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Download 1759 by Frank McLynn (.ePUB)

1759 by Frank McLynn (.ePUB)

History | 77 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB reader, 6 MB Overview: If not for the events of 1759, the entire history of the world would have been different. Called the "Year of Victories," 1759 was the fourth year of the Seven Years, or the French-and-Indian War and defeat of the French paved the way for the global hegemony of the English language. Guiding us through England's conquests (and often extremely narrow victories), Frank McLynn (Wagons West) brilliantly interweaves primary sources, ranging from material in the Vatican...

Download No Victory in Valhalla by Ian Gardner (.ePUB)

No Victory in Valhalla by Ian Gardner (.ePUB)

History | 106 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader 25.1 MB | Retail Overview: Based on extensive interviews with the survivng veterans, No Victory in Valhalla relives the dramatic struggle of the famed "Screaming Eagles" paratroopers in some of the toughest fighting of World War II. Famously profiled in Band of Brothers, the division as a whole was awarded Unit Citation for its heroic defense of Bastogne - a first in the history of the US armed forces. It's late November 1944, after 71 days fighting in Holland, and...

Download Deliver Us From Darkness by Ian Gardner (.ePUB)

Deliver Us From Darkness by Ian Gardner (.ePUB)

History | 73 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB reader, 2 MB Overview: Ian Gardner, co-author of Tonight We Die as Men, is back with the second installment of the exploits of the 3/506 in WWII. Drawing on years of research and more than seventy extended interviews with veterans and civilians caught up in the fighting, Deliver Us from Darkness begins where the earlier book ended, with the troops taking R&R back in England after weeks of grueling fighting in Normandy. Deliver Us from Darkness explains how, with little notice on Sept...

Download Bullecourt 1917 by Paul Kendall (.ePUB)

Bullecourt 1917 by Paul Kendall (.ePUB)

History | 150 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB reader, 25 MB Overview: In the spring of 1917 the Arras offensive was begun to break the stalemate of the Western Front by piercing the formidable German defenses of the Hindenburg Line. The village of Bullecourt lay at the southern end of the battle front, and the fighting there over a period of six weeks from 11 April until late May 1917, epitomized the awful trench warfare of World War I. In Bullecourt 1917, Paul Kendall tells the stories of the fierce battles fought by three...

Download Gallipoli 1915 by Tim Travers (.ePUB)

Gallipoli 1915 by Tim Travers (.ePUB)

History | 241 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB reader, 6 MB Overview: Why was the Allied naval assault of February/March 1915 so unsuccessful? Did the Ottoman Turks have knowledge of the Allied landings of April 25, 1915? And did Sir Ian Hamilton, the overall commander of the Allied forces at Gallipoli, really make a mistake in his intervention at Suvla? These questions and the key issue of why the Ottoman Turks won the 1915 Gallipoli campaign, or why the Allies lost it, have never been satisfactorily answered. This new history of...

Download A Short History of Brazil by Gordon Kerr (.ePUB)

A Short History of Brazil by Gordon Kerr (.ePUB)

History | 198 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, Size: 700 Kb Overview: Host of the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics, the fifth largest country in the world is the perfect topic for the next title in the Short History series Discovered by Portuguese sailor and explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral more than 500 years ago, Brazil's history since then has been turbulent, blighted by rebellion, cruelty, dictatorship, and poverty. But, it is also a vibrant, exciting, and ethnically diverse nation that has, in the face of great...

Download Bismarck & Development of Germany,Vol3 by Otto Pflanze(.PDF)

Bismarck & Development of Germany,Vol3 by Otto Pflanze(.PDF)

History | 213 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

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Download Brunelleschi's Dome by Ross King (.ePUB)

Brunelleschi's Dome by Ross King (.ePUB)

History | 200 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 4 MB Overview: On August 19, 1418, a competition concerning Florence's magnificent new cathedral, Santa Maria del Fiore--already under construction for more than a century--was announced: "Whoever desires to make any model or design for the vaulting of the main Dome....shall do so before the end of the month of September." The proposed dome was regarded far and wide as all but impossible to build: not only would it be enormous, but its original and sacrosanct design shunned the...

Download Hammer & Hoe by Robin D. G. Kelley (.PDF)

Hammer & Hoe by Robin D. G. Kelley (.PDF)

History | 97 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: PDF Reader, 21 MB Overview: Between 1929 and 1941, the Communist Party organized and led a radical, militantly antiracist movement in Alabama – the center of Party activity in the Depression South. Hammer and Hoe documents the efforts of the Alabama Communist Party and its allies to secure racial, economic, and political reforms. Sensitive to the complexities of gender, race, culture and class without compromising the political narrative, Robin Kelley illustrates one of the most unique and...

Download Japanese War Criminals by Sandra Wilson et al (.ePUB)

Japanese War Criminals by Sandra Wilson et al (.ePUB)

History | 181 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB reader, 6 MB Overview: Beginning in late 1945, the United States, Britain, China, Australia, France, the Netherlands, and later the Philippines, the Soviet Union, and the People’s Republic of China convened national courts to prosecute Japanese military personnel for war crimes. The defendants included ethnic Koreans and Taiwanese who had served with the armed forces as Japanese subjects. In Tokyo, the International Military Tribunal for the Far East tried Japanese leaders. While...

Download Historic Tales of Bethlehem by Susan E. Leath (.ePUB)

Historic Tales of Bethlehem by Susan E. Leath (.ePUB)

History | 164 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .ePUB Reader, 5,7 MB Overview: Bethlehems bucolic countryside and bustling suburbs reflect the towns rich history. Uncover the stories that shaped the town from its Dutch settlement to today. Nathaniel Adams, along with his wife, Rhogenia, opened a stagecoach inn and became the first postmaster in what is now Delmar. The opening of the Albany and Susquehanna Railroad broadened travel and freight transportation. The LaGrange family farmed the same land for over two centuries and exemplified...

Download Yankees & Rebels on the Upper Missouri by Ken Robison(.ePUB)

Yankees & Rebels on the Upper Missouri by Ken Robison(.ePUB)

History | 92 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .ePUB Reader, 3,5 MB Overview: During the 1860s, the Missouri River served as a natural highway, through snags and rapids, from St. Louis to Fort Benton for steamboats bringing Yankees and Rebels and their families to the remote Montana territory. The migration transformed the Upper Missouri region from the isolation of the fur trade era to the raucous gold rush days that would keep the region in turmoil for decades. The influx of newcomers involved its share of dramatic episodes,...

Download Historic Aircraft Wrecks by G. Pat Macha (.ePUB)

Historic Aircraft Wrecks by G. Pat Macha (.ePUB)

History | 162 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .ePUB Reader, 4 MB Overview: Clear weather and a natural harbor made San Diego an early aviation hub, but success in flight came with devastating tragedies. The remains of more than four hundred aircrafts lie scattered across the county’s deserts and mountains. Experts estimate that dozens more are on the ocean floor off the coast. In 1922, army pilot Charles F. Webber’s DeHavilland biplane went missing over Cuyamaca Rancho State Park. In 1978, Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight...

Download The Beartooth Highway by Jon Axline (.ePUB)

The Beartooth Highway by Jon Axline (.ePUB)

History | 112 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .ePUB Reader, 6,5 MB Overview: Traversing the spectacular Beartooth Highway in Montana and Wyoming is an unforgettable experience. The unspoiled mountain scenery along the highway inspired famed news correspondent Charles Kuralt to label it "America's most beautiful drive," yet the story behind this engineering marvel is largely unknown. It is an epic account of man versus nature to construct a road through unforgiving wilderness. Built during the height of the Great Depression and rising...

Download Happy Canyon by Rebeca Fletcher Waggoner (.ePUB)

Happy Canyon by Rebeca Fletcher Waggoner (.ePUB)

History | 128 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .ePUB Reader, 28,4 MB Overview: For over a century, the Happy Canyon show has brought together families, friends and strangers to witness a joyous celebration of local history. Originally staged in 1914 by Roy Raley, the all-volunteer show presents a live retelling of Pendleton's founding that honors both the beauty of tribal life and the spirit of the Old West. Today, the show is truly a family affair, and many performers and organizers are descendants of those early actors and crew....

Download The Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi by Michael Newton (.PDF)

The Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi by Michael Newton (.PDF)

History | 79 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: PDF Reader | 4 MB Overview: Since 1866 the Ku Klux Klan has been a significant force in Mississippi, enduring repeated cycles of expansion and decline. Klansmen have rallied, marched, elected civic leaders, infiltrated law enforcement, and committed crimes ranging from petty vandalism to assassination and mass murder. This is the definitive history of the KKK in Mississippi, long recognized as one of the group's most militant and violent realms. The campaigns of terrorism by the Klan, its...

Download Southeast Inka Frontiers by Sonia Alconini (.PDF)

Southeast Inka Frontiers by Sonia Alconini (.PDF)

History | 141 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: PDF Reader, 17 MB Overview: Imperial frontiers are a fascinating stage for studying the interactions of people, institutions, and their environments. In this volume, Sonia Alconini examines a part of present-day Bolivia that was once a territory at the edge of the Inka empire. Along this frontier, the Inka, one of the New World’s most powerful polities, came into repeated conflict with tropical lowland groups like the Gauraní-speaking Chiriguano. In response, the Inkas constructed a...

Download Kalashnikov AK47 Series by Martin J. Brayley (.ePUB)

Kalashnikov AK47 Series by Martin J. Brayley (.ePUB)

History | 136 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .ePUB Reader, 96 MB Overview: Rifle the sporting firearms journal is the only magazine in the world dedicated solely to rifles. Published for over 45 years Rifle covers all aspects of the rifle including gunsmithing, shooting, reloading, accuracy, and much more. Genre: History > Military > Weapons & Warfare Download link 1 Download link 2...

Download Wrong Turn by Colonel Gian Gentile (.ePUB)

Wrong Turn by Colonel Gian Gentile (.ePUB)

History | 112 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .ePUB Reader, 0.2 mb Overview: Colonel Gian Gentile’s 2008 article “Misreading the Surge” in World Politics Review first exposed a growing rift among military intellectuals that has since been playing out in strategy sessions at the Pentagon, in classrooms at military academies, and on the pages of the New York Times. While the past years of U.S. strategy in Afghanistan have been dominated by the doctrine of counterinsurgency (COIN), Gentile and a small group of dissident...

Download Gerasa & the Decapolis by David Kennedy (.PDF)

Gerasa & the Decapolis by David Kennedy (.PDF)

History | 187 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: PDF Reader, 44.99 MB Overview: During the Long Classical Millennium (fourth century BC to eighth century AD), Northwest Jordan was part of two worlds, looking west to the Mediterranean as well as east towards the Arabian desert. It was not only a collection of distinctive micro-regions but a 'virtual island', isolated by geography on all sides. Here one finds historical and archaeological data of an intensity and quality probably superior to that of any region in the Near East other than...

Download Peasant Fires by Richard Wunderli (.PDF)

Peasant Fires by Richard Wunderli (.PDF)

History | 165 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: PDF Reader, 12.93 MB Overview: In 1476, an illiterate German street musician had a vision of the Virgin Mary and began to preach a radical social message that attracted thousands of followers—and antagonized the church. The drummer was burned at the stake. This swiftly moving narrative of his rise and fall paints a vivid portrait of 15th-century German society as it raises important questions about the craft of history. Genre: History Download link 1 Download link 2...

Download Tennyson & Mid-Victorian Publishing by Jim Cheshire (.PDF)

Tennyson & Mid-Victorian Publishing by Jim Cheshire (.PDF)

History | 163 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: PDF Reader, 18.28 MB Overview: This book examines how Tennyson’s career was mediated, organised and directed by the publishing industry. Founded on neglected archival material, it examines the scale and distribution of Tennyson’s book sales in Britain and America, the commercial logic of publishing poetry, and how illustrated gift books and visual culture both promoted and interrogated the Poet Laureate and his life. Major publishers had become disillusioned with poetry by the...

Download Power of Images in the Age of Augustus by Paul Zanker (.PDF)

Power of Images in the Age of Augustus by Paul Zanker (.PDF)

History | 192 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: PDF Reader, 29 MB Overview: Examines the imperial mythology that was reflected by Roman art and architecture during the rule of Augustus Caesar Genre: History > Ancient Download link 1 Download link 2...

Download The Great Destroyer by David Limbaugh (.ePUB)

The Great Destroyer by David Limbaugh (.ePUB)

History | 182 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 1.1 MB Overview: In his #1 New York Times bestseller Crimes Against Liberty, David Limbaugh penned a damning indictment of President Barack Obama’s misrule during his first two years in office. In Limbaugh's blockbuster new book, The Great Destroyer, he sets his sights on the remainder of Obama’s presidency revealing President Obama’s latest crimes against liberty. Exposing Obama’s counterfeit image as a champion of bipartisan compromise, Limbaugh...

Download Convair Class VF Convoy Fighter by Jared A. Zichek (.ePUB)+

Convair Class VF Convoy Fighter by Jared A. Zichek (.ePUB)+

History | 63 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: Any ePUB or AZW Reader, 6.2 MB Overview: This book presents the original proposal for the Convair Class VF Convoy Fighter of 1950, which led to the XFY-1 Pogo turboprop tailsitter naval aircraft. It was one of five submissions to the US Navy's Convoy Fighter competition, which called for a single-seat high performance fighter designed to protect convoy vessels from attack by enemy aircraft, and for vertical unassisted takeoff from, and landings on, small platform areas afloat or ashore....

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