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A Walking Tour of Birmingham, Alabama
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: August 6, 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 Birmingham, 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.
The Polish AF since 1918 -- AHistory
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
5th September 1918 is accepted as the birth of the Polish AF. On that day the first combat flown from the liberated Poland by an aircraft resplendent in Polish national colors and manned by a Polish crew. From this time even though the PAF suffered a crushing defeat by the Luftwaffe due to lack of airplanes it survived the post-WW II communist era (producing Soviet designs) and is now part of NATO
HA-300 Willi Messerschmitt's last fighter
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The HA-300 stands as the last combat aircraft for which the famous German engineer had overall design authority. Initially designed for Spain the delta-wing HA-23P glider was built to test the basic concept for the HA-300 When flown to Egypt to continue the project there the HA-300 had become a tailed delta. After Suez, Egypt lost interest in the project and it was sent to Dasa for display
NATO air arms DACT in the new Millennium
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The first NATO DACT was held in 1998 with the planned 1999 Meet cancelled due to Kosovo operations. Resumed in 2000 NAM provides both air and ground-crew of the NATO Alliance to operate with new members in particular in 2000 the Polish AF still with Soviet fast jets. The DACT 2000 mission was flown from RDAF AB Karup, on 7 September between 'Red/Blue contingents from 8 am until 5.30 pm.
A Walking Tour of Montgomery, Alabama
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: August 4, 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 Montgomery, 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.
Hypogeum - Strange Encounters
By Teresa Balin
Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Based on true events, mysterious occurrences take place within an ancient sanctuary, discovered in the early 1900's. Hopefully this story will influence you to visit the truly magical island of Malta, full of beauty and history.
Engels air base home to the RFAF Blackjack
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Introduced as a counter to the American Rockwell B-1A the Tu-160 had a long gestation period and even when first delivered to its first operational base in the Ukraine a team of Tuploev engineers were on-hand to assist the VVS ground-crews get the LR Strategic-bomber into the air for a short local training flight. This book looks at its operations at Engels in new millennium with just 16 bombers.
Songs of an Irish Poet: The Mary O'Leary Story
By Brian Brennan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,270. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Brian Brennan's biography of one of the most celebrated Irish-language folk poets of the 19th century. It includes English translations of her entire canon.
Latin American Su-22 fitters -- A History
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
When Peru was looking to replace its F-86 Sabre and Hawker Hunter fighters to make sure it could fight on equal terms with its neighbor Ecuador it turned to the Soviets for its new combat plane the Sukhoi Su-22 Fitter (later also purchasing the Su-25 Frogfoot ground-attack aircraft). These were the first Soviet jet combat planes to be deployed in the region and 17 out of the 40 remain in 2011.
Rumanian AF Fishbeds to Lancers
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book traces the history of the Warpac Soviet-built and supplied delta-winged MiG-21 Fishbeds in Rumanian AF service up to and including their conversion to Lancers. Thirty-six Lancers remain the as the air arms front-line combat type today 2011. The content is in fact a history of the MiG-21 as the Rumanian AF used almost the same models as the Soviet VVS and not just export variants
A Walking Tour of Mobile, Alabama
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: August 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 Mobile, 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.
Documenting America: Lessons from the United States' Historical Documents
By David Todd
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,220. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A study of some important United States documents spanning from 1650 to 1895. Each chapter contains a large quote from the original document, explanation of the original context, how it related to America's struggles in the 21st Century, and a lesson for today.
Diplomats & Terrorists - Or: How I Survived a 61-day Cocktail Party
By Diego Asencio
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,380. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by MAP. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
American Ambassador Diego Asencio bravely reconstructs his 61 days of captivity in Bogota, Colombia, with many other diplomats who were held by Colombia's M-19 guerrilla organization. This book is a rare look at how the captive diplomats played a large role in securing freedom. It is also testimony that, given time and effort, the honest practice of conflict resolution can bring positive results.
The Knights Templar - Medieval Cult or Modern Nemesis?
By M.E. Brines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
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The Knights Templar – Medieval Cult or Modern Nemesis? -- History of this famous group and the organizations that claim descent from them. Were they really destroyed in the fourteenth century or do they survive and even prosper to this day? Who are their descendants? Are there ties to the Nazis and the Mormon Church? A must-read for anyone interested in conspiracies or the occult.
The Real Story of John C. Fremont
By Alton Pryor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
John Fremont was impetuous and rash in his decisions, one of which got him court martialed. Still he was credited with blazing passes that opened California for immigrants.
The Awful Arithmetic Volume II
By Stan McCown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,290. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Continuation of the Awful Arithmetic Volume I: The Awful Arithmetic is a non-fiction book, in two volumes, about the Civil War. For those just entering a study of the war, The Awful Arithmetic covers the entirety of the conflict, from its true cause—which was neither secession nor slavery—to the intricate details of the war’s ending.
The Sea is Wide - New Celts from Old Horizons
By Donald MacFarlane
You set the price! Words: 166,650. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This book will give both sedentary and peripatetic readers a better informed sense of that part of their identity that is Irish or Scottish Highlander, whether they are still living in their original homelands or dispersed across the globe as a result of the nineteenth century diasporas.
Zia's Crash
By Edward Jay Epstein
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Edward Jay Epstein's on-site investigation of the murder of President Zia. A Story of sabotage, terrorism, and cover up in Pakistan.
Jim Garrison's Game: An EJE Single
By Edward Jay Epstein
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,130. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Edward Jay Epstein's investigation of Jim Garrison, the DA who tried to crack the JFK assassination. Epstein went to New Orleans for a month for the New Yorker to watch Garrison as he developed his case.
A Walking Tour of Pensacola, Florida
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: July 22, 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 Pensacola, Florida 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.