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U.S. Air Force Aerospace Mishap Reports: Accident Investigation Boards for A-10 Warthog Close Air Support Aircraft 2011 and 2010, C-17 Globemaster Transport Plane 2010, CV-22 Osprey 2010
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,340. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Four USAF accident investigation board reports, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, present findings into Class A aerospace mishaps involving the A-10 Warthog at Moody AFB, Georgia in 2010 and 2011; C-17 Globemaster cargo plane in 2010; and a CV-22B Osprey in Afghanistan in 2010, with comprehensive technical information and detailed explanations.
Америка - как есть
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,910. Language: Russian. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
История Америки для тех, кто не любит историю. Читается как роман.
The Roles of the Goddess Isis in the Pyramid Texts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
An extended essay looking at the Ancient Egyptian goddess Isis and her various roles within the Pyramid Texts, a collection of utterances found inside the pyramids of various Egyptian pharaohs. Includes an introduction to the Pyramid Texts and where they were found as well as information on the goddess Isis and her place within the Egyptian pantheon.
What does it mean to be a heroine in a Greek romantic novel?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
An essay examining and comparing the heroines in the following romantic novels: Kallirhoe (or Chaereas and Kallirhoe) by Chariton, The Ephesian Tale by Xenophon, Leukippe and Kleitophon by Achilles Tatius, Daphnis and Chloe by Longus and the Aithiopika by Heliodorus.
The Cambodian Adventure
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
A DIA Officer makes a harrowing escape through the Cambodian jungle, after covering the retreat of his special forces unit. In another adventure, an enemy ammo depot is destroyed but his helicopter crashes, leaving him to make his way on foot.
Welsh Legends and Myths
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,160. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A collection of sixty four entertaining Welsh legends, gathered from across Wales. Previously published in four volumes as ‘Legends and Myths from Wales’.
Essays in Egyptology
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,680. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
A collection of five essays on the subject of Egyptology. Topics include the introduction of the horse to Egypt, the function of Isis in ancient Egyptian religion, and the religious symbolism in Djoser's pyramid complex.
Weather and Warfare
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Weather and Warfare dramatically retraces the meteorological forces during battlefield engagements that doomed or saved civilizations. And lessons of the centuries have convinced military planners that control of the weather is the ultimate goal and future weapon in America’s technology arsenal.
Fleshing the Bones
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Price: Free! Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Tips on how to write an engaging memoir or family history with examples from the family history, Moonrakers at Peace and War.
Reds Under the Bed: How Communists Frightened the Canadian Establishment, 1928-32
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,030. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
An engaging account of a formative period in Canada's political history, just as important as Senator McCarthy's Red Scare was in the US. This is an unbiased account of midnight arrests, imprisonment without trial, and forced deportation faced by those whose only crimes were unpopular political opinions. This story is an important lesson in human rights, regardless of ideology.
Ludzie koloru tęczy, Republika Południowej Afryki
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,400. Language: Polish. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
By ogarnąć i zrozumieć Republikę Południowej Afryki i jego mieszkańców, zacznę opowieść od jej geografii i historii tej starej i tej najnowszej. Książka opowiada w sposób ciekawy dzieje południowej części Afryki. Jak znaleźli się tam Europejczycy, jak to było z Zulusami, o co chodziło w wojnach Burskich, co dzieje się w RPA? Odpowiedzi, znajdziesz w tej książce.
Office of Naval Research Naval Science & Technology (S&T) Strategic Plan: Tomorrow's Technologies for Our Warfighters Across All Domains - Military Research, Unmanned Systems, Expeditionary Warfare
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 17,790. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
The Naval Science and Technology (S&T) Strategic Plan describes how the Office of Naval Research (ONR) sponsors scientific research efforts that will enable the future operational concepts of the Navy and the Marine Corps.
Medal Of Honor:From Antietam To Afghanistan
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 121,340. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A complete story of the history and intrigue of the valor and bravery of America's men and one glorious woman who were awarded the ultimate honor. It's the story of "The Great Locomotive Chase," and "Old 666". The Medals story is filled with intrigue and mystery. More fascinating than fiction and more awarding than receational reading. This is a must read for every American.
The Trail of Gnosis: A Lucid Exploration of Gnostic Traditions
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Gnosticism
Revised 4th Edition. The Trail of Gnosis relates the profound impact of The Inquisition and The Albigensian Crusade on gnostic Catharism and unravels many of the mysteries surrounding sacred gnostic sites of Europe. The author shares significant insight into historic influences and spiritual threads connecting gnostic groups from the 4th to 15th centuries, from China to France.
Theater Battle Management Core System Systems Engineering Case Study - History and Details of TBMCS Integrated Air Command and Control System
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS) is an integrated air command and control (C2) system that performs standardized, secure, automated air battle planning.
T-6A TEXAN II Systems Engineering Case Study - Derivative of PC-9 Pilatus Aircraft - JPATS Program, Training System, Hawker Beechcraft History
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,680. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the T-6A Texan II, a derivative of a commercial aircraft, the PC-9, manufactured by Pilatus Aircraft.
Once Upon A Picket
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,440. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Discover the hearts of three men: Osceola, Major Cooper and Johnny, unearthed by the blade of a bulldozer. Experience the real Florida in undisturbed wild woods, murky swamps and the dark water of the Withlacoochee River. The fusion of their missions entwines their lives in defense and protection and preservation of the land.
Disaster By the Bay: The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Over 3,000 dead. Buildings shaken to the ground. A city, surrounded by water, burnt to the ground. The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 was one of the most destructive natural disasters the world has ever known. In the aftermath of the Earthquake, authorities learned the hard way that the city was vastly unprepared for any disaster.
How Did Barack Obama Become Our President?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,080. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
This book will open your eyes to see that the time we are living in is not normal. You may know by now that nothing is guaranteed. I was inspired to write this book after following the United State election in 2008 that Barack Obama won. As I watched the 9/11 attack followed by the housing crises, the recession and the debt ceiling. I realized that we are in serious trouble. This world that we are
KC-135 Simulator Systems Engineering Case Study - Technical Information and Program History
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the KC-135, a short-to-medium range tanker aircraft.