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Dear Sergeant Honey Part II Don't Worry Until I Tell You To
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section.
Clara Luper: Civil Rights Pioneer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Though a school teacher by profession and proud of it, Clara Luper courageously began early in her career a life-long battle against racism. She made local and national news in 1958 when she organized a small group of teenagers (including her own children) and led them in a sit-in a drugstore diner which did not serve Black people. They persisted, day after day, and were successful.
A Silver Ring Crafted In World War II
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.
Das echte Midnight In Paris: Eine Geschichte der expatriierten Schriftsteller in Paris, welche die verlorene Generation bildeten
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: German. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Woody Allen hat den Glanz von Paris der zwanziger Jahren magisch dargestellt in Midnight In Paris, aber war das wirklich der Fall? Die Verlorene Generation bildete eine der faszinierendsten, exzentrischen und vielfältigsten Gruppen von Schriftstellern je gekannt - Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, und so viele mehr bildeten diese künstlerische Periode der Zeit
Crosses, Cannons & Coffins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In Crosses, Cannons & Coffins author Georgiann Baldino brings a little-known, but true, story to readers, a human account of Civil War service rendered by Sisters of Mercy. Relatively few records exist from women who served as nurses in America's Civil War. Few historians include women nurses in their manuscripts. Nuns served under battlefield conditions unnerving even for veteran officers.
The Surge: General Petraeus and the Turnaround in Iraq - The Work of General David H. Petraeus to Quell Sectarian Violence
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
When General David H. Petraeus, USA, took command of Multi-National Force-Iraq (MNF-I) on February 10, 2007, beginning his 3d tour and 28th month in Iraq, the situation was grim. Increasing sectarian violence had led to an escalation of killings of civilians in Iraq, with up to 150 corpses being found daily in Baghdad.
Divorced, Beheaded, Died; Divorced, Beheaded, Outlived: Playing Devil's Advocate
Series: The Tudor Dynasty, Book 2. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
In this book in my series of history books, I look into the six wives of Henry VIII and play Devil's advocate. Did Anne Boleyn have an affair? Was Catherine Parr simply lucky to have outlived Henry? The book covers each of Henry's six wives in detail.
Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » European
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.
Homestead on the Trask
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Nancy Maddux Thornton. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
As the World enters the 20th century, a young boy and his widowed family survive...and thrive...in the primitive wilds of the Oregon Coast. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, always enlightening, this is how our ancestors once lived. A vivid personal account, enriched by detailed ink sketches and photos by the author. Republished and distributed by Nancy Maddux Thornton, his daughter.
Sail Away: Journeys of a Merchant Seaman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,780. Language: American English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
An officer in the US Merchant Marine from World War II to the Korean War, Jack Beritzhoff sailed from the South Pacific to Casablanca to Kuwait to Liverpool to Pusan... and back. Sail Away follows him from port to port, around the globe to five continents, discovering friendship and heroism (as well as occasional cowardice and deceit), and of course the beautiful girl in every port.
Modern Pirates
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Today’s pirates are ruthless gangs of agile seagoing robbers who attack ships with assault rifles and antitank missiles.
Thirty-Six Years: The Building of the Washington Monument
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,820. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Thirty-Six Years: The Building of the Washington Monument is a year-by-year look at the difficulties and delays in the construction of the Washington Monument, caused by the major social and political events surrounding the Civil War.
America In Korean War: A History Just for Kids!
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Have you ever heard of the Battle of Osan, or even of the Korean War that it was a part of? This war has been called America’s “Forgotten War” because not a lot of people talk about it. It was not global, like World War Two had been, and it was not as controversial as the Vietnam War. Although it lasted for about three years, and although some 40,000 American soldiers lost their lives, the whole
Shelter in the Southwest - Early Dwellings of the Borderlands
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » American
The prospect of building a house must have been daunting for early nineteenth century newcomers to the desert regions—no timber or stone, no iron hinges or window glass—a hundred things that seem necessities. It was here that residents already settled provided a model in the adobe house. Reeve-Kidney meticulously documents this fascinating chapter of of architectural history.
Memories of Pearl Harbor Day
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Psychology » Emotions
This is a story of hometown life during World War II. . It is not about actual battle areas. It expresses the feelings of those on the home front and their fears and worries as the War progresses. It gives a good view of life during the l930's, the l940's, and the l950's.. .It is a good read for adults as well as teenagers. The book is now in the World War II Museum in New Orleans, LA.
West Virginia Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 16. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of West Virginia's 17 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of them. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
Virginia Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 15. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Virginia 8 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of them. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
Dear Sergeant Honey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,360. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Biography
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section.
Solitary: The History and Current Reality of Torture as a Means of Social Control Within Prisons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
(5.00 from 1 review)
Why is solitary confinement, known to cause a mental state akin to psychosis, widely used in contemporary prisons? Solitary's powerful psychological effects make it a unique tool for exerting social control. This history argues that CIA "brainwashing" research of the 1950s may have influenced the design of isolation units in American prisons today.
Hồi ký cố vấn quân sự Trung Quốc
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 163,160. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Chúng tôi bắt đầu công bố dưới đây toàn văn tập hồi kí nhan đề GHI CHÉP THỰC VỀ VIỆC ĐOÀN CỐ VẤN QUÂN SỰ TRUNG QUỐC VIỆN TRỢ VIỆT NAM CHỐNG PHÁP (Hồi ký của những người trong cuộc), do Dương Danh Dy dịch và hiệu đính theo ấn bản 2002 của Nhà xuất bản Lịch sử Đảng Cộng sản Trung Quốc. Đây là lời kể của những người Trung Quốc đã sang Việt Nam thời gian 1950-1954 làm cố vấn trong cuộc chống Pháp.