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Downton: 7000 years of an English village by David Waymouth
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Much more than just a history of one old Wiltshire village this is the story - all 7000 years of it - of rural England from its beginnings to the present. People lived in Downton when Stonehenge was built and probably helped. Today it is a busy, happy home for their descendants.
Letters Home: The Story of an Air Force Wife by Glenda Geeslin Helms
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
In the 1970's, Glenda met the love of her life, Michael, a Sgt. in the Air Force. She left her family and all that was familiar to follow him to Italy where they married. During the next eight years, they were sent to Italy and Germany where their lives were filled with adventure, travel, hardships, and homesickness as they experienced the magic of Europe together.
The Book of Change: Global Finance vs. The People by Laurie Izzy
Series: The Book of Change: A Tapestry of 21st Century Culture. You set the price! Words: 25,460. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
It would appear that money is the root cause of global suffering in the 21st Century, proving that the universal law of cause and effect is alive and well in the world of global finance vs. the people. This book illuminates the endless connections between the elite players who hold all the purse strings and identifies the collateral damage caused by their actions on the human population.
Ma Petite Rosette by Tom Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,100. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
In the summer of 1941, war abruptly intrudes into an otherwise peaceful and remote part of German Occupied France. Two British airmen engaged on a top-secret mission, are shot down, landing in the treacherous mud of a bay near La Rochelle. They are rescued by a young farm-worker whose father sets out to help them escape capture accompanied by his daughter who speaks a little English.
Vietnam POW Sourcebook: The Long Road Home, U.S. Prisoner of War Policy and Planning and Honor Bound, The History of American Prisoners of War in Southeast Asia, 1961-1973 by Progressive Management
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 560,210. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Two major histories of American prisoners of war (POWs) captured during the Vietnam War are contained in this unique ebook sourcebook, providing an unprecedented reference on this vital subject.
The Long Road Home: U.S. Prisoner of War Policy and Planning In Southeast Asia - Vietnam, Ross Perot, John McCain, Jane Fonda, Borman Mission, Raids, PW/MIA Family Assistance by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 265,610. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This history of Washington's role in shaping prisoner of war policy during the Vietnam War reveals the difficult, often emotional, and vexing nature of a problem that engaged the attention of the highest officials of the U.S. government, including the president.
Gasoline To Patton: A Different War by Albin F. Irzyk, Brigadier General (ret.)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
In late July 1944, WWII, General Patton's Third Army armor moved so fast across France they left their supply lines behind and had to wait five days for fuel---fuel diverted to General Montgomery's slower armor. Why? This exhaustively researched book by a retired U.S. Brigadier General asks this: Might WWII have ended seven months earlier in 1944, if politics had not favored Monty over Patton?
Indeterminate Sentence: A New Zealand World War II Conscientious Objector's Story by Allan Handyside
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 49,240. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013 by Philip Garside. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Compelling story of a World War II conscientious objector captures a piece of New Zealand history that is not well known. The small group of people described here had a strong influence on the thinking of others as New Zealanders later grappled with the issues raised by the Vietnam War in the late 1960s and the nuclear ships issue more recently.
Voyages Through Life: The Story of John Dunlop Allison by Jess Allison
Price: Free! Words: 50,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The true adventure story of life at sea in the 19th century, of wars and wives, of gold fever and greed, of death and disease, of storms and shipwrecks all over the world. John Dunlop Allison appears to have written his memoirs in 1909, as he approached ‘the allotted life of man, three score and ten’, which were discovered and transcribed over 100 years later by his great-grandson.
Welsh Follies by Graham Watkins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,850. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Welsh Follies reveals the secrets, stories and scandals of sixty Welsh follies. Who built them, why they were built and what they were really for are all explained together with other interesting and surprising facts as Graham tells all.
Lopez, Carter, Reagan by Gerardo Enrique Garibay Camarena
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » Essays
José López Portillo, Jimmy Carter y Ronald Reagan encarnaron, como pocas veces ocurre, los temores y aspiraciones de México y de los Estados Unidos de América, por lo que las lecciones de este turbulento sexenio son hoy tan relevantes como lo eran hace 30 años. Este libro analiza el entorno personal, social y político de las relaciones entre estos tres líderes y los gobiernos que encabezaron.
Triumphal Accounts in Hebrew and Egyptian by Richard Abbott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,110. Language: British English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / History & Culture
This ebook contains the text approved by the external and internal PhD examiners for a thesis carried out under the supervision of Dr John Bimson at Trinity College, Bristol, England. It will be of interest to those who wish to explore cross-cultural connections between early Israel and New Kingdom Egypt, as expressed in triumphal literature.
The Firearm Encyclopedia by Taboo Erotica
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,790. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Weapons
The Firearm Encylopedia covers the vast history of weapons up until 1955. It describes a large variety of weapons in great detail, including hundreds of illustrations to give you a better idea of what these weapons looked like and how they operated. This manual is an excellent source for detailed information regarding your favorite weapons, including pistols, rifles, light machine guns and more!
The Pentagon: The First Fifty Years - Authoritative History of the Design and Construction of the Historic Department of Defense Headquarters Building by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,890. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
A symbol to the nation and the world since its beginning, the Pentagon above all is a metaphor of American power and influence with all the good and bad images such a symbol suggests. For most Americans, it is the embodiment of U.S. strength and authority, the nerve center of the military establishment, a rock of security.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Six: McNamara, Clifford, and the Burdens of Vietnam 1965 - 1969, Israel and the Middle East, North Korea, Dominican Republic by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 350,370. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the sixth volume in the history of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. It covers the last four years of the Lyndon Johnson administration—March 1965-January 1969, which were dominated by the Vietnam conflict.
You Must Remember This: An Oral History of Manhattan from the 1890s to World War II by Jeff Kisseloff
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 235,930. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » North America
Jeff Kisseloff brings together 137 New Yorkers who witnessed daily life in Manhattan from the 1890s to World War II. Dividing the city into ten neighborhoods and devoting a chapter to each, Kisseloff lets the eyewitnesses speak for themselves. “Indispensable... It is not only highly informative, but it is also great fun to read.” —THE NEW YORK TIMES
The Box: An Oral History of Television, 1920-1961 by Jeff Kisseloff
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 282,240. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History
Guaranteed to keep you up long after prime time, The Box re-creates the old-time TV years through more than three hundred interviews with those who invented, manufactured, advertised, produced, directed, wrote, and acted in them. “Wondrous... An oral scrapbook of the pioneering days of our video nation” —The New York Times Book Review
Eva's War: A True Story of Survival by Eva Krutein
Series: Biography & Memoir · Krutein Memoirs, Book 1. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 82,720. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Amador Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
Danzig, a Free City between the Great Wars, then seized by Hitler in 1939, is threatened by Soviet troops as Eva Krutein flees with her daughter in January, 1945. It is the beginning of a harrowing year of privation, defeat, moral quandaries, growth and, finally, healing. This compelling account of the hardships and horrors of war remains throughout an uplifting family odyssey.
Shadow of the Grave, Volume Three by Tony Matthews
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,620. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Shadow of the Grave, Volume Three, contains dozens of true stories about crimes of passion and greed and about the relentless and sometimes merciless processes of the law. There are bloodthirsty headhunters, cannibals of the South Pacific, pirates and buried treasure, shipboard massacres and murders, stolen schooners, convict revolts and mass executions, mining disasters and much more.
Shadow of the Grave, Volume Two by Tony Matthews
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 145,710. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Shadow of the Grave, Volume Two, contains dozens of true stories about crimes of passion and greed and about the relentless and sometimes merciless processes of the law. There are bloodthirsty headhunters, cannibals of the South Pacific, pirates and buried treasure, shipboard massacres and murders, stolen schooners, convict revolts and mass executions, mining disasters and much more.