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Smithy's War by Robert L J Borg
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The story of Australian Merchant Mariners is one about which little has been written and this book attempts to make a valuable contribution to a neglected area of Australia’s wartime experience. Leslie George Smith, who was born in Sydney, Australia on 14th May 1908, served as a communications officer aboard an oil tanker during 1940/41. His experiences within these pages reflect on the dangers of
Bên Thắng Cuộc: Giải phóng by Huy Đức
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 230,810. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian(4.75 from 24 reviews)
Cuốn sách của tôi bắt đầu từ ngày 30-4-1975 - ngày nhiều người tin là miền Bắc đã giải phóng miền Nam. Nhiều người thận trọng nhìn lại suốt hơn ba mươi năm, giật mình với cảm giác bên được giải phóng hóa ra lại là miền Bắc.
Hornets Crossing by Robert Bush
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,170. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Early in the war, the US Navy put two carriers at great risk launching Col. Jimmy Doolittle and his now famous Raiders on their mission to bomb Japan. For three days USS Hornet and Enterprise were without any protection from submarine attack as they dashed toward Tokyo. What if they had been attacked and sunk? What if they weren't available for the battle of Midway thirty-five days later?
Enforcing the Civil Rights Act by James D. Keeney
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A new team of EEOC attorneys arrived in Miami in 1979 and discovered a class action case file hiding in a closet. Trial was scheduled to begin in just three weeks, yet nothing had been done to prepare the case for trial. This book describes how three dedicated attorneys saved the case and ultimately won a great victory for hundreds of victims of race and sex discrimination
The U.S. Air Service in World War I - The Final Report and A Tactical History - Sopwith Camel, Haviland, Eddie Rickenbacker, Observation Balloons, Pursuit Tactics, Handley-Page, Spad Planes by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 200,110. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an important and comprehensive historical account of U.S. air activities in Europe during World War I.
Бурские войны - Краткая История by Andrew Knight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: Russian. Published: December 6, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Книга «Англо-бурские войны» познакомит Вас с одной из войн Британской империи Викторианской эпохи. Это краткое, но исчерпывающее изложение двух англо-бурских войн 1880-1881 годов и 1899-1902 годов.Это впечатлающий рассказ об одной из самых кровопролитных и дорогостоящих войн за более чем столетие, в которой две бурские республики Южной Африки (Оранжевое Свободное Государство и Трансвааль)
WWII 1939 Polish Fighter PZL P.11 by Jaroslaw Skora
Price: $11.49 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
PZL P.11 was a basic type of fighter for Polish aviation equipment during the German invasion in September 1939. The publication includes the history of origins and development of fighter design from P.1 to P.24.
Georgetown at the Turn of the Millennium by Terry Crawford Palardy
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Georgetown is located 35 miles north of the City of Boston. It is in Essex County and has a number of historical seventeenth century neighbors. Unlike its neighbors, Georgetown has its own K-12 public school system, and is the home of "Erie Four," the oldest still operating privately owned fire company in the United States, funded primarily by donations. These are some of its citizens' stories.
The United States Air Force in Korea, 1950-1953 - Complete Coverage and Authoritative History of All Aspects of American Air Power in the Korean War by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 348,610. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important and comprehensive historical account of the Korean War and the American Air Force seeks to record the story of the air war as it was.
U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II: Combat Chronology 1941 - 1945 - Comprehensive Information on American Air Power in the Second World War by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 330,410. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the chronology is concerned primarily with operations of the US Army Air Forces and its combat units between December 7, 1941 and September 15, 1945.
The United States Strategic Bombing Surveys - European War and Pacific War in World War II, Conventional Bombing and the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this volume contains the Summary Reports (Europe and the Pacific) of the strategic bombing surveys conducted as World War II was coming to a close.
Die Boer Wars - 'N Kort Geskiedenis by Andrew Knight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: Afrikaans. Published: December 5, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Waarom was de Boeren Naties guerrilla tactiek perfect voor het terrein? Waarom waren de Britse tactieken, onveranderd voor meer dan een eeuw, niet langer effectief en nu antiek? Tactieken die vandaag de dag nog worden gebruikt, zoals vuren vanuit een verborgen positive en het gaan van schuilplaats naar schuilplaats, gehuld in kleding die een man doet opgaan in de achtergrond, werden op briljant
Chronicles of the Coast by Derek Turner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,120. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A mystical historical evocation of British history for teenagers, from Prehistoric hunters in forgotten forests, Romans in toppled towns, Saxon saints, Viking voyagers, medieval monks, charismatic Cavaliers, witch-burners, rioters, soldiers and a host of others.
John Wilkes Booth and Robert Lincoln - Rivals in Love? by James L. Barbour
Price: Free! Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by ByDand Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The story of lovers rivalry between John Wilkes Booth and Robert Lincoln for the affections of Bessie Hale
Alejandro. La arrolladora marcha de la falange by Gabriel Sanchez
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,450. Language: Spanish. Published: December 4, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Esta es la historia de Alejandro III, rey de Macedonia, conocido también como Alejandro Magno, cuyas cualidades para la acción fueron demostradas desde muy joven y hasta nuestros dias es considerado uno de los más grandes genios de la guerra de todos los tiempos.
¿Cuauhtémoc o Cortés?. El pasado nos impulsa o nos encadena by Emilio Martinez Paula
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,690. Language: Spanish. Published: December 4, 2012 by librosselectos. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Essay » Sociology
El drama de México: Cuauhtémoc o Cortés, es la tarea de autores al encuentro de la historia, tiene el papel de ensayo y obra de texto. Como emsayo intenta analizar la formación del pueblo de México, la creación de la sociedad mexicana. Como obra de texto toma en cuenta la investigación histórica de otros autores y narra los hechos fundamentales.
A Pictorial History of Óglaigh na hÉireann, The Defence Forces of Ireland by Defence Forces Ireland
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
A very brief history of Ireland's Defence Forces. The tradition of service and loyalty, that runs as a theme throughout our history, was set by the Volunteers in 1913 and is continued to this day in the modern Defence Forces. Our history is in essence a history of the State.
The Pony Express: A History Just for Kids! by BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Pony Express was established as a rapid courier service between the East and the West, from St. Joseph Missouri to Sacramento, California. There were tens of thousands of people living and working in California that wanted news of what was happening in the East and who wanted to send letters and packages to friends, family members, and business partners living back east. But you may wonder:
RICO- How Politicians, Prosecutors, and the Mob Destroyed One of the FBI’s finest Special Agents by Joe Wolfinger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
In October 2003 Paul Rico, a 78-year old retired FBI agent, was arrested and charged with the 1981 murder of a Tulsa Oklahoma based millionaire. Rico died a few months later in January 2004, before a trial or even a preliminary hearing could be held. An investigation by two retired agents proves two things: 1) he was a great agent and 2) he was not guilty.
The Pharaoh's Daughter - A Novel in Ancient Egypt by Rory Liam Elliott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Enter a time and place in history and the ancient past - full of intrigue, passion, betrayal and adventure. Follow a young woman as she becomes the first female mummy maker in all of Egypt. Author Rory Liam Elliott will take you on a journey deep into the lives of Ancient Egyptians, and the journey will be one that cannot soon be forgotten.