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War Stories: The Berlin Wall 1989 by Terry Irving
Series: Confessions of a Network News Producer. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » World
"The End of History" was how the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Soviet Union was described. I was there-on the EASTERN side of the Wall--and, trust me, it was very different than you may have been told. Finally, here is the truth of that day through the perspective of a journalist with decades of experience (and no sleep.) With pictures and a link to the Video of the Historic Occasion.
The Road of the Mountaineers: Die Strasse der Gebirgsjager by Lisa Frei
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015 by Lioness Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » European
Lisa Frei lived outside Munich before the second world war. Through two years research, Lisa narrates the events that took her brothers to war. Conscripted to the German army; one to Russia, the other to the Arctic. his fascinating account mingles personal stories, tragic accounts and every day family lives, against the backdrop of the most turbulent times in European history.
A Woman's Deadly Wrath Vera Stretz' Murder Of Dr. Fritz Gebhardt New York City November 12, 1935 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
Vera Stretz was a self-confessed killer who believed that she had shot her philandering lover for a good reason. She thought he deserved to die after he vowed to divorce his wife and marry her. He continued to see other women for sex. It is uncertain if Vera was attacked before she shot Dr. Fritz Gebhardt around three a.m. on November 12, 1935. She was tried for first-degree murder for the crime.
Aller Tage Morgen by Tomas Herzberger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,930. Language: German. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Nonfiction » History » European
Die römische Armee erobert Germanien. Armin und Finn, Söhne eines mächtigen Fürsten, werden als Geiseln nach Rom verschleppt. Als die Herrschaft Roms immer grausamer wird, muss Armin sich endgültig für eine Seite entscheiden. Aber er kann die Römer nur angreifen, wenn er Varus und seine eigenen Ideale verrät - und gegen seinen eigenen Bruder kämpft.
Swimming at Villa Hugel by Mary Hanford
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,380. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Post World War II Germany was Mary Hanford's world as a young American girl. She was the "fly on the wall" witness to events designed to take down the Krupp empire, which had been major money behind Hitler. Her lawyer father was part of the team that took over the Krupp mansion -- Villa Hugel . In this enchanting memoir, Mary reveals what happened as she saw it through her eyes as a young girl.
auf Wiedersehen by Christa Holder Ocker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,990. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014 by Rogue Phoenix Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » European
Cities in ashes, endless bread lines, potato soup by candlelight, people herded along with whips, soldiers in splendid boots and swastikas everywhere, a little girl with chestnut pigtails reaching for her first Hershey bar–these are a few of the images that come to life in my memoir.
Will The Real Albert Speer Please Stand Up? The Many Faces of Hitler’s Architect by Geetanjali Mukherjee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the years since the Nuremberg trial, biographers have been fascinated with the life of Albert Speer, Hitler's architect and the man rumoured to replace him. This short book looks at the events leading up to the Nuremberg trial, and the trial itself, to understand the man behind the enigma.
covert operation by Anton Flude
Price: Free! Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Set in western Germany in 1947 this is a dramatised version of a true event. A young woman who has escaped from the eastern sector unwittingly exposes a forger helping to get Nazi war criminals out of Germany on false documents..
The German Nexus by Geoffrey Gibson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,630. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
Three essays on the impact of the Germans on England - Anglo-Saxons; Luther and Kant; the present royal House of Windsor.
Rapunzel's Children - The making of democracy in Germany by Tim Mellage
Price: Free! Words: 24,150. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Psychology
Occasionally we come across a book that widens our horizons, offering new ways of seeing and interpreting the world. It is a magical experience to discover unexpected meaning and true significance, not only in some remote and unknown resource, but also in a familiar and well-known work – such as a fairy tale.
Мягкая сила в истории Германии: Уроки 30-х годов ХХ века by Н.И. Конюхов
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,340. Language: Russian. Published: March 29, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Объективно оценить любое значимое историческое событие можно лишь после того как произошли, установлены и осознаны его последствия. Поэтому чем большее время отделяет нас от этого события, тем понятней становится его место во всеобщей истории. Кроме этого в интересах приближения к истине можно использовать появляющуюся в науке новую методологию исторического анализа. Коррекция методологии анализа
The Heinkel He 178-Part 1 by David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » European
This is the history of this magnificent aircraft, pieced together by author David Myhra, PhD from documents and reports long thought nonexistent. Computer artist Jozef Gatial has contributed the colored plates in the middle of this book, to show how the He 178 would have looked in real life.
Letters To America From Communist East Germany by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I am publishing some of the texts of letters and cards I received from an East German finance student in the years from 1984-1991. As far as I know "Dana" is now living in Berlin, married since 1989. Her letters show a brightness and curiosity about life and culture. A child of socialism, she was deeply curious about life in capitalist America. Yet she felt a duty to produce a child for the state
KISSINGER GESCHICHTEN by Olga Tairowa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: German. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Unterhaltsame und tiefsinnge Geschichten zur Gegenwart und zur Geschichte der Kurstadt Bad Kissingen. Der Leser begegnet Schriftstellern und Malern, er besichtigt ein leerstehendes Sanatorium und erfährt, was Bad Kissingen und Odessa verbindet.
Gods Sorely Tested Child by Marion Tymms
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 63,240. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » European
God’s sorely-tested child offers new insights into German poet Annette von Droste-Hülshoffs life and work, focusing on her poetic cycle Das Geistliche Jahr (The Spiritual Year) and presenting a complete translation of it.
Das echte Unterwegs: Eine Geschichte der Schriftsteller der Beats Bewegung by BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: German. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Sie haben ihre Bücher gelesen. Jetzt tauchen Sie tiefer ein in der Beatnik-Kultur mit dieser Geschichte der Beatgeneration-Schriftsteller. Dieses Buch folgt den früheren Tagen der Bewegung und verfolgt es bis am Ende. Entlang des Weges werden Sie Leckerbisse über alle Autoren lernen (von Ginsberg bis zu Kerouac). Das Buch enthält auch Empfehlungen für das, was Autoren lesen.
Trotz alledem - Kleine Geschichte des politischen Liedes by Ansgar Warner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: German. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » History » European
“Ein garstig Lied, ein politisch Lied”? Von wegen: Arbeiterlieder waren die Protestsongs des 19. & frühen 20. Jahrhunderts, und wurden von Millionen Menschen intoniert. Dieses Buch macht sich auf die Spuren des politischen Lieds in Deutschland – vom Klassiker “Die Gedanken sind frei” bis zum Rap “Wir sind nicht die Roboter der Deutschland-AG”.
Manifesto for the Abolition of Enslavement to Interest on Money by Gottfried Feder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics, Nonfiction » History » European
Originally published in 1919 by Gottfried Feder, this new translation of one of the most important historical economic manuscripts proposes some revolutionary changes to the German economy that are also applicable to any nation today. Gottfried Feder was a key founder of the German Nazi Party and the economic mentor of Adolf Hitler.
Anecdote from the Last Prussian War by Heinrich von Kleist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A lone Prussian cavalryman, a straggler from a routed army, fortifies himself with drink and sets off after three armed Frenchmen with no thought for his own safety.