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The Story of the River Front at New Orleans by Raymond J. Martinez
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » North America
The classic story of the New Orleans waterfront, c. 1955, is now in eBook format, including linked contents and index, and featuring all of the many illustrations and photographs found in the original paperback edition. Raymond J. Martinez was a prolific storyteller and historiographer of all things New Orleans, and in this work he accounts for many developments and people that still matter today.
Tanks and Combat Vehicles of the Warsaw Pact by Russell Phillips
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 by Lois Henderson Bayliss
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.
War From War by Richard Lung
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.
Notes To Mother by CaptJeffBerry
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 87,990. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2017 by Rutherford Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Notes To Mother is a series of in-your-face tales from behind the scenes of recent history. Ride in a stagecoach in the driver's box; guide and take pictures of Teddy Roosevelt in the wilds of Yellowstone Park; covertly gather info on the abandoned military hardware left over in the Pacific after WW2, for MacArthur's Korean battle; speak with Dr. Porsche about starting the first US VW franchise.
War and Liberty: One man's story by Franklin Medhurst
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 by Wayne 'Skip' Kadar
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 .....
Refusal to Submit: Roots of the Vietnam War and a Young Man's Draft Resistance by Richard Gould
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.
Tales of the city by Callender Press
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,
Truth and Love: Finding the Soul of the Sixties by Carol Blackman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,190. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
What’s it like when your hometown becomes THE hotbed for Hippies? While investigating the unlikely death of a man who changed her life, San Francisco native and journalist Carol Blackman conducted sixty first-person interviews to uncover the stories from real people who lived through the late 1960s in San Francisco and nurtured many of the “far-out” ideas that have become today’s mainstream.
Hitler: Philosopher King by Mark Morris
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 by Wayne Jamison
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.
Minnesota Boy - A Memoir by Mark Abramson
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 Savage Years: Tales From the 20th Century by Rupert Colley
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.
Eisenhower: Comparative Analysis of the Military Leadership Styles of George C. Marshall and Eisenhower, Can Judgment Be Developed: A Case Study of Three Proven Leaders (Patton, Eisenhower, Bradley) by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 89,470. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Two unique studies examine leadership and judgment of Eisenhower and his fellow generals: A Comparative Analysis of the Military Leadership Styles of George C. Marshall and Eisenhower, and Can Judgment Be Developed: A Case Study of Three Proven Leaders (Patton, Eisenhower, Bradley).
TITANIUM - The true reality behind the German ‘Wonder Weapons’: Volume 3: The Strategic Question of Large Bunker Systems by Wiggert
Price: $26.90 USD. Words: 58,040. Language: German. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
During the Second World War the German Wehrmacht showed extensive activities in the construction of underground bunker facilities throughout Europe.
King Wife by ebonypa78
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,430. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
When standing at the side eunuch chorus to His Majesty forestry prices, the group heads beneath King Regent House majority Decision Híp black eyes again, just as surprised by the appearance of West Qin Emperor, but seem to experience surprised that immediately disappeared in a flash. Emperor Qin Ha Tay Most people Hoan wearing yellow dragon, makes emerge body tall, wearing a dragon could not hide
Memories from a Shoebox by Bob Fields
Price: $2.99 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.
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.