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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.
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.
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.
The Real Story of Butch Cassidy, Leader of the Wild Bunch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Maybe the most careful robbery planner of all the old west outlaws. He was adept at planning robberies of trains and banks that yielded big returns. He claims that he personally never killed anybody, although members of The Wild Bunch wreaked havoc throughout the west.
A Walking Tour of Cumberland, Maryland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: March 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 Cumberland, Maryland 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.
SURVIVOR: USS Russell a World War Two Destroyer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
For six action-filled years, the USS Russell, a World War Two destroyer was in the thick of combat. From the pre-Pearl Harbor Battle of the Atlantic to most of the Naval battles in the Pacific, Russell and her gallant crew fought a determined enemy. After earning sixteen battle stars, she brought the warriors who manned her guns and engines home alive. The Russell was a SURVIVOR.
Russia: A New Empire Under Construction - The Russian Policy Towards Former Communist Satellites - Mechanisms of Exertion of Influence - Ukraine, Crimea, Putin, Georgia, Poland, Energy Strategy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,230. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
The collapse of the Soviet communist bloc and subsequent disintegration of the Soviet Union was undoubtedly one of the most significant political events of the 20th century.
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.
Look Up, Columbus! A Walking Tour of Columbus, Ohio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: November 1, 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 Columbus, Ohio 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.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Stalemate, U.S. Marines from Bunker Hill to the Hook, 1st Marine Division, Imjin River, Kimpo Peninsula, Medal of Honor Winners, General Selden
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,150. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official U.S. Marine Corps history provides unique information about important aspects of the Korean War, with material on the 1st Marine Division, Imjin River, Kimpo Peninsula, the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, Medal of Honor Winners, and General Selden.
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
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.
London Deco: Introduction
Price: Free! Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
'London Deco: Introduction' is an essential introductory volume for the London Deco series of ebooks by Gregory Edwards. 'London Deco: Introduction' attempts to answer the questions: “Why is London not Regarded as an Art Deco City?” and, at least as far as London is concerned, “What Makes a Building Art Deco?”. It also has a directory of British Art Deco Artists and Designers.
Military Housing and Facilities for American Servicewomen: The Built Environment of Cold War Era Servicewomen - Oveta Culp Hobby, Director of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 94,050. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Providing full military status to women had repercussions for the built environment of the country's military installations, especially as the government mandated a gender-segregated military.
Magna Carta in the 21st Century
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Magna Carta was a key foundation stone in the development of the British Constitution and the establishment of freedom in Britain. But how relevant is the Magna Carta to life in the 21st Century?
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force C-135 Stratolifter and KC-135 Stratotanker Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,820. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Four Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the C-135 Stratolifter and KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft. Contents: Operations Procedures * Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * Aircrew Training * Aircraft Configuration
Mrs. Thatcher's Gamble
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 54,480. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This narrative describes Thatcher’s rise from the depths of her Priministership to a place in modern history. Her help came principally from The Corps of The Royal Marines.
Army Weapons Systems 2012 - Encyclopedic Reference to Everything from Satellites and Tanks to Small Arms and Ammunition, with Contractors Listed by System and Date
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,210. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This document, produced by the Army Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology office, provides an encyclopedic reference to hardware and systems used by today's Army.
When Presidents Turn On America
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
George H. W. Bush was the first president to declare that he was in the process of integrating the Americas that would be set up as a trading region. The first effort was the FTAA, the Free Trade Area of the Americas. In addition, governance would be under United Nations laws that would be enforced on all member states of the Americas.