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Sadism, Songs and Stolen Liberty
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Price: $8.19 USD. Words: 101,360. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Stephen Mann writes of his experience as a boy entrant to the British Royal Navy, his despair then anger at finding that he could not escape from a world of arbitrary rules and personal violence. His humour and North London independent spirit however shines through and despite his frustrations, the cracking momentum of the book is maintained as we enjoy adventures with Stephen and his shipmates o
The Journeys of Joyce & Peter
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Price: Free! Words: 21,970. Language: Australian English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The Journeys of Joyce and Peter is a detailed and personal account of the lives of two special and unique people – Peter and Joyce Peeters.
A Sailor's Life
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 111,310. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
By Peter Godwin Chance Life and times of Commander Peter G Chance RCN (Ret'd) through World War II, Korean War and Cold War.
Blogging Airborne
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Price: Free! Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Blogging Airborne: a memoir about jumping from a perfectly good airplane
The Reno Court of Inquiry: Day Nine
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Series: The Reno Court of Inquiry, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Day Nine of the Major Marcus Reno Court of Inquiry. 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.
Воспоминания фельдшера, Михаила Новикова, о Финской войне
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Price: Free! Words: 4,570. Language: Russian. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Эта небольшая по объему книга уникальна по своему содержанию. Здесь записаны реальные воспоминания солдата о Финской войне. Этот солдат – мой дедушка, Новиков Михаил Антонович. Он прожил 90 лет и умер в г. Мичуринске, где и похоронен.
A Lonely Soldier
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 64,270. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A story of the Rhodesian civil war based on the experiences of a man who fought and lost. Never again was life the same for Noel, nor could it be. John Behan. Author. Dublin. Ireland. January 2014.
A Promise Fulfilled, My life as a Wife and Mother, Soldier and General Officer
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,070. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A Promise Fulfilled is the story of how a young woman sheds her timid nature by making unconventional choices to protect those closest to her. Her bold decision reveals the brave warrior she is inside. Cleckley’s story is one of triumph over loss, determination in the face of tragedy and the strength of love.
Following the Drum
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,950. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
'Following the Drum' is the story of the trials and tribulations of an armed forces wife.Told with humour, it details the problems of juggling children, a carreer, constant relocations and living amongst gun toting Cypriot soldiers, plus the threat of the Red Army at our door. Also supporting military familiies as their men were deployed in the Gulf, and later, the Falklands.
Letters from Stalag VIIIB
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 26,810. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Writer's Block Author Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In March 2011 my father Arthur Charles Evans CBE, author of Sojourn in Silesia, reached the end of his long and successful life just short of his 95th birthday. Here in France I was left with copies of his letters written from Stalag VIIIb during his 5 years as a POW.
Through the Eyes of the Warrior: Korea 1950-1951
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,380. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Author Tim Schoonard takes the reader on an exciting foxhole to foxhole journey sharing the battlefield memories of decorated combat veteran CPL Chester Thiessen, a 17 year old who led men into battle on his first day of combat and fought with the 2nd Infantry Division on many frozen and bloody battlefields in Korea. Gives clear testimony to the indomitable spirit of the American soldier.
Shadows of Bataan
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,540. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Benjamin F. Stakes was captured in Manila when the Japanese overran the Philippines. He spent the next three years in captivity, in the harshest conditions, struggling to survive starvation, disease and human cruelty. This is his story, based on his journals.
Navy Days
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: American English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Strict Publishing International. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Musician Harry Hovis was promised a posting to the Navy School of Music when he joined up, but ended up as a Seabee in the bleakest, most unpleasant locations imaginable. His reminiscences are sometimes poignant, often hilariously funny and, never lacking in colorful characters completely incapable of performing the roles the military had assigned them.
Lets Kill the Dai Uy (Tiếng Việt cho thuyền trưởng)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: Vietnamese. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This is the Vietnamese version of a hilarious tale of an Air Force combat fighter pilot in Vietnam who goes out on patrol with a special forces team he has supported many times from the air. Seeing the pilot is having a hard time keeping up, one of the Chinese mercenaries called Nungs, says to the team leader, "Let's kill the Dai Uy." Dai Uy is Vietnamese for captain.Read on to see what happened.
Private Svoboda
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,010. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the winter of 1944 a 14-year old Austrian boy and his 8th grade classmates are drafted into Hitler's army and sent directly to boot camp. Scared but excited the boys are soon taught to kill or be killed. On the frozen Russian front the boys are soon relieved of any notions of the romantic adventure and herioics of war as they face the brutal challenges to survive another day, another minute.
Get It On!: What It Means To Lead The Way
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,670. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Post Hill Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Decorated U.S. military veteran-turned-country music star Keni Thomas gives a personal account of his heart-wrenching experiences in the chaotic 1993 Battle of Mogadishu to express a unique set of leadership lessons and inspired view of life’s greater purpose. "Keni Thomas is a great storyteller. (This) is a book for everyone." -- War on Terror News
The Tide is Turning
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Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Winner of the 2007, DVA short story competition. A true and touching story about Michael C. Madden and his Father, John Madden.
Worth Fighting For: My Life as a World War II Spy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,990. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Excite-Lite Media. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
For over 60 years, Frank Weishaupt kept a secret from his family and friends. Then at a class reunion in 2009, he was asked a simple question - “What did you do during World War II?” Frank replied, “I was a spy.” Take a trip back in time with a young man thrust into responsibility and maturity by loyalty to his country in a time of war.
A Reluctant Soldier
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: British English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In Britain from 1947 (after WW2) and through until 1960 there was what was called National Service. Young men on turning eighteen were “Called Up” to do their 2 years compulsory military service. This is a true story of a young Scotsman's memories of his two years National Service during the early post war years
The Arab Sword
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,820. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This novel is a work of fiction inspired by a true story. It is about a ten-year old boy called Abdul, later renamed Mike, who is orphaned following the brutal murder of his family by American soldiers in Basra, Iraq during the first Gulf War. During the liberation of Kuwait from Iraq, Saddam Hussein’s army is defeated within days by the superior international military forces led by ...