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Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited From Their Harbor
Price: Free! Words: 288,400. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Port of Long Beach. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited from Their Harbor, tells how the Port of Long Beach rose from a marshy mud flat to become an economic powerhouse, one of the greenest and most modern ports in the world.
The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II: Leaping the Atlantic Wall - Army Air Forces Campaigns in Western Europe, 1942-1945, Bombing Behind Enemy Lines, Combined Bomber Offensive
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,120. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication covers Army Air Forces campaigns in western Europe during World War II.
The Limitless Sky: Air Force Science and Technology Contributions to the Nation - GPS, Precision-Guided Munitions, Radar, Space, Missiles, Rocket Planes, Lifting Bodies, Satellites, Directed Energy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 200,300. Language: English. Published: July 24, 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 presents technological developments that have produced new capabilities or opened new ways for achieving objectives.
Izbjeglice/Rifugiati. Storie di gente della ex-Jugoslavia
Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 82,790. Language: Italian. Published: July 24, 2015 by barnabooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
A cura di Giacomo Scattolini e Tullio Bugari. 20 anni fa le bombe cadevano su Sarajevo, stretta sotto assedio, a poche centinaia di chilometri da qui. Il 16 maggio 1995 cadevano sulla città mille granate in un solo giorno. Questo libro racconta, attraverso le loro testimonianze, le vite di chi era lì, mentre tutto questo avveniva sotto la sguardo già allora inerme dell’Italia e dell’Europa.
Like a Thunderbolt: The Lafayette Escadrille and the Advent of American Pursuit in World War I - Sopwith Camel, American Pilots, Aces, William Thaw, Foulois
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,930. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication documents the advent of an American squadron, or "escadrille" within the French Air Force during World War I.
50 Glorious Years 1965-2015 VITM Stands Tall
Price: Free! Words: 16,810. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
One of the most popular places for visitors in Bengaluru is the Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, which gets over a million visitors a year. This popularity is an affirmation of the success of its mission over the last 50 years to foster a scientific temper amongst Indians. The exhibits here engage people directly, getting them not just to look but touch and react.
Homenagens e Poesias de Jorge Aquino
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Este livro reúne as poesias e homenagens feitas pelo escritor Jorge Aquino durante todos esses anos de sua vida. Com um "palavreado" caipira ele conta fatos de sua vida através de versos.
Khobar Towers: Tragedy and Response - 1996 Terrorist Bombing of U.S. Forces Stationed in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Iran and Hezbollah, Clinton, Oral Histories of Airmen, Honoring and Remembering
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 229,150. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication provides a history of the tragic terrorist bombing of the Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia, June 1996.
Drop Dead Punk
Series: A Coleridge Taylor Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
It’s 1975, and Pres. Ford refuses to bail out NYC, but newsman Coleridge Taylor has other worries. He needs his next scoop. He thinks he’s found it when a mugging leaves a punk and a cop dead. Only the punk was a good kid, and the NYPD thinks Officer Samantha Callahan abandoned her partner. Taylor falls for Samantha. A bad move. Her story has a mighty undertow, and Taylor is in over his head.
Massacre At Waco!
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the true story of how the Federal Government massacred dozens of innocent people for no other reason than they got tired of waiting for those innocents to "surrender."
By Day and By Night - The B17 and Lancaster Bomber Story
Price: $7.59 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The third book in the series tells the amazing story of America’s B-17, the Flying Fortress, and Britain’s Lancaster Bomber, the most renowned bombers of World War II.
Against All Odds - The Guinea Pig Story
Price: $7.59 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The second book in this series follows the history of the ‘Guinea Pig Club’, founded by the brilliant plastic surgeon, Sir Archibald McIndoe.
The Blenheim Bomber Story
Price: $7.59 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
The first book in this series tells the fascinating story and heroic reconstruction over two decades of the world’s only airworthy Bristol Blenheim bomber.
Generations of Chevrons: A History of the Enlisted Force - Snapshot into USAF Generations Past Through Experiences of Fourteen Chief Master Sergeants of the Air Force (CMSAF), World War II, Reagan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 178,660. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication provides a history of the USAF enlisted force.
The History of Unlicensed Marriage
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,380. Language: American English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
The U.S. Supreme Court says marriage is a relation for life. When the Constitution was written there was no divorce that could cancel a marriage. Law textbooks once said that proof of a real marriage would stop a divorce case, and the first wife could divorce her husband’s second marriage. Arm yourself with facts to confront ungodly divorce lawyers and religious leaders.
Harmon Memorial Lectures in Military History, 1959-1987 - Patton, MacArthur, Eisenhower, Pershing, FDR as War Leader, Washington and Marshall, World War II, Korean War, Tsarist Russia, Napoleon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 347,030. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication presents a collection of the first thirty Harmon lectures given at the U.S. Air Force Academy with fascinating insights into various aspects of airpower and military history.
General Kenney Reports: A Personal History of the Pacific War - General Douglas MacArthur, World War II, Bismarck Sea, Philippines, Leyte, Okinawa and the Kyushu Plan, Australia, Japanese Surrender
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 288,880. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication presents a classic account of a combat commander in action.
Dancing in the Time of War
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by White & MacLean Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Alasdair White looks at the social side of the Battle of Waterloo and tells us why there were so many expatriates in Brussels at the time, attending the numerous balls, dinners and picnics on offer to the social elite. The Duchess of Richmond’s Ball is famous the world over because this is where Wellington received confirmation that Napoleon and his army had entered the Province of Belgium.
Layers: A Desert Storm Veteran and September 11
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Essays
On September 11, 2001, the world changed forever when four planes crashed, including one that struck the Pentagon in Washington, DC. Linda Maye Adams describes the events of the day in Washington DC from a Desert Storm veteran’s perspective. This story moves chronologically through what happened and how it impacted the people who lived in that area, capturing the emotion of an unforgettable day.
Passing Strangeness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,690. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
If you're an aficionado of weird history you know about the Voynich Manuscript, but how about the Rohonc Codex? Care for something a bit different, something that explores things no-one has heard about? Unrepentant Rebels once tried to kidnap Lincoln's body, for example, and there's a copy of the Eiffel Tower under the foundations of Wembley Stadium. Meticulously researched and 100% historical