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History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Four, Into the Missile Age 1956-1960 - New Look, Suez and Hungary, Shock of Sputnik, IRBM and ICBM, Satellites by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 496,770. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The range of the volume for the period August 1956-January 1961 is extensive. These were years of great international challenges and enormous technological change that profoundly affected the making of national security policy. The instability of the world manifested itself in all parts of the globe.
Andrew's Angels: A Volunteer's Story of Hurricane Andrew by Nancy Pelletier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
Hurricane Andrew struck South Florida in August 1992. At the time, it was the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history. Nancy Pelletier was one of many Red Cross volunteers who felt called to do whatever they could to ease the suffering. This is the moving story of the horrendous destruction she witnessed, the grateful people she aided, and the lifelong friends she made. With photos.
L'Orizzonte dei Re by Roberto Fiorini
Price: $20.90 USD. Words: 62,810. Language: Italian. Published: July 13, 2013 by Edizioni LWS Lean Workspace. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology
Un percorso di ricerca che spazia oltre gli aspetti percettivi degli spazi templari nel tentativo di arrivare a comprendere il significato più “intimo” delle più importanti evidenze templari che la cultura egiziana dell’Antico Regno ci ha lasciato; le Grandi Piramidi della IV dinastia.
The Individual And Revolution by James Constant
Series: Government, Book 13. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: American English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Historian Toynbee tells us that revolution occurs when the existing structure of "Society", has ceased to answer to the conditions, needs and demands of Society which has the power to make a change in the structure.
The Bloviator by Jim Yoakum
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 151,340. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Sex, drugs, scandals, murder, suicides and President Warren G. Harding. THE BLOVIATOR is a satirical novel, "a fiction fueled by fact," based on the true, last (and unbelievably bizarre) 6 months in the life of America's 29th President.
A Touch of Imagination: An Intelligent Traveler’s Guide to Hungary by Chris Wilkinson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,760. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Author Chris Wilkinson explores Hungary, the nation where East meets West in Europe. He takes readers on a journey through its incredible past in a series of enlightening historical and travel essays. Readers learn how Hungary has been built up, conquered and freed, torn apart and stitched together. Why it is constantly on the mend and busting open old wounds. Come along on a fascinating journey.
Our Dual Citizenship by David Roberts
Series: Surviving in the New America, Book 2. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 42,220. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / General, Nonfiction » History » American
Today, America is at a crossroads where in one direction is a godless Socialist agenda and in the other is the restoration and return to the principles that guided the founders and authors of the Constitution.
A Court called Thing by Garden Stone
Price: Free! Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A free eBook, offering an illustrated contribution about the ancient legal term 'Thing', being a court of justice, a public assembly or both. Both historical and actual use of the expression is provided. It starts with a god called Thincsus and through the ages it also connect to related modern parliaments in several countries.
The Pripyat Syndrome by Lyubov Sirota
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,910. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013 by L&L Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » European
This book recalls the tragic fate of one young woman from Pripyat, as she struggles desperately to save the life of her only son. The vicissitudes of the first days and the first years after the Chernobyl catastrophe are shown vividly and precisely.
The Getchells and The Betty O'Neal by Edward Slagle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Betty O’Neal Mine was discovered in 1877, incorporated in California twelve years later, and taken to patent in 1892. Lysander Getchell was the first to recognize the full potential of the mine. After his death in 1918 his son Noble became the general manager for the mine, and developed the Betty O’Neal into the largest producer of silver in Nevada throughout most of the 1920s.
Encyclopedia of Military Space Operations at Cape Canaveral: From Early Ballistic Missile Launches in 1953 through Titan, Atlas, Delta, and EELV Launches with Mission Details by Progressive Management
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 306,400. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Combining six excellent titles, this unique ebook encyclopedia provides unprecedented information about military space operations at Cape Canaveral from post-war testing beginning in 1953 through Atlas and Titan launches in 2009.
General Miranda's Wars: Turmoil and Revolt in Spanish America, 1750-1816 by Denis Smith
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,720. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Military
Before Simon Bolivar, there was Francisco de Miranda who plotted to free Spain’s colonies in South America. Roaming the world, he cajoled funds from the powerful, including Britain’s William Pitt and Russia’s Catherine the Great. But Miranda’s invasion of New Spain in 1806 was a painful fiasco. He died a prisoner in a Spanish dungeon and the way was now clear for Bolivar’s eventual triumph.
Stou O8wna ta chronia... by Babis Kavvadias
Price: Free! Words: 12,260. Language: Greek. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Treis stigmes apo ta prwta chronia zwhs tou Ellhnikou Kratous. Mia exegersh sthn Patra to 1837, mia ektelesh enos Dhmiou to 184* kai telos, h apelef8erwsh merikwn Tserkezwn sklavwn apo enan doulempora.
The UnHoly Church by Stevetheblogger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Beset by scandal, implicated in money laundering, implicated in the $3.5 billion collapse of Banco Ambrosiano in 1982, accused of secretly transferring the whole treasury of the independent State of Croatia over to the Vatican bank after the end of World War II, this is the story of the most secretive bank in the world The Vatican Bank, the bank of "The Unholy Church"
Buffalo Bill's Wild West by T. D. Hilliard
You set the price! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
From the Autobiography and Monologue of the Honorable William F. Cody, aka. Buffalo Bill and his amazing Wild West Show comes this great story of the true life adventures of buffalo bill, See how he grow up and experience one of his wild west shows first hand.
JFK Assassination Chronology by Bernard Wilds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 563,100. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders, Nonfiction » History » Reference
This chronology structures, the detailed timeline of characters and events before, during, and after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States.
What's in Your Surname?: The Fascinating Story of British Surnames by William Lewis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Reference
There are few books which look at British history solely through surnames. William Lewis presents a fascinating and entertaining history with accounts of over 2000 of our surnames. CONTENTS include How old are Surnames?; Surnames from Occupations; Surnames from Places; Surnames from Local Features ; Surnames from Relationships; Surnames from Words of Affection and Surnames from Nicknames.
James - Memories of my Brother by Frazer Hart
Price: $5.01 USD. Words: 25,130. Language: American English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Frank Hart always looked up to his brother. Their father, killed in a drunken gun duel, their unreliable mother having abandoned them - these two discarded boys make their way out of the Deep South, surfacing thousands of miles away in New York City as two well-educated young men in the Great Depression. These are the epic tales of my late grandfather’s early days with his beloved brother, James.
The Wounded Eagle: Three Years in the Mexican Drug War, Volume 1 by Chris Covert
Series: The Wounded Eagle, Book 1. Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 146,620. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
A multi-volume chronology and reference guide set detailing three years of the Mexican Drug War between 2010 and 2012.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Three - Strategy, Money, and the New Look, 1953 - 1956 - Atomic Weapons, End of Korean War, Soviet Nuclear Threat, ICBM and IRBM by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 341,690. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication, Volume III of the History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, is concerned with the first three and a half years of the Eisenhower administration—1953-1956. The hallmark of these years was the constant struggle of the administration to hold down the cost of national defense and balance that cost against an array of post-Korea cold war challenges.