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Steam Age Machines
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Machinery
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A brief history of steam power and 110 rare etchings and drawings of steam age machinery.
The Lamps Went Out - Sir Edward Grey and the 'War to End All Wars'
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014 by Blue Button Publications. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
On the evening of 3rd August 1914, Sir Edward Grey, the British Foreign Secretary looked out of the Foreign Office window and famously declared that “The lamps are going out all over Europe. We shall not see them lit again in our lifetime”. This study examines the key choices Grey and others made in the weeks leading up to the beginning of war and the impact these choices had on his life.
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.
Pentagon Papers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,180. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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If your are someone who came of age after the Carter Administration (1977-81), it is unlikely that you know about the Pentagon Papers. This recently abridged edition of that major historical document has been conceived and published specifically for you. You can now experience the broad scope of the entire original work in one or two sittings with additional online resources included.
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 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.
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 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.
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History..Summarized
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: American English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
This is a summary of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History..Summarized by J.J. Holt
German Aircraft: New and Projected Types Part 3
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a report generated by First Leutenant J.L.Newton, in January 1946, report No. 2383 of the new and projected German aircraft of the era, including descriptions, diagrams, and specifications
German Aircraft: New and Projected Types Part 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a report compiled by First Lieutenant J.L. Newton, in January 1946, report No. 2383 of the new and projected German aircraft of the era, including descriptions, diagrams, and specifications.
Native American Wisdom, Maxims and Spiritual Insights (2nd Edition)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Collection of poignant quotes from 50 Native American women and men (17th century to 20th century) as they witness their way of life transformed from self-determination to assimilation. Includes biographical information, historical facts, and link to a complimentary copy of "Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains" by Charles A. Eastman (Ohiyesa), a Sioux activist, lecturer and physician.
German Aircraft: New and Projected Types Part 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a report compiled by First Lieutenant J.L. Newton, in January 1946, report No. 2383 of the new and projected German aircraft of the era, including descriptions, diagrams, and specifications.
Baldoyle 1911 - The Census Year
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A look at the ordinary events in this north Dublin village in the year of the taking of the census, 1911. The book contains a description of events in Baldoyle and its hinterland as well as an analysis of the people who lived here, their family groupings and dwellings. Also includes statistics of marital status, occupations, children etc.
Louisa’s Journey - England to Canada in 1913
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Louisa’s true story of emigrating from England to Canada was captured by her granddaughter for a high school history project. Her ability to rise above challenges and to stand up for what is right is truly inspirational. Her story motivates us to find the strength and courage to overcome obstacles in our way and to create a better life for ourselves.
The 1552 Holy Communion - Cranmer's passionate experiment
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,730. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Rituals & Practice / Worship & Liturgy
The Holy Communion service from the Second Prayer Book of 1552 was one of the most vigorous liturgical experiments ever. This book aims to reveal its extraordinary character, too often hidden behind the later 1662 service. A clear text, with copious and careful notes, this book will guide both priest and student who want to grasp the wonderful vitality of this revolutionary text.
Top Secret - Operation Plan Neptune Part One
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Series: Top Secret Operation Plan Neptune. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Top Secret copy of Operation Neptune task force instructions is reproduced as a facsimile edition in five parts. Part One contains Billeting of US troops, Task Organisation, Intelligence and Minesweeping Plans. Of huge interest to military historians and enthusiasts interested in the Channel crossing phase of Operation Overlord. SS Empire Anvil was part of the D-Day armada on June 6, 1944.
Last Man Standing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Three hundred prisoners are marched out of Auschwitz, only one returns. This is a factual story about a death march endured by a prisoner of Auschwitz during World War II. It was told to the author by the survivor who is still alive today, he turns 95 years old in 2014. He is the grand father of the author’s wife and endearingly known to all as “oppi”.
Shaping the World from the Shadows: The (Open) Secret History of Delta Force Post-9/11
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Army's Delta Force has quietly spearheaded the most ambitious special operations campaign in modern history. SHAPING THE WORLD FROM THE SHADOWS provides a wide-ranging look into the staggering secret history of the world's leading special operations force in their defining hour.