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The Bear Marches West: 12 Scenarios for 1980s NATO vs Warsaw Pact Wargames
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: British English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
The Bear Marches West contains 12 wargame scenarios set during a fictional Warsaw Pact invasion of West Germany in the 1980s. All the scenarios are based on battles depicted in well-known novels, and are designed to be used with whatever rules the players wish.
German Ideas From The Mid 1920s, Early 1930s & Secretly During WW2 For A Proposed Space Program
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 410. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Although the Nazi Party put a stop to all public rocket demonstrations and any talk of space travel under penalty of prison and/or death, attached are images of what these men were privately thinking. Absolute fantasy in the late 1920s and 1930s, here are images of what they were thinking. Thanks to Mario Merino for the computer generated digital images.
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.
Through The Warriors' Eyes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Through The Warriors’ Eyes is an illustrated history of World War II in Europe. The war is seen through 78 photographs. 63 of the photographs were taken by those fighting in the war and have never before been published.
The Real Widow Maker
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,260. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Real Widow Maker is a composition of short stories highlighting some of America’s worst mining tragedies, including disasters at Sago, Crandall Canyon, and Upper Big Branch. The book tells of the coalminer’s struggle to achieve safer mines, and recounts how a band of Rednecks started the largest labor uprising in U.S history. It's a saga filled with tragedy, but filled with heroics too.
Soldier / Geek: An Army Science Advisor's Journal of the War in Afghanistan
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,730. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In 2009, an Army Major deployed a small team of specialists to Afghanistan to identify new technologies needed to fight the war. Braving rockets and IEDs, fighting the Army bureaucracy more than the enemy, this small team worked to improve everything from robots to mine-resistant trucks, boots, and parachutes. This is their story, from the team leader's journal.
Dangerous Voyaging - in the Merchant Navy
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Price: $4.91 USD. Words: 31,000. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by M. Brown. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
This book shows what it was like to be at sea during the Second World War.
The Lid is Lifted
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Price: $4.17 USD. Words: 129,040. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens when you are held a gun-point, friends are raped, others are killed, your life destroyed? You get scared, really frightened. Then ... You get angry! And you learn to focus that anger ... to survive and fight back as best you know how. This is the true story of what happened in Kuwait in August 1990 when Iraq invaded. A terse narrative, it is based on the writer's diary.
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian’s Wall from Bowness-on-Solway to Wallsend (West to East)
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Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 2. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 53,550. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This is an informative (yet informal) description of the route of Hadrian's Wall and all the remains that can still be seen. For most of the route from west to east, it follows the Hadrian's Wall National Trail Footpath, but with an important difference: where the path veers off the line of the Wall, this account stays with it and allows you to examine the remains most other walkers do not see.
Shipwreck! Palau Discovered, 1783
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,530. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
The people of Palau over the centuries had evolved their own culture, language, body of knowledge, oral history and myths entirely devoid of any input from persons from other lands. This account by the men of the ANTELOPE of their experiences in Palau is the first and only thorough report of this unique culture before there was a nearly overwhelming contact between Palau people and Europeans.
The Great Pyramid Rainmaker
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,380. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This operating manual for Cheops shows how the Great Pyramid worked and the various stages of its development. The benefits for the builders are described within this framework. The penultimate rainmaking function is truly unique. Equally unique is the chapter that shows how to build and test a small rainmaker in the style of Cheops.
Hitler's Codebreakers: German Signals Intelligence in World War 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,830. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Have you ever wondered how successful Hitler's codebreakers were at breaking Allied codes during World War 2? Based of official documents about the post-war Allied TICOM - Target Intelligence Committee operation to uncover Hitler's codebreaking operation, retrieve sensitive documents and capture German intelligence personnel, this book is a fascinating into in German Cryptography in World War 2.
The Old Arlington Mill: The Story of a Missing Landmark in Arlington County, Virginia (Vol. I, the Barcroft Era)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Old Arlington Mill is an important story to preserve given that nearly all traces of the mill have disappeared over time. The story stretches back from our founding father's business ventures, to slavery in America, to the Civil War, patent law, and prohibition. With the churn of each chapter, another layer of history emerges.
A Horse Amongst Donkeys
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,580. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism
The mysterious Rigveda is on the verge of being decoded. For the first time in a few thousand years, the real meaning of 16 select hymns is presented in this short book. And it is vastly different from what you may have read or heard. This book blows away many long-standing myths. It demonstrates that the Rigveda is not full of abstract poetry but is a fascinating, and very readable document.
The Illuminati
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,180. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
No secret society is more controversial than the Illuminati, yet almost nothing of the truth of this mysterious ancient Order is available in the public record. Propaganda, misinformation, disinformation, paranoia and downright fantasy are rife. Some have even described the Illuminati as pan-dimensional, shape-shifting Reptilians from another world!
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 Complete Horten Aircraft LIne
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This contains three-view line drawings of every Horten Brothers aircraft designed and/or built between 1931 and 1977.
A Touch of Imagination: An Intelligent Traveler’s Guide to Hungary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,760. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Author Chris Wilkinson explores Hungary, the nation where East meets West in Europe. He takes readers on a journey through its incredible past in a series of enlightening historical and travel essays. Readers learn how Hungary has been built up, conquered and freed, torn apart and stitched together. Why it is constantly on the mend and busting open old wounds. Come along on a fascinating journey.
Kilikya Katliamı 1909
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 49,420. Language: Turkish. Published: October 28, 2013 by Propaganda Yayınları. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Yakın tarihimizin az bilinen ve üzerinde pek çalışılmayan meselelerinden olan Kilikya / Adana Katliamı üzerine, konunun uzmanlarından Sait Çetinoğlu'nun bu kitabı, tarihi belgeler ve kanıtlarıyla olayın detaylarını ve vehametini ortaya koyuyor.
Liberty Lost: America's History of Slippery Slopes
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 141,050. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: 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.