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Download Bill O’Reilly’s Legends and Lies: The Real West

The must-have companion to Bill O’Reilly’s historic series Legends and Lies: The Real West, a fascinating, eye-opening look at the truth behind the western legends we all think we know How did Davy Crockett save President Jackson’s life only to end up dying at the Alamo? Was the Lone Ranger based on a real lawman-and […]

 

Download D DAY – Through German Eyes – Wehrmacht Soldier Accounts of June 6th 1944

Most accounts of D Day are told from the Allied perspective, with its emphasis on how the German resistance was overcome on June 6th 1944. But what was it like to be a German soldier in the bunkers, the trenches and gun emplacements of the Normandy coast, facing the onslaught of the mightiest seaborne invasion […]

 

Download War Hero: The Unlikely Story of A Stray Dog, An American Soldier and the Battle of Their Lives (Kindle Single)

On a July evening in 1918, four brutal years into World War I, a young American soldier, private James Donovan, stumbled on a pile of rags while lost on the pitch-black the streets of Paris. Unbeknownst to Donovan, the little terrier he found hiding under the bundle that night would go on to save the […]

 

Download American Ghost: A Family’s Haunted Past in the Desert Southwest

The award-winning journalist and author of The Beekeeper’s Lament attempts to uncover the truth about her great-great-grandmother, Julia–whose ghost is said to haunt an elegant hotel in Santa Fe—in this spellbinding exploration of myth, family history, and the American West. The dark-eyed woman in the long black gown was first seen in the 1970s, standing […]

 

Download The Forgotten Highlander: An Incredible WWII Story of Survival in the Pacific

Alistair Urquhart was a soldier in the Gordon Highlanders, captured by the Japanese in Singapore. Forced into manual labor as a POW, he survived 750 days in the jungle working as a slave on the notorious “Death Railway” and building the Bridge on the River Kwai. Subsequently, he moved to work on a Japanese “hellship,” […]

 

Download The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

For readers of Unbroken, out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times—the improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class boys from the American West showed the world at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin what true grit really meant. It […]

 

Download Napoleon

In Napoleon, National Book Award winner J. Christopher Herold tells the fascinating story of a legendary leader who changed the world in every aspect – political, cultural, military, and commercial. Napoleon Bonaparte’s rise from common origins to the pinnacle of power, as well as his defeat at Waterloo, still influences our daily lives, from the […]

 

Download Congo: The Epic History of a People

Hailed as “a monumental history . . . more exciting than any novel” (NRC Handelsblad),David van Reybrouck’s rich and gripping epic, in the tradition of Robert Hughes’ The Fatal Shore, tells the extraordinary story of one of the world’s most devastated countries: the Democratic Republic of Congo. Epic in scope yet eminently readable, penetrating and […]