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Lost Bastards
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,160. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016 by IceBox Media. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Towards the end of the Korean War, 26 American soldiers were inserted into the conflict on a hill, with a company of ROK troops, that is now inside the Demilitarized Zone on the Korean Peninsula. They were on a secret mission to test ‘battlefield radar’ for the first time. Shortly after arriving, thousands of Chinese soldiers overran their position.
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.
Passing Strangeness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,690. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
If you're an aficionado of weird history you know about the Voynich Manuscript, but how about the Rohonc Codex? Care for something a bit different, something that explores things no-one has heard about? Unrepentant Rebels once tried to kidnap Lincoln's body, for example, and there's a copy of the Eiffel Tower under the foundations of Wembley Stadium. Meticulously researched and 100% historical
Faith Under Fire in Sudan
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 71,590. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » History » Biography
“Christians everywhere need to be reading Faith Under Fire in Sudan. It will mobilize them to support the brave missionary movement of Frontline Fellowship in that suffering part of the world – suffering for the sake of the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.” Dr. D. James Kennnedy, President of Evangelism Explosion Author of “What if Jesus Had Never Been Born?”
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.
CIA War Bride
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Family history
(5.00 from 1 review)
CIA War Bride is a biography of the life of Velma and Werner Weiss, a CIA family. They meet during World War II when he and Velma are working for the CIA in England. Their work takes them to Japan where Werner managed the U-2 surveillance plane detachment deployed from Area 51. The author worked with Werner Weiss at Area 51 and was a close friend of Velma Weiss until her death
Three Rabbits Alibi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,560. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A True Story of Murder, Madness & the News in Colonial Melbourne. It's 1850s Australia. A double murder. A locked room. The murderer dying from a gunshot. But the reporter says the scene is near impossible. Herald reporter Edmund Finn said it was "one the most atrocious deeds which darken the pages of colonial history". Reinvestigate the case to find a far more complex story with modern resonance.
General Miranda's Wars: Turmoil and Revolt in Spanish America, 1750-1816
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,720. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Military
Before Simon Bolivar, there was Francisco de Miranda who plotted to free Spain’s colonies in South America. Roaming the world, he cajoled funds from the powerful, including Britain’s William Pitt and Russia’s Catherine the Great. But Miranda’s invasion of New Spain in 1806 was a painful fiasco. He died a prisoner in a Spanish dungeon and the way was now clear for Bolivar’s eventual triumph.
Silent Heros of the Cold War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Only a fraction of the nearly 40 million people who visit this 24-hour city ever bother to look west and skyward toward Mount Charleston.The truth is that this very mountain is a silent memorial to fourteen men who died there in a plane crash on November 17, 1955; men who were part of the secret development of the U-2 spy plane, integral to America's success in the Cold War.
Man's Horizons - A Universal Perspective Of Mankind Through The Ages. Volume One: The Origin Of Planet Earth And The Rise Of The Sapient Anthropoid
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016 and represented by LHA Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
The three volumes of ‘Man’s Horizons present information for a broad-based foundation of knowledge that every 21st century person should possess. The books provide a chronological perspective of the life of the universe and Man’s place in it is reviewed with regard to the compatibility of our civilised system with a biological planet.
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.
Hell's Fire: A Documentary History of the American Atomic and Thermonuclear Weapons Projects, from Hiroshima to the Cold War and the War on Terror
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,350. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A history of nuclear weapons, from the Manhattan Project which built the atomic bomb, to the "Mike" test which paved the way for the hydrogen bomb, to the "war on terror" which seeks an entire new generation of "earth-penetrating" nuclear bombs.
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.
As The Years Go By ... Conversations With Canada's Folk Rock & Pop Pioneers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,600. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Canada's music scene was magical in the 50s, 60s & 70s. As The Years Go By tells the stories behind The Diamonds, Lighthouse, Steppenwolf, Mashmakhan, Patsy Gallant, Skylark, Bobby Curtola, Edward Bear, Susan Jacks, Denny Doherty, Moxy, Lucille Starr, The Ugly Ducklings, Prism, The Five Man Electrical Band and many more amazing Canadian performers. It is the 10th book by Mark Kearney & Randy Ray
Hombres sin mujer
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 80,710. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
Hombre sin mujer es la primera novela que aborda el tema de la homosexualidad en la literatura de habla hispana. La narrativa precisa de Carlos Montenegro describe, con detalle y tremenda brutalidad, la vida en una prisión cubana de principios XX, cuyos personajes habrán de darle forma ala tesis que informa que, ante la ausencia de mujer, todo hombre es un homosexual en potencia.
The Price Of Glory: Battle of Hill 488
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,290. Language: American English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
In this book, the Battle of Hill 488 is described accurately, in action-packed detail, which you will never find in any other accounts of its history. It also explores the prices paid, and the lengths men will go to in the pursuit of glory. It contains over 100 pictures, some of actual time and location where the story takes place in Vietnam.
Bốn mươi bảy quỷ kế
Series: Rượu và văn hóa Trung Hoa. Price: $2.88 USD. Words: 89,060. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuốn sách nêu ra 47 mưu kế, khai thác trong sách của Quỷ Cốc, áp dụng thành công trong nhiều lĩnh vực. Mỗi mưu kế được dẫn chứng, minh, họa bằng nhũng tiểu truyện hấp dẫn, thú vị trong các tác phẩm nổi tiếng như Sử kí Tư Mã Thiên, Tả truyện, Chiến Quốc sách, Đông Châu liệt quốc, Tam Quốc chí ... Là một quyển sách công phu, hay và mới lạ, không thể bỏ qua !
U.S. Marine Corps Aviation - Early Years 1912-41, World War II, Korean War, Southeast Asia, Martin MT, Grumman F3-F2, Curtiss SBC-4, John Glenn, F-86, Douglas F3D Skynight, Grumman F9F Panther
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,010. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Marine Aviation was officially born on May 22, 1912, when First Lieutenant Alfred A. Cunningham, USMC, reported to the camp "for duty in connection with aviation." This was several months after the Naval Aviation Camp was established at Annapolis in 1911.
Weapon of Choice: ARSOF in Afghanistan (Army Special Operations Forces) - 9/11 Attacks, Toppling the Taliban, Osama bin Laden, Destroying al-Qaeda in the War on Terror, First Round of Afghan War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,010. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Weapon of Choice is a history of the Army special operations forces in Afghanistan from 11 September 2001 to 15 May 2002, during America's global war on terrorism (GWOT).
King of the Mountain
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,030. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The year is 1948 I’m 4 years old, and have run away from home for the first time on my quest to become “King of the Mountain”. Based on the actual antics of a young boy and his friends, “King of the Mountain” offers an autobiographical experience of growing up in the West Kootenays between 1948 to 1962.