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You Lucky Dog!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,820. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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“You Lucky Dog!” is an uplifting compilation of true stories about homeless dogs that somehow survived and thrived to become local or national celebrities. You Lucky Dog takes us through the historic triumphs of many beloved American dogs, and beautifully recounts the dire adversity each of these amazing creatures faced en route to a grand, serendipitous destiny.
Salamanca 1812
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
For six weeks in the spring of 1812 Wellingston’s Anglo-Spanish army marched and countermarched across western Spain as it sought to find away past the French army of Marshal Marmont. Their chance came at Salamanca.
Oporto 1809
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,610. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The Battle of Oporto was key early British victory in the Peninsular War that ensured that the troops commanded by Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) would not be driven out by the French any time soon.
Project Y: The Los Alamos Project - Manhattan District History, The Development of the First Atomic Bomb, Trinity, Alberta Project, Tinian, Plutonium, Uranium, Experiments, Physics and Explosives
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,040. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
These two volumes constitute a record of the technical, administrative, and policy-making activities of the Los Alamos Project (Project Y) from its inception under the Manhattan District through the development of the atomic bomb (Vol. I), and during the period following the end of World War II until the Manhattan District relinquished control to the Atomic Energy Commission as of January 1947.
Understanding Christian History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 161,890. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by M-y Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
History can only be understood if first we have a date for the happening of the historical event, and for this reason this book begins with a chronological listing of all the principal dates of the events which have led up to, and have had influence on, Christian History.
Fighting World Hunger With Words from History
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 86,760. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » World
Welcome to the latest book in my series on global hunger. This edition features articles I wrote in 2009-2012, but with a historical twist. The stories take you back in time showcasing the history of fighting hunger. A chance to see how the past can influence the present. You can see the words and actions of leaders and also citizens who fought hunger during our history.
Baldoyle 1911 - The Census Year
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A look at the ordinary events in this north Dublin village in the year of the taking of the census, 1911. The book contains a description of events in Baldoyle and its hinterland as well as an analysis of the people who lived here, their family groupings and dwellings. Also includes statistics of marital status, occupations, children etc.
The Spirit of the Marshall Plan: Taking Action Against World Hunger, School Lunches for Kids Around the World
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Invoking the same spirit that fueled the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe, author William Lambers calls for a global school lunch program to fight child hunger. 300 million children suffer from hunger worldwide. School lunch programs fight child hunger and also boost school attendance and performance.
Forgotten Power: Byzantium, Bulwark of Christianity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » Social history
For centuries, the Byzantine Empire was the center of Christendom, mistress of the Mediterranean, and the symbol for all the rest of the world of splendor, wealth, and cultural ascendancy until it fell to the Ottoman Turks. This book vividly brings to life the glittering emperors, the hotbed of religious controversy, the politics, art, military action, and the lives of ordinary citizens.
365 Days of America: Inspirational Quotes for Every American
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Hot Tropica Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » History » American
Our forefathers gathered together to found this great nation, and lead us out of a most turbulent time. Their basic beliefs still hold true today: We the people have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
The Egg Breakers - Counter-Terrorism in Sub Saharan Africa
Series: Legal Books, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 91,340. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » History » Africa
It is not generally known that Sub Saharan Africa has a long tradition of successful counter-terrorism operations. During the 1950's to 1989 many operations took place in Colonial Kenya, Rhodesia and Apartheid South Africa. This book is not fiction and read in Military Academies of 5 countries. It also warns on the lack of good intelligence on the War of Terror in Sub Saharan Africa.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Infantry Small-Unit Mountain Operations Army Tactics Techniques Procedures 3-21.50 - Fundamentals, Environment, Offensive, Defensive, Tactical Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,540. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » History » Military
Combat in mountainous areas presents units with complicated and ever-shifting hazards, difficulties, opportunities, and risks. Mountain combat calls for extreme physical fitness, mental toughness, endurance, and the utmost in tactical and technical proficiency on the part of all individuals.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Army National Guard Training - Operational Training Programs, Specialized Training, Antiterrorism, Aviation, Combat Training Centers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,320. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The primary objective of the ARNG is to train units that can mobilize, deploy, fight and win anywhere in the world. Our units must be prepared to deploy and fight worldwide with a minimum of post-mobilization training time.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Basic Military Mountaineer Course - Equipment, Knot Tying, Rope, Cold Weather Clothing, Injuries, Terrain, Evacuation, Weapons, Animals, Bivouac Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,790. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » History » Military
Written by the Army Mountain Warfare School (AMWS), this workbook provides crucial information about mountain warfare training. The untrained mountain Soldier has two foes - the enemy and the mountain. But he can make a friend and ally of the mountain by learning to know it.
The Oppenheimer Years, 1943-1945 - Collection of Documents Related to the Development of the Atomic Bomb
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a collection of documents related to the development of the atomic bomb, with an emphasis on the work of J. Robert Oppenheimer.
Rediscovering Richard III
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
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In September 2012, archaeologists unearthed remains from a Leicester car park, covering what was once the city’s medieval Franciscan friary. After five months of waiting and exhaustive scientific tests, those bones were revealed to be those of Richard III, the infamous last Plantagenet king of England and the last English King to die in battle.
Los Alamos: Beginning of an Era, 1943-1945, Military and Scientific Realities, Designing the Bomb, Trinity, Trial Run, Fission Bombs, H-bomb, Thermonuclear Program History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,870. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the story of one of the greatest scientific achievements of all time. It is the story of the founding of the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and its successful secret mission to create the first atomic bomb, the weapon that ended World War II. This compilation also includes the extensive comments of Hans Bethe.
Ancient Ancestors with Modern Descendants (8th Edition)
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 316,350. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Ancient Ancestors with Modern Descendants (8th Edition) is a compilation providing lines of descent from some 3,000 ancient and early medieval families to millions of present day Europeans and Americans. These ancestors include members from most of the former ruling dynasties in Europe and the Middle East, with some going back to 6th century BCE kingdoms in the Near East.
Trinity: The World's First Atomic Explosion - History of the Atomic Bomb Test and the New Mexico Test Site, Rehearsal Shot, Report on Nuclear Energy Released, Damage Effects, Observations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,930. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The history of the world's first atomic explosion on July 16, 1945 at the Trinity test site in southern New Mexico is covered in this unique compilation of reports and publications. The report of the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory provides a comprehensive record of the atom bomb test; other publications reveal secrets of the test site.
The Effects of Nuclear War: Tutorial on a Nuclear Weapon over Detroit or Leningrad, Civil Defense, Attack Cases and Long-Term Effects, Economic Damage, Fictional Account, Radiological Exposure
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,950. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study from 1979 examines the full range of effects that nuclear war would have on civilians: direct effects from blast and radiation; and indirect effects from economic, social, and political disruption.