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California and the American Civil War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,150. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
California sent more volunteers to fight in the American Civil War than any other state in the Union. California sent about 17,000 men to fight in the Civil War. Volunteers fought in 31 engagements, most in the Shenandoah Valley. Author Alton Pryor has captured many of the elements involving California and the American Civil War.
American History A Day at A Time – March
Series: American History A Day at A Time, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,070. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American colonial history each day. This is the March installment of the 2015 edition of the series American History a Day at a Time. This edition presents the history of the American colonial frontier.
Civil War Battlefields You Can Visit
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,190. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » History » American
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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: The Apollo Spacecraft - A Chronology - Four Volumes (SP-4009) - Complete Official History of the Apollo Program from Inception Through 1974
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 399,110. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This comprehensive official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is an crucial reference to the day-by-day activities and decisions which led to the overwhelming success of the Apollo moon landing program. All four volumes of the Chronology are included in this massive conversion, which comprises over 1300 pages.
Greenwich Board of Ethics: Official Reports 1965 - 2012
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,500. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Law » Government / General
Brief history of the Board of Ethics of the Town of Greenwich, Connecticut and reports of the Board's principal opinions, decisions and other official statements from the inception of the Board in 1965 until June of 2012. These reports cover a broad range of ethical issues facing government officials and employees, volunteers and non-profit agencies, as well as service providers and contractors.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 15 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1971 Fourth Lunar Landing, First with Lunar Roving Vehicle - Astronauts Scott, Irwin, Worden
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,700. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - chronicle the scientifically productive flight of Apollo 15, which was the first moon landing mission to use the LRV, or lunar rover.
Alaska Gold Rush at Nome
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,610. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mining
These are true stories of the Nome gold rush immortalized by the voices of the journalists and miners who lived through those exciting and dangerous times. Some of the miners made fabulous fortunes in gold pulled from the sands and creek beds around Nome. But other stories involve murder, theft, suicide, epidemics, starvation, claims jumping, freezing to death, and poverty.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Catalog of Apollo Experiment Operations (NASA Reference Publication 1317) ALSEP, Geology and Microgravity Experiments
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,090. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides comprehensive information on the lunar and microgravity experiments on the Apollo moon missions, including the ALSEP experiment package. This ebook is an invaluable addition to the library of anyone interested in the Apollo moon landings.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: STS-4, STS-5, and STS-6 Missions in 1982 and 1983 - Complete Technical Details of Orbiter Performance and Problems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,130. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
These official final orbiter mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover three missions in 1982 and 1983: STS-4, STS-5, and STS-6. In these thorough reports, with information and specifics not available on NASA website mission descriptions, each orbiter system is reviewed in detail along with technical information on performance and anomalies.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 13 Accident Cortright Review Board Report with Findings and Recommendations about the In-flight Oxygen Tank Explosion - Lovell, Haise, and Swigert
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
Converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA accident investigation board report - named after its chairman, Edgar Cortright - provides unique details, including a complete incident timeline, about the causes of the Apollo 13 accident in April 1970.
Space Shuttle Columbia STS-107 Tragedy: Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) Final Report, Gehman Board Report to NASA
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,730. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
This is the official final report (Volume One) issued by the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) (also known as the Gehman Board after its chairman, Harold Gehman) on the last flight of space shuttle Columbia, which ended in the horrible, sudden loss of the vehicle and crew during entry on February 1, 2003.
NASA History Series: "Read You Loud and Clear!" The Story of NASA's Spaceflight Tracking and Data Network (NASA SP-2007-4232) Mercury, Apollo, Shuttle, Ground Stations, TDRSS, Satellites
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,400. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history series document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a historical account of the STDN, starting with its formation in the late 1950s to what it is today in the first decade of the twenty-first century.
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume Two, Appendix L, M: NASA Accident Analysis, Morton Thiokol Comments
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,340. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
This is the second section of the large Volume Two 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 L: NASA Accident Analysis Team Report and Appendix M: Comments by Morton Thiokol on NASA Report.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 9 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1969 First Manned Flight of the Lunar Module in Earth Orbit by McDivitt, Scott, and Schweickart
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,090. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the vital first manned test flight of the Apollo lunar module, Apollo 9, conducted by astronauts McDivitt, Scott, and Schweickart in early 1969.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Report: STS-3, March 1982 - Third Columbia Mission, Complete Technical Details of Orbiter Performance and Problems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,130. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This is the official final orbiter mission report issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center for the flight of STS-3, the third Space Shuttle mission, launched in March 1982 with Mattingly and Hartsfield. Forty-seven orbiter anomalies are discussed.
The Big Four Railroad Barons and Other Railroad Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,470. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Big Four—Collis Huntington, Mark Hopkins, Leland Stanford and Charles Crocker—ruled California government, both state and local, for thirty years. The Southern Pacific Railroad, which they owned, was the single largest corporation in California and controlled 85 percent of the state’s railroad tracks. This book details how the Big Four used California as their own personal banking instrument.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 13 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the Aborted Mission - Astronauts Lovell, Haise, and Swigert
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,880. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides the complete transcription of the Apollo 13 post-flight debriefing given by astronauts Lovell, Haise, and Swigert, with their first-hand description of the harrowing flight.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) MAGTF Marine Air-Ground Task Force Aviation Planning Fleet Marine Force Manual (FMFM) 5-70
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,180. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual covers Marine air-ground task force aviation planning.
The Klondike Chest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,370. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Billy Orange, pugnacious little Irishman, five foot nothing and scared of nobody, rescues a young man from a beating in a back alley in Seattle and finds himself caught up in the Great Gold Rush to the Klondike. Arctic midwinter conditions, unscrupulous tricksters, romance, and death, test him but nothing can stop him.
Scandals and Scoundrels from the Old West
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,690. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
There were scandals and scoundrels throughout the west. Consider the dance instructor that sued a cable-car company because an accident turned her into a nymphomaniac. She was awarded $50,000.