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  • Il-2 Shturmovik

    Il-2 Shturmovik
    av Jason Nicholas Moore

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625450425

    The Ilyushin Il-2 Shturmovik became the aerial representative of the Soviet response to the German invasion on the Eastern Front during the Second World War. The Il-2 was designed as a low-level close-support aircraft capable of defeating enemy armo…

  • Decima Flottiglia Mas

    Decima Flottiglia Mas
    av Walter S. Zapotoczny

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625451132

    A group of determined young human torpedoes and assault swimmers fought bravely for Italy in the Second World War, inspiring fear and respect from the British Navy. The actions of these few men severely reduced British naval power in the Mediterrane…

  • USS Wisconsin Bb-64

    USS Wisconsin Bb-64
    av Amy Waters Yarsinske

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634990486

    Berthed today at NAUTICUS, the National Maritime Center, the USS Wisconsin (BB-64) was the last authorized of the four Iowa-class battleships, the largest American dreadnoughts ever built. Wisconsin saw action in World War II and the Korean Conflict…

  • Howard Hughes and the Creation of Modern Hollywood

    Howard Hughes and the Creation of Modern Hollywood
    av Jeffrey Richardson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634991452

    Howard Hughes was an industrialist, aviator, and eccentric, but he was also the most important movie producer during the golden age of Hollywood. At a time when filmmaking was tightly controlled and highly formulaic, Hughes used his enormous wealth…

  • Along the Lines of Devotion

    Along the Lines of Devotion
    av James Smith

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625450562

    The fighting on July 1, 1863 built the foundation to what would become known as the bloodiest battle fought on American soil. Yet, it remains one of the most overlooked locations ofthe battlefield. Cast into the shadows of much more scenic locations…

  • This Is What Hell Looks Like

    This Is What Hell Looks Like
    av Stuart Allan Streinberg

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625450654

    From 1967-1971, Stuart Steinberg served in the U.S. Army as an explosive ordnance disposal specialist. In January 1968, he was sent to Dugway Proving Grounds in Utah, where chemical and biological weaponry was stockpiled, staying there until July 19…

  • Murders, Mysteries, and Misdemeanors in Northern California

    Murders, Mysteries, and Misdemeanors in Northern California
    av Robert Walsh

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634992381

    Northern California has a fascinating criminal history. Some of America's most infamous criminals and outlaws lived and died in the area, including John Paul Chase, partner of Public Enemy Number One, Lester Baby Face Nelson Gillis. Others have come…

  • The Great Navy Birds of Lake Michigan

    The Great Navy Birds of Lake Michigan
    av Taras C. Lyssenko

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634991438

    Over the past thirty-five years, a small team of explorers have surveyed the southern basin of Lake Michigan in search of World War II US Navy aircraft. The aircraft were lost during mishaps that occurred during an almost forgotten naval project whi…

  • NASA Langley Research Center

    NASA Langley Research Center
    av Amy Waters Yarsinske

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634991209

    In its first century and counting, NASA Langley Research Center [LaRC] has had a remarkable history that has stood out not only for the many outstanding achievements in flight and space exploration but the people who made it happen. "If there were a…

  • Old Whiskey and Young Women

    Old Whiskey and Young Women
    av Marc. R Kantrowitz

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625451088

    Murder and mystery, society, sex and suspense were combined in this case in such a manner as to intrigue and captivate the public fancy to a degree perhaps unparalleled in recent annals. Ohio vs. Sheppard, 165 Ohio St. 293, 294 (1956). While this sh…

  • Remembering the Pennsylvania Railroad

    Remembering the Pennsylvania Railroad
    av Kenneth C. Springirth

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625450715

    On August 7, 2011, former Pennsylvania Railroad type E8A diesel units No. 5711 and No. 5809 are passing through the borough of Greenville in Mercer County, Pennsylvania on the former Erie Railroad now Norfolk Southern Railway on a rail excursion in…

  • A Race to Freedom

    A Race to Freedom
    av David Williams

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625450661

    Mira Slovak was born in Czechoslovakia and endured both the Nazi occupation and the brutal Russian liberation. He joined the Czech Air force, rising to Captain by the age of 21. When he could no longer tolerate life under the Communists, he hijacked…

  • Goat Island and the U.S. Naval Torpedo Station

    Goat Island and the U.S. Naval Torpedo Station
    av Richard V. Simpson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634990134

    Weak maritime nations have always sought to augment the strength of their coastal defenses and navies by the use of "diabolical" contrivances for destroying an invader's ships. The history of the adoption of the torpedo as a recognized implement of…

  • New Orleans Fabulous Streetcars

    New Orleans Fabulous Streetcars
    av Kenneth C. Springirth

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625450395

    The first street railway opened in New Orleans in 1835. Over the years various methods of powering the streetcars including horses, stream locomotives, overhead cable system, and fireless locomotives were tried. In 1893, electric streetcar operation…

  • The All-British Marendaz Special

    The All-British Marendaz Special
    av Graham Skillen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781557020

    This is the story of Captain Marendaz, a pilot in the RFC in the Great War and his life as a manufacturer of cars in the 1920s and 1930s when he competed extensively at Brooklands and elsewhere, before moving on to designing and building aircraft. H…

  • Abandoned Alaska

    Abandoned Alaska
    av Paul Scannell

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634992176

    Completed in 1911, the Copper River Northwestern Railway allowed Alaska's mining industry to flourish. Copper and gold prospecting townships and camps spread rapidly in the following thirty years. Far-flung glacier-side bunkhouses and angling statio…

  • America's Bloody Hill of Destiny

    America's Bloody Hill of Destiny
    av Phillip Thomas Tucker

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634990479

    "No chapter in the annals of the most important battle of America's national epic has been more celebrated than the key struggle for possession of the rocky hill at the extreme southern flank of the battle line at Gettysburg, Little Round Top. And n…

  • Two Years in Oregon

    Two Years in Oregon
    av Wallis Nash

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634990387

    'The evening is closing in; the sun has set, leaving a hot, red glow, where his copper disk has just sunk beyond the Pacific horizon; and the eye wanders out from the infant waves, at foot just tinged with red, and reflecting the light as they move…

  • Chicago's South Shore Line

    Chicago's South Shore Line
    av Kenneth C. Springirth

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634990578

    Chicago's South Shore Line is a photographic essay of the last interurban electric railroad operating in the United States. Completed as the Chicago, Lake Shore & South Bend Railway (CLS&SBR) connecting South Bend, Indiana, with Pullman, Illinois, i…

  • It's Just Dirt!

    It's Just Dirt!
    av Stephen C. Compton

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625450548

    Before retiring in 2013, Neolia Cole, the eighty-six year old daughter of potter Arthur Ray Cole, was first to arrive and last to leave the Cole's Pottery shop. She possesses the indomitable spirit that has kept a Cole in pottery-making for more tha…

  • Beyond Duty

    Beyond Duty
    av Walter S. Zapotoczny

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625451125

    Accounts of brutality fill the history of warfare. The behavior of any human being is, of course, a very complex phenomenon, whether in war or in peace. Historians in large part have described in detail the actions of military groups that have commi…

  • North Carolina's Moravian Potters

    North Carolina's Moravian Potters
    av Stephen C. Compton

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634991223

    North Carolina's eighteenth and nineteenth-century Moravian potters were remarkable artisans whose products included coarse earthenware, slip-trailed decorated ware, Leeds-type fine pottery, press-molded stove tiles, figural bottles, toys, and salt-…

  • Abandoned Kentucky

    Abandoned Kentucky
    av Jay Farrell

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634990561

    Abandoned structures are places that open the imagination and invite interpretation. Distressed wood and weathered remnants of human life are crossed by time and animal tracks, inviting one to picture what once was. Abandoned homes and buildings off…

  • Understanding Ravenna

    Understanding Ravenna
    av Michael Starks

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781557112

    Ravenna has eight World Heritages sites--churches, baptisteries, chapels and monuments dating from the fifth and sixth centuries AD which are renowned especially for exquisite mosaics portraying biblical scenes and figures. They were designed, const…

  • Detroit's Streetcar Heritage

    Detroit's Streetcar Heritage
    av Kenneth C. Springirth

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634990721

    Detroit's Streetcar Heritage is a photographic essay of the Detroit, Michigan, streetcar system. Replacement of slow moving horsecar service began with the opening of an electric street railway by the Detroit Citizens Street Railway in 1892. By 1900…

  • Street Cars of Washington D.C.

    Street Cars of Washington D.C.
    av Kenneth C Springirth

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634990127

    Street Cars of Washington D.C. is a photographic essay of the history of the well-kept modern street car system that provided frequent transit service to much of our nation's capital up to its closure in January, 1962. Washington D.C. was the first…

  • Texans at Gettysburg

    Texans at Gettysburg
    av Randy S Drais

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625450609

    The Texans from Hood's Texas Brigade and other regiments who fought at Gettysburg on 1-3 July 1863 described their experiences of the battle in personal diaries, interviews, newspaper articles, letters and speeches. Their reminiscences provide a fas…

  • Hermann Goering: Personal Photograph Album Vol 3

    Hermann Goering: Personal Photograph Album Vol 3
    av Blaine Taylor

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625450197

    In March 1935, Goering unveiled to the world his formerly "black,' secret German Air Force, the later dreaded Luftwaffe. That April, he married his second wife, a popular German stage actress, and in May solidified Germany's pre-1939 surprisingly go…

  • Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to Oregon and California in the Years 1843-44

    Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to Oregon and California in the Years 1843-44
    av John Charles Fremont

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634993258

  • Dallas 50 Years On

    Dallas 50 Years On
    av Blaine Taylor

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625450012

    JFK had won the Presidency in 1960 by a razor thin majority, and his re-election campaign for 1964 was expected to be as close. He began it in November 1963 with a kick-off multi-city, four-day swing across the important state of Texas. It was going…

  • America at Night

    America at Night
    av Don Rittner

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625450623

    This book contains almost 200 photos taken from the late nineteenth century to the 1960s by the General Electric Company. Over these decades GE scientists continually experimented to invent and modify street lights that could transform urban downtow…

  • Chateau Higginson

    Chateau Higginson
    av Margo Miller

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634990356

    `Chateau Higginson' is a vivid and absorbing account of one man's efforts to construct a building that would create "a new way for Bostonians-and Americans-to live." Not only does Henry Lee Higginson (best known for founding the Boston Symphony Orch…

  • Thomas J. Lipton's America's Cup Campaigns

    Thomas J. Lipton's America's Cup Campaigns
    av Richard V. Simpson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625451019

    Thomas J. Lipton's America's Cup Campaigns is the saga on one man's three decade obsession with winning the America's Cup. This is author Richard V. Simpson's fifth title concerning the quest for the America's Cup-the Blue Riband prize for the sport…

  • San Francisco's Magnificent Streetcars

    San Francisco's Magnificent Streetcars
    av Kenneth C. Springirth

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634990011

    San Francisco's first cable car line opened in 1873. The successful development of the electric streetcar by Frank Sprague in 1888 plus the 1906 San Francisco earthquake resulted in the decline of the cable car system. Concerned that the cable car s…

  • Gettysburg's Most Hellish Battleground

    Gettysburg's Most Hellish Battleground
    av Phillip Thomas Tucker

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634991230

    During the crucial three days of combat at Gettysburg, the most nightmarish place on the entire battlefield was appropriately named the Devil's Den. This jumble of huge boulders situated at the southern end of Houck's Ridge was truly a hell on earth…

  • New Jersey's Trolley Heritage

    New Jersey's Trolley Heritage
    av Kenneth C Springirth

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634992244

    New Jersey's Trolley Heritage is a photographic essay of trolley cars that once served Atlantic City, Ocean City, and Wildwood, plus the modernized Newark City subway, along with the new Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Line and River Line. From 1889 to 195…

  • The Life of a Union Army Sharpshooter

    The Life of a Union Army Sharpshooter
    av William G. Andrews

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625450777

    John T. Farnham, a sharpshooter in the Union Army, wrote a substantial diary entry nearly every day during his three-year enlistment, sent over 50 long articles to his hometown newspaper, and mailed some 600 letters home. He described training, batt…

  • Mountains and Molehills

    Mountains and Molehills
    av Frank Marryat

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634990370

    Mountains and Molehills is essential reading for anyone wishing to build a mental picture of San Francisco and the Sacramento areas during the period of the Gold Rush from 1850 to 1852. With wit and charming powers of description, Marryat paints a p…

  • A Tank Gunner's Story

    A Tank Gunner's Story
    av Louis G. Gruntz

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625450234

    A 712th Tank Battalion veteran of Patton's Third Army returned home after the Second World War, but for over fifty years rarely speaks of his wartime experiences. His son grows to manhood with only a perception of combat gleaned from the movies of h…

  • Bristol Scout 1264

    Bristol Scout 1264
    av David Bremner

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781551011

    In 1913, Frank Barnwell designed the Bristol Scout, which was the fastest and most manoeuvrable warplane for the first eighteen months of the First World War, and became the prototype single-seat fighter from which all later fighters were derived. A…

  • Toronto Streetcars Serve the City

    Toronto Streetcars Serve the City
    av Kenneth C Springirth

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625450289

    The Toronto Beaches Lions Club Easter Parade of April 8, 2012 leading off with Toronto Transit Commission historic Presidents' Conference Committee car No. 4500, vintage Peter Witt car No. 2766, and Canadian Light Rail Vehicle No. 4074 in this view…

  • Silent Invaders

    Silent Invaders
    av Gary Best

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625450005

    Combat gliders were called by some as Death Crates, Purple Heart Boxes, Flying Coffins and Tow Targets . They were not pretty and had no graceful lines. Viewed from the front, they had a pug nose and a sloping Neanderthal forehead. Their wings looke…

  • New Jersey's Colonial Architecture Told in 100 Buildings

    New Jersey's Colonial Architecture Told in 100 Buildings
    av David Veasey

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625450470

    New Jersey marks its 350th birthday this year (2014) and what better way to celebrate than to delve into its rich colonial past in New Jersey's Colonial Architecture Told in 100 Buildings. Today, in this most developed and crowded of states, a surpr…

  • Abandoned Pennsylvania

    Abandoned Pennsylvania
    av Janine Pendleton

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634991957

    The cities of Pennsylvania are littered with the redundant relics. Behind closed doors and hidden deep in forests, there are decaying secrets waiting to be discovered. At the start of the twentieth century, migrants were drawn to the up-and-coming i…

  • A Short Thousand Years

    A Short Thousand Years
    av Robert Hallmann

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781557358

    In 1933 Germany became a dictatorship under the Great War veteran Adolf Hitler. He pulled the country out of depression and set it to work, reducing unemployment by undertaking extensive public works and building the first autoroutes in the world. H…

  • Streetcar Advertising in America

    Streetcar Advertising in America
    av Woodson J. Savage

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625450401

    You might be surprised to learn that many of the consumer brands and products enjoyed in the USA today exist because of streetcar advertising. The Industrial Revolution of the early 1900s and a massive consumer audience riding over 50,000 streetcars…

  • Hermann Goering

    Hermann Goering
    av Blaine Taylor

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625450364

    The year 1938-39 was when Hitler set out on the road of pre-war bloodless conquests, which led to the actual shooting combat over Poland in September 1939. Both willing and unwilling, Hermann Goering was his main acolyte in achieving the peaceful mi…

  • A Guide to the Gold Rush Country of California

    A Guide to the Gold Rush Country of California
    av Frank Lorey

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634990257

    The discovery of gold on the magical date of January 24, 1848, when James Marshall discovered gold at Sutter's Mill near Coloma, started a rush that was unprecedented in all of the world's history. The discovery started a boom period to the state th…

  • Texans at Antietam

    Texans at Antietam
    av Philip McBride

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625450227

    The Texans from Hood's Texas Brigade and other regiments who fought at Antietam on 16-17 September 1862 described their experiences of the battle in personal diaries, interviews, newspaper articles, letters, and speeches. Their reminiscences provide…

  • The Great Northern Railway Through Time

    The Great Northern Railway Through Time
    av Dale Peterka

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634990080

    The Great Northern Railway Through Time takes us on a tour of the American Northwest-the last American frontier-from St. Paul, Minnesota, to Seattle, Washington. The Great Northern opened up the Dakotas, Montana, Idaho, the dramatic Cascade Mountain…