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Ludzie koloru tęczy, Republika Południowej Afryki
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,400. Language: Polish. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » Africa
By ogarnąć i zrozumieć Republikę Południowej Afryki i jego mieszkańców, zacznę opowieść od jej geografii i historii tej starej i tej najnowszej. Książka opowiada w sposób ciekawy dzieje południowej części Afryki. Jak znaleźli się tam Europejczycy, jak to było z Zulusami, o co chodziło w wojnach Burskich, co dzieje się w RPA? Odpowiedzi, znajdziesz w tej książce.
Office of Naval Research Naval Science & Technology (S&T) Strategic Plan: Tomorrow's Technologies for Our Warfighters Across All Domains - Military Research, Unmanned Systems, Expeditionary Warfare
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 17,790. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Naval Science and Technology (S&T) Strategic Plan describes how the Office of Naval Research (ONR) sponsors scientific research efforts that will enable the future operational concepts of the Navy and the Marine Corps.
Disaster By the Bay: The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Over 3,000 dead. Buildings shaken to the ground. A city, surrounded by water, burnt to the ground. The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 was one of the most destructive natural disasters the world has ever known. In the aftermath of the Earthquake, authorities learned the hard way that the city was vastly unprepared for any disaster.
MH-53J/M PAVE LOW III/IV Systems Engineering Case Study - Challenges of Night Rescue and Night Vision; Technical Details and Program History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,470. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the Sikorsky HH/MH-53 (iii) PAVE LOW series.
Fight Class War Now
Price: Free! Words: 18,890. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
The Bottom 60 Percent of the American people are in great economic difficulty. Their condition is deteriorating every year. Are they going to sit back and mortgage their future and the future of their children and grand children to the top 1 percent and the corporate monsters? Or will they fight their exploiters. This book suggests how, the Bottom 60 Percent must fight a class war and secu
The Story of Self-Repairing Flight Control Systems: NASA and Air Force Partnership to Test SRFCS Damage Adaptive Technology, Intelligent Flight Control System
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,990. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the fascinating story of a little-known futuristic research project which investigated a concept brought to the Dryden Flight Research Center by Kelly Space. Kelly hoped to demonstrate a new approach to satellite launching by towing a rocket to altitude behind a transport airplane.
E-10A MC2A Systems Engineering Case Study - The E-10 Story, Systems Engineering Principles, Multi-role Military Aircraft for AWACS Duty
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the E-10A MC2A program. The Northrop Grumman E-10 MC2A was planned as a multi-role military aircraft.
Pentagon Papers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,180. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
If your are someone who came of age after the Carter Administration (1977-81), it is unlikely that you know about the Pentagon Papers. This recently abridged edition of that major historical document has been conceived and published specifically for you. You can now experience the broad scope of the entire original work in one or two sittings with additional online resources included.
Violence in Kenya
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Africa
It is not encouraging to talk about violence in Kenya-killings, injuries, rape, robbery and warlords? The Ocampo’s, The Waki’s and The KNHCR’s Envelope. It is painful. It rekindles my memory years back. This can only be well felt by a victim of the same. It happened but should never happen again. Kenyans have the solutions, for the wearer of the shoe knows where it hurts. This is a true story.
Apres Moi le Dessert: A French Eighteenth Century Model Meal
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History, Nonfiction » History » European
Original eighteenth century recipes - most newly translated from French - selected to match a "model meal" given in a classic period cookbook. Recipes appear for three services: FIRST SERVICE (Soups and entrees) - SECOND SERVICE (roasts) - THIRD SERVICE (Entremets) - and range from chickens in galantine to fried testicles.
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific in Utah to Promontory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » American
As the Union Pacific entered the Utah canyons progress slowed to a crawl. The builders were forced to use large embankments, trestles and tunnels. All of them slower, difficult to build and expensive. Then as the competing railroads drew closer to their meeting point at Promontory Summit the competition became intense. "Build it fast, we'll fix it later" was the by-word.
The Battle of Wimbledon (568) - A Bretwalda Battle
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: British English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages, Nonfiction » History » European
In the chaos that engulfed Britain after the “Age of Arthur”, one battle stands out. This was a key battle fought in the heart of the Dark Ages for control of southern Britain that pitched the King of Kent against the leader of the Romano-Britons. The victory won here decided the fate of Britain for a generation.
The V2 Offensive on London (1944/45)- part of the Bretwalda Battles series
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In September 1944 Hitler unleashed on London his ultimate Vengeance Weapon - the V-2, a ballistic missile that arrived without warning, demolished entire streets and against which there was no defence.
The Spanish Gordons and Huntly
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The History of the Gordon Family in Spain
Holocaust Forgotten - Five Million Non-Jewish Victims
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Eleven million people were killed in the Holocaust. Almost six million of these were Jewish - Hitler's most recognized victims. But, five million were not Jewish. Who were these other victims? The author, a Jewish convert of Polish Catholic descent, whose uncle was murdered by Nazi soldiers, discovered that there are many non-Jewish survivors eager to share their stories.
The Mysterious Hands at Gargas: A Strange But True 15-Minute Tale
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe, Nonfiction » History » European
It was 1887 in southern France. A man was exploring the hills near the town of Saint-Gaudens. He was in an area with lots of caves nestled into the soft rock and steep cliffs. Suddenly he came upon an opening in the rock. He pushed aside the bush covering the hole and looked into a long tunnel. What did he find in the cave that has mystified scientists to this day? Explore the Gargas Cave!
Sobers Six Hit Perfection At Swansea: That Was The Day
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 15,610. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket, Nonfiction » History » World
On 31st of August 1968, at the St Helen’s cricket ground in Swansea, West Indies cricketer Garfield St Aubrun (Garry) Sobers became the first player in the, roughly, 200 year history of the sport to hit every ball of an over for six, playing for Nottinghamshire against Glamorgan. This is an account of that afternoon by someone who was there, set in the context of a turbulent year.
They Served Here: Thirty-Three Maxwell Men - Maxwell Air Force Base, Claire Chennault, Clark Gable, Glenn Miller, Henry Hugh Shelton, Hoyt Vandenberg, Curtis LeMay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Colonel Benton provides a glimpse of the history of Maxwell Air Force Base by highlighting the careers of 33 airmen who served at the base at some point in their military careers.
Muerte de la Tragedia Griega
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical, Nonfiction » History » European
A la figura de Dionisos debemos el nacimiento del teatro. Como divinidad de la fecundidad, propició fiestas en su honor, durante la siega en los campos, en las que se desarrolló el denominado "ditirambo", el antecedente más directo del teatro griego.
The Mystery of Pyramids, Mastabas, Dolmens, Stonehenge and other Cromlechs is Revealed!
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: Russian. Published: June 24, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Having considered all the architectural structures similar to dolmen in design, we can say that mysteries of the past are now in the past. The starting point in our mental maze was simple invention. It is as simple as it is ingenious. This is our oldest friend - a dolmen. How many lives did it saved? How many people preserved there freedom because of it?