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  • Finding Bomb Boogie

    by Maureen Buick

    Ever wonder what your father did in World War II?

    How often has it been said—my father was in World War II but didn’t want to talk about it? The sounds of silence related to personal war stories reverberated in so many veterans’ households. Families were left knowing only bits and pieces of their loved one’s war narrative. Some were left with nothing at all. Finding Bomb Boogie is the story of a daughter discovering her father’s war histor... more

  • She Stepped Up: Barbara Johns Starts the Fight for Equality in Education

    by Rebecca Keese
    In 1951 in Farmville, Virginia, Barbara Johns launched a strike at her high school demanding a school equal to the one for white students. The resulting lawsuit, initiated by students, became part of the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision outlawing school segregation. Barbara didn't know she was starting a thirteen-year national fight for equality in education. She just did what she thought was right. Virginia legislated Massive Resistance keeping schools segregated. From 1959-1964, Farm... more
  • The Good Barrister

    by Diane Coia-Ramsay
    Sparks fly in Glasgow, Scotland in 1910, when upper middle class and highly educated barrister, Benedict Cochran, falls for a shopkeeper’s daughter, whose family he considers to be well beneath his station in life. He does everything in his power to kill the strong attraction he feels for the beautiful Sophie Sullivan, who has learned all of her manners from self-improvement books and her manner of speaking from elocution lessons, However Sophie has her own plans that will take her to New Yor... more
  • Blood In Your Boots

    by John Randall Stephenson, Esq.
    This book consists of a series of true stories about Captain John M. "Maxie" Stephenson, Jr., USNR. Maxie served as an officer and operator in Navy SEAL Team One and Underwater Demolition Team 12 from 1957 to 1967. The stories chronicle his completion the the famous Navy SEAL training in Coronado, California, and some of the challenges he faced as an officer in the early days of Naval Special Warfare.
  • The Hand of God: From Oppenheimer to Hypersonics - A Crash Course on Nuclear Weapons and Humankind's Most Dangerous Game

    by Paul McCarthy
    Delve into the world of the most powerful and destructive weapons ever created. In this book, you will learn the history of nuclear weapons, from their development in the early 20th century during the Manhattan Project to the present day, discovering how these weapons work, their devastating effects, and about the global superpowers that control them. This is not a dry history book. It is an informative and suspenseful account of the most dangerous technology ever devised by humankind. Using ... more
  • Education Mania: Is a University the New Doctor

    by Joshua Flapan
    Education Mania Is a University The New Doctor is about people who think that a college degree is a real degree. In fact, the doctorate is doing the goals of the college. In many ways, the full benefits of a college degree go to the doctorate. Like in the majors in the field of engineering, psychology, and English. there are a lot of college grads around the world who face the food stamp line, and it is contrary to how the university gets people a job. The scandal involves an essay and dissertat... more
  • Ancient Scholars about the Turks and the Turkic Nations. Vol. 2

    by A Sanducci
    Primarily based on the genetic findings, backed by the archeological, historical, linguistic facts and testimonies of the ancient scholars, historians, and geographers, this work brings a fresh perspective into a stagnated view of the Turkic nations and their past. This book has 2 volumes. The first volume reveals breaking new evidence about the biblical origins of the Turkic nations who were related to the ancient Akkadians, Sumerians. The book unshrouds the Turkic pedigree of the Germanic nat... more
  • Nuclear War Survival Skills: Build Your Underground Haven and Lean About Nuclear Shelters, Evacuation Preparations, Emergency Co

    by Leander Cross
    In times of nuclear crisis, the psychological impact can be as devastating as the physical effects. "Nuclear War Survival Skills" is a comprehensive guide that delves into the crucial aspect of preserving mental health during such challenging times. This book offers invaluable insights, practical strategies, and expert advice to help individuals, families, and communities navigate the psychological challenges that arise from nuclear threats.
  • They Never Reigned

    by Blair Hoffman
    British kings and queens are famous today. But many heirs to the British throne never became the actual king or queen due to various quirks of fate. This is their story. The stories include the oldest son of William the Conqueror, who lost the chance to become king because he was off fighting in the First Crusade; the White Ship disaster of 1120, England’s medieval Titanic, in which the sole male heir to the throne, and many others, drowned; an intrepid woman who nearly became queen in her own r... more
  • Daughters of Dunn House 1953

    by Hildred Roach
    Daughters of Dunn House 1953 is a collection of first-person accounts from seven octogenarians who reflect upon overviews of their lives from 1953 to the present, lifelong friendships made at Dunn House dorm, and the exciting careers generated by the opportunity to participate in the Ford Foundation Early Entrant Program at Fisk University without having first finished high school. Stories should appeal to all ages, for topics range from pertinent historical eras, family genealogy, educational a... more
  • Super Cities! Indianapolis

    by Donna Griffin
    Sometimes the coolest places are right outside your front door. Learning about Indianapolis's interesting and unique culture has never been so super fun!
  • Across the Kentucky Color Line: Cultural Landscapes of Race from the Lost Cause to Integration

    by Lee Durham Stone
    This study examines Kentucky’s violent history of racial relations from 1865 to 1970, focusing on Muhlenberg County, its seven contiguous neighbors, and others in the Bluegrass State. The author prefaces the book with his experience of a segregated school trip to see The Ten Commandments in 1957. Historical topics include Kentucky’s post-Civil War racial strife, the Jim Crow era, Lost Cause politics, and a detailed examination of a trial and public “legal lynching” in 1907. Separate chapters t... more
  • Ancient scholars about the Turks and the Turkic nations vol 1

    by A Sanducci
    Primarily based on the genetic findings, backed by the archeological, historical, linguistic facts and testimonies of the ancient scholars, historians, and geographers, this work brings a fresh perspective into a stagnated view of the Turkic nations and their past. This book has 2 volumes. The first volume reveals breaking new evidence about the biblical origins of the Turkic nations who were related to the ancient Akkadians, Sumerians. The book unshrouds the Turkic pedigree of the Germanic nat... more
  • There Were No Commercial Plane Crashes On 911.

    by Robert Hall
    I retired from Verizon and worked in telecommunications. I assisted a customer several times with several complicated issues with phones he didn’t own. It turns out he had been employed by the federal government with extremely high-security clearances. He entered the private sector and opened many security businesses. He doesn’t own a phone or computer, he cannot have any electronic footprints. None. When I found out what he did for a living, we started discussing the following topics. There w... more
  • The Cataclysmic Khachkars of LGBTQ Armenia: Hate Projection of Genocidal Trauma and Pride

    by Michael Boyajian

    The LGBTQI+ history of the Armenian nation from ancient times through today with systemic homophobia seemingly the norm at present perhaps with roots in post generation genocidal trauma and remnants of Finlandization from years of brutal Soviet occupation causing an inexplicable psychological projection of hate towards the Pride movement at odds with the ancient Greek and Roman LGBTQI+  friendly heritage that the Armenians were enmeshed with beginning with Herodotus and the classical Gre... more

  • A Frenchman's Duty

    by J. Michael Dumoulin
    In his own words, Arthur describes his induction and training as a foot soldier, then his first introduction to battle. He describes his experiences at Verdun, in the Marne and Somme, and in Belgium. His journal entries about cooking for his officers and comrades; seeing his first war plane; pinned by snipers; terrifying "over the top" charges; and being lost in enemy trenches and on the battlefield in the fog with pack mules in his charge, give accounts of battles not found in any other biogra... more
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