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Conquistadors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,580. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
In the sixteenth century the King of Spain issued his soldiers with a three-pronged mission: to find gold, spread the word of Christianity and claim new territories for Spain. The Conquistadors, as they became known, set off into the world to do just that, and nothing was to stand in their way. Some say that the discovery of the New World is the greatest event in history.
Conflicts that Changed the World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 163,040. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Conflict and warfare is perpetual in the world today. It has always been like that. The history of the human race is the history of conflict. Conquest and glory versus death and destruction. Who takes us to war and why? This book traces world history through the conflicts that changed the world.
To Ride The Tiger
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 151,650. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
WANT TO KNOW WHAT IT WAS REALLY LIKE IN VIETNAM? Shocking, frightening, terrifying and at times brutal, this book details what life was like for soldiers serving in Vietnam, and especially for Special Forces. The American Military are willing and able to disavow all knowledge of such soldiers when they have outlived their usefulness, and the Psychiatric Agencies have neither the knowledge
Gettysburg Voices From the Front
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A stirring collection of first-hand accounts from Privates on up to the commanding Generals at the Battle of Gettysburg woven into a dramatic and compelling narrative. The reader is transported back to the chaos and uncertainty of the sweltering first three days of July 1863 when Lee's Army of Northern Virginia invaded the North threatening Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington itself.
Letters Home: The Story of an Air Force Wife
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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In the 1970's, Glenda met the love of her life, Michael, a Sgt. in the Air Force. She left her family and all that was familiar to follow him to Italy where they married. During the next eight years, they were sent to Italy and Germany where their lives were filled with adventure, travel, hardships, and homesickness as they experienced the magic of Europe together.
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.
Twice a Hero
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 64,640. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The true story of heroism, hardship and horror in the blood and mud seen through the eyes of a teenage volunteer and his comrades in the forgotten conflicts of Salonika and Palestine, during the Great War, fighting for the freedom of small nations and in particular, Home Rule for Ireland. Then in the Irish War of Independence, which helped establish a nation
World War 2 The OSS Volume 1
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 610. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The O.S.S. Operated in all of the theaters during World War 2, even in the “Frozen North.” Weather stations, very important to both the Allies and the Axis war-making ability were strung out across the coast of Norway and the Arctic.
Masthead Lookout
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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Masthead Lookout is a journal of personal experiences, written by Geoff Shelton whilst he was serving in the Royal Navy. He journeys as far afield as the Arctic and Crete during his stint in the Navy between 1943 and 1947. Geoff Shelton starts out on HMS Corinthian at first, and his experiences of Navy life in the positions in which he worked have been detailed here.
Mission Abandoned: A Corporate News Blackout, A Life Intersected
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,400. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
The 2003-2004 journey of Maureen A. Griswold, former Army nurse, former journalist, and sister of a Vietnam War casualty, with corporate and independent U.S. news media regarding the virtually blacked-out story of George W. Bush's own wartime AWOL/desertion. Stark revelations, ironies, and lessons about journalism, U.S. news media, and war emerge and inform.
The Irish Guards In The Great War, Vol. 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,180. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The greatest of all wars. As told by England's greatest poet. 'The Irish Guards In The Great War' is a classic of military history - Rudyard Kipling's memorable account of how one regiment fought from 1914-1918. This e-book edition features an introduction by the leading military writer Patrick Bishop.
Missions Of Fire And Mercy - Until Death Do Us Part
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,250. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
william peterson was awarded the silver medal for memoirs in the 2011 military writer's society of america, for his book “missions of fire and mercy”. the author served as a huey crew chief/door gunner with charlie 227th assault helicopter battalion, first air cavalry. come along for the ride of your life while we fly nap of the earth receiving enemy fire. you're hit by shrapnel from ak47 fire.
The Great War 1914, The British Campaign in France and Flanders, Vol. I
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,650. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle was one of the greatest narrative writers in English history. Most famous for his Sherlock Holmes stories, he was incapable of penning a dull word. Nowhere is that more true than in his 'History of the Great War', now re-published as a series of e-books, with an introduction by the leading historian of the First World War, Nigel Jones.
Oscar's Story
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,010. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The life story of an Eurasian who lived and grew up in Singapore in the 1920's, without benefit of much adult supervision. He later encountered life, as many will never ever experience when a country is at war, while he was employed as a gaoler in a prison of deprived prisoners facing torture and death.
Prisoner of Japan
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 125,360. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the latter part of WW2, more than a ¼ million European and American soldiers were taken prisoner by the Japanese in Malaysia. They went on to suffer deprivation and brutality, most of them failing to survive. I was fortunate enough to be one of the survivors. During my time as a prisoner I kept a diary, which I was able to bring home with me. This is my story.
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.
What about war...
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Quotes about war
Frontline: A Soldier's Story
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Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,940. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Frontline offers an insight into the life of just one soldier out of the many thousands in the British Infantry deployed to Afghanistan. These modern day heroes risk their lives on a daily basis to help bring peace to a troubled country. Some of these soldiers are fresh out of school, or college, and within a few months find themselves in a war zone fighting for their lives.
The Sorry Saga of the Brewster Buffalo: A 'Flying Coffin' to the Marines, but a 'Sky Pearl' to the Finns
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A group of Internet aviation fans once debated the subject of the worst fighter of World War II. Their hands-down favorite: the Brewster Buffalo. Here aviation historian Daniel Ford teases out the secrets that was despised by Allied pilots but loved by the Finns in their war with the Soviet Union. About 7500 words; with photographs.
Afghan Heat: SAS Operations in Afghanistan
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Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,670. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Afghan Heat is a fast paced story of an SAS operative on operations in Afghanistan, from SAS selection through to a tour on the battlefields of Afghanistan. The book follows individual operations where special forces, aircraft, and the latest surveillance technology are fused together - in order to capture key figures or simply take out an enemy stronghold.