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Smithy's War
By Robert L J Borg
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
Temporary Warrior WW II Memoir
By Roger Greider
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,940. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
TEMPORARY WARRIOR, WW II MEMOIR is an account of the author’s WW II days from Army Specialized Training through his days on the front line with the 103rd Division. He fights through the Vosges Mountains in France, where they breach the Siegfried Line, entering Germany. At war’s end he is in the Brenner Pass. The short epilog recounts his Company reunions through the years.
Masthead Lookout
By Geoff Shelton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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Masthead Lookout is a journal of personal experiences, written by Geoff Shelton whilst he was serving in the Royal Navy. He journeys as far afield as the Arctic and Crete during his stint in the Navy between 1943 and 1947. Geoff Shelton starts out on HMS Corinthian at first, and his experiences of Navy life in the positions in which he worked have been detailed here.
The Mad Game: William's Story
By Chris Cherry
Series: Love and War, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,690. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Five-Star bestseller. A young British boy grows up with hopes and dreams of travelling, learning a trade, leading a simple life and perhaps, even falling in love. But his dreams are stopped with the advent of the Great War. This is the story of William Collins and his private battle to survive the horrors of the Western Front.
The Irreversible Life of Mann
By Odell Myers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,780. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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
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)
By Progressive Management
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.
RAF Meteor Jet Fighters in World War II - An Operational Log
By H Harkins
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.
Travelling on a One Way Ticket
By Lynne Roberts
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
By Mike Woodworth
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.
Second Brigade - First Ličko Dinaric Četnik Division 1941 - 1945
By John Lukich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,070. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This book was originally written in Serbian by my late father, Dušan Lukich in 1991, and describes the events that occurred in the Tromedja area of the former Yugoslavia during World War 2. This book serves as an historical document of that time and sets the record straight regarding the role of the Četniks, Ustasha, and Communists in this region of the former Yugoslavia.
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. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Two informative papers from the Marshall European Center for Security Studies analyze the threats posed by Iran and North Korea.
Wewak Mission
By Lionel Veale
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 150,900. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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 Franciscan Odyssey
By Lucjan Krolikowski
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 129,390. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
"A Franciscan Odyssey" by Fr. Lucjan Z. Krolikowski is the autobiography of a WW II prisoner, soldier, priest and foster parent of 150 WW II orphans. "A Franciscan Odyssey" is a remarkable well written autobiographical memoir that covers an important aspect of World War II from a Franciscan priest's personal point of view.
Her Private We: The Middle Parts of Fortune: Somme and Ancre, 1916
By Frederic Manning
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,110. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
“The finest and noblest book of men at war” Ernest Hemingway The classic novel of the Great War, set during the battle of the Somme. Her Privates We follows the story of Private Bourne, an ordinary soldier dealing with extraordinary circumstances. Readers of both military history, and literary fiction, will continue to be haunted by its prose and insights.
Return to Tumbledown
By Mike Seear
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 244,860. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Mike Seear served for more than two decades in the British Army, and he was also a combatant in the Falklands-Malvinas War of 1982. Since retiring from the British Army in 1988 with the rank of Major he has become a specialist in the history and aftermath of that conflict, and the present volume is the third and largest of his books about it.
Falklands-Malvinas: An Unfinished Business
By Bernard McGuirk
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 140,290. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This book analyses fiction, poetry, song, drama and film that deal directly with the Falklands-Malvinas conflict. Whilst not overlooking the literatures of Argentina and Britain, indeed using them as a point of departure and of continuing reference, Bernard McGuirk has also explored the international resonance in literary and other creative representations of this last of the traditional wars.
Conflicts that Changed the World
By Rodney Castleden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,040. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Conflict and warfare is perpetual in the world today. It has always been like that. The history of the human race is the history of conflict. Conquest and glory versus death and destruction. Who takes us to war and why? This book traces world history through the conflicts that changed the world.
Gladiators
By Ben Hubbard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Around 180 CE, in the lavish amphitheatres of the Roman Empire, trained gladiators entertained vast audiences by fighting to the death. Armed with a sword, a lance or a harpoon, the gladiator faced his opponent: a wild animal ready to strike, or a condemned criminal looking to save his own life.
Conquistadors
By John Pemberton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,580. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
In the sixteenth century the King of Spain issued his soldiers with a three-pronged mission: to find gold, spread the word of Christianity and claim new territories for Spain. The Conquistadors, as they became known, set off into the world to do just that, and nothing was to stand in their way. Some say that the discovery of the New World is the greatest event in history.