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The Spirit of the Marshall Plan: Taking Action Against World Hunger, School Lunches for Kids Around the World
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Invoking the same spirit that fueled the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe, author William Lambers calls for a global school lunch program to fight child hunger. 300 million children suffer from hunger worldwide. School lunch programs fight child hunger and also boost school attendance and performance.
365 Days of America: Inspirational Quotes for Every American
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Hot Tropica Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » History » American
Our forefathers gathered together to found this great nation, and lead us out of a most turbulent time. Their basic beliefs still hold true today: We the people have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Briscoe & Conyngham of Meath
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Reference
This ebook contains a detailed history of the Briscoe & Conyngham families of Co. Meath, Ireland, from the time of their arrival in Ireland to the present day. There are also some delightful anecdotes relating to both families. The images used are generally originals.
The Oppenheimer Years, 1943-1945 - Collection of Documents Related to the Development of the Atomic Bomb
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a collection of documents related to the development of the atomic bomb, with an emphasis on the work of J. Robert Oppenheimer.
Rediscovering Richard III
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
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In September 2012, archaeologists unearthed remains from a Leicester car park, covering what was once the city’s medieval Franciscan friary. After five months of waiting and exhaustive scientific tests, those bones were revealed to be those of Richard III, the infamous last Plantagenet king of England and the last English King to die in battle.
Prince With No Inheritance
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
Adventures of a Vice-Regal Brat. My life in brief, from a child's perspective living at Rideau Hall, Ottawa when my father was Governor General of Canada then to Australia and later struggles with mental illness.
Unspeakable Regret
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,540. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Some of the nurses, with three or four surgeons along with the ship's officers, were sitting on the port side of the boat deck about 170 feet from the stern. The port gun forward had been fired twice, and then the stern gun was trained around to the port quarter on the target, which was rapidly floating away. As the third shot boomed from the gun across the water tragedy struck.
What about war...
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Quotes about war
The U.S. Navy's Vision For Information Dominance - Concept, Information as a Weapon, Guiding Principles, Road Map
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,150. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The concepts in this paper boldly point to the new niche Navy will fill at the intersection of maritime, information, and cyberspace domains. We do not seek to replace kinetic combat with information warfare or diminish the need for traditional instruments of military power.
Once Again, The Challenge to the U.S. Army During a Defense Reduction: To Remain a Military Profession
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
As with the post-Cold War downsizing during the Bill Clinton administration in the late 1990s, one critical challenge for the Army centers on the qualitative and institutional character of the Army after the reductions. Will the Army manifest the essential characteristics and behavior of a military profession comprised of Soldiers and civilians who see themselves sacrificially called to vocation?
True Paranormal Mystery From Haunted Islands
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013 by Pamphlet Book. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
Most people think of sun, sand, and endless parties when they hear the word ‘Caribbean’. In some cases all of that’s true, which is why the Caribbean islands remain one of the premier destinations for sun worshippers and party goers worldwide. Here’s a not so hidden secret though: the history of the Caribbean is much darker than many people realize.
The Destruction of Hiroshima 1945
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The destruction of Hiroshima was the first use of an atomic weapon in warfare. It wiped out a city, ended World War II and changed the course of human history.
How Many Guards at the Tomb?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by apgroup. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Apologetics, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Christian art portrays the tomb on Easter morn as being guarded by just two Roman guards, leading both Christians and non-Christians to give credence to an explanation that was roundly dismissed at the time: the guards simply fell asleep. In this series of essays, Christian apologist Anthony Horvath shows how artist's portrayals are not only inaccurate, but undermine what they seek to honor.
The Legend of the Forty-Seven Ronin: A History of One of the Greatest Samurai Stories of All Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Revenge. Murder. Honor. These are the ingredients of one of the greatest samurai legends of all time: The Forty-Seven Ronin—the legend of samurai who take revenge on a court official who leaves them leaderless. With a gripping narrative, HistoryCaps takes you back in time for a look at perhaps the greatest samurai tales in the history of Japan. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides
Look Up, Montpelier! A Walking Tour of Montpelier, Vermont
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: March 7, 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 self-guided walking tour. This walking tour of Montpelier, Vermont 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.
Look Up, Juneau! A Walking Tour of Juneau, Alaska
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: March 5, 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 Juneau, Alaska 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.
Look Up, Concord! A Walking Tour of Concord, New Hampshire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, 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 Concord, New Hampshire 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.
Antarctic Diaries of the Heroic Era
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Extracts from the Heroic Era Antarctic expedition diaries exemplify the immediacy and continuity of such records, qualities that are not consistently present in the other forms of recording. The diaries emerge as the most truthful, dependable and encompassing record of the Heroic Era polar experience.
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 ยท 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.