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Nonfiction » History » War
The Irish Guards in the Great War: The Second Battalion by Rudyard Kipling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,660. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
The greatest of all wars. As told by one of England's greatest poets. 'The Irish Guards In The Great War' is a classic of military history - Rudyard Kipling's memorable two volume account of how one regiment fought from 1914-1918.
The Last Enemy by Richard Hillary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,670. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
Richard Hillary was one of the great heroes of World War Two. And 'The Last Enemy' is one of the best books to emerge from that epic conflict.
Napoleon and His Marshals by A.G Macdonell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,750. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
Napoleon Bonaparte bestrode Europe like a colossus. But what of his Marshals, who ably (or not) assisted him in his rise and fall? This classic work of military history examines the period of 1796 to 1815, from Napoleon’s victories in Italy up to the point of his defeat at Waterloo.
Sniping in France: Winning the Sniping War in the Trenches by Major H. Hesketh-Prichard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,710. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
In this absorbing account Major Hesketh-Prichard tells the story of those duels, the genesis of scout sniping, the ruses invented to lure an enemy out into the open, and the founding of the first British army sniping school.
War: A Crime Against Humanity by Roberto Vivo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,950. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » War
Roberto Vivo’s War: A Crime Against Humanity is a concise condensation of the history of war and of the evolution of humanity in its search for enduring and active world peace. Vivo posits that in a world where nine out of ten victims of war are civilians, every war is a crime against humanity. He studies the causes of wars and provides innovative ideas for placing the world on the path to peace.
La guerra: un crimen contra la humanidad by Roberto Vivo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,900. Language: Spanish. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » War
La guerra: un crimen contra la humanidad, de Roberto Vivo, es una concisa historia de la guerra a través de los tiempos, y de la búsqueda para encontrar una paz activa y duradera. Según Vivo, si hoy en el mundo nueve de cada diez víctimas de las guerras son civiles, se debe considerar toda guerra de lesa humanidad. Estudia las causas de la guerra y ofrece ideas para conducir el mundo hacia la paz.
The JWB Historical Library: Journal Two - Zulus! A Graphic Account of the Defence of Rorke's Drift by James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,630. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The motion picture ZULU!, captures the atmosphere and gallantry of the defence of Rorke’s Drift - now read a concise and descriptive narrative that does the same.
La Segunda Guerra Mundial, la novela by Javier Cosnava
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 240,280. Language: Spanish. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » War
En esta saga se narrará la historia novelada de la segunda guerra mundial, con sus pasiones, sus amores y desamores, sus traiciones, sus batallas y sus protagonistas a través de los ojos de un oficial alemán, Otto Weilern, durante toda la campaña, entre los 17 y los 23 años. Este primer volumen se centra en el estallido de la guerra, la campaña de Polonia, la de Noruega y la de Francia.
Hiroshima by John Hersey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,000. Language: Italian. Published: March 26, 2015 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
6 agosto 1945. Hiroshima venne distrutta dalla prima bomba atomica mai caduta su una città. Come diretta conseguenza, circa 60.000 giapponesi innocenti e inermi — uomini, donne e bambini — morirono, e 100.000 rimasero feriti; quasi tutto di una grande città di 250.000 persone venne spazzato via dall’immediata esplosione e dagli incendi successivi.
Omdat Ik Vlaming Ben by DEAN AMORY
Price: $6.37 USD. Words: 53,080. Language: Dutch. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » European
Aan de hand van de levensloop van Florine De Pauw uit Kerksken (Haaltert), schetst "Omdat Ik Vlaming Ben" het gevoel van achterstelling dat na de eerste wereldoorlog leefde bij vele Vlamingen en toont het hoe dit ertoe leidde dat vooral de zwaksten, de jongeren, na de oorlog terecht stonden als collaborateurs.
A Lifetime in the Eye of the Storm by Andre Nguyen Van Chau
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 221,610. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » War
Hiep lived her life, from earliest childhood, at the center of the war. This is her story of love and loss, triumph and tragedy. It is the story of all women who have lived through a war, with only their steadfast love, hope and faith in God to give them the strength to go on living.
'Landguard Fort' Royal Marine Museum by Terry Aspinall
Price: Free! Words: 42,630. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
Royal Marine museum is within the Landguard Fort complex situated at the southern end of Felixstowe (Suffolk). It is the last place a foreign invading force landed and were defeated on the British main land. It was also the very first battle that the Royal Marines fought on land, having been formed only three years earlier during 1664.
Grace Revealed: a memoir by Greg Archer
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,680. Language: American English. Published: January 8, 2015 by NorLightsPress. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Seventy-five years after Joseph Stalin’s reign of terror across Eastern Europe, entertainment journalist Greg Archer takes a step back from Hollywood and examines his Polish family’s mind-bending odyssey of the 1940s. In the process, he exposes one of the most under-reported events of the 20th Century: Stalin’s mass deportation of nearly two million Polish citizens to the Siberian gulags.
Fighting on Empty: How Hitler and Hirohito Lost the Economic War by Robin Bromby
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015 by Chris O'Byrne. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Reference
Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan and Fascist Italy all embarked on their Second World War plans of conquest without one vital factor: sound economies that could absorb and withstand the stresses of total war. In this groundbreaking study, Robin Bromby shows how all three Axis powers went into battle with seriously flawed economies, inadequate industrial capacity and deficient food security.
Poland's Daughter: How I Met Basia, Hitchhiked to Italy, and Learned About Love, War, and Exile by Daniel Ford
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,730. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A double memoir of the Second World War and its aftermath. Basia is a colonel's daughter in eastern Poland, only to have her father murdered and herself sent into Russian captivity; Dan grows up in an America wracked by the Great Depression. They meet at a British university in 1955, and each learns a great deal about the other, in Manchester, Paris, and Lerici.
Diary of a Prisoner in World War I by Josef Sramek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
An authentic diary of Josef Sramek, a Czech soldier drafted to the Hungaro-Austrian army to fight from the beginning of World War 1. He was captured by the enemy, lived through death marches and concentration camps in Serbia, Albania, Italy, and France before finally returning home to resume his life. The diary is published by his grandson Tomas Svoboda.
DutyBound by David Miller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » War
A true story of a police inspector who becomes a spy for the Allies during the Japanese Occupation of Singapore in World War II. He is tasked to smuggle classified documents out from a POW camp which could prevent another major invasion. This book was written based on the notes Halford Boudewyn left behind shortly before his death. Now for the first time, his complete story can be told.
World War II Plus 75 -- The Road To War by David H Lippman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 445,110. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Opening volume of a day-by-day history of World War II, tied to the 75th anniversary of humanity's greatest conflict. This volume covers the years before, causes of, and lives that fought the war. It is based on "World War II Plus 55," the author's award-winning website on World War II, which was on the web from 1995 to 2013.
Full Duty: Working for Patton, Clark and Truscott in WWII (And the “Forgotten” War with the Fifth Army) by Thomas S. Fiske
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,850. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by Star Publish LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
Kentucky farmer Laban Jackson started a military career under General Patton, was promoted 3 times, and dispatched by Ike to organize the Fifth Army. As HQ Commandant under Generals Patton, Clark, and Truscott, Jackson experienced 3 invasions and countless battles. Jackson’s story provides some new insights for this brief history of the North African and Italian campaigns during WWII.
The Long Road to Dresden by C J Moran
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,720. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
On the night of February 14th, 1945, heavy bombers raided the German city of Dresden. The damage and the death toll were extremely heavy. It was hideous and tragic. It was only one such of many such events yet the raid has become a cause célèbre. It was no freak but one event in a long chain of events. This is the story of how that chain developed.