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The Curse of King Tut by Grace Yip
Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Ancient
In this short book, it includes facts about the discovery of King Tut's tomb and the mysterious things that occurred. It's your turn to discover the secrets.
Hercules: Greek Mythology Explained by Robert D. Jones
Price: Free! Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism(5.00 from 1 review)
Read about the legendary HERCULES in the GREATEST GREEK MYTH ever composed. Take in the classic words of the famous Apollodorus and relive the epic journey of Hercules as he ascends to his godhood. With extensive notes at the end of each chapter, this book will have you understanding the intricacies and genius of such a work and why the mythology of Hercules is still important to us today.
The Story of Imam Hussein Zainab's Role by Hussein Abbas
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This is ilustared history based on real events painted by many artist of different times. Imam Hussein was the son of Ali ibn Abi Ṭalib (fourth Rashidun Caliph of Sunni Islam, and first Imam of Shia Islam) and Fatimah Zahra (daughter of the Islamic prophet Muhammad) and the younger brother of Hasan ibn Ali. He is an important figure in Islam, as he is a member of the Ahl al-Bayt.
Ghost Stories and Hauntings by Bud Steed
Price: Free! Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
Ghosts are everywhere it seems. This free book provides nine chapters on various hauntings and ghosts stories written by paranormal investigator and researcher Bud Steed. Stories such as the Ghosts of Wilson's Creek, The Albino Farm and The 5 Most Haunted Places in Baton Rouge, both inform and entertain. Totaling 9 chapters, this fun and easy to read book will keep you entertained and wanting more
The Trolley Mission 1945: Germany, 24 Hours After World War II by Markus Lenz
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » History » Military
Aerial Pictures and Photographs of Germany, 24 hours after World War II.
Mussolini, ultimi giorni by Massimo Zucchetti
Price: Free! Words: 17,020. Language: Italian. Published: February 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Fra il 25 aprile e il primo maggio 2015, lavorandoci poi fino ad ora, ho ricostruito cronologicamente, in sedici puntate e alcune appendici, gli episodi principali della fine di Mussolini, in contemporanea più o meno esatta con quello che era successo - ora per ora - esattamente settant'anni prima. Partendo dalla fuga da Milano del 25 aprile per arrivare all'autopsia del 30.
World War II memoirs by Phil Wheeler
Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
More than 16 million Americans fought in World War 2; there were 290,000 casualties. The average length of service was 16 months. Many of these men were no more than boys when they went to war – some were not even 18 years old. Yet, they fought, and died, to insure our freedom. Most came home to relative obscurity, but they should not be forgotten. They are Heroes.
To War in Style by Mark Berent
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
In January of 1973 we in the Defense Attaché Office in the American Embassy, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, found ourselves in an unusual situation. In Vietnam, all US forces were ordered to cease fighting and that included air assets as well as the ground troops. Yet we had authorized air support until August 15. This article is about what occurred during that time.
Dragons - A Historical Guide by Ben L. Hughes
Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Dragons - A Historical Guide: is a short non-fiction educational guide that explores the origin and impact that dragons have had on a variety of cultures. Questions such as... what is the oldest dragon inspired artifact? Are dragons evil? What does the Bible say about dragons?... and many more are answered in this short pictorial guide.
Justice, Texas Style: Sam Bean by Bill Russo
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Western, Nonfiction » History » American
Justice, Texas Style in the wild days of the late 1800s and early 1900s was swift, violent and capricious. In many lawless places, the only law was that which was laid down by the most feared law-breaker. Criminals often wandered back and forth between 'lawing' and 'theiving'. Lawmen did the same. Based on real life people, this is the story of luckless Sam Bean, son of flamboyant Judge Roy Bean
Arabian Knights - Volume 1 by Aisha Bilal
Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 1 · Arabian Knights, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
An interesting collection of stories about the adventures and misadventures of ordinary, famous and infamous real Arabian Knights. Included are the stories of Antarah bin Shaddad, a slave who became a legend; Hatim Al-Taaee, a bedouin who set the standard for generosity; Al-Numan bin Al-Munthir, a king whose boredom causes him to toy with people's lives. Come glimpse some Middle Eastern history!
Shot in the Butt: Lessons I've Learned About What NOT to Write by Gary W. Clark
Price: Free! Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy(5.00 from 1 review)
Every 5th grader and adult who likes a chuckle should read this whimsical history lesson. The tale is a lighthearted recital of an embarrassing moment for Captain Meriwether Lewis of Lewis and Clark fame. It is a very short-story, framed especially for budding writers.
Ramrod the Combat Snake by Mark Berent
Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Until the day a friendly FAC presented us combat pilots with a mascot, all any of us knew about snakes was that they were slimy creatures that could poison you, eat you, twist your bones, or crush you at their leisure. But that was before we came to know and love our squadron's resident reptile, whose name was ... RAMROD
Origins - The Universe, Everything And Evolution by Bruce Alpine
Series: History Of Life On Earth - Mini eBook, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Evolution
The biggest question ever asked was: Where did everything come from? That question has been answered. Origins - The Universe, Everything And Evolution presents the scientific evidence and explains the origins of that evidence.
Zapisano metkom by Zoran Zmiric
Price: Free! Words: 8,450. Language: Croatian. Published: February 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
Zapisano metkom predstavlja poetski derivat Blockbustera, općeg mjesta domaće (anti)ratne proze, svojevrsni sukus, onaj najjači alkemijski sublimat najboljeg, meritum stvari, svega onoga što rat jest, a što se ne vidi, ne osjeća ni ne doživljava. Ovo je snažan, uvjerljiv i jasan dokaz da moramo konačno odustati od velikih priča povijesti i shvatiti da svaka promjena počinje od pojedinca.
A Pictorial History of Óglaigh na hÉireann, The Defence Forces of Ireland by Defence Forces Ireland
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
A very brief history of Ireland's Defence Forces. The tradition of service and loyalty, that runs as a theme throughout our history, was set by the Volunteers in 1913 and is continued to this day in the modern Defence Forces. Our history is in essence a history of the State.
Massacre At Waco! by Arthur W. Ritchie
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the true story of how the Federal Government massacred dozens of innocent people for no other reason than they got tired of waiting for those innocents to "surrender."