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Nonfiction » History » War
Hitler muerde el anzuelo. Normandia: la trama oculta del Día D by Alberto Mazzuca
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,450. Language: Spanish. Published: January 4, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
En Junio de 1944, las tropas aliadas desembarcaron en las playas de Normandía, sorprendieron a los alemanes y sellaron el resultado de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, en la mayor operación anfibia de toda la historia. Esta es la historia de esa apasionante batalla. Cavando defensas en el sitio equivocado, Hitler mordió el anzuelo.
Smithy's War by Robert L J Borg
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The story of Australian Merchant Mariners is one about which little has been written and this book attempts to make a valuable contribution to a neglected area of Australia’s wartime experience. Leslie George Smith, who was born in Sydney, Australia on 14th May 1908, served as a communications officer aboard an oil tanker during 1940/41. His experiences within these pages reflect on the dangers of
What Price Freedom by Darren Clarke
Price: Free! Words: 20,900. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
Based on the personal experiences of Waclaw Kossakowski, a young Polish prisoner or war and survivor of one of Stalin's notorious forced labour camps. This is a story of bravery and hardship, and a struggle for survival, not only for Vadek but all the Polish people who wouldn't give up their country without a fight.
Sammy and Me: How a Dog Saved My Life in Vietnam by Carolyn Chambers Clark
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,700. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » History » War
Sammy and Me: How a dog saved my life in Vietnam is filled with my memories and photos of what happened to me during the Vietnam War. It gives my unique perspective of how a dog taught me a lot of things, saved my life and kept me sane in an insane and unpopular war.
Second Brigade - First Ličko Dinaric Četnik Division 1941 - 1945 by John Lukich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,070. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This book was originally written in Serbian by my late father, Dušan Lukich in 1991, and describes the events that occurred in the Tromedja area of the former Yugoslavia during World War 2. This book serves as an historical document of that time and sets the record straight regarding the role of the Četniks, Ustasha, and Communists in this region of the former Yugoslavia.
Dieppe: Casualties of War by Barry Daniels
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,320. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
The raid on Dieppe in August 1942 is Canada's most traumatic military event. This book examines the questions raised by that event such as the role of heavy bombers in a tactical environment and the role of the Navy in supporting the Army. Comparisons are made with other amphibious landings and then a number of what if scenarios are considered.
Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt - Diaries and Letters of a First World War Officer in the 19th Hussars and 1st Coldstream Guards by William Bridge
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
Diary and letters of Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt including his time at Eton, Sandhurst and in the First World War. He describes life in the Hussars and Coldstream Guards, how he was gassed in May 1915, and life in the trenches. He was killed near Ypres in May 1916. The book is illustrated with maps and photographs, and includes biographies of his wife, son, brother and parents.
Churchill versus Hitler: War of Words by Peter John
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,590. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » War
Based on three years of research in archives across Britain, Germany and the United States, Churchill versus Hitler is a fascinating book examining the views, rivalry and taunts of Winston Churchill and Adolf Hitler. Covering the buildup to WW2, the war itself, and (in Churchill's case) afterwards - the book casts fresh light upon both the men and the events that enveloped them.
Ray and Ami by Mike Woodworth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,400. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
World War II was one of the most momentous periods in the history of the world. All Americans were deeply affected by the war, and each individual played his or her part in the effort to secure victory against Fascist tyranny. Charles “Ray” Woodworth and Amaryllis Rogers were two ordinary Americans caught up in the maelstrom of war, and this true story chronicles their experiences.
Dear Mom I'm Alive--Letters Home from Blackwidow 25 by Randolph Mains
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,880. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Dear Mom I'm Alive is the unusually candid story detailing a young helicopter pilot’s right of passage during the height of the Vietnam War. Randy Mains is a man who is fiercely a-political but stanchly patriotic who struggles daily to get through his one-year tour of duty as a combat helicopter pilot with his humor and humanity in tact.
Heroes of the Light Brigade by James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
For four decades this book has been extensively researched through official documentation such as soldiers' service papers, census returns, and regimental and family archives, the result of which provides biographical tributes to 30 soldiers who rode in the famous Charge of the Light Brigade, giving a valuable insight into the kind of ordinary men who took part.
Hostage of Paradox: A Qualmish Disclosure by John Rixey Moore
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 218,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A profound odyssey of a young college graduate who enlists in the military to avoid being drafted, becomes a Green Beret Airborne Ranger,and is sent to Vietnam where he is plunged into high-risk, operations under contract to do CIA—work for which he was neither specifically trained nor psychologically prepared, yet for which he is ultimately highly decorated. A Pulitzer Prize entry.
NATO, Kosovo and Crisis Management by D. Alexander Neill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 141,020. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This study examines how NATO’s post-Cold War transformation was tested by the Kosovo Crisis of 1998-99, and concludes that while consensus-based decision making remains the cornerstone of NATO’s political unity, it is also its Achilles’ heel because it impedes effective, efficient action in response to crises, and prevents NATO from modifying its fundamental internal decision making processes.
Lucia in Wartime by Tom Holt
Series: Tom Holt's Mapp and Lucia Series, Book 1. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 64,320. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Nonfiction » History » War
Across the Channel, the battle rages. On the Tilling front, another battle is being fought—the constant war of wits and social ascendancy between Lucia Pillson and Elizabeth Mapp-Flint. Lucia invariably wins the day. But how long will she be able to retain the admiration of all Tilling if her power remains unchecked? The first of Tom Holt’s official sequels to E.F. Benson’s Lucia series.
The Children of Mars by Norbert Mercado
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,610. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
Written by Norbert L. Mercado, The Children of Mars is novel about an unusual friendship that took place between a Filipino guerrilla and a Japanese Captain in the darkest days of the Japanese occupation of the Philippines during World War II.
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.