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You Must Remember This: An Oral History of Manhattan from the 1890s to World War II
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 235,930. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Jeff Kisseloff brings together 137 New Yorkers who witnessed daily life in Manhattan from the 1890s to World War II. Dividing the city into ten neighborhoods and devoting a chapter to each, Kisseloff lets the eyewitnesses speak for themselves. “Indispensable... It is not only highly informative, but it is also great fun to read.” —THE NEW YORK TIMES
Navy Search and Rescue (SAR) Manual - 3-50.1 - Part 2 of 2 - Aviation Maritime, Surface Vessel, Rescue Swimmer, Inland, Equipment, Communications, Medical Procedures, Survival Equipment
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,480. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This heavily illustrated manual contains information for the safe and effective application of search and rescue (SAR) procedures, and the execution of SAR operations.
Tochter des Nils - Ein Roman im alten Ägypten
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: German. Published: November 26, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
"Tochter des Nils" entführt uns in ein Land, geheimnisvoll und mystisch, in das Land der Pyramiden, Mumien und Pharaonen. Die Geschichte zeichnet ein Bild vom historischen Ägypten in all seinem Glanz. Die Tochter des Nils ist das erste Buch der Theben Chroniken.
Clara Luper: Civil Rights Pioneer
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Though a school teacher by profession and proud of it, Clara Luper courageously began early in her career a life-long battle against racism. She made local and national news in 1958 when she organized a small group of teenagers (including her own children) and led them in a sit-in a drugstore diner which did not serve Black people. They persisted, day after day, and were successful.
The Archaeology of the Kansas Monument Site
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,640. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
“Outstanding study of the artifacts recovered from the Republic County site …” says Judith A. Boughter, author of The Pawnee Nation, An Annotated Research Bibliography. The Archaeology of the Kansas Monument Site belongs in the library of anyone interested in archaeology on the Great Plains or the Pawnee Indians. Also good for visitors to the Pawnee Indian Village Museum located on the site.
Kosovo and Operation Allied Force After-Action Report - Report To Congress, Ending Serbian Atrocities, Slobodan Milosevic, Complete Review of the Campaign
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,810. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report, which is forwarded in response to Congressional requirements, provides considerable detail on both the diplomatic background to the Kosovo conflict and to the military and humanitarian relief operations that followed.
Mach 3+: NASA/USAF YF-12 Flight Research, 1969-1979, Lockheed Blackbird Spyplanes as NASA/USAF Research Platforms (NASA SP-2001-4525)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,810. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides a fascinating look at NASA's research program using the YF-12.
A Walking Tour of Portsmouth, Virginia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. 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 Portsmouth, 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.
An Examination of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Development Within the United States from 1952 to 1965 - Missile Gap, Sputnik, General Bernard Schriever, Simon Ramo
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,250. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: 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.
The Battle of Cardigan / Crug Mawr (1136)
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The sweeping victory of the Welsh at Cardigan (Crug Mawr) was historic. It not only put the victor, Owain Gwynedd in a position to rule Wales free of English domination, it also marked the arrival on the battlefields of Europe of a new, deadly and uniquely Welsh weapon. The longbow had arrived.
Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Guns | Military-Today.com
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern self-propelled anti-aircraft guns. It covers more than 20 weapons from 13 countries 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 self-propelled anti-aircraft guns.
A Walking Tour of Tallahassee, Florida
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: July 20, 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 Tallahassee, Florida 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.
Thailand in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Religion, Thaksin Shinawatra, Military Coup, Military, U.S.-Thai Relations
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,570. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: 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.
Forbidden Land - The Quest for Nagalim
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,380. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Forbidden Land tells the story of three attempts by Frans Welman and his companions to enter Nagaland, the land of more than forty Naga tribes.
Military Testing Facilities and Equipment - Army Natick Soldier RD and E Center (NSRDEC): Human Systems, Clothing, Engineering, Polymer, Mechanical Testing and Analysis, Applied Science, Food
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This booklet is provided to industry, academia and government agencies to show the testing facilities and capabilities that can be made available for use on a fee-for-service basis.
Design and Test Flying the 777 airliner
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
An overview of the design and development of Boeing first fly-by-wire twin-engined wide-body airliner the B.777 it was also the first Boeing airliner to be designed completely by computer. It was also designed by an invited consortium of airlines in a 'Working Together' programme as well as all Boeing design offices. This book a special for the SAE Imt PA fans and AS Kansas avionics gurus.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Civil Support Team Operations - Field Manual 3-11.22 - Threats, Delivery Systems (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,150. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual serves as the foundation for Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)-Civil Support Team (CST) doctrine and focuses on the organization, mission, command and control (C2), and operations of the WMD-CST.
21st Century Defense Science Board Report: Assessment of Nuclear Monitoring and Verification Technologies (January 2014) - Difficulty of Detecting Secret Nuclear Weapons Activity
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,560. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report from the Defense Science Board, issued in January 2014 and widely reported in the media, discusses the difficulty of detecting secret nuclear weapons activity and recommends improvements of nuclear monitoring and verification technologies.
VSO Labrador Clues
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Series: Volunteering - Voluntary Service Overseas - VSO, Book 3 ยท Mysteries. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
VSO Labrador Clues Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1960-70 Series Title: Voluntary Service Overseas Vol. 1 By Llewelyn Pritchard Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Have you ever thought about helping other people not as fortunate as yourself? Well, that is exactly what 53 young 18–19 year olds mainly from the UK set out to do from 1960 -70
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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,600. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: 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.