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"But Sir" by Merv McRae
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This is the autobiography of Mervyn Alexander McRae, Australian, born 27th November, 1914. The book describes his early life as one of fourteen children, as a young man establishing a farm under very difficult conditions, joining the army and as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War 11. After that terrible ordeal, he became a soldier settler and raised his own family on his own farm.
To Kumassi with Scott - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave by Adrian Musgrave
Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 64,080. Language: British English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
An accurate and entertaining account of Sir Francis Scott’s Ashanti Expedition of 1895-96, vividly portraying the killing fields, the treachery and the debauchery that characterised this gold-rich outpost of the Empire and the ultimate submission of the vicious despot, King Prempeh.
The German Nexus by Geoffrey Gibson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,630. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
Three essays on the impact of the Germans on England - Anglo-Saxons; Luther and Kant; the present royal House of Windsor.
The Battle for "Charlie" by Major John J. Duffy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The Battle for “Charlie” took place in 1972 during the Vietnam War. A battalion of South Vietnamese paratroopers made a stand with one American advisor—Major John J. Duffy, who directed critical American air support and led a daring escape through enemy lines. Under fire at the landing zone, Duffy was the last man to board the rescue chopper after confirming all troops were safely aboard.
Conceptul strategic al NATO (1949-2009) by Mihai Tiuliumeanu
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 24,940. Language: Romanian. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Military
NATO is the main structure able to guarantee the security of the Euro-Atlantic space. Since its founding (The Washington Treaty, in 1949), NATO had crossed a winding way and it is the longest running and the most successful political-military alliance in history. NATO este principala structura de aparare colectiva capabila sa garanteze securitatea spatiului euroatlantic. De la înfiintarea sa.....
The Day They Hanged a Banker by Martin Hedges
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,050. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Social history;A miscellany of tales of fraud from the 19th century onwards. Whatever we just lived through during the crisis of 2008, our forebears got just the same. From a man that invented a country, to Ponzi's stamp collection and diamonds lying about on the desert floor. We keep on believing that the too good to be true will be true this time around.
Rapunzel's Children - The making of democracy in Germany by Tim Mellage
Price: Free! Words: 24,150. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Psychology
Occasionally we come across a book that widens our horizons, offering new ways of seeing and interpreting the world. It is a magical experience to discover unexpected meaning and true significance, not only in some remote and unknown resource, but also in a familiar and well-known work – such as a fairy tale.
Where's Koszalin? Teaching English Abroad by C A Vialogos
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,160. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Join a mature woman’s journey first year teaching English. The writer says, 'this is the book I would have loved to read before I began my teaching journey overseas.' Single with an empty nest seeking adventure and travel; teaching English in foreign lands seemed exciting. Was it?
Templari e Crociati in Sardegna by maxrassu
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: Italian. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » European
The first book about the Knights Templar and Hospitaller Order in Sardinia during the Middle Ages
Heroes in Obscurity A Vietnam Era Junior Officer's Stories of Unsung Heroes and of Life on Small Navy Auxiliary Ships by James Duermeyer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,530. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
James Duermeyer began his writing with this book, Heroes in Obscurity, followed by three historical fiction novels. Heroes in Obscurity is a candid, humorous, and humble memoir account of a junior Naval officer during the Vietnam War. Whether the reader is an armchair warrior, one who has served, or a military family member, Heroes in Obscurity is a heart felt, engaging collection of tales.
Istoria unei minciuni bolşevice- 23 august 1944 by Felix Tudoriu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,240. Language: Romanian. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
August 23rd is known as the national day of Romania celebration date while the country was under the communist party leadership.The celebration marked the moment of August 23 1944, when Romania left the alliance with Germany and joined the United Nations in the war against Hitler. The national celebration and the events organized throughout the day were an expression of the main ideological theme.
Why is the Colonel Called "Kernal"? The Origin of the Ranks and Rank Insignia Now Used by the United States Armed Forces - Enlisted Ranks, Officers by Progressive Management
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. military services still use many of the ranks they started with when they began in 1775 at the start of our Revolutionary War. The leaders adopted the organization, regulations and ranks of the British army and navy with just minor changes.
The Reno Court of Inquiry: Day Three by Ethan E. Harris
Series: The Reno Court of Inquiry, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,820. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Major Marcus Reno has come under an intense amount of criticism for his role in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. This work is a hand-transcribed copy of the original inquiry performed in 1879. I has never been provided in electronic form and never without a host of commentary. This is the actual work as it appears in the Library of Congress.
Inside the Wire: An Alternative View of the Vietnam War by Tom Allemeier
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
The majority of American troops in Vietnam were not involved in the shooting war. They did have their issues however. Written over 30 years ago, this series of anecdotes takes you through two years in the life of one such soldier, from being drafted until after being discharged. From the Local Draft Boards to Nixon’s War on Drugs, it’s all here.
Radha Theke Poschimbongo - A journey Through Four Millenium by Dilip Kr. Bandyopadhyay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
History of Bangladesh (Bengal) along with other Bengali speaking areas of India from epic ages to twentieth century.
Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh by Phạm Việt Châu
Price: Free! Words: 107,740. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 31, 2014 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Hơn 40 năm sau khi loạt bài "Trăm Việt trên vùng định mệnh" được đăng tải lần đầu trên tạp chí Bách Khoa (Sài Gòn 1969-1974), cùng với các tranh chấp biên giới và lãnh hải giữa Việt Nam và người láng giềng khổng lồ phương Bắc (và với cả các lân bang Trăm Việt), những điều chứa đựng trong Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh ngày càng minh bạch và đầy ý nghĩa.
A City Torn in Two by Megan Severance
Price: Free! Words: 28,320. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
When the Berlin Wall goes up, Ekaterina and Marta Gorvich are trapped away from their family. Can they return home? Will they find the strength to survive in the Soviet sector? Who can they trust? Will dependence upon each other and a new friend be enough to get them over the Wall?
Hitler’s Religious, Quasi-Religious and Anti-Religious Ideas by Joseph Keysor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,680. Language: American English. Published: May 29, 2014 by apgroup. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / History & Culture, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Hitler's combination of religious and secular rhetoric has led to diverse interpretations of his fundamental orientation. How can talk about some higher power harmonize with his concept of life as a brutal and amoral struggle for survival?
Kinh Dịch - Những phương pháp tự dự đoán nhanh by Dong A Sang
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,370. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Kinh Dịch – Bát quái vốn bao la vạn tượng, không gì là không có ở trong đó, là kho thông tin vô tận của nhân loại; chúng ta sử dụng (để dự đoán) hoài không hết và không tốn kém tiền bạc, khác với những kho thông tin, những kênh, những phương tiện thông tin hiện đại khác!
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946: U.S. Economic Opportunism and the Start of the Cold War by Darden Callaway
Price: Free! Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946 rescued Britain from bankruptcy after WWII. Its conditions would impose American economic hegemony on Britain, substitute the dollar for the pound as the world currency, hasten the decline of the British Empire, lay the groundwork for the Marshall Plan, alienate the Soviet Union (which did not get a similar loan or plan), and contribute to start of the cold war.