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Aus Dem Schrecken Erwacht Eine Liebe…
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: German. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Ein historischer Roman der auf wahren Begebenheiten, vom Autor eyewitnessed basiert. Die Hauptfiguren sind George und Frosso: zwei junge Menschen, die in und traf verliebte in widrigen Umständen, er der Sohn eines berüchtigten kommunistischen; sie die Tochter eines Anti-Kommunist. Sie überlebte die 1944 Griechischen Bürgerkrieg und erlebten einen wahren Golgatha der Unmenschlichkeit in Meligalas.
American Airpower Comes of Age: General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's World War II Diaries - England, South Pacific, North Africa, Middle East, India, China
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 208,890. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume has richly enhanced General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's reputation as the father of today's United States Air Force. Major General John W. Huston, himself an Army Air Forces combat veteran of the war, has edited each of Arnold's World War II diaries and placed them in their historical context while explaining the problems Hap faced and evaluating the results of his travels.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 8 - History Volumes: Management of the Program 1960-1965, Corona and Predecessor Programs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers two volumes in the History of Satellite Reconnaissance series by Robert L. Perry. Volume V deals with the management of the national reconnaissance program from 1960 to 1965; Volume 1 deals with Corona and predecessor reconnaissance satellite activities.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Four, Into the Missile Age 1956-1960 - New Look, Suez and Hungary, Shock of Sputnik, IRBM and ICBM, Satellites
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 496,770. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The range of the volume for the period August 1956-January 1961 is extensive. These were years of great international challenges and enormous technological change that profoundly affected the making of national security policy. The instability of the world manifested itself in all parts of the globe.
A Walking Tour of Branford, Connecticut
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: March 1, 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 Branford, 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.
The Story of Self-Repairing Flight Control Systems: NASA and Air Force Partnership to Test SRFCS Damage Adaptive Technology, Intelligent Flight Control System
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,990. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the fascinating story of a little-known futuristic research project which investigated a concept brought to the Dryden Flight Research Center by Kelly Space. Kelly hoped to demonstrate a new approach to satellite launching by towing a rocket to altitude behind a transport airplane.
Nigerian Christianity and the Society of African Missions. History, Strategies and Challenges
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,910. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Church history of Nigeria from the time of the Portuguese explorations till today is narrated with special focus given to the last 150 years, where the Catholic Church started proper establishment and expansion.
The Oppenheimer Years, 1943-1945 - Collection of Documents Related to the Development of the Atomic Bomb
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a collection of documents related to the development of the atomic bomb, with an emphasis on the work of J. Robert Oppenheimer.
The Longest Trail: Kentuckians and The Great Migration to Oregon, 1843
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 26,090. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Longest Trail is the story of the Great Migration to Oregon in 1843. Special emphasis is given to the role of Kentuckians in the Westward Movement. There were the famous sons of the Bluegrass, such as Kit Carson and William Sublette, but more important to this book are the obscure men and women who undertook a heroic endeavor - to cross the continent to settle the Northwest.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Desert Operations Field Manual - FM 90-3 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,080. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Desert Operations Field Manual (FM 90-3) 27 is the Army's and Marine Corps' manual for desert operations. It is a key reference for commanders and staffs regarding how the desert affects personnel, equipment, and operations. It will assist them in planning and conducting combat operations in desert environments.
Messerschmitts Over America-Part 8
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: 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.
New York, NY October 29, 1943 A Royal Canadian Air Force Cadet Is Charged With First-Degree Murder...
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Wayne Lonergan was charged with first-degree murder after his wife was found dead of bludgeoning/strangling on a Sunday morning in late October 1943. An heiress to a beer fortune Patricia Burton Lonergan was buried in Brooklyn during the time that Lonergan was being interrogated for nearly 80 hours. There are many questions as to whether Lonergan was guilty. He was paroled from Sing Sing in 1967.
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian's Wall from Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway (East to West)
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Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 3. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
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.
The Page of Cups
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,510. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Wine & Spirits
Want to make mead (honey wine), don't know how, find all other texts dry and boring? Spice a little humor into your cup and brew a tasty batch the sarcastic way. Illustrated, illuminated with humor, and informative.
Homestead on the Trask
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Nancy Maddux Thornton. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As the World enters the 20th century, a young boy and his widowed family survive...and thrive...in the primitive wilds of the Oregon Coast. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, always enlightening, this is how our ancestors once lived. A vivid personal account, enriched by detailed ink sketches and photos by the author. Republished and distributed by Nancy Maddux Thornton, his daughter.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 10 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1969 LM Test Flight in Lunar Orbit by Astronauts Stafford, Cernan, and Young
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 133,300. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the incredible journey of Apollo 10, which tested the Lunar Module in lunar orbit for the first time, paving the way for the Apollo 11 landing mission. It was conducted by astronauts Stafford, Cernan, and Young in May 1969.
A Walking Tour of Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: January 30, 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 Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 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.
Among the People: U.S. Marines in Iraq - Marine Corps Civil Affairs Group (CAG), Fallujah, Advisory Support Teams (ASTs), Military Training Teams (MTTs)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,570. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book captures, in moving photographs, the day-to-day efforts of our Marines' civil affairs work with the Iraqi people. These photos will touch your hearts as the actions they depict touched the hearts of those Iraqis who lived through the turmoil in al Anbar.
Three Block War: Phantom Fury
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Block War: Phantom Fury recounts the combat operations of U.S. Marine units in the legendary second battle of Fallujah in November 2004.
Top Secret - Operation Plan Neptune Part Three
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Series: Top Secret Operation Plan Neptune. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Top Secret copy of Operation Neptune task force instructions is reproduced as a facsimile edition in five parts. Part Three contains Gunside Support Plan, Smoke Plan and Air Plan. Of huge interest to all military historians and enthusiasts interested in the naval Channel crossing phase of Operation Overlord. SS Empire Anvil was part of that D-Day armada on June 6, 1944.