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Look Up, Canton! A Walking Tour of Canton, Ohio
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Canton, Ohio is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Youngstown! A Walking Tour of Youngstown, Ohio
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Youngstown, Ohio is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Spanish Matadors in the Thai Navy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
It is not commonly known that the first country to operate the AV-8 Harrier I at sea was Spain in the form of the AV-8S Matador the early Harrier along with two dual-seat trainers were used for many years by the Spanish Navy that suffered four loses. With the introduction of the AV-8B Harrier II the Matadors were sold to Thailand who received full support but lack of finance led to lack of use.
Look Up, Columbus! A Walking Tour of Columbus, Ohio
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Columbus, Ohio is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
California Valor, Charles Harold Gonsalves
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Price: Free! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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History records no act of greater valor than Charles Harold Gonsalves. In mortal combat he deliberately covered a live enemy hand grenade with his body. He was only 19 years old when he died. The author describes a mild mannered youth from Alameda, California's transformation into a killing machine. This book also sheds much neede light on Executive Order 9066 that incarcerated Japanese Americans.
RAF Harriers at Sea
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Falklands War in the South Pacific was the first time that RAF Harrier I GR.3 variant deployed aboard a RN carrier for operations with the FAA providing the task force with a close support ground-attack capability freeing the FAA Sea Harriers FRS 1 for air-defence. During the rest of the decade the RAF did not take part in any carrier-borne 'ops' until Harrier II GR.7 entered service...
German Heeresflieger Army Aviation
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
During WW II German High Command decreed that neither the Army or Navy should operate aircraft of any type fixed or rotary-winged. But with the establishment of the 'new' Luftwaffe post-war it was decided that both the Army (Heeresflieger) and the Navy (Marineflieger) should have their own air arms to meet their specific needs with their types as suited to their specific requirements.
Look Up, Cincinnati! A Walking Tour of Cincinnati, Ohio
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Cincinnati, Ohio is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Genghis Khan and the Creation of the Modern World
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
It is rare that one man can single handedly change world history but the man who did was Genghis Khan, for not only did he create the Mongol nation and unite the nations of the Steppes but he and his sons devastated the two leading civilizations of the Eurasian world - China and Islamic civilization - opening up the way for the rise of the West. This article investigates this world changing event.
Raid Night
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Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten embeds with U.S. Army soldiers in Baghdad during the Surge. They were sent out as bait to lure an insurgent commander, but instead find themselves stalked in the dark by a shadowy faceless militia.
On the Hunt in Baghdad
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Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
In this classic riveting dispatch from Iraq, award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten embeds with a unit of battle-hardened American soldiers as they hunt the elusive terrorist commander Haji Jawad—who wore a suicide vest wherever he went—in the fetid slums of Sadr City, Baghdad, at midnight.
Look Up, Cleveland! A Walking Tour of Cleveland, Ohio
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Cleveland, Ohio is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
In the Land of the Brother Leader
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Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Libya's Moammar Qaddafi ran one of the most terrifying police states in the world before an armed rebel movement tore his repressive regime apart. In the Land of the Brother Leader is award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten's alterately humorous, creepy, and occasionally touching portrait of a brutalized nation just a few short years before the end of an era.
Look Up, Indianapolis! A Walking Tour of Indianapolis, Indiana
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Indianapolis, Indiana is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
USN Super Hornet Strike Fighter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet in 2011 is well established with the US Navy Atlantic and Pacific Fleets as their premier air combat asset having superseded the F-14 Tomcat or Bombcat as the F-14D was known. The Tomcat had replaced the A-4, the A-7 Corsair II and the A-6 Prowler before it. For a while the Tomcat and the early Hornet shared the strike fighter mission now it's the F/A-18E/F alone
Look Up, Milwaukee! A Walking Tour of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Milwaukee, Wisconsin is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Autobiography of Bill Norin
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Price: Free! Words: 12,310. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The lifes and times of Bill Norin in text and pictures.
Seven Decks You Will Never Play Poker With
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 8,280. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
An illustrated wonderland you never knew existed. Bill Schroeder displays seven decks of cards you’ve never seen and tells their exciting story. FDR censored one deck and spent $100K on another that wasn't printed. Millions died in Leningrad while propaganda cards rained from the sky and the USSR was barred from the 1933 Chicago Worlds Fair for trying to distribute an Anti-Religious deck.
The Story of Stapolin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Stapolin is the name of a townland close to the village of Baldoyle in ther Barony of Coolock in County Dublin Ireland. It is one of the longest inhabited locations in the area and was probably the site of early Viking settlement. The townland was home to the famous Baldoyle Racecourse which closed down in 1972. This book tells of the occupancy of Stapolin from earliest known records.
Look Up, Detroit! A Walking Tour of Midtown
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Detroit, Michigan's Midtown is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.