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Dispossessed: The Burning of Murder City USA. The Detroit "race riots" of 1967. "I was there!"
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 66,400. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » History » North America
Detroit in 1950 was a bustling metropolis, the most advanced and fastest growing city on the planet at the time... "Motor City USA": a place with the brightest of futures. But by 1967 it was being called "Murder City USA" and, in July of that year, tensions that had been simmering for too many years finally blew. In four days of rioting Blackbottom, the heart and soul of old black Detroit, burned.
Pioneers On The Ottertail
Series: Otter Falls. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,520. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Immigrant pioneers from Germany in the 1800's settle on Minnesota's remote frontier at Otter Falls on the edge of the vast White Pine Forest. They struggle with Indians, cold and blizzards, yet succeed in building a large family farm and run the brewery thru prohibition. After prohibition, they struggle to re-open the brewery. Wars and financing stand in their way. Will they complete the task?
Pens, Plows, & Gunpowder: The Collected Works of J.P. Irvine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,310. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Nonfiction » History » North America
An average government clerk presented a poem to President Ulysses S. Grant and a crowd of 10,000 people. Then J.P. Irvine and his words faded into history. Dustin Renwick, author of Irvine's biography, sifted through more than 20,000 pages of microfilm to uncover this forgotten Civil War poet’s work that illuminates a changing country.
United States Military Transport Operations in Thailand 1966 - 1975
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The men of the "Tiger" battalion faced hardships, disease and uncertain conditions while working 24/7/365 to insure that critical military cargo was delivered undamaged and on time to U.S. forces conducting combat missions over Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia and to units operating throughout the Kingdom of Thailand during the Vietnam War in Southeast Asia..
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 4
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This Diary is the 4th diary in a series of 4 diaries and was written during the World War two London Blitz years by a woman experiencing the nightly terrifying bombings. The diary reveals what the average Londoner experienced during that time; events that today have been forgotten or lost to younger generations.
He Will Rule as God: Ancient Israel History, An Old Testament Commentary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,240. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2017 by Androgynous Papers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / Old Testament
He Will Rule as God unveils the true history of ancient Israel and Judah. The controversial publication is an in-depth examination, but also an unbiased and objective commentary on the first fourteen books of the Old Testament.
False Steps: The Space Race as It Might Have Been
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Fiction » Historical » General
A popular history of the many spacecraft that might have taken us to space, but that fell short for one reason or another. Based on meticulous research from the best available sources, including those long kept secret in Russian archives. With more than two dozen images and diagrams of the space projects that never quite got off the ground.
Okitiki Terra Incognita Hokitika / Westland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,590. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
In 1863 New Zealand's South Island West Coast was home to very few and almost universally known to anyone else a terrible, rugged, wild unknowable land that would never be developed for settlement. Rumors and legends fired the imagination of an adventurous few. Read about the the prelude to the great West Coast gold rushes.
SitRep Negative: A Year In Vietnam
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,320. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
In April 1968, we were a country at war with ourselves and increasingly with a small country halfway around the world: Vietnam. I don’t recall ever thinking about Vietnam when I started college in 1963. By 1968, it was all any of us could think about. This memoir was written for my grandchildren, but it will give anyone some sense of what it was like to serve a tour of duty in Vietnam.
Blue Moons and Black Markets
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,020. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
From the internationally best selling author of Red Herrings and White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel and What Caesar Did for my Salad. Why do people put their "skeletons in a closet," "have a hunch," "get the cold shoulder," "get dressed up to the nines," or "call a spade a spade?" These phrases are used every day, yet most people have little or no idea where most of them come from.
Who's Your Pharaoh? God's Message Ignored
Price: $2.99 $2.84 USD. (5% off!) Words: 25,730. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / History
Has God been sending a message to America? Has God been sending messages to our leaders? If He has, have we been listening? "Who's Your Pharaoh" is a study of recent American history from a biblical perspective. In this book, we discover the message that God is trying to send us through recent American history. Is America ready and willing to hear it? Are you ready and willing to hear it?
Deconstructing the Syrian War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,470. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The mainstream narrative about the Syrian war is sheer propaganda. The truth about this war: it was Project Mujahideen 2.0 - a proxy war waged with extremists and terrorists. To understand this war, is to know how the world works. This book has shocking revelations about the Syrian war, ISIS, propaganda, globalism and even social engineering.
The 1968 Tet Offensive Battles of Quang Tri City and Hue - The Fight for the Triangle and the Citadel, West of Hue, Stalemate in the Citadel, plus Secretary of Defense History Excerpt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,000. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph focuses on the battles of Quang Tri City and Hue that took place during the 1968 Tet offensive . The offensive itself, an all-out effort by Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces to overrun the major cities of South Vietnam, marked the turning point of the Vietnam War.
Now's the Day and Now's the Hour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
This is one of the best short histories of this period of Texas history I've ever seen. Peterson has incorporated the accuracy of a historian with the "tied-togetherness" of a novelist to make an easy and informative read. He broadjumps the endless minutia of the day and homes-in on the major points. He has created a real & serious snapshot of one of the major events in the forming of our nation.
Man Beheaded; Dentist Sought: The True Crime of Richard M. Brumfield
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Was the dentist Richard Brumfield mad? Or a criminal mastermind? Here's a true crime story that has it all: Poisoning, shooting, dynamite, a faked death and a real one, a mutilated corpse, a dark woman, a mystery package, a manhunt, a suicide attempt, an attempted jail break, dogged deputies, a determined prosecutor and the ever-heroic Royal Northwest Mounted Police who always get their man.
The Pencil Case
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A hit on the head with a pencil case began Paul Wilson's lifelong battle against the system and the pencil-pushers who tormented him. Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival meant an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his freedom and his identity.
Heroes in Obscurity A Vietnam Era Junior Officer's Stories of Unsung Heroes and of Life on Small Navy Auxiliary Ships
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,530. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
James Duermeyer began his writing with this book, Heroes in Obscurity, followed by three historical fiction novels. Heroes in Obscurity is a candid, humorous, and humble memoir account of a junior Naval officer during the Vietnam War. Whether the reader is an armchair warrior, one who has served, or a military family member, Heroes in Obscurity is a heart felt, engaging collection of tales.
Lost Treasures of the Tropical Variety
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,180. Language: American English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Explore a mysterious realm encompassing billions of dollars in lost artifacts, loot, and priceless heritage sunken leagues below the seas hundreds of years ago. Treasures of the Tropical Variety is a guidebook designed to recount historical facts of lost ocean riches observed from new perspectives, and stimulate further contribution to restoring world marine heritage by sharing this research.
War Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,890. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Seven actions by elements of the US Third and Seventh Armies as they fought the German Army in the fall of 1944 during the advance of the Western Allies across France to the German border, where they would spend the next few months fighting until the spring of 1945. During this time the American Army would learn the hard, bloody lessons of war on the European continent.
Military & Nautical Phrases: Etymology: The Origins of Nautical & Military Phrases
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Reference » Etymology
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, They Laughed at Galileo: Freezing the Balls of a Brass Monkey, Money for Old Rope, Swinging the Lead, Turn a Blind Eye and hundreds more idioms and phrases with military origins. Why do we say these things and how did they become part of our language?