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80 días en Malvinas
By Pablo Javier Melara, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 37,310. Language: Spanish. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
El accionar de la Agrupación de Buzos Tácticos en el Conflicto Bélico del Atlántico Sur de 1982
Wrong Ticket Home
By Glenn Telfer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Poems about the first and second world wars and their place in our mind and our soul.
My Vietnam photos, 1968
By William Allen Perry 2nd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The year 1968 was both good and bad for me. After finding out that my vision was not good enough to be a pilot, I joined the US Army as a photo journalist. Vietnam was waiting after my training period. I was happy to make good friends in the military...and lucky to be sent to Germany after my tour in the Nam.
The Suffolk Golding Mission, A Considerable Service
By Roy V Martin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,190. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In June 1940 a tramp steamer carried four British agents to safety. With them were their records, scientists, a fortune in diamonds and secret nuclear material. Two of the team, and Earl and his secretary, later formed a bomb disposal team. They lost their lives while defusing the 35th bomb. The story inspired a young author to create one of the most famous spy characters of the 20th century.
The Night Before Christmas, 1914
By Richard J Davis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A thought provoking adaptation of the classic poem by Clement Clarke Moore, based upon the events of the Christmas Truce of World War One.
Travelling on a One Way Ticket
By Lynne Roberts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,040. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This is the actual day to day journal of a World War Two soldier. Walter describes his experiences in Italy and later in Japan. He also describes the incident for which he was awarded the Military Cross.
Hangings, Sinkings and Trust in God: Life and Death onboard British Warships in the 1700’s and 1800’s
By Peter Brent
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 44,850. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Hangings, Sinkings and Trust in God: The fascinating first hand experiences of an English sailor who enlisted with the Royal Navy from 1793 till 1837. Learn in vivid detail of the lives and deaths of men who served during the age of glory of the most formidable fleet ever to sail. Meet amongst others Nelson, Hood, Rodney and Canadian Admiral Sir Provo Wallace who served for 96 years.
The Mad Game: William's Story
By Chris Cherry
Series: Love and War, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,690. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Five-Star bestseller. A young British boy grows up with hopes and dreams of travelling, learning a trade, leading a simple life and perhaps, even falling in love. But his dreams are stopped with the advent of the Great War. This is the story of William Collins and his private battle to survive the horrors of the Western Front.
Flying the F-15 Strike Eagle
By peter dancey
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,
Cold War Apaches
By peter dancey
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.
Cessna O-1 Bird Dogs in Vietnam
By peter dancey
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
Vought RF-8 Crusader
By peter dancey
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.
Sikorsky Super Jolly SAR ops
By peter dancey
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.
Boeing B-29 Superfortress
By peter dancey
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.
Defenders of Rorke's Drift: A Collection of Tributes
By James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A selection of biographical tributes to 26 men who helped to successfully defend the isolated hospital and depot at Rorke's Drift, against a large army of warriors during the Zulu War of 1879, but did not receive gallantry medals for their bravery. With the official report of the commanding officer and a useful bibliography for further reading.
US Fighter-Bombers - A History
By peter dancey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Ground-attack fighter-bombers came to the fore during the Vietnam War and since the US air arms have struggled hard to keep abreast of this capability with often limited choices of airplanes available and having to decide should it be a fast or slow mover - this is a history of this interesting and on-going connumdrum
US Army OH-6 Cayrse ops in Vietnam
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: American English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Among the most dangerous jobs of the US Army Air Calvary is to fly observation missions in support of the attack helicopters, this book tells the story of a Hughes OH-6 Loach in the Vietnam War.
Britain's FAWs
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: American English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
At the end of WW II RAF Fighter Command was well situated with radar-equipped DH Mosquito Mk.30 night-fighters but within a few years its inventory of aircraft had reduced from 600 or more to just 60 with interim AW Night Fighter Meteors and it was not until the Gloster Javelin FAW 7 that Fighter Command had a creditable FAW. The last of the indigenous FAW the missile-equipped Mk.9.
BAC F-6 Lightning
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: American English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In the United States on the Warbirds circuit it is the NA P-51 Mustang that is referred to as the 'Cadillac of the Skies', in the UK in front-line service it was the BAC F-6 Lightning that earned a similar accolade 'The Sportscar of the Skies'. This is the story of one of the last Operational F-6 Lighting pilots flying the supersonic F-6 on UK air defense duties and QRA.
F-4 Phantoms over Vietnam
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This book describes Operation Bolo led by Colonel Okd USAF Rtd. an offensive fighter sweep based on earlier Republic F-105 operations, that resulted in Old's FW destroying at least seven MiGs.