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The Dirty Thirties: A History of the Dust Bowl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Dust Bowl was the largest ecological disaster in United States history, coinciding with the nation’s worst economic crisis, the Great Depression of the 1930s. Massive dust storms, combined with nearly a decade of drought, wreaked havoc on parts of Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, and Arkansas.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-1, Air Warfare - Fundamentals, Missions, Planning, Training, Exercises, Asymmetric Force, Aerospace Power
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,490. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This Air Force Doctrine Document (AFDD) implements Air Force Policy Directive (AFPD) 10-13, Air and Space Doctrine. AFDD 2-1 Air Warfare establishes operational doctrine for air warfare.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Military Working Dogs Field Manual - FM 3-19.17 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,230. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Military Working Dogs Field Manual (FM 3-19.17) addresses the current capabilities of the Military Police Working Dog Program as well as the potential for future applications.
Betrayal, Resurrection, and Conversion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Author presented his rational explanation for three miracles in Christianity: Judas' betrayal, Jesus' resurrection, and the conversion to Christianity of Paul. His hypotheses were based on a fresh interpretation of the biblical texts; the source documents of the miracles. So, his new theories are logically and factually consistent with biblical description.
História de Portugal - A Fundação da Nação
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,580. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » World
A História de Portugal como nunca foi contada. Oito séculos de acontecimentos impressionantes que mudaram para sempre o rumo de uma Nação. Este primeiro volume, de uma série de onze, relata os momentos cruciais da Fundação do Reino, desde as lutas de Viriato às conquistas de D. Afonso Henriques. Autoria de Ângelo Ribeiro, baseada na "História de Portugal" publicada entre 1928 e 1935.
ULTRA and the Army Air Forces in World War II: An Interview with Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Lewis F. Powell, Jr. - ENIGMA, MAGIC, Codebreaking, Crossbow, Colossus, Intelligence
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,370. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
ULTRA and the Army Air Forces in World War II is part of a continuing series of historical volumes produced by the Office of Air Force History in direct support of Project Warrior.
Look Up, Long Beach! A Walking Tour of Long Beach, California
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, 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 Long Beach, California 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 Orlando, Florida
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, 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 Orlando, Florida 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.
Stopping Mass Killings in Africa: Genocide, Airpower, and Intervention - Somalia, Rwanda, Hutus and Tutsis, Ivory Coast
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,200. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph seeks to contribute to the urgent task of developing realistic strategies for preventing and stopping genocide and mass killings. Neither humanitarian operations in a passive environment nor combat operations serve as appropriate models for interventions geared specifically at stopping genocide.
DutyBound
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A true story of a police inspector who becomes a spy for the Allies during the Japanese Occupation of Singapore in World War II. He is tasked to smuggle classified documents out from a POW camp which could prevent another major invasion. This book was written based on the notes Halford Boudewyn left behind shortly before his death. Now for the first time, his complete story can be told.
Flying Since 1913
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
'Flying Since 1913' continues the story of the origins of aviation and development of the heavier-than-air machines both for civil and military use the latter really taking off during WW I and again making great technological strides during WW II. Pioneering transports such as the Boeing 247 and Douglas C.3 were closely followed by both civil and military jet development that continued unabated.
Tochter des Nils - Ein Roman im alten Ägypten
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: German. Published: November 26, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
"Tochter des Nils" entführt uns in ein Land, geheimnisvoll und mystisch, in das Land der Pyramiden, Mumien und Pharaonen. Die Geschichte zeichnet ein Bild vom historischen Ägypten in all seinem Glanz. Die Tochter des Nils ist das erste Buch der Theben Chroniken.
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.
Russian Military Politics and Russia's 2010 Defense Doctrine - Putin, Lavrov, Conventional and Nuclear Forces, Hierachy of Russian Security, General Yuri Baluyevsky
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,190. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This monograph is devoted to a consideration of Russia's military doctrine.
Spy Incidents of the USA in the 1950s and 1960s
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
In 1956 a secret tunnel under communist East Berlin was discovered, which the CIA had used to tap into telephone communications. This was the first major exposure of a "spy incident" involving US efforts to keep its eye on the rest of the world. This book describes the response of the press and public to spy incidents in this era, including the U-2 spy plane, and spy ships USS Liberty and Pueblo.
Winged Victory
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 178,100. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
‘The greatest novel of war in the air.’ - The Daily Mail France, 1914. The war is taking to the skies. Pilot Tom Cundall is ready to take on the enemy in his trusty Camel fighter plane. But as he sees more and more planes shot down in flames, he begins to question what, or who, he is fighting for. There is no bitter snarl nor self-pity in this classic novel about the air war of 1914-1918.
Army Engineers in New England 1775-1975: The Military and Civil Work of the Corps of Engineers in New England, Revolutionary War, George Washington, Dredging, Flood Protection, Boston Harbor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,880. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This is the story of the Corps' service and accomplishments in New England from the Battle of Bunker Hill to the present. Relating the activities of the Corps to broader regional and national developments, the book should appeal to a general audience as well as to specialists.
Essential Guide to the Panama Canal: History, An Army's Enterprise, Story of Fort Clayton, Panama Takeover, Security Issues, Current Expansion Program Effects on U.S. Ports and Economy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 334,600. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
This unique and comprehensive compilation of official information provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of this incredible waterway. This compilation includes a professionally-formatted version of the important history book, Panama Canal, An Army's Enterprise.
Dr Markham's Antipodean Voyage
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Too sensitive to be published in its day this Journal has taken five generations and some 170 years to surface for publication in its full glory. On the 28th of June 1841 Dr Thomas John Markham left Liverpool England on board the 467 ton Ship, Livingston. Dr Markham had left his home and family in Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland to be the Ship’s Surgeon Superintendent on the voyage.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Joint Force Land Component Commander Handbook (JFLCC) - U.S. Navy and U.S. Army Command Structure (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Joint Force Land Component Commander Handbook (JFLCC) provides guidance for planning and conducting land operations requiring the close coordination of Army forces and Marine Corps forces under the control of a joint force land component commander within a joint operations area.