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Midnight Train to Siberia
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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 Marine from Mandalay
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Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 64,230. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,190. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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.
Cuberdons met lavendel
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 54,500. Language: Dutch. Published: May 29, 2014 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Tegen de achtergrond van de Wereldtentoonstelling in Gent (1913) en de Eerste Wereldoorlog die eraan zit te komen, ontspint zich een hartstochtelijke romance tussen een weesjongen en de dochter van een welgestelde burger. Kirsten Van Malderen baseerde haar historische roman op maandenlang opzoekingswerk, zodat feiten en fictie harmonisch samengaan in dit beloftevolle debuut.
The First World War Fact Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,420. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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 Irreversible Life of Mann
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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
Rudolf Hess: The Uninvited Envoy
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Price: $4.94 USD. Words: 92,340. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: 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.
Als Kriegsgefangener in Sibirien
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,440. Language: German. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Ein Tatsachenbericht über die Kriegsgefangenschaft in Sibirien eines deutschen Soldaten nach dem 2. Weltkrieg. Überleben unter Extrembedingungen im äußersten Osten Russlands.
How I Met Rommel - Memoirs of an Officer
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You set the price! Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Biography of WW2 officer who escaped POW camp and returned to join SHAEF. He had a guardian angel which he called 'luck'. He interpreted documents at Flensberg where Doenitz surrendered after Hitler's death. Several documents including signed letters and a birthday card to Hitler are published for the first time for historical interest and an Allied summary of Operation Sealion.
Chopper Warriors - Kicking The Hornet's Nest Second Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,240. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: 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.
DutyBound
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
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.
Confederate Morristown and the War Between the States
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 57,510. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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.
MacArthur and the UFOs
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,420. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
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.
What Churchill Would Do
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,630. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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+
Hitler muerde el anzuelo. Normandia: la trama oculta del Día D
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,450. Language: Spanish. Published: January 4, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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.
Prayers in Stone: Nagasaki's A-Bomb Heritage Sites
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,420. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
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.
Japanese and U.S. World War II Plunder
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 145,050. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage
Insiders detailed history of the diversion of Japanese war loot from the Philippines after Word War II by CIA and affiliate personnel.
Ma Petite Rosette
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,100. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: 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
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
"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.