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Look Up, Frankfort! A Walking Tour of Frankfort, Kentucky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: November 19, 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 Frankfort, Kentucky 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.
Between the Rivers: Combat Action in Iraq - 2003-2005, Battle of Hawijah, Samarra, Mosul, Anbar Province, Northern Iraq. Task Force 1-16 Infantry, Carter Ham, Petraeus, Stryker, Tiger Strike
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Battle of Hawijah, 7 April 2004 * Task Force 1-26 Infantry and the Easter Sunday Battle of Samarra, April 2004 * Taking it to the Enemy: Offensive Counterinsurgency Operations, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry, Mosul, 2004-2005
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force Criminal Investigations, Technical Surveillance Countermeasures, Counterintelligence, Protective Service Matters - Special Investigations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Five U.S. Air Force instructions and directives provide unique information on criminal investigations and countermeasures: Criminal Investigations Program * Protective Service Matters - Special Investigations * The Air Force Technical Surveillance Countermeasures Program * Counterintelligence * Criminal Investigations and Counterintelligence
A Walking Tour of Fredericksburg, Virginia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. 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 Fredericksburg, 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.
Beyond the Battlefield: Stories from Gettysburg's Rich History
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Beyond the Battlefield is a collection of 47 true stories and 56 photos that tell the history of Gettysburg and vicinity beyond the famous Civil War battle.
The United States Strategic Bombing Survey: The Effects of Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, June 30, 1946 - Casualties, Radiation Disease, Japanese Decision to Surrender
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,720. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is the official U.S. government report on the atomic bombings of Japan which ended World War II and ushered in the atomic age.
Russian Aviation post-WW II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Continuing the story of the origins of Russian Aviation this book follows the development of the third fourth and fifth generation combat planes and the use of new technologies many new types forced on the USSR in the 'Cold War' to ensure the designs from the West did not gain any significant technological advantage over Soviet designs that in a number of cases proved superior new civil types too.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 2 - Hexagon Photoreconnaissance Satellite 1971-1986
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 183,880. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers the Hexagon photoreconnaissance satellite flown between 1971 and 1986.
A Walking Tour of Meriden, Connecticut
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. 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 Meriden, 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.
A Walking Tour of Hoboken, New Jersey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: March 3, 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 Hoboken, 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.
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian's Wall from Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway (East to West)
Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 3. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
This is an informative (yet informal) description of the route of Hadrian's Wall and all the remains that can still be seen. For most of the route from east to west, it follows the Hadrian's Wall National Trail Footpath, but with an important difference: where the path veers off the line of the Wall, this account stays with it and allows you to examine the remains most other walkers do not see.
Look Up, Chicago! A Walking Tour of The Loop (Center)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: August 29, 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 the Center of Chicago's Loop 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 Development of Ballistic Missiles in the United States Air Force 1945-1960 - Atomic Missiles, Project MX-774, Thor, ICBM Squadrons, Atlas and Titan, IRBM, Pilotless Aircraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,420. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This volume attempts to correct the imbalance by telling the story of the development of Air Force ballistic missiles. It concentrates on the first generation of ballistic missiles: the intercontinental Atlas and Titan, and the intermediate range Thor.
Spanish Matadors in the Thai Navy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
It is not commonly known that the first country to operate the AV-8 Harrier I at sea was Spain in the form of the AV-8S Matador the early Harrier along with two dual-seat trainers were used for many years by the Spanish Navy that suffered four loses. With the introduction of the AV-8B Harrier II the Matadors were sold to Thailand who received full support but lack of finance led to lack of use.
Missions Of Fire And Mercy - Until Death Do Us Part
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,250. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Reference / General
william peterson was awarded the silver medal for memoirs in the 2011 military writer's society of america, for his book “missions of fire and mercy”. the author served as a huey crew chief/door gunner with charlie 227th assault helicopter battalion, first air cavalry. come along for the ride of your life while we fly nap of the earth receiving enemy fire. you're hit by shrapnel from ak47 fire.
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.'
The Risk of Sorrow: Conversations with Holocaust Survivor, Helen Handler
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
What can the few remaining survivors of the Holocaust teach us before they are gone? What is it that hasn’t yet been said? A high school teacher is given the opportunity to find out when one such survivor chooses her to preserve her final testament. In The Risk of Sorrow, Valerie Foster, takes us on a compelling journey through her complex relationship with Helen Handler, a survivor of Auschwitz.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force C-32B Special Airlift Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,470. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft. Contents: C-32B Operations Procedures * C-32B Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * C-32B Aircrew Training
The Lewis and Clark Chronicles; Part One - Fort Mandan to the Yellowstone River
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Anyone reading these Chronicles will agree with historian and author Stephen Ambrose when he famously said, “The journals he [Captain Meriwether Lewis] wrote are among his greatest achievements and constitute a priceless gift to the American people!”
U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues, Volume I: Theory of War and Strategy - von Clausewitz, Mao, Sun Tzu, Che Guevara, Machiavelli, Luttwak - 5th Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 199,180. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This edition of the U. S. Army War College Guide to National Security Policy and Strategy continues to reflect the structure and approach of the core national security strategy and policy curriculum at the War College.