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My Small Part in WWII or How I Discovered St. Tropez Before Brigitte Bardot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015 and represented by KD Rouse. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A moving and witty account by a US Navy sailor aboard a hospital ship, My Small Part in WWII is an unprecedentedly close look at the human realities behind the scenes of conflict. An absorbing read and an insider's glimpse into war, relationships, and the jazz of the 40's.
Jade Greenway Book II - The Persian Gulf Incident
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,570. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Jade Greenway returns to her Navy roots for duty with Admiral Quincy’s staff on an aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf. Iran attacks the fleet without warning, causing major damage to the carrier and other ships in the fleet. Captain Greenway is seriously wounded, but she must assume command of the fleet, and get it to safety. Her action brings her to the attention of the White House.
Witness to War: Truk Lagoon's Master Diver Kimiuo Aisek
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,590. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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Kimiuo Aisek was a seventeen-year old witness to “Operation Hailstone,” the U.S. attack on Truk, “the Gibraltar of the Pacific.” Dianne M. Strong's biography recognizes a humble islander who put Truk Lagoon on the world map for scuba divers, by founding Blue Lagoon Dive Shop in 1973. Through Aisek's eyes readers learn about the Japanese mandate, WW2 in the Pacific, and Aisek's unique legacy.
Death of a Hero, Birth of a Legend
Price: Free! Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » War
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Slightly altered from its original appearance in Soldier of Fortune magazine, Death of a Hero, Birth of a Legend tells the story of four men as they battle war and life. However, when one man, Vietnam Vet Rick Rescorla (a major character in We Were Soldiers Once...And Young), is tested during the attack on the World Trade Center on 9/11, the beauty of a true hero is shown.
The Bamboo Bends
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,980. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
The story of one man’s mission to rescue forgotten prisoners of war.
Our Brother Joe Is Dead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
Most boys didn't get to come back from the war walking on their own two feet. Some of them came back, but they were mostly wrecks. But, most of them came back in boxes if they came at all.
A Common Bond II
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,740. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by MilSpeak Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Nonfiction » History » Military
This eloquent anthology, carefully stitched together by veteran Richard Epstein, contains poetry, prose, and songs written by 21 Memorial Day Writers' Project participants, and spans 1993 – 2011, a period in United States history that began in peacetime and has stretched into the longest war fought since Viet Nam. This sampling will make your heart bleed, but your soul will smile.
Korean Echoes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011 by MilSpeak Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Korean Echoes draws the reader into piecing together a puzzle, each piece a small measure of the Korean War soldier's world, a world wholly embedded in the deepest design at the heart of human experience, embedded as if words were shrapnel.
Log Cabin King
Price: Free! Words: 24,700. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance
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A story of faith in the Appalachian Mountains
Chow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
An Army moves on its stomach but sometimes, you eat like a native or at least what you can scrounge. Chow explores one Soldier's best meals ever.