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Alius Dies
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Price: Free! Words: 180. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2009. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
This is a short poem about life in the trenches for a soldier fighting in World War One. It is inspired by the works of Siegfried Sassoon.
Oh, That I Had Wings
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 141,150. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2010 by Charlotte Hawkins. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
For as long as he can remember, Jack Langdon has felt the call of destiny. Whether through his Grandmother's prophecies or the sound of a distant train whistle, he has always known that fate has more in store for him than being a poor man's son. In the summer of 1917 the Great War calls him away, setting him on a path of tragedy and romance that will see him finding his true place in the world
All I Want
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Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
A short story. In the wake of the Great War, a soldier and his bride turn a wasteland into a home. A tale of hope and sorrow; of loss and enduring love.
Oh, That I Had Wings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,400. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Jack Langdon has always felt the call of destiny. Whether by listening to his Grandmother's fortunes, or from hearing the distant call of a train whistle, he has always known that fate has more in store for him than being a poor man's son. In the summer of 1917 the Great War calls him away, setting him on a path of tragedy and romance that will lead him to discover his true place in the world.
GhostWritings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
Here are some of the finest true ghost stories taken from my own collection... From well known "urban legends" such as the Amityville Horror (or Hoax?) to the historical stuff (ah, the Ghost of Anna Boleyn), from the Angels of Mons to the Pilot's Ghost of Montrose... Are not we all living in a haunted submarine? The audio book links to some free soundscapes that go very well with the stories.
A Miracle in Shreveport
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Series: The All Nations Team. Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
"We were lucky to make it out of Shreveport alive on that early spring day in 1917." A story of the first truly integrated baseball team, decades before Jackie Robinson, set during the early years of World War I. Magic, miracles, and more... Part of the historical baseball novel, The All Nations Team (also an ebook).
Wipers: A Soldier's Tale From the Great War
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 134,660. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Thousands of casualties. Every day. For four years. That was reality for the Allies defending the city of Ypres, Belgium, during World War One. The soldiers didn't know how to pronounce "Ypres" (EE-pruh), so they called the killing grounds "Wipers." "Wipers: A Soldier's Tale From the Great War," tells the story of an English coal miner-turned-soldier and his struggle to live amidst death.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Army Military Intelligence History Sourcebook - Comprehensive History from George Washington to the Civil War, World War I and II, and Desert Storm
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 253,890. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This is a comprehensive history of Army intelligence from George Washington (America's First Spymaster) through the Civil War, World War I and II, and Desert Storm. Some of the topics: Pearl Harbor; Indian Wars; Aerial Reconnaisance; Signal and Human Intelligence (SIGINT, HUMINT); Enigma; UAVs, and much more.
Wounded Lion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,630. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Screenplays » War
In the first Great War, Winston Churchill was the First Lord of the Admiralty at 39. Confronted with the horrible stalemate of trench warfare in the Western Front, Winston devised a daring plan to open an Eastern Front by sending his navy to Constantinople through the Straits of the Dardanelles. The plan failed. Wounded Lion is the story of that adventure and its effect on Churchill's career.
The Great Fear
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
In this short story a young man is forced to face his fears on the Western Front during the Great War. He finds himself facing the greatest fear of mankind.