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A Silver Ring Crafted In World War II
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Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
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A ring can be made from a coin by tapping with a spoon. That's what my father witnessed while guarding German POWs during World War II. He told me a story about that and I'm sharing it here. When my father died I was struck by the thought that when a man dies his stories die with him unless someone writes them down.
Das echte Midnight In Paris: Eine Geschichte der expatriierten Schriftsteller in Paris, welche die verlorene Generation bildeten
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: German. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Woody Allen hat den Glanz von Paris der zwanziger Jahren magisch dargestellt in Midnight In Paris, aber war das wirklich der Fall? Die Verlorene Generation bildete eine der faszinierendsten, exzentrischen und vielfältigsten Gruppen von Schriftstellern je gekannt - Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, und so viele mehr bildeten diese künstlerische Periode der Zeit
Crosses, Cannons & Coffins
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In Crosses, Cannons & Coffins author Georgiann Baldino brings a little-known, but true, story to readers, a human account of Civil War service rendered by Sisters of Mercy. Relatively few records exist from women who served as nurses in America's Civil War. Few historians include women nurses in their manuscripts. Nuns served under battlefield conditions unnerving even for veteran officers.
The Surge: General Petraeus and the Turnaround in Iraq - The Work of General David H. Petraeus to Quell Sectarian Violence
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
When General David H. Petraeus, USA, took command of Multi-National Force-Iraq (MNF-I) on February 10, 2007, beginning his 3d tour and 28th month in Iraq, the situation was grim. Increasing sectarian violence had led to an escalation of killings of civilians in Iraq, with up to 150 corpses being found daily in Baghdad.
Divorced, Beheaded, Died; Divorced, Beheaded, Outlived: Playing Devil's Advocate
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Series: The Tudor Dynasty, Book 2. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
In this book in my series of history books, I look into the six wives of Henry VIII and play Devil's advocate. Did Anne Boleyn have an affair? Was Catherine Parr simply lucky to have outlived Henry? The book covers each of Henry's six wives in detail.
Secret Genealogy III, From Jewish Anglo-Saxon Tribes to New France Acadians
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Series: Secret Genealogy, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Do you ever wonder if you have Jewish ancestry? Do you have a Sarah, Rebecca or Joshua in your family tree? The third book in Suellen Ocean's genealogy series, "Secret Genealogy III, From Jewish Anglo-Saxon Tribes to New France Acadians," is a how-to for uncovering ancient Jewish ancestry. From Babylonia to Brooklyn, this book will have your curiosity up in no time.
Titanic: Those in Peril on the Sea
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,300. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
What really happened? Myths and inaccuracies still blur the real story. “Titanic: Those in Peril on the Sea” is the story of the great ship, her passengers, and crew. This is my attempt to tell the story through the prism of my somewhat skeptical eye. Supporting what is real, debunking what is not.
Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.
Het Illuminati Complot
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Series: Mysterieus België - Trilogie Maarten Dejonckheere, Book 3 · Mysterieus België Series, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,670. Language: Dutch. Published: January 7, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Televisiereporter Maarten Dejonckheere bijt zich vast in het onderzoek naar het dodelijk "ongeval" van koning Albert I in 1934 in Marche-les-Dames, en ontdekt dat de officiële versie van de feiten een sprookje is. Werd Albert I het slachtoffer van een passioneel drama of een politiek complot? En wat heeft een voorspelling van de zieneres van Onkerzele, Leonie Van den Dijck, met dit alles te maken?
Strategy & Soul: a campaigner's tale of fighting billionaires, corrupt officials, and Philadelphia casinos
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 170,270. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The movement was outspent by hundreds of millions of dollars, up against powerful elected officials, private investigators, and the state supreme court. This David versus Goliath story gives unparalled access to the behind-the-scenes of campaigns, making the nuances of strategy come to life. Written by an experienced and unusually self-reflective direct action organizer.
Homestead on the Trask
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Nancy Maddux Thornton. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As the World enters the 20th century, a young boy and his widowed family survive...and thrive...in the primitive wilds of the Oregon Coast. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, always enlightening, this is how our ancestors once lived. A vivid personal account, enriched by detailed ink sketches and photos by the author. Republished and distributed by Nancy Maddux Thornton, his daughter.
ФИЗИЧЕСКИЙ МИР - ОБМАН? (Physical world - a lie?)
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Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 106,880. Language: Russian. Published: January 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Настоящая история создания человечества, и физического/трехмерного мира.
Sail Away: Journeys of a Merchant Seaman
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,780. Language: American English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An officer in the US Merchant Marine from World War II to the Korean War, Jack Beritzhoff sailed from the South Pacific to Casablanca to Kuwait to Liverpool to Pusan... and back. Sail Away follows him from port to port, around the globe to five continents, discovering friendship and heroism (as well as occasional cowardice and deceit), and of course the beautiful girl in every port.
Nostradamus in Orval
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Series: Mysterieus België - Trilogie Maarten Dejonckheere, Book 2 · Mysterieus België Series, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,070. Language: Dutch. Published: January 5, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Antiquair Karel Rombaut wil met zijn boek aantonen dat hij als nazaat van Lodewijk XVII (1785-1795?) een troonpretendent van Frankrijk is. Maar voor hij zijn levenswerk kan publiceren, wordt Rombaut vermoord door een mysterieuze man die hem "de Profetie van Orval" zou hebben getoond... van de hand van Nostradamus!
Modern Pirates
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Today’s pirates are ruthless gangs of agile seagoing robbers who attack ships with assault rifles and antitank missiles.
Thirty-Six Years: The Building of the Washington Monument
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,820. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Thirty-Six Years: The Building of the Washington Monument is a year-by-year look at the difficulties and delays in the construction of the Washington Monument, caused by the major social and political events surrounding the Civil War.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Corsairs to Panthers - U.S. Marine Aviation in Korea - Tigercat, F4, Night-Fighter Squadrons, 1st Marine Aircraft, Bell and Sikorsky Helicopters
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,520. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This exceptional USMC history provides unique information about U.S. Marine aviation in the Korean War, with information about the Vought F4U Corsair, Grumman F7F Tigercat, Douglas F30 Skynight, Marine night-fighter squadrons, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing Leaders, Marine Observation Squadron, Bell and Sikorsky helicopters, major-league baseball player reservists including Ted Williams, and more.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Frozen Chosin - U.S. Marines at the Changjin Reservoir
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,020. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The race to the Yalu was on. General of the Army Douglas MacArthur's strategic triumph at Inchon and the subsequent breakout of the U.S. Eighth Army from the Pusan Perimeter and the recapture of Seoul had changed the direction of the war.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Outpost War - U.S. Marines from the Nevada Battles to the Armistice
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,420. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
By night, during the early months of 1953, a cold wind usually blew from the north, sometimes bringing with it the sound of Chinese loudspeakers broadcasting English-language appeals to surrender, interspersed with country music.
U.S. Marines in Humanitarian Operations: A Skillful Show of Strength: U.S. Marines in the Caribbean, 1991-1996 - Gitmo, Guantanamo Bay, Haitian Migrants, Support Democracy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,430. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
What Marines did in the Caribbean between 1991 and 1996 was both new and old. It was new because humanitarian operations were different from combat in Vietnam or Southwest Asia. It was also new for many because it was "joint," Marines were integrated into joint task forces, especially when they were called on to care for Haitian and Cuban migrants at Guantanamo Bay.