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The Heinkel He 178-Part 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » European
This is the history of this magnificent aircraft, pieced together by author David Myhra, PhD from documents and reports long thought nonexistent. Computer artist Jozef Gatial has contributed the colored plates in the middle of this book, to show how the He 178 would have looked in real life.
The Heinkel He 178-Part 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the history of this magnificent aircraft, pieced together by author David Myhra, PhD from documents and reports long thought nonexistent. Computer artist Jozef Gatial has contributed the colored plates in the middle of this book, to show how the He 178 would have looked in real life.
Pekka Siitoinista Jussi Halla-ahoon Antikommunismista Ja Natsismista Maahanmuuttokriittisyyteen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,000. Language: Finnish. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
Pekka Siitoinin arkistot aukesivat 2010. Niiden tutkiminen johti tämän teoksen kirjoittamiseen. Kirjan otsikko ei vastaa täysin kirjan sisältöä, jos katsoo esimerkiksi Halla-ahon silmälasien läpi. Otsikossa voi piillä jotain juonta jos katsoo Pekka Siitoinin kautta piirettyä linjaa Suomen äärioikeiston piireissä.
Heinkel He 176
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Military
Dr Myhra's story of the Heinkel He 176 rocket powered aircraft has been clouded in mystery and incorrect information for many years. Only in the last few years have some of the real facts emerged.
Engineering Vehicles | Military-Today.com
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,440. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern combat engineering vehicles. It covers military engineering machines from various countries. It provides photos and basic information with specifications. Some of these military machines are rear and it is likely that you have never heard of them before. It will be a great first step in identifying and researching combat engineering vehicles.
Steam Age Machines
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Machinery, Nonfiction » History » History of things
(5.00 from 1 review)
A brief history of steam power and 110 rare etchings and drawings of steam age machinery.
My Small Part in WWII or How I Discovered St. Tropez Before Brigitte Bardot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015 and represented by KD Rouse. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A moving and witty account by a US Navy sailor aboard a hospital ship, My Small Part in WWII is an unprecedentedly close look at the human realities behind the scenes of conflict. An absorbing read and an insider's glimpse into war, relationships, and the jazz of the 40's.
The Old School : The Mid-Valley Elementary School in Olyphant, Pennsylvania
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / facility management
Plans to build the new Mid-Valley Junior-Senior High School in Throop, PA were put on hold indefinitely. In 1977, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry condemned the elementary schools in Olyphant and Dickson City, and ordered them closed. Some residents wanted a new school built; others wanted the old schools renovated. Lively debate ensued.
Lancasters of Pateley Bridge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,580. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This history of the descendants of John Lancaster and Jane King of Pateley Bridge, Yorkshire, from about 1800 to 1950, is rich in biographical detail from genealogical archives and contemporaneous accounts, and illustrated with photographs of people, places and family artifacts. Their stories provide an interesting insight into the period, particularly war, social change and migration.
Bless Britain - A Caribbean Coup d'Etat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
A vengeful central government dictator, who was granted associate statehood status (semi-independence) by Britain in February 1967, plunges Anguilla into a desperate fight for secession from its Caribbean sister islands of St. Kitts-Nevis.
Hypatia: Her Life and Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hypatia of Alexandria. Who was she? A brilliant 5C scientist murdered by a religious mob? An aging academic killed by a rival political force? A sorceress who kept Alexandria in thrall through satanic wiles? Innovative mathematician or a geometry teacher? Discover the answers to these questions and more through this collection of essays on the life and times of Hypatia, Lady Philosopher.
We Survived 9/11/2001: The Day The Twin Towers Fell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This story is about our near death experience in New York City. We had just visited our son in Denver and were on the way home. If certain travel plans had not been changed, we would not be survivors of 9-11-2001.
Pompey on Patrol
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Pompey on Patrol is the true story of Roundsman Redmond Keresey and his equine partner of 17 years. Told by his great-grandson, William J. Keresey III, you'll discover the remarkable story of a horse who became the talk of the nation. Pompey's heroic police exploits were reported in newspapers across the country, and this four-footed officer entertained crowds as they watched in amazement.
Matthew Hopkins and His Motivations Behind Persecuting Witches between 1645-1647
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
A study on Matthew Hopkins The WItchfinder General
Test Flying MiG Jet Fighters
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book affords the reader a rare look behind the scenes at a Soviet AF Mikoyan jet test centre during the Cold War, the test pilots needing to stay ahead of the game to ensure the air defence combat pilots flying the succession of new MiG jets that followed the ubiquitous MiG-15 into service were fit for purpose. At a time when thre was, as in the West a never-ending stream of new combat jets
Deaths at Josephine's Gasworks Hotel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,430. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Family history
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
From 1863 to 1874, Josephine was the publican of the Gasworks Hotel in Brompton, an inner suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. Four men died there in that time – two of them were husbands. This is an untold story that plugs gaps in several family histories. Includes companion website and readers’ guide for book groups.
The Fourth Option: Citizen Shares
Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,800. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » History » American
The Fourth Option: Citizen Shares proposes that we replace our debt and interest based money supply with one that encourages all of us to share the work and share the wealth that our work produces. Read in this little book, that many of our greatest leaders, including Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, Henry Ford and Thomas Edison, believed that government should issue, not borrow, money.
Agent ZEMLIAK: The Spy Who Stayed in the Cold.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,380. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The spying Cold War started ten years before U2 pilot Gary Powers was exchanged for Rudolf Abel. In 1952 the Soviets had an Australian agent codenamed ZEMLIAK with access to US and British secrets. This is the true story of how VENONA intelligence identified Soviet spies in Australia, and how in response the Australians managed to encourage the defection of a senior Soviet spy who named ZEMLIAK.
Crime and Punishment in Victorian Edinburgh
Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
A selection of true crimes, punishments and court cases from Edinburgh in the Victorian era, giving a mixture of humorous, harrowing and strange accounts of Victorian crime in this city.
How Well Do You Know George Washington? A 15-Minute Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & First Families (U.S.), Nonfiction » History » North America
George Washington was the first President of the United States. We know a lot of things about this man. Some of them are true. Some of them are not true. For many years, people thought George chopped down a cherry tree as a boy, but it looks like this story is not true. Here are some things that are true about George Washington. How many do you know?