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The Girl from Latvia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
War crept silently into my life when most little girls enjoy playing jacks and jumping rope; when the soft echoes of the past dance upon early adolescent innocents. Yes, World War II came softly into my life.
WWII 1939 Polish Fighter PZL P.11
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Price: $11.49 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
PZL P.11 was a basic type of fighter for Polish aviation equipment during the German invasion in September 1939. The publication includes the history of origins and development of fighter design from P.1 to P.24.
Taisteluni kultaiset vuodet, Hitlerin pöytäpuheita 1941 - 1942 Martin Bormannin kirjaamina
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,310. Language: Finnish. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Adolf Hitlerin pöytäpuheita vuosilta 1941- 1942. Mukaan on otettu suomalaisia lukijoita kiinnostavia ajatuksia Hitlerin yksityisistä pöytäkeskusteluista. Näissä käsitellään aatteellisten asioiden ohella myös Hitlerin valtaannousua ja sen aikaisia "taistelun kultaisia vuosia".
World War II Warplanes: The Iconic Warplanes of World War II
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Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013 by SandSPublishing. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
World War II WARPLANES. The Iconic WarBirds of World War 2 is a kids and enthusiasts dream of what it would be like to fly in the most feared and deadly aircraft of the Second World War. The book depicts many of the iconic airplanes that impacted air battles of the war. From the heroic clashes of a Spitfire warplane to the deadly Japanese Zero warbird maneuvering for a kamikaze dive.
Time For Me to Fly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
"Time For Me to Fly" is a dramatization of actual events that occurred leading up to the 17th and final mission of the B-17 Bomber “The Rusty Nail” and its crew on July 29th 1944. The story is presented and told as to how it may have looked through the eyes of SSgt Charles Curtis Campbell. It includes dates,locations and events which actually happened during WWII.
Cessna O-1 Bird Dogs in Vietnam
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Seat-of-the pants flying of the Cessna O-1 Bird Dog in Vietnam on essential FAC and reconnaissance missions
Unspeakable Regret
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,540. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Some of the nurses, with three or four surgeons along with the ship's officers, were sitting on the port side of the boat deck about 170 feet from the stern. The port gun forward had been fired twice, and then the stern gun was trained around to the port quarter on the target, which was rapidly floating away. As the third shot boomed from the gun across the water tragedy struck.
Vought RF-8 Crusader
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In 1962 the men of VFP-63 flying the Vought RF-8A Crusader over cuba were convinced the USA was on the brink of a nuclear war with the USSR, fortunately they were wrong but 12 moths later they were flying their Vought F8 fighter derivatives over Vietnam to real target in the war in south-east Asia.
Cold War Apaches
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: American English. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Named after the courageous Indian tribe, the MDH Apache is a fearsome looking beast with devastating capability, though in Iraq in Gulf War I even though it opened the campaign successfully it was later exposed as susceptible to small arms fire. Since the A-model discussed in this book the design has evolved to the Apache AH-64E Lpngbow with mast-mounted radar. The world's premier attack helio.
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,
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.
Recounting Bougainville: The Japanese Counterattack
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Price: Free! Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Bougainville Campaign played a critical role in securing Allied victory in the South Pacific during World War Two, but a spirited Japanese counterattack in March 1944 threatened to dislodge American forces from the center of Bougainville Island and put the entire campaign in jeopardy. This transcribed narrative discusses the month-long attack from the perspective of a soldier who was there.
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.
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
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.
The Charge of the Light Brigade - A Selection of Survivors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Concise and informative biographical tributes to 17 men who survived the Charge of the Light Brigade and attended a benefit concert held on their behalf. Extensively researched over four decades, the information is drawn from official documents and archives, eyewitness accounts, newspaper reports and stories related by their descendants.
WW II Ju 88 ASV mission
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
WW II Luftwaffe Junkers Ju 88 pilot describes an anti-shipping raid in the Humber Estuary off the north-east coast of England. A special unit,new crews could expect to survive only three or four missions.
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 20th Air force in WW II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: American English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The USAAF 20th Air force was activated on 4 April 1944 with its HQ in Washington until 15 July 1945 when it was transferred to Guam commanded by Maj-Gen Curtiss Lemay. The 20th AF origins lay in 20th Bomber Command in the Far East activated in November 1945...