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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
Kite Balloons to Airships: the Navy's Lighter-than-Air Experience - Goodyear, Goodrich, Helium, Airship Disasters, Lakehurst, USS Akron, Macon, Heli-Stat, Aerocrane, ZP-32 and ZP-21
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,860. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph is intended to provide an overview of the Navy's involvement with balloons, airships and their operations, which shows their failures and accomplishments and their contributions to the Navy's mission of guarding the sea lanes of America. It provides an overall look at the history of LTA in the Navy.
US Warplanes for the 21st Century
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book details the numerous warplanes -- some already in front-line service such as the F/A-22 Raptor and Strike Eagle and latest F-16 variants, and revoluniotnary new designs still in the proposal or development stage. Such as the Boeing FB-22 fighter-bomber, the new global transport to replace the C-17 and the Boeing AL-1 airborne laser for 'Star Wars. New designs for the new century
Look Up, Charleston! A Walking Tour of Charleston, South Carolina - Walled City
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: November 11, 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 Charleston, South Carolina 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.
Cruising: around the Baltic
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
All cruise destinations offer something special but the Baltic is unique with so many great capitals to visit within the short space of a two week cruise. On top of all that there is another unforgettable special piece of magic, the white nights of summer when the sun almost forgets to set
German attack and dive-bombers of WW II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The second in the series of German WW II combat planes deals specifically with attack planes and dive bombers the most successful at this time of course the Ju-87 Stuka that after combat proving in Spain served the Luftwaffe well in the blitzkreig on Poland in 1939 and in the Low Countries in France in 1940 until in August 1940 its weaknesses were exposed by the RAF, its withdrawal and a re-design
Look Up, Oakland! A Walking Tour of Oakland, California
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. 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 Oakland, California 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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 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 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.
Look Up, Atlanta! A Walking Tour of Midtown
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: September 16, 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 Atlanta's Midtown 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.
Masthead Lookout
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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Masthead Lookout is a journal of personal experiences, written by Geoff Shelton whilst he was serving in the Royal Navy. He journeys as far afield as the Arctic and Crete during his stint in the Navy between 1943 and 1947. Geoff Shelton starts out on HMS Corinthian at first, and his experiences of Navy life in the positions in which he worked have been detailed here.
The Ten Worst Wild West Outlaws
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: 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.
Look Up, Fort Wayne! A Walking Tour of Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: November 30, 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 Fort Wayne, Indiana 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.
America's Civil War - The Vicksburg Campaign: November 1862 - July 1863, The Chancellorsville Campaign: January - May 1863, Army Military History of the War Between the States
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Vicksburg Campaign: November 1862 - July 1863 - The campaign for the control of Vicksburg was one of the most important contests in determining the outcome of the Civil War. As President Abraham Lincoln observed, "Vicksburg is the key. The war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket."
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Marine Rifle Squad Marine Corps Field Manual - FMFM 6-5 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Marine Rifle Squad Marine Corps Field Manual (FMFM 6-5) provides basic guidance to enable the rifle platoon squad leader to fight and lead his squad in combat.
Japanese and U.S. World War II Plunder
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 145,050. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage
Insiders detailed history of the diversion of Japanese war loot from the Philippines after Word War II by CIA and affiliate personnel.
A Diary for 1849
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,630. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Elihu Beard's Diary of 1849 represents a very personal view of America during its greatest period of transition and conflict. This remarkable young student of a Quaker family shares his thoughtful views on issues of his day, many of which still have pertinence today.
The Thin Blue Line: An In-depth Look at the Policing Practices of the Los Angeles Police Department
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Covering the time from Chief Gates' tenure until the end of the Rampart Scandal, The Thin Blue Line brings forgotten and startling events from the last thirty years of the LAPD's shocking history to life. Attempting to view brutality and corruption through a critical lens, this book uses extensive research to investigate the various charges of police corruption as a result of policing practices.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force CV-22 Osprey Tiltrotor VTOL Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,570. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft. Contents: Cv-22 Operations Procedures * CV-22 Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * CV-22 Aircrew Training
Portraits of African American Leaders Volume I: Student Edition
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This educational book contains 14 male and female African American inventors, firsts, and political leaders who are not widely seen in U.S. history books, but have made major contributions to not only the United States, but to the world. This book also contains educational assessments, such as vocabulary words, review questions, lessons, and graphic organizers. This is the Student edition.
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.