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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.
Heavy Military Trucks | Military-Today.com
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a great reference guide on heavy military trucks. It covers vehicles from all around the world 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 heavy military trucks. It is a bargain for rock solid information like this.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Joint Officer Handbook (JOH) Staffing and Action Guide - Business and Professional Skills, Military Knowledge, Lifelong Learning, Useful Support Information
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,590. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Joint Officer Handbook (JOH) reflects input from serving action officers and senior leaders with the most current joint information available for managing staff activities.
Look Up, San Diego! A Walking Tour of Old Town
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: August 2, 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 San Diego - Old Town 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.
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.
Photographer of the Early West, the Story of Arundel Hull
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,380. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
This biography recounts the intriguing history of Arundel C. Hull one of the west's earliest photographers. In his early 20’s he captured many early images along the UP Railroad across Nebraska and thru Wyoming. In 1869, Hull and William Jackson followed the railroad on to Promontory, Utah. Later he opened his Gallery in Fremont Nebraska, becoming leader in this early mid-west town.
Unwavering Echoes: Poems and Stories of a Culture's Longing Legacy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,030. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Anthology of Poems and Short Stories some fiction most are based on true events. Pulitzer Prize Nominee and award winning Writer Augusta Williams Jr. This book features works that are part of the estates of prominent Afro-Americans such as Yolonda King, Dr. Bettye Shabazz and President Barack Obama.
Airpower Leadership on the Front Line: Lt Gen George H. Brett and Combat Command - World War II, Australia and Caribbean, Curtis LeMay, General MacArthur
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
With Airpower Leadership on the Front Line: Lt Gen George H. Brett and Combat Command, Douglas Cox makes a singular contribution to American airpower biography. George H. Brett certainly reached high rank, and only the most cynical and uninformed observer would judge his career a failure. Yet World War II did not propel him along the same career trajectory of a Curtis LeMay.
Harmonizing Humanity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,100. Language: American English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » History » American
All major religions prior to Christ had a form of the Golden Rule. This book explores how man's religions, history, politics, and economic practices and beliefs have united and divided us. Inequality from the womb to the tomb because of race, gender, or social class have caused disharmony. Today individuals and organizations are creating harmony through understanding, inclusion, and compassion.
Swiss Impound 166 Shot Up American USAAF Heavy Bombers & Arrest 1,500 Crew Members Between 1943 & 1945
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Enjoy Dr Myhra's ebook about the total of 166 B-17 and B-24 Bombers and 1,327+ crew members, 2 B-25J bombers, 2 P-51B fighters, 2 P-47 fighters and the light observation plane that was interned/imprisoned between 1943 to 1945 in Switzerland.
Alaska Gold Rush: True Stories Told By The People Who Were There
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Alaska Gold Rush is a unique collection of 12 stories -- the best we could find -- torn from the pages of gold rush-era newspapers. These are great gold rush stories such as "Rush Into New Fields" and "Miners Fleeced by the Mounted Police" that focus on the real trials and tribulations of novice gold miners and the bandits that prayed on them in a harsh land.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume V: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1953-1954 - Air Defense, Manpower, Atoms for Peace, Korea, Indochina, Taiwan, Western Europe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 215,120. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Volume V describes JCS activities during the first two years of the Eisenhower administration. It traces the role of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the formulation of the basic national security policies of those years, in force planning and strategy development, and in the nascent area of arms control.
German Military Aviation 1910 -- 1918
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
It is WW II that is the most written about by military authors and historians except in the specialist 'Cockade'. My book breaks the mode. German military aviation during WW I underwent four name changes and reorganisations each time they introduced new airplanes such as the infamous Fokker Eindecker Albatros Halberstadt fighters, Gotha and 'Giant' bombers in their quest for air supremacy.
Not So Fast: Meandering Through Soda Springs, Idaho
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
If a little town with pioneer history, the remains of a white buffalo, and a carbonated water geyser interest you, then head for Soda Springs, Idaho. It's not too big for an afternoon of exploring. And the people are friendly. This 3,352-word essay will introduce you to this little corner of America.
Messerschmitts Over America-Part 8
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Photographs and information of unfinished, war weary, crash-landed, cannibalized On March 30, 1945, the USAAF captures their first flight-worthy Me 262 A-1a and starts the wheels in motion that leads to Colonel Harold Watson to sending ten Me 262s to New York City.
Look Up, Phoenix, Arizona! A Walking Tour of Phoenix, Arizona
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, 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 Phoenix, Arizona 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 Petersburg, Virginia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. 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 Petersburg, 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.
Past Times: Ancient Board Games
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Past Times is a series of books about historical games and pastimes throughout the ages. This particular book is about games from Viking age and earlier.
Dunster - A Castle at War
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Dunster Castle on the Somerset coast is one of Britain’s oldest and most intriguing great buildings, its turrets evoking centuries of siege warfare, dark deeds, bloodshed and treachery. Dunster’s rich and colourful story covers more than nine hundred years of intermittent warfare. Jim Lee worked as Education Coordinator for the National Trust at Dunster Castle for 20 years. This is Dunster's story
Outrageous Punishment: The Crime of Being a Slave
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Depending on their master, slaves were punished relentlessly to keep them in line. This led to many slave rebellions and uprisings that were never duly reported in history. It was a slave's curse to be owned by a cruel master.