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Test Flying MiG Jet Fighters
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book affords the reader a rare look behind the scenes at a Soviet AF Mikoyan jet test centre during the Cold War, the test pilots needing to stay ahead of the game to ensure the air defence combat pilots flying the succession of new MiG jets that followed the ubiquitous MiG-15 into service were fit for purpose. At a time when thre was, as in the West a never-ending stream of new combat jets
A Walking Tour of Indiana, Pennsylvania
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: February 8, 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 Indiana, Pennsylvania 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.
Fairey Gannet in RN Service
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Very little is known written by one of the last fixed-wing airplanes built by the infamous Fairey Aviation Company perhaps better known for its biplane Fairey Swordfish torpedo-carrier that served with the FAA and No.119 Squadron RAF during WW II. The Fairey Gannet served the RN in many roles probably the most important as a 3-seat ASW and EW airplane. A number served with the German Marineflieger
Changes in the Arctic - Climate Change and Loss of Arctic Sea Ice, Claims and Sovereignty, Sea Transport, Oil, Gas, Mineral Exploration, Polar Icebreaking, Protected Species and Indigenous People
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 131,830. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
The diminishment of Arctic sea ice has led to increased human activities in the Arctic, and has heightened interest in, and concerns about, the region's future. The United States, by virtue of Alaska, is an Arctic country and has substantial interests in the region.
"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.
The Chess Player
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013 by Stefan Toma. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The story is based on the actual experience of a chess player and his family living in Bucharest during World War II and how his love for chess saved him his life
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.
A Walking Tour of Portsmouth, Virginia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. 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 Portsmouth, 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.
Look Up, Charleston! A Walking Tour of Charleston, South Carolina - Business District
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. 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 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.
Gosford's Daughter
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 151,480. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
It’s 1585 at Gosford’s End in the Scottish Highlands where 17-year-old Sorcha Fraser is impatient for life to begin. Graced with beauty and spirit, she doesn’t have long to wait. While out riding, Sorcha meets a young man in priestly robes. From henceforth, as they negotiate the intrigues of the Scottish court, their lives will be intrinsically linked, though fate continues to tear them apart.
A Walking Tour of Ocean Grove, New Jersey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: March 3, 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 Ocean Grove, New Jersey 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.
Sailing with Hunters
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Adventure, danger, tragedy, hardship and humour on the Arctic fishing grounds. This story is a must for all who are interested in the sea or an aspect of life in the 1950s Highly acclaimed by readers in the fishing industry. "Fascinating Story," Dave Buckley, Trawler Historian, Fleetwood Weekly News. "Charlie tells it like it was," Jim Porter, Fleetwood Marine Heritage Trust.
A Royal Canadian Air Force Pilot Is Charged With First-Degree Murder...
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
Wayne Lonergan was charged with first-degree murder after his wife was found dead of bludgeoning/strangling on a Sunday morning in late October 1943. An heiress to a beer fortune Patricia Burton Lonergan was buried in Brooklyn during the time that Lonergan was being interrogated for nearly 80 hours. There are many questions as to whether Lonergan was guilty. He was paroled from Sing Sing in 1967.
Allied Participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom - Coalition of the Willing for the Iraq War 2003, Force Contributions by Nations, Challengers for Army Planners
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This short study underscores the significant challenges that U.S. Army planners faced in Iraqi Freedom in integrating a host of different military partners into U.S. operational plans.
Une Goutte de Vie dans l'Amer
Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: French. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
L'histoire vraie d'un enfant insouciant, dans le Paris des années 30, élevé dans l'amour de la France et de ses valeurs républicaines par ses parents immigrés juifs polonais. Brusquement éveillé de son enfance par la guerre, il va découvrir le coté sombre des hommes. Miraculé du camp de Drancy, il assiste, impuissant, au départ de ses parents vers Auschwitz, devient résistant et tente de survivre.
A Walking Tour of Syracuse, New York
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. 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 Syracuse, New York 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.
SURVIVOR: USS Russell a World War Two Destroyer
Price: $3.49 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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: River-Crossing Operations - FM 90-13 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,270. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the River-Crossing Operations Field Manual (FM 90-13) describes how divisions and brigades conduct river crossings. This FM has been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
Military Justice in Combat Zones: Iraq and Afghanistan War Case Summaries of U.S. Marine Corps Haditha; Army Maywand District Killings, Army Mahmoudiyah Iraq, Investigations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,210. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the final report of the subcommittee of the Defense Legal Policy Board established to review and assess the application of military justice to Service members alleged to have committed offenses against civilians in combat zones.
Cambodia History
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,500. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
A true story of Cambodia History from the 1st century BC to present. A book of revelation of Cambodia History as a Country that existed before any other countries in Southeast Asia. The book describes the rise and fall of the country as the author learned from life time experiences and taught through child hood school to University, and Military Academy.