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Nonfiction » History » War
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!
What Price Freedom by Darren Clarke
Price: Free! Words: 20,900. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
Based on the personal experiences of Waclaw Kossakowski, a young Polish prisoner or war and survivor of one of Stalin's notorious forced labour camps. This is a story of bravery and hardship, and a struggle for survival, not only for Vadek but all the Polish people who wouldn't give up their country without a fight.
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. 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
The Marine from Mandalay by James Leasor
Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 64,230. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This is the true story of a Royal Marine wounded by shrapnel in Mandalay in WW2 who undergoes a long solitary march to the Japanese through the whole of Burma and then finds his way back through India and back to Britain to report for duty in Plymouth. On his way he has many encounters and adventures and helps British and Indian refugees.
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.
Still Downrange, but in Country – PTSD Parables by David Lefavor
Price: Free! Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: 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.
Masthead Lookout by Geoff Shelton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.
Japanese and U.S. World War II Plunder by Rodney Stich
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 145,050. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage, Nonfiction » History » War
Insiders detailed history of the diversion of Japanese war loot from the Philippines after Word War II by CIA and affiliate personnel.
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.
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.
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.
Stalingrad: Struggle in the East by Christian Shakespeare
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,010. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
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.
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.
Ma Petite Rosette by Tom Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,100. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
In the summer of 1941, war abruptly intrudes into an otherwise peaceful and remote part of German Occupied France. Two British airmen engaged on a top-secret mission, are shot down, landing in the treacherous mud of a bay near La Rochelle. They are rescued by a young farm-worker whose father sets out to help them escape capture accompanied by his daughter who speaks a little English.
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.
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+
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.