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"Dirty Bomb" Attack: Assessing New York City's Level of Preparedness from a First Responder's Perspective - RDD Threats, Terrorists, Nuclear Terrorism, Meters and Monitors, Sheltering in Place
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,230. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
In order to reduce the probability, lessen the risk, and minimize the consequences of a Radiological Dispersion Device (RDD), or "dirty bomb," attack, NYC's first responders must be adequately prepared for its seemingly inevitable occurrence.
Nongae of Love and Courage
Series: Saam: Life and Meditations, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,370. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
This is a historical narrative of the people and events of the 1592 Japanese Invasion of Korea, known as the Imjin War. Nongae, the Kisaeng girl is a historical figure in Korea known for her tremendous courage because of the sacrifice she made for her country. Saam, the mythical doctor also lived in or around this time. This is their story of Korean love and Korean drama in an extraordinary time
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.
Look Up, Los Angeles! A Walking Tour of Downtown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, 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 Los Angeles-Downtown 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.
RAF Duxford - Heroes of the RAF
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,900. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The thrilling story of Britain’s premier fighter station in action from the Great War to the present day. From its days as an RAF base, through the years hosting the USAAF to its role as a museum.
Chadwick 'Roy' designer of Avro airplanes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The airplane that established the Avro Company was designed in WW I by A V Roe the Avro 504 biplane trainer that was later adapted as a night-fighter for Home Defense. Subsequently a great number of Avro designs were the work of 'Roy' Chadwick who's first WW II twin R-R Vultee-engined bomber the Manchester was a failure that became the successful Lancaster with its post-war Lincoln and Shackleton
The Niagara Frontier's Unwritten History
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The Niagara Frontier has been blessed in the fact that the region’s archaeological record has long been held in capable hands. Frederick M. Houghton along with A.L. Benedict were the initial stalwarts who identified and excavated at numerous sites throughout the region, the former detailing his efforts and analyses extensively in archaeological journals.
The History of Large Federal Dams: Planning, Design, and Construction in the Era of Big Dams - Hoover, Glen Canyon, Bonneville, Central Valley Project, FDR, Muir, Conservation, Environmental Impact
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,230. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
This history explores the story of federal contributions to dam planning, design, and construction by carefully selecting those dams and river systems that seem particularly critical to the story. Written by three distinguished historians, the history will interest engineers, historians, cultural resource planners, water resource planners and others.
The Fiddling Contest
Series: Genealogy, Book 3 · Short Stories, Book 2 · Continuing Education, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
“The Fiddling Contest” is a true old family story transcribed by Ellen Gray Taylor, who had heard the brave story of Mars Henry in the words of the ex-slave who told it to her and to so many other children. Rendered in the vernacular, this story depicts the great love shown within an extended family trying to ensure survival in the dark days after the War Between the States.
Nuclear Weapons and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) - 2012 Issues with Weapon Limitations, Stockpile Surveillance Program, Management and Oversight
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
In a February 2012 report, for the 52 NNSA identified limitations for all weapons in the U.S. nuclear stockpile, 86 percent fall into six types: detonation safety under abnormal conditions, weapon reliability, weapon delivery, more frequent replacement of limited life components, nuclear yield, and worker safety.
Tschi Lai - Erhebet Euch!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,330. Language: German. Published: October 31, 2013 by Edition Katzenschwanz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Erlebnisse eines Arztes in China und Burma 1939–45 (Neuauflage der Originalausgabe aus dem Jahr 1947). Von 1939 bis zum Kriegsende 1945 versah der Wiener Arzt Walter Freudmann im chinesisch-japanischen Krieg Dienst für Chinas Rotes Kreuz bei der chinesischen Regierungsarmee. Nach seiner Rückkehr verfasste er über seine Erlebnisse in China und Burma diesen Bericht.
Complete Guide to America's Navy and the Space Program: Early Satellites to Current Defense Systems, Manned Programs (Shepard, Mercury, MOL, Apollo), Recovery, From the Sea to the Stars 2010 Edition
Price: $5.79 USD. Words: 123,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
The complete story of the U.S. Navy and the space program is told in this unique ebook compilation incorporating two authoritative history documents detailing both the Navy's involvement in the manned space program and its own vital military and defense satellite programs through 2009.
Prayers in Stone: Nagasaki's A-Bomb Heritage Sites
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,420. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » War
This condensed Smashwords version of Prayers in Stone provides an overview of about 200 of Nagasaki's A-bomb heritage sites. The entries are organized into a series of tours for the convenience of tourists actually visiting the city, and to give the general reader a sense of the layout and the proximity to the hypocenter.
The Baronet And The Savage King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Africa
“Gold mined at Tati was identifi ed with the dynasty of the Queen of Sheba and the ancient rulers of biblical Ophir. David’s book records how this notion, mentioned in Milton’s Paradise Lost, was discarded as being romantic fi ction. But romance there is here aplenty.” JOHN GORDON DAVIS, bestselling author of Hold My Hand I’m Dying
Tennessee Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 13. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Tennessee's 4 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of each one. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and an extensive review of the various Truss Types.
The Sieges of Gerona 1808 / 1809
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
At Gerona in 1808 the French for the first time ran into a Spanish army that neither ran away nor surrendered. The epic defence of Gerona lasted for over a year and saw the French throw everything that they had at the old walls around the city. The Spanish fought back gallantly, using their bare hands when they ran out of ammunition.
Georgia After the Rose Revolution: Geopolitical Predicament and Implications for U.S. Policy - South Ossetia, Central Asia, Transcaucasus, Abkhazia, Transnistria
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
The security and success of Georgia is very important to Western interests in general and to those of the United States in particular.
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.
A Walking Tour of Jacksonville, Florida
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: July 11, 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 Jacksonville, 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.
Look Up, Atlanta! A Walking Tour of Downtown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 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 downtown Atlanta, Georgia 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.