, the Blitz, the start of Britain’s first Parachute and Glider Regiments as well as the secret work at Bletchley Park.
Behind the Bamboo Fence
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,660. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A story of Courage, Despair and Hope. This is a true life account of WW11 for a Dutch family living in the Celebes (Sulawesi) between 1942 and 1945. The story tells of life in the POW camps, and of how a young Dutch lady with her children had to survive under the brutal Japanese.
Kidnapping the Generals: The South's Most-Daring Raid Against the Union Army
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In 1865, McNeill's Rangers rode into Union-occupied Cumberland, Md., and kidnapped General Benjamin Kelly and General George Crook from their hotel room. This is the story of the planning and daring execution of this raid that became one of the last victories of the Confederacy in the Civil War.
Gladiators
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Around 180 CE, in the lavish amphitheatres of the Roman Empire, trained gladiators entertained vast audiences by fighting to the death. Armed with a sword, a lance or a harpoon, the gladiator faced his opponent: a wild animal ready to strike, or a condemned criminal looking to save his own life.
Conquistadors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,580. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
In the sixteenth century the King of Spain issued his soldiers with a three-pronged mission: to find gold, spread the word of Christianity and claim new territories for Spain. The Conquistadors, as they became known, set off into the world to do just that, and nothing was to stand in their way. Some say that the discovery of the New World is the greatest event in history.
Conflicts that Changed the World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 163,040. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Conflict and warfare is perpetual in the world today. It has always been like that. The history of the human race is the history of conflict. Conquest and glory versus death and destruction. Who takes us to war and why? This book traces world history through the conflicts that changed the world.
To Ride The Tiger
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 151,650. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
WANT TO KNOW WHAT IT WAS REALLY LIKE IN VIETNAM? Shocking, frightening, terrifying and at times brutal, this book details what life was like for soldiers serving in Vietnam, and especially for Special Forces. The American Military are willing and able to disavow all knowledge of such soldiers when they have outlived their usefulness, and the Psychiatric Agencies have neither the knowledge
Gettysburg Voices From the Front
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A stirring collection of first-hand accounts from Privates on up to the commanding Generals at the Battle of Gettysburg woven into a dramatic and compelling narrative. The reader is transported back to the chaos and uncertainty of the sweltering first three days of July 1863 when Lee's Army of Northern Virginia invaded the North threatening Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington itself.
Letters Home: The Story of an Air Force Wife
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the 1970's, Glenda met the love of her life, Michael, a Sgt. in the Air Force. She left her family and all that was familiar to follow him to Italy where they married. During the next eight years, they were sent to Italy and Germany where their lives were filled with adventure, travel, hardships, and homesickness as they experienced the magic of Europe together.
Ma Petite Rosette
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,100. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In the summer of 1941, war abruptly intrudes into an otherwise peaceful and remote part of German Occupied France. Two British airmen engaged on a top-secret mission, are shot down, landing in the treacherous mud of a bay near La Rochelle. They are rescued by a young farm-worker whose father sets out to help them escape capture accompanied by his daughter who speaks a little English.
Eva's War: A True Story of Survival
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Series: Humanist Memoir · Krutein Memoirs, Book 1. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Amador Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Danzig, a Free City between the Great Wars, then seized by Hitler in 1939, is threatened by Soviet troops as Eva Krutein flees with her daughter in January, 1945. It is the beginning of a harrowing year of privation, defeat, moral quandaries, growth and, finally, healing. This compelling account of the hardships and horrors of war remains throughout an uplifting family odyssey.