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The Trowel and the Truth
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 37,860. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
The Trowel and the Truth serves not only as an introductory textbook on biblical archaeology, but also as a guide to Bible readers interested in the relationship between artifact and text. Excavations over the last decade have yielded an enormous amount of new information on the material culture of the land of the Bible. Includes the pre-patriarchal eras and the postbiblical Byzantine Age.
The Rescue Man: A "Snafu Snatching" Rescue Pilot's Extraordinary Journey through World War II
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017 by Van Rye Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
THE RESCUE MAN presents the extraordinary and unique journey of a World War II-era rescue pilot, Bud Hayes, from his childhood in Idaho through his training for and service during World War II. The rescue squadron that Bud served in saved over seven hundred downed pilots during the war. Nevertheless, history has left Bud’s incredible story, and that of his squadron, largely untold... until now.
Summary of The Nazi Officer’s Wife
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Summary of The Nazi Officer’s Wife From Edith Hahn Beer Summary Station This book begins with a preface that explains that the story is a true one. Edith Hahn Beer fled from the Gestapo by living under a false identity in Nazi Germany. In 1997, she sold her archive of wartime documents, including letters and pictures, which eventually made their way to the United States Holocaust Memorial...
Book 3 of 4 Chapters 41-60 Insane Conspiracy Theories and Government Secretes That Actually Turned Out To Be True
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,410. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » History » History of things
t’s getting harder to separate truth from fiction in the age of fake news. But sometimes the wildest conspiracies are true. Like these insane conspiracy theories that are quite real. Sometimes we all get an intensified feeling that we are living on a crazy, ugly planet, and especially on those occasions when some out-of-mind conspiracy theory turns out to be true
His Life Worth Living
Series: Memoirs. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
Every adversity carries with it the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit. ≈ Napoleon Hill ≈ Courage, determination, independence are some of the words to describe George Burtenshaw. His passing, aged one hundred and two years and a half truly showed inspiration with such self-determination, willpower and a ‘what he wanted attitude’ combined with a deep love for his huge family. Born in 1911
Buddug, Brenhines Iceni Prydain/Boudicca, Britain’s Queen of the Iceni
Series: Cyfres Merched Chwedlonol yn Hanes y Byd, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » European
Stori wir syfrdanol am arwres Prydain yn yr hen oes – ar gael i’w darllen yn Gymraeg a Saesneg mewn un gyfrol ddwyieithog! The fascinating true story of ancient Britain's greatest heroine -- now told in both Welsh and English in one bilingual volume! Perfect for students of both Welsh and English, improve your language proficiency while you learn about ancient Britain.
Shooters, Trappers & Poisoners
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 25,310. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Shooters, Trappers & Poisoners explores the world of Australian doggers & rabbiters as they wage war on two of Australia’s most familiar feral animals, dingos, its mixed-breed descendants & the feral rabbit. Beginning in the 19th century, two paths emerge: one is the lucrative industry of selling pelts & carcasses while the other is the practical requirements for eliminating wild dogs and rabbits.
Reds Under the Bed: How Communists Frightened the Canadian Establishment, 1928-32
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,030. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
An engaging account of a formative period in Canada's political history, just as important as Senator McCarthy's Red Scare was in the US. This is an unbiased account of midnight arrests, imprisonment without trial, and forced deportation faced by those whose only crimes were unpopular political opinions. This story is an important lesson in human rights, regardless of ideology.
The Skirmish at Big Creek Church
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
this book is about the Skirmish at Big Creek Church. The book follows four of my family member who served in the civil War and then took part in the skirmish after the Civil War. it also tells the story of what happens after the Skirmish to the people involved.
A Beautiful Woman in Venice
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,140. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Libraries of books have been written about Venetian history and men’s roles in shaping it. But little is written about the women. From writers to orators, courtesans to composers, you’ll read their stories in A Beautiful Woman in Venice. Boat racers, artists, glassmakers, and the first woman to earn a university degree all overcame obstacles to achieve greatness. It's time to redefine their beauty
Our Father's War
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,180. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
My late Father, Hal Thomas, was a Spitfire pilot in WWII, in England and the Middle East. He was called up in 1939, trained in New Zealand, sailed for England in 1940 and learned to fly a Spitfire. He served for four years and as he grew up, he wrote letters home. After the war he wrote some more, chilling and descriptive words. These are them.
The Goddess of the Grove
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
The Ancient history of the Goddess and the Well in Buxton, Derbyshire.
The Spy Within: Larry Chin and China's Penetration of the CIA
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,960. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage, Nonfiction » History » North America
Written with a novelist’s panache, this is the true story of the Chinese spy who penetrated the CIA, and for 30 years revealed America’s intelligence secrets to his masters in Beijing. Larry Chin, the CIA’s top Chinese linguist, was China’s top spy. “A successful cloak-and-dagger reenactment of the FBI sting that exposed a Chinese-American double agent in 1985, “ said Kirkus.
The Savage Years: Tales From the 20th Century
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,960. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
20th Century War and Misery. The suicide of Hitler’s niece, the assassinations of Malcolm X and Franz Ferdinand, the Battle of the Somme and Stalingrad, and the betrayal of Anne Frank – these are some of the stories you’ll find in Rupert Colley’s new collection of articles, The Savage Years: Tales From the 20th Century. Covering WWI, WW2, the Cold War, Soviet Union, Nazi Germany and much more.
The History of Unlicensed Marriage
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,380. Language: American English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
The U.S. Supreme Court says marriage is a relation for life. When the Constitution was written there was no divorce that could cancel a marriage. Law textbooks once said that proof of a real marriage would stop a divorce case, and the first wife could divorce her husband’s second marriage. Arm yourself with facts to confront ungodly divorce lawyers and religious leaders.
Three Lives of a Warrior
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 222,750. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Few men have literally been blown out of the sky and lived to tell about it. If you can call being starved, beaten and otherwise tortured living. But not only did Phil Butler survive, he came out of the experience a new man...a war hero, a loving husband, a warrior for peace and justice.
Dried Eggs and Spam
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,880. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
(4.90 from 10 reviews)
Dried Eggs and Spam provides a new slant on an old war. Written jointly by Al Molaison and Rosemary J. Peel. World War II memories exchanged via email and the conflict viewed from a child's perspective.
The Archangels
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 105,430. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
The combination of the shoot down of the U-2 over Russia in 1960, Russia’s moving into Cuba, and the war in Vietnam placed a heavy load on the Central Intelligence Agency to develop a replacement spy plane, unlike anything the world had ever seen before. The CIA reestablishes its station at Area 51 under the CIA’s new Directorate of Science and Technology where it develops America’s first stealth.
Where Stories Dwell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,900. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
WHERE STORIES DWELL is a unique volume in PULPSTUDIES, an imprint of Pro Se Productions. PULPSTUDIES focuses on the nonfiction of New Pulp. This includes volumes about sources for ideas as well as unique academic studies of New Pulp series and characters and other various types of reference books.
Classic Flight Testing at Edwards Air Force Base - A Career in Test and Evaluation: Reflections and Observations, Test Pilot Charles Adolph Oral History, F-111, Stall-Spin Testing, Culture, Combat
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 143,340. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication presents a fascinating oral history of Charles "Pete" Adolph, who retired as Director of Test and Evaluation.