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Desert Chronicles - III, Forts of Rajasthan
By Harpreet Kaur
Series: Desert Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 28,170. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is the third in the series I am writing called the Desert Chronicles. This one is on the stone sentinels or forts located within the state of Rajasthan, India. Rajasthan was a war zone from 5th century onwards until after independence. Its constant guardians have been the forts and watch towers guarded by brave, sacrificing and sometimes reckless generation of Rajputs.
Sadie
By g.l. parker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,720. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
SADIE was a strikingly beautiful young woman whose sheer Irish beauty earned her the title of Belle of the West Side of Manhattan. As a young girl, growing up on the mean streets of the city, she possessed a poise just as polished and genteel as those of the fine young ladies attending the Gibson Girl School on Fifth Avenue.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 1 Tragedy (Grissom, White, and Chaffee) Apollo 204 Pad Fire, Complete Review Board Report, Technical Appendix Material, Medical Analysis Panel
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,640. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Incorporating a complete reproduction of the final review board report, this authoritative compilation of official NASA documents provides unique insights into NASA s first major tragedy, the Apollo 1 launch pad fire. These documents have been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
A Brief History of the Pilgrims
By Catherine Jaime
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Who were the Pilgrims? When and why did they come to America? And who were the Puritans, the Separatists, and the Strangers? Are these terms interchangeable? This VERY short e-book will answer these questions and several others. (In the interest of full disclosure, the informational part of this e-book is ~1,000 words...But they are very informative words!!!)
Spyplanes and National Reconnaissance in the 20th Century: The Amazing Story of the U-2 Program, A-12 Oxcart, Francis Gary Powers Incident, Cuba Missile Crisis, Aquatone and Genetrix Projects
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This CIA History Staff Monograph offers a comprehensive and authoritative history of the CIA's manned overhead reconnaissance program, which from 1954 to 1974 developed and operated two extraordinary aircraft, the U-2 and the A-12 OXCART. It describes not only the program's technological and bureaucratic aspects, but also its political and international context.
Look Up, Akron! A Walking Tour of Akron, Ohio
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. 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 Akron, Ohio 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.
Laughter in Court - Percy French v West Clare Railway
By Brian Comerford
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Travelling entertainer, Percy French, sued the West Clare Railway, when, due to his delayed arrival in Kikee, the audience for his entertainment had left the Concert Hall. This dramatisation was performed to hysterical acclaim by the Corofin Dramatic Society in Ennis Courthouse. It is dedicated to the memories of producer, Haulie Lafiffe and Paddy Browne, who played the Judge.
War Letters: Eleanor, My Darling--a Memoir of WWII
By Edward V. Graef
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,380. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by Marsha Bauer. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
From the perspective of "an officer and a gentleman"--a memoir of World War II told through letters sent from an Army Infantry captain to his lovely Red Cross wife back home. It is a story of love amidst a heroic war; a love begun in the Army camps of the southern US, and then continued from afar from the jungles of the South Pacific--New Guinea, Dutch East Indies, and the Philippines.
NASA and The Moon Landing
By Paul Herbert
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
These unusual stories provide an insider's view of the moon landings, such as: To play a joke on the NASA scientists, Neil Armstrong joked about taking rocks from the earth to the moon and bringing them back to earth as "moon rocks." Buzz Aldrin's mother's maiden name is Moon. Astronauts took all kinds of things to outer space, including a sandwich from the local deli.
1802-1803: Pauline Bonaparte’s St Domingue Stay, Parisian High Society and Voodoo Exploits, Fire! Fire Everywhere..! (A Short Historical Novel by Kevin Levin)
By UrbaneBooksPublishing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Married to Napoleon Bonaparte's right-hand man, General Leclerc, Pauline did not have much of a choice other than to board the ship that would seal her fate at St Domingue. Josephine de Bauharnais, her sister-in-law, won that round. Bonaparte was being squeezed by two important women in his life, his little sister Pauline and his wife, Josephine.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 8 - History Volumes: Management of the Program 1960-1965, Corona and Predecessor Programs
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers two volumes in the History of Satellite Reconnaissance series by Robert L. Perry. Volume V deals with the management of the national reconnaissance program from 1960 to 1965; Volume 1 deals with Corona and predecessor reconnaissance satellite activities.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Mao Tse-tung on Guerrilla Warfare (Yu Chi Chan) U.S. Marine Corps Reference Publication FMFRP 12-18 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,680. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Part of our value-added professional format series, Mao Tse-tung on Guerrilla Warfare gives the reader a chance to learn about this type of warfare from one who lived and fought as a guerrilla for most of his adult life. It is important to understand his philosophy of guerrilla warfare because it is the basis of today's guerrilla forces.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Leadership for American Army Leaders - FMFRP 12-17 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,110. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Part of our value-added professional format series, Leadership for American Army Leaders was written by a seasoned leader for the purpose of providing a leadership primer for the thousands of newly commissioned officers of the expanding U.S. Army at the beginning of World War II.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Joint Force Land Component Commander Handbook (JFLCC) - U.S. Navy and U.S. Army Command Structure (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Joint Force Land Component Commander Handbook (JFLCC) provides guidance for planning and conducting land operations requiring the close coordination of Army forces and Marine Corps forces under the control of a joint force land component commander within a joint operations area.
Look Up, Canton! A Walking Tour of Canton, Ohio
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. 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 Canton, Ohio 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.
Voices From the 99 Percent: An Oral History of the Occupy Wall Street Movement
By Lenny Flank
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,260. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
The Occupy Wall Street movement spread across the country and around the globe, and drastically changed the terms of political debate in the US. Technically savvy, the Occupiers posted events as they happened, in blogs and online forums. This is the story of Occupy Wall Street, in its own words. All proceeds from this ebook are being donated to the OWS movement.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 9 - National Reconnaissance Commentaries and Reviews
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,860. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume reproduces interesting reviews and commentaries from National Reconnaissance, Journal of the Discipline and Practice, and Space Sentinel Select.
Obscure Stories of the Civil War
By Paul Herbert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This collection of short stories narrates the history of obscure and fascinating Civil War events.
Look Up, Youngstown! A Walking Tour of Youngstown, Ohio
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. 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 Youngstown, Ohio 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.
True Miracles with Genealogy: Volume Two
By Anne Bradshaw
Series: True Miracles with Genealogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,450. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
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In this award-winning book you will find quality stories that amaze and inspire, miracles that comfort and fascinate. Ancestors in our family trees find miraculous ways of getting dates and facts to us – if they so choose, and when we are ready.