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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 17 June 2019 onward  

Stone In A Sling: A Soldier's Journey

by Scott Meehan

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People
Size: 180 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 June 2019 onward  

Rating: 1.50 / 5
2 reviews

George H W Bush: The Fortune and Power of the 41 St U.S Presidents, A Biography, Political, History, U.S History, Education, Nonfiction

by Indiana Ellington

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, History, Americas
Size: 32 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 June 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.70 / 5
23 reviews

Joseph Stalin: A Life From Beginning to End (World War 2 Biographies Book 4)

by Hourly History

StalinRead On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.There can be no doubt that Stalin is one of the most notorious and controversial figures in history. He presents a puzzling paradox for both psychologists and sociologists; he was simultaneously revered, feared, loved, and hated during his lifetime. So much has been written about the life of Joseph Stalin and yet upon closer inspection, he still seems to present us with quite an enigma. His cruelty towards his political opponents and dissidents is well known, but so are his efforts to go out of his way in lifting up the most downtrodden and desperate members of Soviet society, giving them the chance that Tsarist Russia would not. Inside you will read about...✓ A Change of Weather✓ The Real Revolution Begins✓...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 35 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 June 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.70 / 5
66 reviews

Adolf Hitler: A Life From Beginning to End (World War 2 Biographies Book 1)

by Hourly History

Adolf HitlerThe most notorious man in history, Adolf Hitler, is best known for having perpetrated crimes against humanity over the six-year course of World War II. His brutal extermination policies are responsible for the deaths of close to 30 million people he considered inferior, and added to that, the military casualties suffered by all parties, yields a grand total of approximately 60 million people dead by the end of the war. That number equates to 3% of the world’s population at the time. But, who was this man? What made him into the monster he became? Can his childhood explain the formation of such a brutal dictator? Inside you will read about...✓ Hitler’s Early Years✓ Hitler’s Years in Vienna✓ Life After Vienna – Hitler’s Early Military Career✓ The Formation of th...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 56 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 June 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
9 reviews

The Smell of War: Lessons from the Battlefield

by Roland Bartetzko

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 132 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 June 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.30 / 5
11 reviews

Alexander The Great: A History From Beginning To End (One Hour History Military Generals Book 1)

by Henry Freeman

★ Alexander the Great ★
What does it mean to be great? There have been many that have come through the sands of time proclaiming their own greatness. We see it in the news every day; leaders, heroes, tyrants, and even reality star presidential candidates claim that they are great. But what about Alexander the Great?

Inside you will read about...
✓ Alexander and the Happiness of Horses
✓ Aristotle and the First Day of School
✓ Philip’s Family Drama
✓ Enemies and Friends
✓ The Real Battle Begins
✓ Changing Tides
✓ Signs and Wonders
✓ In Pursuit of Darius
✓ Historical Autopsy

The young man from Macedonia that took the world by storm creating one of the world’s first major empires? H...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Ancient, Nonfiction
Size: 40 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 June 2019 onward  

Tavern Doll The Caretaker Chronicles

by Vincent Ruello

Tavern Doll is an exclusive apartment block situated in Elizabeth Bay in Sydney adjacent to the red light zone known as Kings Cross. Built in the early 60s it became a haven for war veterans and a brothel for hookers. It hosted many a wild party and lured many famous people to its embrace. This is the true story of its first and last live in caretakers and the incredible people, stories and events that happened at Tavern Doll as seen through them. Tavern Doll will lure you into its embrace as you travel from the swinging sexual 60's to the 21st century. You'll fall in love with some of the characters and feel the highs and lows as if you yourself were living at Tavern Doll. Though a short Novella it's a gripping entertaining read you will enjoy....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, Teen & Young Adult, Biographies
Size: 60 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 June 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Five Letters of Cortes to the Emperor: 1519-1526

by Hernando Cortes

“In the letters of Cortés we have a clear picture of Mexico through the simple eyes of the conqueror who admires his enemies. . . . He could write a masterly report. The second and the third letters are the clearest piece of narrative that we can ask for. We see the advance into the country, the conscientious determination to penetrate by peace, diplomacy or the sword to Montezuma’s capital, leading up to the final dramatic meeting with Montezuma himself.”―New StatesmanThese five letters by the Spanish conqueror, Hernando Cortés, were written to the Emperor Charles V of Spain between 1519 and 1526. They describe the earliest discoveries of the mainland, the perilous trek into hostile country, the capture of the Aztec capital, the extension of Cortés’ power throughout Mexico, t...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, History, Europe
Size: 304 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 June 2019 onward  

Rating: 2.50 / 5
2 reviews

Phu Quoc Prison - hell on earth, memories of former Phu Quoc prisoners

by Long Dinh

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, History, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 66 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 June 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.80 / 5
24 reviews

Goodbye Poland: Growing up. Deportation and Internment in Siberia. Escape and the WWII war years. (Illustrated)

by Stefan Maczka

'A soldier's story...A concise and fascinating account with interesting detail. Good addition to other books on this subject. I enjoyed it very much.' UK Reviewer.Stefan Maczka’s father, (also Stefan), was a cavalry officer who fought victoriously in possibly the last and greatest cavalry battle of the preceding one hundred years, the ‘Miracle of the Vistula’. It was the final victory in the Russian/Polish War of 1920. He was one of nine thousand former soldiers rewarded with a plot of land in the reclaimed borderlands. Stalin never forgot that humiliating defeat.Stefan B. was born in 1922 just over two years later.Life was hard in those early years; the military settlers had to defend their borders against invasion by armed bands from Russia, crossing into Poland from the east.By 19...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Memoirs, Specific Groups, Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, Europe, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences
Size: 211 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 June 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.40 / 5
2 reviews

Wizard of Menlo Park - Thomas Edison: A Quick-Read Biography about the Life and Times of an Inventor with Far-reaching Influence! (Quick-Read Biography Series Book 6)

by Cynthia A. Parker

Learn More About This Visionary Inventor, Industrialist, and Businessman!
A Short, Yet Interesting, Biography!

Ever wanted to learn more about Thomas Edison, but never felt you had the time to read a comprehensive work? Here author Cynthia A. Parker removes that pain by offering an opportunity to Get-to-Know the Wizard of Menlo Park to learn of his youth and upbringing, his early career, and of course his pivotal role as in inventor, industrialist, and businessman!

Turn these pages and enjoy the opportunity to learn history, but better yet to come to know Edison better through Parker’s amazing ability to describe his life, his eccentricities and above all, his accomplishments; making this an enjoyable and interesting Quick-Read Biography.

Thi...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, Children's eBooks, Nonfiction
Size: 65 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 June 2019 onward  

Rating: 2.70 / 5
7 reviews

Horatio Nelson: A Life From Beginning to End (Military Biographies Book 5)

by Hourly History

Horatio Nelson* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.In a world where heroism and self-sacrifice sometimes seem to be in short supply, the exploits of the famed Admiral Horatio Nelson stand out to us as a refreshing reminder. His noble actions serve to show us of what it means to go above and beyond the call of duty and to put petty differences aside for the greater good. But of course, this is only part of the story. Because despite the larger-than-life legend that two centuries have brought us, Horatio Nelson was not some swashbuckling caricature, he was a real flesh and blood human being, just as flawed as the rest of us. Inside you will read about...✓ Fighting American Revolutionaries ...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction
Size: 37 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 June 2019 onward  

The French Watchmaker's Son: The true personal story of a young boy's life at the turn of century in the mediaeval French town of Dinan in Brittany

by micheline dussart

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Memoirs, Specific Groups
Size: 290 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 June 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.60 / 5
6 reviews

Uncommon Character: Stories of Ordinary Men and Women Who Have Done the Extraordinary

by Douglas Feavel

This inspiring book is filled with unforgettable people who challenged and changed their world in remarkable and admirable ways. You’ll be introduced to personalities who are living and historical, familiar and unknown, domestic and foreign. Prepare to meet pilots, farmers, missionaries, engineers, martyrs, businessmen, pioneers, presidents, soldiers, writers, and scientists – whose shared motivations become a part of us and our heritage. Together they answer the pertinent questions of our time: What makes a genuine hero? Why is a hero’s life worth understanding? How does a hero personify favorable character?Each story will find its special place in head and heart – dwelling there to influence the critical choices ahead of us. Each page advocates making a positive impact on others...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, Nonfiction
Size: 333 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 June 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.50 / 5
2 reviews

Trapped in Russia: An American Family's Struggle to Survive

by Karen Wardamasky Bobrow

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, History, Russia
Size: 255 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 June 2019 onward  

Sedona: Beautiful Woman, Beautiful Town

by Julie McDonald

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 22 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 June 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.40 / 5
3 reviews

David Crockett

by John Abbott

Known as "King of the Wild Frontier," David Crockett was a 19th-century American folk legend, frontiersman, soldier, and politician. He represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives and served in the Texas Revolution.  In David Crockett, historian John Abbott traces the dramatic life of this quintessential American hero....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, Nonfiction
Size: 200 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 June 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
3 reviews

If You Can't Pay Attention, Take Notes: A Navy brat reflects on Brathood, the first line of defense, and why you don’t wash the chief’s coffee cup.

by Shelia Watson

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics
Size: 102 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 June 2019 onward  

Marguerite Brunswig Staude: Building the Chapel of the Holy Cross, Sedona, Arizona

by Julie McDonald

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Americas
Size: 18 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 June 2019 onward  

Innocence and Evil

by Birgitta Fletcher-Tomenius

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Fiction, War
Size: 367 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 June 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.60 / 5
53 reviews

Billy, Eric & Adolf: One War, Two Brothers (MERSEYSIDE TALES OF WAR Book 1)

by Chris Whitfield

In January 1941 with the Liverpool Blitz at its height, twelve-year-old Billy Whitfield was evacuated to live on a farm without running water or electricity in the rural town of Bridgnorth, Shropshire, an event that was to shape him for the rest of his life. In the same year, his elder brother Eric volunteered to join the RAF, subsequently serving as a flight engineer in Bomber Command, the most dangerous of the Allied Services.

Based on the true story of these two brothers and their contrasting experiences during the Second World War, Billy, Eric & Adolf is a tale of courage, innocence and love, a poignant, funny and moving account of ordinary lives impacted by extraordinary times.

"The newspaper headline read more like a plot line from an episode of Dad’s Army...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Military, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 June 2019 onward  

Deaf Lame One Day Be Deid

by Yancy Miller

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 June 2019 onward  

A Categorised List of 1000 Irish Memoirs and Autobiographies (Irish Reading Lists Book 1)

by M.C. O'Callaghan

This book consists of a very short essay on the value of reading memoirs, followed by a bare bones categorised list of 900 Irish memoirs and autobiographies. Individual memoirs and autobiographies are listed in 32 categories, and other books about Irish memories are listed in the 33rd category.The list will hopefully be useful for academics and journalists. Hopefully too the general public will find it useful. For instance, someone who is interested in sport might want to look up memoirs and autobiographies by Irish sportspeople. For some people, the memoirs and autobiographies might be particularly important. For instance, if someone has cancer, other people’s cancer memoirs might be comforting and useful. This list of memoirs and autobiographies is not yet complete. The author hopes to...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Nonfiction, Sport, Biographies
Size: 105 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 June 2019 onward  

Rating: 1.00 / 5
1 review

CATHERINE MONTVOISIN: SERIAL KILLER: A ROYAL SCANDAL (TRUE CRIME; BUS STOP READS Book 5)

by BUS-STOP GUIDES

BUS STOP READS Are Short Quick Reads.

CATHERINE MONTVOISIN: A ROYAL SCANDAL

During the 17th Century, a poisoning epidemic tore through Europe, as well as paranoia about being poisoned, especially amongst the upper classes. Poisoning had surpassed murder to become a form of art. One infamous case that sent shockwaves through the European aristocracy and in particular France was that of Catherine Deshayes.
Catherine was an enterprising business woman who practiced astrology, prophecy, palmistry and black magic amongst other services. Her services were particularly popular with members of the French Royal Court.
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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Nonfiction, True Crime
Size: 27 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 09 June 2019 onward  

The Beginner's Guide to American History: Illustrated Edition: Columbus, John Cabot, Henry Hudson, King Philip, William Penn, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln

by David Henry Montgomery

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 306 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 09 June 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
3 reviews

World War II: 1941 (One Hour WW II History Books Book 3)

by by the Hour, History

In this one-hour history book, discover why 1941 was such a pivotal year as we uncover the main events of that year during World War II, the most lethal war of all times.It was a watershed year for conflict. Many of the most tumultuous and consequential events of World War Two occurred in 1941.In this year alone, Russia was invaded, the United States was bombed at Pearl Harbor, and Ethiopia was liberated from Italian troops. To demonstrate how crucial it was, in January many military planners assumed that Britain would follow France to defeat before the year was out. By the end of December, even Axis strategists were quietly acknowledging that the war was all but lost for Germany, Italy, and Japan. This book contains a concise telling of the rapid-fire events that led to this stunning turn...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics
Size: 39 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 June 2019 onward  

Rating: 2.70 / 5
6 reviews

THE WHITE DUDS THE REAL-LIFE TEENAGE DIRTY DOZEN IN VIETNAM: When you ride with the Devil the Devil makes the Rules.

by Thomas Chittum

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Nonfiction
Size: 209 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 June 2019 onward  

GOLDSBY - Buffalo Soldier: A Screenplay Based on Fred Staff's novel "Sergeant Goldsby and the 10th Cavalry"

by Georgianne Landy-Kordis

When George gets the opportunity to accompany his master into the civil war efforts, his fight for freedom thrusts him into becoming a high ranking Buffalo Soldier, creating new challenges and unforeseen consequences. A screenplay based on Fred Staff’s, “Sergeant Goldsby and the 10th Cavalry....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical
Size: 127 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 June 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.70 / 5
4 reviews

The King of Prussia Cove: Smugglers of Cornwall

by John Martin

Lovers of Cornwall, smugglers and historical naval fiction, such as Poldark and Sharp, will enjoy this story of coming of age and ascension. John Carter and the Carter family were once legendarysmugglers of Cornwall. Remembered only in Cornish folklore, this is the story a of young man who is not content with his lot.As John Carter sweats blood, working down an old tin mine, he finally decides he has had enough. From decent poverty in Georgian Cornwall, John joins a crew of smuggling men, against his deeply religious father's wishes. His rise through the smuggling ranks is rapid, and he distributes duty free goods like a natural, having an extraordinary talent for numbers and making deals. He is so good at shifting contraband, that in a matter of years the young prodigy is rubbing shoulder...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Fiction, Sea Adventures
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 June 2019 onward  

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