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Peril In Paradise:The Andaman Islands Victoria Crosses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A sun-drenched tropical island is probably the last place you would think of where gallantry medals might be won, but in 1867 five British soldiers risked their lives to land a boat and successfully rescue a party of their comrades from the clutches of fierce cannibalistic natives on the Little Andaman Island in the Bay of Bengal. An act for which they received the Victoria Cross.
Together: A Journey for Survival
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,160. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » Family history
In Together: A Journey for Survival, Ann Arnold shares her family's journey through Poland's countryside as a war of nations thunders around them. The story displays the magnificent strength of a mother's love and the incredible courage of good people during the worst of times.
Yankee Settlement
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,530. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Don Wooldridge, brings Midred Brewer’s story of Yankee Settlement back into print. She tells of pioneers leaving their Kentucky home and black smithing heritage, to pursue free farm land in northeast Iowa. Readers are enlightened by the story of family, adventure, and love that spans several decades. You will easily be drawn into the brilliant accuracy of the time that dazzles with authenticity.
Ngũ đại binh thư Trung Hoa (Lục thao,Tôn Tử, Ngô Tử, Tam lược, Tân thư)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,970. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách đã tập hợp năm cuốn binh pháp lừng danh kim cổ: 1. Khương Tử Nha – Lục thao. 2. Tôn Võ – Tôn Tử binh pháp. 3. Ngô Khởi – Ngô tử. 4. Hoàng Thạch Công – Tam lược. 5. Gia Cát Lượng – Tân thư.
The Alexandrians: Caruana and Curmi Family History
Price: Free! Words: 23,330. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Alexandria. Few other cities held such a thriving, exotic mix of people and faiths. For almost a century, it was by-word for culture, glamour and luxury. The Suez Crisis shattered this idyll. In 1956 Nassar expelled the Europeans, including the Caruanas and Curmis. This account tells how they found their way to Australia and brought something of old Alexandria to a new land.
La Riforma protestante
Price: Free! Words: 40,380. Language: Italian. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
Questo breve saggio cerca di dimostrare la valenza tendenzialmente rivoluzionaria del movimento protestante, sia dal punto di vista teologico ed ideologico, sia da quello delle conseguenti formazioni politico-civili e/o economico-sociali alle quali ha dato adito e sviluppo.
A Middle East Airlines Sud Aviation SE-210 Crashes In The Persian Gulf April 17, 1964
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Flight ME 444 was approaching a landing after leaving Beirut, Lebanon and flying over the Arabian Desert. Aramco executives, teachers, public relations people,etc. were approaching a landing in Dharan, Saudi Arabia when the final message from the Caravelle III Sud Aviation plane was received. No definitive crash conclusion was reached by investigators after the majority of the wreckage was found.
El Joven Hitler 4 (Hitler y el nacimiento del partido nazi)
Series: Hitler series, Book 4. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 73,070. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Llega el final de una saga que se acerca ya a los 80 mil lectores Conocerás cómo nació el partido nazi y de qué forma Hitler tomó el control del mismo. Conocerás sus planes para conquistar Latinoamérica comenzando por México. Conocerás en qué forma ascendió al poder y cómo hizo frente a sus demonios. Serás testigo del final de esa historia, la de los demonios de la mente.
100 cosas que no sabías sobre Hitler y el Tercer Reich
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 24,090. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Circulan muchas mentiras y medias verdades sobre Adolf Hitler. Este ensayo trata de explicar la verdad de forma breve y concisa, dividiendo en 100 puntos cada uno de los mitos al respecto. Por fin unas explicaciones rápidas y claras al alcance de todos, sin la aridez metodológica de los estudios históricos ni bulos o exageraciones. Incluye un extenso estudio fotográfico de su vida.
Historic Speeches: The Greatest Political Speeches of All Time
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 86,610. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » World
A rare and carefully compiled collection of the greatest speeches in modern history. The words that changed the world.
Windows on the Zeebrugge Raid 1918: With Rare Photographs of the Mole
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Learn about the drama of the Zeebrugge Raid of 1918., inspired by rare photographs of the Mole and its coast.. An easy read of a disastrous event. With photos taken by German naval officers.
Exploring Indiana's Historic Sites, Markers & Museums - East Central Edition
Series: Indiana Bicentennial History Road Trip Guide Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,930. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
Take a fun road trip through the rich history of Indiana using Exploring Indiana’s Historic Sites, Markers & Museums East Central Edition as your guidebook. Celebrate the Indiana Bi-Centennial by traveling the roads and towns in East Central Indiana. Visit the places and learn the stories of Indiana’s rich history.
Tiempo de valientes
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 35,760. Language: Spanish. Published: April 28, 2016 by ChiadoEditorial. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Tiempo de Valientes Es una obra de reflexión permanente de España y del mundo desde la óptica progresista de su autor, testigo directo de la realidad cambiante de una sociedad que hoy avanza de manera inexorable hacía una segunda transición plagada de retos y desafíos políticos, sociales y económicos.
Erik Larson's Dead Wake The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a Summary of Erik Larson's #1 New York Times Bestseller Dead Wake The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Gripping and important, Dead Wake captures the sheer drama and emotional power of a disaster whose intimate details and true meaning have long been obscured by history.
On the Greenbelt
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016 by Randy Stapilus. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
A long-time Boisean's travel guide to the Boise Greenbelt path system, with background drawn from his forthcoming full-length history of the planning and building of the Greenbelt, one of Boise's most prized recreational features.
The Valesman
Price: Free! Words: 30,170. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This Yorkshire farmer worked six days a week from dawn to dusk. His only holiday was to France, which he got to tour three times, owing to a near fatal facial wound. Conscription no doubt made good use of his digging abilities in those trenches.
Three Block War: Nasiriyah
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Three Block War: Nasiriyah, excerpted from the full-length book, examines the gallant action of Marines from Task Force Tarawa during the invasion of Iraq from March 23-April 2, 2003.
The Bombing of a Canadian Pacific DC3 St. Joachim, Quebec September 9, 1949
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
A Pacific Airliner exploded and crashed into a giant mountain near Quebec City on September 9, 1949. The plane had 19 passengers on board and and a crew of four. The passengers included a woman whose husband made sure she was on Flight 108 bound for Baie Comeau. He had asked his wife to retrieve some suitcases therea and spend the weekend with friends. 10 days later authorities learned of a bomb.
Sustainment of Expeditionary Forces in the Pacific Theater During the Second World War: The Development of the Advanced Base and Mobile Base Programs and Their Relevance Today - Sea Basing, Logistics
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,690. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
What were the key innovations of the Pacific logistics infrastructure in World War II that made the long-range ocean war a success? This paper will review the Navy/Marine use of mobile bases, service squadrons, and the advance base program in order to evaluate how they enabled the successful projection and sustainment of forces in the Pacific.
NATO's Air War in Libya: A Template for Future American Operations - Operation Unified Protector, Operation Odyssey Dawn, Air Power, Afghan Model, Limited Boots On Ground (LBoG) Model
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 123,160. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
America's recent experience in Afghanistan and Iraq proved that it is easier to get into war than it is to get out of it. These two conflicts bleed America, in terms of not only blood, but also its financial treasures. In an attempt to avoid these expenses in the future, this paper explores if there is a better way to achieve our nation's policy objectives.