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The Real Story of Butch Cassidy, Leader of the Wild Bunch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Maybe the most careful robbery planner of all the old west outlaws. He was adept at planning robberies of trains and banks that yielded big returns. He claims that he personally never killed anybody, although members of The Wild Bunch wreaked havoc throughout the west.
We Came to Fight a War
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,490. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
So, you want to know what it feels like on a bomb run in an unpressurized B-17 aircraft at 28,000 feet—40, 50, 60 degrees below zero, knowing that at any millisecond jagged pieces of razor sharp shrapnel can rip through your body. And if you have to jump, it is a little high. As B-17 Pilot, Bill Flynn, used to say, “Don’t worry about the ones you can see. Worry about the ones you can't."
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Camp Planning for Displaced Persons (Air Force Handbook 10-222) - Safety, Gender Considerations, USAID, Humanitarian Relief, NGOs, Multinational Forces
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,750. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » History » Military
Camp construction for displaced persons (DPs) falls within military Foreign Humanitarian Assistance (FHA) operations. The tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) associated with FHA throughout this handbook can be directly applied to displaced persons camp planning and construction.
Ensayo Sobre La Vida De Príncipe Enrique El Navegante
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: Spanish. Published: October 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Este trabajo tiene como objetivo difundir al público en general un ensayo sobre la vida de Príncipe Enrique el navegante que fue galardonado con el primer premio Henriquino en 1960 en el pueblo de Sagres, en Portugal.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Ground Reconnaissance - MCWP 2-15.3 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,080. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual establishes doctrine, tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) for Marine Corps ground reconnaissance.
A Walking Tour of Danville, Virginia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: May 5, 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 Danville, Virginia 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.
Venezuela in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Rural and Urban Life, Security, Religion, Hugo Chavez, Simon Bolivar, Traditions
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 46,750. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Venezuela.
For Love, War and Plunder - The Life of Mrs Christian Davies, Foot-soldier and Dragoon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,800. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The true story of Mrs Christian Davies, who, while searching for her missing husband, became embroiled in the Nine Years War and the War of the Spanish Succession, fighting fearlessly as a foot-soldier and dragoon in some of the bloodiest campaigns in European history.
North Korea Issue Papers: Criminal Sovereignty and Illicit International Activities, Understanding the North Korea Problem: The Land of Lousy Options, plus China Policies and Controversies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,100. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Two important papers by the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provide unique insights into the problems posed by North Korea.
The Legend of Oofty Goofty and Other Strange tales
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 48,300. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2008. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Step back in time to the days of yesteryear. Discover the American West as it really was. Meet the cowboys and indians, lawmen and lawbreakedrs, the prostitutes and politicians whose exploits helped to create the reality and mythology of the Wild West.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 6 - Ground Systems - Artillery, including Russian, Howitzers, Cannon, Sensor Fuzed Munitions, Mortars
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,600. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world. Part Six includes the section of Volume One covering artillery, howitzer, towed guns, and other munitions.
"Hejmdal" 1903-04
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 25,180. Language: Danish. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dagbog, ført paa Vintertogtet til Middelhavet fra 15' Oktober 1903 til 16' Februar 1904, samt fra denne Dato i de danske Farvande til 30' Marts 1904. Af Gustav Kragh, Underskibsminør i Flaaden.
The Story of Butchart Gardens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,950. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » History » North America
How did Jenny Butchart turn an ugly, disused limestone quarry into the world’s most famous private garden? Over 100 years later, Butchart Gardens still attracts almost a million visitors from around the globe, to enjoy a world created by an unrivalled green-thumb visionary. Filled with myth, legend, and love, this is a cheerfully told story, as colourful and unique as the gardens themselves.
Memories of Pearl Harbor Day
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Psychology » Emotions
This is a story of hometown life during World War II. . It is not about actual battle areas. It expresses the feelings of those on the home front and their fears and worries as the War progresses. It gives a good view of life during the l930's, the l940's, and the l950's.. .It is a good read for adults as well as teenagers. The book is now in the World War II Museum in New Orleans, LA.
Manet's Women
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Édouard Manet, the quintessential painter of modern life, was a man of his times and his paintings were powerful, often shocking and controversial representations of modern society, particularly in his depictions of women.
Time For Me to Fly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Fiction » Historical » USA
"Time For Me to Fly" is a dramatization of actual events that occurred leading up to the 17th and final mission of the B-17 Bomber “The Rusty Nail” and its crew on July 29th 1944. The story is presented and told as to how it may have looked through the eyes of SSgt Charles Curtis Campbell. It includes dates,locations and events which actually happened during WWII.
The Search for Lady Godiva
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,620. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Lady Godiva’s naked ride through Coventry as a protest against oppressive tax entered history! Did it really take place? Historian and Godiva descendant Robert Hendry offers compelling evidence from 1000 years ago that it did! Discover the social and religious background to this famous event and unravel the mystery of where she was laid to rest. 120,000 words + 100 illustrations, appendices.
Architecture of Ancient Mesopotamia - Chapter 2 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles
Series: Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles, 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014 by Progress Builders. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » World
Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles is a full-color illustrated edition of the classic study of the history of World's architecture. This handbook has been written by Tatyana Fedulova - Russian art critic, lecturer and popularize of history of Fine Arts, the expert in the History of Art and Religion.
Ida Godbold - 100 Years and Counting!
Price: $3.59 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Ida Godbold reached the grand old age of 100 years on 17th June 2014 with her mind still very much intact! This is the story of her life to commemmorate her incredible achievement.
Russian 'Cold War' VG Wing Design Testing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
As soon as the Soviet's were aware of the US GD F-111 VG Aardvark fighter-bomber the Mikoyan OKB was requested to design a counter that evolved as the MiG-23. But the new MiG with VG wings claimed many VVS NII test pilots lives before it could be cleared for front-line operations. This is the story of the Soviets first VG design and its test and development at the Moscow VVS NII FTI.