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Hell's Fire: A Documentary History of the American Atomic and Thermonuclear Weapons Projects, from Hiroshima to the Cold War and the War on Terror by Lenny Flank
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,350. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A history of nuclear weapons, from the Manhattan Project which built the atomic bomb, to the "Mike" test which paved the way for the hydrogen bomb, to the "war on terror" which seeks an entire new generation of "earth-penetrating" nuclear bombs.
The Price Of Glory: Battle of Hill 488 by RC Binns
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,290. Language: American English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
In this book, the Battle of Hill 488 is described accurately, in action-packed detail, which you will never find in any other accounts of its history. It also explores the prices paid, and the lengths men will go to in the pursuit of glory. It contains over 100 pictures, some of actual time and location where the story takes place in Vietnam.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo Program Summary Report (April 1975) - Flight Program, Science, Vehicle Performance, Crew, Mission Operations, Biomedical, Spacecraft, Launch Site by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 167,460. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This comprehensive official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is the authoritative post-program summary document for the Apollo moon landing project, produced in 1975 by the Johnson Space Center (JSC).
With the Dakota Sioux Indians: Writings From Charles Eastman (Ohiye Sa) by Lenny Flank
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,280. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Charles Eastman was born on a Dakota Sioux Indian reservation in 1858. When the Indian Wars broke out, he was taken to Canada, where he lived with a band of Sioux and learned their ways. He later returned to the US, joined white society, and became a leading advocate for Indians in Washington. This anthology includes "Indian Boyhood", "Indian Heroes and Great Chiefs", and other essays.
Weapon of Choice: ARSOF in Afghanistan (Army Special Operations Forces) - 9/11 Attacks, Toppling the Taliban, Osama bin Laden, Destroying al-Qaeda in the War on Terror, First Round of Afghan War by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,010. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Weapon of Choice is a history of the Army special operations forces in Afghanistan from 11 September 2001 to 15 May 2002, during America's global war on terrorism (GWOT).
As The Years Go By ... Conversations With Canada's Folk Rock & Pop Pioneers by Randy Ray & Mark Kearney
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,600. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Canada's music scene was magical in the 50s, 60s & 70s. As The Years Go By tells the stories behind The Diamonds, Lighthouse, Steppenwolf, Mashmakhan, Patsy Gallant, Skylark, Bobby Curtola, Edward Bear, Susan Jacks, Denny Doherty, Moxy, Lucille Starr, The Ugly Ducklings, Prism, The Five Man Electrical Band and many more amazing Canadian performers. It is the 10th book by Mark Kearney & Randy Ray
The Sacred History of Being by Thomas Yaeger
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: British English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Did the ancient Greeks invent philosophy, and the concept of Being? That has been the conventional wisdom for many years. In fact philosophy is very old, and its presence can be traced in other cultures in the Ancient Near East, at least as far back as the middle of the 2nd Millennium B.C.E. Thomas Yaeger explores the ancient cultural significance and context of philosophy before the Greeks.
The Archangels by TD Barnes
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 105,430. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
The combination of the shoot down of the U-2 over Russia in 1960, Russia’s moving into Cuba, and the war in Vietnam placed a heavy load on the Central Intelligence Agency to develop a replacement spy plane, unlike anything the world had ever seen before. The CIA reestablishes its station at Area 51 under the CIA’s new Directorate of Science and Technology where it develops America’s first stealth.
The Top 100 Most Influential Christians of All Time, Volume 2: From the Reformation to the Twentieth Century by William H. Stephens
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 126,160. Language: American English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Volume 2 tells the story of the Reformation through Erasmus, Luther, Calvin, and others, the opposition given voice through popes, monks, and Church theologians. We see the great events through the people involved. The fight for religious freedom in America, Great Awakenings, the Great Missionary Movement, attacking the evils of the Industrial Revolution, and how the major denominations began.
When the Red Man Won Volume 1 by Tim Simmons
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 164,430. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
When the Red Man Won is the story about battles and fights the Indian won. Read some accounts from the year 1493 to 1882 when the American Indian defeated the white man.
Reds Under the Bed: How Communists Frightened the Canadian Establishment, 1928-32 by Lita-Rose Betcherman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,030. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
An engaging account of a formative period in Canada's political history, just as important as Senator McCarthy's Red Scare was in the US. This is an unbiased account of midnight arrests, imprisonment without trial, and forced deportation faced by those whose only crimes were unpopular political opinions. This story is an important lesson in human rights, regardless of ideology.
The Assassination of Michael Collins: What Happened at Béal ma mBláth? by S M Sigerson
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 130,550. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
An in-depth study of the death of Michael Collins, hero of the 1916 Easter Rising, and leader of the Irish War of Independence.
A Long Way From Tipperary: A Journey of Morrisseys, Ryans, Heffernons, and Agnews to Wisconsin, Minnesota, and North Dakota by Mike Morrissey
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 108,050. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Combining memoir with family history, A Long Way From Tipperary is the narrative of an Irish immigrant family that managed to survive the Great Hunger and then make the perilous journey to America in the 1850s. It is also the story of a young person’s coming of age in the 1950s and wishing to put his own life into the context of ancestors who blazed the trail.
The Spy Within: Larry Chin and China's Penetration of the CIA by Tod Hoffman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,960. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage, Nonfiction » History » North America
Written with a novelist’s panache, this is the true story of the Chinese spy who penetrated the CIA, and for 30 years revealed America’s intelligence secrets to his masters in Beijing. Larry Chin, the CIA’s top Chinese linguist, was China’s top spy. “A successful cloak-and-dagger reenactment of the FBI sting that exposed a Chinese-American double agent in 1985, “ said Kirkus.