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Memories from a Shoebox by Bob Fields
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,490. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
“Memories from a Shoebox” relates a personal account of life rich in adventure and evocative detail. This Anthology touches essential fabric of life growing up in Northern Maine during the 1940s. Anyone interested in the history of this period, or seeks poignant proof that life in any generation is no mere accident, will relish every rollicking page of these homespun American stories
Reexamining Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Involvement in the Bay of Pigs – President Kennedy’s Unrealistic Expectations for the CIA Invasion of Castro’s Cuba, Reviews of the Trinidad and Zapata Plans by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,350. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The accepted historical view of Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) involvement in the Bay of Pigs is that the JCS failed to meet President Kennedy's expectations during the Bay of Pigs because they did not meet their responsibilities. Kennedy's supporters advanced this criticism immediately following the Bay of Pigs.
President Jimmy Carter: A Short Biography by Doug West
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 by Steven Hager
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 Life and Times of the Great Danbury State Fair by John H. Stetson
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 94,080. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017 by Tara Alemany. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Western Connecticut consists of a rich mixture of culture, history, sport, ingenuity and agriculture and the Danbury Fair drank deeply from its roots. Under the unique influence of John W. Leahy, the last owner and general manager of the Fair, it grew into much more, while remaining true to its unique heritage. His story is captivating, as shared here by those who knew him best.
The JFK Network by Robert Smith
Price: Free! Words: 93,350. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies(5.00 from 1 review)
The JFK Network: An introduction to his assassination and the pattern of related unexpected deaths and murders.
The British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher – A Short Biography by Doug West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Margaret Thatcher was a British stateswoman and the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
20.Yüzyıl Tarihi by Emre Sarı
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 41,290. Language: Turkish. Published: November 24, 2016 by noktaekitap. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
20. yüzyılda Türkiye ve Dünyada neler yaşanmıştır? 20. Yüzyıl tarihi olayları, icatları, gelişmeleri, açıklamaları, hakkında bilgi. Dünya 20. yy. da soluk kesici bir hızla değişti. Uçan makineleri icat ettik, birçok hastalığa çare bulduk, uzaya yolculuk ettik ve yeryüzünün çevresine saniyede sözcükler ve resimler yolladık.
Türkiye'de Sıkıyönetimler by Serdar Şen
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 65,750. Language: Turkish. Published: November 23, 2016 by Propaganda Yayınları. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Türkiyedeki militarizmin tarihi denince akla gelen ilk isimlerden olan Serdar Şen’in yeni kitabı, ordu ve siyaset ilişkisini serinkanlı, analitik ve tarihsel bir açıdan ele alıyor. Türkiye’de Sıkıyönetimler, 1925 - 1980 tarihleri arasındaki militarist siyaseti, yakın Türkiye tarihini ve en önemlisi de günümüz siyasetini anlamak isteyenler için vazgeçilmez bir kitap.
A study on RAF Perton by Adam Freeman
Price: Free! Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book will be looking at the effect of development largely through house building and commercial units within a military context. This will be focused on the case study of RAF Perton, in South Staffordshire a now redundant Second World War airfield and base. How from a current perspective, conservation on this site can be achieved to allow the site and the surrounding landscape to be preserved
Incontri e interviste a Belluno e dintorni by Roberto De Nart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,460. Language: Italian. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Artisti, scrittori, giornalisti, imprenditori, gente comune, reduci di guerra, due legionari, pornostar, incontri casuali e interviste degli ultimi 15 anni, alcune realizzate per passione altre su commissione.
EL Joven Hitler 5 (La Segunda Guerra Mundial, Año 1939) by Javier Cosnava
Series: HITLER SERIES, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 76,570. Language: Spanish. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
La ficción histórica que nos muestra no solo las batallas sino la vida privada de Hitler y de sus generales o las luchas de poder dentro del propio partido nazi.
Janet’s World: The Inside Story of Washington Post Pulitzer Fabulist Janet Cooke by Mike Sager
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Janet Cooke caused one of the biggest scandals in the history of journalism when her Pulitzer Prize-winning article, about an eight-year-old heroin addict, turned out to be a fake, along with her doctored resume.
How Hitler Seized Power: Could It Happen In America? by Joan Francis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2016 by Lobathian Publishers. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Never in the history of our inspired experiment in self-government has our nation been in greater danger. If we value our freedom and democracy, we must understand how the Germans lost theirs in 1933. Could it happen in the USA?
It Was Their War Too: Canadian Women in World War I by Nancy's Very Own Foundation
Price: Free! Words: 29,210. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The years of World War I, 1914-1918, were years of change for Canada. Canada made a place for itself in world affairs, and the country found its stride. Women in Canada too found their stride, making significant contributions to Canada’s war efforts, and becoming fully engaged in the social, economic, political and cultural life of the country.
Terror Alert: 1970--The Strange Summer of Bomb Threats in Minnesota by Jeff R. Lonto
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016 by Studio Z-7 Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In the summer of 1970 there was a slew of bomb scares in Minnesota, including one that forced the evacuation of a Twins baseball game. Historian Jeff R. Lonto recounts that turbulent summer at the height of the Vietnam War, and shows what a completely different world it was 31 years before the 9/11 terror attacks.
Win 'Em All - Little Laurel Wins Montana's Biggest Basketball Trophy by Dennis Gaub
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,710. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A piece of sports history from Montana - an undersized team from one of the state's smaller high schools goes undefeated and wins its first state basketball championship by beating a bigger team (enrollment and lineup) in overtime, witnessed by the biggest crowd for a basketball game in Treasure State history. A vivid description from a sportswriter who was there takes you back to a glorious time.
План Сталина: Борьба за войну и против политики мира. 1927–1946. Книга 3. Политика обмана. by Albert Seidel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,060. Language: Russian. Published: May 14, 2016 by Inputmax Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Когда Сталин создал свой план? Какова была его главная цель? Когда и как он начал его реализовывать? В чем состоял этот план? Каковы были его этапы? Как Сталин добился его осуществления? Что было целью Сталина — победа над Германией или расширение границ коммунистической империи? На все эти все эти вопросы читатель получит исчерпывающие ответы из этого исторического исследования.
План Сталина: Борьба за войну и против политики мира. 1927–1946. Книга 2. Запланированное поражение и Катынь by Albert Seidel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,650. Language: Russian. Published: May 2, 2016 by Inputmax Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century(5.00 from 2 reviews)
В книге 2 рассматриваются события начального периода войны Германии и СССР. Автор доказывает, что поражения Красной Армии были следствием исполнения заранее продуманного плана. Нападение Гитлера освободило Сталина от договора с Германией и создало условия для союзнических отношений с Великобританией и США. Это и было целью Сталина. События Катыни доказывают справедливость этой концепции.