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Look Up, Detroit! A Walking Tour of Midtown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: October 13, 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 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: October 12, 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 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: October 12, 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 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
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short memior about what it means to be a Southerner from a Floridian's perspective.
British Army Medals & Awards - The Complete List
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,190. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011 by M&S Direct Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Antiques & collectibles, Nonfiction » History » Military
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,190. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: October 4, 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 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.
Our Father's War
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,180. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
My late Father, Hal Thomas, was a Spitfire pilot in WWII, in England and the Middle East. He was called up in 1939, trained in New Zealand, sailed for England in 1940 and learned to fly a Spitfire. He served for four years and as he grew up, he wrote letters home. After the war he wrote some more, chilling and descriptive words. These are them.
Look Up, St. Louis! A Walking Tour of Downtown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: October 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 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.
John Pio Came to Maine
Price: Free! Words: 74,080. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a biography of Madeiran immigrant John Pio and his wife, Margaret Ordway, and of most of their descendants. It cites a website where you can find family-related photos and documents, and provides instructions for finding the items you want to access. This book provides a glimpse of Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts history as it relates to the Pio line.
Europe's 'Super Jumbo' the A380
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
When the Airbus A380 Super Jumbo powered down the runway at Toulouse on its maiden flight in 2005 Airbus had finally made it and set itself on a par with Boeing as the world's other airliner manufacturer for the new millennium. Boeing had reigned supreme for more than three decades with its smaller 747 Jumbo jet. Production and assembly of the A380 is unique, this is the full story including RoRo
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 1
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,960. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Ruby Side Thompson, an ordinary woman living during the World War ll London Blitz bombing blasts history out of the realm of dry, dusty names and dates and places the reader in the midst of the terrifying events as they unfold. This is very important documentation and will have tremendous appeal to those who have an avid interest in the effect of the war on ordinary citizens.
Look Up, Nashville! A Walking Tour of Nashville, Tennessee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: September 27, 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 Nashville, Tennessee 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.
Lockheed's Electra 'Last Plane out of Berlin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Lockheed Electra was one of the three US pre-war transports. As well as the United States around 20 ended up in the Antipodes and this book tells the story of the Australian Electras initial airline service then US Military use in this theatre. One in particular VH-UZO ended up in the UK and was used by Sidney Cotton for clandestine photo-recce over Berlin the last to leave when WW II began.
How To Pass A U.S. History Exam
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,520. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Hate American history? Just want to get through it with a passing grade and move on with your life? Then this is the book for you.
Indian Massacre in Orlando
Series: Adventure Stories, Almost True. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The Indian squaw loved White Man Cow. John asked the President to send soldiers to remove the Indians. John didn't think his request was out of line; the government had earlier been moving Indians to the "Indians Territory" (now Oklahoma) for years. The President wouldn't help. This is the story of why and how John killed every man, woman and child; and the story of the unbelievable conseque
Look Up, Memphis! A Walking Tour of Memphis, Tennessee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: September 23, 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 Memphis, Tennessee 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.
Air Power at Sea - The Aircraft Carrier
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book examines the value of the aircraft carrier to military operations world-wide The United States pioneering the carriage of heavier-than-air machines on sea-going vessels although it was the UK that commissioned the first custom-built aircraft carrier. The aircraft carrier proved invaluable in WW II especially the fast American escort carriers. Most carrier innovations came from the UK.
Air Sea Rescue - Origins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The origins of Air Sea Rescue began in the UK in WW I using flying-boats operating out of RNAS coastal stations. In WW II the RAF Air Sea Rescue service as well as fixed-wing aircraft such as the Westland Lysander, Supermarine Spitfire and the purpose-built AW ASR Warwick that carried an air dropped lifeboat and RAF ASR launches were also used all these formed the basis of today's ASR CSAR