Books tagged: war hero

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A Packhorse Called Rachel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,710. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009 by M-y Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
A story of courage, fear and defiance based on the authors own experience. A Pack Horse Called Rachel is the remarkable tale of a girl of twenty, daughter of a Jewish father, caught in the extraordinarily brutal world of France in 1944. Rachel moves through the pages of the book with her faithful dog Nourse, as her work with the Maquis based in the Auvergne takes her perilously close to danger.
Daniel
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 60,750. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
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.
We Came to Fight a War
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,490. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
So, you want to know what it feels like on a bomb run in an unpressurized B-17 aircraft at 28,000 feet—40, 50, 60 degrees below zero, knowing that at any millisecond jagged pieces of razor sharp shrapnel can rip through your body. And if you have to jump, it is a little high. As B-17 Pilot, Bill Flynn, used to say, “Don’t worry about the ones you can see. Worry about the ones you can't."
The Brave Boer Boy and Other Stories
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Short stories from the South African War. They are historical fragments found during our research. Included a story of a brave youngster who walked about 500 miles to find his father; 2 about Winston Churchill; baboons that kept sentry duty; early x-rays and others from both the rebel and loyalist sides
Dearest Laura: The Civil War Letters Of Captain John Reed Beatty, 1861-1865
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,260. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
For the Sesquicentennial of the US Civil War I have digitally transcribed the nearly 150 wartime letters my great-grandfather wrote from the field to his love and future wife Laura. There are many picture samples of his beautiful penmanship. A few letters from Laura that survived are also included. These letters will immerse you in one soldier's wartime life. This is time travel like no other.
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.
Korean Echoes
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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.
Ten From Four: A Collection of Short Stories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,280. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011 by Four Moons Books. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ten From Four is an eclectic collection of my works. Stories included are: A Time Called Home, Granny Fuhrmann And The Last Supper, Scam Of The Scandinavian, A Dog's Tale, The Courtship Of Ambrosia Snodgrass, Max Finnegan: Rogue Prince Of Pinconning, Worthington Manor, The Moose And Leo LeSander, Road To Chupadero, and Turning Points. Read samples of each at Four Moons Books on Smashwords.
Short Stories Vol 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,370. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A few short stories for your amusement. One about war, one about a crime gone bad, a new reality show that redefines reality shows, a quite bus ride back to the suburbs, and a tow truck drivers day on the road. 0750 – 0850 Mike’s Diner SoHo Suicide The Heist Juliann and Robert on the Bus Dave’s Towing
Pariah
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Series: Old Maids' Club, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,480. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Bethanne Shelton must keep a vast array of secrets in order to keep her family together, but her aunt's health is declining and she needs help. Lord Roman Sullivan needs peace after leaving the battlefields of Waterloo, but the chaotic lives of the Shelton women call to a deeper place within him.