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Nonfiction » History » War
World War II: A Ducksters.Book by Ken Nelson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,430. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Military & Wars, Nonfiction » History » War
This book about World War II is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the events and battles of World War II including Pearl Harbor, the Battle of Britain, the Holocaust, and the dropping of the atomic bomb. This book is a great way to learn about the war that shaped much of the world we live in today.
Twice a Hero by Phil Tomkins
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 64,640. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The true story of heroism, hardship and horror in the blood and mud seen through the eyes of a teenage volunteer and his comrades in the forgotten conflicts of Salonika and Palestine, during the Great War, fighting for the freedom of small nations and in particular, Home Rule for Ireland. Then in the Irish War of Independence, which helped establish a nation
The Battle for "Charlie" by Major John J. Duffy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The Battle for “Charlie” took place in 1972 during the Vietnam War. A battalion of South Vietnamese paratroopers made a stand with one American advisor—Major John J. Duffy, who directed critical American air support and led a daring escape through enemy lines. Under fire at the landing zone, Duffy was the last man to board the rescue chopper after confirming all troops were safely aboard.
El Regimiento de la Luisiana-Vol 1 by A. J. Osorio
Series: Military History, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,640. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
The first of a four volume series, designed as a practical reenactors guide for recreating a regiment of the American Revolution. Written by a 12-year reenactor; descriptions of the origin of regiment’s region include the Bernardo de Gálvez Gulf campaigns. Essential reading for living history projects. Included is a chronology of events; numerous illustrations and locations for research.
Midnight Train to Siberia by Alicja Hartley
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » War
One freezing February night in 1940, Alicja Goral, her parents and siblings were dragged from their home and forced to board a cattle train to be transported over a thousand miles to the wastes of Siberia. They were just one of many thousands of Polish families sent to labour camps by Stalin and his NKVD after the Soviets seized their country at the outbreak of WWII. Alicja now 89 tells her story.
The First World War Fact Book by Scott Addington
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,420. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
The First World War Fact Book offers up 1.568 facts on the war to end all wars. Split into nineteen sections including weapons, infantry battles, trench warfare, casualties, the main combatants and more, The First World War Fact Book gives a unique perspective on a war that shaped the 20th Century. Why are there 1,568 facts? Read the first fact in the book to find out!
El Regimiento de la Luisiana-Vol 4 by A. J. Osorio
Series: Military History, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
This fourth of a four volume series contains the official manual of arms used by the regiment during the American Revolution. An English translation helps reenactors understand the steps used in military inspection drills and tactical maneuvers. Illustrated with vintage prints, several over 250 years old, clarify weapon commands. More Reenactors’ Notes useful in living history exhibitions.
Kidnapping the Generals: The South's Most-Daring Raid Against the Union Army by James Rada, Jr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
In 1865, McNeill's Rangers rode into Union-occupied Cumberland, Md., and kidnapped General Benjamin Kelly and General George Crook from their hotel room. This is the story of the planning and daring execution of this raid that became one of the last victories of the Confederacy in the Civil War.
The Fiddling Contest by Rachel Taylor Hall
Series: Genealogy, Book 3 · Short Stories, Book 2 · Continuing Education, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
“The Fiddling Contest” is a true old family story transcribed by Ellen Gray Taylor, who had heard the brave story of Mars Henry in the words of the ex-slave who told it to her and to so many other children. Rendered in the vernacular, this story depicts the great love shown within an extended family trying to ensure survival in the dark days after the War Between the States.
The Girl from Latvia by Kathie Harrington
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
War crept silently into my life when most little girls enjoy playing jacks and jumping rope; when the soft echoes of the past dance upon early adolescent innocents. Yes, World War II came softly into my life.
Swift Boat Down by James Steffes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,100. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A Swift Boat is sunk by two rockets from an unidentified aircraft near the border between North and South Vietnam. It is June 15/16th, 1968, around midnight, and now five sailors are dead or missing. Two survivors and several witnesses report seeing lighted aircraft that move and hover like helicopters flying in the area. U.S. Jets are scrambled to the scene and report hits on enemy aircraft.
El Regimiento de la Luisiana-Vol 2 by A. J. Osorio
Series: Military History, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
The second of a four volume series designed as a continued practical reenactors guide. Begins with highlights of the Siege of Pensacola; followed by a listing of American colonials who became associates of the regiment. Illustrated. Reenactors’ Notes give useful tips in making uniforms and accruements for living history displays.
Travelling on a One Way Ticket by Lynne Roberts
Price: Free! Words: 72,040. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This is the actual day to day journal of a World War Two soldier. Walter describes his experiences in Italy and later in Japan. He also describes the incident for which he was awarded the Military Cross.
Flight of A Hell Hawk: The Autobiography of Edward J. Lopez, WWII Fighter Pilot by Edward J. Lopez
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,180. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by Steve Silkin. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
Edward Lopez grew up in Los Angeles in the 1920s and '30s; a Latino scamp sneaking into movies, riding bikes--like all the other kids. He spent a year with family in New Mexico, learning the cowboy life on a ranch. Then World War II came and soon he was a fighter pilot in dogfights and bombings that would help Gen. Patton's Third Army advance into Germany and fight the Battle of the Bulge.
Through The Warriors' Eyes by Bruce Laidlaw
You set the price! Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Through The Warriors’ Eyes is an illustrated history of World War II in Europe. The war is seen through 66 photographs. 61 of the photographs were taken by those fighting in the war and have never before been published.
Time For Me to Fly by Roger Campbell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Fiction » Historical » USA
"Time For Me to Fly" is a dramatization of actual events that occurred leading up to the 17th and final mission of the B-17 Bomber “The Rusty Nail” and its crew on July 29th 1944. The story is presented and told as to how it may have looked through the eyes of SSgt Charles Curtis Campbell. It includes dates,locations and events which actually happened during WWII.
Chopper Warriors - Kicking The Hornet's Nest Second Edition by William Peterson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,240. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » War
Bill Peterson's book, Missions Of Fire And Mercy, is filled with thrilling and technically accurate day-to-day descriptions of his tour and experiences as a crew chief in Viet Nam. he is a gifted storyteller who writes no "fluff copy". his attention to detail is outstanding, and in the end he is able to make a great page turning story, guaranteed to be a historic account from the warrior's eyes.
Als Kriegsgefangener in Sibirien by Ralf Becker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,440. Language: German. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
Ein Tatsachenbericht über die Kriegsgefangenschaft in Sibirien eines deutschen Soldaten nach dem 2. Weltkrieg. Überleben unter Extrembedingungen im äußersten Osten Russlands.
The Art of War by Ben Holden-Crowther
Price: Free! Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The Art of War (also known as the Sunzi or Sunzibingfa) is a manual of warfare written by Sun Tzu in Ancient China. The book is composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one element of warfare.
War and Peace A Collection of “Quotations” by Thomas J. Strang
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Reference
War is an organized and often prolonged conflict that is carried out by states or non-state actors. It is generally characterized by extreme violence, social disruption and an attempt at economic destruction. Peace is an occurrence of harmony characterized by lack of violence, conflict behaviors and the freedom from fear of violence. Commonly understood as the