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War From War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,510. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A happy childhood in the Paradise of the Banat. A coming of age, thrown out of the services company, to fight in the Hell of the Russian Front. Purgatory in a foreign land. For, war does not end when the immediate fighting is over and everyone still (more or less) alive has left the battle-field. A man may be brought down instantly by injuries or, just as inevitably, near the end of a long life.
“Red Director” Memories.
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 15,490. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Memories of the man who become Director General of one of the largest Soviet shipyards in Ukraine despite “son of the Enemy of People” label. Details of his biography are tightly connected to the story of Okean shipyard growth and struggle for the enterprise survival during economy collapse in 90s.
War and Liberty: One man's story
Price: $5.71 USD. Words: 45,400. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
I flew in the UK's RAF in World War ll with Coastal Command, in Swordfish, Catalina and Liberator aircraft. We patrolled searching for U-boats and protected civilian ships, engaging the enemy in combat. Many of my comrades died. This book relates the various escapades over six years of war against three enemy nations, and travel to four continents with the three squadrons in which I served.
Great Lakes: Collisions, Wrecks and Disasters: Ships 400 to 998 Feet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
This meticulously researched book provides a fact-filled guide to shipwrecks on the Great Lakes. A former harbormaster, “Skip” Kadar became fascinated with the regional history and began researching ships that now lie on the bottom of the freshwater seas. That led to a series of factual books, with this being the first from AAeB. This well-illustrated volume lists the ships and their stories .....
Lunch Bucket Road
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Winner of the 2017 John Bilsland Literary Short story Award for Non-fiction. 'The neighborhood men emerged from their homes and funneled onto the path like clockwork as though a great magnet drew them six times a day, back and forth: day shifts, afternoons, and night shifts--a cycle as sure and precise as the movements of the sun.' An ode to the factory workers of the past.
Bill Clinton: A Short Biography - 42nd President of the United States
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Bill Clinton is a man of great contrasts and contradictions, a man whose presidency was disgraced by impeachment, but who remains one of the most popular presidents of the modern era.
Tales of the city
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,730. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
How do we picture urban life and formulate our experience of it? Tales of the City, first published in 1998, brings together the academics' abstract tales with the vivid stories about a particular city, Milton Keynes, and the often moving self-narrations of its residents. It explores the role of story-telling processes for the creative constructing of personal experience with i the city,
Hitler: Philosopher King
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,670. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Hitler’s Aspergic personality and postmodern philosophy combined to enable both his personal political success and then the nature of the postmodern power state that he constructed, recreating a new culture and morality in order to yield the maximal amount of the only currency that survives the caustic deconstruction of postmodernism, namely power itself.
La sombra del Führer
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 98,480. Language: Spanish. Published: August 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
¿Y si Hitler no se hubiese suicidado en el búnker de la Cancillería de Berlín? Esta novela aporta datos y argumentos que cuestionan la versión oficial sobre la muerte del líder nazi, sirviendo de excusa para una frenética trama en la que un periodista, una profesora y un alto cargo del Vaticano investigan la verdad tras la muerte en extrañas circunstancias de un amigo.
Charles Lindbergh: A Short Biography - Famed Aviator and Environmentalist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Charles Lindbergh came from obscurity at only twenty-fiver years of age to become one of the most recognized men of the first half of the twentieth century. This famed aviator became a controversial figure during World War II and late in life focused his energy on conservation of the planet.
Richard Nixon: A Short Biography - 37th President of the United States
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Richard Nixon rose through the political ranks to become the 37th U.S. president of the United States and has the dubious distinction of being the only president to be forced from the White House after the 1970s Watergate scandal.
Queen Elizabeth II - A Short Biography - Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017 by Doug West. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain is the longest-reigning monarch in British history and this short biography is her story from early childhood up until her recent celebration of 65 years as queen.
Dr. Robert H. Goddard – A Brief Biography - Father of American Rocketry and the Space Age
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Dr. Robert Goddard is considered the father of modern rocketry in the United States. His pioneering work lead the way to “space age” and man’s ability to travel to the moon.
Minnesota Boy - A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,960. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This started as a book about college, being different, trying to fit in, and slowly coming out, in more ways than one. It turned into a story about love and longing and finally leaving Minnesota for San Francisco. This isn't the book my mother wanted me to write. She would say she was embarrassed because it was so dirty. I would tell her she wasn't the target audience and we would both laugh.
The Battle of the Somme
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,160. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Battle of the Somme lives in our collective imagination as the epitome of pointless slaughter on the battlefield. A century on, the Somme has come to symbolise the futile horror of trench warfare. The first day of the Somme, 1 July 1916, was the blackest day in British military history – 57,470 casualties, including 19,240 dead.
The Hungarian Revolution, 1956
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Sixty years ago, the people of Hungary stood up to Soviet tyranny. In Budapest and throughout the nation, civilians demanded freedom from Soviet oppression and their country's communist government. It was one of the defining moments of the Cold War.
The Savage Years: Tales From the 20th Century
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,960. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
20th Century War and Misery. The suicide of Hitler’s niece, the assassinations of Malcolm X and Franz Ferdinand, the Battle of the Somme and Stalingrad, and the betrayal of Anne Frank – these are some of the stories you’ll find in Rupert Colley’s new collection of articles, The Savage Years: Tales From the 20th Century. Covering WWI, WW2, the Cold War, Soviet Union, Nazi Germany and much more.
President Jimmy Carter: A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A peanut farmer from Georgia running as a maverick outsider narrowly won the presidential election of 1976 against the sitting president Gerald Ford to become the 39th president of the United States.
Killing Kennedy: The Real Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,360. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The first book to reveal how the Warren Commission's most famous critics and defenders were working for the same team. On any major conspiracy involving CIA ops, the company puts its players into the driver's seat on both sides of the wedge.
The JFK Network
Price: Free! Words: 96,110. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
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The JFK Network: An introduction to his assassination and the pattern of related unexpected deaths and murders.