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  • The Anunnaki of Nibiru: Mankind's Forgotten Creators, Enslavers, Saviors, and Hidden Architects of the New World Order

    by Gerald Clark
    Many historical and scriptural findings not included in the Canonical Bible, have now come to light. Access to texts such as the Lost Book of Enoch, the Nag Hamadi Gospels, and the Book of Jubilees, among others is now widely available and, when synthesized and correlated with existing documents like the Bible and Qu'ran, merits rethinking Western civilization's origins and intent. Prepare yourself for a profound belief-challenging journey through ancient Persia, Sumer, Greece, and Atlantis; ... more
  • America's Greatest Blunder: The Fateful Decision to Enter World War One

    by Burton Yale Pines
    Entering World War One against Germany was America’s greatest blunder of the 20th century. America had no reason to join the devastating three-year-old struggle. By sending two million doughboys to the Western Front, America shattered the battlefield stalemate and won the war, allowing Britain and France to impose a devastating peace on Germany, igniting toxic German cries for revenge. Absent America’s entry into the war, the exhausted combatants, drained of resources and manpower, would have dr... more
  • Saving Mona Lisa: The Battle to Protect the Louvre and its Treasures During World War II

    by Gerri Chanel

    In late August 1939 curators at the Louvre nestled the Mona Lisa into a special red velvet-lined case and spirited her away to the Loire Valley. Thus began the biggest evacuation of art and antiquities in history. As the Germans neared Paris in 1940, the French raced to move the masterpieces still further south, then again and again during the war, crisscrossing the southwest of France. Throughout the German occupation, the Louvre’s staff fought to keep the priceless treasures out of th... more

  • Strategic Rifleman: Key to More Moral Warfare

    by H. John Poole
    Ultimately, "Strategic Rifleman" is about what it would take to save the world from Communist, Islamist, and criminal expansion. But, it also shows how to eliminate most suicides within the U.S. military. Without more proficient infantry squads, U.S. forces may never attack a prepared enemy position by complete surprise. That's because no more than 14 people can successfully sneak up on one. After those 14 have cleared a path through its perimeter obstacles and sentries, their parent unit can s... more
  • Mekong Mud Dogs

    by Ed Eaton
    The Story of Sgt. Ed Eaton Sniper and his time with the River Rats of the Mekong Delta.
  • UNTOLD: The New Orleans 9th Ward You Never Knew

    by Lynette Norris Wilkinson
    One of the few books that tells the real story of Hurricane Katrina survivors from the devastated Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans, UNTOLD: The New Orleans 9th Ward You Never Knew,. Read 16 riveting accounts of survival, hope and faith from survivors ages 8 to 80, written by an author who grew up in the community. Discover the little-known history of the area and the back story on life in this close-knit community just 10 minutes from the famous French Quarter. Excellent supplemental book for schoo... more
  • The Imjin War: Japan's Sixteenth-Century Invasion of Korea and Attempt to Conquer China (2nd edition)

    by Samuel Hawley
    In May of 1592, Japanese dictator Toyotomi Hideyoshi sent a 158,800-man army of invasion from Kyushu to Pusan on Korea’s southern tip. His objective: to conquer Korea, then China, then the whole of Asia. The resulting seven years of fighting, known in Korea as imjin waeran, the “Imjin invasion,” after the year of the water dragon in which it began, dwarfed contemporary conflicts in Europe and was one of the most devastating wars to grip East Asia in the past thousand years. The Imjin ... more
  • SPEED DUEL: The Inside Story of the Land Speed Record in the Sixties

    by Samuel Hawley
    The true story of the epic quest in the 1960s for the world land speed record. With little more than ingenuity, hard work and daring, eight men set out to build cars powered by aircraft piston engines, jets and even rockets to race on the eerie moonscape of the Bonneville Salt Flats. By 1964 only two contenders remain: Craig Breedlove driving Spirit of America and Art Arfons in his Green Monster. What begins as a hot rodder’s dream of speed turns into a deadly game of Russian roule... more
  • William Cabell Rives: A Country to Serve

    by Barclay Rives
    The only full length biography of William Cabell Rives (1793-1868), statesman, author and agriculturalist. A protege of Jefferson and Madison, Rives' career of public service began during the Monroe administration and extended past the Civil War he struggled to prevent. He was twice US Minister to France, US Senator, Congressman, and Confederate Congressman.
  • Last Plane Out of Saigon

    by Richard Pena
    In 1973, sixty-one days after the Paris Peace Accords was signed specifying that American troops must withdraw from Vietnam—one day beyond the terms of the agreement—Richard Pena, was among the final handful of Americans to leave the country. LAST PLANE OUT OF SAIGON is a faithful reproduction of the journal he kept as a draftee working in the operating room of Vietnam's largest military hospital during the final year of the war. Supporting historical and political context is provided by award-w... more
  • The History Essays

    by Joseph Cook
    A collection of history research papers written by the author during his graduate coursework. Most of the articles relate to the American Civil War -- from soldier studies to examination of the legal causes of the conflict. The final paper included was honored by an academic conference as the top paper presented; it deals with the death of U.S. Army General Edward R.S. Canby. All in all, this collection is a valuable resource for students of American history.
  • I'm Just a Patsy! Lee Harvey Oswald In His Own Words

    by L.D.C. Fitzgerald

    What did Lee Harvey Oswald say?

    Lee Harvey Oswald was, of course, the man accused of assassinating President John F. Kennedy. Did he gun down the thirty-fifth president with brutal precision? Or, in his own words, was Oswald “just a patsy?”

    The Warren Commission concluded that Oswald acted alone when he shot JFK from the sixth floor window of the Texas School Book Depository. But the majority of citizens believe in a ... more

  • John F. Kennedy's Speeches: JFK's Legacy as America's 35th President

    by L.D.C. Fitzgerald

    The Greatest Speeches of John F. Kennedy, America’s 35th President

    John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the thirty-fifth president of the United States, from his inauguration on January 20, 1961 until his tragic assassination on November 22, 1963. A young, charismatic leader, Jack Kennedy is remembered as one of the most skilled orators of the twentieth century.

    L.D.C. Fitzgerald, author of JFK conspiracy thriller, SAVING JACKIE K h... more

  • The Planet-Girded Suns (Updated Edition): The History of Human Thought about Extrasolar Worlds

    by Sylvia Engdahl
    Interest in extrasolar worlds is not new. From the late 17th century until the end of the 19th, almost all educated people believed that the stars are suns surrounded by inhabited planets--a belief that was expressed not in science fiction, but in serious speculation, both scientific and religious, as well as in poetry. Only during the first half of the 20th century was it thought that life-bearing extrasolar planets are rare. This is not a science book--rather, it belongs to the category kno... more
  • Storming the Tulips

    by Nancy Baumann

    Not just another Holocaust story, Storming the Tulips is an intimate encounter with history, as told by twenty former students of the 1st Montessori School who survived the Nazi occupation in Amsterdam. They were children—contemporaries of Anne Frank—and this book is a companion to her Diary of a Young Girl. While Anne’s story describes her sequestered life in the Annex, Storming the Tulips reveals what children on the outside endured— on the... more

  • The Robin Hood Guerrillas: The Epic Journey of Uruguay's Tupamaros

    by Pablo Brum

    The President of Uruguay, Jose "Pepe" Mujica, has recently become a global icon. Among other things, he lives a notoriously austere lifestyle; eschews luxury and protocol like no other head of state; has legalized marijuana and same-sex marriage; has agreed to take in Guantánamo detainees and Syrian refugees, and more. According to Mujica himself, all of his conduct and ideology is rooted in his time as a guerrilla: as a Tupamaro. 
     
    Beginning in the late ... more

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