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A Forgotten First National Championship: The 1914 Army Football Team
Price: Free! Words: 186,880. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
See how the Army college football team was able to win all nine games during the 1914 season. Army decisively played and defeated teams from Rutgers, Colgate, Villanova, Notre Dame, Navy and others. The team was later named by the NCAA as one of three national college football champions for 1914. Players included future Generals Bradley and Van Fleet and Hall of Fame coach Bob Neyland.
Nanotroopers Episode 3: Deeno and Mighty Mite
Price: Free! Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Episode 3, Nanotroopers.Johnny Winger returns to Mali for forensics on a deadly virus outbreak. Evidence points to an orbiting lab but the threat is even worse; Red Hammer has infiltrated UNIFORCE.The evidence leads to a base in Hong Kong.1st Nano investigates but they’re caught, trapped inside the base. A new virus is about to be unleashed. Only Red Hammer has the antidote…and it’s programmable.
Nanotroopers Episode 2: Nog School
Price: Free! Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Episode 2, Nanotroopers serial. Johnny Winger is a cadet at the Academy, aka ‘nog’ school. His commander weeds out those unfit to be atomgrabbers. He takes a special interest in Winger, figuring the kid is just another citified geek with no guts for combat. Winger was a hero during his AQT test. He intends to make it so tough the kid’ll wash himself out. But Winger has other ideas.
The History of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - From the Revolutionary War to the Space Race, West Point, Flood Control, Hydropower, Combat Operations, Panama Canal, World War I and II, Apollo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,730. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
This comprehensive ebook provides authoritative information on the storied history of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) and its many accomplishments.
The Laws of Nature: A Collection of Short Stories of Horror, Anxiety, Tragedy and Loss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,840. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Discover that horror has more than one meaning, and how it often is just a footfall behind you in "Laws of Nature." Coming from the mind of Ashley Franz Holzmann, this anthology is sure to provide you with equal parts terror, anxiety, nostalgia, and depravity as you explore a universe that is both horrific and, at points, familiar.
The West Point Candidate Book: How to Prepare, How to Get In, How to Survive
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,730. Language: American English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Armed Forces, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Getting into college
The West Point Candidate Book is a practical how-to guide for high school students interested in attending the US Military Academy at West Point. The book covers the admissions process, how to be more prepared and competitive, and how to survive the challenging first year. It includes special advice for athletes, women, minorities, and parents. Also useful for high school counselors.
West Point Football IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom
Series: THE ULTIMATE TEST OF TRUE FANDOM, Book 20. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
This program is as rich in tradition as any program in America yet the names are far from household. Dive into West Point Football IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom. While some of you West Point graduates may earn your 5-Stars, others of us will get a good dose of Army football's long and storied history, a program that continues to produce the men who lead America.
His Words
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,420. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“His Words” is a memoir about a man who paid the ultimate price for his country. He was a West Point graduate, a Gulf War veteran, a Captain in the Army and my husband. I relate how he was able to give me the courage to keep moving on as I read his letters from the past. The advice and encouragement he gave me as I raised our children can now inspire all who struggle through life's hardships.
Academy Admissions Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Getting into college
This book will serve as a step-by-step guide to the various stages of the admissions process for all of the US Service Academies, including the Congressional nomination, Academy applications, standardized testing, essay writing, interviews, the Candidate Fitness Assessment, and the DoDMERB physicals. It will demystify the process and increase your chances for success!
OLYMPIAD V The Fantastically True Story of the 1912 United States Olympic Team
Price: Free! Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Screenplays » History
New York, 1912. Two months to the day after the sinking of the Titanic, a young boy and his dog stowaway on the SS Finland, chartered transport for the 1912 United States Olympic team to Stockholm, Sweden. Elected mascot of the team by the athletes, 16 year old Harry Naughton narrates the competition, conflicts and friendships that manifest during the Atlantic crossing and the games of OLYMPIAD V