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Atomic Bomb Saved Japan by Dong Lin
Series: Atomic Bomb, 5. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 14,370. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Author create a new political writings form: a political affair written as a dialogue between a scholar and God, narrates Japanese army to use chemistry and biological weapon during at large-scale WWII, which caused Allies’ retaliation, demonstrates the atomic bomb saved Japan, but it caused nuclear arms and Cold War.
Phoenix of the Seas by Chester Brigham
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Here is the saga of the Ernestina-Morrissey, official State Ship of Massachusetts. It recounts her remarkable history from Gloucester fishing schooner on the Grand Banks, to expedition vessel to the Arctic under famed navigator Captain Bob Bartlett, to packet ship linking Cape Verdean-Americans with their home island, and finally to seagoing educational vessel.
Constitutional Sound Bites, Volume One by David Shestokas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » History » American
It seems like daily issues about the US Constitution are in the news. It remains as relevant as when it was adopted. Constitutional Sound Bites gives the reader information about the Constitution in a 21st Century way, to better understand our liberties, our freedoms and to judge the performance of our leaders. This book is great for citizens, parents, students and teachers.
Gunfight at the OK Corral by James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Based on eyewitness accounts and reports in the two local newspapers, this is a concise and informative unbiased account of the tragic incident in 1881, which came to be known as the gunfight at the OK Corral, that ended in a deadly confrontation of firearms near the Old Kinderhook Corral in Tombstone - and the death of three men.
Victims of the Titanic by James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
A selection of biographical tributes to thirty victims of the Titanic - some survivors and some who lost their lives - but they were all victims! With several detailed, sometimes traumatic, eyewitness accounts.
The Charge of the Light Brigade by James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A graphic account of what is considered to be one of the bravest military actions in the history of war. During the battle of Balaclava in the Crimean War in 1854, Lord Cardigan led the ill-fated British Light Brigade of Cavalry in a forlorn charge against a vastly superior Russian army - and into the annals of military history.
Brits at the Alamo by James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
More than thirty British-born men gave their lives for the Texas cause during the battle of the Alamo in 1836. This is their story based on all the known eyewitness accounts.
The Defence of Rorke's Drift by James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A graphic account of the action during the battle of Rorke's Drift, when a company of British soldiers held off an army of Zulu warriors to successfully defend a field hospital and stores during the Zulu War of 1879. They fought with such valour that fifteen gallantry medals were awarded to defenders, and the action was made famous by the motion picture 'Zulu!'.
Fiddling with Friends in the 1920s: A Chautauqua Trouper’s Story by Ken Weyand
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Before the Internet, TV or even the mass popularity of radio, performers boarded trains and Model T’s to tour North America, entertaining live audiences on the Chautauqua circuit. Author Ken Weyand captures the life of his mother who, as a young woman, left her small town behind for a great adventure and a chance to get a first-hand look at a changing America in the early 20th Century.
The Historical and the Folklorist Perspectives of the Literary Vampires Emerging by Vidanage P. Karunaratne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Trivia, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Are vampire characters portrayed in literary works only products or pigments of imagination generated in the minds of authors and writers of such works? Or, in the alternative, have they been inspired and influenced by the folklore prevalent in various countries regarding the vampire motif? Authenticated historical facts substantiate that some of the more popular vampire protagonists depicted...
2/64 The Month that Launched the Sixties by Thomas Del Signore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
2/64 The Month that Launched the Sixties focuses on one month in the most influential decade of the Twentieth Century and embellishes on the life-changing events of those 29 days, including passage of Civil Rights, forward steps from a new President, the Beatles' arrival in America, the stunning boxing upset of Sonny Liston by brash Cassius Clay, and the heating up of militant activity in Vietnam.
Toronto Maple Leafs 1959-1960 On The Threshold of Greatness by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » History » North America
The Toronto Maple Leafs ousted the Red Wings in 1959-1960. The Detroit club with talented forwards like Gordie Howe and Alex Delvecchio was a Leafs' nemesis throughout much of the '50s after Toronto won the Stanley Cup in 1951. My ebook was researched from news clippings and Associated Press files. Readers will appreciate the history of hockey with descriptions of players and games from long ago.
Istoriografia Spiritismului by Ana Maria Ducuta
Price: Free! Words: 17,650. Language: Romanian. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
A historical perspective on the emergence of spiritist phenomena in XIX-th century. An analysis of spiritist literature. Spiritism analysed from a social, psychological and historical point of view. Most important mediums and spiritist works that had massively contributed to the spread of spiritism. Impact of spiritism on European values and trends.
Apache Nation by Dan Glover
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,040. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » American
Lost in the remote mountain ranges of New Mexico, the narrator relies upon both rational knowledge as well as intuition to survive as an intimate insight is gained into the travails of yesterday by living off the land much as the Apache warriors once did.
Galway General Omnibus Company Limited by Michael. J Hurley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,010. Language: British English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation, Nonfiction » History » European
The Story of The Galway General Omnibus Company of County Galway in Ireland
War Stories: Tiananmen Square 1989 by Terry Irving
Series: Confessions of a Network News Producer. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
A memoir of covering the June 4th 1989 demonstrations in Tiananmen Square and the question of whether any students were killed.
War Stories: Beirut 1982 by Terry Irving
Series: Confessions of a Network News Producer. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
The question is, how many mistakes can you make in a war zone and remain alive? Veteran network television producer Terry Irving--winner of 4 Emmys--tells the truth about how he covered War in Beirut. Covering the news is easy. Staying alive when you clearly have no idea what you're doing is HARD. With personal photos and links to YouTube videos.
War Stories: The Berlin Wall 1989 by Terry Irving
Series: Confessions of a Network News Producer. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » World
"The End of History" was how the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Soviet Union was described. I was there-on the EASTERN side of the Wall--and, trust me, it was very different than you may have been told. Finally, here is the truth of that day through the perspective of a journalist with decades of experience (and no sleep.) With pictures and a link to the Video of the Historic Occasion.
07MH17 Dutch version by Nuria Garcia Arteaga
Price: Free! Words: 1,390. Language: Dutch. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Op weg naar Asia, voor een vakantie met zon en een andere cultuur werden enkele honderden personen weggevaagd van deze wereld. In enkele seconden honderd zes en negentig Nederlanders stierven in wat is gecategoriseerd als een van de dodelijkste verkeersvliegtuig aanslag ooit. Tachtig hiervan waren onder de achttien jaar oud, en het vliegtuig vervoerde maar liefst achttien gezinnen.