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Nonfiction » History » War
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.
WWII 1939 Polish Bomber PZL 37 “LOS” by Jaroslaw Skora
Price: $11.49 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
PZL 37 “LOS” (Moose) was the most modern aircraft as part of the Polish Air Force during the German invasion in September 1939.
Wewak Mission by Lionel Veale
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 150,900. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Lionel Veale's story of the Wewak Mission provides readers with an authentic image of the hazardous missions that were factors in every Coastwatcher party assignment as they penetrated and worked behind enemy lines, seeking vital information which ultimately played an important part in the winning of the war.
A Genteel Spy by Judith Riker Damon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,630. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Two Peas Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
Betsey Royce knows better than to say anything on that day in 1862 when she peeks around the upstairs bedroom door to discover her mother staring out the window with a pair of field glasses. Martha Royce sits watching and counting as men in blue uniforms march up Columbia Turnpike and into Franklin, Tennessee. For Betsey, that can mean only one thing: the war has come to her doorstep.
DutyBound by David Miller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » War
A true story of a police inspector who becomes a spy for the Allies during the Japanese Occupation of Singapore in World War II. He is tasked to smuggle classified documents out from a POW camp which could prevent another major invasion. This book was written based on the notes Halford Boudewyn left behind shortly before his death. Now for the first time, his complete story can be told.
Combat Crew by John Comer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,050. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Combat Crew is one of the best memoirs about the air war over Europe ever written. John Comer kept a journal of the 25 missions he flew in 1943 when the casualty rate on his base was close to 80%. After each raid Comer gathered the crew together and pieced together the air battle from a 360-degree perspective. His book is handwritten history, recorded within hours after the battles occured.
Hostage of Paradox: A Qualmish Disclosure by John Rixey Moore
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 218,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A profound odyssey of a young college graduate who enlists in the military to avoid being drafted, becomes a Green Beret Airborne Ranger,and is sent to Vietnam where he is plunged into high-risk, operations under contract to do CIA—work for which he was neither specifically trained nor psychologically prepared, yet for which he is ultimately highly decorated. A Pulitzer Prize entry.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Imperial Secrets - Remapping the Mind of Empire - Thuggees, Roman and Ottoman Empire, Nomads, Panopticon, Sepoy Revolt of 1857, Barzakh by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,340. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » War
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. In this work, Patrick Kelley interprets the intelligence environment of political, military and information empires.
199th Light Infantry Brigade Redcatcher MP by Mickey Bright
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,810. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War(4.00 from 1 review)
Mickey put his heart and soul into his book about his three tours in the Vietnam War. He brings to life the men he served with and treasured as friends as well as the Vietnamese people he grew to know and respect. He describes everything he saw and felt about the country in vivid detail. That includes the horrors of war as well as the men's feverish efforts to block their worries and fears.
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!
The Battle of Brisbane: Australia and America at War by Robert Macklin
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 104,170. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011 by BWM Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
For two days in November 1942, the city of Brisbane became a war zone when Australian servicemen attacked American troops. Drawing on eyewitness accounts and unpublished documents, the authors strip away the sentimental gloss to reveal the startling truth about the shameful 48 hours when the Allies went to war with each other.
The Unknown Warrior by James Leasor
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 101,380. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The Unknown Warrior is the true story of one man and his amazing part in the deception plans to persuade the Germans that the invasion would happen near Calais and not in Normandy and thus ensure that they did not commit their reserves until too late. Born to a humble German background, with a Jewish father and Catholic mother, he volunteers for an unknown secret mission that saved many lives.
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.
Unspeakable Regret by Sonny Moran
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,540. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Some of the nurses, with three or four surgeons along with the ship's officers, were sitting on the port side of the boat deck about 170 feet from the stern. The port gun forward had been fired twice, and then the stern gun was trained around to the port quarter on the target, which was rapidly floating away. As the third shot boomed from the gun across the water tragedy struck.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Flame, Riot Control Agents (RCA) and Herbicide Operations Field Manual - FM 3-11 (Value-Added Professional Format Series) by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,460. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Flame, Riot Control Agents (RCA) and Herbicide Operations Field Manual (FM 3-11) describes the doctrine, tactics, and techniques for employing flame weapons, riot control agents (RCA), and herbicides during peacetime and combat.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Courting a Reluctant Ally - An Evaluation of U.S./UK Naval Intelligence Cooperation, 1935-1941, Franklin Roosevelt, OSS, Commander Ian Fleming by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,600. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » War
There are now few among us whose memories go back to the period between the two world wars and who would be able to point out that, commonalities of language and culture notwithstanding, today's special relationship between the United States and Great Britain is a quite recent phenomenon, really dating only from the 1940-41 timeframe.
War Letters: Eleanor, My Darling--a Memoir of WWII by Edward V. Graef
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,370. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by Marsha Bauer. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From the perspective of "an officer and a gentleman"--a memoir of World War II told through letters sent from an Army Infantry captain to his lovely Red Cross wife back home. It is a story of love amidst a heroic war; a love begun in the Army camps of the southern US, and then continued from afar from the jungles of the South Pacific--New Guinea, Dutch East Indies, and the Philippines.
Hitler muerde el anzuelo. Normandia: la trama oculta del Día D by Alberto Mazzuca
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,450. Language: Spanish. Published: January 4, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
En Junio de 1944, las tropas aliadas desembarcaron en las playas de Normandía, sorprendieron a los alemanes y sellaron el resultado de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, en la mayor operación anfibia de toda la historia. Esta es la historia de esa apasionante batalla. Cavando defensas en el sitio equivocado, Hitler mordió el anzuelo.