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I'm With You Now
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Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In the harsh Ypres winter of 1914, a soldier has fallen in battle, and now spends his final moments with his oldest friend.
The Great Adventure
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Price: Free! Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
From Footscray in the western suburbs of Melbourne to Flanders on the Western Front. Personal accounts of three brothers George Joe and Dave, who served in the AIF during World War One, and of the families they left behind. They all had life changing experiences but not all of those were caused by the war. Battles at Lone Pine, Pozieres, The Somme, and others, are described from their perspective.
Harvest the Bones
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,660. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This novel, set during the Great War, is not just a story of war but a powerful indictment of the brutality of the British military system of battlefield ‘justice’. Private Alex Ray promises to help a French family in the event of the Germans overrunning the lines. Yet this promise leads Alex inexorably to a betrayal of himself and his courage and brings him to the very shadow of the gallows.
Battlefield Colloquialisms of World War I (1914-1918)
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Series: Dictionaries, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Battlefield slang is a colourful glimpse at the lives of British soldiers in 'The Great War'. Despite the horrors of daily life, they injected sardonic humour into everything. This book records for posterity the language of the trenches before it disappears altogether. Includes first hand account of Albert Money of the King’s Royal Rifles Corps who was wounded in action at Aubers Ridge in May 1915
Gimble's Challenge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,000. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Malachite Quills Publishing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
1915 - On the Western Front, a tired and exhausted British messenger has been spotted in No Man’s Land by the Germans. With mortar shells falling all around, the struggling runner tries to find a way to safety through machine gun bullets and the enemy patrol sent to kill him. In his flight, the runner is wounded in the leg; making his final fate inevitable...
Walter Mepham
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Price: Free! Words: 26,480. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Personal family histories intermingle with scenes of life before, during and beyond The Great War, the First World War 1914-18, to present day conflict across the globe in the 21st century. Decisions to be made to fight or not to fight, to kill, or be killed. The role of political, religious and military leaders, and the populations they send to war, the inglorious, and tragic consequences of war.
Trench Raiders
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,650. 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?
Beating for Light: The Story of Isaac Rosenberg
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 94,180. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
From his upbringing in the slums of Whitechapel, to his futile death in the killing fields of Europe, the author explores the evolution of a writer, Isaac Rosenberg, whose war poetry is now widely acknowledged as among the finest ever written.
Digging In
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,270. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
October 1914: The British line is about to break. As their trenches are hammered by a German artillery battery, the men of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry come up with a desperate plan--a daring raid behind enemy lines to destroy the enemy guns, and give the British a chance to stop the German army from reaching Paris.