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1995 Oklahoma City Bombing - Terrorist Tragedy at the Murrah Federal Building - Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols, Foreign Connections, Right-Wing Domestic Terrorists, OKBOMB Task Force
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,820. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique publication presents official reports about the Oklahoma City bombing.
Complete Guide to the 1963 JFK Assassination: The Full Text of Three Major Reports - Warren Commission, House Select Committee, Assassination Records Review Board - President Kennedy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 815,330. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
All of the controversial aspects of the assassination of President Kennedy are examined in these three critical reports: the original Warren Commission report, the report of the Select Committee on Assassinations of the U.S. House of Representatives in 1979, and the Assassination Records Review Board report of 1998.
You Must Remember This: An Oral History of Manhattan from the 1890s to World War II
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 235,930. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » North America
Jeff Kisseloff brings together 137 New Yorkers who witnessed daily life in Manhattan from the 1890s to World War II. Dividing the city into ten neighborhoods and devoting a chapter to each, Kisseloff lets the eyewitnesses speak for themselves. “Indispensable... It is not only highly informative, but it is also great fun to read.” —THE NEW YORK TIMES
One Pitch Away: The Players' Stories of the 1986 LCS and World Series
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,280. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Award-winning author Mike Sowell's provides thoughtful and intimate profiles of all the key participants to recount the drama of the1986 American and National League Championship and World Series. The result is top-notch baseball history with a very human touch of what many consider the greatest post season in the annals of baseball.
The Box: An Oral History of Television, 1920-1961
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 282,240. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » History
Guaranteed to keep you up long after prime time, The Box re-creates the old-time TV years through more than three hundred interviews with those who invented, manufactured, advertised, produced, directed, wrote, and acted in them. “Wondrous... An oral scrapbook of the pioneering days of our video nation” —The New York Times Book Review
Service Games: The Rise and Fall of SEGA
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 166,800. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Starting with its humble beginnings in the 1950's and ending with its swan-song, the Dreamcast, in the early 2000’s, this is the complete history of Sega as a console maker.
Refusal to Submit: Roots of the Vietnam War and a Young Man's Draft Resistance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,870. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In Refusal to Submit, Richard Gould documents the Draft Resistance Movement explains his decision to refuse to be drafted into the U.S. army and details the events that follow—arrest, trial, and eventual imprisonment in a federal prison in Safford, Arizona. Structured as letters to his college-age children, he aims to pass the history of resistance on to the next generation of young activists.
World War 2 Spy School The Complete 1943 SOE Counter-Espionage Manual
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,870. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
This document was the official training manual for every allied spy and counter-espionage agent in World War 2. Written by the S.O.E. (M.I.6), it was soon picked up and used by the American OSS (the originator of the CIA). In great detail, it describes such subjects as Explosives, Fieldcraft, Cyphers, and Propoganda. Care has been taken to deliver the manual in its original style and format.

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