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The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume 5 Hearings Part One
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,720. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
Volume Five of the report issued by the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident (also known as the Rogers Commission after its chairman, William Rogers) contains the transcripts of hearings conducted by the Commission. The report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
One Hundred Years of Flight: USAF Chronology of Significant Air and Space Events 1903-2002 - Wright Brothers, World War II, American Military Aviation History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,430. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Commemorating the first century of aviation, this chronology is dedicated to the men and women who gave their lives to advance air and space flight. It includes significant air and space events since the Wright brothers first demonstrated in 1903 that humankind could fly in heavier-than-air machines.
Understanding Presidential Elections and The Constitution
Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
As we move closer to a presidential election we often start to pay closer attention to the act of electing a president - the primaries, caucuses, and the Electoral College. But how did we come to this point? What is the constitutional background of the Executive Branch? What did the founders consider when they put this into place over two hundred years ago? See these short and simple answers!
Restless Spirit - The Story of Rose Quinn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,060. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Rose Quinn died in an asylum less than a year after being committed by her brother for refusing to live with the man she had been forced to marry. The story remained a family secret for three generations. This is the story of Rose and how her family brought her story to light in the 21st century, a testament to her and others who suffered this cruel fate.
Oil Spills in Arctic Waters: An Introduction and Inventory of Research Activities and USARC Recommendations - Mitigation, Containment, Countermeasures, Cleanup and Recovery, Environmental Effects
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This "white paper" is a compilation of research on oil spills in ice-covered Arctic waters and recommendations for future work. We identify research entities in governmental, nongovernmental, industrial, and private organizations, and provide an inventory of research projects.
The Indian Battles of the American West
Price: $11.95 USD. Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The government used harsh tactics to bring the Indians under its control. The Navajo were starved into submission and forced to march hundreds of miles to a Reservation. No promises made under any treaty were fulfilled completely. Yet the terms restricting the Utes activities were enforced to the letter.
An Examination of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Development Within the United States from 1952 to 1965 - Missile Gap, Sputnik, General Bernard Schriever, Simon Ramo
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,250. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines efforts of the United States to develop and deploy intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) in the years from 1952 through 1965. The specific areas addressed include background information setting the stage for the extreme urgency under which these weapon systems developed including the major committees that moved the process forward.
Airbus European Plane-makers Book 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,430. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
While most aviation pubs relating to civil transports tell the story of the famous names of the past this book tells the story of Airbus Industrie (now EADS) its origins its first airplanes its unique UK-made wing sets its pioneering FBW FCS its challenge to Boeing's 747 Jumbo Jet with its A380 Super Jumbo its freighters and 'Baby' Airbus and A319 challenge to Boeing's BBJ. The competition exposed
Thailand in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Religion, Thaksin Shinawatra, Military Coup, Military, U.S.-Thai Relations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,570. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Thailand, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Who Do I Call My Countryman?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » History » Military
In 1994, an estimated 80,000 Cubans and Haitians attempted a mass migration to the United States across the Caribbean. They were taken to the US Navy base at Guantanamo, Cuba, where the US military conducted a humanitarian mission code-named Operation Sea Signal. The stories from this mission raise larger questions of how people come to America and how they might behave once they have immigrated.
Look Up, Chicago! A Walking Tour of The Loop (North End)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 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 Chicago's Loop (North End) 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.
America - The Owner's Manual: How Your Country Really Works and How to Keep It Running
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Political
America - The Owner's Manual offers historical perspective on modern America, a must for thoughtful, informed citizenship. The book comprises posts from Professor Harvey Asher's even-handed and respected blog. Essays include "Politics As Usual," "American Capitalism: Moving Beyond Blind Faith," and "Immigration and the Myth of the One True American," plus sage advice on "Really Reading the News."
Anzacs Betrayed The Story of the 2nd D&E Platoon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,800. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
Atrocities, Corruption, Murder. The Falsification of History. May 1969, the Vietnam War. Don Tate now provides an in-depth analysis of one of the most sordid matters in Australian military history, the deletion of the 2nd D&E Platoon from all the histories of the Vietnam War and his 38 year battle to have it reinstated. It is a story of many parts- but at its heart, it is a story of betrayal.
Horten 229-A Monogram Close-up
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the story and photographs of the Horten Ho 229, the "Flying Wing" developed Reimar and Walter Horton (Reimar signed this copy for Dr Myhra, as seen on page 2). Great information and bonus color photographs of the copy manufactured by the History channel to test the aerodynamics of the all-wing design.
The TIME-LIFE Conspiracy
Series: The TIME-LIFE Conspiracy. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Screenplays » Drama
Omnibus containing the novel AN ELECTION OF PATRIOTS, the screenplay A CRIME OF INFLUENCE, and the radio play PIVOT, both adapted from the novel by the author, Andre Jute.
JFK VIP2RIP
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
This is the real JFK Assassination story by the real courageous hero assassin me!
Baldoyle 1911 - The Census Year
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A look at the ordinary events in this north Dublin village in the year of the taking of the census, 1911. The book contains a description of events in Baldoyle and its hinterland as well as an analysis of the people who lived here, their family groupings and dwellings. Also includes statistics of marital status, occupations, children etc.
Look Up, Knoxville! A Walking Tour of Knoxville, Tennessee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: September 20, 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 Knoxville, Tennessee 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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Marine Rifle Company/Platoon Marine Corps Field Manual - FMFM 6-4 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,950. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, Marine Rifle Company/Platoon Marine Corps Field Manual (FMFM 6-4) sets forth doctrine, tactics, and techniques for operations and training conducted by Marine rifle companies and platoons.
The Heinkel He 178-Part 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » European
This is the history of this magnificent aircraft, pieced together by author David Myhra, PhD from documents and reports long thought nonexistent. Computer artist Jozef Gatial has contributed the colored plates in the middle of this book, to show how the He 178 would have looked in real life.