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Забытая Першая сусветная вайна
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: Belarusian. Published: November 18, 2015 by Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
У чэрвені 2014 года споўнілася сто гадоў ад пачатка Першай сусветнай вайны. Вельмі дзіўна, але ў СССР не рабілася асаблівых паведамленняў аб гэтай вайне, ніхто не надрукаваў пра яе кнігу, нягледзячы на тое, што на яе франтах знаходзілася мноства вядомых пісьменнікаў, ніхто не прысвяціў ёй фільм… За дваццаць гадоў з моманта распаду Савецкага Саюза гэтую вайну, падаецца, зусім забылі.
Food History & Recipe Origins: The Origins of the Names of the World's Favorite Recipes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,180. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History, Nonfiction » History » History of things
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Books - Red Herrings & White Elephants, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, They Laughed at Galileo: Have you ever wondered where your Margherita, Melba, Suzette or Eggs Benedict come from? This is the fantastic history and origins of your favourite foods and recipe names.
Pub Name History: Thirty Popular Pub Name Origins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,450. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, They Laughed at Galileo: Thirty fabulous pub name historys and origins.
Agent ZEMLIAK: The Spy Who Stayed in the Cold.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,380. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The spying Cold War started ten years before U2 pilot Gary Powers was exchanged for Rudolf Abel. In 1952 the Soviets had an Australian agent codenamed ZEMLIAK with access to US and British secrets. This is the true story of how VENONA intelligence identified Soviet spies in Australia, and how in response the Australians managed to encourage the defection of a senior Soviet spy who named ZEMLIAK.
Military & Nautical Phrases: Etymology: The Origins of Nautical & Military Phrases
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Reference » Etymology
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, They Laughed at Galileo: Freezing the Balls of a Brass Monkey, Money for Old Rope, Swinging the Lead, Turn a Blind Eye and hundreds more idioms and phrases with military origins. Why do we say these things and how did they become part of our language?
Jersey! Then . . . Again
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,500. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
A collection of 36 short stories about New Jersey historic people and events. Suffragettes, boxers, hurricanes, gangs, hot air balloonists, con artists, politicians, inventors, women in the war effort, military heroes and more-- it all happened in New Jersey!
Over The Side: Black Marines of WWII
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,470. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
Over The Side: Black Marines of WWII is a story of men who not only overcame the challenge of the Marine Corps and war, but perils of racism as well. Their saga began at Montford Point in North Carolina, where combat units were forged that served in the Marines’ gallant amphibious assault campaigns of World War II’s Pacific Theater.
His Life Worth Living
Series: Memoirs. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
Every adversity carries with it the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit. ≈ Napoleon Hill ≈ Courage, determination, independence are some of the words to describe George Burtenshaw. His passing, aged one hundred and two years and a half truly showed inspiration with such self-determination, willpower and a ‘what he wanted attitude’ combined with a deep love for his huge family. Born in 1911
The Journey to Oregon – 1934
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,350. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The true story of eight family members who move from Nebraska to Oregon in August 1934 in search of a better life.
The Nightmare Years to Come? Dangerous Era in the Near East and South Asia, Syria, Iran, Iraq, Egypt, Afghanistan, Israel, Yemen, Violent Sectarian Environment, Majoritarian Authoritarianism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,280. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the current situation in the Near East and South Asia, and outlines the worrisome trajectory of aggregate dangers that serve as a forewarning.
The Rapture Was Real : And You Were Left Behind, Now What
Price: Free! Words: 99,220. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
What WAS the Rapture, Anyway? And Who Was it For? Prophetic Message to My Bride September 1, 2014 The Lord is calling His Bride, or His potential Bride to repentance. She’s not ready for the Rapture. And He is wanting to prepare her. And, as I have shared in a previous teaching, part of the reason the economy in this country is slumping and the Lord is allowing it, is to get His Bride
"Edward Hickey Whelan": A Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century
Price: Free! Words: 22,000. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The life of "Edward Hickey Whelan" -- a Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century. From Ireland to Nebraska to San Diego, Edward directly participated in the fascinating and tumultuous Irish-Catholic and anti-immigrant politics of his day.
Early-Day Flying in Kansas City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,890. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
"Early-Day Flying in Kansas City" is based on a trade paperback published in 1970. The original book, Aviation History in Greater Kansas City, was compiled by "Historic Aviation" magazine, edited and published by Ken Weyand, a private pilot at the time, with a keen interest in aviation history.
The Great Escapes of World War I - True Escape Stories of Prisoners of War From WWI
Price: Free! Words: 20,470. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The principal countries that would go on to comprise both the Triple Entente (France, Russia and the United Kingdom), and the Triple Alliance (Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy) in World War I, signed this document, and so were bound by international law to abide by it.
Behind Enemy Lines - True stories of daring and escape by WWII heroes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
The men in this book are heroes in the truest sense. They came from many nations and from all kinds of backgrounds. Some, like Tommy Macpherson, were marked out for greatness from the very beginning.
‘ANZAC - Diary of Harold Rydon 1914-1917’
Price: Free! Words: 28,530. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A Record of the Experiences of No. 943 Lance-Corporal H. E. Rydon of the 9th Battalion, Third Infantry Brigade, First Australian Division, A.I.F. & later as Captain of the Royal Air Force
The Empire of the Crowned Slaves
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 88,850. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt, Screenplays » History
Roukn al-Din Baybars was born in 1223 in a Turkish tribe Kipchak installed in the Ukrainian Plains. He was captured by Mongolians and sold as Slave to the emir of the city of Aleppo. He is incorporated in a school where young slaves are educated. He climbs up the ladder in the strength of the arms and becomes Sultan in 1260. During his years of reign, he leads a merciless combat to his ennemies.
In Those Days Book 4 Where Home Is
Series: In Those Days. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,880. Language: American English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Family history
For over fourteen years, Nellie has wanted to go home to Whitehouse, Texas. She finally gets her desire, though only for a short visit. “Back home” has many disconcerting revelations for her. In this book, they move to Oklahoma City just prior to 1920. She makes a new home for her children and secures income to support them with the support of close friends. Their business and hard work pay off.
A Long Way From Tipperary: A Journey of Morrisseys, Ryans, Heffernons, and Agnews to Wisconsin, Minnesota, and North Dakota
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 108,050. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Combining memoir with family history, A Long Way From Tipperary is the narrative of an Irish immigrant family that managed to survive the Great Hunger and then make the perilous journey to America in the 1850s. It is also the story of a young person’s coming of age in the 1950s and wishing to put his own life into the context of ancestors who blazed the trail.
Володимир Великий: український чи російський?
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 20,330. Language: Ukrainian. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Чи має Москва і Росія загалом стосунок до постаті Володимира Великого? У цьому ми й спробуємо розібратися.