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Chronicles and Commentaries
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,020. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / History, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The controversial history of sermons, the physics and philosophy of rainbows, lions in the synagogue, hares in the Greek Bible, the gold standard, God in human disguise—these are but a few of the many topics that are introduced in this lively miscellany of glimpses into exotic frontiers of Jewish literature, history and tradition. An all-new compendium of short, witty studies by Dr. Eliezer Segal.
Great Kids in History
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,520. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Great Kids in History is a collection of 22 amazing stories of incredible kids who have accomplished many great feats. Throughout history children have played a significant role in key events. As incredible as it may seem it was a 14-year-old boy that invented television and it was a child that discovered the legendary Lost Sea. These and many other stories will amuse and inspire kids of all ages.
Conquering the Night: Army Air Forces Night Fighters at War - World War II and the European War, Radar Illuminates the Night, P-61, Training, Operation Strangle, D-Day, Japan Against the Rising Sun
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,670. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication traces the AAF's development of aerial night fighting, including technology, training, and tactical operations in the North African, European, Pacific, and Asian theaters of war.
Coalition Air Warfare in the Korean War 1950-1953: Proceedings of Air Force Historical Foundation Symposium - Air Superiority, Bombardment, Interdiction, Support of Ground Forces, Logistics, Recon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 234,420. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication presents a thorough history of the coalition air operations during the Korean War, the first war fought under United Nations auspices.
You're In The Navy Now
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 23,850. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
When Alan Higgins joined the Royal Navy at the outbreak of World War II, he was not yet sixteen years old. But his youth could not save him from the horrors of war and he was soon serving aboard the cruiser HMS Edinburgh. On May 1st 1942, HMS Edinburgh was sunk by a German U-Boat in the icy Barents Sea but Alan miraculously survived.
The History of the American West: The Facts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,290. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Their names live on in the imagination: Geronimo, Sitting Bull, Custer, Jesse James, Wyatt Earp, Buffalo Bill. Myths and legends were born from western films and comics. Here at last is a book that gives us the true stories and biographies in fascinating detail.
Battle of Grunwald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Teutonic Order - military religious order was formed at the end of the 12th century in Acre to provide care for pilgrims of crusades. With Christianity forces defeated in the Middle East, the Order moved to Eastern Europe. After Polish Duke Konrad I of Masovia asked the Teutonic knights for help in the Prussian Crusade, in the next years the order dishonestly extended its power on the Polish terr
L'Empire des Esclaves Couronnés
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 90,510. Language: French. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages, Screenplays » History
Roukn al-Din Baybars naît en 1223. Il est capturé par des mongols et vendu à l’émir de la ville d’Alep. Adulte, il intègre la garde de l’émir puis la garde mamelouk du sultan As-Salih Ayyub au Caire. Le 22 octobre 1260, Baybars tue Kutuz. Les émirs présents proclament Baybars comme sultan. Durant 17 ans, il affronte tous ses ennemis sans relâche et crée l’Empire des Esclaves Couronnés.
A RebeliÃo do Zanj
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 128,820. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Zanj era os escravos africanos obrigaram trabalhar nas terras do Sul de Iraque. O chefe dele, Ali ibn Ali Muhammad, era um homem que se deu conta da pobreza dele e o noivo delas terras e riqueza. Ele também teve o apoio de algumas tribos árabes da região. Ele conseguiu os juntar e os insinuar em uma insurreição em 869.
La Rebellion de los Zanj
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 129,440. Language: Spanish. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Screenplays » History
Los Zanj eran esclavos africanos obligados de trabajar en las tierras del Sur de Irak. El jefe de esta rebellion, Alī ibn Muḥammad, era un hombre que tomó conciencia de su miseria y los prometió tierras y riquezas. Llegó a congregarlos y a implicarlos en una insurreccion en 869. Lucharon durante haste la muerte.
That Monstrous Regiment
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 83,570. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
Here, for the first time, are outlined the subterfuges and wiles of the six queens who largely ruled Europe during the second half of the sixteenth century. Up against what was essentially a man’s world, they proved highly adept at using women’s intuition and marriage – or more particularly engagement – to gain international advantages.
Tall Tales from the High Plains & Beyond: Book Two, The Law Keepers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,830. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In "Tall Tales from the High Plains & Beyond, Book Two: The Law Keepers,“ novelist Tom Rizzo introduces you to true stories about a cross section of courageous lawmen who figured out the best way to enforce law and order on their own terms. Tough and uncompromising, they kept long hours and covered huge territories to bring peace to the expanding frontier.
Ready Reference Treatise: Farewell to Manzanar
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » American
The book presents what they went through before, during, and after they were relocated to the Manzanar camp. They had to go through these experiences because of the U. S. Government’s internment of Japanese-Americans during the war.
Antes de 1492, A Descoberta da America pelos Portugueses
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,610. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Antes de 1492 apresenta um argumento convincente no sentido de que décadas antes de Colombo zarpar da Espanha, navegadores portugueses descobriram o Brasil, enquanto buscavam uma rota marítima para a Índia. A prova dessa teoria é um mapa, agora em exposição permanente na Biblioteca do Congresso dos Estados Unidos.
Citizen Airmen: A History of the Air Force Reserve, 1946-1994 - Unit Activations, Pay Issues, Mobilization for Korea, Fear of Flying, Berlin Crisis, Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam, Air Refueling
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 312,900. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication presents a thorough history of the Air Force Reserve.
Command and Commanders in Modern Warfare: The Proceedings of the Second Military History Symposium - World War I and II, Leavenworth Clique, British Naval Leaders, Germany, Nazi Reich, American Navy
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 219,560. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication presents the essays and commentaries from the Second Annual Military History Symposium held at the Air Force Academy, with fascinating material on the history of military affairs.
History of the Seaham Infirmary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
In the majority of towns and cities in the Victorian era it was “voluntary” infirmaries that provided care for the sick, elderly and infirm. The Seaham Infirmary served the town admirably for almost one hundred and twenty five years but it could not compete with the modern, up-to-date- hospitals in the near vicinity of the town. This book documents the fine history of Seaham Infirmary.
Diary of a 1st & 6th Airborne Paratrooper (1940-1950) : The Greatest Generation
Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 31,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Bert Childs was with the 1st Airborne Division when they made their debut jump in North Africa. He was almost shot down on the way to Sicily and became one of the first recruits into the 6th Airborne Division in 1943. With them he dropped at Pegasus Bridge, battled the Bulge, jumped the Rhine and fought through northern Germany to meet the Russians on the Baltic Coast. These are his memoirs.
Silk: From the Myths & Legends to the Middle Ages
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Textiles & Polymers
Silk is rarely the title of a book, yet it is part of history, travel, textiles, design, art, social history, women’s affairs, royal pursuits, the crusades, fashion and modern global science, business and economics. In this book the secrets are gradually revealed, stories of mayhem and espionage, love and valour, corruption and beauty.
Rotten Apples: True Stories of New York Crime and Mystery
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,080. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » North America
Rotten Apples is a thoroughly investigated treasure of true crime straight from the streets of The City that Never Sleeps. This bushel of vice, victims, and vengeance spotlights sinister citizens from Boss Tweed and Typhoid Mary to Mark David Chapman and Jack Henry Abbot, plus detailed map references to guide you to the locations where they committed their grisly crimes.