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Five Clare Families: A Memoir of the McMahons, Hennessys, Killeens, Cahills and Lawlors of County Clare
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Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This is a short account of five families that lived in and around the Newmarket-on-Fergus district in County Clare from the 1880s to the 1930s. While researching family history in Ireland presents some challenges, it is not as difficult as is often made out. This work provides a practical guide to the available sources and example of how to present the results of your research.
The New Vauban: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Mobile towers suggested for defense over trenches in conventional warfare. Interchangeable body armor and shields through piecework parts. Mole machines, earthquake warfare and deep citadels reviewed and opined upon. Basics of fortification is discussed.
Baby Killers
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Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Antenna Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
War Story author Jim Morris ponders the hated nickname "Baby Killers" given to Vietnam War soldiers, and then explains the extraordinary lengths U.S. soldiers go to in order to avoid civilian casualties, often at the soldiers' own expense.
The Green Berets Fiftieth Anniversary
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Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Antenna Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
War Story author and ex-Green Beret Jim Morris attends a fiftieth anniversary party for the Green Berets. This special forces unit traces its history back to the dawn of World War II when the OSS ran American intelligence's field operations in conjunction with resistance and guerilla fighters from countries occupied by the Nazis.
Sharavega
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Price: Free! Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Exploring truth, while still being relevant and thoroughly entertaining.
Plan RD: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A war plan integrated into an economic viability shift to the hunter/gatherer aspect of human society. We sabotage alliances against us through raiding and destruction of assets overseas.
Recollections of Vitamin Research by Suzuki Umetaro
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Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vitamins
These are reminiscences of Suzuki Umetaro, the discoverer of vitamin B.
The Waltons - Book One 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: 3,700. Language: British English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
The first 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.
Шелковица Шекспира
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Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: Russian. Published: October 7, 2014 by Boris Seaweed. Category: Essay » Literature
Подлинная история «Шелковицы Шекспира» малоизвестна широкой публике. Писатель и актер Кейр Катлер, представляет увлекательный исторический отчет о том, как шелковичное дерево, росшее на заднем дворе принадлежавшего Шекспиру дома в Стратфорде-на-Эйвоне, превратилось в «один из самых ценных активов города» и почему его удаление расценивалось как «святотатство». Перевел с английского Boris Seaweed.
Great Heavyweights: The Punch Felt 'Round the World
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Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Who really was the greatest heavyweight of all time?
Death of a Hero, Birth of a Legend
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Price: Free! Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Antenna Books. Category: Essay » Political
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Slightly altered from its original appearance in Soldier of Fortune magazine, Death of a Hero, Birth of a Legend tells the story of four men as they battle war and life. However, when one man, Vietnam Vet Rick Rescorla (a major character in We Were Soldiers Once...And Young), is tested during the attack on the World Trade Center on 9/11, the beauty of a true hero is shown.
Chimps with Nukes
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Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Antenna Books. Category: Essay » Political
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In this compelling article, Jim Morris, a Vietnam Veteran, points out that the individuals making war decisions are often not the ones carrying them out. With the realization that only one Congressman's son served during the Vietnam War, Morris explains that, "The people will lose faith in a leadership that expends their sons and daughters like used Kleenex, but sends its own to Harvard and Yale."
The First Auto Laws in the United States
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Stopping speeders by throwing logs in front of their car? Having a man walk in front of the car waving a red flag, to warn it is coming? Putting the initials of the driver on a piece of metal to act as his license plate? Giving a driver's license to anyone who has the use of both arms? These are but a few examples from this book of the first laws dealing with new-fangled automobiles.
The Story Of Imam Hussein
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Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
The story of imam Hussein Part one Edited by Hussein Abbas Dedication To imam Hussein himself and all who heard about him. Summary This is ilustared history based on real events painted by many artist of different times. Imam Hussein was the son of Ali ibn Abi Ṭalib (fourth Rashidun Caliph of Sunni Islam, and first Imam of Shia Islam) and Fatimah Zahra (daughter of the
The Life of Mahabalipuram: Pulsing Stories Trapped in Stone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,310. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Mahabalipuram is an Indian historical landmark, vastly important to Tamilian culture. Yet it has largely been forgotten by the long arch of history. This book serves to uncover and untangle the many fascinating narratives of the people and art that have populated that little town by the sea, both past and present. What results is an engaging look at a little-known piece of world history.
The Fiddling Contest
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Series: Genealogy, Book 3 · Short Stories, Book 2 · Continuing Education, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
“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.
A Poor Man's Life
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Price: Free! Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Richard Ford was an agricultural worker who should have disappeared into obscurity, leaving no record of his existence save a slight hollow in an English churchyard. But he left a significant voice of his time of poverty in the annals of the Houses of Parliament, when he was interviewed by government inspectors looking into the effect of the new Poor Laws in 1837. This is the story of his life.
How The World Leaders Get Overthrown (Arab Spring)?
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Price: Free! Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This writing has shown that the Dictators, Tyrans will not survive under the Modern Day Technologies and powerful Media: News, Television, Radio Broadcasting coupled with smarter and wiser population on the knowledge of Freedom and Democracy. The leaders that are lacking of True and Real Democracy ended up getting overthrown from the power by the PEOPLE and ultimately facing death.
Spy Incidents of the USA in the 1950s and 1960s
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1956 a secret tunnel under communist East Berlin was discovered, which the CIA had used to tap into telephone communications. This was the first major exposure of a "spy incident" involving US efforts to keep its eye on the rest of the world. This book describes the response of the press and public to spy incidents in this era, including the U-2 spy plane, and spy ships USS Liberty and Pueblo.
Who Owns the Fish?
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Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This paper discusses the Treaty of Waitangi in the light of the Muriwhenua Fishing Report.