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Stories from Herodotus, retold by Lorna Oakes
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Retold by Lorna Oakes for children of all ages. Herodotus was a keen traveller who went all over the Ancient World and wrote about what he saw and heard creating the first history book. The blockbuster movie, 300, about King Leonidas, is from his work and his stories are timeless. Appropriate retelling for Key Stage 2.
A Conductor am I
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
A conductor am I Shocking multiple true stories, of lightning strikes. By Casey Heinzism.
The Eleven Powers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,530. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014 by booksunleashed. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
“The most holy of all Balinese Hindu festivals, the Eka Dasa Rudra, the Festival of the Eleven Powers, was celebrated on the last day of the Balinese century in the Saka year 1900 (1979 AD). This book is a record of that festival.”
Remember Your Name
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,170. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
From living in the Lodz ghetto at age ten to surviving the hells of Auschwitz and a death march at fifteen, Teddy Znamirowski faced unfathomable horrors, narrowly escaping death time and time again. Liberated at sixteen, it was not until the Bricha approached him and he became a lead operative – smuggling thousands of refugees across country borders – that he finally began his life again.
Ghosts of Gettysburg III: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places on the Battlefield
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Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Second Chance Publications. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
Gettysburg has earned the reputation as the most haunted place in America! The third book in Mark Nesbitt's popular "Ghosts of Gettysburg" book series includes more ghostly encounters on the battlefield, Gettysburg College campus, and in and around the town. Some venues are new, others continue to provide unsuspecting visitors with unexpected, sometimes bizarre, glimpses into another world.
Walter Gottlieb Groebli Nazi Sympathizer In Nyack, New York January 1941
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Walter Groebli met Percy Whittlesey on a road in Connecticut sometime in the early fall of 1940. Whittlesey adopted Groebli. He took him into his home to work as a houseboy. Little did Whittlesey know at the time but Groebli was virulently pro-Nazi. He came from an Atlanta, GA family that came to the U.S. from the German section of Switzerland. Groebli also attended Bund meetings in New Jersey.
Ukraine, Georgia, and Belarus: An Analysis of Democracy and Democratic Institutions, Stability, Economic Development, Prosperity, Orange Revolution, Chernobyl
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,430. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
While no country strictly follows similar patterns of democratic institutionalization, there is a variable that defines the rate of success of their efforts: their political culture.
Ireland's Ancient Gods
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Series: History & Myth. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Travel back in time to an ancient and isolated land sitting on the western edge of Europe whose aged forests radiate a mystic and secret past. The land’s unknown inhabitants provide a rich myth of gods and legends, while its ancient druid practices are buried deep within its soul, a hidden energy of an unknown time long gone.
Dust in the Wind: Real FEMA Disaster Stories
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 144,470. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Integrating vital information and touching tales of compassion, Robert Winter, a twenty five year FEMA veteran, tells stories, tragic and hilarious, from his time working as a contract FEMA inspector. Including first-hand insight into the dealings of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, tips on working with FEMA to get fast assistance, and practical information regarding disaster recovery.
An Enigma: The First Casualty of War is the Truth
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,530. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
From best selling author Steve Stone, comes a true and slightly tragic tale at the height of the Battle of the Atlantic in 1941. The U-552 and the sinking of the Chinese Prince would conspire against David's future, changing it forever and leaving the truth hidden for sixty years. 'An Enigma' tells the story of how a series of events came together, to change David's destiny.
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.
Articles, Particles, and Facts
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Price: Free! Words: 42,140. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Articles and newspaper items from around the world of the areas of Baldoyle, Howth, Portmarnock, and Sutton County Dublin Ireland.
Harrier Wrath: Jump Jet Interdiction
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,530. Language: British English. Published: October 18, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Third in the 'Wrath' series from best selling author Steve Stone. The world's first 'jump jet' warplane, the Harrier has earned a reputation as both a fighter and attack aircraft. The Harrier has a unique place in aviation history, not only for being a VTOL aircraft but also on its demands, being described by pilots as unforgiving. Operating out of Kandahar Airbase as a kinetic strike option.
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.
Stirling Work:The Explosive True Story of the Original SAS
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,320. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A historic tale from best selling author Steve Stone. Stirling Work is the amazing, explosive true story of how a bunch of misfits were drawn together during World War Two, to create the world renowned regiment known as the SAS. This true account brings plenty of real life action, with some amazing tales of bravery and heroism along the way. As the best of the best fight the Axis powers in WWII.
ISIS Dawn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,610. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
From best selling author Steve Stone comes an exciting story of the SAS battle against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, as part of Task Force Black. Making use of the latest technology blended with the SAS's traditional skills to continue the fight against extremism and rescue a beleaguered local populace. ISIS has become synonymous with its vicious behaviour following various beheadings.
The Failure of Industrialisation and Imperialism to Develop in Imperial China
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Imperial China was one of the richest, most cultured and powerful states in history. Why it did not pass through an industrial revolution or secure itself an empire remains unresolved. This account of the scholarly debate on these questions concludes its Confucian ethos may provide the answer.
AUXILLAE: Volume II: ALAE and CLASSIS
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,740. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
The first complete collection of all the known, non-legionary, units of the Roman Army in 100 years. This volume contains the histories of Cavalry regiments and Naval squadrons and fleets. Included is reference guide to Roman cities with their modern names and the Bibliography for both volumes.