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Look Up, Augusta! A Walking Tour of Augusta, Maine
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
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 Augusta, Maine 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.
The Jewish Connection
By Phyllis Appel
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 94,690. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Over the centuries the Jewish people have been persecuted and had their beliefs tested in a variety of ways. The more than fifty individuals profiled in The Jewish Connection are but a few who overcame challenges to make contributions to society. The reader will gain an appreciation of Jewish history and culture by reading the stories of scientists, inventors, athletes, entertainers, and others.
A Good Cup of Joe
By M.L. Hopkins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a collection of articles I wrote while serving in Afghanistan. They take a humorous look at life in combat. They tell the story about life that is not shown in the movies.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: STS-4, STS-5, and STS-6 Missions in 1982 and 1983 - Complete Technical Details of Orbiter Performance and Problems
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,130. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
These official final orbiter mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover three missions in 1982 and 1983: STS-4, STS-5, and STS-6. In these thorough reports, with information and specifics not available on NASA website mission descriptions, each orbiter system is reviewed in detail along with technical information on performance and anomalies.
From Bird Ponds to Monsters: A History of Diabetes
By James Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / diabetes
From Bird Ponds to Monsters: A History of Diabetes is a book detailing the thousands of years of diabetes research and medical practice in the field of diabetes that have advanced our knowledge of this disease. This book revealing the extensive work that has gone into the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes up until the present day.
Top Secret - Operation Plan Neptune Part Four
By Paul Middleton
Series: Top Secret Operation Plan Neptune. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Top Secret copy of Operation Neptune task force instructions is reproduced as a facsimile edition in five parts. Part Four contains the Communication Plan. Of huge interest to all military historians and enthusiasts interested in the naval Channel crossing phase of Operation Overlord. SS Empire Anvil was part of that D-Day armada on June 6, 1944.
Inherited Secrets
By Cynthia Readnower
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A chance Internet search started an avalanche of information for one woman. It lead to the discovery that the family she had erroneously judged to be the most boring in existence, was actually a spider web mired in secrets that spanned the range of murder, embezzlement and greed, involving a wide array of characters that encompassed Hollywood and the highest ranking officials in Washington, D.C.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) MAGTF Marine Air-Ground Task Force Aviation Planning Fleet Marine Force Manual (FMFM) 5-70
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,180. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual covers Marine air-ground task force aviation planning.
Beginnings - The Earth And Life
By Bruce Alpine
Series: History Of Life On Earth - Mini eBook, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
We all know that life on Earth is possible! We are here and so is every other form of life that we know. Three-point five billion years ago, Earth’s atmosphere and environment was very different from today.
Letters to Lyla
By Bob Fields
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The author writes of Houlton, its river and streams, and its colorful characters and special places much like Mark Twain introduced an entire nation to frontier life in Hannibal, Missouri, the mighty Mississippi River and unforgettable people like Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher, Jim and Injun Joe. Indeed there are chapters in "Letters" that touch on everyday life in rural north
Bí ẩn đời người qua họ tên
By Sang Tran
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,430. Language: Vietnamese. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Ở đời, ai cũng có họ tên, trong đó chứa vô số thông tin về vận mệnh, sự thành bại của hôn nhân, tình yêu, sự nghiệp và những mối quan hệ gia đình, xã hội. Cuốn sách này, cung cấp những phương pháp, gọi là cướp quyền tạo hóa, giúp quý bạn tìm ra những thông tin bí ẩn ấy, để tránh họa, tìm phúc, bỏ xấu, tìm tốt và thành công trên đường đời.
Lust for Inca Gold: Second Edition
By Steven J. Charbonneau
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 251,700. Language: American English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
LUST FOR INCA GOLD is a masterful blend of history, biography, legend and storytelling, providing a definitive account of the Llanganati Treasure Story and much, much, more.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Intelligence Operations MCWP 2-1 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,110. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) for Marine air-ground task force (MAGTF) intelligence operations.
Messerschmidt Me 328
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Nazi Germany's high speed, wooden, low observable, twin-Argus As 014 pulse jet-powered miniature bomber project.
A Walking Tour of Newberry, South Carolina
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: 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 Newberry, South 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.
Forgotten Power: Byzantium, Bulwark of Christianity
By Roger Kean
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
For centuries, the Byzantine Empire was the center of Christendom, mistress of the Mediterranean, and the symbol for all the rest of the world of splendor, wealth, and cultural ascendancy until it fell to the Ottoman Turks. This book vividly brings to life the glittering emperors, the hotbed of religious controversy, the politics, art, military action, and the lives of ordinary citizens.
Command in Air War: Centralized versus Decentralized Control of Combat Airpower - Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,410. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This work develops a more complete picture of the various ways airpower is controlled in combat, and their subsequent consequences, by presenting airpower as a system, placing theories in their proper context within that system, and accounting for the interaction among them.
A Walking Tour of Rock Hill, South Carolina
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: 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 Rock Hill, South 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.
Underground Factories in Germany Part 1
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a declassified report that was done by combined intelligence reports compiled by the Allies during World War 2. This ebook is converted from microfilm and is of poor quality, although over 90% legible and includes photographs taken from the site. .
Red Steel: Soviet Tanks and Combat Vehicles of the Cold War
By Russell Phillips
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,000. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2013 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Cold War never heated up, but if it had, the Soviet Union was ready. This reference work details 73 major Soviet war machines, from the 2P26 "Baby Carriage" - a deceptively light, Jeep-like vehicle mounting four anti-tank missiles - to the T-80U main battle tank with its advanced armour and electronic countermeasures.