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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.
Like a Thunderbolt: The Lafayette Escadrille and the Advent of American Pursuit in World War I - Sopwith Camel, American Pilots, Aces, William Thaw, Foulois
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,930. 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 documents the advent of an American squadron, or "escadrille" within the French Air Force during World War I.
Drop Dead Punk
Series: A Coleridge Taylor Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
It’s 1975, and Pres. Ford refuses to bail out NYC, but newsman Coleridge Taylor has other worries. He needs his next scoop. He thinks he’s found it when a mugging leaves a punk and a cop dead. Only the punk was a good kid, and the NYPD thinks Officer Samantha Callahan abandoned her partner. Taylor falls for Samantha. A bad move. Her story has a mighty undertow, and Taylor is in over his head.
Generations of Chevrons: A History of the Enlisted Force - Snapshot into USAF Generations Past Through Experiences of Fourteen Chief Master Sergeants of the Air Force (CMSAF), World War II, Reagan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 178,660. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication provides a history of the USAF enlisted force.
Passing Strangeness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,690. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
If you're an aficionado of weird history you know about the Voynich Manuscript, but how about the Rohonc Codex? Care for something a bit different, something that explores things no-one has heard about? Unrepentant Rebels once tried to kidnap Lincoln's body, for example, and there's a copy of the Eiffel Tower under the foundations of Wembley Stadium. Meticulously researched and 100% historical
The Education of a Traitor: A Memoir of Growing Up in Cold War Russia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,670. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Russian
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The Education of a Traitor: A Memoir of Growing Up in Cold War Russia is a luminous memoir that describes the coming of age of a young Jewish girl in an oppressive totalitarian society rife with hypocrisy and Antisemitism.
Frank M. Andrews: Marshall's Airman - First Airman with Centralized Nationwide Command of Air Corps Bombardment, Advocate for Strong Airpower as the Principal Strategic Weapon in World War II
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,910. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication presents the story of an important airman of the past, General Frank M. Andrews, who was an inspirational figure in USAF history.
In the Fullness of Time: A History of the Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Toronto
Price: Free! Words: 73,730. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015 by Church of Saint Mary Magdalene. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Toronto, is a leading anglo-catholic parish in the Anglican Church of Canada, known for its rich and influential liturgical and musical traditions. David Greig's history places the well known achievements in the broader context of a living Christian community.
Myslim Peza: deshmitar dhe protagonist ne historine e shqiptareve (1912-1939)
Price: Free! Words: 170,620. Language: Albanian. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ne kete liber pershkruhen ngjarje te historise se Shqiperise (1912-1939), nepermjet studimit te gazetarit dhe historianit Hazis Gjergji, te gershetuara me kujtimet e regjistruara direkt nga goja e Heroit te Popullit, Myslim Peza, luftetar i shquar demokrat dhe antifashist shqiptar.
The First 109 Minutes: 9/11 Attacks and the U.S. Air Force (USAF) - NORAD, The Four Terror Flights, Air Defense Response, Post-Attack, plus Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office Review Book
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 107,760. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication provides a comprehensive and authoritative review of the 9/11 attacks and the response of the U.S. Air Force.
The Flying Tigers: Chennault's American Volunteer Group in China - AVG Success Against Japan, Captain from Louisiana, World War II Era, CAMCO, Curtiss P-40, Hap Arnold, Panda Bears, Boyington
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,750. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication provides a great history of the Flying Tigers.
Phoenix of the Seas
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Here is the saga of the Ernestina-Morrissey, official State Ship of Massachusetts. It recounts her remarkable history from Gloucester fishing schooner on the Grand Banks, to expedition vessel to the Arctic under famed navigator Captain Bob Bartlett, to packet ship linking Cape Verdean-Americans with their home island, and finally to seagoing educational vessel.
2/64 The Month that Launched the Sixties
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
2/64 The Month that Launched the Sixties focuses on one month in the most influential decade of the Twentieth Century and embellishes on the life-changing events of those 29 days, including passage of Civil Rights, forward steps from a new President, the Beatles' arrival in America, the stunning boxing upset of Sonny Liston by brash Cassius Clay, and the heating up of militant activity in Vietnam.
Trà - văn hóa đặc sắc Trung Hoa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,060. Language: Vietnamese. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Trà đối với người Trung Quốc không chỉ dùng để làm thuốc, giải khát mà còn là phương pháp tu thân, di dưỡng tính tình; là quốc hồn quốc túy; là đạo; là triết lý sâu xa, là sự hòa hợp giữa tiểu vũ trụ với đại vũ trụ, giữa mình với người, giữa bản thân với sự vật; là một môn nghệ thuật tổng hợp, tinh tế; là văn hóa giao tiếp, cách đối nhân xử thế, xác lập mối quan hệ tốt đẹp giữa người với người.
Defending the West: The United States Air Force and European Security 1946 - 1998 - Cold War, NATO Founding, Air Power, Higher Strategy, Roosevelt, Eisenhower, Stalin, Atom Bombs and Nuclear Weapons
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,110. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication attempts to give the general reader some sense of the role the USAF has played in Europe since the end of World War II.