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U.S. Naval Aviation in the Pacific - World War II - Pearl Harbor, Midway, Guadalcanal, Bougainville, Tarawa, Toyko, Tactical Effectiveness, Weapons
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,830. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This important U.S. Navy history about naval aviation in the Pacific during World War II was published in 1947.
A History of U.S. Naval Aviation, 1930 - The Beginning of Aviation, World War Organization, France and the British Isles, Marine Corps Aviation, Lighter-than Air Craft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,060. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This informative history of early Naval aviation was prepared in 1930, when memories of the beginning of aviation were still fresh.
The First Flight Across the Atlantic, May 1919 - Curtiss Flying Boat, NC-1, NC-4 Restoration
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,750. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A U.S. Navy crew and aircraft, backed by the entire Navy, won the honor of being the first to make the trip across the Atlantic in May 1919. The story of the NC-4's flight is a proud part of Naval Aviation and American history, retold in this history prepared on the 50th anniversary of the great event.
Naval Aviation in World War I - Official Reference Source, Naval Aircraft, the Flying Bomb, Hewitt and Elmer Sperry, War Against the U-Boat, Navy's First Ace, Training at MIT and Yale
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,150. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Based on official sources as well as the recollections of participants, it is authoritatively presented through an interesting combination of official and personal accounts.
The Jewish Connection
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 94,690. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Over the centuries the Jewish people have been persecuted and had their beliefs tested in a variety of ways. The more than fifty individuals profiled in The Jewish Connection are but a few who overcame challenges to make contributions to society. The reader will gain an appreciation of Jewish history and culture by reading the stories of scientists, inventors, athletes, entertainers, and others.
The Tracks We Leave: A Dialog With Senior Grandmaster S. George Pesare
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Listen to the words of the late Senior Grandmaster S. George Pesare as he talks of the early days of teaching Kenpo Karate in the 1960's, and his lifelong journey of bringing the art from California to New England.
Vietnam: Reflections of an Interrogator
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of a GI who served as a translator/interrogator with Psychological Operations while in Vietnam during the war. The book tells of his experiences and his thoughts on the war.
The Chess Player
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013 by Stefan Toma. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
The story is based on the actual experience of a chess player and his family living in Bucharest during World War II and how his love for chess saved him his life
Anchor of Resolve: A History of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command / Fifth Fleet - NAVCENT, Desert Storm, Containing Iraq, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and the Iraq War, Global War on Terrorism
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,650. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
From the presidency of George Washington through the beginning of the Cold War, Americans have forged and maintained ties with the peoples of the Middle East. These bonds strengthened in 1949 with the establishment of the Middle East Force and a permanent U.S. naval presence in the Arabian Gulf.
The Engelking Letters
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 41,830. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013 by The Hugh & Helene Schonfield World Service Trust. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
'The Engelking Letters' is a collection of letters written by or pertaining to Ferdinand Friedrich Engelking 1810-1885.
Kçe Papu
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 120. Language: Turkish. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Papuşkimişi okomadu.
Ready Seapower: A History of the U.S. Seventh Fleet - MacArthur's Navy, Korean War, Arabian Gulf to Mount Pinatubo, Terrorists and Pirates
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,280. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Naval History and Heritage Command published this history to enhance our understanding of the pivotal role played by the U.S. Seventh Fleet in the Western Pacific from World War II through 2010.
Saddam's War: An Iraqi Military Perspective of the Iran-Iraq War - Saddam Hussein as Political and Military Leader, Ba'ath Party, Chemical Weapons, WMD, Iranian Strategy, Republican Guard
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,990. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
How did the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime look from the Iraqi perspective? That question triggered the Iraqi Perspectives Project (IPP), sponsored by U.S. Joint Forces Command and the National Intelligence Council.
The Land and the People: A Small Nigerian Picture
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Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Nigeria, located in the West of Africa, is an entity blessed with rich human and natural resources. Hence, this small article pictures its geographical location, vegetation and its vast group of people -ethnically diversed but have accommodated and ensured a peaceful co-existence.
Banners
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Series: Ikons, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,440. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
An assassination in Serbia sets off a series of events that draws the world into an ever-expanding vortex of madness. As mighty armies clash, entire populations must either flee their ancestral homes or be ground into dust. Akulina Boriskova and her two young sons are caught in the center of the madness and with the other villagers of Hutawa, Byelorussia must choose between death or Siberia.
Ann Arbor Railroad
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Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Ann Arbor Railroad Toledo Division, photography by Kevin Cable.
Fearful Odds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013 by E-Books Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an autobiographical account of 23 years in the British South African Police Force.
Burma, Her Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the true story of an air force fighter pilot who illegally smuggles his fallen friend's pet dachshund, named Burma, home to his parents across the Pacific Theater during WWII.
The Russian Revolution
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
A brief review of the events and competing ideologies that led to the 1917 Russian Revolution and the Bolshevik's success in taking power.
School, Scouts and Sports Day in Nain-Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1965-66
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Series: Photo Albums, Book 8. Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 420. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
(Cover photograph: Scout hike on the ice) A unique photo album of 66 historical photographs (with original captions) about School, Scouts and Sports Day in the Nain – Nunatsiavut Labrador wilderness, Newfoundland and Labrador Province of Canada 1965-66.