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Indians of the Americas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,850. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Discover the rich history of the major Indian tribes and civilizations of North, Central, and South America in this detailed historical study. Take a journey through time, exploring cultures, ways of life, beliefs, skills and conflicts from the ice age to the 20th century
A Pattern for Joint Operations: World War II Close Air Support, North Africa - Weapons, Doctrine, Aircraft, Planning, TORCH Landings, Offensive Against Tunisia, Kasserine and a New Look
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 128,960. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication examines a subject of importance not only to the Army but also to the Air Force: the origin and development of American close air support doctrine and practice in World War II.
Operation Thursday: Birth of the Air Commandos - The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II - Chindits, Operation Longcloth, Orde Wingate, India, Burmese Front, Support from Churchill and Roosevelt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,480. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication provides a detailed history of Operation Thursday, a bold, unconventional use of American air power to support British ground troops in Burma during World War II.
Where Hash Rules
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,930. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The history of Charlie's Sandwich Shoppe (1927-2014) in Boston's South End!
Operation Ranch Hand: The Air Force and Herbicides in Southeast Asia - 1961-1971 - Agent Orange, C-123, South Vietnam Defoliation Operations, Viet Cong, Crop Destruction, Health Effects, Mekong Delta
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 191,350. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication provides a detailed history of the Air Force role in Operation Ranch Hand, which saw eighteen million gallons of chemicals sprayed on an estimated twenty percent of South Vietnam's jungles.
Generations of Service: Uplifting Stories of Twenty-One Families Serving in the U.S. Air Force, Legacy Heritage of Airmen as Pilots, Maintainers, Security Forces, Logisticians, Lawyers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,430. 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 profiles twenty-one families serving multiple generations in the U.S. Air Force.
On Target: Organizing and Executing the Strategic Air Campaign Against Iraq, The USAF in the Persian Gulf War - Kuwait Crisis, Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Offensive Air Campaign, Great Scud Hunt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 256,230. 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 is focused on the "offensive air campaign against Iraq," a term implying that the strategic phase of the air campaign that attacked military and economic targets in Iraq proper was part of a larger overall air operation.
Natural Defense: Air Force Origins of Department of Defense Natural Resources Conservation Program - Land Use Controversy, Fish and Wildlife, Turtle Habitats, Species at Risk on DOD Installations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,930. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication relates the story of why the U.S. Air Force took the lead among the military services in developing a comprehensive conservation program.
The Literature of Aeronautics, Astronautics, and Air Power - From Prehistory of Flight, Practical Airplanes, Air Transportation, Turbojet Revolution, Supersonic Breakthrough, Space Age, Aeronautics
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 119,180. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication provides a guide to the research and technical literature on the history of aeronautics and astronautics.
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited From Their Harbor
Price: Free! Words: 272,180. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Port of Long Beach. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited from Their Harbor, tells how the Port of Long Beach rose from a marshy mud flat to become an economic powerhouse, one of the greenest and most modern ports in the world.
The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II: Leaping the Atlantic Wall - Army Air Forces Campaigns in Western Europe, 1942-1945, Bombing Behind Enemy Lines, Combined Bomber Offensive
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,120. 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 covers Army Air Forces campaigns in western Europe during World War II.
The Limitless Sky: Air Force Science and Technology Contributions to the Nation - GPS, Precision-Guided Munitions, Radar, Space, Missiles, Rocket Planes, Lifting Bodies, Satellites, Directed Energy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 200,300. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication presents technological developments that have produced new capabilities or opened new ways for achieving objectives.
Izbjeglice/Rifugiati. Storie di gente della ex-Jugoslavia
Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 82,790. Language: Italian. Published: July 24, 2015. 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.
Defense of Marriage, Part 1: The History of Undivorceable Marriage
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,270. Language: American English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
The U.S. Supreme Court says marriage is a relation for life. When the Constitution was written there was no divorce that could cancel a marriage. Law textbooks once said that proof of a real marriage would stop a divorce case, and the first wife could divorce her husband’s second marriage. Arm yourself with facts to confront ungodly divorce lawyers and religious leaders.
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.