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Aviation in the U.S. Army, 1919-1939: The Flying Circus, Planes versus Ships, the Air Corps, Airmail, Building an Air Force, Crew Training, Operations, Coastal Defense, Acrobatics, Civil Affairs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 263,320. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Historians generally agree that the birth of American air power occurred in the two decades between the world wars, when airmen in the U.S. Army and Navy forged the aircraft, the organization, the cadre of leadership, and the doctrines that formed a foundation for the country to win the air war in World War II.
Mystic Seafarer's Trail: Secrets behind the 7 Wonders, Titanic's Shoes, Captain Sisson's Gold, and Amelia Earhart's Wedding
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,530. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Journey to and from the center of adventure--Mystic, Connecticut. Includes little known facts behind Mystic’s pizza, "7 Wonders," hurricanes, cemeteries and massacre, plus information on area shipwrecks, Amelia Earhart's wedding, Benedict Arnold’s treachery and Ernie the Ledge Light Ghost.
The Sorry Saga of the Brewster Buffalo: A 'Flying Coffin' to the Marines, but a 'Sky Pearl' to the Finns
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A group of Internet aviation fans once debated the subject of the worst fighter of World War II. Their hands-down favorite: the Brewster Buffalo. Here aviation historian Daniel Ford teases out the secrets that was despised by Allied pilots but loved by the Finns in their war with the Soviet Union. About 7500 words; with photographs.
Apache Wrath: Riding the Dragon
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Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,790. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Flying at 120 knots with the unique roar from its aerodynamic rotors and twin turbines the AH64 Apache is the world's most fearsome attack helicopter its pilots refer to it as 'Riding the Dragon'. The Taliban would more often than not flee rather than suffer its 30mm cannon, 2.75 rockets or Hellfire missiles.
Afghan Heat: SAS Operations in Afghanistan
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Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,670. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Afghan Heat is a fast paced story of an SAS operative on operations in Afghanistan, from SAS selection through to a tour on the battlefields of Afghanistan. The book follows individual operations where special forces, aircraft, and the latest surveillance technology are fused together - in order to capture key figures or simply take out an enemy stronghold.
War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
A collection of the best short stories about the war. Each of the stories in a different angle of the war. The hope that the war must end. War is the worst thing that can happen to man. I am a believer of equality among human beings. God does not distinguish between any of His servants. So why do we make the distinction between themselves.
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,340. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Historier fra gruvesamfunnet på Løkken Verk. Oppveksten gav oss uendelig mye, men kanskje det viktigste av alt - vi lærte verdien av solidaritet. I et samfunn preget av klasseskille og konfrontasjoner opplevde vi et utrolig sterkt samhold når det røynet på. Ingen kan vokse opp i et slikt samfunn uten å bli sterkt påvirket skriver forfatteren. Denne boka gir deg historier som påvirket han.
Fanebæreren
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,020. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Forfatteren Johnny Kristensens oppvekst i Bjørnli like vest for gruvebyen Løkken Verk har gitt inspirasjon til denne boka. Her drar han glemselens slør til side og ser tilbake på en tid i vår nyere historie, de første etterkrigsårene. På en usminket måte tar han oss med inn i et pulserende norsk industristed i 40- og 50 åra.
Country Power ~ The Electrical Revolution in Rural Alberta
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,080. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013 by Dream Write Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
When a rural electrification program, based on the cooperative concept, was put in place in the mid-forties, farmers were quick to take advantage of centralized power. Through self help and innovation, over 90 per cent of Alberta farms were electrified within a decade. Life on the farm evolved “from the candle to the computer” within the span of a generation.
The Many Different Handbag Fashions Throughout The Years
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Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
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A brief history of the handbag from the 1800s up to the 1980s.
Croniquilla de Contratación
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Price: Free! Words: 96,230. Language: Spanish. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Al leer esta modesta Croniquilla le ruego sea benévolo con ella. Dispense los grandes errores. El autor no tuvo siquiera escuela primaria. El niño leproso estaba proscrito de las aulas oficiales y privadas. Se le consideraba amenaza social horripilante. Fue escrita con honestidad; la verdad campea en la denuncia.
Das echte Unterwegs: Eine Geschichte der Schriftsteller der Beats Bewegung
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: German. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Sie haben ihre Bücher gelesen. Jetzt tauchen Sie tiefer ein in der Beatnik-Kultur mit dieser Geschichte der Beatgeneration-Schriftsteller. Dieses Buch folgt den früheren Tagen der Bewegung und verfolgt es bis am Ende. Entlang des Weges werden Sie Leckerbisse über alle Autoren lernen (von Ginsberg bis zu Kerouac). Das Buch enthält auch Empfehlungen für das, was Autoren lesen.
Letters From Grandpa
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,240. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Every letter in this collection can change your life - reinforcing an old perspective or revealing flaws in human habit with one of a kind observations. Together these letters stand as the wisdom of a century, a great philosophical work arising from a nation's commitment to freedom and liberty; And a passionate love of language and correspondence between a loving grandpa and his grandchildren.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: 2012 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, plus U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Supplement to the Dictionary
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 237,330. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this Joint Publication 1-02, Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms sets forth standard US military and associated terminology to encompass the joint activity of the Armed Forces of the United States.
L'Interpretazione dei Detti Segreti del Vangelo di Tommaso
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You set the price! Words: 16,500. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
A più di sessant’anni dalla scoperta del Vangelo di Tommaso (il papiro ritrovato a Nag Hammadi nel 1945), questo libro riesce a dare un'interpretazione coerente ed efficace ai suoi detti più enigmatici restituendoci, di Gesù, il ritratto di un ateo alla ricerca del divino. Il libro è dunque una sfida avvincente per coloro che cercano il Gesù "storico".
George Gamow: The Whimsical Mind Behind the Big Bang
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,070. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
"George Gamow: The Whimsical Mind Behind the Big Bang" is the first complete biography of a colorful and influential physicist who instigated the modern Big Bang theory of the universe's birth. The book, rich in anecdotes reflecting Gamow's humorous and clowning side, is a detailed account of his scientific insights and contributions.
Nathaniel R. Thompson-The First Execution in the State of South Dakota
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Price: Free! Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is a story of the horrific events that lead up to the first judicial hanging for murder in the State of South Dakota.
Fire Effects of Bombing Attacks - The Firebombing and Destruction of Hamburg and Dresden in World War II by Incendiary Attack, Fire Storms, Effectiveness of Barriers, Japanese Fire Bombing
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,920. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The enormous effectiveness of fire as a weapon of war was demonstrated in World War II. Structural damage caused by fire accounted for 80 percent of the total damage to the cities attacked by airborne weapons.
Tactical Nuclear Weapons: Debunking the Mythology - Historical Context, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Limitations of Arms Control, Russian Nuclear Weapon Security, Proliferation
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,450. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper offers a concise summary of many of the difficult issues presented in addressing this category of weapons within nuclear policy and posture, and particularly within the arms control arena. Its four direct findings are worthy of full consideration and debate as we rethink the place and role of tactical nuclear weapons.
Windows Into the Past
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
"Windows Into the Past" is my recollection of growing up on a farm in south Mississippi during the depression. In a series of connected short stories, it highlights the part I played as a young girl and the hard work and pleasures of farm life. It shows how kids can not only survive, but thrive, under unthinkable conditions while doing chores that were dangerous but expected.