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The Female Pope - The True Story of Pope Joan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
For centuries rumours and legends have swirled about that one woman did get to be pope in Rome. The Catholic Church has always denied the stories, but they refuse to go away. It is now time to look anew at these old stories and try to discover the truth that lies behind them.
Shanghai Manholes
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General
While many have dedicated much time and energy to showcasing the buildings and historical sites of the former International Settlement and French Concession in Shanghai, the purpose of this book is to highlight the forgotten remnants of infrastructure – still dotting the streets – originally installed by the foreign powers that once called Shanghai home.
Bombing the European Axis Powers: A Historical Digest of the Combined Bomber Offensive, 1939-1945 - World War II, B-17, B-24, Bombing Germany and Italy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 253,460. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
At its core this work is a database covering Anglo-American strategic bomber operations against Germany, Italy, and Axis associated or occupied Europe.
Airpower Myths and Facts: World War II, Vietnam - Effectiveness of Bombing, Usage of the Atomic Bomb on Japan at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Strategic Bombing
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,750. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique book examines a number of common myths and misconceptions about the effectiveness of airpower.
Rise of the Fighter Generals: The Problem of Air Force Leadership 1945-1982 - Twining, LeMay, Norstad, Jones, Davis, McPeak, Arnold, Doolittle, Momyer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,510. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This analysis focuses on the career specialty of Air Force general officers who served between 1953 and 1973. It indicates the clear dominance by rated or flying officers (mainly pilots and a few navigators) within Air Force leadership. The issue here is not whether pilots should dominate the Air Force—the fact is they do.
MWSA Dispatches February 2013
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A quarterly publication featuring the work of members of the Military Writers Association of America. This issue showcases the Rio Grande Valley Wing of the Commemorative Air Force, the USS Arizona, WWII B-29s and the Mexican-American War. Articles include social media marketing, Scrivener writing tips, the Stars & Flags Book Awards, Bob Doerr's reading list and a poetry corner.
Вязники, древний Ярополч, родовая вотчина бояр Кошкиных, дедина Российского Императорского дома
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 40,190. Language: Russian. Published: February 16, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
In 2013, Russia will celebrate the 400th anniversary of the Russian Imperial House. Each new discovery about a famous dynasty attracts an attention. This book, based on the analysis of the Tsar's and his immediate families estates, shows that they paid personal attention to these settlements. Thus on the basis of the documents and facts it is proved that Fyodor Koshka
Helith - An Anglo-Saxon Pagan Deity
Price: Free! Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A free eBook by Swain Wodening and GardenStone. The names Helia, Heile, Helið and Helith are recorded in several medieval and later publications as names for a pagan deity who was venerated in the southwest of early Anglo-Saxon England. This publication gives a fair overview on what is known about this pagan god.
Fregatterne Peder Skram og Herluf Trolle Flådens Flagskibe under Den Kolde Krig
Price: $5.40 USD. Words: 53,810. Language: Danish. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Bog om søværnet under den Kolde Krig med udgangspunkt i historien om fregatterne PEDER SKRAM og HERLUF TROLLE. Bogen er skrevet af Søren Nørby og Steen Schøn.
From The Line In The Sand: Accounts of USAF Company Grade Officers in Support of Desert Shield / Desert Storm
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,520. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The personal experiences presented here come from the heart of America's fighting force. They are but a few of the thousands of stories produced by the war. Some contain a bit of humor. Some are deadly serious. All are interesting and revealing.
"Fools, Drunks, and the United States": August 12, 1941
Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: American English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Bapton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the story of America on August 12, 1941, four months before Pearl Harbor. Isolationism was still strong, FDR was hammering out the Atlantic Charter with Churchill (to the fury of America Firsters), the Japanese were ready to kick off a war, most Americans were more interested in baseball and radio shows than in a distant conflict, and Congress decided to keep the draft - by one vote.
Frontline: A Soldier's Story
Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,940. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
Frontline offers an insight into the life of just one soldier out of the many thousands in the British Infantry deployed to Afghanistan. These modern day heroes risk their lives on a daily basis to help bring peace to a troubled country. Some of these soldiers are fresh out of school, or college, and within a few months find themselves in a war zone fighting for their lives.
The Daytona 100-1959
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » History » American
The Daytona 100 - 1959 tells the story of the only open wheel auto race that was contested at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 4
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This Diary is the 4th diary in a series of 4 diaries and was written during the World War two London Blitz years by a woman experiencing the nightly terrifying bombings. The diary reveals what the average Londoner experienced during that time; events that today have been forgotten or lost to younger generations.
Rails & Rooms - A Timeless Canadian Journey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,640. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » North America
From Halifax to Victoria, clear across Canada, Dave Preston rode the rails, exploring what was once the most popular mode of transport in the country. Days and nights spent rollicking across the amazing and diverse geography of Canada were punctuated by stays at some of the country's oldest and most prestigious hotels; those built by the railway companies to entice the most affluent of travellers.
Born in 1953? What else happened?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,240. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Each year-book in the Series (from 1939 to 1964) talks about the large number of newsworthy events that happened that year. To get his material,Ron Williams, worked his way through newspapers, magazines, books, and other sources day by day until he came up with the major events,ideas and trivia, of those years. He presents them in a thoroughly readable book, with a mixture of humour and gravitas.
Dear Sergeant Honey Part III
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Biography
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section. This is Part III
De Moord op Albert I
Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 17. Price: $25.95 USD. Words: 8,580. Language: Dutch. Published: February 12, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
De feiten rond het dodelijke ongeval van koning Albert I, in Marche-les-Dames, worden al sinds 1934 betwist. Heeft de koning zelfmoord gepleegd? Werd hij het slachtoffer van een passioneel drama? Van een politiek complot? Van een onevenwichtige? En werd er een ongeval geënsceneerd om de ware feiten te verhullen? Een moordspel op de "crime scene" zelf of in een locatie naar keuze, als moorddiner.
A Brief History of Human Behaviour and How to Become an Enlightened Global Citizen
Price: Free! Words: 119,280. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Social Science » Reference
this book studiously avoids the plethora of conjectural theories and poorly substantiated opinionation on which so much psychological and sociological research depends and thrives. instead, it reverts to the bedrock evidence of human history, and prehistory as mirrored in primatology, to construct a succinct and very user friendly text which teenagers, parents and globalists can readily understand
200 Poems and a Tiger Lilly
Price: Free! Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Essay » Literature
Over 200 Outspoken original Poems, touching on all aspects of current living, as well as social issues, politics, sports, celebrity and cinema in America ,Britain and Ireland!