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7 December 1941: The Air Force Story of the Attack on Pearl Harbor - Day that Will Live in Infamy, Hell in Paradise, Bomber and Fighter Commands, Failed Warning System, Heroic Efforts by Progressive Management
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,620. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
On 7 December 1941, the "Day of Infamy," the United States and its armed forces were plunged into the most costly war in history. The Air Force story of 7 December is told in its entirety for the first time in this fascinating volume.
Made in Venice: A Travel Guide to Murano Glass, Carnival Masks, Gondolas, Lace, Paper, & More (Laura Morelli's Authentic Arts) by Laura Morelli
Price: Free! Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Headed to Venice, Italy? Laura Morelli leads you beyond the souvenir shops for an immersive cultural experience that you won't find in any other guidebook. This indispensable guide, packed with useful information on pricing, quality, and value, includes practical tips for locating the most authentic goods in Venice, one of the busiest tourist destinations in the world.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Drive North - U.S. Marines at the Punchbowl by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,210. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official U.S. Marine Corps history provides unique information about important aspects of the Korean War.
A Walking Tour of Bordentown, New Jersey by Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: March 2, 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 Bordentown, 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.
Theater Battle Management Core System Systems Engineering Case Study - History and Details of TBMCS Integrated Air Command and Control System by Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS) is an integrated air command and control (C2) system that performs standardized, secure, automated air battle planning.
Beyond the Battlefield: Stories from Gettysburg's Rich History by James Rada, Jr
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Beyond the Battlefield is a collection of 47 true stories and 56 photos that tell the history of Gettysburg and vicinity beyond the famous Civil War battle.
Atlantis Pyramids Floods: Why Europeans are White by Dennis Brooks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,600. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology
Plato’s story tells about a war between Atlantis and Europe. Based on his writings, the continent of Atlantis was North America, Mexico held the main and largest city, Tampa was the first city, and a small island in Tampa was the island of Atlantis.
The Search For Old King's Road by Bill Ryan
Series: Old Kings Road, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,540. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » North America
Old Kings Road in Florida was built by British Engineers prior to the American Revolution. Right up to 1914 it was the main entry into Florida. Here slaves escaped to freedom, plantations large and small lined the route. The Second Seminole War along this road was one of the largest slave rebellions in the United State. Here is historian Bill Ryan's effort to locate Old Kings Road.
Lincoln, Pericles, the Gettysburg Address, and the Dedication of Civic Sacrifice by Tim McNeese
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,340. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Abraham Lincoln is remembered not only for presiding over a war-torn nation a century and a half ago, but for his words, the most memorable of which were meant to be spoken as speeches. Legend insists that Lincoln's most famous speech, The Gettysburg Address, was written hastily on the back of an envelope. Instead, Lincoln labored over his oration, using the Athenian Pericles as an inspiration.
Oral History of Germans Taken To the USSR with Their Obsolete DFS 346-Part 4 by David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an oral history of several dozens of German aviation designers and engineers that were taken to the Soviet Union in October 1946 along with their DFS 346.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force C-38 Courier Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,800. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft. Contents: C-38 Operations Procedures * C-38 Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * C-38 Aircrew Training
The Casebook of Glasgow's Victorian Detective by Lynne Wilson
Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 20,120. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The real life cases of Victorian Detective, Archie Carmichael, a talented detective officer who spent over forty years policing the city of Glasgow and catching some of the most notorious criminals within it, earning him the title of 'Glasgow's Sherlock Holmes'. With the Foreword and Historical Notes on the cases written by historical researcher and author, Lynne Wilson.
Tales of Old Baldoyle by Michael J. Hurley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,150. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This book is a series of anecdotal tales from a rural village now absorbed into the greater Dublin area in Ireland. The village was changed for ever by the large scale housing development which too place from the mid sixties onward.
US Navy Helicopters -- A History by peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The USN took very little interest in helios until 1846 and no USN helios were involved in any hostilities until USMC observation Bell 47 deployed to Korea. In fact it has been the USMC that has pioneered the use of helios in the USN with many notable 'firsts' the first aerial attack by a helicopter,first tactical airplane reovery in Vietnam with hundred recovered to fly again. Includes 2010 stats
A Walking Tour of Elmira, New York by Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: January 31, 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 Elmira, 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.
On the origins of Glagolitic by Tobias Rais
Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Slavic Languages (Other), Nonfiction » History » European
This book probes into the Oriental origins of the Glagolitic script, used by Slavic people in the Middle Age before being replaced by Cyrillic.
Top Secret - Operation Plan Neptune Part Two by Paul Middleton
Series: Top Secret Operation Plan Neptune. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Top Secret copy of Operation Neptune task force instructions is reproduced as a facsimile edition in five parts. Part Two contains the Movement Plan and Attack Landing Plan. Of huge interest to all military historians and enthusiasts interested in the naval Channel crossing phase of Operation Overlord. SS Empire Anvil was part of that D-Day armada on June 6, 1944.
Self-Propelled Mortar Systems | Military-Today.com by Andrius Genys
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This short e-book is a great reference guide on modern military self-propelled mortar systems. These unique artillery systems are only used by some countries and combine features of mortars and howitzers. These artillery systems are rare and it is likely that you have never heard of them before. This e-book provides photos and basic information with specifications.