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Nonfiction » History » War
Tobruk Strategic Target Of Rommel's Afrika Korps by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
Tobruk was the focal point of numerous encounters between German and Allied Armies from late 1940 until the end of 1942. In this period the Libyan port was occupied first by Italy. It was then held successively by the armed forces of Great Britain, the Axis and then Britain again near the end of '42. My e-book was written from eyewitness reports filed by United Press reporters and other observers.
Welcome to FOB Haiku: War Poems from Inside the Wire by Randy Brown
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: American English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Nonfiction » History » War
Sherpatude No. 26: "Humor is a combat multiplier ..." Armed with deadpan snark and poker-faced patriotism—and rooted in the coffee-black soil and plain-spoken voice of the American Midwest—journalist-turned-poet Randy Brown (sometimes writing as "Charlie Sherpa") reveals behind-the-scenes stories of U.S. soldier-citizenship. From Boot Camp to Bagram, Afghanistan. And back home again.
Забытая Першая сусветная вайна by Міхаіл Галдзянкоў
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: Belarusian. Published: November 18, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
У чэрвені 2014 года споўнілася сто гадоў ад пачатка Першай сусветнай вайны. Вельмі дзіўна, але ў СССР не рабілася асаблівых паведамленняў аб гэтай вайне, ніхто не надрукаваў пра яе кнігу, нягледзячы на тое, што на яе франтах знаходзілася мноства вядомых пісьменнікаў, ніхто не прысвяціў ёй фільм… За дваццаць гадоў з моманта распаду Савецкага Саюза гэтую вайну, падаецца, зусім забылі.
Agent ZEMLIAK: The Spy Who Stayed in the Cold. by Mark William Doyle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,380. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The spying Cold War started ten years before U2 pilot Gary Powers was exchanged for Rudolf Abel. In 1952 the Soviets had an Australian agent codenamed ZEMLIAK with access to US and British secrets. This is the true story of how VENONA intelligence identified Soviet spies in Australia, and how in response the Australians managed to encourage the defection of a senior Soviet spy who named ZEMLIAK.
World War II U.S. Posters: Volume 1 'Keep Your Mouth Shut' by A. Kennedy, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 440. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
During World War II there were certain major propaganda themes pursued by the Office of War Information (OWI). One of the most important themes, especially at the start of the war, was managing vial information such as ship sailings and troop and war material movements. The most popular slogan was ’Loose Lips Sink Ships.’ This book is about that theme and divided into four sections of posters.
‘ANZAC - Diary of Harold Rydon 1914-1917’ by Rupert Mayhew
Price: Free! Words: 28,530. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A Record of the Experiences of No. 943 Lance-Corporal H. E. Rydon of the 9th Battalion, Third Infantry Brigade, First Australian Division, A.I.F. & later as Captain of the Royal Air Force
My Small Part in WWII or How I Discovered St. Tropez Before Brigitte Bardot by William D. Rouse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015 and represented by KD Rouse. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A moving and witty account by a US Navy sailor aboard a hospital ship, My Small Part in WWII is an unprecedentedly close look at the human realities behind the scenes of conflict. An absorbing read and an insider's glimpse into war, relationships, and the jazz of the 40's.
It Happened to Us by Colin Finkemeyer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
These stories are primarily about 4th Anti-Tankers and their service in WWII to defend Australia against invasion by the Japanese in Malaya and Darwin. It's for relatives and friends and other POWs who either died in captivity or who didn't talk about their experiences very much. And also for people who would like to know what life was really like in those long tedious years of war and internment.
Sierra Leone: Deliver A Blow by Andy Pacino
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,690. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The Story of Operation Barras During the bloody civil war of Sierra Leone, the United Nations sent a peacekeeping force to try and stem the flow of blood from the vicious fighting between rebel factions and the civilian population. Everyone old enough to carry a gun was a target, an enemy or a potential soldier for the rebels. A particularly blood-thirst outfit, calling themselves the West Side
Emergency Rations: How One Young Tail Gunner Survived World War Two by Rebecca A. Goodrich
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
In 1943, Robert Stewart Goodrich tries to enlist in the Air Force to fight the Nazi onslaught. Rejected due to irregular heartbeat, he gets his father, an Air Force Colonel, to pull strings and get him in anyway. Bob, as tail gunner in the B-17 Flying Fortress, can expect to live through perhaps only a dozen missions. Bob endures 35 missions, and shares what he learned in order to survive.
North Oahu Awakens by Gordon Morse
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever wondered how the local people behaved during the bombing of Pearl Harbor? This is a true story about 2 young boys growing up in the midst of military movements and battles on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. The brothers grow up in the "up country" of the island amid superstition, juvenile detention housing, and military takeovers.
A Drop in the Night, The Life and Secret Mission of a WW II Airman by Thea Rademacher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Read the true account of a WW II Airman assigned to a top secret mission. "A Drop in the Night" preserves the story of Liberator flight engineer Royce Fulmer, a participant in "Operation Carpetbagger." His crew flew their missions at night, deep inside Nazi territory, dropping spies and supplies to aid the Resistance. Told in part in his own words, you will be inspired by this unique man's life.
MagoGuide's European Battlefield Tour by Morgan Hart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,130. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
2014 marked the 100th anniversary of World War I. Team Mago spent two weeks in the early summer of 2014 exploring the fields of valor that made up The Western Front of The Great War. This book takes you to battlefields and other military artifacts not typically found in guidebooks, providing detailed context, analysis, and local knowledge that enhance the experience for both travelers and readers.
Alabama's Fallen Warriors: The price one state paid for the war on terror by Jane Self
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This book acknowledges the cost to one state of the years our country has been actively engaged in the fight against terrorism. The deaths of 143 troops with ties to Alabama have impacted thousands of people – parents, children, spouses, other family members, friends, classmates and military buddies. This book is intended to pay tribute to those who have fallen and honor their memory.
An Erk's Progress by Robinson Taylor Walker
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A collection of 1940s wartime reminiscences written by an 'erk' (an RAF officer of the lowest rank).
Diary of a 1st & 6th Airborne Paratrooper (1940-1950) : The Greatest Generation by Albert Jack
Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 31,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Bert Childs was with the 1st Airborne Division when they made their debut jump in North Africa. He was almost shot down on the way to Sicily and became one of the first recruits into the 6th Airborne Division in 1943. With them he dropped at Pegasus Bridge, battled the Bulge, jumped the Rhine and fought through northern Germany to meet the Russians on the Baltic Coast. These are his memoirs.
It Happened to Us - Mark II by Colin Finkemeyer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,940. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
These are the stories of the `boys' of the 4th Anti-Tank Regiment who served in World War II in Malaya and Singapore in the defence of Australia. After Singapore surrendered, anti-tankers were allocated to various POW work parties. Collectively their stories cover a broad range of the experiences endured by all Aussies in Japanese POW camps. These 109 stories have been told for young of today.