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Blacks in the Army Air Forces During World War II: The Problems of Race Relations - Officers and Flying Units, Era of Change 1943, Protests and Leadership, Confrontation at Freeman Field
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 189,900. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication relates how the leadership in the War Department and the U.S. Army Air Forces (USAAF) tried to deal with the problem of race and the prejudices which were reflected in the bulk of American society.
Air Power and Warfare: Proceedings of 8th Military History Symposium at U.S. Air Force Academy - Early British, European, American, Soviet, Japanese Experience, World War II, Apollo Astronaut Collins
Price: $7.59 USD. Words: 293,570. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication provides the proceedings of the eighth military history symposium at the U.S. Air Force Academy covering the earliest years of air power and World War II in the air.
It Happened to Us - Mark II
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,940. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
These are the stories of the `boys' of the 4th Anti-Tank Regiment who served in World War II in Malaya and Singapore in the defence of Australia. After Singapore surrendered, anti-tankers were allocated to various POW work parties. Collectively their stories cover a broad range of the experiences endured by all Aussies in Japanese POW camps. These 109 stories have been told for young of today.
Air Force Roles and Missions: A History - Origins, Transitions, World War II and Dawn of Global Air Power, Unification, Massive Retaliation, Vietnam War and Flexible Response, Maturing of Roles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 247,630. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication traces the doctrinal underpinnings of the modern United States Air Force, the world's only global air force.
The Air Force Integrates - 1945-1964 - World War II, Freeman Field Mutiny, MacDill Riot, Unbunching, Eisenhower, Little Rock, Kennedy Era and the Civil Rights Act, Travis Riot, Blacks in USAF
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 216,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication describes the struggle to desegregate the post-World War II U.S. Army Air Forces and its successor, the U.S. Air Force, and the remarkable advances made during the next two decades to end racial segregation and move towards equality of treatment of Negro airmen.
A History of Surgery at Cook County Hospital
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,280. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015 by Amika Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » History » North America
This book looks at a unique and unparalleled collection of individuals who together achieved something noteworthy. It is more than a history of a building on Chicago’s west side—it is an inside look at the people who made Cook County Hospital a center of top-flight medical education and world-class care through the years.
Fitz John Porter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Fitz John Porter worked for 15 years to have his officer's rank restored, and his reputation vindicated, after he was found guilty in a court martial. Porter ascended the military ranks after graduating from West Point in 1845. On August 30, 1862 he was ordered by a superior to bring his troops forward at the Second Battle of Bull Run. My e-book documents Porter's disgrace and final restoration.
Giants of Japan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,520. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015 and represented by Regina Ryan. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Giants of Japan brings to life fifteen centuries of Japanese history through lively biographical sketches of the great men and women who have shaped this fascinating and complex country. Covering industry, the arts, religion, and politics, the book includes business titans such as Morita Akio, founder of Sony; creative giants such as Kurosawa Akira; and historical icons like Shotoku.
The Art of War for Today Vol II
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,010. Language: Australian English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
Time is a valuable. Save time learning how to use the Art of War Forty-three chapters for your benefit. Drawn from life experiences, it is a perspective on the Art of War you will find nowhere else.. Benefit from this 2000 year old wisdom. Quickly understand how to immediately apply the lessons of Sun Tzu and The Art of War
Izola
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,130. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The incredible true story of the woman that desired to be the one and only love interest of her unfaithful lover - John Wilkes Booth.
Magna Carta: The Tax Revolt that Gave Us Liberty
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,960. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015 by Institute of Public Affairs. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
The Magna Carta is a founding document of individual liberty, the rule of law, and parliamentary democracy. In this accessible and engaging book, Chris Berg and John Roskam explain what the Magna Carta is, where it came from, and why it matters.
General James Wilkinson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
James Wilkinson was a friend of Benedict Arnold and Aaron Burr during the American Revolution. Unlike these two dubious figures of American History Wilkinson was able to continue influencing events in our nation's history. He did so despite blatantly working as an agent of the Spanish government which wanted to make Kentucky a foreign territory. Wilkinson continued as a general in the War of 1812.
The University: Its Rise & Progress
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,460. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015 by Creative Minority Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » History » World
Follow the history of the university from its beginnings in the ancient world, through the tumultuous dark ages, up to the Victorian period. This work encapsulates Newman's best thinking about the University and is the perfect complement to his better known book The Idea of the University. This is the American spelling edition.
Lakeview Memories: Growing up in Lakeview in the 1920s, 30s & 40s
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 44,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
Lakeview, an iconic neighborhood of New Orleans, is one of the newer areas of this historic city. Its oldest residents can still recount the beginnings of Lakeview with fond recollections.
Boston Corbett
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
I have written an e-book about Boston Corbett using 19th century sources, primarily old newspapers from New York City, Philadelphia, and upstate New York. Corbett led a tortured life after he took responsibility for John Wilkes Booth's murder on April 26, 1865. He preached regularly as a member of the Methodist Episcopal faith. Yet he was often reminded that he disobeyed orders and was no hero.
3 Hours in Siberia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,010. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Russian
3 Hours in Siberia is a Short Travelogue. It covers a three hour period in the City of Irkutsk in Siberia. Hopefully you will enjoy reading, learn a little about Russia and pick up some useful Russian vocabulary. More than that, I hope it gives you the desire to visit Russia because I know you will find the whole experience to be, not necessarily life changing, but certainly life enhancing.
Aerial Interdiction: Air Power and the Land Battle in Three American Wars - World War II, Korean War, Vietnam, War in Southeast Asia - Railyard Bombing, Operation Overlord, Pusan, Easter Offensive
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 245,270. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication explores aerial interdiction—the practice of attacking the unengaged potential of enemy armies—as the U.S. Air Force has employed it in three wars: World War II, the Korean conflict, and the war in Southeast Asia.
A Short Biography of the Scientist Sir Isaac Newton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Sir Isaac Newton was a revolutionary scholar of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. He made discoveries in physics with the law of gravitation that governs the planets in orbit around the Sun. In mathematics, he discovered Calculus and other forms of advanced analysis that are still in widespread use today. In his private hours, he would delve into the dark world of alchemy.
Acquisition Management in the United States Air Force (USAF) and its Predecessors - Great War, Great Depression, Arsenal of Democracy, Demobilization, Systems Command, Reform and Streamlining
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,670. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication summarizes how the Air Force and its predecessors organized the process of acquiring the aircraft and other systems to help fight the nation's armed conflicts and ultimately prevail in the Cold War.
Ten Propositions Regarding Air Power - Military Airwar, Instilling Appreciation and Challenging Assumptions, Douhet, Spaatz, Seversky, Trenchard, Tedder, Jomini, Lanchester
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,570. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent Air Force document proposes a group of ten propositions about military air power.