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Dear Sergeant Honey
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,360. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section.
De Keizerin van Mexico
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,960. Language: Dutch. Published: December 27, 2012 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Cannes, juni 1882. De 15-jarige Maxime wordt ontvoerd en naar zijn echte moeder gebracht: Charlotte, zus van de Belgische koning Leopold II, ooit Keizerin van Mexico. Ze wordt nu gevangen gehouden in het kasteel van Boechout bij Meise, omdat ze waanzinnig geworden zou zijn. Een heerlijk romantische historische thriller, oorspronkelijk verschenen als jeugdroman, van Patrick Bernauw en Guy Didelez.
Recollections of a WW II Coast Guardsman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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A series of short stories recollected by Jim Jesson who served in the US Coast Guard in World War II. These are actual events in Coast Guard history with the dates, places, and statistics recalled to the best of Jim’s memory. Identities, names and places may be changed.
Asylum Bound
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,720. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Asylum Bound is a wild weird walk through the experiences of a student nurse entering the unknown world of the mental "asylum" of the 1970s. It is a bizarre world, a world of terrible extremes. Within this odd place there are Hogarthian characters of varying chaotic hues, some aggressive, some sad, some disturbed and some institutionalised, both patients and staff. Sadly, it is all true.
Outlaw, Warrior, Leader: The Early Life of Ralph Stafford
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Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2012 by James Eddy. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
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Ralph de Stafford, the first earl of Stafford, was one of the most powerful men in fourteenth century England. He was a veteran of the Hundred Years War, a respected military commander and an advisor to two Kings. What is less well known is that his early life had more than its fair share of troublemaking, including an audacious escape from the Tower of London that briefly made him into an outlaw.
Bianconi, The King of the Irish Roads
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,150. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Charles Bianconi was an Italian immigrant who built up the largest transport system in Europe,in Ireland! It opened the country up as never before. Trudging Ireland's country Lanes the idea of a passenger transport system occurred to him, and he never looked back. He had 100 vehicles travelling 3,800 miles daily calling at 120 towns, and 140 stations for changing horses. This is his story.
Sweet
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You set the price! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The workings of Mr. Sweet. He was an average black man who tried to survive In this world in an all white neighbor hood.
Tragic Deaths of Cary, North Carolina Youths
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
My book includes short biographies of young people who resided in Cary, NC, whose lives were ended prematurely in car wrecks, shootings, drunk driving accidents, and other tragedies. The time span of the book encompasses young men and women who were born between 1930 and 1968. Most of the deaths occurred between 1950 and 1974.
Sailors, Scientists, Spies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Sailors describes the lives of two Spanish naval officers. Jorge Juan and Antonio Ulloa, chosen in 1735 by Philip V to represent Spanish interests on a French expedition to South America. Their experiences on this journey and their later contributions to eighteenth-century Spain were remarkable, from ship design to canal building, mining, dangerous sea patrols to naming the base metal platinum.
Humer i inni
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,190. Language: Polish. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Historia procesu stalinowskiego zbrodniarza Adama Humera. Prowadził najsłynniejsze w tamtych latach śledztwa polityczne: polityczne przeciwko pięciu komendom zrzeszenia "Wolność i Niezawisłość" oraz trzem Narodowych Sił Zbrojnych. Przesłuchiwał wywodzącego się Polskiego Stronnictwa Ludowego premiera Stanisława Mikołajczyka. Wypytywał biskupa Czesława Kaczmarka i rotmistrza Witolda Pileckiego.
Battling Burnaby: The Awe-Inspiring Exploits Of A Great Adventurer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Colonel Fred Burnaby is one of the greatest adventurers who ever lived and he was the kind of man on which romantic legends are built. A fearless dare-devil and intrepid traveller, he made two perilous journeys across Asia, and he became the first person to cross the English Channel single-handedly in a balloon. However, his first love was fighting and he was killed in action in the Sudan.
Gallantry Awards at Rorke's Drift
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,610. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
'Zulu!' - the epic motion picture, is based on the defence of Rorke's Drift in 1879, when a garrison of British soldiers defended a supply depot and field hospital against an army of Zulu warriors. This extensively researched publication contains biographical tributes to the 15 men who were awarded the Victoria Cross or the Distinguished Conduct Medal during the famous action.
Invade America!
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Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Fact, not fiction. A sea captain describes destroying American coastal forts and landing a British army to seize the White House. This concise history begins "Captain Striver" ($2.99), a book that reveals how one man beat impossible odds and family disgrace to create convict Australia's first Free Settlement, blueprint for the nation known today.
The Next Chapter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,250. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Next Chapter is my mother’s personal story of her recovery after imprisonment in a Nazi slave labor camp during World War II to retirement in La Jolla; she wrote it at the age of 74 on an electric typewriter. She emphasized that this is not a Holocaust memoir but rather a psychological exploration of what it takes to persevere, survive and try to resume a “normal” life after severe trauma.
Beyond the Clouds; Why I Became a Military Writer
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Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Mark Berent is a well-known author of many Vietnam airwar books and articles. In this article he recounts the people and events that motivated him to write. As he says: "They're out there now, somewhere beyond our eyes, beyond the clouds, rolling and soaring in towering cathedrals flying beautiful airplanes that need only the fuel of their love. These are the men I honor...
Left by the Indians: Story of My Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This the eyewitness story of the Utter-Van Ornum wagon train massacre. It is the single worst pioneer massacre in US history. Much like the Donner Party and the Paraguay soccer team, the 16 survivors of the Utter-Van Ornum wagon train had to resort to cannibalism in order to survive their 45-day ordeal.
EINSTEIN, HOUDINI, JEHOVAH & other disturbed souls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,880. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Einstein, Houdini, Jehovah (the dark side of God), Charlie Sheen & 12 others are discussed.
Elizabethan Era
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Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Elizabethan Era England Life: All major aspects of life in England during Elizabethan era. Includes biography of Elizabeth I, daily life of people, crime and punishment, theaters, plays, costumes, religion and famous Elizabethan era people including Shakespeare.
Remembrances of My Service in World War II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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An autobiographical memoir of service in the Rangers and First Special Service Force a/k/a "The Devils Brigade" in World War II. A link to a private photo collection from WWII is included.
Father Forgive Them: The Rachel Plummer Story
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,180. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
On a warm, clear day in the spring of 1836 seventeen-year-old Rachel Parker Plummer and her eighteen-month-old baby boy were abducted from their home in central Texas by a raiding party of Comanche and Kiowa Indians. She was, at that time, three months pregnant.