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Croydon Britians first London Airport
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 950. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Croydon Surrey in the UK not far from Central London bears the distinction of being Britain's first international hub for airliners. In the the late 1930s Erhard Milch and Enrst Udet of the German Air Ministry (RLM) landed at Croydon in their VIP Heinkel's and just before WW II started in 1939, Maj Alexander Seversky arrived at Croydon in his 2PA Convoy Fighter on a European demo and crashed it!
JESUS CHRIST. Superstar, Saviour, or Fakir? Is God Real?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011 by Living Books USA. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Is there life after death? Was Jesus a real person? Are we all just lambs to the slaughter? So many questions, so few answers. Designed to evoke an emotional response, this ebook is an alternate view on the traditional take of the Life of Jesus and the Bible, and is not for the feint-hearted or fanatically religious. Off-beat and often humourous, it is nevertheless biting.
A Photographic Tour of Egypt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
I have tried to show a different perspective with my 40+ photographs of the places that I visited. See such things as how the pyramids of Giza really look close-up, a "stepped" pyramid older than those at Giza, some of the stunning art work and carvings in the temples, view of the Nile from the Aswan ("High") Dam, the beauty of the Nile north of the Dam, and the glibness of a bazaar vendor.
Look Up, Minneapolis! A Walking Tour of Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: September 2, 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 Minneapolis, Minnesota 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, Chicago! A Walking Tour of The Loop (South End)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: August 31, 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 Chicago's South Loop 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.
The Real Life of Amelia Earhart, The Feminine Flying Wizard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Amelia Earhart set a number of flying records in her outstanding career, but she wanted one more. She wanted to fly the circumference of the earth at the equator level. She and her navigator Fred Noonan were within seven thousand miles of finishing the 29,000 mile journey when they crash landed. Anthropologists have found remains on an isolated atoll in the Pacific.
RAF Top Secret Recce over Russia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In the early 1950s as the Iron Curtain came down SAC Gen Lemay needed information as to the whereabouts of the USSR's ICBM sites that he knew were targeting America and the UK. He contacted Sir Winston Churchill about the situation (no reconnaissance satellite or U-2 or Blackbirds at this time) to seek permission for the RAF using North American B-45 in RAF markings to fly the recce over Russia
Jet Fighters -- A History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Since WW II and the German Me 262 the aircraft manufacturers particularly in the US, UK, France and Sweden have continued their post-WW 1st generation designs into 'super fighters' we now have today with a myriad of designs of fighters, fighter-bombers and multi-role types without doubt the best currently in front-line service with the best yet to come the LM F-35 Lightning and the new era of UCAV
Look Up, Chicago! A Walking Tour of The Loop (Center)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: August 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 the Center of Chicago's Loop 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, Chicago! A Walking Tour of The Loop (North End)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 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 Chicago's Loop (North End) 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.
The Real Story of John Wesley Hardin, The Meanest s.o.b. in the Old West
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
John Wesley Hardin killed for the joy of killing. He always felt he was persecuted for his Southern feelings. He deplored the black slaves of the south. He was also fast with a six-gun and used it all too often.
Look Up, Chicago! A Walking Tour of the Magnificent Mile
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: August 25, 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 Chicago's Magnificent Mile 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.
German Border Guard Aviation
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
the German Federal Border Police BGS comprises a uniformed police force reporting to the Ministry of the Interior.The BGS monitors Germany's borders with non-European countries and German coastal waters. Its officers and helicopter patrol airports, railway lines and ports of entry and exit and aupport other German police agencies when necessary. It is an all rotary-winged force.
Where Were You The Day Camelot Died?
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Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
It was November 22, 1963 and I was in driver education class in high school. We were all stunned to learn of the assassination of our beloved President Kennedy. That was also the topic of our 45th class reunion last year in October 2010. What follows is a humorous story of the difference from 1965 to 2010. How we have transgressed from six pack abs to an overhanding belly - no hair & beer.
Operation 'Opera' and Iraq's Osirak Reactor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
When Israel realized it was in danger of attack from Iraq once its nuclear reactor was commissioned it was decided that the IDF/AF should train to bomb the facility that was still under construction. When Operation Opera' was launched the IDF/AF premier strike plane was the F-4 Phantom II but it was 8 GD F-16s each with 2 2,000lb bombs escorted by F-15A Eagles that did the job with 100% success.
Modern Air Interception Radars
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
As a former RAF radar 'bod' that started life on equipment with thermionic valves graduating trough the transistor integrated circuit microprocessor AI 24 Foxhunter radar as well as GPS and FMS I thought a nice little ebook for the 'old stalwarts' who like myself are currently crazing (were all living longer)with a brief overview to modern day fighter interceptor radars and the planes their equip
Look Up, Chicago! A Walking Tour of the Gold Coast
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: August 23, 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 Chicago's Gold Coast 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.
Images of WW1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Photographs taken in the Middle East during WW1
BLOOD BATH - The True Teaching of Malcolm X
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Blood Bath - The True Teachings Of Malcolm X Seldom Told By Elijah Muhammad A very candid and open lecture about Malcolm X a few days after he had been kill by an FBI undercover operation. Part of the book address his "New" philosophical teaching, which laid the base for many black nationalist organizations, most famous of which was the Black Panther Party.
My People Are Destroyed - Proper Instructions In The Time of Judgment
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,570. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
My People Are Destroyed - Proper Instructions In The Time Of Judgment By Elijah Muhammad The central problem of our age (time) is how to act decisively in the absence of certainty." These are the words spoken by Elijah Muhammad. This books is a direct transcript of the Nation of Islam's 1966 annual Saviour's Day Convention in Chicago.