Books tagged: british army

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The Sprog
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,640. Language: British English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Tony Ryan is a young intelligent man working on a building site in Yorkshire and he hates it. It’s the late nineteen fifties, a time when a two-year period of National Service was compulsory for young men on reaching the age of eighteen. Packing in the building job, Tony joins the RAF and is sent for basic military training.
I Ran But The Germans Ran Faster
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,200. Language: British English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
From raiding parties in the North African desert and the invasion of Sicily and Italy, to his capture and incarceration by the Germans, this is the story of one man's remarkable service with the Commando's and the Special Air Service during WW2. An ordinary man, having to be something he should not have had to be, and do things that he should never have had to do, in order to remain ordinary.
The Spanish Patriot: A Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,310. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Patriots, refugees, countesses, ex-slaves, reporters, and a couple of armies.
Gentleman of War
Price: Free! Words: 52,850. Language: British English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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1914. An alien invasion decimates London, forcing a pair of reluctant soldiers to lead a ragtag group of refugees out of the city and to safety through a country that they no longer recognise. Along the way, they encounter horrors of both a terrestrial and extra-terrestrial nature, encounters which bring about an end to everything that they've ever known.
Once A Soldier
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 74,180. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Travis’ father was a failed soldier, a coward and a heartless bully who tried to disown his son. Now Travis is determined to shame him by becoming the soldier his father could never have been – through joining the Parachute Regiment, the élite of the British Army. His restless urge to prove himself takes him from country to country battling enemies
Allies: The Rivers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,570. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Two special forces officers, one American the other Canadian, are dispatched to Afghanistan to investigate the circumstances of a fatal night firefight between elements of the British Army, the Taliban and rogue Afghan National Police near the town of Sangin. Their investigation takes them from a series of battles and corruption on the shores of Afghan rivers to those of the Potomac.
The Return Ticket
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,940. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is the story of a 1941 British Rail ticket and its journey from the UK to Singapore, Malaya and Thailand, eventually returning back to the UK four years after issue. Along the way, it sampled the delights of Cape Town, the hostile environment of the Malayan jungle, the horrors of working and surviving in various Japanese POW camps, and the joy of reunion with its owner’s wife and child.
Soldier On
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 79,850. Language: British English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Fiction » Romance » General
Following “The Dunce at the Back of the Class” this book tells of William’s time in the Parachute Regiment, his postings to trouble spots and on manoeuvres, sometimes hilariously funny yet often troubled and poignant. It also tells of his life after the Army, of those who helped him and those who tried to make his life a misery, and of the passing of his only true love.
Tommies: No Man's Land
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 36,350. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The First World War brought a new kind of horror for man to endure. Not only the constant threat of bullets, bombs and gas, but also living conditions that were so bad, if we had been animals today, the British Army would have been in trouble for animal cruelty. I was one of the lucky ones to survive the trenches when millions did not make it back home, from all sides.
The Deadliest Weapons of World War 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The First World War, fought between 1914 and 1918, was one of the deadliest conflicts in history. More than 16 million people were killed. Soldiers were mown down by machine guns or they were choked to death by poison gas. Civilians were blown to pieces by bombs dropped from giant airships. Ocean liners were sunk by torpedoes, leaving passengers to drown in the icy waters of the Atlantic.