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Nonfiction » History » War
Infantry School: A Soldier's Journal by Jack Durish
Price: Free! Words: 39,480. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » War(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 by Victoria Washuk
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,670. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » European
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.
Touchstone (2. Family at War) - a time travel Blitz story by Andy Conway
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,730. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Nonfiction » History » War
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.
America's Heroes:; Untold Stories of Honor, Courage and Sacrifice by J. Jackson Owensby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,730. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
Combat wounded veterans from World War II, Korea, Bosnia, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq tell their stories in their own words for the first time.
Survivors: The A-bombed Trees of Hiroshima by David Petersen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"Survivors", a pictorial journey into the heart of Hiroshima, describes and illustrates more than 50 sites with 75 treasured trees, shrubs, and groves dating from before the bombing on August 6th 1945. This condensed Smashwords version features a forward, introduction, postscript, and reference section, as well as translations of essays by the a-bomb survivor Tamiki Hara.
Prayers in Stone: Nagasaki's A-Bomb Heritage Sites by David Petersen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,420. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » War
This condensed Smashwords version of Prayers in Stone provides an overview of about 200 of Nagasaki's A-bomb heritage sites. The entries are organized into a series of tours for the convenience of tourists actually visiting the city, and to give the general reader a sense of the layout and the proximity to the hypocenter.
Jason's Helmet by Linda Heinrich
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,820. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Jason's helmet is the true story of a WW2 helmet's journey home from the Normandy battlefield. Roger Pillu found the helmet after a battle, picked it up and vowed to return it to the family to thank them for their sacrifice and his freedom. He kept it in safe keeping until the sixtieth anniversary of d-day. He wrote the letter to Jason's brother, 'we have the helmet of your brother. Come...'
Eye of the Eagle: The True Story of an American Hero by Norman Miller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,990. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
In World War II, most aviation pilots were armed with many weapons. But in the US Air Force reconnaissance squadron, these men flew ongoing missions over enemy lines, photographing enemy targets before and after they were bombed – facing onslaughts of enemy fighters and armed with -- a camera!
Soldier / Geek: An Army Science Advisor's Journal of the War in Afghanistan by Glenn Dean
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,730. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In 2009, an Army Major deployed a small team of specialists to Afghanistan to identify new technologies needed to fight the war. Braving rockets and IEDs, fighting the Army bureaucracy more than the enemy, this small team worked to improve everything from robots to mine-resistant trucks, boots, and parachutes. This is their story, from the team leader's journal.
Into the Darkness by Arthur Hoyle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,390. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by David Vernon. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 6 reviews)
"Into the Darkness" is the true story of a young Australian thown into the crucible of the air war over Europe. Navigator, Arthur Hoyle, discovers the excitement, the comraderie and the fear of being part of Bomber Command. This book dramatically recreates the the trials of air crews over the dark skies of Europe — where the chance of surviving the full ‘tour’ was very low.
Combat Crew by John Comer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,050. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Combat Crew is one of the best memoirs about the air war over Europe ever written. John Comer kept a journal of the 25 missions he flew in 1943 when the casualty rate on his base was close to 80%. After each raid Comer gathered the crew together and pieced together the air battle from a 360-degree perspective. His book is handwritten history, recorded within hours after the battles occured.
The Nazi Hydra in America: Suppressed History of a Century - Wall Street and the Rise of the Fourth Reich by Glen Yeadon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 288,910. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011 by Progressive Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » War
Exposes how US elitists launched Hitler, then recouped Nazi assets to lay the postwar foundations of a modern police state, complete with controlled corporate media. Fascists won WWII because they ran both sides. "A valuable history of the relationship between big business in the United States and European fascism...The story is shocking and sobering and deserves to be widely read."– Howard Zinn
Temporary Warrior WW II Memoir by Roger Greider
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,940. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: 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.
Sliding on the Snow Stone by Andy Szpuk
Price: $4.15 USD. Words: 98,810. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Stefan grows up in the grip of a raging famine (Ukraine, 1932-33).To free themselves from the daily terrors of Soviet rule, Stefan and his friends fight imaginary battles in nearby woods to defend their land. The games they play are their only escape. ‘Sliding on the Snow Stone’ is the true story of Stefan's extraordinary journey across a landscape of hunger, fear and devastating loss.
A Soldier's Journey Through Life by Lakshman Singh
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,760. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Balancing work and family(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."
War Letters: Eleanor, My Darling--a Memoir of WWII by Edward V. Graef
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,380. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by Marsha Bauer. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From the perspective of "an officer and a gentleman"--a memoir of World War II told through letters sent from an Army Infantry captain to his lovely Red Cross wife back home. It is a story of love amidst a heroic war; a love begun in the Army camps of the southern US, and then continued from afar from the jungles of the South Pacific--New Guinea, Dutch East Indies, and the Philippines.
Conspiracy to Rape America by Ben Games
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
This story is a semi-biographical tale taken from the journals of 1st Lieutenant Ben R. Games, 4th Fighter Squadron, USAF, written from 1948–50 during the start of the Korean War. This war or "Police Action" was fought with the United Nations establishing the rules of engagement. These rules were designed to give advantage to the Communist Chinese soldiers who out-numbered the Americans 5-1.
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 1 by Victoria Washuk
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,960. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Ruby Side Thompson, an ordinary woman living during the World War ll London Blitz bombing blasts history out of the realm of dry, dusty names and dates and places the reader in the midst of the terrifying events as they unfold. This is very important documentation and will have tremendous appeal to those who have an avid interest in the effect of the war on ordinary citizens.
The Marine from Mandalay by James Leasor
Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 64,230. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This is the true story of a Royal Marine wounded by shrapnel in Mandalay in WW2 who undergoes a long solitary march to the Japanese through the whole of Burma and then finds his way back through India and back to Britain to report for duty in Plymouth. On his way he has many encounters and adventures and helps British and Indian refugees.