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Destroy the Enemy in Hand-to-Hand Combat (An Authentic Field Manual of the Red Army)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by Dilernia Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
“Destroy the Enemy in Hand-to-Hand Combat” was the official Red Army close combat manual during the Second World War. Published in 1941, this would have been the very manual used to train the troops that fought and defeated the Nazis at Stalingrad and in Berlin, in fierce close-quarter combat. Translated into English by professional translator Boris Karpa.
Brits At The Alamo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
More than 30 British-born men fought for the Texas cause during the siege and battle of the Alamo. This is a concise and informative account of their deeds.
Local Heroes: Rorke's Drift Men
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This well-researched publication provides concise and informative biographical tributes to a selection of 16 men from various towns and cities who were present at the defence of Rorke’s Drift, the battle depicted in the motion picture 'Zulu!' None have previously been highlighted in any of my Ebooks on the subject.
Heroes of the Light Brigade
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
For four decades this book has been extensively researched through official documentation such as soldiers' service papers, census returns, and regimental and family archives, the result of which provides biographical tributes to 30 soldiers who rode in the famous Charge of the Light Brigade, giving a valuable insight into the kind of ordinary men who took part.
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.
To War in Style
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Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In January of 1973 we in the Defense Attaché Office in the American Embassy, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, found ourselves in an unusual situation. In Vietnam, all US forces were ordered to cease fighting and that included air assets as well as the ground troops. Yet we had authorized air support until August 15. This article is about what occurred during that time.
The Boer Wars - A Brief History
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Series: A Brief History, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
Infantry School: A Soldier's Journal
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Price: Free! Words: 39,480. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(3.00 from 1 review)
A personal memoir of training to become an infantryman and an officer during the Vietnam War era. Full of humor, pathos, and the author's personal reflections on the men he trained with and their experiences.
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 3 1942-1943
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Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,670. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This diary is the 3rd in a series of four volumes written by Ruby Side Thompson. They document her experience about World War Two in England and the London Blitz. The diaries are unique, written from a woman's experience during war time. They include Ruby's opinions written only for the privacy of her diary. Her views are often ahead of her time.
The Bear Marches West: 12 Scenarios for 1980s NATO vs Warsaw Pact Wargames
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: British English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
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.
Touchstone (2. Family at War) - a time travel Blitz story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,730. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Time travel
Continuing the adventures of Rachel and Danny, a pair of mismatched History students who stumble upon an old gravestone that catapults them back in time. Dealing with the catastrophic fallout of their previous encounter with Amy Parker in 1912, they now race to locate Amy during the 1940 Blitz and become caught up in the nightly German bombings of Birmingham and their chilling aftermath.
Rho Magna, the Laotian War Dragon
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Price: Free! Words: 3,860. 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.
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.
How the Allies Won World War II
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Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(1.00 from 1 review)
Free. *** Eyes Only *** Mysterious going-on with the German atom bomb.
Private Battles: Military Families' Strengths and Struggles in a Time of War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan -- the longest U.S. combat operations since the Vietnam War -- military families have been struggling through a relentless cycle of crisis and stress. Many suffer their own wounds of war: Depression. Anxiety. Divorce. Suicide. “Private Battles” tells the stories of real families and how they survive these hard times.
The 11th Airborne Brick
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Price: Free! Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Memoirs of country boy Wayne Miller as he is taken from the hills of Texas and assigned to the 11th Airborne Division, 187th Glider Infantry Regiment in the Pacific Theater in World War II as they fought through Leyte, Luzon and Manila.
Liberty
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Price: Free! Words: 19,590. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Presents “the making of a hero least likely,” when George Washington, in the final months of 1776, leads the bedraggled Continental Army. They are chased out of New York, down New Jersey, vomited half-naked on the Pennsylvania bank of the Delaware, then finally turn, charge...and become America. A full-length play first performed in New York, 1978.
Temporary Warrior WW II Memoir
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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.
A Soldier's Journey Through Life
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,760. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The Journey: A poignant picture of an innocent time. A narrative commencing in the 1930's detailing the trials and tribulations of a newly wedded young soldier of the Indian Army. "Only the Jouney is written...not the Destination."
California Valor, Charles Harold Gonsalves
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Price: Free! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.