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Emergency Rations: How One Young Tail Gunner Survived World War Two
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
In 1943, Robert Stewart Goodrich tries to enlist in the Air Force to fight the Nazi onslaught. Rejected due to irregular heartbeat, he gets his father, an Air Force Colonel, to pull strings and get him in anyway. Bob, as tail gunner in the B-17 Flying Fortress, can expect to live through perhaps only a dozen missions. Bob endures 35 missions, and shares what he learned in order to survive.
Houdini's Tour of Australia
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,120. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
When escapologist, Harry Houdini toured Australia in 1910, he brought magic, mystique, his wife and an aeroplane. Houdini conquered crowds and nearly caused riots, he escaped straitjackets and shackles and flew through the air. Some said he was supernatural, to others he was a fraud, but Houdini confounded them all.
To the Shores of Tripoli
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » Military
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This is an historical fiction about the US Marines and Navy during the First Barbary War. While the three protagonists are fictional characters representing all Marines who served, most of the others are actual historical figures.
Gettysburg Handbook and Insider's Travel Guide
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011 by Jessica James. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks, Nonfiction » History » North America
Updated for 2013! The 150th Anniversary of the Civil War Gettysburg Handbook is written by a native Gettysburgian to give visitors tips on what to see and where to go. It includes lists of "must-see's, restaurants where the locals eat, and other best-kept secrets, as well as off the beaten path historical markers that may be of interest.
The History of the Chicago Gangsters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The early days of Chicago's organized crime began in 1850 with Michael Cassius McDonald as the original crime boss and The Black Hand. "Big Jim" Colosimo, Johnny "The Fox" Torri and Al "Scarface" Capone followed as the boss of bosses. Prohibition brought gangland war to Chicago. Capone fought for territory and the St. Valentine's Day Massacre was the beginning of the end for Capone.
Five Florida Generations
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,130. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A Genealogy of North Florida settlers of Madison, Suwannee and Lafayette Counties 1830 to 1945, surnames included are Garner, Landen, Johnson, Smith, Underwood, Webb, Sullivan, Parker, Stevens and others.
The Federalist Papers: A Collection of Essays Written in Favour of the New Constitution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 194,540. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The Federalist Papers are a collection of eighty-five articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay in favor of ratifying the United States Constitution. First appearing in 1787 as a series of letters to New York newspapers, this collective body of work is widely considered to be among the most important historical collections of all time.
Fugitives
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,600. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Heather Tallchief escaped from the USA with the man she loved and $2.5 million that didn't belong to her. She must have been on an incredible high. However, the buzz didn't last long. Soon after she and Roberto Solanis landed in Amsterdam to start their new life together, her lover vanished with the loot.
My Vietnam photos, 1968
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » War
The year 1968 was both good and bad for me. After finding out that my vision was under-standard to fly high as a US Navy pilot, I joined the US Army as a photo journalist. Vietnam was waiting at the end of my training period. I have made good friends in the military...and after Nam was luckily assigned to Germany where I met with more fine associates and citizens.
Galileo Galilei – A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » History » European
Galileo Galilei has been called the father of modern science, and rightly so, his discoveries confirmed that the Sun, not the Earth, was at the center of the solar system. His work on motion laid the groundwork for the science of physics. As well as an early scientist, he was also an inventor – perfecting the telescope, microscope, and the thermometer.
The Blind History Lady Presents: Pauline Gomez, The Little Teacher With The Big Heart
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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From a single-parent home came a young woman who would not let others’ misplaced kindnesses keep her down. Family and friends all praised Pauline for her intelligence and hard work, but when it came to providing her with a chance at a job, well that was another thing.
The Gates of Our Exodus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,460. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Russian
The plight of Soviet Jews is a story not well known in the West. We feel privileged to write the English translation of excerpts from Felix Kandel's The Gates of Our Exodus. The persecution of Jews always existed in Russia, but in the time of Stalin discrimination and oppression of Jews became an everyday government policy supported with enthusiasm by the Russian populace.
Strafexpedition
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: Italian. Published: March 30, 2017 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Pagine sparse e ritrovate, memorie e diari incompleti di soldati tra il 15 maggio e il 17 giugno 1916. Trentaquattro giorni denominati Strafexpedition, “spedizione punitiva” o “offensiva di primavera” (come veniva chiamata nelle carte austro-ungariche).
Tipu Sultan- The Tyrant of Mysore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,850. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This book is part of a series of books aimed at disseminating the accurate history of India drawn from the primary sources. History writing, especially about the medieval Muslim rule has been fraught with political correctness, controversy, and in several cases, downright falsification. This book contributes in De-Mystifying the distorted History of India.
Robin Hood Existed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,240. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016 by Howard. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
There might be no historical evidence for Robin Hood existing, but folklorist Michael Reuel claims it can be proven anyway by an in-depth study of the wealth of folkloric evidence available. Thanks to Reuel’s fresh and innovative study, for the first time fans of the outlaw will feel able to approach the legend without concerning themselves with the possibility that someone might have made him up.
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in history that saw countless victims brutalized, robbed, or killed. Life was cheap and death could be found in saloons, cat houses, and numerous other locations.