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MagoGuide's European Battlefield Tour
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,130. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
2014 marked the 100th anniversary of World War I. Team Mago spent two weeks in the early summer of 2014 exploring the fields of valor that made up The Western Front of The Great War. This book takes you to battlefields and other military artifacts not typically found in guidebooks, providing detailed context, analysis, and local knowledge that enhance the experience for both travelers and readers.
An Erk's Progress
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A collection of 1940s wartime reminiscences written by an 'erk' (an RAF officer of the lowest rank).
The Charge of the Light Brigade
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A graphic account of what is considered to be one of the bravest military actions in the history of war. During the battle of Balaclava in the Crimean War in 1854, Lord Cardigan led the ill-fated British Light Brigade of Cavalry in a forlorn charge against a vastly superior Russian army - and into the annals of military history.
The Defence of Rorke's Drift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A graphic account of the action during the battle of Rorke's Drift, when a company of British soldiers held off an army of Zulu warriors to successfully defend a field hospital and stores during the Zulu War of 1879. They fought with such valour that fifteen gallantry medals were awarded to defenders, and the action was made famous by the motion picture 'Zulu!'.
The Last Enemy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,670. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
Richard Hillary was one of the great heroes of World War Two. And 'The Last Enemy' is one of the best books to emerge from that epic conflict.
Napoleon and His Marshals
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,750. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
Napoleon Bonaparte bestrode Europe like a colossus. But what of his Marshals, who ably (or not) assisted him in his rise and fall? This classic work of military history examines the period of 1796 to 1815, from Napoleon’s victories in Italy up to the point of his defeat at Waterloo.
The Hammer of the Scots
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
Scotland was eventually victorious in their war for independence, but what were the causes for the war, and why should an already independent nation need to reestablish its sovereignty? Scots today view Edward I as a cruel tyrant and cannot bear for his name to be spoken, some going so far as to write plays as a testament to his cruelty, while many English view him as a national hero.
Dr. Spock and the Vietnam War
Series: History and Historical Fiction. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
Dr. Benjamin Spock will always be remembered by many as the pediatrician who changed the way parents reared their children, by many others as a Vietnam era anti-war activist, and by his wife as a brilliant storyteller whose parenting advice did not carry over to his own life. Few people realize the lengths to which Benjamin Spock went to protest the Vietnam War, including running for President.
Hitler's Great Mistake: Not the Invasion of the USSR but the Declaration of War on the United States of America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,750. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
Hitler's Great Mistake will force you to rethink the momentous second half of 1941 when the world hung precariously in the balance. Germany declared war voluntarily on both the USSR and the USA. One action was a rational gamble, the other a mistake of epic proportions that redrew the map of the post-war world with effects that reverberate to this day.
Ready Reference Treatise: Hiroshima
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » War
“Hiroshima” by John Hersey was originally published in The New Yorker. The book was originally going to be published over four issues.
The Most Victoria Crosses For A Single Action
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Numerous sources have stated that the most Victoria Crosses awarded for a single action were gained for the defence of Rorke’s Drift on 22/23 January 1879, during the Zulu War. However, my original research carried out from 1992 to 1994 for compiling The Chronological Roll of the Victoria Cross suggests that there were three prior superlatives. This is an up-to-date analysis of my findings.
I Survived 9/11: Never Forget
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,920. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015 by Random Inc. Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Any Patriot American or Briton, true to his country will certainly not mind having a copy of this magnificent Novel. A must read! -Dorothy Parker A NEW master storyteller, I must preorder a copy while it's hot! —Justin Kyle
सिंहगड
Price: Free! Words: 500. Language: Marathi. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
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Spied In Plain Sight
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: American English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
Industrial espionage on behalf of the President of the United States of America. but this isn't a movie. It's the true story of Lawrence Bell, president of Bell Aircraft, and his 1938 journey through Germany, Italy, France, and England. The president asked Bell to evaluate the aircraft industries of friend and (probable) foe and report back. History buffs will want to read Spied In Plain Sight.
'Landguard Fort' Royal Marine Museum
Price: Free! Words: 42,630. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Categories: 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.
War and Peace A Collection of “Quotations”
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Reference
War is an organized and often prolonged conflict that is carried out by states or non-state actors. It is generally characterized by extreme violence, social disruption and an attempt at economic destruction. Peace is an occurrence of harmony characterized by lack of violence, conflict behaviors and the freedom from fear of violence. Commonly understood as the
Diary of a Prisoner in World War I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
An authentic diary of Josef Sramek, a Czech soldier drafted to the Hungaro-Austrian army to fight from the beginning of World War 1. He was captured by the enemy, lived through death marches and concentration camps in Serbia, Albania, Italy, and France before finally returning home to resume his life. The diary is published by his grandson Tomas Svoboda.
World War II memoirs
Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mining
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.
The Long Road to Dresden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,720. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
On the night of February 14th, 1945, heavy bombers raided the German city of Dresden. The damage and the death toll were extremely heavy. It was hideous and tragic. It was only one such of many such events yet the raid has become a cause célèbre. It was no freak but one event in a long chain of events. This is the story of how that chain developed.