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A Drop in the Night, The Life and Secret Mission of a WW II Airman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Read the true account of a WW II Airman assigned to a top secret mission. "A Drop in the Night" preserves the story of Liberator flight engineer Royce Fulmer, a participant in "Operation Carpetbagger." His crew flew their missions at night, deep inside Nazi territory, dropping spies and supplies to aid the Resistance. Told in part in his own words, you will be inspired by this unique man's life.
The USAF in Korea: A Chronology 1950-1953 - Flying Boxcar C-119, Relationship of Military Operations to Land Battle, Naval Operations, and Political and Diplomatic Events, First All-Jet Air Battle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,520. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this fascinating Air Force publication provides a comprehensive chronology of U.S. air operations in the Korean War.
Abraham Lincoln: The Formative Years 1809-1841
Price: Free! Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Covers Abraham Lincoln's life from childhood through his twenties in New Salem to his first years as a lawyer in Springfield. The book shows how he used all of his experiences--his story telling, his teaching, his studying, his friendship with the locals, his speeches to prepare for whatever was ahead of him.
False Steps: The Space Race as It Might Have Been
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Fiction » Historical » General
A popular history of the many spacecraft that might have taken us to space, but that fell short for one reason or another. Based on meticulous research from the best available sources, including those long kept secret in Russian archives. With more than two dozen images and diagrams of the space projects that never quite got off the ground.
The U.S. Air Force in Space 1945 to the Twenty-first Century: Recollections of General Schriever, Balancing Technology and Reliability, Cold War, Space Power, Persian Gulf War, Manned versus Unmanned
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,590. Language: English. Published: August 11, 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 reviews the role of the USAF in space from the end of World War II to the present, based on a historical symposium on the Air Force's experience in the development of space systems and their military applications.
How United States Shot Humanity: Muslims Ruined; Europe Next
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » History » European
“How United States Shot Humanity: Muslims Ruined; Europe Next” traces the present crisis from the end of Cold War. The principal actors in this macabre drama; their evil designs; the big picture of impending crisis and the solution which lies decades ahead in the womb of future—if humanity still has one. As the world, especially Europe, sits on a ticking bomb, our children might have no future.
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.
Peace Quest: The Survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,310. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Hiroshima and Nagasaki's survivors of atomic bombings have made it their mission to work for peace and nuclear disarmament for 70 years. Prize-winning Seattle journalist Joe Copeland, who has interviewed survivors over nearly three decades, provides a compelling look at these remarkable people, their sense of purpose and their hopes, born out of tragic loss, for a better world.
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.
Footsteps of D-Day
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
An easily read description of The 1944 D-Day invasion, and the Normandy of today, from a journalist who has spent a decade in research.
Letters from Lonehill
Price: Free! Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Essay » Literature
In this entertaining collection of short stories, James Forson light-heartedly explores some of his memories of the Western Cape Province in South Africa and confronts some of the challenges and ironies of the world of business. Sometimes humorous, sometimes pithy, the stories strike a responsive chord with our own life experiences. A pleasant read to while away the weekend.
Keep Forever (Хранить вечно)
Price: Free! Words: 28,350. Language: Russian. Published: August 1, 2015 by FEHT Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aleksandr Sokolenko wrote his four stories about USSR labor camps in the months before his death, in 1970. His granddaughter, Maria Feht, has now collected them under the title Keep Forever. Александр Соколенко, написал свои четыре рассказа о сталинских лагерях в последние ме­сяцы жизни, в 1970 г. Его внуч­ка, Мария Фет, подготовила сбор­ник этих рассказов под общим за­головком «Хранить вечно».
Voy a morir. Biografia de Jose Cruz, fundador de Real de Catorce
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,400. Language: Spanish. Published: July 31, 2015 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
José Cruz Camargo Zurita es el líder, compositor y fundador de Real de Catorce, el grupo de blues más importante de México. A mediados de la década pasada, los médicos le diagnosticaron una enfermedad crónico-degenerativa que le consume la vida. Y es así, cargando la muerte en cada concierto, que José Cruz continúa consolidando su mito. Es ésta su biografía, una historia honesta, cruda e inédita.
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