Nonfiction » History

Sub-categories: American | War | Military | Biography | History of things | Civilization | Family history | World | Russian | Social history | Modern / 20th Century | Contemporary political | All sub-categories >>
The TIME-LIFE Conspiracy
By Andre Jute
Series: The TIME-LIFE Conspiracy. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Omnibus containing the novel AN ELECTION OF PATRIOTS, the screenplay A CRIME OF INFLUENCE, and the radio play PIVOT, both adapted from the novel by the author, Andre Jute.
Navies in the Civil War: Union and Confederate Battles, Confederate Ships Afloat, Naval Chronology, Biographies, USS Monitor, Battle for Hampton Roads, Ordnance Testing Against Armor
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 145,120. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This unique historical compilation provides comprehensive information on the role of naval power in the American Civil War, including a full list of Confederate ships afloat, biographies of important figures, and stories about famous battles such as the Battle for Hampton Roads.
To Save Russia: The Reincarnation of Nicholas II
By Donald Norsic
Price: $13.00 USD. Words: 104,350. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This is a story about an American man and his extraordinary achievement. It is also a story about Russia in the tradition of the great Russian epics, containing a sweep as vast, and a grandeur as sublime, as the classical novels for which Russia is famous. Above all, it is a story of love and duty that transcend death.
The China Hoax
By Jim Fitzgerald
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 94,600. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
If 50 million deaths qualify Mao Zedong to be the world's most murderous despot, the myth of U.S opposition to Mao ranks as the greatest cover-up. "Hoax" describes and documents the heroes, villains, deceivers and dupes involved in a great betrayal that subjugated one fifth of the world’s population and killed 34,000 americans. The author fought Mao’s forces in asia. He offers truth vs. fiction.
Freedom by the Sword: The U.S. Colored Troops 1862-1867 - South Atlantic Coast, Gulf Coast, Mississippi River, Southern States, Reconstruction
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 278,200. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is primarily an operational history of the Colored Troops in action. Other works have dealt with such subjects as the Colored Troops and racial discrimination, the soldiers' lives in camp and at their homes, and how these men fared as veterans during Reconstruction and afterward. Instead, Freedom by the Sword tells what they did as soldiers during the war.
Journey to the Golden Hour—My Path to the Most Dangerous Job in America: Flying a Medical Helicopter
By Randolph Mains
You set the price! Words: 94,400. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Journey to the Golden Hour is the sequel to Randy Mains’ highly successful second book Dear Mom I’m Alive. It follows his incredible journey to Australia, New Guinea, Iran, and back home again where he and six other dedicated ex-Vietnam helicopter pilots try to prove to a doubting public and skeptical medical community that the helicopter can save lives in peacetime just as it did in Vietnam.
Dear Mom I'm Alive--Letters Home from Blackwidow 25
By Randolph Mains
You set the price! Words: 89,880. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Dear Mom I'm Alive is the unusually candid story detailing a young helicopter pilot’s right of passage during the height of the Vietnam War. Randy Mains is a man who is fiercely a-political but stanchly patriotic who struggles daily to get through his one-year tour of duty as a combat helicopter pilot with his humor and humanity in tact.
Brush Creek Chronicles: The Family of John and Elizabeth Akin
By Linda Akins Lee
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,380. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
(5.00 from 1 review)
This genealogy of John Akin and his wife Elizabeth “Betsy” McKinney, who settled in Green County, Kentucky, in the early 1800s, reflects the events of American history from the time of the frontier to the post-World War II era and across eight generations. Biographical sketches of John and Betsy, their parents, grandparents, and over 800 descendants present the family’s history.
The Indianapolis 500, a History - Volume One: Resurrection and Blue Crowns
By Brian G. Boettcher
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50,630. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Free offering by new author. First of five volumes examining the history of the Indianapolis 500 from 1946 to 1969. Volume One: Resurrection and Blue Crowns includes the story of the Speedway’s catastrophic opening, its 1945 sale to Tony Hulman, and each race from 1946 through 1953, examining events and people who shaped the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing" and its legend.
Mon Pere
By William Theaux
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 112,240. Language: French. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Dialogue romanesque entre un jeune homme et un Détecteur de Mensonge (Dr Lange) lui apprenant comment on identifie Œdipe et Moïse à Akhnaton – cependant que Lange fut le psychanalyste du père du jeune homme. On retrrouve le jeune personnage plus tard dans La Sainte Ethique.
Heart of a Military Woman
By Sheryl Roush
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,460. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
Stories and Tributes to Those Who Serve Our Country Heart of a Military Woman is a keepsake collection of true short stories, touching tributes and emotive poems, celebrating our active and retired service members. Historic, nostalgic and some quite recent, these are written by military members, their families and loved ones, sharing sentiments and pride as only they can.
To Elsie With Love
By J. Wesley Sullivan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Mary E. Lowd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
On their 49th anniversary, Elsie asked Wes to write the story of their marriage for her. The memoir that he wrote takes the reader on a journey from college days at the University of Oregon through WWII and into the years Wes & Elsie spent building a family together, bolstering their community, and exploring spirituality.
Twelve Inventors Who Changed the World
By Kevin Roe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,000. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
This book discusses several virtually unknown but amazing inventors and also provides incredibly impressive but little known histories of some recognized inventors. The entire technology of the world we live in today is quite literally built on the work of these individuals. A study of their achievements and the reasons for their achievements despite huge obstacles is worthwhile for anyone.
A War of Their Own: Bombers over the Southwest Pacific - World War II Fifth Air Force Air War, General George Kenney, U.S. Army Air Forces (AAF)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Captain Matt Rodman's book is an intriguing study of a moment in history when combat airpower played a key role in achieving victory. He expertly recounts how Fifth Air Force quickly developed new tactics and procedures that "saved the day."
Air Power and Maneuver Warfare - Early German Campaigns (von Richthofen), World War II, German 1941 Campaign in Russia, Israel, Soviets
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,120. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique volume represents an attempt "to clarify the relationship between air power and maneuver warfare since 1939, a subject that derives its importance from the fact that maneuver warfare has been the Army's official doctrine since the early eighties...[it will help the reader learn] about the past, present, and future of air power on one hand and maneuver warfare on the other."
Apollo's Warriors: U.S. Air Force Special Operations during the Cold War - Secret Psywar Weapons, Indochina War, Air Commandos, Covert War Missions
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,170. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In Apollo's Warriors, Michael Haas brings to life the critical, albeit little-known, contributions US Air Force special operations forces have made to the exercise of air and space power.
Kenneth N. Walker: Airpower's Untempered Crusader - World War II Bombardment Advocate, Medal of Honor
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,780. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Although the phrase was first voiced by others, Walker became identified with the credo, "The well-organized, well-planned, and well-flown air force attack will constitute an offensive that cannot be stopped."
Responsibility of Command: How UN and NATO Commanders Influenced Airpower over Bosnia - History of the Bosnia War, Operation Deny Flight, Srebrenica
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,040. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book examines the role that theater-level commanders in the UN and NATO played in influencing the use of airpower over Bosnia between the spring of 1993 and the end of 1995. It also uncovers factors explaining why top UN and NATO commanders in the region acted as they did.
Low-Intensity Conflict in the Third World: Middle East, Soviets, Russia, Latin America, South Africa, Southeast Asia, United States Policy and Strategic Planning
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,510. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States must improve its ability to cope with low-intensity conflict. We must become a great deal better at fighting this kind of war. We may learn quickly, in which case we will be able to cope with low-intensity conflict in the near-term; or we may learn slowly, in which case we will suffer years of frustration.
Command in Air War: Centralized versus Decentralized Control of Combat Airpower - Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,410. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This work develops a more complete picture of the various ways airpower is controlled in combat, and their subsequent consequences, by presenting airpower as a system, placing theories in their proper context within that system, and accounting for the interaction among them.