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Slagmark - Israels historie 1945-2009
By Jon Andersen
Price: $34.99 USD. Words: 147,900. Language: Norwegian (Bokmål). Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Staten Israel og det jødiske folks forhold til araberne i og rundt omkring landet er et av de mest kontroversielle spørsmålene i verden i dag. I boka «Slagmark», som er skrevet av en norsk forfatter, får du et innblikk i den jødiske statens historie slik den har utviklet seg fra begynnelsen av og fram til i dag.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 7 - ELINT Grab and Poppy, Missile Warning MIDAS, Polar Orbiting Meteorological Satellites
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers three aspects of military satellite programs: the Grab and Poppy ELINT satellites used for electronic intelligence; the MIDAS missile defense space-based infrared early warning satellites, and a history of the military polar orbiting meteorological satellite program.
German Heeresflieger Army Aviation
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
During WW II German High Command decreed that neither the Army or Navy should operate aircraft of any type fixed or rotary-winged. But with the establishment of the 'new' Luftwaffe post-war it was decided that both the Army (Heeresflieger) and the Navy (Marineflieger) should have their own air arms to meet their specific needs with their types as suited to their specific requirements.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 6 - CORONA, America's First Satellite Program - CIA and NRO Histories of Pioneering Spy Satellites
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,200. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers the historic CORONA spy satellite program, called America's first satellite program. Histories from the NRO and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) cover all aspects of CORONA.
Look Up, Cincinnati! A Walking Tour of Cincinnati, Ohio
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Cincinnati, Ohio is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The States of Union How They Got That Way
By Thomas Bullock
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,720. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This book provides both historical and geographical insights as to how the shape of the nation and states were created. It describes how the states evolved from colonies, territories and independent republics, such as Texas and California.
The Fall of the West
By Matt Buttsworth
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 28,110. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The Fall of the West is a detailed, thought provoking consideration of what factors and events have led to the Fall of the West as the leading scientific, technological and economic civilization in the world which considers the impact of repeated warfare, imperial overstretch and a failure to maintain economic competitiveness as key factors causing decline.
Genghis Khan and the Creation of the Modern World
By Matt Buttsworth
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
It is rare that one man can single handedly change world history but the man who did was Genghis Khan, for not only did he create the Mongol nation and unite the nations of the Steppes but he and his sons devastated the two leading civilizations of the Eurasian world - China and Islamic civilization - opening up the way for the rise of the West. This article investigates this world changing event.
Raid Night
By Michael J. Totten
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten embeds with U.S. Army soldiers in Baghdad during the Surge. They were sent out as bait to lure an insurgent commander, but instead find themselves stalked in the dark by a shadowy faceless militia.
On the Hunt in Baghdad
By Michael J. Totten
Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
In this classic riveting dispatch from Iraq, award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten embeds with a unit of battle-hardened American soldiers as they hunt the elusive terrorist commander Haji Jawad—who wore a suicide vest wherever he went—in the fetid slums of Sadr City, Baghdad, at midnight.
The Hidden Masters
By Michael Faust
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,620. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Who are the Hidden Masters? It's time to enter the world of secrets. It's time for the Illuminati, the secret society that has fought for millennia to liberate humanity from the slavery of the archons, the secret princes of the world. Read explosive inside information about the true Illuminati by a current member.
To the Miss I Really Miss
By Deirdre Fuller
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,520. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
World War II was a time of sadness and separation. But these letters show how two young people connected and stayed in touch. Earl and Betty met a few months before Earl was shipped out to the Pacific. Their letters continued for 2 years until he returned and they were reunited. Follow their story through Earl's eyes.
The Quintessence
By Michael Faust
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,840. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
This is the story of an alternative history of the West, one where Christianity never happened. The tale of this bright world that never was begins with the pre-Socratic philosophers of ancient Greece, some of the greatest, boldest and most imaginative thinkers of all time. This is the tale of the infinitely mysterious Quintessence, the divine fifth element.
The Bloody History of the Croissant
By David Halliday
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,100. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Hamish Erskine. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Filled with almonds or served with butter and jam, the indulgence and finesse of the croissant seems inextricably linked with France and its refined luxuries. But the history of the croissant is a tale of battle, blood and death. It's intertwining saga begins over five thousand years ago in ancient Sumeria.
In the Wake of the Surge
By Michael J. Totten
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,420. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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In the Wake of the Surge is a gripping first-person narrative that tells the story of the Kurds, the Arabs, and the Americans in Iraq during one of the most violent and wrenching periods in that country’s history by award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten, who visited Iraq seven times between 2005 and 2009.
Look Up, Cleveland! A Walking Tour of Cleveland, Ohio
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Cleveland, Ohio is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Christianity: The Devil's Greatest Trick
By Adam Weishaupt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,150. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
It's a simple fact that most Christians know next to nothing about Christianity. How many people are aware of the many heresies that were stamped out by the early Church? Had any of these heresies triumphed, the world would be a very different, and much saner place.
Jesus, Prince of Hell
By Adam Weishaupt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,720. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
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You may think you know everything you need to know about the historical figure "Jesus Christ", but every cherished belief you have about him is false. Jesus Christ is a fake and a fraud. For a start, his name wasn't Jesus Christ but Yehoshua ben Yosef ("Joshua son of Joseph"). And, just as his name is a fiction designed to disguise the truth, so is everything else about him.
High Priests of Hell
By Adam Weishaupt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,510. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
You may think you are familiar with three of the most important Biblical figures: Abraham, Moses and St Paul. You may have a Hollywood image in your head of noble, heroic men, inspired by God and doing his holy work. Think again. It's time to discover the sordid truth.
In Der Fuehrer's Face
By Bill Schroeder
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
During WWII President Roosevelt spent $100K to produce a deck of dramatic, colorful propaganda-poster playing cards that never saw the light of day. They remained hidden until 2002 when 500 decks were privately printed with help from the Library of Congress. Few historians even knew of the Anti-Axis program until now. A new interpretation that time gives them is fascinating to students of WWII.