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The Mongols: A History
by Jeremiah Curtin

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October 16, 2019

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The Mongols erupted out of Central Asia in 1206 and soon controlled an empire stretching from Poland to Korea; although remembered as a destructive force, they united a great part of the world under one rule, and their combined arms and mobile tactics have had considerable influence on subsequent military thinkers.<br /><br />Jeremia Curtin, born 1835, was an American translator and folklorist. He died in 1906.
Alexander The Great: A History From Beginning To End (One Hour Hi...
by Henry Freeman

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English

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42

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March 20, 2016

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<h1>鈽?Alexander the Great 鈽?lt;/h1><br />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?<br /><br /><h2>Inside you will read about...</h2><br />鉁?Alexander and the Happiness of Horses<br />鉁?Aristotle and the First Day of School<br />鉁?Philip鈥檚 Family Drama<br />鉁?Enemies and Friends<br />鉁?The Real Battle Begins<br />鉁?Changing Tides<br />鉁?Signs and Wonders<br />鉁?In Pursuit of Darius<br />鉁?Historical Autopsy<br /><br />The young man from Macedonia that took the world by storm creating one of the world鈥檚 first major empires? He singlehandedly changed the course of history within a decade. Read along with us to figure out just what made Alexander so great.
The Adventures of a Revolutionary Soldier
by Joseph Plumb Martin

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English

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124

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July 04, 2019

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Joseph Plumb Martin (1760 鈥?1850) was a soldier in the Continental Army and Connecticut Militia during the American Revolutionary War, holding the rank of private for most of the war. His published narrative of his experiences has become a valuable resource for historians in understanding the conditions of a common soldier of that era, as well as the battles in which Martin participated.<br /> "My intention is to give a succinct account of some of my adventures, dangers and sufferings during my several campaigns in the revolutionary army."<br />Contents:<br />Campaign of 1776.<br />Campaign of 1777.<br />Campaign of 1778.<br />Campaign of 1779.<br />Campaign of 1780.<br />Campaign of 1781.<br />Campaign of 1782.<br />Campaign of 1783.
Alexander the Great: The Macedonian Who Conquered the World
by Sean Patrick

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English

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57

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May 13, 2013

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If you want to learn about one of history鈥檚 greatest military commanders and uncover some of his secrets of drive鈥攄rive that enabled him and his small army to first subdue all of Greece and then the mighty Persian Empire鈥攖hen you want to read this book.<br /><br />Some people like to think that geniuses are so inherently extraordinary that they navigate their journeys with clairvoyant ease. <br /><br />This simply isn鈥檛 true. <br /><br />Greatness does not come lightly. It requires that you make sacrifices of time, interests, and鈥攕ometimes鈥攑ossessions. The further you move toward greatness, the more greatness demands from you.<br /><br />But all barriers yield to one mythical quality: drive. The will to persist and overcome. To never give up. To never accept defeat. <br /><br />Few stories better illustrate this better than the life of one of the most extraordinary warriors the world has even known; a man of legendary ambition, will, and grit: Alexander the Great.<br /><br />In this book, you鈥檒l be taken on a whirlwind journey through Alexander鈥檚 life and conquests, and not only learn about the successes and mistakes of one of history鈥檚 greatest conquerors, but also how to awaken a fire in your own life and adventures.<br /><br />Read this book now and learn lessons from Alexander the Great on why drive is so vital to awakening your inner genius, and learn insights into the real power of purpose, how to defeat the insidious force of 鈥淩esistance鈥?that holds us back, and more.
Vlad the Impaler: A Life From Beginning to End
by Hourly History

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English

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48

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October 02, 2016

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<h1>Vlad the Impaler</h1><br />The character Count Dracula is well-known throughout the world. He is a dark, seductive, pale man wearing a cape. His gaze is quite literally captivating, and he has the strength of ten men. The story, written by Bram Stoker in 1897, has been retold hundreds of times, but is there a historical figure upon whom the character is based? Is there really a Dracula? Many scholars argue that Vlad III Dracula, also known as Vlad the Impaler, is the real Dracula. He was known in western Europe for his cruelty, most especially his penchant for impaling his victims. He is said to have killed somewhere between 40,000 and 100,000 people during his crusade to stop the Ottoman Empire from expanding into eastern Europe. He was equally harsh on the people he ruled and is said to have taken great pleasure in torturing his victims. <br /><br /><h2>Inside you will read about...</h2><br />鉁?Vlad鈥檚 early life and family<br />鉁?Rise to power: Vlad鈥檚 first reign<br />鉁?War with the Ottomans, Vlad鈥檚 main reign<br />鉁?Vlad鈥檚 imprisonment, third reign, and death<br />鉁?Vlad Dracula鈥檚 legacy<br />鉁?Vlad the Impaler in fiction: Count Dracula<br /><br />His story, however, is much more complicated than the oft-reported details of his atrocities would imply. He lived in a time of conflict where many were equally as cruel, and he is viewed as a hero in Romania where he is remembered as a protector of his people. This eBook tells the story of his life and times, and discusses his connection to the fictional Count Dracula, in a succinct, compelling manner, which makes for an entertaining read that is packed with historical information.
Genghis Khan: A Life From Beginning To End (One Hour History Mili...
by Henry Freeman

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English

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43

Publication Date

April 25, 2016

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<h1>鈽?Genghis Khan 鈽?lt;/h1><br />Genghis Khan was the most unlikely of conquerors. An orphan of the Mongolian Steppes, his rise went all but unnoticed by all the great powers around him. His people had been divided and discounted by the Chinese dynasties to his south and completely dismissed by the encroaching Islamic empires to his west.<br /><br /><h2>Inside you will read about...</h2><br />鉁?Mystery of the Steppes<br />鉁?When Warriors Are Made<br />鉁?Rites of Passage<br />鉁?A Battle Against Shamanic Destiny<br />鉁?United They Stand<br />鉁?Throwing Sand at an Empire<br />鉁?Genghis Khan鈥檚 Crusade<br />鉁?The Last Days of Genghis Khan<br /><br />Known as little more than bandits and nomads, Genghis Khan and his Mongolian horde would shake Kings and Emperors to their very core as they descended like locusts upon all four corners of the known world.
The Vikings: Explore the Exciting History of the Viking Age and D...
by History Compacted

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English

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133

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May 12, 2019

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<b>Take a journey back in time to witness the dawning of a civilization forever defined by<br />its ferocious warriors, highly advanced seafaring technology, and thirst for adventure.</b><br /><br />The Viking Age! A brief footprint in the course of history that impacted generations hundreds<br />of years into the future. You will dive into the depths of Scandinavia to find out what made<br />the Vikings the most feared group of people in the European Middle Ages. Experts at warfare<br />and navigating the high seas, the Vikings were on a mission and would not let anyone stand<br />in their way!<br /><br />Brutal conquerors they were, but the Vikings were no mere savages. The Vikings had a<br />unique culture and society that spread much influence through transcontinental trade and<br />exploration into unknown worlds.<br /><br />Navigate the Vikings' journey from their first encounters with the inhabitants of the British<br />Isles to their discoveries of Greenland and North America. Along the way, meet some of the<br />most famous Vikings to ever walk the face of the Earth.<br /><br />You will meet the infamous legend Ragnar Lothbrok whose very existence is shrouded in<br />mystery. Step into the shoes of the first European explorer to step foot onto the lands of North<br />America, Leif Erikson. Countless other warriors, kings, and explorers left their mark that<br />paved the path the world has taken to this very day.<br /><br /><b>What Amazon readers are saying:</b><br /><br />鈽呪槄鈽呪槄鈽?'I'd recommend this book to anyone looking for an introductory history of the Viking Age. '<br /><br />鈽呪槄鈽呪槄鈽?'We learn from history, and therefore we must study history. History Compacted makes this immediately available. Recommended.'<br /><br />鈽呪槄鈽呪槄鈽?'Detailing the history of the Vikings in about 130 pages, it's a great starting place for anyone interested in learning more about these people.'<br /><br /><b>Get your copy now! Relive their journeys through the eyes of a Viking and discover the<br />makings of this fascinating civilization!</b>
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
by Benjamin Franklin

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English

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171

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May 16, 2012

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This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
The Missing Chapter: What Was Left Out of The Secret Journals Of ...
by A. G. Mogan

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English

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22

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March 21, 2019

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<h3>The Missing Chapter is just that - the chapter that was removed from The Secret Journals of Adolf Hitler during the editorial review. It centres around the Nazi Party Rally of 1927, illustrating the increasing power of the Nazis, the Torchlight procession, and the Dedication of Banners, all serving to instill into the minds of the people the idea of spirituality being attached to the Nazi cult.聽</h3><h3>Hitler鈥檚 obsession with the Holy Lance, better known as The Spear of Destiny is also discussed. The spear was said to have magical powers, having once been used at the Crucifixion to wound the side of Christ. Hitler firmly believed that whoever had the Spear became invincible and could conquer the world.</h3><h3>It will always be free. Enjoy!</h3>
Don's Great Escape: Life in a German POW Camp
by Donald E. Phillips

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English

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72

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January 10, 2012

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Don鈥檚 Great Escape is one man鈥檚 story of being in a German POW camp in WWII. Don鈥檚 plane went down over occupied France in 1943. He was captured and sent to Stalag Luft III made famous by the 1963 movie The Great Escape. On January 28, 1945, Stalag Luft III was evacuated so the camp would not be captured by the Russians. After several days of walking and being transported by boxcars, the prisoners eventually ended up in Stalag VIIA at Moosburg. Don was liberated on April 29, 1945. His story is told by letters written home to his parents.

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