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Images of WW1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Photographs taken in the Middle East during WW1
Days to Remember: The British Empire in the Great War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,370. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In this fascinating study, Henry Newbolt and John Buchan take a general overview of the First World War, from its causes to the aftermath, with the focus on the central role played by both Britain and its colonies. They cover the major campaigns on the Western Front – as well as the battles fought around the globe – and the main campaigns at sea.
The Battle for "Charlie"
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,800. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: 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.
Under Four Flags for France - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 5. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 80,180. Language: British English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Through his vivid, accurate and illuminating narrative, George Clarke Musgrave draws his pictures with an eye to the diplomatic reasons behind the plans of war, the great sweep of armies as they manoeuvre for advantage, and the effect of the life and death decisions of Generals on the fighting man and on the civilian population.
Still Downrange, but in Country – PTSD Parables
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
There are approximately 21.6 million veterans alive, who have served faithfully and honorable in our nations armed forces. Out of that total, there are over 300,000 veterans that are afflicted with PTSD. Additionally, it has been reported that 20% of the returning Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans suffer from PTSD. This book is about PTSD as shown in parables.
Sikorsky Super Jolly SAR ops
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The Sikorsky CH-53 Stallion family started its career in Vietnam taking part in many hundreds of rescue missions large and small, flying the HH-53C SAR Super Jolly and its special operations successor the MH-53J Enhanced Pave Low II is also detailed.
Stalingrad: Struggle in the East
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 42,010. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
1941: Germany Invades the Soviet Union…..By 1942, with Russia still in the war, Germany desperately needs oil, so embarks on a fanatic drive south to the Soviet oilfields of the Caucuses and east to an industrial city called Stalingrad. Germans and Soviets fought over the bombed out ruins and charred streets amongst the wider battles on the Russian steppe.
Travelling on a One Way Ticket
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,040. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: 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.
Ray and Ami
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,400. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
World War II was one of the most momentous periods in the history of the world. All Americans were deeply affected by the war, and each individual played his or her part in the effort to secure victory against Fascist tyranny. Charles “Ray” Woodworth and Amaryllis Rogers were two ordinary Americans caught up in the maelstrom of war, and this true story chronicles their experiences.
To Kumassi with Scott - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 1. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 64,080. Language: British English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
An accurate and entertaining account of Sir Francis Scott’s Ashanti Expedition of 1895-96, vividly portraying the killing fields, the treachery and the debauchery that characterised this gold-rich outpost of the Empire and the ultimate submission of the vicious despot, King Prempeh.
WW II Ju 88 ASV mission
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
WW II Luftwaffe Junkers Ju 88 pilot describes an anti-shipping raid in the Humber Estuary off the north-east coast of England. A special unit,new crews could expect to survive only three or four missions.
The Charge of the Light Brigade - A Selection of Survivors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Concise and informative biographical tributes to 17 men who survived the Charge of the Light Brigade and attended a benefit concert held on their behalf. Extensively researched over four decades, the information is drawn from official documents and archives, eyewitness accounts, newspaper reports and stories related by their descendants.
The Last Eyewitnesses, World War II Memories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,530. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This book was written to help celebrate the 70th anniversary of D-Day and to preserve the last personal voices of the truly great soldiers that went ashore at Normandy. Soon all these brave men will pass to another time and place. We believe that they should never be forgotten. We interviewed 14 of these warriors and this book may be the last documented eyewitness’s memories of D –Day.
The 20th Air force in WW II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: American English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The USAAF 20th Air force was activated on 4 April 1944 with its HQ in Washington until 15 July 1945 when it was transferred to Guam commanded by Maj-Gen Curtiss Lemay. The 20th AF origins lay in 20th Bomber Command in the Far East activated in November 1945...
Oscar's Story
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,010. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The life story of an Eurasian who lived and grew up in Singapore in the 1920's, without benefit of much adult supervision. He later encountered life, as many will never ever experience when a country is at war, while he was employed as a gaoler in a prison of deprived prisoners facing torture and death.
The Peking Legations - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 4. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 14,390. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Horror and brutality were no strangers to our author, but he had seen nothing like this. In the four short weeks of the campaign to relieve the Foreign Legations at Peking, military order was replaced by an orgy of looting, execution, rape, torture and murder, described as “an unfolding kaleidoscope of human behaviour more nightmarish and more brutal than any of us could have believed possible."
The Night Before Christmas, 1914
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A thought provoking adaptation of the classic poem by Clement Clarke Moore, based upon the events of the Christmas Truce of World War One.
Air Power of the First World War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: American English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
with 2014 heralding 100 years since the start of The Great War on 4 August 1914, this book is an overview of the use of air power by both sides in support of their ground forces even though the airplanes were mostly flimsy biplanes with a top speed of around 60mph.
Battle of Britain aircraft
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: American English. Published: January 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This book gives an overview of the aircraft that took part in the 'Battle of Britain on both sides. The origins of the designs their designations and how they performed in the first war between two air forces in the world between the British RAF and German Luftwaffe
British WW I Stratigic Bombers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Britain deployed its first long-range strategic bombers during 1917 with its Independent Force on the Western Front. This ebook is a history of the surprisingly efficient biplane machines that continued in post-war RAF service for ADGB and overseas 'policing' until the first monoplane machines entered service with Bomber Command in 1937.