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Nonfiction » History » War
Lost Bastards by L Todd Wood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,400. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016 by IceBox Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Towards the end of the Korean War, 26 American soldiers were inserted into the conflict on a hill, with a company of ROK troops, that is now inside the Demilitarized Zone on the Korean Peninsula. They were on a secret mission to test ‘battlefield radar’ for the first time. Shortly after arriving, thousands of Chinese soldiers overran their position.
The British People At War Part 1 by Roger Payne
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 189,310. Language: British English. Published: November 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This is a book full of true short stories from every major battle the British Army, Airforce and Navy took part in during the 2nd World War, some are beyond belief. They are in the words of the men and women who were there in the fighting. Even if you don't normally read war books but are interested in what your great grandparents did for 6 long wartime years then this is the book for you.
Burdened but Unruffled by James Gregan
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 77,000. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
HMS Unruffled patrolled the oceans destroying nearly 40,000 tons of enemy shipping before retiring, battered and bruised but glorious, and without losing a man. James Gregan's home town of Colchester adopted the vessel and took its gallant crew to its heart, and more than 70 years on, Gregan has written this book to celebrate the submarine.
My Pacific Star by Harry Dean
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,540. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
An enthusiastic recruit, Harry Dean joined the Royal New Zealand Air Force at a turbulent point in world history. Trained to fly as a member of an operational bomber reconnaissance squadron, he took part in the Pacific Islands campaign during WWII. During the campaign, Harry came close to death on numerous occasions. However, he faced danger with an unwavering spirit and formed lasting friends
Flight of A Hell Hawk: The Autobiography of Edward J. Lopez, WWII Fighter Pilot by Edward J. Lopez
Price: Free! Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by Steve Silkin. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
Edward Lopez grew up in Los Angeles in the 1920s and '30s; a Latino scamp sneaking into movies, riding bikes--like all the other kids. He spent a year with family in New Mexico, learning the cowboy life on a ranch. Then World War II came and soon he was a fighter pilot in dogfights and bombings that would help Gen. Patton's Third Army advance into Germany and fight the Battle of the Bulge.
The Polish Patriot by Uri Jerzy Nachimson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The war destroyed his world, interrupted his dreams and forced him to deal with new realities. His loyalty and love for the old Poland slowly began to fade when he discovered that his nationalism was based on misconceptions about his Polish “brethren.” The Nazi occupation gave his Polish neighbors a golden opportunity to get rid of the “Dirty Jews” and get their properties
My Father was The Phantom in Hitler's SS by Elizabeth Washington
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » War
"When my father died, I was shocked to find out that he was the Phantom in Hitler's SS. This is the story of a young man who enlisted in the US Army and due to his competency in many languages; was selected by the Army to be a spy in Nazi Germany. As fate would have it, he was chosen personally by Adolph Hitler to undertake special assignments."
Innovation in Weapon Systems: What Can History Teach Us? by Leonard Gaston
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 60,990. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Military threats from other societies? Nothing new. Intimidation through terrorism? Nothing new. Conflict has been a constant in human history. Innovation in weapons development has sometimes facilitated aggression but at other times has enhanced the ability of a society to protect itself. This book sheds a bright light on the impact of innovative technology.
Comrade Baron: A Journey through the Vanishing World of the Transylvanian Aristocracy by Jaap Scholten
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 109,880. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by HelenaHistoryPress. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
In the darkness of the early morning of March 3, 1949, almost all of the Transylvanian aristocracy were arrested in their beds and loaded onto trucks by workers of the Communist Regime. Family histories began to converge with the vast, systematic destruction that took place in this part of Europe over almost half a century ago. Scholten uncovers the horrors that people preferred not to talk about.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
It Happened to Us - Mark II by Colin Finkemeyer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,940. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
These are the stories of the `boys' of the 4th Anti-Tank Regiment who served in World War II in Malaya and Singapore in the defence of Australia. After Singapore surrendered, anti-tankers were allocated to various POW work parties. Collectively their stories cover a broad range of the experiences endured by all Aussies in Japanese POW camps. These 109 stories have been told for young of today.
The Road of the Mountaineers: Die Strasse der Gebirgsjager by Lisa Frei
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015 by Lioness Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » European
Lisa Frei lived outside Munich before the second world war. Through two years research, Lisa narrates the events that took her brothers to war. Conscripted to the German army; one to Russia, the other to the Arctic. his fascinating account mingles personal stories, tragic accounts and every day family lives, against the backdrop of the most turbulent times in European history.
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