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Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific Through Nebraska
By Eugene Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This book chronicles the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad from its faltering start at Omaha in 1864 through the following three years as the builders press on through Nebraska. It describes the crews' dogged determination as they met the challenges of floods, scorching summers, Indian attacks and derailments.
Heirpower: Eight Basic Habits of Exceptionally Powerful Lieutenants - A How-to Inspirational Guide for Lieutenants
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,900. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The concept of heirpower is simple. An heir is a successor. If you break that word apart, you're left with success and or. Success or. . . . The alternative to success is failure. What you'll find in this book deals with success—not failure.
JFK VIP2RIP
By Paul Gibson
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
This is the real JFK Assassination story by the real courageous hero assassin me!
A History of the British Monarchy in Brief(s)
By David Vance
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,500. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The British Monarchy spans twelve hundred years and more than sixty people. This books examines them one by one, centering on the strange and unusual events that occurred to each of them. Most of it is factual, but the author takes great liberties in reporting the facts, in an attempt to find the humor missing in so much of recorded history.
Battlefield of the Future: 21st Century Warfare Issues - Air Theory for the 21st Century, Cyberwar, Biological Weapons and Germ Warfare, New-Era Warfare
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a book about strategy and war fighting in the midst of a revolution in military affairs as the world moves into the twenty-first century.
The Foundations of U.S. Air Doctrine: The Problem of Friction in War - Airpower Strategy, World War II Bomber Offensive Plan, Korea, Douhet, Billy Mitchell, Clausewitzian Doctrine
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study revolves around friction, meaning the ubiquitous uncertainties and inescapable difficulties that form the atmosphere of real war. More specifically, it attempts to utilize the Clausewitzian concept of general friction as a basis for assessing — and, if necessary, reshaping — the foundations of US air doctrine.
Velocity: Speed with Direction - The Professional Career of General Jerome F. O'Malley - Controversy about North Vietnam Bombing Authorization and President Nixon, the Lavelle Raids of the Vietnam War
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,410. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The life and career of Air Force General Jerome F. O'Malley is described in remarkable, vivid detail in this biography written by his friends and associates, Patrick and Aloysius Casey.
Infantry School: A Soldier's Journal
By Jack Durish
Price: Free! Words: 39,480. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(3.00 from 1 review)
A personal memoir of training to become an infantryman and an officer during the Vietnam War era. Full of humor, pathos, and the author's personal reflections on the men he trained with and their experiences.
Island Sojourn - Those Carefree Years on Barnston Island (1930-1940)
By Rod Butler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,520. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Rod Butler grew up on Barnston Island in the 1930s. Island Sojourn is a series of short stories about his childhood.
Essential Guide to the Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base - Key Component of the Air Education and Training Command, the Air Force Center for Professional Military Education, AU Catalog
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,080. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, provides the full spectrum of Air Force education, from precommissioning to the highest levels of professional military education, including degree granting and professional continuing education for officers, enlisted, and civilian personnel throughout their careers.
Challenge and Response: Anticipating U.S. Military Security Concerns - Future Wars and American Military Responses, Changing Nature of Warfare, Space Assets
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,860. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this collection of essays, the contributors examine the implications of the formal dissolution of the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact on planning for future military threats. They attempt to identify the nature and source of the most likely future threats to global security.
Jewels of French History Books, The Lauragais Story
By Hugh Nicklin
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 101,420. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Moulin Publications. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A new history book for France that examines the commercially and strategically important region of the Lauragais, sometimes known as the 'Land of Cockaigne' in reference to a time of Pastel and the flourishing cotton industry that once existed there.
What Are the Results of the Establishment of Secular Humanism?
By Mary C. Findley
Series: Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,670. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
a warning to stop allowing Secularism to take over our lives and our country before we lose our faith, our freedom, and our future.
What Is an Establishment of Religion?
By Mary C. Findley
Series: Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,520. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
Hint. It's not what you think. It's a recipe for persecution, corruption and heresy. America's founding fathers understood that government must protect freedom, including the freedom to practice all religions. But they also understood that not all religions teach men how to be good citizens and make their countries prosper. The truth isn't out there somewhere, unfindable and unknowable.
What Is Secular Humanism?
By Mary C. Findley
Series: Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 97,970. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Almost every American colony had some form of establishment of religion. This was because their religion consisted of proven and necessary facts of existence. Religion was reliable, logical and rational to them. The modern established religion of Secular Humanism teaches that it is the only scientifically-based belief system in existence.
Luzija's Story
By Kay Wright
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A true story of the trials and tribulations of a young girl growing up in war-torn Poland. An in-depth look into the life and times of a true heroine.
After the Hanoi Hilton, an Accounting
By Rick Fredericksen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When combat ceased across Vietnam, it signaled the start of a cold war over the Americans left behind. As family members agonized, nearly 2,500 POWs and MIAs had become human pieces in a diplomatic chess match that outlasted the war itself. Historic accounts, as they happened, are told by a former Vietnam Marine and CBS News correspondent who covered the complex issue for more than a decade.
Constitutional History of the Western World
By Bill Etem
Price: Free! Words: 424,910. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
(4.00 from 1 review)
There's a lot of info on the Church which Christ founded on a rock (Matthew 16. 13-19) and the Divine Law which God writes on the hearts of His people (Jeremiah 31. 31-34). Christians call this Divine Law the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The book explains the most basic and the most controversial doctrines of various churches. The aim is to help the reader find the True Church and the True Faith.
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 3 1942-1943
By Victoria Washuk
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,480. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This diary is the 3rd in a series of four volumes written by Ruby Side Thompson. They document her experience about World War Two in England and the London Blitz. The diaries are unique, written from a woman's experience during war time. They include Ruby's opinions written only for the privacy of her diary. Her views are often ahead of her time.
EINSTEIN, HOUDINI, JEHOVAH & other disturbed souls
By Richard Rubacher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,880. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Einstein, Houdini, Jehovah (the dark side of God), Charlie Sheen & 12 others are discussed.