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Rails & Rooms - A Timeless Canadian Journey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,640. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
From Halifax to Victoria, clear across Canada, Dave Preston rode the rails, exploring what was once the most popular mode of transport in the country. Days and nights spent rollicking across the amazing and diverse geography of Canada were punctuated by stays at some of the country's oldest and most prestigious hotels; those built by the railway companies to entice the most affluent of travellers.
Born in 1953? What else happened?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,240. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Each year-book in the Series (from 1939 to 1964) talks about the large number of newsworthy events that happened that year. To get his material,Ron Williams, worked his way through newspapers, magazines, books, and other sources day by day until he came up with the major events,ideas and trivia, of those years. He presents them in a thoroughly readable book, with a mixture of humour and gravitas.
Dear Sergeant Honey Part III
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section. This is Part III
De Moord op Albert I
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Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 17. Price: $25.95 USD. Words: 8,580. Language: Dutch. Published: February 12, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
De feiten rond het dodelijke ongeval van koning Albert I, in Marche-les-Dames, worden al sinds 1934 betwist. Heeft de koning zelfmoord gepleegd? Werd hij het slachtoffer van een passioneel drama? Van een politiek complot? Van een onevenwichtige? En werd er een ongeval geënsceneerd om de ware feiten te verhullen? Een moordspel op de "crime scene" zelf of in een locatie naar keuze, als moorddiner.
A Brief History of Human Behaviour and How to Become an Enlightened Global Citizen
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Price: Free! Words: 119,280. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
this book studiously avoids the plethora of conjectural theories and poorly substantiated opinionation on which so much psychological and sociological research depends and thrives. instead, it reverts to the bedrock evidence of human history, and prehistory as mirrored in primatology, to construct a succinct and very user friendly text which teenagers, parents and globalists can readily understand
200 Poems and a Tiger Lilly
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Price: Free! Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Over 200 Outspoken original Poems, touching on all aspects of current living, as well as social issues, politics, sports, celebrity and cinema in America ,Britain and Ireland!
Cordon of Steel: The U.S. Navy and the Cuban Missile Crisis - President John F. Kennedy, Nikita Khrushchev, Admiral Dennison, U-2, Fidel Castro, SS-4 Sandal and SS-5 Skean Soviet Missiles
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,950. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
In the fall of 1962, the United States and the Soviet Union came as close as they ever would to global nuclear war. Hoping to correct what he saw as a strategic imbalance with the United States, Soviet Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev began secretly deploying medium range ballistic missiles (MRBM) and intermediate range ballistic missiles (IRBM) to Fidel Castro's Cuba.
Army Unmanned Aircraft System Operations (FMI 3-04.155) - Improved-Gnat (I-Gnat) (RQ-1L), Hunter (RQ-5/MQ-5), Shadow (RQ-7), Raven (RQ-11) - Joint Operations, Targeting, Reconnaissance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,910. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the Army's keystone doctrine for how to fight and sustain Army Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).
Aviation in the U.S. Army, 1919-1939: The Flying Circus, Planes versus Ships, the Air Corps, Airmail, Building an Air Force, Crew Training, Operations, Coastal Defense, Acrobatics, Civil Affairs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 263,320. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Readers cross the country and the continents on the many dramatic record flights with the flyers of the Army Air Corps.
Mystic Seafarer's Trail: Secrets behind the 7 Wonders, Titanic's Shoes, Captain Sisson's Gold, and Amelia Earhart's Wedding
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,530. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Journey to and from the center of adventure--Mystic, Connecticut. Includes little known facts behind Mystic’s pizza, "7 Wonders," hurricanes, cemeteries and massacre, plus information on area shipwrecks, Amelia Earhart's wedding, Benedict Arnold’s treachery and Ernie the Ledge Light Ghost.
The Sorry Saga of the Brewster Buffalo: A 'Flying Coffin' to the Marines, but a 'Sky Pearl' to the Finns
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A group of Internet aviation fans once debated the subject of the worst fighter of World War II. Their hands-down favorite: the Brewster Buffalo. Here aviation historian Daniel Ford teases out the secrets that was despised by Allied pilots but loved by the Finns in their war with the Soviet Union. About 7500 words; with photographs.
Apache Wrath: Riding the Dragon
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Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,830. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Flying at 120 knots with the unique roar from its aerodynamic rotors and twin turbines the AH64 Apache is the world's most fearsome attack helicopter its pilots refer to it as 'Riding the Dragon'. The Taliban would more often than not flee rather than suffer its 30mm cannon, 2.75 rockets or Hellfire missiles.
Afghan Heat: SAS Operations in Afghanistan
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Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,980. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Afghan Heat is a fast paced story of an SAS operative on operations in Afghanistan, from SAS selection through to a tour on the battlefields of Afghanistan. The book follows individual operations where special forces, aircraft, and the latest surveillance technology are fused together - in order to capture key figures or simply take out an enemy stronghold.
War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
A collection of the best short stories about the war. Each of the stories in a different angle of the war. The hope that the war must end. War is the worst thing that can happen to man. I am a believer of equality among human beings. God does not distinguish between any of His servants. So why do we make the distinction between themselves.
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,340. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Historier fra gruvesamfunnet på Løkken Verk. Oppveksten gav oss uendelig mye, men kanskje det viktigste av alt - vi lærte verdien av solidaritet. I et samfunn preget av klasseskille og konfrontasjoner opplevde vi et utrolig sterkt samhold når det røynet på. Ingen kan vokse opp i et slikt samfunn uten å bli sterkt påvirket skriver forfatteren. Denne boka gir deg historier som påvirket han.
Fanebæreren
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,020. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Forfatteren Johnny Kristensens oppvekst i Bjørnli like vest for gruvebyen Løkken Verk har gitt inspirasjon til denne boka. Her drar han glemselens slør til side og ser tilbake på en tid i vår nyere historie, de første etterkrigsårene. På en usminket måte tar han oss med inn i et pulserende norsk industristed i 40- og 50 åra.
Country Power ~ The Electrical Revolution in Rural Alberta
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,080. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013 by Dream Write Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
When a rural electrification program, based on the cooperative concept, was put in place in the mid-forties, farmers were quick to take advantage of centralized power. Through self help and innovation, over 90 per cent of Alberta farms were electrified within a decade. Life on the farm evolved “from the candle to the computer” within the span of a generation.
The Many Different Handbag Fashions Throughout The Years
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Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
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A brief history of the handbag from the 1800s up to the 1980s.
Croniquilla de Contratación
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Price: Free! Words: 96,230. Language: Spanish. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Al leer esta modesta Croniquilla le ruego sea benévolo con ella. Dispense los grandes errores. El autor no tuvo siquiera escuela primaria. El niño leproso estaba proscrito de las aulas oficiales y privadas. Se le consideraba amenaza social horripilante. Fue escrita con honestidad; la verdad campea en la denuncia.
Das echte Unterwegs: Eine Geschichte der Schriftsteller der Beats Bewegung
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: German. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Sie haben ihre Bücher gelesen. Jetzt tauchen Sie tiefer ein in der Beatnik-Kultur mit dieser Geschichte der Beatgeneration-Schriftsteller. Dieses Buch folgt den früheren Tagen der Bewegung und verfolgt es bis am Ende. Entlang des Weges werden Sie Leckerbisse über alle Autoren lernen (von Ginsberg bis zu Kerouac). Das Buch enthält auch Empfehlungen für das, was Autoren lesen.