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A Damn Close-Run Thing: A Brief History of the Falklands War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by Shilka Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This short history sums up the events leading up to the war and its major military actions including details of an Argentinian plan to sink a Royal Navy ship in Gibraltar harbour and a British plan to land SAS soldiers in Argentina to destroy aircraft while they were still on the ground.
Inside the Government: Conspiracy Theory Edition
Price: Free! Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Investigations of different conspiracy theories involving the United States Government. These conspiracy theories include: September 11, 2001, population control, crack cocaine, AIDS, and assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr.
Titanic & Lusitania - Survivor Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,410. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by Ken Rossignol. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The best of the Logan Marshall classics have been researched and edited by authors Bruce M. Caplan and Ken Rossignol and presented in this new book. The Titanic's secret fire is explained in great detail. The early days of World War I and the savage sinking of the Lusitania which caused over 1,000 civilians to die on an unarmed passenger vessel are brought to life. Great war posters.
Complete Guide to the 1963 JFK Assassination: The Full Text of Three Major Reports - Warren Commission, House Select Committee, Assassination Records Review Board - President Kennedy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 815,330. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
All of the controversial aspects of the assassination of President Kennedy are examined in these three critical reports: the original Warren Commission report, the report of the Select Committee on Assassinations of the U.S. House of Representatives in 1979, and the Assassination Records Review Board report of 1998.
37: The Year of Portent
Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,700. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 18, 2012 by Bapton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
1937 – from the flooded Ohio to the new Golden Gate Bridge, from bombed Guernica to newly-opened Buchenwald to the Rape of Nanking – was a year of portent. Markham Shaw Pyle and GMW Wemyss, the celebrated historians of the Titanic enquiries and of the coming of the Second World War, here survey that dread year, from Tolkien and Disney to war and terror. This is history in the grand manner.
World War One Naval Battles in South American Waters
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
At the start of World War One, the coasts of Chile and Argentina witnessed three Naval Battles: the Battle of Coronel and the Battle of the Falkland Islands, both in 1914, and the Battle of Mas a Tierra soon after. Close to the first centenary, they are the topic of this book. It includes maps, photos, comments from the Chilean (British) author and valuable unknown vintage photos.
In a Moon's Course
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,300. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
In a Moon’s Course tells the remarkable story of the Air Transport Auxiliary in Britain during World War II and revisits through flight simulation 28 of their flights. Older veterans, volunteer pilots from other countries and the parents and sisters of servicemen rose to the challenge of delivering hundreds of aircraft daily from the factories to the RAF. Simulation details are included.
World War II - The Entire History
Price: $11.00 USD. Words: 216,360. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » War
World War II - The Entire History describes the course of World War II in a very interesting and exciting way. The book is to a large extent written from an American perspective, therefore this E-book mainly focuses on World War II from the moment Japan attacked Pearl Harbour and the United States got involved. (pages: 485)
The Unauthorized Autobiography of W.B.: The War Years (1933-1945)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,120. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This memoir by Walter Bodlander, in his 90s, reflects on his odyssey as young German Jew in the 1930s fleeing to Switzerland, France, Palestine and returning to his native Germany as an officer in the US Army. The book explores some of the psychological adjustments of a boy, raised in a fully assimilated German family, coming to terms with his Jewish ancestry. Full of self reflection and humor.
Last Words
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 62,740. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In 1975, newsman Coleridge Taylor roams New York’s ERs looking for the story that will revive his faltering career. While investigating the death of a society kid up to no good, he tries to protect a homeless man on the hit list of three goons and soon finds his own life in danger. If he doesn’t wrap this story up soon, he’ll be back on the obits page--as a headline, not a byline.
An Incarcerated Conscience
Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Ben Meyrick was the only ordained Christian minister in Wales to be jailed for being a conscientious objector during the First World War. Amazing bravery was displayed on the battle field during the War, of that there is no doubt, but neither can we deny that considerable bravery was also displayed by the conscientious objectors. Here is one man's story.
Army Engineers in New England 1775-1975: The Military and Civil Work of the Corps of Engineers in New England, Revolutionary War, George Washington, Dredging, Flood Protection, Boston Harbor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,880. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General
This is the story of the Corps' service and accomplishments in New England from the Battle of Bunker Hill to the present. Relating the activities of the Corps to broader regional and national developments, the book should appeal to a general audience as well as to specialists.
Calatorie in lumea lui Marx
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 34,760. Language: German. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
(4.00 from 1 review)
"Traveling in Marx's world" is a book about my father's experience in the communist gulag in Romania. He, Alexander Prodan was imprisoned between 1950 and 1956 and was a victim of the famous experiment which took place in the prisions of Pitesti, Aiud and Gherla.
Twelve Inventors Who Changed the World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,000. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book discusses several virtually unknown but amazing inventors and also provides incredibly impressive but little known histories of some recognized inventors. The entire technology of the world we live in today is quite literally built on the work of these individuals. A study of their achievements and the reasons for their achievements despite huge obstacles is worthwhile for anyone.
1964: Year Of Triumph And Tragedy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,910. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In 1964, the conflict in Vietnam suddenly escalated into a bloody war; the world was introduced to perhaps the greatest rock band and the greatest heavyweight fighter of all time; landmark civil rights legislation began to protect millions of disenfranchised Americans; and the Warren Commission Report created a firestorm of controversy as it tried to explain who killed the President.
Hitch Hiking from Panama
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A true story of a precarious trip from the Galapagos Islands to California in 1967. The author was 19 years old. It was a different world then.
The Box: An Oral History of Television, 1920-1961
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 282,240. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History
Guaranteed to keep you up long after prime time, The Box re-creates the old-time TV years through more than three hundred interviews with those who invented, manufactured, advertised, produced, directed, wrote, and acted in them. “Wondrous... An oral scrapbook of the pioneering days of our video nation” —The New York Times Book Review
Встречи со сверхчеловеком по имени Вольф Мессинг
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: Russian. Published: February 1, 2013 by Wiener Literat. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Имя Вольфа Мессинга было окружено легендами еще при жизни. Телепат и ясновидящий, Мессинг работал с Фрейдом и Эйнштейном. За его голову Гитлер назначил награду. Сталин и Хрущев позаботились о его карьере «артиста». Венскому писателю Игорю Малаху посчастливилось не только быть индуктором великого телепата на его публичных выступлениях, но и общаться с ним вне концертных залов.
Bugs And Bombs: A History of the Chemical and Biological Arms Race
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,000. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Throughout the course of human history, disease and pestilence have killed far more people than wars ever have. It was only within recent decades, however, that political and military leaders have made the conscious decision to utilize disease and pestilence as weapons of war. This book is a history of the chemical and biological arms race.
Aquarian Revolution: Back to the Land
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Aquarian Revolution: Back to the Land" reveals the guts, glory, and grief of 1960s social upheaval and documents the real accomplishments wrought when dreams are forged into reality. In turn funny, heart-rending, and inspiring, these thirty-two interviews reflect not only the flavor of those times but also the continuing ethic so deeply embedded in the Baby Boom generation’s consciousness.