Books tagged: war and politics

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The Interpreter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,990. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2009 by M-y Books. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Set during the occupation of France of 1940 – 44 during which time the author fought as a member of the resistance. The story follows her interrogation imprisonment and subsequent unexpected release by the German Nazi Officer Frank Van Heugen, the official interpreter in the German Kommandatur of Vichy France.
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.
Voices in Wartime Anthology
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,540. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Poetry, essays, interviews from witnesses to war. Soldiers and civilians give voice to the trauma, suffering, and longterm damage caused by war, and the need for the nation and community to accept the challenge of healing the wounds of war. Contributors include Jonathan Shay, Brian Turner, Jonathan Schell, Emily Warn, Wilfred Owen, Chris Hedges, Andrew Himes, etc.
Soldier of Misfortune: George W. Bush's War in Iraq
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,940. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Analysis of the war in Iraq as it entered its middle stages in 2004 and 2005. Investigates the war's mistakes, poor reasoning, and catastrophic consequences. Analyzes why the Iraq war was misdirected from the start. Important reading for people interested in the United States' misdirected foreign policy: why the war occurred, how to correct the mistake, what to do as we look ahead.
Astra: Synchronicity
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Series: Astra, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 104,980. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In 2310, humans persecute psions and hunt them to extinction regardless of guilt; Magnius Zoleki is one of them. He has everything a fifty-year-old man could want -- except for the psionic assassin trying to kill him. The last thing he needs is to get mixed up in an ugly interstellar war, but in order to escape the clutches of his nefarious mentor, he’s willing to risk it or die trying. Book 1.
The Jenkins of Baltimore
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,230. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Baltimore's early history played out as an American saga! One of the few literary glimpses into life in early Baltimore. The Jenkins family, their business ambitions and political perspectives come to life in this well-researched debut novel. Losses, loves, and loyalties play on the reader’s imagination as readers are taken from development of the B&O Railroad through the Civil War.
Shades Of Grey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,750. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In a world where technology reigns, where the lines between corporate rule and government action blur, a dark dynasty rules. Those few who rise up against these powers run the risk of madness or death. Those who do not die lose the humanity they wish to save, or become just twisted as those they wish to overthrow. Morality in this world is nothing except for varying Shades of Grey.
Sangin - A Glance through Afghan Eyes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,430. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The British Army handed over responsibility for Sangin District to US Marines in late 2010. Set in the heart of Afghanistan's Helmand Province, UK forces left that troubled town after four bloody years fighting against a determined and ruthless insurgent threat. This is the story of Sangin as it was in the summer of 2009, told from a foreigner's perspective, but seen through Afghan Eyes.
Astra: The Reckoning
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Series: Astra, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,440. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A year ago, Magnius Zoleki struggled with a life of boredom and an unhappy marriage. These days, he'd take those problems in a heartbeat. If the looming war with the Xuranians doesn't tear apart what remains of his sanity, Amii Martin will. Book 2
General Order No. 28
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Official Proclamation, United States Army: General Order No. 28. Headquarters, Department of the Gulf, New Orleans, May 15, 1862: