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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.
The War Journal of Lila Smith
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,530. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2009 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book is based on a true story of the invasion and subsequent occupation of the Island of Attu by the Japanese during WW2. This action was followed by the removal of the occupants of Attu to another island near Japan.
Rolling Thunder
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Series: WINGS OF WAR, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 153,150. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Rolling Thunder is an historical novel about the decisive role politics played during the Vietnam war. Its characters range from men in the field to the Pentagon and the White House. Fighter pilots and Special Forces warriors try to do their best but are hampered by President Johnson, Secretary of Defense McNamara, and their staff members who despise the military.
Steel Tiger
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Series: WINGS OF WAR, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 172,320. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
USAF Major Court Bannister, SF LtCol Wolf Lochert, and USAF Lt. Toby Parker are at new posts: Bannister in Test Pilot School at Edwards AFB; Wolf Lochert at Lang Tri, Vietnam carrying out covert operations in Laos: Toby Parker in pilot training at Randolph AFB. A Russian fighter pilot trains North Vietnamese pilots. Israeli fighter pilots decisively defeat Egyptian forces in the 1967 war.
Phantom Leader
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Series: WINGS OF WAR, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 157,130. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
January,'68,Tet offensive bursts. FAC pilot Toby Parker sees the NVA moving tanks down the Ho Chi Minh Trail.Captured by the enemy, he is trapped in the middle of a tank attack. Maj. "Flak" Apple,first black Air Force fighter pilot to be shot down in Vietnam, becomes a POW in the infamous Hanoi Hilton; one more MiG and Bannister becomes an Ace.Lochert settles an old account.Whisenand chids LBJ.
Eagle Station
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Series: WINGS OF WAR, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,490. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Eagle Station, the fourth in his Vietnam War series, Berent raises the stakes, creating his most electrifying tale of war to date. Staring with a hair-raising cliffside helicopter rescue under heavy fire, and racing toward a climactic ground battle played out in the dark of night, engaging top secret USAF special operations gun ships, Eagle Station is filled with combat, and the politics of war.
Finding My Father's War Revelations from the Red Cross Diary of an American POW in Nazi Germany
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,280. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
“This is the remarkable story of my father, Herbert Henry Miller, who was drafted into the army in August 1942.” So begins this book about an ordinary man thrust into extraordinary circumstances during World War II. The writer is Herbert Miller’s son, Robert, who discovered his father’s Red Cross war diary at the back of a drawer in the weeks following his 1994 death.
A Broken Hallelujah: Jim Tanner’s Private War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,440. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
On December 25th, a plane roared in from Mexico determined to land at the San Antonio International Airport. The plane was listed as a terrorist threat by Homeland Security. The pilot, Major Jim Tanner, was wanted for murders in the U.S. and Mexico. When Major Tanner, a former prisoner of war, returned home, his actions would change the lives of his loved ones and the country, forever.
21st Century U.S. Army Law of Land Warfare Manual (FM 27-10) - Rules, Principles, Hostilities, Prisoners of War, Wounded and Sick, Civilians, Occupation, War Crimes, Geneva Conventions
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Law » International law
This ebook provides a full reproduction of the official edition of an important U.S. Army field manual (FM) dealing with "the law of land warfare" and such important topics as the rules and principles of the law of land warfare, hostilities, prisoners of war – persons entitled and not entitled to be treated as POWs, wounded and sick, civilians, occupation, war crimes, and Geneva conventions.
21st Century U.S. Military Law of War Deskbook - JAG Textbook on History and Framework of Law of War, Legal Bases for Use of Force, Geneva Conventions, War Crimes, Human Rights, Comparative Law
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,370. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Law » International law
This ebook provides a reproduction of the Judge Advocate General Law of War Deskbook, with coverage of the history and framework of the law of war, the legal basis for the use of force, Geneva Conventions on the wounded and sick in the field, Prisoners of War, Civilians in the Battlefield, Occupation, means and methods of warfare, war crimes and command, human rights, and comparative law.