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Abe: The Life Story of Abraham Lincoln
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 86,360. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
There is no attempt to write a history of the times in which Lincoln lived and worked. Such historical events as have been narrated were selected solely because they illustrated some phase of the character of Lincoln. In this biography, the single purpose has been to present the living man with such distinctness of outline that the reader may have a sort of feeling of being acquainted.
Conspiracy!
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
The untold history of religion and how it took over the world. Tracing its origins to a very earthly phenomenon, this book shows how fantasy, fabrication, torture, murder and genocide have underpinned seven thousand years of human history, how the institutions of religion have kept this secret, and how they continue to deny it. Meticulously researched, compelling reading, alarming conclusions.
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
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This report summarizes pilot (PI) visual gaze and dwell times obtained during operational missions conducted with seven engineering simulators.
Our Story: African Americans in Literature
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
African Americans in Literature is the first in the Our Story series leading up to Black History Month. There's more to Black history than slavery . The Our Story series will explore the contributions African Americans have made in various arenas of American life. In particular, African Americans in Literature will introduce the reader to the luminaries of the Harlem Renaissance.
Fixin' To Die Rag
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,860. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
FIXIN’ TO DIE RAG is the true story of helicopter pilots and their crews in Vietnam. It’s the story of young warriors that were called to duty by conscience or country. They flew hazardous missions; they fought a deadly enemy; they prevailed against horrific odds; some good men died. They were decorated with medals of valor and Purple Hearts—far too many Purple Hearts.
A Walking Tour of Spring Lake, New Jersey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: March 3, 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 Spring Lake, 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.
A Walking Tour of New London, Connecticut
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,430. 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 New London, 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.
Behind the Bamboo Fence
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,660. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A story of Courage, Despair and Hope. This is a true life account of WW11 for a Dutch family living in the Celebes (Sulawesi) between 1942 and 1945. The story tells of life in the POW camps, and of how a young Dutch lady with her children had to survive under the brutal Japanese.
INCA GOLD: History, Conquest & Legend
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Prepare yourself to travel into the realm of the unknown with the conquistadores and embark on a journey back in time with this historical story of an indigenous people, their social structure, culture, religion, architecture, military, empire, administration, myths, legends and conquest. A subjugation that leads to the creation of the world’s greatest treasure deposit!
Banners
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Series: Ikons, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,440. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
An assassination in Serbia sets off a series of events that draws the world into an ever-expanding vortex of madness. As mighty armies clash, entire populations must either flee their ancestral homes or be ground into dust. Akulina Boriskova and her two young sons are caught in the center of the madness and with the other villagers of Hutawa, Byelorussia must choose between death or Siberia.
Cedar Keys Light Station
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,330. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In this concise and stimulating book, Toni Collins has opened up a whole new chapter in the history of the Cedar Keys. Without the lighthouse, few ships could safely find their way and likewise, without Ms. Collins' accurate account of this lighthouse, few can find their way into the heart of Cedar Keys' history. This book is a "must read" for all interested in the fascinating story. o
Dear Sergeant Honey Part II Don't Worry Until I Tell You To
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section.
War Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,890. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Seven actions by elements of the US Third and Seventh Armies as they fought the German Army in the fall of 1944 during the advance of the Western Allies across France to the German border, where they would spend the next few months fighting until the spring of 1945. During this time the American Army would learn the hard, bloody lessons of war on the European continent.
Typhoon IB Combat Log - Dieppe - August 1942
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Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: British English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
RAF’s Hawker Typhoon IA/B fighter aircraft operating with the Duxford Typhoon Wing, consisting of No.56, 266 and 609 Squadrons, during Operation Jubilee (the combined operations raid on Dieppe) on 19 August 1942.
"Lucky War" Third Army in Desert Storm - Complete History of Persian Gulf War, Planning a Ground Offensive, General Norman Schwarzkopf, Air Power, Command and Control, Iraq and Kuwait, Yeosock
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Price: $2.79 USD. Words: 201,400. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique ebook compilation includes a full reproduction of the important history of the Third Army in the Persian Gulf War - which provides a broad history of the conflict in addition to illuminating details of the Third Army's involvement - plus a bonus excerpt of the Final Report to Congress, Conduct of the Persian Gulf War.
Jack the Ripper in the New Zealand Press
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,910. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
“Jack the Ripper” was one of several names given to a serial killer active in London in 1888. Newspaper coverage, both at home and overseas, was extensive but few people with an interest in Jack have had easy access to this material. Indeed it is fair to say that some of the many authors who have written about the case have paid scant regard to contemporary archives!
A Walking Tour of Seneca Falls, New York
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: February 1, 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 Seneca Falls, 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.
Mobility, Support, Endurance: A Story of Naval Operational Logistics in the Vietnam War 1965-1968 - Pueblo and Lloyd Bucher, Forces Afloat, Seventh Fleet, Inshore and Inland Waterways
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,650. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Over the years a number of general officers and a few flag officers in positions of responsibility have written their own accounts of what went on during a major war. Quite understandably these have tended to focus mainly on the purely combat features of the war and on overall strategy. The result has often been an unbalanced picture of the total military effort.
Where Is Cambodia Democracy Today 2014?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
The World kew that Cambodia began Democracy in 1993, but where is The Real Cambodia Today 2014?
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Marine Combat Water Survival - Fleet Marine Force Reference Publication (FMFRP) 013 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,660. Language: English. Published: February 17, 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 techniques, procedures, and training standards for Marine water survival. This publication addresses a Marine's ability to cross water obstacles and perform water rescues.