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EE Canberra RAE 'Raspberry Ripple' test-beds
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Aircraft testing began at Upavon and continued at Martlesham Heath until moving to Boscombe Down Wilts to expand its activities. Among the many types used by the A&AEE RAE establishments were the EE Canberra that by the nature of its 4-segment construction was a highly suitable test-bed modified especially for the various post-war AI radars for the TSR 2 Lightning and ADV Tornado at RAE Bedford
A Walking Tour of Roanoke, Virginia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: April 29, 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 Roanoke, Virginia 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.
HAL Indian Aerospace - A History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book traces the history of HAL India when it formed in WW II with British assistance to help with wartime aviation needs in the region and the Pacific War. All of its indigenous fixed and rotary-winged projects are detailed as well as licenced production. Its aspirations in the civil field to build an airliner maybe in conjunction with Boeing and to sell its products world-wide if possible.
New New Testament Gospel of Mary H. Magdalene
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Series: Books of New New Testament, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,630. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
The Gospel of Mary H. Magdalene is a look at the words of one of the women in the life of Jesus Christ. She reveals a little of his family life and tells some of the unknown story of Jesus. There has been slander propagated by men's clubs of anti-christ religions that Mary Helene was not the woman of Jesus. Just a bad lie to make Jesus an impossible character. He was real. As were his 7 children.
A Walking Tour of Charlottesville, Virginia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: April 28, 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 Charlottesville, Virginia 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.
Atlantis The Eyewitnesses Part II The Atlantians and Their Legacy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology
Many have believed that Atlantis was a fiction created by Plato. We have found a very much earlier document. It was written in 9619 BC, about 9,250 years before Plato’s writing. Further, archeological finds and scientific evidence provide convincing proof that Atlantis really did exist; Atlantis was real. We structure the evidence that we found into 3 parts: creation, legacy, destruction.
Atlantis The Eyewitnesses Part I The Creation of Atlantis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Many have believed that Atlantis was a fiction created by Plato. We have found a very much earlier document. It was written in 9619 BC, about 9,250 years before Plato’s writing. Further, archeological finds and scientific evidence provide convincing proof that Atlantis really did exist; Atlantis was real. We structure the evidence that we found into 3 parts: creation, legacy, destruction.
Walking with the Widow's Son
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Often misunderstood, Freemasonry has been the center of conspiracy theorists jabs and speculations of horrifying rituals. Author Heather Carver endeavors to demystify the nature and practices in Freemasonry in Walking with the Widow's Son. Drawing from experiences as the wife of a Past Lodge Master, Carver uses easy to understand prose and examples to make the history and observances of Masons
United States Presidents: Memorized Quickly & Easily!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Would you like to easily memorize all the United States Presidents? Learn them quickly and easily -- in one evening! Requires no route memorization! This is a painless and fun way to memorize all the United States Presidents. In fact you will be able to name any president in or out of numerical order, backwards or forwards!
A Brief History of Perpetual Motion
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Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short excursion into historic sources regarding perpetual motion...with a surprising result.
Missions of California, William Henry Hudson, 1901
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,660. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1901, Stanford Professor of English Literature , William Henry Hudson published his book on the history of the founding of the twenty-one missions in California by Father Junipero Serra, a Spanish Franciscan friar. Linda Pendleton has written a new Introduction to the book, and her photograph is on the bookd cover.
Gettysburg Handbook and Insider's Travel Guide
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011 by Jessica James. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
Updated for 2013! The 150th Anniversary of the Civil War Gettysburg Handbook is written by a native Gettysburgian to give visitors tips on what to see and where to go. It includes lists of "must-see's, restaurants where the locals eat, and other best-kept secrets, as well as off the beaten path historical markers that may be of interest.
F-4 'Down' Rescue at Ban Phanop
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Many combat pilots of the USAF USN and Marine Corps who saw action during the Vietnam War owed their live to the activities of the Sikorsky Jolly Green Giant rescue helicopters Douglas A-1 Skyraiders and MDC F-4 Phantom II. During the rescue at Ban Phanop to recover two downed crew of a F-4 which took 3 days, 12 BUFF and 7 A-1 sustained severe damage before the two survivors were picked up.
In-Flight Refueling the Origins in WW II
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,290. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In the late 1930s the technique of refueling in flight offered considerable advantages for both civil and military transports. Civil trials began in August 1939 and the application for military types especially VLR bombers was obvious nonetheless it was not until SAC post-WW II decided to deploy B-29 and B-50 that the military decided that tanker airplanes as today serve as force multipliers.
Marking Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,800. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
A Guide to Russian Watch Collecting
Singing for the Tears of the Moon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
“The land of my Korean ancestors was invaded and occupied by the Heavenly Emperor. The land of the ancestors of Native Americans was invaded and occupied by the Heavenly Settlers.” This narrative nonfiction tells how I began to commune with Mother Nature and realize my strong affinity to Native Americans during my healing. Maybe Mother Nature speaks through the soil?
Titanic, A Search For Answers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Good for casual Titanic readers and fans. An introduction to the ship, its sinking, and the controversies surrounding the ship to this day.
USN VA-42 Grumman A-6 Intruder pilots tribute
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Once the Grumman A-6 Intruder was the only US Navy attack plane that could fly in all-weathers this small combat plane able to carry a massive bomb-load to the enemy complete its mission and return to the carrier. This is the story of a CVN attack mission with a graphic description from an A-6 pilot the intense concentration of take-offs at night with a full load and the relief of the 'thump'...
Paris, capitale du XIX siècle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: French. Published: April 14, 2011 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Dans ce livre, Walter Benjamin choisit d’écrire non seulement une « histoire sociale de Paris au XIXe siècle », mais aussi une tentative d'interprétation globale du XIXe siècle et de son équivoque modernité.
The History of Lufthansa post-WW II
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
From the end of WW I Lufthansa was without doubt the premier airline in Europe with its very successful Junkers J-13 transport. Whilst the airline did continue to fly throughout WW II the last flights made in early 1945 post-war with the Allies ban on all German aviation activities it was not until 1956 that regular Lufthansa services took to the air for it to become one of the world leaders again