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The Hidden Masters
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,620. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Who are the Hidden Masters? It's time to enter the world of secrets. It's time for the Illuminati, the secret society that has fought for millennia to liberate humanity from the slavery of the archons, the secret princes of the world. Read explosive inside information about the true Illuminati by a current member.
The Story of Stapolin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Stapolin is the name of a townland close to the village of Baldoyle in ther Barony of Coolock in County Dublin Ireland. It is one of the longest inhabited locations in the area and was probably the site of early Viking settlement. The townland was home to the famous Baldoyle Racecourse which closed down in 1972. This book tells of the occupancy of Stapolin from earliest known records.
Tales of Old Baldoyle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This book is a series of anecdotal tales from a rural village now absorbed into the greater Dublin area in Ireland. The village was changed for ever by the large scale housing development which too place from the mid sixties onward.
Dan Air HS 748 UK Oil Industry Shuttle
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Dan Air evolved as a low-cost charter airline operating out of Hurn Airport near Bournemouth in the South of England and was doing very nicely moving hundreds of passengers. Then in October 1974 Conoco Oil contacted them to ask if they would be interested in working with them in Scotland at Sumburgh and Aberdeen using their HS 748 to fly rig workers to the Wessex helicopter pick-up and set-downs
German Border Guard Aviation
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
the German Federal Border Police BGS comprises a uniformed police force reporting to the Ministry of the Interior.The BGS monitors Germany's borders with non-European countries and German coastal waters. Its officers and helicopter patrol airports, railway lines and ports of entry and exit and aupport other German police agencies when necessary. It is an all rotary-winged force.
British Airways -- A History
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The amalgamation of BOAC and BEA to form BA like most large carriers operating world-wide services the airline has had many 'up-and-downs' (sic) along the way there have been many mergers re-organizations many new types to get into service and a few industrial disputes the loss of its major asset Concorde SST and brief sojourn with Go as its low-cost carrier, later sold to Easyjet, now its Iberia!
The Stories behind London's Streets
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,060. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The streets of London flourish like possibly no other city on earth, with stories from its rich history, stories of death - fire - disease, of riots, and grisly murders. History isn’t just about digging up artefacts from the dim and distant past, history happens every day. It happened
The macahuitl and the sword
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,680. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This historical novel intertwines the conquest of Guatemala with the romance that blossomed between the princess Tecuelhuatzín and Pedro de Alvarado. In the midst of the bloody battles between K'iches and Spaniards, emerge the real heroes.
El macahuitl y la espada
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,940. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Esta novela histórica entrelaza la conquista de Guatemala con el romance que floreció entre la princesa Tecuelhuatzín y Pedro de Alvarado. En medio de las cruentas batallas entre k'ichés y españoles, sobresalen los verdaderos héroes que combatieron enfrentándose a la implacable invasión.
A Carta de Pero Vaz de Caminha
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
Escrivao da frota de Cabral, Pero Vaz de Caminha redigiu esta carta ao rei Dom Manuel para comunicar-lhe o descobrimento das novas terras. Datada de Porto Seguro, no dia 1º de maio de 1500, foi levada a Lisboa por Gaspar de Lemos, comandante do navio de mantimentos da frota; e o primeiro documento escrito da historia brasileira.
Sueños Que Sueñan
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Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: Spanish. Published: June 14, 2011 by Emooby. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Cinco historias qué cobran vida sobre la mirada del soñador, los sueños son más qué sueños en cada obra de ficción: la locura, él humor, y las desavenencias de cada personaje encerrados en su problemática: mujeres, sirvientes, locos y embrujos a la altura de un cuento de ficción, en cinco obras épicas de teatro mínimo qué harán qué los sueños crezcan y escojan su propio destino.
Celtic Influences in the North of Spain and the Roots of Heresy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011 by The Electronic Book Company. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
When the ancient tribe of the Iberi parted company at the mouth of the Danube,one group moved into Europe while the other went south to Egypt. Generations later they were to reunite in northern Spain. Celtic Influences in the North of Spain suggests that these were the forerunners of the Irish and Scottish Celts. How did their pagan legacy lead a Gnostic bishop, Priscillian of Avila, to his death?
Dornier's Do X 'Giant' flying-boat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: 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!?
The Achievements and the Days Book V. The improbable Rise of the Free Man
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,910. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Book V details the expansion of the Christian nations, their interaction with other religions and secular entities and ends with the potential role of the United States. It documents the failures of man to live up to the ideals that some have fervently set for the human race and leaves open the hope that further progress will lead us closer to the ideal of human behavior.
The History of Lufthansa post-WW II
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: 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.
Magellan, the journey beyond the end of the earth
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,020. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This is a true story, an adventure in the real sense of the word, it is not a fiction. This is the story of the first circumnavigation of the Globe, a three years long journey through the unknown. A brief essay that shows the outstanding facts without loosing the attractions. It is thought for a teenager reader and students.
Trans-Atlantic US and Latin American Airways
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: 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.