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Sydney Under Siege: As It Happened 15 December 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
I work in the building next to the Lindt Café. Shortly after news of the Siege broke, I found myself locked out. Gradually, I realised my usual day had been pulled out from under me. For the first time, I had become a witness to history. This is my account of the day terrorism returned to Sydney. It is based partly on contemporaneous notes I scribbled on the day.
*(Holy) War: How the Crusades Almost Killed Christianity
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Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Were the Crusades a legitimate attempt by Christendom to recapture a holy city, or merely a strategy employed by the Western Church to regain control of a religion in schism? This controversial question is explored through the annals of historical record, from multiple viewpoints.
Brief History of Ex-General Edwin Walker -- Part Three
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,270. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Major General Edwin Anderson Walker was the only U.S. General to resign his commission in the 20th century. He clashed with JFK in 1961 and 1962, and became noteworthy for his role in the saga of Lee Harvey Oswald in 1963 and the Warren Commission in 1964. Walker could be a significant, overlooked suspect in the JFK assassination.
Brief History of Ex-General Edwin Walker -- Part Two
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,000. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
It is not generally recalled that Major General Edwin Anderson Walker, who led Federal Troops to racially *integrate* Little Rock High School in 1957, later led a riot against Federal Troops to keep Ole Miss University racially *segregated* in 1962. Walker's clash with JFK is of special interest.
A Brief History of Ex-General Edwin Walker -- Part One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,710. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Major General Edwin Anderson Walker was the only U.S. General to resign his commission in the 20th century. He led Federal Troops to racially integrate Little Rock High School in 1957, but after he resigned from the Army in November 1961, he led a riot against Federal Troops to keep Ole Miss University racially segregated in 1962. His role in the saga of the JFK assassination is of interest.
America: One Nation, Under Heavy Divide
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Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Are we one people, and one America? Or is there much more to it than that? Presidents like FDR, Lyndon Johnson, George H.W. Bush, and Ronald Reagan; are elections like those that created these great men even possible in the 21st Century? Or are we left to spin the tale of Presidents, Elections, and aspects of American History itself gone by, and therefore, never to be seen by anyone again?
Le système de dépopulation durant la Guerre de Vendée
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Series: La Guerre de Vendée, Livre 3. You set the price! Words: 29,910. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014 by Philippe Prisson. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
La Guerre de Vendée représente l'un des épisodes les plus tragiques de l'Histoire de France qui demeure peu connue des Français. Mais ce qui a été dissimulé, c’est la répression et la tentative de l’extermination de la population vendéenne en 1793 et 1794. Dans ce livre, vous allez pouvoir le découvrir les conséquences des décrets votés en 1793 pour mettre fin à la guerre de Vendée. En
The Aryanist Journal # 02
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Price: Free! Words: 35,240. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Multicultural education
The Aryanist Journal # 02, Articles-Analysis-Reports on following topics: *) - Tourism in India *) - Indian Culture *) - Indus Valley Civilization *) - Aryan Invasion Theories *) - Sacred Cow *) - Kumbh Mela *) - India’s Self Denial *) - Khandit Dharm ka Vilaap *) - Meera Bai Tribute © Copyright, All rights reserved (Authors and Freelance Talents) December 2014
'Royal Marines' 350 Years
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Price: Free! Words: 24,510. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
'Royal Marines' 350 Years, is a brief history of the Royal Marines that were formed on 28th October 1664 by King Charles II. It describes some of its history up to the present day. Along with its traditions that have moulded Royal Marines into what has always been one of the finest fighting military forces in the world.
The Duties of a King
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Price: Free! Words: 620. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Arthashastra is an ancient Sanskrit treatise on statecraft, economic pollcy and military strategy. We present a small excerpt from this book, in an illustrated and light reading format. This excerpt describes the duties that a king must perform, over the course of each day and night, divided into sixteen periods. Flip through the life of a King, twenty three centuries ago.
Inside the Government: Conspiracy Theory Edition
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Price: Free! Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: 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.
World War II memoirs
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Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
More than 16 million Americans fought in World War 2; there were 290,000 casualties. The average length of service was 16 months. Many of these men were no more than boys when they went to war – some were not even 18 years old. Yet, they fought, and died, to insure our freedom. Most came home to relative obscurity, but they should not be forgotten. They are Heroes.
The Mayers - Book Three Of A Series Of Short Books Recording Some Of The Family History Research Carried Out By Kath And Phil Walton
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Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The third in a series of short books which recording the Walton family as researched by Phil Walton. Most of the ancestors are from North Staffordshire or South Cheshire.
The Making of Operation Dumbo Drop
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Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Antenna Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Jim Morris (author of War Story) published his story about the making of the Disney movie, Operation Dumbo Drop, starring Danny Glover and Ray Liotta, about the efforts of the Green Berets in transporting elephants (hence "Dumbo") via helicopter over the Vietnamese jungle while the war was going on. Pretty crazy...and based on a real event! Turns out making the movie was every bit as difficult.
El Joven Hitler 1 (El pequeño Adolf y los demonios de la mente)
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Price: Free! Words: 29,260. Language: Spanish. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
La Saga de “El Joven Hitler” está formada por 4 novelas, todas ellas autoconclusivas pero con un mismo hilo conductor para poderlas seguir de forma consecutiva si así se quiere: 1-EL PEQUEÑO ADOLF Y LOS DEMONIOS DE LA MENTE 2-HITLER ADOLESCENTE 1889-1903 3-HITLER, VAGABUNDO Y SOLDADO EN LA GRAN GUERRA 1904-1918 4-HITLER Y EL NACIMIENTO DEL PARTIDO NAZI 1918-1923
Infoboxx Book of Sikaman Awards
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Price: Free! Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
This is a collection of Sikaman Awards from 2010 to 2014, supported by Infoboxx. The awards are compiled annually, using social media. It is meant to be fun but also chronicle the events of each year in Ghana.
The Irish Celtic Church
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Series: History & Myth. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Following on from Book 2 “Heroes, Kings & Warrior Queens”, explore the origins of Irish myth and the famous monks of the Irish Celtic Church who served as a beacon of light in a dark Europe. Read of Ireland’s Golden Era as a centre of learning, spreading education and Christianity through its monastic and spiritual teachings.
The Hollands - Book Two Of A Series Of Short Books Recording Some Of The Family History Research Carried Out By Phil Walton
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Price: Free! Words: 5,630. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
The second in a series of short books which records the Holland family as researched by Phil Walton. Most of the ancestors are from North Staffordshire or South Cheshire.
A Hot Time in the Cold War, Moscow 1967-68
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
(4.00 from 1 review)
The author describes what it was like living in the American Embassy in Moscow, USSR, from 1967-68 in the middle of the Cold War. He was a staff sergeant in the Defense Intelligence Agency who was also the part time editor of TWIM (This Week in Moscow) the only free press in the USSR.
The Hamlet of Howth Junction
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Price: Free! Words: 9,300. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The tiny hamlet of Howth Junction grew from the passing of the railway through this area of North Dublin in Ireland. The early inhabitants worked either on the land or on the railway. The late twentieth century saw the hamlet swallowed into the greater Dublin area thereby losing its identity as a small rural community. This book sets out to record the arrival of the railway here and the people