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What effect does development have on the heritage value of former RAF bases in England with special focus on RAF Perton?
Price: Free! Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book will be looking at the effect of development largely through house building and commercial units within a military context. This will be focused on the case study of RAF Perton, in South Staffordshire a now redundant Second World War airfield and base. How from a current perspective, conservation on this site can be achieved to allow the site and the surrounding landscape to be preserved
How Hitler Seized Power: Could It Happen In America?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2016 by Lobathian Publishers. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Never in the history of our inspired experiment in self-government has our nation been in greater danger. If we value our freedom and democracy, we must understand how the Germans lost theirs in 1933. Could it happen in the USA?
Terror Alert: 1970--The Strange Summer of Bomb Threats in Minnesota
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016 by Studio Z-7 Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In the summer of 1970 there was a slew of bomb scares in Minnesota, including one that forced the evacuation of a Twins baseball game. Historian Jeff R. Lonto recounts that turbulent summer at the height of the Vietnam War, and shows what a completely different world it was 31 years before the 9/11 terror attacks.
Learn and Understand Capitalism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book will present the reader with a brief history of the concept of capitalism, taking him or her on a journey which sets off in the 19th century and which has undergone many changes, resulting in what we call today “the free market”.
Jesse Owens, Adolf Hitler and the 1936 Summer Olympics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
One of the evilest men in history, Adolf Hitler, would cross paths with the fastest man on the planet, Jesse Owens, at the 1936 Summer Olympics at Berlin, Germany during the dangerous time leading up to World War II.
Tigers and Bears: Saying the Unthinkable about Unification
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Any plan for Korean unification immediately encounters innumerable intractable problems: What will happen to the North's secret police, prison guards and informers? Should a North Korean medical licence be accorded the same validity as a Southern one? Should we keep the Kim statues or tear them down? How are North Koreans likely to vote in elections?
What Most People Don't Know About Titanic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
An intriguing delve into the questionable circumstances around and behind the greatest maiden voyage of all time. Join the author as he explores the evidence and asks us to "follow the money!"
With It or In It: Desert Shield and Desert Storm from the Loader's Hatch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In this "gripping tale of a man and his crew mates preparing to go to war" (A. Davis), author Bacil Donovan Warren "brilliantly captures what is the rarely described gritty and demanding life of an armor crewman" (R. Schultheis).
Hakenkreuz в нацистской Германии
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: Russian. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Possible rightfully to name this book the Encyclopedia of swastika, since the assembled in it information in and footnote (more than 3500 illustrations) is capable to strike by its volume of any reader. The second edition of the author's completed head «Hakenkreuz in Nazi Germany» and new illustrations.
John F. Kennedy: Up Close And Personal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
This book is a compilation of personal, commercial, government, and military original documents allowing an up close and personal look into the private and public life of John F. Kennedy 35th president of the United States.
The Start of Japan's Kamikaze Campaign
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A damaged Japanese fighter set off a savage fire on SC-699 at Biak in 1944. The incident played a key role in the development of kamikaze tactics.
London Deco: Introduction
Price: Free! Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
'London Deco: Introduction' is an essential introductory volume for the London Deco series of ebooks by Gregory Edwards. 'London Deco: Introduction' attempts to answer the questions: “Why is London not Regarded as an Art Deco City?” and, at least as far as London is concerned, “What Makes a Building Art Deco?”. It also has a directory of British Art Deco Artists and Designers.
Der Bär marschiert nach Westen: 12 Kampagnen für das Schlachtenszenario: NATO gegen den Warschauer Pakt in den 1980er Jahren
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: German. Published: November 18, 2015 by Shilka Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
NATO hat den Warschauer Pakt bis zum Ende des Vortrags gehalten – was geschieht, wenn den Pakt nicht aufrechterhalten würde?
World War II U.S. Posters: Volume 1 'Keep Your Mouth Shut'
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 440. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
During World War II there were certain major propaganda themes pursued by the Office of War Information (OWI). One of the most important themes, especially at the start of the war, was managing vial information such as ship sailings and troop and war material movements. The most popular slogan was ’Loose Lips Sink Ships.’ This book is about that theme and divided into four sections of posters.
By Day and By Night - The B17 and Lancaster Bomber Story
Price: $7.59 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The third book in the series tells the amazing story of America’s B-17, the Flying Fortress, and Britain’s Lancaster Bomber, the most renowned bombers of World War II.
Against All Odds - The Guinea Pig Story
Price: $7.59 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The second book in this series follows the history of the ‘Guinea Pig Club’, founded by the brilliant plastic surgeon, Sir Archibald McIndoe.
The Blenheim Bomber Story
Price: $7.59 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
The first book in this series tells the fascinating story and heroic reconstruction over two decades of the world’s only airworthy Bristol Blenheim bomber.
An Erk's Progress
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A collection of 1940s wartime reminiscences written by an 'erk' (an RAF officer of the lowest rank).
Atomic Bomb Saved Japan
Series: Japan, 5. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,290. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Author create a new political writings form: a political affair written as a dialogue between a scholar and God, narrates Japanese army to use chemistry and biological weapon during at large-scale WWII, which caused Allies’ retaliation, demonstrates the atomic bomb saved Japan, but it caused nuclear arms and Cold War.
The Great Southern Migration
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Beginning about World War I, with many problems at home and so much seeming to be offered in the North, scores of African-Americans left the South and headed to the big cities across the Mason-Dixon, among them, Chicago. Chicago provided, they thought, much that they couldn't get elsewhere. Thanks to their mass migration, the city, and Illinois, were vastly changed forever, and so were they.

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