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Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific Through Nebraska
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book chronicles the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad from its faltering start at Omaha in 1864 through the following three years as the builders press on through Nebraska. It describes the crews' dogged determination as they met the challenges of floods, scorching summers, Indian attacks and derailments.
Look Up, Indianapolis! A Walking Tour of Indianapolis, Indiana
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: October 21, 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 Indianapolis, 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.
Look Up, Oakland! A Walking Tour of Oakland, California
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. 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 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.
Winged Shield, Winged Sword: A History of the United States Air Force, Volume I, 1907-1950 - Army Air Forces, Building Air Power, World War II, Building the USAF
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 190,370. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the milestone official comprehensive history of the United States Air Force with compelling stories about America's airmen and their aircraft. This document, Volume I, contains the first 12 chapters and begins with balloons and the earliest heavier-than-air machines. It carries the story through World War II to the establishment of the United States Air Force as a service.
El pirata enmascarado. Guayaquil 1687
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,970. Language: Spanish. Published: February 5, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
El libro recoge la peor invasión pirata que la ciudad de Guayaquil padeció en su historia. En 1687 una coalición de piratas ingleses, franceses y holandeses entraron a Guayaquil guiados por un pirata enmascarado que no dio a conocer su identidad. Ambientada en el lugar, con giros de época, se mezcla la acción y el romance, la historia y la novela, en una de las mejores historias de piratas.
On Alert: An Operational History of the United States Air Force Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Program, 1945-2011 - Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Peacekeeper MX, Minuteman III, Nuclear Warhead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 186,290. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
The men and women who eventually built these intercontinental-range rockets, as well as the ones who transformed nuclear weapons to be capable of launching on these rockets, deserve a key place in our nation's history. This book describes their struggles, both on the technical front and on the political front, as they pursued game-changing capabilities.
Renovating Vonnegut
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,650. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Renovating Vonnegut tells the story of Lake Maxinkuckee, Culver Military Academy, Culver, Indiana, and how author Kurt Vonnegut and his family are related to them. It also tells of the renovation of one of the Vonneguts' summer cottages on the east shore of Lake Maxinkuckee.
Camp Ellis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,970. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Camp Ellis is a true story that traces the adventures of two young brothers as their father closes down a deserted Army base in Illinois from the Second World War. The book also chronicles the success of the two boys on the junior high basketball team of the small town of Ipava, Illinois.
It was all Greek to Me
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: American English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Military
Diane was the first Navy Radioman female to be assigned to Nea Makri, Greece right before the attack on Cyprus in 1974. Amidst enraged anti-American sentiments and fire-bombs, a young woman from California finds danger, adventure, and love.
The TIME-LIFE Conspiracy
Series: The TIME-LIFE Conspiracy. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Screenplays » Drama
Omnibus containing the novel AN ELECTION OF PATRIOTS, the screenplay A CRIME OF INFLUENCE, and the radio play PIVOT, both adapted from the novel by the author, Andre Jute.
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.
Cooking with Anne of Green Gables
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 19,610. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by Davenport Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Living in a pastoral world, Anne would have dined fairly modestly, butshe always tried to make the occasion special. Extraordinary results can be achieved by presenting the meal elegantly, to show your guests how much you care for them. *Cooking in the early 1900's *Turn-of-the-Century Etiquitte *Planning and Authentic Anne of Green Gables Meal *Popular Games
A Walking Tour of Staunton, Virginia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: May 4, 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 Staunton, 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.
Historical Importance of Orion and Taurus to the Ancients
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,810. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
The start dates of our common male ancestor, the advent of civilization, the Egyptian king lists and the dates of creation myths from many cultures are similar. Is this just a coincidence? From the beginning man was enamoured with a certain region of the sky. Many clues point towards a star in that region. This book explores the path taken by the ancients and the evidence left of their origin.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Public Affairs Operations Field Manual - FM 46-1 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,580. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Public Affairs Operations Field Manual (FM 46-1) is the keystone doctrinal manual for U.S. Army Public Affairs operations. It focuses on how the Army thinks about public affairs and describes public affairs roles, missions, capabilities and organizations for the active Army, U.S. Army Reserve and Army National Guard.
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.
Cruising: around the Baltic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » History » European
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
Abe: The Life Story of Abraham Lincoln
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 86,360. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no attempt to write a history of the times in which Lincoln lived and worked. Such historical events as have been narrated were selected solely because they illustrated some phase of the character of Lincoln. In this biography, the single purpose has been to present the living man with such distinctness of outline that the reader may have a sort of feeling of being acquainted.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Camouflage, Concealment, and Decoys - FM 20-3 - Coverage of Techniques, Materials, Special Environments (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the Camouflage, Concealment, and Decoys Field Manual (FM 20-3) covers the vital military tactics of camouflage, concealment, and decoys. According to this manual, CCD is the use of materials and techniques to hide, blend, disguise, decoy, or disrupt the appearance of military targets and/or their backgrounds.
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.