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Nonfiction » History » 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 Irreversible Life of Mann by Odell Myers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,780. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Ripe with irony, humor and realism, Odell Myer’s novel of young men called away to war simultaneously grips and embraces readers. Drawn into the narrative, readers soar and triumph—and crash and burn with the characters. His story has an astonishing ability to transport his listeners back to that period of time when very young people, through sacrifice and heroism, set the future course of history
Swift Boat Down by James Steffes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,190. 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.
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.
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.
MacArthur and the UFOs by Jonathan Abel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,420. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
True - Epic historic WWII novel – Author’s uncle was General Douglas MacArthur’s bodyguard - Orders from FDR to catch UFOs during WWII - So Mac creates very first Men in Black to investigate sightings and retrieve crashes!! After bombing Tokyo, Doolittle’s Raiders join the recovery team! Experience the Battle of Los Angeles, Jungle Warfare, Atomic Bombs, Blue Beams, UFOs…Extraordinary AudioBook.
An Erk's Progress by Robinson Taylor Walker
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A collection of 1940s wartime reminiscences written by an 'erk' (an RAF officer of the lowest rank).
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.
Warcrimes of the Waffen-SS by Rudolf Schlossberg
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Sascha von Bornheim. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
From Wola to Malmedy, this book details some of the worst atrocities on both the Eastern and Western Fronts committed by these human war machines.
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.
Rudolf Hess: The Uninvited Envoy by James Leasor
Price: $4.94 USD. Words: 92,340. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Rudolf Hess, Hitler’s Deputy Führer, Leader of the Nazi Party, flew alone in an unarmed aeroplane, through a night of fire and ruin, on the most dangerous flight of his life. This is an amazing true story of his secret peace mission in 1941, with plans to end the war but on Germany’s terms.
Through The Warriors' Eyes by Bruce Laidlaw
Price: $4.99 USD. 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.
Liberation 1944-45 by Lini R. Grol
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,090. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Forced out of their home after it was ransacked and burned by occupying German forces, author Lini R. Grol and her family wandered the bombed-out Dutch countryside for weeks, sleeping in ditches, barns and basements as they waited for liberation. They faced danger at every turn. This is their story of hardship, courage and faith.
Confederate Morristown and the War Between the States by Samuel Campbell
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 57,510. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » American
In Unionist East Tennessee the small town of Morristown was loyal to the Confederacy. This book is a look at the war as seen from the perspective of Morristown, Tennessee. It largely takes a traditional Southern view of the war. The book exposes the unique history of Morristown during the war, including the frequent fighting which took place in and around the town.
Marshall Center Reports: North Korea and Iran's Nuclear Programs as Instability Factors, How Iran Would Apply its Asymmetric Naval Warfare Doctrine in a Future Conflict - Hormuz Chokepoint by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,620. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » War
Two informative papers from the Marshall European Center for Security Studies analyze the threats posed by Iran and North Korea.
Survivors: The A-bombed Trees of Hiroshima by David Petersen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"Survivors", a pictorial journey into the heart of Hiroshima, describes and illustrates more than 50 sites with 75 treasured trees, shrubs, and groves dating from before the bombing on August 6th 1945. This condensed Smashwords version features a forward, introduction, postscript, and reference section, as well as translations of essays by the a-bomb survivor Tamiki Hara.
Travelling on a One Way Ticket by Lynne Roberts
Price: $0.99 USD. 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.
Prayers in Stone: Nagasaki's A-Bomb Heritage Sites by David Petersen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,420. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » War
This condensed Smashwords version of Prayers in Stone provides an overview of about 200 of Nagasaki's A-bomb heritage sites. The entries are organized into a series of tours for the convenience of tourists actually visiting the city, and to give the general reader a sense of the layout and the proximity to the hypocenter.
What Churchill Would Do by Stuart Finlay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,630. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
This book took 4 years of research and details how Churchill managed WW2 and how the skills, experience and talent he used to carve out a victory in the face of overwhelming odds can be applied to modern business. 80% History and 20% lessons learned, make for an entertaining read full of surprises and stories from WW2. The book covers a wide range of topics that apply to everyone from 16+