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U.S. Army War College Key Strategic Issues List 2012-2013 (KSIL) - Landpower, Homeland Security, Regional Strategic Issues, Military Commands
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Key Strategic Issues List (KSIL) is published annually for the purpose of making students and other researchers aware of strategic topics that are, or are likely to become, of special importance to the U.S. Army.
Saint Valentine: The Man Who Became the Patron Saint of Love
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » History » European
You’ve probably heard of Saint Valentine’s Day. You may have given someone a card or a present. You may even have done it in secret, and watched the look of happiness on their face. But what do you really know about the person who inspired one of the most popular days of the year? Read this 15-minute biography to find out about the three men who may have become Saint Valentine.
Look Up, Honolulu! A Walking Tour of Honolulu, Hawaii
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Honolulu, Hawaii is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Echoes of the Ashanti Empire Part 1
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This research publication is the part one in a series about the Ashanti people, Kingdom and Empire. This research publication examines the origins of the Ashanti people of modern-day Ghana (formerly known as the Gold Coast). This research publication also examines the origins of the Ashanti Kingdom and the powerful Empire.
The Great Northern Railway (Ireland) in the area of Baldoyle, Howth, and Sutton, County Dublin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The story of railway, tram, and bus in this area of North Dublin in Ireland. This book brings together data from the previously published The Train To Howth and chapters from author's other publications. Many photographs, maps, and illustrations add to the depth of information in this book covering the life of the railway companies in the area from 1844 to the present date.
Simple Contentment
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1910 the U.S. Government opened the Flathead Indian Reservation to white settlers. A flood of immigrants made their way to the Little Bitterroot Valley in western Montana. This is their story.
The Next 30 Days: How a Nation Rebuilt in the 30 Days Following the Death of JFK
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,140. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Everyone who was alive remembers where they were the day John F. Kennedy was shot; but that’s just a brief moment in time. What shaped the country—and even the world—wasn’t that brief moment…it was how we rebuilt. This book follows the 30 days following the death of John F. Kennedy died—it shows how a nation came together, endured, and became stronger in the wake of horrific tragedy. HistoryCa
Tombstone
Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 14 Vol 5c · Mysteries · Volunteering - Voluntary Service Overseas - VSO. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development, Nonfiction » History » North America
Tombstone [The British Government’s Cover-Up] Port Hope Simpson, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada [Part 3/3] Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries [Vol 5c] Copyright 2012 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition What was really going on behind the scenes? For the first time, declassified official British Government papers shine new light on amongst other things, Government mismanagement...
Tombstone
Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 13 Vol 5b · Mysteries · Volunteering - Voluntary Service Overseas - VSO. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » History » North America
Tombstone [The British Government’s Cover-Up] Port Hope Simpson, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada [Part 2/3] Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries [Vol 5b] Copyright 2012 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Declassified official British Government papers shine new light on… Government mismanagement
14 Fun Facts About Pirates
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Pirates are thieves who roam the seas. They prey on ships to steal their cargoes and valuables. Pirates have been around ever since the invention of boats! There is even an old tale that Caesar Augustus was caught by pirates and held for ransom. However, when we think of pirates, we often think of those dashing adventurers that roamed the seas. Read some fun facts about pirates in this fun book.
In Transit at Dubai International
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historiography, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
If you want to see the working world on the move, one of the places where you get this feeling is the Dubai international airport. Here one finds persons of different cultures, races, backgrounds on the move. One thing that binds the millions who transit this airport is that they are all workers.
The Last Men to Walk on the Moon: The Story Behind America's Last Walk On the Moon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The amount of attention focused on Apollo 11 was enormous. Sending a man to the Moon was not simply an American achievement, but an achievement for the entire world. By Apollo 17, the space race was over and the fascination with the Apollo mission was not as great. Though the mission is not the most covered mission, it is one of the most important—what its experiments proved paved the way for
Why is the USA Interesting? The 50 State Quarters
Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
What is interesting about the USA? It is a land of freedom and independence and the idea of the American Dream. It is fifty separate states all united into one country. This book shows what is important to the different states and how it adds character to the whole country. Freedom’s ring has over fifty distinct tones. Long live liberty.
World War 2 Battle of the Java Sea
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 650. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Battle of the Java Sea: This little known sea battle was overshadowed by Pearl Harbor, The Philippines, Wake Island and other events at the outset of World War II. The Battle of the Java Sea was none the less a critical sea battle. The allies threw together a battle fleet to blunt Japanese expansion into South East Asia, Sumatra and Java.
World War 2 Operation Barbarosa
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 470. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
OPERATION BARBAROSSA: One hundred and ten German Divisions smashed across the Russian Border in June of 1941, destroying and encircling every Russian Army in its path. The poorly led and equipped Russians fell back into the vast recesses of the Russian Steppe, biding their time until the newly erected factories East of the Ural Mountains began to produce and then out produce the German ability to
Historic Fort Loudoun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
The colony of South Carolina built Fort Loudoun in 1756 at the height of the French and Indian War. Built to foster relations with the Cherokee, the fort helped to secure the Overhill towns from French involvement. In 1760 the Cherokee besieged and captured the fort when the relationship soured, making Fort Loudoun the opening act in the Anglo Cherokee War of 1760-1762.
Elfego Baca, The Mexican Gunfighter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Elfego Baca always wanted to be a lawman. At the age if 19, he obtained a mail-order sheriff's badge, appointed a friend or two as deputy sheriff's and concocted a method to clean the town of Socorro, New Mexico of its riffraff and seedy characters. Baca sent out letters to the felons in town, claiming he had warrants for their arrest. They either must surrender or risk being shot on sight.
The Papal Prophecies - St Malachy and the Doom of the Popes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
NOW UPDATED FOR POPE FRANCIS. For five centuries scholars have puzzled over a document known as The Papal Prophecies that were ascribed to St Malachy, an Irish cleric who died in 1148. The Prophecies clearly state that both Rome and the Papacy will be destroyed at some date in the early 21st century.
The Female Pope - The True Story of Pope Joan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
For centuries rumours and legends have swirled about that one woman did get to be pope in Rome. The Catholic Church has always denied the stories, but they refuse to go away. It is now time to look anew at these old stories and try to discover the truth that lies behind them.
Shanghai Manholes
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General
While many have dedicated much time and energy to showcasing the buildings and historical sites of the former International Settlement and French Concession in Shanghai, the purpose of this book is to highlight the forgotten remnants of infrastructure – still dotting the streets – originally installed by the foreign powers that once called Shanghai home.