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One Look: Deployment to Iraq 100 Days Captured in 100 Cartoons by Robert T. Belie
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » History » Military
Capturing the essence of the war in Iraq has been done through words and photography, so I thought I’d set about cornering the market on lighthearted cartoons. I can’t draw to save my life, but that didn’t stop me, and thankfully no such demand has yet presented itself. During my deployment with the Army in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom I sketched out 100 cartoons, and well, here they are.
A U.S. Navy Submarine Disaster Block Island Sound, Rhode Island September 25, 1925 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The officers on S-51 were very young. The Commander was the only one of five who had seen service during World War I. The Navy believed this was a nonissue when it confronted the rival lawyers of the steamship company later in 1925. The Navy contended their officers were quite experienced, having trained at the Naval Academy in Annapolis and also the submarine school in New London, Connecticut.
Emergency Rations: How One Young Tail Gunner Survived World War Two by Rebecca A. Goodrich
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
In 1943, Robert Stewart Goodrich tries to enlist in the Air Force to fight the Nazi onslaught. Rejected due to irregular heartbeat, he gets his father, an Air Force Colonel, to pull strings and get him in anyway. Bob, as tail gunner in the B-17 Flying Fortress, can expect to live through perhaps only a dozen missions. Bob endures 35 missions, and shares what he learned in order to survive.
The H.L. Hunley: its life and controversies by Joe C Combs 2nd
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
From the first idea of an underwater warship to its ultimate demise. This book covers a wide range of information on the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley and its controversies, including who found the Hunley. There is a chapter dedicated to the discovery of the little submarine by each of the men who claim they discovered it. Followed by a chapter which looks at the two claims.
The Beautiful Treasures of the Geto-Dacians by Savu Ioan-Constantin
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This is a wonderful work about the Geto-Dacians, which were very important tribes of the Northern Thracians. Before and during the ancient history in Europe there existed three great civilizations: the Thracians, the Greeks and the Romans. This eBook has many pictures with beautiful things like pendants, clips, bracelets, things made from gold, silver and metal combination.
North Oahu Awakens by Gordon Morse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » War
Have you ever wondered how the local people behaved during the bombing of Pearl Harbor? This is a true story about 2 young boys growing up in the midst of military movements and battles on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. The brothers grow up in the "up country" of the island amid superstition, juvenile detention housing, and military takeovers.
American History A Day at A Time – September by Paul R. Wonning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,270. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Learn the history of the American colonies and its frontier by reading a daily lesson in American colonial history each day. This is the August installment of the 2015 edition of the series American History a Day at a Time. The September edition covers the historical events of the American colonial frontier that happened in September.
The Trolley Mission 1945: Germany, 24 Hours After World War II by Markus Lenz
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » History » Military
Aerial Pictures and Photographs of Germany, 24 hours after World War II.
Traveling the Caribbean: Puerto Rico, St. Maarten, St. Kitts, Antigua, St. Lucia, and Barbados by Randall J Morris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This photo-based tour includes over 115 pictures from historical locations from several countries in the Caribbean with short background histories. Featured locations include: Capitols, forts, sugar and banana plantations, mindmills, Nelson's Dockyard, Cathedrals, mansions, shipwrecks, and more.
Traveling Asia: Tokyo, Taipei, and Hong Kong by Randall J Morris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This photo-based tour of Tokyo, Taipei, and Hong Kong includes over 90 pictures from several tourist sites and historic locations. A brief history or small amount of information is given before each group of pictures. Photos include various temples, a fishing village, Taipei 101, both Tokyo towers, and more.
I am Carrie by Moriah Davis
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Grandparenting, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Blood is thicker than water they say, but in the case of Moriah Davis, it certainly was not so. From reincarnation to hard facts in physics, Moriah’s mother battled her every belief with discrimination. Parents and future parents can benefit from learning how discrimination can impact their children in the latest eBook short from the Empress of New Israel.
Beanstreets by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Nonfiction » History » American
The author recounts a visit to his favorite downtown Asheville coffeehouse, Beanstreets, in April of 1998. An intriguing 'cosmic' conversation at an adjacent table is overheard and transcribed. Just another legendary day at the award-winning java joint. A 1900-word Psecret Psociety pshort pstory.
The Blonde Beast of Birkenau and Belsen: The Life and Crimes of Irma Grese by Cynthia Southern
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This biography is about Irma Grese, the infamous female camp guard, who committed heinous war crimes in Auschwitz-Birkenau and Bergen-Belsen during the Holocaust. She is also the youngest woman executed by the British during the twentieth century.
Sins Dyed In Blood: In Search of the Newcastle Pirate by Paul Brown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Edward Robinson was a British pirate who sailed with Blackbeard during the Golden Age of Piracy in the early 1700s. Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Robinson crossed the Atlantic to the Caribbean and the Americas. In 1718, he was captured and sentenced to death by hanging in Charleston, South Carolina. But was he really a murderous sea-robber, and did he deserve his brutal fate?
US Fighter Ace Legends of WWII - then and now portraits by John Martin Bradley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
US Fighter Ace Legends of WWII is a collection of then-and-now photographic portraits of six men who achieved the legendary status of fighter ace. The book includes short profiles about the pilots with an emphasis on their wartime experiences.
Murder In Lyons, France A French President Is Assassinated June 24, 1894 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
Cesario Santo told police in Lyons that he had nothing personally against the President of France whose life he ended with his dagger. He qualified this by saying that Marie Sadi Carnot was one of many tyrants. Santo despised him because of this and for not pardoning three anarchists who were imprisoned in French jails. My ebook details Santo's quick trial and his gruesome execution by guillotine.
Goodyear GA-28A/B Convoy Fighter: The Naval VTOL Turboprop Tailsitter Project of 1950 by Jared A. Zichek
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
A detailed look at the Goodyear Aircraft Corporation GA-28A/B proposal, one of the competitors to the Convair XFY-1 and Lockheed XFV-1 VTOL aircraft of the 1950s. The GA-28A/B were VTOL turboprop tailsitters featuring a semi-delta, semi-midwing configuration with triple vertical tail surfaces. Features 40 high resolution illustrations, including detailed schematics and speculative color profiles.