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Nonfiction » History » War
Voices from the Explosion: RAF Fauld, the World's Largest Accidental Blast, 1944 by Valerie Hardy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,930. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The story, told for the first time from eyewitness accounts, of the world’s largest manmade pre-nuclear explosion - at RAF Fauld in 1944
Agent ZEMLIAK: The Spy Who Stayed in the Cold. by Mark William Doyle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,380. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The spying Cold War started ten years before U2 pilot Gary Powers was exchanged for Rudolf Abel. In 1952 the Soviets had an Australian agent codenamed ZEMLIAK with access to US and British secrets. This is the true story of how VENONA intelligence identified Soviet spies in Australia, and how in response the Australians managed to encourage the defection of a senior Soviet spy who named ZEMLIAK.
Voices From a Distant War by Joe Freitus
Price: $9.98 USD. Words: 166,760. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015 by YourSpecs. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » War
VOICES FROM A DISTANT WAR is a collection of 44 short memoirs of those who were part of war, each written in the writers’ own hand. Follow along as editor Joe Freitus reminds us, through the eyes of those who were there, what it is like to serve our country during war-time.
World War II U.S. Posters: Volume 1 'Keep Your Mouth Shut' by A. Kennedy, Jr
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.
‘ANZAC - Diary of Harold Rydon 1914-1917’ by Rupert Mayhew
Price: Free! Words: 28,530. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A Record of the Experiences of No. 943 Lance-Corporal H. E. Rydon of the 9th Battalion, Third Infantry Brigade, First Australian Division, A.I.F. & later as Captain of the Royal Air Force
Foxy Chives by J. M. Rooney
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,810. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A college drop-out documents the 95% of the time that a combat Marine is not engaged in combat. The author describes the day to day routine of life in the Vietnamese War (the Vietnamese call the contest, the American War) in 1968, the worst year.
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.
Crimson Roses Beatrice Fraser’s WWI Letters & Memorabilia by Fiona Polak
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,210. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Beatrice Fraser's World War I Letters & Memorabilia, from French hospitals. As VAD, or Voluntary Aid Detachment, Beatrice Fraser was one of thousands of women who risked life and limb during WWI. Compiled by Fiona Polak, Beatrice's granddaughter, and accepted into the Imperial War Museum's library collection, Crimson Roses is a vivid recollection of Beatrice's experiences during a most Unholy War
It Happened to Us by Colin Finkemeyer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
These stories are primarily about 4th Anti-Tankers and their service in WWII to defend Australia against invasion by the Japanese in Malaya and Darwin. It's for relatives and friends and other POWs who either died in captivity or who didn't talk about their experiences very much. And also for people who would like to know what life was really like in those long tedious years of war and internment.
Sierra Leone: Deliver A Blow by Andy Pacino
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,690. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The Story of Operation Barras During the bloody civil war of Sierra Leone, the United Nations sent a peacekeeping force to try and stem the flow of blood from the vicious fighting between rebel factions and the civilian population. Everyone old enough to carry a gun was a target, an enemy or a potential soldier for the rebels. A particularly blood-thirst outfit, calling themselves the West Side
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: $1.99 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.
Biography: For Liberty, A World War II Soldier's Inspiring Story of Courage, Survival and Reslience by Green Leaf Publishers
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 87,500. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
What price did our World War II veterans pay for Liberty? “For Liberty” is a World War II veteran’s inspiring life story of courage, sacrifice, survival and resilience Ed was a Jewish-American soldier who served in the 399th Infantry Regiment of the 100th Division in Europe during World War 2.
A Drop in the Night, The Life and Secret Mission of a WW II Airman by Thea Rademacher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Read the true account of a WW II Airman assigned to a top secret mission. "A Drop in the Night" preserves the story of Liberator flight engineer Royce Fulmer, a participant in "Operation Carpetbagger." His crew flew their missions at night, deep inside Nazi territory, dropping spies and supplies to aid the Resistance. Told in part in his own words, you will be inspired by this unique man's life.
MagoGuide's European Battlefield Tour by Morgan Hart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,130. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
2014 marked the 100th anniversary of World War I. Team Mago spent two weeks in the early summer of 2014 exploring the fields of valor that made up The Western Front of The Great War. This book takes you to battlefields and other military artifacts not typically found in guidebooks, providing detailed context, analysis, and local knowledge that enhance the experience for both travelers and readers.
Alabama's Fallen Warriors: The price one state paid for the war on terror by Jane Self
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This book acknowledges the cost to one state of the years our country has been actively engaged in the fight against terrorism. The deaths of 143 troops with ties to Alabama have impacted thousands of people – parents, children, spouses, other family members, friends, classmates and military buddies. This book is intended to pay tribute to those who have fallen and honor their memory.
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).