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La Révolte des Zanj
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 132,300. Language: French. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Screenplays » Action Adventure
Les Zanj étaient des esclaves africains contraints de travailler au défrichement des terres dans le sud de l’Iraq. Quand ils se soulevèrent, ils furent rejoints par les esclaves des villes et des villages voisins. Leur chef, Alī ibn Muḥammad, leur promis terres et richesses. Ils luttèrent 14 ans, 4 mois et 6 jours pour leur liberté.
Edith's Story
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,220. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by van Horton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
The moving story of 'the Anne Frank who lived,' Edith's Story is based on the diaries of a young Dutch girl who survived the Nazi Occupation hiding in plain sight, having found shelter with a courageous Protestant family. The rest of her family perished in the Holocaust. Winner of the Jewish Quarterly's Wingate Award, the audio-book Talkies Award, and translated into eight languages. A classic
Surveillance & Spyplanes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
THis book traces the history of covert airborne spy flights that began during WW II with USAAF B-29 Stratofortress 'Ferret' flights, continued with USAF B-47 Raven, and Vietnam 'Cold War era RC-135 River-series and CIA-sponsored U-2. 21st century Boeing RC-135 Rivet-series U-2 Dragon Lady world-wide 'ops', including the 'war on terror in Afghanistan and elsewhere.
Windows Into the Past
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » Biography
"Windows Into the Past" is my recollection of growing up on a farm in south Mississippi during the depression. In a series of connected short stories, it highlights the part I played as a young girl and the hard work and pleasures of farm life. It shows how kids can not only survive, but thrive, under unthinkable conditions while doing chores that were dangerous but expected.
In the Wake of War - The imprisonment of soldiers and seamen taken in the Napoleonic and American wars
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Durpey-Allen Publishing Ltd Patrick G. Allen. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In the history of war the part of the individual is subsumed in the movement of hostile forces, while the plight of the prisoner of war – the individual removed and neutralised – is quite forgotten. In this book Tessa West reminds us that for the prisoner the struggle is not over. Drawing upon accounts from the long wars with France that occupied the years between 1793 and 1815...
POL POT: The Murder of 2 Million Fellow Cambodians
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In April of 1975, radical Marxist Pol Pot and his “Khmer Rouge” overthrew Cambodian government and King Norodom and proclaimed “This is now year zero for Cambodia” and that it’s society was about to be “purified”. Capitalism, western culture, city life, religion and all foreign influences were to be extinguished in favor of an outrageous form of peasant Communism.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume I: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1945 -1947 - Atomic Age Problems, Postwar Bases, Western Hemisphere Defense, China Standoff
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,500. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Established during World War II to advise the President regarding the strategic direction of armed forces of the United States, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) continued in existence after the war and, as military advisers and planners, have played a significant role in the development of national policy.
Three Block War: Darkside
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Block War: Darkside chronicles 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003 and 2004.
Little "White" Lies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Poetic Prose a criticism of lies we are told as children the lens is feminine or woman's or feminist perspective. A reflection on various topics concerning women: leadership, war, polygamy, race relations, the Bible, Women in the Bible new perspective.
Fairey Gannet in RN Service
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Very little is known written by one of the last fixed-wing airplanes built by the infamous Fairey Aviation Company perhaps better known for its biplane Fairey Swordfish torpedo-carrier that served with the FAA and No.119 Squadron RAF during WW II. The Fairey Gannet served the RN in many roles probably the most important as a 3-seat ASW and EW airplane. A number served with the German Marineflieger
Russia's Last Romanovs: In Their Own Words
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 31,510. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Letters and diary entries of Russia's last imperial family, just prior to their execution.
A Conductor am I
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
A conductor am I is about 16 stories of Shocking tales, of lightning strikes. By Casey Heinzism.
Revisiting Armageddon “Asteroids in the Gulf of Mexico”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,790. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » World
7,500 years ago a huge asteroid struck the Gulf of Mexico causing major changes in the Gulf area, Florida, Bahamas, and the Central America countries from Panama to Mexico. The asteroid sent a slice of the North Atlantic charging toward Morocco. As it mushroomed out, it affected areas as far north as England and ground out the Mediterranean area which became a sea.
Missions Of Fire And Mercy - Until Death Do Us Part
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,250. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Reference / General
william peterson was awarded the silver medal for memoirs in the 2011 military writer's society of america, for his book “missions of fire and mercy”. the author served as a huey crew chief/door gunner with charlie 227th assault helicopter battalion, first air cavalry. come along for the ride of your life while we fly nap of the earth receiving enemy fire. you're hit by shrapnel from ak47 fire.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Military Police Operations Field Manual - FM 3-19.1, FM 19-1 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,530. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Military Police Operations Field Manual (FM 3-19.1, FM 19-1) supports the commander across the full spectrum of military operations.
Robert E. Lee, the Supreme Patriot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
With the exception of George Washington, the most famous general in American history is Robert E. Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870). Lee’s fame came in spite of the fact that he led the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia against the Union Army in the Civil War.
The United States Air Force (USAF): Basic Documents on Roles and Missions (Air Staff Historical Study) - McNamara, Curtis LeMay, James Forrestal, Space Command, Key West Agreement
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 158,290. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Office of Air Force History has collected in this volume the most significant documents which have determined the roles and missions of the Air Force, from its birth in 1947 to the present. The documents themselves only tell part of the story, of course.
Heroes in Obscurity A Vietnam Era Junior Officer's Stories of Unsung Heroes and of Life on Small Navy Auxiliary Ships
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,530. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
James Duermeyer began his writing with this book, Heroes in Obscurity, followed by three historical fiction novels. Heroes in Obscurity is a candid, humorous, and humble memoir account of a junior Naval officer during the Vietnam War. Whether the reader is an armchair warrior, one who has served, or a military family member, Heroes in Obscurity is a heart felt, engaging collection of tales.
Learning from Our Military History: The United States Army, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and the Potential for Operational Art and Thinking - Petraeus, COIN, Clausewitz, Counterinsurgency
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,270. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
OIF demonstrated the need for operational art and thinking, particularly in commanders of relatively junior rank. After all the effort expended in Iraq, we may ultimately fail in crafting our own military history in OIF in breadth and depth.
Look Up, Charleston! A Walking Tour of Charleston, South Carolina - Business District
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Charleston, South Carolina from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.