Books tagged: u2

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Punk Rocker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Punk, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Along with Brenda and the West Coast punks, Punk Rocker features rebels, writers, commentators and street kids from all over America – talking about the music, the fashion, the attitude, the passion, the lifestyle and, of course, the bands who made it all happen.
Me & U2 Around the World - Part 2 - North America 2009
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 154,960. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Cathal describes his dramatic time following the U2 360˚ tour through North America in the summer of 2009, from Chicago to Vancouver, through Boston, New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and every other city U2 visited in between.
The Dragon Lady Meets The Challenge: The U-2 in Desert Storm - Behind the Invasion, Sensors, Command and Control, Desert Shield, Assessing U-2 Performance, Olympic Flare Missions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,480. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent monograph details the use of the U-2 spy plane during the 1991 Persian Gulf War, the liberation of Kuwait from Iraq.
Silent Heros of the Cold War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Only a fraction of the nearly 40 million people who visit this 24-hour city ever bother to look west and skyward toward Mount Charleston.The truth is that this very mountain is a silent memorial to fourteen men who died there in a plane crash on November 17, 1955; men who were part of the secret development of the U-2 spy plane, integral to America's success in the Cold War.
Dragon Lady: A History of the 1960 U-2 Spying Incident
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,570. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Espionage thrillers make great edge of your seat films--but when they're true, things get a little more...chilling. At the height of the Cold War in 1960, an American U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet airspace. What follows is a tale of cover-up, lies, and, of course, spying. With page turning suspense, this book looks at the incredible true history of one of the United States greatest
Spy Incidents of the USA in the 1950s and 1960s
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage
In 1956 a secret tunnel under communist East Berlin was discovered, which the CIA had used to tap into telephone communications. This was the first major exposure of a "spy incident" involving US efforts to keep its eye on the rest of the world. This book describes the response of the press and public to spy incidents in this era, including the U-2 spy plane, and spy ships USS Liberty and Pueblo.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force U-2 Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,170. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the U-2 aircraft. Contents: Operations Procedures * Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * Aircrew Training
Maslow's Triangle: Short Tales of a Homeless Chick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
As homeless statistics continue to grow, this timely narrative offered by Frankie delves intimately into the life of the homeless by sharing personal stories of her time car camping. Infused with this thoughtful narrative is compelling commentary on current social issues. This quick read is told with a kind of blunt honesty that offers a laugh, a cry, a story of triumph, and a challenge to think.
Reid on Government Secrecy
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 890. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Government secrecy is likely one of the most controversial topics of our time. Often it is difficult to grasp the actual impacts of secrecy on our lives, but there is one book that does examine the impact over decades called Silent Heroes of the Cold War Declassified. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wrote the foreward. This is that forward, painfully honest and sobering.
Bono: Soul Searching and Uncensored
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,050. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Bono told Joe Jackson, in response to a critical profile Jackson wrote "Yours is a critical voice and, please, stick the boot in, [or] praise. We have that kind of relationship. It is one of respect." Now Jackson applies that approach to this book! But it is mostly a book about Bono, soul searching as never before including a 7,000 Q & A about Elvis. Plase note it is an antholgy not a biography