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Nonfiction » History » War
Welcome to FOB Haiku: War Poems from Inside the Wire by Randy Brown
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: American English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Nonfiction » History » War
Sherpatude No. 26: "Humor is a combat multiplier ..." Armed with deadpan snark and poker-faced patriotism—and rooted in the coffee-black soil and plain-spoken voice of the American Midwest—journalist-turned-poet Randy Brown (sometimes writing as "Charlie Sherpa") reveals behind-the-scenes stories of U.S. soldier-citizenship. From Boot Camp to Bagram, Afghanistan. And back home again.
World War II U.S. Posters: Volume 1 'Keep Your Mouth Shut' by Allen Glanze
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 440. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
During World War II there were certain major propaganda themes pursued by the Office of War Information (OWI). One of the most important themes, especially at the start of the war, was managing vial information such as ship sailings and troop and war material movements. The most popular slogan was ’Loose Lips Sink Ships.’ This book is about that theme and divided into four sections of posters.
My Small Part in WWII or How I Discovered St. Tropez Before Brigitte Bardot by William D. Rouse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015 and represented by KD Rouse. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A moving and witty account by a US Navy sailor aboard a hospital ship, My Small Part in WWII is an unprecedentedly close look at the human realities behind the scenes of conflict. An absorbing read and an insider's glimpse into war, relationships, and the jazz of the 40's.
Emergency Rations: How One Young Tail Gunner Survived World War Two by Rebecca A. Goodrich
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
In 1943, Robert Stewart Goodrich tries to enlist in the Air Force to fight the Nazi onslaught. Rejected due to irregular heartbeat, he gets his father, an Air Force Colonel, to pull strings and get him in anyway. Bob, as tail gunner in the B-17 Flying Fortress, can expect to live through perhaps only a dozen missions. Bob endures 35 missions, and shares what he learned in order to survive.
North Oahu Awakens by Gordon Morse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever wondered how the local people behaved during the bombing of Pearl Harbor? This is a true story about 2 young boys growing up in the midst of military movements and battles on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. The brothers grow up in the "up country" of the island amid superstition, juvenile detention housing, and military takeovers.
An Erk's Progress by Robinson Taylor Walker
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A collection of 1940s wartime reminiscences written by an 'erk' (an RAF officer of the lowest rank).
The Hammer of the Scots by Jason Wallace
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
Scotland was eventually victorious in their war for independence, but what were the causes for the war, and why should an already independent nation need to reestablish its sovereignty? Scots today view Edward I as a cruel tyrant and cannot bear for his name to be spoken, some going so far as to write plays as a testament to his cruelty, while many English view him as a national hero.
Dr. Spock and the Vietnam War by Jason Wallace
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
Dr. Benjamin Spock will always be remembered by many as the pediatrician who changed the way parents reared their children, by many others as a Vietnam era anti-war activist, and by his wife as a brilliant storyteller whose parenting advice did not carry over to his own life. Few people realize the lengths to which Benjamin Spock went to protest the Vietnam War, including running for President.
Hitler's Great Mistake: Not the Invasion of the USSR but the Declaration of War on the United States of America by James Ellman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,750. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
Hitler's Great Mistake will force you to rethink the momentous second half of 1941 when the world hung precariously in the balance. Germany declared war voluntarily on both the USSR and the USA. One action was a rational gamble, the other a mistake of epic proportions that redrew the map of the post-war world with effects that reverberate to this day.
Ready Reference Treatise: Hiroshima by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » War
“Hiroshima” by John Hersey was originally published in The New Yorker. The book was originally going to be published over four issues.
I Survived 9/11: Never Forget by Barbara S. Collins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,920. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015 by Random Inc. Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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
Spied In Plain Sight by Bruce Buckfelder
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: American English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
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 by Stephen Liddell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,160. Language: British English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
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” by David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
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.
War and Peace A Collection of “Quotations” by Thomas J. Strang
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Reference
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
World War II memoirs by Phil Wheeler
Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: 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.
The New Vauban: An Essay by Edward E. Rochon
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mining
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.
Plan RD: An Essay by Edward E. Rochon
Price: Free! Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
A war plan integrated into an economic viability shift to the hunter/gatherer aspect of human society. We sabotage alliances against us through raiding and destruction of assets overseas.
Death of a Hero, Birth of a Legend by Jim Morris
Price: Free! Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
Slightly altered from its original appearance in Soldier of Fortune magazine, Death of a Hero, Birth of a Legend tells the story of four men as they battle war and life. However, when one man, Vietnam Vet Rick Rescorla (a major character in We Were Soldiers Once...And Young), is tested during the attack on the World Trade Center on 9/11, the beauty of a true hero is shown.
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