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A Walking Tour of Huntsville, Alabama by Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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 Huntsville, Alabama 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 True History of Jesus' Birth Death and What It Means To You and Me by Elijah Muhammad
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,530. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
A True History of Jesus, his birth, death and what it means, which also goes into symbolic interpretation of his second coming and how it relates to black people in America. This title was originally written by Elijah Muhammad in the Nation of Islam's official newspaper, Muhammad Speaks as a 22 part series.
Dissatisfaction Between Black And White - The Other New World Order by Elijah Muhammad
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
This book delves into the two positions perplexing the Black nation in America as a result of chattel slavery. One is the desire to stay with their former slave-masters and seek civil rights, despite being subjected to genocide through multi-forms of integration. The other is written by Messenger Elijah Muhammad: "We believe the offer of integration is hypocritical...(see long discription)
Not So Fast: Meandering Through Angels Camp, California by Sunny Lockwood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
Meandering Through Angels Camp explores the mining and literary history of one of California's best preserved Gold Rush towns. (4800 words) The Not So Fast travel essays explore fascinating places for readers who enjoy slow and easy travels — who like photographing landscapes, wandering gentle trails, strolling through libraries or along ocean beaches, who like to check out historic buildings.
Germany's first Biplane Fighter by peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Halberstadt biplane fighters D II to D V are not among the best-known of the WW I airplanes used by the Germans on the Western Front. Total production of these early German biplane fighters only just esceeded 250. Entering service in 1916 within a year these at the time revolutionary German biplanes had been relegated to training duties but in 1917 it was the biplane that usurped the monoplane
NA F-51 Mustangs in the Korea War by peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Korean War, 1950-53 is mainly remembered as the first major conflict in which jet fighters of the major powers East and West met in air-to-air combat. But the nature of the air war over Korea dictated that a variety of piston-engined veterans were re-called among them the NA F-51 Mustang (upgraded P-51 of WW II). The Mustang in Korea serving with the USAF, SAAF and RAAF also in the recce role.
Basler T-67 Turbo Daks by peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
For many who might be unaware the ubiquitous Douglas C-47 Dakota still remained in many air arms transport service several decades after they first entered operational service in WW II. A number were up-dated to fly with turbo-prop engines especially in Latin America for those air forces involved in anti-drug running operations. This short update deals primarily with those Turbo Daks in the SAAF
WW II Lippisch Legacy - delta-wing designs by peter dancey
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Prof Alexander Lippisch began his research into delta-wing designs during WW II his wartime tail-less swept-wing Me-163 rocket fighter probably the most well-known. Its 600mph top speed was truly sensational for its day, but in service with the Luftwaffe it was a failure, as the lethal explosive rocket fuel blew several Me 163 and their pilots and ground-crews to pieces! He worked on the US B-58
Canadair to Bombardier by peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Canadair ormed from Canadian Vickers in 1939 to help with wartime production of Allied designs for the RCAF USAF and RAF. At the wars end Canadair met a demand on the civil market for the C-47 (DC-3) Dakota transport. It subsequently produced a whole series of interesting designs. This is the story of Canadair until the present having been absorbed into Bombardier to produce Regional and Biz jets
RAF Avro Vulcan XM607 Black Buck Raid by peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
On 3 May 1982 Avro Vulcan B.2BB (Black Buck) XM607 captained by Flt Lt Martin Withers from RAF Waddington having been forward based on Wideawake Island off the west coast of Africa in mid-Atlantic made the longest bombing run in the history of the RAF, supported by no less than 16 HP Victor in-flight refueling tankers to accomplish the mission -- bomb the runway at Port Stanley airfield.
The RAF at Nellis -- Red Flag by peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The RAF has been visiting Nellis AFB Nevada 'Home of the Fighter Pilot' to take part in Exercise Red Flag since the late 1970s. For those unaware of Red Flag or any of the Dissimilar Air Combat Exercises this book gives a brief overview of what goes on how the airplanes taking part get there and their equipment the stopovers the air-to-air tanking and the cost! The question was it value for money?
The USAF at Fifty -- Nellis '97 by peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Having spent a great day at the USAF 50th Anniversary at Nellis AFB with the the lads and met some really interesting aviators old (WW II) and new. Chatted with the former SR.71 Blackbird pilot 'flogging' his book and the RAAF F-111 pllot, watched a great airshow then down the strip this author thought a trip down memory lane might be appropriate. as well as a 'potted history of the USAF since '47
Books and Divisions of the Bible by Blair Kasfeldt
Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Do you know the major divisions of the Bible? There are sub-divisions in Old and New Testament; knowing these divisions will help you understand your Bible. The "Bible" means "[the] Books" from the Greek word biblia. While we often think of the Bible as one book, it is in fact a collection of books contained in one volume.
The Rockefellers: An EJE Original by Edward Jay Epstein
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
John D. Rockefeller was the wealthiest man that America had ever know. The Standard Oil trust he created controlled the world's oil (even after it was broken up.) Edward Jay Epstein, author of the prize winning biography of Armand Hammer, now turns to the Rockefeller dynasty that produced Governors, Senators, and even a Vice President of the United States.
Tabloid America: Crimes of the Press: An EJE Original by Edward Jay Epstein
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Edward Jay Epstein, who has established new standards of investigative press criticism in his books News From Nowhere, Between Fact and Fiction and Myths of the Media, now turns to the tabloidization of the mainstream media in America. In Tabloid America: The Crimes of the Press he describes the tacit partnership between media and perpetrators in four media-proclaimed “crimes of the century."
Crude Cartel: An EJE Original by Edward Jay Epstein
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Edward Jay Epstein, who previously exposed the workings of the De Beers cartel in his classic book "The Rise and Fall of Diamonds," now turns to the crude cartel that dominated the world oil business for the past century.
The Hell Hawk Poems by John Livingood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,520. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - general
A collection of poems from World War II, primarily focusing on the war in the South Pacific and, in particular, the Solomon Islands Campaign. The poems were collected by William C. Livingood while he was a Flight Surgeon assigned to the U. S. Marine Corps fighter squadron, VMF-213, also known as the Hell Hawks. Many of the poems were written by a VMF-213 pilot.
Israeli F-15 'Baz' MiG Killers by peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The IDF/AF fighting 'Baz'(Falcon) claimed the first F-15A Eagle 'kills' in combat over the Middle East ten years before the USAF first 'kills' with the type. The first 'kills' were by Israeli pilots in combat over Lebanon the IDF/AF units reaching their tenth aerial combat success before the Americans had even started. Without doubt the 'Baz' was/is the IDF/AF and USAF best 20th Century warplane.
Avro Woodford Manchester UK - A History by peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Woodford is controlled by Avro International part of BAE Systems. The main runway 07/25 is 2,292m long and 46m wide its second runway 02/20 was relegated to a taxiway many years ago. The aerodromes identity beacon flashes 'WD' and the Avro Woodford site before the demise of the RJ Regional airliner and the cancellation of the MRA 4 Nimrod 2000 was its main activity along with Avro leasing.