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The B & O Railroad: A Brief History in Time
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 21,330. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
The B & O Railroad is the first in a series of books on the History of the railroads that forged America
Shoulder Patch
Price: Free! Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The author describes his father's service with the Royal Canadian Regiment and the First Special Service Force (the Devils Brigade) during World War II. Particular emphasis is placed upon the beachhead established at Menton, France where after two days of fighting his father's platoon is very nearly wiped out to the last man. This is an excerpt from the ebook, "Haywire My Life in the Mines"
New York City Circus And Amusement Park Directory, 1930
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
My eBook is a useful directory of companies in the Circus and Amusement Park industry of Metropolitan New York City in 1930. The text can be used for ancestry research of deeds, defunct firms, family trees, maps, and urban studies. 1930 was the first full year of the Great Depression in the United States. Circus and Amusement Parks firms vied for what little most families spent on entertainment.
That's War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,050. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
That’s War is a diary of the authentic experiences of Lt. William Arthur Sirmon from January 1, 1918 to November 12, 1918. In this account of a regular soldier in the 82nd Division, 325th Infantry, you are led through ten chapters of a heartfelt, attention-grabbing journey across the beautiful, yet run down, terrain of France. He became highly honored soldier of World War One.
When That Great Ship Went Down: The Legal and Political Repercussions of the Loss of RMS Titanic
Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2013 by Bapton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
The celebrated history of the aftermath, in the US Congress, the US Supreme Court, and the Parliament of the United Kingdom, of the sinking of the unsinkable ship. Markham Shaw Pyle and GMW Wemyss examine the political pressures and dirty deals that affected the Titanic enquiries, wrote new law, and changed our world.
Railroad Employees In Wake County North Carolina
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
My eBook profiles employees of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, and Southern Railway. Each of these railroad companies kept offices in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina by the late 19th century. Individual workers include train executives, conductors, moulders, firemen, engineers, clerks, and laborers. The text was compiled from city directories, 1880-1917.
Illustrated What Is Secular Humanism?
Series: Illustrated Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,370. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » History » World
Almost every American colony had some form of establishment of religion. This was because their religion consisted of proven and necessary facts of existence. Religion was reliable, logical and rational to them. The modern established religion of Secular Humanism teaches that it is the only scientifically-based belief system in existence.
Illustrated What Are the Results of the Establishment of Secular Humanism?
Series: Illustrated Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
"... To establish atheism on the ruins of Christianity [is] to deprive mankind of its best consolations and most animating hopes and to make a gloomy desert of the universe." Alexander Hamilton
Gettysburg
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
Heroes as large as Lincoln and as exciting as Muhammad Ali march in memory of American greatness as well as beauty, love, and sorrow of the common man displayed in sophisticated drama..
Heart of England: Contributions to the Evening Standard, 1939-1941
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 4. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 33,480. Language: British English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
Written originally as a way of paying off unexpectedly high bills during his early years of farming in Norfolk, these beautifully written articles by Henry Williamson, set in both Norfolk and Devon, are counterpointed and given immediacy by the inclusion of the evening’s headlines after each article, depicting the deteriorating international situation as the Second World War begins.