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Archie to SAM: A Short Operational History of Ground-Based Air Defense, From Guns to Missiles, Ballistic Missile Defense, Star Wars, Patriot, PAC-3, Arrow, Naval Developments, THAAD
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,680. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Archie to SAM is an update in 2005 to Kenneth Werrell's Archie, Flak, AAA, and SAM. He continues to study ground-based air defense systems in new events, including the Gulf War. In rescuing ground-based air defense systems from long neglect, Werrell delves into such topics as tactics, leadership, change, and innovation.
Mindless Thug Iraq-Haiti-Libya
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 76,440. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
(4.00 from 1 review)
Events preceding the Second Gulf War. Halabja gas attack. WMD. Iraq 'War'. Private security contracting 2003 to 2008. Current period in Iraq to April 2015. Haiti, post-earthquake, December 2010 - May 2012 Libya, post revolution and overthrow of Ghaddafi to mid 2012.
Rotten Apples: True Stories of New York Crime and Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 118,080. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » North America
Rotten Apples is a thoroughly investigated treasure of true crime straight from the streets of The City that Never Sleeps. This bushel of vice, victims, and vengeance spotlights sinister citizens from Boss Tweed and Typhoid Mary to Mark David Chapman and Jack Henry Abbot, plus detailed map references to guide you to the locations where they committed their grisly crimes.
In the Shadow of Empires
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013 by First Break. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the Shadow of Empires is an easily accessible account of the historic Vlad Dracula, the events he shaped and the events that shaped him. The narrative follows Vlad Dracula from cradle to grave and specifically avoids discussing vampires, apart from where it is absolutely necessary to link the historic person to nineteenth century fiction writing.
Baldoyle, Portmarnock, Sutton; A Local History PART 3
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 53,090. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This final section deals with such topics as Willie Nolan the golfer, local trades and tradesmen, folklore, customs,Portmarnock, Marian Park, heralth and housing,street furniture and some anecdotal articles.
Money: From Barter to online Banking
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,360. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book describes the evolution of money from simple bartering to the invention of coins and on into the modern world of internet money which we never even see. It shows how societies created new forms of money to meet their needs and how this in turn shaped the society itself, driving changes in how people lived their lives and the expectations they had of themselves and their governments.
U.S. Marines in Battle: Al-Khafji, January 28 - February 1, 1991 - First Gulf War, Saudi Arabia, General Norman Schwarzkopf, Task Force Shepherd
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,520. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
(3.00 from 1 review)
The Gulf War would be the largest deployment of Marines since the Vietnam War. It challenged the entire warfighting establishment of the Marine Corps—aviation, ground, and logistics—forcing a generation of Marines to put two decades of planning and training to the test.
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 3 1942-1943
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,670. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » European
This diary is the 3rd in a series of four volumes written by Ruby Side Thompson. They document her experience about World War Two in England and the London Blitz. The diaries are unique, written from a woman's experience during war time. They include Ruby's opinions written only for the privacy of her diary. Her views are often ahead of her time.
A Dangerous Business: The U.S. Navy and National Reconnaissance During the Cold War - Commemorating Silent Sacrifices - SESP Program, Pueblo Incident, North Korean Shootdown, Turbulent Turtle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,170. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique publication outlines the history of Naval aerial reconnaissance during the Cold War.
Baldoyle, Portmarnock, Sutton; A Local History PART 1
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 33,980. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This section of the comprehensive history deals with early settlements, Christianity, schools and horse racing
Paloma and the Horse Traders
Series: The Spanish Brand Series. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 95,620. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
As the 18th century ends, the Comanches have made peace with the Spanish colonists in New Mexico. No one is as relieved as Marco and his wife Paloma, who live on the edge of Comanchería. Then a new threat emerges: a renegade Comanche. Flanked by a disgraced lieutenant, a band of horse traders, and a slave girl, Marco and his friend Toshua venture north to defeat Great Owl or die trying.
Fairbury, Illinois in 1888
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This short story excerpts the biographies of 116 Fairbury area citizens from the 1888 book Portrait and Biographical Album of Livingston County, Illinois by Chapman Bros. These colorful biographies tell the story of the early pioneers who settled Central Illinois.
Palace of Justice
Series: Aristide Ravel Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,170. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » European
Paris is hungry, restless, and fearful in the autumn of 1793. Amid distrust and anxiety, police agent Aristide Ravel must stop a ruthless killer who is terrorizing the city. Ravel soon learns, however, that hunting a murderer who leaves headless corpses on the streets, paralleling the victims of the guillotine, is a task that will lead him to dark secrets and echoes from an even darker past.
The Final Days of Howard Hughes - His Murder and the Takeover Conspiracy Exposed
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,350. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
The murder of Howard Hughes by Summa Corp syndicate is finally exposed in this stunning real-life drama. Follow the money, connect the Mormon dots, discover the truth about the fate of this great man, how it was done, and why.
The Evolution of the Cruise Missile - Comprehensive History from the V-1 and V-2 to the Tomahawk and Snark, ALCM, SLCM, GLCM, Sperry Gyroscope, JATO
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive history of the origin and development of the cruise missile, one of the most important weapons in the American arsenal. Contents: Chapter 1 - Introduction * Chapter 2 - The Early Years: To 1941 * Chapter 3 - World War 2 * Chapter 4 - Postwar Developments * Chapter 5 - Us Cruise Missiles Revitalized * Chapter 6 - 1977 To The Present * Chapter 7 - Conclusion.
Los guerreros de la libertad (La guerra civil en El Salvador)
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 65,170. Language: Spanish. Published: September 21, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
La Guerra Civil salvadoreña, fue una guerra impuesta por el conflicto Este - Oeste. El relato histórico aquí publicado es el único, hecho desde el punto de la derecha hasta el momento. La obra resulta profética al consumarse la derrota electoral de ARENA anunciada por el autor en septiembre del 2008, antes de las elecciones el 15 de marzo de 2009. El genero de la obra es histórico testimo
Lee Harvey Oswald’s Cold War: Why the Kennedy Assassination Should Be Reinvestigated
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,200. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies, Nonfiction » History » North America
The author examines the life of Lee Harvey Oswald in the context of the Cold War climate of the times and the people who shaped and used him. Includes the solving of a precedent case along with many new revelations in the Kennedy assassination itself. The ineluctable conclusion is that Oswald was the patsy he claimed to be.
Masthead Lookout
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
Masthead Lookout is a journal of personal experiences, written by Geoff Shelton whilst he was serving in the Royal Navy. He journeys as far afield as the Arctic and Crete during his stint in the Navy between 1943 and 1947. Geoff Shelton starts out on HMS Corinthian at first, and his experiences of Navy life in the positions in which he worked have been detailed here.
Baldoyle, Portmarnock, Sutton; A Local History PART 2
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 45,620. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Part 2 of this book deals with the areas of Grange and Stapolin, transport, fishing, Talavera House, farming , coastguard, and Sisters of Charity in Baldoyle.
Deaths at Josephine's Gasworks Hotel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,430. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Family history
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
From 1863 to 1874, Josephine was the publican of the Gasworks Hotel in Brompton, an inner suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. Four men died there in that time – two of them were husbands. This is an untold story that plugs gaps in several family histories. Includes companion website and readers’ guide for book groups.