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The Philadelphia Convention: A Play for Many Readers
By Catherine Jaime
Series: 1787 and the Philadelphia Convention. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 72,930. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Screenplays » History
Here in 160 pages Catherine Jaime brings you the Constitutional Convention delegates and their debates, set in play format. Here you can become more familiar with the hard work of not just James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, and many others. The play is great for a high school class studying U.S. Government, and for the motivated individual who wants to learn more about that important event.
Gettysburg Handbook and Insider's Travel Guide
By Ann Rewol
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011 by Jessica James. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
Updated for 2013! The 150th Anniversary of the Civil War Gettysburg Handbook is written by a native Gettysburgian to give visitors tips on what to see and where to go. It includes lists of "must-see's, restaurants where the locals eat, and other best-kept secrets, as well as off the beaten path historical markers that may be of interest.
F-4 'Down' Rescue at Ban Phanop
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Many combat pilots of the USAF USN and Marine Corps who saw action during the Vietnam War owed their live to the activities of the Sikorsky Jolly Green Giant rescue helicopters Douglas A-1 Skyraiders and MDC F-4 Phantom II. During the rescue at Ban Phanop to recover two downed crew of a F-4 which took 3 days, 12 BUFF and 7 A-1 sustained severe damage before the two survivors were picked up.
All About the Game of Basketball - The History, Players and How to Play the Game
By Grant John Lamont
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 13,480. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
Contents: Get To Know NBA Basketball The NCAA Basketball And Its Distinction From Nba Checking On The Ncaa Basketball History Ncaa Basketball Standings Getting High Ncaa Basketball Schedule In A Flash Who Makes Up Nba Basketball History Important Facts About The History Of Basketball Getting To Know The Basketball Hall Of Fame And The Famers Getting To Know The Different Basketball Game
Mamá Lolita
By Lina Zerón
Price: $4.30 USD. Words: 28,160. Language: Spanish. Published: April 20, 2011 by Emooby. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
Apasionante novela, que nos relata parte de los acontecimientos mas importantes del pueblo de Cotija Michoacán, 1918, cuando Inés Chávez el Indio y sus hordas devastaron gran parte del estado y sobre todo el pueblo de Cotija de la Paz.
Soldiers’ Tales - As told to the folks back home
By Barbara Hayes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Genuine tales told by soldiers from the Boer War of 1899 to Afghanistan in 2011. The clear unvarnished truth from men who were in the tranches of World War I, who flew bombing missions over Germany in World War II, who were captured by the Japanese, who invaded Suez in 1956, who met Russians in the Cold War and much else besides.
In-Flight Refueling the Origins in WW II
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,290. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In the late 1930s the technique of refueling in flight offered considerable advantages for both civil and military transports. Civil trials began in August 1939 and the application for military types especially VLR bombers was obvious nonetheless it was not until SAC post-WW II decided to deploy B-29 and B-50 that the military decided that tanker airplanes as today serve as force multipliers.
Searching Jenin
By Ramzy Baroud
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,450. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011 by Cune Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
A searing testament to Israeli brutality and Palestinian resilience, spirit, and grace under pressure. Why is it that the US, Israel, the UN, and every news organization on earth has expressed their views on the Jenin invasion yet the Palestinian victims have never been allowed to speak? Searching Jenin explains what happened and how it affected the residents.
Soliloque du prisonnier
By Charles Maurras
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,020. Language: French. Published: April 18, 2011 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Le soliloque est un texte à part. Ni écrit de combat, ni essai littéraire, il était destiné à être publié en espagnol dans un journal sud-américain. Maurras défend la « latinité » ou plutôt une certaine idée de la « latinité », alors qu’à la même époque, l’Europe se construisait sur des bases marchandes.
Marking Time
By Edward Brandwein
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,800. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
A Guide to Russian Watch Collecting
Our Name Wasn't Written - A Malta Memoir (1936-1943)
By David Vernon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,680. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
0.5 star(4.60 from 10 reviews)
This is the memoir of a young mother struggling to feed, clothe and house her family on “the most bombed island on earth” — Malta, during World War II. Written by two generations of eye-witnesses to the destruction wrought on the strategically vital island of Malta by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy.
Dearest Laura: The Civil War Letters Of Captain John Reed Beatty, 1861-1865
By Peter Steffens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,260. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
For the Sesquicentennial of the US Civil War I have digitally transcribed the nearly 150 wartime letters my great-grandfather wrote from the field to his love and future wife Laura. There are many picture samples of his beautiful penmanship. A few letters from Laura that survived are also included. These letters will immerse you in one soldier's wartime life. This is time travel like no other.
Singing for the Tears of the Moon
By YoonOk Kim
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
“The land of my Korean ancestors was invaded and occupied by the Heavenly Emperor. The land of the ancestors of Native Americans was invaded and occupied by the Heavenly Settlers.” This narrative nonfiction tells how I began to commune with Mother Nature and realize my strong affinity to Native Americans during my healing. Maybe Mother Nature speaks through the soil?
Titanic, A Search For Answers
By Joe C Combs 2nd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Good for casual Titanic readers and fans. An introduction to the ship, its sinking, and the controversies surrounding the ship to this day.
The Achievements and the Days Book II. from Tribes to Empires
By Roland Maes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,330. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The second book follows the evolution of hominids to homo sapiens, their socialization and humanization and the development of the early pre-Christian empires. There are extensive discussions that start at pre-history and proceed through written history ending at the present. Interesting facts and observations are interspersed throughout; these points certainly add spice to the presentation.
USN VA-42 Grumman A-6 Intruder pilots tribute
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Once the Grumman A-6 Intruder was the only US Navy attack plane that could fly in all-weathers this small combat plane able to carry a massive bomb-load to the enemy complete its mission and return to the carrier. This is the story of a CVN attack mission with a graphic description from an A-6 pilot the intense concentration of take-offs at night with a full load and the relief of the 'thump'...
Paris, capitale du XIX siècle
By Walter Benjamin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: French. Published: April 14, 2011 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Dans ce livre, Walter Benjamin choisit d’écrire non seulement une « histoire sociale de Paris au XIXe siècle », mais aussi une tentative d'interprétation globale du XIXe siècle et de son équivoque modernité.
The History of Lufthansa post-WW II
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
From the end of WW I Lufthansa was without doubt the premier airline in Europe with its very successful Junkers J-13 transport. Whilst the airline did continue to fly throughout WW II the last flights made in early 1945 post-war with the Allies ban on all German aviation activities it was not until 1956 that regular Lufthansa services took to the air for it to become one of the world leaders again
Chadwick 'Roy' designer of Avro airplanes
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The airplane that established the Avro Company was designed in WW I by A V Roe the Avro 504 biplane trainer that was later adapted as a night-fighter for Home Defense. Subsequently a great number of Avro designs were the work of 'Roy' Chadwick who's first WW II twin R-R Vultee-engined bomber the Manchester was a failure that became the successful Lancaster with its post-war Lincoln and Shackleton
Cold War Red Stars in East Germany
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
During the 'Cold War' the Soviets based their 16th Air Force in East Germany and until the collapse of the USSR in 1991 had several thousand fixed and rotary-winged airplanes based on East German soil. When the Berlin Wall came down the Germans wanted the Soviets to leave and they did eventually but not without cost Read about the occupation and the withdrawal and a typical day on a Soviet base.