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To Save a City: The Berlin Airlift 1948-1949 - Germany in Defeat after World War II, Marshall Plan, Pretext for Soviet Action, Global Logistics, Operation Vittles, Blockade Ends as Airlift Wins, NATO
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 159,960. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication presents a vivid description of the Berlin Airlift and new interpretations of an event often described as the greatest humanitarian airlift in history.
Silver Wings, Golden Valor: The USAF Remembers Korea - Air Warfare and Dominance, Air-to-Ground Operations, Lessons for Kosovo, Humorous and Sad Recollections, Frank Opinions about the Limited War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,420. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication presents the proceedings of a commemorative symposium at the U.S. Congress on the Korean War.
Significant Milestones in Air Force History - Wright Flyer, Air Corps Tactical School, GHQ Air Force, Army Air Forces, Hiroshima, Lucky Lady II, Hydrogen Bomb, ICBM, Unity of Air Command
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,170. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication describes the major milestones in Air Force history.
Bernard A. Schriever: Challenging the Unknown - Development of Ballistic Missiles and ICBMs, IRBMs, Atlas, Titan, Thor, Minuteman, Air Force Bombers, Nuclear Weapons, Sputnik Reaction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,820. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication outlines the career of Air Force General Bernard Schriever, responsible for the development of America's intercontinental ballistic missiles.
Reflections and Remembrances: Veterans of the United States Army Air Forces Reminisce about World War II - U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II - Air War in Europe and Pacific, General Schriever
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,500. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication tells the stories of Army Air Force veterans in World War II.
A Condessa de Assis
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 74,860. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 4, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Rio de Janeiro. Século XIX. No grande baile do Cassino Fluminense, Lorena Duarte Valão é apenas mais uma entre tantas moças casadoiras na corte do imperador D. Pedro II. No entanto, o que ninguém imagina é que essa jovem de extraordinária beleza e cheia de ideais romanescos é também uma ambiciosa arrivista, que deseja a qualquer preço ascender socialmente.
Histoire du Lauragais
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,390. Language: French. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / History
Le Lauragais, près de Toulouse, est la région de France qui mérite le plus l’appellation de « Pays Cathare », celui des hérétiques tragiquement exterminés au XIIIe siècle. Froissart le décrit comme « les terres les plus fertiles du monde ». Sa vallée d'une immense importance économique et stratégique a joué un rôle important dans l'Histoire.
Fangturm
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 53,490. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 31, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Ao longo de todo o período da I Grande Guerra (1914-1918), esteve fundeado no porto de Palma de Maiorca um barco alemão, chamado Fangturm, que apenas dele saiu, como despojo e indemnização de guerra para a França, em 1919.
Rerum Uchronicarum Fragmenta
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,080. Language: Italian. Published: July 31, 2015 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Spesso si sente dire che la storia non si fa con i se e con i ma. La storia no, ma la letteratura sì. Che cosa sarebbe accaduto se i persiani avessero sconfitto i greci a Salamina? Cosa se la congiura contro Cesare fosse fallita? Cosa se Lutero fosse morto durante il suo viaggio a Roma? Cosa se il 28 giugno 1914 la pistola di Gavrilo Princip si fosse inceppata? Basta un piccolo evento, il volo di
A World Ago: A Navy Man's Letters Home (1954-1956)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,790. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Military
A World Ago chronicles, through one young man's journal and vivid letters to his parents, his life, adventures, and experiences at a magical time. It follows him from being a Naval Aviation Cadet to becoming a “regular” sailor aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga on an eight-month tour of duty in the politically tense Mediterranean Sea.
Fueling the Fires of Resistance: Army Air Forces Special Operations in the Balkans during World War II - The U. S Army Air Forces in World War II - Hitler's Assault, Nazism, Serbia, Yugoslavia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,800. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication examines what might fairly be considered one of the most important early experiences in the history of Air Force special operations.
Hitting Home: The Air Offensive Against Japan - The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II, Doolittle Raid to the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, B-29 Superfortress, Hansell, LeMay, Marianas
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,760. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication traces the development of the bombing of the Japanese home islands.
Immediate Reach, Immediate Power: The Air Expeditionary Force and American Power Projection in the Post-Cold War Era - Hap Arnold, Composite Air Strike Force (CASF), CENTCOM, F-16
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,360. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication describes the Air Expeditionary Force concept in which aircraft wings, groups, or squadrons attached to a numbered air force are deployed under the command of a U.S. military joint Commander in Chief of a geographical region during a period of increased operational tempo.
Indians of the Americas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,850. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Discover the rich history of the major Indian tribes and civilizations of North, Central, and South America in this detailed historical study. Take a journey through time, exploring cultures, ways of life, beliefs, skills and conflicts from the ice age to the 20th century
Operation Thursday: Birth of the Air Commandos - The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II - Chindits, Operation Longcloth, Orde Wingate, India, Burmese Front, Support from Churchill and Roosevelt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,480. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication provides a detailed history of Operation Thursday, a bold, unconventional use of American air power to support British ground troops in Burma during World War II.
Where Hash Rules
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,930. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The history of Charlie's Sandwich Shoppe (1927-2014) in Boston's South End!
Generations of Service: Uplifting Stories of Twenty-One Families Serving in the U.S. Air Force, Legacy Heritage of Airmen as Pilots, Maintainers, Security Forces, Logisticians, Lawyers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,430. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication profiles twenty-one families serving multiple generations in the U.S. Air Force.
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited From Their Harbor
Price: Free! Words: 288,400. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Port of Long Beach. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited from Their Harbor, tells how the Port of Long Beach rose from a marshy mud flat to become an economic powerhouse, one of the greenest and most modern ports in the world.
The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II: Leaping the Atlantic Wall - Army Air Forces Campaigns in Western Europe, 1942-1945, Bombing Behind Enemy Lines, Combined Bomber Offensive
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,120. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication covers Army Air Forces campaigns in western Europe during World War II.
Izbjeglice/Rifugiati. Storie di gente della ex-Jugoslavia
Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 82,790. Language: Italian. Published: July 24, 2015 by barnabooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
A cura di Giacomo Scattolini e Tullio Bugari. 20 anni fa le bombe cadevano su Sarajevo, stretta sotto assedio, a poche centinaia di chilometri da qui. Il 16 maggio 1995 cadevano sulla città mille granate in un solo giorno. Questo libro racconta, attraverso le loro testimonianze, le vite di chi era lì, mentre tutto questo avveniva sotto la sguardo già allora inerme dell’Italia e dell’Europa.