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  • The Strangest Fruit: Forgotten Black-On-Black Lynchings in America 1835-1935

    by J. Mitchell
    In a July, 2009 interview, the first African American President of the United States, Barack Obama, expressed the significance of remembering slavery when he said, "I think it's important that the way we think about it, the way it's taught, is not one in which there's simply a victim and a victimizer, and that's the end of the story." Similar to slavery, lynching should not be forgotten or remembered solely from the perspective of racist Whites victimizing African Americans. The general history ... more
  • Captain's Stories

    by Paul Eschenfelder

    Journey around the world with the Captain as he narrates 15 stories of adventure. Based upon the talks the Captain gives on cruise ships around the world meet audacious characters like Barbarosa, who changed the Mediterranean, or Mau Pialiug who connected modern Polynesians with the ancients.  Visit the first Suez Canal in ancient Egypt, modern volcanoes erupting next door in Iceland or view the war between New Zealand and France. Audacious characters and startling affairs are ... more

  • Dear Mother, Love Daddy: The World War II Letters of Roscoe and Gladys Yegerlehner: May 1942-September 1942 (Volume 1)

    by Deborah Sweeney
    On Sunday, December 7, 1941, the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, and so the United States entered the Second World War. American men from all walks of life rushed to enlist, and not all of them were young, single men. In 1941, Dr. Roscoe S. Yegerlehner had been out of medical school for three years with a growing medical practice in the small northern Indiana town of Kentland. Married for almost thirteen years, he had a loving wife and two young boys. He volunteered to serve in the United States N... more
  • First Templar Nation: How the Knights Templar created Europe's first Nation-state.

    by freddy silva
    In this fast-paced historical detective work, bestselling author Freddy Silva uses rare sources to upturn history and uncover the Templars’ greatest and least-known accomplishment. Conventional history claims that in 1118 nine men formed a brotherhood in Jerusalem called the Knights Templar. But what if it could be shown that not only was this group greater in number, but they existed far earlier, and together with a secret group of monks named the Order of Sion they planned one of the most dar... more
  • Moses and Akhenaten: Brothers in Alms

    by Ted Loukes
    Two of the ancient world’s most enigmatic characters: Moses, who led the Israelites from bondage in Egypt to the Promised Land, yet 'archaeologically' didn’t exist, and Akhenaten, the heretical Pharaoh who overturned the religion of Egypt and was deliberately erased from history. Who were these two men and what was the legacy they left behind? To understand Moses and Akhenaten, it is necessary to understand the times they lived in, to establish how Moses came to be raised in a royal household, w... more
  • Dad's War Photos: Adventures in the South Pacific

    by Neal Bertrand
    Curtis Bertrand was just a country boy with a camera when he entered the U.S. Army in World War II. He returned home from the Southwest Pacific Theater with 600 pictures to share with family and friends, never realizing the importance these unique views of the war would provide. Using his photos and portions of the battalion’s official journal, the author traces his father’s steps from home, to boot camp, to war, and back home. The reader will experience WWII through these photos, including hear... more
  • The Final Truth: Solving the Mystery of the JFK Assassination

    by Edward Bauer

    The Final Truth breaks significant new ground thanks to author Edward Bauer’s lifetime of experience in rifle competition and film editing. For the first time, we now know the answer to more than 16 critical mysteries that even the Warren Commission failed to explain. This work details how a complex conspiracy erupted almost instantly to force the public into believing the ‘official’ story including destruction of evidence, splicing of films and routine lying by the hig... more

  • DÈN CÙ 2

    by TRẦN DĨNH
    Sau cuốn Đèn Cù 1 Trần Đĩnh tiếp tục ra sách Đền cù 2 với những câu chuyện chưa biết tới. Mời ạn đón đọc
  • Searching for Hugo

    by Naomi M Rosenthal
    One night in the early months of World War I, a Jewish German soldier didn’t make it back to the trenches and was assumed to have been captured by the Russians. Hugo’s worried family and friends tried in vain to determine his whereabouts. They wrote hundreds of letters attempting to secure his release through a prisoner exchange program, and even sent a Russian acquaintance to buy the POW’s freedom. All they got in return were good intentions, misinformation, and frustrating delays. It was ... more
  • Rowdy

    by Christopher Madsen

    A newly unearthed gem in American history, Rowdy by Christopher Madsen is, perhaps, one of the most highly awarded books of 2015. Rowdy is a 1920s adventure and love story that follows the colorful history of the famous 1916 racing yacht for which the book is titled. The tale, rediscovered and pieced back together by Madsen during his six year renovation of the yacht, centers on the life of the original owner, New York senator Holland Sackett Duell as he is immersed... more

  • Politics, Personalities & the Battle for Leyte Gulf

    by arthur massi
    Finally, the true story or facts that lay behind Bill Halsey's incredible behavior during and. after the Battle for Leyte Gulf. The answer lies within the politics of the Navy, the FDR administration, and the management styles of several of our leaders in the Pacific War. Also explained is the Navy's strange reluctance to punish Halsey for his serious breaches of Naval discipline at the time he committed his disgraceful acts, but also why they never, ever offered criticism of his outlandish beha... more
  • Out of many, One a family's story

    by Ron Minor
    The story of Daniel Miner and his family begins at the outbreak of the Civil War. After his brother In-law, Eli Landers joins the confederacy, 1 year later the 36th Georgia Infantry Regiment is formed. Daniel's family members and friends become a part of this Regiment and we follow their experiences through company reports and personal letters. After the Battle of Baker's Creek (Champion Hill) and the siege of Vicksburg, Daniel becomes a part of the 36th at the age of 40. We follow Daniel... more
  • The Sun Palace

    by Brighid O'Sullivan
    Set in 6th Century Ireland with early Christian monks, mystical druids, and warring tribal clans, The Sun Palace is a novel of magic and love. It is about two foster sisters, each yearning for acceptance and understanding in a world where secrets of the past are sometimes better left buried.
  • America Invades

    by Christopher Kelly
    Americans have invaded eighty-five out of 194 countries (countries recognized by the United Nations and excluding the United States) in the world. That’s 44 percent of the total. And it hasn’t been militarily involved with just ninety or a hundred countries. It has had some form of military involvement with a spectacular 191 out of 194. That’s more than 98 percent. Yep, we haven’t really been militarily involved with Andorra, Bhutan, or Liechtenstein. Sometimes for better, sometimes for worse, A... more
  • The Long Way Home: One Mom's Journey Home from War

    by Jessica Scott
    My name is Jessica Scott. I am a soldier. I am a mother. I am a wife. In 2009, Army second lieutenant Jessica Scott deployed to Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn. She thought deploying was the hardest thing she'd ever do. She was wrong. This is the story of a mother coming home from war and learning to be a mom again. This is the story of a lieutenant making the grade and becoming a company commander. This is the journey of a writer persevering through a hundred re... more
  • To Iraq & Back: On War and Writing

    by Jessica Scott
    My name is Jessica Scott. I am a soldier. I am a wife. I am a mother. There are many stories from the Iraq war. This one is mine. In 2009, Army second lieutenant Jessica Scott deployed to Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn. It was a year of many firsts. This is the first person journey through a combat tour in Iraq, through being a woman in the army and learning to be an officer in the unforgiving environment of a brigade combat team. This is the journey of a ... more