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Soviet Plane-makers -- Book 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Soviet Plane-makers 2 continues the story so far the book containing many interesting facts not previously published in the West the information obtained directly from former Soviet publications as detailed in the foreword. Details of Soviet policy post-Stalin, the 'missile man' and like the UK the decision to abandon the VVS for the SSBN fleet and AV MF for offence and defence. Glasnost and PS.
The Real Story of David Jack, The Land King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
David Jack literally stole thousands of acres of Mexican land grants given to Monterey by the previous Mexican governments. Monterey didn't have the money to satisfy the claims with the U.S. Claims Commission. A lawyer proved the claims legal, but Monterey couldn't afford the legal bill. The Mexican land claims were auctioned off on the courthouse steps.
A Walking Tour of Wilson, North Carolina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: June 16, 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 Wilson, North 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.
From Slave To Untouchable: Lincoln's Solution
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 96,480. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011 by Antenna Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
"From Slave to Untouchable: Lincoln’s Solution" challenges the assumption that the Civil War was fought to end black slavery. Author Paul Kalra presents a convincing argument that by far the bloodiest war the U.S. has waged could have been avoided had slaveholders adopted the Catholic slave code, which recognized the humanity of slaves.
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited From Their Harbor
Price: Free! Words: 288,400. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Port of Long Beach. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited from Their Harbor, tells how the Port of Long Beach rose from a marshy mud flat to become an economic powerhouse, one of the greenest and most modern ports in the world.
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.
Look Up, Cincinnati! A Walking Tour of Cincinnati, Ohio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: October 29, 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 Cincinnati, Ohio 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, San Diego! A Walking Tour of Old Town
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, 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 San Diego - Old Town 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, Little Rock! A Walking Tour of Little Rock, Arkansas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, 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 Little Rock, Arkansas 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.
Heavy Military Trucks | Military-Today.com
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a great reference guide on heavy military trucks. It covers vehicles from all around the world and provides photos and basic information with specifications. It is easy to read and will be useful for people interested in military hardware. It is a great first step in identifying and researching heavy military trucks. It is a bargain for rock solid information like this.
Hurrah for Us!: Morgan's Raid in the News
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
This article follows John Hunt Morgan's 1863 raid through the eyes of contemporary Indiana newspapers. As editors traced the movements of Morgan's "freebooters" and "myrmidons" across Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio, they sang the praises of Hoosiers ready to treat the invaders to "a war fandango," and concluded, "Hurrah for us!" Local pride and colorful language make this a journey worth the trip.
London Slums the Seven Dials
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,660. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The Seven Dials refers to the layout of the cobbled streets in this London ‘village,’ which includes Monmouth Street, Earlham Street and Mercer Street.
Chadwick 'Roy' designer of Avro airplanes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The airplane that established the Avro Company was designed in WW I by A V Roe the Avro 504 biplane trainer that was later adapted as a night-fighter for Home Defense. Subsequently a great number of Avro designs were the work of 'Roy' Chadwick who's first WW II twin R-R Vultee-engined bomber the Manchester was a failure that became the successful Lancaster with its post-war Lincoln and Shackleton
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Instrument Flight for Army Aviators - Field Manual 3-04.240 (FM 1-240) Part 1 - Techniques for Instrument Flying and Air Navigation, Weather, Emergency Operations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,370. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual is specifically prepared for aviators authorized to fly Army aircraft.
Homestead on the Trask
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Nancy Maddux Thornton. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
As the World enters the 20th century, a young boy and his widowed family survive...and thrive...in the primitive wilds of the Oregon Coast. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, always enlightening, this is how our ancestors once lived. A vivid personal account, enriched by detailed ink sketches and photos by the author. Republished and distributed by Nancy Maddux Thornton, his daughter.
Old World ... New World: From a picnic at La Perouse to the Western Front
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Australia was, is, and always will be a nation of immigrants. Old World … New World provides backgrounds to the author's grandparents’ formative years in northern and southern England and in Redfern, Sydney, their experiences during four years of world war, and their familial relationships and tragedies from the 1920s to Sara Ongley’s death in 1977.
Classic Tales in California History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,880. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Women may have found gold in California a full year before James Marshal. Wheelbarrow Johnny started building wheelbarrows in Placerville and later became a national automobile tycoon. California's last "dry" town might surprise you.
Cat Pies - feline historical trivia.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Cat Pies - Feline Historical Trivia (by Grace Elliot) Non-fiction - for lovers of cats, history and trivia! Did the Victorian's really eat 'cat pies'? Why are cats said to have nine lives? Is 'cat-gut' really made from cats? Who invented the cat flap? You'll find the answer to these and many other cat related trivia questions in 'Cat Pies.'
Ready for War - Letters Sep 1914 to Feb 1915
Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This First Volume of Letters by John Seymour Lindsay takes us from enlistment in the London Rifle Brigade, training in the City, to Southampton and embarkation for Le Havre. After training in France, JSL describes his journey to the Ploegsteert Sector in Belgium, working three days in a week at The Barricade and building the Front Line trenches. Each letter is accompanied by a full transcription.
Photographer of the Early West, the Story of Arundel Hull
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,380. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
This biography recounts the intriguing history of Arundel C. Hull one of the west's earliest photographers. In his early 20’s he captured many early images along the UP Railroad across Nebraska and thru Wyoming. In 1869, Hull and William Jackson followed the railroad on to Promontory, Utah. Later he opened his Gallery in Fremont Nebraska, becoming leader in this early mid-west town.