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Flying the F-15 Strike Eagle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: American English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A pilot and WSO from the 461st TFTS 'The Deadly Jesters' at Luke AFB Arizona describe what it is like to crew and fly the remarkable F-15 Strike Eagle to attack high value targets with great precision,
RAF Meteor Jet Fighters in World War II - An Operational Log
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Price: $23.00 USD. Words: 70,020. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A comprehensive telling of operational history of the Meteor jet fighter in World War II. Every operational mission, sortie details covered, as is a detailed description of early jet development aircraft and the Meteor F Mk. I and III, with particular emphasis on operational performance of the variants that were employed on operational missions.
Boeing B-29 Superfortress
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Overview of america;s WW II 'super bomber' that ended the Pacific War in September 1945.
The Defence of Rorke's Drift - A Graphic Account
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,300. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A graphic account of the action during the defence of Rorke's Drift, the battle made famous by the motion picture ZULU! The narrative is the author's depiction of the fighting based on four decades of studying all the known eyewitness accounts and official documentation. With a roll of defenders, and a useful bibliography for further reading.
Smithy's War
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The story of Australian Merchant Mariners is one about which little has been written and this book attempts to make a valuable contribution to a neglected area of Australia’s wartime experience. Leslie George Smith, who was born in Sydney, Australia on 14th May 1908, served as a communications officer aboard an oil tanker during 1940/41. His experiences within these pages reflect on the dangers of
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.
Through The Warriors' Eyes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Through The Warriors’ Eyes is an illustrated history of World War II in Europe. The war is seen through 78 photographs. 63 of the photographs were taken by those fighting in the war and have never before been published.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Surprise Marine Corps Field Manual, War Strategy and Surprise in Military History - FMFRP 12-1 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Surprise Marine Corps Field Manual, War Strategy and Surprise in Military History(FMFRP 12-1) complements existing training manuals on deception and provides new perspectives on well-known examples of deception operations and surprises.
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.
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.
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.
Balaclava Victoria Crosses: Including the Charge of the Light Brigade
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
At Balaclava the Charge of the Heavy Brigade and the Light Brigade action provided two of the most famous deeds recorded in the annals of the British Army. This well-researched book contains biographical tributes and detailed accounts of the actions of the nine men who were awarded the Victoria Cross during the battle. With the Chronological Roll of all 111 Crimean War Victoria Crosses.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
FIRST WORLD WAR DIARY OF STANLEY ST JOHN ROBINSON
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You set the price! Words: 14,970. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A very detailed diary of the First World War by my Great Uncle Stanley St John Robinson. Shocking but not without humour at times.
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.