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The Dawn of the Airplane
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Continuing the story of the Origins of flying and the airplane this book carries on to look at the early pioneers of the heavier-than-air machine in America and Europe initially most of the pioneering flying centred at Paris. Eventually Britain got interested and in the short period from 1903 to 1911 their were literally thousand of intrepid aviators and in 1911/12 the military were interested.
Oklahoma Almanac of Facts & Humor: Part 1 - Achille to Nowata
By Stan Paregien, Sr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,460. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This EBook is Part 1 of 2 containing facts about the state of Oklahoma. Part 1 covers Achille to Nowata. It is not your grandpa's boring history book. The author starts by telling the unique stories of 148 towns, including those which are a county seat in one of Oklahoma's 77 counties. He includes photos,prominent people and humorous stories. Be sure to download both Part 1 & Part 2.
A Walking Tour of Bordentown, New Jersey
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Bordentown, New Jersey 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.
A Walking Tour of New Brunswick, New Jersey
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Brunswick, New Jersey 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.
A Walking Tour of Newberry, South Carolina
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Newberry, South Carolina 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.
Look Up, Augusta! A Walking Tour of Augusta, Maine
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
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 Augusta, Maine 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.
Messerschmidt Me 328
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Nazi Germany's high speed, wooden, low observable, twin-Argus As 014 pulse jet-powered miniature bomber project.
Edna Matilda Dillon Luke's Search for Happiness
By Cameron Crosby
Price: Free! Words: 65,390. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The life history of Edna Matilda Dillon Luke, written by her children.
Footprints
By David Hilton-Barber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,430. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Here is an idiosyncratic view of one of South Africa’s loveliest districts. History is certainly revealed, but the book is much more than dry-as-dust fact and chronologies. The mountains and valleys and abundant vegetation of the northern Drakensberg have inspired many people. Their stories enliven almost every page.
Broken Me 262A Jet Fighters-Part 9
By David Myhra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Photographs and information of unfinished, war weary, crash-landed, cannibalized, new ones, but all "dead” Messerschmidt Me 262s, found scattered all over the former Nazi Germany at the end of World War II, 8 May 1945. Enjoy this nine part series!
Letters to Lyla
By Bob Fields
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The author writes of Houlton, its river and streams, and its colorful characters and special places much like Mark Twain introduced an entire nation to frontier life in Hannibal, Missouri, the mighty Mississippi River and unforgettable people like Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher, Jim and Injun Joe. Indeed there are chapters in "Letters" that touch on everyday life in rural north
Quyền lực và vinh nhục quan trường Trung Hoa thời cổ.
By Sang Tran
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,160. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Kim tự tháp Quyền Lực, ở chốn quan trường, luôn có những đám mây đen âm mưu vần vũ, sóng gió lật đổ thanh toán bất kì nổi lên, không biết bao nhiêu thảm kịch đã xảy ra. Sách nêu lên những nẽo mê cung bí hiểm ấy, có những âm mưu chúng ta chưa hề biết đến, cũng có những thảm kịch ngoài sức tưởng tượng của người bình thường !
INCA GOLD: History, Conquest & Legend
By Steven J. Charbonneau
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Prepare yourself to travel into the realm of the unknown with the conquistadores and embark on a journey back in time with this historical story of an indigenous people, their social structure, culture, religion, architecture, military, empire, administration, myths, legends and conquest. A subjugation that leads to the creation of the world’s greatest treasure deposit!
A Walking Tour of Burlington, New Jersey
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Burlington, New Jersey 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.
A Walking Tour of Seneca, South Carolina
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Seneca, South Carolina 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.
Elfego Baca, The Mexican Gunfighter
By Alton Pryor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Elfego Baca always wanted to be a lawman. At the age if 19, he obtained a mail-order sheriff's badge, appointed a friend or two as deputy sheriff's and concocted a method to clean the town of Socorro, New Mexico of its riffraff and seedy characters. Baca sent out letters to the felons in town, claiming he had warrants for their arrest. They either must surrender or risk being shot on sight.
Prayers in Stone: Nagasaki's A-Bomb Heritage Sites
By David Petersen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,420. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This condensed Smashwords version of Prayers in Stone provides an overview of about 200 of Nagasaki's A-bomb heritage sites. The entries are organized into a series of tours for the convenience of tourists actually visiting the city, and to give the general reader a sense of the layout and the proximity to the hypocenter.
The CIA The American Way
By Stevetheblogger
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
From small beginnings in 1946, the CIA of America grew out of all proportions to become one of the most powerful civilian agencies in the world untouchable by all they had a free hand to commit assassinations, overthrow foreign governments and even have a hand in the dismissal of one of there own Presidents. Join me as we trace the fall from power of the CIA one time partner of Bin Laden of Al
Stories from Islamic History
By Nayab Naseer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,410. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Stories from Islamic History recounts twelve interesting and awe-inspiring tales from the annals of Islamic history. These stories offer a fresh insight into the valor, courage and character of the popular heroes of Islamic history, and shed light on the socio-political milieu of the times.
Alaska Gold Rush: True Stories Told By The People Who Were There
By Lawrence Weiss
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Alaska Gold Rush is a unique collection of 12 stories -- the best we could find -- torn from the pages of gold rush-era newspapers. These are great gold rush stories such as "Rush Into New Fields" and "Miners Fleeced by the Mounted Police" that focus on the real trials and tribulations of novice gold miners and the bandits that prayed on them in a harsh land.