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Sweet
By Brian Garee
You set the price! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The workings of Mr. Sweet. He was an average black man who tried to survive In this world in an all white neighbor hood.
A Walking Tour of Winston-Salem, North Carolina
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: June 13, 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 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 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.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-01, Counterair Operations - USAF Command and Control, Counterair Planning, Execution, Assessment
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Contents: Chapter One - Counterair Fundamentals * Chapter Two - Organization And Command And Control (C2) * Chapter Three - Counterair Planning, Execution, And Assessment The Counterair Framework
Hope or Terror: Gandhi and the Other 9/11
By Michael N. Nagler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
100 years before September 11, 2001, on September 11, 1906, M.K. Gandhi officially launched the world's first Satyagraha, or strategic, nonviolent resistance campaign. In this short book, noted peace scholar Michael Nagler tells the story of the birth of Satyagraha (literally "clinging to truth") in South Africa.
March to Victory: Washington, Rochambeau, and the Yorktown Campaign of 1781 - War of American Independence (the Revolutionary War)
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,260. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book provides an in-depth account of the most decisive operation of the American Revolution, examining how the Americans and French moved land and naval forces from Rhode Island to Virginia, where they gained the tactical advantage over their opponents at Yorktown.
Clara Luper: Civil Rights Pioneer
By Stan Paregien, Sr
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Though a school teacher by profession and proud of it, Clara Luper courageously began early in her career a life-long battle against racism. She made local and national news in 1958 when she organized a small group of teenagers (including her own children) and led them in a sit-in a drugstore diner which did not serve Black people. They persisted, day after day, and were successful.
A Walking Tour of Pendleton, South Carolina
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: March 5, 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 Pendleton, South Carolina 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.
Time For Me to Fly
By Roger Campbell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
"Time For Me to Fly" is a dramatization of actual events that occurred leading up to the 17th and final mission of the B-17 Bomber “The Rusty Nail” and its crew on July 29th 1944. The story is presented and told as to how it may have looked through the eyes of SSgt Charles Curtis Campbell. It includes dates,locations and events which actually happened during WWII.
Top Secret - Operation Plan Neptune Part Two
By Paul Middleton
Series: Top Secret Operation Plan Neptune. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,950. 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 Two contains the Movement Plan and Attack Landing 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.
Aylmer & Barnewall of Meath
By Arthur Kavanagh
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This ebook contains a detailed history of the Aylmer & Barnewall families of Co. Meath, Ireland, from their arrival in Ireland to the present day. There are also some delightful anecdotes relating to both families. The images used are generally originals.
Look Up, Topeka! A Walking Tour of Topeka, Kansas
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
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 Topeka, Kansas 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.
Ready for War - Letters Sep 1914 to Feb 1915
By Paul Middleton
Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This First Volume of Letters by John Seymour Lindsay takes us from enlistment in the London Rifle Brigade, training in the City, to Southampton and embarkation for Le Havre. After training in France, JSL describes his journey to the Ploegsteert Sector in Belgium, working three days in a week at The Barricade and building the Front Line trenches. Each letter is accompanied by a full transcription.
A Walking Tour of Torrington, Connecticut
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: March 2, 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 Torrington, 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.
Hurrah for Us!: Morgan's Raid in the News
By Michael D. Yates
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This article follows John Hunt Morgan's 1863 raid through the eyes of contemporary Indiana newspapers. As editors traced the movements of Morgan's "freebooters" and "myrmidons" across Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio, they sang the praises of Hoosiers ready to treat the invaders to "a war fandango," and concluded, "Hurrah for us!" Local pride and colorful language make this a journey worth the trip.
Rooted Forever in History
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Rooted Forever in History Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries Vol 9 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Rooted Forever in History consists of Llewelyn Pritchard’s original research notes about previously classified British Government documents regarding the troubled History of Port Hope Simpson, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada from 1934 – 1947...
Britain's first swept-wing jet fighters
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Among the many new types shown at the Farnborough SBAC Displays (see Smashwords Editions) throughout the late 1940s and early 1950s were Britain's first two swept-wing jet fighter type aircraft. Both were swept-wing derivatives of two of the RN first generation jet fighters post-WW II. The Supermarine 510 and Hawker P.1052 were the first of a series of airplanes that led to the Hunter and Swift.
Look Up, Los Angeles! A Walking Tour of The Civic Center
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
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 Los Angeles-Civic Center 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.
Two Besagews. A Comparison of Some Surviving 15th Century Shoulder Defences
By Chris Dobson
Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
This short ebook describes certain types of 'Gothic' German and Italian shoulder armour in use in the late 15th Century.
A Walking Tour of Haddonfield, New Jersey
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: March 2, 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 Haddonfield, 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.
Christmas Customs of Old Whitby
By Paul Fitz-George
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Some recollections of old Christmas customs in the ancient seaport of Whitby, which lies on the North East Coast of England. The booklet covers ancient customs some probably dating back to Pagan times, such as the visitations of the 'Vessel Cup Singers'. It also includes descriptions of the special delicacies that were eaten at Yuletide in this mysterious old Yorkshire seaport.