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Inventors & Impostors: A Sordid History of Innovation & Imitation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,270. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by RavenswoodPublishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions, Nonfiction » History » World
What if everything you learned in school about the heroes of science, technology and invention was a lie?
Partners in Freedom: Contributions of the Langley Research Center to U. S. Military Aircraft of the 1990s - Harrier, C-17, F/A-18, A-10, F-111, A-6, EA-6B, F-14, X-29, C-130, F-16, F-22, F-15, B-2
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,070. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA documents the contributions of Langley Research Center to specific military aircraft that were operational in the 1990's.
Doc Jackson's Letters Home: A Combat Medic's 1968 Letters from Vietnam
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,160. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Private E-1 Jerome Jackson’s letters, hurriedly handwritten on muddy paper to his mother from jungles and sandbag bunkers, tell the true, first person, contemporary account of a combat medic, rich with the details of how soldiers survived day to day in a life-threatening landscape. They reveal Doc’s rage against the mismanagement of a military fiasco during what Jackson considered a senseless war.
Vanguard of Valor: Strykers in Afghanistan - 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment in Kandahar Province 2009 - Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Combat Record, Foothold in the Arghandab
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 131,520. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this detailed study examines the Army's first deployment of a Stryker Brigade Combat Team to Afghanistan in 2009.
There Shall Be An Independent Scotland: British And Scottish Nationalism After The 2014 #Indyref
Price: $6.25 USD. Words: 27,570. Language: British English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
Scottish independence is one of the most significant political debates that has taken place within the UK nation's three hundred year history. One thing is clear: there shall be an independent Scotland, one day. In this collection of papers, Nye uses contemporary and historical examples to explore Scottish-British relations and particularly the values given to both British and Scottish nationalism
The Road of the Mountaineers: Die Strasse der Gebirgsjager
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015 by Lioness Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » European
Lisa Frei lived outside Munich before the second world war. Through two years research, Lisa narrates the events that took her brothers to war. Conscripted to the German army; one to Russia, the other to the Arctic. his fascinating account mingles personal stories, tragic accounts and every day family lives, against the backdrop of the most turbulent times in European history.
Reading the Enemy's Mail: Origins and Development of U.S. Army Tactical Radio Intelligence in World War II, European Theater of Operations - Wartime Operations, Direction Finding Equipment
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 131,890. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study traces the development of American radio intelligence at the operational and tactical levels from its beginnings in World War I through the end of World War II.
Military Bibliographies: History, Terrorism, Military Classics, Ethics, Cyberspace, Conflict Termination, Women in the Military, China Relations, Officership, Civil-Military, All-Volunteer Force
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 226,080. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this massive collection of thirteen selected military bibliographies covers a wide range of vital topics.
Border Pioneers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
As an academic, a lover of history, with a strong interest in geography, I have extended my earlier research into the early colony, settlements in the Hunter Valley and resettlement beyond, in my first book ‘A Patchwork Quilt.’ Now, after researching and visiting the river valleys in northern NSW and Queensland, my next book “Border Pioneers’ subtitled ‘the Pastoralists,’ investigates the pioneer
The Petersens: From Norway to Croydon Bush
Price: Free! Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This is a memoir of the Petersens, one of the first families to settle at Croydon Bush, a farming district near Gore in Southland. Full of tales of Sydney convicts, Māori princesses and Norwegian whalers who jumped ship, their story is typical of the many thousands of settlers who came to New Zealand. It tells how ordinary people built a new community – and a new nation.
The Evolution of Time Sensitive Targeting: Operation Iraqi Freedom Results and Lessons - Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom, CENTCOM Definitions, Future Trends, Adversary Focus on Asymmetric Operations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 120,300. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study provides unique insights into battlefield targeting.
America's Conditional Advantage: Airpower, Counterinsurgency, and the Theory of John Warden - COIN, Airpower, French-Algerian War, Vietnam, Soviet Afghan War, Enemy as a System (EAS)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 145,000. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study is a theoretical and historical exploration of the role and relevance of airpower in counterinsurgency (COIN).
The Dragon Lady Meets The Challenge: The U-2 in Desert Storm - Behind the Invasion, Sensors, Command and Control, Desert Shield, Assessing U-2 Performance, Olympic Flare Missions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,480. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent monograph details the use of the U-2 spy plane during the 1991 Persian Gulf War, the liberation of Kuwait from Iraq.
A New Approach on Old Issues Of Ancient Vietnamese History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,690. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Vietnamese people, more than ever, are in need of a past that came closest to the truth, to bring back precious experiences built on bone and blood which are being forgotten, the expensive lessons our ancestors had tragically bargained for.
Nighthawks Over Iraq: A Chronology of the F-117A Stealth Fighter in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm - First Real-World Test of Stealth Technology Against Modern Integrated Air Defense
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 110,700. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unclassified account of the 37th Tactical Fighter Wing's accomplishments during Operations DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM was prepared to permit members of the "Team Stealth" community to reflect with pride on their contribution to sustained world peace.
War: A Crime Against Humanity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,950. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » War
Roberto Vivo’s War: A Crime Against Humanity is a concise condensation of the history of war and of the evolution of humanity in its search for enduring and active world peace. Vivo posits that in a world where nine out of ten victims of war are civilians, every war is a crime against humanity. He studies the causes of wars and provides innovative ideas for placing the world on the path to peace.
La guerra: un crimen contra la humanidad
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,900. Language: Spanish. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » War
La guerra: un crimen contra la humanidad, de Roberto Vivo, es una concisa historia de la guerra a través de los tiempos, y de la búsqueda para encontrar una paz activa y duradera. Según Vivo, si hoy en el mundo nueve de cada diez víctimas de las guerras son civiles, se debe considerar toda guerra de lesa humanidad. Estudia las causas de la guerra y ofrece ideas para conducir el mundo hacia la paz.
Tuyệt kỹ khinh công & ngạnh khí công mật truyền
Price: $2.88 USD. Words: 39,210. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuốn “Tuyệt kỹ khinh công & ngạnh khí công mật truyền” giới thiệu phương pháp luyện tập khinh khí công, kỹ năng và những bí mật biểu diễn 6 tuyệt kỹ, như :đi trên lửa, đứng trên quả trứng, đứng thăng bằng trên bóng đèm điện, du thang giấy. v.v. Sách cũng giới thiệu phương pháp tập luyện ngạnh khí công, kỹ năng và những bí mật, biểu diễn, như : dùng một ngón tay chọc thủng đá, dùng dây xích quấn c
Hospital Life in the Army of the Potomac (Expanded, Annotated)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,280. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
During the American Civil War, thousands of civilians volunteered to work with the United States Sanitary Commission to work at Union hospitals. William Reed was one of them and his sensitive, heart-wrenching account is a jewel of Civil War literature. Reed saw more than his share of suffering and dying but like many others, worked to exhaustion to minister to the sick and wounded of both armies.
Diana Inquest: How & Why Did Diana Die?
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 288,620. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Princess Diana survived the 12.23 a.m. crash in Paris - witness and photographic evidence clearly showed she was alive, conscious and talking in the back of the Mercedes. Yet just after 4 a.m. Diana was pronounced dead. What occurred in the intervening 3½ hours that brought on her premature death? Are there people who should be held accountable for what occurred on that final tragic night?