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A Walking Tour of Wellsboro, Pennsylvania
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: February 11, 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 Wellsboro, Pennsylvania 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.
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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 11 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,930. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
Four comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the historic mission of Apollo 11, which accomplished the first landing of humans on the moon in July 1969.
U.S. Marines in Humanitarian Operations: On Mamba Station - U.S. Marines in West Africa, 1990 - 2003, Civil War in Liberia, Samuel Doe, Evacuation Operations, Sharp Edge, Assured Response
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,170. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph tells the story of thousands of U.S. Marines who supported Operations Sharp Edge, Assured Response, Quick Response, Noble Obelisk, and Joint Task Force Liberia, the noncombatant evacuation operations in 1990, 1991, 1996, and 2003 from Liberia, in 1996 from the Central African Republic, and in 1997 from Sierra Leone.
A Walking Tour of Great Barrington, Massachusetts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. 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 Great Barrington, 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.
Outward Bound (Merchant Navy post ww2)
Price: $7.84 USD. Words: 49,690. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by M. Brown. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
The author describes his first post-war year in the Merchant Navy, on the Liberty Ship Samnesse, with detailed information about the different countries visited and numerous interesting photographs. Outward Bound is the sequel to "Life Aboard a Wartime Liberty Ship" published by Amberley and which received excellent reviews.
A Walking Tour of Fort Myers, Florida
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: July 15, 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 Fort Myers, Florida 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.
Lost Treasures of the Tropical Variety
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,180. Language: American English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Explore a mysterious realm encompassing billions of dollars in lost artifacts, loot, and priceless heritage sunken leagues below the seas hundreds of years ago. Treasures of the Tropical Variety is a guidebook designed to recount historical facts of lost ocean riches observed from new perspectives, and stimulate further contribution to restoring world marine heritage by sharing this research.
Billy the Kid in Santa Fe: Wild West History, Outlaw Legends, and the City at the End of the Santa Fe Trail. A Non-Fiction Trilogy. Book One: Young Billy
Series: Billy the Kid in Santa Fe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Billy the Kid spent part of his youth in Santa Fe. What was it like in the 1870s? How did its frontier character and Hispanic culture shape the development of this future desperado? What other residents did Billy encounter who would figure significantly in later chapters of his brief life? How did Billy spend his time as a youngster there? Did he ice skate, play baseball, tell ghost stories?
The Real Story of Bat Masterson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
He was a good lawman, but he sometimes worked both sides of the law to accomplish a goal. He was a masterful gambler, but his real bent in life seemed fulfilled when he became the Sports Editor of a New York Newspaper.
Typhoon IB Combat Log - Dieppe - August 1942
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: British English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: 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.
Army Modernization Plans, Army Equipping Strategy, Tactical Wheeled Vehicle (TWV) Strategy, Affordable and Integrated Army Equipment Modernization
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This compilation of five official Army documents provides a comprehensive overview of DoD plans for modernizing Army military equipment, including the tactical wheeled vehicle strategy.
Look Up, Cleveland! A Walking Tour of Cleveland, Ohio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: October 26, 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 Cleveland, Ohio 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.
Learning By Doing: The PLA Trains at Home and Abroad - People's Liberation Army, Chinese Military, China's Navy, Armed Police Force, Defending Borders, Exercises and Training, Logistics Lessons
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,350. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The papers presented here are a timely and critical look at an evolving and expanding Chinese military and provide context for the changes we may yet see as the PLA continues to modernize.
Pretending Democracy
Price: $40.00 USD. Words: 160,160. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
Can a state be both democratic and ethnically self-defined? Pretending democracy: Israel, an ethnocratic state unpacks this issue by using Israel as a case study. Based on papers presented at AMEC’s 2010 conference themed ‘Locating ethnic states in a cosmopolitan world: The case of Israel’, the book interrogates concepts such as ‘cosmopolitanism’, ‘nationalism’, ‘ethnocracy’ and ‘citizenship’.
The Christian Discovery of Tibet
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 233,390. 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.
Skylab: A Chronology (NASA SP-4011) - The Story of the Planning, Development, and Implementation of America's First Manned Space Station
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,740. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history series document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive chronology of the Skylab space station, launched in 1973 and manned by three crews through 1974.
Aircraft and Weapons of Gulf War 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book is a brief overview of Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm during Gulf War 1. It reviews the types flown by the USAF USN US Army and its Coalition partners as well as the airplanes and weapons available and the Iraqi AF types probably the most respected by the Allies the supersonic Mikoyan MiG-25 Foxbat (Mach 2.8) and the latest MiG-29M Fulcrum. The baptism of fire for the AH-64A
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Danske Ubåde 1909 - 2004. Bind II
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 38,500. Language: Danish. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Andet bind af to, der bog dækker ubådsvæsenets 95-årige historie fra den første ubåd, Dykkeren, til den sidste, Kronborg, der fik blot tre år i søværnets tjeneste. Ubådenes tekniske udvikling beskrives indgående, og deres skiftende roller i forsvaret af Danmark forklares i historisk perspektiv.