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Crosses, Cannons & Coffins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In Crosses, Cannons & Coffins author Georgiann Baldino brings a little-known, but true, story to readers, a human account of Civil War service rendered by Sisters of Mercy. Relatively few records exist from women who served as nurses in America's Civil War. Few historians include women nurses in their manuscripts. Nuns served under battlefield conditions unnerving even for veteran officers.
The Surge: General Petraeus and the Turnaround in Iraq - The Work of General David H. Petraeus to Quell Sectarian Violence
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
When General David H. Petraeus, USA, took command of Multi-National Force-Iraq (MNF-I) on February 10, 2007, beginning his 3d tour and 28th month in Iraq, the situation was grim. Increasing sectarian violence had led to an escalation of killings of civilians in Iraq, with up to 150 corpses being found daily in Baghdad.
Divorced, Beheaded, Died; Divorced, Beheaded, Outlived: Playing Devil's Advocate
Series: The Tudor Dynasty, Book 2. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
In this book in my series of history books, I look into the six wives of Henry VIII and play Devil's advocate. Did Anne Boleyn have an affair? Was Catherine Parr simply lucky to have outlived Henry? The book covers each of Henry's six wives in detail.
Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » European
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.
Het Illuminati Complot
Series: Mysterieus België - Trilogie Maarten Dejonckheere, Book 3 · Mysterieus België Series, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,670. Language: Dutch. Published: January 7, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Televisiereporter Maarten Dejonckheere bijt zich vast in het onderzoek naar het dodelijk "ongeval" van koning Albert I in 1934 in Marche-les-Dames, en ontdekt dat de officiële versie van de feiten een sprookje is. Werd Albert I het slachtoffer van een passioneel drama of een politiek complot? En wat heeft een voorspelling van de zieneres van Onkerzele, Leonie Van den Dijck, met dit alles te maken?
Strategy & Soul: A Campaigner's Tale of Fighting Billionaires, Corrupt Officials, and Philadelphia Casinos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 170,250. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » North America
The movement was outspent by hundreds of millions of dollars, up against powerful elected officials, private investigators, and the state supreme court. This David versus Goliath story gives unparalled access to the behind-the-scenes of campaigns, making the nuances of strategy come to life. Written by an experienced and unusually self-reflective direct action organizer.
Homestead on the Trask
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Nancy Maddux Thornton. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
As the World enters the 20th century, a young boy and his widowed family survive...and thrive...in the primitive wilds of the Oregon Coast. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, always enlightening, this is how our ancestors once lived. A vivid personal account, enriched by detailed ink sketches and photos by the author. Republished and distributed by Nancy Maddux Thornton, his daughter.
ФИЗИЧЕСКИЙ МИР - ОБМАН? (Physical world - a lie?)
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 106,880. Language: Russian. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » History » World
Настоящая история создания человечества, и физического/трехмерного мира.
Sail Away: Journeys of a Merchant Seaman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,780. Language: American English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
An officer in the US Merchant Marine from World War II to the Korean War, Jack Beritzhoff sailed from the South Pacific to Casablanca to Kuwait to Liverpool to Pusan... and back. Sail Away follows him from port to port, around the globe to five continents, discovering friendship and heroism (as well as occasional cowardice and deceit), and of course the beautiful girl in every port.
Nostradamus in Orval
Series: Mysterieus België - Trilogie Maarten Dejonckheere, Book 2 · Mysterieus België Series, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,070. Language: Dutch. Published: January 5, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Antiquair Karel Rombaut wil met zijn boek aantonen dat hij als nazaat van Lodewijk XVII (1785-1795?) een troonpretendent van Frankrijk is. Maar voor hij zijn levenswerk kan publiceren, wordt Rombaut vermoord door een mysterieuze man die hem "de Profetie van Orval" zou hebben getoond... van de hand van Nostradamus!
Modern Pirates
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Today’s pirates are ruthless gangs of agile seagoing robbers who attack ships with assault rifles and antitank missiles.
Thirty-Six Years: The Building of the Washington Monument
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,820. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Thirty-Six Years: The Building of the Washington Monument is a year-by-year look at the difficulties and delays in the construction of the Washington Monument, caused by the major social and political events surrounding the Civil War.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Corsairs to Panthers - U.S. Marine Aviation in Korea - Tigercat, F4, Night-Fighter Squadrons, 1st Marine Aircraft, Bell and Sikorsky Helicopters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,520. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This exceptional USMC history provides unique information about U.S. Marine aviation in the Korean War, with information about the Vought F4U Corsair, Grumman F7F Tigercat, Douglas F30 Skynight, Marine night-fighter squadrons, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing Leaders, Marine Observation Squadron, Bell and Sikorsky helicopters, major-league baseball player reservists including Ted Williams, and more.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Frozen Chosin - U.S. Marines at the Changjin Reservoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,020. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The race to the Yalu was on. General of the Army Douglas MacArthur's strategic triumph at Inchon and the subsequent breakout of the U.S. Eighth Army from the Pusan Perimeter and the recapture of Seoul had changed the direction of the war.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Outpost War - U.S. Marines from the Nevada Battles to the Armistice
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,420. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
By night, during the early months of 1953, a cold wind usually blew from the north, sometimes bringing with it the sound of Chinese loudspeakers broadcasting English-language appeals to surrender, interspersed with country music.
U.S. Marines in Humanitarian Operations: A Skillful Show of Strength: U.S. Marines in the Caribbean, 1991-1996 - Gitmo, Guantanamo Bay, Haitian Migrants, Support Democracy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,430. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
What Marines did in the Caribbean between 1991 and 1996 was both new and old. It was new because humanitarian operations were different from combat in Vietnam or Southwest Asia. It was also new for many because it was "joint," Marines were integrated into joint task forces, especially when they were called on to care for Haitian and Cuban migrants at Guantanamo Bay.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Train Wreckers and Ghost Killers - Allied Marines in the Korean War, Commandos, Admiral Joy, Drysdale, British Royal Marines
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,190. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The deployment of Royal Marines to Korea came as the government of Prime Minister Clement R. Attlee announced its intention in the British Parliament to add to the forces being sent to Korea.
U.S. Marines in Humanitarian Operations: On Mamba Station - U.S. Marines in West Africa, 1990 - 2003, Civil War in Liberia, Samuel Doe, Evacuation Operations, Sharp Edge, Assured Response
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,170. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph tells the story of thousands of U.S. Marines who supported Operations Sharp Edge, Assured Response, Quick Response, Noble Obelisk, and Joint Task Force Liberia, the noncombatant evacuation operations in 1990, 1991, 1996, and 2003 from Liberia, in 1996 from the Central African Republic, and in 1997 from Sierra Leone.
Hitler muerde el anzuelo. Normandia: la trama oculta del Día D
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,450. Language: Spanish. Published: January 4, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
En Junio de 1944, las tropas aliadas desembarcaron en las playas de Normandía, sorprendieron a los alemanes y sellaron el resultado de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, en la mayor operación anfibia de toda la historia. Esta es la historia de esa apasionante batalla. Cavando defensas en el sitio equivocado, Hitler mordió el anzuelo.
America In Korean War: A History Just for Kids!
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Have you ever heard of the Battle of Osan, or even of the Korean War that it was a part of? This war has been called America’s “Forgotten War” because not a lot of people talk about it. It was not global, like World War Two had been, and it was not as controversial as the Vietnam War. Although it lasted for about three years, and although some 40,000 American soldiers lost their lives, the whole