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Imperial Airways European and Empire Services
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This second book on the origins of commercial civil flying traces the development of Imperial Airways that established services initially to Europe with their fleet of land-planes then across the world to Africa the Far East and Australia with thier famous flying-boat services. Join the flight at Southampton to experience a long-range flight of yesterday to see how it compares to those of today!
Wheeling's Gambling History to 1976
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,590. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Wheeling's Gambling History to 1976 documents the city's fondness for gambling from the Indians to just after "Big Bill" Lias's death. Historian-turned-detective Mike Minder has done an extraordinary job of historical sleuthing. His extensive research and unbiased approach to this often-controversial subject provides readers with an unforgettable account that is sure to entertain and inform.
Forging the Sword: Defense Production During the Cold War - DoD Industrial Facilities, Aircraft, Ammunition, Tank Plants, Shipyards, Reagan Buildup, Redstone, Pine Bluff, Picatinny Arsenal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,200. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study is a contextual overview to assist anyone researching Cold War industrial facilities in the United States. It gives a broad overview of the structure of the government-owned portion of the defense industrial base and discusses the various trends that affected that structure from the 1940s to the 1980s.
Strategic Air Warfare: An Interview with Generals Curtis E. LeMay, Leon W. Johnson, David A. Burchinal, and Jack J. Catton - World War II, Strategic Air Command SAC, Korean War, Southeast Asia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,370. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic Air Warfare is part of a continuing series of historical volumes produced by the Office of Air Force History in direct support of Project Warrior.
The Art of War
Price: Free! Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The Art of War (also known as the Sunzi or Sunzibingfa) is a manual of warfare written by Sun Tzu in Ancient China. The book is composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one element of warfare.
We Came to Fight a War
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,470. 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."
Soviet Plane-makers -- Yakovlev
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Aleksandr Yakovlev was one of the few pioneering Soviet aircraft designers that appeared not to have incurred the wrath of Stalin and usually provided the right airplanes at the right time such as the superb Yak-3 that in 1944 was giving the Me 109 and Fw 190 a hard time. Post-war the Yak-25 high-altitude interceptor gave rise to a number of variants used in the Cold War as was the Yak-36/38 VTOL
The Air Force Role in Low-Intensity Conflict: Morocco-Polisario War, Special Air Warfare Center
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 46,870. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Colonel Dean examines the increasing importance of third world countries in global affairs. Their vital natural resources and geostrategic locations make them the object of intense competition between the superpowers and a ripe target for a new category of conflict.
A Perennial Stream
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,970. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Star Publish LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Six great men, all originating from the same source, the same dynasty, carried the family through the great rise and equally great fall, a family that had come to live by strong values and had the courage to stand by their convictions through all. It’s a story of how finding love made members of this dynasty better people. It also serves as a social commentary on issues of the day.
The Ten Worst Wild West Outlaws
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The outlaws rampaged through the countryside, often killing, raping, or mutilating their victims. While all were finally captured, it sometimes took the wiles of the best western lawmen or troops of soldiers to bring the villains to justice.
2014: The Future of American Airpower - America's Air Force: a Call to the Future, Agile USAF, Naval Aviation Vision 2014-2025, Air-Sea Battle, ISR, UCLASS, X-47B, F-35, 21st Century Deterrence
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,100. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Seven critical Air Force and Navy documents outline plans for American airpower and the aviation vision for the future.
The Future of Command and Control - Complexity, Networking, and Effects-Based Approaches to Operations - Terrorism, the Post 9-11 World, von Moltke, Clausewitz, Decisionmaking during Apollo 13
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,580. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Our world is a myriad of ever-changing, interdependent variables whose courses we can never entirely predict. The strength of an effects-based approach to operations is that it squarely addresses these complexities by concentrating on their most nonlinear aspects: humans, their institutions, and their actions.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - The American Military Advisor: Dealing With Senior Foreign Officials in the Islamic World
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,000. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The American Military Advisor: Dealing with Senior Foreign Officials in the Islamic World is a comprehensive guide for American military officers assigned as advisors to regional officials in places very different from the United States.
Chuyện vui, chuyện lạ đó đây.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,900. Language: Vietnamese. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Khi gấp cuốn sách lại, sách để lại cho quý bạn điều bổ ích; có cái nhìn thân thiện khoáng đạt về thế giới chung quanh; cuối cùng đọng lại là nụ cười trên môi, quên mọi phiền não.
A Walking Tour of Alexandria, Virginia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. 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 Alexandria, 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.
As I Remember It
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012 by L. J. Emory Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The building of a historic railroad. A tragic drowning. Cooking for hungry threshers. Celebrating the end of WWI. At 93, Mildred Hayward Bonzo experienced nearly a century of our country’s history. This careful recounting of her rural Ohio Valley childhood is a gift from her heart.
A Walking Tour of Quincy, Massachusetts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: February 16, 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 Quincy, Massachusetts 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 A Saratoga Springs, New York
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. 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 Saratoga Springs, New York from walkthetown.com 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.
Medium Military Trucks | Military-Today.com
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a great reference guide on medium military trucks. It covers vehicles from all around the world and provides photos and basic information with specifications. It is easy to read and will be useful for people interested in military hardware. It is a great first step in identifying and researching military trucks. It is a bargain for rock solid information like this.
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.