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The Heinkel AG VTOL "Wespe"
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The trouble with conventional aircraft is that they need runways, long expensive concrete runways so that they can take-off and land. During times of war, the enemy's airports and their hard-surfaced runways make inviting targets.
Watergate Considered as an Org Chart of Semi-Precious Stones
By Michael Dobson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,110. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
A light-hearted yet insightful tour through the Watergate scandal! You'll delve into the origin of the scandal, the motives of the players, and how the situation spiraled so badly out of control. Illustrated with photographs, cartoons, diagrams, and political memorabilia, WATERGATE CONSIDERED... is a delightful addition to anyone's collection of political books. Watergate was never like this!
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Campaigning (Marine Air-Ground Task Force MAGTF) MCDP 1-2 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,370. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides the doctrinal basis for military campaigning in the Marine Corps, particularly as it pertains to a Marine commander or a MAGTF (Marine air-ground task force) participating in the campaign.
The History of Lufthansa post-WW II
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
From the end of WW I Lufthansa was without doubt the premier airline in Europe with its very successful Junkers J-13 transport. Whilst the airline did continue to fly throughout WW II the last flights made in early 1945 post-war with the Allies ban on all German aviation activities it was not until 1956 that regular Lufthansa services took to the air for it to become one of the world leaders again
Magna Carta in the 21st Century
By Hampden Trust
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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?
The Birth Of America And Who Were The First Americans - Two Books Collection
By Matt Green
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Before 1800, more people came to America from Africa than from anywhere else and most of them came in chains. Their toil helped make the United States the riches nation on earth. America was a slave owning country longer than it has been a free one. And the legacy of slavery haunts us still.
Steamboats on the Tar
By Ronald Kemp
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A history of steamboats on the Tar and Pamlico Rivers in North Carolina from the early 1800's into the twentieth century. Includes the Civil War and an appendix of early river landings and plantations as well as an account of steamboat travel written by Samuel Ward Stanton.
China Policies and Controversies: U.S. Military Papers - PLA, Deception, Maritime Quest, Navy, Taiwan Arms Sales, Turkey and China, plus 2014 U.S. Intelligence Threat Assessment
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,520. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique collection of American military documents provides a special view of recent Chinese military and policy developments.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force C-17 Globemaster III Military Transport Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,850. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft. Contents: C-17 Operations Procedures * C-17 Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * C-17 Aircrew Training
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. Category: 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.
The Night Julius Caesar Invented Champagne
By Madeleine de Jean
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 153,710. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Rebecca, modern-day wine-expert and ‘nose’, never imagined she’d become a wine-detective. But when ‘Doctor ‘47’ and his dark forces continue saturating the market with copy-wines, ready to decimate anyone in their way, especially a Rebecca, she travels across time and space – escorted by Julius Caesar, Wolfgang Puck and Julia Child– to find the first vine. Will she prevail and save wine?
Entangled in Yugoslavia - an Outsider's Memoir
By Stephanie Allen-Early
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 58,640. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Entangled in Yugoslavia - an Outsider's Memoir is a portrait of a country that no longer exists, addressing the generations who have no idea about what Yugoslavia was like. The author travelled extensively in the former republics: both as a foreign service wife in the socialist period, and an international relief worker during the subsequent collapse of the society leading to all out civil war.
Twenty-First-Century Strategy: An Introduction to Modern National Security Processes and Problems - Nuclear Strategy, Terrorism, WMD, Asymmetrical Warfare, Insurgency Warfare
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,800. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This new work defines national security strategy, its objectives, the problems it confronts, and the influences that constrain and facilitate its development and implementation in a post–Cold War, post–9/11 environment.
Belisario Dominguez. Moral y etica, impronta de vida.
By LD Books - Lectorum
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,530. Language: Spanish. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Belisario Domínguez fue pionero de la libertad de expresión en México, hizo reclamos que todavía tienen vigencia y exaltó la libertad individual, los derechos humanos y el progreso, desde su periódico El Vate o años después, desde la tribuna del Senado en su caracter de legislador, con un valiente discurso que le costaría la vida. Este libro recorre su ejemplar vida y conducta irreprochable.
A Walking Tour of Old Lyme, Connecticut
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,840. 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 Old Lyme, 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.
The Story of Self-Repairing Flight Control Systems: NASA and Air Force Partnership to Test SRFCS Damage Adaptive Technology, Intelligent Flight Control System
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,990. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the fascinating story of a little-known futuristic research project which investigated a concept brought to the Dryden Flight Research Center by Kelly Space. Kelly hoped to demonstrate a new approach to satellite launching by towing a rocket to altitude behind a transport airplane.
A Walking Tour of Titusville, Pennsylvania
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: February 11, 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 Titusville, Pennsylvania 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 F-22 Raptor Fighter Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,350. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the F-22 Raptor Fighter aircraft.
NZ: From Post-Dominion to Global Player (1968-1990)
By Miles Cheifetz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This is a social, economic and political history of New Zealand from the years 1968 to 1990. It commences with the sinking of the Wahine at the entrance to Wellington Harbour, and concludes with the disastrous Sesquicentennial. These were some of the country's most important years from a perspective of rapidly changing cultural values and politics, and painted a path for the new millennium.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Operational Terms Dictionary- Excerpted from FM 1-02 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 142,630. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, Operational Terms Dictionary, excerpted from FM 1-02, is a dual-Service US Army and US Marine Corps publication introducing new terms and definitions and updating existing definitions as reflected in the latest editions of Army field manuals and Marine Corps doctrinal, warfighting, and reference publications.