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The Next 30 Days: How a Nation Rebuilt in the 30 Days Following the Death of JFK
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,140. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Everyone who was alive remembers where they were the day John F. Kennedy was shot; but that’s just a brief moment in time. What shaped the country—and even the world—wasn’t that brief moment…it was how we rebuilt. This book follows the 30 days following the death of John F. Kennedy died—it shows how a nation came together, endured, and became stronger in the wake of horrific tragedy. HistoryCa
Restless Spirit - The Story of Rose Quinn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,060. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Rose Quinn died in an asylum less than a year after being committed by her brother for refusing to live with the man she had been forced to marry. The story remained a family secret for three generations. This is the story of Rose and how her family brought her story to light in the 21st century, a testament to her and others who suffered this cruel fate.
Sailing with Hunters
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Adventure, danger, tragedy, hardship and humour on the Arctic fishing grounds. This story is a must for all who are interested in the sea or an aspect of life in the 1950s Highly acclaimed by readers in the fishing industry. "Fascinating Story," Dave Buckley, Trawler Historian, Fleetwood Weekly News. "Charlie tells it like it was," Jim Porter, Fleetwood Marine Heritage Trust.
Tombstone
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Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 14. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
Tombstone [The British Government’s Cover-Up] Port Hope Simpson, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada [Part 3/3] Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries [Vol 5c] Copyright 2012 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition What was really going on behind the scenes? For the first time, declassified official British Government papers shine new light on amongst other things, Government mismanagement...
Tombstone
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Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 13. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Tombstone [The British Government’s Cover-Up] Port Hope Simpson, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada [Part 2/3] Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries [Vol 5b] Copyright 2012 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Declassified official British Government papers shine new light on… Government mismanagement
Black Silk and Gold Cord: Staff and Headquarters Operations in the Army of the Potomac, 1861-1865
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 299,810. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Black Silk and Gold Cord is a study of staffs in the Union army in the eastern theater during the US Civil War. It examines all areas of staff staff support to the army and the processes and procedures used as well as headquarters life. A separate chapter examines Ulysses Grant's headquarters and staff. Includes maps, a collection of pictures, a bibliography, and hyperlinked endnotes
14 Fun Facts About Pirates
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Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Pirates are thieves who roam the seas. They prey on ships to steal their cargoes and valuables. Pirates have been around ever since the invention of boats! There is even an old tale that Caesar Augustus was caught by pirates and held for ransom. However, when we think of pirates, we often think of those dashing adventurers that roamed the seas. Read some fun facts about pirates in this fun book.
In Transit at Dubai International
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
If you want to see the working world on the move, one of the places where you get this feeling is the Dubai international airport. Here one finds persons of different cultures, races, backgrounds on the move. One thing that binds the millions who transit this airport is that they are all workers.
The Last Men to Walk on the Moon: The Story Behind America's Last Walk On the Moon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The amount of attention focused on Apollo 11 was enormous. Sending a man to the Moon was not simply an American achievement, but an achievement for the entire world. By Apollo 17, the space race was over and the fascination with the Apollo mission was not as great. Though the mission is not the most covered mission, it is one of the most important—what its experiments proved paved the way for
Why is the USA Interesting? The 50 State Quarters
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Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
What is interesting about the USA? It is a land of freedom and independence and the idea of the American Dream. It is fifty separate states all united into one country. This book shows what is important to the different states and how it adds character to the whole country. Freedom’s ring has over fifty distinct tones. Long live liberty.
World War 2 Battle of the Java Sea
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 650. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Battle of the Java Sea: This little known sea battle was overshadowed by Pearl Harbor, The Philippines, Wake Island and other events at the outset of World War II. The Battle of the Java Sea was none the less a critical sea battle. The allies threw together a battle fleet to blunt Japanese expansion into South East Asia, Sumatra and Java.
World War 2 Operation Barbarosa
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 470. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
OPERATION BARBAROSSA: One hundred and ten German Divisions smashed across the Russian Border in June of 1941, destroying and encircling every Russian Army in its path. The poorly led and equipped Russians fell back into the vast recesses of the Russian Steppe, biding their time until the newly erected factories East of the Ural Mountains began to produce and then out produce the German ability to
Kigezi Mountain Mosaic
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 256,250. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Kigezi Mountain Mosaic (256,000 words & 140 photos) explores the land, wildlife, culture, history and religion of Kigezi colonial district (Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu & Rukungiri) in south-west Uganda from earliest times to the present. It includes descriptions of national parks, wildlife (Mountain Gorilla), and people with biographies, contemporary descriptions and an extensive bibliography.
Faith of the First Ladies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,060. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
Historically, First Ladies have been women of incredible faith who supported their husbands with prayer and sacrificed much for love of their country.
2011 Domestic Operational Law Handbook for Judge Advocates - WMD, CBRNE, Civil Disturbance, National Incident Management System (NIMS), Posse Comitatus, Special Events, Rules for Use of Forces
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,280. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Domestic Operational Law (DOPLAW) Handbook for Judge Advocates is a product of the Center for Law and Military Operations (CLAMO).
Historic Fort Loudoun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The colony of South Carolina built Fort Loudoun in 1756 at the height of the French and Indian War. Built to foster relations with the Cherokee, the fort helped to secure the Overhill towns from French involvement. In 1760 the Cherokee besieged and captured the fort when the relationship soured, making Fort Loudoun the opening act in the Anglo Cherokee War of 1760-1762.
United States Air Force Reserve Handbook - History, Special Operations, Aircraft, UAV, Visionary Leaders and Historic Reservists, Jimmy Doolittle, Jimmy Stewart, Jackie Cochran
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,600. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Nearly 70,000 outstanding men and women are organized trained and equipped in the Air Force Reserve to take part in combat and support operations in air, space and cyberspace. As a full partner in the three Air Force components - Regular, Guard, and Reserve - the Air Force Reserve is the most cost-effective component.
Air Force System Safety Handbook - Costs, Objectives, Policy and Process, Risk Assessment, Flight Mishaps, Analysis Techniques, Contractors, Nuclear and Explosive Hazards, Biomedical Safety
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,560. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Air Force System Safety Handbook was prepared as a resource document for program office system safety managers and system safety engineers. The handbook provides considerable insight to the general principles, objectives, and requirements of applying system safety concepts to the Air Force system acquisition and logistical support processes.
Questions Every Airman Can Answer: Fifty Questions, and Fifty More - Air and Space Power Explained by the Air Force
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This information is intended to provide a quick, informal reference to the vital concepts in Air Force doctrine that all airmen should have at their fingertips.
Toulouse - 1814
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,600. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
By the spring of 1814 the Peninsular War was nearing its climax. The British army under Wellington was invading southern France, but they were faced by a larage French army under the cunning French Marshal Soult. Wellington’s attack on Toulouse was to prove to be one of his hardest fought actions.