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by Jeannine GuernThe story of a small community just north of Deadwood, South Dakota in the Black Hills with family ties to many surrounding towns and history reaching back to 1876. Significant enough to warrant preservation help in restoration of the buildings and documenting prehistoric sites, and true original trails.
by Jim BarberMarine vet Jim Barber has compiled a collection of very funny stories about Marine Corps boot camp as told by those who were there. More than 90 very funny stories submitted by Marines, following the age old tradition, who innocently left their secure, teenage life to blunder into the upside down world created by the need to transform them from their soft civilian selves into the proud brotherhood they became. This book will be appreciated by all vets who went through some form of boot camp, as ... more
by Michael Boyajian
The second edition brings closer into light the suicidal tendencies of ancient Rome where it was viewed as a an acceptable life exit strategy as opposed to today where it is a mental health issue. The revised second edition examines the topic in today's light and in the eyes of the Romans.
by Kenneth D. EvansMISSING is the true WWII story of my father, Lt. Donald N Evans. From dirt-poor, small-town roots, Don was the quintessential all-American boy--high school student body president and star athlete. At age eighteen, he was attending college, had fallen in love, and appeared destined for a bright future, Then fate stepped in. Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and America went to war. Don joined the U.S. military, along with millions of other young Americans, and went to war. Before shipping overseas, h... more
by Dean C AlexanderThe publication, Family Terror Networks, the first monograph of its kind, discusses the characteristics of family terror networks and chronicles case studies involving family terror networks across ideologies. It proposed a model for predicting family terror networks and its utility in combating this type of political violence. Additionally, an analysis of the 118 case studies of family connected terrorism involving 138 examples of kin relationships (e.g., brothers, husbands/wives, and fathers/s... more
by Sharon L. WallenbergThis book tells the true story of a WWII hero who saved 100,000 innocent people, disappeared, and the efforts to find out the truth of what happened to him. It involves the governments of three countries, heros and villans, and many twists and turns. It shows what can be accomplished with courage, determination, and compassion. Further, the book takes these lessons learned and applies them to today's issues. It has a surprise ending.
by Michael BoyajianThe Armenians are one of the few ancient people to have survived into modern times enduring the Persians, Greeks, Romans and Byzantines. This is their story.
by Julie JansonGenre: Historical Fiction words, 92,000 words. “The Ghost Horse” follows the life of Iris, a sixteen year old girl and her family in Boulder, Kalgoorlie in the Gold Fields of West Australia on the home coming of her father Albert from 1918 to 1921. A ghost of a horse follows Albert home. Albert Jamesson spends his Sunday afternoons drinking beer from a crate in the backyard and telling World War 1 stories of ‘The Great Ride’ into Beersheba and Damascus. Iris hears it all and tries to keep her ... more
by Thom WallAround the world, people have been throwing and catching objects for millennia, as a form of play, ritual, and entertainment. Cirque du Soleil alum and internationally renowned juggler Thom Wall takes readers on an exciting journey through the history of juggling across time and cultures. Academic in its approach without sacrificing readability, "Juggling – From Antiquity to the Middle Ages: the forgotten history of throwing and catching" is a detailed tour through the development and growth of ... more
by Dr. Charlotte Morris“Called to Serve”. was written to encourage women who have recognized the call of God on their lives. It is also for those women who may be questioning “am I called”? Ephesians: 4: 11 NIV tells us, So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors, and teachers, to equip his people for the work of service. A call to serve others so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith. It is God’s desire that those who are called, lea... more
by Jacqueline Widmar StewartFinding Burgundy means combing the continent – and what revelations that yields! From protagonists to protectors, Burgundian women led the charge in defending Europe’s resident families and their treasures. The Burgundy family shaped ancient Europe in defense, trade, innovation, art, literature and, naturally, wine. What happened to those days of gender equality? With this book series, a wealth of discovery awaits the seekers of the Celtic world.
by Elliott L. WatsonThink you know everything there is to know about the Nazis? Think again. Do you know what a Beefsteak Nazi is? Were you aware that the Holocaust can be traced back to the murder of one German baby? Did you know that the Nazis were able to control Hollywood during the 1930's? "Teacher Elliott Watson – one half of the excellent Versus History team – takes his passion for history well beyond the classroom in writing this enlightening guide to the hidden history of Nazi Germany." Dr Carrie Gibson, a... more
by A. Robert NeurathThe book describes the employment of German, Austrian and Czech professionals by the Republic of Turkey after the rise of Hitler; the protection of Jews by Turkish diplomats in France; and the island of Rhodes; the safekeeping of Jews by Albanian and Bosnian Muslims; and the rescue of a Jewish family by an Egyptian physician in Germany. Their careers in visual arts, architecture, literature, archeology, music, business and politics, respectively, are recounted. These facts are contrasted with pr... more
by Laurence PhDThe book is about how Arab terrorist easily get into The Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, graduate and the go to Kirkland Air Force Base, where factually the US keeps most of its nuclear weapons. They manage to steal 6 nuclear bombs. They also manage to get the USA presidency secret code for activating nuclear bombs. They explode nuclear bombs and destroy the cities of New York and Washington. They fail in destroying other cities, The postscript deal with the USA response to the Arabs and... more
by Kathleen Vail
Filled with intimate glimpses of ancient Greek life, Reconstructing the Shield of Achilles offers an exciting exploration of the spectacular shield created for Achilles by Hephaistos, the ancient Greek god of the forge. Featuring images of the life-size shield she created in brass, Vail also offers a new verse translation of Homer's elaborate description from Book 18 of the Iliad, as well as abundant photographs of ancient Greek vases illustrating the Trojan War. Chasing the... more
by Paul MylesThis is the story of how an unknown and lowly Englishman came to be thrust onto the international stage with world-changing effect. While Thomas Paine is known by all Americans as one of their founding fathers, he remains relatively obscure in Great Britain. Thomas Paine's skill as a writer was recognised by George Lewis Scott, a commissioner of Excise, who was at the height of English society. Scott had been trying to reduce the corruption that was endemic in the Excise Service, Paine had suffe... more