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California Valor, Charles Harold Gonsalves
By John A Johnson
Price: Free! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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History records no act of greater valor than Charles Harold Gonsalves. In mortal combat he deliberately covered a live enemy hand grenade with his body. He was only 19 years old when he died. The author describes a mild mannered youth from Alameda, California's transformation into a killing machine. This book also sheds much neede light on Executive Order 9066 that incarcerated Japanese Americans.
Rho Magna, the Laotian War Dragon
By Mark Berent
Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Combat fighter pilot Mark Berent writes of a dragon-shaped karst mountain in Laos along the Ho Chi Minh Trail that bristles with physical and psychological danger. He writes of it as he first saw it on an F-4 FAC mission from Ubon RTAFB in 1969. Then he adds an excerpt from "Phantom Leader," one of his historical fiction books about war and politics in the Vietnam era.
Korean Echoes
By Tom Sheehan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Korean Echoes draws the reader into piecing together a puzzle, each piece a small measure of the Korean War soldier's world, a world wholly embedded in the deepest design at the heart of human experience, embedded as if words were shrapnel.
Navy War Stories
By Gary Carson
Price: $4.89 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Memoir on being in the Navy and on the Naval Gunline in the DMZ of Vietnam during 1968. A collection of personal stories of war and the people who wage war.
Lets Kill the Dai Uy (Tiếng Việt cho thuyền trưởng)
By Mark Berent
Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: Vietnamese. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This is the Vietnamese version of a hilarious tale of an Air Force combat fighter pilot in Vietnam who goes out on patrol with a special forces team he has supported many times from the air. Seeing the pilot is having a hard time keeping up, one of the Chinese mercenaries called Nungs, says to the team leader, "Let's kill the Dai Uy." Dai Uy is Vietnamese for captain.Read on to see what happened.
The Longest Nights: General John Imboden and the Confederate Retreat From Gettysburg
By Heather Michon
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A short account of the Confederate retreat after the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863. Under the command of Virginia General John D. Imboden, a 20-mile long wagon train of the wounded were sent south into Maryland and Virginia, only to meet the enemy again Williamsport, Maryland.
The Boer Wars - A Brief History
By Andrew Knight
Series: A Brief History, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The Anglo-Boer Wars will introduce you to, one of the Victorian Wars of the British Empire. A bite size comprehensive account of the two Anglo-Boer Wars fought between 1880-1881 and 1899-1902. A fascinating tale of one of the bloodiest and expensive wars for over a century, which pitted the two Boer Republics of South Africa against the might of the British Empire
祖父の従軍日記
By Jisuke Kokubo
You set the price! Words: 270. Language: Japanese. Published: November 15, 2010 by ePubs.jp Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
「七月六日名誉ある赤紙に接し男子の本懐是れに過ぐるものなしぞ。・・・」 それまで単なる一市民だった祖父は、開戦直前の昭和十六年に召集され、陸軍歩兵として戦地に赴きました。 一兵士の日々を綴った日記です。
American Students Act in Their Oldest and Most Honored Traditions
By Robert L. West
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Excerpt of an address delivered at the Second World Student Congress of the International Union of Students as spokesman of the NSA. The event took place after the outbreak of the Korean War. Dominated by delegations hostile to America's entry into the war, the message, "the unity of all the students of the world within a progressive and democratic international union of students," was rebuffed.
This We'll Defend: The Weapons & Equipment of the U.S. Army
By Russell Phillips
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The U.S. Army is the best-equipped force in military history. This We'll Defend outlines the most important weapons and equipment the Army currently uses. All facts, figures and images in this ebook are direct from publicly available Army sources, edited and annotated to form a short, easy-to-use but comprehensive reference.
De Boer Wars - Een Korte Geschiedenis
By Andrew Knight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,000. Language: Dutch. Published: December 20, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Dit boek laat je kennismaken met de Anglo-Boerenoorlogen, twee van de Victoriaanse oorlogen van het Britse Rijk. Het is een begrijpelijk en uitvoerig verslag van de twee Anglo-Boerenoorlogen die in de periodes 1880-1881 en 1899-1902 werden uitgevochten. Dit is een fascinerend verhaal over twee van de bloedigste en duurste oorlogen sinds meer dan een eeuw, die de twee Boerenrepublieken
War Life Death Gloom The Post Apocalypse
By TMS
Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Spanning the early day, when we all thought the war will pass, before the blasts, to the middle times of the cannibals, and the suicide of hope, to the post apocalypse, and the children born into it, who grew up to rule the new world. The era of War, The era of Life, The era of Death, The era of Gloom,The Apocalypse, Post apocalypse
The General: The Story of George S. Patton
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This biography examines General George S. Patton's childhood learning problems, caused by dyslexia. Despite his reading and spelling problem, he forged onward with his education, graduating high school and then West Point. Never considered the best student, George Patton overcame his learning problem to guide the largest army in history to victory over the Nazis in World War II.
El Regimiento de la Luisiana-Vol 1
By A. J. Osorio
Series: Military History, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,640. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The first of a four volume series, designed as a practical reenactors guide for recreating a regiment of the American Revolution. Written by a 12-year reenactor; descriptions of the origin of regiment’s region include the Bernardo de Gálvez Gulf campaigns. Essential reading for living history projects. Included is a chronology of events; numerous illustrations and locations for research.
The Bear Marches West: 12 Scenarios for 1980's NATO vs Warsaw Pact Wargames
By Russell Phillips
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: British English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
The Bear Marches West contains 12 wargame scenarios set during a fictional Warsaw Pact invasion of West Germany in the 1980s. All the scenarios are based on battles depicted in well-known novels, and are designed to be used with whatever rules the players wish.
El Regimiento de la Luisiana-Vol 2
By A. J. Osorio
Series: Military History, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The second of a four volume series designed as a continued practical reenactors guide. Begins with highlights of the Siege of Pensacola; followed by a listing of American colonials who became associates of the regiment. Illustrated. Reenactors’ Notes give useful tips in making uniforms and accruements for living history displays.
L’Augmentation du parti Nazi
By Kristina Howells
You set the price! Words: 12,820. Language: German. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Peu auraient cru que le Parti Nazi, en commençant comme un gang de soldats sans emploi en 1919, deviendrait le gouvernement juridique de l'Allemagne en 1933. En quatorze ans, un obscur caporal, Adolf Hitler, deviendrait le Chancelier d'Allemagne.
The Einsatzgruppen
By Rudolf Schlossberg
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: American English. Published: October 21, 2012 by Sascha von Bornheim. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
They murdered more than a million people, sometimes in massive killing orgies that saw tens of thousands dead in only two days. Consisting mostly of SS and police units, they were under the control of Heinrich Himmler and his deputies, Reinhard Heydrich and Ernst Kaltenbrunner. They were the first Nazi units to commence the large-scale killing of Jews and other "undesirables"...
The Flight of Rudolf Hess
By TempleofMysteries.com
Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 14,120. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Few mysteries of recent times have the power to seize the imagination like that of Rudolf Hess, Hitler's Deputy, who flew to Scotland alone and unarmed in the middle of the Second World War in order to broker peace.
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. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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.