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Andrew's Angels: A Volunteer's Story of Hurricane Andrew
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hurricane Andrew struck South Florida in August 1992. At the time, it was the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history. Nancy Pelletier was one of many Red Cross volunteers who felt called to do whatever they could to ease the suffering. This is the moving story of the horrendous destruction she witnessed, the grateful people she aided, and the lifelong friends she made. With photos.
L'Orizzonte dei Re
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Price: $20.90 USD. Words: 62,810. Language: Italian. Published: July 13, 2013 by Edizioni LWS Lean Workspace. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Un percorso di ricerca che spazia oltre gli aspetti percettivi degli spazi templari nel tentativo di arrivare a comprendere il significato più “intimo” delle più importanti evidenze templari che la cultura egiziana dell’Antico Regno ci ha lasciato; le Grandi Piramidi della IV dinastia.
The Bloviator
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 151,340. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Sex, drugs, scandals, murder, suicides and President Warren G. Harding. THE BLOVIATOR is a satirical novel, "a fiction fueled by fact," based on the true, last (and unbelievably bizarre) 6 months in the life of America's 29th President.
The Pripyat Syndrome
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,910. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013 by L&L Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
This book recalls the tragic fate of one young woman from Pripyat, as she struggles desperately to save the life of her only son. The vicissitudes of the first days and the first years after the Chernobyl catastrophe are shown vividly and precisely.
Encyclopedia of Military Space Operations at Cape Canaveral: From Early Ballistic Missile Launches in 1953 through Titan, Atlas, Delta, and EELV Launches with Mission Details
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 306,400. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Combining six excellent titles, this unique ebook encyclopedia provides unprecedented information about military space operations at Cape Canaveral from post-war testing beginning in 1953 through Atlas and Titan launches in 2009.
General Miranda's Wars: Turmoil and Revolt in Spanish America, 1750-1816
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,720. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
Before Simon Bolivar, there was Francisco de Miranda who plotted to free Spain’s colonies in South America. Roaming the world, he cajoled funds from the powerful, including Britain’s William Pitt and Russia’s Catherine the Great. But Miranda’s invasion of New Spain in 1806 was a painful fiasco. He died a prisoner in a Spanish dungeon and the way was now clear for Bolivar’s eventual triumph.
JFK Assassination Chronology
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 563,100. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
This chronology structures, the detailed timeline of characters and events before, during, and after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States.
The Wounded Eagle: Three Years in the Mexican Drug War, Volume 1
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Series: The Wounded Eagle, Book 1. Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 146,620. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
A multi-volume chronology and reference guide set detailing three years of the Mexican Drug War between 2010 and 2012.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Three - Strategy, Money, and the New Look, 1953 - 1956 - Atomic Weapons, End of Korean War, Soviet Nuclear Threat, ICBM and IRBM
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 341,690. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication, Volume III of the History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, is concerned with the first three and a half years of the Eisenhower administration—1953-1956. The hallmark of these years was the constant struggle of the administration to hold down the cost of national defense and balance that cost against an array of post-Korea cold war challenges.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Two - The Test of War, 1950-1953 - Pentagon's Role in the Korean War, the Recall of MacArthur, Hydrogen Bomb, Truman, NATO
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 311,000. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Test of War, the second volume in the comprehensive History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, follows the evolution of OSD from the outbreak of the Korean War in June 1950 to the end of the Truman presidency in January 1953.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume One - The Formative Years: 1947-1950 - Fascinating Account of Post-War Decisions on Communist Threat, Atomic Weapons, Israel, NATO
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 285,280. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The first volume in an important new series that will provide a comprehensive history of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), The Formative Years traces the evolution of OSD from its establishment in September 1947 to the outbreak of the Korean War in June 1950.
Complete Guide to the American Civil War Battle of Gettysburg - Troops, Biographical Sketches of Leaders, Weaponry, Small Arms, 150th Anniversary, Strategic Setting, Operational Art, Legacy
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Here is the full story of Battle of Gettysburg, one of the most crucial battles of the Civil War occurring at a time when the fate of the nation literally hung in the balance.
Threshold: A Memoir
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,050. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Award-winning series of creative essays about how a family survives, generation after generation, across race, through time, despite distance. How do communities sustain themselves in the face of enormous change? THRESHOLD provides a pattern gleaned from one American family's struggle to thrive, against the odds.
United States Before Setember 11 and After Barack H Obama
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,320. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Since the 11th of September 2001, most of the people from all over the free World with any logic in their minds not only condemned the sick, abnormal, twisted minds of those that did it, but also condemned the people that had driven them to do it.
Delta II & III Space Operations at Cape Canaveral 1989-2009, Origins, Military Missions, Civil Missions, Commercial Missions
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 51,730. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study addresses DELTA II and DELTA III space operations at Cape Canaveral, Florida, from the DELTA II's first launch in 1989 through the DELTA II's most recent launch in late March 2009.
To the Shores of Tripoli
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is an historical fiction about the US Marines and Navy during the First Barbary War. While the three protagonists are fictional characters representing all Marines who served, most of the others are actual historical figures.
Benevolent Designs: The Countess and the General: George Washington, Selina Countess of Huntingdon, their correspondence, & the evangelizing of America
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Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,520. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013 by Bapton Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The correspondence between Selina, Countess of Huntingdon, the Methodist sponsor, and her distant cousin George Washington in the 1780s shaped American immigration policy, the Westward Expansion, attitudes towards slavery and Native American rights, and religious pluralism. This is its history, in context.
The Development of Ballistic Missiles in the United States Air Force 1945-1960 - Atomic Missiles, Project MX-774, Thor, ICBM Squadrons, Atlas and Titan, IRBM, Pilotless Aircraft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,420. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume attempts to correct the imbalance by telling the story of the development of Air Force ballistic missiles. It concentrates on the first generation of ballistic missiles: the intercontinental Atlas and Titan, and the intermediate range Thor.
Atlas and Titan Space Operations at the Cape, 1993 - 2006 - Atlas V and Titan IV, Complex 41, EELV Program
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,150. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study addresses ATLAS and TITAN programs, ATLAS V facility improvements, and individual missions involving ATLAS and TITAN space launches at Cape Canaveral from 1993 through 2006.
The Evolution of U.S. Strategic Command and Control and Warning, 1945-1972 - Cold War Nuclear Issues, Soviet Threat, Ballistic Missiles, Custody of Atomic Bombs, Command Posts, DEW, BMEWS
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,860. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report is a fascinating, candid, and comprehensive review of the controversies and complex issues facing U.S. military and civilian leaders in the Cold War era, from decisions about the custody and control of atomic bombs to the arcane world of MAD, DEFCON, BMEWS, and strategic command and control systems.