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Dornier's Do X 'Giant' flying-boat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The Dornier Do X 'Giant' skimmed along the surface of Lake Constance during its first take-off this historical event occurred at 9.38 am on 12 July 1929. Now all twelve Bristol Jupiter engines were running as the 'boat crossed the lake and after only a 500m take-off run it was 5m above the water Not all subsequent flights were as successful and on one occasion the 'Giant' failed to take-off!?
Bài Sử Khác Cho Việt Nam
Price: Free! Words: 232,120. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 13, 2011 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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Tạ Chí Đại Trường Bài Sử Khác Cho Việt Nam biên khảo lịch sử Bản cập nhật tháng Năm 2011 Copyright @2011 Tạ Chí Đại Trường Published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Smashwords edition ISBN 978-1-4524-6600-2
The History of Lufthansa post-WW II
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
From the end of WW I Lufthansa was without doubt the premier airline in Europe with its very successful Junkers J-13 transport. Whilst the airline did continue to fly throughout WW II the last flights made in early 1945 post-war with the Allies ban on all German aviation activities it was not until 1956 that regular Lufthansa services took to the air for it to become one of the world leaders again
The Dawn of the Airplane
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Continuing the story of the Origins of flying and the airplane this book carries on to look at the early pioneers of the heavier-than-air machine in America and Europe initially most of the pioneering flying centred at Paris. Eventually Britain got interested and in the short period from 1903 to 1911 their were literally thousand of intrepid aviators and in 1911/12 the military were interested.
Trans-Atlantic US and Latin American Airways
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Continuing the review of the origins of the World's Airways this book deals specifically with the first trans-Atlantic flights inter-continental American Airlines and Airways and the developments in Latin America the internal growth and Pan-Am trans-ocean flying-boat services the famous Sikorsky China clippers; come fly with the pioneering aviators that established the airways of today.
Imperial Airways European and Empire Services
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This second book on the origins of commercial civil flying traces the development of Imperial Airways that established services initially to Europe with their fleet of land-planes then across the world to Africa the Far East and Australia with thier famous flying-boat services. Join the flight at Southampton to experience a long-range flight of yesterday to see how it compares to those of today!
The Origins of Commercial Flying
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
In contrast to previous aviationfactfile Smashwords Editions that deal mainly with historical events associated with military aviation and airplanes this is the first in a series examining the evolution of civil aviation and commercial flying early civil passenger transports including the flying-boats and float-planes in particular Imperial Airways and its services, selection and staff training.
Crossing Over
You set the price! Words: 19,790. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
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An Eclectic collection of seventeen short stories and poems by twelve authors from the Katharine Susannah Prichard Foundation in Western Australia. The themes include youth, family relations, travel and exploration, the World Wars, love, detective and others.
Cross to Bear
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,050. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The book is a factual investigation into the true origins of Christianity, with very controversial conclusions. An intensive 6-year period of investigating and reviewing many historical documents from the Dead Sea Scrolls, University archives, USA microfilm, the Bible etc which conclude that the foundations of Christianity are total false.  Jesus had nothing to do with Christianity.
Revolutions for Fun and Profit!
Price: Free! Words: 39,720. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Want to start a revolution but don’t know where to begin? This guidebook is for you! Inside, you will find answers to all your questions about revolutions, including: Is it okay for revolutionaries to wear white after Labor Day? Which was more dangerous: the French Revolution or the Dance Dance Revolution? All these questions - AND MORE - will be answered in this revolutionary guidebook!
It Can't Happen To Us
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
People say that - History Repeats Itself - or the skeptics will make the comment - It Can’t Happen to Me. Just to show that history can repeat itself and actually has I investigated this subject and applied it to our present day problems. As you will see and I think will agree history does repeat itself and America is closer then we think to becoming extinct.
The Secrets of the Terracotta Warriors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The history of the Terracotta Warriors is one of China’s most intriguing mysteries. Since the first remains were found in 1974, excavation of the site has continued. In the last 10 years a number of significant breakthroughs have been made, including advances in protecting the colors of the warriors. Hundreds of new excavations have found an amazing collection of animals, people and artefacts.
Links and Factoids
Price: Free! Words: 41,440. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Anthology of fascinating historical and scientific facts and links to relevant Web sources.
Capitalistic Musings
Price: Free! Words: 96,930. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
Critical analysis of the foundations and tenets of capitalism and of the dismal science - economics.
Cyclopedia of Philosophy
Price: Free! Words: 381,260. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Cyclopedia of issues in modern philosophy: The philosophy of science and religion, the cognitive sciences, cultural studies, aesthetics, art and literature, the philosophy of economics, the philosophy of psychology, and ethics.
The Conundrums of Psychology
Price: Free! Words: 32,720. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » History, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The fundamental assumptions underlying the modern study of psychopathology examined.