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A Stroll Through The Village Known As Pinkville
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The theme of this book is the My Lai Massacre and whether, according to the definition of massacre, it was a massacre at all. It also covers the travesty of the trial of Lt. Wm. Calley. He was only a lowly platoon leader egregiously carrying out his orders in a search and destroy mission. But, if he was given orders someone up the chain of command knew full well the situation.
Is It Me? The Joseph Heffernan Story
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 86,870. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
Is It Me? The Joseph Heffernan Story: Last Man Hanged in Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin. Early 20th Century British Injustice in Ireland. A century old Irish murder mystery is re-opened. Joseph Heffernan paid the ultimate price for the murder of Mary Walker in Mullingar, Ireland in 1909. Mary Walker was the innocent victim of a brutal murder. But was Joseph Heffernan also innocent of the crime?
Adventurers Against Their Will: Extraordinary World War II Stories of Survival, Escape, and Connection-Unlike Any Others
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,540. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
2013 Global Ebook Award Winner: Nonfiction Biography Sorting through her parents belongings after their deaths, Joanie Holzer Schirm discovered an extraordinary lost world. Hand-written on faded and brittle stationary, stamped by censors, were 400 letters from 78 correspondents-along with carbon copies of the letters her Czech father had sent to them during World War II. An unforgettable story!
Arabian Knights - Volume 2
Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 2 ยท Arabian Knights, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In this volume you can read about hidden tombs and lost wells, brave knights and cowardly murderers, an endangered crown prince and a man looking for his soul mate. Whether you’re interested in anthropology, theology or just plain old-fashioned adventure, you're sure to find a story you like in this fun second installment of the narrative history series "Knights of Arabia".
Was It Murder? The Life and Mysterious Death of John Thomas Wacaster (1848-1916)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013 by Rincom Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
John Thomas Wacaster lived a fairly normal life for his time...until he married his second wife. From there, life went downhill until he died under somewhat mysterious circumstances. Among questions needing answers are: Was the death certificate perjured? Was he shot? Did his wife shoot him? Was his wife a Madam? Did she run a Bordello? Was there a coverup by police and city officials?
o cavaleiro da dinamarca
Price: Free! Words: 9,040. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
a historia é narrado por um cavaleiro que vivia norte da dinamarca . Na noite de Natal ele disse que ia a jerusalem como pergrino. Lêem vai valer apena
Why My Father Ran
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A powerful and emotional biography of holocaust survivor, Sam Shatz, as told by his daughter. Leaving his memoirs intact, she has painstakingly transcribed them from numerous sources so you can 'hear his story in his voice.' Henia shares what it was like to grow up as the daughter of a holocaust survivor.
Nuclear Navy: The U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program - Submarines, Aircraft Carriers, Shipyards, Support Facilities and Tenders, Training Program, History of First Nuclear Propulsion Plants
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive, up-to-date survey of the U.S. Navy's nuclear propulsion program. Navy warships are deployed around the world every hour of every day to provide a credible "forward presence," ready to respond on the scene wherever America's interests are threatened.
Atomic Shield: A History of the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Volume II, 1947-1952 - Terrible Responsibility, Call to Arms, Nuclear Arsenal, Quest for the Super (Hydrogen Bomb)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 326,050. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Atomic Shield, the second volume in a historical series, begins in January, 1947, when the Commission assumed responsibility for the nation's atomic energy program; it ends with the detonation of the first thermonuclear device and the Presidential election in November, 1952.
Plunkett of Killeen & Preston of Ardsallagh
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This ebook contains a detailed history of the Plunkett of Killeen & Preston of Ardsallagh families of Co. Meath, Ireland, from the time of their arrival in Ireland to the present day. There are also some delightful anecdotes relating to the families. The images used are generally originals.
Langford & Plunkett of Meath
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This ebook contains a detailed history of the Rowley/Langford & Plunkett (of Dunsany) families of Co. Meath, Ireland, from the time of their arrival in Ireland to the present day. There are also some delightful anecdotes relating to the families. The images used are generally originals.
The New World: A History of the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Volume 1, 1939 to 1946 - The Race for the Atomic Bomb, Uranium 235, Plutonium, Controlling the Bomb after World War II
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 359,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the highly regarded official history of the birth of the atomic age and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). The foreword states: No other development in our lifetime has been fraught with such consequences for good or evil as has atomic fission.
MFAA: The History of the Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Program (Also Known as Monuments Men)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Holocaust was the systematic murder of six million European Jews by Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Party. The horrors of the Holocaust have documented been many times. Even those that were not killed, mutilated, or starved in concentration camps were stripped of their citizenship and their identities. The Nazis did not stop there, though. Hitler, in his quest to build an empire, planned and executed the
Torture: The Pros and Cons of the Issue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,790. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Torture. That single word is enough to spark a passionate debate from either side. It’s hard to form a view one way or another when there is so much heated opinion for or against it. The ViewCaps Pros and Cons series takes a step back and looks at the issue objectively. It lays out only the facts and let’s you decide what opinion to take. ViewCaps is an imprint of BookCaps™ Study Guides. With e
The Pencil Case
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
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A hit on the head with a pencil case began Paul Wilson's lifelong battle against the system and the pencil-pushers who tormented him. Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival meant an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his freedom and his identity.
The Atomic Energy Commission and the History of Nuclear Energy: Official Histories from the Department of Energy - From the Discovery of Fission to Nuclear Power; Production of Early Nuclear Arsenal
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,070. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This document traces the history of our discoveries about atoms. We begin with the ideas of the Greek philosophers. Then we follow the path to the early scientists who discovered radioactivity. Finally, we reach modern-day use of atoms as a valuable source of energy.
Haunted Africa: True Ghost Stories Part I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,830. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Haunted Africa: True Ghost Stories Part 1 includes a compilation of African stories from South Africa, Zimbabwe and Uganda which explores demonic possessions, haunted dwellings, child ritual abuse, witchcraft and African goblins. Anything can happen in Africa; strange creatures show themselves all the time and you might have read about how people get their way all the time using goblins..
Colonial Mexico
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Explore Colonial Central Mexico. A few miles upstream from town the mirror surface of the water seems barely to reflect the passage of any time at all, though the kiss of many years is evident in the erosion along the river’s banks. Señoras wash their family’s clothes on the banks of the Rio Laja, which drains the central highlands while children scamper among the burros.
The Bells of San Blas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
The empty bell tower at the stone ruins of Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Rosario has withstood the test of time. This grand sentinel and has overseen the birth and death of this once busy shipbuilding center since 1792 from its hilltop perch.
The Ghosts of the Flats
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
The sun climbs high on an azure sky, and on the flats it’s easy to empty your head of everything except instinct and sense that my life had become complicated. The easy pace of the Bahamian people is addictive and I could easily see myself slipping into the natural progression of this place.