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Let's Kill the Dai Uy
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a hilarious tale of an Air Force combat fighter pilot in Vietnam who goes out on patrol with a special forces team he has supported many times from the air. Seeing the pilot is having a hard time keeping up, one of the Chinese mercenaries called Nungs, says to the team leader, "Let's kill the Dai Uy." Dai Uy is Vietnamese for captain.Read on to see what happened.
The American Iceberg: Debt, Inflation and Money
Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Sociology
United States total debt, public and private, not just Federal debt, grew from $82 billion in 1916 to $70 trillion in 2010, almost a thousand times bigger. The cause is traced back to decisions made in 1787 and 1790 by framers of the Constitution and members of the First Congress. The remedy is to now correct their mistakes by properly funding the U.S. economy with "dollar" properly defined.
Our Experiences As Ghosts Aboard Titanic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
William & his wife, Elizabeth, sister of Ken Marschall, the world's renowned Titanic Artist, share their experiences as playing ghosts on James Cameron's documentary, Ghosts of the Abyss. They were filmed on the movie set of Jim's original movie, Titanic, where they were filmed in front of green screens & then superimposed over actual 3D footage of the Titanic wreckage giving a very eerie effect.
Remembrances of My Service in World War II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
An autobiographical memoir of service in the Rangers and First Special Service Force a/k/a "The Devils Brigade" in World War II. A link to a private photo collection from WWII is included.
Welford Park - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A well researched history of one of closed branch line stations on the Great Western Railway. Welford Park Station is no more. This was once the busiest of all the stations on the Lambourn Valley Line serving as it did the huge RAF base nearby as well as the village of Welford. But
Great Shefford - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
An engaging history of one of the lost branch line stations on the Great Western Railway. Great Shefford Station is no more. Although it was once a bustling village station with a thriving trade in timber felled in nearby woods, there is little left on the ground to show where this railway station once stood.
East Garston - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
An enjoyable history of one of the long vanished branch line stations on the Great Western Railway. East Garston is no more. The site remains, but there is little to show where this once bustling village railway station and its level crossing once stood. East Garston handled a wide variety of agricultural freight, as well as passengers and parcels.
Eastbury Halt - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / Pictorial
A beguiling history of one of the long vanished stations on the Great Western Railway. Eastbury Halt was never one of the busiest stations on the GWR, and now is no more. There were often more milk churns on the platform than passengers, but the station still had a special place in this tiny village and occupied one of the most scenic sites of any railway station.
Lambourn - Stations of the Great Western Railway
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A fascinating history of one of the long vanished stations on the Great Western Railway. Lambourn Station is no more. There is nothing left on the ground to show that this was once the thriving terminus of an independent railway line, later taken over by the Great Western Railway.
Milestones in Aviation 1911-1961
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook relates some of the important milestones in aviation since the airplane was first used to go to war in 1911 during the Italo-Turkish Conflict when the first bombs were throw over the side of the biplanes open cockpit. Post-WW II saw the the space sciences come to the fore and by 1961 the USA had been asked to provide some tangible support to South Vietnam opening the Vietnam Conflict.
Boxford Station - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A dedicated history of a once busy rural station on a branch line of the Great Western Railway. Boxford was for many years a bustling little rural station on the branch line from Newbury to Lambourn. It is closed now, but some of the older residents can still remember the trains rattling through the station.
Stockcross & Bagnor Station - Stations of the Great Western Railway
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A dedicated history of one of this rural station on the Great Western Railway. Stockcross and Bagnor Station no more. This once bustling rural branch line station closed in the 1960s. Steam engines once chuffed up the long gradient from Newbury, stopped at Stockcross and Bagnor and then pushed on to Lambourn at the end of the line.
Speen for Donnington - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A dedicated history of one of the vanished Great Western Railway stations that closed in the 1960s. Speen for Donnington Station once had its own full time staff and a thriving traffic of passengers and agricultural produce. Now the station is gone. This is the story of the station and the communities it served.
A Warrego Dreamer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Short verses from an outback Queensland poet- Betty Hockins
Graciously Welcoming Lady Luck Becoming
Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Free. Color Illustrated. A poem of a war escape.
Hypatia: Her Life and Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hypatia of Alexandria. Who was she? A brilliant 5C scientist murdered by a religious mob? An aging academic killed by a rival political force? A sorceress who kept Alexandria in thrall through satanic wiles? Innovative mathematician or a geometry teacher? Discover the answers to these questions and more through this collection of essays on the life and times of Hypatia, Lady Philosopher.
BLACK FIVES: The Alpha Physical Culture Club's Pioneering African American Basketball Team, 1904-1923
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,900. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » History » American
The Alpha Physical Culture Club's basketball team became famous during the 1910s playing within strict amateur ideals. But times were changing. New black fives dreamed of play-for-pay. Which ideal would prevail? The future of hoops was at stake.
How the Allies Won World War II
Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
(1.00 from 1 review)
Free. *** Eyes Only *** Mysterious going-on with the German atom bomb.
What If There Was No Christianity?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
What if Christianity had never existed? Would the world be a better place? Or worse? Find out about the astounding things that caused Christianity to become the most influential religious faith in the world. Find out why Christianity affects your life: even if you're not a Christian. Learn the actual history of Christianity in a way that you've never heard it told before.
Six Days in December: General George Washington's and the Continental Army's Encampment on Rebel Hill, December 13 - 19, 1777
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012 by The Elevator Group. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
This ebook prequel to the author's upcoming novel, Becoming Valley Forge (Feb. 2013), tells the little-known and moving story of General George Washington's and the Continental Army's six day encampment on Rebel Hill and Gulph Mills, six miles from Valley Forge, on December 13, 1777 through December 19, when the army marched to Valley Forge. The thrilling story of the threshold to Valley Forge.