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Rumours: The Memoir of a POW in WWII
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,870. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2009 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,530. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2009 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Categories: 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.
Finding My Father's War Revelations from the Red Cross Diary of an American POW in Nazi Germany
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,280. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2010. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,440. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2010. Categories: 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Categories: 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,370. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010. Categories: 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.
Thanks, To A Nam Vet
Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
A self-appointed committee of one sends a heartfelt, “Thanks, hero,” to the too-often negelected heros who protected our country and the world during the War in Viet Nam. Please accept this very belated, "Thank you."
Daniel
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 60,750. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
When Major Daniel Leighton's F-4 was shot down over North Vietnam he tried to reach the ocean and some hope of rescue but he was captured and taken the Hoa Lo Prison, the infamous Hanoi Hilton. Though pressured to cooperate with his captors Daniel eventually found a way to redeem his honor.
The Restful Peace
Price: $9.88 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Morning greeting me in the same frightful way as before, only today I found the compassionate man I had become aware of on the previous day seated next to me. I was too ill to hold a conversation with anyone, but he remained perpetually cheerful as he conversed with other patients around us. He told of events which had happened to him during his incarceration in Germany and Russian prisoner of war
21st Century VA Independent Study Course: American Prisoners of War (POW) - Diseases, Service-Connected Disabilities, Psychiatric Problems, Internment Morbidity and Mortality, Camp Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,050. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The Veterans Administration (VA) Independent Study Course on American prisoners of war (POWs) describes the kinds of experiences and resulting conditions that affect veterans who have been prisoners of war in the German, Pacific, Korean and Vietnam theaters of conflict.