Название: Great Aviators and Epic Flights
Автор: Von Hardesty
Издательство: Hugh Lauter Levin
Размер: 109,7 МБ
Covers a century of flight, from the Wright Brothers and Louis BlÂeriot's crossing of the English Channel in 1911 through the high-tech weaponry of the U.S. military and the first around-the-world balloon flight in 1999.
Название: The Great Depression (Eyewitness History Series)
Автор: David F Burg
Издательство: Facts on File
Размер: 57,4 МБ
On October 29, 1929, better known as Black Tuesday, the stock market crashed, abruptly ending a decade of prosperity and catapulting the United States into the Great Depression, arguably the worst economic crisis the country has ever experienced.
Название: Locomotives: A Complete History of the World's Great Locomotives and Fabulous Train Journeys
Автор: Colin Garrett, Max Wade-Matthews
Издательство: Hermes House
Размер: 126,0 МБ
Divided into five sections, the book documents developments and innovations in an easy-to-use format that will appeal to every railway enthusiast. The book begins with an introduction to locomotive design up to 1900, including the development of steam power from Britain and the United States to India and Latin America.
Название: The Field Campaigns of Alexander the Great
Автор: Stephen English
Издательство: Pen and Sword
Размер: 4,5 МБ
Alexander the Great is one of the most famous men in history, and many believe he was the greatest military genius of all time (Julius Caesar wept at the feet of his statue in envy of his achievements). Most of his thirteen year reign as king of Macedon was spent in hard campaigning which conquered half the then-known world, during which he never lost a battle.
Название: Marlborough: The Hero of Blenheim (Great Commanders)
Автор: John Hussey
Издательство: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Размер: 3,2 МБ
John Churchill was born in 1650, the son of a defeated Cavalier captain, in a household which had been ravaged and rendered almost destitute by the English Civil War. Yet by the time of his death in 1722 he was among the richest men in the country, with a dukedom, a palace and a principality to call his own.
Название: Norwich and Norfolk: Stone Age to the Great War
Автор: Stephen Browning
Издательство: Pen and Sword
Размер: 95,5 МБ
This unique study traces the history of Norwich and Norfolk from the time of earliest life to the outbreak of the First World War.
Название: Front Row Center: Inside the Great American Air Show
Автор: Erik Hildebrandt
Издательство: Cleared Hot Media
Размер: 216,1 МБ
This is a great book for anyone's coffee table; whether you love aviation or not. The photos are absolutely beautiful. It's amazing that Erik Hildebrandt can snap such a perfect aerial shot every time.
Название: The Drive on Moscow, 1941: Operation Taifun and Germany’s First Great Crisis of World War
Автор: Anders Frankson, Niklas Zetterling
Формат: PDF (conv)
Размер: 4,8 МБ
At the end of September 1941, more than a million German soldiers lined up along the frontline just 180 miles west of Moscow. They were well trained, confident, and had good reasons to hope that the war in the East would be over with one last offensive. Facing them was an equally large Soviet force, but whose soldiers were neither as well trained nor as confident.
Название: The Awesome Canning Cookbook: A Guide with Great Recipes to Prepare
Автор: Angel Burns
Издательство: Angel Burns
Формат: PDF (conv)
Размер: 16,5 МБ
In times of war and migration, people would preserve their food in jars and makeshift cans, so that they would have an ample supply of sustenance in the event of an emergency. In the British Empire times, canned food was mainly for those who belonged to the Royal Navy or to the army. They needed preserved food during times of war due to the nature of their circumstances and their environment.
Название: SS Great Britain (Seaforth Historic Ships Series)
Автор: Wynford Davies
Издательство: Seaforth Publishing
Размер: 30,7 МБ
The SS Great Britain, designed by Isambard Brunel, was the first ocean-going vessel to be screw-driven and built entirely of iron. When she was launched in 1843 she was twice the size of any previous ship and her revolutionary design heralded a complete break with traditional ship construction. As is the case for many historic ships, however, there is a surprising shortage of informative and well illustrated guides, for reference during a visit or for research by enthusiasts - ship modellers, naval buffs, historians or students.
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