Books tagged: naval history

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A Ransomed Yankee: Epic Voyage of the Whleship Milo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,290. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
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One week after Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address, on a calm morning, the Whaleship Milo sailed out of New Bedford harbor on a voyage that would impact many lives and make Civil war history. This is her story.
The United States Coast Guard: 1790 to the Present (Revised)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,540. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
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The United States Coast Guard traces its origins to 1790, but was not officially named until 1915. At last there is one definitive volume describing its history from inception to the present. The author, Thomas P. Ostrom, served in the USCGR from 1961-69, and had basic and advanced training at the USCG Base, Alameda, California. He served subsequently in the Port Security Reserve Unit.
The United States Coast Guard On The Great Lakes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,920. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
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At last there is one definitive volume describing its history on the Great Lakes from inception to the present. The author, Thomas P. Ostrom, served in the USCGR.
Forever Leftenant Rundel (book 5 of 9 of the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,880. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Benjamin Rundel is first leftenant aboard the Gadfly, which is under the command of the son of an M.P. who has bought his son’s commission. But the young captain is a frustrated actor who is addicted to opium and has no idea of the duties of captain. Ben must face charges of mutiny in order to safeguard the ship as he assumes the captain's duties. This is book 5 of 9 in Stark's Rundel series.
Trafalgar Dispatches
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,460. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
What was it like to fight at Trafalgar? How would the modern media report the greatest sea battle of the Georgian era which still resonates today? A victory against all odds which secured the pre-eminence of the Royal Navy and heralded Pax Britannica, Britain's dominance of the seas for a hundred years; a victory which etched the name of a fallen hero, Admiral Nelson deep into the nation's psyche.
Marksman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Martin has survived the first hour of battle. His fleet is shattered, his friends are dead, his ship on the verge of surrender. Yet he strives to fulfil his Captains' command. In the chaos of battle, where thousands are engaged in deadly struggle, can one man's actions truly make a difference to victory or defeat? This tale, based on real events, shows how history always hangs in the balance.
Cat Island (Privateers & Gentlemen)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,850. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » USA
The British are preparing to attack New Orleans. Sworn to defend Louisiana, Captain Favian Markham finds New Orleans a city of intrigue, where Creoles conspire against the Americans, streetfighters cloak their murders under the Code Duello, the pirate Jean Laffite defies the Navy, and where two sensuous Creole women, Eugenie and Campaspe, vie for his favor.
Uprising: Kinkaid in the West Indies
Series: Jonathan Kinkaid, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,510. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
In "Uprising: Kinkaid in the West Indies" Kinkaid is given command of his own ship, Swift, of sixteen guns. His assignment is threefold: to deliver a diplomat to the Dutch free port of St. Eustatia in the Caribbean, to assist a major of marines with a mysterious assignment and to investigate any pirate activity in the West Indies.
The Witch of the Warspite
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,930. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The story of two people whose lives become intertwined with events in the history of the eight ships called Warspite. One is an ordinary doctor from Ramsgate, the other is somewhat less ordinary. Together they must journey across time to complete a puzzle the purpose of which is vital to one but baffling to the other.
World War II Plus 75 -- The Road To War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 445,110. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Opening volume of a day-by-day history of World War II, tied to the 75th anniversary of humanity's greatest conflict. This volume covers the years before, causes of, and lives that fought the war. It is based on "World War II Plus 55," the author's award-winning website on World War II, which was on the web from 1995 to 2013.