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Does the United States Need Space-Based Weapons? - Lasers, Directed Energy Weapons, Weaponization of Space, Orbital Weapons, Bringing the Fight into Space
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,810. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
A decision to put weapons in space—or to refrain from doing so—should be based on a firm understanding about what such weapons can be expected to achieve. More specifically since numerous orbital weapons concepts have been advocated as natural evolutions of surface and airborne weapons, it would appear useful to compare those proposed space-based systems with their terrestrial counterparts.
How did Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gargarin Die
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook reveals the truth of the Soviets first cosmonaut's death the facts obtained from the former USSR and his commanding officer VVS NII Flight Test Institute CO General Stepan Mikoyan.
A Walking Tour of Bristol, Connecticut
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: March 2, 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 Bristol, Connecticut 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.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force E-9A Range Control Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,950. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the E-9 range control aircraft.
Power to Fly -- Aircraft Propulsion
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This completes the aviationfactfile Smashwords Editions on the Origins of Flight this edition dealing with the development of the aero-engine from the steam engines for the airships the Wright engines the famous French 50hp Antoinette the rotary and in-line piston engines to the turbo-jets turbo-props R-R VTOL 'Flying Bedstead', rocket motors for spacecraft. One the aero-engine buffs GE P&W R-R.
Focke-Wulf’s Proposed “Ta 283B” 2-Man Twin Ramjet Powered Bomber
By David Myhra
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Virtually nothing much is known about Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau's design genius Hans Multhopp's outline for a twin ramjet-powered two man piloted bomber.
A Walking Tour of Greenville, South Carolina
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: March 5, 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 Greenville, South Carolina 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.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force KC-10 Extender Aerial Refueling Tanker Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 161,310. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the KC-10 Extender aerial refueling tanker aircraft.
Karbala, The Complete Picture
By Mahmood Datoo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,430. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by The World Federation of KSIMC. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
The real significance of the mission of Imam Husein (as) at Karbala can only be understood by knowing what went on before, during and after this campaign. This book sets out to do just that. The book is written using bullet points, short paragraphs and plain language to make the reading easy, quick, enjoyable and interesting.
Robert E. Lee, the Supreme Patriot
By Alton Pryor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
With the exception of George Washington, the most famous general in American history is Robert E. Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870). Lee’s fame came in spite of the fact that he led the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia against the Union Army in the Civil War.
Three Stories From Paris
By Jesse Myner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Three short stories of down-and-out expatriate life in Paris. Poverty, the rain and cold, young love, friendships lost, drunkenness and chestnuts in the fall. From the streets of Belleville, Oberkampf and Ménilmontant, to the cobblestone footpaths of Père Lachaise Cemetery, these are stories from an other, less romantic side of Paris.
Questions Every Airman Can Answer: Fifty Questions, and Fifty More - Air and Space Power Explained by the Air Force
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This information is intended to provide a quick, informal reference to the vital concepts in Air Force doctrine that all airmen should have at their fingertips.
Integrating the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Into the National Airspace System
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,210. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The purpose of this study is to show that although the DoD and the FAA recognize the importance of integrating manned and unmanned aircraft within the NAS, there are many challenges and gaps that must be bridged to facilitate successful integration.
A Walking Tour of Norwalk, Connecticut
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: March 2, 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 Norwalk, Connecticut 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.
Nuclear Weapons and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) - 2012 Issues with Weapon Limitations, Stockpile Surveillance Program, Management and Oversight
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Outlaws and Gunslingers
By Alton Pryor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,740. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Western outlaws terrorized the country during the 1800s and early1900s, robbing stagecoaches, banks, trains and merchants. Some became folk heroes. The west's fastest gun was not an outlaw. He was an FBI agent with the nickname of "Jelly" Bryce. He could drop a coin from shoulder height, draw and shoot the coin before it reached his waist.
A Walking Tour of Willimantic, Connecticut
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 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 Willimantic, Connecticut 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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Tactical Fundamentals of Helicopterborne Operations and MAGTF Explosive Ordnance Disposal Marine Corps Field Manuals (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,850. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, this ebook contains two Marine Corps Field Manuals: Tactical Fundamentals of Helicopterborne Operations and MAGTF Explosive Ordnance Disposal.
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific Across Wyoming
By Eugene Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Building the Transcontinental Railroad through Nebraska had taken three years.. 36 months of dogged determination. When the construction crews finally reached Cheyenne they prepared for the grueling work ahead. They refined the organization and pace developed crossing Nebraska, but now they faced a new set of challenges, most notably the climb up "Sherman Hill", bridging Dale Creek, crossing the
Na Poważnie Nr 7-8/2012
By Na Poważnie
Price: $4.70 USD. Words: 70,120. Language: Polish. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
„Na Poważnie” – to nowy miesięcznik o Polsce, naszej historii i kulturze.