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Dr. Bizarro's Eclectic Collection of Strange and Obscure Facts by Stephen Spignesi
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018 by Permuted. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Social Science » Reference
From the odd to the outrageous, Dr. Bizarro's newly-discovered and recently completed collection of arcana includes secrets and hidden info about everything from fringe myths and plagued places to rejected literary classics and even horrific ways to die on a farm.
World War II Through My Father's Eyes: Photo Album of Donald Krasno, USAAF 4th Photo Technical Squadron, Italy 1944-1945 by Sue Schoenfeld
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Donald Krasno (1921–2005) served in World War II in the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) Fifteenth Air Force, 5th Photo Group Reconnaissance, 4th Photo Technical Squadron, as a Photo Laboratory Technician in Italy from 1944–1945. While in Italy, he took hundreds of photos and collected even more. This book features 175 photos selected from his album.
La ultima enfermedad, los últimos momentos y los funerales de Simón Bolivar Libertador de Colombia y Perú by Prospero Reverend
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,510. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » South American
Testimonio histórico escrito por el médico francés Próspero Reverend quien atendió al Libertador en sus últimos días en la quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino de Santa Marta. Para los buenos lectores esta obra es una joya literaria, que describe los dramáticos pdecimientos del hombre más grande de América, traicionado y vilipendiado por quienes libertó del yugo español. Cinco de cinco estrellas para e
Asia Folklore Tales of Prince Yamato Take Bilingual Edition English & Spanish by Muhammad Vandestra
You set the price! Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2018 by Dragon Promedia. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The insignia of the great Japanese Empire is composed of three treasures which have been considered sacred, and guarded with jealous care from time immemorial. These are the Yatano-no-Kagami or the Mirror of Yata, the Yasakami-no-Magatama or the Jewel of Yasakami, and the Murakumo-no-Tsurugi or the Sword of Murakumo.
GENTE DI GALERA. La guerra nautica nel Mediterraneo tra Medioevo ed Evo Moderno. by Guglielmo Peirce
Price: Free! Words: 422,610. Language: Italian. Published: April 6, 2018. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
L'evoluzione tecnico-tattica della guerra nautica dall'Alto Medioevo ai prodromi della Guerra dei Trent'anni desunta da cronache, documenti e trattati coevi. Trattasi di un'opera del tipo 'work in progress', cioè soggetta a frequenti aggiunte e correzioni, e quindi l'autore consiglia di riscaricarla periodicamente.
Sand Bag Citadels on the Plains by Bob Rea
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The history of two frontier military outposts guarding the Fort Dodge to Camp Supply military road in the early 1870s. Written from the historic records and the words of the men and women who were there.
An Existential approach to American History by Patrick ODougherty
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This is an Existential Approach to American history with an invitation for the reader to Re-Invent their personal story and myth against the history of America's founding and creation.
Testaments from Kiev: A Family in the Shadow of the Iron Curtain by Leo Burstyn and Wilf Hurd
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 97,810. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
In the spring of 1986 in Kiev the blooms were on the flowers; the emerald-green leaves on the trees were multiplying and the sun was gathering strength, warming the earth and the hearts of the City's two million people.
A Tale of Two Nations: Canada, U.S. and WW1 (part three) by Melina Druga
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Native American
Canada participates in the Battle of the Somme, one of the bloodiest battles in history and the battle that introduces the tank, yet papers back home are preoccupied elsewhere. In the United States, the presidential election of 1916 brings out opposing viewpoints. Will the populous re-elect President Woodrow Wilson who kept the nation out of the war?
U.S. Army C-46 Transport Plane Crash China-Burma Border Region August 1943 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The August 1943 crash of a C46 transport plane near a mountain in the jungles of Burma made headlines worldwide. Reporter Eric Sevareid worked tirelessly to ensure that the accident reached United Press headquarters in New York .He commended the medics and others who saved him and his companions. He wrote later that they deserved citations for their bravery and selflessness. 20 persons survived.
History's Greatest Deceptions and Confidence Scams by Steven Lazaroff Mark Rodger
Price: $6.99 USD. (Free until May 01!) Words: 63,480. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2018 by Rodger & Laz Publishing S.E.N.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » World
Throughout history, there have always been fraudsters and tricksters ready and willing to part people and their money with smooth talking and tall tales, but the first formally recorded “confidence trick” was uniquely American in its origins and set the bar for both simplicity and sheer guts, both hallmarks of the most successful frauds ever perpetrated. This is a story of some of the greatest.
Secrets of the C&O Canal: Little-Known Stories & Hidden History Along the Potomac River by James Rada, Jr
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
The C&O Canal runs along the north side of the Potomac River from Cumberland, Md., to Georgetown in the District of Columbia. It is a 184.5-mile-long engineering marvel that has 11 aqueducts, 74 lift locks, 160 culverts, 12 river feeder locks and guard locks, and one tunnel through a mountain. Its history spans the 19th century and is filled with mishaps, crimes, secrets, and drama.
Shades of Life - A Collection of Poems by Sukanya Basu Mallik
Price: $2.55 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018 by Voice Verso. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
Sukanya, in Shades of Life, captures the intricacies of life with poetic imagery. She brilliantly paints the ups and downs we face in life, and, even more brilliantly, relates how they complement each other. In short, Sukanya is telling us that life is a pot of yin and yang soup; understanding this makes us face life confidently and well-oriented.
An Uncommon Road: How Canadian Sikhs Struggled out of the Fringes and into the Mainstream by Gian Sandhu
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 74,950. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A riveting, incisive account of some of the most complex politics in modern Canada, from the founder of the World Sikh Organization of Canada. An Uncommon Road is the celebration of an extraordinarily resilient people and a moving roadmap for how individuals, and a community, can fight for their own social justice and gain justice for all.
Delta Force: Zulu Three by Steve Stone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,310. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2018 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
ISIS or Islamic State are a formidable foe - one where the U.S. Special Forces have fought some of their bloodiest battles since Vietnam on the streets of Ramadi and Fallujah. Even losing a Delta operator during a daring raid to free 70 Iraqi hostages in October 2015. In May 2015, a joint operation between the SAS and Delta Force was undertaken to take out Abu Sayyaf a top ISIS financier.