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The JWB Historical Library: Journal Two - Zulus! A Graphic Account of the Defence of Rorke's Drift
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,740. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The motion picture ZULU!, captures the atmosphere and gallantry of the defence of Rorke’s Drift - now read a concise and descriptive narrative that does the same. With biographical tributes to the men who were awarded gallantry medals.
La Segunda Guerra Mundial, la novela
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Price: $1.04 USD. Words: 240,170. Language: Spanish. Published: April 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
En esta saga se narrará la historia novelada de la segunda guerra mundial, con sus pasiones, sus amores y desamores, sus traiciones, sus batallas y sus protagonistas a través de los ojos de un oficial alemán, Otto Weilern, durante toda la campaña, entre los 17 y los 23 años. Este primer volumen se centra en el estallido de la guerra, la campaña de Polonia, la de Noruega y la de Francia.
Hiroshima
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,000. Language: Italian. Published: March 26, 2015 by Gingko edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
6 agosto 1945. Hiroshima venne distrutta dalla prima bomba atomica mai caduta su una città. Come diretta conseguenza, circa 60.000 giapponesi innocenti e inermi — uomini, donne e bambini — morirono, e 100.000 rimasero feriti; quasi tutto di una grande città di 250.000 persone venne spazzato via dall’immediata esplosione e dagli incendi successivi.
I Survived 9/11: Never Forget
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,920. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015 by Random Inc. Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Any Patriot American or Briton, true to his country will certainly not mind having a copy of this magnificent Novel. A must read! -Dorothy Parker A NEW master storyteller, I must preorder a copy while it's hot! —Justin Kyle
सिंहगड
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Price: Free! Words: 500. Language: Marathi. Published: March 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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Spied In Plain Sight
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: American English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Industrial espionage on behalf of the President of the United States of America. but this isn't a movie. It's the true story of Lawrence Bell, president of Bell Aircraft, and his 1938 journey through Germany, Italy, France, and England. The president asked Bell to evaluate the aircraft industries of friend and (probable) foe and report back. History buffs will want to read Spied In Plain Sight.
In The Footsteps Of Heroes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,160. Language: British English. Published: February 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A photo guide tour of some of the main sights of the WW1 Western Front. Places visited include Ypres, Paschendaele, Arras and Albert as well as the Somme battlefields and a number of memorials and cemeteries in the area. This is not a professional photographic book but a collection of my personal photos of the area taken on numerous visits both for research and pleasure.
The Proposed Twin HeS 011 Tailless Delta “Focke-Wulf 3x1000B”
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
It was Hitler’s eagerly anticipated twin jet Heinkel-Hirth HeS 109-011 powered tailless medium range bomber project. Capable of carrying one 2,205 lb bomb 621 miles at 621 MPH.
'Landguard Fort' Royal Marine Museum
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Price: Free! Words: 42,630. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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Royal Marine museum is within the Landguard Fort complex situated at the southern end of Felixstowe (Suffolk). It is the last place a foreign invading force landed and were defeated on the British main land. It was also the very first battle that the Royal Marines fought on land, having been formed only three years earlier during 1664.
Lethal Legacy: The Adoption of the Convention on Cluster Munitions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,980. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Despite strong opposition from major military powers, a treaty prohibiting the use, production, transfer and stockpiling of cluster munitions was signed on December 3, 2008. This book analyses the events leading up to the cluster munitions ban, the provisions of the treaty, as well as assesses the progress made in the years since towards a world without the presence of cluster munitions.
Fighting on Empty: How Hitler and Hirohito Lost the Economic War
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015 by Chris O'Byrne. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan and Fascist Italy all embarked on their Second World War plans of conquest without one vital factor: sound economies that could absorb and withstand the stresses of total war. In this groundbreaking study, Robin Bromby shows how all three Axis powers went into battle with seriously flawed economies, inadequate industrial capacity and deficient food security.
War and Peace A Collection of “Quotations”
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
War is an organized and often prolonged conflict that is carried out by states or non-state actors. It is generally characterized by extreme violence, social disruption and an attempt at economic destruction. Peace is an occurrence of harmony characterized by lack of violence, conflict behaviors and the freedom from fear of violence. Commonly understood as the
Poland's Daughter: How I Met Basia, Hitchhiked to Italy, and Learned About Love, War, and Exile
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,740. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A double memoir of the Second World War and its aftermath. Basia is a colonel's daughter in eastern Poland, only to have her father murdered and herself sent into Russian captivity; Dan grows up in an America wracked by the Great Depression. They meet at a British university in 1955, and each learns a great deal about the other, in Manchester, Paris, and Lerici.
Diary of a Prisoner in World War I
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
An authentic diary of Josef Sramek, a Czech soldier drafted to the Hungaro-Austrian army to fight from the beginning of World War 1. He was captured by the enemy, lived through death marches and concentration camps in Serbia, Albania, Italy, and France before finally returning home to resume his life. The diary is published by his grandson Tomas Svoboda.
World War II memoirs
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Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
More than 16 million Americans fought in World War 2; there were 290,000 casualties. The average length of service was 16 months. Many of these men were no more than boys when they went to war – some were not even 18 years old. Yet, they fought, and died, to insure our freedom. Most came home to relative obscurity, but they should not be forgotten. They are Heroes.
DutyBound
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A true story of a police inspector who becomes a spy for the Allies during the Japanese Occupation of Singapore in World War II. He is tasked to smuggle classified documents out from a POW camp which could prevent another major invasion. This book was written based on the notes Halford Boudewyn left behind shortly before his death. Now for the first time, his complete story can be told.
World War II Plus 75 -- The Road To War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 445,110. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Opening volume of a day-by-day history of World War II, tied to the 75th anniversary of humanity's greatest conflict. This volume covers the years before, causes of, and lives that fought the war. It is based on "World War II Plus 55," the author's award-winning website on World War II, which was on the web from 1995 to 2013.
Full Duty: Working for Patton, Clark and Truscott in WWII (And the “Forgotten” War with the Fifth Army)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,850. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by Star Publish LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Kentucky farmer Laban Jackson started a military career under General Patton, was promoted 3 times, and dispatched by Ike to organize the Fifth Army. As HQ Commandant under Generals Patton, Clark, and Truscott, Jackson experienced 3 invasions and countless battles. Jackson’s story provides some new insights for this brief history of the North African and Italian campaigns during WWII.
The New Vauban: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Mobile towers suggested for defense over trenches in conventional warfare. Interchangeable body armor and shields through piecework parts. Mole machines, earthquake warfare and deep citadels reviewed and opined upon. Basics of fortification is discussed.
The Long Road to Dresden
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,720. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
On the night of February 14th, 1945, heavy bombers raided the German city of Dresden. The damage and the death toll were extremely heavy. It was hideous and tragic. It was only one such of many such events yet the raid has become a cause célèbre. It was no freak but one event in a long chain of events. This is the story of how that chain developed.