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Heroes of the RAF - No.50 Squadron by Rupert Matthews
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,390. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Key note: Thrilling real Life Accounts of Fighting in the Air from 1916 to the Falklands. No.50 Squadron was a leading RAF bomber squadron in World War II and bombed the Falklands in 1982.
To Sydney by Stealth - Midget Subs Attack Sydney, 1942 by Hugh V. Clarke
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by BWM Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The Japanese midget submarine raid on Sydney Harbour on the night of 31 May 1942 provoked real fear of enemy invasion of Australia — particularly following the bombing of Darwin a few months earlier. This book presents the graphic story behind the submarine attack on Sydney from both Australian and Japanese viewpoints.
Beyond the Clouds; Why I Became a Military Writer by Mark Berent
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Mark Berent is a well-known author of many Vietnam airwar books and articles. In this article he recounts the people and events that motivated him to write. As he says: "They're out there now, somewhere beyond our eyes, beyond the clouds, rolling and soaring in towering cathedrals flying beautiful airplanes that need only the fuel of their love. These are the men I honor...
Child of El Salvador by Penny Raife Durant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,640. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
1987 - An old woman finds a newborn girl abandoned in civil-war-torn El Salvador. In the USA, Diane mourns the loss of a stillborn child. Diane sees Norma in an Salvadoran orphanage and knows this is her child. Adopting Norma is a struggle played out against a fickle, dangerous government in El Salvador and a suspicious American federal attorney. Will these forces keep Diane & Norma apart?
The Page of Cups by Tim Belcher & Katrina Joyner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,510. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Wine & Spirits, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Want to make mead (honey wine), don't know how, find all other texts dry and boring? Spice a little humor into your cup and brew a tasty batch the sarcastic way. Illustrated, illuminated with humor, and informative.
A First Century Traveller's Guide to Palestine by Dennis Hawkes
Price: Free! Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- General
The 1st Century Traveller's Guide to Palestine is an ebook by Professor Hawkes that gives the reader an impression of what it was like in New Testament times. Set in the year AD 60 it covers topics such as travelling there, what to see, what people eat, cost of living, what accommodation is like etc. The book is well researched with a comprehensive bibliography
Why Preah Vihear Should be Returned to Thailand by Duncan Stearn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Journalist Duncan Stearn takes a closer look at the International Court of Justice ruling on the border dispute between Thailand and Cambodia over the Preah Vihear temple ruins and changes his view on which country is in the right.
Shipwrecked for 13 days on a coral reef by Murray Burt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Oceania, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
Being shipwrecked on a reef in the west indies can be a thrilling brand of fun — once you know you’re going to survive.
Left by the Indians: Story of My Life by Ethan E. Harris
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This the eyewitness story of the Utter-Van Ornum wagon train massacre. It is the single worst pioneer massacre in US history. Much like the Donner Party and the Paraguay soccer team, the 16 survivors of the Utter-Van Ornum wagon train had to resort to cannibalism in order to survive their 45-day ordeal.
A Devilish Pastime: A History of Football in all its Forms by Graham Hughes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,560. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Where did football come from? How did it get to be so popular? And why can't we, across the English-speaking world, even agree on what the word 'football' means? This book looks at how the modern sports of soccer, rugby, American/Canadian football, Gaelic football and Australian Rules evolved from games played in the distant past.
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific Through Nebraska by Eugene Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book chronicles the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad from its faltering start at Omaha in 1864 through the following three years as the builders press on through Nebraska. It describes the crews' dogged determination as they met the challenges of floods, scorching summers, Indian attacks and derailments.
A History of the British Monarchy in Brief(s) by David Vance
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,500. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The British Monarchy spans twelve hundred years and more than sixty people. This books examines them one by one, centering on the strange and unusual events that occurred to each of them. Most of it is factual, but the author takes great liberties in reporting the facts, in an attempt to find the humor missing in so much of recorded history.
Infantry School: A Soldier's Journal by Jack Durish
Price: Free! Words: 39,480. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » War(3.00 from 1 review)
A personal memoir of training to become an infantryman and an officer during the Vietnam War era. Full of humor, pathos, and the author's personal reflections on the men he trained with and their experiences.
The Rankin Book Of Random Facts and Trivia by Adam Rankin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Did you know Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams died on the same day? Did you know FDR changed the date of Thanksgiving for several years? Or how about the fact that Canadians often buy their milk in plastic bags. The Rankin Book Of Random Facts and Trivia is filled with many more great facts from history and culture.
Island Sojourn - Those Carefree Years on Barnston Island (1930-1940) by Rod Butler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,520. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Rod Butler grew up on Barnston Island in the 1930s. Island Sojourn is a series of short stories about his childhood.
What Are the Results of the Establishment of Secular Humanism? by Michael J. Findley
Series: Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,670. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
a warning to stop allowing Secularism to take over our lives and our country before we lose our faith, our freedom, and our future. In some form, rule by man and dismissal of God, coupled with violence toward dissenters, has existed since the Fall of Man. The targeting of believers for violence is necessary because they are the enemy of secularist supremacy.
What Is an Establishment of Religion? by Michael J. Findley
Series: Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 99,570. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
Hint. It's not what you think. It's a recipe for persecution, corruption and heresy. America's founding fathers understood that government must protect freedom, including the freedom to practice all religions. But they also understood that not all religions teach men how to be good citizens and make their countries prosper. The truth isn't out there somewhere, unfindable and unknowable.
What Is Secular Humanism? by Michael J. Findley
Series: Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,300. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
Almost every American colony had some form of establishment of religion. This was because their religion consisted of proven and necessary facts of existence. Religion was reliable, logical and rational to them. The modern established religion of Secular Humanism teaches that it is the only scientifically-based belief system in existence.
Luzija's Story by Kay Wright
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Family history
A true story of the trials and tribulations of a young girl growing up in war-torn Poland. An in-depth look into the life and times of a true heroine.