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Vietnam: Reflections of an Interrogator by Donald H Sullivan
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military(5.00 from 1 review)
The Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of a GI who served as a translator/interrogator with Psychological Operations while in Vietnam during the war. The book tells of his experiences and his thoughts on the war.
Experiencing The Death of Elvis: A Childhood Tragedy (Essay) by C.D. Reimer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: American English. Published: December 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » History » North America
On the day that Steve Jobs died in October 2011, I felt an immense sadness not for the technological visionary who just passed away but for another cultural icon who changed the world for an earlier generation. The death of Elvis Presley in 1977 that cast a long shadow over my childhood, as my mother loved him more than either my father or myself. (A 3,230-word essay.)
Hypatia: Her Life and Times by Faith L. Justice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
Hypatia of Alexandria. Who was she? A brilliant 5C scientist murdered by a religious mob? An aging academic killed by a rival political force? A sorceress who kept Alexandria in thrall through satanic wiles? Innovative mathematician or a geometry teacher? Discover the answers to these questions and more through this collection of essays on the life and times of Hypatia, Lady Philosopher.
Talmudic Storytelling: Timeless Lessons from the Ancient Sages by Hershey Harry Friedman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,190. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Talmud
About 2,000 years ago, the sages of the Talmud used storytelling teach lessons in ethics and morality. Appearing in their stories are God, Elijah the Prophet, Biblical figures such as Abraham and Moses, Satan, animals, nature and - even - each other.
Jim's Unsung Heroes by Kenneth Kerns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Fiction » Biographical
The Battle of the Bulge was a critical battle in the war against Hitler's Nazis. Soldiers fought and died every day in the dead of winter. And when a grenade fell into his foxhole, Jim thought he was surely dead. What happened next was nothing short of heroic... Note: This tale of survival & family was based on previously unpublished memoirs by the late James C. Kerns, a former Army sergeant.
KGO Radio Jumps The Shark: More News, Less Talk (Essay) by C.D. Reimer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: American English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio, Nonfiction » History » North America
After Cumulus Media switched KGO Radio (810AM) from an all talk format to an all news format in December 2011, laying off the best radio talent in the San Francisco Bay Area and throwing away 40 years of broadcasting history in a desperate bid to improve ratings, the lost of familiar voices over the airwaves was heartbreaking. (A 3,660-word essay.)
Kilroy Was Here by Bob Fields
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » American
Kilroy became the US super-GI who always got there first — wherever GI's went. It became a challenge to place the logo in the most unlikely places. It was said to be atop Mt. Everest, the Statue of Liberty, the underside of the Arch de Triumph, and scrawled in the dust on the moon. It’s even on the World War Two memorial in Washington, DC; and said to be on Grants Tomb, the Lincoln Memorial, and o
The Lynn's of Tennessee Ave by Mike Lynn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,070. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
The time had arrived to document the history of our family before the opportunity was lost, how did the Lynn’s and the Rose’s first arrive in New Zealand? How did they come to settle in the King Country, and why did they move to the city? The memoirs of my siblings as they were growing up, how each of their families developed, and the recollections of our children of their Parents and Grandparents
Atlantis Pyramids Floods: Why Europeans are White by Dennis Brooks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,600. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology
Plato’s story tells about a war between Atlantis and Europe. Based on his writings, the continent of Atlantis was North America, Mexico held the main and largest city, Tampa was the first city, and a small island in Tampa was the island of Atlantis.
War by Farzad Safari
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Nonfiction » History » War
A collection of the best short stories about the war. Each of the stories in a different angle of the war. The hope that the war must end. War is the worst thing that can happen to man. I am a believer of equality among human beings. God does not distinguish between any of His servants. So why do we make the distinction between themselves.
Jonah and the Whale by B. Sting
Series: the old testament. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Old Testament story of the prophet Jonah, with recent archeological annotations.
Ghosts of Gettysburg: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places on the Battlefield by Mark Nesbitt
Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,030. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Second Chance Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » Military
"Ghosts of Gettysburg" is the first volume in Mark Nesbitt's popular book series. A combination of history and mystery, this volume focuses on the early ghost-lore of Gettysburg. Included are the timeless stories of the woman in white, the surgeons of Old Dorm, the ghosts of Devil's Den, the Blue Boy, and other infamous spectres who wander the Gettysburg battlefield.
Dried Eggs and Spam by Rosemary J. Peel & Al Molaison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,890. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War(4.90 from 10 reviews)
Dried Eggs and Spam provides a new slant on an old war. Written jointly by Al Molaison and Rosemary J. Peel. World War II memories exchanged via email and the conflict viewed from a child's perspective.
Coleshanger by Thomas Corfield
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,690. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » European
“If it can be said a village has a life, then this is a biography.” Norman Williams (1908-1969)
Recall! Return of the IRR by Doug DePew
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,020. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military(5.00 from 3 reviews)
They came from cities, farms, and towns all across the country. They had long hair, beards, and bad attitudes. They dropped everything in January of 1991 and reported as the president ordered. They were not happy about it one bit. In this true story, the author relates his experiences as one of 20,000 people recalled to active duty in support of Operation Desert Storm. This is exactly how it was.
Девушки в пламени войны 1941-1945 by Gennady Kuznetsov
Price: $1.46 USD. Words: 37,020. Language: Russian. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Книга о российских девушках-фронтовичках в Великой Отечественной войне (1941-1945). Это - сборник воспоминаний тех из них, кому посчастливилось уцелеть в вихре сражений и встретить, такой далекий, как им тогда казалось, день великой Победы.
The Bronx Three Memoirs by W.R. Rodriguez
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,980. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Three memoirs about The Bronx from 1922-2013. A compilation of articles written for The Bronx County Historical Society Journal.
Inside the Wire: An Alternative View of the Vietnam War by Tom Allemeier
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
The majority of American troops in Vietnam were not involved in the shooting war. They did have their issues however. Written over 30 years ago, this series of anecdotes takes you through two years in the life of one such soldier, from being drafted until after being discharged. From the Local Draft Boards to Nixon’s War on Drugs, it’s all here.
Notes on Arthurian Literature by Bruce Macfarlane
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,150. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Reference
This book presents the results of an examination into the origins of King Arthur and the historical events associated with him.