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Stand Against the Wind
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014 by Running Quail Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Lourana Crawford Finney, a humble woman from the hills of Kentucky narrates this tale of her life. She recounts atrocities of the Civil War, slavery, Indian raids and the hardships and joys of her life. Lou stood strong and faced her challenges head on.
2013 Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office Review Book - Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives, Bomb Squad, Forensic Investigation, Ordnance Disposal, Irregular Warfare
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,000. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This is a thorough review of the Pentagon's Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office. The mission of the CTTSO is to identify and develop capabilities to combat terrorism and irregular adversaries and to deliver these capabilities to Department of Defense components.
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.
Will the Bomber Always Get Through? The Air Force and its Reliance on Technology - Norden Bombsight Development, Nuclear Weapons, Vietnam, Success of Stealth, The Future
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,330. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study analyses the inherent dangers of relying too heavily, or solely, on one panacea technology to prosecute war strategy at the expense of other, essential capabilities.
Self-Propelled Guns and Howitzers | Military-Today.com
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern self-propelled guns and howitzers. It covers more than 50 artillery systems from 22 countries 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 current self-propelled artillery systems.
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.
U.S. Marines in the Korean War: Authoritative Official History from the Frozen Chosin to the Armistice, Extensive Aircraft, Helicopter, and Equipment Coverage, Major League Reservists, Ted Williams
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 346,800. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The focus of the various authors who wrote these historically related works on Korea did so to remember those Marines who fought and died in what some historians sometimes characterized as the "forgotten war." Forgotten or not, the Korean conflict was without parallel in Marine Corps history.
The Lawmen
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,480. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Lawmen of the old west played a juggling act as far as the law was concerned. The lawman had be both tougher and smarter than his outlaw counterpart or the outlaw would win. Most the sheriffs and marshals wearing badges played at gambling, often owning the gambling concessions in the saloons and barrooms of the very towns they were required to police.
Combat Operations C3I: Fundamentals and Interactions - Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,530. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The author introduces basic definitions, functions, and processes of command, control, communications, and intelligence (C3I). He develops a conceptual model of the combat operations process based on the American approach to war.
The Fiddling Contest
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Series: Genealogy, Book 3 · Short Stories, Book 2 · Continuing Education, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
“The Fiddling Contest” is a true old family story transcribed by Ellen Gray Taylor, who had heard the brave story of Mars Henry in the words of the ex-slave who told it to her and to so many other children. Rendered in the vernacular, this story depicts the great love shown within an extended family trying to ensure survival in the dark days after the War Between the States.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Mass Atrocity Prevention and Response Options (MAPRO): A Policy Planning Handbook - Stopping Genocide
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,490. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Handbook is designed to be a reference for policy makers to monitor, prevent, and if necessary respond to genocide and other mass atrocity situations.
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Combined Arms for Air Defense - FM 44-8 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,930. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Combined Arms for Air Defense Field Manual (FM 44-8) covers air defense artillery units. This FM has been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
Conceptul strategic al NATO (1949-2009)
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 24,940. Language: Romanian. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
NATO is the main structure able to guarantee the security of the Euro-Atlantic space. Since its founding (The Washington Treaty, in 1949), NATO had crossed a winding way and it is the longest running and the most successful political-military alliance in history. NATO este principala structura de aparare colectiva capabila sa garanteze securitatea spatiului euroatlantic. De la înfiintarea sa.....
Confessions of a Babyboomer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,660. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A snapshot of the boyhood of an Australian babyboomer highlighting the differences between his generation and that of his parents and that of his children.
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
Fighter Plane: Battle for the Skies
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,150. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
From best selling military and aviation author Steve Stone, comes 'Fighter Plane,' the gripping story of some incredible planes and their pilots during the Second World War. The book follows the Battle of Britain and the Air War in Europe as Spitfires, Hurricanes, Messerschmitt and Mustangs twist and turn in the skies over Europe trying to gain the upper hand, so they can chalk up another kill.
Luzija's Story
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A true story of the trials and tribulations of a young girl growing up in war-torn Poland. An in-depth look into the life and times of a true heroine.
¿Cuauhtémoc o Cortés?. El pasado nos impulsa o nos encadena
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,690. Language: Spanish. Published: December 4, 2012 by librosselectos. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
El drama de México: Cuauhtémoc o Cortés, es la tarea de autores al encuentro de la historia, tiene el papel de ensayo y obra de texto. Como emsayo intenta analizar la formación del pueblo de México, la creación de la sociedad mexicana. Como obra de texto toma en cuenta la investigación histórica de otros autores y narra los hechos fundamentales.
The Evolution of the Cruise Missile - Comprehensive History from the V-1 and V-2 to the Tomahawk and Snark, ALCM, SLCM, GLCM, Sperry Gyroscope, JATO
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is a comprehensive history of the origin and development of the cruise missile, one of the most important weapons in the American arsenal. Contents: Chapter 1 - Introduction * Chapter 2 - The Early Years: To 1941 * Chapter 3 - World War 2 * Chapter 4 - Postwar Developments * Chapter 5 - Us Cruise Missiles Revitalized * Chapter 6 - 1977 To The Present * Chapter 7 - Conclusion.