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Rumours: The Memoir of a POW in WWII
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,870. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2009 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Chas tells of the treatments of prisoners by Germans vs. Italians, of tensions among prisoners, of the kind of work the men did and the kind of food they ate. Some of the stories are humorous, filled with the small joys. Others are tense and frightening: getting into a fist fight with a guard, being discovered in an escape attempt, standing before a firing squad.
By Sheer Pluck
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,700. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In 1873, orphaned at 15 and penniless, Frank Hargate, too proud to accept help from others, determines to make his own way in life and joins an explorer's expedition to darkest West Africa. Among new friends, he struggles against staggering odds to survive hostile nature, cannibals, disease and the bloody Ashanti war. From the horrors, a man aspiring to help others toward a better life is forged.
The Rockets' Red Glare
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Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
A short snippet of alternative World War II history. A case of what might have been.
How the Steam Railways came to Surrey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
A fascinating account of how the railways came to Surrey and the impact they had on the people who lived in the county The book the great days of the steam railways in the county. It shows how and why the lines were built, giving an account of the people who laid the lines and built the stations.
Boarding Party (The Sea Wolves)
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 72,860. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Filmed as The Sea Wolves, this is the story of the undercover exploit of a part time unit in WW2. A group of civilian bankers, merchants and solicitors were tasked with going to neutral Goa and blowing up some German merchant ships that were transmitting information about allied shipping to U-boats.
Murder At Zero Hour
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Price: Free! Words: 68,880. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
1916. William Grant, an American, joins the British Army during the Great War. He is posted to France, where he witnesses the horrors of war on the front line. During a dangerous night patrol, a captain is murdered, leading to a series of unanswered questions. With only his wits, Grant must solve the mystery while keeping his own skin intact. Will he be a victim of war or just another victim?
An Irish Nurse in Africa
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 154,300. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Historical novel during Boer War of 1899 in South Africa. An Irish Nurse, Frances O'Driscoll, is serving with the British Royal Army Medical Corps in the Colony of Natal when war breaks out. She has many adventures, including capture by the Boers. Frances meets her older runaway brother who leads a Boer Commando. A tale of divided loyalty, a feisty young woman making her way in a man's world.
Pentadaktylos: Love, Promises and Patriotism in the Last Days of Colonial Cyprus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,380. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A haunting saga of dedicated love, old promises and conflicts of patriotism set in the turbulent Middle East. A British Army officer returns to the Mediterranean Island of Cyprus to discover he has a son from a passionate love affair eighteen years before. Real and terrifying problems surface. His seventeen year old son is now a terrorist fighting for independence from British colonial rule.
The Very Best of Tory Radio
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,530. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Interviews with the leading figures of the Centre Right conducted by one of the leading interviewers in independent radio production.
British Army Medals & Awards - The Complete List
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,190. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011 by M&S Direct Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Antiques & collectibles
Military buffs and collectors will appreciate this complete book of medal and award descriptions from the earliest days up to the present. This book really rounds out your library of military knowledge! Gaze at the medals and awards – understand the history and significance of each – even compare it to medals your family members may have been awarded!