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Sailor on Ice: Tom Crean with Scott in the Antarctic 1910-1913
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
Tom Crean’s courage in the face of deadly odds his fellow Antarctic explorers. Had he weakened and failed their lives would have remained stories untold. This is the story of a common man in uncommon circumstances who met every challenge as it came with steadfast purpose. If he knew fear, he never showed it.
Sweet
You set the price! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The workings of Mr. Sweet. He was an average black man who tried to survive In this world in an all white neighbor hood.
The Story of Ireland
Price: $8.88 USD. Words: 90,820. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This is the story of Ireland – not just her History, but her story. Her Music, her Poetry and Theatre, her ancient Brehon laws. How people lived in the times of Brian Boru, what they wore and what they ate and drank. It’s the story of her roads, her railways, her canals. It’s the story of her industries, her agriculture, her linen, her ship building, and her modern financial revolution.
A Country without Memory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,090. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This work interweaves historical essays into a personal narrative of the American road. The author drove from Seattle to the East Coast, seeking out places related to the history of racial relations. In the spirit of Howard Zinn, this work will satisfy those exasperated with common portrayals of history.
The Successful Treasure Hunter's Essential Site Research Manual: How to Find Productive Metal Detecting Sites
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,560. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
The secrets of site research finally revealed…Now you can quickly learn how to put your metal detector’s search-coil in the right place every time.
The Fortune of the Bourbons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Essays
A visitor to the old Abbey of Orval (Belgium) discovers a corpse in the ruins. Paul Shoeman was the producer of the semi-historical documentary serial Mysterious Belgium. He was working on an episode titled ‘Nostradamus in Orval’, about the so-called prophecies of Nostradamus which are in fact containing a code to find the lost ‘fortune of the Bourbons’. Can you solve this murder mystery?
Words of Wisdom
Price: Free! Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A collection of good luck and bad luck adages that have been passed down for generations.
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope
Price: Free! Words: 141,680. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
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It was hot. There was sudden stillness in the late afternoon air and the surface of the small waterhole shone with unnatural smoothness. Fresh pig tracks at water's edge suggested pigs just gone. Two bubbles popped to the surface near the edge of the pool; just decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have smelt crocodile! A story of a missionary family in remote aboriginal Australia.
Sailors, Scientists, Spies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Sailors describes the lives of two Spanish naval officers. Jorge Juan and Antonio Ulloa, chosen in 1735 by Philip V to represent Spanish interests on a French expedition to South America. Their experiences on this journey and their later contributions to eighteenth-century Spain were remarkable, from ship design to canal building, mining, dangerous sea patrols to naming the base metal platinum.
The Story of the Noncommissioned Officer Corps - The Evolution and Development of the NCO Corps, Portraits of NCOs in Action, Selected Documents
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,880. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This special volume from the U.S. Army captures the history of the noncommissioned officer - a rich history that continues to evolve.
The Army Medical Department, 1775-1818 - Continental Army, War of American Independence (the Revolutionary War), plus War of 1812, Medical Support, Lessons of War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 148,890. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This significant historical volume was produced by the Center of Military History as part of its special studies on the War of American Independence (the Revolution). This book deals with the period when the Medical Department existed only as a wartime expedient.
Anne Rice's Unauthorized French Quarter Tour
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,130. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Anne Rice’s Unauthorized French Quarter Tour is a historical fiction tour which blends old New Orleans with present-day New Orleans. This tour only covers the Vampire Chronicles and Mayfair Witches novels. Anne Rice’s notoriety as a writer began when Interview with the Vampire, the first book in the Vampire Chronicles, made its debut in 1976.
The Browns of Middleholm, Lesmahagow, Scotland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Eight generation genealogical chart of the Browns of Middleholm, Lesmahagow, Scotland with notes and some photos.
Tales from Annapolis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » History » American
Collection of 91 stories from 61 graduates of US Naval Academy from 1931 through 1994 relating personal experiences from their Midshipman days.
Rolling Thunder 1965/8
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The longest battle in the entire Vietnam War was “Rolling Thunder”, the strategic bombing offensive against North Vietnam carried out by the US 2nd Air Division.
The Madrid Uprising 1808
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
On 2 May 1808 the Spanish capital of Mardrid erupted into savage violence. The citizens of Madrid had had enough of the French army in thier city and were rising up to throw them out. Artillery blasted down narrow streets, cavalry charged across the plazas and infantry slaughtered each other in the narrow alleys. The Peninsular War had begun.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Generating Force Support for Operations (FM 1-01) - The Army's Generating Force, Enabling Strategic Reach (Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,170. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual defines the Army's generating force and establishes as doctrine the employment of its capabilities in support of ongoing joint and multinational operations and deployed forces.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Human Resources Support (FM 1-0) - Manning the Force, Casualty Operations, Morale and Welfare Support (Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,010. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual provides fundamental principles to help guide actions, make decisions, and establish policies in support of national objectives.
Sinking the Bismarck 1941
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Bismarck was the greatest battleship ever to prowl the Atlantic. With her eight 15 inch guns and 30 knots top speed she represented a massive threat to the merchant convoys on which Britain relied for survival in 1941. She had to be destroyed.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: 2012 Army Leadership - Army Doctrine Reference Publication FM 6-22, Character, Presence, Intellect (Professional Format Series)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,940. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual is a capstone manual which describes the Army's view of leadership, outlines the levels of leadership (direct, organizational, and strategic), and describes the attributes and core leader competencies across all levels.