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The Evolution of the Cruise Missile - Comprehensive History from the V-1 and V-2 to the Tomahawk and Snark, ALCM, SLCM, GLCM, Sperry Gyroscope, JATO
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is a comprehensive history of the origin and development of the cruise missile, one of the most important weapons in the American arsenal. Contents: Chapter 1 - Introduction * Chapter 2 - The Early Years: To 1941 * Chapter 3 - World War 2 * Chapter 4 - Postwar Developments * Chapter 5 - Us Cruise Missiles Revitalized * Chapter 6 - 1977 To The Present * Chapter 7 - Conclusion.
Preserving Bronze Plaques & Memorial
By James Walker
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
A how-to manual showing how to properly care for bronze plaques and memorials.
Look Up, Charleston! A Walking Tour of Charleston, West Virginia
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. 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 Charleston, West Virginia from walkthetown.com 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.
Ghosts of Gettysburg: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places on the Battlefield
By Mark Nesbitt
Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,030. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Second Chance Publications. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
"Ghosts of Gettysburg" is the first volume in Mark Nesbitt's popular book series. A combination of history and mystery, this volume focuses on the early ghost-lore of Gettysburg. Included are the timeless stories of the woman in white, the surgeons of Old Dorm, the ghosts of Devil's Den, the Blue Boy, and other infamous spectres who wander the Gettysburg battlefield.
Military Airpower: A Revised Digest of Airpower Opinions and Thoughts - from Winston Churchill and Henry Kissinger to Saddam Hussein and Donald Rumsfeld
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,650. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
From the Preface: The number one aim of this book is to supply Airmen with useful thoughts that might help them meet their known responsibilities and the unknown challenges their service will bring. The most capable Airmen are judicious in finding the best material to put into their "clue bags."
Karbala, The Complete Picture
By Mahmood Datoo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,430. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by The World Federation of KSIMC. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
The real significance of the mission of Imam Husein (as) at Karbala can only be understood by knowing what went on before, during and after this campaign. This book sets out to do just that. The book is written using bullet points, short paragraphs and plain language to make the reading easy, quick, enjoyable and interesting.
Karbala, The Complete Picture
By Mahmood Datoo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,450. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by The World Federation of KSIMC. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
The real significance of the mission of Imam Husein (as) at Karbala can only be understood by knowing what went on before, during and after this campaign. This book sets out to do just that. The book is written using bullet points, short paragraphs and plain language to make the reading easy, quick, enjoyable and interesting.
Horse Crucified and Risen
By Alexander Nevzorov
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 91,970. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This book became a best-seller in Russia, was reprinted several times and changed the worldview of many people. This is the first book in the history of mankind revealing the whole truth about horse and man relationships. Love for horse and equine sports have nothing in common!
SURVIVOR: USS Russell a World War Two Destroyer
By Barry Friedman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
For six action-filled years, the USS Russell, a World War Two destroyer was in the thick of combat. From the pre-Pearl Harbor Battle of the Atlantic to most of the Naval battles in the Pacific, Russell and her gallant crew fought a determined enemy. After earning sixteen battle stars, she brought the warriors who manned her guns and engines home alive. The Russell was a SURVIVOR.
Girl from the Gulches
By Ellen Baumler
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,210. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Montana Historical Society Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This detailed memoir recalls a young pioneer’s journey from the Great Plains to childhood on the Western frontiers to life on the Flathead Indian Reservation as wife of the Indian agent. A forbidden sled ride, the creaking of the hangman’s rope, her father giving the last of their water to his dying mule; Ronan recounts her experiences with vivid clarity and warmth.
Nations Are Destroyed Because Men Forget
By Nasir Hakim
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Secretarius MEMPS. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Change is always resisted externally as well by who are internally involved with a new organization. The timeline of this resistance spans as long as there is forward movement towards the change, which means it transcends time. Those within the Nation of Islam who were key to this resisteance may have died off, but they had babies. These individuals come with a few more tricks than those before.
United States Air Force (USAF) AU-2 Guidelines for Command - A Handbook on the Leadership of Airmen for Air Force Squadron Commanders, Expeditionary Forces, Discipline
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,450. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book, Guidelines for Command, is the result of countless hours of research and contains the collective thoughts and lessons learned from many previous commanders. It has a wealth of information to assist you during your tenure as a commander.
Is Elijah Muhammad The Offspring Of Noble Drew Ali And Marcus Garvey
By Nasir Hakim
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Secretarius MEMPS. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
Success has many fathers, failure is an orphan is an old proverb the is very befitting when it comes to this book. It is no secret that the Supreme Wisdom taught by Messenger Elijah Muhammad is extremely dynamic to say the least and as so many can attest to, very few Black people in American have not been affected in one way or another. This book examines the fruit that fell from the tree.
'Your Neighbours' The Gypsies in Australia
By Kate Wright
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 74,970. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Kate tells of the little-known history and culture of the Gypsies in Australia from the First Fleet to the present day. By drawing on the oral history of the Romani and the written word of the non-Gypsies, her cultural heritage and five years of recent itinerant research, she reveals how this maligned, landless, ethnic nation has brought the best of their culture to share with their neighbours.
Cotton and Cold Blood
By John Clayton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,260. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The true story of a Victorian drama of life, love and murder. The story begins in the Staffordshire district and moves to the cotton weaving area of East Lancashire.
Dunkle Häfen - Band 2
By Elin Hirvi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,170. Language: German. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Band 2. Versailles 1714. Ramis kann ihrem tödlichen Schicksal knapp entrinnen und flieht nach Versailles. Sie findet Aufnahme am Hof und und versucht alles, um ihre wahre Identität zu verbergen. Doch die Vergangenheit lässt sich nicht abschütteln und holt sie wieder ein. Und mit ihr kehren alte Bekannte zurück... Historischer Roman, zweibändig. Entspricht 450-550 Printseiten
Beyond All Religion
By Samuel Butler
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 30,800. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / New Testament
(5.00 from 1 review)
How all the major religions were created upon a bedrock of lies. Christianity: Two Popes admitted that Christ was a fable. Moses was based upon the life and legends of Sargon the Great. Moses never existed, and there is no evidence in Egypt of 600,000 men, women, and children escaping Pharaoh. Mormonism: The founder, Joseph Smith, was convicted in a court of law as an impostor (con man) in 1826.
Introduction to the United States Air Force - Extensive History of the Aircraft, Missiles, Satellites, Leaders, Heroes, Battles, Fighter Aces of the USAF from World War I to the 21st Century
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,130. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Here is a comprehensive history of the people and vehicles of the United States Air Force, from World War I through the start of the 21st Century. This Introduction to the United States Air Force is organized into two parts and five appendices.
Muslim Inventions in the Islamic Golden Age 750-1500 AD
By Aliya Anjum
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
0.5 star(3.50 from 2 reviews)
This short, crisp, easy to read account, would take you through an amazing 6,000 years of human history to trace the origins of the sciences from the ancient world (mainly Greek) through the medieval Islamic world to the modern world. It explains the contiguity in the sciences, as explained by civilizational epochs. Commendation Certificate, National Book Foundation Pakistan, 2009
Inside the Cold War: A Cold Warrior's Reflections - Bombers, Tankers, Reconnaissance, ICBMs, Submarines, SAC Alert Forces, Russian Cold Warriors, Curtis LeMay, Hyman Rickover
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,750. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication reflects a compilation of excerpts from an unpublished broader treatment that recounts the nearly five decades of delicate coexistence between two nations known as the "superpowers" during the international conflict known as the "Cold War."