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Raid Night
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Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten embeds with U.S. Army soldiers in Baghdad during the Surge. They were sent out as bait to lure an insurgent commander, but instead find themselves stalked in the dark by a shadowy faceless militia.
On the Hunt in Baghdad
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Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
In this classic riveting dispatch from Iraq, award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten embeds with a unit of battle-hardened American soldiers as they hunt the elusive terrorist commander Haji Jawad—who wore a suicide vest wherever he went—in the fetid slums of Sadr City, Baghdad, at midnight.
The Bloody History of the Croissant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,100. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Hamish Erskine. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Filled with almonds or served with butter and jam, the indulgence and finesse of the croissant seems inextricably linked with France and its refined luxuries. But the history of the croissant is a tale of battle, blood and death. It's intertwining saga begins over five thousand years ago in ancient Sumeria.
Look Up, Cleveland! A Walking Tour of Cleveland, Ohio
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: October 26, 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 Cleveland, Ohio 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.
World War II London Blitz Diary, Volume Two, 1941
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Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,620. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Diary was written during the World War two London Blitz years by a woman experiencing the nightly terrifying bombings. The diary reveals what the average Londoner experienced during that time; events that today have been forgotten or lost to younger generations. This is volume two of a four volume series written by Ruby Alice Side Thompson.
Legends of Southern California and San Francisco
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,580. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
In 1919, George W. Caldwell, M.D. published his collections of Native American legend. His two collections, Legends of Southern California and Legends of San Francisco, have been combined for this edition. Dr. Caldwell had an appreciation for the beauty of the Golden State and for Native American legends. New Introduction by Linda Pendleton.
In the Land of the Brother Leader
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Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Libya's Moammar Qaddafi ran one of the most terrifying police states in the world before an armed rebel movement tore his repressive regime apart. In the Land of the Brother Leader is award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten's alterately humorous, creepy, and occasionally touching portrait of a brutalized nation just a few short years before the end of an era.
Look Up, Indianapolis! A Walking Tour of Indianapolis, Indiana
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: October 21, 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 Indianapolis, Indiana 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.
USN Super Hornet Strike Fighter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet in 2011 is well established with the US Navy Atlantic and Pacific Fleets as their premier air combat asset having superseded the F-14 Tomcat or Bombcat as the F-14D was known. The Tomcat had replaced the A-4, the A-7 Corsair II and the A-6 Prowler before it. For a while the Tomcat and the early Hornet shared the strike fighter mission now it's the F/A-18E/F alone
Look Up, Milwaukee! A Walking Tour of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: October 18, 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 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 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 Autobiography of Bill Norin
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Price: Free! Words: 12,310. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The lifes and times of Bill Norin in text and pictures.
The Story of Stapolin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Stapolin is the name of a townland close to the village of Baldoyle in ther Barony of Coolock in County Dublin Ireland. It is one of the longest inhabited locations in the area and was probably the site of early Viking settlement. The townland was home to the famous Baldoyle Racecourse which closed down in 1972. This book tells of the occupancy of Stapolin from earliest known records.
Look Up, Detroit! A Walking Tour of Midtown
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: October 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 Detroit, Michigan's Midtown 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.
Look Up, Detroit! A Walking Tour of Grand Circus Park
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: October 12, 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 Detroit's Grand Circus Park area 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.
Look Up, Detroit! A Walking Tour of Campus Martius Park
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: October 12, 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 Detroit's Campus Martius Park area 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.
I Am A Southerner
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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A short memior about what it means to be a Southerner from a Floridian's perspective.
British Army Medals & Awards - The Complete List
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,190. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011 by M&S Direct Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Antiques & collectibles
Military buffs and collectors will appreciate this complete book of medal and award descriptions from the earliest days up to the present. This book really rounds out your library of military knowledge! Gaze at the medals and awards – understand the history and significance of each – even compare it to medals your family members may have been awarded!
Images of the Good Estate: Political Legitimacy in Fourteenth-Century Rome Under Cola Di Rienzo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,190. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
It is 1347 and Rome is in turmoil. Aristocratic families battle in the streets and the common people suffer. Who can restore justice and order? Cola Di Rienzo, a common clerk with knowledge of what Rome once was and what she could once again become steps forward to rule Rome. Against all odds Cola Di Rienzo succeeds in bringing peace and prosperity to Rome but on the wings of heretical angels.
US Naval Aviation in the new millennium
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the Cold War ended and draw-back and draw-down the USN and Marine corps has drastically re-structured its battle order and equipment several times. In the first decade of the new millennium the F-14 Tomcat has been retired early to save operating costs the Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet equips the VFA units while the VFMA at the end of the decade fly the f/A-18 Hornet and V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor.
Look Up, St. Louis! A Walking Tour of Downtown West
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: October 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 St. louis, Missouri 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.