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My Father was The Phantom in Hitler's SS
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » War
"When my father died, I was shocked to find out that he was the Phantom in Hitler's SS. This is the story of a young man who enlisted in the US Army and due to his competency in many languages; was selected by the Army to be a spy in Nazi Germany. As fate would have it, he was chosen personally by Adolph Hitler to undertake special assignments."
The Illuminator's Palette: A Study of Pre-Seventeenth Century Pigments for Medieval Book Art
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,310. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
A concise compilation of modern research into the pigments used by medieval artists for painting various works of art. This monograph includes a list of 66 pigments along with charts showing their use throughout time, and the locations of use, describes how to mix your own paint with historically accurate binders, and explains the techniques necessary to successfully emulate the medieval artist.
Oscar's Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,010. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » War
The life story of an Eurasian who lived and grew up in Singapore in the 1920's, without benefit of much adult supervision. He later encountered life, as many will never ever experience when a country is at war, while he was employed as a gaoler in a prison of deprived prisoners facing torture and death.
Chariot of Knowledge: The Lost History of the Ancient Olympic Games
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,900. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016 by Sandra Rato. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
“Chariot of Knowledge” finally reveals the long-hidden story of the wider traditions that the Ancient Olympics were just one part of. Based on years of research into ancient sporting events and European mythology, it connects the famous games to a nigh-universal set of mystical beliefs that reach all the way back to the roots of Indo-European civilisation.
ISIS Dawn: Special Forces War in Syria & Iraq
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,810. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Making use of the latest technology such as drones and quad bikes, blended with Special Forces traditional skills to continue the fight against extremism and rescue a beleaguered local populace. As part of Task Force coalition special forces take on a dangerous adversary. U.S and UK Special Forces have fought some of their bloodiest battles since Vietnam on the streets of Ramadi and Fallujah.
Historic Speeches: The Greatest Political Speeches of All Time
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 86,610. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » World
A rare and carefully compiled collection of the greatest speeches in modern history. The words that changed the world.
The Devil's Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America's Secret Government | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
The Devil’s Chessboard is a well-researched, insightful read into the life and legacy of Allen Dulles and the CIA. It gives numerous examples of how Dulles was not simply content to stay on American soil to fulfill American interests. As the director and founder of the CIA, Dulles exerts enormous power and influence over the nations of the world.
The Hamlet of Howth Junction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,300. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The tiny hamlet of Howth Junction grew from the passing of the railway through this area of North Dublin in Ireland. The early inhabitants worked either on the land or on the railway. The late twentieth century saw the hamlet swallowed into the greater Dublin area thereby losing its identity as a small rural community. This book sets out to record the arrival of the railway here and the people
Deeper Into The Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,180. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology
Journey Deeper into the Mystery of the sacred places of Aotearoa (New Zealand) with Gary Cook. as he takes you on an inspiring pilgrimage through the awesome landscapes of this land to twelve sacred sites in Aotearoa. Share his adventures and findings - natural and supernatural - along the way as he bears three gifts to each site. This book may well inspire you to go on your own nature pilgrimage.
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 4
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This Diary is the 4th diary in a series of 4 diaries and was written during the World War two London Blitz years by a woman experiencing the nightly terrifying bombings. The diary reveals what the average Londoner experienced during that time; events that today have been forgotten or lost to younger generations.
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake - Mormon Island to Salmon Falls
Series: Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
The Mormon Island to Salmon Falls book includes many maps and photos showing the remnants of mining operations, Mormon Island cemetery and school, Red Bank dairy, Negro Hill and Natomas water ditches rock retaining walls, and the old Salmon Falls Bridge when Folsom Lake reached record low water levels during the 2015 drought. This book traces the history along the South Fork of the American River.
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 3 1942-1943
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,670. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » European
This diary is the 3rd in a series of four volumes written by Ruby Side Thompson. They document her experience about World War Two in England and the London Blitz. The diaries are unique, written from a woman's experience during war time. They include Ruby's opinions written only for the privacy of her diary. Her views are often ahead of her time.
Killing Lincoln: The Real Story
Series: Adventures in Journalism. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,890. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Why was Lincoln left defenseless when the War Department knew plots were afoot against him? Why was Booth shot when he was surrounded by 25 soldiers and could not escape? Why were two innocents swiftly hanged by a military tribunal, and not even allowed to testify in their own defense? After 150 years of mystery, you'll find the real answers in this explosive book.
We Were Soldiers Too: Serving as a Reagan Soldier During the Cold War
Series: We Were Soldiers Too, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,740. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
On the verge of World War 3 and nuclear war, We Were Soldiers Too is about the difficult job of serving in the infantry during a very critical time of the Cold War. It is a personal account of military service and the historical events that were happening during President Reagan's time in office as the world faced the possibility of nuclear war.
World War II London Blitz Diary, Volume Two, 1941
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,620. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This Diary was written during the World War two London Blitz years by a woman experiencing the nightly terrifying bombings. The diary reveals what the average Londoner experienced during that time; events that today have been forgotten or lost to younger generations. This is volume two of a four volume series written by Ruby Alice Side Thompson.
Journeys into the Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,260. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology
'I have made many intriguing journeys into this land, its sacred places and its hidden past. I was always dissatisfied with the history of New Zealand we were taught at school... I felt short-changed. I couldn't understand why the Maori accounts were not an accepted part of the past, part of a truth that revealed a deeper history' - Gary Cook, explorer. This book reveals some of that truth.
Passing Strangeness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,690. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
If you're an aficionado of weird history you know about the Voynich Manuscript, but how about the Rohonc Codex? Care for something a bit different, something that explores things no-one has heard about? Unrepentant Rebels once tried to kidnap Lincoln's body, for example, and there's a copy of the Eiffel Tower under the foundations of Wembley Stadium. Meticulously researched and 100% historical
Mysterious World: World Famous Mysteries Solved
Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
From the best-selling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for my Salad & They Laughed at Galileo. Albert Jack's Mysterious World is a collection of the world's most famous and puzzling mysteries.
Behind Enemy Lines - True stories of daring and escape by WWII heroes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
The men in this book are heroes in the truest sense. They came from many nations and from all kinds of backgrounds. Some, like Tommy Macpherson, were marked out for greatness from the very beginning.
The Great Escapes of World War I - True Escape Stories of Prisoners of War From WWI
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,470. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The principal countries that would go on to comprise both the Triple Entente (France, Russia and the United Kingdom), and the Triple Alliance (Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy) in World War I, signed this document, and so were bound by international law to abide by it.