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Flight from Saddam
By Qasim Albrisem
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013 by David Hetherington. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
If there was to be one word in Arabic to describe Hell on earth, perhaps it would be Alradwania. For at the prison there, men turned into monsters. They unleashed terror and suffering on an unimaginable scale.Forty eight thousand men and women perished here, but one man, a professor, survived against all the odds. His ordeal and escape across the desert is an epic true story of sheer willpower.
Danske Ubåde 1909 - 2004. Bind I.
By Søren Nørby
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 32,220. Language: Danish. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Første bind af to, der bog dækker ubådsvæsenets 95-årige historie fra den første ubåd, Dykkeren, til den sidste, Kronborg, der fik blot tre år i søværnets tjeneste. Ubådenes tekniske udvikling beskrives indgående, og deres skiftende roller i forsvaret af Danmark forklares i historisk perspektiv.
“We Will Never Do An Unjust Act”: The Policies of Thomas Jefferson, Enacted by William Henry Harrison, that Forced a British Alliance with Tecumseh and Hastened War
By Jason Wallace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Essay » Political
A carefully researched work that shows how William Henry Harrison, thanks to the now seemingly racist plans of Thomas Jefferson, catapulted himself to the Presidency based on his greed for land and desire to push Native Americans from their lands.
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 3 1942-1943
By Victoria Washuk
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,480. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This diary is the 3rd in a series of four volumes written by Ruby Side Thompson. They document her experience about World War Two in England and the London Blitz. The diaries are unique, written from a woman's experience during war time. They include Ruby's opinions written only for the privacy of her diary. Her views are often ahead of her time.
Los guerreros de la libertad (La guerra civil en El Salvador)
By Ernesto Panamá
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 64,820. Language: Spanish. Published: September 21, 2009 by Ernesto Panamá. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Historia de El Salvador 1932-2008 La llamada: Guerra Civil salvadoreña, fue una guerra impuesta por conflicto Este - Oeste. Este es el único relato histórico, desde el punto de la derecha. La obra resulta profética al consumarse la derrota electoral de ARENA. El genero es histórico testimonial y relata hechos inéditos. La obra es de fácil lectura y mantiene al lector en la trama.
Combat Diary
By Steve Oualline
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Combat Diary By Emmett Jackson, Sergeant,18055437 * Combat Engineer * Located and disarmed German mines * Awarded the bronze star * On the front line during the Battle of the Bulge * Crossed the bridge at Remagen while it was still under fire. His story. In his own words. A powerful tail of strength and courage of an American soldier.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Critical Thinking and Intelligence Analysis - Sherman Kent, NSA, JFK, Cuban Missile Crisis, Inductive, Deductive, Abductive Reasoning
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,490. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Analysts and analysts alone create intelligence. Although technological marvels assist analysts by cataloguing and presenting data, information and evidence in new ways, they do not do analysis.
Name Your Medieval Character: Medieval Christian Names (12th-13th Centuries)
By Joyce DiPastena
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Medieval author Joyce DiPastena is always on the lookout for authentic medieval names for her characters. This book is a compilation of her 30-plus years of research into medieval Christian names. Here you will find over 800 female names and over 1500 male names. This book will prove a treasure trove for historical fiction writers, fantasy writers, gamers, or anyone who just enjoys names!
Look Up, Asheville! A Walking Tour of the Montford District
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Asheville's Montford District 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.
The Battle of Pavia 1525
By Stephen Lark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A book dedicated to the Battle of Pavia that decided the fate of Italy for over two centuries. The battle also marked the death of Richard de la Pole, nephew of King Richard III of England and the last Yorkist pretender to the English throne. This battle fought in Italy therefore marked the true end to the Wars of the Roses.
Treacherous Journey: Following Roosevelt down the River of Doubt
By Bob Martin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,180. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Explorer George M. Dyott was engaged to follow and photograph ex-president Roosevelt's route down the Amazon's River of Doubt. Roosevelt's 1914 trip nearly killed him. For Dyott to survive this journey he has to endure bandits, whitewater rapids, exhausting jungle portages, hostile cannibal Indians and maddening insects -- not to mention the loss of a canoe carrying the expedition's food supplies.
Savannah Walking Tour & Guidebook - A Self Guided Tour
By Keith Simmons
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,230. Language: American English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Explore the amazing city of Savannah on this self-guided walking tour! The only complete city tour in one ebook. Over 100 landmarks or points-of-interest are highlighted on three separate tours. Route map included. All 22 of the remaining 24 squares, the Riverfront, Market, sites from Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil, Forsyth Park, Civil War sites, Paula Deen's restaurant and much more.
E-10A MC2A Systems Engineering Case Study - The E-10 Story, Systems Engineering Principles, Multi-role Military Aircraft for AWACS Duty
By Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the E-10A MC2A program. The Northrop Grumman E-10 MC2A was planned as a multi-role military aircraft.
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 4
By Victoria Washuk
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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.
The Book of Poetry
By Sheldon Blair
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: American English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Epic
Iconic black historical poem (in three parts), for kids of all ages, two medieval tales: 1) Dragon Slayer: A queen, a princess, a dragon, and a hero 2) Funkelstilskin: A play on the old fairy tale with a 21th century twist, starring the Wax to Gold disc jockey, Groovemaker. Musical, rhythmic poems. Plus, five assorted poems of love and laughter.
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Three: Watson’s Wonders (1959 – 1962)
By Brian G. Boettcher
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Volume Three: Watson's Wonders (1959 – 1962) tells the story of the how the racing creations of A.J. Watson came to dominate this era at the Speedway, to then be challenged by the rear engine creations of the Coopers and Mickey Thompson. Each year features an epic "500", with Speedway legends Jim Rathmann, A.J. Foyt and Rodger Ward (twice) the victors.
My Family and Other Annals Adventures in Family History
By Diane Lindsay
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,380. Language: British English. Published: October 26, 2012 by Family Tree. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Diane Lindsay is the author of Family Tree magazine's regular column 'Thoughts on...' and this ebook contains a collection of those short stories. Diane’s the woman who puts the ‘family’ and the ‘story’ into family history, recounting ancestral escapades and misty-eyed memories that are sure to ring bells with many aspects of your own family anecdotes too.
Roger Pringle Kirk and the Alberta Winner Furnace
By Don Casselman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Coal furnaces were not unique in the early days of the West, but Roger Kirk and his Alberta Winner coal furnace and Kirk's stoker were different. Here we tell fascinating details from our 25 years spent with him.
History of the Internet
By Michael Robinson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
I grew up on the Internet and the web — back when that was unusual. Now it’s common. How many billions of kids are going to grow up on this wonderful invention without ever thinking about all the cool stuff that happened in the early days? I couldn’t abide that, so I wrote History of the Internet.
China, Class Collaboration, and the Killing Fields of Indonesia in 1965
By James Robb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
An investigation into the political background to the 1965 anti-communist slaughter of a million Indonesian workers and peasants, comparing that event to the 1927 Shanghai massacre by Chiang Kai-Shek, when Chiang turned on his supporters in the Chinese Communist Party and killed thousands.