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Alaska Gold Rush: True Stories Told By The People Who Were There
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Alaska Gold Rush is a unique collection of 12 stories -- the best we could find -- torn from the pages of gold rush-era newspapers. These are great gold rush stories such as "Rush Into New Fields" and "Miners Fleeced by the Mounted Police" that focus on the real trials and tribulations of novice gold miners and the bandits that prayed on them in a harsh land.
Look Up, Kansas City! A Walking Tour of The Central Business District - West of Main Street
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: September 29, 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 Kansas City west of Main Street 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.
Cat Pies - feline historical trivia.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Cat Pies - Feline Historical Trivia (by Grace Elliot) Non-fiction - for lovers of cats, history and trivia! Did the Victorian's really eat 'cat pies'? Why are cats said to have nine lives? Is 'cat-gut' really made from cats? Who invented the cat flap? You'll find the answer to these and many other cat related trivia questions in 'Cat Pies.'
A Walking Tour of Clarion, Pennsylvania
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,150. 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 Clarion, 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.
UK WW II 'Scrutator Operations to Sweden
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Regular 'Scrutator' operation of unarmed airplanes across the North Sea between the UK and Sweden during WW II provided a vital link allowing urgently needed Swedish high-grade ball-bearings to reach UK industry while at the same time maintaining important diplomatic links and the extraction of some important passengers at times as well as a regular mail and freight service by various types.
Supermarine 4040-United Kingdom 1950's Cold War Era Vertical Take-off & Landing Design Project
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A VTOL design project by the famous English Supermarine (1913-1960) from the 1950s and time of the "cold war" when everyone thought the USSR would destroy military air bases and commercial runways the world over requiring the need for vertical takeoff and landing flying machines of war. The Supermarine 4040 was never built. Digital images for David Myhra by world class digital artist Jozef Gatial.
Look Up, Dallas! A Walking Tour of Dallas, Texas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. 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 Dallas, Texas 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.
A Walking Tour of Pottsville, Pennsylvania
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: February 10, 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 Pottsville, 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.
My Life in Cottage Homes in 1920s
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: British English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Annie's family were taken to the workhouse when her father could no longer work through illness. This is a documentary type memoir written by Annie when she was 84 years old. Her daughter-in-law typed it up, as these stories should not be lost.
Look Up, San Francisco! A Walking Tour of Telegraph Hill
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. 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 San Francisco's Telegraph Hill 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.
How did Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gargarin Die
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook reveals the truth of the Soviets first cosmonaut's death the facts obtained from the former USSR and his commanding officer VVS NII Flight Test Institute CO General Stepan Mikoyan.
Conversations With Dr Reimar Horten and His All-wing Designs-Ho 1 to the Ho 229 Part 1
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: 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.
Heinkel He 176
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Dr Myhra's story of the Heinkel He 176 rocket powered aircraft has been clouded in mystery and incorrect information for many years. Only in the last few years have some of the real facts emerged.
Top Secret - Operation Plan Neptune Part One
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Series: Top Secret Operation Plan Neptune. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,780. 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 One contains Billeting of US troops, Task Organisation, Intelligence and Minesweeping Plans. Of huge interest to military historians and enthusiasts interested in the Channel crossing phase of Operation Overlord. SS Empire Anvil was part of the D-Day armada on June 6, 1944.
MH-53J/M PAVE LOW III/IV Systems Engineering Case Study - Challenges of Night Rescue and Night Vision; Technical Details and Program History
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,470. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the Sikorsky HH/MH-53 (iii) PAVE LOW series.
A Walking Tour of Norristown, Pennsylvania
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: February 10, 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 Norristown, 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.
Two Besagews. A Comparison of Some Surviving 15th Century Shoulder Defences
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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.
Luther Standing Bear: Assimilation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
This article explores one of the great Indians of our time who successfully used the skills he learned at Carlisle to fight for the Indian way of life. His actions and arguments were ultimately responsible for the Indian New Deal and had a very heavy influence on the United States in the early 1900s.
A Walking Tour of Windsor, Connecticut
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,940. 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 Windsor, 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.
Cuffe of Kilkenny
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This ebook contains a detailed history of the Cuffe family of Co. Kilkenny, Ireland, from the time of their arrival in Ireland to the present day. There are also some delightful anecdotes relating to the family. The images used are generally originals.