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Athens, WI: The Place Where Time Stood Still
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 36,770. Language: American English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The real power of memory lies in the richness of experience a town such as Athens offered. Daily we played, fished, swam and hung out together. We were inseparable from our friends. How often in any personʼs life does someone buried deep in your memory, someone you have not spoken to in five decades call to say, “Eddie! Remember me!”
Rearming for the Cold War 1945-1960 - History of Acquisition in the Department of Defense - Nuclear Weapons, Missiles and Rockets, Nuclear Navy, Air Force Bombers, Atomic Army
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 326,440. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume is a history of the acquisition of major weapon systems by the United States armed forces from 1945 to 1960, the decade and a half that spanned the Truman and Eisenhower administrations following World War II.
History of the Redstone Missile System - Design, Test, Project Orbiter, Jupiter-C, Explorer, Operation Hardtack, Army Missile Transport Program, Project Mercury
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,140. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This fascinating and informative history of the Army's Redstone missile traces its complex development from the beginning through its use in the Mercury manned space program for NASA.
Run, Run, Run: A Young Boy's Journey through the Cambodian Tragedy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,950. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Survival is the game - death must be avoided. How to avoid the genocide? Even more problematic, how does a five year old boy escape starvation, execution, and fatal illness? How can a young boy maintain family ties when Pol Pot is cutting families apart by assignment to different, far removed camps? This is the story. It is a true story and is utterly amazing. In the survivor's own words.
Noel Knight - Warrumbungle Warrior in Bomber Command
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,870. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Noel Knight was a grazier from the Warrumbungles, near Coonabarabran NSW Australia. He was 31 when he began his tour with RAF Bomber Command during the hieight of the bombing offensive on Germany in 1943. Noel, a navigator in Lancaster bombers, survived his tour, winning the Distinguished Flying Cross, and returned to his pastoral pursuits. Many others were not so lucky.
Epic Images of Civil War Battles ~ Changing Views of a War
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Series: Assorted Writings, Book 2. Price: $7.89 USD. Words: 92,730. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
American Civil War panoramas (and related large paintings) returned to older, but still popular, European visual traditions to memorialize the War. Prior to the invention of photographic film fast enough to capture a battle, panoramas were the most popular visual exploration of Civil War. This made it a natural medium of visual expression as the country reexamined the War.Illus. NOT included
Monsters In The Bible
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Series: Monsters in The Bible Series, Books 1, 2 & 3 Complete Series. Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 68,710. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Herein are three books compiled together as a trilogy series. First is the "Son of Perdition - End of This Age", second is "The Harlot", and third "Giants - The Amazing Truth". The Monsters are within these three books. Buying this compilation will not only gain you the complete collection, but will save you money as well. This is a complete compilation of the “Monsters in The Bible Series".
Giants - The Amazing Truth
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Series: Monsters in The Bible Series, Book 3. Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 29,880. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
"The eyes of that species of extinct giants, whose bones fill the mounds of America, have gazed on Niagara, as ours do now". Abraham Lincoln 1848 Niagara Falls
Medieval Underpants and Other Blunders: A Writer’s (& Editor’s) Guide to Keeping Historical Fiction Free of Common Anachronisms, Errors, & Myths [Second Edition]
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,590. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013 by Spyderwort Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A detailed guide to the factual mistakes that writers of historical fiction often make—and how to avoid them. From medieval knights smoking cigars to characters crossing streets that wouldn’t exist for another 2000 years, historical novelist Alleyn exposes and explains the often hilarious, always painful goofs that turn up most frequently in fiction set in the past.
Eskilerin Masalları "Esatir-ul Evvelin"
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,520. Language: Turkish. Published: June 18, 2013 by E-Kitap Projesi. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Niçin bu eser kaleme alındı? Son zamanlarda, yükselişe geçen bir inkarcı fikir sisteminin, istinad noktasını ve nihai gücünü eski tarihi belge veya birtakım kurgulanmış (teorik) kanıtlara dayandırarak, peygamberlerin ve yaşadıkları olayların ve kutsal kitaplar vasıtasıyla bize ulaşan mesellerin gerçeğe aykırı veyahutta yanlış yazılmış oldukları veyahutta bütün bütün inkar noktasına götürür..
Pleisters op de ogen
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,610. Language: Dutch. Published: June 14, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Arnold Karskens schrijft in ‘Pleisters op de ogen’ de unieke en totaal onbekende geschiedenis van de Nederlandse oologsverslaggeving.
End Bag
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
For 19 years, Robert N. Jenkins worked as the travel editor of the Tampa Bay Times and then as a freelance travel writer. In this illustrated anthology, Jenkins presents more than a dozen of his articles, taking readers through the contradictions of Cairo and of the former USSR, through the somber history of Gettysburg Military Park and the cornpone tour of the Jack Daniels Distillery, and more.
Adventures Of A Despatch Rider
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,580. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An account of life as a Despatch Rider from letters by William H.L Watson during the first few months of the Great War, from August 1914 to February 1915.
The Valencia's Last Ride
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,160. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
On Vancouver Island's west coast in 1906 unfolded a story of incompetence, cowardice and betrayal that remains the most shameful incident in Canadian maritime history. The Valencia's Last Ride paints a vivid and touching picture of the last hours on the ship.
American Myth: art, information, and the wisdom of women in a threatened democracy
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Price: Free! Words: 151,160. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
An exploration of the myths we currently believe and the ancient myths we no longer recall, failed social policy, and the need for feminine insight and balance between individual pursuits and community building. The struggle between who we are and who we want to be is conveyed through themes of an earlier enlightenment, a dying Dream, and our empowered potential through creative endeavors.
Investigative Medium - the Awakening
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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Mystery, murder, suspense, and a passionately romantic love story set in a time that history forgot. Laine moved to an 18th Century Maryland plantation and found herself suddenly psychic. Since then, life has never been the same. Join Laine as she journeys from her first clairvoyant experience to acceptance of her gift, with the help of the spirit Jannette, a slave she meets along the way.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Use of Army National Guard Aircraft - Transportation and Use Policy, Authorized Travel Categories, Duty Status, Air Categories, Aeromedical
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,620. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Pamphlet summarizes the authorized uses of ARNG aircraft, identifies authorized missions, passengers and flight/flying hour reimbursement requirements and procedures. This Pamphlet explains variations between operational missions, travel, and Public Affairs (PA) support by discussing law, regulation and current Army and NGB/ARNG guidance.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: National Guard Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team Management, CBRNE Enhanced Response Force Package Management
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 169,550. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team Management - This regulation instruction prescribes policies, procedures, and responsibilities governing the employment of National Guard Weapons of Mass Destruction - Civil Support Teams (WMD-CSTs) in support of the National Guard homeland security, homeland defense, contingency operations, special events, incident of national significance.
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.