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Dr Markham's Antipodean Voyage
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Too sensitive to be published in its day this Journal has taken five generations and some 170 years to surface for publication in its full glory. On the 28th of June 1841 Dr Thomas John Markham left Liverpool England on board the 467 ton Ship, Livingston. Dr Markham had left his home and family in Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland to be the Ship’s Surgeon Superintendent on the voyage.
Museum Pieces 2: More Forgotten History, Science, and Mystery Behind Some of the Most Interesting Museum Exhibits and Historical Places in the World
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,740. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
The unknown story behind historical places and exhibits from some of the most famous museums in the world, including the Smithsonian, the Field Museum, and others.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 6 - CORONA, America's First Satellite Program - CIA and NRO Histories of Pioneering Spy Satellites
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,200. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers the historic CORONA spy satellite program, called America's first satellite program. Histories from the NRO and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) cover all aspects of CORONA.
Danske Ubåde 1909 - 2004. Bind II
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 38,520. Language: Danish. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Andet bind af to, der bog dækker ubådsvæsenets 95-årige historie fra den første ubåd, Dykkeren, til den sidste, Kronborg, der fik blot tre år i søværnets tjeneste. Ubådenes tekniske udvikling beskrives indgående, og deres skiftende roller i forsvaret af Danmark forklares i historisk perspektiv.
Self-Propelled Guns and Howitzers | Military-Today.com
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern self-propelled guns and howitzers. It covers more than 50 artillery systems from 22 countries and provides photos and basic information with specifications. It is easy to read and will be useful for people interested in military hardware. It is a great first step in identifying and researching current self-propelled artillery systems.
Russia's Last Romanovs: In Their Own Words
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 31,510. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Letters and diary entries of Russia's last imperial family, just prior to their execution.
Look Up, Fort Wayne! A Walking Tour of Fort Wayne, Indiana
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: November 30, 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 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.
La Révolte des Zanj
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 132,300. Language: French. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Screenplays » Action Adventure
Les Zanj étaient des esclaves africains contraints de travailler au défrichement des terres dans le sud de l’Iraq. Quand ils se soulevèrent, ils furent rejoints par les esclaves des villes et des villages voisins. Leur chef, Alī ibn Muḥammad, leur promis terres et richesses. Ils luttèrent 14 ans, 4 mois et 6 jours pour leur liberté.
Hoàng Đế nội kinh -Thiên Tố vấn (tập 2)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,010. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Hoàng Đế nội kinh gồm 2 thiên (quyển): Thiên Tố vấn và Thiên Linh khu. Mỗi quyển có 81 thiên (mục), hai quyển là 162 thiên (mục), mỗi thiên là một ngọn núi cao. Quyển Hoàng Đế nội kinh - Thiên Tố vấn (tập 2) giới thiệu từ thiên 42 (mục) đến thiên 70 (mục).
A Woman's Deadly Wrath Vera Stretz' Murder Of Dr. Fritz Gebhardt New York City November 12, 1935
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
Vera Stretz was a self-confessed killer who believed that she had shot her philandering lover for a good reason. She thought he deserved to die after he vowed to divorce his wife and marry her. He continued to see other women for sex. It is uncertain if Vera was attacked before she shot Dr. Fritz Gebhardt around three a.m. on November 12, 1935. She was tried for first-degree murder for the crime.
"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
The Air University Pantheon of Air, Space, and Cyberspace Power Thinkers - Wright Brothers, Billy Mitchell, Robert Goddard, Hap Arnold, Claire Chennault, Theodore von Karman, and Others
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,330. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This compendium offers a broad sweep of some of our service's most remarkable and memorable figures in the context of an evolving center for airpower education.
What Churchill Would Do
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,750. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
This book took 4 years of research and details how Churchill managed WW2 and how the skills, experience and talent he used to carve out a victory in the face of overwhelming odds can be applied to modern business. 80% History and 20% lessons learned, make for an entertaining read full of surprises and stories from WW2. The book covers a wide range of topics that apply to everyone from 16+
Little "White" Lies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Poetic Prose a criticism of lies we are told as children the lens is feminine or woman's or feminist perspective. A reflection on various topics concerning women: leadership, war, polygamy, race relations, the Bible, Women in the Bible new perspective.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Training Devices for Armywide Use - Mines, Landmines, IEDs, Ordnance, Unexploded Ordnance (Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,800. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique publication describes training devices for the army of items such as mines, IEDS, and ordnance.
Army Research Laboratory Technical Report: A Summary of Visual Gaze and Dwell Times for Army Pilots During Mission Simulations (ARL-TR-5900) Army Aviation Simulators
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report summarizes pilot (PI) visual gaze and dwell times obtained during operational missions conducted with seven engineering simulators.
History of the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) - Nuclear Weapons, Cold War Strategy, Service Rivalries, Arms Control
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,840. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unclassified history is of the US Strategic Command that was established on June 1, 1992, and disestablished on October 1, 2002.
German Heeresflieger Army Aviation
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
During WW II German High Command decreed that neither the Army or Navy should operate aircraft of any type fixed or rotary-winged. But with the establishment of the 'new' Luftwaffe post-war it was decided that both the Army (Heeresflieger) and the Navy (Marineflieger) should have their own air arms to meet their specific needs with their types as suited to their specific requirements.
The Story of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base 1940 - 1976, Strategic Air Command, B-29, B-50, U-2, A-10, Lucky Lady II, Tactical Air Command, F-4C Fighter, Tucson Arizona Community, Aircraft Storage
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,350. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
With the creation of the Strategic Air Command in 1946, Davis-Monthan Field took on an new strategic role involving B-29s, B-50s, and later the all-jet B-47 bombers. The importance of the base was bolstered during the 1960s with the addition of the nation's first Titan II intercontinental ballistic missile wing and a high-technology reconnaissance unit.