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World War 2 The OSS Volume 1
By Ronald Ledwell, Sr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 610. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The O.S.S. Operated in all of the theaters during World War 2, even in the “Frozen North.” Weather stations, very important to both the Allies and the Axis war-making ability were strung out across the coast of Norway and the Arctic.
D-Day In 90 Minutes
By Robert Child
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,070. Language: American English. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
There are few adjectives, which have not been applied to the combined amphibious and airborne assault operation that took place on June the 6th 1944. Two and a half years in the planning, Operation Overlord, the invasion of German occupied France would require every tool in the allied arsenal. In this concise history authors, William R. Bradle and Robert Child examine the invasion in detail.
Masthead Lookout
By Geoff Shelton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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Masthead Lookout is a journal of personal experiences, written by Geoff Shelton whilst he was serving in the Royal Navy. He journeys as far afield as the Arctic and Crete during his stint in the Navy between 1943 and 1947. Geoff Shelton starts out on HMS Corinthian at first, and his experiences of Navy life in the positions in which he worked have been detailed here.
Return to Tumbledown
By Mike Seear
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 244,860. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Mike Seear served for more than two decades in the British Army, and he was also a combatant in the Falklands-Malvinas War of 1982. Since retiring from the British Army in 1988 with the rank of Major he has become a specialist in the history and aftermath of that conflict, and the present volume is the third and largest of his books about it.
Mission Abandoned: A Corporate News Blackout, A Life Intersected
By Maureen A. Griswold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,400. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
The 2003-2004 journey of Maureen A. Griswold, former Army nurse, former journalist, and sister of a Vietnam War casualty, with corporate and independent U.S. news media regarding the virtually blacked-out story of George W. Bush's own wartime AWOL/desertion. Stark revelations, ironies, and lessons about journalism, U.S. news media, and war emerge and inform.
They Also Served - An Autobiography of a Wellington Bomber Pilot
By Les Hather
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 147,080. Language: British English. Published: May 26, 2013 and represented by Stephen Hather. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a true account of Les Hather's (my father) exploits as a Wellington Bomber pilot in the Second World War. Les has written a detailed factual account of his bombing operations From March 1943 to December 1944. In this period my father flew 71 sorties over North Africa, the Middle East and Italy with 104 Squadron over two tours of duty.
The Irish Guards In The Great War, Vol. 1
By Rudyard Kipling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,180. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The greatest of all wars. As told by England's greatest poet. 'The Irish Guards In The Great War' is a classic of military history - Rudyard Kipling's memorable account of how one regiment fought from 1914-1918. This e-book edition features an introduction by the leading military writer Patrick Bishop.
Missions Of Fire And Mercy - Until Death Do Us Part
By William Peterson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,250. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
william peterson was awarded the silver medal for memoirs in the 2011 military writer's society of america, for his book “missions of fire and mercy”. the author served as a huey crew chief/door gunner with charlie 227th assault helicopter battalion, first air cavalry. come along for the ride of your life while we fly nap of the earth receiving enemy fire. you're hit by shrapnel from ak47 fire.
The Great War 1914, The British Campaign in France and Flanders, Vol. I
By Nigel Jones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,650. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle was one of the greatest narrative writers in English history. Most famous for his Sherlock Holmes stories, he was incapable of penning a dull word. Nowhere is that more true than in his 'History of the Great War', now re-published as a series of e-books, with an introduction by the leading historian of the First World War, Nigel Jones.
Oscar's Story
By Mark Tan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,010. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The life story of an Eurasian who lived and grew up in Singapore in the 1920's, without benefit of much adult supervision. He later encountered life, as many will never ever experience when a country is at war, while he was employed as a gaoler in a prison of deprived prisoners facing torture and death.
World War II Warplanes: The Iconic Warplanes of World War II
By W T McCleat
Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013 by SandSPublishing. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
World War II WARPLANES. The Iconic WarBirds of World War 2 is a kids and enthusiasts dream of what it would be like to fly in the most feared and deadly aircraft of the Second World War. The book depicts many of the iconic airplanes that impacted air battles of the war. From the heroic clashes of a Spitfire warplane to the deadly Japanese Zero warbird maneuvering for a kamikaze dive.
Prisoner of Japan
By Sir Harold Atcherley
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 125,360. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the latter part of WW2, more than a ¼ million European and American soldiers were taken prisoner by the Japanese in Malaysia. They went on to suffer deprivation and brutality, most of them failing to survive. I was fortunate enough to be one of the survivors. During my time as a prisoner I kept a diary, which I was able to bring home with me. This is my story.
Unspeakable Regret
By Sonny Moran
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,540. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Some of the nurses, with three or four surgeons along with the ship's officers, were sitting on the port side of the boat deck about 170 feet from the stern. The port gun forward had been fired twice, and then the stern gun was trained around to the port quarter on the target, which was rapidly floating away. As the third shot boomed from the gun across the water tragedy struck.
What about war...
By Al. Ilie
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Quotes about war
Frontline: A Soldier's Story
By Alex Green
Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,320. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Frontline offers an insight into the life of just one soldier out of the many thousands in the British Infantry deployed to Afghanistan. These modern day heroes risk their lives on a daily basis to help bring peace to a troubled country. Some of these soldiers are fresh out of school, or college, and within a few months find themselves in a war zone fighting for their lives.
The Sorry Saga of the Brewster Buffalo: A 'Flying Coffin' to the Marines, but a 'Sky Pearl' to the Finns
By Daniel Ford
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A group of Internet aviation fans once debated the subject of the worst fighter of World War II. Their hands-down favorite: the Brewster Buffalo. Here aviation historian Daniel Ford teases out the secrets that was despised by Allied pilots but loved by the Finns in their war with the Soviet Union. About 7500 words; with photographs.
Afghan Heat: SAS Operations in Afghanistan
By Steve Stone
Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,930. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Afghan Heat is a fast paced story of an SAS operative on operations in Afghanistan, from SAS selection through to a tour on the battlefields of Afghanistan. The book follows individual operations where special forces, aircraft, and the latest surveillance technology are fused together - in order to capture key figures or simply take out an enemy stronghold.
War
By Farzad Safari
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
A collection of the best short stories about the war. Each of the stories in a different angle of the war. The hope that the war must end. War is the worst thing that can happen to man. I am a believer of equality among human beings. God does not distinguish between any of His servants. So why do we make the distinction between themselves.
Six Years From Home
By Anthony Farcich
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,890. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Six Years From Home tells of the events and atrocities a young American boy experienced when he was caught in Yugoslavia (Croatia) at the outbreak of World War II.
Burma, Her Story
By D. Dalton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the true story of an air force fighter pilot who illegally smuggles his fallen friend's pet dachshund, named Burma, home to his parents across the Pacific Theater during WWII.