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Women Close To Hitler
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,390. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The women who were close to Hitler spent their lives amongst the elite of the nation. They loved and respected him to an extent that it is now hard to believe possible. Many of these women, such as Eva Braun, Geli Raubal and Unity Mitford are well known, but there were many, many more women - mistresses, secretaries, confidantes and companions - that also managed to get close to Hitler.
The Christians In The Third Reich
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,820. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2014 by apgroup. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Confusion dominates too many discussions of the churches in Nazi Germany. Germany was not a Christian country but had been deeply influenced by powerful philosophical and scientific forces of secularism for over a century before 1933. The churches themselves were often mere facades of theological liberalism that denied the fundamentals of the faith in very religious-sounding language.
American History (According to Roaches): The First Thanksgiving was Inspired by Roaches
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of the Mayflower, the Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving from a roach's point of view. These pesky little insects believe they were instrumental in helping the pilgrims survive, and to have the first Thanksgiving. This volume gives a summary of this historic event even for skeptics who don't believe roaches helped at all. The third of fifty books in the Roach history series.
American History (According to Roaches): How Roaches and Pocahontas Helped Save Jamestown
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of the first English colony in America in Jamestown, Virginia--from a roach's point of view! These pesky little insects believe that without their help the first settlers of Jamestown would have all starved. This volume gives a summary of this historic settlement even for skeptics who don't believe roaches helped at all. The second of fifty books in the roach history series.
American History (According to Roaches): How Roaches Helped Columbus Find a New World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of Columbus from a roach's point of view. These pesky little insects believe they are the ones who helped Columbus discover America, and that without his help he could not have done it! This volume gives a good summary of this historic venture even for skeptics who don't believe roaches had anything to do with it. This is the first of fifty books in the 'Roach History' series.
Half a Piece of Cloth: The Courage of Africa's Countless Widows
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Riveting first-hand accounts from widows in seven African countries, many young with young children, exposing their desperate circumstances and courage. 'In tune with the African way of telling stories. Once I started reading, it was hard to put down.' From the Introduction by Emily Onyango of Kenya.
The Christchurch Destructor
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Price: Free! Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The story of the Destructor is interesting, partly because it is a story untold, and partly because of the controversy surrounding the decision to build the furnace.
The von Rosenberg Family of Texas: The Civil War Years
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,050. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by The Electric Scroll. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
In 1849, the Peter Carl von Rosenberg family fled Germany (then Prussia). They are soon caught up in violence and unstable politics again as the U.S. moves inexorably into the Civil War. Follow the von Rosenbergs through their early years in the United States, and their struggle to gain citizenship not once, but twice, as they seek for the peace and opportunity promised in their new home.
Shipwreck! Palau Discovered, 1783
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,530. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
The people of Palau over the centuries had evolved their own culture, language, body of knowledge, oral history and myths entirely devoid of any input from persons from other lands. This account by the men of the ANTELOPE of their experiences in Palau is the first and only thorough report of this unique culture before there was a nearly overwhelming contact between Palau people and Europeans.
Afghan Heat: Special Forces II: More key operations from Mossad, GSG9, Spetznaz, 777 and others (1960 to 2007)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,920. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Afghan Heat: Special Forces II takes a look at various operations undertaken by Special Forces other than the US and UK. Read stories from the German, Russian, Israeli, South African and Egyptian Special Forces, along with a couple of extra UK and US operations. From Russia to Peru, this second instalment looks at how special forces in other countries have operated against terrorism.
Through My Grandmother's Eyes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,650. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Mary and William were German Catholics who were married at the end of the 19th century. In their 47 years together, they witnessed incredible changes in an ever expanding America, including two wars, prohibition and the Great Depression. They were the parents of five children who they raised on a family farm in a small community in northwest Ohio.
Winged Victory
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 178,100. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
‘The greatest novel of war in the air.’ - The Daily Mail France, 1914. The war is taking to the skies. Pilot Tom Cundall is ready to take on the enemy in his trusty Camel fighter plane. But as he sees more and more planes shot down in flames, he begins to question what, or who, he is fighting for. There is no bitter snarl nor self-pity in this classic novel about the air war of 1914-1918.
Cuba: Land of Opportunity - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 6. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 20,270. Language: British English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
It is no exaggeration to speak of Cuba as the key to the Western Hemisphere. Her strategic position, as well as her rare qualities as a country, entitles her to this definition and her place in the family of nations depends on what she really is, has, and does - and upon the business acumen, the intellect and the vision of those who choose to be part of this Land of Opportunity.
Zealot: Jihad, Jesus, Mother Mary and Sharia in plain English 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 86,660. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
THIS BOOK IS ABOUT THE TRUE DEFINITION OF Jihad, Jesus, Mother Mary and Sharia.
Under Four Flags for France - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 5. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 80,180. Language: British English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Through his vivid, accurate and illuminating narrative, George Clarke Musgrave draws his pictures with an eye to the diplomatic reasons behind the plans of war, the great sweep of armies as they manoeuvre for advantage, and the effect of the life and death decisions of Generals on the fighting man and on the civilian population.
Who Should Call The Shots? Resolving Friction in the Targeting Process - Clausewitz, Clinton, Cohen, Wesley Clark, Colin Powell, Vietnam, Kosovo, Iraq, Gulf War
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,840. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study seeks to determine sources of friction between military and civilian leaders during a target nomination and approval process.
Global Reach Laydown from Desert Shield to Enduring Freedom: A Comparative Analysis - Serbia, War on Terror, Afghanistan, TALCE, Operation Allied Force
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,330. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the evolution of Global Reach Laydown (GRL) from the Gulf War (DESERT SHIELD) through ALLIED FORCE (Kosovo) and ENDURING FREEDOM (Afghanistan).
Early VTOL Aircraft (before 1967)
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Price: Free! Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
This ebook is a brief history, up until late 1967, of vertical take-off and landing aircraft. Originally written before the use of computers it contains some interesting photographs of aircraft some of which failed to go into production and others which proved to be successful. This ebook is offered in the hope that it will prove useful to others interested in the topic of early VTOL aircraft.
The Peking Legations - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 4. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 14,390. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Horror and brutality were no strangers to our author, but he had seen nothing like this. In the four short weeks of the campaign to relieve the Foreign Legations at Peking, military order was replaced by an orgy of looting, execution, rape, torture and murder, described as “an unfolding kaleidoscope of human behaviour more nightmarish and more brutal than any of us could have believed possible."
Divine Fire: Groton School and the American Century
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
From the days of founder Endicott Peabody to national and world leaders like Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Averell Harriman and Dean Acheson to writers like Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop, Groton School has made an indelible mark on the American scene. Divine Fire highlights many of the famous and influential graduates of the school who epitomize the school's purpose.