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After the Hanoi Hilton, an Accounting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
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When combat ceased across Vietnam, it signaled the start of a cold war over the Americans left behind. As family members agonized, nearly 2,500 POWs and MIAs had become human pieces in a diplomatic chess match that outlasted the war itself. Historic accounts, as they happened, are told by a former Vietnam Marine and CBS News correspondent who covered the complex issue for more than a decade.
Phantom Pilot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,530. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Lt. Lance Wilkins is the pilot of a thundering F-4 Phantom with dozens of missions over North Vietnam. The son of a Baptist pastor, Lance is bitter toward God because of the death of his twin sister. Everything changes when his Phantom is shot down during a routine bombing mission. Never had there been an escape from the infamous “Hanoi Hilton”, but Lance had to try…
M.I.A. Hunter - Cambodian Hellhole
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,350. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
After escaping a CIA team sent to capture him in Bangcock, Stone finds himself on a brand new mission. One of his buddies who saved his life in the Vietnam war has been captured in Cambodia and needs to be rescued. Mark Stone, again joined by his fellow mercenaries Terrance Loughlin and "Hog" Wiley, goes in search of his friend, but ultimately is captured.
A Long Road Home
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,140. Language: British English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
1940. Major Peter Hoffa, Luftwaffe ace is shot down a few weeks before the Battle of Britain. He crash-lands his Messerschmitt 109 Emil in a Sussex field. On the run in the land of his enemy, he has one distinct advantage. He speaks perfect English. This is his story and his bid to escape, and return to Nazi Germany to carry on the fight.
Ray and Ami
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,400. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
World War II was one of the most momentous periods in the history of the world. All Americans were deeply affected by the war, and each individual played his or her part in the effort to secure victory against Fascist tyranny. Charles “Ray” Woodworth and Amaryllis Rogers were two ordinary Americans caught up in the maelstrom of war, and this true story chronicles their experiences.
Catalyst
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,820. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Captain Griff Avery of the OSS discovers a spy among his ranks and all the evidence is pointing to the woman he loves as that spy. While trying to ferret out the traitor, he uncovers a plot by a rogue Nazi General to bomb New York. Under suspicion himself, with the help of a B-17 crew and a group of reckless fighter pilots, Avery wages his own war in a race against time to
Günther Rall: A Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,460. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Gunther Rall, fighter ace and NATO general, waited fifty years before authorizing this first biography that chronicles almost a century of his life and coincides with some of the most dramatic moments in the history of the twentieth century.
Im No Hero
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,780. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
I’m No Hero is an autobiography of Captain Charlie Plumb’s life; it is the story of the Vietnam POW’s who faced an isolated world of degradation, loneliness, tedium, hunger and pain; most significantly, it is a story of hope, for it deals directly with how the techniques used by the POW’s just to survive are the same techniques you and I apply in daily life.
Back Part 1: Across the Fence
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 50,790. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
A covert 1968 Special Forces mission to the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos, led by Spike Miller, who gives his grandson, Mark, a combat journal and asks him to recover something he left behind in the jungle. Mark, his friend Brad (an ex-US Marine) and a group of NYU students prepare to backpack into the tri-border jungle of Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia to find what Spike left behind.
Back Part 2: Into the Jungle
Price: $4.64 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Back Part 2 follows the modern-day trekkers as they go deep into the Laotian jungle heading to the Ho Chi Minh Trail, looking for what Mark’s grandfather, Spike, left behind at the end of his 1968 Special Forces mission. Along the way they are confronted with dangers, historical and modern, before they are captured and tortured by people they have offended, when they desperately need to escape.