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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.
Documenting America: Lessons from the United States' Historical Documents
By David Todd
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,220. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A study of some important United States documents spanning from 1650 to 1895. Each chapter contains a large quote from the original document, explanation of the original context, how it related to America's struggles in the 21st Century, and a lesson for today.
Diplomats & Terrorists - Or: How I Survived a 61-day Cocktail Party
By Diego Asencio
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,380. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by MAP. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
American Ambassador Diego Asencio bravely reconstructs his 61 days of captivity in Bogota, Colombia, with many other diplomats who were held by Colombia's M-19 guerrilla organization. This book is a rare look at how the captive diplomats played a large role in securing freedom. It is also testimony that, given time and effort, the honest practice of conflict resolution can bring positive results.
The Stories Behind London’s Streets (Part Two)
By Peter Thurgood
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,830. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
When Great Scotland Yard was being built in 1890 the dismembered body of a woman was discovered by workmen, dumped in the basement area? It is thought that the body was probably the final victim of Jack the Ripper. Just one of the many facts about London's streets to be found in this book.
A Tour of Two Cities: 18th century London and Paris compared
By Jim Chevallier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,880. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This new translation offers readers of English a unique look at eighteenth century London and England generally, compared to Paris and France in the same period. It was written by the sharp-tongued and observant journalist Linguet, whose observations range from overviews of official institutions like the Law and religion to descriptions of houses, furniture, markets. etc.
The Stories behind London's Streets
By Peter Thurgood
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,060. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The streets of London flourish like possibly no other city on earth, with stories from its rich history, stories of death - fire - disease, of riots, and grisly murders. History isn’t just about digging up artefacts from the dim and distant past, history happens every day. It happened
The macahuitl and the sword
By Juan Carlos Morales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,680. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This historical novel intertwines the conquest of Guatemala with the romance that blossomed between the princess Tecuelhuatzín and Pedro de Alvarado. In the midst of the bloody battles between K'iches and Spaniards, emerge the real heroes.
The Knights Templar - Medieval Cult or Modern Nemesis?
By M.E. Brines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
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The Knights Templar – Medieval Cult or Modern Nemesis? -- History of this famous group and the organizations that claim descent from them. Were they really destroyed in the fourteenth century or do they survive and even prosper to this day? Who are their descendants? Are there ties to the Nazis and the Mormon Church? A must-read for anyone interested in conspiracies or the occult.
El macahuitl y la espada
By Juan Carlos Morales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,940. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Esta novela histórica entrelaza la conquista de Guatemala con el romance que floreció entre la princesa Tecuelhuatzín y Pedro de Alvarado. En medio de las cruentas batallas entre k'ichés y españoles, sobresalen los verdaderos héroes que combatieron enfrentándose a la implacable invasión.
The Real Story of John C. Fremont
By Alton Pryor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
John Fremont was impetuous and rash in his decisions, one of which got him court martialed. Still he was credited with blazing passes that opened California for immigrants.
Historias Insólitas de la Historia Argentina
By Daniel Balmaceda
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,270. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2011 by Crabapps Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
Un acercamiento fresco y desprejuiciado a los grandes protagonistas y sucesos de la historia argentina. Una atractiva versión de la “historia como no nos la contaron”, por uno de los escritores más vendidos en temas históricos.
Sergeant Beasley: Memoirs of a WWII P.O.W.
By Pete Partin
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,610. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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Sergeant Beasley: Memoirs of a WWII P.O.W. is a compilation of the memories of Sergeant Charles Palmer Beasley. It chronicles his life from youth in the hills of Crawford County, Indiana to the Civilian Conservation Corps to the Army Air Corps and as a prisoner of war at the Keifheide (Stalag Luft IV) P.O.W. camp in Germany.