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Unwavering Echoes: Poems and Stories of a Culture's Longing Legacy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,030. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Anthology of Poems and Short Stories some fiction most are based on true events. Pulitzer Prize Nominee and award winning Writer Augusta Williams Jr. This book features works that are part of the estates of prominent Afro-Americans such as Yolonda King, Dr. Bettye Shabazz and President Barack Obama.
A Walking Tour of Worcester, Massachusetts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. 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 Worcester, Massachusetts 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.
Seven Centuries of Diepenbrocks
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American
The author documents the fascinating personal history of the Diepenbrock clan from the 1300s to present day and chronicles its involvement in European and American history.
A Walking Tour of Petersburg, Virginia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 29, 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 Petersburg, Virginia 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.
Top Secret - Operation Plan Neptune Part Three
Series: Top Secret Operation Plan Neptune. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Top Secret copy of Operation Neptune task force instructions is reproduced as a facsimile edition in five parts. Part Three contains Gunside Support Plan, Smoke Plan and Air Plan. Of huge interest to all military historians and enthusiasts interested in the naval Channel crossing phase of Operation Overlord. SS Empire Anvil was part of that D-Day armada on June 6, 1944.
Outrageous Punishment: The Crime of Being a Slave
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Depending on their master, slaves were punished relentlessly to keep them in line. This led to many slave rebellions and uprisings that were never duly reported in history. It was a slave's curse to be owned by a cruel master.
Look Up, Phoenix, Arizona! A Walking Tour of Phoenix, Arizona
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, 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 Phoenix, Arizona 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.
The Mighty Mughal Emperors
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Jahangir and lustre and fashion of Noorjahan which was immortalised by Shahjahan by constructing the Taj Mahal in Agra could not be retained by the unwisely and intolerant policy of Aurangzeb. All the successors of Aurangzeb were incompetent. Aurangzeb wanted to divide his kingdom amongst his three sons.
German Military Aviation 1910 -- 1918
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
It is WW II that is the most written about by military authors and historians except in the specialist 'Cockade'. My book breaks the mode. German military aviation during WW I underwent four name changes and reorganisations each time they introduced new airplanes such as the infamous Fokker Eindecker Albatros Halberstadt fighters, Gotha and 'Giant' bombers in their quest for air supremacy.
Messerschmitts Over America-Part 8
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Photographs and information of unfinished, war weary, crash-landed, cannibalized On March 30, 1945, the USAAF captures their first flight-worthy Me 262 A-1a and starts the wheels in motion that leads to Colonel Harold Watson to sending ten Me 262s to New York City.
Past Times: Ancient Board Games
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Past Times is a series of books about historical games and pastimes throughout the ages. This particular book is about games from Viking age and earlier.
The Story of Stapolin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Stapolin is the name of a townland close to the village of Baldoyle in ther Barony of Coolock in County Dublin Ireland. It is one of the longest inhabited locations in the area and was probably the site of early Viking settlement. The townland was home to the famous Baldoyle Racecourse which closed down in 1972. This book tells of the occupancy of Stapolin from earliest known records.
A Walking Tour of North Stonington, Connecticut
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. 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 North Stonington, Connecticut 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.
German attack and dive-bombers of WW II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The second in the series of German WW II combat planes deals specifically with attack planes and dive bombers the most successful at this time of course the Ju-87 Stuka that after combat proving in Spain served the Luftwaffe well in the blitzkreig on Poland in 1939 and in the Low Countries in France in 1940 until in August 1940 its weaknesses were exposed by the RAF, its withdrawal and a re-design
A Walking Tour of New Bedford, Massachusetts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011. 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 New Bedford, Massachusetts 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.
Look Up, Frankfort! A Walking Tour of Frankfort, Kentucky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. 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 Frankfort, Kentucky 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.
The Spiritual Advisors of Kerala
Price: Free! Words: 14,610. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This book is a brief history of the Chittoor family who was the spiritual advisors of the kings and common man of the south Indian state of Kerala from time immemorial. The family may have only a brief role in history but it is a significant one as can be seen in the book.
USN VA-42 Grumman A-6 Intruder pilots tribute
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Once the Grumman A-6 Intruder was the only US Navy attack plane that could fly in all-weathers this small combat plane able to carry a massive bomb-load to the enemy complete its mission and return to the carrier. This is the story of a CVN attack mission with a graphic description from an A-6 pilot the intense concentration of take-offs at night with a full load and the relief of the 'thump'...
XP-56 Northrop's Flying-Wing Fighter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Since it was founded at Hawthorne, Calif, in August 1939 Northrop Aircraft Inc. (now Northrop Grumman)has enjoyed a large measure of success its designs based on the creative genius of the late Jack K Northrop the company made a special effort of swept-wing airplanes including experimental fighters and bombers the XF-23 advanced tactical fighter and XB-35, the XP-56 the first Flying-Wing fighter
Conversations With Dr Reimar Horten and His All-wing Designs-Ho 1 to the Ho 229 Part 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In February of 1982, I flew to Buenos Aires then on to Cordoba, Argentina to meet with Dr Reimar Horten, (1915-1994) the designer of a series of sail and powered all wing flying machines. He lived in retirement on a ranch 15 to 20 miles from the small town of Villa General Belgrano.