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A U.S. Navy Submarine Disaster Block Island Sound, Rhode Island September 25, 1925
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The officers on S-51 were very young. The Commander was the only one of five who had seen service during World War I. The Navy believed this was a nonissue when it confronted the rival lawyers of the steamship company later in 1925. The Navy contended their officers were quite experienced, having trained at the Naval Academy in Annapolis and also the submarine school in New London, Connecticut.
Emergency Rations: How One Young Tail Gunner Survived World War Two
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
In 1943, Robert Stewart Goodrich tries to enlist in the Air Force to fight the Nazi onslaught. Rejected due to irregular heartbeat, he gets his father, an Air Force Colonel, to pull strings and get him in anyway. Bob, as tail gunner in the B-17 Flying Fortress, can expect to live through perhaps only a dozen missions. Bob endures 35 missions, and shares what he learned in order to survive.
63 Years a Vicar: The Life and Times of Henry Burnaby Greene, Vicar of Longparish, Hampshire, England 1821-1884
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Family history
The remarkably long ministry of the Revd Henry Burnaby Greene in the Hampshire village of Longparish saw a great change in English society, the Church and a small agricultural community. This short but detailed biography describes the achievements, sorrows and work of a nineteenth century clergyman. It is also a family history of the Burnaby, Greene and Woodcock familes through this period.
Key to the Sacred Pattern: The Untold Story of Rennes-le-Château
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,860. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Ten years before the publication of Holy Blood, Holy Grail, Henry Lincoln began his odyssey into the mysteries of an insignificant village in the French Pyrenees. In the 1890s, Bérenger Saunière, the penniless priest of Rennes-le-Château became spectacularly wealthy after finding coded parchments hidden in his church. This book chronicles the genesis of Holy Blood, Holy Grail and Lincoln's work.
Black Taj Mahal: The Emperor's Missing Tomb
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Asian
To realize the crux of Black Taj, the existence of a paradox, a glaring asymmetry at the very center, this book is a summation of the research conducted by Arshi who visited the Taj in 1982. He was awestruck with grandeur and magnificence of the white marble, its perfect symmetry and the balance of the entire complex. And especially the unfulfilled dream of emperor Shah Jahan;the Black Taj Mahal.
The H.L. Hunley: its life and controversies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
From the first idea of an underwater warship to its ultimate demise. This book covers a wide range of information on the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley and its controversies, including who found the Hunley. There is a chapter dedicated to the discovery of the little submarine by each of the men who claim they discovered it. Followed by a chapter which looks at the two claims.
Lee Harvey Oswald’s Cold War: Why the Kennedy Assassination Should Be Reinvestigated Volume Two
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,320. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies, Nonfiction » History » North America
In this series the author examines the life of Lee Harvey Oswald in the context of the Cold War climate of the times and the people who shaped and used him. In Volume 2, the author continues his biography of accused assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, taking it from the start of 1954 through to his March, 1959 application to attend the Albert Schweitzer College in Switzerland.
The Beautiful Treasures of the Geto-Dacians
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This is a wonderful work about the Geto-Dacians, which were very important tribes of the Northern Thracians. Before and during the ancient history in Europe there existed three great civilizations: the Thracians, the Greeks and the Romans. This eBook has many pictures with beautiful things like pendants, clips, bracelets, things made from gold, silver and metal combination.
North Oahu Awakens
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » War
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Have you ever wondered how the local people behaved during the bombing of Pearl Harbor? This is a true story about 2 young boys growing up in the midst of military movements and battles on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. The brothers grow up in the "up country" of the island amid superstition, juvenile detention housing, and military takeovers.
The United States Air Force in Southeast Asia - Civic Action - Vietnam War, Nation Building Amid Instability, Pacification, Tet Offensive, President Kennedy, Johnson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 237,750. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) publication explores military civic actions in the Vietnam War.
2015 Pentagon Report: Asia-Pacific Maritime Security Strategy: Achieving U.S. National Security Objectives - South China Sea, Japan, Senkaku Islands, Paracel, PLAN Navy, China's Spratlys Outposts
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,860. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this newly released Pentagon report provides an up-to-date status of American Asia-Pacific maritime strategy, with detailed information about ongoing competing territorial and maritime claims in the South and East China Sea.
Wings of Hope: The U.S. Air Force and Humanitarian Airlift Operations - Berlin Airlift, Vietnam, Floods, Disasters, Africa, Provide Comfort for Iraqi Kurds, Bosnia, Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Katrina
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,530. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) book reviews the long and honorable history of humanitarian airlifts - part of a well-established tradition dating back three-quarters of a century to the early days of military flight.
A War Too Long: The USAF in Southeast Asia 1961-1975: Vietnam War, Laos and Cambodia, Communist Challenge, LeMay Ignored, Kennedy and Johnson, Escalation, Rolling Thunder, Pathet Lao, Linebacker
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 140,090. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) book is an exceptionally readable and interesting overview of the role of air power in the Vietnam War and the conflict in Southeast Asia.
The United States Air Force in Southeast Asia 1961-1973 - Official Account, Air Operations in South Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, B-52, Airlift, Refueling, Reconnaissance, Rescue, Logistics, Medical, POWs
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 203,200. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) publication is an account of USAF activities in the Southeast Asia conflict from 1961 to 1973.
Un Relato de Invasion
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: Spanish. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Un relato de invasion de Panama
A History of Kenfig
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,350. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015 by Goylake Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
A History of Kenfig by Mansel Jones, the social history of an abandoned medieval town.
The U.S. Air Service in World War I - Volume II - Early Concepts of Military Aviation, 1913 to 1919, Foulois, Mitchell, Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Observation Balloons, Area and Precision Bombing
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 252,010. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication is a collection of documents reflecting and illustrating various concepts of the functions of military aviation and ideas concerning the employment of aircraft as an instrument of warfare.
A Dangerous Business: The U.S. Navy and National Reconnaissance During the Cold War - Commemorating Silent Sacrifices - SESP Program, Pueblo Incident, North Korean Shootdown, Turbulent Turtle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,170. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique publication outlines the history of Naval aerial reconnaissance during the Cold War.
Finding a Measured Response to Iran's Activities - History of Confrontations between the U.S. and Islamic Republic, Khomeini and the Iran Hostage Crisis, Iran-Contra Arms for Hostages, Post 9/11
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 116,010. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Marine Corps monograph features a paper on finding measured responses that the United States can employ to engage the Islamic Republic of Iran based on the tit for tat strategy of game theory.
Saudi Arabia's Strategic Rocket Force: The Silent Service - Surface to Surface Missiles, Riyadh's Strategic Calculations, Nuclear Weapons, Missiles from China and Pakistan, Counterproliferation
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 121,320. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Marine Corps monograph deals with Saudi Arabia's Strategic Rocket Force—the "silent force" because it receives far less publicity than the country's other armed services.