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Nonfiction » History » War
1. La Vigilancia de la Costa by Adrián Cabezas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,980. Language: Spanish. Published: June 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
La vigilancia de la costa es el primer libro de la serie La costa catalana en la Guerra Civil (1936-1939). Este primer libro aborda el inicio de esta defensa de la costa a través de tres factores: la organización de todos los elementos de defensa establecidos en la costa; la importancia de la operación republicana sobre las Baleares y la descripción de la red de observatorios y su funcionamiento.
A Tale of Two Nations by Melina Druga
Price: $4.99 USD. (Free until Aug. 31!) Words: 31,510. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A Tale of Two Nations is the story of North American countries that found themselves embroiled in an European war – one by circumstance and one by choice. The book discusses two pivotal events from each year of the Great War – one from an American perspective and one from a Canadian one – and reveals how newspapers at the time handled wartime coverage.
Donkeys Leading Lions: 363rd Infantry Regiment, 91st Division American Expeditionary Force, France-Belgium, 1918-1919 by David Rogers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 145,050. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
The discovery of a packet of family documents leads the author on five years of research of WWI with a trip to Luxembourg and his uncle’s battlefields and American/Allied cemeteries in France and Belgium. This factional novel summarizes the events leading to WWI, presents the emergence of military intelligence by the belligerents and the important role women played in that effort.
Genios de la Estrategia Militar Volumen X Creadores de la Estategia Moderna (I) De Maquivaelo a Hitler by Edward M. Earle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 160,420. Language: Spanish. Published: April 27, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Essay » Political
Al estallar, la guerra, domina nuestras vidas. Como la describiera un novelista en 1861, la guerra es como una gran tempestad que llega a todos, se introduce en el órgano de la iglesia, silba de un extremo a otro de las calles, se gana dentro de nuestras estufas de chimenea, hace tañir las copas en los bares, levanta las canas en los hombres de estado, invade las aulas de los colegios....
American Hannibal by Jim Stempel
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 101,280. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2018 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
In his compelling account of the Battle of Cowpens, Jim Stempel makes the case that Morgan’s victory closely mirrors Hannibal’s extraordinary triumph at Cannae, regarded by many as one of the greatest military accomplishments of all time.
28 Months of Heaven and Hell by J. D. Karns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,030. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2018 by Janet Beasley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » War
5 star review says "I think it is so educational and I love stories that really bring history to life..." Based on the journal kept by WWII navy veteran, Carl Lee Young while sailing the Pacific on the Melvin R. Nawman DE-416, the book not only focuses on the real war events, but also touches the hearts of those who wonder what life was like back home. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll shout oh my!
Once Upon a Wartime III by Molly Burkett
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,100. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2017 by Barny Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
These memories were collected in the 1980s when Molly Burkett interviewed men who had been involved in the Second World War and decided their stories should be preserved for future generations to hear exactly as it was in the war and what they went through.
Koreni nacionalne mržnje na Balkanu by Natasa Jevtovic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: Serbian. Published: November 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / Eastern
Nacionalizam i mržnja koji su se razvili među dojučerašnjim komšijama koji su živeli u bratsvu i jedinstvu imaju veoma duboke korene. Neki od njih su kulturni, neki su rezultat različitog razvoja susednih republika pod tuđim imperijama, a neki su pothranjivani u književnim delima i rodoljubivoj lirici u kojoj su komšije predstavljane kao bezdušni krvoloci.
Letters From The Border and Other Less Told Stories by Lakshman Singh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,340. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The Valley of River Namka Chu was indeed the ‘Valley of No Return’ for soldiers who ventured into it and perished. For those that survived, the eternal question, haunting and unanswered still lingers 40 years later: Why were we sent in? The trials, tribulations and travails of Seven Brigade Troops during Op. Leghorn.
Ships and Sealing Wax and Many Things by Roger Paine
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 88,660. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » War
Roger Paine, retired Navy commander and former secretary to the trustees of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, has authored a collection of true stories about fascinating people and places. If you have an interest in the sea,
Genios de la Estrategia Militar XVI by José Antonio Páez
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,310. Language: Spanish. Published: October 9, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
Análisis del general venezolano José Antonio Paéz, acerca de la estrategia napoleónica aplicada en la guerra de independencia de las colonias americanas contra la corona española.
Documenting America: Civil War Editiion by David Todd
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,120. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » American
Exploring documents created during the Civil War, looking at their historical significance, and, from them, drawing guidance to help us with issues we face today.
Tally Ho, Eagles... Book Two by Gerald Grantham
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,610. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
TALLY HO, EAGLES In the Fall of 1942, the three RAF Eagle Squadrons became the 4th Fighter Group, US 8th Air Force. They had started out flying Spitfires, and eating British food … then they had to change to the big P‑47, and Spam! This is the story of that change …how they adapted to the American forces; their women, and their losses.
Unsung Heroes by Eleanor Nunis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,940. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
A family had to flee Singapore just days before it fell to the Japanese Army in World War II. Captured at sea, the women and children were interned, while their menfolk were sent to the infamous Thailand-Burma Death Railway. Amidst the brutality and horror, there were unexpected moments of kindness shown. This story is about the human spirit and how love and courage shine a light in the darkness.
The Archangels by TD Barnes
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 109,970. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History, Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
The combination of the shoot down of the U-2 over Russia in 1960, Russia’s moving into Cuba, and the war in Vietnam placed a heavy load on national security. Secretly flown out of Area 51, the CIA’s new Directorate of Science and Technology developed a stealthy spy plane that still today remains the fastest and highest flying manned plane ever.
THE CALLING - A Kentucky Country Doctor and his Registered Nurse Wife Become Medical Missionaries To Haiti by Robert Johnson, MD
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,830. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
The compelling story of a troubled teen who found his manhood and his calling treating the wounds of those who fell in the killing fields of Korea. After years of medical practice in rural Kentucky, he and his RN wife find spiritual growth and redemption in serving the poor of Haiti while founding MISSIONS OF LOVE, Inc, an international mission in partnership with the Haitian government.
Genios de la Estrategia Militar Volumen IV, Douglas Mc Arthur El César del Siglo XX by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido
Series: Geopolítica. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 147,160. Language: Spanish. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
El general Douglas Mc Arthur fue denominado el César de Siglo XX. Según Richard Nixon, fue uno de los hombres más grandes de todos los tiempos. Roosevelt lo llamó la encarnación del pueblo americano, pero Harry Trumman lo destituyó del cargo de Comandante Supremo Aliado por ligereza temperamental y no porque esta decisión favoreciera los intereses estadounidenses luego de la Segunda Guerra Mundial
To Be Tried By . . . by Kenneth D. Andrews
Price: Free! Words: 25,800. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A short book, looking at the American Indian Wars era, specifically the Department (formerly Division) of the Missouri with selected examples of Courts-Martial, the timing, and some review of the daily life of a solider in the Army of that era that may have contributed to the misconduct of the accused.
Uncle Sam as Globocop: Immanuel Kant, Comparative War Aggression, and the Travails of America's Pax Democratica by Gregory Larkin
You set the price! Words: 141,410. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
It is an analysis of democratic imperialism and democratic peace theory in the modern era from a Kantian perspective.
Burdened but Unruffled by James Gregan
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 77,000. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
HMS Unruffled patrolled the oceans destroying nearly 40,000 tons of enemy shipping before retiring, battered and bruised but glorious, and without losing a man. James Gregan's home town of Colchester adopted the vessel and took its gallant crew to its heart, and more than 70 years on, Gregan has written this book to celebrate the submarine.
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