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Glimpses of Long Ago: Growing up in Wartime England
By Helena Long
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,180. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Canadian author and poet Chris Long has written an intriguing book about his childhood and teenage years. Long grew up on a farm in Berkshire, England during the prewar and wartime years in the 1930s and 1940s. The Japanese surrendered and World War II ended the day before Long became eligible for service.
Ba 'Natter' Hitler's Secret Weapon
By peter dancey
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Bachems BA 349 Natter (Viper) although not successful with only 50 built was one of Hitler's 'Super Weapons' that would save the Third Reich from defeat albeit it had a tortuous development and little interest was shown by the RLM Bachem approached SS Gen Himmler who supported the project at first but then grew tired of it. Bachem continued and gained Hitler's support to attack Allied bombers
Look Up, Knoxville! A Walking Tour of Knoxville, Tennessee
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: September 20, 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 Knoxville, Tennessee 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.
A World Apart: The Rise and Fall of Saruwaka-cho
By Paul Tierney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tracing the development of Edo's (pre-modern Tokyo)kabuki district, many behind the scenes dramas - amongst shogunate officials vying for power, between the actors and owners of the theatres, between the owners and investors - are revealed in this detailed history. Even in Tokugawa period Japan, government and big business worked hand in hand to protect their own interests.
Look Up, Chattanooga! A Walking Tour of Chattanooga, Tennessee
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: September 19, 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 Chattanooga, Tennessee 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.
Connecticut the Prospect: Minor League Baseball in the Nutmeg State
By David Allen
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 60,410. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Connecticut has a fruitful history in professional baseball. The three major league clubs from Hartford, New Haven, and Middletown proved the Nutmeg State's immediate interest in the national pastime. This piece will travel from the late 19th century to 2011 and discover Connecticut's vital role in the creation and continuation of minor league baseball. Cover Picture: Reenactment by Newtown SVBB
Saab's Combat Aircraft Projekts
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Post WW II Saab's J29 was soon needing replacement and the air force and the Swedish government agreed on developing an indigenous design which gave rise to a number of interesting airplanes and Projekts. Speeds up to Mach 1.4 were achieved with new double-delta wings when no supersonic aircraft existed anywhere in the world. Initial research ended in 1958 though the designs led to the JAS 39
The Silence of a Soldier: The Memoirs of a Bataan Death March Survivor
By William J. Duggan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,130. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
It was 1942. The fight for the Philippines was over. Japan was the victor. American POW's sat beneath the burning April sun in the fields of Mariveles. At the point of a bayonet, 75,000 U.S. and Filipino POW's carried sacks of rice, dried fish and ammunition for the Japanese move across the Philippines. Thousands died. Bub survived. This is his story.
The Train To Howth
By Michael. J Hurley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
A brief history of the short branchline to Howth off the main Dublin to Belfast mainline. Written to mark the 150th anniversary of the branch opening in 1846. The branch was part of the much loved Great Northern Railway of Ireland.
Look Up, Atlanta! A Walking Tour of Midtown
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: September 16, 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 Atlanta'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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force Doctrinal Framework and Strategy Field Manual - FM 7-100 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,740. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Opposing Force Doctrinal Framework and Strategy Field Manual (FM 7-100) presents the flexible baseline created by the TRADOC Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence (ODCSINT) for an OPFOR that can be adapted to meet a variety of different training requirements in a number of different scenarios that reflect the COE.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: The Army In Multinational Operations Field Manual - FM 100-8 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,880. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
Part of our value-added professional format series, The Army In Multinational Operations Field Manual (FM 100-8 is a guide for Army commanders and staffs operating in a multinational environment across the full range of military operations.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Mountain Operations Field Manual - FM 3-97.6, FM 90-6 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,320. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Mountain Operations Field Manual describes the tactics, techniques, and procedures that the United States (US) Army uses to fight in mountainous regions.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Military Working Dogs Field Manual - FM 3-19.17 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,230. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Military Working Dogs Field Manual (FM 3-19.17) addresses the current capabilities of the Military Police Working Dog Program as well as the potential for future applications.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Military Police Operations Field Manual - FM 3-19.1, FM 19-1 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,530. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Military Police Operations Field Manual (FM 3-19.1, FM 19-1) supports the commander across the full spectrum of military operations.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Military Police Leaders' Handbook Field Manual - FM 3-19.4 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,770. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Military Police Leaders' Handbook Field Manual (FM 3-19.4) addresses military police (MP) maneuver and mobility support (MMS), area security (AS), internment and resettlement (I/R), law and order (L&O), and police intelligence operations (PIO) across the full spectrum of Army operations.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Military History Operations Field Manual - FM 1-20 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,500. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Military History Operations Field Manual (FM 1-20) is applicable to all Army military history offices, military history units, and military history operations of major tactical and support commands generally at corps level and below.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Desert Operations Field Manual - FM 90-3 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,080. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Desert Operations Field Manual (FM 90-3) 27 is the Army's and Marine Corps' manual for desert operations. It is a key reference for commanders and staffs regarding how the desert affects personnel, equipment, and operations. It will assist them in planning and conducting combat operations in desert environments.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Counterintelligence Field Manual - FM 34-60 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,700. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Counterintelligence Field Manual (FM 34-60) provides guidance to commanders, counterintelligence (CI) agents, and analysts.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Combatives Field Manual - FM 3-25.150, FM 21-150 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,080. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Combatives Field Manual (FM 3-25.150, FM 21-150) contains information and guidance pertaining to rifle-bayonet fighting and hand-to-hand combat. The hand-to-hand combat portion of this manual is divided into basic and advanced training.