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Look Up, Detroit! A Walking Tour of Grand Circus Park
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: October 12, 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's Grand Circus Park area 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, Detroit! A Walking Tour of Campus Martius Park
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: October 12, 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's Campus Martius Park area 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.
I Am A Southerner
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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A short memior about what it means to be a Southerner from a Floridian's perspective.
British Army Medals & Awards - The Complete List
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,190. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011 by M&S Direct Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Antiques & collectibles
Military buffs and collectors will appreciate this complete book of medal and award descriptions from the earliest days up to the present. This book really rounds out your library of military knowledge! Gaze at the medals and awards – understand the history and significance of each – even compare it to medals your family members may have been awarded!
Prince Henry St Clair and the Voyage to the New World in 1398
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Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Did a Scottish nobleman lead an expedition to America nearly 100 years before Columbus? Mounting evidence suggests that in 1398 'Prince' Henry St Clair, Earl of Orkney, visited Nova Scotia and even established a colony there.
Diana: Death by Accident or Design?
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Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 11,270. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
It was in the early hours of Sunday August 31, 1997, in a tunnel at the Place d'Alma in Paris, that Diana, Princess of Wales, was killed along with her lover Dodi Al Fayed and their driver Henri Paul. Dodi's bodyguard, Trevor Rees-Jones, survived.
Images of the Good Estate: Political Legitimacy in Fourteenth-Century Rome Under Cola Di Rienzo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,190. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
It is 1347 and Rome is in turmoil. Aristocratic families battle in the streets and the common people suffer. Who can restore justice and order? Cola Di Rienzo, a common clerk with knowledge of what Rome once was and what she could once again become steps forward to rule Rome. Against all odds Cola Di Rienzo succeeds in bringing peace and prosperity to Rome but on the wings of heretical angels.
US Naval Aviation in the new millennium
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the Cold War ended and draw-back and draw-down the USN and Marine corps has drastically re-structured its battle order and equipment several times. In the first decade of the new millennium the F-14 Tomcat has been retired early to save operating costs the Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet equips the VFA units while the VFMA at the end of the decade fly the f/A-18 Hornet and V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor.
Look Up, St. Louis! A Walking Tour of Downtown West
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: October 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 St. louis, Missouri 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, St. Louis! A Walking Tour of Downtown
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: October 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 St. Louis, Missouri 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.
Europe's 'Super Jumbo' the A380
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
When the Airbus A380 Super Jumbo powered down the runway at Toulouse on its maiden flight in 2005 Airbus had finally made it and set itself on a par with Boeing as the world's other airliner manufacturer for the new millennium. Boeing had reigned supreme for more than three decades with its smaller 747 Jumbo jet. Production and assembly of the A380 is unique, this is the full story including RoRo
Look Up, Nashville! A Walking Tour of Nashville, Tennessee
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: September 27, 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 Nashville, Tennessee 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.
Lockheed's Electra 'Last Plane out of Berlin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Lockheed Electra was one of the three US pre-war transports. As well as the United States around 20 ended up in the Antipodes and this book tells the story of the Australian Electras initial airline service then US Military use in this theatre. One in particular VH-UZO ended up in the UK and was used by Sidney Cotton for clandestine photo-recce over Berlin the last to leave when WW II began.
Indian Massacre in Orlando
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Series: Adventure Stories, Almost True. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
The Indian squaw loved White Man Cow. John asked the President to send soldiers to remove the Indians. John didn't think his request was out of line; the government had earlier been moving Indians to the "Indians Territory" (now Oklahoma) for years. The President wouldn't help. This is the story of why and how John killed every man, woman and child; and the story of the unbelievable conseque
Look Up, Memphis! A Walking Tour of Memphis, Tennessee
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: September 23, 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 Memphis, Tennessee 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.
Air Power at Sea - The Aircraft Carrier
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book examines the value of the aircraft carrier to military operations world-wide The United States pioneering the carriage of heavier-than-air machines on sea-going vessels although it was the UK that commissioned the first custom-built aircraft carrier. The aircraft carrier proved invaluable in WW II especially the fast American escort carriers. Most carrier innovations came from the UK.
Air Sea Rescue - Origins
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The origins of Air Sea Rescue began in the UK in WW I using flying-boats operating out of RNAS coastal stations. In WW II the RAF Air Sea Rescue service as well as fixed-wing aircraft such as the Westland Lysander, Supermarine Spitfire and the purpose-built AW ASR Warwick that carried an air dropped lifeboat and RAF ASR launches were also used all these formed the basis of today's ASR CSAR
Ba 'Natter' Hitler's Secret Weapon
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Bachems BA 349 Natter (Viper) although not successful with only 50 built was one of Hitler's 'Super Weapons' that would save the Third Reich from defeat albeit it had a tortuous development and little interest was shown by the RLM Bachem approached SS Gen Himmler who supported the project at first but then grew tired of it. Bachem continued and gained Hitler's support to attack Allied bombers
Look Up, Knoxville! A Walking Tour of Knoxville, Tennessee
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: September 20, 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 Knoxville, Tennessee 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.
A World Apart: The Rise and Fall of Saruwaka-cho
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tracing the development of Edo's (pre-modern Tokyo)kabuki district, many behind the scenes dramas - amongst shogunate officials vying for power, between the actors and owners of the theatres, between the owners and investors - are revealed in this detailed history. Even in Tokugawa period Japan, government and big business worked hand in hand to protect their own interests.