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Forged In Fire: Stories of Wartime Japan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016 by Alexia Montibon-Larsson. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Forged In Fire is the true story of a young girl's experience of World War II in Tokyo, Japan. Narrated by Rita Tomoko Montibon, it provides a rare glimpse into what life was like before the war and takes the reader on a journey through wartime as well as the American Occupation years that followed. Personal photographs, illustrations, references and resources enhance the reader's participation.
The Roujet Symphony: An American Revelation in Four Movements
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 150,530. Language: American English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Downton Abbey," American-style. A true story of public grandeur, great fortune, illicit love, and decline and fall.
Man's Horizons - A Universal Perspective On Mankind Through The Ages. Volume One: The Origin Of Planet Earth And The Rise Of The Sapient Anthropoid
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016 and represented by LHA Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
The three volumes of ‘Man’s Horizons present information for a broad-based foundation of knowledge that every 21st century person should possess. The books provide a chronological perspective of the life of the universe and Man’s place in it is reviewed with regard to the compatibility of our civilised system with a biological planet.
Giving Up Terrain - The U.S. Armed Force's Failure to Control Inland Waterways in the 21s Century - Projecting Seapower into the Brown Water Environment, Riverine Operations, Littorals, Vietnam, Iraq
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,020. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the ability of American forces to control inland waterways through riverine operations.
Aunt Pokie
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aunt Pokie is a true story about untrue family legacies. If my grandmothers were to be believed, my blood harbored the greatness of Pocahontas and Betsy Ross. After a decade of genealogical research, and a DNA test, I discovered my grandmothers weren’t the only ones who could spin a good yarn.
Places and Bases: The Chinese Navy's Emerging Support Network in the Indian Ocean - Oman, Aden, Yemen, Djibouti, Karachi, Pakistan, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Singapore, PLAN Port of Call, Counterpiracy
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 20,680. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines potential sites that would support the Chinese Navy (PLAN) for port of call duties or logistics.
Building Corbett's Navy: The Principles of Maritime Strategy and the Functions of the Navy in Naval Policy, Sir Julian Corbett, Admiral Mahan, Stansfield Turner, Leverage of Sea Power, Navy Functions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,760. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book applies Sir Julian Corbett's principles of maritime strategy to establish policy based upon an approach founded on the functions of the Navy.
Cruise Missiles for the U. S. Navy: An Exemplar of Innovation in a Military Organization - Sperry's Aerial Torpedo, Project Aphrodite, Gorgon Missile, Drones, Regulus, Harpoon, Tomahawk
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,680. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book traces the development of the cruise missile by the U.S. Navy.
Complete Guide to Women in Military Combat: Implementation of the Decision to Open All Ground Combat Units to Women, Cultural Issues, Congressional Action, Army Plans and Actions, Impact on Marines
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 112,030. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces a number of military reports and government documents about the issue of women serving in combat.
Caravana de la Libertad - la Revolución Cubana
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,560. Language: Spanish. Published: May 6, 2016 by Guleryuz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
This book contains historical record of the first few weeks of the Cuban Revolution (Revolución Cubana!), the period when all the revolutionary troops began a victorious march towards the capital, Havana. This is called "caravana DE LA LIBERTAD", the caravan of LIBERTY.
U.S. Constitution & Major Documents
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,660. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Smashwords Favorite! Inside: Major United States documents including- The U.S.Constitution, All Amendments, the Declaration of independence, Emancipation Proclamation, and 10 interesting historical facts.
The Collapse of Iraq and Syria: The End of the Colonial Construct in the Greater Levant - ISIS, Islamic State, ISIL, Assad, Alawite, Salafi, Nasser, Saddam Hussein, Hashemite, Kurds, Sunni, Shia
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 145,780. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report is a timely, scholarly work that helps explain the chaos in the news from the region.
Не успел. Всеволод Иванов.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: Russian. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » Russian
«Кухня» и атмосфера знаменитого королёвского КБ в последние годы жизни его Главного конструктора. Смерть С.П. Королёва.
Roles of Native Americans in the Civil War
Series: The Grad School Papers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
Lisa E. Jobe explores the roles of Native Americans during the tumultuous times surrounding the American Civil War. Written while working on a graduate degree in History, Jobe's Roles of Native Americans in the Civil War reminds us how difficult, if not impossible it became for native tribes to avoid involvement in the wars for empire waged in North America.
Peril In Paradise:The Andaman Islands Victoria Crosses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A sun-drenched tropical island is probably the last place you would think of where gallantry medals might be won, but in 1867 five British soldiers risked their lives to land a boat and successfully rescue a party of their comrades from the clutches of fierce cannibalistic natives on the Little Andaman Island in the Bay of Bengal. An act for which they received the Victoria Cross.
Together: A Journey for Survival
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,380. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » Family history
In Together: A Journey for Survival, Ann S. Arnold shares her family's journey through Poland's countryside as a war of nations thunders around them. The story displays the magnificent strength of a mother's love and the incredible courage of good people during the worst of times.
Mini Kilt Tours On The Trail of Outlander Inverness Day Trip
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » History » European
Take yourself on around the Inverness area as if you have your own personal tour guide with you, explore some of the places mentioned in the Outlander series. As well as discovering Outlander connections to this area and Clan Fraser, also learn a bit the history of them. This eBook will get you to Culloden, Clava Cairns and Beauly area. Directions are also given to keep you on the right track.
План Сталина: Борьба за войну и против политики мира. 1927–1946. Книга 2. Запланированное поражение и Катынь
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,650. Language: Russian. Published: May 2, 2016 by Inputmax Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
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В книге 2 рассматриваются события начального периода войны Германии и СССР. Автор доказывает, что поражения Красной Армии были следствием исполнения заранее продуманного плана. Нападение Гитлера освободило Сталина от договора с Германией и создало условия для союзнических отношений с Великобританией и США. Это и было целью Сталина. События Катыни доказывают справедливость этой концепции.
Ngũ đại binh thư Trung Hoa (Lục thao,Tôn Tử, Ngô Tử, Tam lược, Tân thư)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,970. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách đã tập hợp năm cuốn binh pháp lừng danh kim cổ: 1. Khương Tử Nha – Lục thao. 2. Tôn Võ – Tôn Tử binh pháp. 3. Ngô Khởi – Ngô tử. 4. Hoàng Thạch Công – Tam lược. 5. Gia Cát Lượng – Tân thư.
The Alexandrians: Caruana and Curmi Family History
Price: Free! Words: 23,330. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Alexandria. Few other cities held such a thriving, exotic mix of people and faiths. For almost a century, it was by-word for culture, glamour and luxury. The Suez Crisis shattered this idyll. In 1956 Nassar expelled the Europeans, including the Caruanas and Curmis. This account tells how they found their way to Australia and brought something of old Alexandria to a new land.