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Browning FN Hi-Power: An Engraved Mystery
Series: Continuing Education, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Weapons, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In 2009 an engraved 1935 Browning FN Hi-Power in perfectly preserved condition appeared for sale online. Purportedly a personal gift from Chiang Kai-shek, the gun had been carefully stored away until finally sold as part of an estate. This article looks into the mystery of the gun's provenance. How had this Browning passed from a once powerful Asian leader to an American soldier during WWII?
The Magnificent Horses of Myth
Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
(4.00 from 1 review)
Horses have been a staple of history, from the Gods through the cowboys. In this book, readers will find the stories of the mythical horses of history. They are interesting reading. We assure the reader will learn something.
I Can Live No Longer: The Story of an Indomitable Man, the only Volunteer to Auschwitz.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,510. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Captain Witold Pilecki. The only man who went to Auschwitz as a volunteer.
The Battle of Losecoat Field 1470
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book dedicated to the only battle ever fought in Rutland - the Battle of Losecoat Field, a turning point in the Wars of the Roses.
The Battle of Northampton 1460
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
A book about the bloody Battle of Northampton, a key turning point in the Wars of the Roses fought in 1460.
Hartbeespoortdam
Price: Free! Words: 4,880. Language: Afrikaans. Published: April 22, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Hierdie is die volledige teks van Hoofstuk 18, uit B. K. de Beer se boek: Agter die Magalies. Bertus de Beer was 'n boer langs die Krokodilrivier net 'n paar kilometer aan die onderkant van die Hartbeespoortdam. Daarom bied hy aan ons 'n unieke perspektief van die geskiedenis van die “Dam” en hoe afhanklik die boere was van die water uit die dam.
The Mecca Question
Price: Free! Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by CanBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The Mecca Question This 20 page booklet by Jeremy Smyth examines the section of Gibson's new book on Qur'anic Geography that claims that Mecca is not the Holy City of Islam. This is a short review of the evidence presented in the larger book. The Mecca Question is free to download, copy, and pass on to your friends.
Larger Than Life: The Exploits of the Miner and Adventurer David E. Buel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Mariner, soldier, prospector, fearless sheriff, legislator, Indian agent, politician, town founding father, mining district developer, mining magnate, bon vivant, civic leader, philanthropist, explorer, businessman, promoter…. David E. Buel did it all in his lifetime.
The Daniel O'Connell series. Book 1 - Youth
Series: Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This is a LiteBite Book, about the equal of fifty or so pages of a Paperback or Pocket Book. The Daniel O'Connell story ‒ Book One. Youth. This is the first in a series of LiteBite Books telling the story of Daniel O'Connell, called in his own day the Uncrowned King of Ireland. This first Book takes us from his birth in 1775 to 1800.
Indochina Chronicles (1974-1975)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
In war-torn Indochina, a mercenary pilot lives to fly. A dramatic picture of a season in hell, where people are both victims and witnesses of catastrophic events. A mal de vivre that no one and nothing could heal. Maurizio Pianaro is a writer who was in Cambodia during the fall of the country by Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge.
The Ireland Series Book 1 - Our Roots.
Series: The Story of Ireland, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This is a LiteBite Book, about the equal of fifty or so pages of a Paperback or Pocket Book. The Story of Ireland ‒ Book One. Roots. This is the first in a series of LiteBite Books telling the story of Ireland. This first Book takes us from 3000 BC to 1366 AD.
The Atomic Bomb: A History Just For Kids!
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 29. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Now, from time to time you might hear the term “nuclear bomb” used, while other times you may hear the term “atomic bomb”. What is the difference? Any bomb that uses tiny reactions inside the nucleus of a microscopic atom is, by definition, a “nuclear bomb”. However, the first nuclear bombs were much simpler than today’s bombs, which use multiple steps to produce their large explosions. The firs
Little "White" Lies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Poetic Prose a criticism of lies we are told as children the lens is feminine or woman's or feminist perspective. A reflection on various topics concerning women: leadership, war, polygamy, race relations, the Bible, Women in the Bible new perspective.
Butler (Ormonde) of Kilkenny
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013 by Arthur Kavanagh. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This ebook contains a detailed history of the Butler (Ormonde)Family of Co. Kilkenny, Ireland, from the time of their arrival in Ireland to the present day. There are also some delightful anecdotes relating to the family. The images used are generally originals.
Cuffe of Kilkenny
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by Arthur Kavanagh. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This ebook contains a detailed history of the Cuffe family of Co. Kilkenny, Ireland, from the time of their arrival in Ireland to the present day. There are also some delightful anecdotes relating to the family. The images used are generally originals.
Martirii din Dealul Crucii - Volumul II
Price: Free! Words: 14,990. Language: Romanian. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » European
În anul 1948 a apărut în județul Bistrița-Năsăud o organizație anticomunistă, “Liga Națională Creștină”, cunoscută mai mult însă, printr-o serie de confuzii și chiar manipulări, sub numele de “Garda Albă”. Nu a fost un grup de haiduci, de luptători anticomuniști, ci a fost o organizație de mare impact local, cu mulți membri, dintre care doar o mică parte erau fugari.
The Memorable Quotations of President William Jefferson Clinton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
President Bill Clinton was both controversial and insightful, both traits showing up in his many memorable quotations. He expounded on an infintite variety of topics.
Bryan & Butler (Mount Juliet) of Kilkenny
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Arthur Kavanagh. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This ebook contains a detailed history of the Bryan & Butler (Mount Juliet) families of Co. Kilkenny, Ireland, from their arrival in Ireland to the present day. There are also some delightful anecdotes relating to both families. The images used are generally originals.
The Sylt Raid 1940 - Eyewitness World War II series
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
An ebook containing eyewitness accounts of the RAF’s first big night raid on Germany. Complete with explanatory text and background on the men and machines involved.
The Athenia 1939 - Eyewitness World War II series
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
An ebook contianing eyewitness accounts of the first British ship to be sunk in World War II - just 10 hours after war was declared. Complete with explanatory text and background on the men and machines involved.