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It Happened to Us
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
These stories are primarily about 4th Anti-Tankers and their service in WWII to defend Australia against invasion by the Japanese in Malaya and Darwin. It's for relatives and friends and other POWs who either died in captivity or who didn't talk about their experiences very much. And also for people who would like to know what life was really like in those long tedious years of war and internment.
1939 год і Беларусь: забытая вайна
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,290. Language: Belarusian. Published: September 2, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Кніга сучаснага беларускага даследчыка Анатоля Трафімчыка прысвечана найбольш супярэчлівым пытанням, звязаным з удзелам беларускага народа ў падзеях пачатку Другой сусветнай вайны.
Таямніцы полацкай гісторыі
Price: $3.39 USD. Words: 128,200. Language: Belarusian. Published: September 2, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Кніга "Таямніцы полацкай гісторыі" зрабіла пераварот у светаразуменні беларусаў. Мы сталі вывучаць сваё, а не тое, што адбывалася за тры моры ад Беларусі.
Keep Forever
Price: Free! Words: 38,580. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 by FEHT Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Aleksandr Sokolenko wrote his four stories about USSR labor camps in the months before his death, in 1970. His granddaughter, Maria Feht, has now collected them under the title Keep Forever. Translated by Alex Lane.
Sierra Leone: Deliver A Blow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,690. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The Story of Operation Barras During the bloody civil war of Sierra Leone, the United Nations sent a peacekeeping force to try and stem the flow of blood from the vicious fighting between rebel factions and the civilian population. Everyone old enough to carry a gun was a target, an enemy or a potential soldier for the rebels. A particularly blood-thirst outfit, calling themselves the West Side
Seeing Off the Bear: Anglo-American Air Power Cooperation During the Cold War - Missiles, Ground-Launched Cruise Missiles, RAF Aircraft, Skybolt, Overflying the Soviet Union, Cuban Missile Crisis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 200,940. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) publication examines the subject of Anglo-American air power cooperation during the cold war
Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: British English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Guy Fawkes is a very popular icon that is thrown onto bonfires every year on the 5th November, to remember it. Children all around the country stand and watch fireworks every year, all wrapped up from the cold of November.
The War in South Vietnam: The Years of the Offensive 1965-1968 - The United States Air Force in Southeast Asia - B-52 Bomber, Deployments and Air Operations, Refinements of Aircraft and Munitions
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 221,090. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) publication examines the Air Force's support of the ground war in South Vietnam between 1965 and early 1968.
Training to Fly: Military Flight Training 1907 - 1945 - Wright Brothers, Signal Corps Aviation School, Hap Arnold, Glenn Curtis, War Overseas, World War I and II, Aerial Gunnery, Accidents
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 354,970. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this fascinating Air Force book is an institutional history of flight training by the predecessor organizations of the United States Air Force.
One Look: Deployment to Iraq 100 Days Captured in 100 Cartoons
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. 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.
63 Years a Vicar: The Life and Times of Henry Burnaby Greene, Vicar of Longparish, Hampshire, England 1821-1884
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Family history
The remarkably long ministry of the Revd Henry Burnaby Greene in the Hampshire village of Longparish saw a great change in English society, the Church and a small agricultural community. This short but detailed biography describes the achievements, sorrows and work of a nineteenth century clergyman. It is also a family history of the Burnaby, Greene and Woodcock familes through this period.
Key to the Sacred Pattern: The Untold Story of Rennes-le-Château
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,860. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Ten years before the publication of Holy Blood, Holy Grail, Henry Lincoln began his odyssey into the mysteries of an insignificant village in the French Pyrenees. In the 1890s, Bérenger Saunière, the penniless priest of Rennes-le-Château became spectacularly wealthy after finding coded parchments hidden in his church. This book chronicles the genesis of Holy Blood, Holy Grail and Lincoln's work.
Black Taj Mahal: The Emperor's Missing Tomb
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Asian
To realize the crux of Black Taj, the existence of a paradox, a glaring asymmetry at the very center, this book is a summation of the research conducted by Arshi who visited the Taj in 1982. He was awestruck with grandeur and magnificence of the white marble, its perfect symmetry and the balance of the entire complex. And especially the unfulfilled dream of emperor Shah Jahan;the Black Taj Mahal.
The H.L. Hunley: its life and controversies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,560. 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.
Lee Harvey Oswald’s Cold War: Why the Kennedy Assassination Should Be Reinvestigated Volume Two
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,320. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies, Nonfiction » History » North America
In this series the author examines the life of Lee Harvey Oswald in the context of the Cold War climate of the times and the people who shaped and used him. In Volume 2, the author continues his biography of accused assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, taking it from the start of 1954 through to his March, 1959 application to attend the Albert Schweitzer College in Switzerland.
The Beautiful Treasures of the Geto-Dacians
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
The United States Air Force in Southeast Asia - Civic Action - Vietnam War, Nation Building Amid Instability, Pacification, Tet Offensive, President Kennedy, Johnson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 237,750. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) publication explores military civic actions in the Vietnam War.