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Back to War - Letters Jun 1915 to Oct 1915
Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Third Volume of Letters by John Seymour Lindsay takes us from the end of May to the end of October 1915. The Letters describe his release from Hospital and journey to London for a quick marriage, to training in Rouen, St Omer and Calais before moving up to the Belgium border and Cassel, Bourgbourg, Bergues, Wormhout and Watten, in preparation for a new excursion to The Front.
Hero at War - Letters Nov 1915 to Apr 1916
Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Fourth Volume of Letters takes us from November 1915 to the end of April 1916 and plots his journey up to Poperinghe again via Cassel, Bergues, Gezaincourt and Magincourt sur Canche and his rapid promotions to Corporal, Lance Sgt and Sgt, and to the offer of a commission. In mid March the London Gazette published his Citation for gallantry with the award of his Distinguished Conduct Medal.
THE I CHING DODECAGRAMS. THE I CHING CODE
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 12,210. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / elementary & secondary
This work provides new actual material found in the I Ching, ZhouYi as well as discoveries that will be interesting to the mathematicians, because they will come in contact with the very first regular sequence of numbers,summation in the ancient numerical structures; useful for broad audience of the readers, who are interested in the issues related to the very sources of our civilization
Look Up, Austin! A Walking Tour of Austin, Texas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, 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 Austin, Texas 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.
Secret Societies
Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,340. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
From the origins of the Sicilian "men of honor" society in New Orleans, to the tomb of Yale's Skull & Bones in Connecticut, secret societies have long held a hidden influence over our lives.
Horror of War - Letters Feb 1915 to May 1915
Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Second Volume of Letters by John Seymour Lindsay takes us from his February 1915 journey to the trenches and the Barricade, injury and recuperation, his return to Ploegsteert and The Front, the horrors of trench and gas warfare, the Battle of St Julien in the Second Battle of Ypres, to his injury and visit to hospital in Rouen. Each vivid letter is accompanied by a full transcription.
Look Up, Forth Worth! A Walking Tour of Fort Worth, Texas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, 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 Fort Worth, Texas 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
World War 2 The OSS Volume 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 610. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » War
The O.S.S. Operated in all of the theaters during World War 2, even in the “Frozen North.” Weather stations, very important to both the Allies and the Axis war-making ability were strung out across the coast of Norway and the Arctic.
World War 2 Tarawa
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Tarawa: The Island of Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands was defended by 2,600 well trained Japanese troops. Its Commander, Rear Admiral Shibasaki, boasted that a million Marines could not take Tarawa even if they had a hundred years to do it.
World War 2 The Battle of Midway
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 460. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » History » Military
MIDWAY: The Battle of Midway is generally considered to be the crucial turning point in the Pacific theater of the Second World War. In a matter of minutes, an apparent Japanese victory turned into a stunning defeat for the forces of Japan, as four of the Emperor’s mightiest aircraft carriers were sunk by a handful of brave U.S. Pilots.
Ready for War - Letters Sep 1914 to Feb 1915
Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This First Volume of Letters by John Seymour Lindsay takes us from enlistment in the London Rifle Brigade, training in the City, to Southampton and embarkation for Le Havre. After training in France, JSL describes his journey to the Ploegsteert Sector in Belgium, working three days in a week at The Barricade and building the Front Line trenches. Each letter is accompanied by a full transcription.
Lew Feldman 1930s Jewish Boxer From Brooklyn
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Lew Feldman was a very active boxer in both the lightweight and featherweight divisions of boxing, from 1927-1940. He fought Kid Chocolate for the featherweight championship of the world in 1932. Lew was a native of Scotland but came to Brooklyn early in his life. He was raised on the rough streets of Brownsville. I have used contemporary newspaper accounts to chronicle many of Feldman's bouts.
Mongols In The Middle East
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
The military campaigns of the Mongols were successful on a truly legendary level and led to the Mongols forming the largest contiguous empire in history. Despite their success, there were but 700,000 ethnic Mongols to rule over all of Asia, and in this text we investigate how the Ilkhanate was run and held with the use of conversion to the local religion of Islam.
Look Up, Dallas! A Walking Tour of Dallas, Texas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, 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 Dallas, Texas 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.
21st Century American
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
This is book 1 in a series of books by Byron Goines entitled “21st Century American,” which chronicles the journey of the 21st Century American into the future and examines the ideology of both political parties as the United States of America journeys together as a nation.
The Battle of Portland 1653
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The turning point in the 1st Anglo-Dutch War the Battle of Portland raged for three days off the south coast of England and ended in a decisive victory for the English fleet.
Scavenger Hunt - London
Series: SleuthQuests Scavenger Hunts, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book contains 50 clue-based questions that will send you on a scavenger hunt throughout the city. If you want to add a little bit of history into your travels, then you won’t want to miss this book!
The Sieges of Leicester 943 & 1645
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book dedicated to the three sieges of Leicester in 943 and in the summer of 1645, events that saw much of the medieval city razed to the ground and hundreds of citizens killed.
The Sieges of Newark 1643/6
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,040. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book dedicated to the four sieges of Newark during the English Civil War, the last of which marked the collapse of Royalist power in the Midlands.
The Strange Life of Howard Hughes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Howard Hughes was an obsessed man. He was obsessed with aviation and he was obsessed with sex, both conventional and bi-sexual. His relationships included some of the most famous names in Hollywood, both men and women, including Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn, Bette Davis, Tyrone Power, Randolph Scott, and Jean Peters.