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Book: Mist Before the Rising Sun by Jonathan M. Nielson
For those familiar with the Indian Wars, the forty years of conflict fought for control of the Great Plains during ans after the Civil War, mention of the epic fight on the Arickaree Fork of the Republican River known as the battle of Beecher or Beecher's island, conjures images of heroism, sacrifice and survival, suffering unimaginable hardships against insurmountable odds. The distinction is [...]
 
Book: Guadalcanal - Starvation Island by Eric Hammel
Guadalcanal - Starvation Island - by - Eric Hammel - The Japanese defeats at Midway and Guadalcanal decided the outcome of the Pacific War. Guadalcanal was the classic three-dimensional campaign. On land, at sea, and in the air, fierce battles were fought with both sides stretching their supplies and equipment to the breaking point. The campaign lasted six months, involved nearly one million men, [...]
 
Book: The 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry - Court-Martial Case Files by David Williamson
The nine court-martial cases included here were compiled and transcribed verbatim by the author/editor from copies of the original, hand-written, case files as a supplement to his book, "The 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry: A Civil War History," McFarland and Company, Inc., Publishers, 2012.The case files of the four officers and seven soldiers presented here comprise all of the court-martial [...]
 
Book: Patton's Oracle - Gen. Oscar Koch, as I Knew Him by Robert Hays
Oscar Koch's sterling performance as Gen. George S. Patton Jr.'s intelligence chief, G-2, was a critical element of Patton's success in World War II and earned Koch the reputation as arguably the most brilliant intelligence officer in U.S. Army history. His collection and analysis of information in early winter 1944 led him to issue stern warnings of the German buildup preceding the Battle of the [...]
 
Book: I Was Just a Radioman by Pamela Ackerson
Their hearts were strong, and their courage endless. Pearl Harbor survivor, Black Cat radioman, and decorated WW 2 veteran. ARM H. P. Lawrence, tells the true story of the fight against the Japanese in this compilation of his memoirs. One of only a handful of non-Native American code-talkers, H. P. Lawrence became a member of an elite fighting force, the Black Cats. Flying in their nocturnal [...]
 
Book: Dear Margaret, by Pamela Ackerson
It was Paradise--Until nightmares and horror reigned. Dear Margaret, The whole world had gone bonkers. Two friends try to keep each other grounded by writing letters to each other during WWII. They found a common ground, a way to keep each other sane in an insane world. From mundane daily chores to life threatening events, these letters from two pen pals take the reader on a journey into the [...]
 
Book: Tea and Chivalry by Erik D Weiss
During the Age of Enlightenment, an ancient family feud between landed aristocrats, Count Weisswasser and Baron Schlanger, creates an emotional and military conflagration. The Count, a paragon of reason dedicated to peaceful society, is drawn painfully into war. A wise leader, he fuses strategic and tactical knowledge with the loyalty of his townspeople and army to make a firm stand against both [...]
 
Book: No Tears Tomorrow by Tony Nash
From Norfolk to Normandy - a family goes to war. The 16-year old twins, David and Emma, in the carefree world of the mid-30s, joke about becoming spies. To Commander Gregory, head of what will become the SOE, espionage is no joke, and he already has his eye on them. Despite strong opposition from their father, they and their younger brother, James, and their Belgian friend, Nicole, become major [...]
 
Book: The Keepers of Time (Book Five of the Time Magnet Series 1) by Russell F. Moran
The Keepers of Time - A Novel of Time Travel What if you're an African-American woman, the youngest admiral in the United States Navy? What if your husband, Jack, a famous writer and Naval Reserve Officer, joins you on a deployment of your carrier strike group? What if, while steaming off Long Island, you travel through time? Instantly you're in a different world, and you don't know if you've [...]
 
Book: The Skies of Time - Book Four in The Time Magnet Series by Russell F. Moran
The Skies of Time - A Novel of Time Travel - "Are you ready, honey?" "Honey? Hey, Ashley, you're an admiral. Aren't you supposed to call me 'lieutenant' or something?" "You're my husband, dammit, and I'll call you whatever I want honey." "Aye aye, sweetheart." As they launched off the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, Ashley and Jack thought they were on a simple public relations [...]
 
Book: The Adventures of Little Miss HISTORY, Volume I (Volume 1) by Barbara Ann Mojica
Wouldn't you like to get three award-winning books for the price of two? Little Miss HISTORY has packed three NYC historical adventures into one exciting book! This book is perfect for teachers, homeschool parents, and history lovers. Visit the STATUE OF LIBERTY the symbol of hope and promise for the immigrants who passed it on their way to fulfilling their dreams. Walk through the Great Hall at [...]
 
Book: Chosin - Heroic Ordeal of the Korean War by Eric Hammel
CHOSIN - Heroic Ordeal of the Korean War - Eric Hammel - Told from the point of view of the men in the foxholes and tanks, outposts and command posts, this is the definitive account of the epic retreat under fire of the 1st Marine Division from the Chosin Reservoir. The author first sketches in the errors and miscalculations on the part of the American high command that caused the Marines to be [...]
 
Book: The Final Salute by Kathleen M. Rodgers
At a small air base in Louisiana, family man and seasoned fighter pilot, Tuck Westerfield's life could literally crash down around him. In this business of flying fighter jets, the odds of staying alive are stacked against him. Haunted by the memories of dead friends killed in air mishaps, this Vietnam vet and father of three must deal with a devious commander, an animal-crazed neighbor, whose [...]
 
Book: From a Foreign Shore - Stories of History and Alternate History by Andrew Knighton
What if someone had conquered the Vikings, someone claiming to be their gods? What if King Arthur's knights met a very different metal-clad warrior? What if you were ordered to execute a statue, and hanging just didn't seem to work? These short stories explore different aspects of history, some of them grounded in reality, some alternative takes on the past as we know it. Stories of daring and [...]
 
Book: Sergeant Goldsby and the 10th Cavalry - The Worm Turns by Fred Staff
This fast paced, action packed historical novel follows the true life story of George Goldsby. He was born a slave and lived in Alabama until the Civil War broke out and was forced to work for his master in the war effort. He was at Picket's Charge and escaped during the battle at Gettysburg. He served in the Union Army until the end of the war and then returned home to find his life in as bad a [...]
 
Book: 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 and stalemated three-year-old European struggle. The two million doughboys, as they affectionately were called, whom America sent to the Western Front shattered the battlefield stalemate and won the war. This allowed Britain and France to impose a devastating [...]
 
Book: Beyond Acts by Paul R. Finch
Beyond Acts is a scholarly research study that intends to explain why the Book of Acts in the New Testament was never completed. Most of the Apostles were still alive when the Book of Acts abruptly breaks off without finishing the story of their last day's work. Nevertheless, there are many internal and external clues that help was fill in story. This book also addresses the chronology of the [...]
 
Book: From the Mud by Paul Emery
As Albert Slater lays his wife to rest, his raw pain mixes with old scars from the First World War. That pain has stayed with him throughout his life, but protecting his children's innocence, he has kept it from them. He decides to write his story for them to read when he joins his wife in heaven. He writes about his training, his first action and how he endured the rest of the war. He also tells [...]
 
Book: Cat and Mouse by Tim Vicary
Cat and Mouse is the gripping story of two sisters fighting for women's rights in the turbulent months before the outbreak of war in 1914. Winner of the BRAG Medallion 2018 When Sarah Becket, a militant suffragette, discovers that her own husband, a respected Liberal MP, is involved in a scandalous prostitution racket, she takes a knife from her kitchen and goes out into London's West End, [...]
 
Book: The Last English Village by James Ignizio
The Last English Village - On 22 December 1943 the Susan Rae, an American B17 Flying Fortress, is lost. The aircraft is reported to have crashed into the English Channel. There are no survivors and no bodies are recovered. Records of the incident mysteriously go missing. The Susan Rae and its crew vanish, committed to the dustbin of history. On the day the Susan Rae disappears, the English [...]
 
Book: How I Divorced The Military - There Are Many Ways To Divorce The Military by Karleen Page
This book is based on an ex-military spouses tell of what she encountered while traveling around the world with her ex-husband who would serve years in the United States Army and later retire in the year of 2006 trying to abandon her with nothing. Eve is put in a position where she gains insight into her real life as she foreshadows through her past and present life to find answers to her future. [...]
 
Book: Stoking the Embers of War by Jerry Genesio
Stoking the Embers of War is a historical novel set in Portland, District of Maine, Massachusetts, 1789-90. The Treaty of Paris, which officially ended the American Revolutionary War, was signed less than seven years earlier, in 1783, and though all that remained of the war's inferno was little more than smoldering embers in the memories of those who survived, passions ignited by the conflict [...]
 
Book: Rasputin and The Jews - A Reversal of History by Delin Colón
This book is a well-documented account of Rasputin as a healer, equal rights activist and man of God, and why he was so vilified by the aristocracy that their vicious rumors became accepted as history. For nearly a century, Grigory Rasputin, spiritual advisor to Russia's last Tsar and Tsarina, has been unjustly maligned simply because history is written by the politically powerful and not by the [...]
 
Book: Aurora's Sentinel - Conflict and Diplomacy on an Arctic Frontier from Russian America to the Present by Jonathan M. Nielson
This is a sweeping narrative history of the evolution of Alaska from Tsarist colonial outpost to its place today in the forefront of America's strategic calculus for defending the continent. American acquisition of Russian America in 1867 was dramatic confirmation that the United States intended to be a continental and Pacific power. As America's first non-contiguous territorial acquisition, the [...]
 
Book: The Year of the Horsetails by R. F. Tapsell
'I chanced upon a novel I read as a child. Re-reading The Year of the Horsetails by R. F. Tapsell (1967), I realized where my interest in nomadic warfare began and, with Bardiya - Tapsell s siege-engineer, outsider hero - something of the origins of Ballista. Tapsell was a superb historical novelist, and some enterprising publisher should put his works back in print for a new generation. Set in [...]
 
Book: Paradise Island, Heavenly Journey by Jon Magee
Dr. Kate Hartig writes "In his recently published first book From Barren Rocks to Living Stones Jon Magee recounts his teenage years living in Aden, Yemen, during the mid 1960s. In Paradise Island Jon travels back to an earlier period of his childhood. He reflects on his life as a young boy living with his family in Singapore during the 1950's. He discusses the trials and joy of British military [...]
 
Book: Full Circle - Escape from Baghdad and the Return by Saul Silas Fathi
Full Circle... Chronicles a prominent Iraqi Jewish family's escape from persecution through the journey of one family member: A 10-years old boy who witnesses public hangings and the 1941 Krystalnacht (Farhood) in Baghdad. After a harrowing escape from Iraq through Iran, this boy begins a life-long search for meaning and his place in the world. His journey takes him to the newly-formed State of [...]
 
Book: Beneath the Bamboo - A Vietnam War Story by Jonathon Jones
Excerpt: "I watched two point men take a 50-caliber machine gun bullet to the head, and watched the third being grabbed and taken behind enemy lines. Two of the enemy soldiers, which we often referred to as gooks, quickly came after me. As I quickly mowed them down with my automatic rifle, I crawled backwards away from the enemy gunfire, using my helmet to push sand in front of me as I went, [...]
 
Book: Are You the Man? Memories of Life in the Trucial Oman Scouts by Terry Ward
What I'm offering to you here is a unique historic document. It is a written and photographic record of day to day life in that little-known, swashbuckling, desert force, The Trucial Oman Scouts. For twenty years, Arab troops, trained and led by volunteer British officers and NCO's, maintained law and order in a primitive, desert wilderness almost as large as the United Kingdom. It was my [...]
 
Book: Slave - Escaping The Chains of Freedom by Jacqueline Malcolm
It's 18th Century New York and the slave trade continues amidst an historical political upheaval. Hezekiah Thomas, born the son of a white General and his black enslaved mother, suddenly finds himself a free man. But what is freedom without money? Through a concoction of chance and opportunities, Hezekiah is faced with the decision to go against all of his convictions and become an owner of [...]
 
Book: The Republic by Peter O'Lalor
This is a student's guide to the The Never Realized Republic published in print, (2004) and a Kindle rewrite, (March of 2012). Since the book covers a lot of history it also explains what makes history non-fiction and explains the history of the written word. It is a lesson in scholarship as well as a lesson not only in history, but what history the American Founders were most familiar with. For [...]
 
Book: From Barren Rocks...To Living Stones by Jon Magee
From Scotland to East Anglia and internationally in Australia and America all ages are riveted by this story. The unique style of using the journey back to England as a frame to tell the deeper story is proving to be a great enticement to those of East Anglia as their acts of kindness are revealed. Helen Eadie, Member of the Scottish Parliament, writes in the forward "Jon . . . provides insight [...]
 
Book: The Centurion Chronicles Book Three Caesar's Shield by J.M. Garlock
After being treated by surgeons the Centurion recuperates at Caesar's country villa.Caesar is told that mysterous footprints have been seen in the garden. Speculatores? Perhaps but why? The surgeons insist the Centurion will make a full recovery. Quintus is dismayed. Half of the Centurion's right hand little finger has been amputated. Quintus reveals the cause of his animosity toward the [...]
 
Book: The Guardian of Secrets by Jana Petken
The Multi Award Winning Bestseller, The Guardian of Secrets. Winner of 2016, Outstanding Historical Book of The Year, IAN Awards. Silver Medalist, Readers' Favorite Awards 2015 - "This is a must-read for historical fiction fans" BlueInk Reviews. "A suspenseful, Compelling Historical Fiction" Kirkus Reviews ___ After fleeing from an abusive husband accused of murder, Celia Merrill becomes [...]
 
Book: In the Time of the Scythians (Witnesses Book 1) by Richard French
Warfare...the Fight Against a Predatory Cult: Coping in Times of Crisis - "In the Time of the Scythians" centers on the efforts of the editor Stephanie Markham and Paul Kingsley, one of her writers, to bring his collection of stories and novellas together into a series of novels. They also take part in a campaign to thwart a destructive cult. Paul Kingsley's writing emphasizes the effects of two [...]
 


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