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Comprehensive Guide to Naval Aviation History: United States Naval Aviation 1910 - 1995 - Pioneers, World War II, Korea, Ships, Aircraft, Helicopters, Carriers, Pilot Heroes
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 246,770. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The fourth edition of United States Naval Aviation 1910-1995 is a testimony to Naval Aviation's achievements as it prepares to enter the 21st century and its first one hundred years of service. The Naval Historical Center's Aviation History Office has expanded on previous editions to make this chronology the quintessential reference work on Naval Aviation history.
After the Galaxy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,800. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
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Captain Dave Shoemaker's account of the crisis on the Fishing Vessel Galaxy ranks as one of the great stories of sea survival. No one knew of the plight of his vessel, 30 miles southwest of the Pribilofs, the remote fur seal islands north of the Aleutian Chain; even if they did know, rescue units were hours away. Their circumstance was hopeless, yet 23 of 26 men and women would ultimately survive.
Lời Thề
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You set the price! Words: 87,650. Language: Vietnamese. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
… “Đường biển ấy là nơi quan yếu, phải dốc sức mà thừa hành để cho công việc được mười phần trọn vẹn. Nếu bất cẩn, sẽ phạm trọng tội…”
The Last Wagon Train
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Price: $5.97 USD. Words: 67,440. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
True story taken from journals of an 1897 wagon journey from the Indian Territory to Oregon.
Masthead Lookout
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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Masthead Lookout is a journal of personal experiences, written by Geoff Shelton whilst he was serving in the Royal Navy. He journeys as far afield as the Arctic and Crete during his stint in the Navy between 1943 and 1947. Geoff Shelton starts out on HMS Corinthian at first, and his experiences of Navy life in the positions in which he worked have been detailed here.
"We Develop Missiles, Not Air!" The Legacy of Early Missile, Rocket, Instrumentation, and Aeromedical Research Development at Holloman Air Force Base, Project Manhigh
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,000. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This report contains an investigation of the history of missile, rocket, instrumentation, and aeromedical research programs conducted at and around Holloman Air Force Base.
Air Force Reports on the Cause of F-22 Raptor Unexplained Physiological Incidents, Hypoxia, and Aircraft Oxygen Generation Systems (OBOGS), Air Force and Navy AOG Systems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,410. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This ebook reproduces two important Air Force reports on the hypoxia problem which plagued the F-22 Raptor fighter plane.
The Life & Character of the Seal of Prophets - Volume I
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Price: Free! Words: 130,700. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
The fascinating book not only highlights the various aspects of the life of Holy Prophet but also presents the prominent events and episodes in the history of Islam with solid historical testimonies.
U.S. Air Force Mishap Prevention Program - Air Force Instruction (AFI) 91-202 - Main USAF Document and Air National Guard Supplement, Aviation, Nuclear, Space Safety
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,630. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Two critical mishap program documents, one for the USAF and one for the Air National Guard, are reproduced in this ebook. This instruction implements Air Force Policy Directive (AFPD) 91-2, Safety Programs.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: National Guard Counterdrug Support - Authorized Missions, Use of Counterdrug Assets for Non-Counterdrug Missions, Arming of Troops and Use of Force
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,920. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This regulation/instruction prescribes policies, procedures, and responsibilities governing the utilization of National Guard and Department of Defense (DoD) resources in the National Guard Counterdrug (CD) Support Program.
Integreren doe je zo!
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,260. Language: Dutch. Published: May 31, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
In Integreren doe je zo! laat Amerika-deskundige Frans Verhagen zien wat wij in Nederland kunnen leren van de geschiedenis van de Verenigde Staten. Integreren doe je zo! is een uitdagend boek en een belangrijke bijdrage aan de opinievorming.
The Yukon Queen
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,990. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
In July 1999 the good ship Marie Anne sailed from Rotterdam, bound for the USA. On board this creaking cargo ship were Rob Godfrey and two Citroen 2CVs. This voyage was the first leg of an epic journey to Prudhoe Bay, on the shores of the Arctic Ocean, a journey that took Rob Godfrey and Jose Oostveen 8000 road miles across North America.
Outlasting the Nazis and Communists: My Life in Vienna and Prague
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,400. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Germany invaded Czechoslovakia in 1939, the fate of Paul Vantoch’s Jewish father hung in the balance. The tightly woven chronicle tells the unforgettable tale of how Paul helped his father survive Hitler’s systematic extermination of Jews, and how Paul and his mother escaped the Communists.
Chicano Manifesto
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,590. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Historical and personal account of how, where and why the Chicano Movement began in the 1960s in the USA. Traces the beginnings of social justice actions by activists in various regions. Identifies and explains the key social and political concepts which drove the Movement such as Aztlan, la raza unida, land rights and Brown Power, as well as introduces its major leaders.
They Also Served - An Autobiography of a Wellington Bomber Pilot
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 147,080. Language: British English. Published: May 26, 2013 and represented by Stephen Hather. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a true account of Les Hather's (my father) exploits as a Wellington Bomber pilot in the Second World War. Les has written a detailed factual account of his bombing operations From March 1943 to December 1944. In this period my father flew 71 sorties over North Africa, the Middle East and Italy with 104 Squadron over two tours of duty.
The Jane Gray: The Italian Prince and the Shipwreck That Forever Changed the History of Seattle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,470. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A tale of corruption, deceit, and hope: Funded by Prince Luigi of Italy, Major Ingraham set sail for the Alaska gold fields. Three days after the schooner Jane Gray departed from Seattle, the ship went down in a moderate gale – hardly a storm that should sink a “staunch and seaworthy” whaler in a “hatful of wind.”Of the famous men on board, only twenty-seven of the sixty-four survived.
IB European History - Top Ten Matricies and the Such
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 62,230. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A collection of notes, essays, and other useful information from the IB European History Class (HL). This information is excellent to use for review and studying for the actual exam, because you'll need to remember all of this content, even though you're being tested on it one year after you learned it.
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj
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You set the price! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
When the British ruled India, four Victorian women find themselves in a disturbing land, experiencing extremes of decadence amid crushing poverty. Emily Eden, Charlotte Canning, Edith Lytton and Mary Curzon followed husbands or a brother who were appointed Viceroys. In this compelling slice of colonial history we see how India marked them with its heat, mutinies and lascivious secrets.
Gilead
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 78,170. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
What went through the mind of the man who ascended to heaven with the grail in hand? Is that what really happened to the son of Lord Geraint when he and their fellow questers reached their final destination? Follow Lord Gilead’s impressions and thoughts and his five companions including his father and the mysterious mage Myrddin through uncharted territory, unexpected surprises and even the land i
"Yes! The American Dream is Alive and Well"
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Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 66,070. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Walt Cameron’s latest book connects readers with the legacy of the American Dream. They will read 237 years of amazing stories from the Founding Fathers who risked everything for liberty to present day examples of those who are still achieving their own dream. Be inspired by these examples of sacrifice, hard work, ability, and a single minded purpose of never giving up until the goal is achieved!