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Izbjeglice/Rifugiati. Storie di gente della ex-Jugoslavia
Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 82,790. Language: Italian. Published: July 24, 2015 by barnabooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
A cura di Giacomo Scattolini e Tullio Bugari. 20 anni fa le bombe cadevano su Sarajevo, stretta sotto assedio, a poche centinaia di chilometri da qui. Il 16 maggio 1995 cadevano sulla città mille granate in un solo giorno. Questo libro racconta, attraverso le loro testimonianze, le vite di chi era lì, mentre tutto questo avveniva sotto la sguardo già allora inerme dell’Italia e dell’Europa.
Like a Thunderbolt: The Lafayette Escadrille and the Advent of American Pursuit in World War I - Sopwith Camel, American Pilots, Aces, William Thaw, Foulois
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,930. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication documents the advent of an American squadron, or "escadrille" within the French Air Force during World War I.
Khobar Towers: Tragedy and Response - 1996 Terrorist Bombing of U.S. Forces Stationed in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Iran and Hezbollah, Clinton, Oral Histories of Airmen, Honoring and Remembering
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 229,150. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication provides a history of the tragic terrorist bombing of the Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia, June 1996.
Drop Dead Punk
Series: A Coleridge Taylor Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
It’s 1975, and Pres. Ford refuses to bail out NYC, but newsman Coleridge Taylor has other worries. He needs his next scoop. He thinks he’s found it when a mugging leaves a punk and a cop dead. Only the punk was a good kid, and the NYPD thinks Officer Samantha Callahan abandoned her partner. Taylor falls for Samantha. A bad move. Her story has a mighty undertow, and Taylor is in over his head.
Generations of Chevrons: A History of the Enlisted Force - Snapshot into USAF Generations Past Through Experiences of Fourteen Chief Master Sergeants of the Air Force (CMSAF), World War II, Reagan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 178,660. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication provides a history of the USAF enlisted force.
Harmon Memorial Lectures in Military History, 1959-1987 - Patton, MacArthur, Eisenhower, Pershing, FDR as War Leader, Washington and Marshall, World War II, Korean War, Tsarist Russia, Napoleon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 347,030. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication presents a collection of the first thirty Harmon lectures given at the U.S. Air Force Academy with fascinating insights into various aspects of airpower and military history.
General Kenney Reports: A Personal History of the Pacific War - General Douglas MacArthur, World War II, Bismarck Sea, Philippines, Leyte, Okinawa and the Kyushu Plan, Australia, Japanese Surrender
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 288,880. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication presents a classic account of a combat commander in action.
Passing Strangeness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,690. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
If you're an aficionado of weird history you know about the Voynich Manuscript, but how about the Rohonc Codex? Care for something a bit different, something that explores things no-one has heard about? Unrepentant Rebels once tried to kidnap Lincoln's body, for example, and there's a copy of the Eiffel Tower under the foundations of Wembley Stadium. Meticulously researched and 100% historical
The Education of a Traitor: A Memoir of Growing Up in Cold War Russia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,670. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Russian
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The Education of a Traitor: A Memoir of Growing Up in Cold War Russia is a luminous memoir that describes the coming of age of a young Jewish girl in an oppressive totalitarian society rife with hypocrisy and Antisemitism.
Smoky City: A history of air pollution in Newcastle, NSW
Price: $16.99 USD. Words: 51,180. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Combining both historic and scientific approaches, Smoky City tells the story of how Newcastle, NSW, came to be the polluted industrial place it once was, and describes the impact of pollution on people's lives. This illustrated book will capture the imagination of anyone interested in environmental, industrial or Australian history.
Frank M. Andrews: Marshall's Airman - First Airman with Centralized Nationwide Command of Air Corps Bombardment, Advocate for Strong Airpower as the Principal Strategic Weapon in World War II
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,910. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication presents the story of an important airman of the past, General Frank M. Andrews, who was an inspirational figure in USAF history.
Aspects of Military Leadership - Ethics, Law, and Spirituality, Examples from Afghanistan, COIN Operations, Irregular Warfare, Holocaust, Rules of Engagement, Loyalty to Comrades, Religious Factor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 238,550. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army publication, comprised of a collection of essays, provides timely and insightful views on current leadership behavior and ethical concerns that men and women of the armed forces face in the demanding, complex, and prolonged decade of armed conflict.
Historical Review and Analysis of Army Physical Readiness Training and Assessment - Antiquity, Middle Ages, Colonial and Revolutionary Era, Koehler Era, Princeton Years, World War I and II, Cold War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 195,080. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army publication provides a pragmatic history of physical readiness training in the Army, stretching from antiquity to modern times.
Autonomy of the Air Arm (The Question of Autonomy for the United States Air Arm, 1907-1945) - Impact of the World War I Years, Army Air Corps Creation, GHQ Air Force, World War II
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 185,710. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication describes early efforts to create an independent Air Force. The Air Service became a combatant arm of the Army in 1920, and in 1926 the Air Corps was created.
Classic Flight Testing at Edwards Air Force Base - A Career in Test and Evaluation: Reflections and Observations, Test Pilot Charles Adolph Oral History, F-111, Stall-Spin Testing, Culture, Combat
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 143,340. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication presents a fascinating oral history of Charles "Pete" Adolph, who retired as Director of Test and Evaluation.
Case Studies in Strategic Bombardment - World War II, British and American Air Offensive, Atom Bomb, Pacific, Korea, Vietnam, Gulf War, Doctrine, Planning, Operations, From the B-17 to the B-2 Bomber
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 254,270. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication addresses the most controversial (and arguably most significant) air power mission of all — strategic bombardment.
In the Fullness of Time: A History of the Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Toronto
Price: Free! Words: 73,730. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015 by Church of Saint Mary Magdalene. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Toronto, is a leading anglo-catholic parish in the Anglican Church of Canada, known for its rich and influential liturgical and musical traditions. David Greig's history places the well known achievements in the broader context of a living Christian community.
Case Studies in the Achievement of Air Superiority - World War II, Luftwaffe, RAF, Battle of Britain, Soviet Air Force, Operation Overlord, Pacific, Air War Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, Israel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 358,590. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication is an anthology of essays about some of the most important air superiority campaigns in history.
Myslim Peza: deshmitar dhe protagonist ne historine e shqiptareve (1912-1939)
Price: Free! Words: 170,620. Language: Albanian. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ne kete liber pershkruhen ngjarje te historise se Shqiperise (1912-1939), nepermjet studimit te gazetarit dhe historianit Hazis Gjergji, te gershetuara me kujtimet e regjistruara direkt nga goja e Heroit te Popullit, Myslim Peza, luftetar i shquar demokrat dhe antifashist shqiptar.
Case Studies in the Development of Close Air Support (CAS) - Luftwaffe Experience, Soviet Air-Ground, Tunisian Campaign, Sicily, Italy, Battle for France, Korea, Southeast Asia, Israel, RAF, Goodwood
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 333,840. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication provides fascinating original case studies about close air support.