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Worst Seat in the House- Henry Rathbone's Front Row View of the Lincoln Assassination by Caleb Stephens
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 by Progressive Management
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.
21: The Last Night with Taiwan's Sunflower Movement by Jesse Steele
Price: Free! Words: 19,690. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
On March 18, 2014, Taiwanese students known as the "Sunflower Movement" peacefully occupied their nation's legislature. Three weeks later, after their peaceful demonstration raised national and global awareness of the dangers of secret negotiations with China, they withdrew. This inside story tells the last 21 hours of the non-violent occupancy and includes background, politics, peace, and love.
The Valiant Soldier by Jason Wallace Poetry
Series: Poetry, Book 43 · Most Downloaded · Hot Picks · Freebies, Book 136. Price: Free! Words: 920. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Fiction » Poetry » Biography(5.00 from 1 review)
For my grandfather and all of those who, like him, served bravely in the military, giving their all to fulfill sense of duty.
Be a Ninja! by Kosaiji Ikunen & Lawrence Lein
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by Office Fukunaga Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Ninja is attractive and mysterious, but the facts about Ninja are misunderstood seriously even by Japanese people. We interviewed real Ninjas, and they taught us how a real Ninja should be.
The Office of Strategic Services (OSS) Model and the Future SOF Warrior - Joint Special Operations University Report of Proceedings - Selection Process, Organization, Resourcing by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,240. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
As a result of its dramatic successes and failures, the OSS has developed a legacy of mission accomplishment that survives as a practical touchstone for the (SOF) Warriors of the 21st century.
Palmer Park: A History by Kevin McQueeney
Price: Free! Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book takes its reader on a tour through the history of Palmer Park, located in the Carrollton neighborhood of New Orleans at the intersection of South Carrollton and Claiborne avenues. This work explores the history of the park, created in 1902, tracing back to its origins as a square in the original town of Carrollton through the present.
Special Operations Forces (SOF) Guide: Leadership, Theory, Strategic Art, Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) Factbook, Essays and Research Topics by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,350. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Six important documents provide unique information about U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF) and the Joint Special Operations University (JSOU).
Memoria de Tiananmen. Una primavera de Pekín by Enrique Fanjul
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 38,980. Language: Spanish. Published: April 20, 2014 by Iberglobal Ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
¿Qué pasó en China en la primavera de 1989? Enrique Fanjul, que era en aquella época Consejero Comercial de la embajada de España en Pekín, traza un relato de lo sucedido en aquellas semanas que desembocaron en los trágicos sucesos de principios de junio. Fanjul, uno de los principales expertos españoles en temas chinos combina sus recuerdos con un análisis objetivo y medido de lo que ocurrió.
A Franciscan Odyssey by Lucjan Krolikowski
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.
Failed State 2030: Nigeria - A Case Study, Tribal Conflict, Civil War, Islam and Religious Strife, Terrorism, Crime, Niger Delta, OPEC, Military Coups, Goodluck Jonathan by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,220. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This monograph describes how a failed state in 2030 may impact the United States and the global economy. It also identifies critical capabilities and technologies the US Air Force should have to respond to a failed state,
Boko Haram in Nigeria Encyclopedia: Confronting Terrorism from the Islamic Sect, Threat to Homeland, Political History and Expansion, Attacks, President Goodluck Jonathan by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,180. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This unique ebook provides comprehensive coverage of the Boko Haram terror group in Nigeria. The group has claimed responsibility for the bombing of a bus station in April 2014 which killed over 70 people, and may have abducted over 100 schoolgirls in a later attack.
Sukhoi Aircraft's 1963 Proposed Jet VTOL Design The Stunningly Modern by David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » World
In the early 1960s, Sukhoi’s OKB “skunk works” had a very capable aviation designer, highly interested in vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) flying machines. This is the story of the modern VTOL that almost was!
2012, China e Mais Além: O Pensamento Mundial, o Papel Global da China, a sobrevivência individual e o Caminho da Vida para além do fim da civilização como a conhecemos by Daniel Marques
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 18, 2014 by 22 Lions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
Este livro foi pensado para o bem comum das próximas gerações e mostra como cada indivíduo pode contribuir positivamente movendo-se na direção certa.
2012, China y Más Allá: Pensamiento mundial, el papel global de China, la supervivencia del individuo y lo camino de la vida después del fin de la civilización como la conocemos by Daniel Marques
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: Spanish. Published: April 18, 2014 by 22 Lions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Children's Studies
Este libro fue pensado para el bien común de las próximas generaciones y muestra cómo cada individuo puede contribuir positivamente moviendo en la dirección correcta.
Lost in Mangroves by Tropical Writers
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 by Lionel Veale
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 by Ronald Hee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics(5.00 from 1 review)
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!
United States Atmospheric Nuclear Weapons Tests: Project Trinity 1945-46, Operation Crossroads 1946, Operation Sandstone 1948 - Technical Data, Nuclear Test Personnel Review by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 187,660. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three fascinating reports from the U.S. government provide exclusive details about early American atmospheric atomic tests: Trinity (the first atomic weapon ever exploded), Crossroads, and Sandstone.
"Hejmdal" 1903-04 by Søren Nørby
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 25,180. Language: Danish. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dagbog, ført paa Vintertogtet til Middelhavet fra 15' Oktober 1903 til 16' Februar 1904, samt fra denne Dato i de danske Farvande til 30' Marts 1904. Af Gustav Kragh, Underskibsminør i Flaaden.