War & Military

Prison Life in Andersonville

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John Levi Maile


A firsthand account of the deplorable conditions within the most infamous prisoner-of-war camp of the Confederacy. Though functioning only d…

Loss of the Sultana

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Chester D. Berry


April, 1865. The country was in turmoil. The U.S. Civil War had come to an end, thousands of Union prisoners of war had recently been releas…

The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution

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William Cooper Nell


A study of the black patriots of the American Revolution, with introductions by Harriet Beecher Stowe and Wendell Phillips.

The Sword of Deborah

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F. Tennyson Jesse


"The Sword of Deborah" contains the reflections of a woman journalist visiting women working behind the lines in France during Wor…

Early Rome, from the Foundation of the City to its Destruction by the Gauls

Read by Pamela Nagami


Wilhelm Ihne


In this short scholarly work the German historian, Wilhelm Ihne, elucidates what is known or can be deduced about Rome's early history, from…

Sir Francis Drake

Read by Pamela Nagami


Julian Corbett


In this short book, the British Naval historian, Julian Stafford Corbett, chronicles the adventurous career of Sir Francis Drake (1540-1596)…

War Stories for My Grandchildren

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John Watson Foster


After years of telling these stories to his grandchildren, Foster was prevailed on to write them down for future generations. Rather than re…

Las guerras ibéricas

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Appian Of Alexandria


El historiador Apiano dedica el volumen VI de su "Historia romana" al prolongado y cruento proceso de conquista de los pueblos que…

An English Woman-Sergeant in the Serbian Army

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Flora Sandes


Flora Sandes was the only British woman officially to serve as a soldier in World War I. Initially a St. John Ambulance volunteer, she trave…

Notes of a War Correspondent

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Richard Harding Davis


Experiences and observations of the journalist in the Cuban-Spanish War, the Greek-Turkish War, the Spanish-American War, the South African …

The A.E.F.: With General Pershing and the American Forces

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Heywood Broun


In 1917, the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) arrived in Europe to fight alongside the French and British allied forces. American journa…

Custer Battlefield: A History And Guide To The Battle Of The Little Bighorn

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Robert Marshall Utley


It should be noted that this national park is now called the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. “The long, tragic history of Ind…

Canada's Hundred Days: With the Canadian Corps from Amiens to Mons, Aug. 8 - No…

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John Frederick Bligh Livesay


This is the incredible story of the actions of the men and women of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, Canada's contribution to the Great War…

A Surgeon In Arms

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Robert James Manion


Robert James Manion (1881-1943) was a Canadian doctor who volunteered in the Canadian medical corps during World War I. This book is his me…

Running the Blockade

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Thomas E. Taylor


The first-person experiences and adventures of blockade runner during the American civil war. - Summary by Delmar H. Dolbier

Theodore Winthrop: A Civil War Narrative Aborted by Death

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Theodore Winthrop


Theodore Winthrop (1828 – 1861) was a charismatic writer, lawyer, and world traveler. In the New York Seventh Regiment, he was one of the fi…

The Roman Empire of the Second Century: Or, The Age of the Antonines

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William Wolfe Capes


This short overview of the Roman Empire from AD 96-180 opens as the murderers of Domitian raise to power the wise old senator, Nerva. Ignori…

Cardinal de Richelieu

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Eleanor C. Price


Armand-Jean du Plessis, Cardinal de Richelieu (1585-1642), the dreaded red eminence, mentor and manager of Louis XIII, skilled in logistics,…

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