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Outlaws and Gunslingers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,740. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Western outlaws terrorized the country during the 1800s and early1900s, robbing stagecoaches, banks, trains and merchants. Some became folk heroes. The west's fastest gun was not an outlaw. He was an FBI agent with the nickname of "Jelly" Bryce. He could drop a coin from shoulder height, draw and shoot the coin before it reached his waist.
Winged Shield, Winged Sword: A History of the United States Air Force, Volume I, 1907-1950 - Army Air Forces, Building Air Power, World War II, Building the USAF
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 190,370. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the milestone official comprehensive history of the United States Air Force with compelling stories about America's airmen and their aircraft. This document, Volume I, contains the first 12 chapters and begins with balloons and the earliest heavier-than-air machines. It carries the story through World War II to the establishment of the United States Air Force as a service.
The Missile Plains: Frontline of America's Cold War - Historic Study, Minuteman Missile Site, South Dakota, plus the History of Ellsworth AFB and 28th Bomb Wing - Missiles and the Missileers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,040. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive and unique history of the Minuteman ICBM program and related Cold War issues, focusing on missile silos in South Dakota.
Over There with the AEF (American Expeditionary Force): The World War I Memoirs of Captain Henry C. Evans – French Campaigns Aisne-Marne, St. Mihiel, Meuse Argonne, Battle at the Front
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
To read this combined collection from the diary of Captain Henry Evans is to relive with him an important era in his life. Each page reflects his integrity, intelligence, courage and delightful sense of humor.
History of Research in Space Biology and Biodynamics at Air Force Missile Development Center, Holloman AFB, 1946 - 1958 - V-2 Rockets, Balloons, Man-High, Monkeys in Space, Kittinger, Zero Gravity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,890. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Here is the fascinating story of the early years of research into the effects of space on biology and the human body, focusing on the famous work at the Holloman Air Force Base Missile Development Center in New Mexico.
"Lucky War" Third Army in Desert Storm - Complete History of Persian Gulf War, Planning a Ground Offensive, General Norman Schwarzkopf, Air Power, Command and Control, Iraq and Kuwait, Yeosock
Price: $2.79 USD. Words: 201,400. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This unique ebook compilation includes a full reproduction of the important history of the Third Army in the Persian Gulf War - which provides a broad history of the conflict in addition to illuminating details of the Third Army's involvement - plus a bonus excerpt of the Final Report to Congress, Conduct of the Persian Gulf War.
On Alert: An Operational History of the United States Air Force Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Program, 1945-2011 - Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Peacekeeper MX, Minuteman III, Nuclear Warhead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 186,290. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
The men and women who eventually built these intercontinental-range rockets, as well as the ones who transformed nuclear weapons to be capable of launching on these rockets, deserve a key place in our nation's history. This book describes their struggles, both on the technical front and on the political front, as they pursued game-changing capabilities.
Colombia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Spanish Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Amazon, Bogota, Medellin, Cali, Narcotrafficking
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 131,780. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Colombia.
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.
Lost in Mangroves
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,910. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Lost in Mangroves is the sixth anthology put together by Tropical Writers. You will find here creative non-fiction which tries to capture a sense of place and, sometimes, time. The place? Tropical North Queensland. The time? From the 19th to the 21st centuries. By the time you have read this collection you will be ready to pack your bags and visit us here, in Far North Queensland.
Georgia After the Rose Revolution: Geopolitical Predicament and Implications for U.S. Policy - South Ossetia, Central Asia, Transcaucasus, Abkhazia, Transnistria
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
The security and success of Georgia is very important to Western interests in general and to those of the United States in particular.
UFO Institute International History & Investigations - 20 Year Report
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,390. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In 1993, an Army National Guard Captain started a UFO Research organization in Colorado Springs on a quiet Tuesday night at the local library. It didn't take long before the organization was involved in a major event, known as "The NORAD Incident." This book tells how the group started and grew, outlines some of its major investigations, and also provides a history of UFO phenomena.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Contingency and Disaster Planning (Air Force Pamphlet 10-219, Volume 1) - Air Force Civil Engineer History, Terrorism, Natural Disasters
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 102,720. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » History » Military
This Air Force document discusses contingencies for which civil engineers must be prepared. It contains practical information to help unit-level civil engineers plan their responses to contingencies, disasters, war, and other military operations.
Lady Science Volume III: 2016-2017
Price: Free! Words: 36,260. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Lady Science is an online magazine focusing on women and gender in the history and popular culture of science, technology, and medicine. Each year, our writers and editors publish 22 critical essays on these topics, which we collect into an edited volume available as a free ebook.
SURVIVOR: USS Russell a World War Two Destroyer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
For six action-filled years, the USS Russell, a World War Two destroyer was in the thick of combat. From the pre-Pearl Harbor Battle of the Atlantic to most of the Naval battles in the Pacific, Russell and her gallant crew fought a determined enemy. After earning sixteen battle stars, she brought the warriors who manned her guns and engines home alive. The Russell was a SURVIVOR.
Herman Melville’s Battle-Pieces Annotated by Lisa Shea
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,120. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Nonfiction » History » North America
While Herman Melville is best known for his epic novel Moby-Dick, in 1861 the American Civil War began. Melville had years of experience sailing on whaling ships and immediately went to enlist in the Navy. He was chagrined when he was turned down for health reasons. He would be forced to sit out this important war. So, instead, he turned to recording his thoughts on it in poetry.
The "People" in the PLA: Recruitment, Training, and Education in China's Military - Chinese Military Career Profiles, Conscripts, Officer Corps, Command Colleges
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,310. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The People in the PLA: Recruitment, Training, and Education in China's Military represents the latest volume in the series published by the Strategic Studies Institute and brings together top-tier academic analysis and insight on the important questions.
Conceptul strategic al NATO (1949-2009)
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 24,940. Language: Romanian. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.....
Mrs. Thatcher's Gamble
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 54,480. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This narrative describes Thatcher’s rise from the depths of her Priministership to a place in modern history. Her help came principally from The Corps of The Royal Marines.
The Footsteps of Barack Obama in A Changing America
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,950. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
This book about the president of the United States who is a son of a non-American father, is written from a unique perspective of a US immigrant who lived to witness the changing American society through the history of 6 most recent elections of a US president. The book dwells in fascinating detail about the importance of US role in its global leadership towards a more perfect society.