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The Blight by S.E. Levac

Price: Free! Approx. 380 words. Language: English. Published on August 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America. n The Blight is a poem commemorating the irish po...

Genre: History / Free: 05 August 2013 PDT/PST 

An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East by Dennis De Witt

Price: Free! Approx. 4,350 words. Language: English. Published on August 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century. n An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East is...

Genre: History / Free: 05 August 2013 PDT/PST 

To Kinhma tou Merentith by Babis Kavvadias

Price: Free! Approx. 47,680 words. Language: Greek. Published on August 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Revolutiona ry. n To istoriko ths katalhpshs ths polhs twn Patr...

Genre: History / Free: 05 August 2013 PDT/PST 

Battle of the River Plate by Russell Phillips (Shilka Publishing)

An article about the Battle of the River Plate, which took place in December 1939 between the German pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee and the British cruisers Exeter, Ajax and Achilles....

Genre: History / Free: 01 August 2013 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.00 / 5 8 reviews

Raiders (eBook Sampler) by Ross Kemp (Random House)

A free sampler of Ross Kemp's Raiders: six true stories of the most daring British operations of World War Two. This sampler contains the story of Operation Judgement; believed to be one of the most incredible raids of World War Two. The full ebook and hardback will be available on 2...

Genre: History / Free: 01 August 2013 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.00 / 5 7 reviews

The Awful Arithmetic Volume I by Stan McCown

The Awful Arithmetic is a non-fiction book, in two volumes, about the Civil War. For those just entering a study of the war, The Awful Arithmetic covers the entirety of the conflict, from its true cause—which was neither secession nor slavery—to the intricate details of the war’s end...

Genre: History / Free: 01 August 2013 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.00 / 5 1 review

Selections from The Oregon Trail - The American West as It Once Was by Francis Parkman (Now and Then Reader)

  On April 28, 1846, Francis Parkman, who had already decided that he would write a history of the settling of America, and Quincy Adams Shaw, his cousin and good friend, embarked from St. Louis up the Missouri River for a “tour of curiosity and amusement to the Rocky Mountains.”  ...

Genre: History / Free: 01 August 2013 PDT/PST  Rating: 3.00 / 5 542 reviews

Hitler's Youth: An Analysis of Mein Kampf by Isuru Abeysinghe (Isuru Abeysinghe)

Hitler's autobiographical book Mein Kampf, the official doctrine of the NAZI regime during WWII, is not a book that many would consider to read. Modern society is generally very well acquainted with Hitler and the ultimate outcome of his philosophical stances and will automatically denounc...

Genre: History / Free: 01 August 2013 PDT/PST  Rating: 3.00 / 5 4 reviews

Night Mission on the Ho Chi Minh Trail by Mark Berent (Mark Berent)

The weather, the built-in hazards of night refueling, target identification, and the mountains hiding in the dark are all enemies- and of course, there's the enemy, too. These pilots have a saying, "And if the big guns don't get you, the black karst will." But then back on top in the moonl...

Genre: History / Free: 01 August 2013 PDT/PST  Rating: 3.00 / 5 1 review

A Quick Guide To Old Baldoyle by Michael. J Hurley (Michael. J Hurley)

This book gives a short explanation of the origins of placenames in the area of the old village of Baldoyle in County Dublin, Ireland....

Genre: History / Free: 01 August 2013 PDT/PST 

California Valor, Charles Harold Gonsalves by John A Johnson (John A Johnson)

California Valor provides understanding of indoctrination and propoganda to make Marines hate Japs. Trainees saw movies showing Jap soldiers raping women and throwing a baby in the air and catching it with bayonets. Another movie was about a Marine raid on the island of Makin. There were 9...

Genre: History / Free: 01 August 2013 PDT/PST 

The American Iceberg: Debt, Inflation and Money by Bob Blain (Bob Blain)

United States total debt, public and private, not just Federal debt, grew from $82 billion in 1916 to $70 trillion in 2010, almost a thousand times bigger. The cause is traced back to decisions made in 1787 and 1790 by framers of the Constitution and members of the First Congress. The reme...

Genre: History / Free: 01 August 2013 PDT/PST 

A Brief History of the Pilgrims by Catherine Jaime (Catherine Jaime)

Who were the Pilgrims? When and why did they come to America? And who were the Puritans, the Separatists, and the Strangers? Are these terms interchangeable? This VERY short e-book will answer these questions and several others....

Genre: History / Free: 01 August 2013 PDT/PST 

Hitler's Theory - An Analysis of Mein Kampf (Part 2) by Isuru Abeysinghe (Isuru Abeysinghe)

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Genre: History / Free: 28 July 2013 PDT/PST  Rating: 3.00 / 5 3 reviews

Beyond the Clouds; Why I Became a Military Writer by Mark Berent (Mark Berent)

Mark Berent is a well-known author of many Vietnam airwar books and articles. In this article he recounts the people and events that motivated him to write. As he says: "They're out there now, somewhere beyond our eyes, beyond the clouds, rolling and soaring in towering cathedrals flying b...

Genre: History / Free: 28 July 2013 PDT/PST  Rating: 3.00 / 5 3 reviews

Hypogeum: Strange Encounters by Teresa Balin (Teresa Balin)

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Genre: History / Free: 28 July 2013 PDT/PST  Rating: 3.00 / 5 2 reviews

The Deluge by Dominic Lourex (Dominic Lourex)

Is it possible everything we are told about the history of humanity is wrong? The Deluge - part 1 explores the questions around what really happened at the end of the last ice age and the flood myths that have influenced our understanding of who we are and where we come from....

Genre: History / Free: 28 July 2013 PDT/PST  Rating: 3.00 / 5 2 reviews

RCAF Operational Training Unit 32 & 6 1944: 1945 by John Low (Ebook Launch)

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Genre: History / Free: 28 July 2013 PDT/PST  Rating: 3.00 / 5 2 reviews

A Pictorial History of Óglaigh na hÉireann, The Defence Forces of Ireland by Defence Forces Ireland (Defence Forces Ireland)

A very brief history of Ireland's Defence Forces. The tradition of service and loyalty, that runs as a theme throughout our history, was set by the Volunteers in 1913 and is continued to this day in the modern Defence Forces. Our history is in essence a history of the State....

Genre: History / Free: 28 July 2013 PDT/PST  Rating: 3.00 / 5 2 reviews

A Kentucky Cuckoo's Egg: The Clay-Randolph Duel of 1826 by Kate Cooch (Kate Cooch)

A Kentucky Cuckoo’s Egg is a 2500 word history short about the duel between Secretary of State Henry Clay and Senator John Randolph in 1826. It also delves into the history of dueling generally and specifically in Virginia. Who died, who lived, and who showed up to duel in a white bathro...

Genre: History / Free: 28 July 2013 PDT/PST  Rating: 3.00 / 5 1 review

Te Rauparaha by Manatū Taonga (Manatū Taonga - Ministry for Culture and Heritage)

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Genre: History / Free: 28 July 2013 PDT/PST 

A Cheney Sampler - Excerpts from Books by Glenn Alan Cheney by Glenn Alan Cheney (New London Librarium)

Excerpts from books by Glenn Alan Cheney. Excerpts are from: -- Thanksgiving: The Pilgrims' First Year in America -- Journey on the Estrada Real: Encounters in the Mountains of Brazil -- Frankenstein on the Cusp of Something -- Passion in an Improper Place -- Black Republic: Qui...

Genre: History / Free: 28 July 2013 PDT/PST 

The Star Spangled Banner by Tony Cross (Tony Cross)

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Genre: History / Free: 28 July 2013 PDT/PST 

The World of Lady Lazarus by Michele Lang (Five Tigers Publishing)

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Genre: History / Free: 28 July 2013 PDT/PST 

Secret Mexico by Francisco Martín Moreno (Francisco Martín Moreno)

Bookmasters is pleased to present you with a sample of Secret Mexico , the first in a series of translated works from best-selling author Francisco Martín Moreno, one of the most renowned novelists in Mexico.Step into the minds of three powerful leaders at the brink of the first World War...

Genre: History / Free: 28 July 2013 PDT/PST 

Preserving Bronze Plaques & Memorial by James Walker (James Walker)

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Genre: History / Free: 28 July 2013 PDT/PST 

Rise of the Feudal University by Darvin Babiuk (Darvin Babiuk)

A review of how the university system rose out of feudal times and developed the organizational pattern that made it the basis higher learning up to modern times....

Genre: History / Free: 28 July 2013 PDT/PST 

Diary for a Day: 23rd April 2011 by Chudleigh Writers (Chudleigh Writers)

The residents of Chudleigh, a small town in Devon, kept a diary for 23rd April 2011, which was both St George's Day and Easter Saturday. The diaries were displayed as part of the Chudleigh Literary Festival on 18th July 2011. They are now brought together in book form as input to the socia...

Genre: History / Free: 28 July 2013 PDT/PST 

Al Qaeda in Its Third Decade - Irreversible Decline or Imminent Victory? by Brian Michael Jenkins (RAND Corporation)

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Genre: History / Free: 28 July 2013 PDT/PST 

Cattle Nomads Of The Indian Desert by Son Lal (Son Lal)

About nomads in Rajasthan who have grazed cattle on a large scale since early history. With a pastoral culture from the west in Asia, that partly differed from the culture of the settled Hindus of the Indian subcontinent. Tan Dan's forefathers were a part of that nomadic culture, to which ...

Genre: History / Free: 28 July 2013 PDT/PST 

Best of Military Sampler by Burness (Exisle Publishing)

Internationally recognised for publishing a range of military books written by Australian, New Zealand and International authors who, as experts in their fields, provide an absorbing insight into great and modern wars and their after effects. Exisle is proud to present a selection of extra...

Genre: History / Free: 28 July 2013 PDT/PST 

Free Energy Here and Now and then: Velocity power sources by Patrick Sullivan (Patrick Sullivan)

Free Energy Here and Now and Then: Velocity power sources. Affords the reader a historical background of free energy over unity devices.Included in the book is "The Four Elements of Free energy." This…...

Genre: History / Free: 28 July 2013 PDT/PST 

Dollar Dreadfuls a prequel by Chris Roberts (Chris Roberts)

Prequel to the Dollar Dreadful series of London focused folklore, ghost and horror stories. This collection gives a background to the series and is packed with scary London facts, legends and trivia....

Genre: History / Free: 28 July 2013 PDT/PST 

England and the War by Daniel W. Turner (Daniel Turner Books)

England and the War is a story written by Sir Walter Raleigh and it tells his opinion and beliefs about the war that England was involved in at the time....

Genre: History / Free: 28 July 2013 PDT/PST 

Children of Arnhems Kaleidoscope by Graham Wilson (Graham Wilson)

I grew up in aboriginal Arnhem Land where my parents came as missionaries in 1951. For over 50 years their life was spent in a place called Oenpelli, near Kadadu National Park.This our…...

Genre: History / Free: 25 July 2013 PDT/PST 

Lincoln Letters by Abraham Lincoln (Castrovilli Giuseppe)

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States…...

Genre: History / Free: 25 July 2013 PDT/PST 

Ramrod the Combat Snake by Mark Berent (Mark Berent)

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Genre: History / Free: 23 July 2013 PDT/PST  Rating: 3.00 / 5 1 review

Let's Kill the Dai Uy by Mark Berent (Mark Berent)

This is a hilarious tale of an Air Force combat fighter pilot in Vietnam who goes out on patrol with a special forces team he has supported many times from the air. Seeing the pilot is having a hard…...

Genre: History / Free: 22 July 2013 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.00 / 5 3 reviews

On the Hunt in Baghdad by Michael J. Totten (Belmont Estate Books)

In this classic riveting dispatch from Iraq award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten embeds with a unit of battle-hardened American soldiers as they hunt the elusive terrorist commander…...

Genre: History / Free: 22 July 2013 PDT/PST  Rating: 3.00 / 5 3 reviews

The Coracle: One Man in a Tub by LJ Gormley (Black Morning Marsh Press)

You’ve got to see this!” “What now?” I’m trying to focus on my work from which I am usually pretty easily distracted by friends diverting my attention with joke emails. “I think it’s one of those…...

Genre: History / Free: 22 July 2013 PDT/PST  Rating: 3.00 / 5 1 review

Te Puea Hērangi by Manatū Taonga (Manatū Taonga - Ministry for Culture and Heritage)

Te Puea Hērangi was an influential and effective Waikato leader who was largely responsible for the establishment of Tūrangawaewae marae during the 1920s and 1930s. Her aim was to build an economic…...

Genre: History / Free: 22 July 2013 PDT/PST 

Whina Cooper by Manatū Taonga (Manatū Taonga - Ministry for Culture and Heritage)

Whina Cooper found a role as a pan-tribal Māori leader from the 1950s. She was the foundation president of the Māori Women's Welfare League, but is best known for leading the famous…...

Genre: History / Free: 22 July 2013 PDT/PST 

Āpirana Ngata by Manatū Taonga (Manatū Taonga - Ministry for Culture and Heritage)

Ngāti Porou leader and politician Āpirana Ngata is one of New Zealand's best-known figures. Working through traditional tribal structures and as MP for Eastern Māori, he pressed for state-funded…...

Genre: History / Free: 22 July 2013 PDT/PST 

The Egg Breakers: Counter-Terrorism in Sub Saharan Africa by Jacobus Kotze (Jacobus Kotze)

It is not generally known that Sub Saharan Africa has a long tradition of successful counter-terrorism operations. During the 1950's to 1989 many counter-terrorism operations took place in Colonial…...

Genre: History / Free: 18 July 2013 PDT/PST 

Under The Influence - How Labatt and its allies brewed up a nation of beer drinkers by Matthew J. Bellamy (Walrus Ebooks)

Beer is to Canada as wine is to France. How Labatt and its allies brewed up a nation of beer drinkers. Celebrate Canada Day with this free ebook from The Walrus magazine. Includes an original…...

Genre: History / Free: 11 July 2013 PDT/PST 

Rangitīaria Dennan by Manatū Taonga (Manatū Taonga - Ministry for Culture and Heritage)

Rangitīaria Dennan of Ngāti Tarāwhai, better known as 'Guide Rangi', escorted tourists around the thermal attractions at Whakarewarewa, Rotorua, for over 40 years....

Genre: History / Free: 06 July 2013 PDT/PST 

Hongi Hika by Manatū Taonga (Manatū Taonga - Ministry for Culture and Heritage)

Hongi Hika was a skilled and driven Ngāpuhi leader who became one of the pivotal figures of the musket wars. His actions led to a major redistribution of the Māori population, particularly in the…...

Genre: History / Free: 06 July 2013 PDT/PST 

Gentle Measures in the Management and Training of the Young by Jacob Abbott (Giuseppe Castrovilli)

Jacob Abbott was an American writer of children's books.Abbott was born at Hallowell, Maine to Jacob and Betsey Abbott. He attended the Hallowell…...

Genre: History / Free: 27 June 2013 PDT/PST 

Better in America by Sabrina Jennings (cum propisito animi)

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Genre: History / Free: 08 June 2013 PDT/PST 

Maleficio in the Cloister by Clint Westgard (Lost Quarter Books)

In Lima, the City of Kings, in the Viceroyalty of Peru, a mysterious girl is sent to a convent following the death of her mother. While there she runs afoul of the Abbess and soon finds herself under…...

Genre: History / Free: 04 June 2013 PDT/PST 

The Unfortunate Dutchman by Dennis De Witt (Dennis De Witt)

The Unfortunate Dutchman is a tale of the many trials and tribulations faced by Jacob van Kal, an employee of the Dutch East India Company , during this travels to the Far East and his return to Holland at the end of the 18th century....

Genre: History / Free: 28 May 2013 PDT/PST  Rating: 5.00 / 5 1 review

The White Girl - So You Think You Are "North", Fort Good Hope, N.W.T. Canada by Dawn Kostelnik (Kobo)

My first conscious perception of North and South came years ago at Marsh Lake. I was visiting my friend Verna at the time. Her father Charlie Taylor asked me when I had moved “North” to Whitehorse. I remember considering that perception, I had not prior to this question. I replied.” ...

Genre: History / Free: 28 May 2013 PDT/PST 

A Faerie's History of Caledonia by Jeff Maurer (Jeff Maurer)

Much more history than fiction, this is a factually accurate tale of Scotland and of her strange, northernmost region: Caledonia. But it is told from the perspective of one of the Wee Folk. So it…...

Genre: History / Free: 11 May 2013 PDT/PST 

The Mecca Question by Jeremy Smyth (CanBooks)

The Mecca Question by Jeremy Smyth This 20 page booklet by Jeremy Smyth examines the section of Gibson's new book on Qur'anic Geography that claims that Mecca is not the Holy City of Islam. This is a short review of the evidence presented in the larger book. The Mecca Question is free to d...

Genre: History / Free: 24 April 2013 PDT/PST 

Blood on the Water by Alex Connor (Quercus Publishing)

This prequel to the conspiracy thriller Isle of the Dead introduces us to the dark side of Venice - a city with secrets to rival its splendour....

Genre: History / Free: 18 April 2013 PDT/PST 

Newport Tower: Unsettled History by B. Lynn Brant (B. Lynn Brant)

The Newport Tower is a crude, round stone structure in Newport, Rhode Island. It is said that it was built by early colonists, as a windmill. However, there is little evidence to support that claim, and a wealth of evidence indicating that it is of much older construction, probably precolu...

Genre: History / Free: 10 April 2013 PDT/PST 

Everybody’s Friend by Raghu Karnad (Random House)

Raghu Karnad's "Everybody's Friend" is a poignant pilgrimage to the military grave of a great-uncle, fallen defending the obsolescent Raj against the oncoming army of imperial Japan. The most brutal fighting unfolded on the unforgiving northeast Indian border with Burma, and Karnad takes h...

Genre: History / Free: 04 March 2013 PDT/PST 

The Muscovite Town by Darvin Babiuk (Darvin Babiuk)

A short description of the formation and structure of the Muscovite town....

Genre: History / Free: 20 February 2013 PDT/PST 

World War II London Blitz Diary, Volume Two, 1941 by Victoria Washuk (Victoria Washuk)

Do you find yourself watching reality tv? Well, if you do, click off that set and head for the real thing. These diary entries, written 70 years ago by Ruby Thompson, who had to simultaneously put up…...

Genre: History / Free: 07 February 2013 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.00 / 5 2 reviews

Outlaw, Warrior, Leader: The Early Life of Ralph Stafford by Jack Richard Eddy (James Eddy)

Ralph de Stafford, the first earl of Stafford, was one of the most powerful men in fourteenth century England. He was a veteran of the Hundred Years War, a respected military commander and an advisor…...

Genre: History / Free: 10 December 2012 PDT/PST 

Infantry School: A Soldier's Journal by Jack Durish (Jack Durish)

Most people don't know any more about the Army than what they read in Beetle Bailey© comics. The author, Jack Durish, didn't before he joined it. His father never served. His brother served in the…...

Genre: History / Free: 12 November 2012 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.00 / 5 1 review

Karamojo Bell by Denis OLeary (Denis OLeary)

Walter "Karamojo" Bell spent half his life hunting in Africa. Although he made a fortune from the ivory trade, the real riches were his adventures in the dying days of the European empires in Africa....

Genre: History / Free: 12 November 2012 PDT/PST 

The Alchemists: Thomas Charnock by Tom Morris (Tom Morris)

Intended to be the first in a series of short publications dealing with alchemy and the alchemists this is the biography of Thomas Charnock . At an early age he was left destitute by…...

Genre: History / Free: 07 November 2012 PDT/PST 

To War in Style by Mark Berent (Mark Berent)

In January of 1973 we in Defense Attaché Office in the American Embassy, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, found ourselves in an unusual situation. In Vietnam, all US forces were ordered to cease fighting and…...

Genre: History / Free: 07 November 2012 PDT/PST 

A Grandfather's Legacy by Joe C Combs 2nd (Joe C Combs 2nd)

My family has had a long line of story tellers in it. This is a story my grandfather always told about our struggle against slavery and a historic event that trumped…...

Genre: History / Free: 05 November 2012 PDT/PST  Rating: 3.00 / 5 1 review

Life of Riley by Dave Riley (Dave Riley)

This collection is a retrospective selection of satires written in the 1990s with some dating from the following decade. Some were recycled as dialogue for performance as they were written for street…...

Genre: History / Free: 05 November 2012 PDT/PST 

Trolling for Guns on the Ho Chi Minh Trail by Mark Berent (Mark Berent)

As the Vietnam war interdiction campaign spread to North Vietnam, Laos, and eventually Cambodia, the slow moving FACs in their small prop planes began to encounter intense ground fire. It was then, in…...

Genre: History / Free: 05 November 2012 PDT/PST 

Simmie... With Secrets by Arlene L. Williams (The Waking Light Press)

Clare lives in an alley shack in Chicago's poorest ward in 1894. She sews buttons and hems for Mr. Jones, the sweat boss, and only has a few pennies left to buy bread. Her mother has gone away…...

Genre: History / Free: 05 November 2012 PDT/PST  Rating: 5.00 / 5 6 reviews

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