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Footsteps of D-Day
Price: Free! Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
An easily read description of The 1944 D-Day invasion, and the Normandy of today, from a journalist who has spent a decade in research.
Letters from Lonehill
Price: Free! Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Essay » Literature
In this entertaining collection of short stories, James Forson light-heartedly explores some of his memories of the Western Cape Province in South Africa and confronts some of the challenges and ironies of the world of business. Sometimes humorous, sometimes pithy, the stories strike a responsive chord with our own life experiences. A pleasant read to while away the weekend.
Keep Forever (Хранить вечно)
Price: Free! Words: 28,350. Language: Russian. Published: August 1, 2015 by FEHT Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aleksandr Sokolenko wrote his four stories about USSR labor camps in the months before his death, in 1970. His granddaughter, Maria Feht, has now collected them under the title Keep Forever. Александр Соколенко, написал свои четыре рассказа о сталинских лагерях в последние ме­сяцы жизни, в 1970 г. Его внуч­ка, Мария Фет, подготовила сбор­ник этих рассказов под общим за­головком «Хранить вечно».
A History of the Londonderry Literary Institute, Seaham Harbour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,350. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This book documents the definitive history of the Londonderry Institute at Seaham from it's opening in 1855. Built to serve the town as a Literary Institute it evolved into a focal point for public and social groups that bound the fabric of the community together. As it approached its centenary year it appeared to have reached the end of its useful life but the town would not let it be demolished.
Cái cười của người Trung Hoa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,790. Language: Vietnamese. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuốn sách như là một dòng nước trong lành, bên dòng sông cuộc đời cuộn chảy, giúp người đọc lắng trong tâm hồn, cười làm cho tinh thần sảng khoái, tỉnh táo, để bước tiếp trên con đường đi của mình.
A Civil War Diary A soldier’s journey home and more Diary of First Lieut. Abner Reuben Cox of the Palmetto Sharpshooters of South Carolina
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the diary of my great great grandfather Abner Reuben Cox of Belton, South Carolina. This is his Civil War Journal that he kept starting in about April 1865. He was first Lieut. in the Palmetto sharpshooters of South Carolina.
Secrets, Stories and Scandals of Ten Welsh Follies.
Price: Free! Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Secrets, Stories and Scandals of Ten Welsh Follies contains the stories behind ten weird and wonderful Welsh buildings.
MagoGuide's European Battlefield Tour
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,130. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
2014 marked the 100th anniversary of World War I. Team Mago spent two weeks in the early summer of 2014 exploring the fields of valor that made up The Western Front of The Great War. This book takes you to battlefields and other military artifacts not typically found in guidebooks, providing detailed context, analysis, and local knowledge that enhance the experience for both travelers and readers.
Indians of the Americas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,850. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Discover the rich history of the major Indian tribes and civilizations of North, Central, and South America in this detailed historical study. Take a journey through time, exploring cultures, ways of life, beliefs, skills and conflicts from the ice age to the 20th century
Where Hash Rules
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,930. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The history of Charlie's Sandwich Shoppe (1927-2014) in Boston's South End!
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited From Their Harbor
Price: Free! Words: 272,180. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Port of Long Beach. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited from Their Harbor, tells how the Port of Long Beach rose from a marshy mud flat to become an economic powerhouse, one of the greenest and most modern ports in the world.
The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II: Leaping the Atlantic Wall - Army Air Forces Campaigns in Western Europe, 1942-1945, Bombing Behind Enemy Lines, Combined Bomber Offensive
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,120. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication covers Army Air Forces campaigns in western Europe during World War II.
50 Glorious Years 1965-2015 VITM Stands Tall
Price: Free! Words: 16,810. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
One of the most popular places for visitors in Bengaluru is the Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, which gets over a million visitors a year. This popularity is an affirmation of the success of its mission over the last 50 years to foster a scientific temper amongst Indians. The exhibits here engage people directly, getting them not just to look but touch and react.
Homenagens e Poesias de Jorge Aquino
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Este livro reúne as poesias e homenagens feitas pelo escritor Jorge Aquino durante todos esses anos de sua vida. Com um "palavreado" caipira ele conta fatos de sua vida através de versos.
MASSACRE AT WACO!
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the true story of how the Federal Government massacred dozens of innocent people for no other reason than they got tired of waiting for those innocents to "surrender."
The Blenheim Bomber Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
The first book in this series tells the fascinating story and heroic reconstruction over two decades of the world’s only airworthy Bristol Blenheim bomber.
Layers: A Desert Storm Veteran and September 11
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Essays
On September 11, 2001, the world changed forever when four planes crashed, including one that struck the Pentagon in Washington, DC. Linda Maye Adams describes the events of the day in Washington DC from a Desert Storm veteran’s perspective. This story moves chronologically through what happened and how it impacted the people who lived in that area, capturing the emotion of an unforgettable day.
Passing Strangeness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,690. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
If you're an aficionado of weird history you know about the Voynich Manuscript, but how about the Rohonc Codex? Care for something a bit different, something that explores things no-one has heard about? Unrepentant Rebels once tried to kidnap Lincoln's body, for example, and there's a copy of the Eiffel Tower under the foundations of Wembley Stadium. Meticulously researched and 100% historical
American History A Day at A Time – August
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American colonial history each day. This is the August installment of the 2015 edition of the series American History a Day at a Time. This edition presents the history of the American colonial frontier.
Galileo Galilei – A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » History » European
Galileo Galilei has been called the father of modern science, and rightly so, his discoveries confirmed that the Sun, not the Earth, was at the center of the solar system. His work on motion laid the groundwork for the science of physics. As well as an early scientist, he was also an inventor – perfecting the telescope, microscope, and the thermometer.