The Sword Brothers

The Sword Brothers

An exciting, fast-paced story set in the Baltic Crusade in the 13th century that revolves around Conrad Wolff, a boy who flees Germany to fight in the wars of the Sword Brothers against the pagans. $0.99 on Kindle.

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The Black Hand of God

The Black Hand of God

As a man floats down the Kongo river in the 18th century, his confused thoughts unfold to tell a story of greed, deception, and murder. A skull, some bones, and his recollections reveal the truth about one of Africa’s greatest heroines and how she shook the foundations of Catholicism in Africa. Since so many slaves came to America from this region, her story is crucial to understanding early African American Christianity. $0.99 on Kindle.

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Free: Stop Them Now

Free: Stop Them Now

For a time, the Nazi killing machine of World War 2 was effective at extinguishing the testimony of its evil deeds. Its ability to insulate information concerning its radical program of genocide is almost too much to fully comprehend. However, people like Szmul Zygielbojm punctured the Nazi veil of secrecy and managed to be champions for those who could not speak for themselves on an international stage. This is Szmul Zygielbojm’s story, recounted from eyewitness testimony. Free on Kindle. 

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The Trail Drivers of Texas

The Trail Drivers of Texas

“Absolutely the best source there is on the cattle trail.” Walter Prescott Webb. J. Marvin Hunter’s The Trail Drivers of Texas is a brilliant collection of first hand accounts of men and women who lived on the trail and range in the Old West. In total there are over two hundred different accounts from Texans in the nineteenth century. From the humorous to the deadly, the thrilling to the everyday, each of these stories are remarkably individual, depicting a Texas before the advent of the railroad. $0.99 on Kindle.

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We Were Soldiers Too

We Were Soldiers Too

 

The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separates North and South Korea and is the most defended border in the world.Both sides have dug their heels in and fortified the DMZ with defensive positions, mines and booby traps, missiles, and soldiers as they remain vigilant for the recommencement of a war that never ended.

The North Koreans violate the armistice almost daily sending spies, marauders, hit squads, and ambush patrols into the southern controlled portion of the DMZ in their never-ending effort to destabilize South Korea and cause its collapse. These blatant violations has left a bloody trail of dead bodies that includes many American soldiers. This book takes the reader on a journey through the history of the Cold War and the defense of the DMZ from the perspective of nine American veterans, and eleven tours, in different capacities in South Korea from 1962 through 1991. $2.99 on Kindle.

 

 

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The Other Side of the Stars

The Other Side of the Stars

 

After the death of her parents, immigrant Gita finds herself in post WWII America with nothing but a few haunting childhood memories and an arranged marriage to Max. Despite her initial hesitations and his elusive nature, the awkward tension soon dissipates as they settle into life together.

But with the arrival of a stranger, Gita realizes she may know very little about the man she married. As her world seems to unravel and the missing pieces of her childhood fall into place, the lives of a Nazi, a young girl, and a prisoner at Auschwitz intertwine, revealing the beauty of what can happen when fate, hope, and resiliency collide. $0.99 on  Kindle.

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Atlantis Explained

Atlantis Explained
This book is a compilation of writings, which tell about the Atlantis civilization and the flood that destroyed it. Also, the conclusion leads to an explanation about why Europeans are white.

It seems that the destruction of Atlantis was the result of a natural disaster that dug a series of craters across North America; the craters are now called Carolina Bays. These craters might be the key to solving the mystery of what destroyed Atlantis and caused the Great Flood. $0.99 on Kindle.

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We Were Soldiers Too

Ground zero for a nuclear war was just over an hour northeast of Frankfurt, Germany. The small town of Fulda is nestled at the base of a natural gap in the hilly wooded terrain of West Germany and was a corridor between East and West Germany. Referred to as the Fulda Gap, this corridor was very likely the path the Warsaw forces and the Soviet Union would have taken to invade Europe.

This was the most logical and practical path for an invasion. It was the best location, by all accounts, for the Soviets to send their mechanized units through quickly to conquer Frankfurt, the capital and financial center of West Germany and Europe beyond.

European leaders were shocked at how quickly Hitler had been able to conquer Europe during World War II. To calm these fears and assure them that the United States would not abandon them at the conclusion of the war, the U.S. maintained a significant military force in West Germany for the duration of the Cold War.

The forces on the east and west sides of the Fulda Gap were the largest numbers of military soldiers and equipment gathered in one area in the history of the world. Behind each side was an arsenal of medium range nuclear missiles aimed at each other and at the Fulda Gap area. The brave men and women who served in West Germany were the first line of defense against the enemy horde that would come through the gap if hostilities ever began. Their mission was to hold that advancing horde for forty-eight hours until reinforcements arrived. None of them were expected to survive an invasion and they all knew it. This was what they had enlisted for, it was their job, and they did it proudly.

The following is a historical look at the Cold War in Germany through the careers of seventeen veterans who served there. These are their stories as they prepared to defend the Fulda Gap and ground zero… $0.99 on Kindle.

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The Lost Gospel of Barabbas: The Thirteenth Apostle

The Lost Gospel of Barabbas: The Thirteenth Apostle
An epic and gripping saga of the most notorious man in the Bible.

Rome is at the height of its power and cruelty. Insurrection is punishable by death. While the Jews hope for their long-awaited messiah, a zealot hides in the belly of a ship, his hand forced in a rash and devastating event. Hunted by Roman forces. Beleaguered by supernatural hordes. Over land and sea, Barabbas will face his demons and journey towards a destiny of revenge and redemption. $0.99 on Kindle.

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Chinese Education in Singapore: An Untold Story of Conflict and Change

Zhixiong Zhang
With five star reviews at Goodreads, this uncensored, unofficial, and unauthorized history of Singapore is not crammed with historical facts and dates, but filled with the experiences of Chinese migrants and their descendants. $0.99 on Kindle.

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The Commitment: The Impact of American Jews on the Establishment of the State of Israel post-WWII

Establishment of the State of Israel post-WWII
In this riveting analysis, Doron Almog describes the pivotal role of the Jewish community in the United States in helping Israel fight for its independence. Though their government had its doubts, American Jews saw the righteousness of the cause of establishing a Jewish homeland after World War II and the Holocaust. In defiance of official policy and often the law, the supporters of Jewish statehood in America determinedly provided for the needs of the nascent nation, laying the groundwork for one of the most fundamental alliances in the modern Middle East. $0.99 on Kindle.

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Warrior Lore


The echoes of Norse myth and Germanic legend resonate through these medieval Scandinavian ballads, presented here in a new English translation. You will see fighting with trolls and heroes, flyting with riddles, and flights with princesses from their raging fathers and rampaging brothers. Let these ballads of heroes sing out and remember a bygone age in the northern forests and fells. $0.99 on Kindle.


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History Books from $1.99

 

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Browse this selection of history books from $1.99.

Starved For Bullets: A Collection of Scars

battlefield poetry

Fifty tantalizing poems and prose await you as medically-retired Marine, Sgt. Goodrich, brings the unsettling world of the conflicted veteran into full view. With beautifully terrifying visuals and unexpected truths, be sure to strap yourself in tight for the controversial ride ahead. Once the final page is turned, you will never again look at the Iraq and Afghanstan conflicts in quite the same way. From American politics, to disorienting battlefronts, to love an loss, and, finally, leading to the aftermath of war, you will see what it means to be a United States Marine. Learn more.

A Peek at Bathsheba

a-peek-at-bathshebaAt the height of his political success, David takes a stumble, which threatens to undermine all his achievements.

He falls in love with a married woman, Bathsheba, and then tries to cover up the scandal, and have her husband, Uriah, carry his own death sentence to his commander, Joav.

Only then does regret set in.

Buying Time: Beating Swords into Plowshares

buying-timeDuring the Cold War, with the doomsday clock at three minutes to midnight, protesters risked their lives and freedom at nuclear weapon sites. Join a rabble-rousing Catholic priest and Methodist minister, a kindergarten teacher, and a Quaker homemaker, as they beat swords into plowshares, or in this case, hammer on a B-52 bomber. Arrested and jailed, they bought the world time through doing time. 

“Patricia Robertson’s book takes you down the little-trod path of heroic sacrifice in the name of faith and action.” Ken Wyatt, retired editorial writer, Jackson Citizen Patriot (Michigan).

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