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One Woman's War
By Candy Jar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,510. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Bravery. Tragedy. Victory. At the age of 19, Eileen Younghusband joined the WAAF in the fight against the Nazi war machine. One Woman's War tells the untold story of what it was like to work in Fighter Command's top secret Filter Room and gives a fascinating insight into life as a young woman during Britain's darkest days.
Tháng Ba Gãy Súng
By Cao Xuân Huy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,630. Language: Vietnamese. Published: June 2, 2011 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Tháng Ba Gãy Súng Hồi ký chiến tranh Cao Xuân Huy ebook edition Kệ Sách xuất bản - 2011 Smashwords phát hành ISBN 978-1-4524-2439-2
Memoirs of a Civil War Solider
By Sinclair Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,930. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Transcribed from the original documents of Sinclair Smith, his memoir immerses you in the times and language—the family farm and early schools in Pennsylvania, enlisting during a “call” in 1864 at the age of 20, recovering from wounds in Washington at the end of the war, and life after returning home. Smith memoir exposes drunken officers, the hardships of war, and the battle for survival.
Confederate Morristown and the War Between the States
By Samuel Campbell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,510. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In Unionist East Tennessee the small town of Morristown was loyal to the Confederacy. This book is a look at the war as seen from the perspective of Morristown, Tennessee. It largely takes a traditional Southern view of the war. The book exposes the unique history of Morristown during the war, including the frequent fighting which took place in and around the town.
Boarding Party (The Sea Wolves)
By James Leasor
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 72,860. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Filmed as The Sea Wolves, this is the story of the undercover exploit of a part time unit in WW2. A group of civilian bankers, merchants and solicitors were tasked with going to neutral Goa and blowing up some German merchant ships that were transmitting information about allied shipping to U-boats.
From Jamaica to Japan: The Diary of a Hong Kong Prisoner of War
By Thomas Forsyth
Price: Free! Words: 113,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011 and represented by Ebook Launch. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This is the diary of Winnipeg Grenadier Tom Forsyth who enlisted on the 30th of September, 1939 at the Minto Armories. The diary catalogues Forsythe's war experiences from garrison and guard duties in Jamaica, to the defence of Hong Kong, and then as a POW.
Eaten by the Japanese: The Memoir of an Unknown Indian Prisoner of War
By John Baptist Crasta
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,980. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011 by Richard Crasta. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
John Baptist Crasta's only mistake was to be in the wrong place at the wrong time--Singapore, when the Japanese invaded--and to be a man of "rectitude and courage". His memoir tells of his miraculous survival through 3.5 years as a POW of the Japanese. The memoir itself miraculously survives 51 years until it is published by his son, just before his death!
The Short Life of a Valiant Ship
By Barry Friedman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
On October 15, 1942 the destroyer USS Meredith, and the tug USS Vireo, were attacked and sunk by Japanese aircraft carrier planes. For four days, the survivors floated in oil-covered waters, and watched helplessly while their comrades died or drowned or were devoured by sharks. Only ninety-six of the 329 crewmen of both ships, survived to be rescued
SitRep Negative: A Year In Vietnam
By G. J. Lau
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,330. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(4.00 from 1 review)
In April 1968, we were a country at war with ourselves and increasingly with a small country halfway around the world: Vietnam. I don’t recall ever thinking about Vietnam when I started college in 1963. By 1968, it was all any of us could think about. This memoir was written for my grandchildren, but it will give anyone some sense of what it was like to serve a tour of duty in Vietnam.
I Saw Them Die: Diary and Recollections of Shirley Millard
By Shirley Millard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
An unprepared nurse from the U.S. volunteering in World War I France shares her diary and reflections of the horrific, poignant events of 1918. And in the process reveals more about the fascinating people and times, and especially herself, than she apparently realized writing it. Presented to modern readers--expanded and introduced with a new Foreword--by Prof. Elizabeth Townsend Gard of Tulane.
Listening for Leviathan
By Mary Jo Kelly Wilhelm
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,630. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
(4.00 from 1 review)
Listening for Leviathan is the biography of Captain Joseph Paul Kelly, USNR, the US Navy's Father of Project Caesar and SOSUS. During the Cold War, Captain Joe Kelly headed the anti-submarine project that secretly tracked Soviet submarines during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Later, SOSUS discovered the causes of the destruction of the two US nuclear submarines Thresher and Scorpion.
Karabağ Sorular ve Gerçekler
By GYF
Price: Free! Words: 46,860. Language: Turkish. Published: January 20, 2011 by N&N DIGITAL. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Elinizde tuttuğunuz bu kitap, geçmişten günümüze Dağlık Karabağ sorunu, bu sorunun nedenleri ve sonuçları, çözümü için atılan adımlar, katedilen mesafe ve sonuca hâlâ ulaşamamanın nedenlerine ışık tutmaktadır.
Als Kriegsgefangener in Sibirien
By Ralf Becker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,440. Language: German. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Ein Tatsachenbericht über die Kriegsgefangenschaft in Sibirien eines deutschen Soldaten nach dem 2. Weltkrieg. Überleben unter Extrembedingungen im äußersten Osten Russlands.
Карабахский дневник
By Юрий Помпеев
Price: Free! Words: 143,520. Language: Russian. Published: December 31, 2010 by N&N DIGITAL. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Данная трилогия, написанная в историко-публицистическом жанре, на основе неизвестных исторических документов и личных интервью автора с участниками карабахского конфликта.
What Churchill Would Do
By Stuart Finlay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,630. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This book took 4 years of research and details how Churchill managed WW2 and how the skills, experience and talent he used to carve out a victory in the face of overwhelming odds can be applied to modern business. 80% History and 20% lessons learned, make for an entertaining read full of surprises and stories from WW2. The book covers a wide range of topics that apply to everyone from 16+
Ruff Puff : A
By Phil Tompkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,300. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
Some Americans called them “Ruff-Puffs” and laughed at them. We called them our brothers and lived and fought alongside them every day in South Vietnam. These militia troops fought for freedom for their towns and families - and we fought with them. This is the story of a MAT team (5 American Army advisors) in one of the 244 Districts in South Vietnam and about our great militia counterparts.
Beggarman, Spy (The Israel Potter Series)
By David Chacko
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,080. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2010 by Foremost Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The biography of Israel Potter created a sensation when it was first published. Potter's tale was so strange and compelling that Herman Melville later made it his own in fiction. But no one has ever known Potter's true-life tale, which was hidden for more than two hundred years. Beggarman, Spy brings the truth out of the shadows of history with grace and vengeance.
The Battle Honours of the Royal Hampshire Regiment
By Rupert Matthews
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,990. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Men from Hampshire have for generations fought in the ranks of the Royal Hampshire Regiment, or its predecessors. All 160 Battle Honours of the regiment are featured in this book, including Blenheim, Minden, Barrosa, Kabul, Paardeburg, Mons, The Somme, Mesopotamia, Ypres, Passchendaele, Dunkirk, North Africa, Sicily, D-Day and Rhine Crossing.
Burning Sands
By Frank Touby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,230. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
(5.00 from 1 review)
Before the catastrophic BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico all earth was threatened by the oil disaster in the Persian Gulf — over 700 oil wells were set on fire by Saddam Hussein. It was predicted it would take decades to extinguish them. This is the true story of the heroic men who set a world record in killing those wild wells in just five months and saved the earth from toxic fallout
Three Lives of a Warrior
By Phillip Butler
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 222,750. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Few men have literally been blown out of the sky and lived to tell about it. If you can call being starved, beaten and otherwise tortured living. But not only did Phil Butler survive, he came out of the experience a new man...a war hero, a loving husband, a warrior for peace and justice.