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  • A Thousand Points of Truth

    by V. P. Hughes
    My interest in Colonel John Singleton Mosby began in 1950. However, it wasn't until 2002 that it led to extensive research on the subject, centered upon newspaper reports on the man begun during the Civil War and continued throughout?and even after?his life. And while I rejected Virgil Carrington Jones's observation on Mosby, contained in the preface of this work, I did not contemplate writing this book until an even more disparaging observation came to my attention during my research. The comme... more
  • Ameri-Canada? Cross Border Connections and the Possibilities for Our "One Big Town"

    by William Seavey
    The history of U.S./Canada relations from the earliest days to the present (includes the election of Donald Trump as President). Proposes solutions to cross border issues and disputes: Nafta, Keystone XL pipeline, Detroit Windsor Bridge etc. Details various historic threats to sovereignty both from above and below the 49th parallel (since resolved). Encourages more cross border communication and cooperation. Details how most Americans lack even a rudimentary knowldge of Canada and Canadian... more
  • COSTA RICA THEN/COSTA RICA NOW

    by CR CAPTIVE
    FROM PUR VIDA TO THE ROACH MOTEL IN 11 YEARS. THIS IS A MUST-READ FOR ANYONE PLANNING ON VISITING OR MOVING TO COSTA RICA. http://amzn.to/2n08Xg6
  • A New Constitution for a Free People

    by Cory Hamblin
    A New Constitution for a Free People was influenced by the United States Constitution. It includes adjustments to how each branch of government should function and additions and changes to the Bill of Rights. The author's primary goal was to create an outline that would limit government power and expand individual liberty.
  • Amazing Legends of India

    by Swapna Rajput
    The book explains true stories of Indian legendary heroes from the time of Hindu mythology to 18th century. India has always been an attraction point in the world, millions of curious people all over the world visit here and wonders how one country could always be so glorious with so many languages, cultures, traditions? It’s all because of those ancient heroes, who created it with their knowledge, passion and bravery and magnetized the world to come and see the fame of India and follow us. ... more
  • Dockland Apprentice ISBN0 9546488 11

    by david carpenter
    A look at life in the London Docks During the 1950's Reviews :- History Today :- Highly commended Shipping Today & Yesterday :- This is a really good read. The P.C and Health & Safety brigade would have had a field day Sea Breezes magazine:- A publication that will surely earn a place of honour in telling how life was in the Golden days of the Merchant Navy.
  • A Bomber Pilot's Story

    by Robert P. Neilson
    Flying a B-17 Flying Fortress with the Fifteenth Air Force out of Foggia, Italy, Lt. George H. Neilson describes the harrowing experiences of his twenty-eight combat missions as well as the ups and downs of life in the US Army Air Corps from enlistment to discharge (1943?45). Blending selections of his father's letters to home and memoirs he recorded a half century later with documented background history, the younger Neilson tells the saga of the son of a Boston widow as he confronts the rigors... more
  • Liberty Lady: A True Story of Love and Espionage in WWII Sweden

    by Pat DiGeorge
    Liberty Lady is the true story of a WWII bomber and its crew forced to land in neutral Sweden during the Eighth Air Force’s first large-scale daylight bombing raid on Berlin. 1st Lt. Herman Allen was interned and began working for his country’s espionage agency, the OSS, with instructions to befriend a businessman suspected of selling secrets to the Germans. Soon Herman fell in love with a beautiful Swedish-American secretary working for the OSS, their courtship unfolding amid the glamour and in... more
  • A Muslim Family's Chair for the Pope: A True Story from Bosnia and Herzegovina

    by Stefan Antony Salinas
    I present to you a Muslim-Christian children’s picture book. In the country of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Muslims, Orthodox Christians and Catholics have been living side by side for many years, but they have not always gotten along. Twenty years have passed since they were at war with each other. How can neighbors of different faiths live together in peace? Pope Francis, head of the Roman Catholic Church, paid a visit to Bosnia on June 6, 2015. This is the true story of a Muslim family of carpen... more
  • Liberty Lady: A True Story of Love and Espionage in WWII Sweden

    by Pat DiGeorge
    Liberty Lady is the true story of a WWII bomber and its crew forced to land in neutral Sweden during the Eighth Air Force’s first large-scale daylight bombing raid on Berlin. 1st Lt. Herman Allen was interned and began working for his country’s espionage agency, the OSS, with instructions to befriend a businessman suspected of selling secrets to the Germans. Soon Herman fell in love with a beautiful Swedish-American secretary working for the OSS, their courtship unfolding amid the glamour and in... more
  • Kentucky's First Asylum

    by Alma Wynelle Deese
    Asylums were first established to care for the unfortunates of society. It was only later they acquired a negative image. In Kentucky's First Asylum, author Alma Wynelle Deese explores this issue by dissecting the inner workings of the Eastern Kentucky Asylum, Kentucky's first asylum and the second state-supported asylum to be established in the United States. She describes the people who were involved in the creation and maintenance of a medical school, law department, and lunatic asylum in Lex... more
  • Attack on Nantucket

    by Thad Dupper
    The West Wing meets Top Gun in this modern-day Clancy-like thriller. The US president, Nantucket and a terrorist plot all combine for an adrenaline ride off the Atlantic. Andrew Russell, the 46th president of the United States, his wife and two young children have brought back a Kennedy-era feeling of Camelot to the White House. President Russell, an ex-Navy fighter pilot, and his family are spending another vacation on the beautiful island of Nantucket. After three years of planning, th... more
  • Soldiers' Stories: A Collection of WWII Memoirs

    by Myra Miller, PhD
    Winner of the 2017 Ella Dickey Literacy Award for historical preservation through literature, this WWII page-turner is a colorful compilation of 140+ stories laced with illustrations and photos telling the personal accounts of young men and women who risked their lives, were wounded or killed to save the lives of millions. True stories depict their valor, patriotism and day-to-day exploits during the 1940s.
  • Summoning The Dawn

    by Bucklin Hill Covers Larry Weiner
    QUIBERON BAY FRANCE, 1759 Never was such a bold decision made as that of British admiral Sir Edward Hawke at Quiberon Bay to give chase in a rising gale as night fell. After several setbacks in the Seven Years' War (1756-63) the French had decided to risk all on an invasion of Britain. Troops were gathered in Brittany and the French navy sent to escort them across the Channel. Hawke chased them into the rock-strewn Quiberon Bay. There he destroyed or captured seven French ships; only two Ro... more
  • Red Sky in the Morning

    by Elizabeth Buhmann
    Xa Lili was just six years old when full-blown combat erupted in war-weary Vietnam. A century of colonial rule, followed by a bitter struggle for independence, had left the country divided, a focal point in the global conflict between Communist and Free World ideologies. When the US withdrew and Vietnam was reunified under Hanoi, Lili was swept up in an unprecedented swell of humanity fleeing a landscape devastated by war. Her story, spanning the years of her childhood to young adulthood, rep... more

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