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U.S. Marines in Afghanistan, 2001-2002: From the Sea - U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism, Tora Bora, Enduring Freedom, Osama bin Laden, al-Qaeda, Taliban, Operations at Kandahar
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 165,560. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This project began almost 10 years ago, a month after the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001. Drawn from a variety of sources, the account reflects the combined efforts of three related, yet independent, endeavors to document Marine operations in Afghanistan during the opening days of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Look Up, Bismarck! A Walking Tour of Bismarck, North Dakota
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, 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 Bismarck, North Dakota 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.
Dear Sergeant Honey Part IV The Greatest Generation Goes Home
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Biography
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. This is Part IV.
Look Up, Little Rock! A Walking Tour of Little Rock, Arkansas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, 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 Little Rock, Arkansas 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 Vanguard Satellite Launching Vehicle, An Engineering Summary - Details of America's Early Rocket for the First Satellites, Program History, Vehicle Design
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This is the official comprehensive technical report on the historic Vanguard satellite rocket. Project Vanguard was conceived in 1955 for the purpose of establishing a scientific satellite in orbit about the earth during the International Geophysical Year (July 1957 to December 1958).
Hurrah for Us!: Morgan's Raid in the News
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
This article follows John Hunt Morgan's 1863 raid through the eyes of contemporary Indiana newspapers. As editors traced the movements of Morgan's "freebooters" and "myrmidons" across Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio, they sang the praises of Hoosiers ready to treat the invaders to "a war fandango," and concluded, "Hurrah for us!" Local pride and colorful language make this a journey worth the trip.
Space Power Integration - Perspectives from Space Weapons Officers, Counterspace Operations, Space Warfare, Air and Space Power
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This Air Force book provides an in-depth discussion of the integration of space operations to support the war fighter.
London Slums the Seven Dials
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,660. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The Seven Dials refers to the layout of the cobbled streets in this London ‘village,’ which includes Monmouth Street, Earlham Street and Mercer Street.
Look Up, Charleston! A Walking Tour of Charleston, West Virginia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
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 Charleston, West Virginia 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.
The Role of US Nuclear Weapons in the Post-Cold War Era - Tactical and Strategic Nuclear Warheads, WMD Deterrence, START Agreements and Treaties, Force Levels, Delivery Systems, Disarmament Proposals
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Contents: Chapter 1 - Historical Overview of US Nuclear Policy * Chapter 2 - US Nuclear Policy after the Cold War * Chapter 3 - Current Thinking on the Future Role of Nuclear Weapons * Chapter 4 - The Threat—Weapons of Mass Destruction * Chapter 5 - US Nuclear Forces for the Post-Cold War Era * Chapter 6 - Conclusions and Recommendations
Horse Crucified and Risen
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 91,970. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This book became a best-seller in Russia, was reprinted several times and changed the worldview of many people. This is the first book in the history of mankind revealing the whole truth about horse and man relationships. Love for horse and equine sports have nothing in common!
Chadwick 'Roy' designer of Avro airplanes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The airplane that established the Avro Company was designed in WW I by A V Roe the Avro 504 biplane trainer that was later adapted as a night-fighter for Home Defense. Subsequently a great number of Avro designs were the work of 'Roy' Chadwick who's first WW II twin R-R Vultee-engined bomber the Manchester was a failure that became the successful Lancaster with its post-war Lincoln and Shackleton
A Walking Tour of Elizabeth, New Jersey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. 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 Elizabeth, 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 Haverhill, Massachusetts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: February 14, 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 Haverhill, Massachusetts 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.
High Frontier: The U. S. Air Force and the Military Space Program - MOL, Dyna-Soar, Nuclear Detection, Missile Warning, Anti-Satellite, SDI, BMD, Launch Operations, Desert Storm
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,720. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This unique Air Force report covers the history of the military space program from the first studies after World War II through the modern era.
Blue on Grey: A Memoir of St Mary’s School, Gore
Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
St Mary’s is a Catholic primary school in Gore, Southland, New Zealand. This year marks the 125th anniversary of its founding. I went there from 1979 to 1983, when my family left Gore for the bright lights of Sydney. This memoir of my St Mary's days is dedicated to my teacher Mrs E.O. Archer, who helped spark my interest in natural history and social science.
Aunt Pokie
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aunt Pokie is a true story about untrue family legacies. If my grandmothers were to be believed, my blood harbored the greatness of Pocahontas and Betsy Ross. After a decade of genealogical research, and a DNA test, I discovered my grandmothers weren’t the only ones who could spin a good yarn.
Classic Tales in California History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,880. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Women may have found gold in California a full year before James Marshal. Wheelbarrow Johnny started building wheelbarrows in Placerville and later became a national automobile tycoon. California's last "dry" town might surprise you.
The Christian Discovery of Tibet
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 233,380. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Over the centuries Christian missionaries made their way east from Jerusalem through China. This reached a high point with the Portuguese in the 15th century. Jesuit missionaries accompanied the explorers as far as Japan and founded over 800 missions. This book ends with the astounding story of Padre António de Andrade who went over the Himalayas to Tibet where he founded a mission in 1625.
Cat Pies - feline historical trivia.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Cat Pies - Feline Historical Trivia (by Grace Elliot) Non-fiction - for lovers of cats, history and trivia! Did the Victorian's really eat 'cat pies'? Why are cats said to have nine lives? Is 'cat-gut' really made from cats? Who invented the cat flap? You'll find the answer to these and many other cat related trivia questions in 'Cat Pies.'