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Rating: 4.60 / 5
18 reviews

The Strange Ways of Providence In My Life: An Amazing WW2 Survival Story (A Jewish Girl's Holocaust Book Surviving Memoir)

by Krystyna Carmi

God looks after the orphansHappy childhood, horrors of war and miraculous rescue of the only child survivor from Obertyn.Krystyna Carmi's childhood was full of happy moments in the family house. Her childhood was filled with friends, both Polish and Ukrainian girls, that played games with her. She attended a Ukrainian school, participated in school celebrations; she lived a normal, everyday life. In her memoire, published after many years of silence, Krystyna Carmi shows the history of her family and her life. The book contains more than 100 pictures, taken by Krystyna’s father, a professional photographer, and sent it to their family in Israel before the war.Krystyna was gifted with an amazing memory and as such was able to recall the atmosphere of those days, describing in details the ...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Ethnic, Historical, Memoirs, Specific Groups, History, Europe, World, Nonfiction
Size: 285 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 October 2019 onward  

The Conclusion

by George M. Papa

Living through the Vietnam War was a commanding experience in my life. All of the key events of this retelling did happen, just as indicated. This book takes you with me and my platoon on several ‘search and destroy’ missions through the triple canopy jungle just below the dividing line between North and South Vietnam, DMZ....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, History, Military
Size: 369 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 October 2019 onward  

Buddha: The monk

by Deepak sharma

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical
Size: 18 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 October 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.80 / 5
38 reviews

THE ARMY, DEPRESSION, DRUGS AND ME

by Victoria Prendergast

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics
Size: 195 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 October 2019 onward  

Warrior-in-Waiting

by E.G Farman

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Children's eBooks, Nonfiction
Size: 282 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 October 2019 onward  

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Rating: 4.00 / 5
1 review

CHARLES DICKENS: The Greatest Novelist of the Victorian Era. The Entire Life Story. Biography, Facts & Quotes (Great Biographies Book 15)

by The History Hour

Charles DickensThe Greatest Novelist of the Victorian EraDownload for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free Bonus Inside!Read on your Computer, Mac, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.Had Charles Dickens a terrible life when he was a child, or his parents provided a fairy tale childhood for him? His father was sent to the prison for being in debt two times in Charles life. At ten years old Charles was forced to go to work to support the family walking five miles one way to work and working ten-hour days. He wanted a college degree so badly he could taste it. He knew hard work and how to keep his word. He had an extremely high IQ and what seemed like a photographic memory. There are different and varying opinions on whether he was a ladies man or not; but once you research Charles, you ca...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical
Size: 84 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 October 2019 onward  

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 20 October 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 October 2019 onward  

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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Enemy Coast Ahead: The Illustrated Memoir of Dambuster Guy Gibson

by Guy Gibson

A definitive new edition of a classic memoir, published in association with the RAF Museum, complete with more than 100 photographs and notes from leading historians.Guy Gibson was the leader of the famous Dambusters raid and Enemy Coast Ahead is a vivid, honest account, widely regarded as one of the best books on World War II. It is also an insider's account that sets down in clear, honest detail the challenges that the RAF faced in the war against Germany’s Luftwaffe.Tragically, Gibson died in September 1944, when his Mosquito crashed near Steenbergen in the Netherlands. He was aged just 26. This new book has been published to mark the 75th anniversary of his death and includes an introduction by James Holland, a historian and broadcaster; notes by Dr Robert Owen, the Official Historia...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, History, UK, World, Professional & Technical, Transportation
Size: 536 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 October 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.70 / 5
4 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, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Home & Garden
Size: 465 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 October 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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 October 2019 onward  

INT. Thursday, October 13, 12:48:54 PM By Troy Anthony Platt

by Troy Anthony Platt

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Arts & Literature, Historical
Size: 14 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 October 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.90 / 5
4 reviews

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 October 2019 onward  

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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 October 2019 onward  

All That is Gold: The amazing story of Bert Baskerville

by Paul Williams

The All Golds were a professional New Zealand rugby league team who toured Great Britain and Australia in 1907/08. They included famous players such as Lance Todd, Dally Messenger, George Smith and Edgar Wrigley and overcame almost overwhelming odds to win series victories in each country. The tour was organised by Bert Baskerville and this is his story....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, Nonfiction, Sport, Rugby
Size: 98 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 October 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 October 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 October 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 October 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 October 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

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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 October 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 October 2019 onward  

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Rating: 4.40 / 5
4 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 October 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 October 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 October 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 October 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 October 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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 October 2019 onward  

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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 October 2019 onward  

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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 October 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 October 2019 onward  

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