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The American Iceberg: Debt, Inflation and Money
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Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
United States total debt, public and private, not just Federal debt, grew from $82 billion in 1916 to $70 trillion in 2010, almost a thousand times bigger. The cause is traced back to decisions made in 1787 and 1790 by framers of the Constitution and members of the First Congress. The remedy is to now correct their mistakes by properly funding the U.S. economy with "dollar" properly defined.
Edith B. Ziegenhorn Diaries - A Young Girl's Life In Claytonville, Illinois - 1914 to 1917
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,610. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Art
Transcribed diaries of Edith B. Ziegenhorn. The diaries are from Feb. 1914 to Mar. 1917. Edith begins writing when she is fifteen and describes the daily life of family, friends, and the chores and hardships of living in the small community of Claytonville, Illinois. The editor left all grammar and spelling errors in to reflect the truth of her writing.
Lambourn Valley Railway - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
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Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,870. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A charming history of one of the long closed rural branch lines on the Great Western Railway. The Lambourn Valley was one of the most quintessentially English branch lines in the days of steam.
Remembrances of My Service in World War II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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An autobiographical memoir of service in the Rangers and First Special Service Force a/k/a "The Devils Brigade" in World War II. A link to a private photo collection from WWII is included.
The Pendle Witch Fourth Centenary Handbook
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,940. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
History and Archaeology of the 1612 Pendle Witch Trials where ten people from the Forest of Pendle (East Lancashire, northern England)were executed for having caused death by witchcraft. The Pendle Witch(or Lancashire Witch) Trials were the largest and most notorious in English history. Written by the leading authority on the subject this book covers the true facts behind the fascinating story.
Odyssey of Courage
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 86,650. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Odyssey of Courage was born while I was sitting at the feet of one of the most revered woman of my life, my grandmother, Mrs. Cordelia Angelique King. Her dignity and pride were unsurpassed. Her passion and joys were her God, her husband, her children and her four-dot Levi Garrett snuff which she enjoyed most of her eighty years. She instilled character, morals and values in each of us.
Pane e margarina
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Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 45,480. Language: Italian. Published: March 23, 2012 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Il 7 ottobre 1943 Vittorio Cerracchio, Capitano dei Reali Carabinieri, ricevette l’ordine di presentarsi in caserma per essere disarmato, con tutti i militari del reparto, ed essere avviato in una imprecisata località. Guidato da sentimento d’onore e da senso del dovere, non si dette alla fuga ma eseguì l’ordine, rimanendo anch’egli prigioniero dei tedeschi per sette lunghi mesi in Polonia.
Whither Space Power? Forging a Strategy for the New Century - Future Space Warfare Scenarios and Options for Space Security
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,530. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
In this book, General Worden and Major Shaw present the building blocks for an all-encompassing strategy and doctrine for space power in the twenty-first century.
Beyond the Paths of Heaven: The Emergence of Space Power Thought - A Comprehensive Anthology of Space-Related Research Produced by the School of Advanced Airpower Studies
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 184,900. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Major issues have plagued the US military space community for years. Foremost among these issues is the relationship between air and space.
A History Of Life On Earth
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,200. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Natural history
A History Of Life On Earth, is a guided tour from the beginning of time until modern times. Taking the reader from the origins of everything, without which life on Earth would not be possible. To the origins of life, through the different Eons and Geological Periods, explaining the diversifications and adaptations of all life. A History Of Life On Earth presents the scientific evidence and explain
Aerospace Power in the Twenty-First Century: A Basic Primer - Air and Space Power, Doctrine and Strategy, Airpower, Satellites, Billy Mitchell, Claire Chennault, Reconnaissance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,540. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Dr. Chun's Aerospace Power in the Twenty-First Century: A Basic Primer is a great start towards understanding the importance of aerospace power and its ability to conduct modern warfare.
Far From My Home, Never to Return: A Polish Child's WWII Memoir
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,220. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Most people are familiar with the Nazi atrocities of World War II committed against the Jews. Far less commonly known, however, are the experiences of the Poles of Eastern Poland at the hands of the occupying Soviet army. Far From My Home, Never to Return: A Polish Child's WWII Memoir is a first-person account chronicling the dire peril and adversity endured and suffered.
Gurkhas in the Mist - a coast-to-coast walk across the Highlands
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In 'Gurkhas in the Mist' ex-Gurkha officer John Archibald relates in sometimes hilarious fashion the story of his 8-day, 200-mile, coast-to-coast walk across the Scottish Highlands with six serving Gurkha soldiers in aid of the Gurkha Welfare Trust. The book will appeal to readers interested in travelogues, hill walking, the Scottish Highlands, Scottish history and military history.
Beyond the Frontier: Explorations in Ethnohistory
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,790. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Beyond the Frontier: Explorations in Ethnohistory considers the historiography of ethnohistory and uses 2 methods to examine how long some Indigenous Australian groups had been living in villages, identifies the world's oldest ceremonial object, evidence of interaction between Indigenous Australians and megafauna, and how the Indigenous Australian reached the shores of Australia 49,000 year ago.
Hypatia: Her Life and Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,940. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Hypatia of Alexandria. Who was she? A brilliant 5C scientist murdered by a religious mob? An aging academic killed by a rival political force? A sorceress who kept Alexandria in thrall through satanic wiles? Innovative mathematician or a geometry teacher? Discover the answers to these questions and more through this collection of essays on the life and times of Hypatia, Lady Philosopher.
A Bridge to the Mountain
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 59,400. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This story of evangelist and musician, Paul Chang, hangs on a background of Chinese history and culture. We meet young Paul (Chang Bao-wha) fleeing China ahead of the Communist army; he reaches Hong Kong and the West. In China, his father died in a communist prison. An educated Paul later returns to China to see his father's memory 'rehabilitated' and to make a mark on the growing Chinese Church.
Air Force Brat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012 by San Marco Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A personal memoir of the three years spent as a child living in Europe as a military dependent during the sixties. This is a slice-of-life story of what it was like to be ten years old and living in a rural French village a scant 17 years after “the War.” A fascinating time in world history as well as my own.
Space Power Integration - Perspectives from Space Weapons Officers, Counterspace Operations, Space Warfare, Air and Space Power
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This Air Force book provides an in-depth discussion of the integration of space operations to support the war fighter.
The "Al-Aksa Is in Danger" Libel: The History of a Lie
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,350. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
The modern blood libel "Al-Aksa is in danger," referring to the Al-Aksa Mosque on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, originated in the days of Grand Mufti Haj Amin al-Husseini, ally of Hitler, and is propagated today by Sheikh Raed Salah, Hamas, Hizbullah, Iran, and many others in the Muslim world. This lie has come to be regarded as unalloyed truth by millions in the Muslim world.
Eye of the Eagle: The True Story of an American Hero
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,990. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In World War II, most aviation pilots were armed with many weapons. But in the US Air Force reconnaissance squadron, these men flew ongoing missions over enemy lines, photographing enemy targets before and after they were bombed – facing onslaughts of enemy fighters and armed with -- a camera!