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All History Short Stories

25 Most Recent History Short Stories

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1846 - Keseberg by Susannah Carlson
Think Donner...
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3 book names by ALLAN ALBRECHT
The names of the books are described with and in Native translation...
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A Beginning by Bob Taylor
Opening exerpt from Francis: A North American Adventure...
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A Day plus This Century-A poem actually. by Richard Kallao
sorry wrong category ...
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A DAY THAT WILL LIVE IN INFAMY by Ernie Heavin
My grandparents received the telegraph from Western Union on February 11, 1942, waiting two months to learn of their son’s demise...
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A Dialogue at the Gates of Hell by Daniel Brown
A article about the Convocation at Auschwitz that took place in December 1994. Originally published in "Yoga Journal"..
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A History of Dodge County Lodge #72 Free & Accepted Masons by Richard Larson
This excerpt was taken from the book and tells the beginning story of the creation of the lodge in the year 1856..
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A Love & Hate by Zahra Saleh
Short story A Love and Hate by Zahra J. Saleh January 06, 2010 I was five years old when I learned about the strong but strange feelings between man and seas or oceans. My grandfather`s house where my parents got married in 1954 was a beautiful hou..
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A Potential Best Seller by Mark Fluet
Our Brothers in the Skies: What this book does..
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A Reflective Thought by Richard Kallao
original..
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A Sailor's Story: World War II-Kamikaze Plane Hits Ship by Lois Wauson
Eddie was just a young sailor from South Texas. He was only 17 when he joined the Navy in 1943. He was on the USS Sandoval in the South Pacific when it was hit by a Japanese Kamikaze plane. He lost several friends. He doesn't know why he was not killed. He just happened to be in the right place and..
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A Sliver of History by S Cardin
This is a work of Historical Fiction. ****..
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Read excerpt from A Town and a Time To Remember A Town and a Time To Remember by Bill Flynn
A town that could be any town in America coming out of the depression of the 1930's; surviving nature's wrath during the hurricane of 1938 and a homefront community during the days of World War ll. ..
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A Travesty of Western Justice by Morgan McFinn
This piece addresses the tribunal established to investigate crimes against humanity perpetrated by the Khmer Rouge from 1975 t0 1979. The tribunal was sponsored by the U.N. and the U.S. and other guilt ridden Western nations. ..
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A Veterans Day Message by Emile Tubiana
Remembering World War II heros..
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AARP Ain't Gettin' Mine by Cynth'ya cynthyaspeaks@gmail.com
Considering the sobering mental moments of realizing that I no longer have a reason to be upset at people for calling me "Ma'am" anymore, there are some unspoken advantages to this 50-thing. And it might be kind of interesting. . ...
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Read excerpt from Across Dark Horizons Across Dark Horizons by James Matthewson
A short, short story about the Pilgrim's voyage to the New World. I wrote this as a school project...
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Age by Jansen Estrup
Just how old was Methuselah, really?..
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ALL MY CARS by Tom Hyland
So, Galz n' Guyz ... here is First Installment of my long-winded story about vehicles throughout a Lifetime of Driving ... 56 Years! Happy Motoring !!! ..
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Amelia Earhart: Where Are You? by E. Franklin Evans
A personal experience about the possible end to the story of the famous aviatrix's final end...
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America at Last..... by Mary Lacey, Desertrat
A follow up to the story Good Bye Beloved Land..
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American POWs of Desert Storm by Richard Lowry
It is hard to believe that it has been 20 years since Operation Desert Storm. Read the horrifying story of an American POW during this war. ..
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An Adventure in Ireland… by Tom Kitt
A little history, politics, golf, the craic, and a polite riot. ..
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Arlingtion National Cemetary ,By Bob Farmer, #one in 2007 Farmers Almanac by MaryGrace Patterson
Copied from 2007 Farmers Almanac. This is quite an interesting article. I hope I am allowed to copy and post this on AD. If not, will some one please let me know....Thanks..
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Arlington National Cemetary, By Bob Farmer ,#Two from 2007 Farmers Almanac by MaryGrace Patterson
Copied From Farmers Almanac, 2007..
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Black Minqua The Life and Times of Henry Green by Anita Wills
The Black Minqua were remnants of Negro/Indians living in a region known as the Welsh Mountains. They were the rulers of the Mountains and contributed to the history in Southeastern Pennsylvania. ..
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Blue Eyed Six - Murder in 19th Century Pennsylvania by Gary Ludwig
Author: Gary Ludwig. Publisher: Hodge Podge USA. 36 pp. NEW BOOK. Soft cover booklet. 5.5" x 8.5". Photos & Illustrations. Historical narrative originally published in 1979 as a four part magazine series to note the 100th anniversary of the crime...
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Blue Eyed Six - The factual story by Gary Ludwig by Gary Ludwig
Author: Gary Ludwig. Publisher: Hodge Podge USA. 36 pp. NEW BOOK. Soft cover booklet. 5.5" x 8.5". Photos & Illustrations. Historical narrative originally published in 1979 as a four part magazine series to note the 100th anniversary of the crime...
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Bobby by C. Edgar Nolan
the assassination of Bobby Kennedy..
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Book Blog by Brett Abrams
See story of politics and history of building stadiums in Washington, DC http://voices.washingtonpost.com/rawfisher/2009/03/capital_sporting_grounds.html..
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Boy Jesse by Tiffannie Jones
A short story about Boy Jesse..
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The Best Birthday Present a Five Year Old Can Recieve... by James Cotton
The day I turned five, I anticipated a day of parties and special events. I felt cheated when the adults in my life were more interested in something else... Later, I realized I was bestowed a gift that would never be matched.....
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Carter and Tut by René O'Deay
100 years ago, in 1907, the first clues to King Tut’s tomb were discovered, credited to two English archaeologists working for Theodore Davis, the rich American ‘digger’. Davis declared he had ‘found’ Tut’s tomb and there was nothing more to discover in the Valley of the Kings! A big disapp..
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Cherry Blossoms by Susan Smith
My mother-in-law typed up this memory on a manual Royal typewriter. She was 5 years old in 1923. When she visited Japan, it was the early 1950s. ..
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Coming to America by Tiffannie Jones
Short story of how our people got here...
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Connaissez-vous l'histoire de la Hara? by Emile Tubiana
Do you know the story of the Hara In Tunis?..
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Connaissez-vous l’histoire de la Hara? by Emile Tubiana
La Hara is the name of the Jewish neighborhood of Tunis. After the independence of the country and the emigration of the Jewish population, the new government of Tunisia removed it. ..
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Cordele, Georgia Made History by Walt Hardester
How a small south Georgia town made history..
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Courage on the Homefront by Richard Lowry
True stories can be more compelling than fiction. This is a story that has been repeated thousands of times across America in the last several years. It is the story of a young woman learning that the love of her life has become a casualty in the war...
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D-Day, Higgins Boats and Father's Day by Keith John Paul Horcasitas
Memories of Dad as I recall D-Day and Father's Day / National D-Day Museum Pic: Public Domain..
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Debunking The 'scientific proof' of Cleopatra's Ancestry by Eugene Stovall
A new twist in the ongoing controversy over Cleopatra VII's racial ancestry developed with the revelations of a skull found in 1920 by the BBC. Here is a commentary written earlier this year which casts doubt on the credibility of these scientific findings. ..
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ebook - Blue Eyed Six by Gary Ludwig - Download the true & factual story. by Gary Ludwig
Download the true & factual story of the infamous 1879 murder. Author: Gary Ludwig. Publisher: Hodge Podge USA. E-book. Photos & Illustrations. Historical narrative originally published in 1979 as a four part magazine series to note the 100th anniversary of the crime...
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ebook - Blue Eyed Six - e-book version is now available. by Gary Ludwig
Author: Gary Ludwig. Publisher: Hodge Podge USA. 36 pp. NEW BOOK. Soft cover booklet. 5.5" x 8.5". Photos & Illustrations. Historical narrative originally published in 1979 as a four part magazine series to note the 100th anniversary of the crime...
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Escaping Death by Judy Meeker
From Whisper on the Wind photo credits Judy Meeker..
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First Flight by Patrick Granfors
Eileen convinced me to enter a short story contest. The story is limited to 26 sentences, each sentence beginning with the sequential letters of the alphabet. Here's my effort...
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For The Color of Cotton Picking Money! by Sage Sweetwater
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Freedom Sneezes--Matthew and Mason Mystery by Alan Cook
What kinds of freedoms are guaranteed by the Bill of Rights? See quotations in my book, "Freedom's Light: Quotations from History's Champions of Freedom."..
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Genesis Revisited: Children of Adam by Michael Guy
The “garden in Eden” was clearly not made for man, but for God, the Elohim. In that long ago day, in chapter 2 of the beautiful Biblical Book of Genesis, God was clearly not alone. He and his emissaries had its exclusive use for themselves, but like all gardens, it needed tending. So up came the ide..
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Ghosts of Wilson County by Lois Wauson
It is said ghosts usually inhabit old buildings and ruins. The county courthouse in Floresvlle, Texas was built in 1884, so there are saod tp be ghosts in the building. I talked to persons who have experienced ghostly presences there. ..
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Good-Bye Beloved Land by Mary Lacey, Desertrat
An account of what might have happened when a family had to go to a new country, based on what I know of my grandparents...
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6. The Great Depression - 1929 - 1945
7. First Flight
8. Reflections of the Great Depression
9. The Battle at Tagoloan
10. Le beau monde de notre enfance
11. Refections From WWII - My Mother
12. MA TERRE NATALE
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16. A Travesty of Western Justice
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