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Birdmen
Birdmen
Written by Lawrence Goldstone
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345538048
Our Price: $13.99
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Birdmen
The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies
Written by Lawrence Goldstone


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $13.99

From acclaimed historian Lawrence Goldstone comes a thrilling narrative of courage, determination, and competition: the story of the intense rivalry that fueled the rise of American aviation.
 
The feud between this nation’s great air pioneers, the Wright brothers and Glenn Curtiss, was a collision of unyielding and profoundly American... Read more >
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US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II

Written by Barrett Tillman


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $25.95

The classic 1951 movie Flying Leathernecks starring John Wayne immortalized the USMC pilots who had fought in the skies over Guadalcanal and the Solomons.

The US Marine Corps has a long and proud heritage of aviation excellence, celebrating its centenary in 2012. While "flying leathernecks" made their mark in both world... Read more >
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Last Train to Paradise
Last Train to Paradise
Written by Les Standiford
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781400051182
Our Price: $11.99
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Last Train to Paradise
Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed an Ocean
Written by Les Standiford


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2003
Price: $11.99

Last Train to Paradise is acclaimed novelist Les Standiford’s fast-paced and gripping true account of the extraordinary construction and spectacular demise of the Key West Railroad—one of the greatest engineering feats ever undertaken, destroyed in one fell swoop by the strongest storm ever to hit U.S. shores.

In 1904, the brilliant... Read more >
Another Great Day at Sea
Another Great Day at Sea
Written by Geoff Dyer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307911599
Our Price: $12.99
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Another Great Day at Sea
Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush
Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.99

From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers.
 
As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the chance of...

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The Aviators
Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight
Written by Winston Groom


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $30.00

Written by gifted storyteller Winston Groom (author of Forrest Gump), The Aviators tells the saga of three extraordinary aviators--Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle--and how they redefine heroism through their genius, daring, and uncommon courage.
 
This is the fascinating story of three extraordinary heroes who defined aviation during the great age of flight. These... Read more >
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American Tanks and AFVs of World War II

Written by Mike Green


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $9.99

Stuart, Sherman, Lee, and Grant tanks dominated the US Army and Marine Corps armored warfare effort versus Nazi Germany and Tojo's Japan. This book details the full range of these vehicles, giving technical specifications and development features as well as describing how they were manned and fought in battle.

The equipping of... Read more >
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Ghost Ship
Ghost Ship
Written by Brian Hicks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345478351
Our Price: $11.99
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Ghost Ship
The Mysterious True Story of the Mary Celeste and Her Missing Crew
Written by Brian Hicks


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 1, 2004
Price: $11.99

On December 4th, 1872, a 100-foot brigantine was discovered drifting through the North Atlantic without a soul on board. Not a sign of struggle, not a shred of damage, no ransacked cargo—and not a trace of the captain, his wife and daughter, or the crew. What happened on board the ghost... Read more >
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The Sea and Civilization
The Sea and Civilization
Written by Lincoln Paine
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307962256
Our Price: $21.99
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The Sea and Civilization
A Maritime History of the World
Written by Lincoln Paine


Format: eBook, 784 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $21.99

A monumental retelling of world history through the lens of maritime enterprise, revealing in breathtaking depth how people first came into contact with one another by ocean and river, lake and stream, and how goods, languages, religions, and entire cultures spread across and along the world’s waterways, bringing together civilizations and...

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Falling Upwards
Falling Upwards
Written by Richard Holmes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307908704
Our Price: $15.99
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Falling Upwards
How We Took to the Air
Written by Richard Holmes


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $15.99

**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**
**Time Magazine 10 Top Nonfiction Books of 2013**
**The New Republic Best Books of 2013**

In this heart-lifting chronicle, Richard Holmes, author of the best-selling The Age of Wonder, follows the pioneer generation of balloon aeronauts, the daring and enigmatic men and women who risked their lives... Read more >
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Thinking Small
Thinking Small
Written by Andrea Hiott
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345521446
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Thinking Small
The Long, Strange Trip of the Volkswagen Beetle
Written by Andrea Hiott


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $14.99

Sometimes achieving big things requires the ability to think small. This simple concept was the driving force that propelled the Volkswagen Beetle to become an avatar of American-style freedom, a household brand, and a global icon. The VW Bug inspired the ad men of Madison Avenue, beguiled Woodstock Nation, and has... Read more >
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