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Galway Bay Steamboat Company
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,940. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The story of the small steam shipping line that operated in Galway Bay off the west coast of Ireland
General James H. Doolittle: The Air Force's Warrior-Scholar - True Renaissance Man and American Hero, Pioneer Aviator, Engineer, Scientist, World War II Bombing, Tokyo Raiders
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 107,270. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication tells the life story of a true American hero, General James Doolittle.
Planning and Organizing the Postwar Air Force: 1943-1947 - Roots of AAF, Planning for 70 Groups, Unification, Moving Toward Autonomy, Independence and Organization, Eisenhower and Truman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 233,650. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication untangles the complex history that led to the birth of the United States Air Force after World War II in an excellent work of narrative and analysis.
Tactical Airlift: The United States Air Force (USAF) in Southeast Asia - Vietnam War, French War in Indochina, Air Commando, Special Forces, Khe Sanh, Tet, Air Force Caribous, Laos, Withdrawal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 422,270. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication is a comprehensive history of tactical airlift in the Vietnam War era. Throughout the War in Southeast Asia, American and Vietnamese forces relied heavily on tactical airlift to satisfy the logistical demands of the conflict.
A Drop in the Night, The Life and Secret Mission of a WW II Airman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Read the true account of a WW II Airman assigned to a top secret mission. "A Drop in the Night" preserves the story of Liberator flight engineer Royce Fulmer, a participant in "Operation Carpetbagger." His crew flew their missions at night, deep inside Nazi territory, dropping spies and supplies to aid the Resistance. Told in part in his own words, you will be inspired by this unique man's life.
That Others May Live: USAF Air Rescue In Korea - Dumbos, Stinson L-5B Sentinel, H-5 and H-19 Helicopters, SA-16 Albatross Amphibians, Daring Rescues, Air Rescue Helicopter Combat Operations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 124,820. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication tells the story of air rescue in the Korean War.
Sins Dyed In Blood: In Search of the Newcastle Pirate
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Edward Robinson was a British pirate who sailed with Blackbeard during the Golden Age of Piracy in the early 1700s. Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Robinson crossed the Atlantic to the Caribbean and the Americas. In 1718, he was captured and sentenced to death by hanging in Charleston, South Carolina. But was he really a murderous sea-robber, and did he deserve his brutal fate?
The USAF in Korea: Campaigns, Units, and Stations 1950-1953 - Information on the Ten Combat Campaigns of Korean War, Tactical and Support Organizations, Designated K-Sites, Korean Service Medal
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 131,550. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication provides information on the ten combat campaigns of the Korean War and gives an organizational view of tactical and support organizations carrying out combat operations.
Steadfast and Courageous: FEAF (Far East Air Forces) Bomber Command and the Air War in Korea, 1950-1953 - Bombing Operations with B-29 Superfortress, Strategic Air Command (SAC), Okinawa Base
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,950. 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 traces the war fought by Far East Air Forces (FEAF) Bomber Command (Provisional), the B-29 force created to attack targets in Korea from bases in Okinawa and Japan.
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.
US Fighter Ace Legends of WWII - then and now portraits
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
US Fighter Ace Legends of WWII is a collection of then-and-now photographic portraits of six men who achieved the legendary status of fighter ace. The book includes short profiles about the pilots with an emphasis on their wartime experiences.
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 » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
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.
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.