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Rating: 4.90 / 5
50 reviews

Sergeant to CEO: A Foster Kid's Lessons in Family, Fidelity, and Financial Success

by Sean P. Jensen

Climbing his way out of the foster care system and into the Marine Corps, Sean P. Jensen rebuilt his life to include a loving wife, family and the rediscovery of a Hawaiian heritage that illuminated his past, his character, and his way forward. Part of that way forward was founding Polu Kai Services.LLC in 2002, a construction and environmental services company that he grew from an initial investment of $1,600 to an Inc. 500 competitor that handles millions of dollars of government contracts. Though Polu Kai Services, LLC endured trouble that seemed terminal several times, learn how Sean leveraged his military training to navigate his fledgling company through those rough storms and into clearer seas....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, Nonfiction
Size: 201 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 September 2019 onward  

8th Brigade Original: The World War of Willy Thompson (Their World War Book 2)

by Allan A. Murray

This is the story of a strong and quietly determined Australian Digger from World War I.When the first official Australian casualty lists of the War were released at the beginning of May 1915, William ‘Willy’ Thompson, from Newcastle, New South Wales, decided to enlist. He was in search of adventure. Willy was allocated to the 30th Battalion of a newly formed brigade in the Australian Imperial Force; he was an 8th Brigade Original.After training in Egypt, Willy’s Brigade fought in the Battle of Fromelles in July 1916, the first major engagement for Australians on the Western Front. Two years later, he was still with the 8th Brigade at the magnificent feat by the 1st Australian Corps at Amiens; Germany’s ‘Black Day’ and the beginning of the end of the War. Willy served as a Driv...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, History, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 57 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.70 / 5
5 reviews

The Heights Of Courage: A Tank Leader's War On The Golan

by Avigdor Kahalani

In October 1973, the State of Israel was invaded by Egyptian and Syrian forces. Despite early losses, Israel managed to outfight its opponents. The brief and bloody Yom Kippur War stands as a unique chapter in modern military history. Fought primarily by tank units, the war became a story not only of battle strategy and tactics, but also one of human discipline, endurance and sacrifice.While many historians have chronicled the events of the Yom Kippur War, few have been seasoned by actual combat. Avigdor Kahalani, commander of a tank battalion on the Golan Heights during the Yom Kippur War, describes this experience in The Heights of Courage. Beginning with a description of the initial Syrian offensive, he recounts the personal endeavors of his men, their fears and their ambitions, as well...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Professionals & Academics, Home & Garden
Size: 465 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 September 2019 onward  

INT. Monday, December 12, 2005 07:03:00 PM By Troy Anthony Platt

by Troy Anthony Platt

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Arts & Literature, Historical
Size: 17 pages
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INT. Thursday, October 13, 12:48:54 PM By Troy Anthony Platt

by Troy Anthony Platt

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical
Size: 14 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Canadian Sniper

by Eric Hilton

Francis Pegahmagabow has long been considered the most prolific killing machine of the First World War as he has been credited with over 378 deaths. This book chronicles his reputation as both a sniper and scout as the Canadian/British Army allowed him to roam freely throughout the "No Man's Land" region of France where he singlehandedly took down German troops. We also look at his later life as he suffered from "shell shock" (now known as post-traumatic stress disorder) and was deemed a "mental case" by the local Indian agents who oversaw his tribal band....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, History, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 18 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
6 reviews

The True Story of Saint Patrick of Ireland

by Julie McDonald

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 21 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.30 / 5
94 reviews

The True Story of Andersonville Prison: A Defense of Major Henry Wirz

by James Madison Page

During the Civil War, James Madison Page was a prisoner in different places in the South. Seven months of that time was spent at Andersonville. While there he became well acquainted with Major Wirz, or Captain Wirz, as he then ranked. Page takes the stand that Captain Wirz was unjustly held responsible for the hardship and mortality of Andersonville. It was his belief that the Federal authorities must share the blame for these things with the Confederates, since they well knew the inability of the Confederates to meet the reasonable wants of their prisoners of war, as they lacked a supply for their own needs, and since the Federal authorities failed to exercise a humane policy in the exchange of those captured in battle.The writer, "with malice toward none and charity for all," denies cons...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, History, Americas, Professional & Technical, Law
Size: 92 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

War Pilot Memoirs: A Mirror on 1939 (War Pilots Book 1)

by J. Anomdeplume

The historian in each of us craves such stories: young Frenchman in a 1938 archery contest against our “Fritz”; real life cloak-and-dagger in Damascus; the thoughts of a fighter pilot, ammunition depleted, as he ducked under the wing of a Flying Fortress. As if listening to war stories from your grandfather or another veteran, turn these pages, dear Reader, with enthusiasm. It is a global odyssey, with an intriguing uneven flow as if notes scribbled into a journal, and it is cliffhanger nonfiction.
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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Nonfiction, Sport, Biographies
Size: 207 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 1.00 / 5
1 review

The Confessions of Nat Turner (Illustrated)

by Nat Turner

Nat Turner (1800 - 1831) was an enslaved African American who led a rebellion of slaves and free blacks in Southampton County, Virginia on August 21, 1831. His story is the basis for the controversial new film The Birth of a Nation from Fox Searchlight Pictures. The Confessions of Nat Turner is the key primary document supporting historical events. The pamphlet is a first-hand account of Turner's confessions published by a local lawyer, Thomas Ruffin Gray, in 1831....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, History, Africa, Nonfiction, True Crime
Size: 34 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 September 2019 onward  

Titanic Mysteries on Mill Circle

by William Russo

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Teen & Young Adult, Biographies
Size: 89 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 1.00 / 5
2 reviews

Alexander The Great: Great Leader and Hero Of Macedonia: Ancient Greece (European History, Ancient History, Ancient Greece, Roman History, Alex The Great, Greek History, Macedonia)

by Viktor Maddox

Explore The Life of The Great Alexander III of Macedon

★ ★ ★PLEASE NOTE: You DON'T need a Kindle to buy this. Available for immediate reading with your Amazon virtual cloud reader. ★ ★ ★

Everything you need to know about the greatest conqueror!

There are a number of historic people who have lead a life of power and impact. They have contributed so much in history that up until now, their accomplishments resound in our ears very well, and remain unforgettable.

One of the greatest people to ever live is the famous Alexander the Great, well known as the conqueror of Persian Empire and considered to be one of the most significant military geniuses of all time.

If you want to go back in time and taste the life that ...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 27 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
10 reviews

George Washington: A Captivating Guide to an American Founding Father Who Served as the First President of the United States of America

by Captivating History

Explore the Captivating Life of George WashingtonFree History BONUS Inside!One day at Mount Vernon, a young boy climbed into a window, fell, and hurt himself. George Washington, who had advanced rheumatism then, called for his servant to help. When the boy recovered, Washington asked why the boy had come in. The servant told him the boy wanted to get a look at the president. Washington then asked to see the boy. “You wanted to see the president, did you? Well, I am George Washington.” “No!” retorted the boy, “You are only just a man. I want to see the President!”This is the history of George Washington who was a president, a general and a Founding Father of a new nation. But, most of all, it is the story of George Washington the man. Many of the anecdotes related herein are tru...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 109 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.50 / 5
7 reviews

Army Life in a Black Regiment

by Thomas Wentworth Higginson

During the Civil War, American abolitionist Thomas Wentworth Higginson served as colonel of the 1st South Carolina Volunteers, the first federally authorized African-American regiment, from 1862-1864. His Army Life in a Black Regiment is a fascinating account of his time leading the slave regiment mustered into the service of the United States during the late civil war....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 156 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
2 reviews

Kaiser Wilhelm II: A Life From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

Kaiser Wilhelm II* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.Kaiser Wilhelm II was the last of the German emperors who reigned over the German Empire and Prussia. He was a man who thought himself to be quite adept at foreign affairs and diplomacy. The truth was, however, that this man’s talent seemed to lie in being able to alienate entire countries after only one meeting with government officials or monarchs. Inside you will read about...✓ Born with a Disability✓ The Year of the Three Emperors✓ Leading Germany to World War I✓ The Last German Emperor✓ Wilhelm’s Exile and World War IIAnd much more!Despite the fact that he was one of the sparks that lit the fire of World War I, Wilhel...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, History, Europe
Size: 36 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

The True Story of Saint Francis of Assisi, Italy

by Julie McDonald

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical
Size: 20 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.50 / 5
21 reviews

George Patton: A Life From Beginning to End (World War 2 Biographies)

by Hourly History

George Patton* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.The name Patton has almost become synonymous with “General”, the two words have become nearly interchangeable in American history. When the name “General Patton” comes to mind we are automatically inundated with themes of strength, and tough resolution. Patton was a man who seemed to embody the old American ethos’ of the rugged individual who shattered all expectations, decimated the status quo, and pulled himself up by his bootstraps, succeeding when all odds were against just because he was audacious enough to try. In his exploits Patton seems to loom larger than them all.Inside you will read about…✓ A Patent for Patton✓ I...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 52 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.90 / 5
9 reviews

An American Princess: The Many Lives of Allene Tew

by van der Zijl, Annejet

A Wall Street Journal and Amazon Charts bestseller.The true story of a girl from the wilderness settlements of a burgeoning new America who became one of the most privileged figures of the Gilded Age.Born to a pioneering family in Upstate New York in the late 1800s, Allene Tew was beautiful, impetuous, and frustrated by the confines of her small hometown. At eighteen, she met Tod Hostetter at a local dance, having no idea that the mercurial charmer she would impulsively wed was heir to one of the wealthiest families in America. But when he died twelve years later, Allene packed her bags for New York City. Never once did she look back.From the vantage point of the American upper class, Allene embodied the tumultuous Gilded Age. Over the course of four more marriages, she weathered personal ...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Nonfiction
Size: 225 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 September 2019 onward  

Medieval Ghost & Folklore: (1066: A Short History of the Norman Invasion) Medieval Game of Thrones. Battle of Stamford Bridge, Battle of Hastings, Ghosts, ... kings. ((Ghosts, Legends, Myths). Boo

by Alex Devaney

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Teen & Young Adult, Education & Reference
Size: 65 pages
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Tolstoï : The Complete novel (Prometheus Classics)

by Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Fiction, Anthologies, Drama, Historical Fiction, History
Size: 3782 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
10 reviews

The Good Will Son

by David S Libbey

The Good Will Son is a memoir by the son of two orphans from the Good Will Home in Hinckley, Maine. David’s father, deeply affected by his experience as a Marine in WWII, was excessively passive and introspective. His mother – molested as a child by her alcoholic father – found religion and carried her faith to extremes. David moved from a life with a religious fanatic to hell as an Army enlisted man in Vietnam. When he returned from war, he returned to an ungrateful nation. He found comfort among the hospitable people of the South while attending college in Memphis. After college, he joined the Marine Corps and became a helicopter pilot – eventually flying President Reagan in Marine One and commanding a helicopter training squadron. This memoir contains forty-four stories that co...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Professionals & Academics
Size: 151 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
3 reviews

Eight, True, Short Stories of Daring Slave Escapes: Tales From the Underground Railroad

by Julie McDonald

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, Children's eBooks, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 29 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
1 review

BUNKER 1945 - The Last Ten Days of ADOLF HITLER

by Christian Shakespeare

In 1923 during the Munich Beer Hall Putsch, Adolf Hitler threatened to blow his brains out. Twenty-two years later, he did. April 1945 – Berlin. The world had been at war for more than five-and-a-half years – approximately seventy million people were dead across the globe. The epicentre of the twelve-year-old Third Reich was now surrounded, enveloped by bitter Soviet forces hardened by Nazi barbarity in the east over the last four years. As the buildings were blasted into rubble, pounded by Russian guns and bombs, before their troops and tanks, Hitler was hunkered down in his last headquarters – the dark and damp bunker under the Reich Chancellery. As the Third Reich began to crumble as fast as the city’s buildings, what was the state of mind of the tyrant? Only his closest and fan...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics
Size: 180 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 September 2019 onward  

Ragnar Lothbrok: Viking Warrior (Viking Warriors Book 1)

by University Press

University Press returns with another short and captivating portrait of one of history’s most compelling figures, Ragnar Lothbrok.Ragnar Lothbrok was a legendary Viking. A warrior king whose exploits in battle won him the fierce loyalty of his people (and the name “Shaggy-Breeches”), he and his armies sowed terror as they invaded their way across 9th-century Europe.The story of Ragnar Lothbrok’s life emerges from the misty depths of the early Middle Ages in the form of a rich oral tradition of Norse legend. He may be remembered for plundering cities, but upon his death he left behind new trade routes throughout Europe and many sons who would carry on their father’s traditions.This short book tells the intensely human story of a man who changed the world in a way that no one else ...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People
Size: 39 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 September 2019 onward  

The Chronicals Of The May Family

by Judy Allen

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Memoirs
Size: 685 kb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.80 / 5
51 reviews

Alexander Hamilton

by Charles Conant

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical
Size: 152 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.50 / 5
22 reviews

Alexander Hamilton: A Captivating Guide to One of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America

by Captivating History

Explore the Fascinating Life of Alexander HamiltonFree History BONUS Inside!Alexander Hamilton is one of the most extraordinary figures in American history. A deep thinker, a military leader, and a political dynamo, he was George Washington's right-hand man and perhaps the most important figure in the shaping of the Constitution. His policies and practices in government set the United States down a path of commercial wealth and economic stability. His ideas still resonate in the powerful nation he helped create.During his time, Hamilton was a divisive figure. A political extremist who antagonized the conservative parts of the new republic while protecting its former opponents. The man at the heart of the nation's first major sex scandal. A political operator whose actions outraged opponent...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, History, Reference, Nonfiction
Size: 101 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.00 / 5
3 reviews

Benedict Arnold: A Life From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

Benedict Arnold* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.Benedict Arnold: a name that has become synonymous with betrayal. However, this wasn’t always the case. At one time he was General (and future first President) George Washington’s trusted advisor in the struggle against the British. What caused this turncoat to turn his revolutionary ambitions inside out to match the crimson of the British? What brought on one of the most famous treacheries in history? Inside you will read about...✓ A Revolutionary in His Own Right ✓ On The Eve of Revolution ✓ The War Rages ✓ Independence Day ✓ Marriage of Destiny ✓ America’s Wayward Son And much more!It has long been perceived as a hist...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 49 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 September 2019 onward  

GEORGE WASHINGTON: LESSONS FROM OUR FOUNDING FATHER. Milestones, Ideas and Values from the First President of the First Modern Democracy. Because we need ... democracy alive (MINI BIOGRAPHIES Book 9)

by Austin Brooks

So, why is this man important today? Why should we all care? Because our freedom and our democracy are being threatened from every side and preserving our faith in the values upon which this country was founded is more important than ever.

We need our values alive to keep our democracy alive. Both in the USA and all over the world.

Learn how the son of a wealthy tobacco planter became a decorated soldier that would later become the first President of one of the world's first democracies.

The book will show how a young man grew up under one of the most interesting moments in modern human history — the lead-up to the American Revolution that would bring the world its first taste of democracy, which would sweep across America and over to Europe. Th...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Nonfiction
Size: 26 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 September 2019 onward  

THE FINAL OBJECTIVE

by Haya Evelyne Berkowitz

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Other Practices
Size: 101 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 September 2019 onward  

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