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Border Pioneers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
As an academic, a lover of history, with a strong interest in geography, I have extended my earlier research into the early colony, settlements in the Hunter Valley and resettlement beyond, in my first book ‘A Patchwork Quilt.’ Now, after researching and visiting the river valleys in northern NSW and Queensland, my next book “Border Pioneers’ subtitled ‘the Pastoralists,’ investigates the pioneer
Mary Queen of the Scots: The Forgotten Reign
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » History » Biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Queen Mary Stuart was one of the most beloved & controversial women in Scottish history. The granddaughter of King James IV & his wife Margaret Tudor, Queen Mary's status as heiress-apparent to Queen Elizabeth's throne paired with the violence of the Scottish Reformation set the stage for one of the most dramatic & poorly understood lives of the 16th century in this beautifully crafted biography.
Reimar Horten's 1960 Proposed Design For A Delta Winged Jet Powered Cruise Missile For The IAe Argentina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook tells the story of the cruise missile proposed by Reimar Horten in 1960, powered by a Rolls Royce engine and sporting a delta-winged design, never to leave the drawing board. Digital images by Mario Merino.
A Selection of Nineteenth Century Broadside Ballads from Collections in Manchester
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: British English. Published: April 27, 2015 by PARIAH PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
A Selection of Nineteenth Century Broadside Ballads from Collections in Manchester is a considered introduction to the subject of historical newsprint and song from the pre-eminent broadside balladress of the Manchester region - Jennifer Reid. A rising talent in her field of research.
The Petersens: From Norway to Croydon Bush
Price: Free! Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This is a memoir of the Petersens, one of the first families to settle at Croydon Bush, a farming district near Gore in Southland. Full of tales of Sydney convicts, Māori princesses and Norwegian whalers who jumped ship, their story is typical of the many thousands of settlers who came to New Zealand. It tells how ordinary people built a new community – and a new nation.
The Evolution of Time Sensitive Targeting: Operation Iraqi Freedom Results and Lessons - Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom, CENTCOM Definitions, Future Trends, Adversary Focus on Asymmetric Operations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 120,300. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study provides unique insights into battlefield targeting.
America's Conditional Advantage: Airpower, Counterinsurgency, and the Theory of John Warden - COIN, Airpower, French-Algerian War, Vietnam, Soviet Afghan War, Enemy as a System (EAS)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 145,000. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study is a theoretical and historical exploration of the role and relevance of airpower in counterinsurgency (COIN).
The Dragon Lady Meets The Challenge: The U-2 in Desert Storm - Behind the Invasion, Sensors, Command and Control, Desert Shield, Assessing U-2 Performance, Olympic Flare Missions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,480. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent monograph details the use of the U-2 spy plane during the 1991 Persian Gulf War, the liberation of Kuwait from Iraq.
A New Approach on Old Issues Of Ancient Vietnamese History
Price: Free! Words: 53,240. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The new name and latter version of this book is "Research prehistory of Vietnam under Chinese classical Astronomy and Text", ISBN 9781370154548
Nighthawks Over Iraq: A Chronology of the F-117A Stealth Fighter in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm - First Real-World Test of Stealth Technology Against Modern Integrated Air Defense
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 110,700. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unclassified account of the 37th Tactical Fighter Wing's accomplishments during Operations DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM was prepared to permit members of the "Team Stealth" community to reflect with pride on their contribution to sustained world peace.
War: A Crime Against Humanity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,950. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » War
Roberto Vivo’s War: A Crime Against Humanity is a concise condensation of the history of war and of the evolution of humanity in its search for enduring and active world peace. Vivo posits that in a world where nine out of ten victims of war are civilians, every war is a crime against humanity. He studies the causes of wars and provides innovative ideas for placing the world on the path to peace.
La guerra: un crimen contra la humanidad
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,900. Language: Spanish. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » War
La guerra: un crimen contra la humanidad, de Roberto Vivo, es una concisa historia de la guerra a través de los tiempos, y de la búsqueda para encontrar una paz activa y duradera. Según Vivo, si hoy en el mundo nueve de cada diez víctimas de las guerras son civiles, se debe considerar toda guerra de lesa humanidad. Estudia las causas de la guerra y ofrece ideas para conducir el mundo hacia la paz.
Tuyệt kỹ khinh công và ngạnh khí công mật truyền
Series: Châm ngôn nhà Phật. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,260. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuốn “Tuyệt kỹ khinh công & ngạnh khí công mật truyền” giới thiệu phương pháp luyện tập khinh khí công, kỹ năng và những bí mật biểu diễn 6 tuyệt kỹ, như :đi trên lửa, đứng trên quả trứng, đứng thăng bằng trên bóng đèm điện, du thang giấy. v.v. Sách cũng giới thiệu phương pháp tập luyện ngạnh khí công, kỹ năng và những bí mật, biểu diễn, như : dùng một ngón tay chọc thủng đá, dùng dây xích quấn c
Diana Inquest: How & Why Did Diana Die?
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 288,620. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Princess Diana survived the 12.23 a.m. crash in Paris - witness and photographic evidence clearly showed she was alive, conscious and talking in the back of the Mercedes. Yet just after 4 a.m. Diana was pronounced dead. What occurred in the intervening 3½ hours that brought on her premature death? Are there people who should be held accountable for what occurred on that final tragic night?
Egypt: Land of the Pharaoh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by The Florida Hoosier. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Many legends and speculation in Egyptian mythology surround the pyramids. Why were they built, and how were they built? They have been described as burial tombs for the pharaohs, and giant observatories. Speculation also exists they were ceremonial sites where the ancients performed secret rituals.
66 Stories of Battle Command - Effects of Terrain, Mentally Preparing for Mission, Carousel of Deception, Obstacles, Simultaneous Attack, OPFOR Tactics, Bad Weather, Tactical Patience, JSTARS, BCT
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,700. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important report collects enlightening stories from experienced battlefield commanders containing lessons for military leaders.
A Handbook of Aerospace Defense Organization 1946-1980 - History of the Air Defense Command and the Aerospace Defense Command - Air Defense in World War I and II, Cold War Era, Squadrons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 160,810. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this handbook is intended as a reference to air defense organizations of the USAF, principally of the Air Defense Command and later the Aerospace Defense Command, from 1946 to 1980.
Planning Airpower Strategies: Enhancing the Capability of Air Component Command Planning Staff - Role in CENTCOM's Persian Gulf Campaign, Credible Sources, Solutions to Planning Shortfalls
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 116,130. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study attempts to determine whether Air Component Commands are capable of developing an effective airpower strategy.
The Fabulous Films of the 30s
Price: Free! Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » History » North America
This collection of 19 essays by a selection of the best classic film bloggers currently writing, members of the Classic Movie Blog Association (CMBA), covers mainstream hits like The Adventures of Robin Hood and cult classics like Freaks. These essays help profile the decade that changed Hollywood in the public's eye from a den of vice and sin to a veritable dream factory, picture by picture.
Mindless Thug - Private Security Contracting: Iraq-Haiti-Libya
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 70,870. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
(4.00 from 1 review)
Events preceding the Second Gulf War. Halabja gas attack. WMD. Iraq 'War'. Private security contracting 2003 to 2012. Current period in Iraq to April 2015. Haiti, post-earthquake, December 2010 - May 2012 Libya, post revolution and overthrow of Ghaddafi to mid 2012.