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Five Clare Families: A Memoir of the McMahons, Hennessys, Killeens, Cahills and Lawlors of County Clare
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Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This is a short account of five families that lived in and around the Newmarket-on-Fergus district in County Clare from the 1880s to the 1930s. While researching family history in Ireland presents some challenges, it is not as difficult as is often made out. This work provides a practical guide to the available sources and example of how to present the results of your research.
The New Vauban: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Mobile towers suggested for defense over trenches in conventional warfare. Interchangeable body armor and shields through piecework parts. Mole machines, earthquake warfare and deep citadels reviewed and opined upon. Basics of fortification is discussed.
Baby Killers
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Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Antenna Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
War Story author Jim Morris ponders the hated nickname "Baby Killers" given to Vietnam War soldiers, and then explains the extraordinary lengths U.S. soldiers go to in order to avoid civilian casualties, often at the soldiers' own expense.
The Green Berets Fiftieth Anniversary
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Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Antenna Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
War Story author and ex-Green Beret Jim Morris attends a fiftieth anniversary party for the Green Berets. This special forces unit traces its history back to the dawn of World War II when the OSS ran American intelligence's field operations in conjunction with resistance and guerilla fighters from countries occupied by the Nazis.
Sharavega
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Price: Free! Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Exploring truth, while still being relevant and thoroughly entertaining.
Plan RD: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A war plan integrated into an economic viability shift to the hunter/gatherer aspect of human society. We sabotage alliances against us through raiding and destruction of assets overseas.
Recollections of Vitamin Research by Suzuki Umetaro
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Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vitamins
These are reminiscences of Suzuki Umetaro, the discoverer of vitamin B.
The Waltons - Book One Of A Series Of Short Books Recording Some Of The Family History Research Carried Out By Phil Walton
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Price: Free! Words: 3,700. Language: British English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
The first in a series of short books which recording the Walton family as researched by Phil Walton. Most of the ancestors are from North Staffordshire or South Cheshire.
Шелковица Шекспира
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Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: Russian. Published: October 7, 2014 by Boris Seaweed. Category: Essay » Literature
Подлинная история «Шелковицы Шекспира» малоизвестна широкой публике. Писатель и актер Кейр Катлер, представляет увлекательный исторический отчет о том, как шелковичное дерево, росшее на заднем дворе принадлежавшего Шекспиру дома в Стратфорде-на-Эйвоне, превратилось в «один из самых ценных активов города» и почему его удаление расценивалось как «святотатство». Перевел с английского Boris Seaweed.
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?
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 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
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.
How The World Leaders Get Overthrown (Arab Spring)?
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Price: Free! Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This writing has shown that the Dictators, Tyrans will not survive under the Modern Day Technologies and powerful Media: News, Television, Radio Broadcasting coupled with smarter and wiser population on the knowledge of Freedom and Democracy. The leaders that are lacking of True and Real Democracy ended up getting overthrown from the power by the PEOPLE and ultimately facing death.
Who Owns the Fish?
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Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This paper discusses the Treaty of Waitangi in the light of the Muriwhenua Fishing Report.
أبو هريرة و كعب الأحبار
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Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: Arabic. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
اتهم ابو هريرة قِبل عمر (ض) بالسرقة، ووصفه بأنه عدواً لله والإسلام، عدواً لله وكتابه، وضربه بالدُرة وأدماه وهدده بالطرد .
Essence Of Political Ideologies And Their Role In The Historical Process. (Political History Of Russia.)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014 by HPA Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
A myth turned out to have truly amazing survivability. From the time of rejection of myth to modernity, mythical symbol served as inspiration to many writers, poets, musicians, and artists. Many would likely have acceded to the opinion of Richard Wagner, who said that through myth a nation becomes a creator of art, and that a myth is poetry of deep life views, which have a universal character.
BANABA - Land of hidden wealth
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Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The chance discovery in 1900 of an enormous quantity of phosphate mineral fertilizer ("guano") lying beneath the tiny Pacific Island of Banaba, was welcomed by the farming community worldwide. It was quickly declared a British possession-the Banaban native chiefs called together to 'lease' their land rights to the company to mine. Banaba was soon to take on the appearance of a rocky moonscape..
Heliopolis 1
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Price: Free! Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Heliopolis, Egypt. Known in ancient times as 'Annu', and known in the Bible as 'On'. Heliopolis may be largely off the radar for many, but it provides the key to understanding far more of who we are, and where we come from, than many imagine. But before we can look at Heliopolis, we need to challenge the way we currently understand human prehistory.