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1775 (chapter 1) (first half only)
By Derek Beck
Price: Free! Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
"1775" is a forthcoming history (nonfiction) book by Derek W. Beck. "1775" is unique to other American Revolution books in that it is the first book to tell the complete story in one volume. Written in narrative form and intended for a general audience, "1775" follows the forgotten heroes through the beginning of the Revolution. This is the first half of chapter 1 only.
The Protected Will Never Know: 10th Anniversary Edition
By Don Meyer
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Two Peas Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Entering the Army in June of 1969 and “In Country” by November, there began the journey. Vietnam was more than just a war. Vietnam was also the oppressive heat of the jungle, the bugs and mosquitoes, the snakes, the swamps and rice paddies, the monsoon rains and the constant grind of “Humping the Boonies.”
A Genteel Spy
By Judith Riker Damon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,650. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Two Peas Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Betsey Royce knows better than to say anything on that day in 1862 when she peeks around the upstairs bedroom door to discover her mother staring out the window with a pair of field glasses. Martha Royce sits watching and counting as men in blue uniforms march up Columbia Turnpike and into Franklin, Tennessee. For Betsey, that can mean only one thing: the war has come to her doorstep.
Jesus vs. Mithra
By Ghetau Gh. Florin
Price: Free! Words: 18,590. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
Jesus vs. Mithras is an attempt to place the victory of Christianity on Polytheist religions in a historical context. The historical data are real and provide to an inexperienced reader an overall picture on certain historical phenomena such as persecution of Christians, rivalry of Christianity with gods as Mithras, persecutions of Pagans, certain Roman Emperors’ deeds, etc.
Toward an Air and Space Force: Naval Aviation and the Implications for Space Power - Including History of the Architect of Naval Aviation, Admiral William Moffett
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,250. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In Toward an Air and Space Force: Naval Aviation and the Implications for Space Power, Lt Col Mark P. Jelonek uses the historical analogy of the US Navy's integration of aviation during the interwar period as a possible model for the comprehensive integration of space into the operational Air Force.
Boom Town Boy: Coming of Age on Alaska's Lost Frontier
By Jack de Yonge
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,530. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012 by Epicenter Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A newspaper reporter recalls his youth in Fairbanks, Alaska, a dying gold-rush town that comes alive again with a wild mix of Russian and American pilots, a busy red-light district, and a round-the-clock bar scene in the 1940s war years.
Zwischen Weltkrieg und Staatsvertrag
By Josef Thonhauser
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,520. Language: German. Published: April 7, 2012 by Edition Tirol. Category: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
In diesem Buch geht es nicht um Dichtung, sondern um die Rekonstruktion der als Kind erfahrenen Geschichte. Hier meldet sich ein Autor zu Wort, den seine Kindheitserlebnisse zwischen seinem vierten und zwölften Lebensjahr seit sechzig Jahren beschäftigen.
Un año, una vida
By Iluminada Olivares
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,410. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Los 70 y los 80 fueron años ricos en cambios y experiencias: políticas, sociales, sexuales y familiares. Y de nostalgia y amargura para quienes los vivieron con intensidad. Nunca hasta entonces, la mujer tuvo la oportunidad de vivir tantas conquistas – y tantos desengaños – en tan poco tiempo.
Entangled in Yugoslavia - an Outsider's Memoir
By Stephanie Allen-Early
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 58,640. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Entangled in Yugoslavia - an Outsider's Memoir is a portrait of a country that no longer exists, addressing the generations who have no idea about what Yugoslavia was like. The author travelled extensively in the former republics: both as a foreign service wife in the socialist period, and an international relief worker during the subsequent collapse of the society leading to all out civil war.
The Role of US Nuclear Weapons in the Post-Cold War Era - Tactical and Strategic Nuclear Warheads, WMD Deterrence, START Agreements and Treaties, Force Levels, Delivery Systems, Disarmament Proposals
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Contents: Chapter 1 - Historical Overview of US Nuclear Policy * Chapter 2 - US Nuclear Policy after the Cold War * Chapter 3 - Current Thinking on the Future Role of Nuclear Weapons * Chapter 4 - The Threat—Weapons of Mass Destruction * Chapter 5 - US Nuclear Forces for the Post-Cold War Era * Chapter 6 - Conclusions and Recommendations
The Development of the B-52 and Jet Propulsion - A Case Study in Organizational Innovation - History of America's Cold War Nuclear Bomber and the Jet Propulsion Technology That Made it Possible
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,640. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The B-52 and Jet Propulsion: A Case Study in Organizational Innovation is a coherent and nonpolemical discussion of the revolution in military affairs, a hot topic in the national security arena. Mark Mandeles examines an interesting topic, how can the military better understand, manage, and evaluate technological development programs.
Barfußkinder: Eine Kindheit in der Zwischenkriegszeit
By Berta Margreiter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,630. Language: German. Published: April 6, 2012 by Edition Tirol. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Berta Margreiter zählt zu den bekanntesten Mundartdichterinnen Tirols. In diesem Buch beschreibt sie die Zeit ihrer Kindheit und Jugendzeit während der Zwischenkriegsjahre in der Wildschönau.
Why Go to the American Wilderness?
By Mary C. Findley
Price: Free! Words: 10,620. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Trace the history of man's attempts to control religion through government. Follow the founding of America and the attempt to create a unique nation. Solve the riddle of the possibility that religious freedom can exist while Christian principles guide a nation to greatness. Watch persecution change to permission to worship God as conscience dictates.
The Evolution of the Cruise Missile - Comprehensive History from the V-1 and V-2 to the Tomahawk and Snark, ALCM, SLCM, GLCM, Sperry Gyroscope, JATO
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is a comprehensive history of the origin and development of the cruise missile, one of the most important weapons in the American arsenal. Contents: Chapter 1 - Introduction * Chapter 2 - The Early Years: To 1941 * Chapter 3 - World War 2 * Chapter 4 - Postwar Developments * Chapter 5 - Us Cruise Missiles Revitalized * Chapter 6 - 1977 To The Present * Chapter 7 - Conclusion.
German Settlers to the Eastern Cape and the Ancestors of R.B. Ziehl
By Susan Ziehl
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 21,340. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
In 1858 over two thousand German peasants left Prussia to settle in South Africa to replace the German Legionnaires who arrived a year earlier. This book deals with the conditions which led them to want to emigrate and the challenges they faced on arrival. Lists of military and peasant settler names and maps indicating where they came from and where they settled are included.
Preserving Bronze Plaques & Memorial
By James Walker
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
A how-to manual showing how to properly care for bronze plaques and memorials.
Look Up, Charleston! A Walking Tour of Charleston, West Virginia
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Charleston, West Virginia from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Ghosts of Gettysburg: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places on the Battlefield
By Mark Nesbitt
Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,030. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Second Chance Publications. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
"Ghosts of Gettysburg" is the first volume in Mark Nesbitt's popular book series. A combination of history and mystery, this volume focuses on the early ghost-lore of Gettysburg. Included are the timeless stories of the woman in white, the surgeons of Old Dorm, the ghosts of Devil's Den, the Blue Boy, and other infamous spectres who wander the Gettysburg battlefield.
Military Airpower: A Revised Digest of Airpower Opinions and Thoughts - from Winston Churchill and Henry Kissinger to Saddam Hussein and Donald Rumsfeld
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,650. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
From the Preface: The number one aim of this book is to supply Airmen with useful thoughts that might help them meet their known responsibilities and the unknown challenges their service will bring. The most capable Airmen are judicious in finding the best material to put into their "clue bags."
Karbala, The Complete Picture
By Mahmood Datoo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,430. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by The World Federation of KSIMC. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
The real significance of the mission of Imam Husein (as) at Karbala can only be understood by knowing what went on before, during and after this campaign. This book sets out to do just that. The book is written using bullet points, short paragraphs and plain language to make the reading easy, quick, enjoyable and interesting.