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The Story of Stapolin
By Michael. J Hurley
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Stapolin is the name of a townland close to the village of Baldoyle in ther Barony of Coolock in County Dublin Ireland. It is one of the longest inhabited locations in the area and was probably the site of early Viking settlement. The townland was home to the famous Baldoyle Racecourse which closed down in 1972. This book tells of the occupancy of Stapolin from earliest known records.
The Search: An Account of the Fort Road Tragedy
By Roderick Moore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,820. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This book relates the tragic tale of the author's search for his step-mother and sister, who went missing during the devastating 1938 hurricane in Watch Hill, RI. The book is a detailed, first-hand, contemporary eyewitness account of the rescue and recovery effort in southwestern RI and nearby Connecticut. Its 100 or so pages contain over two dozen photographs, many of them taken by the author.
An Aeronautical Engineer’s View….. The Vought F4U Corsair And its Contemporaries
By Thomas Brinkman
Price: $10.95 USD. Words: 32,040. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
An Aeronautical Engineer's View.....The Vought F4U Corsair and its Contemporaries (6th Edition), by Tom Brinkman, is a well researched, factual and historical description of five legendary United States fighter aircraft of WW II - the Vought F4U Corsair, Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, North American P-51 Mustang, Grumman F6F Hellcat, and Lockheed P-38 Lightning.
Look Up, Detroit! A Walking Tour of Midtown
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: October 13, 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 Detroit, Michigan's Midtown 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.
Look Up, Detroit! A Walking Tour of Grand Circus Park
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: October 12, 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 Detroit's Grand Circus Park area 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.
Look Up, Detroit! A Walking Tour of Campus Martius Park
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: October 12, 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 Detroit's Campus Martius Park area 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.
Sasquatch/Bigfoot
By Don Hunter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,920. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
One of the classic stories of the search for the legendary "man of the woods" that has fascinated and still fascinates anthropologists and people the world over. It is also the story of Rene Dahinden, a Canadian who became known as the foremost searcher after the truth.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 11 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,930. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Four comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the historic mission of Apollo 11, which accomplished the first landing of humans on the moon in July 1969.
Montana Moments
By Ellen Baumler
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,190. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011 by Montana Historical Society Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The pages of Montana Moments overflow with enjoyable ­historical vignettes that cover nearly everything important that has ­happened in Montana’s history. Newcomers will find an excellent introduction to what makes Montana tick, while Baumler’s careful ­research and entertaining writing style will delight old-timers.
Glorious Gloucestershire
By Wallis Peel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,930. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
As far from dry-as-dust history as it is possible to achieve—a rollicking romp through the history of the most fascinating county of Gloucestershire. Wallis Peel’s account is of a thriving place, where she delves into a rich and varied past of interest to both visitors and inhabitants.
I Am A Southerner
By Joe C Combs 2nd
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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A short memior about what it means to be a Southerner from a Floridian's perspective.
British Army Medals & Awards - The Complete List
By Toby Carrington-Woods
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,190. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011 by M&S Direct Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Antiques & collectibles
Military buffs and collectors will appreciate this complete book of medal and award descriptions from the earliest days up to the present. This book really rounds out your library of military knowledge! Gaze at the medals and awards – understand the history and significance of each – even compare it to medals your family members may have been awarded!
The Graves of the Golden Bear: Ancient Fortresses and Monuments of the Ohio Valley
By Rick Osmon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,030. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
From the earliest maps of the Gulf of Mexico by the Spanish explorers to the beginning of the 20th century, claims were made that a Welsh prince named Madoc brought thousands of colonists to North America centuries before Columbus. Find out how a 18th Century map and an inscription on an ancient fortress wall will make you doubt what you learned in history class.
Freemasonry: SONS OF THE WIDOW
By TempleofMysteries.com
Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 53,210. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Sons of the Widow casts a new light on the dark mysteries of Freemasonry and reveals, for the first time, how the central motif of Freemasonic ritual is one of death and resurrection – a motif with roots in our ancient past.
Prince Henry St Clair and the Voyage to the New World in 1398
By TempleofMysteries.com
Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Did a Scottish nobleman lead an expedition to America nearly 100 years before Columbus? Mounting evidence suggests that in 1398 'Prince' Henry St Clair, Earl of Orkney, visited Nova Scotia and even established a colony there.
Diana: Death by Accident or Design?
By TempleofMysteries.com
Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 11,270. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
It was in the early hours of Sunday August 31, 1997, in a tunnel at the Place d'Alma in Paris, that Diana, Princess of Wales, was killed along with her lover Dodi Al Fayed and their driver Henri Paul. Dodi's bodyguard, Trevor Rees-Jones, survived.
Images of the Good Estate: Political Legitimacy in Fourteenth-Century Rome Under Cola Di Rienzo
By Roderic Derienzo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,190. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
It is 1347 and Rome is in turmoil. Aristocratic families battle in the streets and the common people suffer. Who can restore justice and order? Cola Di Rienzo, a common clerk with knowledge of what Rome once was and what she could once again become steps forward to rule Rome. Against all odds Cola Di Rienzo succeeds in bringing peace and prosperity to Rome but on the wings of heretical angels.
US Naval Aviation in the new millennium
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the Cold War ended and draw-back and draw-down the USN and Marine corps has drastically re-structured its battle order and equipment several times. In the first decade of the new millennium the F-14 Tomcat has been retired early to save operating costs the Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet equips the VFA units while the VFMA at the end of the decade fly the f/A-18 Hornet and V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor.
Maggie: The Civil War Journals of Margaret Nichol Vaulx
By Ross Hudgins
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,610. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Margaret Nichol Vaulx was 17 and living in Nashville, Tennessee in 1862. Her journals vividly demonstrate her coming of age during the American Civil War. They embody the "ornament to society" she prophetically spoke of, and have been described as both national and state treasures.
Conspiracy to Rape America
By Ben Games
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This story is a semi-biographical tale taken from the journals of 1st Lieutenant Ben R. Games, 4th Fighter Squadron, USAF, written from 1948–50 during the start of the Korean War. This war or "Police Action" was fought with the United Nations establishing the rules of engagement. These rules were designed to give advantage to the Communist Chinese soldiers who out-numbered the Americans 5-1.