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Recollections of a WW II Coast Guardsman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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A series of short stories recollected by Jim Jesson who served in the US Coast Guard in World War II. These are actual events in Coast Guard history with the dates, places, and statistics recalled to the best of Jim’s memory. Identities, names and places may be changed.
A Silver Ring Crafted In World War II
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Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
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A ring can be made from a coin by tapping with a spoon. That's what my father witnessed while guarding German POWs during World War II. He told me a story about that and I'm sharing it here. When my father died I was struck by the thought that when a man dies his stories die with him unless someone writes them down.
Burma, Her Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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This is the true story of an air force fighter pilot who illegally smuggles his fallen friend's pet dachshund, named Burma, home to his parents across the Pacific Theater during WWII.
Vietnam: Reflections of an Interrogator
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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The Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of a GI who served as a translator/interrogator with Psychological Operations while in Vietnam during the war. The book tells of his experiences and his thoughts on the war.
The Zulu Wars - A Brief History
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Series: A Brief History, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 6,160. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
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The Anglo – Zulu wars, a clash between the might of the British Empire with the African Zulu Kingdom, began in 1879. The British forces, led by Lord Chelmsford, invaded Zululand. Many battles ensued, including a stunning Zulu victory at Isandlwana, and the near-collapse of the garrison at Rorke’s Drift. However, in the end, the British were triumphant. The Zulu would no longer be free.
The Indian Mutiny - A Brief History
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Series: A Brief History, Book 3. You set the price! Words: 12,400. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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The Indian Rebellion of 1857 began as a mutiny of sepoys of the East India Company's army on 10 May 1857, in the town of Meerut, and soon escalated into other mutinies and civilian rebellions largely in the upper Gangetic plain and central India, with the major hostilities confined to present-day Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, northern Madhya Pradesh, and the Delhi region.
You Lucky Dog!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,820. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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“You Lucky Dog!” is an uplifting compilation of true stories about homeless dogs that somehow survived and thrived to become local or national celebrities. You Lucky Dog takes us through the historic triumphs of many beloved American dogs, and beautifully recounts the dire adversity each of these amazing creatures faced en route to a grand, serendipitous destiny.
The Battle of Northampton 1460
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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A book about the bloody Battle of Northampton, a key turning point in the Wars of the Roses fought in 1460.
The American Thunderbolt
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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Time Signatures Publications brings another iconic American founding father to life in this series. The only immigrant founding father of America does not have a famous memorial or towering monument to his credit, but as George Will proclaims, if you want to know his impact on American life just look around, you're living in it. Find out just who is the American Thunderbolt.
First Life on Earth, Scientific Adam & Eve
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
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From the earliest days as thinking humans we’ve had many questions about life. I grew up in the Bible Belt of Mississippi and was taught that God created Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. But then I read about ancient fossils of human-like creatures and started learning about evolution. So what is the truth? This book describes what I learned about scientific Adam and Eve 228,000 years ago.
Paul of Tarsus: A First Century Radical
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Series: In Brief, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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This book looks at the radical Jew of the First Century who challenged the status quo. Including useful maps it should appeal to the general reader who wants to learn about the man from Tarsus from a historical perspective rather than the more usual avenue, through Scripture.
The Interesting Tales of the Jose Rizal Family
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You set the price! Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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This book enchantingly features the respective lives of Jose Rizal’s (the Philippine national hero) parents and siblings. Identifying Jose’s relations to them, this work also tackles the ‘secrets’ of the Rizal family as it clarifies historical controversies and discrepancies about them. In light of new researches, this book also discusses what happened to them after Jose’s martyrdom.
The Frank Jay Raven Story
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Price: Free! Words: 18,820. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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The story behind the man Time Magazine credited as levying “the most severe blow to American business prestige in China since the founding of the [Shanghai] International Settlement in 1843” – Frank Raven.
Chasing My Roots: New World Finally Meets Old World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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Do you love genealogy? If so, then this story is for you. Written by the grand-daughter of a Belgian immigrant who came to America in 1910, it describes her efforts to find and reunite with his family in Belgium after a breakdown in communication for twenty-five years. When she makes a pilgrimage to meet her relatives in the old world, they pull out all the stops and treat her like a movie star.
“We Will Never Do An Unjust Act”: The Policies of Thomas Jefferson, Enacted by William Henry Harrison, that Forced a British Alliance with Tecumseh and Hastened War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Essay » Political
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A carefully researched work that shows how William Henry Harrison, thanks to the now seemingly racist plans of Thomas Jefferson, catapulted himself to the Presidency based on his greed for land and desire to push Native Americans from their lands.
From “Savage” to Citizen: How Native Americans were Rewarded for Centuries of Struggle and Contribution
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Essay » Political
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For centuries, most Native Americans lived in a state of limbo, neither citizen nor foreigner, at times, considered part of "domestic dependent nations" but never really having full rights. It was not until after their efforts in World War I that universal citizenship was given to Native Americans.
Land of Demons: The Proto-Colonization of Ezochi, an Alternate Model of Japanese Expansion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Essay » Political
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Long before Japan was united under the Tokugawa Shogunate, the northern island of Ezo (modern Hokkaido) was invaded, ruled, and pillaged by the Japanese for financial and political gain, marginalizing the native people there. They never officially colonized the island until the late 1800s but for centuries, practiced "proto-colonization."
"Mad" Anthony Wayne
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
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Freedom! What does it cost? Who's willing to pay the price? America's fight for independence and its freedom created heroes from all generations, from all races, from both sexes, from the rich and the poor. This story celebrates one of those heroes.
Steam Age Machines
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Machinery
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A brief history of steam power and 110 rare etchings and drawings of steam age machinery.
The Valiant Soldier
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Series: Poetry, Book 31. Price: Free! Words: 400. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
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For my grandfather and all of those who, like him, served bravely in the military, giving their all to fulfill sense of duty.