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The Disneylands That Never Were
Price: $6.66 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » History » North America
In 1955 Walt Disney presented the world's first theme park. But in the last fifty years the Disney Imagineers have designed thousands of rides, attractions, hotels, and entire theme parks that have never been built. Many of these concepts have remained hidden in the company's private archive for decades. Until now. Over 50 years of dreams are brought to life in The Disneylands That Never Were.
Destroy the Enemy in Hand-to-Hand Combat (An Authentic Field Manual of the Red Army)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by Dilernia Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
“Destroy the Enemy in Hand-to-Hand Combat” was the official Red Army close combat manual during the Second World War. Published in 1941, this would have been the very manual used to train the troops that fought and defeated the Nazis at Stalingrad and in Berlin, in fierce close-quarter combat. Translated into English by professional translator Boris Karpa.
Churchill versus Hitler: War of Words
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,590. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » War
Based on three years of research in archives across Britain, Germany and the United States, Churchill versus Hitler is a fascinating book examining the views, rivalry and taunts of Winston Churchill and Adolf Hitler. Covering the buildup to WW2, the war itself, and (in Churchill's case) afterwards - the book casts fresh light upon both the men and the events that enveloped them.
With a Net: An Internet Memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,680. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
From early BBS's to Facebook, J.A. Bell has been navigating the maze of the online world for years. Now he tells the story of his journey, while sharing the histories of his favorite Internet haunts along with the relationships he formed there. With a Net is funny, poignant, and informative at turns, bringing people and places of the Internet to life.
The Castle Ciphers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,430. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A small fortune, unknown until now, remains hidden on a small estate in Buckhannon, WV known by the locals as The Castle. Local legends tell of angered spirits, a curse and even a series of underground catacombs associated with the estate. Greed is a powerful drug. One that binds people to their most prized possessions all throughout life and even afterward. The Castle is living proof.
Camp Ellis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,970. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Camp Ellis is a true story that traces the adventures of two young brothers as their father closes down a deserted Army base in Illinois from the Second World War. The book also chronicles the success of the two boys on the junior high basketball team of the small town of Ipava, Illinois.
Maine Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions and photos to all of Maine's 10 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge to make sure you have the least amount of hassle in getting there. Step by Step directions for 5 of the finest bridges to use for your own Self Guided tour. Short history and construction methods included
Nuclear Explosive Safety: Weapon Surety Program, Evaluation Processes Manual, DOE Interface with Department of Defense, Safety Manual, Self-Study Program
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,490. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This compilation of six federal government unclassified documents provides unique insight into nuclear explosive safety issues.
Ray and Ami
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,400. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
World War II was one of the most momentous periods in the history of the world. All Americans were deeply affected by the war, and each individual played his or her part in the effort to secure victory against Fascist tyranny. Charles “Ray” Woodworth and Amaryllis Rogers were two ordinary Americans caught up in the maelstrom of war, and this true story chronicles their experiences.
Defense Science Board (DSB) Reports: Nuclear Weapons Surety, Inspections for the Strategic Nuclear Forces, Permanent Task Force on Nuclear Weapons, Nuclear Deterrence Skills
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,420. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three reports by the Defense Science Board (DSB) provide unique information about America's nuclear weapons program.
A Kids Guide to the American Revolution
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The war was raging all around him. Johnny was only twelve years old, so he wasn’t allowed to pick up a gun or to be a soldier. However, he still had a very important job on the battlefield: he was the messenger for American Major General Gates. While he waited for the scouts to come back with their reports of British troop movements, Johnny could hear the musket balls whizzing above him, breaking
Spies of the American Revolution: The History of George Washington's Secret Spying Ring (The Culper Ring)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Spies! Treason! Conspiracy! The American Revolution? The Culper Spying Ring had all the ingredients of a modern spy movie--just replaces gadgets with muskets. This book looks at the incredible history of Washington's famous spying ring. With a gripping narrative this book will read more like a John le Carré spy novel than a history book. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides. With
Song of the Stone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,200. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology
Barry Brailsford shares his journey into sacred knowledge held close within the higher realms of the Maori and Native American worlds. The Elders said, “The stars define this moment – they open doors of opportunity- we ask you to weave words of hope for those who seek an better life and a kinder world.” This call to walk the ancient trails changed his life. Who knows – it might change yours?
(P)art*(P)arte Poetry*Poesia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by Spero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » European poetry, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
A collection of poems in English and Portuguese, inspired by the exhibits in the Gulbenkian Museum. Each poem appears in both languages, and many are accompanied by photos taken by the author. Experience the beauty of the treasures of the Gulbenkian from wherever you are comfortable...
DoD Nuclear Weapons Management: Task Force Reports - Air Force's Nuclear Mission and Review of DoD Nuclear Mission, Atrophy, Deterrence Policy, Modernization, Sustainment, Oversight, Inspections
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,040. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Secretary of Defense appointed this Task Force on Nuclear Weapons Management to recommend necessary improvements and measures to enhance deterrence and international confidence in the U.S. nuclear deterrent.
America - The Owner's Manual: How Your Country Really Works and How to Keep It Running
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Political
America - The Owner's Manual offers historical perspective on modern America, a must for thoughtful, informed citizenship. The book comprises posts from Professor Harvey Asher's even-handed and respected blog. Essays include "Politics As Usual," "American Capitalism: Moving Beyond Blind Faith," and "Immigration and the Myth of the One True American," plus sage advice on "Really Reading the News."
Defense Department Nuclear Safety and Security Documents: Transportation of Nuclear Weapons, Nuclear Weapons Transportation Manual
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,400. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Four unclassified Department of Defense documents, approved for public release, provide information on procedures for transporting nuclear weapons.
Joint Doctrine for Operations in Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical (NBC) Environments (Joint Publication 3-11) - Combat Operations, Health Service Support, Hazard Considerations
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 40,660. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication sets forth principles to assist commanders and staffs to plan for and conduct operations in which their forces may encounter the employment or threat of nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons and other toxic materials.
"Dirty Bomb" Attack: Assessing New York City's Level of Preparedness from a First Responder's Perspective - RDD Threats, Terrorists, Nuclear Terrorism, Meters and Monitors, Sheltering in Place
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,230. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
In order to reduce the probability, lessen the risk, and minimize the consequences of a Radiological Dispersion Device (RDD), or "dirty bomb," attack, NYC's first responders must be adequately prepared for its seemingly inevitable occurrence.
A Leader's Handbook to Unconventional Warfare: Guerrillas, Phases of an Insurgency, UW in Support of Limited War, U.S. UW Efforts from 1951- 2003 including Iraq
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper, although it is not doctrine, is intended to introduce a new generation of Soldiers to the concept, the history and the techniques of unconventional warfare.