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Tales from Annapolis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » History » American
Collection of 91 stories from 61 graduates of US Naval Academy from 1931 through 1994 relating personal experiences from their Midshipman days.
El incidente Roswell. Qué hay detras del enigma de los Ovnis
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,560. Language: Spanish. Published: December 11, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
Este libro trata del supuesto hallazgo de restos de extraterrestres, incluyendo cadaveres, de un raro artefacto que se estralló cerca de Roswell, estado de Nuevo México, en Estados Unidos, en Julio de 1947. Este hecho desató innumerables controversias acerca de la visita en nuestro planeta de seres inteligentes.
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume 5 Hearings Part Two
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,040. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
Volume Five 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) contains the transcripts of hearings conducted by the Commission. The report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
Ozarks Ghosts and Hauntings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » American
The rocky hills and dark valleys of the Ozark Mountains hold many secrets for those bold enough to go in search of them. From the grieving ghost of the Ozark’s Madonna to the dangerous apparition who haunts the Irish Wilderness, ghosts and legends abound in the Ozarks. A long settled land, the Ozarks has seen its fair share of tragedy and turmoil; from accidents to civil war battles the Ozarks
Foremost: the Fourth Mississippi in the Civil War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,230. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Foremost is the story of Mississippians who volunteered to fight for the south in the Civil War. Fighting bravely and facing incredible odds, the 4th endured ice, snow, horrid prisoner of war camps and still fought to the end. The first half of the book is a narrative of the regiment. The second is an extensive list of names for family research.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 17 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1972 Sixth and Final Lunar Landing - Astronauts Cernan, Evans, and Schmitt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,360. Language: English. Published: December 5, 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 flight of Apollo 17, the sixth and final Apollo lunar landing featuring the first scientist-astronaut, Harrison "Jack" Schmitt.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Unconventional, Contrary, and Ugly: The Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (NASA SP-2004-4535) - Design and Development, LLTV, Armstrong
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,280. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is the complete story of the important training vehicle for the Apollo moon landings, the Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (LLRV) and the later version, the Lunar Landing Training Vehicle (LLTV).
Vinegar Gang Lynching - Sis Vinegar's Story (Based On True Events)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,700. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
On June 2, 1882 at about 9:30 p.m., David Bausman met death at the Kaw River while engaging in sexual intercourse with 14 year-old Sis Vinegar. On June 10, 1882 at about 1:00 a.m., a mob broke into the Douglas County Jail, removed and lynched the Vinegar Gang men for the death, the motive being robbery. Branded a prostitute, beggar, and a thief, Sis Vinegar never got to tell her story, until now.
Hang on and Fly: A Post-War Story of Plane Crash Tragedies, Heroism, and Survival
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 133,460. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The most incredible year of plane crash tragedies in North America is told through a brave stewardess, a farmer's wife, and two passengers whose heroism and survival is unmatched in modern American aviation history.Spared a deadly crash that killed 26 others, and lost for days without rescue, their plight reached all the way to the White House and changed passenger aviation safety rules forever.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 16 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1972 Fifth Lunar Landing at Descartes - Astronauts Young, Mattingly, and Duke
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,300. Language: English. Published: December 3, 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 flight of Apollo 16, which landed at Descartes in 1972. Two technical mission reports, the Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC) Apollo Mission Report and the NASA Headquarters Mission Operation Report (MOR), provide complete details about every aspect of the mission.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 16 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the Fifth Lunar Mission - Astronauts Young, Duke and Mattingly
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,420. Language: English. Published: December 13, 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 16 post-flight debriefing given by astronauts, with their first-hand description of the fifth moon landing - featuring the second use of the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV).
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Moonport: A History of Apollo Launch Facilities and Operations - Saturn 1, Saturn 1B, and Saturn V Rocket Launch Pads, Launch Complex 39 (NASA SP-4204)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 214,390. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is an superb review of the incredible launch facilities, including Launch Complex 39, built for the Apollo moon landing program in the 1960s at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Project Mercury: Results of the First United States Manned Orbital Space Flight, February 20, 1962, Friendship 7 Mission of John Glenn (Mercury-Atlas 6, MA-6), Including Air-to-Ground Transcript
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,370. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - presents the results of the first United States manned orbital space flight conducted on February 20, 1962, and includes a complete minute-by-minute air-to-ground transcript, along with John Glenn's flight report.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 14 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the Third Lunar Landing - Astronauts Shepard, Mitchell and Roosa
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,520. Language: English. Published: December 12, 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 14 post-flight debriefing given by astronauts Shepard, Mitchell, and Roosa, , with their first-hand description of the third moon landing.
Silent Sonora
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Rogue Phoenix Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Silent Sonora is a life history centered in depression era Scottsdale, Arizona. A tent-dwelling family's struggles, aspirations, tragedies, and triumphs-- are revealed.
The Cold War and Beyond: Chronology of the United States Air Force, 1947-1997 - Aviation and Space Milestones of the First Fifty Years of the USAF
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,850. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
This chronology commemorates the golden anniversary of the establishment of the United States Air Force (USAF) as an independent service. Dedicated to the men and women of the USAF past, present, and future, it records significant events and achievements from 18 September 1947 through 9 April 1997.
A Country without Memory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,090. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This work interweaves historical essays into a personal narrative of the American road. The author drove from Seattle to the East Coast, seeking out places related to the history of racial relations. In the spirit of Howard Zinn, this work will satisfy those exasperated with common portrayals of history.
Childhoods in Valley County, Idaho 1904-1941:Five Accounts
Price: Free! Words: 22,230. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Five auto-biographical accounts of childhoods in rural and small towns in Valley County, Idaho. The first by a woman who remembers her wide-eyed, most significant life dreams as a fourteen year old; written in a lyrical and highly descriptive style and ending in a haunting, wrenching manner. Four accounts of young boys living through the Great Depression years with vivid descriptions.
Oaths: Mandatory or Voluntary?
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 24,050. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Law » Conflict of Laws
-- Christ told us not to swear at all. -- Americans hold the truth that all men are created equal. But an oath, like a salute, is only given to superiors. Swearing is a confession that you are no longer equal. -- Oaths are always religious rituals invoking the authority of a deity. Just who are the gods that you now worship? -- Can a perjury oath signature be any different?
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Report: STS-2, November 1981 - Second Flight of Columbia, Complete Technical Details of Orbiter Performance and Problems, Mission Events
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,800. 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-2, the second Space Shuttle mission, launched in November 1981 with Joe Engle and Richard Truly. Fifty orbiter anomalies are discussed. Each orbiter system is reviewed in detail, with technical information on performance and anomalies.