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The Assassination of Michael Collins: What Happened at Béal ma mBláth?
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 130,550. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
An in-depth study of the death of Michael Collins, hero of the 1916 Easter Rising, and leader of the Irish War of Independence.
Among Heroes: A Marine Corps Rifle Company on Peleliu - Sherman Tanks, C Company, Charlie Company, Incredible World War II Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,010. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Here is the gripping tale of the 1944 attack by the 1st Marine Division on the Japanese occupied island of Peleliu, one of the many small but well-fortified islands of the Palau group in the western Carolines. The account by First Sergeant Jack Ainsworth tells the harrowing story of the assault.
Люди, принесшие холод 1
Price: Free! Words: 84,270. Language: Russian. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Первая книга о Большой Игре
Fever: Gentle Aching Fever (Book IV)
Series: Fever. Price: $4.40 USD. Words: 64,160. Language: British English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
Company History Part 1
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 86,050. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
A company is an association or collection of individuals, whether natural persons, legal persons, or a mixture of both. This book is all about the histories of many such companies, 75 in total.
Mostly We Walked: The Werners from Russia—One German Family's Story of Immigration
Price: Free! Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
"We must have walked a thousand miles," wrote Ernst Oscar Werner about his family’s journey out of Siberia in 1918–1919. This ethnic German family, who had lived in Russia for three generations, survived war, exile, and typhus and immigrated to America to find a home in southern New Jersey. Their story is told against the background of the dramatic changes that were reshaping Russia and the world.
1814: Crime and Capital Punishment:
Price: Free! Words: 172,070. Language: British English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
An analysis of who was sentenced to death and who was hung, for what, and how, in early 19th Century London, accompanied by records of their trials.
Self-Propelled Guns and Howitzers | Military-Today.com
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern self-propelled guns and howitzers. It covers more than 50 artillery systems from 22 countries and provides photos and basic information with specifications. It is easy to read and will be useful for people interested in military hardware. It is a great first step in identifying and researching current self-propelled artillery systems.
Multiple Launch Rocket Systems | Military-Today.com
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,710. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS). It covers more than 50 artillery rocket systems from 27 countries and provides photos and basic information with specifications. It is easy to read and will be useful for people interested in military hardware. It is a great first step in identifying and researching artillery rocket systems.
Heavy Military Trucks | Military-Today.com
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a great reference guide on heavy military trucks. It covers vehicles from all around the world and provides photos and basic information with specifications. It is easy to read and will be useful for people interested in military hardware. It is a great first step in identifying and researching heavy military trucks. It is a bargain for rock solid information like this.
Engineering Vehicles | Military-Today.com
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,440. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern combat engineering vehicles. It covers military engineering machines from various countries. It provides photos and basic information with specifications. Some of these military machines are rear and it is likely that you have never heard of them before. It will be a great first step in identifying and researching combat engineering vehicles.
Armored Personnel Carriers | Military-Today.com
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,750. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern armored personnel carriers (APCs). It covers more than 100 vehicles from 39 countries and provides photos and basic information with specifications. It contains information on current production vehicles as well as prototypes and latest developments. Some of these military machines are rear and it is likely that you have never heard of them before.
There Were Three Ships
Price: $3.83 USD. Words: 68,480. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Three shiploads of settlers sail for a magnificent, isolated bay to establish a Utopia. But Australia, the oldest continent, settled by Europeans less than 100 years before, strikes back at the intruders through its climate, terrain and proud first people. Here in full for the first time is the award-winning story of the doomed Camden Harbour expedition of 1864-65.
Main Battle Tanks | Military-Today.com
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,600. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern main battle tanks. It covers more than 70 combat machines from 27 countries and provides photos and basic information with specifications. You will find here information about MBTs that are currently in service with a number of countries around the world, as well as prototypes that received no production orders.
Worst Seat in the House- Henry Rathbone's Front Row View of the Lincoln Assassination
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,020. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by Willow Manor Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies, Nonfiction » History » North America
On April 14, 1865 John Wilkes Booth changed the world with a single bullet. The assassination of Abraham Lincoln had many repercussions and for Henry Rathbone they were profound. Henry was the only man to confront Booth and attempt to apprehend the assassin. While Henry wasn't officially blamed, he blamed himself, and years of mental anguish followed, resulting in him murdering his wife.
Within Limits: The U.S. Air Force and the Korean War - MiG Alley, Douglas MacArthur, Chinese Intervention, Syngman Rhee, Fifth Air Force, F-80, B-29, Buzz Aldrin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Here is the story of the U.S. Air Force's role in the Korean War. Despite American success in preventing the conquest of South Korea by communist North Korea, the Korean War of 1950-1953 did not satisfy Americans who expected the kind of total victory they had experienced in World War II.
A Franciscan Odyssey
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 129,410. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014 by William R. Parks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Incredible true story! Arrested by the NKVD (Soviet Secret Police) along with thousands of Polish citizens, the author, Fr. Lucjan Krolikowski, was deported with them in box cars to labor camps. After the War he adopted 150 orphaned children whose parents had died in the labor camps. Autobiography of WW II prisoner, soldier, priest and foster parent of 150 war orphaned children.
Lost in Mangroves
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,910. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Lost in Mangroves is the sixth anthology put together by Tropical Writers. You will find here creative non-fiction which tries to capture a sense of place and, sometimes, time. The place? Tropical North Queensland. The time? From the 19th to the 21st centuries. By the time you have read this collection you will be ready to pack your bags and visit us here, in Far North Queensland.
Wewak Mission
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 150,900. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Lionel Veale's story of the Wewak Mission provides readers with an authentic image of the hazardous missions that were factors in every Coastwatcher party assignment as they penetrated and worked behind enemy lines, seeking vital information which ultimately played an important part in the winning of the war.
1,001 Things You Didn't Know Happened in April
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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This is a quirky and unique take on the history of the world to today, all seen through events and peoples in the month of April, since the beginnings of recorded history. Each entry is explained in a short paragraph of 100 to 125 words, comprising not only traditional history, but also social history, the history of science, and a sad catalog of disasters, both natural and man-made. Enjoy!