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The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume Three, Appendix N, Photo and TV Support Team Report
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,940. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the first part of the large Volume Three of the report issued by the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident (also known as the Rogers Commission after its chairman, William Rogers). This section includes Appendix N, the NASA Photo and TV Support Team Report.
U.S. Human Spaceflight: A Record of Achievement, 1961-2006 - Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab, ASTP, Space Shuttle - Monographs in Aerospace History 41 (NASA SP-2007-4541)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,570. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a detailed record of American manned space flights from the inception of Mercury in 1961.
The American Thunderbolt
By Terrence L. Prosinski
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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Time Signatures Publications brings another iconic American founding father to life in this series. The only immigrant founding father of America does not have a famous memorial or towering monument to his credit, but as George Will proclaims, if you want to know his impact on American life just look around, you're living in it. Find out just who is the American Thunderbolt.
The American Indians
By My Ebook Publishing House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Who were the first real Americans? In this book you will be introduced to the American Indians, their society and their culture! You’ll learn amazing facts which you never would have guessed, from cuisine and sports to crafts, pottery, sculptures or even ships. ”The American Indians” will interest general readers as well as scholars and students.
Chicano Manifesto
By Armando Rendon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,590. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Historical and personal account of how, where and why the Chicano Movement began in the 1960s in the USA. Traces the beginnings of social justice actions by activists in various regions. Identifies and explains the key social and political concepts which drove the Movement such as Aztlan, la raza unida, land rights and Brown Power, as well as introduces its major leaders.
Heart of Thanksgiving
By Sheryl Roush
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,930. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The truest “holiday,” or “holy day” is in the essence of gratitude we carry in our heart, and live in each day. Not a date on a calendar. Celebrating holidays gives us an opportunity to pause from daily to-do’s and survival to find greater meaning and significance in our life. Heart of Thanksgiving is about family celebrations and traditions.
Look Up, Des Moines! A Walking Tour of Des Moines, Iowa
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Des Moines, Iowa is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Ancient American Conspiracy
By J.D. Gray
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,570. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
proof that the following civilizations reached America long before Christopher Columbus: Sumerians, Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Vikings, Jewish, just to name a few. There have been many relics discovered with Phoenician writings, Viking inscriptions, and a stone with the 10 commandments engraved on it, all discovered in the Americas.There have also been many underground civilizations discovered.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 8 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the First Mission to the Moon - Astronauts Borman, Lovell, and Anders
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,820. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides the complete transcription of the historic Apollo 8 post-flight debriefing given by astronauts Frank Borman (Commander), William A. Anders (Lunar Module Pilot), and James A. Lovell Jr. (Command Module Pilot).
The Diary of a Southern Lady: Georgina B. Devlin
By Katharine Jones
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,020. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Georgina B. Devlin was an immigrant from England to Mississippi. In 1852 she began keeping her diary of her life, primarily in Yazoo City and for a few years in Winona. From then until 1912 she recorded events at home and in the world around her. Edited to include introductory materials and well footnoted.
Civil War Battlefields You Can Visit
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,190. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Although the exact number will never be known, it is estimated that there were over 10,000 military engagements during the Civil War. Here are 106 Civil War battle sites that can be visited. Arranged by state, this reference work provides historical background and visiting information, including descriptions of what you will see and re-enactment dates.
John Kulm's Pocketbook Of Cowboy Poetry
By John Kulm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Some of these pieces are more like rhyming jokes than poems. These are the first poems I wrote for audiences and they paid off. They got me into the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada and into a segment on All Things Considered on NPR, and these rhyming jokes made people laugh. This short ebook is available for the modest price of a greeting card.
Look Up, Omaha! A Walking Tour of Omaha, Nebraska
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Omaha, Nebraska is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Little Rock! A Walking Tour of Little Rock, Arkansas
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Little Rock, Arkansas is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Beyond the Battlefield: Stories from Gettysburg's Rich History
By James Rada, Jr
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Beyond the Battlefield is a collection of 47 true stories and 56 photos that tell the history of Gettysburg and vicinity beyond the famous Civil War battle.
We Survived 9/11/2001: The Day The Twin Towers Fell
By Rita Pease
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This story is about our near death experience in New York City. We had just visited our son in Denver and were on the way home. If certain travel plans had not been changed, we would not be survivors of 9-11-2001.
Crazy Horse. The Last Warrior
By Quik eBooks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
There were no photographs taken of the great Native American warrior Crazy Horse. It would be contrary to the spirit and culture of his people, the Lakota. Crazy Horse’s reputation as a great warrior was forged when very young and remained with him until his dying day. This book recounts his exploits during the 1860s and 70s and the events that made him a Legend of the Old West.
Palmer Park: A History
By Kevin McQueeney
Price: Free! Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This book takes its reader on a tour through the history of Palmer Park, located in the Carrollton neighborhood of New Orleans at the intersection of South Carrollton and Claiborne avenues. This work explores the history of the park, created in 1902, tracing back to its origins as a square in the original town of Carrollton through the present.
Look Up, Oklahoma City! A Walking Tour of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Zimmermann Telegram: Analysis and Criticism
By Broomhandle Books
Series: Continuing Education, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
The Zimmermann Telegram by Barbara Tuchmann is a key work examining the question of what prompted the U.S. to enter World War I. This short analysis and criticism, part of our Continuing Education Series, hopes to provide readers with a general, but thoughtful, review of Barbara Tuchmann's research into how Woodrow Wilson, despite his long held stand on non-intervention, managed a shift to war.