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The First World War Fact Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,420. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The First World War Fact Book offers up 1.568 facts on the war to end all wars. Split into nineteen sections including weapons, infantry battles, trench warfare, casualties, the main combatants and more, The First World War Fact Book gives a unique perspective on a war that shaped the 20th Century. Why are there 1,568 facts? Read the first fact in the book to find out!
The Fiddling Contest
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Series: Genealogy, Book 3 · Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
“The Fiddling Contest” is a true old family story transcribed by Ellen Gray Taylor, who had heard the brave story of Mars Henry in the words of the ex-slave who told it to her and to so many other children. Rendered in the vernacular, this story depicts the great love shown within an extended family trying to ensure survival in the dark days after the War Between the States.
dMAC Digest Vol 4 No 6 ~ Waterloo
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Price: Free! Words: 60,760. Language: American English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Battle of Waterloo took place in Belgium, on 18 June 1815. The French Army led by Napoleon Bonaparte, was pitted against an Allied army, under the command of the Duke of Wellington, and the Prince of Orange, combined with a Prussian army led by Gebhard von Blucher. We know Napoleon lost the battle, but with new evidence now available, we examine who actually won. The result may surprise you.
Midnight Train to Siberia
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
One freezing February night in 1940, Alicja Goral, her parents and siblings were dragged from their home and forced to board a cattle train to be transported over a thousand miles to the wastes of Siberia. They were just one of many thousands of Polish families sent to labour camps by Stalin and his NKVD after the Soviets seized their country at the outbreak of WWII. Alicja now 89 tells her story.
The American Civil War: A Ducksters Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,720. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
This book about the American Civil War is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the history of the Civil War including the timeline and events that led up to the war. The book takes you through the major battles of the war such as the Battle of Gettysburg and the Battle of Antietam.
World War II: A Ducksters.Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,430. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Military & Wars
This book about World War II is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the events and battles of World War II including Pearl Harbor, the Battle of Britain, the Holocaust, and the dropping of the atomic bomb. This book is a great way to learn about the war that shaped much of the world we live in today.
World War I: A Ducksters Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,220. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Military & Wars
This book about World War I is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the events and battles of World War I. You will read about what caused the war, the countries involved, and how the war shaped the world. You will also discover what life was like in the trenches and about the world leaders of the time.
Alan Lloyd – The Lost Generation
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Price: $8.47 USD. Words: 40,700. Language: British English. Published: August 7, 2014 by wearewhitefox. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
This is the full account of the life of Alan Lloyd, whose experiences were featured in ITV’s The Great War: The People's Story. The tales from that television series, now made available in ebook format, form a set of personal, moving and at times humorous accounts of courage, love and loyalty in one of the worst wars in modern history.
Kate Parry Frye – The Long Life of an Edwardian Actress and Suffragette
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Price: $8.47 USD. Words: 98,650. Language: British English. Published: August 7, 2014 by wearewhitefox. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Cosseted Victorian daughter, aspiring actress, suffragette, wife on the home front, Kate Parry Frye had many lives – but she always kept a diary.
Reg Evans DCM – A Hero’s War in His Own Words
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Price: $8.47 USD. Words: 60,900. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by wearewhitefox. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
One of many brave, hardworking men who enlisted, Reg’s personal experiences of World War One are retold here through his letters and diaries, which have been meticulously and lovingly collected together by his daughter, Pamela Armitage Campbell. They tell the tale of a boy born into a family dealing with the death of a father, of that boy’s youth and of his journey into battle in 1914.
A Doctor in Auschwitz
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,370. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
With the Nazi invasion of Hungary underway, the German army was determined to round up as many Jews as they could and place them into concentration camps. “A Doctor in Auschwitz” is a harrowing tale of survival. It follows one Jewish doctor who was spared and forced to perform experiments on his fellow prisoners. This is a first-hand account of his often brutal assignments, sparing no details
E' Guerra - Easy Italian Reader
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: Italian. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Italian
E' Guerra - Easy Italian Reader Improvvisamente é arrivata la prima prova di difesa per la libertà ed il prezzo da pagare sarà carissimo. Roosevelt presenta il suo caso al consiglio e l'America va' in guerra. Era l'anno 1941.
An Incarcerated Conscience
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Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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.
Brown Water Red Blood - A Sailor's Memories of his Tour of Duty with TF-117 in the Mekong Delta, Republic of Vietnam
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Price: Free! Words: 9,650. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Three short stories telling of the author's experiences as a member of the Brown Water Navy, Mobile Riverine Force 117, in the Mekong Delta Region of the Republic of Vietnam in 1968. 1. "Will I Finally Find Some Peace?" - Reflects upon the author's tour of duty 2. "Brothers in Blood" - A firefight with the Viet Cong 3. "No Two Minute Warning" - The sinking of a support ship by a Viet Cong
TEI, a Memoir of the End of War and Beginning of Peace
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,200. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In a nation devastated by World War II, Tei Fujiwara wrote her memoir 流れる星は生きている (Nagareru Hoshiwa Ikiteiru) about her harrowing journey home with her three young children. Tei’s memoir began in August 1945 in Manchuria and has continued in Japan through 46 printings, a movie, TV series and recognition from the Imperial Family. Now her story continues in English for another new generation.
auf Wiedersehen
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,990. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014 by Rogue Phoenix Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Cities in ashes, endless bread lines, potato soup by candlelight, people herded along with whips, soldiers in splendid boots and swastikas everywhere, a little girl with chestnut pigtails reaching for her first Hershey bar–these are a few of the images that come to life in my memoir.
Recounting Bougainville: The Japanese Counterattack
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Price: Free! Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Bougainville Campaign played a critical role in securing Allied victory in the South Pacific during World War Two, but a spirited Japanese counterattack in March 1944 threatened to dislodge American forces from the center of Bougainville Island and put the entire campaign in jeopardy. This transcribed narrative discusses the month-long attack from the perspective of a soldier who was there.
Me and my friend president Obama: Concise memos of my cooperation with the White House and CIA all around the hell
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You set the price! Words: 26,570. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
A concise part of our private communications and what we did behind the closed doors to change the course of the world! Peiman Ghasemi (Author): HRW, White House, CIA, IFRC Cooperator. Barack Obama (Foreword): The 44th and current President of the United States.
FIRST WORLD WAR DIARY OF STANLEY ST JOHN ROBINSON
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You set the price! Words: 14,970. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A very detailed diary of the First World War by my Great Uncle Stanley St John Robinson. Shocking but not without humour at times.
Women Close To Hitler
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,390. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The women who were close to Hitler spent their lives amongst the elite of the nation. They loved and respected him to an extent that it is now hard to believe possible. Many of these women, such as Eva Braun, Geli Raubal and Unity Mitford are well known, but there were many, many more women - mistresses, secretaries, confidantes and companions - that also managed to get close to Hitler.