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Royal Canadian Air Force/CAF -- A History
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book traces the history of Canadian military aviation since the formation of the Canadian Air Force in the UK during 1918 through the Royal Canadian Air Force to the CAF its equipment (airplanes) and deployments. The Air Division based in Germany and France during the 'Cold War' and the units and equipment assigned to NATO. The book also includes a full up-to-date inventory of the CAF today.
Covered Bridges of the South
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers. Descriptions to all of the Southern States of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia's 66 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, including Color Photographs. GPS and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges and the various Truss Types. Recommended tours of each state.
Steamboats on the Tar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A history of steamboats on the Tar and Pamlico Rivers in North Carolina from the early 1800's into the twentieth century. Includes the Civil War and an appendix of early river landings and plantations as well as an account of steamboat travel written by Samuel Ward Stanton.
Roger Pringle Kirk and the Alberta Winner Furnace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Coal furnaces were not unique in the early days of the West, but Roger Kirk and his Alberta Winner coal furnace and Kirk's stoker were different. Here we tell fascinating details from our 25 years spent with him.
Nuclear Terrorism: Official Response Plans for the Aftermath of a Nuclear Detonation (IND), National Capital Region, Washington, DC Planning Example - Prompt Effects, Fallout, Shelter, Evacuation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,290. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
The terrifying prospect of nuclear terrorism striking an American city is the subject of these two reports: National Capital Region: Key Response Planning Factors for the Aftermath of Nuclear Terrorism and Analysis of Sheltering and Evacuation Strategies for a National Capital Region Nuclear Detonation Scenario.
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.
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.
Warcrimes of the Waffen-SS
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Sascha von Bornheim. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
From Wola to Malmedy, this book details some of the worst atrocities on both the Eastern and Western Fronts committed by these human war machines.
There is No Right to Rule
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,040. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Everyone believes there's some authority that has a right to rule. But where did this idea originate. What if it can be proven that all authority is assumed under notions that we are told are legitimate? This book investigates the idea of authority and evidences how an elite group has always ruled. I evidence when slavery was abolished those compensated were the slave owning political class.
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Tactics in Counterinsurgency - Field Manual 3-24.2 - Tactical Considerations, COIN Operations, Historical Theories (Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 165,510. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this 2009 Army Field Manual establishes doctrine (fundamental principles) for tactical counterinsurgency (COIN) operations at the company, battalion, and brigade level.
So Many, So Much, So Far, So Fast - U.S. Transportation Command and Strategic Deployment for Operation Desert Shield / Desert Storm, Airlift, Sealift, Overland Transport
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,890. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic mobility, the capability to transport military forces rapidly across intercontinental distances into an operational theater, lies at the heart of US military strategy. Nowhere has the importance of strategic mobility been more evident than in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, the military response to the Iraqi seizure of Kuwait.
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.
Gettysburg Handbook and Insider's Travel Guide
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011 by Jessica. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks, Nonfiction » History » North America
Updated for 2013! The 150th Anniversary of the Civil War Gettysburg Handbook is written by a native Gettysburgian to give visitors tips on what to see and where to go. It includes lists of "must-see's, restaurants where the locals eat, and other best-kept secrets, as well as off the beaten path historical markers that may be of interest.
A Walking Tour of Hartford, Connecticut
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: March 1, 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 Hartford, Connecticut 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.
Police Brutality
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Leadership
Since the days of slavery until modern time, Blacks in America have been either terrorized by the general American population, Klu Klux Klan to the modern version of law enforcement around this country. Elijah Muhammad makes the case that if the hatred and constant, unwarranted violence is the White's normal mode of operating, why let us separate unto ourselves since your history justifies this.
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.
They Did Not Have Horns: The Viking Kings of Norway
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,820. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This popular history of the Norwegian Viking period features lively accounts of the Kings and their families along with illustrations.
Vera's Journey: Across Generations and Beyond Borders
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,170. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Vera’s journey begins with the story of her ancestors, who left Spain and Portugal hundreds of years ago to escape the Inquisition. They migrated to Mexico in the late sixteenth century, and eventually went northwards into New Mexico and Colorado.
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.