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'Landguard Fort' Royal Marine Museum
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Price: Free! Words: 42,630. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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Royal Marine museum is within the Landguard Fort complex situated at the southern end of Felixstowe (Suffolk). It is the last place a foreign invading force landed and were defeated on the British main land. It was also the very first battle that the Royal Marines fought on land, having been formed only three years earlier during 1664.
World War II memoirs
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Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
More than 16 million Americans fought in World War 2; there were 290,000 casualties. The average length of service was 16 months. Many of these men were no more than boys when they went to war – some were not even 18 years old. Yet, they fought, and died, to insure our freedom. Most came home to relative obscurity, but they should not be forgotten. They are Heroes.
The New Vauban: An Essay
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Mobile towers suggested for defense over trenches in conventional warfare. Interchangeable body armor and shields through piecework parts. Mole machines, earthquake warfare and deep citadels reviewed and opined upon. Basics of fortification is discussed.
Plan RD: An Essay
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A war plan integrated into an economic viability shift to the hunter/gatherer aspect of human society. We sabotage alliances against us through raiding and destruction of assets overseas.
How I Met Rommel - Memoirs of an Officer
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You set the price! Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Biography of WW2 officer who escaped POW camp and returned to join SHAEF. He had a guardian angel which he called 'luck'. He interpreted documents at Flensberg where Doenitz surrendered after Hitler's death. Several documents including signed letters and a birthday card to Hitler are published for the first time for historical interest and an Allied summary of Operation Sealion.
Death of a Hero, Birth of a Legend
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Price: Free! Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Antenna Books. Category: Essay » Political
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Slightly altered from its original appearance in Soldier of Fortune magazine, Death of a Hero, Birth of a Legend tells the story of four men as they battle war and life. However, when one man, Vietnam Vet Rick Rescorla (a major character in We Were Soldiers Once...And Young), is tested during the attack on the World Trade Center on 9/11, the beauty of a true hero is shown.
Chimps with Nukes
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Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Antenna Books. Category: Essay » Political
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In this compelling article, Jim Morris, a Vietnam Veteran, points out that the individuals making war decisions are often not the ones carrying them out. With the realization that only one Congressman's son served during the Vietnam War, Morris explains that, "The people will lose faith in a leadership that expends their sons and daughters like used Kleenex, but sends its own to Harvard and Yale."
The Fiddling Contest
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Series: Genealogy, Book 3 · Short Stories, Book 2 · Continuing Education, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
“The Fiddling Contest” is a true old family story transcribed by Ellen Gray Taylor, who had heard the brave story of Mars Henry in the words of the ex-slave who told it to her and to so many other children. Rendered in the vernacular, this story depicts the great love shown within an extended family trying to ensure survival in the dark days after the War Between the States.
dMAC Digest Vol 4 No 6 ~ Waterloo
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Price: Free! Words: 60,760. Language: American English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Battle of Waterloo took place in Belgium, on 18 June 1815. The French Army led by Napoleon Bonaparte, was pitted against an Allied army, under the command of the Duke of Wellington, and the Prince of Orange, combined with a Prussian army led by Gebhard von Blucher. We know Napoleon lost the battle, but with new evidence now available, we examine who actually won. The result may surprise you.
Brown Water Red Blood - A Sailor's Memories of his Tour of Duty with TF-117 in the Mekong Delta, Republic of Vietnam
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three short stories telling of the author's experiences as a member of the Brown Water Navy, Mobile Riverine Force 117, in the Mekong Delta Region of the Republic of Vietnam in 1968. 1. "Will I Finally Find Some Peace?" - Reflects upon the author's tour of duty 2. "Brothers in Blood" - A firefight with the Viet Cong 3. "No Two Minute Warning" - The sinking of a support ship by a Viet Cong
Recounting Bougainville: The Japanese Counterattack
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Price: Free! Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
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The Bougainville Campaign played a critical role in securing Allied victory in the South Pacific during World War Two, but a spirited Japanese counterattack in March 1944 threatened to dislodge American forces from the center of Bougainville Island and put the entire campaign in jeopardy. This transcribed narrative discusses the month-long attack from the perspective of a soldier who was there.
Me and my friend president Obama: Concise memos of my cooperation with the White House and CIA all around the hell
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You set the price! Words: 26,570. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
A concise part of our private communications and what we did behind the closed doors to change the course of the world! Peiman Ghasemi (Author): HRW, White House, CIA, IFRC Cooperator. Barack Obama (Foreword): The 44th and current President of the United States.
FIRST WORLD WAR DIARY OF STANLEY ST JOHN ROBINSON
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You set the price! Words: 14,970. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A very detailed diary of the First World War by my Great Uncle Stanley St John Robinson. Shocking but not without humour at times.
Women Close To Hitler
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You set the price! Words: 42,390. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The women who were close to Hitler spent their lives amongst the elite of the nation. They loved and respected him to an extent that it is now hard to believe possible. Many of these women, such as Eva Braun, Geli Raubal and Unity Mitford are well known, but there were many, many more women - mistresses, secretaries, confidantes and companions - that also managed to get close to Hitler.
Under Four Flags for France - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 80,180. Language: British English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Through his vivid, accurate and illuminating narrative, George Clarke Musgrave draws his pictures with an eye to the diplomatic reasons behind the plans of war, the great sweep of armies as they manoeuvre for advantage, and the effect of the life and death decisions of Generals on the fighting man and on the civilian population.
The Peking Legations - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 14,390. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Horror and brutality were no strangers to our author, but he had seen nothing like this. In the four short weeks of the campaign to relieve the Foreign Legations at Peking, military order was replaced by an orgy of looting, execution, rape, torture and murder, described as “an unfolding kaleidoscope of human behaviour more nightmarish and more brutal than any of us could have believed possible."
In South Africa with Buller - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 52,460. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A hard-hitting chronological account of the second Boer war with a special emphasis on the actions of Sir Redvers Buller and his General Staff. The Boer sieges and the subsequent battles for the relief of Kimberley, Mafeking and Ladysmith are covered both in strategic terms and in the intimate detail that is the reality of individuals fighting, suffering and dying for their country
To Kumassi with Scott - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 64,080. Language: British English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
An accurate and entertaining account of Sir Francis Scott’s Ashanti Expedition of 1895-96, vividly portraying the killing fields, the treachery and the debauchery that characterised this gold-rich outpost of the Empire and the ultimate submission of the vicious despot, King Prempeh.
The Reno Court of Inquiry: Introduction, Day One and Day Two
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Series: The Reno Court of Inquiry, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Major Marcus Reno has come under an intense amount of criticism for his role in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. This work is a hand-transcribed copy of the original inquiry performed in 1879. I has never been provided in electronic form and never without a host of commentary. This is the actual work as it appears in the Library of Congress.
The Reno Court of Inquiry: Day Five
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Series: The Reno Court of Inquiry, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Major Marcus Reno has come under an intense amount of criticism for his role in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. This work is a hand-transcribed copy of the original inquiry performed in 1879. I has never been provided in electronic form and never without a host of commentary. This is the actual work as it appears in the Library of Congress.