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Between the Lines
Price: Free! Words: 144,990. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
(4.54 from 13 reviews)
I wrote eighty letters to my family as an eighteen year old Marine serving in Vietnam during the war. I was reunited with these letters sixteen years later. When I sat and read them, I was blown away by what I had written, and what I had not... It has taken twenty-eight years to finish this book which pained me so many times that often I could not keep at it... Finally I have finished... Peace
Hel's Legacy: The Second Coming
Price: Free! Words: 64,390. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion & 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.
Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus - My Sabbatical in Israel
Price: Free! Words: 50,390. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion & 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.
Sons of Monkeys - A New Study Of The Human Animal By A Down On His Luck Chinaman With A Zoology Degree
You set the price! Words: 173,740. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Sons of Monkeys will radically redefine the human species. In a ground-breaking re-evaluation of how we select our mates, zoologist and teacher Mars Q will explain the existence of war, genocide, and chronic poverty by treating humans like any other animal on the planet. No rock goes unturned as he smashes centuries of dogma and leaves the academic world scorched. Not even Jesus is off limits.
Hindbusters
You set the price! Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
This book is a personal account of the battle for Mavinga in South Eastern Angola during September and October 1985. It covers the Operation Second Congress advance on UNITA's Jamba headquarters area and the response from the South African forces charged with stopping the advance. Operation Weldmesh was a specialized operation aimed at destroying the FAPA helicopter air support to FAPLA.
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope
Price: Free! Words: 141,760. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It was hot. There was sudden stillness in the late afternoon air and the surface of the small waterhole shone with unnatural smoothness. Fresh pig tracks at water's edge suggested pigs just gone. Two bubbles popped to the surface near the edge of the pool; just decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have smelt crocodile! A story of a missionary family in remote aboriginal Australia.
The Marine Memoirs
Price: Free! Words: 51,780. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
A personal journal written by a United States Marine, which was updated during all one hundred and eighty two days of his deployment to Afghanistan. This is the first time in history a book has been written that covers an entire combat deployment, from the day he landed unto the day he left.
Memoir of an Apartheid Cop
Price: Free! Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This memoir reflects the true story of a South African policeman, who served his country during the apartheid era, and also 7 years into democracy. The author spent the last few years of his 24-year long career in the crime-ridden and war torn province of KwaZulu/Natal, where he performed official duties as a forensic ballistic analyst.
The Patriot King
You set the price! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Patriot King explores the life and times of an American hero. The book is filled with shadow information that turned this hero into an iconic figure. All readers can take a guess at just who this figure is. Whether you are old or young, the Patriot King delivers an impressive look into the American past.
So Be It!
Price: Free! Words: 37,840. Language: British English. Published: October 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dodging attacks by Stuka dive-bombers, digging up unexploded bombs, dragging bodies from burning aircraft, running the gauntlet of the Portsmouth Blitz; Don Sutherland's true story of service in the wartime RAF brings to life the terror and tedium of the life of groundcrew in those desperate days.
Royal Marines Slang and Sayings
Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
All Military Services around the world develop their own choice of words while training their recruits, something that is unique to just them. A tradition that goes back many years, but still goes on to this day. In fact, it could be said that a military minded person could usually work out where they are just by he
Left at the Bay of Pigs and Other Sorrows: The Roots and Branches of the Kennedy Assassination
Price: Free! Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Kennedy assassination, though a perfect crime or close to it, can be understood if not solved.
Hercules: Greek Mythology Explained
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.
Getting Rid of Swilling's Mills
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Swilling’s Mills was one of hundreds of tiny communities sprouting up in the scorched soil of the American West in the late 1800s. Most of those rowdy, untamed towns died off quickly. “Jumpin’ Jehoshaphat, the name of this village should be tarred, feathered, and run out of town on the back of a mule,” said Grover Jeffries, the owner of the mercantile store.
The Sky Fell on Alabama
Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
A graphic photo of an injured woman compelled me to research the picture and discover the back-story of the most unique person in the entire history of he world. Read on to get 'the rest of the story'.
The JFK Network
Price: Free! Words: 96,700. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations & Conspiracies
(5.00 from 1 review)
The JFK Network: An introduction to his assassination and the pattern of related unexpected deaths and murders.
In the Eyes of the Beholder
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the third vignette in the non-fiction series of my childhood, nearly 60 years ago, in London, England. After my parents divorced, there was, apparently, very little money for my mother and us three children. Today, I'm not so sure about the money, because my mother managed to save enough to buy a house...
One Look: Deployment to Iraq 100 Days Captured in 100 Cartoons
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
Capturing the essence of the war in Iraq has been done through words and photography, so I thought I’d set about cornering the market on lighthearted cartoons. I can’t draw to save my life, but that didn’t stop me, and thankfully no such demand has yet presented itself. During my deployment with the Army in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom I sketched out 100 cartoons, and well, here they are.
Queen Jane July 10 - 19 1553 – The Road To The Throne
Price: Free! Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book will assess the early years of the 1550’s during the later years of King Edward VI’s reign and the ensuing constitutional crisis that resulted in Lady Jane Grey’s accession as Queen which lasted only nine days and the crowning of Mary Tudor as Queen in July 19 1553. It will be looking at Jane's accession to Queen, her marriage to Guildford and her relationship with Northumberland.
The Blind History Lady Presents; The First Things I Learned
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: Free! Words: 53,870. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Inclusive education
(5.00 from 1 review)
The first book in a historical series of stories that look back at the day-to-day, lives of the average blind man or woman in the United States over the past two centuries. Learn about the blind persons who had come before, all they had to traverse to live a normal life and to accomplish all they did and with so few resources that the blind take for granted today.