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The Patriot King by Terrence L. Prosinski
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.
A Chronicle of America: Through the Eyes of a World War-II Veteran by Major (Retd.) S. D. Nanavati
Price: Free! Words: 14,110. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2020 by Kiran Nanavati. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Civilization(5.00 from 1 review)
This book shares the continent’s history from the prehistoric era to the visits by Marco Polo and the explorations of Columbus to the christening of cities and landmark events. The author visited the American sub-continent in the late nineties of the last century; collected information from various sources. He compiled this information and editor put it into a perspective that reader could digest.
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.
Royal Marines Slang and Sayings by Terry Aspinall
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 by Paul Reidinger
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 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.
Getting Rid of Swilling's Mills by Bill Russo
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 by Bill Russo
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'.
One Look: Deployment to Iraq 100 Days Captured in 100 Cartoons by Robert T. Belie
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.
A Brief History of the Pilgrims by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
Who were the Pilgrims? When and why did they come to America? And who were the Puritans, the Separatists, and the Strangers? Are these terms interchangeable? This VERY short e-book will answer these questions and several others. (In the interest of full disclosure, the informational part of this e-book is ~1,000 words...But they are very informative words!!!)
Grenada by Joe C Combs 2nd
Series: The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
An account of the Grenada Invasion (Operation Urgent Fury)
The Valiant Soldier by Jason Wallace Poetry
Series: Poetry, Book 43 · Most Downloaded · Hot Picks · Freebies, Book 136. Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Poetry » Biography(5.00 from 1 review)
For my grandfather and all of those who, like him, served bravely in the military, giving their all to fulfill sense of duty.
The Frank Jay Raven Story by Shanghai.Manholes
Price: Free! Words: 18,860. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Shoah: Remembering the Forgotten by Joanne Elisha Yeo
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: American English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » General, Nonfiction » History » European(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of poetry inspired by the World War II Jewish Holocaust. This book is dedicated to the memory of those who tragically lost their lives, families and friends in the infamous Nazi genocide, and to those who selflessly stood up against it.
The American Thunderbolt by Terrence L. Prosinski
You set the price! Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Population - Dandelion by M.T. Dismuke
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012 by DarkGate. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Social history(5.00 from 1 review)
Population - Dandelion is an essay about movements that are against the social structures whether it be government, organizations, schools or religion. These social structures also referred to as machines are designed to control people through the concept of panopticism (described by Michael Foucault). The essay focuses on a culture with a message (Hippies, flower children) and how they set out...
The Deluge by Dominic Lourex
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
Is it possible everything we are told about the history of humanity is wrong? The Deluge - part 1 explores the questions around what really happened at the end of the last ice age and the flood myths that have influenced our understanding of who we are and where we come from.
A Silver Ring Crafted In World War II by John Kulm
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
A Kentucky Cuckoo's Egg: The Clay-Randolph Duel of 1826 by Kate Cooch
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
A Kentucky Cuckoo’s Egg is a 2500 word history short about the duel between Secretary of State Henry Clay and Senator John Randolph in 1826. It also delves into the history of dueling generally and specifically in Virginia. Who died, who lived, and who showed up to duel in a white bathrobe? Find out by downloading now! (www.katecooch.com)