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Hannelore: kind van een Duitse moeder in oorlogstijd, 1940-1947
By Jan J.B. Kuipers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,330. Language: Dutch. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Toen de Tweede Wereldoorlog uitbrak woonde Hannelore Meijaard in het Zuid-Bevelandse dorp Oudelande. Haar moeder was een Duitse. Het huis van de Meijaards brandde in 1941 af, brandstichting werd vermoed... Een waargebeurd verhaal over vermeende collaboratie en wantoestanden bij de Bijzondere Rechtspleging na de bevrijding. Tekst: Jan J.B. Kuipers, interviews: Gert P. Kuipers
The Hunger for More: Values in an Age of Greed
By Laurence Shames
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,730. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012 and represented by SKLA. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Laurence Shames offers a brilliant and acerbic anatomy of America’s “Hunger for More,” from its roots in the optimism of the high frontier to its apotheosis in the frenzy–and panic–of the Reagan years. As a history of our love affair with consumption, as a prescription for a more durable and dignified national ethic, THE HUNGER FOR MORE is a book that defines the era just past, & maybe the future.
Father Forgive Them: The Rachel Plummer Story
By Garlyn Webb Wilburn
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,180. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012 by Black Rose Writing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
On a warm, clear day in the spring of 1836 seventeen-year-old Rachel Parker Plummer and her eighteen-month-old baby boy were abducted from their home in central Texas by a raiding party of Comanche and Kiowa Indians. She was, at that time, three months pregnant.
Seize the High Ground: The Army in Space and Missile Defense - NIKE-ZEUS, Safeguard, Ballistic Missile Defense, Sentry, Strategic Defense Initiative, Anti-satellite, Laser, Space Shuttle
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,480. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official Army history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a unique account of the history of Army involvement in space programs and missile defense efforts.
The Big Time: Harvard B-School's Most Successful Class
By Laurence Shames
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,480. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012 and represented by SKLA. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Big Time: The Harvard Business School’s Most Successful Class & How It Shaped America—Shames’ debut book, examining the fabled “class the dollars fell on,” was named one of Newsweek’s 10 Best in 1986, and remains a seminal study of American privilege and power. Starting with elite schools and corporate boardrooms, the volume offers a compelling social history of a confident nation in the 80s.
The World's Greatest Books
By Joaquim Selvaraj
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,630. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
In THE WORLD'S GREATEST BOOKS an attempt has been made to effect a compendium of the world's best literature in a form that shall be at once accessible to every one and still faithful to its originals; or, in other words, it has been sought to allow the original author to tell his own story over again in his own language, but in the shortest possible space.
Venture into Space: Early Years of Goddard Space Flight Center - Vanguard, Mercury Tracking, Explorer, Pioneer, Tiros, Telstar, Relay, Syncom Satellites (NASA SP-4301)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,170. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is an interesting account of the early history of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
Wernher von Braun: His Life and Work from German Missiles to the Saturn V Moon Rocket - An Expansive Compilation of Authoritative NASA History Documents and Selections
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,650. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
With extensive and informative excerpts gathered from over three dozen NASA history and reference publications, this unique compilation provides unprecedented insight into the life and work of Dr. Wernher von Braun on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth in 1912.
Parcours fantomatique dans les châteaux écossais
By ludovic ardoise
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 31,420. Language: French. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Ouvrage sur l'origine des fantômes dans plus de 160 châteaux en Ecosse, sur la raison de leur présence ainsi que leurs manières de se manifester : frissons garantis, même pour les plus sceptiques ! Cet ouvrage se lit comme un carnet de voyages...déroutant !
The Conflict of the Ages Part One: The Scientific History of Origins, Student Edition
By Mary C. Findley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The Conflict of the Ages is a Multi-Part exploration of History, Science and ancient Literature. This first installment covers the concepts of God, time, Creation, physics, cosmology, and specifics about each day of Creation. We make comparisons with ancient sources to see where they agree with the Scriptural account.
Power To Explore: History of Marshall Space Flight Center 1960-1990 - von Braun, Apollo, Saturn V Rocket, Lunar Rover, Skylab, Space Shuttle, Challenger Accident, Spacelab, Hubble Space Telescope, ISS
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 240,300. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history report - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a comprehensive history of the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, Alabama from its formation through 1990.
Living Through a War
By John Phipps
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 38,290. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The true story of a family in World War 2, seen through the eyes of a boy who was just six and a half years old at the outbreak of war. It is the amusing and sometimes poignant story of the actual experiences of the author as he grew up amidst the dangers of the blitz,and the anxiety of his relatives in danger in the forces.The events all took place, with actual dates added from his research.
Soldier / Geek: An Army Science Advisor's Journal of the War in Afghanistan
By Glenn Dean
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,730. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In 2009, an Army Major deployed a small team of specialists to Afghanistan to identify new technologies needed to fight the war. Braving rockets and IEDs, fighting the Army bureaucracy more than the enemy, this small team worked to improve everything from robots to mine-resistant trucks, boots, and parachutes. This is their story, from the team leader's journal.
Combat Diary
By Steve Oualline
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Combat Diary By Emmett Jackson, Sergeant,18055437 * Combat Engineer * Located and disarmed German mines * Awarded the bronze star * On the front line during the Battle of the Bulge * Crossed the bridge at Remagen while it was still under fire. His story. In his own words. A powerful tail of strength and courage of an American soldier.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Army Human Intelligence (HUMINT) Collector Operations FM 2-22.3 (FM 34-52) - Interrogation, Enemy Combatants, POWs, Detainees, Military Police
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,680. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This manual, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, provides doctrinal guidance, techniques, and procedures governing the employment of human intelligence (HUMINT) collection and analytical assets in support of the commander's intelligence needs.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Air Force Airman's Manual - Survival Skills, NBC Protective Equipment, IEDs, Terrorism, Security, Weapons, Staying Ready, Convoy Procedures
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,030. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This highly informative quick reference guide - updated through 2011 - provides essential information for Air Force active duty, Air Force Reserve, Air National Guard, emergency essential civilians and contract personnel.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Military Intelligence, Army Lineage Series, Narrative Content - World War I and II, Korea War, Vietnam War, and Beyond
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,760. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Contents: Chapter 1 * The Beginnings, Chapter 2 * World War I, Chapter 3 * Military Intelligence Between Wars, Chapter 4 * Military Intelligence in Crisis, Chapter 5 * World War II Military Intelligence at the Center, Chapter 6 * World War II - Intelligence in the Field, Chapter 7 * The Cold War and Korea, Chapter 8 * From Korea to Vietnam, Chapter 9 * Vietnam and Beyond
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Air Force Handbook - Civil Engineer Camouflage, Concealment, and Deception Measures
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,840. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this new 2011 U.S. Air Force manual covers camouflage, concealment and deception (CCD) - the use of materials and techniques to hide, blend, disguise, decoy, or disrupt the appearance of military targets and/or their backgrounds.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Navy Planning - Navy Warfare Publication NWP 5-01
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,820. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps / Navy manual is the foundation for Navy planning. It establishes doctrine and puts forward the fundamental principles to guide planning within the framework of service, joint, or multinational operations. It supersedes NWP 5-01(A), Naval Operational Planning.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Leading Marines - Marine Corps Warfighting Publication (MCWP) 6-11
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual describes a leadership philosophy that reflects our traditional strengths as an institution and attempts to define the very ethos of being a Marine.