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Nonfiction » History » War
B-17, Brennan's Circus - The Plane Who Wouldn't Die by Michael Beech
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 34,520. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
It was WWII, October 14, 1943, and the most violent 1-day air battle ever fought was underway. The target was the ball-bearing factories at Schweinfurt, Germany. Before the day was over, 60 of the great B-17 bombers with their crews of 10 men each would fall from the sky. Nearly 600 US airmen would be lost in the span of just 7 hours. It would be the biggest disaster of the war for the USAAF.
Destination: Freiheit (part 1 from 3) by Lily Amis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: German. Published: March 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
"Destination: Freiheit" ist ein autobiographischer Roman und der erste Teil einer Trilogie. Mit nur zwei Koffern und einer Menge Hoffnung fliehen Mutter und Kind vor dem Krieg in ihrer Heimat nach Europa.
Il Comandante Melu e il partigiano Lillo by Massimo Zucchetti
Price: Free! Words: 10,000. Language: Italian. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Cosa mai potevano avere in comune – l’otto settembre 1943 - un signore piemontese di mezza età, sposato e con quattro figli, magrino coi baffetti ed un mezzo sorrisino sulle labbra, abituato a parlar poco, ed un brillante e giovane bel ragazzo calabrese, studente di Legge a Napoli, molto aperto e gioviale di carattere, facile allo scherzo con amici e commilitoni? Questo libro lo racconta.
Tobruk Strategic Target Of Rommel's Afrika Korps by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
Tobruk was the focal point of numerous encounters between German and Allied Armies from late 1940 until the end of 1942. In this period the Libyan port was occupied first by Italy. It was then held successively by the armed forces of Great Britain, the Axis and then Britain again near the end of '42. My e-book was written from eyewitness reports filed by United Press reporters and other observers.
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.
Забытая Першая сусветная вайна by Міхаіл Галдзянкоў
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: Belarusian. Published: November 18, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
У чэрвені 2014 года споўнілася сто гадоў ад пачатка Першай сусветнай вайны. Вельмі дзіўна, але ў СССР не рабілася асаблівых паведамленняў аб гэтай вайне, ніхто не надрукаваў пра яе кнігу, нягледзячы на тое, што на яе франтах знаходзілася мноства вядомых пісьменнікаў, ніхто не прысвяціў ёй фільм… За дваццаць гадоў з моманта распаду Савецкага Саюза гэтую вайну, падаецца, зусім забылі.
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: A Collection of War Histories 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.
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.