Search the annals of military history and you will discover no end of quirky characters and surprising true stories: The topless dancer who saved the Byzanti. . History is filled with unpredictable people and unbelievable er: The Pilgrims landed in Plymouth because they ran out of beer. Buy a cheap copy of The Greatest Stories Never Told: book by Rick Beyer. History isn’t always made by great armies colliding or by great civilizations.

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The earliest model, called the Radarange, weighed lbs. This is a very interesting compilation of little known facts ranging from 46 B. You already recently rated this item. Sep 12, Emmannuel rated it it was amazing Shelves: Would you also like to submit a review for this item? From there you can navigate to the title you are interested in. Citations are based on reference standards. Get a free e-book from Book perk.

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The Greatest Stories Never Told

Read new romance book reviews, posts from your favorite authors, samples, exciting digital first publications and e-book specials. Each historical tidbit fills two facing pages and includes illustrations and photos. Here are tales to astonish, bewilder, and stupefy: This appealing collection of little known and surprising occurrences in history and scientific discovery is an easy read.

Nov 30, Kate Lawrence rated it really liked it Shelves: For example, if a word in the Japanese government’s statement about surrender had not been mistranslated, President Truman would have understood that the Japanese were in fact inclined to accept the surrender terms in the Thhe Declaration but needed some time to clarify their position.


The Greatest Stories Never Told – Rick Beyer – Hardcover

Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: The book is basically a collection of very short, interesting historical stories, most of which are stories that people don’t usually know. I wanted more stories from that last range, and even further past the single story from BC. HarperCollins Children’s Books books for young readers. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. They saved a man names Nguyen Ai Quoc who later asked for support and direction. Here, I learned about Israel Bissell, who rode, like Paul Revere, to warn the colonists that the British had attacked the colonists.

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In fact there were seven greagest elected under the Articles of Confederation. Please enter recipient e-mail address es. For me, it would be better with fewer topics and more material per topic. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Right when you think you know history someone neger Beyer comes along and sets things straight. I was also disappointed about how many stories were American-centric, though other countries were explored.