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Conspiracy History - A History of the World for Conspiracy Theorists
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,820. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
JFK, the Bilderberg Group and the New World Order – conspiracy theories abound on today’s internet, but they are nothing new. Taking a long-term view reveals century after century of covert conspiracies, murder plots and political intrigues. The history of the world is riddled with hidden agendas, scheming politicians and secretive organisations.
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?
Amazing Aaron to Zero Zippers: An Introduction to Baseball History
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,450. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Amazing Aaron to Zero Zippers is the go-to resource for anyone looking to learn everything important about the history of America’s greatest game, and learn it in a fast, fun way. Filled with incredible, classic photos from the official Baseball Hall of Fame Archives, it is a primer for baseball beginners, a resource for developing fans, and a treat for long-time devotees.
Forces of History: Myth, Liberty and Freedom in European History.
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,830. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Forces of History traces liberty through events in European history including: Rome, Greece, Middle Ages and even the Irish fight for freedom. It is a collection of essays that show how the same story of liberty has risen to the top throughout the ages.
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 Shenandoah Valley Campaign - March -November 1864: Grant, Lincoln, Sheridan, Meade, Monocacy, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Cedar Creek, Lt. General Jubal A. Early, McCausland
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
As 1864 began, the outlook was grim for Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his generals. The encouraging victories in 1863 at Chancellorsville, Virginia, and Chickamauga, Georgia, were diminished by the repulse of General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Hustlers and Homesteaders: A History of Montana, Volume Four
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,390. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Montana’s history is rich, colorful, and full of excitement in this fully-illustrated fourth volume of the state’s history. Montana had 243,329 people in 1900 and most were engaged in the dominant resource industries of the time – mining and timber. Learn how the Treasure State came about from 1900 to 1930.
Beer, Cider and Spirits in Old Regime France
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,810. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Beer
This excerpt from Le Grand d'Aussy's classic work on the history of French private life explores the history of beer, cider and spirits in France from the Gauls to Le Grand's own time (the late eighteenth century).
The Regular Army Before the Civil War 1845 - 1860 - Ulysses Grant, Mexican War, Native Americans, Army and the Settlers, Mormons, Use of Camels, Civil Works, West Point
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The civil war remains our most contentious, and our bloodiest, with over six hundred thousand killed in the course of the four-year struggle.
2014 United States Air Force Reserve Handbook - Citizen Airmen, Jackie Cochran, Jimmy Doolittle, Jimmy Stewart, Organizations, Reservist Categories, Disaster Response, Locations, Leadership
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,630. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Here is the latest edition of the official guide to the U.S. Air Force Reserve, with information on current organization, leadership, and components, along with fascinating history including famous members like Jackie Cochran, Jimmy Doolittle, and Jimmy Stewart.
Kandahar Assassins: Stories from the Afghan-Soviet War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,410. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Assassinations are a near-daily occurrence in Afghanistan. Whether by rogue Afghan security forces or by lone individuals roaming the cities and districts, the threat of a target killing is very real. Kandahar Assassins offers an unparalleled view of this phenomenon from the perspective of the assassins. Published in 1986 in Pashto and a perennial classic in Kandahar's bookstores, Kandahar Assassi
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.
History of the U.S. Army Engineer Nuclear Cratering Group - Project Plowshare, Nuclear Canal Excavation, Nuclear Construction, Quarrying, Ejecta Dam, Harbor Excavation, Atlantic-Pacific Canal Study
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,230. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General
This history, written in 1969, outlines the work of the Army Engineer Nuclear Cratering Group on using nuclear blasts for civilian construction projects.
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.
History of Research in Space Biology and Biodynamics at Air Force Missile Development Center, Holloman AFB, 1946 - 1958 - V-2 Rockets, Balloons, Man-High, Monkeys in Space, Kittinger, Zero Gravity
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,890. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Here is the fascinating story of the early years of research into the effects of space on biology and the human body, focusing on the famous work at the Holloman Air Force Base Missile Development Center in New Mexico.
Historical and Architectural Overview of Aircraft Hangars of the Reserves and National Guard Installations from World War I through the Cold War - History of Aviation in National Guard, Vietnam
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,120. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The architectural history of military hangars and airfields has been thoroughly documented for the active branches of the military. This Department of Defense Legacy Program report comprises a historic context that explores the history of aviation and hangar development in the Reserves and National Guard.
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.
When the Enemy is Us — Daffy Government, Military and Civilian Episodes in War and Peace
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,100. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This story recounts monumental government, military and civilian gaffes spanning from World War II to the present, concentrating specifically on events in or near Johnston County, in eastern N.C. Trying times and stressful situations cause generally rational people to make ludicrous mistakes. The daffy episodes herein will make you shake your head and wonder how we’ve survived.
Liberation 1944-45
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,090. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Forced out of their home after it was ransacked and burned by occupying German forces, author Lini R. Grol and her family wandered the bombed-out Dutch countryside for weeks, sleeping in ditches, barns and basements as they waited for liberation. They faced danger at every turn. This is their story of hardship, courage and faith.