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BLOOD BATH - The True Teaching of Malcolm X
By Elijah Muhammad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Blood Bath - The True Teachings Of Malcolm X Seldom Told By Elijah Muhammad A very candid and open lecture about Malcolm X a few days after he had been kill by an FBI undercover operation. Part of the book address his "New" philosophical teaching, which laid the base for many black nationalist organizations, most famous of which was the Black Panther Party.
Swift Boat Down
By James Steffes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,190. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A Swift Boat is sunk by two rockets from an unidentified aircraft near the border between North and South Vietnam. It is June 15/16th, 1968, around midnight, and now five sailors are dead or missing. Two survivors and several witnesses report seeing lighted aircraft that move and hover like helicopters flying in the area. U.S. Jets are scrambled to the scene and report hits on enemy aircraft.
A Walking Tour of Huntsville, Alabama
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: August 20, 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 Huntsville, Alabama 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.
Katrina Wedding
By William Fulks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A true story from south Mississippi about a couple trying to keep their October wedding date after losing everything to Hurricane Katrina.
Legacy of a Monarch- an Amercian Journey
By Jan Sumner
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The biography of Byron "Mex" Johnson, an All-Star Negro League baseball player of the 1930s-1940s.It is a history of not only a black baseball player, but of an African-Americans journey through American history.With a forward by President Bill Clinton and an introduction by Don Baylor, Legacy of a Monarch was honored and inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame 2006.
A History of Wine in France from the Gauls to the Eighteenth Century
By Jim Chevallier
Series: Le Grand d'Aussy's History of French Food. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,990. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
One of the most complete histories of wine in France was written in the eighteenth century, a long chapter within Le Grand d'Aussy's work on French food and wine. Le Grand starts with the Gauls, Greeks and Romans and the introduction of wine into France and continues through the centuries, discussing the appearance of the bottle, the best wines and grapes of his time and a host of other details.
Not So Fast: Meandering Through Angels Camp, California
By Sunny Lockwood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Meandering Through Angels Camp explores the mining and literary history of one of California's best preserved Gold Rush towns. (4800 words) The Not So Fast travel essays explore fascinating places for readers who enjoy slow and easy travels — who like photographing landscapes, wandering gentle trails, strolling through libraries or along ocean beaches, who like to check out historic buildings.
The Fable of Megastan
By Pamela Olson
You set the price! Words: 24,200. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This book is a rollicking retelling of the past 26 years of Iraqi history, with America playing the role of Iraq and a fictional country called Megastan playing the role of America. Its aim is to humanize the stretch of Iraqi history that falls between 1980 and 2006 (and take several hilarious jabs at the powers that be in the process).
Los Desengaños
By Angela Tischler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,710. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Cuba to 1959 - This is not the Cuba of Havana tourists, politicians and prostitutes. This is a candid first person account of life as it was on the other end of the island. Of life on a cattle ranch, the tradition bound city of Camaguey, and later, the mining town of Nicaro in Oriente province. The author describes living with political unrest in the background that exploded into a revolution.
Germany's first Biplane Fighter
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Halberstadt biplane fighters D II to D V are not among the best-known of the WW I airplanes used by the Germans on the Western Front. Total production of these early German biplane fighters only just esceeded 250. Entering service in 1916 within a year these at the time revolutionary German biplanes had been relegated to training duties but in 1917 it was the biplane that usurped the monoplane
NA F-51 Mustangs in the Korea War
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Korean War, 1950-53 is mainly remembered as the first major conflict in which jet fighters of the major powers East and West met in air-to-air combat. But the nature of the air war over Korea dictated that a variety of piston-engined veterans were re-called among them the NA F-51 Mustang (upgraded P-51 of WW II). The Mustang in Korea serving with the USAF, SAAF and RAAF also in the recce role.
Recall! Return of the IRR
By Doug DePew
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,030. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
They came from cities, farms, and towns all across the country. They had long hair, beards, and bad attitudes. They dropped everything in January of 1991 and reported as the president ordered. They were not happy about it one bit. In this true story, the author relates his experiences as one of 20,000 people recalled to active duty in support of Operation Desert Storm. This is exactly how it was.
That Day
By Keith Helinski
Price: Free! Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
An account of 9/11 from a sixteen-year-old watching that day unfold on TV.
Basler T-67 Turbo Daks
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
For many who might be unaware the ubiquitous Douglas C-47 Dakota still remained in many air arms transport service several decades after they first entered operational service in WW II. A number were up-dated to fly with turbo-prop engines especially in Latin America for those air forces involved in anti-drug running operations. This short update deals primarily with those Turbo Daks in the SAAF
WW II Lippisch Legacy - delta-wing designs
By peter dancey
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Prof Alexander Lippisch began his research into delta-wing designs during WW II his wartime tail-less swept-wing Me-163 rocket fighter probably the most well-known. Its 600mph top speed was truly sensational for its day, but in service with the Luftwaffe it was a failure, as the lethal explosive rocket fuel blew several Me 163 and their pilots and ground-crews to pieces! He worked on the US B-58
Canadair to Bombardier
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Canadair ormed from Canadian Vickers in 1939 to help with wartime production of Allied designs for the RCAF USAF and RAF. At the wars end Canadair met a demand on the civil market for the C-47 (DC-3) Dakota transport. It subsequently produced a whole series of interesting designs. This is the story of Canadair until the present having been absorbed into Bombardier to produce Regional and Biz jets
Ole Gimlet Eye
By Thomas M. Kelly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,220. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is a play about Smedley Darlington Butler, who was born in West Chester, PA on July 30, 1881. The lure of the red and blue uniform turned his life to service. Over his father’s objections, but with the help of his mother, at the age of 16 he left home and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Thus began a career that lasted 33 years and double awards of the Medal of Honor.
RAF Avro Vulcan XM607 Black Buck Raid
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
On 3 May 1982 Avro Vulcan B.2BB (Black Buck) XM607 captained by Flt Lt Martin Withers from RAF Waddington having been forward based on Wideawake Island off the west coast of Africa in mid-Atlantic made the longest bombing run in the history of the RAF, supported by no less than 16 HP Victor in-flight refueling tankers to accomplish the mission -- bomb the runway at Port Stanley airfield.
From the Shores of Morar to the Estrella
By William Norin
Price: Free! Words: 85,100. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is the tale of Scotchmen who came from the Highlands to theNew World
The RAF at Nellis -- Red Flag
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The RAF has been visiting Nellis AFB Nevada 'Home of the Fighter Pilot' to take part in Exercise Red Flag since the late 1970s. For those unaware of Red Flag or any of the Dissimilar Air Combat Exercises this book gives a brief overview of what goes on how the airplanes taking part get there and their equipment the stopovers the air-to-air tanking and the cost! The question was it value for money?