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THE ASSIMILATION OF AN AUSSIE BACKPACKER Into an English Life Style and Work Force 1952
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Price: Free! Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
This book tells of my experiences of working in England for three months and being included in the social life style of a young English group of married people of my age. Kings the excellent English company I worked for in my trade, was located adjacent to the famous LNER railway line and I was able to watch a cavalcade of famous passenger steam trains that I had read about in my railway books.
My Berlin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,920. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Detlev Kirchgatter was a child during the Nazi era, who escaped what became East Germany as a refugee in 1947. His wide-ranging experience brings a unique perspective to the enormous political, social and economic changes which have characterized the past fifty years. A must read for anyone studying or interested in German history.
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.
Secret Genealogy IV - Native Americans Hidden in Our Family Trees
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,680. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
A book to help you through the confusing process of Native American genealogy. Read "Secret Genealogy IV, Native Americans Hidden in Our Family Trees," before you begin your search.
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
Massacre on Prospect Hill: The True Crime of Francis Lloyd Russell
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Hamilton, Ohio, was a notorious hide-out for Chicago gangsters in the era of Prohibition, and they brought with them vice and violence. But the city's most horrific crime in that time had nothing to do with bootleg whiskey or fancy women, but with a hard-working bachelor trying to take care of his sick brother's family. He loved them so much, he would rather see them dead than homeless.
Les Mémoires de la marquise de la Rochejaquelein
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Price: $1.32 USD. Words: 136,160. Language: French. Published: September 23, 2014 by Philippe Prisson. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Ces Mémoires racontent les batailles, les grands désastres, les misères qui marquent les plus funestes guerres civiles de l’histoire de France, la Guerre de Vendée.
Forgotten Stories From Spain: The Ambulance Man And The Spanish Civil War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
There are many stories from the Spanish Civil War that history has forgotten. One such story tells of a Canadian man that came to help a city in exodus. His struggles in the Spanish cities of Madrid, Malaga and Almeria are dramatic, conspiratorial and yet powerfully inspiring. This first book in the "Forgotten Stories" series tells of Norman Bethune, who gave his life for the freedom of others.
Man Beheaded; Dentist Sought: The True Crime of Richard M. Brumfield
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Was the dentist Richard Brumfield mad? Or a criminal mastermind? Here's a true crime story that has it all: Poisoning, shooting, dynamite, a faked death and a real one, a mutilated corpse, a dark woman, a mystery package, a manhunt, a suicide attempt, an attempted jail break, dogged deputies, a determined prosecutor and the ever-heroic Royal Northwest Mounted Police who always get their man.
Letters of Wars
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,680. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In this eBook are actual war letters written from World War I and World War II from one family that were cherished for over 90 years. Two wars but the theme was the same, these boys just wanted to come home. I hope you enjoy reading these letters as much as I did when I typed them. I kept the words and spelling exactly as they were written. Photos, V-Mail, postcards and more are included.
13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi by Mitchell Zuckoff... Summarized
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: American English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is an Awesome Summary of 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi by Mitchell Zuckoff... Summarized by J.J. Holt
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!
Les Généraux Vendéens
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Price: $1.32 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: French. Published: September 21, 2014 by Philippe Prisson. Category: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Ce livre décrit l'époppée homérique et tragique des sept principaux généraux vendéens durant la Guerre de Vendée de 1793 à 1796.
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.
Hunter Army Airfield: A History - Savannah Airport, World War II, Cold War, SAC, Wing Rotation to Reflex, Changing Strategies, Materiel Air Transport Service, Vietnam, Confronting Global Jihad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,140. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Air Corps needed new airbases to accommodate its growth, and in August 1940 selected Hunter Field as a light bomber training base.
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.
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.
On The Block - Rocks, Rabbits and Reptiles
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Price: Free! Words: 48,150. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This is a history of post WW2 Soldier Settlement in the Western District of Victoria, Australia. It is told by the people who lived it.
"Dear Darling Loulie"
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Series: Genealogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The letters of Cordelia Lewis Scales depict the life and general morale of the civilian population in Mississippi before, during and after the War between the States. Special attention is paid to research into the life and service of Dabney Minor Scales, who served as a second lieutenant on the Shenandoah, the most important and famous ship of the Confederate Navy.