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Scopa / The Cermak Hit
Price: Free! Words: 21,430. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Scopa / The Cermak Hit The story is based upon an actual event, the execution of Giuseppe Zangara and his supposed assassination attempt of President Elect Franklin D. Roosevelt. Bonus Features :D’s Guide to Italian Card Games Scopa and Quindici.
The Decline of America: 100 Years of Leadership Failures
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,430. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
From Woodrow Wilson to Barack Obama, Americans have little to admire in the legacies of our presidents —150,000 military lives lost, a $100 trillion debt, trillions of dollars spent on conflicts, active threats from Iran and North Korea—and what do we have to show for it all?
X-ooming FDR 1934
Series: Time Travel Twins. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,720. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017 by Zippy Books. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Adventure » General
In 1933, FDR survived an assassination attempt just two weeks before his inauguration. In 1934 another conspiratorial attempt to take over his government was exposed by Congressional investigation. The conspiracy, known as the Business Plot, was led by well-known zealous politicians and wealthy business interests. The Time Travel Twins and friends travel back in time again to keep FDR in office.
X-ooming FDR 1933
Series: Time Travel Twins. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,330. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2016 by Zippy Books. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Time travelers, Ethan and Zak return from a flight to 1932, without sister Emma who lies dying somewhere in the past. Now the duo has landed in a cold and hostile time and place. First issue:survival. Next to return home. Then regroup, and fire up the time machine to travel back to Miami Florida 1933. They must save President FDR from an assassin's bullet...and the USA from a dystopian future.
Hatred & Integrity: Two Short Tales of Historical Fiction
Price: Free! Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Hatred & Integrity presents two gripping character portraits, pitting Hitler’s hatred in the first tale against the integrity of Roosevelt and Churchill in the second. As real life characters of history engage in actual and fictional events their fictional dialogue is infused with excerpts of quotes for authenticity, while the topics range from art & music to politics, religion and warfare.
The Bricklayer and President Franklin Roosevelt Miami, Florida February 15, 1933
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations & Conspiracies
Franklin Roosevelt came to Miami after winning a landslide Presidential election over Herbert Hoover in November 1932. FDR came to Miami just weeks before he was to take office as President. He was driven to Bayfront Park in a Buick after he departed a yacht owned by Vincent Astor. With a cheap revolver in hand Giuseppe Zangara found it difficult get close to the President in the dense crowd.
Operation Thursday: Birth of the Air Commandos - The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II - Chindits, Operation Longcloth, Orde Wingate, India, Burmese Front, Support from Churchill and Roosevelt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,480. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication provides a detailed history of Operation Thursday, a bold, unconventional use of American air power to support British ground troops in Burma during World War II.
The Death of Diplomatic Possibility: How the Death of FDR Exacerbated and Solidified the Cold War
Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political
An analysis of how the death of Franklin Delano Roosevelt contributed greatly to the extreme nature of post-World War II politics, and accelerated the Cold War.
Spied In Plain Sight
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: American English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
Industrial espionage on behalf of the President of the United States of America. but this isn't a movie. It's the true story of Lawrence Bell, president of Bell Aircraft, and his 1938 journey through Germany, Italy, France, and England. The president asked Bell to evaluate the aircraft industries of friend and (probable) foe and report back. History buffs will want to read Spied In Plain Sight.
United States Army in World War II - The European Theater of Operations: The Supreme Command - SHAEF, D-Day Invasion, Pursuit to the Seine, Rhine, Fighting in the North, Drive to the Elbe, Surrender
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 339,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an extraordinary history of the Supreme Headquarters of World War II, telling the important stories of the commanders and decisions responsible for defeating Nazi Germany. This volume tells the story of the Supreme Headquarters of that Allied Expeditionary Force which seized a foothold on the German-held shores of western Europe in 1944.