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Blogging Airborne
By Charity Tahmaseb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,040. 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
By Ethan E. Harris
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
By Tatiana Danina
Price: $0.99 USD. 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.
Joseph Carl Spratt and the Great White Fleet
By Donelda S. Huffman
Price: Free! Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013 by 52 Novels LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Apprentice Seaman Joseph Carl Spratt had sent his family extensive correspondence during his years in the navy 1908-1911. Part of Joe’s enlistment included sailing from San Francisco, California, where the U.S.N. Great White Fleet realigned before continuing on Teddy Roosevelt’s vision of political “goodwill” visits to major ports worldwide.
Lets Kill the Dai Uy (Tiếng Việt cho thuyền trưởng)
By Mark Berent
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.
The Tide is Turning
By Michael C. Madden
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.
A Reluctant Soldier
By William McEwan
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
Soldierly Wisdom and Wits
By Mathew Olikara
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A book compiled of 14 episodes based on real life happenings written by the author much after retirement from the armed forces.
Battlefield Colloquialisms of World War I (1914-1918)
By David Tuffley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Battlefield slang is a colourful glimpse at the lives of British soldiers in 'The Great War'. Despite the horrors of daily life, they injected sardonic humour into everything. This book records for posterity the language of the trenches before it disappears altogether. Includes first hand account of Albert Money of the King’s Royal Rifles Corps who was wounded in action at Aubers Ridge in May 1915
Alexander the Great: The Macedonian Who Conquered the World
By Sean Patrick
Price: Free! Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Oculus Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
If you want to learn about one of history’s greatest military commanders and uncover some of his secrets of drive—drive that enabled him and his small army to first subdue all of Greece and then the mighty Persian Empire—then you want to read this book.
Beirut: They Came In Peace
By Donald Hammons
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A U.S. Navy sailor's memoir on the bombing of the U.S. Marine Barracks compound on October 23rd, 1983 in Beirut, Lebanon.
In the Cockpit with Bob Hoover
By Di Freeze
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the Cockpit with Bob Hoover is the second volume in a series of short biographies regarding notable pilots. After spending 15 months as a POW in WWII, Hoover served as Yeager's backup pilot on the X-1 project. He later became a test pilot and a legendary aerobatic pilot who flew popular demonstrations in aircraft including a Shrike Commander and P-51.
In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager
By Di Freeze
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager is the first volume in Passion for Flight, a series of short biographies (20,000 words or less) regarding notable pilots who inspire young and old alike to take to the skies. Brig. Gen. Charles Elwood “Chuck” Yeager was the first person to break the sound barrier, on Oct. 14, 1947.
Following Moira: Violet Fragment
By Mardi Shakti
Price: Free! Words: 12,360. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
The Incredibly Multi-Dimensional Story of Being HUman. This is my novel, in shattered pieces, each fragment reflecting a different perspective, a different lens. We are whole, yet we are also in pieces. We are multi-dimensional. Please don8 to support my art - see my bio. (Hug)Official Order of Fragments: Scarlet Rose Fire Gold Azure Indigo Violet Sunset ♥ Paperback to cherish COMING SOON!
Himmler
By Rudolf Schlossberg
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by Sascha von Bornheim. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Heinrich Himmler, one of the most enigmatic and mysterious figures of the Third Reich, comes to life in this gripping biography! Leader of the SS, Himmler was perhaps the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, behind only Hitler himself...
Shoulder Patch
By Doug Hall
Price: Free! Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The author describes his father's service with the Royal Canadian Regiment and the First Special Service Force (the Devils Brigade) during World War II. Particular emphasis is placed upon the beachhead established at Menton, France where after two days of fighting his father's platoon is very nearly wiped out to the last man. This is an excerpt from the ebook, "Haywire My Life in the Mines"
Welcome To My Nightmare
By Susan Ganger
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What could be worse than being raped by someone in whom you placed your trust? Thousands of veterans and service members know the answer to that question: being raped, and then being shunned and revictimized by your colleagues, comrades, and chain of command – the people with whom you live, work, and upon whom you depend for your very life – while they protect and even promote your attacker.
Gulag #7: The Authorized Biography of Karl Heinz Lawrenz
By Charles Schwend
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Black Rose Writing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Gulag #7 is a gritty account of Karl Heinz Lawrenz's life from birth in Pomerania, Germany, through his retirement at Highland, Illinois, USA. In 1943, at the age of 15, Karl was captured by the Russians while trying to escape their advancing front and was sent to a Siberian Gulag. There he almost died several times.
Out of Order, Story no. 2
By Hary Fery
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is an authentic and true story of the Bosnian war, told from the perspective of direct participant, the fighter of special troops, Hardin Horion. If you want to know the real truth about the Bosnian war, read this shocking, but also very witty, confession of a Bosnian partisan. The book was translated by volunteers who are not professionals, so forgive us for possible mistakes. Enjoy reading!
Out of Order, Story no. 1
By Hary Fery
Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is an authentic and true story of the Bosnian war, told from the perspective of direct participant, the fighter of special troops, Hardin Horion. If you want to know the real truth about the Bosnian war, read this shocking, but also very witty, confession of a Bosnian partisan. The book was translated by volunteers who are not professionals, so forgive us for possible mistakes. Enjoy reading!