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Conversations With Dr Reimar Horten and His All-wing Designs-Ho 1 to the Ho 229 Part 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In February of 1982, I flew to Buenos Aires then on to Cordoba, Argentina to meet with Dr Reimar Horten, (1915-1994) the designer of a series of sail and powered all wing flying machines. He lived in retirement on a ranch 15 to 20 miles from the small town of Villa General Belgrano.
American History A Day at A Time - February
Series: American History A Day at A Time - 2015, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,850. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This frontier history includes the following stories: February 5, 1631 - Rhode Island Founder Roger Williams Arrives In Boston February 11, 1768 - Samuel Adams Published Massachusetts Circular February 15, 1764 - St Louis Founded By Pierre Laclède February 28, 1610 - Thomas West Baron De La Warr Appointed 1st Governor of Virginia February 29, 1692 - Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne and Tituba Accus
Messerschmitts Over America-Part 11
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.
The Foundations of U.S. Air Doctrine: The Problem of Friction in War - Airpower Strategy, World War II Bomber Offensive Plan, Korea, Douhet, Billy Mitchell, Clausewitzian Doctrine
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study revolves around friction, meaning the ubiquitous uncertainties and inescapable difficulties that form the atmosphere of real war. More specifically, it attempts to utilize the Clausewitzian concept of general friction as a basis for assessing — and, if necessary, reshaping — the foundations of US air doctrine.
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.
A construção do mito Mário Palmério
Price: Free! Words: 85,880. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
O livro “A construção do mito Mário Palmério” (Ed. Unesp, 2012) conta a história da ascensão profissional, social e política do escritor mineiro Mário Palmério na década de 1940. Empreendedor em uma cidade interiorana e tradicionalista, o jovem professor aprendeu a utilizar os mais diversos símbolos para encenar um papel social relevante e se tornar um dos personagens mais prestigiados da região.
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force C-17 Globemaster III Military Transport Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,850. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft. Contents: C-17 Operations Procedures * C-17 Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * C-17 Aircrew Training
Forjadores de la America independiente
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,530. Language: Spanish. Published: December 19, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Este libro nos cuenta paso a paso los acontecimientos que dieron forma al nuevo continente despues de la independencia de las trece colonias, al tiempo que nos describe detalladamente a los protagonistas de esta transformacion: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Simon Bolivar y Jose San Martin, entre otros.
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?
Enforcing the Civil Rights Act
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A new team of EEOC attorneys arrived in Miami in 1979 and discovered a class action case file hiding in a closet. Trial was scheduled to begin in just three weeks, yet nothing had been done to prepare the case for trial. This book describes how three dedicated attorneys saved the case and ultimately won a great victory for hundreds of victims of race and sex discrimination
The Macahuitl and the Sword
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,670. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This historical novel intertwines the conquest of Guatemala with the romance that blossomed between the princess Tecuelhuatzín and Pedro de Alvarado. In the midst of the bloody battles between K'iches and Spaniards, emerge the real heroes.
Look Up, Butte! A Walking Tour of Butte, Montana
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,060. 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 Butte, Montana 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.
U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism: U.S. Marines in Iraq, 2003: Anthology and Annotated Bibliography - UAVs, Humint Exploitation Teams (HETs), Media Embeds
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,560. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume presents a collection of articles describing different aspects of U.S. Marine Corps participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom during 2003.
Air-to-Ground Battle for Italy: A World War II Memoir by a P-40 and P-47 Fighter Pilot - Fears, Uncertainties, and Accomplishments of Ordinary Americans at War
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,630. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Brig. General Michael C. McCarthy wrote this World War II memoir from his perspective as a fighter pilot who flew two years with one squadron first in the P-40 then P-47.
Coney Island Odyssey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » American
In this memoir, the author has captured the spirit and breadth of Jewish folklore, which once existed in the life of Coney Island. From the struggle of his parents; his father who paid dearly for his citizenship through an era in the thirties; his mother who attempted to decorate a dismal six family walk-up; and to himself who passed through a difficult Bar Mitzvah.
The Lessons of History: The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) at 75 - Tiananmen Square, Cultural Revolution, Air Force, Navy, Lessons from Korean War, Vietnam Campaign
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 258,160. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The emphasis of this volume is to assess key lessons that the top ranks of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) have drawn from their own military's 75-year history.
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.
Joint Military Operations Historical Collection - Lessons Learned from Battles Large and Small, Hannibal, Grenada, Haiti, Panama, Gulf War Desert Storm, Korea Operation Chromite
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,290. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Knowing the past and being able to use its lessons are major responsibilities of all military professionals. The Joint Military Operations Historical Collection (JMOHC) presents historical events that illustrate Joint Doctrine principles in Joint Force Employment.
The Chihuahua: It's Heroes and Heroines
Series: Dog History Shorts. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014 by Puppy Care Education. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » History » American
A short, well-written, detailed and referenced history, covering the years from around 1880 to the mid 1950s, of those who helped to make the Chihuahua one of today’s most popular breeds. It provides an excellent introduction to the modern history of this “ancient” breed that has its origins in Mexico. Author, Amy Fernandez, is a multi award winning dog writer, author, and journalist.