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21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Corps Operations FM 3-92 (FM 100-15) - Headquarters Organization, Command Post and Cell, Full Spectrum Operations (Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,410. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual - issued in November 2010 - provides direction for the corps headquarters: what it looks like, how it is organized, how its staff operates, how it is commanded and controlled, and how it operates in full spectrum operations.
U.S. Marine Corps Aviation - Early Years 1912-41, World War II, Korean War, Southeast Asia, Martin MT, Grumman F3-F2, Curtiss SBC-4, John Glenn, F-86, Douglas F3D Skynight, Grumman F9F Panther
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,010. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Marine Aviation was officially born on May 22, 1912, when First Lieutenant Alfred A. Cunningham, USMC, reported to the camp "for duty in connection with aviation." This was several months after the Naval Aviation Camp was established at Annapolis in 1911.
Kite Balloons to Airships: the Navy's Lighter-than-Air Experience - Goodyear, Goodrich, Helium, Airship Disasters, Lakehurst, USS Akron, Macon, Heli-Stat, Aerocrane, ZP-32 and ZP-21
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,860. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph is intended to provide an overview of the Navy's involvement with balloons, airships and their operations, which shows their failures and accomplishments and their contributions to the Navy's mission of guarding the sea lanes of America. It provides an overall look at the history of LTA in the Navy.
U.S. Naval Air Reserve History- Aviation Cadet Program, World War II, Props to Jets, Squantum, Grenada and Lebanon, Weekend Warriors
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Contents: I. The Beginning * II. Lean Years, The 1920s * III. Gathering Steam, The 1930s * IV. World War II, The Big Test * V. Postwar Activities and Korea, The Reserve Show * VI. 1953-1968: Stability with Transition, Props to Jets * VII. Reorganization and Revitalization in the 1970s * VIII. The 1980s, Present and Future
Встречи со сверхчеловеком по имени Вольф Мессинг
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: Russian. Published: February 1, 2013 by Wiener Literat. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Имя Вольфа Мессинга было окружено легендами еще при жизни. Телепат и ясновидящий, Мессинг работал с Фрейдом и Эйнштейном. За его голову Гитлер назначил награду. Сталин и Хрущев позаботились о его карьере «артиста». Венскому писателю Игорю Малаху посчастливилось не только быть индуктором великого телепата на его публичных выступлениях, но и общаться с ним вне концертных залов.
Prayers of Our Presidents
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional, Nonfiction » History » American
Prayers have been uttered in the "oval office" since before that uniquely named office existed, and happily, the sentiments of these prayers still resonate today.
Pistons to Jets: Diamond Anniversary 75th Year of Naval Aviation, Beginnings, Tactical Jet Missions, Power Projection, Korean War, Vietnam War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,420. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Engines are the hearts of airplanes. Before the age of powered flight, variations of balloons and gliders challenged the sky and scored some victories.
A History of Sea-Air Aviation: Wings Over The Ocean - Chronicling the History of Sea-Air Flight Operations, Early Aviation History, World War II Naval Aviation, Chanute, Curtiss, Lindbergh
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,070. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a unique view of the history of naval aviation, starting with early aviation, up to the late 1970s.
Windows Into the Past
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,490. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Family history
"Windows Into the Past" is my recollection of growing up on a farm in south Mississippi during the depression. In a series of connected short stories, it highlights the part I played as a young girl and the hard work and pleasures of farm life. It shows how kids can not only survive, but thrive, under unthinkable conditions while doing chores that were dangerous but expected.
Sutton Cill Fhionntain, PART 1
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A local history of the area of Sutton, County Dublin, Ireland. Read of coastguards, early twentieth century childhood, Martello Towers, railway, schools, churches, and houses large and small in this neighbourhood of Howth Peninsula.
Sutton Cill Fhionntain, PART 2
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 16,460. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A local history of the area of Sutton, County Dublin, Ireland. Read of coastguards, early twentieth century childhood, Martello Towers, railway, schools, churches, and houses large and small in this neighbourhood of Howth Peninsula.
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian’s Wall from Bowness-on-Solway to Wallsend (West to East)
Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 2. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 53,550. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
This is an informative (yet informal) description of the route of Hadrian's Wall and all the remains that can still be seen. For most of the route from west to east, it follows the Hadrian's Wall National Trail Footpath, but with an important difference: where the path veers off the line of the Wall, this account stays with it and allows you to examine the remains most other walkers do not see.
Agter die Magalies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,870. Language: Afrikaans. Published: January 31, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Die geskiedenis van Brits en omstreke word van die oerknal tot die mid-sewentiger jare, in hierdie boek opgeteken. Indien u noord van die Magaliesberg en naby Brits groot geword het, of 'n belangstelling het in die geskiedenis van die omgewing behoort die boek baie interessant te wees. Hierdie is die begin van 'n elektroniese uitgawe van die boek wat die eerste keer in 1975 gepubliseer is.
Comprehensive History of U.S. Naval Aviation in World War II - Complete Chronology, Pearl Harbor, Kamikazes, Aircraft, Wake Island, Halsey, Moffett, Zero, Suicide Torpedoes, Fighter Tactics
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 176,060. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive compilation of Navy history material providing extensive information about the role of Naval aviation in World War II. The first part of the compilation is a full chronology of events in Naval aviation during the war. Thirty-nine unique articles comprise part two, and the third section focuses on aspects of the Pacific theater.
The Alaskan Iditarod - Last Great Race on Earth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers, Nonfiction » History » American
This 30 page book includes all aspects of the Iditarod race. The book covers important facts about Alaska, the history of the iditarod, facts and information about the race, trail maps, and awards, as well as information about the dogs themselves. It is a great resource for kids gathering information or for a home schooler! Bring "The Last Great Race On Earth" to life!
When the Band has Ceased to Play, American Presidents After Leaving Office
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,840. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
What happened to Millard Fillmore, or Martin van Buren, or Theodore Roosevelt, for that matter? Thirty-four men have lived to the end of their service and retired from the most powerful office in the nation. What did they do then? Here are a series of vignettes about their post-presidential lives that capture the personalities and the times they lived in.
Napoleon y Maria Walewska. La fiel amante del emperador
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,920. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Esta es la conmovedora historia del amor de Napoleon y Maria; la historia de dos seres, con todas las debilidades de que estamos hechos, los cuales se prodigaron un amor singular. Napoleón y María se separaron y se volvieron a unir en diferentes etapas de sus vidas, ella fue su esposa polaca, aunque nunca se casaron.
Morelos. Sacerdote y general del Mexico insurgente
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,180. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Este libro narra la vida de José María Morelos, religioso, político y militar mexicano, caudillo de la independencia de México y gran organizador de la segunda etapa de la lucha independentista mexicana.
The Indian Mutiny - A Brief History
Series: A Brief History, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,400. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
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The Indian Rebellion of 1857 began as a mutiny of sepoys of the East India Company's army on 10 May 1857, in the town of Meerut, and soon escalated into other mutinies and civilian rebellions largely in the upper Gangetic plain and central India, with the major hostilities confined to present-day Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, northern Madhya Pradesh, and the Delhi region.
The Zulu Wars - A Brief History
Series: A Brief History, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
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The Anglo – Zulu wars, a clash between the might of the British Empire with the African Zulu Kingdom, began in 1879. The British forces, led by Lord Chelmsford, invaded Zululand. Many battles ensued, including a stunning Zulu victory at Isandlwana, and the near-collapse of the garrison at Rorke’s Drift. However, in the end, the British were triumphant. The Zulu would no longer be free.