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Cost, Capability, and the Hunt for a Lightweight Ground Attack Aircraft: A-10 Warthog Replacement for Close Air Support (CAS), AT-6B, COIN, Counterinsurgency
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the costs and benefits of fielding a propeller driven lightweight ground attack aircraft to support air operations in counter insurgency and stability operations.
Accept the Broken Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 171,290. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2016 by Foundations, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
What can be said of Hell, when at its most quiet, I was most terrified? The explosions that had rocked every fiber of my being and made my bones feel like they could simply shatter like tempered glass still resonated. I looked over at the wounded, wondering if I had the same haunted look in my eyes, and thought I probably did. In this war, no one leaves. No one really goes home.
My 1916: What the Easter Rising Means to Me
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,390. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: August 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A collection of personal stories of people connecting with one of the most pivotal events in Irish history - the Easter Rising of 1916.
Les femmes et la révolution belge de 1830
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,400. Language: French. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
Essai historique sur la participation des femmes aux journées révolutionnaires de septembre 1830 à Bruxelles.
What Price Justice
Price: Free! Words: 365,640. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
What Price Justice is my true life story and how a bribed politician at the highest levels of our Government used a Federal Court to illegally convict me to stop me from helping Cambodia become a modern Nation. I am in a 19 year court battle to expose this Fraud on the Court and I need your help.to restore the integrity of our Federal Courts.
Istoria timpurie a cafelei
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,270. Language: Romanian. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Civilizaţia umană a cunoscut trei tipuri majore de bături nealcoolice extrase din plante, de-a lungul existenţei sale: ceaiul, cacao, şi cafeaua. Sursele vegetale preferate pentru astfel de băuturi sunt frunzele şi boabele. Dintre acesteam frunzele de ceai sunt cele mai utilizate, urmate de boabele de cafea, iar pe locul trei boabele de cacao. Dar din punctul de vedere al comerţului internaţional,
The Polish Patriot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The war destroyed his world, interrupted his dreams and forced him to deal with new realities. His loyalty and love for the old Poland slowly began to fade when he discovered that his nationalism was based on misconceptions about his Polish “brethren.” The Nazi occupation gave his Polish neighbors a golden opportunity to get rid of the “Dirty Jews” and get their properties
The Things We Do for Money…! Everything you always wanted to know about taxis but the driver wouldn’t tell you . .
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2016 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The first book about the Taxi Industry, this book has something for everyone: for cabbies a common theme with which they can identify; a word about the various authorities, companies & cab owners; & heaps of interesting information with over 40 pages of their questions and answers: Can I smoke in a cab? How much does a cabbie earn? Do cabbies get solicited? Do taxis carry only people & luggage?
Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program
Price: Free! Words: 81,520. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » History » Military
Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program draws on previously secret information to provide the first comprehensive, technically-oriented look at South Africa’s nuclear weapons program; how it grew, evolved, and ended. It also finds lessons for today’s nuclear proliferation cases.
Dorothea Gutzeit: Be True and Serve
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 61,600. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016 by Petra Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European
A fascinating view of the “other side” in World War II, on the domestic front. Born in Berlin, Dorothea Gutzeit (1921-2005) spent her formative years in Nazi Germany and in her war-torn city. She then forged a new life in Canada.
Bangkok People
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,020. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The profiles, mostly written for the Manager Magazine, before the 1997 Asian Economic Crisis of which the magazine ended up a victim, was from the time of Bangkok booming. Will it ever get quite up to those good-time heights again? Dig in and enjoy these vignettes of the real people who populated this wonderful city.
The Lady in Red
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,010. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
Contract Murder in Pass Christian – A True Story – a Mississippi Gulf Coast setting with roots in Gulfport and Pass Christian. Rumblings in New Orleans and Chicago laden with Mafia Connections. Pass Christian – known as the Riviera of the Gulf Coast – Sex, Violence, Murder – Loss of Millions in personal treasures. A Gulfport girl grows up to marry a Mafia Doctor and becomes a Multimillionaires.
New World Order 2016 Second Edition E Book
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,670. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Today, our world is being hijacked by a relatively small group of globalist elites who want us to think they are all-powerful and larger than life. In this up to date book, the author exposes the shadowy figures behind the NWO. 2016 will be a critical year. Here you will find a brief history of the NWO, its main organizations, strategies, and goals. You will never be in the dark again!
Chariot of Knowledge: The Lost History of the Ancient Olympic Games
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,900. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016 by Sandra Rato. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
“Chariot of Knowledge” finally reveals the long-hidden story of the wider traditions that the Ancient Olympics were just one part of. Based on years of research into ancient sporting events and European mythology, it connects the famous games to a nigh-universal set of mystical beliefs that reach all the way back to the roots of Indo-European civilisation.
Complete Guide to the Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis (CA-35), World War II Attack by Japanese Submarine, 1945, Captain McVay and Hashimoto, Rescue Operations, Survivors, Court Martial Documents
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,860. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides a complete account of the tragic sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis near the end of World War II.
General William C. Westmoreland: Symbol of America to War, 1964-1968, Symbol of War to America, 1982-1985 - A Study of Three News Magazines, Vietnam War, CBS Libel Trial
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,860. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines how three major news magazines, Time, Newsweek and U.S. News & World Report, characterized General William C. Westmoreland during two different decades.
Brandishing the Economic Weapon: A Study of United States Economic Warfare Against Japan, 1940 - 1941, Prelude to World War II and Pearl Harbor, Embargo, Naval Blockade Consideration, Freezing Assets
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,680. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study examines the role of American economic warfare against Japan prior to the outbreak of World War II.
My Father was The Phantom in Hitler's SS
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » War
"When my father died, I was shocked to find out that he was the Phantom in Hitler's SS. This is the story of a young man who enlisted in the US Army and due to his competency in many languages; was selected by the Army to be a spy in Nazi Germany. As fate would have it, he was chosen personally by Adolph Hitler to undertake special assignments."
Famous Kirkcaldy Men
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,220. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Famous Kirkcaldy Men is an unassuming title given the men discussed, and indeed the breadth of their influence. Covering nine men, spanning five centuries Famous Kirkcaldy Men shares the life, times and achievements (and failures) of sportsmen, men of the church, to leading politicians.
Edinburgh Forever
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 155,900. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
‘Edinburgh Forever' recounts the trials and tribulations of a Spanish family's decision to leave their home town, Vitoria (Basque country), in exchange for a year living in Edinburgh.