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Shuttle-Mir: The United States and Russia Share History's Highest Stage (NASA SP-2001-4225) - Forerunner to International Space Station (ISS) Operations, Human Side of Successes and Accidents on Mir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,550. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This remarkable NASA history publication provides a gripping account of the Shuttle-Mir program from 1994 through 1998. This volume was converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction by World Spaceflight News.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Stages to Saturn - A Technological History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch Vehicles (NASA SP-4206) - Official Saturn V Development History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 180,730. Language: English. Published: November 18, 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 a classic study of the development of the Saturn launch vehicle that took Americans to the Moon in the 1960s. Stages to Saturn is one of the finest official histories ever produced. It is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the development of space flight in America.
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.
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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Where No Man Has Gone Before, A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions - Science and Engineering History, Crews, Mission Planning (NASA SP-4214)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,850. Language: English. Published: November 12, 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 extraordinary review of the planning and problem solving involved in the lunar surface operations of the Apollo program. It chronicles the tug-of-war between scientists and program officials over experiments, missions, landing sites, and crew selection.
Watergate and President Richard Nixon: Transcript of Nixon's Grand Jury Testimony in June 1975 plus Historic Watergate Document Reproductions from the Break-in to Impeachment
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,370. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » American
Unsealed by the U.S. Government in November 2011, the complete transcript of President Richard Nixon's long-secret grand jury testimony on June 23, 1975 is presented in ebook form, converted for accurate flowing-text reproduction. In addition, a comprehensive collection of historic Watergate documents is reproduced as part two of this ebook.
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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 8 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - The Epic 1968 First Flight to the Moon by Borman, Lovell and Anders
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,050. Language: English. Published: November 10, 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 epic December 1968 mission of Apollo 8, the first manned lunar orbit mission by Frank Borman, James Lovell, and Bill Anders.
The Northwoods Conspiracy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,070. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » American
Fake terror is nothing new. According to recently released files, our government planned Operation Northwoods to stage phony terror attacks against American citizens in the wake of the Bay of Pigs. Author Ken Hudnall dissects historical events and makes a compelling case that the false flag nature of Operation Northwoods has been pervasive since the Middle Ages.
Sadie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,720. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
SADIE was a strikingly beautiful young woman whose sheer Irish beauty earned her the title of Belle of the West Side of Manhattan. As a young girl, growing up on the mean streets of the city, she possessed a poise just as polished and genteel as those of the fine young ladies attending the Gibson Girl School on Fifth Avenue.
Obscure Stories of the Civil War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This collection of short stories narrates the history of obscure and fascinating Civil War events.
Liberty Lost: America's History of Slippery Slopes
Price: Free! Words: 141,050. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
What happened to the ideals of The Founders? This book first examines the philosophical basis behind those ideals ... with the realization that the concept of The United States of America has no hope of being resurrected unless those ideals are understood.
To the Miss I Really Miss
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,520. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
World War II was a time of sadness and separation. But these letters show how two young people connected and stayed in touch. Earl and Betty met a few months before Earl was shipped out to the Pacific. Their letters continued for 2 years until he returned and they were reunited. Follow their story through Earl's eyes.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 11 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,930. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
Four comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the historic mission of Apollo 11, which accomplished the first landing of humans on the moon in July 1969.
The Graves of the Golden Bear: Ancient Fortresses and Monuments of the Ohio Valley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,940. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » American
From the earliest maps of the Gulf of Mexico by the Spanish explorers to the beginning of the 20th century, claims were made that a Welsh prince named Madoc brought thousands of colonists to North America centuries before Columbus. Find out how a 18th Century map and an inscription on an ancient fortress wall will make you doubt what you learned in history class.
Maggie: The Civil War Journals of Margaret Nichol Vaulx
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,610. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Margaret Nichol Vaulx was 17 and living in Nashville, Tennessee in 1862. Her journals vividly demonstrate her coming of age during the American Civil War. They embody the "ornament to society" she prophetically spoke of, and have been described as both national and state treasures.
The Randolph Women & Their Men
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 76,490. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A rich and vivid portrait of post-Revolution life in the South on the scale of Gone With the Wind – only this story is true. Ruth Doumlele has cleverly woven the many lives of the famous and infamous of that time into one seamless narrative. While the Randolphs hold center stage, their exploits bring them together with those influential people who determined our nation’s legacy.
Connecticut the Prospect: Minor League Baseball in the Nutmeg State
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 60,410. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Connecticut has a fruitful history in professional baseball. The three major league clubs from Hartford, New Haven, and Middletown proved the Nutmeg State's immediate interest in the national pastime. This piece will travel from the late 19th century to 2011 and discover Connecticut's vital role in the creation and continuation of minor league baseball. Cover Picture: Reenactment by Newtown SVBB
Until the Wheels Fall Off
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,220. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A group of young men form a motorcycle club. Vowing to remain together “until the wheels fall off” the Wheel Lords Motorcycle Club adopts the street chopper counterculture lifestyle and the freedom of the open road, as they ride and party with the Hells Angels and Unforgiven Sinners. Told from the perspective of one club member, this is the story of California chopper riders in the 70s.
First Aid for Heroes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,680. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011 by Rocket Science Productions LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing on the tragic day, 9/11/2001. This book is about Jane’s story; the days leading up to 9/11, her volunteering at Ground Zero in New York City for six and a half weeks, and the ensuing ten years, full of courage, love, and dogged persistence.