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The USAF in Korea: A Chronology 1950-1953 - Flying Boxcar C-119, Relationship of Military Operations to Land Battle, Naval Operations, and Political and Diplomatic Events, First All-Jet Air Battle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,520. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this fascinating Air Force publication provides a comprehensive chronology of U.S. air operations in the Korean War.
Abraham Lincoln: The Formative Years 1809-1841
Price: Free! Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Covers Abraham Lincoln's life from childhood through his twenties in New Salem to his first years as a lawyer in Springfield. The book shows how he used all of his experiences--his story telling, his teaching, his studying, his friendship with the locals, his speeches to prepare for whatever was ahead of him.
A Gay History of Great Britain
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » History » World
A history of gay male Great Britain from earliest times to today.
A Gay History of Australia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,330. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » History » World
The first gay male history of Australia from the Aboriginal cultures to today. It comes to 66,000 words.
False Steps: The Space Race as It Might Have Been
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Fiction » Historical » General
A popular history of the many spacecraft that might have taken us to space, but that fell short for one reason or another. Based on meticulous research from the best available sources, including those long kept secret in Russian archives. With more than two dozen images and diagrams of the space projects that never quite got off the ground.
Technology and the Air Force: A Retrospective Assessment - Schriever, von Karman, Turbojet, Supersonic, Air Refueling, Smart Weapons, Cruise Missile, F-16, Agena, GPS, AWACS, JSTARS, CFD, Stealth
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 231,010. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this fascinating Air Force publication takes a good look at the history of aerospace technology ranging from the turbojet revolution of the 1930s to the stealth revolution of the 1990s.
The U.S. Air Force in Space 1945 to the Twenty-first Century: Recollections of General Schriever, Balancing Technology and Reliability, Cold War, Space Power, Persian Gulf War, Manned versus Unmanned
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,590. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication reviews the role of the USAF in space from the end of World War II to the present, based on a historical symposium on the Air Force's experience in the development of space systems and their military applications.
The Struggle for Air Force Independence 1943-1947 - Roots of AAF, Marshall and Forrestal, Eisenhower, Truman, Plans for Unification, JCS, Postwar, Moving Toward Autonomy, Establishing the USAF
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 239,950. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication is the definitive accounting of the creation and establishment of the United States Air Force.
Murder In Lyons, France A French President Is Assassinated June 24, 1894
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
Cesario Santo told police in Lyons that he had nothing personally against the President of France whose life he ended with his dagger. He qualified this by saying that Marie Sadi Carnot was one of many tyrants. Santo despised him because of this and for not pardoning three anarchists who were imprisoned in French jails. My ebook details Santo's quick trial and his gruesome execution by guillotine.
How United States Shot Humanity: Muslims Ruined; Europe Next
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » History » European
“How United States Shot Humanity: Muslims Ruined; Europe Next” traces the present crisis from the end of Cold War. The principal actors in this macabre drama; their evil designs; the big picture of impending crisis and the solution which lies decades ahead in the womb of future—if humanity still has one. As the world, especially Europe, sits on a ticking bomb, our children might have no future.
Amrapali - A Journey from Courtesan to Monk
Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Amrapali is a renowned personality in the history of India. She was a courtesan in Vaishali, the capital of the Vajji Republic. The book attempts to uncover the geopolitical issues that even did not spare the enlightened Buddha. The 2500 year old story exposes a woman’s struggle against society and the fatal consequences that brought the world’s first republic to an end.
Through Brown Eyes
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 46,560. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
The Brown Berets Organization impacted the Chicano Movement in a powerful manner from its beginnings, in 1967, until the early eighties. Known primarily for their militancy, the Berets were often compared to the Black Panthers. Their impact on the Chicano Movement is still felt to date. Read this book and learn about this intriguing and mysterious organization of Chicano activists.
To Save a City: The Berlin Airlift 1948-1949 - Germany in Defeat after World War II, Marshall Plan, Pretext for Soviet Action, Global Logistics, Operation Vittles, Blockade Ends as Airlift Wins, NATO
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 159,960. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication presents a vivid description of the Berlin Airlift and new interpretations of an event often described as the greatest humanitarian airlift in history.
Silver Wings, Golden Valor: The USAF Remembers Korea - Air Warfare and Dominance, Air-to-Ground Operations, Lessons for Kosovo, Humorous and Sad Recollections, Frank Opinions about the Limited War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,420. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication presents the proceedings of a commemorative symposium at the U.S. Congress on the Korean War.
Goodyear GA-28A/B Convoy Fighter: The Naval VTOL Turboprop Tailsitter Project of 1950
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
A detailed look at the Goodyear Aircraft Corporation GA-28A/B proposal, one of the competitors to the Convair XFY-1 and Lockheed XFV-1 VTOL aircraft of the 1950s. The GA-28A/B were VTOL turboprop tailsitters featuring a semi-delta, semi-midwing configuration with triple vertical tail surfaces. Features 40 high resolution illustrations, including detailed schematics and speculative color profiles.
Sierra Hotel: Flying Air Force Fighters in the Decade after Vietnam - Fascinating Inside Stories of Fighter Plane Pilots, Missions, Training, A-10, F-4, F-5, F-15, A-7, F-15, F-16, Smell of Kerosene
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,510. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication tells the exciting stories of fighter pilots and their missions and weapons in the decade after the Vietnam War.
Significant Milestones in Air Force History - Wright Flyer, Air Corps Tactical School, GHQ Air Force, Army Air Forces, Hiroshima, Lucky Lady II, Hydrogen Bomb, ICBM, Unity of Air Command
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,170. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication describes the major milestones in Air Force history.
Conspiracy. Le vicende oscure del secolo scorso e le ultime verita
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 19,780. Language: Italian. Published: August 8, 2015 and represented by Ebooks World Editor. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Durante la mia professione di giornalista free-lance ho avuto occasione di viaggiare in tutto il mondo, e incontrare molte persone interessanti. In modo del tutto casuale, sono venuto a conoscenza di alcune testimonianze storiche riferitemi da persone autorevoli, che mi hanno portato a considerare con occhi diversi alcune delle più famose vicende degli ultimi tempi.
Short of War: Major USAF Contingency Operations 1947-1997 - Berlin Airlift, Lebanon, Cuban Missile Crisis, Israel Airlift, Vietnam Evacuation, Iranian Hostages, Grenada, Panama, Iraq, Bosnia, Haiti
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 169,780. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication an effort to meet the needs of Air Force commanders and other decision makers for a useful reference work on contingencies.
The Shootdown of Trigger 4: Report of the Project Trigger Study Team - Vietnam Air Battle between Air Force F-4s and North Vietnamese MiG-21s, Question of Fratricide by the AIM-7 Sparrow
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,250. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication reports on the investigation of a controversial shootdown of an American F-4 during aerial combat with North Vietnamese MIG jets.