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After the Galaxy by John Sabella
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,800. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America(5.00 from 1 review)
Captain Dave Shoemaker's account of the crisis on the Fishing Vessel Galaxy ranks as one of the great stories of sea survival. No one knew of the plight of his vessel, 30 miles southwest of the Pribilofs, the remote fur seal islands north of the Aleutian Chain; even if they did know, rescue units were hours away. Their circumstance was hopeless, yet 23 of 26 men and women would ultimately survive.
Andrew's Angels: A Volunteer's Story of Hurricane Andrew by Nancy Pelletier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
Hurricane Andrew struck South Florida in August 1992. At the time, it was the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history. Nancy Pelletier was one of many Red Cross volunteers who felt called to do whatever they could to ease the suffering. This is the moving story of the horrendous destruction she witnessed, the grateful people she aided, and the lifelong friends she made. With photos.
Letters Home: The Story of an Air Force Wife by Glenda Geeslin Helms
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
In the 1970's, Glenda met the love of her life, Michael, a Sgt. in the Air Force. She left her family and all that was familiar to follow him to Italy where they married. During the next eight years, they were sent to Italy and Germany where their lives were filled with adventure, travel, hardships, and homesickness as they experienced the magic of Europe together.
Hel's Legacy: The Second Coming by Kerry Ogden
Price: Free! Words: 64,390. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
When an ancient text surfaced in 1871 describing a disaster similar to the sinking of the Island of Atlantis and a man resembling Jesus Christ living over 4,000 years ago, scholars quickly deemed it a fraud and later a hoax. Nevertheless, a closer examination into the manuscript, now being called the Oera Linda Book, provides ample evidence to refute their conclusions.
My Eye in the Storm - Katrina Close Up by Amy Crimi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
My Eye In the Storm – Katrina Close Up is a memoir of the time I spent working as a Disaster Housing Inspector in 2005, after the most devastating hurricane of our lifetime hit the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina. This is a story of the victims, the destruction, disaster workers, bad politics, and human behavior during a time when all aspects of life were pushed to the limit.
Memoirs of World War II by Daniel Badger
Price: Free! Words: 79,300. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military(5.00 from 1 review)
Based on the letters written to his wife between August 1942 and June 1945, this memoir is an account of the author's experiences as a Counter-Intelligence Corp officer attached to the US Army VIIth Corp, including mobilisation in England, invasion of Normandy on D-Day +1, the liberation of Paris, the Battle of the Bulge, and the fight across Germany to Leipzig at the end of the war in Europe.
1,001 Things You Didn't Know Happened in April by Ronald Hee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a quirky and unique take on the history of the world to today, all seen through events and peoples in the month of April, since the beginnings of recorded history. Each entry is explained in a short paragraph of 100 to 125 words, comprising not only traditional history, but also social history, the history of science, and a sad catalog of disasters, both natural and man-made. Enjoy!
Inside the Wire: An Alternative View of the Vietnam War by Tom Allemeier
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes(5.00 from 1 review)
The majority of American troops in Vietnam were not involved in the shooting war. They did have their issues however. Written over 30 years ago, this series of anecdotes takes you through two years in the life of one such soldier, from being drafted until after being discharged. From the Local Draft Boards to Nixon’s War on Drugs, it’s all here.
Adventures of an Idaho Mountain Pilot by Harold Dougal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,770. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 and represented by Kathryn Judson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America(5.00 from 1 review)
Back country pilot Harold Dougal shares true tales gleaned from decades flying in a region known for rough terrain, dangerous weather, interesting residents, and a few airstrips that can only be successfully approached one way. Illustrated with photos and line drawings.
Unexpected Odyssey: Danzig to Tennessee by Klaus V. Luehning
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 246,430. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography(5.00 from 1 review)
A memoir of a European immigrant, surviving WW ll and growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y. Graduated the Merchant Marine Academy, spent life on 14 ships and was the first member of Texas Maritime Academy faculty as Associate Professor, into business as an Engineering Sales Specialist. Retired and then to graduate school, a career as an Executive Chef and finally to Tennessee as an addiction counselor.
Sion's Army - The Freemasons by Jeff Wilkerson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 145,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things(5.00 from 1 review)
The book tracks the shadowy Priory of Sion as it schemes to spin a web of intrigue in its pursuit of world domination. The book starts with the early history of Judaism and ends with the defeat of Napoleon. The Priory invents its own form of Freemasonry as its private army which it will use in the American and French Revolutions. If you really want to know the about Freemasonry, read this book!
The Education of a Traitor: A Memoir of Growing Up in Cold War Russia by Svetlana Grobman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,670. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Russian(5.00 from 1 review)
The Education of a Traitor: A Memoir of Growing Up in Cold War Russia is a luminous memoir that describes the coming of age of a young Jewish girl in an oppressive totalitarian society rife with hypocrisy and Antisemitism.
A Ransomed Yankee: Epic Voyage of the Whleship Milo by Frank Elliott Sisson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,290. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2009 by Elderberry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
One week after Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address, on a calm morning, the Whaleship Milo sailed out of New Bedford harbor on a voyage that would impact many lives and make Civil war history. This is her story.
Secrets of the Sun Sects by Christopher Jordan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,600. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
An ancient solar paradigm is revealed that embraces many ancient cultures. It is shown how the pyramids and temples were used for an eco industry. When combined with mirrors, able to make glass, metals and win wars a new view is forced. The ancients were not worshipping the sun, they were using it to support their society, art and science. Evidence comes from texts, relics, proofs and demos.
Burning Sands by Frank Touby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,220. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
Before the catastrophic BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico all earth was threatened by the oil disaster in the Persian Gulf — over 700 oil wells were set on fire by Saddam Hussein. It was predicted it would take decades to extinguish them. This is the true story of the heroic men who set a world record in killing those wild wells in just five months and saved the earth from toxic fallout
Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus - My Sabbatical in Israel by Daniel Kreller
Price: Free! Words: 50,390. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity(5.00 from 1 review)
A journal with reflections covering an Episcopal priest's 28 day sabbatical in the Israel. Traveling alone and on foot most of the time, I spent 3 weeks in Jerusalem and 1 in Galilee. I also visited Bethlehem, Herodian, Qumran, Masada, and Beit Shean. I didn't find Jesus there. I had brought him with me and I felt he showed me around this place that was his earthly home.
The Accidental Anarchist by Bryna Kranzler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,220. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography(5.00 from 1 review)
The Accidental Anarchist is the true story of an Orthodox Jew who was sentenced to death 3 times in the early 1900s in Russia -- and lived to tell about it. He also happened to have been the author's grandfather, and the book is based on the diaries he began keeping in 1905, during the Russo-Japanese War. That was when he decided to overthrow the Czar.
Eccentric Explorers by Michael Buckley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,980. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies(5.00 from 1 review)
Eccentric Explorers was Winner of the Biography category at the 2009 Indie Excellence Book Awards, California, USA. In this extensively researched book, the rich culture and history of Tibet are viewed through a rather special lens--through the eyes of ten wild and wacky adventurers, each bent on unlocking the strange riddles and secrets of Tibet.
The United States Coast Guard On The Great Lakes by Thomas P. Ostrom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,920. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010 by Elderberry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military(5.00 from 1 review)
At last there is one definitive volume describing its history on the Great Lakes from inception to the present. The author, Thomas P. Ostrom, served in the USCGR.
Ruff Puff : A by Phil Tompkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,300. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
Some Americans called them “Ruff-Puffs” and laughed at them. We called them our brothers and lived and fought alongside them every day in South Vietnam. These militia troops fought for freedom for their towns and families - and we fought with them. This is the story of a MAT team (5 American Army advisors) in one of the 244 Districts in South Vietnam and about our great militia counterparts.