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Spanish Matadors in the Thai Navy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
It is not commonly known that the first country to operate the AV-8 Harrier I at sea was Spain in the form of the AV-8S Matador the early Harrier along with two dual-seat trainers were used for many years by the Spanish Navy that suffered four loses. With the introduction of the AV-8B Harrier II the Matadors were sold to Thailand who received full support but lack of finance led to lack of use.
Liberty Lost: America's History of Slippery Slopes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 141,050. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
What happened to the ideals of The Founders? This book first examines the philosophical basis behind those ideals ... with the realization that the concept of The United States of America has no hope of being resurrected unless those ideals are understood.
Look Up, Columbus! A Walking Tour of Columbus, Ohio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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 Columbus, 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.
California Valor, Charles Harold Gonsalves
Price: Free! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
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History records no act of greater valor than Charles Harold Gonsalves. In mortal combat he deliberately covered a live enemy hand grenade with his body. He was only 19 years old when he died. The author describes a mild mannered youth from Alameda, California's transformation into a killing machine. This book also sheds much neede light on Executive Order 9066 that incarcerated Japanese Americans.
RAF Harriers at Sea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Falklands War in the South Pacific was the first time that RAF Harrier I GR.3 variant deployed aboard a RN carrier for operations with the FAA providing the task force with a close support ground-attack capability freeing the FAA Sea Harriers FRS 1 for air-defence. During the rest of the decade the RAF did not take part in any carrier-borne 'ops' until Harrier II GR.7 entered service...
Biblical Studies Teacher's Edition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 139,290. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Bible Studies for all ages including Old and New Testament Manuscript Histories, Jonah and Ruth with Puppet Commentary, Bible Doctrines, Major Prophets Background, Proverbs, and New Testament studies in Philemon, Jude, and Revelation. Teacher Edition contains complete student text plus answer keys and special supplementary essay and research projects. Homeschool, churches, Christian Schools.
Biblical Studies Student Edition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 118,530. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Bible studies for all ages suitable for personal study, homeschool, church and Christian School, including Old and New Testament Manuscript Histories, Ruth and Jonah with Puppet Character Commentary, Bible Doctrines, Background for the Major Prophets, and in the New Testament, Philemon, Jude, and Revelation. All studies include review questions and many correlate with free YouTube Videos.
A Childhood Behind Barbed Wire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The story of children, who were born after WW 2 in former concentration camps like Buchenwald, Bautzen, Jamlitz or Sachsenhausen. More than 123.000 Germans where incarcerated in "special camps" of the soviets in East Germany between 1945 - 1950 and more then 42.000 didn't survived that time. This book tells the stories of the mothers, the "camp children" and all those who helped save their lives.
German Heeresflieger Army Aviation
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
During WW II German High Command decreed that neither the Army or Navy should operate aircraft of any type fixed or rotary-winged. But with the establishment of the 'new' Luftwaffe post-war it was decided that both the Army (Heeresflieger) and the Navy (Marineflieger) should have their own air arms to meet their specific needs with their types as suited to their specific requirements.
Look Up, Cincinnati! A Walking Tour of Cincinnati, Ohio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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 Cincinnati, 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.
Raid Night
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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
Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,100. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Hamish Erskine. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,620. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Family history
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,580. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » 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
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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.