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  • 1914: A Tale of Two Nations: Canada, U.S. and World War I - Part one (A Tale of Two Nations Book 1)

    by Melina Druga
    “Austria-Hungary considers itself therefore from this moment in a state of war with Servia.” Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austrian-Hungarian Empire, and his wife Sophie were shot and killed by Slavic nationalist Gavrilo Princip on June 28, 1914, in Sarajevo, Bosnia. The event, at first, was of little more than regional interest, but soon it became clear war clouds were enveloping Europe. In Canada, the news was met with excitement and pride. The nation committed to Great Br... more
  • The Life of an Airborne Ranger- Book One: Donovan's Skirmish

    by Michael Kitz-Miller

    The Life of an Airborne Ranger

    By

    Michael B. Kitz-Miller

    Donovan’s Skirmish  is the first book of a trilogy The Life of an Airborne Ranger and covers the early years of Jack Donovan. Financially unable to finish college and with the draft in effect, he decides to enlist in the Army. As a private he is runner-up for Honor Graduate in Airborne School. He is a Division Soldier-of-the-Month with the 101st Airborne and then Honor Graduate in the deman... more

  • Synergy

    by Eric Dion

    The comprehensive approach has been a new emerging phenomenon in the field of strategic studies, national security, and international defence. Former NATO secretary-general Rasmussen posited that this approach “not only makes sense—it is necessary”. Yet with the rise of asymmetric warfare and the emergence of new constructs, the comprehensive approach is not supported by a necessary framework, model, or theory. Indeed, if the military alone is unable to solve the root cause ... more

  • More Than a Soldier

    by D.M. Annechino

    Feeling a patriotic duty to defend his country after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, seventeen year old, Angelo J. DiMarco, enlists in the U.S. Army. Severely short of front-line fighters, the Army rushes Angelo through Ranger training and sends him to Italy as part of the 1st Ranger Battalion. Their objective: stop the German invasion. Fighting on the front lines in Italy, the Germans teach Angelo a sobering lesson on life when they capture him during the bloody battle of Cisterna. Against insurm... more

  • WAR STORIES: Tales of Courage, Leadership, Blunders, and SNAFUs

    by Martin Roy Hill
    The first nonfiction book by award-winning novelist Martin Roy Hill, WAR STORIES is a collection of articles on military history published by the author in various magazines and websites. They describe acts of great heroism and acts of pure blundering, intrepid leadership and self-serving vainglory, brilliant wartime technological developments and not so brilliant ideas. Some will awe the reader with their inspirational stories. Others will astound the reader by the military stupidity they revea... more
  • What Endures

    by John Vo
    Unlike most childhoods, mine was far from being a happy one. My siblings and I, as well as the generation before us, were born at a time when warplanes, gunfire, foreign men in uniform, constant evacuations, and locals hiding under bunkers or war tunnels were commonplace. Now whenever I see playgrounds that are lush with trees and green grasses and filled with children on swings who are laughing while being pushed by their parents, I cannot help but feel a tinge of envy. They are so young, yet a... more
  • Spirit and Soul

    by Theodore Kirkland
    Spirit and Soul: Odyssey of a Black Man in America, Volume One, an engaging, edifying autobiography by Theodore Kirkland, offers critical insight and politically cognizant commentary on the past, future and real-time reality of race relations in America. His long career in law enforcement ? some 39 years total as a military police officer, Buffalo police officer, New York State parole board commissioner and adjunct professor ? begins by happenstance in the Air Force. Instead of being sent to g... more
  • Earth is our Planet, too!

    by Steve Pearse
    Earth is Our Planet, Too! is an in depth examination into ancient history and mythology of our planet, with special emphasis on discovering why there are so many cryptozoological mysteries of Earth. It finally answers the question of why ancient civilizations had so many horrible demons and monsters that plagued them.
  • Mickey - America's Journey Before, During & After WWII: Pacific Theater

    by Merlin Madsen
    This book follows a chronology from the late 1920’s and 1930’s when Americans suffered through the depression, unemployment (hitting historic highs of 25% in 1933), and the dust bowl cycling for six years in the 1930’s affecting almost 80% of America. We follow Germany’s rise to power and Japan’s rise to power with the eventual bombing of Pearl Harbor which led to America’s triggering matters of incarceration and rationing at home. Shown are America's ingenuity, technological advances, manuf... more
  • Julfa and New Julfa Armenians: Depopulation Exodus Destruction Sanctuary

    by Michael Boyajian

    From the depopulation of Julfa to the birth of New Julfa these Armenians experience destruction, exodus and sanctuary..  Shah Abass force marches the Armenians into Persia and after much suffering he builds New Julfa for them where they find peace and great prosperity but then oppression returns....

  • World Leadership: How Societies Become Leaders and What Future Leading Societies Will Look Like

    by Neil Hamblin
    World Leadership is the story of our world and how societies rise into leadership positions. Societal leadership throughout history has been driven by only a handful of innovations. Societies that have embraced those innovations have moved along a progression of increasing leadership power. Now new innovations are appearing that will have a major impact on the world order, possibly resulting in leadership change. Such a shift could be dangerous without a better understanding of how societie... more
  • Nuke Them Till Eternity

    by Giora Ram

    "Personal and international events are interlaced in an
    exciting and breathtaking journey throughout the
    unusual life of the author."

    The novel is constructed from three threads:
    A chronological factual personal resume,
    actual historical events, some well known and documented,
    others never published, and international analytical insights,
    partly supported by original declassified
    CIA and MI6 secret documents.

    There were very f... more

  • presentation

    by jesse compo
  • A Tribute To The Motherland

    by D Pasupuleti

    A Tribute To The motherland" is about India's thousands of years of culture and traditions as a way of life which has forgotten by the Millennial with overindulgence of western materialism especially by the first and second generations of Indians in USA and abroad. They have lost in touch with their Indian roots and at the same time they lack the clarity of their heritage of vast cultural wisdom which was looked up on by famous people like Einstein, Mark Twain, Oppenheimer, Martin Luther King... more

  • Phantoms of the Hotel Meurice: A Guide to the Holocaust in Paris

    by Jeremy R. Mack
    First and foremost, this book is a guide to the Holocaust in Paris. It shows, through photographs and maps, the persons who were actors in the events of the time and where important things happened. These places are marked and their sites a corresponding index identifying the nearby subway stops. In addition to showing these physical markers of the history, the book aims to help the reader to understand what happened. The author reviews the history of the German occupation in Paris and France... more
  • Arkansas History: A Journey through Time

    by Arlen Jones
    Arkansas History: A Journey through Time?The Growth of the Twenty-Fifth State of the Union from 1833 to 1957 places in the hands of students and teachers a curated compilation of excerpts from original sources that tell the story of Arkansas from the founding efforts of the first advocates for the state?s formation in 1833 through the confrontation at the Little Rock Central High School in 1957 that brought international attention to the American civil rights movement. The author, Arlen Jones... more

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