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NATO air arms DACT in the new Millennium
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The first NATO DACT was held in 1998 with the planned 1999 Meet cancelled due to Kosovo operations. Resumed in 2000 NAM provides both air and ground-crew of the NATO Alliance to operate with new members in particular in 2000 the Polish AF still with Soviet fast jets. The DACT 2000 mission was flown from RDAF AB Karup, on 7 September between 'Red/Blue contingents from 8 am until 5.30 pm.
Punk Faction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,280. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
1982, and Thatcher is busy warmongering in the Falklands. Meanwhile, in a small Yorkshire town, unemployed punks Colin, Brian and Stiggy are busy having a good time getting drunk, sniffing glue, and going to see punk bands play live.
Leaving the Dream
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,400. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The IT consultant was “living the dream” or so it seemed. A partner in a successful company with an apartment in the trendy part of the city and a luxury car in the garage. What could possibly go wrong? A story of one man’s journey from humble beginnings on one side of the world to a conspiracy in the corporate world of IT on the other – with a very unexpected twist.
A Damn Close-Run Thing: A Brief History of the Falklands Conflict
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This short history sums up the events leading up to the war and its major military actions including details of an Argentinian plan to sink a Royal Navy ship in Gibraltar harbour and a British plan to land SAS soldiers in Argentina to destroy aircraft while they were still on the ground.
Air Power at Sea - The Aircraft Carrier
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book examines the value of the aircraft carrier to military operations world-wide The United States pioneering the carriage of heavier-than-air machines on sea-going vessels although it was the UK that commissioned the first custom-built aircraft carrier. The aircraft carrier proved invaluable in WW II especially the fast American escort carriers. Most carrier innovations came from the UK.
Harris:Photographic View
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A photographic essay on the Isle of Harris, off the west coast of Scotland, containing sixty images; each taken and described by the authors who are on a journey to appreciate fully the beauty of the island. Alongside the images is a description of the where to find the locations, photography tips and a wonderfully written background to the history and culture of the island.
Work Of Art
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,510. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After his fiancée, and fellow artist Catherine kills herself in a suicide pact Jason starts on a journey across London and through the memories of their past relationship to find out why she did it. It is a journey that will unearth the many hidden lives that Catherine has led. A journey that will end with a shocking conclusion when Jason discovers Catherine’s ultimate artwork.
Marilyn Manson Banned from the United Kingdom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies
Warning: I wrote this letter to dozens of Jewish groups over a three week time period. I gave them my address, email, and phone number, which I never give out. Two people got back to me. The rabbi’s letter said it all. His response summed up the danger in the Jewish community with one line that read, “We are not equipped for this.”
Mandarin Patisserie
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,280. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Middle Eastern
After moving to Dubai, Vivek Alvares relents and thinks that just maybe he really is trapped in an ethereal vortex that his Hindu mother cautioned would be his fate if he moved to the Middle East. Breathless with anxiety over twisted, absurd experiences, Vivek makes a series of panicked efforts to free himself from dark horrors he discovers in the otherwise glittering emirate.
London for Christmas & New Year 2011
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,230. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Are you considering visiting London for Christmas or New Year? Would you like to find out about its festive activities, special events, seasonal shopping and celebrations so that you can organise your holiday? With this guidebook, planning your Christmas & New Year in London is simple and easy.