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The History of Jihad: From Muhammad to ISIS
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 142,960. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The comprehensive history of the role of war and terror in the spread of Islam.
Princess, More Tears to Cry
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,850. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
PRINCESS, MORE TEARS TO CRY reveals the intimate struggles of Saudi women inside one of the richest, most conservative kingdoms in the world. These are stories of triumph and heartbreak amongst the highest- and lowest-born. Princess Sultana speaks frankly about her strong-willed daughters, her beloved husband and the contentious Al-Saud family whose daily battles about what it means to be a woman.
Why I Stand: From Freedom to the Killing Fields of Socialism
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,150. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights
Why I Stand highlights the threat of Marxist Socialism to our American culture. The victor will determine the heart, soul, and freedom of our nation for future generations.
War in the Balkans, 1991-2002 - Comprehensive History of Wars Provoked by Yugoslav Collapse: Balkan Region in World Politics, Slovenia and Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 191,020. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Balkan conflict of the 1990s, as a case study in state failure and medium intensity warfare, international conflict management and intervention, and U.S. military engagement, provides an excellent framework for asking basic questions about the dynamic of international security at the dawn of a new millennium.
Collision on Tenerife: The How and Why of the World's Worst Aviation Disaster
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,420. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The world’s worst air disaster happened more than 40 years ago on a remote Atlantic Ocean island, when two fully loaded 747 passenger jets collided after a horrendous series of human errors.
1861: The Civil War Awakening
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 194,750. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2018 by author370. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans, Nonfiction » History » American
A gripping and original account of how the Civil War began and a second American revolution unfolded, setting Abraham Lincoln on the path to greatness and millions of slaves on the road to freedom.
The Smell of Kerosene: A Test Pilot's Odyssey - NASA Research Pilot Stories, XB-70 Tragic Collision, M2-F1 Lifting Body, YF-12 Blackbird, Apollo LLRV Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (NASA SP-4108)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is the fascinating account of the life of Donald Mallick, a NASA research test pilot. This book puts the reader in the pilot's seat for a "day at the office" unlike any other.
Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,790. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Fiction » Literary collections » Letters
The bestselling book and basis for the Emmy award-winning documentary (letters read by Robert DeNiro, Robert Downey Jr., Robin Williams...) — is now available in ebook edition! Dear America allows us to witness the war firsthand through the eyes of the men and women who served in Vietnam in this powerful collection of more than 200 poignant, honest, and very human letters.
El Joven Hitler 6 (La Segunda Guerra Mundial, Año 1940)
Series: HITLER SERIES, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 165,670. Language: Spanish. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » War
MÁS DE 10 MIL EJEMPLARES VENDIDOS EN FORMATO DIGITAL La historia novelada de la segunda guerra mundial, con sus pasiones, sus amores y desamores, sus traiciones, sus batallas y sus protagonistas a través de los ojos de un oficial alemán, Otto Weilern, durante toda la campaña, entre los 17 y los 23 años.
NSA Secrets Declassified: Solving the Enigma: History of the Cryptanalytic Bombe - Alan Turing, Marian Rejewski, German Cryptographic Cipher Machine, World War II, U-boat Submarines
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 190,610. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important NSA publication tells the exciting story of the German Enigma cryptographic machine and the heroic work to read Enigma messages.
Historia, tradiciones y leyendas de calles de Mexico. Vol 1
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 132,330. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Con este libro aprendemos, en un paseo a la vez geográfico y temporal, que el origen del nombre antiguo de ciertas calles de la ciudad de Mexico puede hallarse en una historia de amor o en una disposicion testamentaria, o en una tragedia.
War in the Shallows: U.S. Navy Coastal and Riverine Warfare in Vietnam 1965-1968 - Swift Boats, Vung Ro Incident, Arnheiter Affair, Game Warden, Mining, Trawler Intercepts, Tet, Task Force Clearwater
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 286,830. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report by the U.S. Navy represents the first comprehensive scholarly attempt to piece together the operational history of the U.S. Navy in South Vietnam from the first coastal patrols in 1965 through the 1968 Tet Offensive.
Into the Labyrinth: The Making of a Modern-Day Theseus
Price: $7.60 USD. Words: 136,540. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Robotics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Into the Labyrinth: The Making of a Modern-Day Theseus provides an insider’s account of Project Spinnaker, a joint Canada–US defence project conceived in the waning days of the Cold War. Spinnaker’s secret purpose was to reassert Canada’s Arctic sovereignty by providing the capability to monitor submarine traffic in Canadian Arctic waters.
The South African Story - 3rd Edition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,290. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Ron McGregor is one of South Africa's most experienced tour guides. The South African Story - 3rd Edition is a collection of his commentaries, delivered in Ron's inimitable raconteurial style. For those who want a deeper understanding of the country they are visiting - but don't want to invest in a library - this is the single book that has it all.
American Warfighter: Brotherhood, Survival, and Uncommon Valor in Iraq, 2003-2011
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,200. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
American Warfighter is about what went right in the Iraq War: The untold acts of valor by some of America's most highly decorated combat veterans, the brotherhood they shared, and the fighting spirit that kept them alive through the war. Gripping and intimate, American Warfighter is guaranteed to take readers on an unforgettable journey.
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume One of the Rogers Commission Report
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,200. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
This is the main report (Volume One) issued by the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident (also known as the Rogers Commission after its chairman, William Rogers). The report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
Space Shuttle Columbia STS-107 Tragedy: Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) Final Report, Gehman Board Report to NASA
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,730. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
This is the official final report (Volume One) issued by the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) (also known as the Gehman Board after its chairman, Harold Gehman) on the last flight of space shuttle Columbia, which ended in the horrible, sudden loss of the vehicle and crew during entry on February 1, 2003.
Striking Eight Bells: A Vietnam Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,280. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
George Trowbridge recounts his journey from the Midwest to a warship in the Gulf of Tonkin during the closing months of the Vietnam War. George shares the details of the living conditions on board a naval destroyer during this era, what it was like going through basic training, and the strike attacks his ship made on enemy coastal defenses, as well as coming home at the close of the war.
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 & 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.
Aces and Aerial Victories: U.S. Air Force in Southeast Asia 1965-1973 - Detailed History of Vietnam Air War, Dramatic Aerial Combat Tales of Heroes, F-4, F-105, Enemy MIG Fighter Planes, B-52 Gunners
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,230. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Aces and Aerial Victories is a collection of firsthand accounts by Air Force fighter crews who flew combat missions over North Vietnam between 1965 and 1973.