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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 and 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.
DOG ROBBERS The New Deal Army
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,350. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Coming of age, heroes of the depression era.
The Foreign Policies of U.S. Presidents
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,700. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
From America's beginning its presidents have grappled with foreign policy concerns, some of which are well remembered while others are long forgotten. For example, Fillmore in the 1850's resisted pressure to go to war with Peru over bird droppings. Eisenhower resisted pressure in the 1950's to get pulled into war in Vietnam. This volume summarizes the foreign policies of each U.S. President.
The Enigma of Felix Frankfurter
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 98,960. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A recognized, fascinating classic of judicial biography and the Supreme Court, now available as an ebook--featuring active contents, linked notes, proper formatting, and a fully-linked Index. Felix Frankfurter was perhaps the most influential jurist of his century--and one of the most complex men ever to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court. Mysteries and apparent contradictions abound, and are explored.