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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.
Sasquatch/Bigfoot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,920. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
One of the classic stories of the search for the legendary "man of the woods" that has fascinated and still fascinates anthropologists and people the world over. It is also the story of Rene Dahinden, a Canadian who became known as the foremost searcher after the truth.
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."
Guide to Air Force Heraldry - Heraldry Through the Ages, Symbols in Emblems, USAF Symbols, Organizational Emblems, Designing An Air Force Emblem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,210. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Heraldry as we know it today had its beginning in the early 12th century during the period between the First and Second Crusades.
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
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!
Los Mayas y el Conocimiento Interior
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,660. Language: Spanish. Published: December 4, 2014 by Rubén González. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » American
Los autores, Rubén González e Inés Martín nos acercan a las enseñanzas y a la sabiduría que la enigmática cultura maya dejó plasmadas en sus leyendas, estelas y monumentos y que transmiten un mensaje dirigido al desarrollo espiritual del ser humano de cualquier época.
Chicano Manifesto
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,590. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Historical and personal account of how, where and why the Chicano Movement began in the 1960s in the USA. Traces the beginnings of social justice actions by activists in various regions. Identifies and explains the key social and political concepts which drove the Movement such as Aztlan, la raza unida, land rights and Brown Power, as well as introduces its major leaders.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Welsh Follies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,180. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Welsh Follies reveals the secrets, stories and scandals of sixty Welsh follies. Who built them, why they were built and what they were really for are all explained together with other interesting and surprising facts as Graham tells all.
A Horse Amongst Donkeys
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,580. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The mysterious Rigveda is on the verge of being decoded. For the first time in a few thousand years, the real meaning of 16 select hymns is presented in this short book. And it is vastly different from what you may have read or heard. This book blows away many long-standing myths. It demonstrates that the Rigveda is not full of abstract poetry but is a fascinating, and very readable document.
Department of Defense Chemical and Biological Defense Program - Comprehensive Reports on Military Efforts to Protect Against NBC, WMD, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Threats
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Two reports from the DOD Joint Chemical and Biological Defense Program provide an up-to-date status of the military's efforts to protect against nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and terror threats.
The Day the Whistles Cried: The Great Cornfield Meet at Dutchman's Curve
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,150. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » History » North America
Two steam locomotives collide head-on in a cornfield at the edge of Nashville on July 9, 1918, taking the lives of more than a hundred people and injuring at least 300 others. This tragic tale, set against a backdrop of wartime urgency and human error, unfolds in the midst of the racial and societal divisions of the early twentieth century: a riveting story of decided historical impact.
Saggezza italiana - 1550 citazioni
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,840. Language: Italian. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Questo libro contiene 1550 delle migliori citazioni da Italia. Gli insegnamenti sono leader e pensatori di rispettare italiana. “Saggezza italiana - 1550 citazioni” offre lezioni significative sulla vita e di apprendimento.
Crummell!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The Story of Oliver Cromwell's 'pacification' of Ireland between 1649 and 1653, with a description of the New Model Army, the sieges of Drogheda and Wexford, and the removal of the entire Catholic population from their homes to exile in the far west of Ireland.
Baldoyle, Portmarnock, Sutton; A Local History PART 1
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 33,980. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This section of the comprehensive history deals with early settlements, Christianity, schools and horse racing