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Sketches of a Black Cat: Story of a night flying WWII pilot and artist
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,460. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Full Color. This coming-of-age story follows the exploits of a WWII Navy seaplane pilot who flew in planes painted entirely black becoming one of the first to fly night missions. From boxes of journals, photos, and artwork we find a true story filled with colorful descriptions of exotic locations, sea rescues, and the humor that was intrinsic to a Navy squadron’s daily life in the South Pacific.
Hargrave to the Hitler Line: The Canadian 5th Armoured in Italy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,820. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
Twenty year old Bud McLean and his colleagues from the Canadian 5th Armoured Division come of age against the backdrop of WW2 Italy. Thirteen men hung precariously to a tiny bridgehead, waiting to be reinforced. Out-manned, and out-gunned, their commander radioed the recce troop and gave them permission to retreat if they deemed it necessary. They chose to stay.
Before I Forget - One Man's Radar War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,120. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Family history
BEFORE I FORGET is a richly readable account of the life of a young RAF serviceman during WW2. Precision bombing raids on Germany were made possible by the top-secret radar systems George Phelps helped maintain. This is wartime through the eyes of a young man determined to live life to the full while always trying to do the decent thing. Sometimes even finding fun during the fight against fascism.
The Rescue Man: A "Snafu Snatching" Rescue Pilot's Extraordinary Journey through World War II
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017 by Van Rye Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
THE RESCUE MAN presents the extraordinary and unique journey of a World War II-era rescue pilot, Bud Hayes, from his childhood in Idaho through his training for and service during World War II. The rescue squadron that Bud served in saved over seven hundred downed pilots during the war. Nevertheless, history has left Bud’s incredible story, and that of his squadron, largely untold... until now.
Into the Darkness
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,380. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by David Vernon. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
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"Into the Darkness" is the true story of a young Australian thown into the crucible of the air war over Europe. Navigator, Arthur Hoyle, discovers the excitement, the comraderie and the fear of being part of Bomber Command. This book dramatically recreates the the trials of air crews over the dark skies of Europe — where the chance of surviving the full ‘tour’ was very low.
The Indestructible Man: the True Story of World War II Hero "Captain Dixie"
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Dixie Kiefer was a true World War II hero, a sailor's skipper. But his valor when his big aircraft carrier was hit by Japanese kamikaze planes was unsurpassed, earning him the nickname "the indestructible man." He was an inspiration to his crew but also to a nation at war. But no one could have foreseen the end to "Captain Dixie's" amazing true story of bravery and leadership,
War Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,890. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Seven actions by elements of the US Third and Seventh Armies as they fought the German Army in the fall of 1944 during the advance of the Western Allies across France to the German border, where they would spend the next few months fighting until the spring of 1945. During this time the American Army would learn the hard, bloody lessons of war on the European continent.
The Military Strategies of Spruance and Halsey - World War II Battle of Midway, Battle for Leyte Gulf, Philippines, Sibuyan Sea, Surigao Strait, Cape Engano, Samar, Military Strategy Comparisons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,610. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book presents a review, analysis and comparison of the World War Two military strategies of Admiral Raymond A. Spruance at the Battle of Midway, and Admiral William P. Halsey at the Battle Of Leyte Gulf.
A History of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 531 - U.S. Marines History, Getting Started in 1942, Cherry Point, Tigercats, Skynight, Skyrays, WestPac, Phantoms, MIGs, Vietnam, El Toro Rebirth, Hornets
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 156,520. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book traces a half century of active service by Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 531.