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San Sebastian 1813
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
By the summer of 1813 the Peninsular War had reached a crisis. The Port of San Sebastian had to be captured, and captured fast if Wellington’s British armies were to avoid a humiliating retreat due to lack of supplies. But in San Sebastian was the wily French commander Louis Rey. The scene was set for a classic siege campaign.
From Transformation to Combat: The First Stryker Brigade at War - The Test of Combat in Iraq in 2003 - 2004, Mosul, Baghdad, An Najaf, Tall Afar, Carter Ham
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,970. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Between November 2003 and October 2004, after four years of planning and preparation, the Army's first Stryker-equipped force received its baptism by combat on the plains of Iraq.
U.S. Special Operations Command Factbook 2012 (USSOCOM) - Aircraft, Weapons, Maritime and Ground Inventory, SOF Truths, Acronyms
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,860. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique military guide provides information about the elements of the U.S. Special Operations Command.
Pleasuring Your Woman in Kamasutra and Kamasastras
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,440. Language: American English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book condenses the wealth of experience and expertise of Vatsyayana’s Kamasutra and eleven other kamasastras into a simple, essential guide book. It elaborates on the principles and philosophy that underlie the famous Kamasutra and other kamasastras and, in doing so, offers nothing less than the definitive methods for pleasuring a woman.
Elfego Baca, The Mexican Gunfighter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Elfego Baca always wanted to be a lawman. At the age if 19, he obtained a mail-order sheriff's badge, appointed a friend or two as deputy sheriff's and concocted a method to clean the town of Socorro, New Mexico of its riffraff and seedy characters. Baca sent out letters to the felons in town, claiming he had warrants for their arrest. They either must surrender or risk being shot on sight.
Preserving Their Legacy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,940. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
"Preserving Their Legacy" is the product of 32 years of groundbreaking research by historian, Mat Wilson. The assassinations of the 1960's are all linked and icons like Marilyn Monroe, Ernest Hemingway and John Lennon were caught in the crossfire. Historical events like the Kennedy assassination have long been exploited by amateurs and it's time for history to end the speculation.
The Papal Prophecies - St Malachy and the Doom of the Popes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
NOW UPDATED FOR POPE FRANCIS. For five centuries scholars have puzzled over a document known as The Papal Prophecies that were ascribed to St Malachy, an Irish cleric who died in 1148. The Prophecies clearly state that both Rome and the Papacy will be destroyed at some date in the early 21st century.
The Female Pope - The True Story of Pope Joan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
For centuries rumours and legends have swirled about that one woman did get to be pope in Rome. The Catholic Church has always denied the stories, but they refuse to go away. It is now time to look anew at these old stories and try to discover the truth that lies behind them.
Shanghai Manholes
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General
While many have dedicated much time and energy to showcasing the buildings and historical sites of the former International Settlement and French Concession in Shanghai, the purpose of this book is to highlight the forgotten remnants of infrastructure – still dotting the streets – originally installed by the foreign powers that once called Shanghai home.
Bombing the European Axis Powers: A Historical Digest of the Combined Bomber Offensive, 1939-1945 - World War II, B-17, B-24, Bombing Germany and Italy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 253,460. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
At its core this work is a database covering Anglo-American strategic bomber operations against Germany, Italy, and Axis associated or occupied Europe.
Airpower Myths and Facts: World War II, Vietnam - Effectiveness of Bombing, Usage of the Atomic Bomb on Japan at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Strategic Bombing
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,750. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique book examines a number of common myths and misconceptions about the effectiveness of airpower.
Rise of the Fighter Generals: The Problem of Air Force Leadership 1945-1982 - Twining, LeMay, Norstad, Jones, Davis, McPeak, Arnold, Doolittle, Momyer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,510. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This analysis focuses on the career specialty of Air Force general officers who served between 1953 and 1973. It indicates the clear dominance by rated or flying officers (mainly pilots and a few navigators) within Air Force leadership. The issue here is not whether pilots should dominate the Air Force—the fact is they do.
MWSA Dispatches February 2013
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A quarterly publication featuring the work of members of the Military Writers Association of America. This issue showcases the Rio Grande Valley Wing of the Commemorative Air Force, the USS Arizona, WWII B-29s and the Mexican-American War. Articles include social media marketing, Scrivener writing tips, the Stars & Flags Book Awards, Bob Doerr's reading list and a poetry corner.
Вязники, древний Ярополч, родовая вотчина бояр Кошкиных, дедина Российского Императорского дома
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 40,190. Language: Russian. Published: February 16, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
In 2013, Russia will celebrate the 400th anniversary of the Russian Imperial House. Each new discovery about a famous dynasty attracts an attention. This book, based on the analysis of the Tsar's and his immediate families estates, shows that they paid personal attention to these settlements. Thus on the basis of the documents and facts it is proved that Fyodor Koshka
Helith - An Anglo-Saxon Pagan Deity
Price: Free! Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A free eBook by Swain Wodening and GardenStone. The names Helia, Heile, Helið and Helith are recorded in several medieval and later publications as names for a pagan deity who was venerated in the southwest of early Anglo-Saxon England. This publication gives a fair overview on what is known about this pagan god.
Fregatterne Peder Skram og Herluf Trolle Flådens Flagskibe under Den Kolde Krig
Price: $5.40 USD. Words: 53,810. Language: Danish. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Bog om søværnet under den Kolde Krig med udgangspunkt i historien om fregatterne PEDER SKRAM og HERLUF TROLLE. Bogen er skrevet af Søren Nørby og Steen Schøn.
From The Line In The Sand: Accounts of USAF Company Grade Officers in Support of Desert Shield / Desert Storm
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,520. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The personal experiences presented here come from the heart of America's fighting force. They are but a few of the thousands of stories produced by the war. Some contain a bit of humor. Some are deadly serious. All are interesting and revealing.
"Fools, Drunks, and the United States": August 12, 1941
Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: American English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Bapton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the story of America on August 12, 1941, four months before Pearl Harbor. Isolationism was still strong, FDR was hammering out the Atlantic Charter with Churchill (to the fury of America Firsters), the Japanese were ready to kick off a war, most Americans were more interested in baseball and radio shows than in a distant conflict, and Congress decided to keep the draft - by one vote.
Frontline: A Soldier's Story
Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,940. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
Frontline offers an insight into the life of just one soldier out of the many thousands in the British Infantry deployed to Afghanistan. These modern day heroes risk their lives on a daily basis to help bring peace to a troubled country. Some of these soldiers are fresh out of school, or college, and within a few months find themselves in a war zone fighting for their lives.
The Daytona 100-1959
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » History » American
The Daytona 100 - 1959 tells the story of the only open wheel auto race that was contested at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.