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Wheeling's Gambling History to 1976
By Mike Minder
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,590. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Wheeling's Gambling History to 1976 documents the city's fondness for gambling from the Indians to just after "Big Bill" Lias's death. Historian-turned-detective Mike Minder has done an extraordinary job of historical sleuthing. His extensive research and unbiased approach to this often-controversial subject provides readers with an unforgettable account that is sure to entertain and inform.
Israeli F-15 'Baz' MiG Killers
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The IDF/AF fighting 'Baz'(Falcon) claimed the first F-15A Eagle 'kills' in combat over the Middle East ten years before the USAF first 'kills' with the type. The first 'kills' were by Israeli pilots in combat over Lebanon the IDF/AF units reaching their tenth aerial combat success before the Americans had even started. Without doubt the 'Baz' was/is the IDF/AF and USAF best 20th Century warplane.
Avro Woodford Manchester UK - A History
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Woodford is controlled by Avro International part of BAE Systems. The main runway 07/25 is 2,292m long and 46m wide its second runway 02/20 was relegated to a taxiway many years ago. The aerodromes identity beacon flashes 'WD' and the Avro Woodford site before the demise of the RJ Regional airliner and the cancellation of the MRA 4 Nimrod 2000 was its main activity along with Avro leasing.
Famous Medieval Castles: The Ultimate Guide on Castles in England, German Castles, Scottish Castles, Castles in Ireland, Castles in Wales, and More Famous Middle Ages Castles
By Grant John Lamont
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
Famous Medieval Castles: The Ultimate Guide on Castles in England, German Castles, Scottish Castles, Castles in Ireland, Castles in Wales, and More Famous Middle Ages Castles This book features over 70 medievel European castles, listed from A-Z, with their history and behind the scenes stories behind them. Prepare to be fascinated by delving into medieval castle times.
I Am A Submariner
By Joe C Combs 2nd
Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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An inside look at being an submariner, the triumphs and tragedy.
British Airways -- A History
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The amalgamation of BOAC and BEA to form BA like most large carriers operating world-wide services the airline has had many 'up-and-downs' (sic) along the way there have been many mergers re-organizations many new types to get into service and a few industrial disputes the loss of its major asset Concorde SST and brief sojourn with Go as its low-cost carrier, later sold to Easyjet, now its Iberia!
A Walking Tour of Birmingham, Alabama
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: August 6, 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 Birmingham, Alabama 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.
Social Injustice: What Evangelicals Need to Know About the World
By Michael T. Cooper
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 80,740. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011 by Sacred Tribes Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
William Moulder and Michael Cooper have done us a great service in compiling these essays on justice from an evangelical perspective. The first three essays in this timely and important book lay out the biblical, theological and his-torical foundations of justice. The next six essays address the practical application of biblical principles of justice.
The Polish AF since 1918 -- AHistory
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
5th September 1918 is accepted as the birth of the Polish AF. On that day the first combat flown from the liberated Poland by an aircraft resplendent in Polish national colors and manned by a Polish crew. From this time even though the PAF suffered a crushing defeat by the Luftwaffe due to lack of airplanes it survived the post-WW II communist era (producing Soviet designs) and is now part of NATO
HA-300 Willi Messerschmitt's last fighter
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The HA-300 stands as the last combat aircraft for which the famous German engineer had overall design authority. Initially designed for Spain the delta-wing HA-23P glider was built to test the basic concept for the HA-300 When flown to Egypt to continue the project there the HA-300 had become a tailed delta. After Suez, Egypt lost interest in the project and it was sent to Dasa for display
The Lakeside and Marblehead Railroad
By Dean K. Fick
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
A well-written, meticulously researched history of a short Ohio railroad line. A must for any railroad history buff.
NATO air arms DACT in the new Millennium
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The first NATO DACT was held in 1998 with the planned 1999 Meet cancelled due to Kosovo operations. Resumed in 2000 NAM provides both air and ground-crew of the NATO Alliance to operate with new members in particular in 2000 the Polish AF still with Soviet fast jets. The DACT 2000 mission was flown from RDAF AB Karup, on 7 September between 'Red/Blue contingents from 8 am until 5.30 pm.
A Walking Tour of Montgomery, Alabama
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: August 4, 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 Montgomery, Alabama 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.
Hypogeum - Strange Encounters
By Teresa Balin
Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Based on true events, mysterious occurrences take place within an ancient sanctuary, discovered in the early 1900's. Hopefully this story will influence you to visit the truly magical island of Malta, full of beauty and history.
Engels air base home to the RFAF Blackjack
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Introduced as a counter to the American Rockwell B-1A the Tu-160 had a long gestation period and even when first delivered to its first operational base in the Ukraine a team of Tuploev engineers were on-hand to assist the VVS ground-crews get the LR Strategic-bomber into the air for a short local training flight. This book looks at its operations at Engels in new millennium with just 16 bombers.
Songs of an Irish Poet: The Mary O'Leary Story
By Brian Brennan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,270. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Brian Brennan's biography of one of the most celebrated Irish-language folk poets of the 19th century. It includes English translations of her entire canon.
Latin American Su-22 fitters -- A History
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
When Peru was looking to replace its F-86 Sabre and Hawker Hunter fighters to make sure it could fight on equal terms with its neighbor Ecuador it turned to the Soviets for its new combat plane the Sukhoi Su-22 Fitter (later also purchasing the Su-25 Frogfoot ground-attack aircraft). These were the first Soviet jet combat planes to be deployed in the region and 17 out of the 40 remain in 2011.
Rumanian AF Fishbeds to Lancers
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book traces the history of the Warpac Soviet-built and supplied delta-winged MiG-21 Fishbeds in Rumanian AF service up to and including their conversion to Lancers. Thirty-six Lancers remain the as the air arms front-line combat type today 2011. The content is in fact a history of the MiG-21 as the Rumanian AF used almost the same models as the Soviet VVS and not just export variants
SURREAL SUNDAY; Katastrophic Katrina
By Marc Hagan
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 29,020. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Natural history
A step by step journey of the 8 day week following the devastating Katrina hurricane of 2005. It is laid out by the numerous media reports from press, radio and TV.
A Walking Tour of Mobile, Alabama
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: August 1, 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 Mobile, Alabama 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.