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20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 3 - SAMOS Electro-optical Readout Satellite and the Lunar Orbiter Mapping Camera
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,110. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers the SAMOS satellite camera system and the incredible story of NASA's use of the camera in its highly successful Lunar Orbiter moon mapping program.
A History of the Irish at Home and Abroad
By Terry O´Mahony
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,010. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This history endeavours to give a true account of the Irish and may read very differently from long established school text or other histories. Read how a 1,000 years of oppression impacted on Ireland and her people and how she survived with her religion, culture and identity intact.
The Illuminati
By Adam Weishaupt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,180. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
No secret society is more controversial than the Illuminati, yet almost nothing of the truth of this mysterious ancient Order is available in the public record. Propaganda, misinformation, disinformation, paranoia and downright fantasy are rife. Some have even described the Illuminati as pan-dimensional, shape-shifting Reptilians from another world!
September 10th
By Martin Weiker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,960. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
(4.00 from 1 review)
The official government account of 9/11 is a good story. It's just not good enough. What really happened before, during and after the day America lost her soul? Read history as it happened, with links to contemporaneous news sources, video archives, official transcripts and declassified government documents.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 2 - Hexagon Photoreconnaissance Satellite 1971-1986
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 183,880. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers the Hexagon photoreconnaissance satellite flown between 1971 and 1986.
Ersatz Krieg: A True Story of Men Captured, But Not Conquered
By Alban Snape
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,120. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
'Ersatz Krieg'. The true story of Alban Snape, aged just 18 he was taken prisoner whilst on a scouting mission soon after the Normandy Landings. This 'Churchill gangster' was transported to Stalag VIIIC in Poland and sent to work for the Germans in a sugar factory. The story tells of Alban's attempted escape, the sabotage of the sugar factory and the long march west that followed.
The Search: An Account of the Fort Road Tragedy
By Roderick Moore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,820. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This book relates the tragic tale of the author's search for his step-mother and sister, who went missing during the devastating 1938 hurricane in Watch Hill, RI. The book is a detailed, first-hand, contemporary eyewitness account of the rescue and recovery effort in southwestern RI and nearby Connecticut. Its 100 or so pages contain over two dozen photographs, many of them taken by the author.
Sasquatch/Bigfoot
By Don Hunter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,920. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
One of the classic stories of the search for the legendary "man of the woods" that has fascinated and still fascinates anthropologists and people the world over. It is also the story of Rene Dahinden, a Canadian who became known as the foremost searcher after the truth.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 11 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,930. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Four comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the historic mission of Apollo 11, which accomplished the first landing of humans on the moon in July 1969.
Montana Moments
By Ellen Baumler
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,190. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011 by Montana Historical Society Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The pages of Montana Moments overflow with enjoyable ­historical vignettes that cover nearly everything important that has ­happened in Montana’s history. Newcomers will find an excellent introduction to what makes Montana tick, while Baumler’s careful ­research and entertaining writing style will delight old-timers.
Glorious Gloucestershire
By Wallis Peel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,930. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
As far from dry-as-dust history as it is possible to achieve—a rollicking romp through the history of the most fascinating county of Gloucestershire. Wallis Peel’s account is of a thriving place, where she delves into a rich and varied past of interest to both visitors and inhabitants.
The Graves of the Golden Bear: Ancient Fortresses and Monuments of the Ohio Valley
By Rick Osmon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,030. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
From the earliest maps of the Gulf of Mexico by the Spanish explorers to the beginning of the 20th century, claims were made that a Welsh prince named Madoc brought thousands of colonists to North America centuries before Columbus. Find out how a 18th Century map and an inscription on an ancient fortress wall will make you doubt what you learned in history class.
Freemasonry: SONS OF THE WIDOW
By TempleofMysteries.com
Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 53,210. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Sons of the Widow casts a new light on the dark mysteries of Freemasonry and reveals, for the first time, how the central motif of Freemasonic ritual is one of death and resurrection – a motif with roots in our ancient past.
Maggie: The Civil War Journals of Margaret Nichol Vaulx
By Ross Hudgins
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,610. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Margaret Nichol Vaulx was 17 and living in Nashville, Tennessee in 1862. Her journals vividly demonstrate her coming of age during the American Civil War. They embody the "ornament to society" she prophetically spoke of, and have been described as both national and state treasures.
Conspiracy to Rape America
By Ben Games
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This story is a semi-biographical tale taken from the journals of 1st Lieutenant Ben R. Games, 4th Fighter Squadron, USAF, written from 1948–50 during the start of the Korean War. This war or "Police Action" was fought with the United Nations establishing the rules of engagement. These rules were designed to give advantage to the Communist Chinese soldiers who out-numbered the Americans 5-1.
Our Father's War
By Julie Thomas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,180. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
My late Father, Hal Thomas, was a Spitfire pilot in WWII, in England and the Middle East. He was called up in 1939, trained in New Zealand, sailed for England in 1940 and learned to fly a Spitfire. He served for four years and as he grew up, he wrote letters home. After the war he wrote some more, chilling and descriptive words. These are them.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 1 - Gambit Photoreconnaissance Satellite 1963-1984
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,390. Language: English. Published: October 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 covers the Gambit photoreconnaissance satellite flown between 1963 and 1984. The previously classified documents in this collection, converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, were released by the NRO in September 2011 as part of its 50th anniversary.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Surprise Marine Corps Field Manual, War Strategy and Surprise in Military History - FMFRP 12-1 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Surprise Marine Corps Field Manual, War Strategy and Surprise in Military History(FMFRP 12-1) complements existing training manuals on deception and provides new perspectives on well-known examples of deception operations and surprises.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Problems in Desert Warfare and Troop Construction in the Middle East Marine Corps Field Manuals (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,490. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Part of our value-added professional format series, this ebook includes the Problems in Desert Warfare and Troop Construction in the Middle East Marine Corps Field Manuals.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Afoot in the Desert, Desert Survival, Deserts of the World Marine Corps Field Manual - FMFRP 0-53 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,190. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Afoot in the Desert, Desert Survival, Deserts of the World Marine Corps Field Manual (FMFRP 0-53) provides information about individual survival in desert theaters of operation.