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Complete Guide to the 1993 Waco Compound Standoff and Tragedy - Branch Davidians, David Koresh (Vernon Howell), Followers - ATF, FBI, Clinton Justice Dept., Janet Reno, Danforth and Treasury Reports by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 416,380. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique publication presents seven official reports on the standoff at the Waco, Texas compound of David Koresh (Vernon Howell) and his Branch Davidian followers, from the initial confrontation to the final fiery conclusion.
Hollywood Sauna Confidential by Jeanne Rejaunier
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,270. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Author Jeanne Rejaunier was one of five young women who shared weekend saunas in Hollywood for five years with several men who are often cited as co-conspirators in the Kennedy assassination. Here, Rejaunier challenges accepted assassination views and writes of experiences with two other prominent figures connected with JFK and Lyndon Johnson.
World War 2 Spy School The Complete 1943 SOE Counter-Espionage Manual by Ian Hall
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.
Boarding on the State by John Haden
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,630. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / school superintendents & principals, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Boarding On the State is a candid account of the survival and growth of England's State Boarding Schools, written by a former Head/Principal of King Edward Vi School, Louth and of Wymondham College. It is published to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Boarding Schools Association and the 25th of the State Boarding Schools Assoication in 2015/6; is it both a good read and an accurate account.
Under Fate's Wing by Hillevi Ruumet
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A six-year-old girl is abruptly ejected from her idyllic life in Estonia into the chaos of Hitler’s collapsing Germany, where her heroic mother braves impossible odds to assure their survival. Failing to outrun the advancing Soviet troops on foot would mean a one-way trip to Stalin’s Gulag.
The Pitch That Killed by Mike Sowell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,870. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Pitch That Killed is widely considered one of the best baseball books ever written. A great pennant race, an historically important season, and a tragic on-the-field death make for one of the most compelling chapters in the annals of baseball history, as vivid today as when it all unfolded, thanks to the meticulous research and lively writing of author Mike Sowell.
Drop Dead Punk by Rich Zahradnik
Series: A Coleridge Taylor Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
It’s 1975, and Pres. Ford refuses to bail out NYC, but newsman Coleridge Taylor has other worries. He needs his next scoop. He thinks he’s found it when a mugging leaves a punk and a cop dead. Only the punk was a good kid, and the NYPD thinks Officer Samantha Callahan abandoned her partner. Taylor falls for Samantha. A bad move. Her story has a mighty undertow, and Taylor is in over his head.
In the Fullness of Time: A History of the Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Toronto by David Greig
Price: Free! Words: 73,730. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015 by Church of Saint Mary Magdalene. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Toronto, is a leading anglo-catholic parish in the Anglican Church of Canada, known for its rich and influential liturgical and musical traditions. David Greig's history places the well known achievements in the broader context of a living Christian community.
Earthquake, Fire & Epidemic: Personal Accounts of the 1906 Disaster by Gladys Hansen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,290. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Almost five decades of exhaustive research by Gladys Hansen, Official Archivist Emeritus of San Francisco, makes Earthquake, Fire & Epidemic the definitive discourse on one of the most devastating natural disasters in American history. The book includes narratives depicting the firefighters, military personnel, and first responders whose extraordinary efforts helped establish order out of chaos.
Coming to Las Vegas, A True Tale of Sex, Drugs & Sin City in the 70s by Carolyn V. Hamilton
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This memoir tells how the author arrived in Las Vegas in 1973 to join a circus, opened the new MGM Grand Hotel/Casino as a cocktail waitress and, among other adventures, experienced a city-wide Culinary Union strike. Each story told in this memoir—of the Martin Scorsese “Casino” era of Las Vegas—is true, and many of them are humorous as well as outrageous.
LA SEGUNDA GUERRA MUNDIAL- cronologia dia a dia. by Ruben Ygua, Sr
Price: $35.00 USD. Words: 140,340. Language: Spanish. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » War
La Segunda Guerra Mundial, cronologia dia a dia, desde 1933 a 1946.
Same War Different Battlefields by Jean Goodwin Messinger
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,550. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Inspiring stories from civilians impacted by World War II.This collection of stories from World War II gives first-person accounts about the bombing of Hiroshima, the London Blitz, refugees fleeing invading Russian armies, living under Nazi occupation, life in wartime Germany, Japanese American internment and more. The narrators are your friends and neighbors from Colorado's Front Range.
Tragedy and Hope 101: The Illusion of Justice, Freedom and Democracy by Joseph Plummer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,100. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
If you’ve ever suspected that “democratic governments” can be secretly manipulated and controlled, this book is for you. (It will both confirm your suspicions and show you how it’s done.) However, if you’ve accepted the schoolhouse version of Western democracy, the meticulously footnoted facts presented in this book are sure to turn your worldview upside down. (Read at your own risk.)
Silent Heros of the Cold War by Kyril Plaskon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Only a fraction of the nearly 40 million people who visit this 24-hour city ever bother to look west and skyward toward Mount Charleston.The truth is that this very mountain is a silent memorial to fourteen men who died there in a plane crash on November 17, 1955; men who were part of the secret development of the U-2 spy plane, integral to America's success in the Cold War.
Magic, Religion & Cannabis by Steven Hager
Series: Opinions and essays. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,860. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Leela is the ancient spirit running through all things that birthed the universe according to Krishna. The word translates as "play, without profit or motive other than fun," and it's this vibration that all sacred clowns in history devoutly follow.
Lenin, Trotsky and the Theory of the Permanent Revolution by John Roberts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,160. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2014 by Wellred. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A new work crtically analysing and comparing Lenin and Trotsky's writings in relation to the theory of the Permanent Revolution and defending that theory against revisionist writers.
Stand Against the Wind by Carol Harp Norman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014 by Running Quail Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Lourana Crawford Finney, a humble woman from the hills of Kentucky narrates this tale of her life. She recounts atrocities of the Civil War, slavery, Indian raids and the hardships and joys of her life. Lou stood strong and faced her challenges head on.
World War II Plus 75 -- The Road To War by David H Lippman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 445,110. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Opening volume of a day-by-day history of World War II, tied to the 75th anniversary of humanity's greatest conflict. This volume covers the years before, causes of, and lives that fought the war. It is based on "World War II Plus 55," the author's award-winning website on World War II, which was on the web from 1995 to 2013.
The Wayfarers: Journeying through a Century of Change by Virginia Wade Ames
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,930. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Virginia Ames was born in the Deep South at the dawn of the twentieth century. In her hundredth year, Ames takes us back to the 1970 cross-country sojourn wherein she and daughter Mary poignantly and critically looked at a century of sociability and social change—including race relations, revolutionary politics, the auto, space exploration, and flight.