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Look Up, Dayton! A Walking Tour of Dayton, Ohio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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 Dayton, 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.
A Brief History of the Pilgrims
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Who were the Pilgrims? When and why did they come to America? And who were the Puritans, the Separatists, and the Strangers? Are these terms interchangeable? This VERY short e-book will answer these questions and several others. (In the interest of full disclosure, the informational part of this e-book is ~1,000 words...But they are very informative words!!!)
Look Up, Akron! A Walking Tour of Akron, Ohio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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 Akron, 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.
Laughter in Court - Percy French v West Clare Railway
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Travelling entertainer, Percy French, sued the West Clare Railway, when, due to his delayed arrival in Kikee, the audience for his entertainment had left the Concert Hall. This dramatisation was performed to hysterical acclaim by the Corofin Dramatic Society in Ennis Courthouse. It is dedicated to the memories of producer, Haulie Lafiffe and Paddy Browne, who played the Judge.
NASA and The Moon Landing
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
These unusual stories provide an insider's view of the moon landings, such as: To play a joke on the NASA scientists, Neil Armstrong joked about taking rocks from the earth to the moon and bringing them back to earth as "moon rocks." Buzz Aldrin's mother's maiden name is Moon. Astronauts took all kinds of things to outer space, including a sandwich from the local deli.
Look Up, Canton! A Walking Tour of Canton, Ohio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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
Price: Free! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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
Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: 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