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A Walking Tour of Petersburg, Virginia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Petersburg, Virginia from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Letters from Lonehill
Price: Free! Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Essay » Literature
In this entertaining collection of short stories, James Forson light-heartedly explores some of his memories of the Western Cape Province in South Africa and confronts some of the challenges and ironies of the world of business. Sometimes humorous, sometimes pithy, the stories strike a responsive chord with our own life experiences. A pleasant read to while away the weekend.
German Military Aviation 1910 -- 1918
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
It is WW II that is the most written about by military authors and historians except in the specialist 'Cockade'. My book breaks the mode. German military aviation during WW I underwent four name changes and reorganisations each time they introduced new airplanes such as the infamous Fokker Eindecker Albatros Halberstadt fighters, Gotha and 'Giant' bombers in their quest for air supremacy.
German attack and dive-bombers of WW II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The second in the series of German WW II combat planes deals specifically with attack planes and dive bombers the most successful at this time of course the Ju-87 Stuka that after combat proving in Spain served the Luftwaffe well in the blitzkreig on Poland in 1939 and in the Low Countries in France in 1940 until in August 1940 its weaknesses were exposed by the RAF, its withdrawal and a re-design
Черная книга Чеченской войны
Price: Free! Words: 39,840. Language: Russian. Published: December 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
В книге представлен текст доклада, подготовленного для российской делегации в Парламентской Ассамблее Европы (2000 г.). Он являлся ответом на многочисленные клеветнические выпады в адрес России и ее силовых структур, ведущих в Чечне войну против вооруженных бандформирований в начале 2000-х годов.
USN VA-42 Grumman A-6 Intruder pilots tribute
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Once the Grumman A-6 Intruder was the only US Navy attack plane that could fly in all-weathers this small combat plane able to carry a massive bomb-load to the enemy complete its mission and return to the carrier. This is the story of a CVN attack mission with a graphic description from an A-6 pilot the intense concentration of take-offs at night with a full load and the relief of the 'thump'...
A Walking Tour of New Bedford, Massachusetts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of New Bedford, Massachusetts is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Prayers of Our Presidents
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional, Nonfiction » History » American
Prayers have been uttered in the "oval office" since before that uniquely named office existed, and happily, the sentiments of these prayers still resonate today.
W poszukiwaniu Wielkiego Labiryntu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,390. Language: Polish. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Jest to kontynuacja książki „Przebudzenie Cheopsa“. Dowiesz się z niej o badaniach archeologicznych na Ślęży, o badaniach georadarowych na terenie Trzech Piramid w Gizie oraz o poszukiwaniu wejścia do Wielkiego Labiryntu w Hawarze.
Dear Sergeant Honey Part IV The Greatest Generation Goes Home
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Biography
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section. This is Part IV.
Russian Aviation post-WW II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Continuing the story of the origins of Russian Aviation this book follows the development of the third fourth and fifth generation combat planes and the use of new technologies many new types forced on the USSR in the 'Cold War' to ensure the designs from the West did not gain any significant technological advantage over Soviet designs that in a number of cases proved superior new civil types too.
A Walking Tour of North Stonington, Connecticut
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of North Stonington, Connecticut is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
From Paupers to iPads
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,130. Language: British English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Family history
A journey through seven generations, tracing a family's changing fortunes from the woollen mills of Yorkshire and the shipyards of Wales, through two world wars and into the hi-tech world of the 21st century
Lady Science Volume II: 2015-2016
Price: Free! Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Lady Science is an online magazine focusing on women and gender in the history and popular culture of science, technology, and medicine. Each year, our writers and editors publish 22 critical essays on these topics, which we collect into an edited volume available as a free ebook.
Postcard Revolution Volume 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Postcards sent to Congress and other leaders advocating a money supply based on citizenship rather than debt. It includes a series of SOS postcards to save our ship by decelerating production, calibrating money in hours of work, elevating citizenship by making ownership of the money supply a right of citizenship, and setting a maximum wage of no more than four times the minimum wage..
The Mighty Mughal Emperors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Jahangir and lustre and fashion of Noorjahan which was immortalised by Shahjahan by constructing the Taj Mahal in Agra could not be retained by the unwisely and intolerant policy of Aurangzeb. All the successors of Aurangzeb were incompetent. Aurangzeb wanted to divide his kingdom amongst his three sons.
Gli Arabi in Israele
Price: Free! Words: 10,460. Language: Italian. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
La traduzione del documento "The Arabs in Israel", redatto dal Governo Israeliano nel 1952. Anche questo secondo volume di Zhistorica è ricco di link ipertestuali e box di commento che lo rendono particolarmente adatto alla fruizione tramite device dotati di connessione ad internet.
Top Secret - Operation Plan Neptune Part Three
Series: Top Secret Operation Plan Neptune. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Top Secret copy of Operation Neptune task force instructions is reproduced as a facsimile edition in five parts. Part Three contains Gunside Support Plan, Smoke Plan and Air Plan. Of huge interest to all military historians and enthusiasts interested in the naval Channel crossing phase of Operation Overlord. SS Empire Anvil was part of that D-Day armada on June 6, 1944.
Money for Old Rope: The Big Book of History & Origins
Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 114,080. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Reference » Almanac
Introduction Money for Old Rope is essentially a ‘best of’ collection of best-selling books that reveal the origins and history of just about everything we can think of. In fact, as one wise man suggested, it is the history of everything you didn’t realise you wanted to know about, until you found out about it. A must have for dinner conversations and pub chat the world over, this book of history
XP-56 Northrop's Flying-Wing Fighter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Since it was founded at Hawthorne, Calif, in August 1939 Northrop Aircraft Inc. (now Northrop Grumman)has enjoyed a large measure of success its designs based on the creative genius of the late Jack K Northrop the company made a special effort of swept-wing airplanes including experimental fighters and bombers the XF-23 advanced tactical fighter and XB-35, the XP-56 the first Flying-Wing fighter