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What The Little Dog Witnessed: The True Crime Of Ed Hubbard & Willie Roberts
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #11. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018 by Richard O Jones. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
A conniving couple finds a deadly way to rid a farmer of his wealth, but the little dog Jim isn’t going to let them get away with murdering his master.
Combat Engineering Equipment of the Warsaw Pact
Series: Weapons and Equipment of the Warsaw Pact. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,900. Language: British English. Published: March 23, 2018 by Shilka Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The work of the Warsaw Pact's combat engineers would have been impossible without the specialist engineering equipment they used. Rugged, simplistic compared to their Western equivalents, these items would play a crucial part in both peacetime military exercises and combat operations in Afghanistan.
Tanks and Combat Vehicles of the Warsaw Pact
Series: Weapons and Equipment of the Warsaw Pact. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,430. Language: British English. Published: March 23, 2018 by Shilka Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Warsaw Pact was as innovative as it was prepared, and these deadly war machines had the potential to change the course of world history forever. Find out more about these combat vehicles from how they worked to what they would have been capable of if they had been used in military action against NATO.
Journal: Passages in a Turbulent Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,520. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2018 by Drawbridge Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This intimate record - written by a gifted story-teller in spurts from 1931 to 1974 - provides glimpses into pre-World War I Cambridge and Rockport, Mass., the Great Depression, a Paraguayan commune, and Boston rooming houses and slums, while conveying the writer’s day-to-day thoughts about love, poverty, child raising, joy, loneliness, and God.
A Tale of Two Nations: Canada, U.S. and WWI (part two)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In Part Two, spring of 1915 is consumed with two traumatic events. The Canadian Expeditionary Force passes its trial by fire, entering battle for the first time and winning glory while becoming victims of a chlorine gas attack. A month later, the United States is shocked that German submarine warfare has killed civilians.
The Table of Truth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,520. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Kennedy assassination is a vital part of our national history, but for those who study it, it becomes something more, something…personal. That personalization of history creates a healthy passion that drives research forward. But it also carries the risk of becoming dangerous if researchers lose sight of the original goal for studying this pivitol event—the truth.
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.