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21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Army Air and Missile Defense Operations - FM 44-100 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,270. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Army Air and Missile Defense Operations Field Manual (FM 44-100) covers the air defense artillery function. This FM has been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Aspects of Consequence Management - FM 3-11.21 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Aspects of Consequence Management Multiservice Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures Field Manual (FM 3-11.21) covers the management of the consequences of nuclear, biological, and chemical warfare. This FM has been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Ranger Unit Operations - FM 7-85 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,270. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Ranger Unit Operations Field Manual (FM 7-85) covers the operations of US Army Ranger units. This FM has been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Tactical Employment of Nonlethal Weapons - NLW - FM 90-40 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Tactical Employment of Nonlethal Weapons Field Manual (FM 90-40) covers the multiservice tactics, procedures, and techniques of non-lethal weapons (NLWs). This FM has been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: River-Crossing Operations - FM 90-13 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,270. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Part of our value-added professional format series, the River-Crossing Operations Field Manual (FM 90-13) describes how divisions and brigades conduct river crossings. This FM has been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
Until the Wheels Fall Off
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,220. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A group of young men form a motorcycle club. Vowing to remain together “until the wheels fall off” the Wheel Lords Motorcycle Club adopts the street chopper counterculture lifestyle and the freedom of the open road, as they ride and party with the Hells Angels and Unforgiven Sinners. Told from the perspective of one club member, this is the story of California chopper riders in the 70s.
HMS Glowworm And HMS Jervis Bay
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Price: Free! Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A short introduction to two stories of navy heroism in World War Two. At the start of the war, HMS Glowworm took on the much larger German Battleship Admiral Hipper. HMS Jervis Bay, a converted liner, was the convoy escort for convoy HX84, which was ambushed by the Pocket Battleship Admiral Scheer. Both actions were awarded the Victoria Cross for extreme valour.
The Making of Chassidim
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
A translation of a letter sent by the Rebbe Rayatz to his daughter, Rebbetzin Chayah Mushka.
Afghanistan Stories One
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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You read the news of endless war and comments by people who have visited briefly, yet there also exists another Afghanistan. Here you can read of this different side, of real people and events from before the decades of war to updates of the present. The stories range from the everyday to the unusual with glimpses of the rich diverse cultural bases that have made up the Afghan world.
Not So Fast: Meandering Through Soda Springs, Idaho
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
If a little town with pioneer history, the remains of a white buffalo, and a carbonated water geyser interest you, then head for Soda Springs, Idaho. It's not too big for an afternoon of exploring. And the people are friendly. This 3,352-word essay will introduce you to this little corner of America.
First Aid for Heroes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,680. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011 by Rocket Science Productions LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing on the tragic day, 9/11/2001. This book is about Jane’s story; the days leading up to 9/11, her volunteering at Ground Zero in New York City for six and a half weeks, and the ensuing ten years, full of courage, love, and dogged persistence.
Royal Signals & RAdar Establishment Malvern
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The RSRE was formed after Watson Watt discovered radar and set a 'Chain Home' of ground radar stations along the East coast of England so that the RAF could detect and plot the course of incoming Luftwaffe raiders. The RSRE went on to assist in the development of all new airborne radars and other avionics working in close collaboration with industry to develop and produce the latest equipment.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Camouflage, Concealment, and Decoys - FM 20-3 - Coverage of Techniques, Materials, Special Environments (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the Camouflage, Concealment, and Decoys Field Manual (FM 20-3) covers the vital military tactics of camouflage, concealment, and decoys. According to this manual, CCD is the use of materials and techniques to hide, blend, disguise, decoy, or disrupt the appearance of military targets and/or their backgrounds.
The Royal Aerospace Establishment RAE - A History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In the inter-war period airplanes went to RAF (RAE) Martleshsm Heath near Ipswich. At the same two RAF Squadrons at Martlesham were allocated to the testing and evaluation of new weapons as well as airplanes. Later the RAE was moved to RAE Farnborough were the Royal Aircraft Factory were building their Be, Fe Se designs then dedicated to testing only RAE moved to Boscombe Down as RAE, DRA QuinteQ
Look Up, St. Paul! A Walking Tour of St. Paul, Minnesota
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: September 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 St. Paul, Minnesota 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 Empire Test Pilots' School Boscombe Down
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The ETPS was formed at Boscombe Down during WW II in 1943 with terms of reference to provide suitably trained test pilots for test flying prototype and new designs to evaluate them before they entered front-line service and produce 'Pilots Notes' and to draw attention to any limitations that need to be observed. A dual-seat Hawker Hunter T7 jet was used for spin recovery training. Now JAS 39 used
Dan Air HS 748 UK Oil Industry Shuttle
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Dan Air evolved as a low-cost charter airline operating out of Hurn Airport near Bournemouth in the South of England and was doing very nicely moving hundreds of passengers. Then in October 1974 Conoco Oil contacted them to ask if they would be interested in working with them in Scotland at Sumburgh and Aberdeen using their HS 748 to fly rig workers to the Wessex helicopter pick-up and set-downs
Baldoyle - The Racecourse Village
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,440. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
This book by Michael J. Hurley is a history of the village of Baldoyle in County Dublin, Ireland as a centre for horse racing from 1829 to 1972. The book contains documented history, as well as a series of reminiscences by the author who is native to the village of Baldoyle.
Kawanishi H8K2 JNAF flying-boat
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Kawanishi H8K2 Type 2 flying boat of the JNAF is generally recognized as the best flying-boat of the WW II era far superior to any western type be it British or American. A large aircraft it planning hull design is of particular note with its two wave-damper strakes under the forward hull to correct for instability on its waterborne take-off run. The type embodied in the JMSDF SAR US-1 of today
Trattato di cucina medievale
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: Italian. Published: September 5, 2011 by Delirium Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
Un pasto vecchio otto secoli. Cosa e come mangiavano nel Medioevo? Viaggio alla scoperta di molti dei cliché del caso, fino a scoprire ricette e usanze inaspettate.