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Look Up, Chicago! A Walking Tour of The Loop (South End)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: August 31, 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 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: 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)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: August 29, 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 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)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 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 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: August 25, 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 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Categories: 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?
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: August 23, 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 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Photographs taken in the Middle East during WW1
BLOOD BATH - The True Teaching of Malcolm X
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,570. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: 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.
A Walking Tour of Huntsville, Alabama
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
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
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
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.