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Soldiers’ Tales - As told to the folks back home
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Genuine tales told by soldiers from the Boer War of 1899 to Afghanistan in 2011. The clear unvarnished truth from men who were in the tranches of World War I, who flew bombing missions over Germany in World War II, who were captured by the Japanese, who invaded Suez in 1956, who met Russians in the Cold War and much else besides.
Murder At Zero Hour
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Price: Free! Words: 68,880. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
1916. William Grant, an American, joins the British Army during the Great War. He is posted to France, where he witnesses the horrors of war on the front line. During a dangerous night patrol, a captain is murdered, leading to a series of unanswered questions. With only his wits, Grant must solve the mystery while keeping his own skin intact. Will he be a victim of war or just another victim?
The Last Bullet.
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
The futility of war! Two soldiers from different continents, each living their own experiences as enemies,cross paths. A short story based on historical facts.
Spooky Stories - A series of ghost, haunting & thought provoking short stories
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Spooky Stories - Several of these haunting, thought provoking or ghost related short stories explain some bizarre and spooky wartime experiences, including many varied, dramatic and extraordinary experiences. It includes recollections from World War One - to the beaches of of Dunkirk, or within the brave Corps of Bomb & Mine Disposal.
Chasing Dragons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,440. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The untimely death of his father gives Joe the opportunity to make his escape. He takes off on a quest to trace his grandfathers footsteps through WW1 France; hoping that somewhere along the way he'll stumble on his own purpose in life. But he unsettles a past that draws him in, setting off a chain of events that binds him to his grandfathers past, and seals his own future.
Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt - Diaries and Letters of a First World War Officer in the 19th Hussars and 1st Coldstream Guards
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Diary and letters of Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt including his time at Eton, Sandhurst and in the First World War. He describes life in the Hussars and Coldstream Guards, how he was gassed in May 1915, and life in the trenches. He was killed near Ypres in May 1916. The book is illustrated with maps and photographs, and includes biographies of his wife, son, brother and parents.
After Everest: The Experiences of a Mountaineer and Medical Missionary
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 100,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by Alan Jones. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The memoir of the remarkable T. Howard Somervell, best known for his role in the British expeditions to climb Mount Everest in the 1920s, including the legendary second attempt during which George Mallory and Sandy Irvine vanished on their way to the peak. Somervell also recounts his early climbing days in Europe, the horrors of the front during WWI, and his medical work among the poor of India.
Horror of War - Letters Feb 1915 to May 1915
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Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Second Volume of Letters by John Seymour Lindsay takes us from his February 1915 journey to the trenches and the Barricade, injury and recuperation, his return to Ploegsteert and The Front, the horrors of trench and gas warfare, the Battle of St Julien in the Second Battle of Ypres, to his injury and visit to hospital in Rouen. Each vivid letter is accompanied by a full transcription.
The Major Battles of the First World War
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The battles of World War I were fought on an unprecedented scale. Both sides made use of industrial technology to inflict horrendous numbers of casualties on the other and armies composed of millions of men confronted each other in cataclysmic encounters, the like of which had never been seen before.
Trench Raiders
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,430. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
September 1914: Trench warfare has begun. The Germans have dug in on a steep slope beside the River Aisne. Every British charge is mowed down with vicious machine gun fire. But Pvt. Timothy Crawford has found a chink in the German armor. Can this lowly private, who spends most of his time in the battalion guardhouse, convince his commanding officer to risk everything for a chance to break through?